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Happy New Year 2010

I hope everyone enjoys the new year. I have many, many more crochet ideas for 2010.

What are Your Crochet Accomplishments for 2009

What new projects did you make this year that you had never done before? Did you learn any new stitches or techniques? What is something you want to make that you have never done before?

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!

Holiday Crochet Giveaway 2009 - Closed

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Congratulations to: slimjleo1955, Notthecoolmom, jeliwii




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Vintage Crochet Patterns

Do any of you use Ebay to find crochet patterns? I know I have fun bidding on the old Vintage Crochet Patterns. They are the ones that cost .10 cents back when they were new. Now they are falling apart with a price of $2.00 or more. I do have a few that my Grandma gave me and several more that I have purchased. I have noticed that the price and demand for the Magic Crochet, Crochet Fantasy and Decorative Crochet have gone up in the Ebay auctions. I really miss new issues of Magic Crochet. It had all of the thread and lace that I love to make.

Small Crochet Wheel Headband with Flower Option

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Small Crochet Wheel Headband with Flower Option

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Small Crochet Wheel Headband with Flower Option

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Small Crochet Wheel Headband with Flower Option

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size F/3.75mm Crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

The multiple is 6. For each extra shell that you want to make, add 6 extra foundation stitches.

Work 54 foundation single crochet. Join.

Side 1: Work a single crochet in the first stitch, *skip two stitches, work 6 double crochet in the next. Skip two stitches, work a single crochet. Continue from * for each segment of the pattern stitch.

Side 2:When you are finished, flip the band over and repeat the pattern, work the shell and single crochet in the same space as the opposite side. See diagram for stitch placement.

Flower
Chain 3, join.
Round 1: *Chain 3 slip stitch in the loop. Complete 5 times total. (5 chain 3 loops total)
Round 2: Slip stit…

Dainty Crochet Angel

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Dainty Crochet Angel

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Dainty Crochet Angel

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Dainty Crochet Angel

Skill Level - Easy

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

Single Crochet Decrease - This is taking two stitches and reducing them down to one stitch. Insert the hook through the first stitch, wrap the yarn over the hook, pull it through, leave the two remaining loops on the hook. Insert the hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over the hook and pull it through. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull through all 3 loops to complete the single crochet decrease.

Materials
Size H/5mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle
Fiberfill or stuffing for the head

You can use a different size crochet hook to make a larger or smaller angel.

Head
Round 1: Work 6 single crochet through the chain. Do not join, work the first single crochet in the top of the next stitch.
Round 2: …