The Knit Left Loop increase (KLL) is a practically invisible increase is perfect for making symmetrical increases in adjacent stitches. Also known as the raised increase or lifted increase, it is the exact opposite of the knit right loop increase (KRL). Because the increase is created by lifting the stitch …
The Extended Half Double Crochet Stitch is a variation of the Half Double Crochet, but we add an additional step in the process of making the Half Double Crochet that gives more height to the stitch, and a different texture.
The Knit Right Loop Increase is a method of shaping your fabric by adding stitches. This increase is nearly invisible, and keeps the surrounding fabric nice and smooth. It is great for creating symmetrical increases in adjacent stitches and is practically invisible. It does tend to pull a little, but …
When you are crocheting and need to add stitches to your work, you will need to work an increase. Increasing is a method of shaping your work. By working multiple stitches into the same stitch you can make your work bigger in certain spots. This is useful for things like …
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 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 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 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.
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!
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.