Single left-slanting decrease
Knitting - Basic Techniques
Slip 2 stitches (1 at a time) to the right-hand needle, return to the left-hand needle in reverse order, purl 2 together.
|Insert the right-hand needle into the next 2 stitches knitwise, and slip the stitches 1 at a time to the right-hand needle.|
|Insert the left-hand needle into the slipped stitches and return them to the left-hand needle as shown.|
|Stitches 1 and 2 have changed places, purl these 2 stitches together.|
|On the right side, the top stitch slants to the left, 1 stitch is decreased.|