What does mean in crocheting?
by Jean Leinhauser
|Terms represent things you are to do, like these:|
|Join||Join two stitches together; usually done by working a slip stitch in the top of the next stitch.|
|Rep||repeat (Do it again.)|
|A complete list of crochet abbreviations and terms and their meaning can be found at: www.YarnStandards.com.|
What Is REM in crochet?
rem = remain. rep = repeat(s) rev sc/reverse sc = reverse single crochet.
What does CB mean in crochet?
BP: back post (working around the stitch) BPtr: back post treble crochet. CB: centre back. CC: contrast colour. Cl: cluster.
What is MDS crochet abbreviation?
md – meaning round. mds – meaning rounds. Please note for the above 2 abbreviations this is a font issue.
What is slip stitch in crocheting?
The slip stitch (abbreviated sl st) is the flattest (or smallest) of all the crochet stitches. Although you can use the slip stitch to crochet a fabric, the slip stitch is really more of a utility stitch or a technique. Practice this stitch by slip-stitching the ends of a foundation chain to form a ring.
Does a slip stitch count as a stitch?
When counting your chain stitches at the start of a pattern—which you must do very carefully before continuing—note that the loop on the crochet hook is never counted as a stitch and the starting slip knot is never counted as a stitch.
What does ecru mean in crochet?
Ecru describes the shade greyish-pale yellow or a light greyish-yellowish brown. It is often used to describe such fabrics as silk and linen in their unbleached state. Ecru comes from the French word écru, which means literally ‘raw‘ or ‘unbleached’.
What does 2d mean in crochet?
2d = second. 3d – third. afghan hook = Tunisian crochet hook. double long treble crochet = double treble. double stitch = single crochet.
What does PC mean in crochet?
The popcorn stitch (abbreviated pop or pc) is a nicely rounded, compact oval that stands out from the fabric. It takes a bit more time to make than other raised stitches, but it’s well worth the effort.
What is Cal in crocheting?
CAL is the abbreviation for Crochet-ALong.