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Knifty Knitter - Loom P2tog for -NEWKNITTENS
Posted by: Mother Hen (IP Logged)
Date: February 13, 2009 05:47PM

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need help with pattern instructions
Posted by: newknittens (IP Logged)
Date: February 13, 2009 03:11PM

Help!! I'm learning to knit with the loom (knifty knitter) It's very easy when you do the basics, but now I'm trying a different pattern. I have a book, but I can't find anywhere to how to P2tog. I know that means purl together, but I can't find illustration anywhere to show me how, and I can't find any written directions. Can someone help me with that?

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Purl Two Together (P2tog) /
Purl Two Together through the back loop (P2tog tbl)
P2tog is a right slanting decrease stitch in which two stitches are purled together. P2tog tbl is a left slanting decrease stitch in which two stitches are purled together through the back loop. On the loom this means picking up one wrap, putting it on the peg on either side (depending on the stitch), wrapping the peg as you normally would and then knitting off. See the purl stitch and p tbl stitch if you are not sure how to purl.

This stitch is more common in needle knitting since loom knitting is all done on the RS.

P2tog tbl
Because P2tog is a right slanting decrease, it is worked on the left side of the loom in flat knitting. If you need to decrease on the right side of the loom, use an SSP stitch. The following directions assume you already know how to do the purl stitch.
1. Move the wrap of the peg to the left on top of the peg you want to work a P2tog stitch.
2. Purl the stitch using the two wraps on the peg as you would if it were one.

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