What does LS 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 GM mean in knitting?

Gr/Gm = gram. Inc = Increase. K = Knit. KBL or sometimes K1-B = Knit back loop. K2Tog = Knit two stitches together.

What does PK mean in knitting?

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Abbreviation Definition*
pk purl then knit into stitch
pm place marker
p2tog purl 2 stitches together
pfb purl into front and then back of stitch

What is k3 in knitting?

k3, *p1, k1; rep from *, k3. This means you would knit 3 stitches to begin. Then purl 1 and knit 1. Repeat this across the entire row until you get to the last 3 stitches and then knit those 3 stitches.

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