Question: What does YF and Yb mean in knitting?

What does YB stand for in knitting?

It’s yf = yarn forward, take the yarn to the front; yb = yarn back, take it to the back of your work. So k16, bring yarn to the front, slip a stitch, bring yarn to the back and turn your work. This wraps the yarn around the slip stitch so it won’t leave holes in the short rows.

What does YFRT mean?

Sl1K means insert the needle into a stitch as if to knit it, but just move/slip it onto the other needle without knitting it.

What does FWD mean in knitting?

wl.fwd = wool forward usually means bring the yarn to the front. It cound be part of a slip stitch pattern. w.r.n = woolround needle is used sometimes for a yarn over before a purl stitch when you have to bring the yarn to the front again. w.o.n = wool over needle sounds like a straight forward yarn over.

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).

What is the difference between Yin and YFWD in knitting?

YFWD: This is a YO done between two knit stitches. … YRN: This is a YO done between two purl stitches. You’re starting with the yarn in the front, so you bring it all the way around the needle until it’s back in the front again; you’re doing steps 2 and 3 of the YO.

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