What are the abbreviations in knitting?
Knitting Abbreviations Explained
|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 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 is the difference between M1 and KFB in knitting?
Kfb and M1 both do the same basic thing; they increase the number of stitches on your needle. … The principal difference between the two increases is that kfb uses one stitch to make two whereas the M1 does not use any, the increase being made between stitches.
What does Up1 mean in knitting?
Answer: Up1 is a way to increase the number of stitches. When increasing in this way, you don’t make new stitches by working into the stitches already on the needle.