What does knit 2 mean?

What is the opposite of knit 2 together?

Knit two together = right-leaning decrease, which is done on the left side of the row. Most often seen in patterns as “K2tog.” Slip, slip, knit = left-leaning decrease, which is done on the right side of the row.

What does purl 2 together TBL mean?

“Purl 2 together through the back loop” (or P2Tog TBL) is a rather counterintuitive way to decrease stitches on the purl side. … Approach the two stitches you want to purl together from the back and from left to right (rather than from right to left).

Is SSK the same as k2tog TBL?

K2tog-tbl does not produce the same result as SSK: with k2tog-tbl the stitches get twisted (they don’t in the SSK). The two stitches do look different. … And if you don’t like the ‘wiggly line’ that sits above a column of SSK decreases, work the stitch that sits above the decrease, in the even rows/rounds, tbl.

How do I decrease my knitting evenly?

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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