What is C3 in knitting?

Cable 3 Right (C3R): Working with 3 stitches, slip 2 stitches on to cable needle and place in the BACK of your work. Knit the next stitch on your left hand needle. Then knit the 2 stitches from the cable needle.

What does C3 mean in knitting?

C1/C2/C3: colour one/two/three. C3F: slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at front of work, K1, K2 from cable needle. C3B: slip 2 stitches onto cable needle, hold at back of work, K1, K2 from cable needle.

How do you knit a right lean cable?

Other right-leaning cables using a cable needle: Slip the number of stitches specified for your cable onto the cable needle and hold in back of your work. Knit or purl the number of stitches specified from the LH needle, then knit or purl the stitches from the cable needle.

What is cr in knitting pattern?

“CL” means Cross Left and “CR” means Cross Right. Both are techniques done with 2 stitches. Sometimes, they are referred to as twisted stitches and abbreviated as “LT” (left twist) and “RT” (right twist). With CL or LT, you will be crossing the next stitch in front of the following stitch.

Does cable needle size matter?

It is best to use a cable needle close to the size of the needle you are using to knit your project. If a needle is too thin, the stitches may slide off as you are working your cable. Alternately, if the cable needle is too thick, then your stitches will be stretched as you try to slip them on.

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What does T5F mean in knitting?

T5F = Slip next 3 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at front of work.