Saturday, November 24, 2012

Crochet Waffle Stitch Crochet Pattern






Crochet Waffle Stitch

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Waffle Stitch


Video Tutorial: Crochet Waffle Stitch Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

FPDC - Front Post Double Crochet

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



Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Right Hand Version - Front Post Double Crochet - Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook to the right of the post, between the stitches, around the back and through the opposite side between the stitches on the left side of the post. Wrap the yarn over, pull it through, complete the double crochet.

Left Hand Version - Front Post Double Crochet - Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook to the left of the post, between the stitches, around the back and through the opposite side between the stitches on the right side of the post.. Wrap the yarn over, pull it through, complete the double crochet.


NOTE:  This pattern stitch will work with different size yarn and crochet hooks.

Multiple: 3

Work a chain of 26
Row 1:  Skip two chains, work 1 DC in each chain across.  (24 DC total) turn.

Row 2: Work a chain , this will not count as a stitch, Work a double crochet in the first stitch, *FPDC around the next stitch. Work a DC in each of the next 2 stitches. Continue across from *, the last two stitches will be a FPDC and a DC, turn.

Row 3:  Work a chain, this is the step up, this will not count as a stitch, Work a double crochet in the first stitch, work a DC in the next stitch, work a FPDC around each of the next 2 stitches. *Work a DC in the next stitch, work a FPDC around the next 2 stitches. Continue across from *, the last two stitches will be a DC in each stitch, turn.

Row 4: Work a chain, this is the step up, this will not count as a stitch, Work a double crochet in the first stitch, *Work a FPDC in the next stitch. Work a DC in each of the next two stitches, Continue across from *, the last two stitches will be a FPDC and DC in each stitch, turn.

Row 5: Work a chain, this is the step up, this will not count as a stitch, Work a double crochet in the first stitch, *Work a FPDC in each of the next two stitches. Work a DC in the next stitch, Continue across from *, the last two stitches will be a DC in each stitch, turn.
Repeat Rows 2, 3, 4 and 5If 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





Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Ballet Lace Crochet Hair Accessory - Bun Cover


Ballet Lace Crochet Hair Accessory - Bun Cover

This will show how to make a snood hair cover.

Written by Teresa Richardson

Materials

Size 10 Crochet Thread
Size 6 Steel Crochet Hook
Hair Band- About 2" long
Beads or Crystals


Abbreviations
MC = Magic Circle
DC = Double Crochet
TC = Triple Crochet
SL ST = Slip Stitch
CH = Chain
SP = Space


Video Tutorial:  Crochet Hair Bun Cover

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Hair Bun Cover Left Hand Version

Video For the Magic Circle: Magic Circle

V-Stitch: For this project the V-Stitch will be a DC, CH 3, DCV-Stitch Increase: DC, CH 3, DC, CH 3, DC

Round 1: CH 6, *DC, CH 3 through the magic circle. Complete 9 times total from *, join. Pull circle tight. SL ST to CH 3 SP. Make sure to sew a secure knot once the project is complete. It is best to wait to knot until the end in case you need to start over. (10 DC, CH 3 total)

Round 2: CH 6, DC in same chain 3 space. *V-Stitch in the next CH 3 space. Complete 9 times from *, join. SL ST to CH 3 SP. (10 V-Stitches total)

Round 3: CH 6, DC, CH 3, DC all in the same CH 3 SP. *V-Stitch Increase in the same CH 3 SP. Complete 9 time from *, join. (10 V-Stitch Increases total)

Round 4: This part will be worked between each V-Stitch increase. CH 1, *SC between the DC's, CH 8, Skip the whole V-Stitch Increase, Complete 9 times total from *, CH 4, TC in beginning SC. This is to end at the top center of the loop. (10 Chain 8 loops total)

Round 5-7: CH 1, in the same loop SC in CH, *CH 8, SC in the next CH, complete 9 times total from *, Ch 4, TC in beginning SC. (10 chain 8 loops total)

Round 8: CH 1, in the same loop SC in CH, *CH 8, SC in the next CH, complete 9 times total from *, Ch 8, SL ST in beginning sc. (10 chain 8 loops total)

This round will be worked around the hairband and the last round of loops to secure the hairband to the lace.
Round 9: CH 1, * 6 SC around hairband and round 8 chain, complete 10 times from *, join in beginning SC. (60 single crochet total)



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