# Your question: What does SC mean in crochet stitches?

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## What does 4 SC mean in crochet?

rnd 5-8: sc in each st around (18, 4 rnds) This just means that for rounds 5, 6, 7, AND 8, you are simply crocheting 1 single crochet stitch into each stitch. Within the final brackets, the “4 rnds” after the total stitch count, “18”, is just there to help you see the number of rounds you are repeating at a glance.

## What does DC in next sc mean?

Stitch count: (44, 58, 80) The portion in between the asterisks says to * sk next st, (sc, dc) in next *. This means to skip the next stitch, and place both a single crochet AND a double crochet in the next st.

## What does 1dc mean in crochet?

‘Double crochet (dc)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘single crochet (sc)’. Double crochet creates short and compact stitches. In this video we will show you how to create a double crochet.

## What does increase mean crochet?

Increasing involves crocheting 2 stitches in the same stitch.

## What does DC around mean?

At the end of each line (round) in a pattern there will be a number in parentheses. That number is the number of stitches you will have made in that round. … Sometimes a pattern might say “(30 dc)”. That just means that you were using double crochets in that round and that you should have 30 of them.

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## What does 2 sc in each st around mean?

Translation: Work two single crochets in each single crochet around. Since you are crocheting two stitches in each stitch around, you are doubling the stitch count (from 6 to 12) so that your circle expands outwards. Patterns that say “inc in next st all round” mean the same thing.

## What does 3 sc mean?

3 single crochet increase instructions

Work single crochet stitches till the place of increase. Work single crochet stitch inserting your hook in the stitch of the previous row under top two loops.

## What does SC Inc x6 mean in crochet?

You’re placing a single crochet in the first stitch. (Sc) In the second stitch, you’ll place 2 single crochet stitches. (Inc) Then you’ll repeat what you did in the first and second stitches for a total of 6 more times. 1.