gardenmommy August 23, 2016, 4:19am #2. K the K and P the P means knit the knit stitches (the V ones) and purl the purl stitches (the “bump” ones) for the back side of the ribbing, to keep it in the rib pattern.
What does BK mean in knitting?
wf – move yarn between the needles to the front of the work. wl bk – move yarn between the needles to the back of the work. wl fwd – move yarn between the needles to the front of the work. wrn – wrap yarn around needle.
What does SK mean in knitting?
sk: Skip. sk2p: Slip1, knit 2 tog, pass slipped stitch over (a double decrease).
What does k3 mean in knitting?
When you see an asterisk or *, it means you are to repeat something. For example: k3, *p1, k1; rep from *, k3. This means you would knit 3 stitches to begin.
What is K2Tog in knitting?
A basic stitch in knitting, K2Tog (or knit two together) means exactly what it sounds like: knit two stitches together. It’s used often in knitting patterns and is one of the most common ways to decrease the number of stitches on your needle.
What does Main mean in knitting?
How to Read Knitting Abbreviations
|Abbreviation||What It Means|
|m1 (or m)||make 1 stitch (increase 1 stitch)|
Is SSK the same as K2tog TBL?
K2tog-tbl does not produce the same result as SSK: with k2tog-tbl the stitches get twisted (they don’t in the SSK). The two stitches do look different. … And if you don’t like the ‘wiggly line’ that sits above a column of SSK decreases, work the stitch that sits above the decrease, in the even rows/rounds, tbl.
What does PUP mean in knitting?
The Pick Up and Knit stitch is another way to work an increase in your knitting. It’s a bit more decorative and it creates a small eyelet – so don’t replace a “regular” increase with a PU/K stitch. But if your pattern specifies a Pick Up and Knit stitch, this is a great tutorial to help you do it!
What does ending with a purl row mean?
When a pattern says to ‘end on’ something it’s the last thing worked. To end on P row means you’ve just worked it.
What does k1 and p1 mean in knitting?
If you are to knit 1 purl 1, it means you will knit one stitch and then purl the next stitch. To make writing and reading patterns quicker and more efficient, knitting abbreviations are used so a pattern may show it as k1 p1. … Knit 1 purl 1 means that the first stitch is knitted and the next stitch is purled.
What is yo k1 in knitting?
“k1, yo, k1 into the same stitch” is basically a double increase meaning that increases into the one stitch will result in three stitches, all originating from the same stitch.