French Crochet Terms

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French Crochet Terms

Since crochet is a French term, I thought I would start with the French words for the various crochet stitches:

chain stitch = maille en l'air (ml), chainette

slip stitch = maille coulee (mc), petite maille

single crochet = maille serree (ms)

half double crochet = demi-bride (db)

double crochet = bride (b)

treble crochet = double bride (dble b)



4/30/2011 3:53:58 PM
SDE said:

Great help in figuring out the translations for the Mamy bag in Ravelry

11/16/2011 12:35:25 AM
SM said:

You are a star! thank you so much - I have a French crochet pattern that I am trying to read and this really helps! x Response: Much thanks for your kind words, glad to be able to help!

4/12/2012 7:07:56 PM
Delecia said:

Thank you! It really helped to figure out a French pattern. response: Glad to be able to help!

4/28/2012 11:04:25 AM
Yoly said:

Thanks so much!! You are awesome :) I'm not confused anymore. Response: great news and thanks for the kind words :-)

2/9/2013 4:19:02 PM
quarterhoarder said:

Thanks so much. Needed a translation of chart for crochet edging that was done in French.

2/19/2013 10:42:42 PM
Norah said:

Fantastic thanks for this, now I can use my Marie Claire patterns.

2/21/2013 7:39:18 PM
tunie59 said:

Thank you so much, huge help!! answer: glad to hear it!

4/9/2015 3:45:08 AM
Patti said:

Thank you so much for this info, it really helped me out.


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