Crochet Stitch Library

There are so many different crochet stitches and to make it more confusing the US have different names for them, so when using a stitch from a video or pattern, check if it is using UK or US terminology, here is a list of the basic stitches which will help you if you are a complete beginner…

Stitch Terminology

United Kingdom StitchesUnited States Stitches
ss – slip stitchss – slip stitch
dc – double crochet sc – single crochet
htr – half treble crochet hdc – half double crochet
tr – treble crochetdc – double crochet
dtr – double treble crochettr – treble crochet

Basket Weave Stitch

Here is a lovely stitch called basket weave, I love the way it turned out using this coloured yarn and it is so easy to do, click the photo to follow along with the instructions…

Basket Weave Tutorial Swatch
Basket Weave Tutorial Swatch

When you are watching a video on different stitches, you will normally be told what stitch terminology is being used, whether it is UK or US.

In the crochet stitch library along the top menu bar, I will be adding swatch videos in each of the stitches so you can see how it’s done.

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