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Slip, Slip, Slip Purl (SSSP)

This is a left slanting decrease that when worked decreases 2 stitches.
1. Slip 1 stitch as if to knit, slip the next stitch as if to knit, slip the next stitch as if to knit. 18 more words

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Slip, Slip, Purl (SSP)

This is a left slanting decrease that when worked decreases 1 stitch.
1. Slip 1 st as if to knit, slip a second stitch as if to knit. 15 more words

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Purl Two Stitches Together (p2tog)

This is a right slanting decrease that when worked decreases 1 stitch. It is the same in structure as the k2tog.
1. Insert the right needle into the two stitches on the left needle purlwise. 9 more words

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Slip, Slip, Slip, Knit (SSSK)

This is a left slanting decrease that when worked decreases 2 stitches.
1. Slip 1 stitch knitwise, slip the next stitch knitwise, slip a third stitch knitwise. 23 more words

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Slip One, Knit One, Pass Slipped Stitch Over (SKP)

This is a left slanting decrease that when worked decreases 1 stitch.
1. Slip 1 stitch knitwise. Knit the next stitch.
2. Pass the slipped stitch over the stitch just knit.

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Knit Two Stitches Together (k2tog)

This is a right slanting decrease that when worked decreases 1 stitch. It is typically paired with the ssk when working armhole decreases on a garment with set-in sleeves. 22 more words

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Slip, Slip, Knit (SSK)

This is a left slanting decrease that when worked decreases 1 stitch. It is common to find this decrease paired with the k2tog when working armhole decreases on garments with set-in sleeves. 23 more words

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