2013/04/12

Shred stitch - photo tutorial

Shred stitch (shr st) -
skip next stitch (or as many stitches as indicated). Continue the last stitch made by extending the loop (on the hook) over skipped stitches. 
 
Appearance in patterns:
Version 1:

Lo 2 sts – loop over 2 sts = shr st 2 made.
Shr st 2 –
shred stitch made over 2 stitches. 


Version 2:
Shr st -
skip indicated number of stitches, extend the loop on the hook over skipped stitches before proceeding with given stitch.
Long shr st -
worked over 3 (or more) sts.
Base = 2 rows of 12 hdc. Row count starts w the next row.
Row 1: Ch 2 (counts as 1st hdc), hdc in next 4 hdc.
Skip next 2 hdc, loop over 2 hdc (Lo 2 hdc = shr st 2 made)
Hdc in next hdc.
Hdc made.
Hdc in next 4 hdc, turn.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as 1st hdc), hdc in next 3 hdc.
Hdc in next hdc.
(kinda goes in the loop already, but it is a regular hdc)
Skip next shr st 2, Lo shr st 2.
Hdc in next hdc.
Hdc in next 4 hdc, turn.
Closing row: Ch 2, hdc in next 4 hdc.
2 hdc in next shr st 2.
Hdc in next 5 hdc.
Find the full (and more detailed) photo tutorial 
of shred stitch increases/decreases