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How to Decrease. How to Single Crochet Two Stitches Together (Decrease) When your pattern says to sc next 2 sts tog (single crochet next two stitches together) or if it says to dec over 2 sc (decrease over two single crochet) or slight variations of these instructions, this is how to do it: Single Crochet Decrease photographs copyright by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc.

How to Decrease

Free for your own personal use only. Do not place on your own web site or otherwise redistribute. Printer-Friendly Page: Beginner Projects: Links To Learn Crochet Stitches Techniques Step By Step With Photos Or Diagrams. Where to Find Crochet Stitches and Techniques How-to Pages Each how-to is by Sandi Marshall and has step-by-step photos or includes diagrams.

Links To Learn Crochet Stitches Techniques Step By Step With Photos Or Diagrams

Note: I update this chart each time I add more pages of stitch and technique instruction to this site. -- Sandi. Triple Treble How To with Diagrams. Triple Treble How To With Diagrams Following are diagrams and instructions for learning how to crochet a Triple Treble stitch (also called a Treble Treble stitch).

Triple Treble How To with Diagrams

Abbreviations used in these directions: How To Crochet A Treble Treble Stitch Click Here For Printer-Friendly Page Learn More Stitches: Crochet How-To Index Diagrams by Sandi Marshall, copyright 1998 by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc. Steps For Learning How To Crochet a Double Treble Stitch. The US double treble (also called double triple) is another basic stitch, the next step up in length from the treble.

Steps For Learning How To Crochet a Double Treble Stitch

The abbreviation is dtr. How To Do a Treble or Triple Stitch. How to Do a Treble or Triple Stitch From your Crochet Guide The US treble is the next basic stitch (in length) after the double crochet.

How To Do a Treble or Triple Stitch

The abbreviation is tr. It's used when a long stitch is needed within a crochet design. Difficulty Level: Easy Time Required: 5 minutes Here's How: Yarn over hook twice, then insert hook into next stitch. Tips: At the end of a row of treble crochet, you would chain 4 to turn.The treble is often used when crocheting in the remaining loop (loop made when a stitch is done in back loop only) of a stitch which is several rows below.The treble is also often used when crocheting a front post or back post stitch around the post of a stitch which is several rows below.

Related Information: Instructions for How to Do Half Double Crochet Stitch Worked in Rows. Half double crochet is one of the easiest basic crochet stitches to learn.

Instructions for How to Do Half Double Crochet Stitch Worked in Rows

You can work half double crochet stitch in rows, rounds, shapes, or freeform. Here's a step-by-step photo tutorial for learning how to work half double crochet in rows. I'm right-handed, and so these instructions show the right-handed way of crocheting this stitch -- crocheting across the rows from right to left. If you're left-handed, you'll do the same thing I'm doing except that you'll reverse it; you'll work from left to right. Instructions for Beginners to Learn the Basic Crochet Stitches.

• Slip Stitch Slip stitches are useful and versatile.

Instructions for Beginners to Learn the Basic Crochet Stitches

Pictured here is one possible use for the slip stitch; when your crochet instructions tell you to "join with a slip stitch to form a ring," this photo shows an example of what your work might look like. In general, slip stitches are useful for joining one crocheted element to another. There are many other ways you could use them; in my surface crochet tutorial, you'll learn about different ways you can use slip stitches to add color and visual interest to the surface of a crochet or knitting project. This page also details more uses for slip stitches, and includes simple instructions for crocheting the slip stitch.

First Step In Learning How To Crochet - How To Make A Starting Chain - Also Called Foundation Chain or Beginning Chain. The steps below describe the numbered steps that are shown on the photo. 1.

First Step In Learning How To Crochet - How To Make A Starting Chain - Also Called Foundation Chain or Beginning Chain

Wrap the yarn or thread around your finger to make a loop, leaving a length of about 6 inches on the other side of the loop (to be woven in later on the finished item, to secure the end so that it will not unravel over time). 2. Fold one side of the yarn down so that it is lined up in the center of the circle (refer to photo step 2).

This is in preparation to pull this yarn through the center of the circle. 3. Using your fingers or a crochet hook, pull the yarn through the center of the circle (first loop made). 4. Insert crochet hook into the loop just made. 5. How to Make a Single Crochet Stitch - Learning Photo - Quick Condensed Tutorial. The photos in this tutorial show the single crochet being made in single crochet stitches that were crocheted in a previous row.

How to Make a Single Crochet Stitch - Learning Photo - Quick Condensed Tutorial

The steps below explain the numbered steps that are shown on the photo above. 1. Insert hook in stitch. 2. Yarn over hook. 3.