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Basic Crochet Stitches

Basic crochet stitches

Crochet is a therapeutic and rewarding hobby.  Bringing your creativity to life with crochet stitches is a great joy. A crochet hook, a ball of yarn, and off we go! Start today with a few simple stitches and learn some of their abbreviations. 


On our website, the names of the stitches and their abbreviations are UK-style:

Other abbreviations used on the website:

  • Stitch (stitches):  st(s)

  • Yarn over hook:   yoh

The UK to US-style conversion are as follows:

  • Double crochet (dc):               Single crochet (sc)

  • Half treble crochet (htr):         Half double crochet (hdc)

  • Treble crochet (tr):                   Double crochet (dc)

  • Double treble crochet (dtr):   Treble crochet (tr)

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