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Knit Two Together Through Back Loops (k2tog tbl)

Knit Two Together Through Back Loops (k2tog tbl)


Knit Two Together Through Back Loops (k2tog tbl)

This is a left-leaning decrease.
It looks the same on the right side as ssk, ssk variation, and sl1, k1, psso.
It mirrors with the right-leaning decrease k2tog.
 

Knit Two Together Through Back Loops (k2tog tbl)

Insert the right needle though the back loops of two stitches at once.
 

Knit Two Together Through Back Loops (k2tog tbl)

Knit.


Decrease How Tos:

Right-Leaning Single Decreases
Knit Two Together (k2tog)
Purl Two Together (p2tog)


Left-Leaning Single Decreases
Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk)
Slip, Slip, Knit variation (ssk)
Slip, Slip, Purl (ssp)
Knit Two Together Through Back Loop (k2tog tbl)
Purl Two Together Through Back Loops (p2tog tbl)
Slip One, Knit One, Pass Slipped Stitch Over (sl 1, k1, psso)
Right-Leaning Double Decreases
Knit Three Together (k3tog)
Purl Three Together (p3tog)
Left-Leaning Double Decreases
Slip, Slip, Slip, Knit (sssk)
Slip One, Knit Two Together, Pass Slipped Stitch Over (sl 1, k2tog, psso)
Slip, Slip, Slip, Purl (ssp)
Centered Double Decrease
Centered Double Decrease (cdd)



Read the full article, Decoding Decreases
Download a handy pdf with Decoding Decreases and instructions for all of the decreases.
 

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