sp2p: Slip 1 st purlwise, p2tog, then pass slipped st over—2 sts dec’d. PATTERN STITCH Stockinette Stitch (any number of sts) Worked back and forth, knit RS rows, purl WS rows.
What does SP2P mean in knitting?
SP2P stands for slip one stitch as if to purl, p2tog, then pass slipped stitches over. This decrease is a left-leaning, double decrease, where you slip one stitch as if to purl, p2tog, and then pass the slipped stitch over the p2tog. This decrease turns three stitches into one (decreasing two).
What is CDD in knitting?
The CDD (centered double decrease) is a basic decrease that you should know how to perform. It’s used in A TON of knitting patterns – raglans and lace knitting are just two examples. The basics are simple – this stitch decreases by two stitches – one on either side of the center stitch.