More info from the Knitlist on international terms for casting off. Might
we (not me!) want to set up a web page for international dance terms?
Perhaps with a subset of ABV?
>From Joy Slayton, international terms from the aforementioned _Knitting
Languages_: >Cast off: French (fermenture des mailles), Spanish (cerrar, which is the >infinitive form 'to close'), Japanese (not given), Italian (chiudere), >German (Abketten der Maschen), Norwegian (Felle av), Swedish (Avmaska)
A couple of these terms mention "closing," so wouldn't be appropriate in
SCD. When we cast off in a dance, we're more likely to be beginning than
>From Kim Salazar: > Last summer with the help of knitlisters >I compiled a large spreadsheet of knitting-related terms in 11 languages. >The thing is *huge* and is available on-line at my Web page. You can >download it and view it at your leisure (recommended) or pull the whole >thing up on-line. The URL is > http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/salazar >Click on "International Knitting Glossary" or follow the knitting shaped >button to my knitting page.