Can someone share what some of the acronyms mean that you all use? For instance…what is LYS? Lazy Younger Sister? Lovely Yarn Sissies? LOL
:roflhard: Those are good! LYS is Local Yarn Shop.
Oh duh! :doh:
Any others I might come across?
dh, dd, ds, etc equals dear (or depending on your mood, any other d word) husband, daughter, son.
MIL, FIL, SIL, BIL–the inlaws
And the usual OMG and the like.
I’m sure others will come up.
UFO = unfinished object
FO= finished object
WIP= work in progress
KIP= knitting in public
SEX= stash enrichment expedition…essentially - going to a knitting store. I don’t see this one used very much here. but I have seen it other places quite a bit.
KIP–knitting in public
FO finished object
dpn-double pointed needle
there’s more here
MC= Main Color yarn
CC= Contrast color yarn
Whoa! Thanks everyone! I think I’ll print all these out till I get used to them.
No problem, I’m sure we were all clueless in the beginning
WS = Wrong side of knitted fabric
RS= right side of knitted fabric ( the side that will be shown most when finished)
Let’s not forget WOTA - “Wool of the Andes” yarn from Knitpicks.com. It has become a STAPLE of the KH knitting diet!
oh man… i just found more examples at my other addiction - CRAFTSTER.ORG Its a whole thread of them.
Is THAT why Im so thin… im not getting enough WOTA?
Yeah, I was very clueless when I began last June, can’t say what I thought everyone was saying about their male spouses with those initials :shock:
Boy have I got a lot of memorizing to do. LOL