What does P2Tog mean?
P2tog (purl two stitches together) is a simple decrease used for shaping in knitting patterns. The technique and steps are exactly the same as when purling, except that you work into two stitches at the same time.
Is SSK the same as k2tog TBL?
K2tog-tbl does not produce the same result as SSK: with k2tog-tbl the stitches get twisted (they don’t in the SSK). The two stitches do look different. … And if you don’t like the ‘wiggly line’ that sits above a column of SSK decreases, work the stitch that sits above the decrease, in the even rows/rounds, tbl.