Question: What does B&T mean in a knitting pattern?

How do you knit B&T?

B & T tightly − means break off yarn leaving a long end, thread it through sts left on knitting needle, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off. B & T loosely − means same as above, but thread yarn through sts loosely and leave until later on.

What do parentheses mean in knitting patterns?

Parentheses are used to indicate a group of stitches that are to be worked together into a stitch, such as: “(K1, P1, K1) in next st.” That means you will work all of those stitches in one stitch, which makes a popcorn st.

What do the abbreviations means in knitting?

k means a knit stitch (passing through the previous loop from below) and p means a purl stitch (passing through the previous loop from above). Thus, “k2, p2”, means “knit two stitches, purl two stitches”. Similarly, sl st describes a slip stitch, whereas yarn-overs are denoted with yo. scope of stitch.

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 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.

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What does SLM mean in knitting?

What does SM, SLM, slip marker, mean in a knitting pattern? SM and SLM are both short for the term “slip marker”. When your knitting pattern tells you to slip marker the marker shall keep its place between the same two stitches. All you have to do is move it (slip it ) from one needle to the other.

What is breaking yarn in knitting?

It means that you can cut the working yarn now since you won’t be using it from that position anymore.

What does pull through to cast off mean in knitting?

This knitting cast off method gathers all the stitches on your knitting needle together. I call this method “pull through” because you gather all the live knitting stitches together on a length of yarn, and pull together.