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Irish Rose Crochet Flower

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Irish Rose Crochet Flower




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:Irish Rose Crochet Flower

Video Tutorial: Irish Rose Crochet Flower Left Hand Version



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Skill Level - Intermediate

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

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







Popcorn Stitch - Work 5 double crochet in the same space or stitch, work a slip stitch to the beginning double crochet. The stitches will bulge to the front.




Work a chain 5, join

Round 1: Work a chain 3, this will count as the first stitch. * HDC, CH 1, 7 times total, join with the beginning stitch. (8 half double crochet, chain 1 total)




Round 2: Slip stitch to the chain 1 spac…

Hazy Day Crochet Square

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Hazy Day Crochet Square
Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Hazy Day Crochet Square

Video Tutorial: Hazy Day Crochet Square Left Hand

Skill Level - Intermediate

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

Reverse Single Crochet- This stitch is worked in the opposite direction of the traditional single crochet.

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 2 Colors - Scrap yarn will work
Tapestry Needle
Work a Chain 3, join.

Round 1:  Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch and is the step up to the next round. Work 10 Double Crochet right through the center of the ring. (10 Double Crochet Total) 
Round 2:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch, Work 2 DC in each stitch around.  Join with the beginning stitch. Cut the yarn and secure.


Round 3:  Attach the new color of yarn. Working in the front loop only, Work a reverse single crochet in each stitch around. Join with the beginning stitch. Cut the ya…

Singing About Crochet & Knitting

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There are people singing about crochet and knitting. Two fun videos!






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Crochet Geek Featured in YouTube Report

My Crochet channel on YouTube - Crochet Geek, has been featured in a YouTube report.  Thank you to each an every one of you who visit my channel to learn crochet.  I learn from each of you, with the comments you leave me and the heartwarming stories you share.  I am humbled by the challenges that many of you have shared with me in learning to crochet.  Your stories help me become a better crochet teacher.  I continue to learn from you to this day, through reading your wonderful comments! I did not realize that The Art of Crochet was fading away until I started my crochet channel in 2006.  Now we are in the process of bringing Crochet back to life.  YouTube is powerful!  I am excited to see where we go next!


Crochet Love and Stitches,
Teresa


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YouTube Report PDF



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Google+ Invites

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.  


Crochet Playlist of Hats

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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