How many chains do you need for alpine stitch?

Does the Alpine stitch use a lot of yarn?

The Alpine Stitch will likely use more yarn than a taller simple stitch like double crochet. However, considering the alpine stitch is a beautiful textured stitch, I think it is well worth a little more yarn.

How do you reduce Alpine stitch?

Decrease: Decreases are two stitches worked together. To work the decrease within the Alpine Stitch, work the fpdc and next dc together, staying consistent with the Alpine Stitch.

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