U.S. Crochet Terminology Cheat Sheet

Below is a table of crochet terms used by yarn companies and pattern designers. These terms are set by the Craft Yarn Council.

U.S. Crochet Terminology

Stitch Abbreviation
Slip stitch Slip st
Single Crochet Sc
Single crochet decrease Sc2tog
Stitches or Stitch Sts or st
Half-double crochet Hdc
Half-double crochet decrease Hdc2tog
Double crochet Dc
Double crochet decrease Dc2tog
Triple (or Treble) crochet Tr
Triple crochet decrease Tr2tog
Double-triple (or Double-treble)crochet Dtr
Repeat *

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