# You asked: What is P0 in knitting?

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YOUR ANSWER. P0 does usually mean purl 0 and sometimes occurs in patterns with multiple sizes. The numbers are right in the pattern. This bit “PO (P1; P2; P1, K1, P1)” gives different instructions for each of the sizes.

## What is PO and KO in knitting?

The brackets are for the womens socks, so P0 (1), K0 (4) must mean dont purl or knit for the mens sock, but purl one, knit four for the womens sock. Thanks so much! suzeeq August 23, 2016, 11:07am #4.

## What does o mean in knitting instructions?

knitting two stitches together. O. Over; throw the thread over the needle before inserting it into the next stitch. This is done to make a stitch. Before purling it is necessary to “over” twice to make a stitch.

## How do you K0 in knitting?

For example, k0 (0,1) means if you are making the smallest or middle size, you would do nothing, and if you are making the largest size, you would k1.

## What does no stitch mean in a knitting pattern?

The squares that are not required in a particular row are “no stitch” squares. They are usually filled with a darker color than the rest of the chart, and can be ignored as you work the row.

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## What does knit over purl mean?

Knitting What You See

Sometimes you will see the instruction in a pattern to “knit the knits and purl the purls as you see them” or K the Ks and P the Ps. … All this means is that you’re knitting the opposite of the row you just knit. In other words, you should knit the stitches that look like they were just knit.

## What does pm mean in knitting?

Stitch markers are used to mark the beginning of a round or a point where you want to increase or decrease. They can also be helpful with counting stitches while casting on. Abbreviation: Place marker – pm, slip marker – sl m. Skill: Easy.

## What does Foll mean in knitting?

foll means “following”. beg means “beginning”. cont means “continue”.

## What does PS mean in knitting?

I am using a hat pattern with a horizontal cable and there is an abbreviation, PS: Pass stitch, that they use and I’m not sure what they mean by pass stitch. Cable pattern reads as follows: R1: PS, C6F, Ps, K12, repeat around.

## What does K1 0 mean?

The first part – K1 (0) – tells you what to do for your size. If you’re making the smaller one k1, if you’re making the larger on, don’t, go on to the p1. Across, means you repeat across the whole row. It’s shorter than writing out –

## What is knit stitch in knitting?

n. A basic stitch in knitting, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the back of the fabric to the front through a previous stitch.

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## What are the abbreviations for knitting?

Knit Abbreviations

Abbreviation Description
Sl1K Slip next stitch knitwise
Sl1P Slip next stitch purlwise
ssk Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
st st stockinette stitch

## What do you do with a no stitch?

A No Stitch symbol might look like a grey stitch or an X. But either way, the key should tell you that it’s a No Stitch symbol. Although you might not know what to do with a No Stitch symbol, it’s actually quite easy – you do NOTHING. That’s right – just ignore it.