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.
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. Triple Treble How To with Diagrams. 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.
The abbreviation is dtr. It's used when a long stitch is needed within a crochet design. Difficulty: Easy Time Required: 5 minutes to learn the stitch Here's How: Yarn over hook three times, then insert hook into next stitch.Yarn over hook and draw yarn through stitch (there are five loops on the hook).Loop yarn over hook and draw through two loops (there are now four loops remaining on the hook).Yarn over hook and draw through two loops (there are now three loops remaining on the hook). Tips: At the end of a row of treble crochet, you would chain 5 to turn.The double 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 double 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. 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 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: More How To's from your Guide to Crochet. 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. 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. See also: crocheting left-handed. Rows of Half Double Crochet Stitch Rows of Half Double Crochet Stitch -- Photo © Michael Solovay Let's start off with a picture of half double crochet stitches worked in rows.
You can work half double crochet in just about any yarn or thread (and there are other innovative materials you could use as well.) Be sure to click the photo (or any of the pictures in this tutorial) if you'd like to take a closer look. Begin by Crocheting a Chain. Instructions for Beginners to Learn the Basic Crochet Stitches. First Step In Learning How To Crochet - How To Make A Starting Chain - Also Called Foundation Chain or Beginning Chain. How to Make a Single Crochet Stitch - Learning Photo - Quick Condensed Tutorial.