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Purplelinda-March
Purplelinda-March

ABBREVIATIONS

Don’t forget that UK and US crochet stitch abbreviations differ. All of our patterns are written in UK terms. Follow the handy guide below to ensure you don’t get in a muddle.

AbbrDescription
altalternate
approxapproximately
begbeginning
chchain
ch spchain space
cncable needle
contcontinue
dcdouble crochet
decdecrease
dtrdouble treble
follfollowing
htrhalf treble
incincrease
kknit
kfbknit into front and back of next stitch
kwiseknitwise
k2togknit two together
LHleft-hand
m1make one stitch by picking up horizontal loop before next stitch and knitting into back of it
measmeasures
ppurl
pmplace stitch marker
pssopass slipped stitch over
pwisepurlwise
p2togpurl two together
remremaining
reprepeat
revreverse
RHright-hand
RSright side
skposlip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over
sl 1slip one stitch
sl stslip stitch
smslip stitch marker
sp(s)space(s)
sskone by one, slip next two stitches knitwise, put left-hand needle through front loops ofboth slipped stitches and knit them together
st(s)stitch(es)
st ststocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)
tblthrough back loop
togtogether
trtreble
WSwrong side
wyibwith yarn in back
wyifwith yarn in front
ybyarn back
yfwdyarn forward (between knit stitches)
yohyarn over hook
yonyarn over needle (between a purl and a knit stitch)
yrnyarn round needle between purl stitches and between a knit and a purl stitch)