Stitch Attribute: decrease

The Slip Slip Purl Decrease (SSP)

The Slip Slip Purl Decrease is a method of shaping your fabric by removing stitches. It creates a left leaning decrease. It creates one of the cleanest and tightest left leaning decreases available. This decrease is also unique because it is formed on the wrong side of the fabric.

The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease

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.

The Crossed Right Slanted Decrease

The Crossed Right Slanted Decrease is a way of shaping your work by removing stitches from your work. This decrease is different from a lot of other decreases because it is a mirror to the knit two together through the back loop (k2tog tbl), a twisted left leaning decrease.

The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease

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.

Knit Return Pass Return Decrease (KRPR)

The Knit Return Pass Return decrease is a variation of a right-leaning decrease. This can serve as a substitution for a k2tog. It pairs nicely with some of the slip-stitch left leaning decreases-- try it out and see what you think!

The Double Crochet Three Together Decrease (dc3tog)

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the single crochet three together decrease. This decrease is used in some decorative stitches and shaping. The single crochet three together is a double decrease so it decreases two stitches.

The Knit Three Together Double Decrease (K3Tog)

The knit three together double decrease (k3tog) technique is used to remove two stitches at one time from your knitting and help shape your work. You will need to know how to decrease in order to knit hats, sweaters, and some mittens and gloves. This particular decrease technique has a …

The Single Crochet Three Together Decrease (sc3tog)

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the single crochet three together decrease. This decrease is used in some decorative stitches and shaping. The single crochet three together is a double decrease so it decreases two stitches.

The Center Double Decrease (cdd)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the center double decrease. This technique decreases two stitches at once and creates a prominent center stitch at the decrease point.

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