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How to make the Crochet Crocodile Scale Stitch

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Crochet Earring Sandi

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Crochet Earring Sandi

If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Earring Sandi

Video Tutorial:Crochet Earring Sandi Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size 1 Steel crochet hook
10 Crochet Cotton
Tapestry Needle
Earring Findings

Work a chain of 30, join with the beginning chain.  Make sure you keep the chain straight so it is not all twisted before you join.


Round 1: Work 45 SC around the chain. A random amount will work as well.


Round 2: Chain 1, *SC in the same stitch. Chain 4, work 3 DC in the single crochet, skip 2 stitches, work a single crochet in the next stitch, continue around from *, when you get around to the beginning, join with the beginning stitch.


Now you will thread a small needle that will fit through the earring finding and loop through a co…

Baby Crochet Cap with Earflap Option - The Hat

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Baby Crochet Cap with Earflap Option

If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Baby Crochet Cap with Earflap Option - The Hat

Video Tutorial:Baby Crochet Cap with Earflap Option - The EarFlap

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Baby Crochet Cap with Earflap Option - The Hat

Skill Level - Easy


Size Estimate - 14-16 inch 36-41CM head

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

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


Half Double Crochet Decrease:  Wrap the yarn over your hook insert it through the first stitch and pull through,  leaving all loop on the hook, wrap the yarn over your hook, insert it through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull through,  wrap the yarn over you hook, and pull through all the loops on your hook.  This completes the half double croche…

Beginner Crochet Stitches - Video Tutorials

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Crochet Loopy Granny Square and Flower

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Loopy Granny Square and Flower

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Crochet Video Tutorial:

Loopy FlowerLoopy Granny Square - Part 1Loopy Granny Square - Part 2
Size G crochet Hook
4-Ply Worsted Weight Yarn

Loopy Flower

Chain 6, join

Round 1: CH 1, 16 SC in loop, join

Round 2: CH 3, 3 DC in same SP, CH 3, SL ST in same SP. SL ST over next 2 spaces. Continue around for 8 petals.

Round 3: CH 1, SC in same SP, CH 5, SK 2 Petals, SC in next SC; Continue around.
SL ST in BEG SC. (4 - CH 5 Loops)

Round 4: CH 4, 5 TC in loop, CH 4, SL ST in loop, repeat twice in each loop. SL ST to next loop. (8 Petals)

Loopy Granny Square

Round 5: Attach new color. * SC around the post of SC on the flower, CH 7, Repeat 4 times total from *. Join in beg SC. (There will be 4, chain 7 loops)

Round 6: SL ST in CH LP CH 3, 4 DC, CH 2, 5 DC in same loop. *5 DC, CH 2 5 DC, Repeat 3 time total from *, join

Round 7: SL ST back 1 stitch, CH 2 for the beginning HDC, QC in the next st. HDC, In this order, ea stitch will be worked in an …

Crochet Hearts for Valentines Day

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Valentines Day is a few days away!  Here are a few simple crochet projects that can be made up quick.  You will find a video tutorial and link to the written instructions.
Crochet Valentine Puffy Heart - Medium - Written Instructions
 Written Instructions - http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2010/02/crochet-valentine-puffy-heart-medium.html

Crochet Valentine Puffy Heart - Small
Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2010/01/crochet-valentine-puffy-heart-small.html


Crochet Magic Heart Potholder
Written Instructions: http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2008/10/crochet-magic-heart-potholder.html


Easy Crochet Heart
Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2009/01/easy-crochet-heart.html



You Make My Heart - Filet Crochet Charts
Charts http://stylish-crochet.blogspot.com/2008/05/blog-post_30.html



How to make a Larger Crochet Heart
Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2008/04/blog-post_17.html


How to Make a Solid Crochet Heart
Written Instructions http://c…

Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine

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Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine

If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine

Video Tutorial:Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.


Chain 4


Row 1: Work 4 double crochet in the first chain, turn

Row 2: Chain 3, work 3 DC in the next stitch,  1 DC in the next ST, work 2 DC in the next stitch, work a DC in the beginning chain.  There will be a total of 7 double crochet. Turn.


Row 3: Skip the first DC, work 7 DC in the next stitch. Skip one double crochet, work a SL ST in the next. Skip the next double crochet, work 7 double crochet in the next stitch. Work a slip stitch in the beginning chain. Cut the yarn, p…