Whenever I publish a new pattern, I include a list of stitches and terms used in that specific pattern. This is a compilation of those and any links I have found with helpful videos or tutorials.
Pattern-specific stitch videos that I have made will not be linked here because they pertain to specific patterns.
|Stitch / Term||Definition|
|RSC||reverse single crochet; crab stitch|
|HDC||half double crochet|
|TC||triple crochet (yarn over 2x)|
|DTR||double treble crochet (yarn over 3x)|
|TRTR||triple treble crochet (yarn over 4x)|
|QuadTR||quadruple treble crochet (yarn over 5x)|
|CSDC||chainless starting double crochet|
|CSTC||chainless starting triple crochet|
|BLO||back loop only|
|Cluster||holding back the last loop of all stitches in cluster set, crochet the number of stitches into the stitch or space indicated, then y.o. and pull through all loops on hook; all the stitches in the cluster set are worked into the same location|
|Popcorn||complete the number of stitches into the stitch or space indicated, then drop the loop from the hook; place the hook in the first stitch of the popcorn set, grab the dropped loop, and pull it through; all the stitches in the popcorn set are often worked into the same location|
|Together as one stitch||this is one stitch that is crocheted by holding 2 or more stitches together; insert hook before the first one and come out after the last stitch to perform the entirety of this stitch|
|Unworked||describes a stitch that has not been worked into or worked around|
|Decrease||holding back the last loop of all stitches in decrease set, crochet the number of stitches into the stitches or spaces indicated, then y.o. and pull through all loops on hook; this is also called a "together" stitch|
|Large picot||CH 5, SLST in 3rd ch from hook, CH 2|
|Small picot||CH 3, SLST in 3rd ch from hook, CH 1|
Below, you will find how I structure a stitch name within the pattern itself.