STITCH DIRECTORY

Step by step photo tutorials for all the main crochet stitches.  Great when you're learning and a helpful reference point to jog the memory for beginner and the experienced crocheter alike.

You can click on any of the tutorial pictures to enlarge them for a closer look.

BASIC STITCHES
Slip Knot
Chain stitch (ch)
USA: Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (ss/sl st)
USA: Slip Stitch (ss)
Joining Slip Stitch (jss)
USA: Joining Slip Stitch (jss)
Double Crochet (dc)
USA: Single Crochet (sc)
Half Treble Crochet (htr)
USA: Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Treble Crochet (tr)
USA: Double Crochet (dc)
Double Treble Crochet (dtr)
USA: Treble Crochet (tr)
Triple Treble Crochet (ttr)
USA: Double Treble Crochet (dtr)


INCREASES & DECREASES
Double Increase (2dc/3dc inc)
USA: Single Inc (2sc/3sc inc)
Double Decrease (dc2tog/dc3tog)
USA: Single Inc (sc2tog/sc3tog)
Treble Increase (2tr/3tr inc)
USA: Double Dec (2dc/3dc inc)
Treble Decrease (tr2tog/tr3tog)
USA: Double Dec (dc2tog/dc3tog)


INTERMEDIATE STITCHES
Picot Stitch (p)
Cluster Stitch (cl)
Puff Stitch (puff/ps)
Popcorn Stitch (pc)
Front Post Crochet (FP)
Back Post Crochet (BP)
Working into the Front Loop (FL)
Working into the Back Loop (BL)


DECORATIVE STITCHES
Crab Stitch / Reverse Double Crochet (rsc)
USA: Reverse Single Crochet
Herringbone Half Treble (HBhtr)
USA: Herringbone Half Double (HBhdc)
Spike Stitch
Or Long/Extended Stitch
Bullion Stitch
Or Roll Stitch


ADVANCED STITCHES
Foundation Double (fdc)
USA: foundation single (fsc)
Foundation Half-Treble (fhtr)
USA: foundation half-double (fhdc)
Foundation Treble (ftr)
USA: foundation double (fdc)