What does Kal mean in knitting?

What is a KAL in knitting?

A knitalong (or KAL) or crochetalong (CAL) is an opportunity to knit/crochet with a support team. Maybe you’ve tried one before, or maybe you’ve wanted to but haven’t signed up yet. If you’re on the fence, or still looking for ways to get the most out of a knitalong, you’re in the right place.

What are the terms in knitting?

Terms and Abbreviations Used in Knitting Patterns

BO bind off (cast off)
skp -slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over (a decrease)
s2kp -slip 2, knit 1, pass the 2 slipped stitches over (a double decrease)
sk2p -slip 1, k2tog, pass the slipped stitch over (a double decrease)
sl slip

What does UFO mean in knitting?

UFO. UnFinished Object. Not of the extraterrestrial kind , a knitting or crochet UFO is usually a WIP that you have temporarily or permanently abandoned or neglected. These are the projects that are semi-finished but haven’t been picked up in ages.

What is a Kal?

A KAL—short for knit-along—is a group activity, where hundreds of knitters are working the same pattern at the same time. It is a great way to work a pattern with the support of hundreds of knitters, and I’m there to guide you every step of the way!

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What does M stand for in knitting?

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Abbreviation Description
m marker
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 do you call a group of knitters?

a skein of knitters.

What do you call a person who crochets?

How do you call a person who crochet? Crochet comes from the French word for hook so the title would be crochetier, but for the non-French speaking, crocheter will do.

What is yarn slang?

‘having a yarn’ meaning

Completely unrelated to string or twine. It means to have a chat, a discussion, generally very informal. Often had among friends, neighbours, associates. Example: I ran into old Suze down the shops, we had a good yarn, she told me all about how her boys have moved away now.