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how to make Crochet Baby Dress - Solomon's Knot

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Crochet Baby Dress - Solomon's Knot

Showing how to make the knot stitch crochet baby dress.

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Baby Dress - Solomon's Knot

Video Tutorial: Crochet Baby Dress - Solomon's Knot Left Hand

Skill Level - Advanced

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


There are a couple of ways to make the dress larger or smaller. 1. You can change the hook size to an E,G, or I.
2. You can add a couple more stitches to the under arm of the yoke. You could use 6 or 7 chains or chainless foundations stitch if you wanted to make the chest larger.

The chain can be used instead of the chainless foundation.

40 Chainless HDC or 42 Chains, HDC in each chain.

The foundation row was not counted as a row in the video. It is a row, however I am leaving the instructions so they match the video.

Row 1: CH 1, this will not count as a stitch, *HDC in next ST, 2 HDC in …

Preemie Crochet Baby Bootie

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Preemie Crochet Baby Bootie

Crochet Geek will demonstrate a preemie crochet baby bootie. This bootie is worked with  three ply yarn and a size E crochet hook.  The booties will be approximately 2.5 inches long.

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Preemie Crochet Baby Bootie

Video Tutorial: Preemie Crochet Baby Bootie Left Hand

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
FSC - Foundation Single Crochet

Materials
Size E crochet hook
3 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

If you need help with the foundation single crochet, here is the right hand version and left hand version.

Round 1: Work 3 foundation single crochet. Work two single crochet in the same stitch, work one in the next stitch, work 2 single crochet in the last stitch.  (8 single crochet total)

Work in the continual round

Round 2: *work 1 SC, an increase of 2 SC in the next stitch, continue around from *   (1…

Crochet Caption Bloopers from Crochet Geek

Here are some caption bloopers from Crochet Geek.

Which one do you think is the funniest?

Crochet Pansy Symbol Chart Crochet Geek

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This is a crochet pansy symbol chart.  The flower can be made with yarn or thread.  Work in extra stitches on the petals or less stitches.  Modify and try out different stitches.

What type of flower would you like to see in the future?

Here is the video tutorial for this flower. Crochet Pansy Flower This was one of the early videos before I was making left hand so there is not a left hand version at this time but I will keep it in mind for a future tutorial.







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How to make a Crochet Star Sirius

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Crochet Geek will show how to make a crochet star. This star is worked with  four ply worsted weight yarn and a size I, 5.5 millimeter crochet hook.  Subscribe Today for free crochet lessons - http://goo.gl/DxXpTr  and hit the like button. 



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Crochet Star Sirius

Written by Teresa Richardson
+Crochet Geek
Video Tutorial:  Crochet Star Sirius

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Star Sirius Left Hand

Skill Level - Beginner Advanced

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

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook - will work with different size hooks
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Joined Single Crochet - Insert your hook through the stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull through, there will be 2 loops on the hook, insert your hook in the next stitch, wrap the yarn over pull through,  wrap the yarn over pull through all 3 loops.

Chain 3, join

Round 1: 3 HDC, …

How to make a Tassel

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Tutorial is showing how to make a tassel.  The tassel in the image was worked with thread.  The tutorial is worked with yarn.  The thread tassel has a strap with a sheer ribbon woven through the center stitches.  There is a crochet covering the top of the tassel to give it a more finished look.

The tassel could be used as a curtain tie back or for a pull on a ceiling fan.

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Step 1
cut a piece of cardboardcut slits at both ends to secure a strand of yarn that will be used to secure the top of all the strandswrap the strands of yarn to the thickness for tassel


Step 2
tie the top of the tassel to secure the strands


Step 3
remove the tassel and cut the strands at the opposite end


Step 4
you will get a long strand of yarn to wrap around the center of the tassel.secure strand to the…