What does no stitch mean on a knitting chart?
The squares that are not required in a particular row are “no stitch” squares. They are usually filled with a darker color than the rest of the chart, and can be ignored as you work the row.
What does set up round in knitting mean?
Set up round: [k9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14), k2tog, PM] around. This means you are knitting 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) stitches then knitting 2 stitches together, then placing a marker. Tip: these markers should be a different colour from the beginning of round marker to avoid confusion.
How do you keep patterns when decreasing?
For a decrease, always consider which stitch ends up on top. (Hint: in a decrease, whatever stitch our needle enters first ends up on top.) A p2tog is all well and good to turn two purls into one purl, but it doesn’t looks so great when you have a purl overlapping a knit.
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|