The Treble Crochet Two Together Decrease (tr2tog)

Stitch Description

The treble crochet two together decrease (trc2tog) is a basic decrease stitch that helps shape your project by removing stitches from your pattern. It is used in everything from sweaters to hats to bags.

Video Tutorial

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Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Yarn over the crochet hook twice.
  • Step 2: Insert the crochet hook into the next stitch on your row.
  • Step 3: Yarn over the crochet hook again, and pull the yarn through the stitch on your crochet hook. You should now have four stitches on your hook.
  • Step 4: Yarn over and draw through two loops on hook, then yarn over and draw through two again, leaving two loops on the hook.
  • Step 5: Yarn over twice, and insert the crochet hook into the next stitch on your row.
  • Step 6: Yarn over the crochet hook again.Pull the yarn through the stitch on your crochet hook. You should now have five stitches on your hook.
  • Step 7: Yarn over the crochet hook and draw through two loops. (Four loops on hook.)
  • Step 8: Yarn over the crochet hook and draw through two loops.(Three loops on hook.)
  • Step 9: Yarn over and draw through all three stitches on your crochet hook.

Swatch Photos

TR2TOG-Example (FINAL)

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