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ABBREVIATIONS
used in Joyful Toys patterns

 

Abbreviation Means
cm Centimetre[s]
dec Decrease [by working 2 stitches together]
g-st Garter stitch [every row knit]
inc Increase [by working twice into 1 stitch]
in Inch[es]
K Knit
K2tog Knit 2 stitches together to make 1 stitch
K2tog tbl Knit 2 stitches together through back of loops
P Purl
psso Pass slipped stitch over
st[s] stitches
st-st Stocking stitch, stockingette stitch [K on the right side, P on the wrong side]
tog together
B & T tightly Break off yarn leaving a long end, thread it through sts left on knitting needle, pull up to gather tightly, then fasten off.
B & T loosely Same as above, but thread yarn through sts loolsely and leave until later.
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