Crochet Terminology

Crocheters should be aware that US crochet patterns use similar terminology to Uk patterns, but to describe completely different stitches! This is a conversion chart for the main stitches.

UK Terminology UK Abbreviation US Terminology US Abbreviation
Slip stitch ss or sist Slip stitch ss
Double crochet dc Single crochet sc
Half treble htr Half double crochet hdc
Treble tr Double crochet dc
Double treble dtr Treble tr
Triple treble ttr or trtr Double treble dtr
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