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Single crochet (US) decrease

Learn how to decrease in single crochet

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Use this technique when you need to decrease the number of stitches. This is a great stitch to know, often found in hat, bags, sweaters and scarf patterns.

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Step By Step

1 single crochet decrease

1.

This how-to will show you how to decrease in single crochet. Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch.

2 single crochet decrease

2.

Wrap the yarn around the hook and pull it through the stitch. There are now two loops on your hook.

3 single crochet decrease

3.

Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch.

4 single crochet decrease

4.

Wrap the yarn around the hook and pull it through the stitch. There are now three loops on your hook.

5 single crochet decrease

5.

Loop the yarn around the hook again and pull the yarn through all the loops on your hook. You have now made one decrease!

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