What is SSK in knitting pattern?

What is SSK in knitting pattern?

SSK = short for slip, slip, knit, meaning that you slip 1 st, slip the next, then put left needle back into the slipped sts and knit them together. This will create a decrease leaning to the left. This method gives the exact same dec result as “slip 1, K1, psso”.

What is the difference between SSK and k2tog?

The Knit 2 Together (k2tog) is a right slanting decrease: Knit 2 stitches together as if they were one stitch knitting through both loops. The Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk) is a left slanting decrease: Slip the first stitch as if to knit. Knit both stitches through the back loops together as if they were one stitch.

Is SSK the same as PSSO?

If there is one question I get all the time, it’s “Which left-leaning decrease should I use? I don’t understand the differences!” Some of you might even be surprised to learn that the ssk and the sl-k1-psso do the same thing!

What does SSK stand for?


Acronym Definition
SSK Slip, Slip, Knit (knitting)
SSK Conventional Submarine (Conventional Attack Submarine)
SSK Self-Service Kiosk (vending machine)
SSK Single Shot Kill (gaming community)

What is the best way to decrease in knitting?

To make a decrease while knitting you can use a slip, knit, pass over or you can use a knit two together. The decrease stitch will always lean to the right or left depending on the type of decrease you use. To make a left leaning decrease, we will use slip, knit, pass over.

Is SSK a decrease in knitting?

The SSK makes a decrease that slants to the left and is often paired with knit-two-together knit (K2TOG), which is a right-slanting decrease. It is an easy technique to learn. The basics of this stitch are also used in several other stitches as well. It is almost identical to a cast-off method known as binding off.

What does S11k mean in knitting?

S11k. Knit to end of row across all sts. Cast off.

What is the purl equivalent of SSK?

slip, slip
Ssp (slip, slip, purl) is the purl equivalent of ssk and leans to the left when looked at from the right side.

How do you decrease both ends in knitting?

There are two ways to decrease in knitting. If you’re knitting a garment one way is done at the beginning of the row and the other is done at the end of the row….It is called K2tog.

  1. Knit till there are 3 stitches remaining on the needle.
  2. Knit 2 together. ( K2tog)
  3. Knit the last stitch.
  4. You have now decreased one stitch.

How to do the slip slip knit ( SSK ) technique?

How to SSK To execute this decrease, slip the first stitch as if to knit, slip the second stitch as if to knit, then slide the left-hand needle into the front part of both stitches and knit them together.

Do you know the slip knit knit stitch?

Before learning the slip slip knit stitch, you should be familiar with the knit stitch and the slip stitch . Knit the stitches until the point where the pattern tells you to decrease. Slip two stitches knit wise onto the right needle. The image below shows the knitter slipping the first stitch knit wise.

What’s the best way to slip a knitting needle?

Pull it between them as if you are knitting. Knit the two stitches. Pull the needle through as if you are knitting and slip the finished stitch off the left needle onto the right. Voila!

How does the SSK work on the RS?

On the RS work a ssk, either the traditional way or as in Trick One. If working flat, on next WS row: p through the back loop of the ssk from the previous row.