# What does sc1 Sc2 mean in crochet?

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The single crochet two together (sc2tog) technique is a great skill to add to your crocheting arsenal. This basic crochet decrease stitch allows you to eliminate stitches from your pattern so that you can create unique shapes.

## What does 2 sc in each sc around mean?

Translation: Work two single crochets in each single crochet around. Since you are crocheting two stitches in each stitch around, you are doubling the stitch count (from 6 to 12) so that your circle expands outwards.

## What does 2 SC increase mean in crochet?

Technique used to increase your stitch count by one. Often used when you are increasing for a hat, bag or shawl. … You have now completed your second sc in the same space as your previous single crochet, increasing your stitch count by one.

## What does SC stand for in crochet?

Single Crochet – How to Single Crochet or ‘sc’

## What is a 2 single crochet?

sc2tog = single crochet 2 together

‘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.

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## What does 3inc mean in crochet?

3 single crochet increase instructions

Work the third single crochet stitch inserting your hook in same stitch. You’ve made two complete single crochet stitch increase.

## What is half double crochet?

The half double crochet (abbreviated hdc) is kind of an oddball stitch. The half double crochet falls in between a single crochet and a double crochet in height, but instead of working off two loops at a time, you draw the yarn through three loops on the hook.

## What does Dec mean in crochet?

Double crochet decrease (dc dec): Work a double crochet in the specified stitch until two loops remain on the hook (see illustration 4).

## How do you calculate increase in crochet?

You will increase every X & Y stitches (X = the first number you got, Y = the second number you got). That means: Knit or crochet A stitches as usual & then increase 1, then knit or crochet B stitches as usual & then increase 1 (A = the third number you got, B = the fourth number you got).

## What does space mean in crochet?

Often patterns will tell you to crochet into the chain space. Instead of working into the stitch, or loops created by the previous row’s stitches, the chain space is the decorative “hole” or space.