Stitchopedia Video & Photo Tutorial
Do you know how to p2tog? It’s just exactly what it sounds like, you purl, but instead of picking up 1 stitch, you pick up 2 and then you just purl them as one.
So it’s a decrease stitch that can be worked on the purl side of your piece. I’ve made a video and also have written out instructions with photos. Time to p2tog my friends!
Purl Two Together Video
If you can’t see this video, try watching it on YouTube HERE.
You can also watch a short version on Tangi HERE.
Written instructions with photos
Insert right needle from right front to left front through the first 2 stitches on the left needle. This is the same as for a regular purl, just through 2 stitches instead of one. Now the rest of the stitch is worked in the same manner as a purl.
Yarn over purl wise in same manner as for regular purl stitch.
Pull yarn over through the two stitches.
Slide old stitches off the left needle. Now the 2 stitches from the left needle are only 1 stitch on the right needle, so you’ve made a decrease.
Congratulations! Now you know how to p2tog. Keep knitting my crafty fam.
Here are some supplies you may find useful.
Happy stitching my friends.
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