Commonly Used Abbreviations
BPdc: Back Post double crochet
FPdc: Front Post double crochet
hdc: half double crochet
ss: slip stitch
yo: yarn over hook
BO: bind off
CC: contrast color
cn: cable needle
CO: cast on
DPN(s): double pointed needle(s)
eor: end of round
k1tbl: knit 1 through back loop
k1f+b: knit 1 front and back - 1 st inc'd
k2tog: knit 2 together - 1 st dec'd
k3tog: knit 3 together - 2 sts dec'd
lh/rh: left hand/right hand
MC: main color
m1L: from the front, lift loop between sts with left ndl, knit into back of loop - 1 st inc'd
m1P-L: from the back, lift loop between sts with left ndl, purl into front of loop - 1 st inc’d
m1P-R: from the front, lift loop between sts with right ndl, purl into back of loop - 1 st inc’d
m1R: from the back, lift loop between sts with left ndl, knit into front of loop - 1 st inc'd
p/u: pick up
PM: place marker
p2sso: pass two slipped stitches over
psso: pass slipped stitch over
RS: right side
s2kp: slip 2 sts tog kwise, k1, p2sso - 2 sts dec'd.
sk2p: slip 1 st kwise, k2tog, psso - 2 sts dec'd.
skp: slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over - 1 st dec'd.
sl1: slip 1
sl1 tbl: slip 1 through back loop
sl1wyib: slip 1 with yarn in back
sl1wyif: slip 1 with yarn in front
slm: slip marker
ssk: slip 1 kwise, slip 1 kwise, knit slipped sts together tbl - 1 st dec'd.
St st: stockinette stitch
tbl: through back loop
w+t: wrap + turn. Work until st to be wrapped. RS: yarn back, sl next st pwise, yarn front, return wrapped st to left ndl; turn. WS: yarn front, sl next st wise, yarn back, return wrapped st to left ndl; turn.
WS: wrong side
YO: yarn over
Row 1 (RS): (K1, yo, k1) in same st, turn - 3 sts.
Row 2: P3, turn.
Row 3: S2kp - 1 st.
Picking up Wraps:
- On the RS: Insert RH ndl under wrap, then through wrapped st kwise. K wrap tog with wrapped st
- On the WS: Insert RH ndl into wrap through the back, then through wrapped st pwise. P wrap tog with wrapped st