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Blooming Flower Cushion. Here is my tutorial showing how to construct this wonderful layered flower and then make it into a Blooming Flower cushion/pillow.

Blooming Flower Cushion

First of all I would like to say that this pattern is not my own. I found it via Two Butterflies blog. In this blog post, Jennifer shows her own creation and gives a link to the original pattern which is actually a vintage potholder design from the 1940's. The original pattern is short and sweet and written in US terms. The directions re how to increase in each round are vague and took me a fair amount of trial and error before I got it sussed. Before we begin, a little summary of the basic stitches. Sl st [slip stitch] :: insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch, then through the loop on your hook. dc [double crochet] :: insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch (two loops on hook), yarn over and pull through both loops on hook (note :: this is equivalent to the US sc stitch) To begin :: ch 6 and join to form a ring.

ZigZagging Hot Pad. This pattern uses a technique called Interlock Crochet.

ZigZagging Hot Pad

Please read The Beginner's Guide to Interlock Crochet if you have questions about the stitches used. Supplies Color A: I Love This Cotton in White Color B: I Love This Cotton in Red Size "G" 4.25 mm Crochet Hook (or size needed to match Gauge) ~ Dly's Hooks and Yarns ~: ~ wiggles square for SIBOL ~ **This square will be used for a SIBOL blanket challenge around the beginning of December**

~ Dly's Hooks and Yarns ~: ~ wiggles square for SIBOL ~

Comfort Pack. Author by Donna Hulka Introduction If you’ve never used one of these before, you’re in for a treat.

Comfort Pack

Heated in the microwave or cooled in the freezer, flax seed and lavender make a fantastically relaxing and comforting combination that soothes the body and mind. Use this pack on your back, neck, feet, or anywhere that could benefit from a little TLC. Hot Pack. Cakefortwo said...

Hot Pack

This is exactly what i've been looking for! I have ZERO sewing skills to actually sew one, and i'd been trying to find a way to crochet one for AGES. i never thought of using the nylon stockings! Thank you SO much!! <3 gratefullyinhisgrace said... Crocheted Pointed Towel Toppers. Posted on December 14, 2013 I have been on a towel topper crocheting frenzy lately.

Crocheted Pointed Towel Toppers

Here are several of my recent finish offs to share. These were done without sewing and just crocheting into the top layer of the towel. The first one is crocheted in blue cotton with the towel topper added along the top edge. The towel is folded in half with the topper then added which creates a double layered towel. Crochet Dish Towel. The towels used in this project were purchased at Wal-Mart for a dollar each.

Crochet Dish Towel

Choose ones that duplicate the picture/pattern on both the top and bottom half of the towel. That way, when the towels that you purchased are cut in half, you'll have two identical towels. Buttonless Crochet Top Dish Towel Materials. This Crafting Life: Thick and Easy 1 hour potholder, Version 1 {crochet pattern} Everyone has seen these potholders, I'm sure that some of you have received them as gifts even.

This Crafting Life: Thick and Easy 1 hour potholder, Version 1 {crochet pattern}

The mystery is in how they're made. They're one piece double thickness potholders, and they are super easy! I've rarely come across patterns for them, as I think they are one of those kind of "word of mouth" patterns...The kind that you learned from so and so, who learned it from her mom, who learned it from her grandma, so on and so forth, you get the idea. Tea toters - Simply Notable. Log Cabin Washcloths. Knitting these washcloths has been the most crafting fun I've had in a long time.

Log Cabin Washcloths

Making a log cabin pattern is easy, surprising and very meditative. You really get into the flow! I learned the technique from the always inspiring (and hilarious) ladies of Mason Dixon Knitting, Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne. They devote a whole chapter of their first book to the practice, writing so enthusiastically on the subject that knitting a log cabin something went straight to the top of my list. While the log cabin pattern has a certain architectural genius, the even more fascinating aspect of the project for me is the way a color morphs depending on its size and neighbor. Linen Stitch Dishcloth By Dedri Uys. I know this stitch as the Linen Stitch, but have also seen it called the Moss Stitch (although the Moss stitch as I know it is slightly different).

Linen Stitch Dishcloth By Dedri Uys

You might know it by a different name, and if you do, please let me know. It is one of the simplest stitch patterns to master and yields a pretty, woven, dense fabric. The reason it is so simple is that you don’t even have to know how to work into the loops of the single crochet stitches, because you will be working into the ch-1 spaces between single crochet stitches instead. Granny Berry Dishcloth. This is my new go-to dishcloth pattern...hard working and generously sized, they will make any kitchen fabulous. These are so pretty and simple to make that I plan on making a whole bunch for gifts this year...not to mention my own kitchen! The ones here are shown as a set for a quick gift, but let your imagination run wild with all of the different color combinations you can imagine! Tutus and Tea Parties: Free Crochet Mug Cozy Pattern. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support. Materials:Size H hookMedium weight {4} yarn - I use Vanna's ChoiceFinished size approximately 12 inches long Abbreviations:Chain (ch)Stitch/Stitches (st/sts)Slip Stitch (ss) Foundation: Chain 11 Row 1: sc in first chain from hook and each chain across, turn. (10 sc) Row 2: ch 1, sc in first sc and in each across, turn. (10 sc) Repeat row 2 until piece measures approximately 10 inches long.

Do not chain 1 at end of row. Starting on the “neck”: ss in next 2 stitches, chain 1, sc in next 6 sc, leave last 2 sc stitches unworked, turn. *Chain 1, sc in each sc across, turn.* (6 sc) Easy Dishcloth Knitting Pattern. Close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service").

As used in this Agreement, "we" or "Prime Publishing" means Prime Publishing, LLC. and "you" means the individual or entity submitting materials to Prime Publishing. Any individual or entity that wants to use the Service must accept the terms of this Agreement without change. Sun Catcher Dish Cloth. Sun Catcher Dish Cloth These dainty, bright, detailed dish cloths work up quickly and beautifully when using both acrylic or cotton yarns. Acrylic yarns create durable cloths with superior scrub-ability, while cotton cloths can be doubled as face cloths as well, adding an element of simple elegance or sunshiny fun!

These cloths are created using size I hooks and medium worsted weight acrylic yarn or cotton yarn with their corresponding size hooks. Spiral Scrubbie by Judith Prindle. By Judith Prindle 3/05 You tube video by Donna Here! My crochet version is 20 stitches by 22 rows. Ball Scrubbie. Absolutely Easy Soap Saver. ZigZagging Hot Pad. Pretty Simple Soap Cozy. Crochet this simple soap cozy up for yourself, or for giving away in a bath gift basket. It’s just the right size for a standard bar of soap. It also works great as a gentle scrubber. Hope you’ll enjoy the free pattern. Neon Crochet Pot Scrubbers by Allison Murray.

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