Knitting materials and tools:
<> DPN 4 mm (UK 8 or US 6)
Common abbreviations of knit stitches:
k – knit
p – purl
st(s) – stitch(es)
sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch.
sl – slip next stitch holding working yarn in back.
1×1 rib stitch knitting pattern:
Cast on a multiple of 2 sts, plus 2 selvage stitches.
Row 1: sel s, *p1, sl – repeat from *, sel s.
Row 2: sel s, *p1, k1 – repeat from *, sel s.
Repeat Rows 1-2 to form ribbing.