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Grip for the Steel Crochet Hook

This is my solution for a comfort grip on a steel crochet hook. I am still using the gooshy pencil grip along with some tack putty to compensate for the excess space. The combination of the putty and grip mold and create a custom grip making it even more comfortable. I wanted to come up with something that was not permanent on the steel hook.

Crochet Solid Rectangle

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Crochet Solid Rectangle

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Solid Rectangle


The starting length can be any length to adapt to various size afghans.

Foundation: There are two ways to start.

I used the foundation single crochet, with 12 stitches in the video.
You can also use a chain if you prefer. which will be a chain of 13. You will be working around the chain.
Round 1: Chain 3, Work 2 DC in the end stitch. Chain 2, Work 3 more DC in the same end stitch. Work 1 DC in each of the next 10 stitches, Work 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC, all in the end stitch. Work 1 DC in each of the next 10 stitches. Work 3 DC in the end stitch. SC in the beginning stitch to join.

Round 2: CH 3, Work 1 DC in the same space below. Work 1 DC in each of the next 3 DC, In the corner, work 2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC all in the same space. Work 1 DC in each of the next 16 DC, In the corner, work 2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC all in the same space. Work 1 DC in each of the next 3 DC. In the corner, work 2 DC, CH 2, 2 D…

Puff Stitch Hat Video

This is the video for the puff stitch hat. Here is the link for the written instructions to the Puff Stitch Hat.

Rectangle Crochet Granny Square

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Rectangle Crochet Granny Square

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Rectangle Crochet Granny Square

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
DC - Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Long Side - This represents instructions for the long side within each round. There will be 3 DC, CH 1 in each chain 1 space across the long side.


Work 13 foundation single crochet.

The Multiple is 3 if you want to work a chain or add more stitches for a longer rectangle.

Round 1: CH 3, Work 2 DC in the same Space. CH 2, Work 3 DC, CH 2 3 DC in the same end stitch. (This creates the corners) *CH 1, skip 2 SC, work 3 DC in the next, Continue across from *. CH 1, work 3DC, CH2, 3DC, CH2, 3DC all in the same stitch at the end. (This creates the corners). *CH 1, skip 2 SC, work 3 DC in the next, Continue across from *. SC in the beginning CH 3 to join.

Round 2: CH 3, 2 DC in the same space.
Long Side 1:*CH 1, 3 DC in the next CH 1 space. Continue across from *. Corner- 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC in the same…

Streamer Crochet Hat

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Streamer Crochet Hat
Written by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial:Streamer Crochet Hat

Video Tutorial: Streamer Crochet Hat Left Hand Version


Skill Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate
Abbreviations SP - Space DC - Double Crochet SK - Skip
Increase - Double Crochet, CHain 1, Double Crochet, Chain 1, all in the same space
Round 1: CH 4, *DC through the loop, CH 1, repeat 9 times total from *. Slip stitch to join with the beginning chain 3. (10 Double Crochet Chain 1 total)
Round 2: Attach contrasting color of yarn, CH 1, 2 SC in the previous CH space. CH 1, Skip over the double crochet, *work 2 SC in the next CH 1 SP, CH 1. Continue from * working in each CH 1 space. Slip stitch to join with the beginning chain 3. (20 Single Crochet Total with 10 Chain 1 between each set of 2)
Round 3: CH 4, DC in the same Stitch(this is the first increase stitch), CH 1, DC, CH 1 in the next Stitch. *Double Crochet, Chain 1, Double Crochet, Chain 1 in the next stitch for the increase, work an individual Double Cro…

Streamer Child Crochet Hat

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Streamer Child Crochet Hat
Written by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial:Streamer Crochet Hat
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Materials
Size I/5.5mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn

The hat size as I have made it is estimated at 17 inches or 43.2 centimeters. Using a smaller crochet hook is an easy way to modify the hat for a smaller head.
Abbreviations SP - Space DC - Double Crochet SK - Skip
Increase - Double Crochet, CHain 1, Double Crochet, Chain 1, all in the same space
Round 1: CH 4, *DC through the loop, CH 1, repeat 9 times total from *. Slip stitch to join with the beginning chain 3. (10 Double Crochet Chain 1 total)
Round 2: Attach contrasting color of yarn, CH 1, 2 SC in the previous CH space. CH 1, Skip over the double crochet, *work 2 SC in the next CH 1 SP, CH 1. Continue from * working in each CH 1 space. Slip stitch to join with the beginning chain 3. (20 Single Crochet Total with 10 Chain 1 between each set of 2)
Round 3: CH 4, DC in the same Stitch(this is the first increase s…

Streamer Crochet Square

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Streamer Crochet Square

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Streamer Crochet Square

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Streamer Crochet Square

Materials
Size 1/5.5mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
This pattern stitch can be made with a variety of crochet hooks and yarn.

Skill Level - Beginner/Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
DC - Double Crochet
SK - Skip

Chain an amount for the width you want.

Row 1: Work one double crochet in the 5th chain from the hook. CH 1, Skip 1 chain, DC in the next chain. *CH 1, Skip 1 chain, DC in the next chain. Continue across from * ending with a DC in the last chain.

Row 2: CH1, SC in the next chain 1 space skipping over the double crochet. CH 1. *Single crochet in the next chain, chain 1. Continue across from * ending with a slip stitch in the top of the last double crochet.

Row 3: Chain 4, this will count as the first double crochet chain 1. *Skip the next sc, work a double crochet right over the chain of the previous row and right in to the …