The CDD (centered double decrease) is a basic decrease that you should know how to perform. It’s used in A TON of knitting patterns – raglans and lace knitting are just two examples. The basics are simple – this stitch decreases by two stitches – one on either side of the center stitch.
What does CDD mean in knitting terms?
Center Double Decrease (s2kp2 or CDD) – How to Knit.
What is a Centre decrease in knitting?
The Centered Single Decrease is magically slant-less. It is worked over three stitches, decreasing one, and resulting in a remaining two stitches, all without creating a left or right lean.
What does knit 2 together mean?
Knit two together is the most basic method of decreasing stitches. It makes a decrease that slants slightly to the right and is often abbreviated as K2Tog or k2tog in patterns. To “knit two together” is just like making a regular knit stitch, but you work through two stitches instead of just one.
What are the abbreviations for knitting?
|Sl1K||Slip next stitch knitwise|
|Sl1P||Slip next stitch purlwise|
|ssk||Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together|
|st st||stockinette stitch|
What does yo mean on a knitting pattern?
One of the easiest and most common ways to create an extra stitch in knitting is with a yarn over. Not only does this technique increase your stitch count by 1, yarn overs also leave you with a neat little eyelet that can be a decorative increase, an element in lacework, or even a buttonhole.