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Old 03-10-2007, 12:03 AM   #1
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decrease question
If my pattern says:

"dec dec 1 st at each edge"

Should I decrease by using K2tog, or should I use SSK?
Also, am I doing it twice?
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Old 03-10-2007, 02:09 AM   #2
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Usually a pattern says what type they recommend. Does it say anything? Is there a link to the pattern you can share?

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It doesn't matter all that much what you use since you'll be seaming, but some people like to ssk on the right edge for a left-leaning decrease and k2tog on the left edge for a right-leaning decrease.

And yes, you'll be doing one at each edge.
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