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Commonly used knitting terms

B: back

BO: bind-off

cable cast-on

CC: contrasting colour

ch: chain stitch

CO: cast-on

curly I-cord

DPNs: double-pointed needles

F: front

K: knit

kfb: knit into the front and back of stitch

Kitchener stitch

kTBL: knit through the back loop

k2tog: knit two stitches together


M1: make one

M1R: make one right

M1L: make one left

MB: make bobble

Magic Loop Method

Magic Ring crochet

Mattress Stitch

MC: main colour

P: purl

PM: place marker

p2tog: purl two stitches together

p2togTBL: purl two stitches together through the back loop

provisional cast-on using waste yarn

PU: pick up

psso: pass slipped stitch over

RS: right side

sc: single crochet

sl: slip stitch

ssk: slip slip knit

sts: stitches

stst: stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row)

Whip Stitch

WR: wrong side



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