To decrease stitches, work to the last two stitches of each segment (except the “extra segment”), then knit 2 stitches together, work an SSK decrease or decrease one stitch in any other way you like.
What does it mean to decrease evenly?
Decrease evenly: The pattern tells you to decrease a number of stitches evenly. Example 1: You have 100 sts and you shall decrease 16 sts evenly. Use a calculator and enter 100 divided by 16 and you will get 6.25.
How do you decrease 1 stitch?
To do this, insert the right-hand needle into the first stitch and slip it to the right-hand needle without knitting it. Knit the next stitch. With the tip of the left-hand needle pass the slipped stitch over the second stitch. You’ve now worked a decrease and have one less stitch.
How do you evenly increase stitches across a row?
To increase several stitches evenly across a row, you must figure out the best spacing for these increases in the same row.
- Take the number of stitches to be added and add 1. …
- Divide the total number of stitches on your needle by the number of spaces between the increases.
How do you decrease a stitch in crochet evenly?
You will decrease every X stitches (X = the first number you got). That means: Knit or crochet Y stitches as usual & then work 2 together (Y is the second number you got). Repeat until you have knitted or crocheted all the stitches.
How do you decrease a stitch at the beginning and end of a row?
Decrease at the beginning of a row, called “KSK PSSO”.
Put the needle in the second stitch as though you were going to knit it, but gently slip it onto the right needle. Knit the next stitch. Put the left needle into the front of the slipped stitch on the right needle as though you were going to purl it.