An app to count your crochet pattern's stitches! Made with SwiftUI, no 3rd party dependencies. Powered by regular expressions. Download: Mac appiOS ipa


To count the number of stitches in a crochet pattern. My sister runs an Etsy shop, StuffingStuff, which sells crochet stuff and patterns. Supposedly, manually counting stitches to make a pattern is very tedious and error-prone. This app makes it easy.


Counter Settings

  • Write any pattern, then press Count. That's it!
  • It's powered by regex, so your pattern doesn't need to be perfect.
  • Press the number to copy it to your clipboard.
  • The breakdown lets you double-check to make sure everything is right.
  • Have your own stitch abbreviations? No problem, just go to Settings, then press Save.
  • Stitch abbreviations support regex too.
  • You can even set the number of stitches for each abbreviation.

Crochet Abbreviation Reference

These come built-in in the app. If you want to edit, add, or remove any, just head over to the Settings screen.

Stitch name Abbreviation # of stitches
Increase inc 2
Single Crochet sc 1
Single Crochet # Together sc#tog 1
Decrease dec 1
Slip Stitch sl st 1
Half Double Crochet hdc 1
Double Crochet dc 1
Triple Crochet tr 1
Foundation single crochet FSC 1
What's crochet?

Crochet is a process of creating textiles by using a crochet hook to interlock loops of yarn, thread, or strands of other materials. The name is derived from the French term crochet, meaning 'small hook'. Hooks can be made from a variety of materials, such as metal, wood, bamboo, or plastic. — Wikipedia

What are patterns?

It's like an instruction manual, but for crocheting.