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Knitting

Knitting patterns. All in one place.
Abbreviations list and video tutorials
X All Knitting abbreviations
alternate (alt)
approximately (approx)
beginning (beg)
between (bet)
bind off (BO) bind off stitch video
backward yarn over (byo) backward yarn over stitch video
cross two stitches to the left (c2l) cross two stitches to the left stitch video
cross two stitches to the right (c2r) cross two stitches to the right stitch video
cable 4 back (C4B) cable 4 back stitch video
cable 4 front (C4F) cable 4 front stitch video
contrasting color (CC)
Centered double decrease (cdd) Centered double decrease stitch video
circular needles (circ)
cable needle (cn)
cast on (CO) cast on stitch video
continue (cont)
decrease (dec)
double-pointed needles (dpn)
follow (foll)
increase (inc)
knit (k) knit stitch video
knit 1 below (k1B) knit 1 below stitch video
knit 2 together (k2tog) knit 2 together stitch video
knit front back (kfb) knit front back stitch video
knit left loop (kll) knit left loop stitch video
knit right loop (krl) knit right loop stitch video
Knit, slip, pass (ksp) Knit, slip, pass stitch video
knit through the back loop (ktbl) knit through the back loop stitch video
knitwise (kwise)
left hand (LH)
loop (lp)
loops (lps)
make one stitch knitwise (M1) make one stitch knitwise stitch video
Make One Away (M1a) Make One Away stitch video
make one stitch knitwise (M1k) make one stitch knitwise stitch video
make one left (M1L) make one left stitch video
make one left purlwise (M1lp) make one left purlwise stitch video
make one purlwise (M1p) make one purlwise stitch video
make one right (M1R) make one right stitch video
make one right purlwise (M1rp) make one right purlwise stitch video
Make One Towards (M1t) Make One Towards stitch video
make bobble (mb) make bobble stitch video
main color (MC)
needle1 (N1)
needle2 (N2)
needle3 (N3)
purl (p) purl stitch video
pass 2 slipped stitches over (p2sso) pass 2 slipped stitches over stitch video
purl 2 together (p2tog) purl 2 together stitch video
pattern (pat)
pattern (patt)
purl front back (pfb) purl front back stitch video
place marker (pm)
previous (prev)
pass slipped stitch over (psso) pass slipped stitch over stitch video
purl through the back loop (ptbl) purl through the back loop stitch video
pick up stitches (pu) pick up stitches stitch video
purlwise (pwise)
remaining (rem)
repeat (rep)
repeat (click to use counter) (repeat)
reverse stockinette stitch (rev St st)
Reverse yarn over (rev YO) Reverse yarn over stitch video
right hand (RH)
round (rnd)
right side (RS)
slip 2 together; knit 1; pass 2 slipped stitches over knit stitch (S2KP2) slip 2 together; knit 1; pass 2 slipped stitches over knit stitch stitch video
slip 1 knitwise, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over (sk2p) slip 1 knitwise, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over stitch video
slip 1 knitwise, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over (sk2po) slip 1 knitwise, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over stitch video
slip, knit, pass (skp) slip, knit, pass stitch video
slip, knit, pass over (skpo) slip, knit, pass over stitch video
slip (sl) slip stitch video
slip stitch (sl st) slip stitch stitch video
slip 1 knitwise (sl1k) slip 1 knitwise stitch video
slip 1 purlwise (sl1p) slip 1 purlwise stitch video
slip marker (sm)
slip, slip, knit (ssk) slip, slip, knit stitch video
slip, slip, purl (ssp) slip, slip, purl stitch video
Slip, slip, slip, knit (sssk) Slip, slip, slip, knit stitch video
slip, slip, slip, purl (sssp) slip, slip, slip, purl stitch video
stitch (st)
stockinette stitch (St st)
stitches (sts)
through back loop (tbl) through back loop stitch video
through front loop (tfl)
together (tog)
wrap and turn (w&t) wrap and turn stitch video
wrong side (WS)
with yarn in back (wyib) with yarn in back stitch video
with yarn in front (wyif) with yarn in front stitch video
wrap yarn twice around needle (y2rn) wrap yarn twice around needle stitch video
bring yarn into back of work (yb) bring yarn into back of work stitch video
bring yarn into front of work (yf) bring yarn into front of work stitch video
yarn forward (yfwd) yarn forward stitch video
yarn over (yo)
yarn over needle (between a purl and a knit st) (yon) yarn over needle (between a purl and a knit st) stitch video
yarn round the needle (between purl sts and between a knit and a purl st) (yrn) yarn round the needle (between purl sts and between a knit and a purl st) stitch video
right cross (RC) right cross stitch video
left cross (LC) left cross stitch video
slipknot (slipknot) slipknot stitch video
measure(s) (meas)
Right simple inset increase (RSI) Right simple inset increase stitch video
Right lifted increase (RLI) Right lifted increase stitch video
Left simple inset increase (LSI) Left simple inset increase stitch video
Left lifted increase (LLI) Left lifted increase stitch video
Garter stitch (g-st)
Garter stitch (g. st)
Garter stitch (g st)
stockinette stitch (stst)
knit 3 together (k3tog)
purl 3 together (p3tog)
Every other row/round (eor)
Slip marker (slm)
Beginning of round (BOR)
knit through the back loop (kbl) knit through the back loop stitch video
knit front back front (kfbf) knit front back front stitch video
purl front back front (pfbf) purl front back front stitch video