The right side of your knitting is the face of the fabric. This is the side that will be on the outside of a garment. The wrong side is the back side of the fabric, and will be on the inside of a garment. When the right side of the fabric is facing you, you’re working on a right side row.
What does ending with a right side row mean in knitting?
Ending with a right side row means that you complete a right side row before moving on to the next instruction in your pattern. So, in the next step, the wrong side is facing you (bumpy side).
Is cast on Considered row 1?
The cast on itself is not counted, however, some cast on methods create both a cast on and a knitted row. For example, the most popular cast on, the long tail method, creates both a cast on and a knitted row. So in this case, you would count that as the first row.
What does R mean in knitting?
RS: Right side, meaning the right side of the fabric (the side meant to be shown on the outside). RT: Right twist, to twist two strands of yarn and cross stitches.
What does ending with 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 a stocking stitch in knitting?
Stocking stitch, or stockinette stitch, is the second most basic of stitch patterns and is created by alternating rows of knit and purl stitches. The right side of the fabric has a ‘V’ pattern and the wrong side has a bar pattern.
What does STS mean in knitting?
Sts generally means stitches. So it would be three stitches per inch to use your example. I think they have a knitting glossary on the site with different terms listed with the abbreviations.