Stitch/Pattern Abbreviations & Slang Terms

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Below please see standard stitch and pattern abbreviations as well as some other well known slang terms you’ll see out in cyberspace. There’s a ton of abbreviations out there and I’ll likely add to this list ongoing. Feel free to comment below if you think of any that should be added to this list.

alt alternate
beg beginning
bet between
blo back loop only
bp back post
CA Color A
CC Color C or Contrasting Color
ch(s) chain(s)
ch sp(s) chain space(s)
cl cluster
cfdc chainless foundation double crochet
dc double crochet
dec decrease
dtr double triple
edc extended double crochet
ehdc extended half double crochet
esc extended single crochet
fdc foundation double crochet
fhdc foundation half double crochet
flo front loop only
FO Finish Off
fsc foundation single crochet
fp front post
hbdc herringbone double crochet
hdc half double crochet
hhdc herringbone half double crochet
inc increase
ldc linked double crochet
lp(s) loop(s)
ltr linked triple crochet
mc Magic circle
ml Magic loop
p picot
pm place marker (stitch marker)
prev previous
quadtr quadruple triple
rem remaining
rep repeat
rnd round
RS Right Side
rsc reverse single crochet (crab stitch)
sc single crochet
sk skip
sl st(s) slip stitch(es)
sp(s) space(s)
st(s) stitch(es)
tch turning chain
tog together
tr treble
trtr triple triple
v st V stitch
WS Wrong Side
yo yarn over

Frog to unravel rows or rounds back to specific point or completely
HOMH Hot off my hook
HOTH Hot off the hook
PCC Painted Canyon Cardigan
UFO UnFinished Object
WIP Work in progress

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