What does C5B mean in knitting?

C5B = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at back of work.

What is SLP in knitting?

Slipping Purl-wise (slp):

Slipping a stitch purl-wise means that you’re slipping the stitch from your left hand (LH) needle to your right hand (RH) needle by inserting your needle into the stitch as if to purl and slipping it onto your RH needle from your LH needle.

What does C4L mean in knitting?

The Cross Four Right uses the abbreviation C4L, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The L is for Left, indicating the direction of the twist of the finished cable. The cable is accomplished by crossing one stitch over three stitches.

What does SSK mean in knitting?

How to Slip Slip Knit (SSK) More Neatly. Does your k2tog look neater than your ssk? Depending on how you knit, this neater way to ssk may neaten up your decrease stitches – give it a try!

What does sl3 WYIF mean in knitting?

To sl3 wyif you will knit to the last 3 sts on the row, then bring your working yarn to the front between the needles, and slip all 3 remaining stitches from LH to RH needle, and turn your work. You can slip them one at a time or all 3 at the same time. Since you’re not twisting them, it doesn’t matter.

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What does Purlwise mean in knitting?

To slip a stitch purlwise, you insert your needle into the next stitch as if to purl, and just slide it from your left needle to your right needle. To slip a stitch knitwise, insert your needle as if to knit, and then slip that from your left needle to your right needle.

What is cf4 knitting?

Stitch Description

The Cable Four Front uses the abbreviation C4F, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The F is for Front or forward, explaining where your cable needle will go when you are working to create the twist.