Crochet abbreviations

Crochet Patterns

The following is a list of crochet abbreviations.

B's:
beg = begin(ning)
bet = between
bk lp(s) = back loop(s)
bp = back post
bpdc(s) = back post double crochet(s)
bptr(s) = back post triple crochet(s)

C's:
cc = contrasting color
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch- = refers to chain previously made/worked
cl(s) =cluster(s)
cont = Continue(ing)

D's:
dc = double crochet
dec = decrease(s), (d), (ing)
dtr/dtrc = double triple/treble crochet

E's:
ea = each
est = established

F's:
foll = follow(s), (ing)
FP = front post
FPdc = front post double crochet(s)
FPtr/FPtrc = front post triple/treble crochet(s)
fl(s)/ft lp(s) = front loop(s)

G's:
grp(s) = groups


H's:
hdc = half double crochet(s)

I's:
inc = increase(s), (d), (ing)

L's:
lp(s) = loop(s)

M's:
MC = main color
mm = millimeters

P's:
pat(s) = pattern(s)
PC(s) = popcorn(s)
prev = previous

R's:
rem = remain(s), (ing)
rep = repeat(s)
rnd(s) = round(s)
rs = right side

S's:
sc = single crochet
sk = skip(ped)
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

T's:
tch = turning chain
tog = together
tr/trc = treble/triple crochet
tr tr/trtrc =triple treble crochet/triple triple crochet(s)

W's:
ws = wrong side

X's:
X-st = cross-stitch

Y's:
yo = yarn over