‘sc2tog’ means to use single crochet to join two stitches together. It is a way to decrease (make the item smaller.) Insert hook into stitch and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next stitch and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Is sc2tog the same as decrease?
When you see the instructions to “decrease in single crochet” and the instructions to “single crochet two together” (sc2tog), what you are seeing is the same thing. Joining two single crochet stitches together at the top to make it become one stitch is the way that you decrease in single crochet.
What is a DEC in crochet?
The decrease (which is abbreviated “dec” in crochet) may also be called “crochet two together” since that is the essence of what you are doing. So your pattern might say “decrease” but it might also read something like “sc2tog”, which translates to “single crochet two together”.
What is front post double crochet?
The Front Post Double Crochet is a method for making texture on the right side of your fabric. It is made by working into the row below, and pulls the fabric up and out on the right side, forming a bump in the fabric. It’s a technique used in cables, ribbing, simulated stitches, and basketweaves.
What does double crochet two together mean?
The double crochet two together (dc2tog) stitch is a decrease stitch that’s great for beginners. This relatively simple stitch requires two stitches and combines them into one. You can use the dc2tog to create a wide range of crocheting projects, including hats, cardigans, socks, mittens, gloves and scarves.