Skipping a Stitch (sk)

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.