Reading Symbol Patterns video
Reading Symbol Patterns
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Sharon Silverman is a crochet designer, author and instructor based in Pennsylvania. A lifelong crafter, she switched gears from travel writing to crochet design after rediscovering her love of crochet 10 years ago. Since then, Sharon has developed a reputation for fashionable creations and crystal-clear instructions in her books and her private line of patterns. Sharon is a... Full bio »

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Become a pro at reading patterns! For many crocheters, learning how to read symbol crochet makes makes it much easier to stitch a pattern because you read symbols, not words.

In this Quick Stitches & Tips video class brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert Rohn Strong teaches you how to read symbol crochet charts.

In this episode, you'll learn:
  • The universal symbols for chain stitches, single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet, treble crochet and slip stitch.
  • How to "read" a row-by-row or round-by-round crochet diagram.
  • How to work repeated portions of a pattern by looking at the diagram.
  • When to turn your work.
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