Knitting Abbreviations Guide

Knit Abbreviations - The Knit Crowd

Knitting Abbreviations Guide Knitting abbreviations are used in patterns. If you are new to knitting, it may take you a bit to get used to seeing short form abbreviations in the instructions. This is done so that patterns don’t have to be mini novels. It can simplify instructions. The list is general and typically if a designer has used something unusual, they generally make a note and explain the abbreviation. Think of the Pyramids I compare reading stitch patterns like I am reading the shapes and special symbols of reading…

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How to Read Knit Symbols

Knitting Symbols - The Knit Crowd

How to Read Knit Symbols Learning to knit is one thing, learning to read a pattern is another. As a newbie knitter, that I am, I struggle to visualize the stitch counts at times. In some future patterns that I will be teaching later on this month, I will be showing you graphs in the tutorials. The graphs aren’t being shown to brag about me using them, but for me, I am a visual learner and need a road map of stitches to know what I am doing. Like a…

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