When knitting What does PSSO stand for?

Psso means “pass the slipped stitch over.” This technique is most commonly part of a decrease in lace knitting. You’ll sometimes see it in combination with instructions such as “sl 1, k2tog, psso.” But it’s also the same technique you use when binding off.

Does PSSO decrease?

Pass slipped stitch over is a decrease that appears in certain stitch patterns and in double decreases (decreasing 2 stitches at the same time). You can work it from the knit or purl side of your work. Here’s how to work a psso on the knit side: … Knit the next stitch on the LH needle.

What is SSK and PSSO in knitting?

Slip Slip Knit (SSK) Pass Slipped Stitch Over (PSSO)

What does K2 mean in knitting?

These letters are usually followed by a number that tells you how many stitches to work – so K2 means “knit two stitches”.

Is SSK the same as PSSO?

If there is one question I get all the time, it’s “Which left-leaning decrease should I use? I don’t understand the differences!” Some of you might even be surprised to learn that the ssk and the sl-k1-psso do the same thing!

What does FB mean in a knitting pattern?

Knitting in the front and back of the same stitch is one way to increase the row by one stitch. In this video we will show you how to increase a stitch using the knit front back method. This technique is used in the Freya Fingerless Gloves Knitting Kit and the Bisous Cardigan Knitting Kit.

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What does ending with a purl row mean?

When a pattern says to ‘end on’ something it’s the last thing worked. To end on P row means you’ve just worked it.

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