Picot Stitch (p)
Standard abbreviation: p
Variation: Make picot (mp)
A picot is a small loop made out of chain stitches. Usually 3 chain stitches are used, but more chains can be used to create a bigger loop.
Commonly used along the edges of work for a decorative finish but also used as part of some stitch patterns and to add decorative elements to doilies.