Reading Crochet Chart Symbol: Basics, Tips and Tricks

Reading a crochet pattern just got easier! With crochet charts you can actually “see” where a stitch needs to go instead of guessing. Marly Bird, crochet and knitwear designer, shows you her tips and tricks for deciphering chart symbols and the basics for how to read a crochet charts.

Learning how to read a crochet symbol chart also opens you up to a whole new world of patterns. After all, there are Japanese crochet patterns, Russian crochet patterns, etc. If you can read the chart, you don’t have to know the language. You know crochet language instead and that’s more than enough!

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