A smoother version of the left leaning decrease that more closely resembles its right leaning counterpart, the k2tog. It can be used anytime an ssk is required.
A delightful textured stitch that is fun to knit. To add this to your knitting work as follows:
Multiple of 8 +3
Row 1. K3, *sl 5 wyif, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 2. *K3, p5; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 3. K3, *k2, butterfly (shown in video), k5; rep from * to end.
Row 4. *K3, p5; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.