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Crochet Puff Stitch Cap with Ear Flaps

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Puff Stitch Cap with Ear Flaps

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Puff Stitch Cap with Ear Flaps

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Size - 18 inches/46 centimeters

Stitch Instructions and Definitions



Puff Stitch 7 Loops : Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 5 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 7 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull the yarn through all 7 loops.Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull through(chain) to secure puff stitches at the top.
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Baby Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Baby Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Baby Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Video Tutorial:Reverse Single Crochet

Skill Level - Easy

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

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

Size - 14 inches/36 centimeters

Stitch Instructions and Definitions



Puff Stitch 7 Loops : Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 5 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, insert the hook below the chain. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through. There will be 7 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull the yarn through all 7 loops.Wrap the yarn over the hook, pull through(chain) to secure puff…

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Amigurumi Crochet LadyBug Princess

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Crochet LadyBug Princess

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Amigurumi LadyBug Princess

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand Amigurumi Crochet LadyBug Princess

Skill Level - Intermediate

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

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 2 Main Colors
Tapestry Needle
Yarn Marker - A piece of scrap yarn will work to mark rounds

You can use different size crochet hooks and yarn with this project.  If the hook/yarn is smaller, it will make a smaller finished piece. If the hook/yarn is larger, it will make a larger finished piece.

The chain can be replaced with the magic circle, if you familiar with the technique.


LadyBug Shell Top
Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook. Chain 3, join
Round 1: Work 12 SC through the center of the chain. Do not join. The rest of this section will be worked with the continual round. Attach a yarn marker to mark the first stitch.
Round 2: Work 2 SC in each stitch around.  (2…

How to make the Puff Stitch Decrease

 How to make the Puff Stitch Decrease


Left Hand How to make the Puff Stitch Decrease

Crochet Galaxy Stitch

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Video Tutorial:Crochet Galaxy Stitch - Snowflake

The multiple for this stitch is 3 + 3. Unfortunately the video tutorial has it incorrect. It can be done as 2 + 3 but it may turn out a little fuller.

The amount of stitches will remain the same for each row. Each center joined segment of the stitch will be offset each row, which creates the unique effect of this stitch. It reminds me of those little 6 point plastic beads.

Working on chain foundation: This stitch is worked with 3 stitches joined. It will be a combination of a single crochet and 2 half-double crochet joined. You put the hook through the next chain, draw up a loop. Leave the two loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook, skip one chain and in the next put the hook through the chain and pull through the yarn; you will have 4 loops on your hook. Wrap the yarn over your hook, Skip another chain and in the next chain insert your hook and draw through the yarn. You will have 6 loops on your hook. Draw the yarn through all …

Tip for trying a new #Crochet Stitch, Pattern or Technique

We all know that crochet can be frustrating at times when trying a new stitch, pattern or technique. What has worked for me in the past is to stop for a few hours or even a few days.  Most likely it will make more sense at a later time.

I am providing two playlists, the right and left hand version, that will provide the beginner crochet stitches.

Right Hand Crochet Stitch Video Playlist








Left Hand Crochet Stitch Video Playlist