In this tutorial, we learn how to increase and decrease double crochet. To practice this, first make a chain of nine and then double crochet in the fourth chain from the hook. Increase by one crochet as you continue to go, this will make your item larger and larger. If you find yourself going from an increase to a decrease, this can easily be done. You will simply decrease the crochet as you go, do not skip one or it will create a hole. Practice doing this to get the proper crochet you want t...
In this tutorial, we learn how to increase and decrease half double crochet. First, work a half double crochet in your stitches. Do this to create the first row, drawing through the loops and inside the first row. To increase a half double crochet, you will do the same thing as a single crochet, except you will skip on loop. Double crochet to the other end and then you will be ready to decrease. To do this, you will simply remove one of the crochet loops while you are crocheting and you are d...
In this tutorial, we learn how to increase and decrease a single crochet. To do this, you will start off with five single crochets, then single crochet in the single crochet from the hook. After this, do an h chain across. After this, increase by doing a chain one and turn and go back into the stitches. If you want to make it wider on both sides, chain one and turn, then put two single crochets in the first stitch. Then, go in each stitch across and go by what the pattern says to go by. Usual...
In this video, we learn how to increase and decrease treble or triple crochet. First, make a chain of ten, then do a few yarn overs. Treble into the next stitch by placing the yarn over your hook twice and drawing out the loop. Draw through two three times, then your treble will be completed. Triple crochet is another name for treble, in case you are already familiar with that term. These stitches will take longer because you have to do more stitches to make the chains complete. To increase, ...
The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the English style. The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the continental. style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this d...
The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the continental. style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this decrease in your own knitting projects, watch this free video knitting lesson.
This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the continental style. For complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this stitch in your own knitting projects, take a look.
Rewarding as it may be, knitting a sock can be quite time consuming, so you want make sure you do everything right the first time around. When finishing your sock, you want to decrease the size at the toe and seal it up so it fits snugly on your foot. This video will show you to decrease the toe.
This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease, the SSK (slip, slip, knit), shown in the English, or throwing style. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using English-style slip-slip-knit stitches in your own knitting projects, watch this free video crafts lesson.
You go to elementary school to learn the basics of the skills you'll need for the rest of your life. So why not take a quick course on the basics of crocheting if you're a fan of the knotty sport?
This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the English style. For complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this stitch in your own knitting projects, take a look.
This free video knitting lesson offers a complete demonstration of a left-leaning decrease—the SSK (slip, slip, knit)—shown in the continental style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this decrease stitch in your own knitting projects, watch this helpful video guide
In this video, we learn how to increase or decrease by a percentage. First, to increase you will need to find what the percent of the number is. To do this, you will find 10%, which should be very easy. As soon as you've found this, you can add or subtract to find the percent you need. Then, add this onto the original number and you'll know the percentage. To decrease the percentage, you will do the same type of equation. Except, you will need to subtract as you go to finish the problem. When...
Decreasing on a purl row couldn't be easier. See how to decrease on a purl row when knitting, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 32nd installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to solve increase and decrease (Rate and Percentage) applied business math word problems.
This amigurami tutorial shows you how to decrease your crochet by one stitch. (Abbreviations: sc2tog or dec)
In this video we learn how to increase & decrease the size of web page content. First, click and hold down the control key and move the mouse wheel up and down. After you do this, you will start to see your web page content get larger and smaller right before your eyes. You can also use the plus and minus keys on the keyboard to get the same effect. Keep in mind you will need to do this for each of the different pages as you access them. For a more permanent fix, you will need to go to the to...
Going, going… gone! Say bye-bye to a big bum with these butt busters. You will need:
Wouldn't it be handy if, while running Mac OS X, you could enlarge some of the fonts and applications like Mail or Safari? Some of those fonts can be relatively small. All you need to do to increase font size in an OS X application is to press the command, shift and plus keys. To make a font smaller, in turn, all you need do is press the command, shift and minus keys. For more on using these key commands to obviate the need for squinting, watch this Apple tutorial.
Puff stitches are soft and pretty crochet puffs of yarn, which you can add as an embellishment to scarves, mittens, hats or anything else you want to add a bit of puff to. This tutorial shows you how to do the decrease, or finish off your puff stitch.
Make lovely fans and circular knits by learning the 2 tog decrease crochet pattern, the opposite of the 2 tog increase pattern. Whereas the 2 tog increase pattern helps fan a stitch out and even bring about ruffles, the 2 tog decrease pattern brings the fan in, closing the fan to a small point.
This video shows us the method to find the percent increase or decrease in a quantity. This can be done in 30 seconds. The formula states that the percentage increase or decrease is equal to the product of the ratio of amount (increase or decrease) and the original amount and 100. This is explained by two examples. In the first example the amount of increase of the price of groceries is found by taking the difference of the new price and the old price. This is divided by the original price an...
This how-to video provides a demonstration of slip slip knit, SSK, technique. Decrease stitches easily with this left-slanting knitting technique. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to knit the slip slip knit, or SSK, decrease.
If you're trying to get pregnant there are foods you should avoid. Certain foods can decrease your chances of conceiving. Watch this how to video to learn more about what foods to avoid when you are trying to get pregnant.
Maverick Television, from the United Kingdom, explains what stretch marks are, why they are undesirable, and some of the ways doctors treat them. But the more useful part of the video are instructions how to avoid having stretch marks in the first place. The Embarrassing Illness Clinic specializes in medical ailments which sap people's self-confidence. One example is the problem of stretch marks. Using the case of Jasmine Anne Smith, the clinic's physicians explain that stretch marks typicall...
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun and Mr. Excel, the 2nd installment in their joint series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll see two methods for subtracting 35% from a column of values.
This video crocheting tutorial from thecrochetside.com shows how to decrease on the return pass in Tunisian crochet. The Tunisian crocheting method uses an elongated hook and is considered a mixture of knitting and crochet with no need to turn the work over. Learn how to crochet a Tunisian return pass decrease by watching this instructional video.
Improve you crocheting skills by learning decorative stitches. This how to video is a tutorial that will show you how to do double crochet decreases and increases. These stitches are commonly abbreviated as DC DEC or INC, double crochet decrease or increase. Crochet several rows of these stitches to create larger yarn projects.
Watch this instructional knitting video to learn how to do a "two together through the back loop" decrease.
Learn the simple technique of decreasing stitches while knitting. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade gifts! This how to video is a quick demonstration on how to decreasing stitches in your knitting projects.
Learn the simple technique of decreasing stitches while knitting with your left hand.
Improve your crocheting skills by learning new stitches. This instructional crochet how-to video demonstrates how to decrease two open square. Watch and learn the filet crochet method to decrease two open square.
This instructional knitting video provides tips for making interesting patterns using a knitting machine. This is a demonstration of how to use a knitting machine to decrease the size of your knit piece. Use a single prong tool to unhook and tie off a single stitch on either side of the piece before completing each row to gradually decrease the width of the knit work. You may want to reference written instructions in addition to watching this knitting video.
When you make an actual garment you will have to know how to decrease and increase stitches. For this article we'll deal with just the decrease.
Usually you decrease on Knit rows, but there will be times when your patterns tells you to decrease on a Purl row. It's easy to do and here's how.
Decreasing on a Circular Needle is as simple as decreasing on a straight needle. You can still do it both ways. Either K 2 tog or K, slip, psso. You will need to know how to decrease on a circular needle when you make hats or purses. If t don't know how, see the bottom of the page for instructions.
This video demonstrates how to make a left slanting decrease in Continental knitting. This is the most common left slanting increase and is also known as SSK (Slip Slip Knit). This decrease is necessary in some patterns to keep the flow of the decorative stitches. Make a left slanting decrease in Continental knitting.
News: Similar Crochet Techniques - Different Name, Different Purpose -Crochet Decrease vs. Crochet Cluster
The crochet decrease may be similar or the same as a cluster of stitches. Keep in mind that you can decrease by skipping stitches as well, but with this tip we are addressing the stitches joined at the top. The purpose of the stitch is what will make them different, while the anatomy and structure of the stitch may be identical. It is something to keep in mind and to help prevent confusion. I am providing two video examples. The first is the Double Crochet Decrease. The second is the crochet ...
What is the best method to decrease stress? Everyone is different, what I might enjoy you might hate. Here are some charts from surveys I have done base on decreasing stress.
Getting back to nature can be an incredibly rewarding experience – unless critters come along and ruin it! Here's how to keep your food from being plundered. To keep your food protected while camping out in the great outdoors, try bringing along a cooler, a cloth or nylon sack, a sock, some rope, and sealable, waterproof plastic bags. Keeping your provisions safe will decrease the risk of animal attack, and make your journey out into nature a fun experience.