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Symbols and Abbreviations Quick Reference

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Symbols

* repeat starting point (i.e., repeat from *)
* * repeat all instructions between asterisks
( ) alternate measurements and/or instructions
[ ] enclosed instructions that are to be worked as a group a specified number of times

Abbreviations

B

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beg beginning; begin; begins
bet between
BO bind off

C

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CC contrasting color
cm centimeter(s)
cn cable needle
CO cast on
cont continue(s); continuing

D

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dec(s) decrease(s); decreasing
dpn double-pointed needle(s)

F

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foll following; follows

G

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g gram(s)

I

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inc increase(s); increasing

K

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k knit
k1f&b knit into front and back of same st
k2tog knit two stitches together
kwise knitwise

L

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LC left cross

M

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m(s) marker(s)
MC main color
mm millimeter(s)
M1 make one (increase)
M1R / M1L make one right / left

P

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p purl
p1f&b purl into front and back of same st
p2tog purl two stitches together
patt(s) pattern(s)
pm place marker
psso pass slipped stitch over
p2sso pass two slipped stitches over
pwise purlwise

R

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RC right cross
rem remain(s); remaining
rep repeat; repeating
rev St st reverse stockinette stitch
rib ribbing
rnd(s) round(s)
RS right side
rev sc reverse single crochet

S

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sc single crochet
sk skip
sl slip
sl st slip stitch (sl 1 st pwise unless otherwise indicated)
ssk slip 1 kwise, slip 1 kwise, k2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease)
ssp slip 1 kwise, slip 1 kwise, p2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease)
st(s) stitch(es)
St st stockinette stitch

T

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tbl through back loop
tog together

W

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WS wrong side
wyb / wyib with yarn in back
wyf / wyif with yarn in front

Y

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yo yarn over

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