How to Decrease a Stitch - Crochet Tutorial

How to Decrease a Stitch - Crochet Tutorial

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Tutorial Overview

Patterns often require reducing the number of stitches in a row, particularly amigurumi patterns. In this video we will show you how to decrease a stitch with double crochet.

 

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Step-by-step guide

Step 1:

To decrease a double crochet stitch, insert your hook into the next stitch.

Step 2:

Yarn over and pull through but do not complete the stitch yet.

Step 3:

Now insert your hook into the next stitch and yarn over and pull through.

Step 4:

You now want to go through all three stitches by yarn over and pulling through all the loops on your hook.

Step 5:

You’ve now decreased 2 stitches into 1.

 

And that’s how you decrease a stitch in crochet!

 

 

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