What does MS mean in crochet?

maille serree (ms) half double crochet (hdc)

What is a STS in crochet?

dc = double crochet. tr = treble crochet. st/sts = stitch/stitches. tog = together.

What size crochet hook should a beginner use?

Most beginners start out in the middle with a worsted-weight yarn and a size H-8 (5mm) hook. This is a good middle-of-the-road size that will help you get used to the rhythm of your crochet stitches. When you’re more experienced, you can try smaller hooks with lighter yarns as well as larger hooks with heavier yarns.

Which crochet stitch uses most yarn?

single crochet swatch
The single crochet swatch used the most yarn. On this small sample of 2″ x 6″ swatches, the half double crochet used 13″ less yarn than the single crochet. In turn, the double crochet used 38″ less yarn than the half double crochet. However, the treble crochet only used 2″ less yarn than the double crochet.

What does HS mean in crochet?

Basic Crochet Terms Translated

U.S. Crochet Terms U.K. Crochet Terms
single crochet (sc) Vaste / vasten (v)
half double crochet (hdc) Half Stokje ( hstk / h.st / hs)
double crochet (dc) Stokje ( stk / st )
triple ( or treble ) crochet (tr) Dubbel Stokje ( dstk / d.st)

How to crochet for beginners?

Make a Slip Knot. Begin the slip knot by laying the yarn down and looping it.

  • Tighten the Loop. Pick up the loop in your left hand and slide the hook into the loop and tighten the loop around the hook.
  • How to Hold the Thread.
  • Begin the Chain.
  • Finish the Chain.
  • Begin the First Row.
  • Crocheting the Chained Row.
  • Finish.
  • How do you read a crochet pattern?

    -Becoming efficient at reading a crochet pattern takes a while. Take things one comma at a time. If the pattern designer has a sequence written out such as this “sc, ch 2, sk st, sc” look at the commas, then do the step before the comma, then look for the next coma and do the step before it; little-bitty baby steps.

    How to read a crochet pattern?

    Check your gauge. Gauge refers to amount of crocheted fabric that a specific hook size and yarn type will create.

  • Identify any special terms or stitches that are used by this pattern. These are usually listed before the actual pattern begins.
  • Interpret all the abbreviations that are given in the pattern.
  • Repeat steps when you encounter an asterisk.
  • How to crochet different patterns?

    – Make a chain stitch that is six chain links long. Slide the hook through the first chain link you made–doing this should form a ring. – With the hand you use to move the yarn (not your dominant hand) wrap the yarn around the hook from back to the front. – Pull the yarn and hook back through the stitch and then through the loop on the hook.