ABBREVIATIONS

Alt or alt - alternate
Beg or beg - beginning
CDD or cdd - central double decrease; slip 2 sts together as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped sts over
CO cast - on
Cont or cont - continue
C6R / C6B - right leaning cable / back cross cable - slip next 3 sts to cable ndl and hold to back, knit the next 3 sts on the left ndl and then knit the 3 sts on your cable ndl
C6L / C6F - left leaning cable / front cross cable - slip next 3 sts to cable ndl and hold to front, knit the next 3 sts on the left ndl and then knit the 3 sts on your cable ndl
dec/s - decrease/s
EOR or eor - end of round
g-st - garter stitch
Incl or incl - including
inc or inc/s - increase/s
K or k - knit
k2tog - knit 2 sts together
L1L (lifted inc) - Lift 1 Left - insert left ndl into the back of the st below the st just knitted and knit it tbl
L1R (lifted inc) - Lift 1 Right - knit into the back (the purl bump) of the st in the row below the st on the left ndl
M1 or m1 - make one st using your preferred method
M1L or m1l - make one twisted to the left - from front to back insert left hand ndl under horizontal strand between sts and knit into the back leg
M1R or m1r - make one twisted to the right - from back to front insert left hand ndl under horizontal strand between sts and knit into the front leg
ndl/s - needle/s
P or p - purl
p2tog - purl 2 sts together
PM or pm - place marker
psso - pass slipped st over the one just worked
RM or rm - remove marker
Rnd/s or rnd/s - round/s in circular knitting
rpt - repeat
Sl or sl - slip
SM or sm - slip marker
ssk - slip next 2 sts individually as if to knit, slip them back to left ndl in their new orientation, knit the 2 slipped sts together through the back loops
st/s - stitch/es
st-st - stocking stitch (US: stockinette stitch)
tbl - through the back loop
VDD or vdd - vertical double decrease; slip 2 sts together as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped sts overw&twrap and turn - slip next sts, bring yarn forward if knit row or back if purl row, slip stitch back to left ndl and turn work
wyib - with yarn in back
wyif - with yarn in front
YO or yo - yarn over
YO2 or yo2 - yarn over twice
[ ] or ( ) - work instructions within brackets as many times as directed