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English to Norsk (Norwegian) Knitting Glossary

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English Norsk (Norwegian)
aran(sweater typical of Aran Islands off the coast of Ireland); aran weight(describes yarn of medium weight, suitable for knitting at gauge of 16 to 20 stitches per 10cm (= 4 inches), with 4.5 – 5.5mm needles (US7 – US9), (No. 4 inStandard Yarn Weight System, xxx
backwards loop (cast on) = single (cast on) xxx
ball(s) (of yarn) nøste (av garn)
batt(s) (of fiber) xxx
beret(s) Beret
bind off (BO), cast off (CO) fell av
(to) block, blocking (å) blokke
button(s) Knapp(er)
buttonhole(s) Knapphull
cable(s) flette(r)
cable (cast on) xxx
cable 2 back (C2B) (place 2 stitches on holder behind work, knit the next 2 stitches, then knit the stitches from the holder ; makes a right leaning cable) xxx
cable 2 front (C2F) (place 2 stitches on holder in front of work, knit the next 2 stitches, then knit the stitches from the holder ; makes a left leaning cable) xxx
cap(s) (soft head covering that loses some of its shape when off the head) lue
cap(s) (head covering with a firm brim in front) skyggelue
(to) card (å) karde
cardigan(s)(sweater with full length front opening) cardigan (jakke)
cast off (CO), bind off (BO) felle av
cast on (CO) legge opp
circular needle(s) ( CIRC(S) ) rundpinne (r)
coat(s)(heavy garment that opens in front, to wear outdoors) Kåpe
(to) crochet (å) hekle
cuff(s) (of a mitten or glove) mansjett
cuff(s) (of a sock) mansjett / legg
cushion(s) pute(r)
decrease(s) (DECR) minke, felle
double dobbel
double pointed needle(s) (DPN) strømpepinner
(to) drop a stitch, dropped stitch(es) xxx
duplicate stitch xxx
edge(s) kant(er)
even 1. even(rows) 2. (to) knit even 1. like(omganger) 2.glattstrikk
Fair Isle (type of stranded knitting with two colors per row or round) xxx
felt, felting tove, toving
finished object(s) (FO) ferdig arbeid
(to) frog (å)rekke opp
garter stitch rillestrikk
gauge (US), tension (UK) strikkefasthet (heklefasthet)
German twisted cast on = Old Norwegian cast on xxx
glove(s) vott(er), vante(r)
glove(s), fingerless vante(r), hanske(r)
(to) graft xxx
gusset xxx
handspun håndspunnet
hat(s) (US),toque(s) (UK-Can), cap(s)(soft head covering that loses some of its shape when off the head) lue, skyggelue
hat(s) (firm head covering that keeps its shape when off the head) hatt
1. hem(s) 2.(to) hem 1. ourlet(s) 2.faire un ourlet
1. I-cord 2.attached I-cord xxx
increase(s) (INCR) øke(r)
increase (by making one) (M1) legge opp (øk)
increase (by yarn over) (YO) (see also “make one”) xxx
invisible cast on = provisional cast on xxx
jacket(s)(long sleeved garment, opens in front, heavier than a cardigan, can mean light enough for indoor wear, or heavier weight for outdoor wear; suit jacket) jakke
Kitchener stitch xxx
knit (stitch) (K) rett(maske)(r)
(to) knit (K) strikke
knit into front and back(increase by making 1 knit stitch into right/front loop, then knit into left/back loop of the same stitch) (KFP) xxx
knitter(s) strikker
knitting machine(s) strikkemaskin
knitting-on (cast on) xxx
lace kunststrikk
lining fôr, fôring
lock(s) (tufts of wool / fiber) xxx
long tail (cast on) xxx
make one left / front (M1L/M1F)(left leaning M1 increase) xxx
make one right / back (M1R/M1B)(right leaning M1 increase) xxx
marker(s) (place marker (PM), slip marker) xxx
mitten(s) vott(er)
moss stitch xxx
napkin(s) serviett(er)
odd (rows) ulike (omganger)
Old Norwegian cast on = German twisted cast on xxx
(knitting) pattern(s) xxx
pick up (stitches),pick up and knit(stitches) xxx
pillowcase(s) putevar
placemat(s) xxx
provisional cast on = invisible cast on xxx
purl (stitch) (P) vrang(maske)(vr)
rib (stitch), ribbing(1×1 = k1p1 repeatedly, 3×2 = k3p2 repeatedly, etc.) vrangbord
right side (RS) høyre side
round (one row in circular knitting), (to) knit in the round rundt, strikke runding
roving xxx
row(s) omgang(er) / toer / naald
seam(s) søm(er)
seed stitch xxx
self patterning yarn xxx
self striping yarn xxx
selvedge xxx
(to) sew xxx
short row(s) xxx
sleeve(s) ärm, ärmar
slip (knitwise=as if to knit=insert right needle into front of stitch, purlwise=as if to purl=insert right needle into back of stitch) (SL) xxx
slip, knit, pass slipped stitch over (SKP, SKPSSO): slip one stitch knitwise, knit the next stitch, pass slipped stitch over knit stitch (makes aleft leaning decrease) xxx
slip, slip, knit (SSK): slip two stitches knitwise (right loops are now in back), insert left needle into the front (left) side of these 2 stitches, knit the 2 stitches together through back (right) loops (makes a left leaning decrease) xxx
slip, slip, purl (SSP): slip two stitches knitwise, return them to left needle (right side of loops is in back), purl 2 together through back loops xxx
snap(s) xxx
sock(s) Sokk(er)
sole(s) xxx
(to) spin (into yarn) xxx
square(s) xxx
stitch(es) (ST) xxx
stitch pattern (stick)mönsster
stocking stitch, stockinette stitch (ST ST) xxx
stranded knitting xxx
stripe(s) xxx
swatch xxx
sweater(s), pullover(s)(pullover style) genser
tablecloth(s) xxx
tam(s) xxx
tension (UK), gauge xxx
(to) tink (invented term that comes from “knit” spelled backwards) xxx
unfinished object(s) (UFO) uferdig arbeid
(to) unravel xxx
visor (of cap) xxx
work(s) in progress (WIP) enda i arbeid
wrong side (WS) vrang side
yarn(s) garn
yarn forward (YFWD, YF) (and over needle (YFON), and round needle (YFRN) = YO) xxx
yarn over(s) (YO) xxx

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