How do you decrease stitches in a row?
To do this, insert the right-hand needle into the first stitch and slip it to the right-hand needle without knitting it. Knit the next stitch. With the tip of the left-hand needle pass the slipped stitch over the second stitch. You’ve now worked a decrease and have one less stitch.
How do you decrease evenly across a row?
To decrease stitches, work to the last two stitches of each segment (except the “extra segment”), then knit 2 stitches together, work an SSK decrease or decrease one stitch in any other way you like.
How do you make a right leaning Purl decrease?
Right leaning purl decreases
- Start with the yarn ready to work a purl stitch, and the right needle behind the needle.
- Insert the right needle into the back of the second stitch on the left needle, from left to right.
- Continue by inserting the needle into the first stitch.
How do you decrease a stitch at the beginning of a row in knitting?
There are two ways to decrease in knitting. If you’re knitting a garment one way is done at the beginning of the row and the other is done at the end of the row.
It is called K2tog.
- Knit till there are 3 stitches remaining on the needle.
- Knit 2 together. ( K2tog)
- Knit the last stitch.
- You have now decreased one stitch.