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Quadruple Treble Crochet (QTR)
Yarn over 5 times (6 loops on hook)
insert your hook in the stitch and pull up a loop (7 loops on hook)
yarn over and draw through 2 loops (6 loops on hook)
yarn over and draw through 2 loops (5 loops on hook)
yarn over and draw through 2 loops (4 loops on hook)
yarn over and draw through 2 loops (3 loops on hook)
yarn over and draw through 2 loops (2 loops on hook)
yarn over and draw through 2 loops (1 loop on hook)
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I would like to see instructions on how to do inside corners in
both single crochet and double crochet.
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Thanks for writing.
I’m not sure what you mean by “inside corners”?
<< Judy's Reply >>
I am making a contour rug for my toilet. After I crochet the body of the rug I have to put extensions on both ends to go up and around the toilet. I am putting a border around the rug. This is a six-round border. I can do the outside corners, but the inside corners are confusing me. If you think of crocheting around a “T”, maybe you can see the picture.
<< Lisa's Reply >>
Now I understand...
when working around a crocheted piece for outside corners we always add extra stitches to make the turn. When working within the inside of a 90 degree angle you need to omit stitches... you can do this by skipping one or more stitches (this leaves a hole)
by working a decrease over 2 or more stitches in the “inside corner”.
To work a single crochet decrease over two stitches do this:
Insert hook in next stitch, draw up a loop, (two loops on hook),
insert hook in next stitch, draw up a loop (3 loops on hook),
Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops.
To work a double crochet decrease over two stitches do this:
Work a double crochet in the first stitch without completing the very last step (leave the last two loops on the hook),
then double crochet in the next stitch without completing the last step. You should have three loops on the hook.
Yarn over and draw through all the loops. Decrease made.
I would love to see a picture when you finish.
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Your web-site is great, once again. It shows all the hard work you put into to it.....keep up the great work.
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Thank you Lisa! The turkey is so cute and the ornament is very pretty!
Thank you again.
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RE: Post on the Crochetnmore Fan Page
Do you have any easy tutorials/patterns for a bulky scarf using the N or P crochet hook?
Try this pattern:
My pattern states:
DC next 5 ch sps together, ch 1. - can you please explain.
Thank you so much.
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>>>DC next 5 ch sps together, ch 1.
This means you will work a double crochet decrease over the next 5 chain spaces.
Do this.... work one double crochet in each chain space without completing the
very last step of each double crochet stitch. You should end up with 6 loops on
your hook... now yarn over and draw through all 6 loops to complete the decrease.
Now chain 1
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Re: Happy Thanksgiving!
You as well Lisa!
Your doggie sweater has been such a wonderful pattern for me to play with over the years. You posted 4 pics of my dog Padiee about 4-5 years ago. Well, she is now older and heavier and I've had to tweak it again. I also have 2 Shihtzu's now that wear sweaters and I can't wait to show you what I've worked up so you can post it on your website!! This pattern is so easy to work with. I've documented how I've made them so hopefully others can make sweaters for their babies. Happy Holidays!
Thank you Candace... I received the photos... love them all.
I will try to post them soon!
RE: How to Crochet - Tips about Baby's ABC's Afghan
Beautiful blanket....i have questions though....the graph pattern, is it like doing filet crochet? I know how to do filet crochet. But i dont know how to change colors that good. Im afraid to start a project then it comes out that i have been doing it wrong all along. Please help if u can. Thank you so much. adele
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This graph is not filet crochet... and you can make the entire afghan using only one color. I've made many of these in one solid color before and they are very nice. Each square on the graph is either a single crochet stitch or a single crochet puff stitch.. you just follow the graph working the indicated stitches. Hope this helps.
RE: How to Crochet - Loop Stitch
Thank you so much...I'm making a Koala that requires this stitch for the inner ear and I couldn't figure out how to complete the stitch from the instructions given in the book. Thanks again, your way is so much simpler.
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You're very welcome... glad the video helped!
RE: Read A Pattern
I picked up a free scarf recipe to make for a secret santa gift...on the pattern, it says: row 1 (right side): DC in 4th and 5th ch from hook, *ch5, sk 5chs, dc in next 3 chs; Repeat from * across, turn-24 ch-5 spaces.
Now...I'm pretty sure it means double crocet in the 4th and 5th chains from my hook (on the foundation chain), [then to chain 5, skip 5 chains, double crochet in the next 3 chains] and repeat across, but the turn -25 ch -5 has me REALLY confused...what am I supposed to do? Turn the work and basically begin row 2???
Thanks so much for your time!
Elizabeth Ann Harpster
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You are correct about the double crochet.
turn-24 ch-5 spaces
means you turn the work at the end of the row in order
to proceed with the instructions for the next row.
the part that says 24 ch-5 spaces is a reference only...
you know you did the row correctly if you have 24 spaces
where you made 5 chains on that row.
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