UK Crochet Terms and US Crochet Terms

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This post includes a free crochet term conversion chart for US to UK crochet terms.

Common UK Crochet Terms with US Crochet Terms and abbreviations equivalents.

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U.S. Crochet Terms and U.K. Crochet Terms

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Crochet Terms UK
U.S. Crochet TermsU.K. Crochet Terms
back loop (BL)back Loop (BL)
back loop only (blo)back loop only (blo)
back post (BP)back post (BP)
back post single crochet (BPsc)back post double crochet (BPdc)
back post half double crochet (BPhdc)back post half treble crochet (BPhtr)
back post double crochet (BPdc)back post treble crochet (BPtr)
back post triple (treble) crochet (BPtr)back post double treble crochet (BPdtr)
before (bef)before (bef)
beginning (beg)beginning (beg)
between (bet)between (bet)
chain (ch)chain (ch)
chain space (ch-sp)chain space (ch-sp)
cluster (CL)cluster (CL)
continue (cont)continue (cont)
crochetcrochet
decrease (dec)decrease (dec)
double crochet( dc)treble (tr)
double triple (treble) crochet (dtr)triple treble crochet
fasten off / bind off (fo / bo)cast off
follow / follows / following (foll)follow / follows / following (foll)
front loop (FL)front loop (FL)
front loop only flofront loop only (flo)
front post (FP)front post (FP)
front post single crochet (FPsc)front post double crochet (FPdc)
front post half double crochet (FPhdc)front post half treble crochet (FPhtr)
front post double crochet (FPdc)front post treble crochet (FPtr)
front post triple (treble) crochet (FPtr)front post double treble crochet (FPdtr)
gaugetension
half double crochet (hdc)half treble crochet (htr)
increase (inc)increase (inc)
insert hookinsert hook
join / join into ringjoin into ring
lastlast
loop (lp)loop lp
magic ring / magic circle (MR)magic ring
nextnext
pattern (pat / patt)pattern (pat / patt)
picot (p)picot (p)
place marker (pm)place marker (pm)
remaining (rem)remaining (rem)
repeat (rep)repeat (rep)
repeat from * to * *repeat from * to * *
reverse single crochet (crab stitch)reverse double crochet (crab stitch)
right side (correct side) (RS)right side (correct side) (RS)
right side (opposite of left)right side (opposite of left)
round (rd)round (rd)
row (R)row (R)
single crochet (sc)double crochet (dc)
skip (sk)miss
slip stitch (sl st)slip stitch (sl st)
space (s) sp (s)space (s) sp (s)
stitch (st)stitch (st)
stitches (st(s) or sts)stitches (st(s) or sts)
times (x)times (x)
together (tog)together (tog)
triple ( or treble ) crochet (tr / trc)double treble crochet (dtr)
turn the workturn the work
work / makework
wrong side (WS)wrong side (WS)
yarn over / yarn over hook (yo / yoh)yarn over hook (yoh)
English U.K. Crochet Terms - Crochet Translation Project
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