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Closed - Giveaway Crochet Hooks and Gel Grip - August 30 thru September 8th - Drawing the next Day

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NOTE: Comments are on moderation thanks to spammers, so comments will not show up right away.  I will approve them each day, throughout the giveaway.  Once the giveaway is over, I will hide the existing comments.

I am going to try this again.

Two people will receive a set of crochet hooks and a set of gel grips.
I will draw the winners on September 9th.

1) Everyone from around the world is welcome to participate.

2)  If you are under the age of 18, please have your parents permission.

3) Not eligible if you have won crochet hooks in the past.

4) I am leaving this open for anonymous participants.  If you are anonymous, please provide some sort of contact information like an email address or I will have no way to contact you should your name be selected.  Do no post phone numbers or mailing addresses.

5)  You are welcome to leave 10 comments per day. 

Thank you for your participation.

Recent Giveaway Video Removed for Inappropriate Content

This is an update to let you all know that my giveaway video was removed for "inappropriate content". I have submitted an inquiry with YouTube to find out what the "inappropriate content" is in the video or get it put back in place if it was removed in error. Many of you know I have been doing giveaways for 3 years now on YouTube and never had any problems.  My hope is the video will be put back in place.

Diamond Granny Square Variation C

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Diamond Granny Square Variation C

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Granny Square Diamond
Video Tutorial: Left Hand Granny Square Diamond

Materials
Size I Crochet Hook

4-Ply Worsted Weight Yarn


Chain 3, join.

Round 1. Ch 3, 2 DC, CH 2, 3DC, CH 2, 3DC CH 2, 3DC, CH 1, SC in beginning CH 3. This will put you at the center of your chain space.

Round 2. Ch 3, 2 DC, CH 2; 3DC, CH2, 3DC, CH2 in next space, repeat two more times. For last corner shell, CH 1 and SC join to beginning CH3. Cut the yarn, secure and change color.

Round 3. Join the new color in a corner of the square. CH 3, 2 DC in the beg CH SP. *7 DC across in ea DC and CH 1 SP. 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC in corner ch.* Repeat from * to * 3 times. 7 DC across in ea DC and CH 1 SP. 3 DC in the corner CH. CH 1, SC in BEG CH 3. Cut yarn,
secure.

Triple Crochet Cluster: Drop down to row 2 to complete cluster. FPTC around EA of the first two DC in row 2, in the first set of Sts, leaving the last loops of the TC on your hook for joining. FPTC…

Crochet Hoop Earring 1 - Nicole

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Crochet Hoop Earring 1 - Nicole

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Hoop Earring 1 - Nicole

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Crochet Hoop Earring 1 - Nicole

Skill Level - Easy

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

Shell - 3 triple crochet in the same stitch, chain 4, slip stitch in the top of the same triple crochet, 3 triple crochet in the same stitch.


Hoop Size 1-1/2 in- 4cm

Materials
Size 8 Steel crochet hook
Size 10 crochet cotton
Small sewing or tapestry needle

Attach the thread to the hoop, wrapping the thread around the hoop and pulling the thread through the loop on the hook.

Row 1:  Work 30 single crochet, turn.

Row 2: *Skip 1 stitch, work 3 TC in the next stitch, chain 4, sl st in the top of the last triple crochet, work 3 more triple crochet in the same single crochet, skip 1 stitch, slip stitch in the next stitch.  Continue around from *.  There will be 7 shells worked. When you are finished, cut the …

How to make Crochet Earrings - Emma

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How to make Crochet Earrings - Emma

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:How to make Crochet Earrings - Emma

Video Tutorial:Left Hand How to make Crochet Earrings - Emma

Skill Level - Easy

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


Size: 4cm/1-1/2 inches

Materials
Size 8 steel crochet hook
Size 10 crochet cotton
Small Needle
Earring Findings



Attach a slipknot to the crochet hook.
Work a chain of 10, join.


Round 1: Chain 1, Work 16 SC right through the center of the chain.  Join with the beginning stitch.


Round 2: Chain 4(Counts as the first stitch and chain 1),   *in the next stitch work a DC, CH 1, Continue around from *.  When you get around to the beginning, slip stitch in the 3rd chain up to join. (There will be a total of 16 stitches with a chain 1 between.


Round 3:  Slip Stitch in to the first chain 1 space. *SC, chain 4, SC in each space around, Continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch. There will be a total of 16 chain 4 loops.



Attach the earrin…

Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

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Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

Skill Level - Easy

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

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


Chain 5, join.


Round 1: CH 1, *SC through the center of the chain loop. CH 8, Complete from * 6 time total.  Join with the beginning stitch.


Round 2:  CH 1, SC in the same stitch *Working through the chain 8 loop. 2 SC, 2 HDC, 4 DC, 2HDC, 2SC, SC in the next SC.  Continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.


Round 3: CH 1, *SC in the stitch between petals, Ch 5, SC between stitch 6 and 7 on round 2, CH 5, Continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.


Round 4: SL ST to the chain. Work 4 double crochet in each chain around.  Join with the beginning stitch.


Round 5:  Chain for the step up. …

Crochet Hats - Interactive Reference Video