What is PSSO in knitting patterns?

Is PSSO a decrease?

Psso refers to pass slipped stitch over, which makes a bound-off stitch in the middle of a row. 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.

What is SSK and PSSO in knitting?

SSK is a left leaning decrease, K2tog is a right leaning decrease. PSSO is effectively a single stitch bind off.

What does slip stitch mean in knitting?

Slipping a stitch is simply moving a stitch from the left needle to the right needle without working it. This technique is used in socks (see the ‘let’s knit socks’ tutorial for more sock related techniques) among other things and is often used on scarves (slip the first stitch of every row) for a clean and firm edge.

What does SL 2 mean in knitting?

The sl2-k1-p2sso abbreviation is short for “slip two sts, k1 st, pass the 2 slipped sts over the knitted st”. You may however also encounter CDD or S2KP as abbreviations for this decrease. It results in a strong vertical decrease line that doesn’t slant to either the left or the right.

What does Po in knitting mean?

P0 does usually mean purl 0 and sometimes occurs in patterns with multiple sizes. The numbers are right in the pattern. This bit “PO (P1; P2; P1, K1, P1)” gives different instructions for each of the sizes.

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Is SSK Purlwise or Knitwise?

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To work an ssk, you slip one stitch knitwise with the yarn in back (wyib) from the left needle to the right needle, then you slip one stitch purlwise wyib.