Quick Answer: What does CR mean in knitting?

“CL” means Cross Left and “CR” means Cross Right. Both are techniques done with 2 stitches. Sometimes, they are referred to as twisted stitches and abbreviated as “LT” (left twist) and “RT” (right twist). With CL or LT, you will be crossing the next stitch in front of the following stitch.

What does RC stand for in knitting?

This video by Kelley Hobart from Alpaca Direct shows you how to knit a Left Cross (LC) and Right Cross (RC) to make stitch patterns for decorative patterns on your knitting without a cable needle.

What does C2 mean in knitting?

The 2/2 Cable Cross involves 2 stitches crossing over another 2 stitches. It’s worked over 4 stitches total, so here we have our 4 stitches ready and waiting on the left needle (LN). Step 2. Slip 2 stitches (one half of your 2/2 Cable Cross) purlwise from the LN to a cable needle (CN) or double-pointed needle (DPN).

What does C1 in knitting mean?

C1/C2/C3: colour one/two/three. C3F: slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at front of work, K1, K2 from cable needle. C3B: slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K1, K2 from cable needle.

What does C5L mean in knitting?

C5L (Cable 5 Left)



Slip 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit 2 sts from left-hand needle, then knit 3 sts from cable needle.

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What does 3 3rc mean in knitting?

The 3 over 3 right cross is a six-stitch cable where there are two columns of three knit stitches. The left column of stitches crosses over the right column of stitches, creating a cable that slants upwards and to the right.

What does 2 1 LPC mean in knitting?

2/1 LPC. (2/1 Left Purl Cross): Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and hold at front of work; k1, then p2 from cable needle.

Is the cast on row the right side?

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You are looking at what is generally considered the “right side” of the cast on. When you turn needle to put it in your left hand in preparation to work the first row, the purl side of the cast on is facing you. It’s usually considered the “wrong side” of the cast on.

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