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. Free for your own personal use only. How to Decrease
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. Note: I update this chart each time I add more pages of stitch and technique instruction to this site. -- Sandi Step-by-Step Text How-to's: http://crochet.about.com/library/howto/blhowto.htm How to do the Crazy Shell, Diagonal Crochet (also called Corner Start), Crocheting Beaded Fringe and more.
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). 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 Triple Treble How To with Diagrams
The US double treble (also called double triple) is another basic stitch, the next step up in length from the treble. The abbreviation is dtr. It's used when a long stitch is needed within a crochet design. Difficulty: Easy Steps For Learning How To Crochet a Double Treble Stitch
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. The abbreviation is tr. It's used when a long stitch is needed within a crochet design. Difficulty Level: Easy Time Required: 5 minutes
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. 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.
Basic Stitches in Crochet -- Instructions for Beginners to Learn the Basic Crochet Stitches Beginning crocheters can check this list to find the most essential basic stitches they will need to know. Find a description of each stitch plus links to tutorials, instructions and / or videos for learning how to crochet each basic stitch. Chain Stitch Basic Crochet Stitches -- The Chain Stitch -- Photo © Amy Solovay The chain stitch is the most basic of all crochet stitches. You'll use the chain stitch in several different ways:
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. 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).
The photos in this tutorial show the single crochet being made in single crochet stitches that were crocheted in a previous row. The steps below explain the numbered steps that are shown on the photo above. 1. Insert hook in stitch. 2. Yarn over hook. 3. Pull yarn through stitch. 4. How to Make a Single Crochet Stitch - Learning Photo - Quick Condensed Tutorial