Japanese Crochet Stitches

I personally LOVE Japanese crochet graphical instructions.  That is how I first started my love affair with crochet when I was a child and over the long years, I am still a devoted fan of the graphical instruction method.  It beats the text-text-text method hands down anytime as one can so easily follow and visualize what one is doing.

However because not everyone is familiar with what the icons for the Japanese Crochet Stitches are, this below is a basic:

Legend: Japanese Crochet Stitches

Japanese Crochet Stitches - legent