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Crochet Baby Sock Edging

The following video's provide some choices for crochet edgings on baby socks. Once you get the hang of it, the edging ideas will be endless.



Left Hand Version for Crochet Sock Edging

Rip it, Rip it, Rip it - I am Singing the Crochet Frog Lullaby

The frogs are out tonight. I have to Rip it, Rip it, Rip it.  I started a thread doily yesterday and have an error about 7 rounds back, which is pretty much at the beginning. :(  Since it is 6 sided, I am not able to cover up my mistake like I may be able to, under other circumstances. This is a filet doily I will be doing a tutorial on if I can get the frogs to go away.   I was trying to get away without counting.  This always happens when I forget to count.  Back to starting over and remembering to count.

Crochet Thanksgiving Fall Pumpkin

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Crochet Fall Thanksgiving Pumpkin


This is a variation to the original pumpkin with the face.  I have added leaves of various colors.  This pumpkin is not as tall as the other pumpkin.  This gives you a few variations to work with. 


Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Pumpkin

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand Crochet Pumpkin

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
FPHDC - Front Post Half Double Crochet

ST - Stitch
EA - Each
SL ST - Slip Stitch
HDC DEC - Half Double Crochet Decrease


Definitions
Front Post Half Double Crochet -  Wrap the yarn over your hook.  Insert the hook to the side of the stitch(right if you are right handed, left if you are left handed), around the back and up the opposite side.  Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull it around.  Wrap the yarn over and pull through all loops.  This completes the front post half double crochet.


Half Double Crochet Decrease - This is taking 2 stitches, reducing and combining them to 1 stitch. Wrap the yarn over y…

Doer of the Week

I learned some exciting news yesterday. Back in early summer I entered a contest on the Martha Stewart website called "Dreamers in to Doers".  I have been selected as "Doer of the Week" and featured in the Martha Stewart Newsletter for October 7, 2009. The winners of the contest will be announced on Thursday October 8, 2009 and Friday October 9, 2009.

Crochet Pumpkin

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Crochet Pumpkin

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Pumpkin

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand Crochet Pumpkin

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
FPHDC - Front Post Half Double Crochet
ST - Stitch
EA - Each
SL ST - Slip Stitch
HDC DEC - Half Double Crochet Decrease


Definitions
Front Post Half Double Crochet -  Wrap the yarn over your hook.  Insert the hook to the side of the stitch(right if you are right handed, left if you are left handed), around the back and up the opposite side.  Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull it around.  Wrap the yarn over and pull through all loops.  This completes the front post half double crochet.


Half Double Crochet Decrease - This is taking 2 stitches, reducing and combining them to 1 stitch. Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook through the first stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull through the stitch. Leave the loops on the hook.  Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn …

Current Crochet Project and Fall Memories

I am finishing up a thread doily, just because I love working with thread.  What is everyone working on now?  Are you getting started with holiday projects?  Maybe you have finished already.  Here in the USA, we have Fall upon us along with Halloween at the end of the month.   I know Germany is in the middle of Oktoberfest. Please share favorite family traditions or celebrations that are happening this time of the year in your country .


One of my favorite memories is from when I was a kid. My parents would take us to the local apple orchard in the fall.  We would get some pumpkins, apples, gourds and apple cider. It always smelled so good there.  Once we got everything home, over the next few days my mom would be busy making caramel apples and homemade apple pies.