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Crochet Symbols and Directions Chart

By: Jamey Ekins from

This super helpful Crochet Symbols and Directions Chart will become your new best friend as you explore the world of crochet. Reading crochet patterns can seem very confusing to the novice crocheter, but once you learn the meaning behind all of those seemingly-confusing symbols, you'll be on your way to mastering crochet in no time. This is ultimate crochet symbols and directions cheat sheet that includes both US and UK terminology. Learning how to crochet has never been so easy.


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This is great but I am so new I need to know HOW to do the individual stitches. More studying to find that out I guess.

Hi ksshelton, Maybe this page will help you out: It has text directions and links to video tutorials for some basic crochet stitches. Hope that helps! Julia, editor for AllFreeCrochet

I printed this out, fantastic reference guide! love it.

This is a great idea but I made my own chart. I have trouble remembering a few stitches. Like decreasing in double and half double crochet. I get them mixed up as to how many stitches you take off at a time after doing the yarn over. So I just wrote down the steps in crochet that tend to confuse me. I don't need all the other stuff. So now I have a custom made chart!

Thank you so much for this chart. I have been crocheting since the early 70's. Even with all these years I still need all the help I can get ad this chart is just the ticket to give the help. Also I had no problems downloading the chart Thanks again. Cheryl )

THANK YOU so very much for this awesome chart! It was so lovely of you to think of us all and, even though I have been crocheting for over 50 years, I have always gone by written patterns and was always stumped by a chart!

Hello, Editors I did go to the bloggers website and when I downloaded and tried to print, I got a warning message from my virus protection that the bloggers website is unsafe and has been reported that it contains a phishing threat. So I did not print.

Hi everyone, You do not actually need to download anything to view the chart. On the blogger's website, there is a link about halfway down that says "Download your crochet symbols and directions chart here." Simply click this link and the chart will show up. I hope this helps! -editors of AllFreeCrochet

I had no problem downloading the file. Just keep reading past the big DOWNLOAD and you will see that there is a place to click to get it.

WOW!!! What a scam!!! All I wanted to do was download the crochet symbols and charts and all I got were pop-up to download and install multiple types of software and it kept changing my home page! This is so wrong! It's sad because I am new to crocheting and can really use all the help I can get!

try this link diamondgirl == ections-chart/

I would like to have a copy of this in my knitting and crocheting basket but I need to get it where I can print one out. But I get nothing. Yes my computer is working great.

Thank you!

I would like to download this chart but in order to see the document you need to download the file converter, which is fine but you also have to download a toolbar on your computer that Is annoying. Do you have the chart in any other place that I can copy it.

@robylou 4391019, You do not actually need to download anything to view the chart. On the blogger's website, there is a link about halfway down that says "Download your crochet symbols and directions chart here." Simply click this link and the chart will show up. I hope this helps! -editors of AllFreeCrochet

Thanks for making this available. It definitely will make reading charted designs much easier.


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