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1

1 ridge = 2 rows garter stitch

A

a-shape

alpaca (fibre)

alternately, alt

armhole

assembly

asymmetric

B

back loop (of stitch)

back piece

backstitch

basket weave pattern

blackberry

bobble

body

border

buttonhole

C

cable

cable needle, cn

cast off

cast off

cast on

chain space, ch-loop, c

chain stitch, ch

chainette

chest measurement

circular needle

crochet hook

D

decrease, dec

diagonal knit

diagram, diag

domino

double crochet, dc

double pointed needles, dpn

double treble crochet, dtr

dropped stitch

E

edge stitch, edge st

English rib / fisherman's rib

evenly spaced

F

fold

front band

front loop (of stitch)

G

garter stitch

granny square

H

half treble crochet, htr

heel

I

in total

included, incl

increase, inc

K

knit, K

knit 2, purl 2, K2, P2, K2

knit in the round

knit stitch, K1

knitting needle

L

lace

length

loop (of stitch)

M

marker, MT

measurement

micron

mirrored

moebius

mohair (fibre)

moss stitch

N

number of rounds / rows

O

odd number

one size

opposite side

P

pass slipped stitch over, psso

pattern

pick stitches up, pick up st

place a pattern

pleat

pocket

polyamid (fibre)

previous row

purl, p

R

raglan

repeat

repeat *-*

rib

right needle

right side, RS

row, round

S

second, 2nd

shawl collar

short rows

shoulder seams

silk (fibre)

skip a stitch

sleeve cap

slip 1 knitwise, sl1 kw

slip stitch, sl st

split

square

steek

stitch holder, st holder

stocking stitch, ss, st st

stocking stitch in the round

superwash

T

tassels

tension

top down

treble crochet, tr

triple treble crochet, ttr, tripl

W

work 2 stitches together, p2tog, P2

work back

wrong side, ws

Y

yarn group

yarn over, YO

yoke