In this post I will tell you more about the abbreviations I mention in my knitting patterns.
BOPT : break off yarn leaving a long end, thread it through the remaining stitches,
pull tightly and close piece with mattress stich
inc K wise: by knitting into front and back of stitch
g-st: garter stitch (every row K)
K2tog: knit the next 2 stitches together as one st
M1: = M1L
M1L: make a stitch: lift the strand between sts from the front and knit in the back of strand (st slants to the left
M1R: make a stitch: lift the strand between sts from the back and knit in front of strand (st slants to the right)
st-st: stocking stitch (K on the right side, P on the wrong side)
yo: increasing a stitch by putting the right needle under the thread
x number repeat number of times
This website has a listing of knitting terms and their abbreviations. It also explains everything with pictures and/or videos. It is a great help.