How to decrease in dc (US) or tr (UK) in each side

In this DROPS video we show how to decrease when crocheting dc (US term) or tr (UK term).

We are showing how to decrease in the beginning of a row and also at the end of a row when crocheting dc (UK tr).
In our example we are dec 3 sts each side of work.
Dec as follows at beg of row: replace first 3 sts with 1 sl st in each. Then work a sl st in next st and then ch 3, the ch 3 replaces 1st dc (UK tr) on row.
Dec as follows at the end of row: Turn piece when 3 sts remain on row.

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