19 Dec

Glossary

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1x1 rib - k1, p1 ribbing

2x2 rib - k2, p2 ribbing

alt - Alternate

beg - Beginning

CC - Contrast colour

cdd - Centred double decrease – slip 2 stitches knitwise together, knit 1, pass slipped stitches over

cm - Centimetres

CN - Cable needle

C2B - Cable 2 backwards – sl st onto CN, hold in back, k1 from LH needle, k1 from CN

C2F - Cable 2 forwards – sl st onto CN, hold in front, k1 from LH needle, k1 from CN

cont - Continue

dec - Decrease

DPN Double-pointed needle

foll - Following

g - Grammes

G st - Garter stitch. Knitting flat: Knit every row. Knitting in the round: Knit and purl alternate rounds.

i-cord - K all sts on DPN. Without turning, slide sts to other end of needle. Rep until cord reaches desired length

in - Inches

inc - Increase

incl - Including

k - Knit

k-wise - Knitwise

kfb - Knit one through the front then through the back (same stitch)

K2tog - Knit two together

LH - Left hand

m1 - Make one

mb - Make bobble

MC - Main colour

p - Purl

p-wise - Purlwise

P2tog - Purl two together

patt - Pattern

pm - Place marker

prev - Previous

psso - Pass slipped stitch over

pu - Pick up

rem - Remaining

rep - Repeat

Rev St st - Reverse stocking stitch. As stocking stitch, but knit side is the ‘wrong’ side.

RH - Right hand

rm - Remove marker

rnd - Round

row - Row

RS - Right side

sk - Skip

Sk2p - Slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over

SKP - Slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over

sl - Slip stitch – slip p-wise unless specified

sm - Slip marker

ssk - Slip one knitwise, slip one purlwise, knit two slipped stiches together

ssp - Slip one, slip one, purl two slipped stitches together

st - Stitch

St st - Stocking stitch. Knitting flat: Alternate knit and purl rows. Knitting in the round: Knit all rounds.

tbl - Through back loop

tog - Together

w&t - Wrap and turn. Slip next stitch onto RH needle, take yarn to opposite side of work between needles, slip same stitch back onto LH needle. Turn work ready to begin working in opposite direction

WS - Wrong side

wyib - With yarn in back

wyif - With yarn in front

yo - Yarn over

[] - Repeat instructions

() - Alternative sizes

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