decrease for raglan

Right and Left Cable Decreases Without a Cable Needle

We often see these decreases at the armholes of designer sweaters and cardigans, but they look equally well on hand-knitted projects, especially along the raglan lines. It seems that the fabric was slightly pinched in spots where we use cable decreases to shape our knits. This effect adds a subtle detail that shows that this project is well-thought-through and well-finished. There […]

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Beautiful Mirrored Decreases for Raglan Lines and Other Types of Tapered Shaping

There is a lovely left-slanting decrease that forms a line of purls, each nestled in a knit stitch. They look (at least, to me 🙂 ) like a set of tulip flowers framed by two leaves.  The official name for this decrease is SPPO (Slip, Purl, Pass the slipped stitch Over), but Tulip Decrease sounds so much

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