Learn How to Knit
Getting UK Knitting
How to Knit
How to Crochet
Holding the needles & yarn
Knitting in rounds
Lace knitting & eyelet stitches
Picking up dropped stitches
Picking up stitches along an edge
Joining yarns & working with colour
There are three main methods of decreasing one stitch.
Work two stitches together
On a purl row (p2tog), insert the needle purlwise through the two stitches and purl in the usual way (Fig.55).
Work two stitches together through back of loop
On a purl row (p2tog tbl), insert the right hand needle purlwise through the back of the loops and purl them as if they were one (Fig.57).
Slip stitch (sl 1, k1, psso)
2. Lift the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch and drop it off the needle (Fig.59).
On a purl row, slip one, purl one, pass slipped stitch over (sl 1, p1, psso).
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