Glossary of pattern abbreviations

byo = yarn over needle backwards (back to front) to make 1 stitch

k = knit

k1tbl = knit 1 stitch through back of loop

k2tog = knit 2 stitches together

LH = left hand

p = purl

psso = pass slipped stitch over

pwise = purlwise

p1tbl = purl through back of loop

rem = remaining

rep = repeat

RH = right hand

RS = right side

skp = slip one stitch, knit one stitch, pass slipped stitch over

sl = slip (knitwise unless stated)

sl2tog = slip 2 stitches together (knitwise)

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

wyab = with yarn at back

wyif = with yarn in front

yb = yarn back

yf = yarn forward

yo = yarn over needle (front to back) to make 1 stitch

yo2 = yarn over needle twice (front to back) to make 2 stitches