Knit Return Pass Return Decrease (KRPR)

About this Stitch Pattern

The Knit Return Pass Return decrease is a variation of a right-leaning decrease. This can serve as a substitution for a k2tog. It pairs nicely with some of the slip-stitch left leaning decreases– try it out and see what you think!

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Stitch Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Knit one stitch.
  • Step 2: Return the stitch you just knit to the main needle.
  • Step 3: Pass the second stitch from the tip on the main needle over the stitch just knitted and passed.
  • Step 4: Return stitch back to working needle.

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