Increasing and Decreasing

Double Stitch Increase

Increase method #1:The Double Stitch

This stitch is just a matter of netting a second stitch into a loop,with the second knot above the first.

Split Stitch IncreaseIncrease method #2: The Split Stitch
This stitch is a bit more complex than the double stitch, and consists of taking a stitch in the gap between two loops, placing the knot in the loop from the previous row.
Split Stitch Knot Detail
A detail illustration of how to form the sheet bend when making a split stitch.
A decrease is done by netting 2 loops together.