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How to make the Log Cabin Crochet Block

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How to make the Log Cabin Crochet Block

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Log Cabin Crochet Block

Video Tutorial: Log Cabin Crochet Block Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy


Note: You will be working in the side of some rows. Work the stitches evenly across the edge of the rows.  See diagram above.



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




Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch


Materials
Size I - 5.5mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle


Work a chain of 11 or 10 foundation single crochet
 Row 1: Work 1 SC in each chain across


Row 2-11: Work 1 SC in each stitch across turn
Cut the yarn and change color.


Row 12:  Attach the new color of yarn. Work 9 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 9 SC evenly across. Turn.
Row 13:  Work 10 SC evenly across, 3 SC in the corner, 10 SC …

Crochet Butterfly Sadie

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Crochet Butterfly Fiona +CROCHET GEEK

How to make a crochet Butterfly



Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Butterfly Sadie


Video Tutorial: Crochet Butterfly Sadie Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
SC - Single Crochet

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle
Optional: Chenille Wire stem for butterfly body
Optional: Magnet

Chain 5, join

Round 1: Chain 1 (won't count as a stitch), *2 DC through the chain, Chain 3, continue around from * 8 times total. Join with the beginning stitch. ( 8 sets of 2 DC, CH 3)

Round 2:  Work a slip stitch between the double crochet.  Work a chain 1, *SC between the DC. Working in the next chain 3 space, work 4 DC, CH 3, SL ST to DC, 4 DC in same space. Complete from * a total of 8 times.  Join with the beginning stitch.  ( 8 sets of 4 DC, CH 3 join, 4 DC, SC between DC)

Upon completion, you will fold and align the double crochet together so there are 4 sections on each s…

Crochet Doily Tranquility

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Crochet Doily Tranquility


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 Doily Tranquility

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Doily Tranquility Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate/Advanced


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


Materials


Size 10 Crochet Cotton
Size 3 Steel Crochet hook
Sewing or Tapestry Need to sew in tails


NOTE: I will be using the chain 1 as a step up to the next round.  It will not count as as stitch.  This is a replacement for the chain 3 at the beginning of the round.  You can use the chain 3 if that is something you are more comfortable with.


Chain 8, join
Round 1:  CH 1, Work 24 Double Crochet through chain, join.  (24 double crochet total)


Round 2: Chain 1, *…

Crochet Geek - Crochet Cap Coligny

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Crochet Geek - Crochet Cap Coligny


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


Note: I have marked each place where you can stop increasing to make different size caps.  You continue on until the sides form.
The stopping points are Rounds 2, 4, 6, 8, 10



Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Cap Coligny
Video Tutorial:  Crochet Cap Coligny Left Hand

Skill Level - Intermediate


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 - Light Green - Black - White - Dark Green
Tapestry Needle


Hat
Yarn Marker - This can be a scrap piece of yarn to mark the beginning of the round


CH 3 join with the beginning chain.


Round 1: Work 12 SC through the chain. Do not Join. Work the continual round. You may…

Crochet Valentine Heart Hat

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Crochet Valentine Heart Hat 2012


How to make a crochet heart hat

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 Heart Hat

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Heart Hat Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
TC - Triple Crochet - Wrapping yarn around hook 2 times
QC - Quadruple Crochet - Wrapping yarn around hook 3 times
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

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

Heart

Work a chain 3, join

Round 1: (First Triple Crochet will need to be a chain of 5 for the step up) *TC, CH 1, TC, CH 1, TC, CH 2, Complete 4 times total from *. Instead of the CH2, work a HDC in  4th chain to join.

Round 2:  Work 2 SC in the same space. *SC in stitch, SC in space, SC in Stitch, SC in space, SC in Stitch, 3 SC in CH…

Crochet Shell Basket Marceline

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Crochet Shell Basket Marceline


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 Shell Basket - Marceline

Video Tutorial: Crochet Shell Basket - Marceline Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

Measurements
3" inches tall with a folded edge
4" inches tall - Not folded
7" inches across

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
DC - Double Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size I - 5.5mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle


CH 3 Join.
Round 1: Work 12 SC through the chain, do not join. Work the continual round working the next stitch in top of the first stitch.
Round 2: Work 1 SC in each stitch around. (12 SC total)
Round 3: Work 2 SC in each stitch around. (24 SC total)
Round 4: Work 1 SC in each stitch around. (24 SC total)
Round 5: Work 2 SC in eac…

Small Triple Crochet Square

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Crochet Long Beads


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: Small Triple Crochet Square

Video Tutorial: Small Triple Crochet Square Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy


Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch


Materials
Size I - 5.5mm crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle



Chain 3, join


Round 1: Work a chain 5, This will count as the first triple crochet, chain 1. TC through center of chain, chain 1, TC through center of chain.  *CH 2, TC, CH 1, TC, CH 1, TC, complete 3 times total from *, CH 2, join with the 4th chain.


Round 2: Work 1 SC in each TC and CH 1 space, Work 3 TC in the CH 2 space.  See diagram for details.  (32 single crochet total)