What is sl1 knitting?

What does sl1 K1 mean in knitting?

In this DROPS video we show how to decrease by sl1, K1, psso. These abbreviations in the title means that you decrease 1 stitch by first slipping a stitch, then knitting a stitch, then passing the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch.

What does SL 2 mean in knitting?

2y. If sl2 means to slip both purlwise, it won’t matter if you slip one at a time, or both together, as they’re both just sliding from one needle to the other. If sl2 means to slip both knitwise, then it matters.

What does sl1 Purlwise mean?

To slip a stitch purlwise, you insert your needle into the next stitch as if to purl, and just slide it from your left needle to your right needle. … On the one that’s been slipped purlwise, the right-hand leg of the stitch is in the front of the needle and the left-hand leg is in the back.

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