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The slip, slip, knit decrease, abbreviated ssk, is another common knitting decrease . It’s used to decrease 2 stitches down to only 1 stitch. Here is the explanation of how to do this knit stitch.

The ssk is a left leaning decrease. It’s often paired with yarn overs and knit 2 togethers to make knit lace.

Ssk (slip, slip, knit) = (Slip next st knitwise) 2 times, insert left needle into slipped stitches, knit together using right needle. 1 stitch has been decreased.

Now that you know how to do this decrease, you can try my Learn It, Love It, Knit Lace Scarf pattern. Enjoy!

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