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Joined Crochet Swirl

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Joined Crochet Swirl

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:How to make a Crochet Thread Swirl Joined

Video Tutorial:Left Hand How to make a Crochet Thread Swirl Joined

Skill Level - Intermediate

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

Materials
Size 1 Steel crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions 
You will join each motif with right sides facing each other.  They will be joined with a slip stitch.  See symbol diagram from details. Diagram is only through round 5 but still represents how to join each motif together.  You can make the motif larger if you prefer larger pieces.




Chain 4, join.  You can also use the magic circle to start. 

Round 1:  CH 1, This will not count as a stitch, only the step up. Work *3 DC, CH 2, Complete 5 times total from *, join with the beginning stitch.

Round 2: Slip Stitch to the next stitch. CH 1, Work a DC in the same stitch and 1 DC in the next stitch, Work 3 DC in the next CH 2 space…

Crochet Earring - Paula

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Crochet Earring - Paula

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Earring - Paula

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Crochet Earring - Paula

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size 8 Steel  crochet hook
Size 10 Crochet cotton
Small Tapestry or Sewing Needle
Earring Finding


Work a chain of 40, join with the beginning stitch.


Round 1:  CH 1, Work 50 Single Crochet around the chain 40, join with the beginning stitch.

Round 2:  CH 1, SC in the same stitch, *CH 4 skip 1 stitch, SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *.  For the last chain, work a chain 2, DC in the first stitch to join. There will be a total of 25 chains.


Round 3:CH 1, SC in the same chain. *CH 4, SC in the next chain. Continue around from *.  For the last chain, work a chain 2, put your crochet hook through the center of the earring, pull the thread through the center of the hook.  Work 2 final chains.  Join with the beginning stitch.  Secure…

September 2010 -Viewer Crochet Work

Kufi Box Cap Crochet Geek How To Crochet Geek

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Crochet Cap - Kufi Box Hat

Written by Teresa Richardson

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
BLO - Back Loop Only

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

Chain 5, join.
Round 1:  CH 1, Work 12 single crochet through the loop, do not join. Start the next round by working the first single crochet in top of the first stitch.  This will start the continual round.

Round 2:  Work 2 SC in each stitch around.  (24 Single Crochet Total) This is where you will want to use a yarn marker to mark the first stitch of a round, so you have an idea where the beginning of your round starts.

Round 3-4:  Work 1 SC in ea stitch around. ( 24 SC total)

Round 5:  Work 1 SC in ea of the next 2 stitches, work 2 SC in the next stitch. (32 SC total)

Round 6:Work 1 SC in ea of the next 3 stitches, work 2 SC in the next stitch. (40 single crochet total)

Round 7:Work 1 SC in ea of the next 4 stitches, work 2 SC in the next stitch. (48 SC total)

Round 8:Work 1 …

How to Crochet an Edging with Pomp-A-Doodle Yarn

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.