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.
How do you knit S1 K1?
S1, k1, psso means slip one, knit one, pass the slipped stitch over. It’s worked like this: slip one stitch as if to purl, then knit the next stitch like normal. Using your left-hand needle, lift the slipped stitch up and over the stitch you just knit, right off the needle.
What does SL 2 mean in knitting?
The sl2-k1-p2sso abbreviation is short for “slip two sts, k1 st, pass the 2 slipped sts over the knitted st”. You may however also encounter CDD or S2KP as abbreviations for this decrease. It results in a strong vertical decrease line that doesn’t slant to either the left or the right.
What does Knitwise and Purlwise mean?
Knitwise and purlwise are often used to describe how you’re going to insert needle into the next stitch loop. Knitwise means inserting your needle in the direction as if you’re going to knit, purlwise means inserting your needle as if you’re going to purl.