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African Flower Pattern. I’ve gotten so many compliments, questions, and pattern requests lately about the motif up there in the center of my blog header that I thought I better get a post up about it.

African Flower Pattern

Some of you commented that it looks a little like the African Flower motif. Well you are correct! It is the African Flower motif … kinda. What I mean by that is it is only the first 3 rounds of the traditional African Flower pattern. I left off the later rounds that turn the motifs into hexagons because … well … to be honest, since I just did a hexagon blanket I wanted to do a something a little different and I thought they looked pretty neat like this. Here’s what you need: 3 colors worsted weight yarnH hooktapestry needle, scissors Click here to reference the Crochet Abbreviations Chart.

Add this pattern to your Ravelry library. {Lily Hexagon} May is considered to be the month of flowers and spring!

{Lily Hexagon}

Although this year it reminds more of summer since the temperatures are quite high here in Greece. Granny Heart Tutorial. Following my post and pattern for the Grannie Heart Bunting, I thought the hearts would make an excellent starting subject for my first tutorial.

Granny Heart Tutorial

So, here we go. My Grannie Heart Tutorial... A few notes before we begin: Puffed Daisy Hexagon. Season's Greetings!

Puffed Daisy Hexagon

I'm sorry that it has been a while since my last post, but I've had some technical gremlins here that have kept me off-line! It's been wet, wet, wet here for so long that I've forgotten the last completely dry day we've had – mainly miserable rain, but mixed with some snow for the last few days. Not pleasant to be out in, but the perfect excuse to stay by the fire and crochet!

I'm still bobbling along, but the rounds seem to take an age to complete now, so I can only manage one or two rounds at a time... Of course, my itchy fingers have needed something smaller and quicker to create between marathon rounds so some experimenting was in order. Puffed Daisy Hexagon - FOR A PRINTABLE PDF OF THE PATTERN CLICK HERE. Lily Pad Hexagons...

Hello from not so sunny Scotland!

Lily Pad Hexagons...

A Better Granny Rectangle « crochet again. Well, I think it is better : ) As I said before, in my other Granny Rectangle post (don’t go there, I think this one is better), I have always been unsatisfied with how the center of granny rectangles line up in the middle, instead of alternating like it does in the rest of the fabric.

A Better Granny Rectangle « crochet again

It seems weaker and is not as pleasing to me, I just don’t like it : ) Don’t know why I didn’t do it this way the first time I got the idea, but at least I thought of it now. For the size I did in the example: Ch 22 Ch 21 (corrected 8-24-13) In the 6th chain from the hook, 3dc. Skip 2 stitches, 3dc in same stitch. Continue across, skipping 2 and doing 3dc in the same stitch. In the space on the end created by the dc and foundation ch; 2dc, ch3, 3dc, ch3, 3dc. 2 corners on the end made.

Simple Sunburst Crochet Heart Tutorial. Hello Lovelies, we are enjoying a quiet half term week here , I've been busy spring cleaning and reorganizing.

Simple Sunburst Crochet Heart Tutorial

But I've also taken the opportunity to write out another tutorial for you . My original Sunburst Granny Heart , which I posted last spring has turned out to be one of my most popular patterns. That's quite a complicated design though, with many different stitches . In this version my aim was to simplify things and also to create a solid version, suitable for stuffing......... What do you think ? Here goes with the tutorial...lots of pictures and tips as usual ......enjoy :0) I'm again using U.S. terms and you start by making a modified sunburst granny circle. Hello again, here goes with round 4....starting to develop the heart shape. African Flower Hexagon Crochet Tutorial.

Wool Eater Instructions. Crocheted Wool-Eater Blanket © 2007 Sarah London.

Wool Eater Instructions

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, scanned, stored mechanically or electronically, or translated into any language without prior permission of Sarah London. 8 ply wool 4mm crochet hook Ch 6, join with a slip stitch to form a ring. 1st round: * ch 5, work 4 dtr (wrap yarn around hook twice) into the ring, ensure to leave the last remaining loop of each stitch on the hook as shown in the photo below, now, yarn over and pull the yarn through all 5 loops on the hook. {1 cluny group made}. ch 5, slip stitch into the ring. Rep from * 3 more times. {4 cluny groups made}. Chouette-le-carre-explications.pdf.

Valentine craft ideas: the motif of “heart” Cute crochet hearts Crochet Valentine heart Valentine craft ideas: The motif of “Heart” You will need:1. average thickness wool2. Crochet hook № 4 Let’s start! Ch 5, 1 slst in the first ch to form a ring. Carina's Craftblog: Tutorial: crochet granny triangle. So!

Carina's Craftblog: Tutorial: crochet granny triangle

Here we go with the granny triangle tutorial. Did you master the magic circle yet? Ready to go? By the way, this is the yarn I use. If you don't fancy using the magic circle, you can make a ring by making 4 chain stitches and joining them into a ring. Granny etoile. Hi everyone; my second, baby boy option, blanket is now decided upon.

granny etoile

I wanted a blanket covered in 5-point stars, made up of hexagon motifs similarly to my baby girls puffed daisy blanket. Granny Triangles - my way. Many of you asked me how to make the triangles for the bunting in my previous post. Some of you asked if there is a pattern for it. There might be a pattern for it in many places, as it is a very basic pattern. Same as in a granny square, but you work three sides instead of four.

Here is how I make them.