Thursday, September 5, 2013

Crochet Sea Kelp

Here is a 3 foot long Sea Kelp going to the Crochet-Arium by The Crochet Crowd for Craft For A Cure






This is a free form crochet. I did not follow a pattern. I made up my own

Crochet hook size K 6.5mm
Crochet hook size I 5.5mm
Worsted weight Red Heart yarn in Green Shades
Worsted weight yarn in Caron Sage Green
With Green Tones
Chain 126
Ch 1 turn
Row 1: Single crochet 3 times into second chain on hook, single crochet 125, chain 1,
Do Not Turn
You will be crocheting in the back of the chain now
Go ahead and single crochet down the back of the chain 125
In last chain, single crochet 3 Fasten off
New Color Sage
Insert hook in any stitch with a slip stitch and begin single crochet.
Row 2: single crochet in the next 10, double crochet in the next 10, continue in this pattern to the end. 3 double crochet in the last chain.
Do Not turn
Continue on around the back of chain again using the patter single crochet 10, double crochet 10 When you get to the end 3 double crochet
Row 3: single crochet 10, double crochet 4,  now 3 double crochet in next stitch, 4 more double crochet, single crochet 10, double crochet 4, now 3 double crochet in next stitch...continue on around When you reach the end 3 double crochet
Row 4: single crochet 10, double crochet 4, now 5 double crochet in next stitch, 4 more double crochet, single crochet 10, double crochet 4, now 5 double crochet in next stitch, continue on around. End with 5 double crochet at the end.
Fasten off
Change back to Green Tones
Change to a size I hook
Single Crochet all around
Fasten off and weave in any loose yarn


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