Ssk (Single Decrease) and Sssk (Double Decrease)

Slip two stitches knitwise one at a time (Figure 1). Insert point of left needle into front of two slipped stitches and knit them together through back loops with right needle (Figure 2).

Figure 1 Figure 2

 

For Sssk (Double Decrease): Slip three stitches knitwise one at a time. Insert point of left needle into front of three slipped stitches and knit them together with right needle—three stitches reduced to one.