There are so many terms to learn when you knit and crochet. Most you won’t learn until you need them. I have suggested this before but I think it’s worth mentioning again, if you need help with basic stitches and abbreviations visit KnittingHelp.com
One of the things that drive me crazy is when a pattern says M1 and doesn’t specify which type of increase should be used here. Knittinghelp.com says:
Just one bit of great advice, they have tons. They also include crochet terms and advice. Visit the next time you have a question.