Thursday, June 30, 2011

Just a note:

I will probably not get the chance to update my blog after tomorrow for about a week. I will be gone. I will try to think of more patterns.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Drawstring Bag Variation 2

Skill Level: Easy
 
Materials:
  • 4 ply yarn
  • Size "H" crochet hook
Abbreviations:
  • SC - single crochet
  • CH - chain
  • SL ST - slip stitch
  • DC - double crochet
  • HDC - half double crochet
Pattern Notes:
  • Join with SL ST unless said.
Do the magic circle
  • Round 1: CH 1, 6 SC in ring. Join.
  • Round 2: CH 2, 2 SC in each SC around. Join.
  • NOTE: On the following rounds 3-10 , you will always end with a increase. If you don't go back and redo the round.
  • Round 3: CH 1, *1 SC in next stitch, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 4: CH 1, *1 SC in next 2 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 5: CH 1, *1 SC in next 3 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 6: CH 1, *1 SC in next 4 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 7: CH 1, *1 SC in next 5 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 8: CH 1, *1 SC in next 6 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 9: CH 1, *1 SC in next 7 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 10: CH 1, *1 SC in next 8 stitches, 2 SC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. Join
  • Round 11- 24: CH 1, SC in each SC around. Join
  • Round 25: CH 1, HDC in each SC around. Join
  • Round 26: CH 1, SC in each HDC around. Join.
  • Round 27: CH 4, (counts as a DC & CH 1). *Skip the next stitch, DC in next stitch, CH 1* repeat from * all the way around. You should end with a CH 1 and join.
  • Round 28: CH 1, SC in same space, *SC in CH 1 space, SC in next DC* repeat all the way around.
  • Note: Round 29 is optional. You don't have to put a ruffle on it. Fasten off if you don't want the ruffle.
  • Round 29: CH 1, pull up (does not count as a stitch). *1 DC in next stitch, 3 DC in next stitch* repeat from * all the way around. You should end if a 3 DC. Join. Fasten off. Weave in all ends.
Pull Strap
  • Make a chain as long as you want. SL ST in each CH. Fasten off. Make sure to leave out long ends.
Crochet Ball
Attaching Pull Strap to Ball
  • With the long ends of the pull strap, put them in place and start sewing them to the ball. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
If you notice ANY MISTAKES, please tell me through the comments. If you need ANY HELP, please tell me through the comments. Please enjoy!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Crochet Small Ball

Skill Level: Easy
Materials:
  • 4 ply yarn
  • Size "H" crochet hook
Abbreviations:
  • SC - single crochet
  • CH - chain
  • SL ST - slip stitch

  • Round 1: CH 2, 6 SC into 2nd CH from hook. Join with a SL ST to first SC. {6 SC}
  • Round 2: CH 1, 2 SC in each stitch around. Join with a SL ST to the first SC. {12 SC}
  • Round 3: CH 1, 2 SC in each stitch around. Join with a SL ST to the first SC. {24 SC}
  • Round 4-6: CH 1, 1 SC in each stitch around. Join with a SL ST to the first SC. {24 SC}
  • Round 7: CH 1, SC DEC in each stitch around. Join with a SL ST to the first SC. {12 SC}
  • Round 8: CH 1, SC DEC in each stitch around. Join with a SL ST to the first SC. {6 SC} Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
  • Whip stitch through each stitch, pulling tight every stitch. Fasten off. Sew in the end.
If you notice ANY MISTAKES, please tell me through the comments. If you need ANY HELP, please tell me through the comments. Please enjoy!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Up-dating (updating?)

Sorry I haven't been updating my blog lately! I am trying to think of more patterns, but I just can't! I will probably think of patterns over the weekend, and post them on Monday. I will be busy this weekend! Thank you!

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Ideas Anyone?

Does anyone have any ideas on any baby booties?

Flower Coaster

Skill Level: Easy
Material:
  • Size "H" crochet hook
  • 4 ply yarn
Abbreviations:
  • TR - Triple Crochet
  • HDC - Half Double Crochet
  • DC - Double Crochet
  • SC - Single Crochet
  • SL ST -  Slip Stitch
  • CH - Chain
Pattern Notes:
  • Join with SL ST unless said
  • CH 1, pull up does not count as stitch
Chain 5, join.
  • Round 1: CH 1, pull up. 14 DC in ring. Join. [14 DC total]
  • Round 2: CH 5 (DC+CH 2), *DC in next stitch, CH 2*around. Join to 3rd chain of CH 5. [14 CH 2 spaces total]
  • Round 3: CH 6 (DC+CH 3), *DC in next stitch, CH 3*around. Join to 3rd chain of CH 6. [14 CH 3 spaces total]
  • Round 4: SL ST to CH 3 space, *SC, HDC, DC, TR, DC, HDC, SC* in each CH 3 space around. Join. [14 petals total] Fasten off and weave in all ends.
If you notice ANY MISTAKES, please tell me through the comments. If you need ANY HELP, please tell me through the comments. Please enjoy!

Baby Booties Variation 1

Skill Level: Easy
Materials:
  • 4 ply yarn
  • Size "H" crochet hook
Abbreviations:
  • HDC - half double crochet
  • SL ST - slip stitch
  • CH - chain
  • FPHDC CLUSTER - front post half double crochet cluster
Pattern Notes:
  • Join with a slip stitch unless said
  • CH 1, pull up does not count as a stitch
  • To do the FPHDC CLUSTER, do a FPHDC, leaving the last two loops on the hook. Do that for the next 10 stitches. Yarn over and pull throught all 11 loops when done.
Sole
  • Do 8 HDC foundation.
  • Round 1: 4 HDC in next stitch, 6 HDC in next 6 stitches, 4 HDC in last stitch. Join
  • Round 2: CH 1, pull up. 2 HDC in same stitch as joining. 1 HDC in next 6 stitches. *2 HDC in next stitch, 1 HDC in next stitch* 3 times. 1 HDC in next 6 stitches. *2 HDC in next stitch, 1 HDC in next* 2 times. Join. You can change colors here if you want.
Sides
  • Round 1: CH 1, pull up. Working in back loops, 1 HDC in each HDC. Join
  • Round 2: CH 1, pull up. 1 HDC in each HDC around. Join. Fasten off.
Top
  • Find the center stitch by folding the bootie lengthwise. One you find the center stitch, count back 5 stitches. Attach yarn with a SL ST.
  • CH 1, FPHDC CLUSTER in same stitch. CH 1 to secure all the stitches.
  • Fasten off leaving a long end for sewing. Weave in all ends.
If you notice ANY MISTAKES, please tell me through the comments. If you need ANY HELP, please tell me through the comments. Please enjoy!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Drawstring Bag Variation 1

  • Skill Level: Easy
Materials:
  • Size "H" crochet hook
  • 4 ply yarn
Abbreviations:
  • CH - Chain
  • Sl ST - Slip stitch
  • HDC - Half Double Crochet
  • FPhdc - Front Post Half Double Crochet
  • DC - Double Crochet
Pattern Notes:
  • Join with SL ST unless said
  • CH 1, pull up does not count as a stitch

Chain 5, join.
Base:
  • Round 1: CH 1, pull up. 10 HDC in ring. Join. [10 HDC]
  • Round 2: CH 1, pull up. 2 HDC in each HDC around. Join. [20 HDC]
  • Round 3: CH 1, pull up. *1 HDC in next stitch, 2 HDC in next*around. Join. [30 HDC total]
  • Round 4: CH 1, pull up. *1 HDC in next two stitches, 2 HDC in next*around. Join. [40 HDC]
  • Round 5: CH 1, pull up. *1 HDC in next three stitches, 2 HDC in next*around. Join. [50 HDC]
  • Round 6: CH 1, pull up. *1 HDC in next four stitches, 2 HDC in next*around. Join in back loops. [60 HDC]
SIDES:
  • Round 1: CH 1, pull up. Working in back loops, 1 HDC in each HDC around. Join. [60 HDC]
  • Round 2: CH 1, pull up. 1 HDC in each HDC around. Join. [60 HDC]
  • Round 3-4: CH 1, pull up. *1 FPhdc in next stitch, 1 HDC in next* around. Join. [60 stitches]
  • Round 5-6: CH 1, pull up. 1 HDC in each HDC around. Join. [60 HDC]
  • Repeat rounds 3-6 for height.
  • Eyelet Round: CH 4 (DC+CH 1). *DC in next DC, CH 1* around. Join to 3rd CH of  CH 4. 
  • You can choose to fasten off here of you don't want the ruffle round.
  • Ruffle Round: CH 1, pull up. DC in same stitch as joining. *3 DC in CH 3 space, 1 DC in next DC*around. Join. Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Pull String:
  • CH 90, SL ST in each CH. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave string through eyelets and sew the ends together.
If you notice ANY MISTAKES, please tell me through the comments. If you need ANY HELP, please tell me through the comments. Please enjoy!

Crochet Coaster

Skill Level: Easy
Abbreviations:

  • DC - Double Crochet
  • CH - Chain
  • SL ST -Slip Stitch
Materials:
  • Size "I" crochet hook
  • 4 Ply Yarn
Pattern Notes:
  • Join with SL ST unless said
  • CH 1, pull up does not count as stitch





Chain 5, join
Round 1: CH 1, pull up. 13 DC in ring. Join. [13 DC]
Round 2: CH 5 (DC+CH 2). *DC in next stitch, CH 2*around. Join. [13 CH 2 spaces]
Round 3: CH 6 (DC+CH 3). *DC in next stitch, CH 3*around. Join. [13 CH 3 spaces]
Round 4: CH 1, pull up.  DC in same stitch as joining. *4 DC in CH 3 space, DC in next DC*around. Join. Fasten off and weave in all ends if you do not want the edging. [65 DC]
Round 5: Reverse SC in each DC. Fasten off and weave in all ends. [65 Reverse SC]
If you notice ANY MISTAKES, please tell me through the comments. If you need ANY HELP, please tell me through the comments. Please enjoy!