I learned to crochet as a child, but it is never to late to learn how to crochet. This page lists some basic crochet stitch definitons.

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Crochet Basics: Stitch Definitions


ch = chain stitch
yarn over, pull through loop on hook
dc = double crochet
yarn over, insert hook into chain loop, yarn over, pull back through loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through last 2 loops on hook.
dtr = double treble crochet
yarn over 3 times, insert hook into chain loop, yarn over, pull back through loop, (yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook) 4 times.
hdc = half double crochet
yarn over, insert hook into chain loop, yarn over, pull back through loop, yarn over, pull through all 3 loops on hook.
sc = single crochet
insert hook into chain loop, yarn over, pull back through chain loop, yarn over, pull through both loops on hook.
sl st = slip stitch
insert hook into chain loop, yarn over, pull through both loops on hook.
tr = treble crochet
Yarn over twice, insert hook into chain loop, yarn over, pull back through loop, (yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook) 3 times.