How to treble crochet decrease (tr2tog)

Published on 15 October 2019 1 min read

The treble crochet decrease (tr2tog), known in the US as dc2tog, is the easy decreasing method to give shape to your crochet project. If you're using a treble crochet stitch in your work and need to reduce the number of stitches in your row then just follow these simple steps!

Learn how to treble crochet decrease

1

Yarn over. Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch.

2

Yarn over. Pull yarn through stitch. You should now have 3 loops on your crochet hook.

3

Yarn over. Pull hook through 2 loops. You should now have 2 loops on your hook.

4

Yarn over. Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch.

5

Yarn over. Pull yarn through stitch. You should now have 4 loops on your crochet hook.

6

Yarn over. Pull hook through 2 loops. You should now have 3 loops on your crochet hook.

7

Yarn over. Pull hook through last 3 loops.

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