Is K2tog left or right-leaning?
K2tog (knit two together) is a common right-leaning decrease in knitting.
What does make a right-leaning decrease mean?
The right-side decrease is a KRPR, which means “knit-return-pass-return.” What you do is knit 1 and replace it on the left-hand needle, pass the next stitch over and then pass the stitch back to the right hand needle by slipping it purlwise.
What does RT mean in a knitting pattern?
The right twist stitch is a mock cable technique that allows you to simulate a cable without the use of a cable needle. Also known as: mock cable. Abbreviation: RT.
What is the best way to decrease in knitting?
Make a new decrease by knitting two stitches together. Insert the needle through the next two stitches and knit a stitch. You will see how the decrease at the end of the row leans to the right. Repeat and knit as many decreases as you need.