What Does Tog Mean in Crochet?
When following crochet patterns, it can be challenging to keep up if you don’t understand abbreviations. One common abbreviation is TOG and stands for “together.” Knowing this will help when reading other instructions as well. Check out what does STS mean in knitting.
What Does Tog Mean?
An abbreviation for together, Tog is found at the end of a pattern telling you what type of stitch to use. For example, sc2tog means single crochet two stitches together; sc3tog means single crochet three stitches together and so on until we reach sc4tog meaning single crochet four stitches in total.
Sc2tog – Single Crochet 2 Together
By learning how to single crochet two together, you can add shaping and style to your projects. This decrease is a simple way of reducing the number of stitches in any given row or round by half!
Sc3tog – Single Crochet 3 Together
In this stitch, you are crocheting three stitches together using a single crochet stitch. This is great if you need to decrease on one side of your project.
Sc4tog – Single Crochet 4 Together
Sc4tog means that you need to crochet 4 stitches together. Here is a video tutorial on how to do this:
The sc2tog, sc3tog, sc4tog is an important technique that allows us to add shaping and texture to our projects. The stitch decreases the number of stitches in a row, which can help make your finished pieces look more intricate. By crocheting into 2 separate stitches at once instead of just one, you’re creating something called “reverse” or “inverse” stitching – it’s like doing half-double crochet but with SC!