Be patient with us, and we will continue this listing of Norwegian knitting terms.
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Norwegian N. abbreviation English
Norsk forkortning Engelsk
2 masker vrangt sammen  (Str) 2 m vr sm purl two together
Barn   Children
Bok   Book
Bomull   Cotton
Bunnfarge b.frg Main colour - MC
Bok - Bøker   Book - Books
Farge   Colour
Fell av   Cast off
(å) felle   (to) decrease
Felling   Decrease
Flette   Cable
Flettepinn   Cable needle
Garn   Yarn
Garnpakker   Packets of yarn
Genser   Sweater
Gjenta   repeat
Hullmønster   Lace pattern
Høyre (side)   Right (side)
Jakke   Jacket
Kant(en)   (The) border
Kast   Yarn around needle
Knapp(er)   Button(s)
Knapphull   Buttonhole
Kofte   Jacket (knitted in two or several colours) 
Krage   Collar
Kunststrikk   Lace knitted articles
Lengde   Length
(å) lage   (to) make
La det stå  igjen/
La det være igjen
  leave
Legg opp   Cast on
Lue   Cap
Maske(r) m Stitch(es)
Montere   Assemble, make up
Montering   Assembly
Mote   Fashion
Motiv(er)   Motif(s)
Mønster   Pattern
Omgang omg row or round - when knitted round on circular needle
Oppskrift   Pattern
Opp   Up
Perle(r)   Bead(s)
Perlestrikk perlestr moss stitch
Pinn(er) p row - when knitted back and forth
Pinnsvin   Hedgehog
Rad   row
Resterende   remaining
rettmaske   knit stitch
Snu   turn
Stor   Large
Strikk (strikking) str Knit (knitting)
Strikk vrangt str vr purl
Strikkepinne(r)   Knitting needle(s)
Trøye   Jacket
Ull   Wool
Venstre   Left
Voksen .(..ne)   Adult(s)
Votter   Mittens
Vrangmaske vr.m. Purl stitch
Vrangpinne   purl row