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Crochet Baby Cap Odisha - Cluster Stitch

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Crochet Baby Cap Odisha - Cluster Stitch

Written by Teresa Richardson
+Crochet Geek
Video Tutorial:  Crochet Baby Cap Odisha - Cluster Stitch

Video Tutorial: Crochet Baby Cap Odisha - Cluster Stitch Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

Size Estimate: 13 inches/ 34 centimeters

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

Materials
Size F/3.75 mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Cluster:   *Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert through the space, wrap the yarn over your hook,pull, wrap the yarn over your hook through, pull through 2 loops. Complete 5 times total from *, We will have 5 loops on the hook, wrap the yarn over pull through all 5 loops.

Work a chain 5, join

Work a chain 1 as the step on on each round. The chain 1 will blend in as part of the stitch.

Round 1: Work a cluster stitch, chain 2, 7 times total through the chain.  Join with the beginning stitch.  Slip stitch over to the chain space. ( There will be a total of 7 cluster stitches, with a chain …

Crochet Tablet Cover Google Nexus 7

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Crochet Tablet Cover Google Nexus 7

Written by Teresa Richardson
+Crochet GeekVideo Tutorial:  Crochet Tablet Cover

Video Tutorial: Crochet Tablet Cover Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
SC DEC - Single Crochet Decrease

Single Crochet Decrease - Insert your hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over your hook, pull through, there are 2 loops on the hook, leave them on the hook.  Insert your hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over your hook pull through, there are 3 loops on the hook, wrap the yarn over pull through all 3 loops.

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 2 Colors  
9-14 WPI - Wraps Per Inch
Tapestry Needle

Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.

Work a chain of 18.  There will be 17 stitches on each side of the chain.
Pick up the contrasting color and crochet over it.  This color is going to be carried throughout the project.

Round 1: Work 1 SC in each chain across, when you get to the opposite side, make …

Crochet Infinity Scarf - Aquatic Blossom

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Crochet Infinity Scarf - Aquatic Blossom

Written by Teresa Richardson
+Crochet GeekVideo Tutorial:  Infinity Scarf - Aquatic Blossom

Video Tutorial: Infinity Scarf - Aquatic Blossom Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
TC - Triple Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
YO - Yarn Over
Joint - I will be referring the joined section of the chain and triple crochet as a joint

Materials
Size K crochet hook - This stitch will work with different size crochet hooks
4 ply yarn - 300+ meters each skein
Tapestry Needle



Foundation
Chain 5, triple crochet in the first chain,  *Chain 5, work a triple crochet in the top of the previous TC- triple crochet.  Continue around from* for length.  Join with slip stitch to the first stitch.  You will want to make sure your foundation is not twisted before joining.  I worked 38 in the video tutorial.

Round 1:  Work a chain 4, triple crochet in the same joint as where you joined, YO, pull through 2, YO pull through two. Leave the last two loops on the hook. Skip over t…