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Knitting abbreviations

AbbreviationDescription
approxapproximately
begbeginning
BObind off
CCcontrasting color
chchain
cmcentimeter
cncable needle
COcast on
contcontinue
decdecrease
dpndoublepointed needle
follfollowing
ggram
incincrease
kknit
k1f&bknit into front and back of same stitch
K2togknit two stitches tog
kwiseknitwise
LCleft cross
LHleft-hand
lploop
mmarker
MCmain color
mmmillimeter
M1make 1 stitch
M1 p-stmake 1 purl stitch
ozounce
ppurl
pattpattern
pmplace marker
pssopass slip stitch over [ ] repeat directions inside brackets as many times as indicated
p1f&bpurl into front & back of same stitch
p2togpurl 2 sts together
Pwisepurlwise
RCright cross
remremaining
reprepeat
rev St streverse stockinette stitch
RHright-hand
RSright side
rndround
SKPslip 1, knit 1, pass slip stitch over
SK2Pslip 1, knit 2 together, pass slip over
slslip
sl stslip stitch
sskslip, slip, knit means slip 2 sts knitwise then knit them tog
ssskslip, slip, slip, knit slip 3 sts knitwise then knit them tog
st(s)stitch(es)
St ststockinette stitch
tblthrough back loop
togtogether
WSwrong side
wyibwith yarn in back
wyifwith yarn in front
ydyard
yoyarn over repeat directions following * as many times as indicated



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