Crochet stitch conversion chart

Why do you need a crochet stitch conversion chart?

Because every UK crocheter has come across a pattern online and thought, “what on Earth is a single crochet (sc)?”

While frantically checking your crochet stitch book, you start to wonder if you’ve gone a bit mad. Well, you haven’t. The single crochet stitch is a US term, and it’s not the only term that differs from the ones we use here in the UK.

To help you decipher that pattern and be on your way to hooking greatness, here’s my handy crochet stitch conversion chart.

US Crochet Term UK Crochet Term
Chain (ch) Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st) Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc) Double Crochet (dc)
Extended Single Crochet (exsc) Extended Double Crochet (exdc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc) Half Treble Crochet (htr)
Double Crochet (dc) Treble Crochet (tr)
Half Double Crochet (hdc) Half treble Crochet (htc)
Treble Crochet (tr) Double Treble Crochet (dtr)
Double Treble Crochet (dtr) Triple Treble Crochet (ttt)
Similarly, US crocheters can use this chart to look up UK crochet terms. Let me know if you found this useful by leaving me a comment, below.
You may also want to check out the crochet hook size conversion chart.

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