What does BW mean in knitting?

What are the abbreviations for knitting?

Knitting Abbreviations Explained

Knitting Abbreviation Explanation
kb knit stitch in row below English or Continental (Infrequently used for knit through the back loop; see K tbl)
kll knit left loop. An increase
krl knit right loop. An increase
kwise knitwise. Insert right needle into the stitch as if to knit it

What does o mean in knitting?

knitting two stitches together. O. Over; throw the thread over the needle before inserting it into the next stitch.

What does WF mean in knitting?

It means bring the yarn forward if it’s in the back from making a knit stitch or vise versa… bring the yarn to the back if it’s already forward from making a purl stitch.

What does P7 mean in knitting?

Knit Abbreviations

Abbreviation Description
MB Make bobble: [(K1. yfwd) 3 times. K1] all in next st. Turn. P7. Turn. Sl1. K1. psso. K3. K2tog. Turn. P2tog. P1. P2togtbl. Turn. Sl1. K2tog. psso – bobble made
mm millimeter(s)
oz ounce(s)
p purl

What does Yft s1p YBK mean in knitting?

It looks like the ybk and yft are just telling you where to more the yarn between the needles. They won’t create a stitch over the needle. Yarn back, slip a stitch, yarn to the front and purl 2 (3sts).

What does k1 KFB mean in knitting?

k1-f/b – knit the next stitch but do not remove the stitch from the left needle, then knit through the back loop of the same stitch and remove the stitch from the needle.

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