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How to Single Crochet Two Stitches Together (Decrease)

When your pattern says to sc next 2 sts tog (single crochet next two stitches together) or if it says to dec over 2 sc (decrease over two single crochet) or slight variations of these instructions, this is how to do it:

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Draw up a loop in next stitch.

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Again, draw up a loop in the next stitch.
(There should now be 3 loops on the hook.)

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Yarn over hook.

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Draw yarn through all 3 loops
on the hook. (One decrease made)

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