How to Decrease on a Circular Needle
Decreasing on a Circular Needle is as simple as decreasing on a straight needle. You can still do it both ways. Either K 2 tog or K, slip, psso. You will need to know how to decrease on a circular needle when you make hats or purses. If t don't know how, see the bottom of the page for instructions.
- Knit till there are 3 stitches left on the needle
- K 2 tog. K the last stitch.
- K 1
- Slip 1
- Psso (pass the slipped stitch over)
In the middle of a row or throughout a project method
- Use which ever method you like, but use the same method throughout your project. Otherwise the stitches will sometimes slant to the right and sometimes to the left. You want them to always slant the same direction.
Learn the basics of decreasing in knitting.