Knitting Abreviations

Abbreviation Definition
alt alternate
beg beginning
bet between
BO bind off / cast off
Brk brioche knit
Brp brioche purl
CA, CB color A, color B
CC Contrasting colour
cn cable needle
CO cast on
cont Continue
dec(s) decrease(s) / decreasing
dpn double point needle(s)
EON end of needle
EOR end of row
FC front cross
fl front loop(s)
foll follow(s) / following
g grams
grp(s) Groups
inc increase(s)/ increasing
Incl including
K knit
kfb Knit into front and back of stitch
ktbl Knit through back loop
k2tog knit two together
kwise Knitwise
LH left hand
lp(s) loop(s)
M1 make one stitch
MB make bobble
MC main color
P purl
pfb Purl into front and back of stitch
pm place marker
p2tog purl two together
prev Previous
psso pass slipped stitch over
pwise purlwise
rem remain(ing)
rep repeat(s)
RH right hand
rnd(s) round(s)
RS right side
sk skip
skp skip, knit, pass stitch over
sk2p slip one, knit two together, pass slip stitch over the knit
sl slip
sl1k slip 1 knitwise
sl1p slip 1 purlwise
sl st(s) slip stitch(es)
ssk slip 2 stitches as if to knit, then knit those 2 stitches together
ssp slip 2 stitches as if to purl, then purl those 2 stitches together
St st stockinette/stocking stitch
st(s) stitch(es)
twist two to the left
T2R twist two to the right
tbl through back loop
tog together
won wool over needle
wrn wool around needle
WS wrong side
wyib with yarn in back
wyif with yarn in front
yd(s) yard(s)
yo yarn over
yfwd (UK) yarn forward
yrn yarn around needle
yon yarn over needle