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.
||Step 1: Work the instructions up until the point of the stitch that needs to be skipped.|
||Step 2: Skip the stitch and proceed working pattern instructions.|