Tuesday, May 29, 2012

How to make the Log Cabin Crochet Block






How to make the Log Cabin Crochet Block

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Log Cabin Crochet Block


Video Tutorial:  Log Cabin Crochet Block Left Hand 
Version

Skill Level - Easy



Note: You will be working in the side of some rows. Work the stitches evenly across the edge of the rows.  See diagram above.



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



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Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch



Materials
Size I - 5.5mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle



Work a chain of 11 or 10 foundation single crochet
 Row 1: Work 1 SC in each chain across


Row 2-11: Work 1 SC in each stitch across turn
Cut the yarn and change color.


Row 12:  Attach the new color of yarn. Work 9 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 9 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 13:  Work 10 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 10 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 14:   Work 11 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 11 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 15:   Work 12 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 12 SC evenly across. Turn.
Cut the yarn and change color.


Row 16:  Attach the new color of yarn the corner where you will be working over the edge of the rows on the opposite side. Work 13 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 13 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 17:   Work 14 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 14 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 18:   Work 15 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 15 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 18:   Work 16 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 16 SC evenly across. Turn.
Cut the yarn and change color.


Row 19: Attach the new color of yarn the corner where you will be working over the edge of the rows on the opposite side.   Work 17 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 17 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 20:   Work 18 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 18 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 21:   Work 19 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 19 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 22:   Work 20 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 20 SC evenly across. Turn.









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