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Abbreviations and Symbols - Laundering Symbols
Detailed washing and drying instructions can be found on all yarn labels in the Red Heart line. These are standard symbols used throughout the garment industry.
Abbreviations and Symbols - Crochet Symbols
Stitch charts in crochet and knit patterns are being used more and more as an addition to or in place of words to describe a pattern stitch. Following are the standardized crochet symbols that have been adopted by members of the Craft Yarn Council and are considered to be the clearest and easiest to render and to read. For the most part each symbol represents a stitch as it looks on the right side of the work. Always refer to the pattern key for additional symbol definitions.
Abbreviations and Symbols - Knit Symbols
Stitch charts in knit and crochet patterns are being used more and more as an addition to or in place of words to describe a pattern stitch. Following are the standardized knit symbols that have been adopted by members of the Craft Yarn Council and are considered to be the clearest and easiest to render and to read. For the most part each symbol represents a stitch as it looks on the right side of the work. Always refer to the pattern key for additional symbol definitions.
Learn to Knit - Abbreviations
These are standard abbreviations that may appear in patterns on redheart.com. Any abbreviations specific to a pattern will be given at the beginning of the pattern.
Learn to Crochet - Crochet Abbreviations
Listed below are standard abbreviations and symbols that you may find in crochet patterns on redheart.com. If a pattern contains unusual combinations of stitches, these will be explained in the Special Abbreviations section at the beginning of the pattern.