Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-2011, 08:20 PM   #1
Casting On
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Hi all! I came across this wonderful site while trying to decipher a pattern. I am trying to take a simple eyelet pattern and make it into a blanket for my daughter. It has been FOREVER since I picked up the "dueling sticks" and I just can't understand what it is telling me. The pattern tells me to SSK; I just don't understand how to do this. Here's the row pattern: K1, *k2tog, ssk, yo; repeat from * to end, k2. Thanks!
smithc7282 is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 08-07-2011, 10:38 PM   #2
Knit On!
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montana
Posts: 27,765
Thanks: 160
Thanked 6,457 Times in 6,038 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to suzeeq
The ssk is the same as sl 1, k1, psso, just done differently. So you can use that instead.
sue- knitting heretic

suzeeq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 11:27 AM   #3
Grafting the Toe
MerigoldinWA's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,143
Thanks: 1,177
Thanked 1,837 Times in 1,740 Posts
There is a free video on this site listed under "decreases" on how to do the SSK. I use the "improved" SSK where you slip the first one knitwise and the second one purlwise then put the left needle into the two stitches together on the near side of the right needle and knit them together from there.
MerigoldinWA is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help! I don't know how to restart! Broncosbaby How-to Questions 6 12-22-2008 11:48 AM
Should I frog and restart??? knitgal General Knitting 11 09-12-2007 11:06 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:54 AM.