Abbreviations

Crochet:

  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • tr = treble crochet
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • 2tog = crochet two stitches together
  • RS = right side, or the side you want to┬ásee on your finished project
  • WS = wrong side, or the side you do not want to see on your finished project
  • approx. = approximately
  • mm = millimeter(s)
  • rep = repeat
  • g = gram(s)
  • m = meter(s)
  • oz = ounce(s)
  • yds = yards
  • inc = increase
  • dec = decrease

 

Knitting:

  • k = knit
  • p = purl
  • k2tog = knit 2 together
  • p2tog = purl 2 together
  • approx. = approximately
  • mm = millimeter(s)
  • yo = yarn over the needle
  • 2tog = knit or purl two stitches together
  • st(s) =stitch(s)
  • rep = repeat
  • m = meter(s)
  • g = gram(s)
  • yds = yards
  • oz = ounce(s)

If there’s any I missed on either list, leave a comment and I’ll post the missed abbreviation and explanation above.