You asked: What does RT stand for in knitting?

The right twist stitch is a mock cable technique that allows you to simulate a cable without the use of a cable needle. Also known as: mock cable. Abbreviation: RT.

What does RT and LT mean in knitting?

Today’s tutorial is on the Left Twist (LT) & Right Twist (RT) Stitches. These are great stitches that provides a faux cable look without the cable needles!

What are the abbreviations for knitting?

Knit Abbreviations

Abbreviation Description
Sl1K Slip next stitch knitwise
Sl1P Slip next stitch purlwise
ssk Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
st st stockinette stitch

What is LT in knitting?

Stitch Description

The left twist stitch is a mock cable. By knitting stitches out of order, a twist can be created in the fabric. It’s more efficient than a 1/1 Cable Left or Cable 2 Forward and can be used in place of those stitches.

What does C2R mean in knitting?

C2R: Knit the second st on the left needle, passing in front of the first st, k the first st and let both slip off left needle.

What does T2F mean in knitting?

T2F = knit into the front of the 2nd stitch on left hand needle, then purl into the front of the first stitch on left hand needle, slipping both stitches off together.

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What does Cr2L mean in knitting?

Cr2L – Purl into back of second stitch on left needle, then knit into front of first stitch, slipping both off the needle together.

Why is my knitting backwards?

You can make knit or purl on either side no matter how the other side is seen, it’s how the yarn is carried. Between stitches RS yarn gets carried in front of WS, WS gets carried in behind RS. You may have reversed how you’re carrying. If you didn’t tink it back you might have picked something up out of order.

What does FB mean in a knitting pattern?

Knitting in the front and back of the same stitch is one way to increase the row by one stitch. In this video we will show you how to increase a stitch using the knit front back method. This technique is used in the Freya Fingerless Gloves Knitting Kit and the Bisous Cardigan Knitting Kit.

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