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Crochet and Knitting Abbreviations

Crochet Abbreviations Knitting Abbreviations Crochedt & Knitting Abbreviations
bet = between CO = cast on (see How-To Knit) beg = beginning
bpdc = backpost double crochet dpn = double pointed needles CC = contrasting color
ch = chain (see How-To Crochet) eor = every other row dec = decrease (see How-To Knit) (see How-To Crochet)
cl = cluster k2tog = knit two stitches together inc = increase (see How-To Knit) (see How-To Crochet)
dc = double crochet (see How-To Crochet) k = knit (see How-To Knit) MC = main color
dtr = double treble crochet kb = knit through back of st (loop) rem = remaining
fpdc = front post double crochet p = purl (see How-To Knit) rep = repeat
hdc = half double crochet (see How-To Crochet) p2tog = purl two stitches together rnd = round
lp(s) = loop(s) pb = purl through back of st (loop) RS or rs = right side facing you
p = picot psso = pass slipped stitch over sk = skip
ss or sl st = slip stitch pw = purl wise (or as if to purl) sl = slip
sc = single crochet (see How-To Crochet) sl st = slip stitch (see How-To Knit) sp = space
sp = space wl fwd = wool forward st(s) = stitch(es)
tc = triple crochet (see How-To Crochet) won = wool over needle tbl = through back of loop (st)
tr = treble wrn = wool round needle tog = together
tr tr = triple treble y fwd = yarn forward WS or ws = wrong side facing you
woh = wool over hook yo = yarn over (see How-To Knit)  
yoh = yarn over hook yon = yarn over needle  
  yrn = yarn round needle  
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