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Motif - Correct Pronunciation - Mo-TEEF

I make errors and this is one of those times. I let a couple of people know that I was going to try correct my error. As we all know, triangles, squares and circles can create a Motif. Well, I pronounced Motif wrong in several videos. I pronounced Amigurumi wrong earlier in the year, so it is not my first verbal error. Maybe one day Youtube will provide an audio edit so I can replace small segments of audio, while leaving the original video up. I learned a couple days ago that I was pronouncing it wrong all these years. I deeply apologize to those of you who may have learned how to say it wrong because of me. It is pronounced Mo-TEEF. I am working on remembering so the next time I do a Motif tutorial I won't say it wrong.

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SeedStitch Flower Granny Square

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SeedStitch Flower Granny Square

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Seed Stitch Flower Granny Square - Part1 There seems to be a problem watching part 1 in standard quality so it will be necessary to watch the video in "High Quality" which is located on the bottom right of the video, below video views. Crochet Seed Stitch Flower Granny Square - Part2 Crochet Seed Stitch Flower Granny Square - Part3

Chain 4, join.

Round 1: CH 1, 9 SC in chain, join in beg SC.

Round 2: Ch 1, *SC, TC in same ST, repeat from * 9 times. (There will 9 sets of single crochet, triple crochet)

Round 3: Ch 1, *SC in same SC, CH 5, skip about 5 stitches or 1/4 around the flower and SC, repeat 4 times, joining the last chain in the beginning single crochet. You will have 4 chain 5 loops evenly distributed around the circle.

Round 4: SL ST in to the CH 5 loop. CH 3, 2 DC CH 2, 2 DC in the same loop. *CH 1, 3 DC in the next SC, CH 1. 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC in the CH 5 LP. Rep…

Small Crochet Star

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Small Crochet Star

Crochet Abbreviations
SL ST = Slip Stitch
SC = Single Crochet
HDC = Half Double Crochet
EA = Each
Beg = Beginning
CH = Chain

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Star - Small

CH 4, join

Round 1: Ch 1, *2 SC, CH 2 from * 4 times, 2 SC, CH 1, HDC in BEG SC.( There will be a total of, 5 sets of 2 SC CH 2)

Round 2: CH 1, 2 SC in loop, SK over the next 2 SC. *In the next CH 2 loop do, 2 SC CH 2, 2 SC, SK over the next 2 SC(this is the decrease). repeat from * 4 times. 2 SC in the beginning CH 2 SP. CH 1, HDC in BEG SC. This will end in the center point of the star.

Round 3: CH 1, 2 SC in the same loop, 1 SC in the next st, SK the next 2 SC(this is the center decrease), SC in the next SC, *2 SC, CH 2, 2 SC in the next CH 2 loop. 1 SC in the next st, SK the next 2 SC(this is the center decrease), repeat from * 4 times. 1 SC in the next SC, 2 SC in the beg loop. CH 1, HDC in BEG SC to join.

Round 4: CH 1, 2 SC in the same loop, 1 SC in ea of the next 2 st, SK the nex…

Large Crochet Star

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Crochet Large Star

Crochet Abbreviations
HDC DEC = Half Double Crochet Decrease
SL ST = Slip Stitch
HDC = Half Double Crochet
CH = Chain
EA = Each

Video Tutorial:Crochet Star - Large

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Ch 5, join

Round 1: CH 2, 3 HDC, *CH 2, 4 HDC, repeat from * 4 times. CH 1, HDC in beg CH 2. ( 5 Sets of 4 HDC, CH 2)

Round 2: CH 2, 1 HDC in same loop, *1 HDC in next ST. HDC DEC over next 2 Sts. HDC in next ST. 2 HDC CH 2, 2 HDC in corner CH. HDC in next ST. Repeat from * 4 times. HDC in next ST, HDC DEC, HDC in next ST. 2 HDC in beg CH 2. CH 1, HDC in beg CH.

Round 3: CH 2, 1 HDC in same SP. *1 HDC in ea of the next 2 Sts. HDC DEC over next two Sts, skipping previous HDC DEC. HDC in ea of the next 2 Sts. 2 HDC, CH 2, 2 HDC in corner CH. 1 HDC in ea of the next 2 Sts. Repeat from * 4 times. 1 HDC in ea of the next 2 ST, HDC DEC, HDC in ea of the next 2 ST. 2 HDC in beg CH 2. CH 1, HDC in beg CH.

Round 4: CH 2, 1 HDC in same SP. *1 HDC in ea of the next 3 Sts. HDC DEC over next two …

Crochet Lotus Bloom Flower

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Lotus Bloom

Pattern by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial:Crochet Lotus Bloom Flower
Video Tutorial:Magic Circle - Crochet
Hook Size H

4-Ply Yarn

Center:
Magic circle or Chain 3Round 1: Ch 1, 6 SC in loop, Join to beginning. (6 SC)

Round 2: CH 1, SC in same ST, 2 SC in ea st around, join ( 12 SC)

Round 3: CH 1, SC, *2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next ST, repeat from * around to beginning, join. (18 SC)

Round 4: In back loop only, 1 SC in ea SC around, join. (18 SC)

Round 5: CH 1, *SC DEC over the next 2 STs, continue from * 8 more times. (9 SC DEC)

Round 6-8: CH 1, SC in same ST, SC in ea ST around, join. (9 SC)


Lotus Petal:

7 Chainless SC or chain 8, 7 SC in the chain.

NOTE: Stitches will be worked around both sides of foundation.

Round 1: CH 1 turn, 3 SC in end SC, SC in each of the next 5 STs, 3 SC in end, SC in in each of the next 5 Sts. join. (16 single crochet total)

Round 2: CH 1 SC in same ST, 3 SC in next ST, SC in each of the next 7 SC, 3 SC in next, SC in each of the next 6 Sts, join. (20 Single C…

Decrease - To Join or Skip - Crochet Tip 9

There are two ways to decrease on the edge of a crochet piece. You can decrease by eliminating a stitch or you can do an actual decrease by joining two stitches together. The reason for how I decrease is to make sure there are no holes. The edges are where holes usually develop in turning and decreasing. If I need to decrease at the beginning of a row, I will do my chain, then do the decrease over the next two stitches. This will fill in and not leave a hole at the edge of my piece. On occasion, such as a ripple stitch, a hole might not be a big deal. Decreasing by eliminating a stitch will be perfectly fine. There are two variations when it comes to decreasing a crochet stitch.

Half Circle - Single Crochet - EarFlaps for Hat

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Half Circle - Single Crochet - EarFlaps

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Half Circle -Single Crochet - EarFlaps for Hat

Video Tutorial:

Magic Circle or chain 3, join.

Row 1: CH 1, 6 SC in Loop

Row 2: CH 1, 2 SC in ea SC. (12 Single Crochet)

Row 3: Ch 1, 1 SC in ea SC. (12 Single Crochet)

Row 4: CH 1, 1 SC in next st, 2 SC in next st, continue across. (18 Single Crochet)

Row 5: CH 1, 1 SC in ea SC across. (18 Single Crochet)

Row 6: CH 1, 1 SC in ea of the next 2 Sts, 2 SC in next St. Continue Across. (24 Single Crochet)

Row 7: CH 1, SC in each SC across. (24 Single Crochet)