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Irishmam 06-12-2010 12:35 PM

Knit 2 together ... through the back loop?

I am working on the Debbie Bliss Teddy Bear pattern is at:

It includes the decrease K2 tog tbl - knit 2 together through back loop.

Not sure exactly how to execute this instruction - do I simply knit the back of the stitch as I would if, for example, making a kfb increase?

Many thanks for any help,


suzeeq 06-12-2010 02:23 PM

You do knit them together through the back loops of both sts. However, I don't like this dec as it makes the sts twisted like it does when you ktbl. So you can substitute ssk or sl knit psso for a left leaning dec.

Irishmam 06-13-2010 06:00 AM

Thanks Suzie - it did seem a bit convoluted for a simple left leaning dec. I will go with the s knit psso as you suggest.

Thanks you,


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