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How to Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens - 2-Ply Yarn

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Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens - 2-Ply Yarn

Video Tutorial: Crochet Baby Thumbless Mittens

Written by Teresa Richardson

Crochet Abbreviations
FPSC = Front Post Single Crochet
BPSC = Back Post Single Crochet
SC = Single Crochet

Materials
Size G Crochet Hook
2-ply yarn
The are approximately 2" across and 2-3/4" long.

These mittens are done with 2-ply yarn. I do have a variation done with 4-ply yarn.
Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens - 4-Ply Yarn

You can make them larger with a larger hook and by adding more stitches at the beginning and adding more increase stitches on round 2.

This is two ways to start the pattern.
Start 1: Magic Circle
Start 2: CH 3, join

Round 1: CH 1, 10 SC in loop, do not join. The rest will be worked in a continual round. Attach a scrap piece of yarn for a yarn marker. This is to keep count for the remaining rounds.

Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around. (20 Single Crochet total)

Round 3-8: 1 SC in each stitch around (20Single Crochet total)

This next round is a ribbing varia…

Quick and Easy How to Crochet Christmas Holiday Ideas

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I have put together some links and ideas to projects that can be used as ornaments, gift tags or gifts for the holidays, that will add a handmade personal touch. Each set of instructions has a video tutorial to accompany the instructions for a visual example on how to complete the project. Happy Holidays, Teresa
Crochet Angel

Mini Christmas Stocking - 1
This little stocking will work as a cute gift tag on top of a gift, filled with chocolates and candy canes. You can tie the TO: FROM: tag to the stocking so it can be removed and used as a little ornament.

Crochet CandyCane

Crochet Christmas Wreath

Miniature Christmas Stocking Variation 2
This little stocking will work as a cute gift tag on top of a gift, filled with chocolates and candy canes. You can tie the TO: FROM: tag to the stocking so it can be removed and used as a little ornament.

Miniature Holiday Christmas Tree

Crochet Christmas Holiday Stocking
This is a full size Christmas Stocking.

Crochet Snowflake 1

Crochet Snowflake 2

Crochet…

How to use Use the Blanket Stitch to Attach Edgings - Crochet Tip 32

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Video Tutorial: Embroidery Blanket Stitch
Pull the yarn through to the top of your fabric. Hold on to the yarn with your left hand.Insert the needle to the right 1/4" to 1/2" over(horizontal) from the previous vertical line and 1/2" to 3/4" down(vertical) from the edge. Make sure the needle goes over the top of the yarn you are holding with your left hand.Pull the yarn through. You will have sort of a horseshoe shape or upside down U shape.Keep repeating steps 1-3 for each stitch.It is not as difficult as you may think. All you need to do is hand sew a blanket stitch around your cloth piece. You will have thread loops at the edge of your cloth, that you will use to attach your crochet. The video tutorial shows how to make the blanket stitch. It is done the same way on cloth. You will be using a smaller thread and needle but the process is the same. I am planning a future tutorial on adding an actual edging to cloth.

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How to make Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens 4-ply yarn

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Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens

Written by Teresa Richardson

Crochet Abbreviations
FPSC = Front Post Single Crochet
BPSC = Back Post Single Crochet
SC = Single Crochet

Size G Crochet Hook
4-ply worsted weight yarn
The are approximately 2" across and 3" long.

These mittens are done with 4-ply yarn. I will have a variation done with 2-ply yarn and a video tutorial showing how to make the mittens. You can make them larger with a larger hook and by adding more stitches at the beginning and adding more increase stitches on round 2.

Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens 2-ply Yarn

This is two ways to start the pattern.
Start 1: Magic Circle
Start 2: CH 3, join

Round 1: CH 1, 7 SC in loop, do not join. The rest will be worked in a continual round. Attach a scrap piece of yarn for a yarn marker. This is to keep count for the remaining rounds.

Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around. (14 Single Crochet total)

Round 3-8: 1 SC in each stitch around (14 Single Crochet total)

This next round is a ribbing variat…

How to Make Acrylic Yarn Soft - Crochet Tip 31

I have found that fabric softener in the wash cycle will soften up acrylic worsted yarn, so it does not feel so stiff . While Red Heart and a few others are a little stiffer to work with than other brands like Caron, which is nice and soft from the skein. Both are great yarns and each have their purpose. Make sure you check your yarn label for washing instructions. There are some yarns that recommend hand washing.

Happy Thanksgiving

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I would like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. May you all be safe with your travel and activities throughout the holiday. Enjoy your turkey!

For those of you reading this in another country, Thursday November 27, is an official holiday here in America. Thanksgiving in the United States is a celebration of the end of the harvest. We eat lots of food and celebrate by visiting family, friends or spending the day relaxing, watching parades on TV and football games. Please feel free to share about the holidays you have in your countries.

Stripe Crochet Baby Beanie Hat

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Stripe Crochet Beanie
Abbreviations
MC = Magic Loop
SC = Single Crochet
CH = Chain
ST = Stitch

Size H crochet hook - Approximately 15" around
4-ply worsted weight yarn - Green & White Stripe Hat

Size I crochet Hook - Approximately 18" around
4-ply worsted weight yarn - Tan Hat

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Stripe Baby Beanie

MC - Magic Circle
You can also Chain 4 and join if you are not familiar with the magic circle

Round 1: CH 1, 10 SC in your magic circle or chain. Join, cut yarn and secure tail. (10 SC Total)

Round 2: SL ST new yarn and stagger from previous starting point. CH 1, 2 SC in each ST around. Join, cut yarn and secure tail. (20 SC Total)

Round 3:SL ST new yarn and stagger from previous starting point. Ch 1, *1 SC in ea of the next 2 St's, 2 SC in the next St, repeat from *, you will be increase every 3 stitches for a total of 27 stitches. Join, cut yarn and secure tail. (27 SC total) There are 7 increases evenly worked around.

Round 4:S…