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How to make the Log Cabin Crochet Block

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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



Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963


Crochet Geek 2 YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet




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 …

Crochet Butterfly Sadie

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Crochet Butterfly Fiona +CROCHET GEEK

How to make a crochet Butterfly



Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Butterfly Sadie


Video Tutorial: Crochet Butterfly Sadie Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
SC - Single Crochet

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle
Optional: Chenille Wire stem for butterfly body
Optional: Magnet

Chain 5, join

Round 1: Chain 1 (won't count as a stitch), *2 DC through the chain, Chain 3, continue around from * 8 times total. Join with the beginning stitch. ( 8 sets of 2 DC, CH 3)

Round 2:  Work a slip stitch between the double crochet.  Work a chain 1, *SC between the DC. Working in the next chain 3 space, work 4 DC, CH 3, SL ST to DC, 4 DC in same space. Complete from * a total of 8 times.  Join with the beginning stitch.  ( 8 sets of 4 DC, CH 3 join, 4 DC, SC between DC)

Upon completion, you will fold and align the double crochet together so there are 4 sections on each s…

Crochet Doily Tranquility

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Crochet Doily Tranquility


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





Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963


Crochet Geek 2 YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet





Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Doily Tranquility

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Doily Tranquility Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate/Advanced


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


Materials


Size 10 Crochet Cotton
Size 3 Steel Crochet hook
Sewing or Tapestry Need to sew in tails


NOTE: I will be using the chain 1 as a step up to the next round.  It will not count as as stitch.  This is a replacement for the chain 3 at the beginning of the round.  You can use the chain 3 if that is something you are more comfortable with.


Chain 8, join
Round 1:  CH 1, Work 24 Double Crochet through chain, join.  (24 double crochet total)


Round 2: Chain 1, *…