How to Knit the Slip Knit Pass Decrease (SKP)

Stitch Description

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.

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Stitch Details

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Beginner

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Slip the first stitch knitwise 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.

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