Skipping a Stitch (sk)

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Skipping a stitch is a way to decrease, although in most cases, it will leave a hole in your work.  It is also a way to achieve lacy fabric textures.

Pattern Abbreviation:  sk


The photos below demonstrate stitch skipping using double crochet stitches. 


Skipping a Stitch (sk)


Step 1:  Work the instructions up until the point of the stitch that needs to be skipped.

Skipping a Stitch (sk), Step 2


Step 2:  Skip the stitch and proceed working pattern instructions.