What does WYIF stand for in knitting?

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 does WYIF mean?

With Yarn In Front (WYIF) means you bring the yarn to the front before working on the next stitch. With Yarn In Back (WYIB) means you bring the yarn to the back before working on a new stitch. These two terms are very important in knitting, pay attention to them when reading a pattern.

What is k1 TBL in knitting?

“k1 tbl” = Knit one stitch through the back loop. It’s as easy as it sounds: you knit the stitch, but instead of knitting it through the front loop as usual, you knit it through the back loop.

What does it mean to slip a stitch Purlwise?

To slip a stitch purlwise, you insert your needle into the next stitch as if to purl, and just slide it from your left needle to your right needle. … On the one that’s been slipped purlwise, the right-hand leg of the stitch is in the front of the needle and the left-hand leg is in the back.

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What does it mean to slip the first stitch?

Slipping the first stitch of a row expands the edge stitch vertically, making it two rows tall. This means that you don’t get that weird uneven and twisted stitch that comes from working the edge stitch twice in succession. It makes the edges of a piece tidy and clean.

What does STS stand for in knitting?

Sts generally means stitches. So it would be three stitches per inch to use your example. I think they have a knitting glossary on the site with different terms listed with the abbreviations.