CDD – Central Double Decrease

CDD – Central Double Decrease is exactly what is says on the box. A double decrease which is central, i.e. it neither leans to the left or to the right but the stitches are decreased evenly, one each side of a central stitch. Or, in other words, this decrease reduces three stitches down to one,Continue reading “CDD – Central Double Decrease”

SSSK – Slip, slip, slip, knit

SSSK is a left leaning double decrease. In other words, it decreases two stitches at once and the result leans to the left. There are several different double decreases, left leaning, right leaning and centred. You may have come across them in lace and open patterns, not so often in shaping ordinary garments.  Here is a quickContinue reading “SSSK – Slip, slip, slip, knit”