Triple Decrease (tr dec or tr2tog) Tutorial

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A decrease is made by taking two stitches and making it into one. The Triple Decrease is like the double crochet decrease (Double Crochet decrease) except some crocheters think that this one seems to take a little longer, mainly because there are more steps then when we work the double. In the same way the double crochet decrease is made, by working each stitch up to its second to last step and then pulling through all the remaining loops, so for the triple decrease.

This is a useful stitch to master, as you will see it in many pattens. For example doilies, open lacy patterns, shaping such as under the arms on garments; just to name a few.

In addition to the Tr dec, the stitch is also abbreviated tr2tog in patterns. But no matter how it is written it is preformed the same way.

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