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How to Read Crochet Abbreviations

At first glance, crochet patterns look like a foreign language. They use a lot of abbreviations and symbols, but once you get used to decoding them, they actually make it easier to read a pattern.

Before diving into a pattern, check to see if it’s written in US or UK terminology. The same stitches are named differently based on the country. All the patterns in The Woobles crochet kits are written in US terminology. Here’s a list of all the abbreviations used in the Woobles crochet kits, plus their UK equivalent:

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