What does KTB mean in knitting?

The Knit Through the Back Loop stitch is a variation of the knit stitch. It creates a twisted stitch by turning the stitch while you are working. It is abbreviated as K tbl.

What is KTB in knitting?

When knitting through the back of the loop, you’re changing the direction from which the needle enters the stitch. By knitting through the back of the loop (abbreviated ktbl), you deliberately twist the stitch and create a different effect. Stitch patterns that use twisted stitches have an etched, linear quality.

What does k1 tbl mean?

Twisted Rib. Plain Rib. Twisted knit stitch, also known as knitting through the back loop. This is usually abbreviated ‘k1tbl’. Normally we would insert the needle through the front part of the stitch, but to make a twisted knit stitch we insert the needle through the back part of the stitch.

What does knit 2 together mean?

Knit two together is the most basic method of decreasing stitches. It makes a decrease that slants slightly to the right and is often abbreviated as K2Tog or k2tog in patterns. To “knit two together” is just like making a regular knit stitch, but you work through two stitches instead of just one.

What is sl2kpsso?

The sl2kpsso is a slip 2 knitwise, knit one, and pass 2 slipped stitches over. This double decrease is used in the crown decrease and took a few watches to fully prepare myself for it.

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What is twisted ribbing in knitting?

Twisted rib stitch is a knitting technique which makes your rib stitch look neater and more defined. … It’s a really simple change to your standard rib stitch, where you knit into the back of the stitches rather than the front but it creates the rib stitch I was looking for; neat, even columns of knit and purl stitches.