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Old 05-09-2007, 10:42 AM   #1
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Pattern Explanation
I am knitting a sweater that has a pattern stitch on a multiple of 6 plus 5. The last row of the pattern, row 8, tells me to K5,
*with yarn in front sl 1, p2 tog, psso, K5.
Do I do the slip as if to purl? One of my books says do the stitch purlwise
and the other says knitwise. Is there some kind of rule to apply here?
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Old 05-09-2007, 11:17 AM   #2
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Sorta... when you slip a stitch at the beginning of a row, slip pwise. When it's in a dec to pass over other stitches, slip kwise, because pwise would twist it and you want the dec to lie flat. The psso dec is the mirror to k2tog.

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