Category: Abbreviations

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch (LTR)

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch is a variation of the treble crochet stitch. It creates a much closer and tighter fabric than the traditional treble crochet. It has the same height of the traditional stitch, but it results in a much denser fabric. This makes this stitch great for projects …

The Linked Double Crochet Stitch (LDC)

The Linked Double Crochet Stitch is a variation of the double crochet stitch. It creates a much closer and tighter fabric than the traditional double crochet. It has the same height of the traditional stitch, but it results in a much denser fabric. This makes this stitch great for projects …

The Herringbone Double Crochet Stitch (HBDC)

The Herringbone Double Crochet (HBDC) creates a fun textured pattern. The tilt of this stitch creates the distinctive Herringbone arrow-shape on the surface of the fabric. Herringbone patterns are a classic in menswear. This pattern is extremely difficult to shape, and does not work in the round, so the Herringbone …

The Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch (HHDC)

The Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC) creates a fun textured pattern. The tilt of this stitch creates the distinctive Herringbone arrow-shape on the surface of the fabric. Herringbone patterns are a classic in menswear. This pattern is extremely difficult to shape, and does not work in the round, so the …

The Chainless Starting Double Crochet

When you begin the new row of a pattern, you most often start the row with a series of chain stitches. This often counts as your first double crochet in the row. The problem with this method is that you can get a gap at the beginning of the row. …

The Turn Chain

In all crochet patterns, you are going to have a beginning and end of the row. You'll notice that in most of these patterns you are going to chain a few stitches before we begin. Those chains are going to be equal to the height of the next stitch you …

The Back Loop Single Crochet

The Back Loop Single Crochet is a variation on the traditional Single Crochet stitch. The main difference is that instead of inserting your hook underneath the entire stitch, the hook enters the center of the stitch, and exits underneath the back loop. This creates a nice ridged texture on the …

The Front Loop Double Crochet (FLdc)

The Front Loop Double Crochet is a variation on the traditional Double Crochet stitch. The main difference is that instead of inserting your hook underneath the entire stitch, the hook enters the front edge of the stitch, and exits through the center of the stitch, working the double crochet around …

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