How do you decrease one stitch at the beginning and end of a row?
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.
- Knit till there are 3 stitches remaining on the needle.
- Knit 2 together. ( K2tog)
- Knit the last stitch.
- You have now decreased one stitch.
How do you decrease a double stockinette stitch?
As double stockinette is a reversible stitch I think it’s important that the decreases look nice on both sides. The best way I have come up with this far is to make use a sl2tog, k1, PSSO, that mean to slip 2 stitches knit wise, knit one stitch and pass the slipped stitches over.
What does Alt row mean in knitting?
Alternate means every other row. When you have to bind off stitches, you can’t do that at the end of a row, so you have to do it at the beginning of rows.