What does SL 1 WYIF mean in knitting?
“sl1 wyif” is an abbreviation which means slip 1 stitch purl-wise with yarn in front. … The “sl1 wyif” along with it’s opposite “sl1 wyib” – slip 1 stitch purl-wise with yarn in back – is also a big part of Mosaic Knitting, which you can learn more about here.
What do asterisks mean in knitting patterns?
You will find asterisks used in many different patterns, such as ribbing. … That means that you will knit the first two stitches, then purl the next two stitches; then you will knit 2, then purl 2, again, and repeat the steps following the asterisk all across the row until the last two stitches which you will knit.