Abbreviations and Symbols - Crochet Abbreviations
Listed below are standard abbreviations and symbols that you may find in crochet patterns on redheart.com. If a pattern contains unusual combinations of stitches, these will be explained in the Special Abbreviations section at the beginning of the pattern.
A, B, C, etc = Color A, Color B, Color C, etc. bet = between blk = block ch(s) = chain(s) cm = centimeter(s) dec = decrease dc = double crochet dtr = double treble htr = half treble crochet inc = increase mm = millimeter(s) sc = single crochet st = stitch(es) tr = treble yo = yarn over* or ** … repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times indicated