Learn to: tie a slip knot, hold the hook and yarn, and how to complete a foundation chain. Watch the video here.
Now that you have learned to chain, make this fun and easy bracelet to practice your newly learned skill! Watch the video here.
Next, try your single crochet skills out on this Fingerless Glove Sampler. Get the free pattern here. You will be using the stitch in 3 different ways to create different textures. Need a little visual guidance? Check out the Fingerless Glove video here.
I would have to say, this leaf and rose are my "go to" for a basic and pretty embellishment to any project. The tutorial includes an introduction to reading symbol patterns. Find the Leaf&Rose video here.
The "Single Crochet Chain"
The "single crochet chain" is a great technique to replace any pattern that begins with a chain and foundation row of single crochets. The tension is much more relaxed compared to a beginning chain's inflexibility. Watch the tutorial video here and try replacing it in your next pattern.
The "Crab Stitch" - aka "Reverse Single Crochet"
Learn to start a project with a "Magic Ring". Great for beginning a hat, the center of a flower or doily! Replace a chained loop for a nice snug closer!
Learn to crochet an interesting wave pattern using; slip stitch and half double crochet. -written pattern coming soon.
This is a fun stitch that provides some interesting texture to any project! This tutorial also includes; the double crochet chain (dc ch) and the front post triple crochet (fptrc)! Challenge yourself and start watching the video here!
Learn the "TSS" (Tunisian Simple Stitch), the "TKS" (Tunisian Knit Stitch"), the "TPS" (Tunisian Pearl Stitch and a "Normal Closing". This technique if a fun and interesting skill to add to your crocheting repertoire! Check out Beginning Tunisian Crochet video here!
Before you put your flower pot and dirt topper together make some flowers! Here are a few flowers and leaves to try on "Flower Power 1".
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Thank you for purchasing this pattern in my Ravelry Shop! My hope is you have just as much fun making it as I did creating it. Click here to watch the bag construction.
Or click here to see how the Flower Embellishment is put together. (Drop me an email if you have any further questions - I'd love to hear from you!)