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English to Roman (Romanian) Knitting Glossary

Pink knitting

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English Roman (Romanian)
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) xxx
batt(s) (of fiber) xxx
beret(s) xxx
bind off (BO), cast off (CO) xxx
(to) block, blocking xxx
button(s) xxx
buttonhole(s) xxx
cable(s) xxx
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) xxx
cap(s) (head covering with a firm brim in front) xxx
(to) card xxx
cardigan(s)(sweater with full length front opening) xxx
cast off (CO), bind off (BO) xxx
cast on (CO) xxx
circular needle(s) ( CIRC(S) ) xxx
coat(s)(heavy garment that opens in front, to wear outdoors) xxx
(to) crochet xxx
cuff(s) (of a mitten or glove) xxx
cuff(s) (of a sock) xxx
cushion(s) xxx
decrease(s) (DECR) xxx
double xxx
double pointed needle(s) (DPN) xxx
(to) drop a stitch, dropped stitch(es) xxx
duplicate stitch duplicar o ponto (bordar sobre o tricô)
edge(s) xxx
even 1. even(rows) 2. (to) knit even xxx
Fair Isle (type of stranded knitting with two colors per row or round) xxx
felt, felting xxx
finished object(s) (FO) xxx
(to) frog xxx
garter stitch xxx
gauge (US), tension (UK) xxx
German twisted cast on = Old Norwegian cast on montagem de pontos com duas agulhas à moda alemã ou suiça
glove(s) xxx
glove(s), fingerless xxx
(to) graft xxx
gusset xxx
handspun xxx
hat(s) (US),toque(s) (UK-Can), cap(s)(soft head covering that loses some of its shape when off the head) xxx
hat(s) (firm head covering that keeps its shape when off the head) xxx
1. hem(s) 2.(to) hem xxx
1. I-cord 2.attached I-cord xxx
increase(s) (INCR) xxx
increase (by making one) (M1) xxx
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) xxx
Kitchener stitch xxx
knit (stitch) (K) ochi pe faţă
(to) knit (K) xxx
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) xxx
knitting machine(s) xxx
knitting-on (cast on) xxx
lace xxx
lining xxx
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) xxx
moss stitch xxx
napkin(s) xxx
odd (rows) xxx
Old Norwegian cast on = German twisted cast on xxx
(knitting) pattern(s) xxx
pick up (stitches),pick up and knit(stitches) xxx
pillowcase(s) xxx
placemat(s) xxx
provisional cast on = invisible cast on xxx
purl (stitch) (P) ochi pe dos
rib (stitch), ribbing(1×1 = k1p1 repeatedly, 3×2 = k3p2 repeatedly, etc.) xxx
right side (RS) xxx
round (one row in circular knitting), (to) knit in the round xxx
roving xxx
row(s) xxx
seam(s) xxx
seed stitch xxx
self patterning yarn xxx
self striping yarn xxx
selvedge xxx
(to) sew xxx
short row(s) xxx
sleeve(s) xxx
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) xxx
sole(s) xxx
(to) spin (into yarn) xxx
square(s) xxx
stitch(es) (ST) xxx
stitch pattern xxx
stocking stitch, stockinette stitch (ST ST) xxx
stranded knitting xxx
stripe(s) xxx
swatch xxx
sweater(s), pullover(s)(pullover style) xxx
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) xxx
(to) unravel xxx
visor (of cap) xxx
work(s) in progress (WIP) xxx
wrong side (WS) xxx
yarn(s) xxx
yarn forward (YFWD, YF) (and over needle (YFON), and round needle (YFRN) = YO) xxx
yarn over(s) (YO) xxx