tssk and tk2tog

tssk and tk2tog

These twisted decreases are used in Angostura, they're very useful when working twisted stitch cable patterns. The goal is to work a decrease that leans in the regular direction with only the top stitch twisted. 

tssk

1. slip the first stitch purlwise onto the right needle tip

2. slip the second stitch knit wise onto the right needle tip

3. slip both stitches back to the left needle tip and knit them together

tk2tog 

1. slip the first stitch purlwise to the right needle tip

2. insert the needle into the second stitch from back to front and slip it onto the right needle tip

3. return the 2 slipped stitches to the left needle tip

4. knit these 2 stitches together 

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Wee Cria KAL — Separating Body and Sleeve sts

Wee Cria KAL — Separating Body and Sleeve sts