How to sc3tog

How to Single Crochet 3 Together - video tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World

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sc3tog: single crochet 3 stitches together

Sc3tog is a decrease over 3 stitches, and it’s one that I find myself using a lot, recently! Today, I’ll show you how to do it, step by step. There’s a video after the photo tutorial, in case that’s your preferred way to learn. 🙂

Here is what your piece will look like before you begin… notice there is one loop on the hook:

how to sc3tog crochet tutorial

Insert your hook into the next stitch, and wrap the yarn over the hook and pull through. There are now two loops on the hook:

how to sc3tog crochet tutorial

Do the same thing (insert your hook into the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull through stitch) two more times. You will have a total of 4 loops on the hook:

how to sc3tog crochet tutorial

Wrap the yarn over the hook, and pull through all 4 loops:

how to sc3tog crochet tutorial

Ta da! You have decreased 3 stitches into one!

how to sc3tog crochet tutorial

Watch the video!

If the photos aren’t what you need, don’t worry… I made a video!

Keep it neat!

Is your decrease looking big and bulky? You’ll want to have a peek at this blog post about how to sc2tog… neatly! The technique applies to this decrease, too!

Best,
Stacey

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