Glossary of Knitting Terms
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|k - knit||p - purl||k2tog - Knit 2 together||p2tog - Purl 2 together|
|tw2L or LT - knit 2 sts thru back loop, leave sts on needle, then knit first st again thru front loop, and remove both sts from needle (left twist).||tw2R or RT - knit 2 sts together, leave sts on needle, then knit first st again and remove both sts from needle (right twist)||ssk - slip next two sts, one at a time, to right hand needle, then insert left needle into those 2 sts from left to right and knit them together||p2tog-b - purl 2 sts tog thru back loop|
|sl 1 - slip one stitch from left needle to right needle without working it||yo - yarn over||M1 - (make one) lift running thread between the stitch just worked and the next stitch, and knit into the back of this thread||sl 1-k2tog-psso - slip one stitch with yarn in back, knit next two stitches together, then pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitch|
|pm - place marker||rm - remove marker||dpn - double pointed needle (or cable needle)|
|Cables - individual cables are described in each pattern as they will differ from pattern to pattern.
Bobbles - are also described in those patterns that use them.
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