Octopus

Octopus
Octopus
SKILL LEVEL

 
MATERIALS
Round loom with 24 pegs.
Head:
Rnd 1: Follow the drawstring pattern till the end.
       UWrap around one peg and skip another peg.
Rnd 2 to Rnd 15: Ewrap all 24 pegs. Repeat 15 times
Tentacles:
Rnd 16 to Rnd 31: Mark after set of 3 pegs, so you have 8 sets.
       I-Cord pattern = Pegs #1, #2 and #3
       Wrap around all 3 pegs, Knit #2, #1, #3
       #2 to #3 and Knit and back to #2
       #2 to #1 and Knit and back to #2
       #2 and Ewrap and bind off

Abbreviations & Symbols

Abbreviations & Symbols

Reading a crochet pattern is much like reading music notes. Both have marks and symbols. It is difficult to make out the pattern unless you know the basics.

 Commonly used abbreviations

common Abbreviations & symbols
Abbreviations & symbols

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Crochet Weights & Measurements

Crochet Weights & Measurements

Successful crochet depends on knowing which hook size to use for specific yarn weight. Initially it looks complicated but after a while you will understand it and choose the right hook for the right yarn weight.

 Standard Yarn Weight System

Standard Yarn Weight

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Basic Granny Square

Basic Granny Square

Every granny square begins in the center and is worked outwards. They are quick and easy to make and can be attached to make lot of other beautiful projects.

granny square
granny square

 

SKILL LEVEL

 
MATERIALS
  Medium (worsted) weight wool yarn 
  Size 5.0mm crochet hook

ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS
  SS = Slip Stitch (.)
  DC = Double Crochet (DC)

INSTRUCTION
Rnd 1)
     Magic Loop + Chain 1 and into the loop.
     [CH3 + 2DC + CH2] + [3DC + CH2] + [3DC + CH2] +
     [3DC + CH2] and SL ST into the first DC
Rnd 2) 
     [CH3 + 2DC into the previous CH2 space + CH 1]+       
     [3DC + CH2] + 
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2] + 
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2] + 
     [3DC + CH1 +3DC + CH2] and SL ST into the first DC
Rnd 3)
     [CH3 + 2DC into the previous CH2 space + CH 1] +
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + 2CH] +
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2]
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2]
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2]and SL ST into the first DC
Rnd 4)
     [CH3 + 2DC into the previous CH2 space + CH 1] +
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2] +
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2]
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2]
     [3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH1 + 3DC + CH2]and SL ST into the first DC 

Finish off or continue till the desired square length.
granny square
granny square

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