When working in Stockinette stitch - knit on the right side, purl on the wrong side - the slip, slip, knit (ssk) and slip, slip, purl (ssp) are both decreases that slant to the right on the right side and the left on the wrong side.
Before You Begin
For the most part, decreases are made on the right side of your fabric. However, there are situations when you need to decrease on the wrong side instead.
- Schoppel Zauberball Cotton
- addi Rocket Squared
SSK & SSP Demonstration and Explanation
Ready to try this technique in a pattern? The Knit Knot Bag has videos to help you learn more about:
- Small Circumference Knitting in the Round on 5 Types of Needles
- SSK and SSP Demonstration and Explanation
- Chain Garter Selvedge
- Fake Grafting
- Neatly Weaving in Yarn Tails