What is slip slip knit decrease in knitting?

What does slip slip knit decrease mean?

Slip slip knit (ssk) is a left-leaning decrease method. To ssk you simply reduce the number of stitches in your row of knitting by slipping 2 stitches knitwise from your left-hand needle onto your right-hand needle. Then, you slide the tip of the left-hand needle into both of those stitches knitting them together.

What is the purpose of slip slip knit?

Slip, slip, knit (abbreviated ssk) results in a left-slanting decrease. The slip, slip, knit decrease is the mirror image of knit 2 stitches together (k2tog): It slants to the left. Use an ssk decrease when you want to work symmetrical decreases.

Is SSK the same as PSSO?

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!

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