What does increase and decrease mean in crocheting?

What does increase in crochet mean?

Increasing involves crocheting 2 stitches in the same stitch.

What does decrease mean in crochet?

The Spruce / Kathryn Vercillo. A crochet decrease makes the current row or round that you are working on shorter than the one previous to it. So, for example, if you worked twenty stitches into the previous row when you decrease you may only work thirteen stitches.

What does sc1 mean in crochet?

The “inc, 1 sc” within the brackets means you will make an increase (so 2 single crochet stitches) in the next stitch, followed by 1 single crochet stitch in the stitch after that.

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