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Larksfoot Crochet Blanket Pattern Stitch - Baby Afghan

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Larksfoot Crochet Stitch - Baby Afghan

Video Tutorial:Larks Foot Crochet Stitch - Baby Afghan

Video Tutorial:  Larksfoot Crochet Pattern Stitch Left Hand Tutorial

Written by Teresa Richardson

Extended or Long Double Crochet - This is where you will work a double crochet several stitches below the row you are on. You will need to pull up on the stitch and allow for some additional yarn, so the stitch does not sag.

Multiple: 4
You will add 4 chains for each segment of the pattern stitch that you want to add to the width.

Example: If you want to make a baby afghan with a size I/5.5mm crochet hook, 4-ply yarn, you will chain 108. This will give you an estimated width of 34 inches.

Ch 31
Row 1: DC in 3rd CH from hook, DC in next CH, *CH 1, SK 1 CH, 1 DC in EA of next 3 CH. Continue across from * for width of pattern.

Row 2: CH 3, 1 DC in EA of next 2 DC, *CH 1, SK CH, 1 DC in EA of next 3 DC. Continue acr…

Crochet Coaster

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Crochet Coaster

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Coaster

Video Tutorial: Crochet Coaster Left Hand

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
Tapestry Needle

Work a chain 4, join

Round 1: Work 12 single crochet - do not join, work the continual roundRound 2:  Work 2 SC in ea stitch around. (24 single crochet total)
Round 3-4:  Work 1 SC in each stitch around (24 single crochet total)
Round 5: *Work 1 SC, Work 2 SC continue around from * (36 single crochet total)
Round 6: *Work 1 SC in ea of the first 2 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch work a SL ST in the next stitch to join.  (48 single crochet total)

Round 7:  *Work a SC, skip 2 stitches, work 5 DC in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.







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Crochet Sombrero & Cape for Louisiana Hot Sauce

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Crochet Sombrero and Cape for Louisiana Hot Sauce

This will be a fun idea for a bachelor party on a 6 pack of beer or for that end of the year Labor Day outing.


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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Crochet Sombrero and Cape for Louisiana Hot Sauce

Video Tutorial:Crochet Sombrero and Cape for Louisiana Hot Sauce 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 yarn
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Continual Round:  Instead of joining, work a single crochet in top of the first stitch. Working a continual round will eliminate the unsightly seam that occurs with joining a round.

Yarn Marker: A yarn marker is used to identify the first/last stitch of each round. This is so you have an idea when to change rounds with your instructions.  I use left over yarn tails, which are…

Crochet Leaf Metta

This is a video tutorial for a crochet leaf that is quick and simple to make.  You can use scrap yarn.  I used 4 ply worsted weight yarn with this leaf, which is the 9-13 wraps per inch and a size G-4.25 mm crochet hook.

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Crochet Flower Maddow by Crochet Geek

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Crochet Flower Maddow

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower Maddow

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower Maddow Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

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

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

Cluster -  There will be 6 on round 1.

Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two, leave to two remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two,  leave to three remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two,  leave to four remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two,  leave to five remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two.There are six loops on the hook, wrap the yarn over pull t…

How to make a Bob Marley Crochet Slouch Cap Crochet Along

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Bob Marley Crochet Slouch Cap Crochet Along 


Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Bob Marley Crochet Slouch Cap

Video Tutorial: Bob Marley Crochet Slouch Cap Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 9-13 Wraps Per Inch
Tapestry Needle

Chain 5, join.

Round 1: HDC, chain 1, 10 times total

Round 2: HDC CH 1, HDC CH 1, in each space around ( 20 Half Double Crochet, Chain 1)

Round 3:HDC CH 1 in each space around. ( 20 Half Double Crochet, Chain 1)

Round 4:HDC CH 1, in the next space (HDC CH 1, HDC CH 1, increase)   ( 30 Half Double Crochet, Chain 1)

Round 5:HDC CH 1 in each space around.  ( 30 Half Double Crochet, Chain 1)

Round 6:HDC CH 1 in each of the next 2 spaces, in the next space (HDC CH 1, HDC CH 1, increase)  ( 40 Half Double Crochet, Chain 1)

Round 7:HDC CH 1 in each space around. ( 40 Half Double Crochet, Chain 1)

Round …

How do you turn crochet into Art - What are your thoughts?

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What is Art?  Art is an interpretation of something, adding your own unique twist.

It is a fact that fiber stitches and patterns have been around for generations. There are thousands of libraries of stitches from around the world, found on the Internet.  When you look at paint, the paint strokes and brushes have been around for generations as well.  Nothing unique about paint or brushes.  Look at the words in dictionary,  they are all the same.  What is unique about words?

One of my favorite activities is spending time with nature, at the beach.  I was out on the Tybee Island pier one day and these two young men were doing something in the sand with a rake. At first glance, I thought they may be maintenance people. The closer I got, I realized they were drawing something in the sand. Is it possible that sand is art?  Does anyone remember the bottles of sand?  Some have detailed images, where others were simply different layers of colored sand.  Here is a video example of sand art.