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.
See how easy that is?
If your decrease stitch looks a little loose, hop on over to this tutorial for some extra help.
Here are handy links to all the posts about crocheting round two of your pattern and beyond. . .
- How to Crochet the Second Round
- How to Increase in Single Crochet
- How to Decrease in Single Crochet
- How to Single Crochet 3 Together
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