I pin so many patterns that only link back to charts. I often have people say, "I wish I could read crochet charts." Well here's a good place to start. A very complete and thorough list of the symbols and what stitches they represent.
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Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos
Crochet free beautiful patterns under the name of scales. It really looks like the scales, but also shells. The free crochet ...