How to decrease in sc (US) or dc (UK) in each side

In this DROPS video we show how to decrease when crocheting sc (US term) or dc (UK term).

We are showing how to decrease in the beginning of a row and also at the end of a row when crocheting sc (UK dc) .
In our example we are dec 2 sts each side on each row.
Dec as follows at beg of row: replace each st to be dec with 1 sl st.
Dec as follows at the end of row: Turn piece when number of sts to be dec remain on row.

You must read the pattern to be able to follow. You’ll find patterns where this technique is used by clicking on the pictures below.

The video above can be used in the following patterns

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Comments (4)

Cecilia 09.10.2013 - 23:19:

Amazing vídeos Thank you

Sk 11.09.2013 - 11:52:

Hi, Is this technique used for making the arm holes?

DROPS Design 16.10.2014 - 14:12:

Dear Sk, this technique can be used for example for the armholes when there are several sts to decrease (to leave unworked) on a same row. Happy crocheting!

Paloma 03.08.2013 - 11:51:

Es estupendo poder ver el tutorial sin sonido y con tanta calidad.

Alina 02.05.2012 - 15:15:

Thank you very much for this tutorial.It's very useful and easy to understand.

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