What is KTB in knitting?
When knitting through the back of the loop, you’re changing the direction from which the needle enters the stitch. By knitting through the back of the loop (abbreviated ktbl), you deliberately twist the stitch and create a different effect. Stitch patterns that use twisted stitches have an etched, linear quality.
What does M stand for in knitting?
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|M1 or M1K||make one stitch knitwise; single knit increase|
|M1R||make one right; single right-leaning knit increase|
|M1L||make one left; single left-leaning knit increase|
What does s11 mean in knitting?
That’s ‘slip 1 purl wise with the yarn in front’. With some fonts the 1 and l look alike. Move the yarn to the front, slip a stitch from left needle to the right as if you’re going to purl it, but don’t (just stick the right needle into it as if to purl), then bring the yarn back to knit 2 sts.
What is k2tog TBL?
basic single left-slanting decrease k2tog tbl. Knitting (or purling) two stitches together through the back loops is a decrease that slants the stitches to the left on the knit side of the work. It is abbreviated as k2tog tbl (or p2tog tbl).