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How to make Crochet Chunky Yarn #Crochet Beanie Hat Cap #crochetgeek

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How to make Crochet Chunky Yarn Crochet Beanie Hat Cap #crochetgeek

Chunky Yarn Crochet Cap

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Chunky Yarn Crochet Beanie Cap

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Chunky Yarn Crochet Beanie Cap

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch

Size
22/56 - 24/64  in/cm


Gauge
4 inches - 10 CM = 9 Rows
4 inches - 10 CM - 8 Stitches

Materials
Size N/9 mm crochet hook
6 ply yarn - Chunky or Bulky - You can substitute 2 strands of yarn for a bulky effect
Tapestry Needle


Chain 5, join.  You can also use the magic circle to start.  

Round 1: CH 1, Work 9 SC through the center of the chain.  Do not join. Mark the first stitch with a yarn marker. (9 Single Crochet Total)


Round 2:  Work the first stitch in the top of the first single crochet.  This is the start of the continual round. Work another SC in the same stitch for the increase.  2 SC in each stitch around.  (18 Single Crochet Total)



Round 3:  *Work 1 SC in the next stitch, work 2 SC in th…

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Crochet Solid Hexagon

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Crochet Solid Hexagon 

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Solid Hexagon
Video Tutorial:Left Hand Crochet Solid Hexagon

Skill Level - Easy

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

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



Note:  I always use a chain 1 as the step up at the beginning of the round to create full stitches at the beginning of my work.  The chain tends to leave gaps and holes.  You can use other techniques for the beginning stitch on your round.  The outcome will be the same.

Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.
Make a chain of 4, join with the beginning chain.
Round 1: Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch,  *Work 2 DC through the center of the chain, CH 2.  Complete 5 times total from *.  Work 2 more DC, CH 1, SC in the first stitch to join.


Round 2:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch, *Work 2 DC through the same CH space, work 1 DC in ea of the next 2…

Youth Size Crochet V-Stitch Cap with Ruffle 18-20 Inches - 45-50 Centimeters- Lightweight Summer

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Youth Size Crochet V-Stitch Cap with Ruffle  18-20 Inches - 45-50 Centimeters -Lightweight Summer

Skill Level - Easy

Use a smaller crochet hook to make a smaller cap.


Size -18-20 Inches - 45-50 Centimeters Size H/5mm crochet hook


Size -20-22 Inches - 50-56 Centimeters Size I/5.5mm crochet hook

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

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
V-Stitch - DC, CH 2, DC, in the same space
V-Stitch Increase - DC, CH 2, DC, CH 2, DC, in the same space

Attach the yarn to the hook with a slip knot. 
CH 4, join with the beginning stitch.

Round 1: CH 4, DC through the same chain, this completes the first V-stitch. Work 5 remaining V stitches  through the center loop.  Join with the beginning stitch.  (6 V-stitch total)


Round 2: SL ST to the CH 1 space.  CH 4, DC, CH 1, DC in the same CH 1 space, this completes the first V-stitch. Work a V-Stitch Increase - DC, CH 2, DC, CH 2,…