Crochet Pattern Abbreviations

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A:

alt = alternate
approx = approximately

B:

beg = begin(ning)
bet = between
BL/bk lp = back loop(s)
BLO = back loop only
bo = bobble
BP = back post
BPdc = back post double crochet(s)
BPsc = back post single crochet(s)
BPtr = back post triple crochet(s)

C:

CA = color A
CB = color B
CC = contrasting color
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch- = refers to chain previously made/worked
ch-sp = chain space
CL(s) =cluster(s)
cm = centimeter
cont = continue

D:

dc = double crochet
dc2tog = double crochet 2 stitches together
dec = decrease
dtr/d trc = double triple/treble crochet

E:

ea = each
est = established

F:

FLO = front loop only
foll = follow
FP = front post
FPdc = front post double crochet(s)
FPsc = front post single crochet(s)
FPtr/FPtrc = front post triple/treble crochet(s)
FL/ft lp = front loop(s)

G:

g = gram
grp(s) = groups

H:

hdc = half double crochet
hk = hook

I:

inc = increase

L:

lp(s) = loop(s)
lp st = loop stitch

M:

MC = main color
m = meters
mm = millimeters

O:

O = yarn over
oz = ounce(s)

P:

p = picot
pat(s) = pattern(s)
PC(s) = popcorn(s)
pm = placemaker
prev = previous

R:

rem = remain
rep = repeat(s)
rev sc/reverse sc = reverse single crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side

S:

sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches together
sdc = short double crochet
sk = skip(ped)
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

T:

tch/t-ch = turning chain
tog = together
tr/trc = treble/triple crochet
tr tr/tr trc = triple treble crochet/triple triple crochet

W:

WS = wrong side

X:

X-st = cross-stitch

Y:

yd = yard(s)
yo = yarn over
yoh = yarn over hook