The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease

Stitch Description

The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease is a method of removing stitches to shape your fabric. This decrease is special because it makes those decreases almost invisible by cutting out stitches without gaps.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Yarn over.
  • Step 2: Insert the hook into the front loop of the first stitch of the decrease.
  • Step 3: Insert the hook into the front loop of the next stitch of the decrease.
  • Step 4: Yarn over and draw through first loops on hook.
  • Step 5: Yarn over and draw through first loops on hook.
  • Step 6: Yarn over and draw through last two loops on hook.

Swatch Photos

Inv-DC-Dec-Example-(FINAL)

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks