Abbreviations

Check your chosen project as you may find a special abbreviation note. Some of the most common words used have been abbreviated as listed below:

alt

alternate

WS

wrong side

approx

approximately

YO

yam over/forward

beg

begin(ning)

CC

contrasting color

cm

centimetres

US GLOSSRY UK GLOSSARY

cont

continue

Bind off

Cast off

dec

decreas(e)(ing)

Gauge

Tension

dpn

double-pointed needles

Stockinette stitch Stocking stitch

foil

follow(ing)

Seed stitch Moss stitch

garter st

garter stitch (knit every row)

in

inch(es)

inc

increase(e)(ing)

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

K

knit

C6B

slip next 3 sts on to cable needle and hold at back

kw

knitwise

of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle.

K2tog

knit two sts together

C6F

slip next 3 sts on to cable needle and hold at front of

LH

left hand (needle)

work, K3, then K3 from cable needle.

P

purl

C8F

slip next 4 sts on to cable needle and hold at front

P2tog

purl two sts together

of work, K4, then K4 from cable needle.

patt

pattern

C10B

slip next 5 sts on to cable needle and hold at back of

psso

pass slip stich over

work, (K1, P1) twice, K1, then K5 from cable needle.

pw

purlwise

Cr4L

slip next 4 sts on to cable needle and hold at front of

rem

remain(ing)

work, P1, then K4 from cable needle.

rep

repeat

Cr4R

slip next st on to cable needle and hold at back of work,

rnd

round

K4, then P1 from cable needle.

rev

reverse(ing)

MB

make bobble (on WS): K into front, back, front, back,

RH

right hand (needle)

then front again of next st, lift 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th

RS

right side

sts on right needle over first st and off needle.

SU

slip 1 stitch

St st

stockinette stitch

st(s)

stitches

tbl

through back of loop

tog

together

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