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Slinky Crochet Flower

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Slinky Crochet Flower

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Slinky Crochet Flower

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Slinky Crochet Flower

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
DC - Double Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet
QC - Quadruple Crochet

Materials
Yarn
Hook
Tapestry Needle

This flower curls right around like a curly cue. You can make it as full/long as you want to while using any combination of petals.

Make a chain of 31.

Row 1: work a single crochet in the second chain from the hook, chain 2, skip 1 chain, work a single crochet in the next chain. Continue across. This is not a project that has to be precise. If you end up with an extra chain at the end, go head and make the last chain 2 and single crochet right next to the last single crochet. With this chain amount you will have about 15 chain 2 loops.

There is a variety of ways to make the petals. You can make your petals all the same or make them all different.

Petal 1: CH 1, 4 HDC, …

Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring Double Thick

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Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring

This is a double thick crochet potholder made with crochet cotton yarn.  I have been guilty of making these potholders out of acrylic yarn in the past.  However acrylic yarn will burn and melt with  heat and hot items.  I only recommend using cotton.

Here are a few more potholder ideas.

Double Thick Potholder made with the shell stitchDouble Thick Heart PotholderMagic Potholder Seed StitchMagic Potholder Single Crochet

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring

Video Tutorial:Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply Crochet Cotton
Tapestry Needle
Plastic Ring 1-1/8" - different sizes will work


Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.  Attach the yarn to the rinf with a slip stitch.


Work 24 single crochet around the ring.  Join with the beginning stitch.



Round …