What does cluster mean in knitting?
The Cluster stitch looks like a crochet pattern. This knitting stitch is an 8 row repeat and is knitted in a multiple of 6 stitches plus 1. How to knit Cluster: Slip 4 stitches as if to knit, knit 1. Then one by one, pass each slip stitch over the knit stitch and drop it.
What does a star mean in a knitting pattern?
When you see an asterisk or *, it means you are to repeat something. For example: k3, *p1, k1; rep from *, k3. This means you would knit 3 stitches to begin. Then purl 1 and knit 1.