On this page, I have listed all knitting terms used in my patterns.
beginning of round
C1, C2, C3
color 1, color2, color 3 ..
knit 2 stitches together
knit in the front and back of a stitch (1 stitch increased)
knit front, back, front = 2 sts increased.
knit through back loop
Left twist. Slip 1 st kwise, slip another st kwise, then slip those sts back to the left hand needle. Approaching from the back knit into the back of the second st, then knit into the back of both sts together and slip them from the needle.
Make left leaning increase. Pick up the bar between the stitch you knit and the one you’re about to knit, bringing the needle from front to back. Then knit into the back of the stitch.
Make right leaning increase. Pick up the bar between the last stitch you knit and the one you’re about to knit, bringing the needle from the back to the front. Then knit into the front of this stitch
Make double stitch. Slip 1 stitch purlwise with yarn in front. Bring yarn up, over and back to pull on the slipped stitch until it slides around to show two legs. Tutorial with images here.
purl 2 stitches together
pass slipped stitch over
purl through back loop
Right twist. K2tog leaving the sts on the left-hand needle, then knit the first sts only and slip both sts from the needle.
slip stitch purlwise
slip 1 st kwise, slip another st kwise, then slide the left-hand needle into the front part of both stitches and knit them together ( = decrease 1 st ).
st / sts
stitch / stitches
through back loop
with yarn in back
with yarn in front