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BEADED CHAIN STITCH (Beaded Ch)
With beads already threaded
onto the yarn/thread...
Pull up one bead then chain 1.
Here is another page that
shows how to make a Magic Loop:
ILLUSTRATED BASIC CROCHET INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BEGINNER:
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When making baby booties or socks.. make both at the same time to help ensure you are consistent with your stitches. This will help ensure both will be the same size when you finish.
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how do you make the rev
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REVERSE SINGLE CROCHET (a/k/a CRAB STITCH)
A reverse single crochet
is worked from left to right; whereas a regular single crochet stitch is worked
from right to left.
Insert your hook into the stitch or space indicated, then yarn over and pull up a loop. (You should have two loops on your hook.)
Yarn over and draw through both of the loops on your hook.
This stitch takes a bit of practice but the outcome is well worth the effort.
Take a look at these sites
for helpful illustrations:
Re: Working Around the Chain - Feedback 051510 (Re: I have a question.)
Thank you so much! I thought
along those lines, but didn't know for sure if I was doing it correctly.
I have made a few blankets, but I am now branching out into baby booties. This is the pattern I have been trying to do.....
I'm not sure if I can make it come out like the picture, but I will sure give it a try. If you have any suggestions on other patterns I could try or tips I could use I would greatly appreciate it. Your site has been a big help so far. I used it to help me with a different pattern for baby booties last week. They turned out exactly as they where suppose to. I was so proud!
Thank you again for your
help and have a blessed day!
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That pattern is too cute.
You can find numerous patterns for booties here:
The best tip I can give for making booties and/or socks is to make both at the same time...
one row at a time on each.
RE: my version of the lid holder
I thought you might like to see the ones I did..
I just ended up doing sc for the side and it worked out well..then i got a little crazy and added the bows..silly but cute..thanks again for your help ./.I will have to practice that stitch as I just didn't do it and like the way it looked for me..Sue
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Re: question on crochet pattern
ch 1, skip first dc, dc
in each dc across and in top of ch-3
What should I do?
Thank you, kristi
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This means you chain 1
then skip the very first double crochet stitch.
Now work one double crochet in each double crochet across the row.
At the end you work another double crochet in the top of the chain 3
you made earlier (the 3 chains look like a double crochet also).
Re: Thank You
Dear Lisa - THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. I have been crocheting for many years and thought I knew most of the stitches. However, I came across a stitch description that totally confounded me. In searching the web I found your site with the clearest stitch instructions I have ever seen. In less than 2 minutes, your instructions for dc2tog were crystal clear and I was able to continue with my project. I really appreciate the ability to cut and paste the instructions. Thank you again. Valerie Sizemore
(chain 3, work beaded ch st)
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(chain 3, work beaded ch st)
The Beaded Chain Stitch
is made by having the beads already threaded onto the yarn/thread...
Then you pull up one bead then chain 1.
So for your directions you make 3 chains... then work the beaded chain stitch by pulling one bead up and making one chain.
Since those instructions were in parentheses you may be instructed to repeat them.
Just wanted to say THANKS!
Love the pattern. I like that u give counts for rows-makes it so much easier
to check along the way. I am making baby caps for orphans in colombia.
Hello my name is Kim and I think maybe I did something wrong while crocheting this bootie. I only know a little about crocheting so I have had to go back and forth reading what the abbreavations mean so I really need help. Ha. I went by the pattern but when I was finished the heel and the toe is not joined together and I know ths is not how this bootie is suppose to be. Can you please help me out. I have a grandbaby on the way and these booties are so cute I want to make several pairs. Thanks so much for your help. God bless you ~Kim~
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This bootie does not join the heel and toe together. When you weave the ribbon through the holes on R5 of the heel and bring each end through the chain 4 loops on each side of the toe it brings the two together.
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