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Crochet Baby Sandal

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Crochet Baby Sandal

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:   Crochet Baby Sandal

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Baby Sandal Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
FSC - Foundation Single Crochet

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


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


The chain one at the beginning of each round is optional and does not have to be worked with the single crochet. Working the chain one will create additional bulk and a seam.

Sole - Make 4
Round 1: Work 7 Foundation Single Crochet or start with a chain of 8, work 1 SC in each chain across for a total of 7.  Work 4 Single crochet in the last stitch, work 1 SC in each of the next 5 stitches, work 4 SC in the last stitch, join with the beginning stitch…

Crochet Manatee Bart

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Crochet Manatee

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Manatee

Video Tutorial: Crochet Manatee Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate

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

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





Chain 3 Join.
Round 1: Work 9 HDC through the chain, 3 SC through the chain, join.
You will want a yarn marker to identify the first stitch on each round.
Round 2: Work 1 SC in each stitch around, ( 12 single crochet total)
Round 3: Working in the loop behind the stitch, work  SC in each loop around.  This will create a lip around the snout.  You don't have to create it this way and can work regular single crochet.
Working in the continual round.
Round 4: 1SC, 1SC, 2SC, 1SC, 2SC, 1SC, 2SC, 1 SC in each of next 5,  ( 15 single crochet total)
Round 5: Work 1 SC in each stitch around  ( 15 single crochet total)
Round 6:  1 SC in each of the next 5, work 2 SC in each of the next 10 stitches ( 25 singl…

How to Make a Crochet Snowflake #8

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Crochet Snowflake #8

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Snowflake #8

Video Tutorial: Crochet Snowflake #8 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
3 crochet cotton
Tapestry Needle

Extended Single Crochet - This is a single crochet worked loosely around previous rounds.  You put your hook below the chain 3 loop on round .



Work a chain 10, join. 
Round 1:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC through the chain 10, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 2: Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC, work a chain 5, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 3:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *4DC, CH 4 SL ST, CH 6 SL ST, CH 4 SL ST, 4DC…

Crochet Earring Khloe

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Crochet Earring Khloe

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Earring Khloe

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Earring Khloe 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
3 crochet cotton
Tapestry Needle
Earring Findings
Jump rings
Needle Nose Pliers

Extended Single Crochet - This is a single crochet worked loosely around previous rounds.  You put your hook below the chain 3 loop on round .



Work a chain 10, join. 
Round 1:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC through the chain 10, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 2: Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC, work a chain 5, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 3:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stit…