How to Decrease a Stitch (k2tog)

How to Decrease a Stitch (k2tog)

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Tutorial Overview

Knitting two stitches together is one way to decrease the row by one stitch. In this video we will show you how to decrease a stitch using the knit 2 together method. This technique is used in the Lola Pom Slippers Knitting Kit and the Luca Pom Hat Knitting Kit.



Step-by-step guide

Also referred to as knit 2 together.

Step 1:

Insert the right needle into two stitches.

Step 2:

With the yarn behind the needles, wrap it around the tip of the right needle anticlockwise. Draw the yarn through to create a knit stitch as normal. 

Step 3:

You have now decreased the stitch.

And that’s how you decrease a stitch by knitting two stitches together at the same time!


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