If you are a keen Crocheter, no doubt you are going to appreciate this roundup of popular cheat sheets that we have put together.
We have included everything from how much yarn is required for projects, to the varying sizes of baby blankets. We have also included a video that teaches you everything about yarn.
The Yarn Council has produced a yarn weight system that aims to standardize the information you see on ball bands. This handy chart from Craft Bits gives a great explanation.
All About Yarn Video Tutorial
We have included this video that helps you understand the different types of yarn. It will teach you about yarn fiber content, textures and weight and how to substitute yarn in patterns.
It takes all the confusion out and gives you a better understanding. You will learn all the tricks to ensure you are selecting the right yarn for your project. Click Play above to watch ^
The above Crochet Symbols Guide from ‘my crochet pattern’ has to be one of the most comprehensive that we have found to date. It gives you all the abbreviations as well as the terms.
This Stitch Guide from Free Patterns shows the different terms as they apply to US and UK. It steps you through all the basic stitches from simple to more complex.
This Crochet Hooks Size Conversion Chart from All Free Crochet will no doubt come in very handy. They have included USA, Metric and English hook sizes.
Thanks to Dabbles and Babbles you will always know how to recreate your favorite stitches. They have included Shell, Popcorn, Picot, Puff, Bobble to name a few. This is extremely handy!
Chart via Fresh Stitches
Chart via Fresh Stitches
How Much Yarn Do You Need?
This Yarn Chart shows you how many inches per stitch you’ll get from the yarn weight and hook size that you’re using. Then it’s easy to calculate by simply multiplying the number of stitches in your pattern by the number of inches each stitch uses.
This excellent Yarn Cheat Sheet shows you how to achieve various palettes for your projects. Now you will be able to achieve results like the Pro’s.
When it comes to making blankets, this cheat sheet is ideal for knitters and crocheters alike. It has baby blanket sizing all the way up to double/full size.
This Cheat Sheet is full of great information that will come in very handy. It has US Crochet Terms too. Remember, the front loop is always the loop closest to you.
Another extremely handy Cheat Sheet that covers the basic stitches, shells, popcorn, clusters and puff stitch. There are plenty of symbols to familiarise yourself with.
This Crochet Baby Blanket Chart is another one that has been popular. You can see that there are a number of terms that refer to certain styles of blankets. Lovey, Security Blanket, Stroller Blanket, Receiving Blanket and Swaddling Blanket are the most popular.
Here’s a good one to pop on your fridge. It outlines the most used stitches including chain stitch, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet through to double treble crochet.