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Crochet Puff Stitch Cap with Ear Flaps

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Puff Stitch Cap with Ear Flaps

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Puff Stitch Cap with Ear Flaps

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
PS - Puff Stitch

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Size - 18 inches/46 centimeters

Stitch Instructions and Definitions



Puff Stitch 7 Loops : Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 5 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 7 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull the yarn through all 7 loops.Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull through(chain) to secure puff stitches at the top.
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Baby Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Baby Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Baby Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Video Tutorial:Reverse Single Crochet

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
PS - Puff Stitch

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Size - 14 inches/36 centimeters

Stitch Instructions and Definitions



Puff Stitch 7 Loops : Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 5 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 7 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull the yarn through all 7 loops.Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull through(chain) to secure puff…

What do you Love Most? - Crochet Giveaway - Drawing on November 1st

The giveaway is being done on YouTube.  To participate, you will answer the question on YouTube. 

Amigurumi Crochet LadyBug Princess

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Crochet LadyBug Princess

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Amigurumi LadyBug Princess

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand Amigurumi Crochet LadyBug Princess

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 2 Main Colors
Tapestry Needle
Yarn Marker - A piece of scrap yarn will work to mark rounds

You can use different size crochet hooks and yarn with this project.  If the hook/yarn is smaller, it will make a smaller finished piece. If the hook/yarn is larger, it will make a larger finished piece.

The chain can be replaced with the magic circle, if you familiar with the technique.


LadyBug Shell Top
Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook. Chain 3, join
Round 1: Work 12 SC through the center of the chain. Do not join. The rest of this section will be worked with the continual round. Attach a yarn marker to mark the first stitch.
Round 2: Work 2 SC in each stitch around.  (2…

How to make the Puff Stitch Decrease

How to make the Puff Stitch Decrease


Left Hand How to make the Puff Stitch Decrease