Frequent question: What is MH in knitting?

(Wilson, NC) In the Odyssey Shawl pattern by Joji Locatelli the directions for row 5 of the lace band asks you to make a hole (MH). The directions to make a hole are: With the left needle, from the front, lift up the bar in-between stitches, knit one, yarn over, knit one, yarn over, knit one, yarn over into that bar.

What does * k2 mean in knitting?

For example, “*k2,p2*” means “repeatedly knit two stitches, purl two stitches as long as possible, i.e., until there are fewer than four stitches left in the row”.

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 does YBK in knitting mean?

ybk is an abbreviation for yarn back. When you see this instruction, you will want to bring your working yarn from the front of the work to the back, making sure that it passes under the needle tips.

What does k3 P3 mean in knitting?

First row – *K3, P3* – repeat from * to end. ​Second row – Knit to end.

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What does YM mean in knitting?

YM stands for “yarn marker” in machine knitting. You use a contrasting color on the edge stitch to use a marker on the row.

What is a keyhole scarf?

This keyhole scarf is a nice simple garter stitch pattern with a difference. This has a hole in one end to keep it fastened together and stay nicely wrapped around your neck. Finally, a knit scarf that actually stays in place and keeps you nice and warm.

What does YTB mean in knitting?

On a P (WS) row YTB, slip next stitch as though to P, YTF, return slipped stitch to left needle with needles in P position (stitch is not twisted), turn.

What does YF and Yb mean in knitting?

YF –move the yarn to the front of your work, as if you were going to purl (but don’t purl) Slip 1 – slip one stitch from the left needle to the right needle, without knitting it. YB – move the yarn back to the back of your work.

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