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Crochet Videos - Independent Producer

Crochet has made a big comeback on the Internet in the past few years. There are some thoughts I want to share with those of you who earn revenue on your crochet, knitting and crafting videos.  This will apply to sites other than YouTube as well. 


I know many of you participate in account monetization on YouTube or have gone on to become a full partner. The type of videos we make take a lot of time to produce.   I have been approached by a few 3rd party sites who want to purchase my videos for a flat fee and then upload them on their YouTube channel.  Some have said the future videos I make can only go on their channel.  Others have requirements that make the videos look like spam.  They can embed and link our existing videos on their sites if they are really interested in our existing content.  


I have done many Google searches for professional video production. It starts from $1000-$10,000 on up for a 15-30 second commercial video.  


Something else that is often looked over is our croc…

Baby Booby Beanie - Dedicated to Breastfeeding Moms

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This is dedicated to all breastfeeding moms. I breastfed all my babies in public 29 years ago.    Women should not be forced or shamed in to a dirty bathroom to feed their babies.   When baby is hungry, feed your baby. Don't let someone else make you feel it is wrong. The divine plan for human nature set it to breastfeed your baby.  Shame on the people who take what is natural and turn it in to something else. 

Baby Booby Beanie Cap



Download a free PDF copy of this pattern here.  You are welcome to share this pattern and send through email.


Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Baby Booby Beanie
Video Tutorial:  Baby Booby Beanie Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 2 colors
Tapestry Needle

With Color A
Chain 2 - 
Round 1: Work 6 single crochet through the first chain - 6 single crochet total.  Do not join. Work in continual round.  You …

Red & Tan Crochet Beanie

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Red & Tan Crochet Beanie


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



Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963


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




Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Red & Tan Crochet Beanie
Video Tutorial: Red & Tan Crochet Beanie Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy


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


Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - Red - Brown
Tapestry Needle


Hat
Yarn Marker - This can be a scrap piece of yarn to mark the beginning of the round  
CH 4, join with the beginning chain.


Round 1: Work 12 SC through the chain. Do not Join. Work the continual round. You may want to use a yarn marker.


Round 2: Work 1 SC in each stitch around. (12 Single Crochet)


Round 3:  Work 2 single crochet in each stitch around (24 Single Crochet)


Round 4: Work 1 single cr…

Crochet Baby Cap Okefenokee

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Crochet Baby Cap Okefenokee

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Baby Cap Okefenokee


Video Tutorial:  Crochet Baby Cap Okefenokee Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

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

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


Size: Approximately 15 - 17 inches around

Stitch Combination - Set of Stitches (Stitch combo is a generic term)
1 single crochet, 2 Double Crochet - This will be called a stitch combo. The single crochet will be skipped with the exception of joining on each round.  The work will be done in the first and second double crochet for increase rounds. The second double crochet for rounds with no increases.



Work a chain 5, join.


Round 1: Work a chain 1, *1 single crochet, 2 Double Crochet through the chain, work 6 times through the chain, join with the beginning stitch. Slip stitch to the next double crochet. (6 set of stitches total)


Increase Round: The stitch combo will be worked in t…

Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Medium Toddler

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Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Medium Toddler


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



Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963


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




Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Medium Toddler 
Video Tutorial: Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Medium Toddler Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy


Size - Approximately 17 inches

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

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

Chain 5, join
Round 1: CH 1, Work 10 HDC through the chain. We will be working the continual round.
Round 2: Work 1 SC, 1 HDC in the same stitch, Work 2 HDC in each stitch around. (20 HDC total)
Round 3: Work 1 HDC in the next stitch, work 2 HDC in the next stitch. (30 HDC total)
Round 4:  Work 1 HDC in each of the next 2 stitches, work 2 HDC in the next…

Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Small Infant - Written Instructions

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Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Small Infant


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




Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963
Crochet Geek 2 YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet



Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Small Infant
Video Tutorial: Crochet Cap with Bear Ears - Small Infant Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy


Size - Approximately 14 inches

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

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

Chain 5, join
Round 1: CH 1, Work 10 HDC through the chain. We will be working the continual round.
Round 2: Work 1 SC, 1 HDC in the same stitch, Work 2 HDC in each stitch around. (20 HDC total)
Round 3: Work 1 HDC in the next stitch, work 2 HDC in the next stitch. (30 HDC total)
Round 4:  Work 1 HDC in each of the next 2 stitches, work 2 HDC in the next stitch…

Popcorn Flower Crochet Granny Square

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Popcorn Flower Crochet Granny Square

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




Crochet Geek YouTube -http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963


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



Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Popcorn Flower Crochet Granny Square

Video Tutorial: Popcorn Flower Crochet Granny Square Left Hand Version