# What does 1dc mean in crochet?

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‘Double crochet (dc)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘single crochet (sc)’. Double crochet creates short and compact stitches.

## What does 1dc INC mean?

When it says “(2dc inc, 1dc) repeat” it means you do 2 dc in the next stitch, then 1 dc in the next stitch, repeat. And “(1dc, 2dc inc, 1 dc) repeat” means you do 1 dc in the next stitch, 2 dc in the next stitch, 1 dc in the next, repeat.

## What does dc1 dc2 into next stitch mean?

Step 2 – make an increase stitch – also known as double crochet two stitches into the next stitch (dc2 in the next st) The asterisks indicate that these steps need to be repeated and, in this row, 4 times (making it eight steps in total).

## What does 2dc mean crochet?

2dc. (Insert hook in stitch, yoh and pull a loop through so that you have 2 loops on the hook. Yoh and pull through the 2 loops on the hook) twice. Double Crochet 3 Increase. 3dc.

## What is dc3 in crochet?

The double crochet 3 together (dc3tog) stitch is worked over 3 stitches and is a way to decrease by 2 stitches at a time. If you’re familiar with the dc2tog stitch or dc clusters, this is very similar.

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## What is dc3tog?

0 Comments. The double crochet three together (dc3tog) technique among others is used to create decreases in crochet to eliminate one or more stitches. An external decrease is worked at the beginning or end of a row, at the side edge.

## What does dc in next dc mean?

Parentheses are used to indicate a group of stitches that are to be worked together into a stitch, such as: in next dc work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc). That means you will work all of those stitches in one dc, which makes a shell.

## What does dc2 mean crochet?

Introduction: How to DC2TOG (double Crochet 2 Together) – a Decrease Stitch!

## What does twice mean in crocheting?

(k2tog, yo) twice. What it means is that you should work k2tog, yo two times or k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo. The second way they are used is to show a grouping or sequence of stitches that are related to each other in some way.

## What does RND mean in crochet?

rnd: round. RS: right side. sc: single crochet. sc2tog: single crochet 2 stitches together.

## What does 2dcinc mean in crochet?

Standard term: Increasing. Standard abbreviation: inc. UK examples: 2dc in next st.

## What does SK mean in crochet?

Crochet Abbreviations

Crochet Abbreviation Definition
sc2tog single crochet 2 stitches together
sk skip
sl st slip stitch
sp(s) space(s)

## What does INC mean in crochet?

The Basic Increase for Crochet (INC)

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.

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