Knitting Abbreviations

First, I wanted to go over "Multiple of x stitches, plus x".  This isn't an abbreviation, however it is frequently seen with stitch patterns.

For example, Bee Stitch is worked over a Multiple of 2 stitches, Plus 1.  So how many stitches does this mean to cast on?  A multiple of 2 = 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, etc.  Let's say you cast on 30 stitches; you would then need to cast on 1 more stitch, making your total stich number 31.

If your stitch pattern calls for a Multiple of 9 Plus 3, you would cast on 9, 18, 27, 36, etc., Plus 3 more stitches. So, if you cast on 27 stitches, you would cast on 3 more for a total of 30 stitches.

These are standard abbreviations that you will see within most patterns.  However, sometimes you may see something out of the ordinary; your pattern should provide a key for what each abbreviation used stands for.  This is not a complete list by any means.  I will continue to add to this as I come across relevant information.

Beg = Beginning
Bet = Between
BO = Bind Off
CC = Contrast Color
CN = Cable Needle
CO = Cast On
Cont = Continue
Dec = Decrease
DPN = Double Pointed Needle(s)
Gr/Gm = gram
Inc = Increase
K = Knit
KBL or sometimes K1-B = Knit back loop
K2Tog = Knit two stitches together
Kwise = Knit wise (as if to knit)
LH = Left Hand
M1 = Make a stitch - (make a left or right slanting increase.  If your pattern doesn't indicate which to use, you can use whatever you prefer)
--M1 L = Make one left
--M1 R = Make one right
M1P - Make 1 Purl
MC = Main Color
Oz = Ounce
P = Purl
PFB = Purl front and back of same stitch
PM = Place marker (stitch marker)
P2Tog = Purl two stitches together
PSSO = Pass Slipped Stitch Over
Pwise = Purl wise (as if to purl)
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
RH = Right Hand
RND(S) = Round(s)
RS = Right Side
SK = Skip
SKP/SKPO = Slip 1, Knit 1, Pass the slipped stitch over the stitch just knit
SK2P/SK2PO = Slip 1, Knit 2 together, Pass the slipped stitch over
S2KPO = Slip 2tog knitwise, K1, Pass slipped sts over
SL = Slip
SLK = Slip Knit wise
SLP = Slip Purl wise
SSK = Slip, Slip, Knit
SSSK = Slip, Slip, Slip, Knit
SSP = Slip, Slip, Purl
SSSP = Slip, Slip, Slip, Purl
ST(S) = Stitch(es)
ST ST = Stocking Stitch (Stockinette)
TBL = Through the back loop
TOG = Together
WS = Wrong Side
WYIB = With Yarn In Back
WYIF = With Yarn In Front
(If a pattern tells you to slip wyib/wyif, HERE is a video showing how)
YD(S) = Yard(s)
YFWD = Yarn Forward
YO = Yarn Over
YRN = Yarn Round Needle
YON = Yarn Over Needle