The Center Double Decrease (cdd)

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the center double decrease. This technique decreases two stitches at once and creates a prominent center stitch at the decrease point.

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Video Tutorial

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Insert your working needle through the first two stitches on your main needle knit wise, and slip them off together.
  • Step 2: Knit the next stitch on your main needle.
  • Step 3: Pass both slipped stitches together on your working needle, over the stitch you just knit.

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