Showing posts with label Heart. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Heart. Show all posts

Thursday, February 13, 2014

How to make a Crochet Popcorn Heart Crochet Geek



















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Crochet Popcorn Heart

Written by Teresa Richardson
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Video Tutorial:  Crochet Popcorn Heart


Video Tutorial: Crochet Popcorn Heart Left Hand

Skill Level - Intermediate

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

PC - Popcorn

Popcorn - Work 4 double crochet, join with the first stitch.  This creates a raised stitch.

Materials
Size __/__ mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle


Chain 6, join.

Round 1: Chain 2, Work a HDC, CH 2, *Work 2 HDC, CH 2, continue around from *, join (there will be 6 sets of 2HDC, CH 2)

Round 2: Slip stitch over to the chain 2 space, work a chain 1 which is the step up, PC CH 2, PC Ch 2 in each space around, join with the first stitch ( 12 popcorn stitches total with a chain 2 between each stitch)

Round 3: Slip stitch over to the chain 2 space, work a chain 2, which is the first stitch, work a HDC in the chain space, CH 2, 2 HDC in the same chain space. *Work 3 SC in the next chain space, work 3 SC in the next chain space. Work 2 HDC, CH 2, 2 HDC in the next chain space. Continue around to the beginning.  Join with the first stitch.  Refer to the diagram chart for stitch placement.

Flip the square around.  We will be working the 5 double crochet in the center space between the two sets of single crochet. 

Rounded Segments: 
Row 1: Work 5 double crochet with a chain 1 between each stitch, work a slip stitch in the 3rd single crochet, work a slip stitch in the next stitch turn.
Row 2: Work a popcorn, chain 2, in each double crochet across. (5 popcorn stitches, chain 2 between each) work a slip stitch in the chain 2 space, turn  It does curl up slightly at this point.
Row 3:  Work a double crochet in the popcorn stitch and 2 double crochet in each chain space across, slip stitch in chain space. Slip stitch over the the 2nd single crochet. Repeat rows 1-3 for the second rounded segment.
  ( 13 Double crochet with a chain 1 between each stitch)






Monday, January 13, 2014

Crochet for your Valentine

Two hearts to make for your valentine.  Along with a right and left hand video tutorial are written instructions and symbol chart.

What heart will you be making? What will you doing for your Valentine?  Share pictures to Crochet Geek on Google+ .



Simple Crochet Heart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D6kayWgMQg

Left Hand Version
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdvvh5Sy3to

Written Instructions
http://www.crochetgeek.com/2013/01/simple-crochet-heart.html































Crochet Heart Felicity Video Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ywEWexLT1w

Left Hand Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vF6Sdj6rhZ8

Written Instructions
http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2012/08/crochet-heart-felicity.html



Monday, January 28, 2013

Simple Crochet Heart






Simple Crochet Heart

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Simple Crochet Heart


Video Tutorial: Simple Crochet Heart Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

TC - Triple Crochet

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


Chain 5, join with the beginning chain.
Round 1: Chain 1, this will not count as a stitch, Work 12 full double crochet through the chain.
Round 2:  Work 1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches, The next stitch will be an increase. Work 1 HDC and 3 DC. In the next stitch work 4 TC, 1 HDC, work a sl st in the next stitch. In the next stitch HDC, 4 TC, next stitch 3 DC, 1 HDC, work 1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches. Work 3 HDC in the last stitch. Join with the beginning stitch.








Monday, August 13, 2012

Crochet Heart Felicity










Crochet Valentine Heart Hat 2012


How to make a crochet heart hat

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 Heart Felicity

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Heart Felicity Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate


Abbreviations

TC - Triple Crochet - Wrapping yarn around hook 2 times
QC - Quadruple Crochet - Wrapping yarn around hook 3 times
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch


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


Heart

Work a chain 3, join

Round 1: (First Triple Crochet will need to be a chain of 5 for the step up) *TC, CH 1, TC, CH 1, TC, CH 2, Complete 4 times total from *. Instead of the CH2, work a HDC in  4th chain to join.

Round 2:  Work 2 SC in the same space. *SC in stitch, SC in space, SC in Stitch, SC in space, SC in Stitch, 3 SC in CH 2 space. Continue around from *, work 1 SC in last space, join with a slip stitch to beginning single crochet.


Round 3: Rounded segments: (2 total) Chain 1, skip 3 SC.  *In the next SC work 7 Quadruple Crochet with a chain 1 between each stitch. CH 1, work a SL ST in the next stitch. Repeat from *.

Round 4: HDC Round:  CH 1, Work 1 HDC in each stitch  down to the center point,  work 3 HDC in the center point for an increase and so the point will lay flat. Work 1 HDC in each SC to the rounded sections.  *Work 1 HDC in each stitch, 2 HDC in each space. Slip stitch in center. Repeat once from *. Join with the beginning stitch.






Friday, April 27, 2012

Crochet Valentine Heart Hat




Crochet Valentine Heart Hat 2012


How to make a crochet heart hat

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 Heart Hat


Video Tutorial:  Crochet Heart Hat Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate


Abbreviations

TC - Triple Crochet - Wrapping yarn around hook 2 times
QC - Quadruple Crochet - Wrapping yarn around hook 3 times
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch


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


Heart

Work a chain 3, join

Round 1: (First Triple Crochet will need to be a chain of 5 for the step up) *TC, CH 1, TC, CH 1, TC, CH 2, Complete 4 times total from *. Instead of the CH2, work a HDC in  4th chain to join.

Round 2:  Work 2 SC in the same space. *SC in stitch, SC in space, SC in Stitch, SC in space, SC in Stitch, 3 SC in CH 2 space. Continue around from *, work 1 SC in last space, join with a slip stitch to beginning single crochet.


Round 3: Rounded segments: (2 total) Chain 1, skip 3 SC.  *In the next SC work 7 Quadruple Crochet with a chain 1 between each stitch. CH 1, work a SL ST in the next stitch. Repeat from *.

Round 4: HDC Round:  CH 1, Work 1 HDC in each stitch  down to the center point,  work 3 HDC in the center point for an increase and so the point will lay flat. Work 1 HDC in each SC to the rounded sections.  *Work 1 HDC in each stitch, 2 HDC in each space. Slip stitch in center. Repeat once from *. Join with the beginning stitch.

Hat
Attach the new color of yarn to the top center valley of the heart.
Round 1: Chain 4, DC in the same stitch, DC CH 1, DC, Evenly work 14 sets of DC, CH 1, DC in the same stitch on each side of heart and 1 set in the center point. 14 sets on the opposite side. Join with the beginning stitch.  (total of 29 sets of DC, DH 1, DC)

Round 2-9: Slip stitch to space, Chain 4, work a double crochet in the same space, work a DC, CH 1, DC in each space around, join with the beginning stitch.





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