ABBREVIATIONS

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KNITTING

DPN double pointed needle
st(s) stitch(es)
alt alternate
foll following
rem remaining
dec decrease
inc increase
PM place marker (s)
SM slip marker
RS right side of work
WS wrong side of work
C1/C2/C3 colour one/two/three
MC/SC main/second colour
K knit
P purl
K2tog knit two stitches together
P2tog purl two stitches together
G ST garter stitch, working straight: K every row, in the round: K one round, P the next
ST ST stocking stitch, working straight: K one row, P the next, in the round: K every round
REV ST ST reverse stocking stitch, working straight: P one row, K the next, in the round: P every round
TBL through the back loop(s)
M1 make 1, insert the left needle from front to back into the horizontal strand between the two stitches, knit through back loop
M1L insert left needle, from front to back, under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle, knit this stitch through back loop
M1R insert left needle, from back to front, under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle; knit this stitch through front loop
inc1 increase, knit into front and back of next stitch, knit but keep stitch on left needle then insert right needle into the back loop of same stitch, bring yarn round again to create an extra stitch
inc1 purl-wise increase, purl into front and back of next stitch, purl but keep stitch on left needle then insert right needle into the back loop of same stitch from the back, bring yarn round again to create an extra stitch
YF/YO yarn forward/yarn over, bring yarn to front of work between needles as if to purl
YFRN yarn forward round needle, with yarn to front of work wrap yarn anti-clockwise around the needle until back in purl position
SSK slip, slip, knit, sl two stitches as though to knit, insert left needle into slipped stitches and K2tog
SKPO slip next stitch, K1, insert left needle into slipped stitch and pass it over the knitted stitch and off the right needle
PSSO pass slipped stitch over, insert left needle into slipped stitch and pass it over stitch(es) and off the right needle
P5tog purl 5 stitches together if tension allows, OR sl4 purl-wise then purl 1 stitch, pass 4 slipped stitches over
KPKPK in the same stitch, knit, purl, knit, purl, knit
K000 wrap yarn around the needle 3 times and knit
MB make bobble (K1, K1tbl, K1, K1tbl, K1) all in next stitch, pass 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th stitches over 1st
CN cable needle
C8F slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle, hold at front of work, K4, K4 stitches from cable needle
C8B slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K4, K4 stitches from cable needle
CR3L slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at front of work, P1, K2 stitches from cable needle
CR3R slip 1 stitch onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K2, P1 stitch from cable needle
C3F slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at front of work, K1, K2 from cable needle
C3B slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K1, K2 from cable needle
C3R slip 1 stitch onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K2, K1 from cable needle
K1B knit one below, insert needle through centre of stitch below next stitch on needle and knit in the usual way, slip the stitch above off the needle at the same time
P1B purl one below, insert needle through centre of stitch below next stitch on needle and purl in the usual way, slip the stitch above off the needle at the same time
W&T wrap and turn:
On a K (RS) row YTF, slip next stitch as though to K, YTB, return slipped stitch to left needle with needles in P position (stitch is now twisted), turn
On a P (WS) row YTB, slip next stitch as though to P, YTF, return slipped stitch to left needle with needles in P position (stitch is not twisted), turn
YTB take yarn to back
YTF bring yarn to front
tbl through the back loop
wyib with yarn in back
wyif with yarn in front

CROCHET

dc double crochet (British English), insert hook into stitch, wrap yarn around hook, bring yarn through stitch, wrap yarn round hook again then bring yarn through both stitches on hook
dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
ch chain stitch
BPtr back post treble crochet
FPtr front post treble crochet
sl st slip stitch
htr half treble crochet
tr treble crochet
cl beginning with one stitch on hook, yarn over, into stitch, pull through, yarn over, into stitch, pull through (5 loops on hook) yarn over and pull through all stitches on hook, ch1
cl2 cluster, ch1, cluster
yrh yarn round hook
Tdc Tunisian double crochet
Tfs Tunisian full stitch
Tks Tunisian knit stitch
Tps Tunisian purl stitch




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