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

CC: contrast color

ch: chain

ch sp: chain space

cm: centimeter

dc: double crochet (US terminology)

frog: to undo/pull out your crochet stitches (rip-it, rip-it…)

hdc: half double crochet

g: grams (yarn weight)

MC: main color

mm: millimeter

mr: magic ring

rnd(s): round(s)

sc: single crochet (US terminology)

sc 2 tog:  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


How to change color in crochet

How to crochet the magic ring / adjustable loop

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Tips for crocheting with t-shirt yarn

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