Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Common Crochet Abbreviations

To help us in the process of reading patterns I thought I would add the key to understanding them!! Here is a list of common crochet abbreviations and the ones we would typically use in our patterns.

Common Crochet Abbreviations

beg- Beginning
bl- Back Loop
bp- Back Post
bpdc- Back Post Double Crochet
bpsc- Back post Single Crochet
bptc- Back Post Treble Crochet
CA-Color A
CB- Color B
CC- Contrasting Color
ch-sp- Chain Space
dc- Double Crochet
dec- Decrease
fl- front Loop
fp- Front Post
fpdc-Front Post Double Crochet
fpsc- Front Post Single Crochet
fptc- Front Post Treble Crochet
hdc- Half Double Crochet
inc- Increase
lp(s)- Loops
pm- Place Marker
rs- Right Side
sc-Single Crochet
sc2tog- Single Crochet two Together
sk- Skip
sl st- Slip Stitch
sp(s)- Spaces
st(s)- Stitches
tbl- Trough Back Loop
tc- Triple Crochet
tfl- Through Front Loop
tog- together
tr- Treble Crochet
ws- Wrong Side
yo- Yarn Over

( )- Do the instructions within the parenthesis as much as the pattern suggests.
* *- Do the instructions within the asterisks as much as the pattern suggests.
[ ]- Do the instructions within the brackets as much as the pattern suggests.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Army baby pattern! Gearing up for summer and the best summer holiday...July 4th! You can find the pattern here.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Baby Boy Booties!

So... I have had a big urge to dip my toes into the baby bootie patterns. What do you think? I was very excited at how they turned out! Finally a more boy-ish pair of booties!!! For the pattern click Here.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

March Madness Baby!!!

We love March Madness in our house so I could not help but make this. Too cute and the outfit is not bad either:)

 Poor kid had to wear a headband for a minute:) But, I had to throw in a way to make it girly!
You can get the pattern here.