Tutorial: Centered double decrease

I love this centered double decrease because it pops the center stitch.  It's great for use as the center "V" stitch in V-necks, mitered cornered edgings, and lace...

Complete Instructions: Work to 1 stitch before marked stitch.  Slip the next 2 stitches together as if to work a K2tog.  Knit the next stitch on the working needle.  Pass the 2 slipped stitches over the knit stitch.


Step 1: Work to 1 st before marked stitch. 
(If working in lace, or as a regular decrease, skip to step 2.)




Step 2: Slip next stitch plus center stitch as if to knit them together (K2tog), but don't actually knit them together.




Step 3: Knit the next stitch available on the working needle.



Step 4: Slip the 2 slipped stitches over the just-knitted stitch.




Step 5:  Voilà! You have a centered double decrease (also abbreviated as CDD)!