Christina Lowry Designs: Crochet flower tutorial... Thanks for the lovely comments about the crochet flowers I've been making. Their purpose is a bit of a secret, but I thought I would share the pattern here with you so that you can use them as you wish. Perhaps for pretty hair clips, a flowery garland or stitched to a blanket? Fiona's flowers I'm using bella baby layette bamboo and wool mix, which is an 8ply, and a 3.5mm steel crochet hook.
Row 1: sc in second from hook, insert hook in same ch & pull up a loop, (insert hook in next ch & pull up a loop) twice, YO & draw through all 4 loops on hook, * ch 1, insert hook in same ch & pull up a loop, (insert hook in next ch & pull up a loop) twice, YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook, repeat from * across, sc in last stitch. Row 2 : ch 1, turn. sc in first sc & pull up a loop, (insert hook in next stitch & pull up a loop) twice, YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook, * ch 1, insert hook in same stitch & pull up a loop, (insert hook in next stitch & pull up a loop) twice, YO & draw through all 4 loops on hook, repeat from * across, sc in same sc as last stitch. Repeat Row 2 until desired length. Click here for photo instructions: http://yarntomato.com/tutorials/trinity-stitch/ Click here for a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch? Crochet Instructions - Crochet basics and Crochet abbreviations
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Crochet Baby & Women’s Spiral Hat Instructions for this crochet baby hat pattern are given for 3 different sizes that range from preemie to toddler. However, a note is added to one of the rounds that you can repeat for a slightly larger size. Crochet Spiral Baby Hat
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