What does k3tog mean in knitting?

The knit three together double decrease (k3tog) technique is used to remove two stitches at one time from your knitting and help shape your work.

What does SSSK mean in knitting?

Ssk (Single Decrease) and Sssk (Double Decrease)



Insert point of left needle into front of three slipped stitches and knit them together with right needle—three stitches reduced to one. This entry was posted in Knitting.

What does K2togtbl mean in knitting?

What is k2togtbl? K2togtbl is a left-leaning decrease in knitting and although it is a less commonly used stitch, it’s still important to learn how to do. It is similar to the basic k2tog stitch except that you work it through the back loops of the stitches instead of the front loops.

What does it look like if you purl every row?

A purl stitch looks just like the back of a knit stitch. If you purl every row, you get a bumpy texture, which is exactly like a knitted garter stitch. Slide the right needle down, and then bring the tip from front to back through the stitch, bringing the yarn with it.

How do you decrease evenly in knitting?

To decrease stitches, work to the last two stitches of each segment (except the “extra segment”), then knit 2 stitches together, work an SSK decrease or decrease one stitch in any other way you like.

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