Crochet Hook Sizes

  • UK SIZE
  • 14
  • 13
  • 12
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • METRIC
  • 2 mm
  • 2.25 mm
  • 2.5 mm
  • 3 mm
  • 3.25 mm
  • 3.5 mm
  • 4 mm
  • 4.5 mm
  • 5 mm
  • 5.5 mm
  • 6 mm
  • 6.5 mm
  • 7 mm
  • 8 mm
  • 9 mm
  • 10 mm
  • US SIZE
  • B/1
  • C/2
  • D/3
  • E/4
  • G/6
  • 7
  • H/8
  • I/9
  • J/10
  • K/10.5

Yarn and Hooks

  • Yarn Weights
  • 4ply
  • Double Knitting (DK)
  • Aran
  • Chunky
  • Hook Sizes
  • 2.5 to 3.5 mm
  • 3.5 to 4.5 mm
  • 5 to 6 mm
  • 7 mm upwards

Crochet Abbreviations

ABBREVIATION

DESCRIPTION

across to the end of the row
alt alternate
approx approximately
beg beginning
bet between
bl insert hook under back loop only. e.g. bldc – back loop double crochet
ch(s) chain or chain stitch(es)
ch sp(s) chain spac(es)
cl(s) cluster(s)
cont continue
dc double crochet
dc2tog work 2 dc together
dec decrease
dtr double treble crochet
dtr2tog work 2 dtr together
fl insert hook under front loop only. e.g. fldc – front loop double crochet
foll following
gr group
htr half treble crochet
htr2tog work 2 htr together
in next sts to be worked into next stitch
inc increase
lp(s) loop(s)
nc not closed
patt patterns
p or pc picot
rb raised back. e.g. rbdc means raised back double crochet
rf raised front. e.g. rfdc means raised front double crochet
rem remaining
rep repeat
rnd round
sk skip
sl st slip stitch
sp(s) space(s)
st(s) stitch(es)
t-ch(s) turning chain(s)
tog together
tr treble crochet
tr2tog work 2 tr together
yrh yarn round hook
* work instructions immediately following *, then repeat as directed
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