Knitting & Crocheting Glossary: A
∗: A symbol (asterisk) in a written stitch pattern indicating that whatever follows gets repeated.
∙: A symbol (bullet) in a written stitch pattern indicating that whatever follows gets repeated.
acrylic: A synthetic fiber used to make yarn that mimics the look and feel of natural materials.
Afghan: 1. The Afghan crochet stitch produces a rather solid fabric that closely resembles a knitted fabric. 2. An afghan (lowercase a) is a soft blanket or shawl, crocheted or knitted, often in a geometric design
approx: Abbreviation for approximately.