Crochet 101

Learn How to Increase and Decrease Like the Pros

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Knowing how to increase and decrease can open up a whole new world in crochet. Increases are formed when you crochet more than one stitch in the same chain, stitch or space. Decreases are formed by skipping stitches or working two or more stitches together.

You can increase or decrease to alter the total number of

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