Originally Posted by suzeeq
It depends on if you're going to slip purlwise or knitwise, not if it's a knit or a purl. The general rule is to slip purlwise at the beginning of a row, and knitwise if the st is part of a decrease like ssk, or skp. In patterns where a slip st is in the middle of the row and isn't going to be worked until the next row, you slip it purl wise.
Does which way you slip it really matter most of the time? I "just do it" but I haven't been knitting long (2ish months) and have made very few projects. There is just so much I don't know yet!
OTN- Dog sweater, tribbles, rags, Plans: cowl for mom, hat for bf/friends/dad, rags and towels for bf's mom...
Finished: Arm warmers, dice bag, Hat for brother, two washrags, two tribbles