Japanese Knitting Patterns & Symbol Understanding

Japanese Knitting Patterns &  Symbol Understanding


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Japanese Knitting patterns are charted in a clear and consistent system with so many symbol, and most of the information that you require to knit the garment is given in the charts. some knitter pretend to follow chart in their knitting patterns. There are many clues given in the pattern introduction and the charts. Table Below has been created to help you to both find them and understand their meaning.

BASIC KNITTING SYMBOLS

Kniting  Abbr : K (Knit)

Symbol & Illustration

 

 

Kniting  Abbr : P (Purl)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

 

INCREASE KNITTING SYMBOLS

Kniting  Abbr : CO (Loop Cast-on)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

Kniting  Abbr : M (Strand Increase)

Symbol &Ilustration

   

Kniting  Abbr : YO (Yarn Over)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

Kniting  Abbr : M (Left Increase)

Symbol & Ilustration

   

Kniting  Abbr : M (Right increase)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

Kniting  Abbr : – (Over Increase)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

DECREASE KNITTING SYMBOLS

Kniting  Abbr : SO (Stitch Over/Slanting Over)

Symbol & Ilustration

Kniting  Abbr : Tog/K2 tog (Together/Knit 2 Stitches Together)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

Kniting  Abbr : SKPO (Slip,Knit,Pass Over)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

Kniting  Abbr : – (Close SKPO but purling version)

Symbol & Ilustration

Kniting  Abbr : Dec 3 to 1 (Double Vertical Decrease)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

Kniting  Abbr : K3Tog (Knit 3 Stitches Together)

Symbol & Ilustration

Kniting  Abbr : SK2TOGPO (Slip 1,Knit 2 stiches together,Pass Over)

Symbol & Ilustration

 

 

 

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