# You asked: What is a stitch multiple?

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## What does C mean in a crochet pattern?

BPtr = back post triple crochet(s) C: CA = color A. CB = color B.

## What does a 1 mean in knitting?

A common method of increasing stitches is known as a make-one, abbreviated as M1 or M1L, for make-one-left. The most basic way to increase is knitting in the front and the back of a stitch. The make-one is performed in between two stitches, with the bar between the stitches.

## What does 2 mean in knitting?

Thus, “k2, p2”, means “knit two stitches, purl two stitches”. Similarly, sl st describes a slip stitch, whereas yarn-overs are denoted with yo.

## How do you figure out yardage for crochet?

To begin, multiply your yardage by 36 to get the length in inches. So, if I have 110 yards, that’s 3960 inches. Divide this number by your inch/stitch measurement (that you got in step 2), which for single crochet with a worsted weight is 1.8″. 3960/1.8 is 2200 single crochets!

## What is a crochet multiple?

A stitch multiple is simple the number of stitches needed to complete your pattern repeat. So if you are working a pattern where you use the same stitch across each row, e.g. a row of double crochet, then your stitch multiple is 1.

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## How do you multiply a crochet pattern?

As single crochet stitches are square, in theory you can double the size of an amigurumi pattern without changing the yarn or hook by doubling both the number of stitches in each round and the number of rounds, so each stitch of the pattern is turned into a 2×2 square of stitches (2 stitches wide and 2 rounds tall).

## How do you figure out how many stitches to cast on?

The Stitches to Cast-On = (dW x S/W). Divide Stitches counted in swatch by swatch Width measured. Multiply by Desired Width. So for the example for the above you will take your 4×4 measured area.

## What does STS mean in knitting?

Sts generally means stitches. So it would be three stitches per inch to use your example. I think they have a knitting glossary on the site with different terms listed with the abbreviations.