What does SKP mean in knitting terms?

Is SKP the same as SSK?

SKP is an easy left-leaning decrease that gives basically the same effect as an SSK or slip, slip, knit. You may see it used in combination with k2tog (knit two together) to produce symmetrical decreases on each side of your knitted object. Decreases are done to narrow or taper your knitting piece.

What does Purl TBL mean in knitting?

It looks like it would be difficult, but it’s SO easy! (P TBL) means to purl through the back loop & (K TBL) means to knit through back loop! So, instead of knitting and purling through the front part of the loop as you normally would…you will just go through the back side of the loop! Easy peasy!

What is the purpose of a slip stitch in knitting?

Patterns usually call for a slip stitch in the first or last stitch of the row. This is to create an even edge on the finished garment. These are often found on stockinette or similar edges. Creating a pretty edge is especially important for items like scarves and knit lace.

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