What does B stand for in knitting?

What are the abbreviations for knitting?

Knitting Abbreviations Explained

Knitting Abbreviation Explanation
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 R1 mean in knitting?

R1: * K1, P1. Repeat this row for pattern. knitted cowl IN THE ROUND uses 1 x 1 rib knit stitch pattern. It’s important to pay attention to the knitting symbols, like brackets and asterisks, in each row.

What does S mean in knitting?

st(s): Stitch or stitches. stst: Stocking stitch – knit all stitches on right side rows and purl all stitches on wrong side rows. Also means the texture of fabric that is created by knitting and purling alternately to produce smooth surface on knit (right) side and ridged surface on purl (wrong) side.

What does M stand for in knitting?

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Abbreviation Description
m marker
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 does SSM mean in knitting?

While knitting, the stitch marker sits on the needle between active stitches. To start using a closed marker, simply knit to where you want the marker, then place it on your right needle. Continue to knit as normal.

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What does k3 mean in knitting?

k3, *p1, k1; rep from *, k3. This means you would knit 3 stitches to begin. Then purl 1 and knit 1. Repeat this across the entire row until you get to the last 3 stitches and then knit those 3 stitches.

What does P0 mean in knitting?

YOUR ANSWER. P0 does usually mean purl 0 and sometimes occurs in patterns with multiple sizes. The numbers are right in the pattern. This bit “PO (P1; P2; P1, K1, P1)” gives different instructions for each of the sizes.

What does CR3R mean in knitting?

CR3R; slip 1 stitch onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K2, P1 stitch from cable needle. dec: decrease.