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Crochet Frozen Snowman Crochet Geek

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Crochet Frozen Snowman 

Written by +Teresa Richardson+Crochet Geek

Video Tutorial: Frosty the Crochet Snowman

Video Tutorial: Frosty the Crochet Snowman Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate

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
Stuffing/Filling of some type 

Bottom
Chain 4, join
Round 1: Work 6 SC through the chain loop
Round 2: Work 2 SC in each stitch around
Round 3: *Work 1SC in next, Work 2 SC in next
Round 4: *Work 1 SC in ea of the next 2, Work 2 SC in next, repeat around from * (24 single crochet total)
Round 5:*Work 1 SC in ea of the next 3, Work 2 SC in next, repeat around from * (30 single crochet total)
Round 6:*Work 1 SC in ea of the next 4, Work 2 SC in next, repeat around from * (36 single crochet total)
Round 7-10:Work 1 SC in each stitch around (36 single crochet total)
Round 11:Work one single crochet in each of the next 4 stitches, work a single crochet decrease. (30 si…

Little Mittens, Small Hands - One of my early crochet pieces

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I was looking through some containers today and stumbled across these little mittens.  They were made for my daughter Amanda when she was really small, 3-5 years old.  That makes them 25-27 years old, which is also a testament to how long yarn can last.  The yarn is small, so I am thinking they were made with the 2 ply worsted and probably a size E crochet hook.  I didn't follow a pattern so this is one of my first engineered projects where I crocheted some and then measured the piece next to my daughters hand to get the right size.  I added some embroidery flowers with a lavender color to make them girly and different.  She loved to wear these mittens, even in the house and when it was warm.

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Ballet Lace Crochet Hair Accessory - Bun Cover

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Ballet Lace Crochet Hair Accessory - Bun Cover

This will show how to make a snood hair cover.

Written by Teresa Richardson

Materials
Size 10 Crochet Thread
Size 6 Steel Crochet Hook
Hair Band- About 2" long
Beads or Crystals

Abbreviations
MC = Magic Circle
DC = Double Crochet
TC = Triple Crochet
SL ST = Slip Stitch
CH = Chain
SP = Space

Video Tutorial:Crochet Hair Bun Cover

Video Tutorial:Crochet Hair Bun Cover Left Hand Version

Video For the Magic Circle:Magic Circle

V-Stitch: For this project the V-Stitch will be a DC, CH 3, DCV-Stitch Increase: DC, CH 3, DC, CH 3, DC

Round 1: CH 6, *DC, CH 3 through the magic circle. Complete 9 times total from *, join. Pull circle tight. SL ST to CH 3 SP. Make sure to sew a secure knot once the project is complete. It is best to wait to knot until the end in case you need to start over. (10 DC, CH 3 total)

Round 2: CH 6, DC in same chain 3 space. *V-Stitch in the next CH 3 space. Complete 9 times from *, join. SL ST to CH 3 SP. (10 V-Stitches total)

Round 3: C…

Crochet Zombie Skeletor Hat

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Crochet Zombie Skeletor Hat

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Zombie Skeletor

Video Tutorial: Crochet Zombie Skeletor Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

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

Chain 4, join
Round 1: Work 12 HDC through the chain, do not join, we will use a continual round.
Round 2: Work a SC for the first stitch for a gradual step, HDC in the same stitch. Work 2 HDC in each stitch around, attach a yarn marker so you know where the first stitch is. (24 Half Double Crochet)
Round 3: Work 1 HDC in each stitch around (24 Half Double Crochet)
Round 4: *Work 2 HDC in next stitch, Work 1 HDC in next, continue around from *. (36 Half Double Crochet)
Round 5: Work 1 HDC in each stitch around (36 Half Double Crochet)
Round 6: *Work 1 HDC in ea of the next 2 stitches, Work 2 HDC in next, continue around from *. (48 Half Double Crochet)
Round 7: W…

Crochet Flower Julia

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Crochet Flower Julia

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower Julia

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower Julia Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

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

Petals - Make 5
Work a chain 4, join.
Row 1: Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 10 HDC through the chain. Turn
Row 2:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 2 HDC in each stitch around.  Work a slip stitch with the first stitch.
We will have a slightly curved up teardrop shape. 

Slip stitch all the flower petals together at the base. Sew in all the tails.

Flower Center
Chain 3, join.
Row 1:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 9 HDC through the chain.  Join.
Row 2:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 1 HDC in each stitch around.  Join. It will curl up.  Sew in the center tail.
Place the flower center over the center o…

Tiny Crochet Blossom

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Tiny Crochet Blossom

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Tiny Crochet Blossom

Video Tutorial:  Tiny Crochet Blossom Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations

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 of 10.
Work 3 HDC in each chain.
The stitches will start to curl.  This is what we want to happen.

Knot and cut a long length of yarn. Weave the yarn through the foundation chain and pull so it curls more.  Once the flower is adjusted, knot and secure everything in place.

The chain can be made longer for a longer flower.


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







Crochet Ornament Eufaula

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Thread Crochet Ornament Cover

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Ornament Eufaula

Video Tutorial: Crochet Ornament Eufaula Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size 6 steel crochet hook
Size 10 thread
Tapestry Needle

Chain 20, join.
Round 1: chain 1, *work 2SC chain 3, 12 times total from *. 

Round 2: SL ST to chain, CH 5, DC, CH1, *in the next CH, DC, CH 2, DC, CH, 11 times total from *.

Round 3: SL ST to chain, 2DC, CH2, 2DC, CH1,

Round 4:  *SL ST to chain SP,  CH 12, SL ST in next CH SP,  6 total from *.

Round 5: *DC, CH1, 8 times in chain loop, CH 24, SL ST in top of same ST, *CH1, DC 8 times in chain loop,  complete 6 times total from *.  (Note: The last loop will be a chain 12, pick up all the loops to join, work a chain 12 and complete the stitches)


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:…

Crochet Baby Sandal

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Crochet Baby Sandal

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:   Crochet Baby Sandal

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Baby Sandal Left Hand

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle


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


The chain one at the beginning of each round is optional and does not have to be worked with the single crochet. Working the chain one will create additional bulk and a seam.

Sole - Make 4
Round 1: Work 7 Foundation Single Crochet or start with a chain of 8, work 1 SC in each chain across for a total of 7.  Work 4 Single crochet in the last stitch, work 1 SC in each of the next 5 stitches, work 4 SC in the last stitch, join with the beginning stitch…

Crochet Manatee Bart

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Crochet Manatee

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Manatee

Video Tutorial: Crochet Manatee Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate

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

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle





Chain 3 Join.
Round 1: Work 9 HDC through the chain, 3 SC through the chain, join.
You will want a yarn marker to identify the first stitch on each round.
Round 2: Work 1 SC in each stitch around, ( 12 single crochet total)
Round 3: Working in the loop behind the stitch, work  SC in each loop around.  This will create a lip around the snout.  You don't have to create it this way and can work regular single crochet.
Working in the continual round.
Round 4: 1SC, 1SC, 2SC, 1SC, 2SC, 1SC, 2SC, 1 SC in each of next 5,  ( 15 single crochet total)
Round 5: Work 1 SC in each stitch around  ( 15 single crochet total)
Round 6:  1 SC in each of the next 5, work 2 SC in each of the next 10 stitches ( 25 singl…

How to Make a Crochet Snowflake #8

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Crochet Snowflake #8

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Snowflake #8

Video Tutorial: Crochet Snowflake #8 Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size 1 steel crochet hook
3 crochet cotton
Tapestry Needle

Extended Single Crochet - This is a single crochet worked loosely around previous rounds.  You put your hook below the chain 3 loop on round .



Work a chain 10, join. 
Round 1:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC through the chain 10, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 2: Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC, work a chain 5, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 3:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *4DC, CH 4 SL ST, CH 6 SL ST, CH 4 SL ST, 4DC…

Crochet Earring Khloe

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Crochet Earring Khloe

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Earring Khloe

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Earring Khloe Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

Materials
Size 1 steel crochet hook
3 crochet cotton
Tapestry Needle
Earring Findings
Jump rings
Needle Nose Pliers

Extended Single Crochet - This is a single crochet worked loosely around previous rounds.  You put your hook below the chain 3 loop on round .



Work a chain 10, join. 
Round 1:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC through the chain 10, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 2: Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stitch. *3DC, CH 2, 3DC, work a chain 5, Chain 3, work a total of 6 times from *. Slip stitch across DC to the next chain 2 space.

Round 3:  Work a chain 1, this is the step up and will not count as a stit…

Crochet Cable Cap - Adult Cap

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Adult Cap - Crochet Pumpkin Hat

This tutorial provides instructions for 3 different sizes.

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Cable Hat with Ear Flaps - Pumpkin Crochet Cap

Video Tutorial: Crochet Cable Hat with Ear Flaps - Pumpkin Crochet Cap Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Intermediate


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

Gauge
4x4 inches
13 stitches
9 rows


Materials
Size H/5mm 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 double crochet.


Left Hand Version - Front Post Double Crochet - Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook to the left of the post, between the stitches, arou…

Crochet Liberty Hat - Crochet Geek

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Crochet Liberty Hat

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Liberty Hat

Video Tutorial:  CrochetLiberty Hat Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

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

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


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/tjw1963

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

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Continual Round - This is where you work work in the next stitch instead of joining the round. The purpose of this technique is to eliminate the seam.

Chain 4, join.

Round 1:  Work 12 SC through the loop  (12 single crochet total)
Round 2:  Work 2 SC in each stitch around  (24 single crochet total)
Round 3: *Work 1 SC in next stitch, work 2 SC in next stitch, repeat from *,  (36 single crochet total…

Crochet Heart Felicity

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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 Felicity

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Heart Felicity 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, …

Crochet Strawberry

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Crochet Strawberry 

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Strawberry

Video Tutorial: Crochet Strawberry Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
FLO - Front Loop Only
SC DEC FLO - Single Crochet Decrease Front Loop Only

FLO - There are two loops at the top of the stitch. You will work in the front loop.  This is the FLO of Front Loop Only.

SC DEC FLO - Insert your hook through the front loop only, wrap the yarn over, pull it through.  Insert your hook through the next stitch FLO, wrap the yarn over, pull it through.  There are 3 loops on your hook, wrap the yarn over pull through all 3 loops.  This completes the single crochet decrease through the front loop only.  Each single crochet decrease will count as one single crochet.  We are reducing two stitches, down to one stitch.

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by click…