Crochet notations

Here is a summary of the main notations that I use in my patterns.

  • Sl st: slip stitch
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Dc: double crochet
  • MC: magic circle
  • 2 sc: two single crochet in the same stitch (the “2” can be any number)
  • 2 dc: two double crochet in the same stitch (the “2” can be any number)
  • [X] Sc x4: [X] single crochet in the same stitch in the next four stitches (the “4” can be any number)
  • Sc Dec: single crochet decrease
  • Dc Dec: double crochet decrease
  • Hdc: half double crochet