Abbreviation Guide

 Fariba Zahed /  / April 1, 2011


Abbreviation Guide

Here is some common abbreviation used in pattern reading. For knitting abbreviation master list please click here.

 Pattern grid guide:

In all sketches you can follow the grid to figure out the arrangement of stitches and to find out how the next row will start . In some patterns it doesn’t matter whether you have the odd or even number of stitches but in some it differs depending on the number of stitches in a single bunch.

For example : According to this table second row  starts with K because the shown quantity is even . Provided that you have casted on 5 stitches . Then starting with k will be incorrect and will mix your pattern so you should start with P to have correct pattern.



3 thoughts on “Abbreviation Guide”

  1. jikjik.jokjok@yahoo says:

    It’s awesome
    I am ironing and love knitting

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My name is Fariba. Knitting is my passion since I was a little kid.

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