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Ogeechee Bear Crochet Cap

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Ogeechee Bear Crochet Cap

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Ogeechee Bear Crochet Cap

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Ogeechee Bear Crochet Cap

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size H/5.0 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Work a Magic Circle
Round 1: Work 12 SC through the loop. Do not join. Work in a continual round by working the first stitch in the top of the next stitch. (12 single crochet total)
Round 2: Work 2 SC in each stitch around. (24 single crochet total)
Round 3-7: 1 SC in each stitch around (24 single crochet total)

Full Brim
Round 8: Work 2 SC in each stitch around. (48 single crochet total)
Round 9: 1 SC in each stitch around. (48 single crochet total)
Skip one stitch, work a slip stitch in the next, cut the yarn, pull through and secure.

Ball Cap Brim
Row 8: Work 2 SC in each of the next 10 stitches, Skip a stitch, work a slip stitch turn.
Row 9: Work 1 SC in each stitch across. Skip a stitch, slip stitch

Knot…

Crochet Ogeechee Bear - Amigurumi

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Crochet Ogeechee Bear - Amigurumi

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Ogeechee Bear - Amigurumi

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Crochet Ogeechee Bear - Amigurumi

Video Tutorial:Magic Circle

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle
Stuffing or filling


Ogeechee Bear Cap

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Single Crochet Decrease - Insert the crochet through the first stitch, wrap the yarn over the hook and pull it through, insert the crochet 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 and pull through all 3 loops.

Continual Round - Instead of joining, work the first single crochet in the top of the first stitch. You will want a yarn marker to mark the first stitch of the round. This is so you know when to change rounds. A scrap piece of yarn or left over tail work very well for a yarn marker.

Crochet Giveaway February 24 - March 7, 2010 - Drawing on March 8, 2010

I will be giving away 3 different prize packages, each with one set of new gel grips, a new set of Boye crochet hooks and 2 recycled crochet magazines each.

Please leave a comment in the comment section on YouTube and be a subscriber to enter. The Art of Crochet by Teresa

Everyone from around the world is welcome to enter. If you are under the age of 18 please have your parents permission and let them know you are entering.

The drawing will take place on March 8, 2010.

Thank You,
Teresa

Bellevue Crochet Granny Square

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Bellevue Granny Square

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Bellevue Granny Square

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Bellevue Granny Square

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch
PC - Popcorn

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

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
PC - Popcorn Stitch - 5 DC in the same space. Work a slip stitch with the first stitch to join.

Round 1:
Ch 1, *3 DC in the loop, CH 2, 3 DC in the chain loop, complete 4 times total from*, CH 1, SC in beginning CH 3. This will put you at the center of your chain space.

Round 2: Ch 1, *3 DC in the same CH SP, CH 1, 3 DC, CH 2, 3DC in next CH SP, Complete 3 times total from *. CH 1, SC in beginning CH 3 to join.

Round 3:Ch 1, *3 DC in the same CH SP, 1 DC in EA of the next 3 DC, Skip the CH 1, 1 DC in EA of the next 3 DC, 3 DC in the next CH 2 space, CH 2, Complete from * 4 times total. Join with a SC in the beginning stitch.

Round 4: Ch …

Crochet Hats I have Sold

Often I am asked if I ever sold hats. These are some of the hats that I sold around 2006. I love making hats and wanted to turn it in to a business. Unfortunately there were more expenses than profit. I was selling on Ebay and Etsy which both have fees. Hats are only worth as much as a person is willing to spend. In the end, I was giving the hats away and paying the middle man what little profit I may have earned.


Leaning Crochet Stitches and Squares - Crochet Tip #60

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Have you noticed that the stitches in some squares may lean more than others? In this example, the stitches have a slight lean but it is not real noticeable. This is because the rounds of the square are worked in the same direction. Think about when you crochet a row of stitches when working a blanket. At each end you turn. The stitches will have a different look with crochet rows. To solve the stitch lean, you will turn on each round. This will produce more uniform stitches, that should stand taller and reduce the stitch lean.

How to Crochet from a Chart - Tapestry Crochet

The following videos are two examples of crochet from a chart. I do refer to this as tapestry crochet based on the definition of a tapestry. Picture images on a heavy cloth. You will not crochet over the strand of yarn with these examples. The yarn is picked up the from the previous row by using yarn bobbins to keep it in place. I do have a crochet blog with many chart patterns. http://painted-crochet.blogspot.com/






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