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Crochet Oak Leaf

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Crochet Oak Leaf

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Oak Leaf

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Crochet Oak Leaf

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook - You can use different size hooks and yarn
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Round 1
Segment 1: Chain 6.
Slip Stitch in each of the next 2 chains.

Segment 2: Chain 6, Slip Stitch in each of the next 3 chains.

Segment 3: Chain 7, Slip Stitch in each of the next 4 chains.

Segment 4: Chain 6, Slip Stitch in each of the next 3 chains. Slip stitch at the base

Segment 5 and 6: Chain 4, Slip Stitch in each of the next 3 chains. Slip stitch at the base.

This part will be working down the opposite side of the leaf.

Segment 3: Slip Stitch in each of the next 2 chains. Chain 5, Slip Stitch in each of the next 4 chains.

Segment 2:Slip Stitch in each of the next 2 chains. Chain 4, Slip Stitch in each of the next 3 chains.

Segment 1:Slip Stitch in each of…

What is the Right Side of a Crochet Piece?

From time to time you may come across crochet instructions telling you to have the "right side of the work facing you." Right side means, the side facing out after your project is finished.
If you like the look of the back of the stitches, that can be your right side.
When you work the afghan stitch, you will have two distinct looks. Either side of the work can be used as your right side.The front side for a hat made in rounds, will be the side facing you as your are making the hat. Maybe you like the look of the inside better so that can be your right side.
If you are familiar with doily's, the part facing you as you are making the doily will be your right side.Think about a store bough T-shirt. The wrong side is the inside with all of the seams holding the shirt together. The right side is the external part that looks nice and neat.
When working in rows you will always alternate sides so both sides could be considered the right side or the front side. When working in ro…

Crochet Oblong Ear Flap for Hat and Cap

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Crochet Oblong Ear Flaps

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Oblong Ear Flap

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Crochet Oblong Ear Flap

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Slip Stitch yarn to the hat. Chain 5.
Work 1 SC in each of the next 4 Chains. Slip stitch in the same space where you joined the yarn to the hat. Slip stitch to the next stitch, Turn.
Row 1: Work 1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches. Work 3 SC in the end stitch. Working down the opposite side, Work 1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches. Slip stitch in the same space where you joined the yarn to the hat. Slip stitch to the next stitch,Turn.
Row 2:Work 1 SC in each of the next 4 stitches. Work 3 SC in the end stitch. Working down the opposite side, Work 1 SC in each of the next 4 stitches. Work 1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches. Slip stitch in the same space where you joined the yarn…

Little Darling Toddler-Youth Crochet Shell Cap

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Little Darling Toddler-Youth Crochet Shell Cap

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Little Darling Toddler-Youth Crochet Shell Cap

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Little Darling Toddler-Youth Crochet Shell Cap

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
MC - Magic Circle
SH - Shell

Definition
( total stitches ) - This is the amount of stitches you will have on each round.
Shell for this pattern will be: 2 HDC, CH 1, 2 HDC

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle
Caron 4-ply yarn

This cap will fit an approximate 18 inch head. Since it is made with a G hook, you can make the cap larger with a size H, I/5.5mm or J hook.

Work a magic circle MC. Chain 3 and join as an alternative to the magic circle.

Round 1: Chain 1, Work 12 HDC through the magic loop or chain. Do not join and work in a continual round. (12 HDC total) You may want to get a yarn marker to mark the first stitch of each round.

Round 2: Work 2 HDC in the top of…

Blankets can be made with Filet Crochet

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Afghan Image courtesy of Herr Projects. All proceeds created by Herr Projects benefit the homeless and less fortunate in the Oklahoma City area. The afghan was made with 4 ply yarn and will fit the top of a queen size bed.

You may find more Filet Crochet Charts by visiting Free Filet Crochet Charts and Patterns.




Filet Crochet
Native American 1

Pattern by Teresa Richardson
Chain 301.
Chain 3 to to turn which will count as the first double crochet.Below is an estimate for the various size thread.

Size Estimate:

Crochet Cotton Size 10- width= 23", height=25.5", Steel Hook 7, 1163 yds
Crochet Cotton Size 20- width= 22", height= 24.5", Steel Hook 9, 1091 yds
Crochet Cotton Size 30- width= 21", height= 23.5", Steel Hook 11, 1020 yds

Crochet Pillar Hat

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Crochet Pillar Hat

Written by Teresa Richardson

The first 6 rounds in the Pumpkin video are what makes the hat. Round 7 is one more increase round.

Video Tutorial: 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, i…

Crochet Fingerless Gloves

Thank you to Sue, from Sue's Crochet and Knitting for permission to use her pattern in this video. The video is made with the glove for women. The male version, is a larger version for the same style.

This pattern can easily be modified to make the glove with 2 or 3 ply yarn. Start the pattern with the cuff. The cuff will have more rounds so you will start off with more stitches creating the palm and thumb increase section. Everything throughout the pattern will be the same other than working more rounds and more stitches in each round.

Crochet Mittens / Fingerless Gloves Women - Written Instructions

Crochet Mittens / Fingerless Gloves Men - Written Instructions