Here is a list of the most commonly used abbreviations in crochet.
Also you will find some of the special stitches I created and use in some of my patterns.

Common Abbreviations

  • beg: beginning
  • bet: between
  • ch: chain
  • cl: cluster
  • dc: double crochet
  • dtr: double treble crochet
  • hk: hook
  • trtr: triple treble crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • lp(s): loop(s)
  • pc: picot
  • rnd(s): round(s)
  • sc: single crochet
  • slst: slip stitch
  • sp(s): space(s)
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • tog: together
  • tr: treble crochet
  • yo: yarn over
    rep: repeat

Special Stitch Abbreviations

  • bl: Bobble Stitch
  • brdst: Braid Stitch
  • ckr: Checker Stitch
  • cit: Citrus Stitch
  • dsc: Double Single Crochet
  • fbb: Front Back Bobble
  • flg: Flag Stitch
  • fpd: Front Post Double Crochet
  • bpd: Back Post Double Crochet
  • lbl: Long Bobble Stitch
  • spn: Spoon Stitch
  • yst: "Y" Stitch