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How to Crochet an Invisible Decrease

If you’ve ever crocheted an amigurumi project, but felt like it could have looked smoother or more professional, believe me: I’ve been there! It wasn’t until I learned how to crochet an invisible decrease that I saw how EASY it is to make my projects look really good!

The invisible decrease is an easy, but professional way to decrease stitches in an amigurumi crochet pattern. In just 4 steps, you can have a smooth and clean look to any crochet pattern without any complications. Get the free video and picture tutorial by clicking on this link.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to crochet an invisible decrease. But first, here are a list of reasons why you NEED to learn this quick and easy stitch:

  1. It will make your decreases look almost completely invisible!
  2. It is SOOOO SIMPLE!! You won’t even feel inconvenienced at all.
  3. It will give you confidence in the look of your crochet items, so you will definitely be able to make LOTS of awesome amigurumi projects for your loved ones.
  4. Number 3 is seriously my favorite thing to do!

So without further adieu, check out the video and photo tutorial below!

How to Crochet an Invisible Decrease in Amigurumi

1. Insert hook into FRONT LOOP of first stitch.

Step one of an invisible decrease

2. Insert hook into FRONT LOOP of second stitch, yarn over.

Step 2 of an invisible decrease

3. Pull yarn through both loops, yarn over.

Step 4 of an invisible decrease

4. Pull yarn through last 2 loops on hook.

Pull through both loops. This is an invisible decrease.

And there you have it: the invisible decrease! Can you believe how easy that is? Only 4 steps!! It’s a total game changer.

Now go make an adorable amigurumi pattern and remember this great tip. Here are a list of awesome patterns to choose from on my blog:

You can also buy all of these patterns in PDF form in my Etsy Shop. I’m currently having a sale for 25% off ALL PATTERNS until Saturday, November 30th. Check it out here!

Happy Crocheting!

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