The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease

Stitch Description

The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease is a method of removing stitches to shape your fabric without gaps. This is particularly helpful for items like amigurumi toys, where you need the stitches to be very tight and close together so that no stuffing comes out.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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

Swatch Photos

Inv-SC-Dec-Example

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