What does it mean to PSSO in knitting?
The modifier tog indicates that the stitches should be knitted together, e.g., “k2tog” indicates that two stitches should be knitted together as though they were one stitch. psso means “pass the slipped stitch over”. pnso means “pass the next stitch over”.
What is the right term of PSSO?
March 5, 2016 By Ashley Little. Learn all about psso (pass the slipped stitch over), a technique that can be used for binding off, decreasing, lace knitting and more. Psso means “pass the slipped stitch over.” This technique is most commonly part of a decrease in lace knitting.
Why do you slip stitch in knitting?
Slipping a stitch means it isn’t knitted that round. No extra yarn is added. So a slip stitch will naturally pull the yarn a little bit tighter from one row to the next. This results in a consistent tension and stitch size from row to row.
What does TBL mean in knitting terms?
(P TBL) means to purl through the back loop & (K TBL) means to knit through back loop! So, instead of knitting and purling through the front part of the loop as you normally would…you will just go through the back side of the loop! Easy peasy!
What does Sl1 k2tog PSSO mean in knitting?
Sl1 – k2tog – psso ( slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over) is a double decrease, meaning it decreases 2 stitches from the total stitch count.