Crochet pattern abbreviations

Here is a handy list of all the crochet pattern abbreviations used on Thoresby Cottage.

*…*: repeat stitch pattern as indicated
(…): number of stitches in the round
bl: back loop
blo: back loop only
bp or BP: back post st (e.g. back post double crochet is bpdc)
CC: contrast color
ch: chain
ch sp: chain space
cm: centimeter
dc: double crochet (US terminology)
fl: front loop
frog: to undo/pull out your crochet stitches (rip-it, rip-it…)
fp or FP: front post st (e.g. front post double crochet is fpdc)
hdc: half double crochet
g: grams (yarn weight)
MC: main color
mm: millimeter
mr: magic ring
R: row
rep: repeat
rnd(s): round(s)
sc: single crochet (US terminology)
sc2tog:  single crochet 2 together (decrease)
sk: skip
sl st: slip stitch
sp: space
st(s): stitch(es)
tr: treble crochet (US terminology)
WIP: work in progress

Yarn weight conversion chart

USEFUL TUTORIALS/TIPS

How to change color in crochet

How to crochet the magic ring / adjustable loop

Tips for crocheting amigurumi

Tips for crocheting with t-shirt yarn

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