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1

1 ridge = 2 rows garter stitch

A

a-shape

alpace (fiber)

alternately, alt

armhole

assembly

asymmetric

B

back loop (of st)

back piece

backstitch

basket pattern

bind off/fasten off

blackberry

body

border

bubble

buttonhole

C

cable

cable needle (cn), cn

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), dc

double pointed needles, dpn

double treble crochet, dtr

dropped stitch

E

edge stitch, edge st

English rib / fisherman's rib

evenly spaced

F

fasten off

fold

front band

front loop of stitch

G

Garter stitch

gauge

granny square

H

half double crochet, hdc

heel

I

in total

included, incl

increase, inc

K

knit, K

knit 2, purl 2, K2, P2, K2

knit in the round

knit stitch, stockinette st, K1

knitting needle

L

lace

length

loop (of stitch)

M

marker, MT

measurement

micron

mirrored

moebius

mohair (fiber)

moss stitch

N

number of rows

O

odd number

one size

opposite side

P

pass slipped stitch over, psso

pattern

pattern repeat

pick stitches up, pick up st

place a pattern

pleat

pocket

polyamid (fiber)

previous row

purl 2 together, p2tog, P2

purl stitch, p, p

R

Raglan

repeat *-*

rib

right needle

right side, RS

row, round

S

second, 2nd

shawl collar

short rows

shoulder seams

Silk (fiber)

single crochet (sc), sc

skip a stitch

sleeve cap

slip one knitwise, sl1 kw

slip stitch, sl st

split

square

steek

stitch holder, st holder

stockinette stitch, ss, st st

stockinette stitch in the round

Superwash

T

tassels

top down

treble crochet, tr

W

work back

wrong side, ws

Y

yarn group

yarn over, YO

yoke