What does it mean in knitting when it says no stitch?
Sometimes in knitting charts the stitch count changes from row to row. As a consequence some rows of the chart will have more columns than are necessary. The squares that are not required in a particular row are “no stitch” squares.
What does P0 mean in knitting?
YOUR ANSWER. P0 does usually mean purl 0 and sometimes occurs in patterns with multiple sizes. The numbers are right in the pattern. This bit “PO (P1; P2; P1, K1, P1)” gives different instructions for each of the sizes.
What does o mean in knitting instructions?
knitting two stitches together. O. Over; throw the thread over the needle before inserting it into the next stitch. This is done to make a stitch. Before purling it is necessary to “over” twice to make a stitch.
How do you keep patterns when decreasing?
For a decrease, always consider which stitch ends up on top. (Hint: in a decrease, whatever stitch our needle enters first ends up on top.) A p2tog is all well and good to turn two purls into one purl, but it doesn’t looks so great when you have a purl overlapping a knit.
Does knitting lace use less yarn?
After thinking of my experience and browsing through knittingparadise.com I can say that it depends on the lace stitch pattern, but most of the time you will actually need less yarn. It might feel this way because of larger needles and blocking, but “yarn over”s really take a bit less than other stitches.
What is PO and KO in knitting?
to. Samantha, I would interpret KO and PO to mean bring the wool around. the needle: KO, knitwise and PO, purlwise. Then knit or purl whatever. number of stitches the pattern calls for.
What does sk2togpo mean in knitting?
sk2p/sk2togpo. slip 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, pass slipped stitch over the knit 2 together stitches.
What does M stand for in knitting?
Also on this page:
|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 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.