“Petranese” explained – a new way of describing overlay stitch placement

What is 'Petranese'?

Petranese -

a synonym for describing the placement of overlay crochet stitches
as used by Black Sheep Crochet. 

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Writing overlay crochet patterns can get pretty messy pretty quickly. 

Petranese is a way of easily describing the nature and placement of a stitch in an overlay crochet pattern. 

Petranese Stitch Tutorials

Counting rounds and stitches and special stitch placement

Tutorial page

Right-handed video tutorial

Left-handed video tutorial

Stitch Definitions and Abbreviations

Tutorial page

Spike Stitch and Split Spike Stitches

Tutorial page

dcbb – double crochet behind and (2 rounds) below 

Tutorial page

Right-handed video tutorial

Left-handed video tutorial

dtr_-3-3 in FLO/dtr_+3-3 in FLO/<2tog
2 double treble (in front loop only) together

Tutorial page

Right-handed video tutorial

Left-handed video tutorial

hdc/hdcbb or double hdc – half double crochet/half double crochet behind and below 

Right-handed video tutorial

Left-handed video tutorial