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Knitting Abbreviations
[ ]
work instructions within brackets as many times as directed  
pat
or patt
pattern
( )
work instructions within parentheses in the place directed  
pm
place marker
* *
repeat instructions following the asterisks as directed  
pop
popcorn stitch (bobble)
*
repeat instructions following the single asterisk as directed  
p2tog
purl 2 stitches together
"
inch  
prev
previous
alt
alternate  
psso
pass slipped stitch over
approx
approximately  
pwise
purlwise, as if to purl
beg
begin/beginning  
rem
remain/remaining
bet
between  
rep
repeat
BO
bind off  
rev St st
reverse stockinette stitch
CA
color A  
RH
right hand
CB
color B  
rnd(s)
round(s)
CC
contrasting color  
RS
right side
cm
centimeter  
sk
skip
cn
cable needle
 
skp
slip, knit, pass stitch over—one stitch decreased
CO
cast on  
sk2p
slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over the knit 2 together; 2 stitches have been decreased
cont
continue  
sl
slip
dec
decrease
decreasing
 
sl1k
slip 1 knitwise
dpn
double pointed needle  
sl1p
slip 1 purlwise
fl
front loop  
sl st
slip stitch(es)
foll
follow
following
 
ss
slip stitch (Canadian)
g
gram  
ssk
slip, slip, knit 2 stiches together—a decrease
inc
increase
increasing
 
sssk
slip, slip, slip, knit 3 stitches together
k or K
knit  
st
stitch
k2tog
knit 2 stitches together  
St st
stockinette stitch/stocking stitch
kwise
knitwise  
tbl
through back loop
LH
left hand  
tog
together
lp(s)
loop(s)  
WS
wrong side
m
meter  
wyib
with yarn in back
M1
make one stitch  
wyif
with yarn in front
M1 p-st
make one purl stitch  
yd
yard
MC
main color  
yfwd
yarn forward
mm
millimeter(s)  
yo
yarn over
oz
ounce(s)  
yrn
yarn around needle
p or P
purl  
yon
yarn over needle

 

More knitting abbreviations & lingo around the Web:

Knitting for Dummies - Reading Stitch Patterns for Knitting

Terms & Techniques for Knitting & Crochet

 

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