Knitting and Crochet Abbreviations

approx approximately

beg beginning

chain chain

dc double crochet ( US single crochet)

dec decrease

DK double knitting

DPN double-pointed needle

dtr double treble (US treble crochet)

inc increase

htr half treble (US half double)

K knit

KFB knit into the front and back of stitch

K2tog knit the next two stitches together

P purl

psso pass slipped stitch over

P2tog purl 2 stitches together

RS right side

Sl slip

sl st slip stitch

ss slip stitch (crochet)

st(s) stitch(es)

st st stocking stitch

tog together

tr treble crochet (US double crochet)

ttr triple treble (US double treble)

WS wrong side

yo yarn over