Lovin' some yarn
Ravelry: Monster Slippers pattern by Lorna Watt
How to Knit (The Basics) Illustrated by Caitlin Keegan
I use this all the time, so just had to repin it for others to learn, seriously once you master it, you'll never want to do it any other way. Also there are lots of photos and a video to help you learn. Foundation single crochet, this is an excellent tutorial for this fabulous method for your first two rows, keeps them from getting too tight, and it's very easy.
crochet flower: really good pattern. great to put on headbands!