What does asterisk mean in crochet?

What does double * mean in crochet pattern?

the ** don’t mean anything in and of themselves. the pattern gives you the context. they really are just punctuation marks. the example Rose Red gave is the most typical way I’ve seen them used. But the pattern will tell you how to interpret them by saying “end at **” or whatever.

What does * 6 mean in crochet?

Translation: Work six single crochets in the next six stitches (one in each). Then decrease over the next two stitches. Repeat the pattern in asterisks 6 times. I highly recommend doing the “Invisible Decrease” to ensure that there are no holes or bumps in your amigurumi.

What does fM stand for in crochet?

Translating Patterns

English (UK & Australian) English (US) German
chain (ch) chain (ch) Luftmasche (Lm)
slip stitch (ss) slip stitch (slst) Kettmasche (Km)
double crochet (dc) single crochet (sc) feste Masche (fM)
half treble (htr) half double crochet (hdc) halbes Stäbchen (Hstb)

What does 1dc mean in crochet?

‘Double crochet (dc)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘single crochet (sc)’. Double crochet creates short and compact stitches. In this video we will show you how to create a double crochet.

What does work even mean in crochet?

In a knitting or crochet pattern, work even simply means “keep doing whatever you’ve been doing without increasing or decreasing”. If you’ve been increasing, for example on a top-down hat, stop increasing and continue working on a constant number of stitches.

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What does increase mean crochet?

Increasing involves crocheting 2 stitches in the same stitch.