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Crochet Loopy Granny Square and Flower

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Loopy Granny Square and Flower

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Crochet Video Tutorial:

Loopy FlowerLoopy Granny Square - Part 1Loopy Granny Square - Part 2
Size G crochet Hook
4-Ply Worsted Weight Yarn

Loopy Flower

Chain 6, join

Round 1: CH 1, 16 SC in loop, join

Round 2: CH 3, 3 DC in same SP, CH 3, SL ST in same SP. SL ST over next 2 spaces. Continue around for 8 petals.

Round 3: CH 1, SC in same SP, CH 5, SK 2 Petals, SC in next SC; Continue around.
SL ST in BEG SC. (4 - CH 5 Loops)

Round 4: CH 4, 5 TC in loop, CH 4, SL ST in loop, repeat twice in each loop. SL ST to next loop. (8 Petals)

Loopy Granny Square

Round 5: Attach new color. * SC around the post of SC on the flower, CH 7, Repeat 4 times total from *. Join in beg SC. (There will be 4, chain 7 loops)

Round 6: SL ST in CH LP CH 3, 4 DC, CH 2, 5 DC in same loop. *5 DC, CH 2 5 DC, Repeat 3 time total from *, join

Round 7: SL ST back 1 stitch, CH 2 for the beginning HDC, QC in the next st. HDC, In this order, ea stitch will be worked in an …

Crochet Hearts for Valentines Day

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Valentines Day is a few days away!  Here are a few simple crochet projects that can be made up quick.  You will find a video tutorial and link to the written instructions.
Crochet Valentine Puffy Heart - Medium - Written Instructions
 Written Instructions - http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2010/02/crochet-valentine-puffy-heart-medium.html

Crochet Valentine Puffy Heart - Small
Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2010/01/crochet-valentine-puffy-heart-small.html


Crochet Magic Heart Potholder
Written Instructions: http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2008/10/crochet-magic-heart-potholder.html


Easy Crochet Heart
Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2009/01/easy-crochet-heart.html



You Make My Heart - Filet Crochet Charts
Charts http://stylish-crochet.blogspot.com/2008/05/blog-post_30.html



How to make a Larger Crochet Heart
Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2008/04/blog-post_17.html


How to Make a Solid Crochet Heart
Written Instructions http://c…

Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine

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Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine

If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine

Video Tutorial:Easy Crochet Heart - Valentine Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

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

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

Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.


Chain 4


Row 1: Work 4 double crochet in the first chain, turn

Row 2: Chain 3, work 3 DC in the next stitch,  1 DC in the next ST, work 2 DC in the next stitch, work a DC in the beginning chain.  There will be a total of 7 double crochet. Turn.


Row 3: Skip the first DC, work 7 DC in the next stitch. Skip one double crochet, work a SL ST in the next. Skip the next double crochet, work 7 double crochet in the next stitch. Work a slip stitch in the beginning chain. Cut the yarn, p…

Slinky Crochet Flower

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Slinky Crochet Flower

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Slinky Crochet Flower

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Slinky Crochet Flower

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
DC - Double Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet
QC - Quadruple Crochet

Materials
Yarn
Hook
Tapestry Needle

This flower curls right around like a curly cue. You can make it as full/long as you want to while using any combination of petals.

Make a chain of 31.

Row 1: work a single crochet in the second chain from the hook, chain 2, skip 1 chain, work a single crochet in the next chain. Continue across. This is not a project that has to be precise. If you end up with an extra chain at the end, go head and make the last chain 2 and single crochet right next to the last single crochet. With this chain amount you will have about 15 chain 2 loops.

There is a variety of ways to make the petals. You can make your petals all the same or make them all different.

Petal 1: CH 1, 4 HDC, …

Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring Double Thick

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Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring

This is a double thick crochet potholder made with crochet cotton yarn.  I have been guilty of making these potholders out of acrylic yarn in the past.  However acrylic yarn will burn and melt with  heat and hot items.  I only recommend using cotton.

Here are a few more potholder ideas.

Double Thick Potholder made with the shell stitchDouble Thick Heart PotholderMagic Potholder Seed StitchMagic Potholder Single Crochet

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring

Video Tutorial:Crochet PotHolder with plastic Ring Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply Crochet Cotton
Tapestry Needle
Plastic Ring 1-1/8" - different sizes will work


Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.  Attach the yarn to the rinf with a slip stitch.


Work 24 single crochet around the ring.  Join with the beginning stitch.



Round …

Crochet SnowFlake 7

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If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

Crochet SnowFlake 7

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet SnowFlake 7

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Crochet SnowFlake 7

Skill Level - Beginner/Intermediate

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

Materials
Size 1 steel crochet hook
Size 10 Crochet Cotton
Sewing Needle

Chain 3, join with the beginning chain.


Round 1: *Chain 3, SC in the loop, Complete 5 time from *, chain 1, HDC in the first chain to join.  We want to end in the center of the last loop.  (6 loops total)

Round 2: CH 1 SC in the same loop,* CH 5 SC in the next loop,  continue around from *  join in the first SC (6loops total)


Round 3: Chain 1, *SC in the same SC, Chain 6, TC, CH1, TC, CH1, TC, CH 4, SL in the same stitch, CH 6 SL ST in the same ST, CH 4 SL ST in the same ST, TC, CH1, TC, CH1, TC, CH 6 SC in next SC, Compl…