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If you would like an invite to Google+, leave your email address in the comments or send me a private message on YouTube.  Your email address never be public since comments are on moderation. I will delete the comment/message with your email immediately after I get it sent.  If you already have Google+, search for Teresa Richardson Crochet Geek.  I am adding all crocheters to my crochet circle.

I understand that some of you will not be interested, which is understandable.  I don't know when Google+ will go live.  Google+ and my YouTube channel are going to function together once it goes live. The features with Google+ are much better than anything I have now.  


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What have you done out of Frustration with Crochet instructions, that make no sense?

Have you ever gotten so frustrated with a crochet project that you threw your work or did something unusual out of frustration?  When I was younger, I threw my yarn, hook and project across the room.  Then I beat the skein of yarn against floor and ended up with a yarn blob, knot mess.  I had to wind the mess in to a ball after that because the yarn was all in knots. After that,  I felt better and a few days later figured out the pattern.


This post is inspired by a comment on my YouTube channel, where someone told me they broke their crochet hook out of frustration.



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Crochet Hook Grip Modification - Flexi Wrap

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This will provide another way to modify your crochet hook using pencil grips and flexi wrap. The flexi wrap can be found in the first aid section of any pharmacy. A variety of pencil grips can be found in the office supply section of many stores.




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Crochet Flower - Made from Plain Old Circles

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Crochet Flower

You will need to create 5 small circles (2 rounds)I am including the third round for this circle, even though the example is made with only two rounds.You can make this project with thread.
Written by Teresa Richardson



Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963
Crochet Geek 2 YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet
Size H Crochet Hook
4-Ply Worsted Weight Yarn

Chain 3, Join

Round 1: CH 1, 12 DC in the loop, join in the first double crochet.

Round 2: CH 1, 2 DC in ea DC around. ( 24 Double Crochet Total)

Round 3: CH 1, *2 DC in next ST, 1 DC in next ST. Repeat around from * ( 36Double Crochet Total)

You have a choice of two edgings to choose from. You can also use an edging of your own if you would like to.

Edging 1: Reverse Single Crochet

Edging 2: SL ST between stitch, *CH 3 SL ST in same sp, SL ST in next SP, Repeat around from *, join.

You will want to cut a length of yarn to attach the circles together.




The first frame shows the circle, in preparation to…

Crochet Geek Officially on Itunes

I am set up on Itunes with a few videos.  I am going to get the basic stitch tutorials uploaded and take requests for tutorials you would like to see on Itunes.


http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/crochet-mania/id448012365


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Crochet Geek 2 YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet

Crochet Multiples

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This video tutorial will show you examples of multiples.





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Streamer Crochet Hat Teresa Richardson - with Brim by Bethintx1 - Elizabeth Ham

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This is the streamer crochet hatcreated by Teresa Richardson aka Crochet Geek, with a brim addition created by Elizabeth Ham aka Bethintx1 on YouTube
It makes a nice summer hat!


I have posted my set of written instructions at the bottom of this post. This external link is where you will find the crochet brim written instructions.  Both video tutorials are posted below.

The top hat section video is on my crochet channel Crochet Geek, and the brim video is on Bethintx1.You will want to check out the other crochet tutorials that Bethintx1 - Elizabeth Ham has on her channel.
Streamer Summer Hat Brim


Streamer Crochet Hat





Streamer Crochet Hat
Written by Teresa Richardson



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Crochet Geek 2 YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet
Video Tutorial:Streamer Crochet Hat

Written Instructions:crochet brim written instructions Skill Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate
Abbreviations SP - Space DC - Double Crochet SK - Skip

Size I/5.5mm Crochet Hook
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