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Knitting Tutorials: Decreases

k2tog
p2tog tbl
ssk (photo tutorial)
ssk (video tutorial)

all Knitting Terms +Tutorials

Tuesday
Aug132013

Knit Two Together (k2tog)

Friday
Mar162012

Purl 2 Together Through Back Loop (p2tog tbl)

Purl two together through the back loop, or "p2tog tbl", makes a right-leaning decrease (and if you're working in stockinette, a left-leaning one on the knit side). It also sometimes called an "ssp", or "slip slip purl".

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Tuesday
Aug132013

Slip Slip Knit (ssk)

Friday
Jan122007

Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk)

We know lots of ways to get rid of stitches, from slipping them to dropping them! SSK stands for Slip, Slip, Knit and is a left slanting decrease.

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