UK to US Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart - Cover of download

UK to US Crochet Terms Unravelled

If you're a crochet enthusiast who has dabbled in both UK and US crochet patterns, you've probably encountered the confusion that comes with navigating the differences in terminology. The UK to US crochet terms can sometimes feel like a language barrier, making it difficult to follow your favourite patterns or tutorials.

But fret not, we can help you to bridge this gap and ensure a seamless crochet journey. Say goodbye to the frustration of misinterpretation and confidently embrace the world of crochet, no matter which side of the Atlantic you call home.

The Key Difference Between UK and US Crochet Stitches

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The key difference between UK and US crochet terms is the names given to the basic crochet stitches. Here are the primary distinctions:

Single Crochet (US) vs. Double Crochet (UK):
In the US, the shortest basic crochet stitch is called "single crochet" (SC).
In the UK, the same stitch is known as "double crochet" (DC).

Double Crochet (US) vs. Treble Crochet (UK):
In the US, the second shortest basic crochet stitch is "double crochet" (DC).In the UK, this stitch is referred to as "treble crochet" (TR).

Treble Crochet (US) vs. Double Treble Crochet (UK):
In the US, the stitch that follows double crochet is "treble crochet" (TR). In the UK, it's called "double treble crochet" (DTR).


The Solution: Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart with 'How to' Guide

Cover - UK to US Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart

To help you navigate these differences effortlessly, we've created a handy crochet stitch conversion chart in a downloadable PDF format. This chart lists the most common crochet stitches and their UK and US equivalents, making it easy for you to decipher patterns written in either terminology.

What sets our guide apart is the 'how to' section included for each of the following stitches:

  1. Chain
  2. Slipstitch
  3. Yarn over hook
  4. Double Crochet (UK) / Single Crochet (US)
  5. Half Treble Crochet (UK) / Half Double Crochet (US)
  6. Treble Crochet (UK) / Double Crochet (US)
  7. Double Treble Crochet (UK) / Triple Crochet (US)

With this conversion chart and detailed 'how to' instructions, you'll be able to crochet with confidence, knowing that you're using the correct stitches, regardless of whether the pattern you're following is from the UK or the US.

No more frogging your work (the act of unravelling your crochet) or second-guessing your skills!

By understanding the UK to US crochet terms (and vice versa for our US friends) and using our free crochet stitch conversion chart with 'how to' guides, you can unlock a world of possibilities, explore a wider range of crochet patterns, and create beautiful crochet projects with ease.

Download your free UK/US crochet stitch conversion chart today, and say goodbye to the frustration of deciphering UK to US crochet terms.


Embrace the global crochet community and embark on exciting crochet adventures with confidence. Happy crocheting!

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