Crochet Chart Symbols

Stitch charts are becoming more and more common.  Crochet chart symbols provide a visual representation of the written word. They are sometimes included as an addition to a written pattern or in place of one.   I’ve even found the stitch charts useful when Pinterest leads me to a website with crochet in another language.  It can transcend a language barrier!  How cool is that?

The Craft Yarn Council has adopted the following standardized crochet symbols.  Be sure to always look at the pattern key for any additional symbol definitions.Graphic of crochet chart symbols

 Source: Craft Yarn Council’s

Graphic of printable how to read a crochet pattern

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