What is PSP?

Hi all

I am looking at a pattern with a direction I don’t understand: PSP. According to the pattern, I should SSK on the right side of the pattern, and PSP on the wrong side. What is PSP?


Hiya moosey,
Hmmm, did the pattern have a key to the abbreviations at the top of the pattern. Most do.
But, if not it might mean either pass, slip, purl or purl, slip, pass. Hard to tell without it being in context.
Hope that helps ya:thumbsup:

The pattern I am working on is the Palette scarf from knitty (it’s so pretty!). Unfortunately, the abbreviation wasn’t defined in the knitty glossary.

Here are the relevant rows:

Row 1: k2tog, yo, ssk, k2, yo, k1
Row 2: P1, yo, p2, [COLOR=“Magenta”]PSP[/COLOR], yo, p2tog

Thanks for your help!

Did you check the Pattern notes on the patternn…?

“[B]PSP[/B] (Purl, Slip, Pass stitch over): P1, slip this stitch back to left needle, pass second stitch on left needle over first stitch.”



Usually a pattern will define abbreviations used at about that part of the pattern, or will point you toward a glossary.