The sc3tog stitch (abbreviated from “single crochet three together”) is a decrease stitch that is worked over three stitches. To work the sc3tog, you will insert your hook into the next stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop (three loops on hook), insert your hook into the next stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop (four loops on hook), insert your hook into the next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (five loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all five loops on hook. The sc3tog decreases one stitch.
This particular decrease can be worked in two ways- with the right side facing or with the wrong side facing. If you are working the sc3tog with the right side facing, you will work from left to right. If you are working the sc3tog with the wrong side facing, you will work from right to left.
The sc3tog is a relatively easy stitch to master and once you get the hang of it, it works up quickly. This stitch is often used in crochet patterns to create shapings, such as decreasing armholes or necklines. It can also be used for decorative purposes, such as creating ruffles or textures on a project.
When working the sc3tog, it is important to pay attention to your tension so that your stitches remain even. You may find it helpful to practice the stitch a few times before using it in a project.
Hello crochet lovers, we are here to show you how you can crochet a single crochet three-together (sc3tog).
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Single Crochet Three Together step-by-step
To make a sc3tog you need to insert the hook in the chain and pull up a loop.
Once you have two loops in your hook you will insert the hook in the next chain and pull up another loop.
With these three loops in your hook insert the hook in the next chain once again and pull up another loop.
Once you have four loops in your hook, simply yarn over and pull through all these four loops. And voila, you just made a sc3tog.
In this stitch what have done is we’ve taken the base of three stitches and turned them into one stitch. You can see the picture below.
So if you had 10 single crochet in the current row, you’ll get 8 single crochet at the end of the next row after making a single crochet three-together.
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The sc3tog stitch is an essential crochet stitch because it allows you to decrease the number of stitches in a row or round. This is especially important when you are crocheting projects that need to be a certain size, like a hat or a blanket. The sc3tog stitch also gives your work a nice, finished look.