This is an improved ssk (slip slip knit), for which I must give credit to Elizabeth Zimmermann and Meg Swansen. It's improved because it lays a bit flatter and more closely matches the right slanting knit two together (k2tog). You slip the first stitch as if to knit, the seco ...more
How to Ssk in Knitting
This how-to video provides a demonstration of slip slip knit, SSK, technique. Decrease stitches easily with this left-slanting knitting technique. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to knit the slip slip knit, or SSK, decrease.
This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease, the SSK (slip, slip, knit), shown in the English, or throwing style. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using English-style slip-slip-knit stitches in your own knitting project ...more
This free video knitting lesson offers a complete demonstration of a left-leaning decrease—the SSK (slip, slip, knit)—shown in the continental style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this decrease stitch in your own ...more
Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on how to turn a heel when making a knitted sock. This knitting process is a lot less mystifying after you've done it once. (Isn't everything?) Row 1: p14, p2tog, p1, turn work. Row 2: sl1, k5, ssk, k1. Row 3: turn, sl1, work ...more
This video demonstrates how to make a left slanting decrease in Continental knitting. This is the most common left slanting increase and is also known as SSK (Slip Slip Knit). This decrease is necessary in some patterns to keep the flow of the decorative stitches. Make a left ...more