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