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Knitting symbols & terms:
  • Symbol: Term: Visual Description:
    knit stitch
    (kt)
    purl stitch
    (p)
    yarn over
    (yo)
    twisted knit
    (tk)
  • Symbol: Term: Visual Description:
    twisted purl
    (tp)
    knit stitch with slip stitch passed over
    (psso)
    decrease 2 knit stitches together
    (k2tog)
    crossed decrease 2 purl stitch
    (cp2tog)
  • Symbol: Term: Visual Description:
    decrease-2-purl-stitches-together
    (p2tog)
    decrease 3 knit stitches together
    (k3tog)
    decrease 3 knit stitches together
    (k3tog)
    decrease 3 knit stitches together
    (k3tog)
  • Symbol: Term: Visual Description:
    double increasing
    slip stitch with yarn over
    (slsyo)
    slip stitch, workin threat is behind the work
    slip stitch, workin threat is front of the work
  • Symbol: Term: Visual Description:
    twisted yarn over
    (tyo)
    twisted yarn over 2, 3 and 5 times
    stitch crossed to left on knit rows
    stitch crossed to right on knit rows