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How to Knit the Slip Knit Pass Decrease (SKP)

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 knit the slip knit pass decrease. Decreasing is a method of removing stitches.The slip knit pass decrease (skp) is identical to the slip slip knit (ssk) decrease, which is a left leaning decrease. It compliments the knit two together decrease (k2tog) and is used in tandem with it to shape your knitting symmetrically.

Skill: Intermediate

Abbreviation: skp

Step 1: Slip the first stitch purlwise off the main needle onto your working needle.

Step 2: Knit the second stitch off the main needle.

Step 3: Slip the second stitch on your working needle over the first stitch on your working needle.

Example of the Slip Knit Pass Decrease

Example of the Slip Knit Pass Decrease