Abbreviations!

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Registered: 01-13-2004
Abbreviations!
Sat, 03-05-2005 - 12:28pm

Confused by the different crochet and knitting abbreviations (I know I am sometimes!!)


Here is a list of common ones! (from http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=100)






Common Knitting and Crochet Abbreviations





approx = approximately

beg = begin(ning)

CC = contrasting color

ch = chain(s)

cm = centimeter(s)

cn = cable needle

cont = continu(e)(ing)

dc = double crochet

dec = decrease

dpn = double point needles

dtr = double treble

foll = follow(s)(ing)

g = gram

grp(s) = group(s)

hdc = half double crochet

inc = increase

k = knit lp(s) = loop(s)

MC = main color

oz = ounce

p = purl

pat(s) = pattern(s)




psso = pass slipped stich over

rem = remaining

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

sl = slip

sl st = slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

ssk = slip, slip, knit (click for pictures)

st = stitch

st st = stockinette stitch

tbl = through back loops

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