Direct Links to my Past Blog Posts

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The only place that I can put my “Search” button is at the bottom of my blog. So, I made this archived post list for quick easy access for you. If you still need to, you can use the “Search” button below for posts you don’t see on my list.

If you would like to learn about how to become a Helenmay Crochet Special Donor Member and what benefits you will receive, here is the direct blog link:

Helenmay Crochet Special Donor Member

If you like to take a sneak peek at what I am making next, here is the list so far for the year 2020:

Helenmay Crochet What Are You Making Next 2020?!?!?!?

List of Past Blog Posts for Quick and Easy Access

  1. My Favorite Crochet Pattern Links from other Crochet Designers. 
  2. Top Crochet Designers list.
  3. Crochet Amigurumi Koala and Baby blog post.
  4. Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery Crochet Along (CAL) 2020 Getting you started.
  5. Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL Part 2.
  6. Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL Part 3.
  7. Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL 2020 Part 4
  8. Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL 2020 Part 5
  9. Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL 2020 Part 6.
  10. Crochet Pictures Shared During the Year 2020.
  11. Helenmay Crochet What Are You Making Next for the Year 2020?!?!?!?
  12. Helenmay Crochet Hotpad Potholder Dresses.
  13. Crochet Baby Blankets.
  14. Crochet Granny Square Series. So many crochet granny square designs to choose from!!!!
  15. Crochet Baby Shower Fun!!!!  This link includes a free written pattern too!!!
  16. Crochet Hat and Scarf set Designs.
  17. Crochet little magical unicorn.
  18. Don’t Worry Bee Happy. You will learn how to make my adorable crochet bumblebee.
  19. Crochet Shark Fest!!
  20. Helenmay Crochet Ocean Breeze Beauty Beanie Hat and Matching Fingerless Mittens.
  21. Crochet Extra Small Magical Unicorn. Perfect for the beginner crocheter too.
  22. Crochet LARGE Mustang Horse and LARGE Magical Unicorn!
  23. How Does Crocheting and/or Knitting Affect My Health?

Easter fun:

  1. Crochet Large Bunny Rabbit.
  2. All of my Crochet Rabbit Fun up to the year 2018.
  3. Learn how to crochet filet with this fun crochet rabbit kitchen hot pad/potholder!!!

Christmas fun:

  1. Crochet Amigurumi Heirloom Christmas Boy and Girl Elves.
  2. Crochet Adorable Amigurumi Reindeer.

These are not all of my blog posts. If you would like to search for another one of my posts, simply continue scrolling down until you see my “Search” link.

Happy Crocheting everyone!!!

My Favorite Crochet Pattern Links from Other Crochet Designers Series!

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The links below are not affiliates. In my private, but free, Facebook group, I sometimes share some of my favorite crochet pattern links that are from other crochet designers. One day, Leslie P. said: “I love the free patterns you share. When possible could you tell us when those patterns are available on other sites in addition to Ravelry, such as a website or blog?” I responded that I thought that was a wonderful idea and that I would start a blog post series for the crochet pattern links.

Check back with this site periodically for more crochet pattern additions!

Before we begin, I wanted to share some of my direct links:

  1. Helenmay Crochet YouTube Channel Fun and FREE step-by-step how to crochet video tutorials. It is free to subscribe! Please hit the bell notification for updates: www.tinyurl.com/helenmaycrochet.
  2. You are already familiar with my blog link, but you may like these direct links on my blog too! Helenmay Crochet Special Donor Member for the year 2020 Special Benefits!!!  also Crochet Granny Square Series with so many fun crochet granny square patterns!!  You may like my Top Crochet Designers and pattern recommendations Series!
  3. Ravelry direct link: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/helen-brady
  4. Public Facebook Page: Public Facebook Group where anyone can visit and message me!
  5. Private Facebook Group. Free to join for more crochet fun! The group files are free too! Helenmay Crochet Private Facebook Group

There are many ways to save your crochet written patterns. If you are wondering how I store my crochet patterns, I have 2 separate external hard drives that I back up my patterns on to. I plan on eventually printing some/most of them and making handmade crochet pattern journals that will include separate memory sticks in. I want to pass them down for my family one day.  You never know who will get the crochet bug… 🙂

Some of my favorite crochet written pattern links from other Crochet Designers list:

  1. Vintage Vibes Baby Beanie by The Crochet Fix

Once you visit her Ravelry site, check out her Vintage Vibes Baby Blanket and Shawl too! She also has some other beautiful crochet patterns that you can check out on her Ravelry site!

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2. Maria’s Blue Crayon Chevron Blanket

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If you have leftover yarn colors after your Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL 2020, this is another fun Scrapghan pattern you could make!

3. We all LOVE Crochet Fingerless Mittens! Check out these Crochet Criss Cross Fingerless Gloves by Pattern Paradise!

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You may also like my Crochet Heavenly Blessing Scarf Set that includes gorgeous crochet Fingerless or Flip Mittens!

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4. Anybody that follows my site knows how much I love crochet bunnies!! I thought this crochet bunny by Elin Werner was absolutely adorable! She was offering this as a FREE PDF download on Ravelry as of 30Jan20.

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If you would like to check out my crochet bunny rabbits, here are some direct blog links for you:

Crochet Large Bunny Rabbit

All of my crochet rabbit fun up to 2018

Learn Filet Crochet as you make this crochet rabbit kitchen hot pad!!

5.  Crochet Koala Keychain PDF written pattern by Fay Lyth was available for free Ravelry download as of 30Jan20. I thought that it was adorably cute!

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6. I am signed up to receive emails from Willow Yarns. You may want to sign up too! I haven’t tried their yarn yet, but I love some of their free Crochet PDF Written Patterns that they share for free! You may like these adorable Crochet Strawberry Shortcake Baby Sandals!! There were also a couple of beautiful crochet baby blanket PDF written patterns that I loved!

 

 

7. This was one of my favorite Free CALs for the year 2019 by Cute Crochet Makes!  She works so hard on her gorgeous crochet designs! It would be nice if you click on her “buy me coffee” link. 🙂 She has another gorgeous follow-up that a lot of us are waiting for her to release, so you may want to follow her too.

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8. Gorgeous Secret Paths Shawl PDF Written pattern by Johanna Lindahl Mijo crochet Website:

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You may also like this crochet shawl by Johanna Lindahl. The following is a paid PDF written pattern on Ravelry:  Crochet Pennyroyal Shawl.

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9. Sensory Stripe Baby Blanket by Zoe Potrac. This PDF written pattern was free as of 31Jan20. When I first saw this crochet blanket, I thought of Twiddle Muffs! If you aren’t sure what a Twiddle Muff is, you may want to check out my YouTube video tutorial that shows how I made my Twiddle Muffs:

You could easily use some of the crochet stitches that you learn in this written pattern by Zoe Potrac to create different Twiddle Muffs!

10. Catherine crochet wristies on “Haakmaarraak” are simply stunning!! You can find a matching crochet cowl for it too on the site:

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11. Yarnspirations Crochet Velvet Valentine Bear PDF written pattern. This pattern was available for free download on 2Feb20:

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You may like my Crochet Sleepy Bear YouTube video tutorial too:

12. I saw this adorable FREE crochet baby blanket PDF written pattern for the “Lux Baby Blanket by Hobbii” and I thought it would be great for a crochet gift I need to make in the future!

 

I have some fun crochet baby blanket YouTube video tutorials, if you would like to check them out too! Here is the direct blog link: Helenmay Crochet Baby Blanket links.

13. Look at these Amigurumi Valentine Koala Cuties! These are by Tarturumies and there is a Free PDF version that you can download. The way the pattern is written is a little different, but if you have made amigurumi before, you should be able to follow along easily:

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If you would like to check out my large Crochet Amigurumi Koalas with the Crochet Baby Koala, here is the direct blog link: Helenmay Crochet Amigurumi Koala and Baby Koala

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14. Crochet Heart Mittens by Maria Yakushkina Free Ravelry PDF download as of 3Feb20. I love the hearts on the back of these warm crochet mittens!!!

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15. Handy Clutch Purse aka The Dignity Purse by Peppergoose Crochet!!!  Free PDF download on Ravelry as of 5Feb20.

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16.  I couldn’t believe that I found all of these free PDF Crochet Written Pattern Downloads on Ravelry as of 5Feb20!!!! They are so adorably cute! Enjoy! I found then in the Caroline Kross Ravelry store:

You may like my Bumble Bee too!

17. Aegean Dreams by Zoe Potrac Afghan with triangles!! It has a matching pillow too. There are 3 options for this afghan: pattern with yarn, yarn and cushion pad and pattern, or just the free PDF written pattern. You have to change the option to the one that you want.  I don’t have a picture of this beautiful beginner crochet blanket.

I also like the Starry Night Blanket and Cushion Set by Zoe Potrac:

18. Perfect for Valentines Day! Draiguna’s Sweetheart Soiree Crochet Doilie!!!!

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19. Crochet Arrow Cropped Sweater by Catalina Ungureanu! It is gorgeous!

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I will continue to add some of my favorite crochet written patterns as I find them! Enjoy and Happy Crocheting!!!! Last updated 13Feb20.

 

 

 

Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL 2020 Part 2

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There are affiliate links below, if you are unsure of what affiliate links are please go to “Disclosures/Disclaimers” and “Privacy Policy” at the top of my HOME page. Affiliate links basically allow me to receive a very small referral fee, but only if you make purchases. Just because you go to the link doesn’t mean that I will receive a referral fee.  Thank you so much for considering my affiliate links; I really appreciate it!

This is Part 2 for the CAL.  Here is the direct link for the first part of this Crochet Along (CAL)

Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL Getting Started

Part 2 for this CAL will start with the Lower Middle 4 block for the blanket/afghan, which will include blocks #5, #6, #7, and #8.

The Lower Middle Treasure Chest Block #5 graph:

Treasure Chest Block#5 Under The SeaCAL

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Here is the next graph! Did you guess the Squid?! If you did, you were correct!

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Squid Block#6 Under The Sea

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I don’t know if you can tell from the image above, but I made a mistake. I discuss the mistake and “Frogging,” as well as a trick that I used to prevent from frogging (Undoing your beautiful crochet work due to a mistake) in this video tutorial:

The next video tutorial will show how I used Tunisian Crochet to join block#5 and block#6 together.

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In the picture above, you can see how I used embroidery to sew circles with Prism Craft Thread around the Tunisian stitches. Thank you Brenda Butler for the wonderful idea of using embroidery for my pearls. I think it helped a lot to define the pearls!  This is an optional technique that some people may like to try with their Treasure Chest Pearls. Using embroidery thread for faces is also a different optional technique that I sometimes use.

Another option is to actually use Prism craft thread (stronger/thicker than standard sewing thread) with beads for the pearls. Remember that beads are a CHOKING HAZARD.

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Here is the Prism Craft Thread that is similar to what I keep in my craft room. This affiliate link is Prime eligible and you can choose different colors if you want. I keep the pastel colors because I like to use these colors for the faces. I will be using this craft thread for the faces in the next right lower 4 blocks of this afghan (The Mermaid face and the Merman face). Click here, or the picture below, to go directly to the affiliate link:

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I will finish the Lower Middle 4 block completely before I join it with the Lower Left 4 block:

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Here is your next graph!  If you like the color that I used for my blue whale shark it is Caron One Pound “Ocean” color.

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In block#8 I had fun with the scuba diver! In the graph, I didn’t put the “H” on the scuba diver belt, but the finished image will have an “H” for mine. The “H” is for Helen. 🙂

I am going for the treasure..lol…at least that is what I will tell the recipient when they receive the finished afghan.  Here is your next block:

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I have already finished drawing the last 4 blocks for this bottom row of the blanket! The HERO we will call a “Merman!” I will also have a beautiful Mermaid. The HERO has an incredible gift for the Mermaid!  I know, I know, you want to see it, but you have to wait until we complete the lower middle portion of the blanket first…lol…

Here is the direct blog link to Part 3: Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL 2020 Part 3

 

Crochet Amigurumi Koala and Baby Koala!

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There are affiliate links below, if you are unsure of what affiliate links are please go to “Disclosures/Disclaimers” and “Privacy Policy” at the top of my HOME page. Affiliate links basically allow me to receive a very small referral fee, but only if you make purchases. Just because you go to the link doesn’t mean that I will receive a referral fee.  Thank you so much for considering my affiliate links; I really appreciate it!

Denny Campbell contacted me via Facebook and asked if I could design a crochet Koala. Denny wanted to make crochet Koala to help fundraise for the firefighters and animals affected by the fires in Australia. I told her that I would love to design a crochet Koala for her!

I also purchased a paver from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in Australia on behalf of all Helenmay Crochet YouTube Channel Viewers/Subscribers and Helenmay Crochet Special Donor Members to help Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary secure the future of Australia’s wildlife.  Thank you Denny for asking me to help design a crochet Koala to assist you in your fundraising efforts!!!  I am not affiliated with the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Here is the free PDF download for the Crochet Koala Eye/Ear cutouts:

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If you like the white glitter felt that I used behind the safety doll eyes, you can click on the picture below, or here, to go directly to the affiliate link:

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If you want to use the simple quilting technique that I show in the Koala video tutorial, you may like this fabric selection!  Prime eligible and choose from different colors!! Click the picture below, or here, to go directly to the affiliate link:

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I like to take pictures of my finished crochet items and make them into cards! If you would like to make cards too, you might like this deal! Click here, or the picture below to go directly to the affiliate link:

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You can use a glue stick, but I like to use this photo-safe adhesive. Click here, or the picture below, to go directly to the affiliate link:

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Crochet Amigurumi Koala Part 1 of 4 DIY Video Tutorial:

 

 

Crochet Amigurumi Koala Part 2 of 4 DIY Video Tutorial:

Crochet Amigurumi Koala Part 3 of 4 DIY Video Tutorial:

Crochet Amigurumi Koala Part 4 of 4 DIY Video Tutorial:

Crochet Australian Royal Bluebell Flower YouTube Video Tutorial:

Crochet Little Honeycomb Purse DIY Video Tutorial:

Crochet Amigurumi Adorable Baby Koala Part 1 of 2 DIY Video Tutorial:

Crochet Amigurumi Adorable Baby Koala Part 2 of 2 DIY Video Tutorial:

You might like this book to go with your adorable crochet Koala and/or Baby Koala! Click here, or the picture below to go directly to the affiliate link:

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Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea CAL 2020

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There are affiliate links below, if you are unsure of what affiliate links are please go to “Disclosures/Disclaimers” and “Privacy Policy” at the top of my HOME page. Affiliate links basically allow me to receive a very small referral fee, but only if you make purchases. Just because you go to the link doesn’t mean that I will receive a referral fee.  Thank you so much for considering my affiliate links; I really appreciate it!

THIS CROCHET ALONG (CAL) WILL BE GEARED TOWARDS AN ABSOLUTE BEGINNER. This is a MYSTERY CAL. So far, I only have a vague idea regarding how I want my finished afghan to look. I will complete the afghan in 4 block increments with 40 x 40 graphs. I have 4 of the blocks already graphed. People who are following along with the CAL, and share pictures of their finished blocks with me, can make a recommendation regarding what image they would like to see in one of the future graphs for this CAL!!!! I can’t guarantee anything, but you may see the image magically show up in one of the graphs!!!  

This Crochet Along has a surprise Giveaway!!! Please check out my Contests and Giveaways link at the top of my Blog’s HOME page for details.

If you like my crochet work, please consider becoming a Helenmay Crochet Special Donor Member! To find out details and what member benefits you will receive, here is the direct link: Helenmay Crochet Special Donor Members Information

For those that want to practice with a Tunisian Crochet dish towel and/or soap saver first, you may like this YouTube video tutorial: Tunisian Crochet Simple Beginner Dish Towel and/or soap saver

For those of us with a lot of yarn in our stash, this is the perfect crochet project for having fun with a lot of our different colors. If I have a lot of different yarn colors left over, I may have to attempt this Crochet Chevron Scrap Blanket by Maria’s Blue Crayon!!! Here is the direct Ravelry link to check it out! Crochet Chevron Scrap Blanket by Maria’s Blue Crayon

Under The Sea Mystery CAL START DATE 5JAN20. Join in at any time.

GOAL TO COMPLETION DATE IS SOMETIME IN JUNE 2020 IN TIME FOR THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY FAIR! MY PLAN IS TO LEAVE THIS CAL FOR FREE ON MY BLOG INDEFINITELY AFTER I AM FINISHED. MY PLAN IS TO CREATE A YOUTUBE VIDEO TUTORIAL FOR EACH BLOCK.  The first block will be in more detail, and then each subsequent block will be for getting people started, teaching points, and answering any questions asked during the CAL.

People who have been following my crochet work know how much I love Tunisian Crochet for my Afghans! I want to share that love with others. So far, I have completed 3 Tunisian Crochet Afghans: Minecraft, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Wizard of Oz! I had tons of fun making each one, and each one is treasured by the recipient! I can’t put a price on them because they are priceless.  Each Tunisian Crochet Afghan that I have ever made was for family. This “Under The Sea” Tunisian Afghan was also requested by a family member.

Whether you use my graphs for your graphghan or make your own, you may like this National Geographic Kids link for fun education material:

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In the past, I provided the YouTube video tutorials for Minecraft, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Wizard of Oz for free and the PDF “rough” graphs that I used to make them. I decided to take the YouTube video tutorials down because they are copyrighted/trademarked images, and now, I only provide the “rough” graphs that I used in my Private (but free and NON-monetized) Facebook crochet group.  Just look in the group files for the free graphs. Here are the direct links to each of my Facebook Groups:

In this private group, I share crochet & craft ideas with others. Anyone can join this private group for free and visit, post, and receive updates from me.  This is the group with the free downloadable files:

 

In my private Facebook group, you can go into the photo albums and see detailed pictures of my prior Tunisian Crochet Afghans and how the “rough” graphs come to life!!

In this video tutorial, I explain how I got started with using the Tss (Tunisian Simple Stitch) for my afghans. I also show how I make my graphs!!!

If you decide that you want to make your own graphs too, you may like the same doodling kit that I use! Click here, or the picture below to go directly to the affiliate link:

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This video tutorial is just a quick video showing how I hold my Tunisian Crochet hook:

My “Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Afghan” will be the first FULL step-by-step YouTube video tutorial through my WHOLE process of making an Afghan similar to mine! Before we begin, I like to let people know a couple of things about my unique Tunisian Afghans:

  1. There are a lot of loose yarn ends due to the color changing, and I like to tie knots. I have NEVER had any knots showing EVER. I also don’t bury the loose yarn ends because I like to put an inexpensive fleece backing to cover the back of the afghan! I know that most of you are singing “Hallelujah” at this point!
  2. I am more comfortable working in blocks, and I found that I enjoy working in blocks of 4 best. There will be 3 blocks of 4 at the bottom, middle, and top of the blanket. The whole blanket will consist of a total of 36 blocks! This is how I made my Wizard of Oz Tunisian Afghan, and I found that it fit together much easier! The finished size should be similar, which is 72.5″ x 58″. This includes the clamshell border. I found that the clamshell border is my favorite for the finished Tunisian Afghan, also it would fit perfectly with the theme of this CAL!!
  3. I always use the Tunisian Hook approximate size 5.75mm for all of my Afghans. The number rubbed off of my Tunisian Hook, so I had to hold it up to my crochet hooks to get the approximate size!
  4. I have always used my yarn stash for the different colors in my Tunisian Afghan. Most of my yarn stash is inexpensive 100% acrylic medium 4 yarn, but sometimes I would use colors from my 100% cotton stash or even other styles of yarn without difficulties in the finished Tunisian crochet work. If anything, it is fun adding a different texture in your unique afghan! I would stay close to the size of a medium 4 yarn though! I wouldn’t recommend using a bulky yarn with a medium 4 yarn! I don’t think that would work. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT USING DIFFERENT STYLES OF YARN CAN ALTER THE SIZE OF YOUR WORK, SO BE CAREFUL IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT.  You want your finished blocks to fit together.  For beginners, I would recommend using 100% acrylic medium 4 yarn for your first time making these blocks.  When you get more comfortable, you can start to experiment with adding different styles of yarn.
  5. If you have questions, you can always contact me via my blog (Look at the top of my HOME page), Facebook, or YouTube comments.

Helenmay Crochet “Under The Sea Mystery CAL Part 1 video tutorial”

Getting Started:

Here is the first free downloadable graph:

Left Bottom Sea Floor Crab Block #1

Helenmay Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL Part 2 Crab Block Cont:

 

Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL Crab Part 3 DIY Video Tutorial:

Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL Crab Part 4 DIY Video Tutorial:

I wanted to recommend some helpful tips that worked for me:

I purchased a few of these yarn tote bags from Mary Maxim a while back (I am not an affiliate for Mary Maxim).  I found that they worked great for when I Tunisian Crochet. When I am not using them, they are also great as a yarn storage bag, or a future project storage bag. As of 14Jan20, these bags were on clearance for $9.99 on Mary Maxim’s site!!

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I also stocked up on these Jumbo Clothespins (Affiliate link)

For those of you that are not near a dollar tree, which is where I found my Jumbo Clothespins, you may like this Amazon Prime Deal! Click here, or the picture below, to go directly to the affiliate link.

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I stocked up with a LOT of Jumbo Clothespins because I really like how much easier it is to work with the yarn, instead of the larger skein of yarn!

At night time, I like to sit and watch television while I crochet. I found that if I folded a length of cardboard, I could attach my clothespins to it. I can unravel the yarn off of the back of the clothespin as I crochet!! I use the storage bag to hold my extra clothespins. I found that if I clipped it to the storage bag, I could find the colors easier. In my house, the Television room is dark, except for my night light. Now, I don’t have trouble finding the excess color.

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Block 1 for the Crab completed 15Jan20:

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Finished crab block measures approximately: Width 9″ x height 12″.

I am thrilled with how my adorable crab turned out!! I just love all of the different colors!! There is no need to block your crochet work unless you want to. Blocking your crochet work means to give it an even, professional appearance. Your Tunisian Crab Block will curl and that is normal.  As we join the blocks, and complete the border, the images will lay flat.

I wanted to show the back of the block. “The Horror!” LOL! Don’t worry, we don’t have to bury the loose yarn ends:

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Even with the use of clothespins, I still have a lot of loose yarn ends due to the multiple color changes. However, we don’t have to worry about this…”Hallelujah”…LOL…These loose yarn ends will be covered by the fleece blanket, when we have completed the whole Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Blanket. I will show you how I attach my fleece when we get to that point.

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Here is the free downloadable PDF graph for the Sea Horse:

Under The Sea CAL left bottom Sea Horse Block #2

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Tunisian Crochet left lower 4 block, Seahorse block #2:

 

Tunisian Crocheting the Crab block #1 and Seahorse block #2 together.

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Tunisian Crochet Left Lower 4 block Clownfish block #3:

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Most of you know that I love sharing my Crochet skills with others. I also am constantly learning myself. So, I wanted to share this story with all of you that are starting to love this wonderful Tunisian Simple Afghan Stitch (also known as, aka, Tunisian Simple Stitch, Tss) as much as I do! I shared pictures of my finished crab and seahorse blocks in one of the Tunisian Crochet Facebook Groups, which are wonderful by the way. The groups are especially good for those that want to veer off into the Tunisian Crochet World. I basically only like the Tss for my graphic design afghans. Anyway, back to my story. One of the members mentioned that I had “broken lines” in my finished Tunisian Blocks. I had no clue what she was talking about because I have 40 vertical stitches for each row that lines up with the previous rows vertical stitches. She said that some of my vertical lines curve. So yes, I wanted all of you to know that with multiple color changes, you may have some curving of the vertical lines. I actually think that this blends well with the image. It doesn’t bother me in the slightest. Just so that people are aware, I am sharing how I like to make my Tunisian Crochet Afghans. You don’t have to make your Tunisian Crochet Afghans just like mine. You are free to use the graphs and make your finished Afghans any way that you like. I just ask that if you use my graphs, please give me credit. Thank you very much!

This Facebook Group “Hooked on Tunisian Crochet” made my Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Mystery CAL their group photo!!!

If you think that you would like to join a Facebook Tunisian Group, you may like this group: Fun Tunisian Crochet Facebook Group!

Here is the video tutorial for those that need additional help getting started with the Tunisian Crochet Clownfish Block #3 and the Octopus Block #4. I also show how to Tunisian crochet these blocks together too (Just like the Crab block#1 and Seahorse Block#2).

Tunisian Crochet Left Lower 4 block Octopus block #4:

Crochet Under The Sea Left Lower Bottom Octopus Block#4

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This next video tutorial will show you how to attach the top blocks Clownfish #3 and Octopus #4 to the bottom blocks Crab Block #1 and Seahorse Block #2:

Some people have asked me in the past why I make my Tunisian Crochet Afghan’s in blocks instead of one solid block. I found it easiest for myself to work in 40 x 40 blocks. There is more than one way to use the Tunisian Simple Stitch (Tss) to make a graphghan. I am showing you the method that I like to use. The other benefit to working in blocks is that you can use the blocks to make pillows, bags, and/or kitchen hot pads too! Check out my Tunisian Crochet Cardinal pillow and/or kitchen hot pad to see how I did this.

I already have the next Tunisian Crochet Lower Middle Afghan 4 blocks drawn and graphed!

Here is Block #5 the Treasure Chest block. Can you guess what is reaching into Block#5 from Block#6?  It is a true Mystery!

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Surprise BONUS!!! If you share a picture of one of your finished Tunisian Crochet Under The Sea Blocks, you are eligible to receive my FREE Koala graph 40 x 40 block! At the top of my blog’s HOME page, you will see a contact link. Just contact me and you can share the crochet picture and let me know that you would like to receive the free Koala graph!

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You are also eligible to receive my Tunisian Crochet Koala Laptop Bag PDF written pattern!

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Please go to this link to continue on with the Crochet Along:

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