# You asked: What does k1 P1 into next stitch mean?

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## What does p1 k1 mean?

If you are to knit 1 purl 1, it means you will knit one stitch and then purl the next stitch. To make writing and reading patterns quicker and more efficient, knitting abbreviations are used so a pattern may show it as k1 p1. … Knit 1 purl 1 means that the first stitch is knitted and the next stitch is purled.

## What does k1 p1 twice mean?

For example, the instruction “* K5, (p1, k1) twice, p1; repeat from * to end of row” means that, after you knit 5, you purl 1/knit 1 two times, followed by another purl 1, and then you repeat this entire sequence across the entire row.

## 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 does KPK mean in knitting?

kpk = knit, purl, knit.

## What does Inc in 1st st mean?

To inc 1 st – Knit or purl in next stitch, but do not drop this stitch off left needle, work into back of stitch again, then drop this stitch off left needle.

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## What does () mean in knitting?

Parentheses ( )

For example: (knit 1, purl 1, knit 1) into next stitch. This means you would knit one, purl one, knit one all in the same stitch before moving on to the next step.

## How do you read a parenthesis in knitting?

Parentheses are used to indicate a group of stitches that are to be worked together into a stitch, such as: “(K1, P1, K1) in next st.” That means you will work all of those stitches in one stitch, which makes a popcorn st.

## What does ending on a purl row mean?

When a pattern says to ‘end on’ something it’s the last thing worked. To end on P row means you’ve just worked it.

## What is moss stitch?

Moss stitch, along with its cousin the seed stitch, is a classic textured knitting stitch. It’s made by alternating knits and purls every stitch and changing their location after two rows. This stitch produces an almost shifted ribbing or tiny basketweave patterned fabric.