How to Knit the Purl Three Together Decrease (p3tog)

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to purl three together (p3tog). This technique is often used in knot or bobble patterns in order to create a small clump of stitches. It can also be used to decrease two stitches at a time.

Skill: Easy

Pattern:

Step 1: With the yarn in front, insert your working needle into the next three stitches on your main needle, purl wise.

Step 2: Wrap the working yarn around your working needle.

Step 3: With your working needle, pull the yarn through all three stitches on your main needle.

Step 4: Pull all three stitches off your main needle.

Example of the Purl Three Together Decrease (p3tog) on stockinette

Example of the Purl Three Together Decrease (p3tog) on stockinette

 

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