Why didn’t I think of this before, considering the purpose of this blog? 😛
CH – chain – same in UK and US terms
SS – slip stitch – same in UK and US terms
DC – UK double crochet, US single crochet (sc)
TR – UK treble crochet, US double crochet
DTR – UK double treble crochet, US treble crochet
YRH – UK yarn round hook, US yarn over (yo)
NB. It’s a common misconception that UK crochetiers call the “slip stitch” a single crochet – we don’t. It’s a slip stitch :>.
If there is one thing that we ALL need to learn when we start to crochet, it’s how to count rows. I found the video below from tlcinspirations the most useful of all – it made perfect sense to me :>
If you’re new to crochet, we welcome you warmly to your next addiction! This page is a good guide to stitches to get you started.
Learn2knit.co.uk teaches knitters as well as crocheters so you should find everything you need there to get you going!
Also, lots of crocheters visit this blog so do shout out if you need help!