The Crossed Right Slanted Decrease

Stitch Description

The Crossed Right Slanted Decrease is a way of shaping your work by removing stitches from your work. This decrease is different from a lot of other decreases because it is a mirror to the knit two together through the back loop (k2tog tbl), a twisted left leaning decrease.

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Lion's Pride Woolspun

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Clover Takumi Bamboo Needles

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Stitch Details

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Beginner

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Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Slip one knitwise.
  • Step 2: Slip one knitwise.
  • Step 3: Slip both slipped stitches back to main needle.
  • Step 4: Insert working needle into both stitches in decrease, starting from the second stitch on the needle, and continuing through first stitch on needle.
  • Step 5: Knit two together.
  • Step 6: Slip both stitches off of main needle.

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