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How to read knitting patterns and knitting abbreviations

knitting abbreviatons

How to read knitting patterns and knitting abbreviations

When you’re just beginning to knit, all the knitting abbreviations may look difficult to understand, but, as you’ll see, it’s easy to learn the abbreviations and how to read knitting patterns. If you’ve ever looked at a written knitting pattern, you would have noticed that the pattern consists of a list of numbers, abbreviations and other signs. These abbreviations are used in place of writing out the names of the stitches and directions in full every time. Just imagine how long the patterns would have been then! However, when you’re just starting out, there’s only really a handful of knitting...

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