How to Decrease a Stitch (k2tog) - Knitting Tutorial

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Overview

Abbreviation: k2tog

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 Eska Diamond Beanie Knitting Kit.


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Step-by-step

Also referred to as knit 2 together.

1) Insert the right needle into two stitches.
2) With the yarn behind the needles, wrap it around the tip of the right needle anti-clockwise and draw the yarn through to create a knit stitch as normal.
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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