Translation of stitches

When reading crochet patterns, it’s important that you know in what kind of stitches they were written. Mostly you will find patterns in American English online. For those of you that come from Belgium or the Netherlands, translating stitches into your own language can be handy to work your way to a pattern.

This little list shows you the stitches in the different languages.

American stitches British stitches Dutch stitches/ Nederlandse steken
chain stitch (ch) chain stitch (ch) losse (l)
slip stitch (sl. st) slip stitch (sl. st) or
single crochet (sc)
halve vaste (hv)
single crochet (sc) double crochet (dc) vaste (v)
half double crochet (hdc) half treble (htr) half stokje (hs)
double crochet (dc) treble (tr) stokje (stk)
triple crochet (trc) double treble (dtr) dubbel stokje (ds)
yarn over (yo) yarn over hook (yoh) maak omslag (mo)

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