Abbreviations used in our patterns

Unfamiliar with an abbreviation you've seen in an Interweave pattern? Use the chart below for an explanation.

beg beginning; begin; begins p2sso pass two slipped stitches over
bet between pwise purlwise
BO bind off RC right cross
CC contrasting color rem remain(s); remaining
cm centimeter(s) rep repeat; repeating
cn cable needle rev St st reverse stockinette stitch
CO cast on rib ribbing
cont continue(s); continuing rnd(s) round(s)
dec(s) decrease(s); decreasing RS right side
dpn double-pointed needle(s) rev sc reverse single crochet
foll following; follows sc single crochet
g gram(s) sk skip
inc increase(s); increasing sl slip
k knit sl st slip stitch (sl 1 st pwise unless otherwise indicated)
klfx knit into front and back of same st ssk slip 1 kwise, slip 1 kwise, k2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease)
k2tog knit two stitches together ssp slip 1 kwise, slip 1 kwise, p2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease)
kwise knitwise st(s) stitch(es)
LC left cross St st stockinette stitch
m(s) marker(s) tbl through back loop
MC main color tog together
mm millimeter(s) WS wrong side
M1 make one (increase) wyb with yarn in back
p purl wyf with yarn in front
plfx purl into front and back of same st yo yarn over
p2tog purl two stitches together * repeat starting point (i.e., repeat from *)
patt(s) pattern(s) ** repeat all instructions between asterisks
pm place marker () alternate measurements and/or instructions
psso pass slipped stitch over [] instructions that are to be worked as a group a specified number of times

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