What does BH mean 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 B & T mean in knitting?

B&T tightly – break off yarn leaving along end, thread it through stitches left on needle, pull up to gather tightly and fasten off.

What does wo mean in knitting?

wool forward. W.O. or Y.O. – wool over. W.O.N. or Y.O.N. – wool over needle. P.S.S.O. – pass slip stitch over. W.R.N. – wool round needle.

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
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What does t4b mean in knitting?

The symbol t4b in knitting means Twist Four Back Cable Stitch. You use this technique to cross two knit stitches with two purl stitches. This produces a row of lean knit stitches.

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.

What does it mean to slip 1 in knitting?

Instructions: To slip a stitch, abbreviated “Sl 1,” insert the right-hand needle into the stitch as if to purl (with needles tip-to-tip), and slide the stitch from the left-hand needle to the right needle without knitting or purling it.