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Knitting Abbreviations and Knitting Chart Symbols

approx = approximately beg = begin(s)(ning) bet = between BO = bind off bpdc = Back Post double crochet btwn = between care washing cleaning CC = contrasting color ch(s) = chai

Click for Larger Image The basic lace stitches are knit, purl, yarn over, knit 2 together and slip slip knit. Combinations of these stit...

Click for Larger Image The basic lace stitches are knit, purl, yarn over, knit 2 together and slip slip knit. Combinations of these stit...

Russian Crochet Terms and English Translations

This post includes Russian Crochet Terms which have been translated to English Crochet Terms (American Terms). We have more Russian Crochet Terms available too.

Russian to English Knitting Chart Translation

Useful charts I have found for translating Russian knitting chart symbols into English. As I find more of these charts I will keep adding them to this post! Illustrated explanation of Russian knitting symbols. The text is in Russian but the illustrations are helpful in deciphering certain symbols! Original symbol instructions in Russian. Russian symbols with illustrations for bobbles. Other Russian knitting symbols for large decreases. Elongated stitch. Wrap stitch. Slip Stitch. Cables and…

Knitter's Slang.  Now you'll sound like a knitting pro...

I was recently writing about a project I was working on over on the AllFreeKnitting Facebook page, and used a couple of shorthand terms. I quickly realized that some of our newer knitters might not know these knitting terms that I had used as they are more of a popular “knitter’s slang”, so I thought that […]