Horizontal lines calm. Vertical lines elongate. But oh, diagonal lines -- diagonal lines intrigue. One of the tools knitters can use to create diagonal lines in knit fabric is the slant inherent in the various decreases. A knit 2 together (k2tog) puts the left stitch of a pair on top of the right and so slants from left to right, while an slip, slip, knit (ssk) puts the right stitch of a pair on top of the left and so slants from right to left.
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