Knitting and Crochet Abbreviation


Standard knitting abbreviations

alt

alternate

approx

approximately

beg

begin, beginning

CC

contrasting color

ch

chain

cm(s)

centimeter(s)

cn

cable needle

cont

continue, continuing

c2b

cable to back

c4b

cable 4 back

c2f

cable to front

c4f

cable 4 front

dec(s)

decrease(s), decreasing

dp

double pointed

dpn

double-pointed needles

foll

following

g

grams

inc(s)

increase(s), increasing

join

attach yarn

k

knit

k2tog

knit 2 stitches together

k2tog tbl

knit 2 stitches together throughback loop

k-wise

insert needle as though to knit

LH

left-hand

lp

loop

m

meters

M1

make 1

MC

main color

oz(s)

ounces

p

purl

p2tog

purl 2 stitches together

p2tog tbl

purl 2 stitches together through back loop

pat

pattern

pm

place marker

psso

pass slipped stitch over the knitted one

p-wise

insert needle as though to purl

rem

remaining

rep

repeat

RH

right-hand

RS

right side

rnd(s)

round(s)

sk

skip

SKP

slip 1, knit 1, pass slip stitch over

SK2P

slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over the knit 2 together

sl

slip

sl-k

slip 1 stitch knit wise

sl-p

slip 1 stitch purl wise

sl st

slip stitch

ssk

slip, slip, knit

st(s)

stitch(es)

St st

Stockinette stitch

thru

through

tbl

through back of loop

tog

together

work

to keep in pattern across the row even

WS

wrong side

wyib

with yarn in back

wyif

with yarn in front

yb

yarn back

yd(s)

yards

yf

yarn forward

yo

yarn over needle

*

work instructions immediately following *, then repeat   as directed.

[ ]

repeat instructions within brackets as many times as indicated

the number of sts that should be on your needles or across a row is given after a dash at the end of the row.(ths serves as a check point

+

plus signs indicate that you should repeat something between the plus signs.

Abbreviations and symbols listed above are ways to shorten the pages in a knitting book, learn these before you begin your knitting.

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