How do you decrease stitches at the end of a row?
Decrease at the end of a row, called “K2tog”.
- Knit till there are 3 stitches remaining on the needle.
- Knit 2 together. ( K2tog)
- Knit the last stitch.
- You have now decreased one stitch.
What is the best way to decrease stitches?
Make a new decrease by knitting two stitches together. Insert the needle through the next two stitches and knit a stitch. You will see how the decrease at the end of the row leans to the right. Repeat and knit as many decreases as you need.
How do you decrease neat in knitting?
How to Slip Slip Knit (SSK) More Neatly
- Slip 2 stitches individually as if to knit.
- Insert left needle tip into the fronts of these 2 slipped stitches.
- Knit the 2 slipped stitches together; 1 stitch decreased. To neaten this decrease on the next round or row, work this stitch through the back loop.
How do you decrease a triangle in knitting?
Work a decreasing row and knit 3 rows.
To decrease row 8, knit 1 and ssk the next 2 stitches. Knit each stitch until you reach the last 3 stitches. Then k2tog and knit the last stitch. Turn the work and knit every stitch for 3 more rows.
What is a double decrease in knitting?
It involves knitting three stitches together as though they were one stitch. Completing a k3tog creates a double decrease in your knitting because where once there were three stitches; there is now only one stitch. This decrease slants to the right.
How do you cast off 3 stitches at the beginning of a row?
Turn your work. Bring the yarn to the front of the work. Slip one stitch from the left needle to the right needle and pass the unworked stitch over the slipped stitch. Then bind off two more stitches to get three bound off stitches in total.