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Japanese crochet patterns are so cute. So many Boho styled patterns. Here is how to read Japanese crochet and knitting patterns without having to learn a new language.

Asahi original crochet lace vol4 Shawls, stoles, flowers, hats, amigurumi, beaded edgings #Japanese #crochet #book

Just thought I'd make a guide on reading Japanese amigurumi patterns to complement this awesome guide , which I've seen linked a couple of times, since it isn't amigurumi-specific and hence didn't include some of the stitches commonly used to make amis. I am of the (very biased!) view that…


An article on how to read a Japanese Crochet Pattern. The center symbol that she translates to "make 2 loops" is the "magic ring/loop." (If you don't know how to make it, it's easy to find via google.) Remember: Japanese and US crochet chart symbols are the same. UK (British) symbols are slightly different.

from Etsy

Linen and Hemp Thread Bag - Eriko Aoki - Japanese Crochet Pattern Book for Bags, Easy Crocheting Tutorial, Tote Bag, Net Bag, Flat Bag, B772

Leinen und Hanf Thread-Tasche - Eriko Aoki - japanische häkeln Muster Buch unter häkeln Taschen - B772