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Abbreviations

Knitting


approx
beg
BO
CC
cm
cn
co
cont
dec
dp/dpn
foll
garter
g
inc
k
kb
k1, sl1, psso

k2tog
k2tog tbl
Kinc

LH
m
mm
MC
M1
ndl(s)
oz
p
p2tog
p2tog tbl
pat
pm
psso
rem
rep
rev St st
RH
RS
rnd
SKP
SK2P

sl
sl st
sl 1, k1, psso
SSK
st(s)
St st/SS
tbl t
tog
WS
wyib
wyif
yd
yfon
yfrn
yo
yon
yrn
*


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approximately
begin(ning)
bind off
contrasting color
centimeter(s)
cable needle
cast on/cast off
continue(ing)
decrease(ing)
double pointed needles(s)
follow(s)(ing)
knit all rows
gram(s)
increase(ing)
knit
knit in back of stitch
knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over
knit 2 together
knit 2 together through back loop
K st reach into loop 2 rows below and K into st.
left-hand
meter(s)
millimeter(s)
main/master color
make one
knitting needl(es)
ounce(s)
purl
purl 2 together
purl 2 together through back loop
pattern
place marker
pass slip stitch over
remaining
repeat
reverse stockinette stitch
right hand
right side
round
slip1, knit 1, pass slip stitch(es) over
slip 1 knit 2 stitches together, pass slip stitch(es) over
slip
slip stitch
slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped st over
slip 1, slip 1, knit 2 together
stitch(es)
stockinette stitch, stocking stitch
hrough back loop(s)
together
wrong side
with yarn in back
with yarn in front
yard(s)
yarn forward over needle
yarn forward and round needle
yarn over
yarn over needle
yarn round needle
repeat instructions following or between asterisk as many times as indicated
repeat instructions inside brackets as many times as indicated

 



Crochet


ch
dc
dtr
grp(s)
hdc
lp(s)
sc
sl
sp(s)
t-ch
tr
trtr

 





chain(s)
double crochet
double treble
group(s)
half double crochet
loop(s)
single crochet
st slip stitch
space(s)
turning chain
treble
triple treble

(UK stitches and abbreviations differ from those listed above)