Abbreviations in knitting patterns can be pretty confusing, so we have a chart of the most common used abbreviations:

approx approximately
col color
cont continue
dec decrease, decreasing
dpns double pointed needles
foll follows, following
inc increase, increasing
k knit
k2tog knit two stitches together
lifted inc knit into right side of stitch in the row below, then knit stitch on needle
p purl
p2tog purl two stitches together
patt pattern
rem remains, remaining
rep repeat
rnd(s) round(s)
row row
sc single crochet
sl slip
st(s) stitche(s)
St st stockinette stitch /stocking stitch
tog together
yo yarn over

 

Size chart:

XS extra small
S small
M medium
L large
XL extra large