What does RC mean knitting?
This video by Kelley Hobart from Alpaca Direct shows you how to knit a Left Cross (LC) and Right Cross (RC) to make stitch patterns for decorative patterns on your knitting without a cable needle.
What is LC in knitting?
In this cable, LC is an abbreviation for a “Left Cross”. In other words, the resulting cable will be slanting to the “left” each time it is worked. In order to achieve a “Left Cross”, the 3 stitches need to be held to the front of your work, as you knit the next three stitches on your left needle to your right needle.
What does 3 3rc mean in knitting?
The 3 over 3 right cross is a six-stitch cable where there are two columns of three knit stitches. The left column of stitches crosses over the right column of stitches, creating a cable that slants upwards and to the right.
What is 4 St RC in knitting?
Four-stitch front and back cables are knit cables small enough to be used as an allover pattern without overwhelming the knitted piece. Four-stitch front (or C4F) looks like it’s twisting to the left, while four-stitch back cables (C4B) twist to the right.
What does CR mean in a knitting pattern?
“CL” means Cross Left and “CR” means Cross Right. Both are techniques done with 2 stitches. Sometimes, they are referred to as twisted stitches and abbreviated as “LT” (left twist) and “RT” (right twist). With CL or LT, you will be crossing the next stitch in front of the following stitch.
What is 2 2cc knitting?
2/2 cable, are cables where two stitches cross in front of (or behind) two more stitches.
What does 2 1 RPC mean in knitting?
2/1 RPC: Slip 1 st to CN and hold in back, K2, then P1 from CN.
What does c2 2l mean in knitting?
The 2/2 Cable Cross involves 2 stitches crossing over another 2 stitches. It’s worked over 4 stitches total, so here we have our 4 stitches ready and waiting on the left needle (LN). Step 2. Slip 2 stitches (one half of your 2/2 Cable Cross) purlwise from the LN to a cable needle (CN) or double-pointed needle (DPN).
What is 6 ST LC knitting?
A six-stitch left-twisting cable (abbreviated C6F) A six-stitch right-twisting cable (C6B) Slip 3 stitches to the cable needle and bring the cable needle with its 3 stitches to the proper position. Move the needle to the front of the work for C6F (top image) or to the back for C6B (bottom image).
What does c5l mean in knitting?
c5f Cable 5 to front Slip 2 onto cable needle and hold in front of work, k3 from left-hand needle, k2 from cable needle. c5l Cable 5 left Slip 3 onto cable needle and hold in front of work, k2 from left-hand needle, k3 from cable needle.