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How to Single Crochet Decrease – video tutorial

When you need to make a shape smaller, you’ll use single crochet decrease.

You’ll see this abbreviated in patterns as dec, or sc2tog – which stands for single crochet two stitches together.

And that’s exactly what it is! You’re going from two stitches down to one.

Here’s how.

See how easy that is?

If your decrease stitch looks a little loose, hop on over to this tutorial for some extra help.

This post has a bit more info about a technique called invisible decrease.

Here are handy links to all the posts about crocheting round two of your pattern and beyond. . .

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Happy stitching!