Knit Lingo

beg – beginning
CC – contrasting color
ch – chain
cm – centimeters
cn – cable needle
cont – continue/continuing
dec – decrease
dpn – double-pointed needle(s)
foll – follows or following
g – gram(s)
inc – increase
k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 stitches together
k-b – knit stitch through the back of the loop
k-wise – knitwise (as if to knit)
LH – left hand
lp(s) – loop(s)
m – meter(s)
mm – millimeters
MC – main color
M1 – make one stitch (increase one stitch)
oz – ounce
p – purl
pat(s) – pattern(s)
p-b – purl the stitch through the back of the loop
pm – place marker
psso – pass slipped stitch over (used for decreasing)
pwise – purlwise (as if to purl)
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
RH – right hand
RS – right sided
rnd(s) – round(s)
sc – single crochet
sl – slipped
sl st – slip stitch
ssk – slip, slip, knit the slipped stitches together
st(s) – stitches
tbl – through the back of hte loop
tog – together
WS – wrong side
wyib -with yarn in back
wyif – with yarn in front
yd – yard(s)
yb – yarn back
yf – yarn forward
yo – yarn over
yrn – yarn around needle


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