Learn to Knit - Abbreviations

These are standard abbreviations that may appear in patterns on redheart.com. Any abbreviations specific to a pattern will be given at the beginning of the pattern.

A, B, C, etc. … Color A, B, C, etc.
dec … decrease
inc … increase
k … knit
K2tog ... knit next 2 sts together
mm … millimeter
p … purl
P2tog ... purl next 2 sts together
psso … pass slipped stitch over
st … stitch(es)
St st … stockinette stitch (knit RS rows, Purl WS rows)
yo … yarn over
*, **, + or ++ … repeat whatever follows the *, **, + or ++ as indicated
[ ] … work instructions in brackets the number of times indicated

Mon, 2011-08-22 (All day)


PM means "place marker" by cthibodaux@sbcg...
PM by quiltress
pm = place marker. Put a by knitsbyconnie
Den, it means Place Marker. by deBBittybears
PM by AmandaL
Knitting abbreviation? by cahenry47