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Crochet Abreviations (English language only)

[ ]  - work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
( )  - work instructions within parentheses as many times as directed
*  - repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
**  - repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or repeat from a given set of     instructions
“  -  inch(es)
alt  - alternate
beg - begin/begins/beginning
bet - between
bl - Back loop
bo - bobble
bp - back post
bpdc - back post double crochet
bpsc - back post single crochet
bptr - back post treble crochet
cA - color A
cB -  color B
c1 - color 1
cc - contrasting color
ch(s) - chain(s)
ch - refers to chain or space previously made (i.e. ch-1 space)
ch sp(s) - chain space(s)
cl(s) - cluster(s)
cm - centimeter(s)
cont - continue
dc - double crochet (singular/plural)
dc dec - double crochet 2 or more stitches together, as indicated
dc2tg - double crochet 2 stitches together
dec - decrease/decreases/decreasing
dtr - double treble crochet
ext – extended
fl=front loop
foll- follow
fp - front post
fpdc - front post double crochet
fpsc - front post single crochet
fptr - front post treble crochet
g - gram(s)
hdc - half double crochet
hdc dec - half double crochet 2 or more stitches together, as indicated
inc - increase/increases/increasing
lp(s) - loop(s)
m  -  meter(s)
mc - main color
mm - millimeter(s)
oz - ounce(s)
p - picot
pat/patts - Pattern
pc - popcorn(s)
pm - place marker
prev - previous
quad tr - quadruple triple crochet
quin tr - quintuple triple crochet
rem - remain/remains/remaining
rep(s) - repeat(s)
rnd(s) - round(s)
rs - right side
sc - single crochet (singular/plural)
sc2tog - single crochet 2 stitches together
sc dec - single crochet 2 or more stitches together, as indicated
sk - skip/skipped/skipping
sl st(s) - slip stitch(es)
sp(s) - space(s)/spaced
st(s) - stitch(es)
tch (or t-ch)  -  turning chain
tbl  -  through back loop
tog - together
tr - treble crochet
trtr - triple treble
ws - wrong side
yd(s) - yard(s)
yo - yarn over
yoh - yarn over hook