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Knitting Abbreviations

Hello

In this post I will tell you more about the abbreviations I mention in my knitting patterns.

Happy reading.

xxx

Ann

Knitting abbreviations

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)

K: knit

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)

P: purl

st: stitch

sts: stitches

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.

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