"sc2tog" is a common crochet abbreviation that stands for "single crochet two together."
This stitch is also known as a single crochet decrease or single crochet 2-together decrease.
It is a technique used to decrease the number of stitches in a row or round in crochet.
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How To Single Crochet 2 Together
Insert your hook into the next stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on the hook).
Insert your hook into the next stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop again (three loops on the hook).
Yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.
This process effectively combines two single crochet stitches into one, reducing the stitch count by one.
It is commonly used in shaping crochet projects, creating smoother edges, or achieving specific patterns in a design.
Always refer to your specific pattern instructions for the exact details on how and where to work sc2tog in your project.
Is single crochet decrease the same as sc2tog?
Yes, single crochet decrease (scdec) and sc2tog refer to the same crochet technique.
Both terms indicate a single crochet decrease, which is a method used to decrease the number of stitches in a row or round.
The idea is to combine two single crochet stitches into one, effectively reducing the stitch count by one.
Whether the pattern uses the term scdec or sc2tog, the steps to perform the decrease are the same.
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