FAQ: What Does P2tog Tbl Mean In Knitting?

What is p2tog in knitting?

Introduction: How to K2tog and P2tog ( knit 2 Together, Purl 2 Together) K2TOG means to knit 2 stitches together at the same time. So, instead of knitting 1 stitch like you normally would, you knit 2…that’s it! P2TOG means to purl 2 stitches together at the same time.

What does TLB mean in knitting?

It looks like it would be difficult, but it’s SO easy! (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!

How do I do a SSK in knitting?

How to Slip Slip Knit ( SSK ) More Neatly

  1. Slip 2 stitches individually as if to knit.
  2. Insert left needle tip into the fronts of these 2 slipped stitches.
  3. Knit the 2 slipped stitches together; 1 stitch decreased. To neaten this decrease on the next round or row, work this stitch through the back loop.

Can you purl two together?

P2tog is an easy decrease and if you know how to purl, then you can definitely p2tog ( purl two together ). The concept is basically the same as k2tog where you knit two stitches together. In fact, p2tog is most often used on the wrong side of a knitting project because when you turn it over, it IS a k2tog!

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Is k2tog TBL the same as SSK?

K2tog – tbl does not produce the same result as SSK: with k2tog – tbl the stitches get twisted (they don’t in the SSK ). The two stitches do look different. And if you don’t like the ‘wiggly line’ that sits above a column of SSK decreases, work the stitch that sits above the decrease, in the even rows/rounds, tbl.

Is SSK the same as k2tbl?

My brain (let’s blame it on new glasses) was thinking of knitting 2 together. Sorry! They slant the same way, but k2tog tbl twists the stitches where they lie flat in SSK. You could try slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over; it’s essentially the same as SSK, and I do both pretty much interchangeably.

What does TBL mean?


Acronym Definition
TBL The Bottom Line
TBL Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL hockey team)
TBL The Biggest Loser (TV show)
TBL Tablespoon (cooking)


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