How to single crochet increase

How to single crochet increase (sc inc)

A single crochet increase is really nothing more than working a single crochet stitch in one stitch twice.

Amigurumi crochet patterns make extensive use of increasing and decreasing crochet stitches. That is because it creates the shape of the stuffed animal.

The abbreviation of the single crochet increase: sc inc

Related Tutorials: How to single crochet decrease (sc2tog) and How to invisible decrease single crochet

You can find the video and photo tutorial of the single crochet increase below.

Video Tutorial Single Crochet Increase

How to single crochet increase sc inc

Photo Tutorial Single Crochet Increase

How to Single Crochet Increase 1

1 – Insert your hook into the stitch. Yarn over and pull the yarn through the stitch.

How To Single Crochet Increase 2

2. Yarn over and pull the yarn through both loops. Now you’ve made 1 single crochet.

How To Single Crochet Increase 3

3. Now insert your hook into the same stitch again (see white arrow).

How To Single Crochet Increase 4

4. Yarn over and pull yarn through the stitch.

How To Single Crochet Increase 2

5. Yarn over and pull through both loops.

How To Single Crochet Increase 6

6. Now you have worked two single crochet stitches into one stitch (increased a stitch)

Do you want to learn another crochet stitch? Click HERE for an overview of all crochet stitches.