3 needle bind off - arrange sts to be cast off on 2 needles, with the right sides together. Holding them together in your left hand,* use a 3rd needle to knit 1st St off front needle along with corresponding St on back needle, repeat, slip the 1st St on the R hand needle over the 2nd St as in a conventional cast off, repeat from *to end.
beg - Beginning
cm - Centimetre
cast off (bind off)
cast off knitwise (purlwise) knit (purl) each st before casting it off
garter st - knit every row
inc/dec - increase / decrease
k - Knit
k2tog - Knit next two stitches together as one
kf&b - (an increase) knit into the front loop of the next st, leave the st on the L hand needle without dropping it, then knit into the back loop and then drop the st (also Kb&f - knit back then front)
ktbl - Knit through the back loop
L - Left
MC - main colour yarn
CC - contract colour yarn
m1 - make one (increase) lift the little bar between the st on the L needle and the st on the R needle
onto the L needle going through from front to back, now K into the back loop to make a new stitch.
pm - place marker
psso - pass the slipped st over the next knitted stitch
p - Purl
p2tog - purl 2 together
p2togtbl - purl 2 tog through back loop
R - Right
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
(RS) - Right side (of work)
sl - slip the next st on the left hand needle to the right hand needle without knitting
slm - slip marker
st - Stitch
stst - Stocking stitch
ssk - Slip the next two stitches one at a time as if to knit, return them to the left needle, then knit together through the back loop
W&T - “wrap and turn” work as instructed to the stitch to be wrapped bring yarn forward, slip the next St from the L to R needle as if to knit, move the yarn to the back, slip the wrapped stitch back onto the L hand needle. Turn the work so that the wrong side is now facing you, and continue to work as instructed.
(WS) - Wrong side
x - times - e.g. rep 2 x = repeat 2 times.
yfwd - yarn forward - bring the yarn between the needles to the front of the work.
yrn - yarn around the needle, back to the starting position ready to work the next stitch (an increase)
Slip st (crochet)- insert hook into circle, yarn over and pull the yarn through the circle, then pull it through the st on the hook.
Treble/US Double crochet - wrap yarn around hook, insert hook into circle, yarn overand pull through circle, yarn over and pull through 2 of the sts on hook, then yarn over again and pull through remaining sts on hook.
• To convert cms to inches multiply by 2.5
• To convert grams to ounces multiply by 0.035