Monday, April 2, 2018

Back To Crochet Basics - Lesson 7 - Half Double Crochet Around | Posh Pooch Designs

Back To Crochet Basics - Lesson 7 - 
 Half Double Crochet  
By Sara Sach of 
Each lesson will have a 
Lesson Portion and a Practice Project portion, 
so we can put our skills to work.

In our last Lesson (6), We learned to Half Double Crochet
 in Straight Rows.
Today's Lesson we are learning to Half Double Crochet
 Around, How to increase, change colors and join.

See The Video on my Youtube Crochet 
Channel At This LINK


What You Need For The Lesson 7:
Crochet Hook - H/ 5.00MM
Yarn - 3 colors of Worsted weight (4)
Yarn Needle
Scissors

Our Practice Project:
Small Drawstring Bag Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach



Skill: Beginner

Materials:
Crochet Hook - H/ 5.00MM
Yarn - 3 colors of Worsted weight (4)
          ( C1, C2, C3)
Yarn Needle
Scissors



Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Change to (Chgto)
Stitch (st)

Notes:
ch 2 counts as a hdc
Rows are joined to the ch2 with a Slst

Size: 4 X 3 inches

R: 1 - With c1, Ch 5, Form in a circle, ch2, 9 hdc in the circle,
join, ch 2 ( 10 hdc)

R: 2 - 1hdc in the same st as the ch2, 
2 hdc in each st around, join, ch 2 ( 20 hsc)

R: 3 - 1 hdc in each st around, join, ch 2 ( 20hdc)

R: 4- Chgto C2, Repeat R: 3

R: 5 - Repeat R : 3

R: 6 -Chgto C3, Repeat R: 3

R: 7 - Repeat R: 3

R: 8 - Chgto C1, Repeat R: 3

R: 9 - Repeat R : 3

R: 1- Repeat R: 3, tie off weave in your ends.

Drawstring :
 Ch 25, tie off, cut your yarn.
Weave the tie through R : 10,  2 sts at a time.
tie the ends together.
Remember - The more you practice the more confident you will become.

For Lessons 1 -7 of the Back to Crochet Basics Click This LINK
See ya Next Time For Lesson 8
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