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Crochet Waffle Stitch Crochet Pattern

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Crochet Geek will demonstrate the crochet waffle stitch. The  waffle stitch in with this example is worked with  four ply worsted weight yarn and a size I, 5.5 millimeter crochet hook.  

Tell me some ways you are using the crochet waffle stitch.

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Crochet Waffle Stitch

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Waffle Stitch

Video Tutorial: Crochet Waffle Stitch Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

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


Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Right Hand Version - Front Post Double Crochet - Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook to the right of the post, between the stitches, around the back and through the opposite side between the stitches on the left side of the post. Wrap the yarn over, pull it through, complete the do…

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, …