The Double Crochet Two Together (dc2tog) :: Crochet Abbreviation #34

Stitch Description

The double crochet two together decrease (dc2tog) is a basic decrease stitch that helps shape your project by removing stitches from your pattern in a row that uses the Double Crochet stitch. It is used in everything from sweaters to hats to bags.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and LionBrand.com

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Crystal Palace Bamboo Crochet Hook

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Step 1: Yarn over.

Step 2: Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch in the row.

Step 3: Yarn over.

Step 4: Pull the yarn through the stitch on your crochet hook. You should now have three stitches on your crochet hook.

Step 5: Yarn over.

Step 6: Pull the yarn through the first two stitch on your crochet hook. You should now have two stitches on your crochet hook.

Step 7: Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch on your row.

Step 8: Yarn over.

Step 9: Pull the yarn through the first stitch on your crochet hook. You should now have three stitches on your crochet hook.

Step 10: Yarn over.

Step 11: Pull the yarn through all three stitches on your crochet hook.

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