What do asterisks mean in crochet pattern?

What does the * mean in a crochet pattern?

An asterisk * are also used when a group of instructions is repeated. They may either be used alone or with brackets. For example, “*Sc in each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st in beg sc” simply means you will work the instructions from the first * around the entire round.

What does * 6 mean in crochet?

Translation: Work six single crochets in the next six stitches (one in each). Then decrease over the next two stitches. Repeat the pattern in asterisks 6 times. I highly recommend doing the “Invisible Decrease” to ensure that there are no holes or bumps in your amigurumi.

What is Asterisk knitting pattern?

Asterisks indicate the beginning of a stitch sequence. Patterns often ask you to return to an asterisk in order to repeat the sequence until an indicated place in the pattern (often to the end of the row, round, or next marker, and sometimes to a certain number of stitches before that point) .

What does F mean in crochet?

F: FLO = front loop only. foll = follow. FP = front post. FPdc = front post double crochet(s)

What does 1dc mean in crochet?

‘Double crochet (dc)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘single crochet (sc)’. Double crochet creates short and compact stitches. In this video we will show you how to create a double crochet.

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What does increase mean crochet?

Increasing involves crocheting 2 stitches in the same stitch.

What does * K * mean in knitting?

Patterns of stitches that should be repeated for as many stitches as possible are enclosed in asterisks *… *. For example, “*k2,p2*” means “repeatedly knit two stitches, purl two stitches as long as possible, i.e., until there are fewer than four stitches left in the row”.

What do two asterisks mean in knitting?

Usually you work the stitches between the asterisks a given number of times and then work the double asterisks. Sometimes the double asterisks indicate an area on the back that is repeated on the front of say a sweater.

What does mm mean in crochet?

half double crochet two stitches together. inc. increase. mm. millimeter(s)