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English – Dutch Crochet Translations

Is there a crochet pattern you really like but it’s in Dutch and you don’t speak Dutch?

Don’t worry! This crochet terms and abbreviations translations list covers all you need to know. You’ll be able to use that Dutch language crochet patterns now! If you do get stuck and don’t understand something of your pattern, feel free to contact me here so I can help you.

If you are a designer yourself and would like your English language crochet pattern translated to Dutch, I can do that for you. Have a look at this explanation about my translating services. All necessary information and contact information can be found there.

Abbreviations EnglishEnglishAbbreviations DutchDutch
BLBack loopAlAchterste lus
BLOBack loop onlyEnkel in de achterste lus
BpBack postRsaRelief steek achterlangs
BpdcBack post double crochetRstaRelief stokje achterlangs
BphdcBack post half double crochetHrstaHalf relief stokje achterlangs
BpscBack post single crochetRvaRelief vaste achterlangs
BptrBack post triple/treble crochetDrstaDubbel relief stokje achterlangs
Ch-spChain spaceLosse ruimte
DcDouble crochetSt(k)Stokje
Dc2togDouble crochet 2 together2st-smh2 stokjes samen haken
DecDecreaseMind Minderen
Dtr/TrtrDouble tripe/treble crochetDdstDrie dubbel stokje
FLFront loopVlVoorste lus
FLOFront loop onlyEnkel in de voorste lus
FO/BOFasten off/bind offAfhechten
FpFront postRsvReliefsteek voorlangs
FpdcFront post double crochetRstvRelief stokje voorlangs
FphdcFront post half double crochetHrstvRelief half stokje voorlangs
FpscFront post single crochetRvvRelief vaste voorlangs
FptrFront post triple/treble crochetRdstvRelief dubbel stokje voorlangs
HdcHalf double crochetHstHalf stokje
Hdc2togHalf double crochet 2 together2hst-smh2 halve stokjes samen haken
MRMagic ringMrMagische ring
Rev scReverse single crochetKrabsteek
ScSingle crochetVVaste
Sc2togSingle crochet 2 together2v-smh2 vaste samen haken
Sl stSlip stitchHvHalf vaste
TchTurning chainKLKeerlosse
TrTriple/trouble crochetDstDubbel stokje
YoYarn overOmslaan
Crochet Term EnglishCrochet Term Dutch
AttachMaak vast/ aanhechten
Continuous rows(doorgaande) spiralen
Crochet hookHaaknaald
Do not turnNiet keren
Do the followingDoe het volgende
In a magic ringIn een magische ring
Insert hookSteek de naald in
Insert safety eyesPlaats veiligheidsoogjes
Insert stitch markerPlaats steekmarkeerder
In the first stitchIn de eerste steek
Repeat from * to *Herhaal van * tot *
Repeat till the endHerhalen tot het einde
Right (correct) sideGoede kant
Stitch markerSteekmarkeerder
StuffVullen/ vul het op
Tapestry needleStopnaald
Turn the workKeer het werkje
Wrong sideVerkeerde kant
Yarn off but leave a tailKnip de draad wat langer af
Yarn off but leave a long tailKnip de lang af
Yarn off but leave a very long tailKnip de draad heel lang af

I will keep adding more English- Dutch translations whenever they come to mind. If you know of one that should be added to this list, feel free to message me here. I’ll be happy to add it to this list! The more I can add, the better for my readers who might need it.

I hope I was able to help you with this English-Dutch translation list!

Sofie Julien Versluys
Sofie Julien Versluys

Was born in Belgium but moved to Indonesia as a child. Have been living here ever since. I absolutely LOVE crochet and knitting. I made this blog to help others get to the same level as me. And to make sure people have a place to come to with questions. Even the very beginner questions. Go ahead and ask me!

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