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Amigurumi Crochet Mouse

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Amigurumi Crochet Mouse

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Amigurumi Crochet Mouse

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Materials
Size H/5mm Crochet Hook
4-ply Yarn
Polyester Fiberfill
Tapestry Needle
2 buttons

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch
SC DEC - Single Crochet Decrease
MC - Magic Circle
HDC - Half Double Crochet
Single Crochet Decrease - This is where you join 2 single crochet, reducing them down to 1 stitch. Insert the hook in the first stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull it through. There will be 2 loops on the hook. Insert the hook in the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull it through the stitch. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull through all 3 loops on the hook. This completes the single crochet decrease.

Chain 3, Join.
Round 1: 6 SC in loop, do not join. (6 single crochet total)
The first single crochet will be in the top of the previous round without joining. The remaining project will …

Crochet Amigurumi Egg

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Crochet Amigurumi Egg

Video Tutorial: Crochet Amigurumi Egg

Written by Teresa Richardson

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Materials
Size H/5mm Crochet Hook
4-ply Yarn
Polyester Fiberfill
Tapestry Needle

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch
SC DEC - Single Crochet Decrease
Single Crochet Decrease - This is where you join 2 single crochet, reducing them down to 1 stitch. Insert the hook in the first stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull it through. There will be 2 loops on the hook. Insert the hook in the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull it through the stitch. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull through all 3 loops on the hook. This completes the single crochet decrease.

Chain 3, Join.
Round 1: 6 SC in loop, do not join. (6 single crochet total)
The first single crochet will be in the top of the previous round without joining. The remaining project will be worked in a continual round.

Round 2: 2 SC in ea SC around ( 12 si…

Crochet Shamrock C - Clover

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Crochet Shamrock C

Video Tutorial: Crochet Shamrock C

Written by Teresa Richardson

Abbreviations
SL ST - Slip Stitch
QC - Quadruple Crochet
MC - Magic Circle
CH - CHain

Magic Circle
*CH 3, 5 QC, CH 3, SL ST through loop, complete 3 times from *,
Stem - CH 5, SL ST across the next 4 chain's.

Thread Crochet Basket

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With this basket, I am showing the versatility that can be achieved by using crochet thread and a steel crochet hook, from a pattern that was created in yarn. This is the same pattern that I used to make the pink basket. This basket required a size 10 crochet cotton and a size 1 steel crochet hook. You may want to stiffen the basket so it will hold its shape. Experiment and try something different.

Men's Large Crochet Beanie Cap Free Crochet Pattern

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Men's  Crochet Beanie Cap

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Large Size Beanie Cap for a Man

Materials
Size I or 5.5mm Crochet Hook
4-ply yarn

Gauge
12 Stitches - 4"
16 Rows - 4"

Abbreviations
EA - Each
ST - Stitch
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Chain 4, join
Round 1: Work 10 SC through the loop. Do not join. This cap will be worked in a spiral/continual round.

Round 2: Work 2 SC in ea SC around. This is where you will want to use a yarn marker to mark the first stitch of a round, so you have an idea where the beginning of your round starts.
( 20Single Crochet Total)

Round 3: 1 SC in ea SC around. ( 20Single Crochet Total)

Round 4: 2 SC in ea SC around ( 40 Single Crochet Total)

Round 5: 1 SC in ea SC around ( 40 Single Crochet Total)
Round 6: *1 SC in next ST, 2 SC in next ST, repeat from * around. ( 60 Single Crochet Total)
Round 7 - 35: 1 SC in ea SC around ( 60 Single Crochet Total)

To end the round even, skip 1 single crochet and slip stitch in the next. …

How to Crochet a Basket

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How to Crochet a Basket

Skill Level: Beginner Easy

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: How to Crochet a Basket

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
SH - Shell
LP -Loop
EA - Each
CH - Chain

Materials
K Crochet hook
2 Skeins of 4 Ply Yarn - 2 Strands

Chain 4, Join
Round 1: Ch 1, pull the loop up, this will not count as a stitch. 12 HDC in the loop, Join with the beginning HDC. (12 Half Double Crochet Total)

Round 2: Ch 1, pull the loop up, this will not count as a stitch. 2 HDC in each stitch around, Join with the beginning HDC. (24 Half Double Crochet Total)

Round 3: Ch 1, pull the loop up, this will not count as a stitch. 1 HDC in each stitch around, Join with the beginning HDC. (24 Half Double Crochet Total)

Round 4: Ch 1, pull the loop up, this will not count as a stitch. 2 HDC in each stitch around, Join with the beginning HDC. (48 Half Double Crochet Total)

Round 5-15: Ch 1, pull the loop up, this will not count as a stitch. 1 HDC in each stitch around, J…

Puff Stitch Crochet Hat Free Crochet Pattern

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Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Free pdf download for the Puff Stitch Crochet Hat
Video Tutorial: Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Materials
Size I or 5.5mm crochet Hook
4-ply Yarn

Spa Blue Fleck Red Heart Yarn


Written by Teresa Richardson
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Abbreviations PS - Puff Stitch SL ST - Slip Stitch EA - Each SC - Single Crochet CH - Chain
Puff Stitch: Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 5 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 7 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 9 loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over the hook t…