January 13, 2010

Common Knitting Abbreviations

I always find it helpful to refer to some abbreviations when looking at a new pattern. So here is a list of some common ones that you may come across when using my patterns. Hope you all find this helpful!

  • K=knit
  • P=purl
  • YO=yarnover
  • SSK=slip, slip, knit
  • SKP=slip 1, knit 1, pass slip stitch over
  • K2tog=knit two together
  • P2tog=purl two together
  • PSSO=pass slipped stitch over
  • RS=right side
  • WS=wrong side
  • Sts=stitches
  • MC=main color
  • CC=contrasting color
  • CO=cast on
  • BO=bind off
  • St st=stockinette stitch
  • Dec=decrease
  • Inc=increase
  • M1=make one
  • Wyif=with yarn in front
  • Wyib=with yarn in back
  • Sl=slip
  • Rep=repeat
  • Cont=continue
  • RH=right hand
  • LH=left hand
  • Rnd=round
  • TBL=through back loop
  • Tog=together
  • PM=place marker
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