How to work a slip slip knit (ssk)

In this how-to knit tutorial we'll teach you the SSK, or slip slip knit in three easy steps! The ssk is the neat method to decrease the number of stitches on your needle when knitting a row. As you learn how to knit, the slip slip knit is the perfect technique to achieve a left leaning decrease!

Step by step

  1. Slip two stitches knitwise, one after the other.
  2. Slide the left hand needle into the front loops of the stitches.
  3. Bring the yarn around the needle and knit.

Forget the cha cha slide, you just mastered the slip slip knit!

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