What is PL in knitting?
Purl Long (PL)
What do stars mean in a knitting pattern?
When you see an asterisk or *, it means you are to repeat something. For example: k3, *p1, k1; rep from *, k3. This means you would knit 3 stitches to begin. Then purl 1 and knit 1.
What are the abbreviations for knitting?
Knitting Abbreviations Explained
|kb||knit stitch in row below English or Continental (Infrequently used for knit through the back loop; see K tbl)|
|kll||knit left loop. An increase|
|krl||knit right loop. An increase|
|kwise||knitwise. Insert right needle into the stitch as if to knit it|
What does M stand for in knitting?
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|M1 or M1K||make one stitch knitwise; single knit increase|
|M1R||make one right; single right-leaning knit increase|
|M1L||make one left; single left-leaning knit increase|
What is S1 knitting pattern?
S1 is a knitting abbreviation for “slip stitch,” which means to pass the next stitch over to the opposite needle without knitting or purling it. There are multiple places where a slip stitch can be useful, whether it be decreasing a hat or creating a nice even edge on a piece of work.
What does UFO mean in knitting?
UFO. UnFinished Object. Not of the extraterrestrial kind , a knitting or crochet UFO is usually a WIP that you have temporarily or permanently abandoned or neglected. These are the projects that are semi-finished but haven’t been picked up in ages.