How do you ch in knitting?

Slip 2 stitches together, knit one stitch, pass the slipped stitches over (together). ch: Chain using crochet hook.

What does Ch mean in knitting?

Knitting Abbreviations Explained

Abbreviation Explanation
ch chain (using crochet hook). Start with a slip knot.
cm centimeters
cn cable needle: short knitting needle, used as an aid in the twisting of a cable.
CO cast on / off

What does BB mean in knitting?

B = bobble. B = Back of stitch. b = in back of stitch. BC = Back Cross. beg M = beginning marker.

What does CF mean in knitting?

Cable front (cf) and cable back (cb)



When you transfer stitches onto a cable needle, you will either hold that needle to the front or back of your work while you knit the stitches from your left-hand (LH) needle. In the pattern this will be written as either cf (cable front) or cb (cable back).

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 is PO and KO in knitting?

to. Samantha, I would interpret KO and PO to mean bring the wool around. the needle: KO, knitwise and PO, purlwise. Then knit or purl whatever. number of stitches the pattern calls for.

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How does gauge work in knitting?

Gauge is just a measure of how big your stitches are. Gauge has two parts: stitches and rows. This means gauge is measuring both the width of your stitches and the height of your stitches. Not all knitters stitch the same way: Some of us tend to knit tighter stitches while others have a very loose technique.

How do you c3b in knitting?

C3F A left slanting cable; keep the first two stitches on a cable needle and hold it to the front. Knit the next stitch from your left needle.

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