Common Crochet Terms Reference Guide-the Secret Language of Crochet

Whether or not you are new to crochet or an old timer sometimes there are terms that are thrown around that make my sit back and think, “What did they just say?”. Let’s talk about common crochet terms that are floating around and how to speak the secret language of crochet. I gladly take on the role of you crochet translator.

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Common Crochet Terms/Crochet Slang:

Have you ever heard of the fast food places having a secret menu? Only regulars and those that shop all the time know what those items are. Guess what, that is true in crochet as well! If you hangout online at all you will see terms and abbreviations for different things that you might not know. If you love crochet you should know what these are so today I am going to share with you what I know.

If there are other terms you know please comment on this post and share with us so that we are in the know.

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