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Some Abbreviations Used on Patterns

K knit   Sl slip
P purl tog together
st(s) stitche(s) psso pass slipped stitch over
st st stocking stitch skpo Sl 1, knit 1, pass Sl over
rev st st reversed stocking stitch tbl through back of loop
patt pattern yrn yarn round needle
rep repeat yon yarn over needle
beg beginning Yf yarn forward
dec decrease Yb yarn back
inc increase pw purlwise
in inches kw knitwise
cm centimetres M1 Make one.
mm millimetres M1 pw Make one pw
g st garter stitch M st Moss stitch

Make one (M1) - Pick up bar between stitch just worked and next stitch on left-hand needle and knit into back of it

Make one purlwise (M1 pw) -Pick up bar between stitch just worked and next stitch on left-hand needle and purl into back of it

Stocking Stitch - 1 row knit, 1 row purl. This gives a fabric which is smooth on one side and rough on the other.

Reversed Stocking Stitch - 1 row purl, 1 row knit.

Garter Stitch - every row knit.

English Term American Term
Tension Gauge
Cast Off Bind Off
Stocking Stitch Stockinette Stitch
Yf, yfon, yfrn, yon & yrn

Yarn Over

 

 

 

 

 

 

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