Crochet slang terms

Learn how to speak crochet lingo that is used in crochet groups on social media

Wip

Frog it

HOTH

PHD

Work in progress. Common question. How many wips do you have?

To restart, to pull out a row, rip it. 

sounds like ribbit

Hot off the hook. A project just finished

Project half done. 

Stash

All your yarn.

Including the yarn you hide

Hooker

A proud crocheter

"I'm a hooker and proud of it. I've got lots of wips"

Yarn Barf

When you try to find the start of the ball from the centre  and end up with a tangled mess

UFO

An unfinished object. Who knows if and when it will be completed

Toad

Trashed object abandoned in disgust.

ocd

obssessive crochet disorder.

When life just gets in the way

cal

crochet along. When you join a group making the same project at the same time.

lys

local yarn store.

alway good to support small businesses

crojo

crochet mojo.

often lost crojo and at a loss of what to crochet next

jayg

join as you go.

No sewing parts together at the end

yarn chicken

when you are almost at the end of a row/project and unsure if you have enough yarn left

cnc

crcochet and critter

when you post your work with your pet either sat on it, near it or destroying it

Psycro

Crazy about crochet

Do you know anymore?

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Procraftinating

The art of putting off things like chores to do crafty things.

Making stuff instead of adulting.