Your question: What are the abbreviations for crochet stitches?

What are the abbreviations in crocheting?

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Abbreviation Description
dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
dec decrease
dtr double treble crochet
edc extended double crochet

What does the abbreviation P mean in crochet?

Picots (no abbreviation) are pretty little round-shaped crochet stitches that add a decorative touch to an edging. You can also use picots to fill an empty space in a mesh design. You see them quite often in thread crochet, but you can also make them with yarn.

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 does RFP mean in crochet?

Front Post Treble Crochet (fptr): Yo 2 times, insert your hook from front to back to front around the post of the next stitch, yo, pull up a loop, (yo, pull thru 2 loops on your hook) 3 times.

What is the importance of crochet abbreviations?

When looking at a pattern to create something using the needlecraft known as crochet, you are bound to run into a lot of crochet abbreviations. Abbreviations are meant to make patterns more succinct and easier to follow by standardizing the methodology of crocheting.

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What does increase mean crochet?

Increasing involves crocheting 2 stitches in the same stitch.