Frequent question: What does SS stand for in crochet?

What stitch does the abbreviation SS refer to?

ss: Slip stitch(es), Canada. ssk: Slip a stitch, slip the next stitch, knit the slipped stitches together; a decrease. ssk (improved): slip one stitch, slip the next stitch purl-wise, knit slipped stitches together.

What is SS in UK crochet?

Slip Stitch (ss)

Draw the yarn through the work and the loop on the hook in one go. This is one Slip Stitch completed.

What does k3 mean in knitting?

k3, *p1, k1; rep from *, k3. This means you would knit 3 stitches to begin. Then purl 1 and knit 1. Repeat this across the entire row until you get to the last 3 stitches and then knit those 3 stitches.

What does CR mean in crochet?

1Decide where you want to place the crossed double crochet stitch and skip a stitch at that point in the row. 2Work 1 double crochet (dc) in the next stitch. 3Work 1 double crochet in the stitch that you skipped.

What is a treble crochet UK?

Treble crochet in UK terms or double crochet in US terms is a taller stitch than double crochet (UK). It is around twice as tall as double crochet which means that your work will grow more quickly with this stitch, in the same way as a wall would grow more quickly if you used taller bricks.

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What is double crochet in UK?

A US single crochet (UK double crochet) has only one yarnover after inserting it into the stitch but has two loops on the hook after pulling up a loop (hence, double in UK crochet terms).

Is slip stitch the same as single crochet?

An English single crochet (sc) would translate as a slip stitch (sl st) in American patterns. A treble crochet (tr) in a vintage pattern, such as those found in Weldon’s, would translate to a double crochet (dc) in current American patterns.