What does it mean to knit and pass?

What is slip knit pass over?

Slip, knit, pass over (SKPO) is a left leaning decrease. To make an SKPO, slip the first stitch onto the right-hand needle without knitting it. … Using the left-hand needle, pick up the first stitch and pass it over the stitch you just knit. Once you’ve worked the decrease you will have one less stitch on your needle.

Are SSK and SKP the same?

Slip, slip, knit decrease (ssk)

Ssk looks the same as skp. It is another method of working Single left leaning decrease. In ssk you slip two stitches instead of one and knit them together through back loops. … You have now decreased one stitch.

What is Purlwise in knitting?

To slip a stitch purlwise, you insert your needle into the next stitch as if to purl, and just slide it from your left needle to your right needle. To slip a stitch knitwise, insert your needle as if to knit, and then slip that from your left needle to your right needle.

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