Thursday, September 24, 2009

Knitting Instructions- Knitting Abbreviations

Knitting Abbreviations
close up of woman knitting

Below is a list of knitting abreviations to help you understand all the different terms used in knitting patterns created by Coats Crafts UK.



K : knitting
P : purl
ST(S) : stitch(es)
GARTER ST : every row knit
STOCKING ST : 1 row knit, 1 row purl
TOG : together
TBL : through back of loops
INC : increase by working into front and back of stitch
DEC : decrease by working 2 stitches together
BEG : beginning
ALT : alternate
REP : repeat
CONT : continue
MEAS : measures
FOLL : following
REM : remain(ing)
RS : right side
WS : wrong side
CM : centimetres
IN : inches
MM : millimetres
SL1K : slip 1 knitways
YFWD : yarn forward
YRN : yarn round needle
PSSO : pass slipped stitch over
PATT : pattern
0 : no stitch, row or time to be worked in this size
MS : main shade
C : contrast
M1 : make a stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and working into back of it.

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