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Lovely leaves. Being a camp counselor this summer at a non arts camps has resurfaced the truth about my skills when it comes to sports.

lovely leaves.

I can't play them. Any of them. I'm the counselor that gets help from a ten year old when it comes to learning my forehand in tennis. I'll tell you what I am good at, though: friendship bracelets. I have no problem frolicking around the campgrounds sporting my handiwork. Sea Animals Amigurumi Patterns. Crochet. Directory of Free, Online Knitting Patterns by Category. One Skein, One Night, Seed Stitch Tall Cowl [ Easy, Free Knitting Pattern ] This is my free knitting pattern for a super simple, easy to knit seed stitch cowl. It uses one skein of yarn, and can be knitted up in one night, making it a perfect and affordable last-minute present! It’s knit in the round, so there’s no seaming at the end, and it’s really warm and cozy.

Supplies: 1 skein, Bernat Roving yarn, in a light grey Size 13 circular needles (hat sized length) Darning needles, for weaving in ends Instructions: 1. 2. 3. Two-Color Cowl. We have a long history of knitted cowls here at the Purl Bee, but this is actually our very first crocheted cowl!

Two-Color Cowl

It's an omission we are happy to finally correct because crochet lends itself so beautifully to pretty stitch patterns and easy tube shapes. Inspired by Joelle's amazing Granny Stripe Blanket, I love the gentle texture of this pattern, like shimmering fish scales or the delicate inside of a sunflower. The Two-Color Cowl is made especially lovely with Jade Sapphire's 2 Ply Cashmere, a one hundred percent pure Mongolian cashmere delight. Feather light and whisper downy, it makes a seriously cozy cowl. And Jade Sapphire's gorgeous hand dyed colors make up the perfect palette for inspired combinations, from high impact contrasts (like ours!)

The Materials 2 skeins of Jade Sapphire's 2 Ply Cashmere, 100% Mongolian Cashmere. The Pattern. How to crohet bear hat free pattern. 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. Crochet Me.

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365 Flower Bouquet Project – DAY 26 (Pink Cherry Blossom Free Flower Crochet Pattern) Introduction 365 Flower Bouquet Project – PATTERN DIRECTORY, the landing page of my blog contains links to all the flower crochet patterns I've designed so far.

365 Flower Bouquet Project – DAY 26 (Pink Cherry Blossom Free Flower Crochet Pattern)

Crochet Seed Bead Bracelet. Crafts and Hobbies : Crochet. How to create a crochet bag with ribbon. How to create a crochet bag with ribbon Authoress: Chiara&Tizy Materials - 700 gr of cotton (or wool) ribbon (for sale here) - crochet hook nr. 12 - a couple of stiff handles - one brooch or other decorations Advices Don’t worry if the ribbon ball finishes: with good bobbles – that have to stay inside the bag during working – you can connect the ball at a new one!

How to create a crochet bag with ribbon

If at the first attempt the base of the bag isn’t good, try again: ribbon is easy to undo, but when the bag is finished, it will be indestructible! Tutorial: Crochet Valentine Kisses - Sewing Daisies. DROPS Pattern Library: Crochet patterns. DROPS pattern library contains patterns, and it keeps growing every day!

DROPS Pattern Library: Crochet patterns

The DROPS designers want you to see how these different techniques will look when applied to a knitting or crochet project. This is a very useful tool when you are looking for inspiration for own designs. Remember that by switching between yarn quality thicknesses and by picking a different knitting tension you will be able to create a new aspect to the design. Have fun! NOTE: Click on the flag/link under the picture to go to the full pattern. Back to the School of Handcraft. Crocheted Puffy Slouchy Hat Pattern. Free cartoons-games amigurumi patterns - Page 3. Free Pattern Squares. Printer-friendly version Send by email PDF version.

Free Pattern Squares

Inner Hooker — Frog Earflap hat crochet pattern. How-to: woven circles trivet. I found the gold and pink crocheted trivet pictured below at the thrift store this weekend, and it was a total "I can make that" moment.

how-to: woven circles trivet

The structure of the circles is made from plastic rings cut from one of those pieces that holds together a six-pack of soda. The hardest part will be in finding plastic rings that are actually circle. The sodas that were in my fridge (a Pepsi product) had "rings" that were more of an oval, almost D-like shape. Understanding Instructions. Learning about crochet is like immersing yourself in a foreign culture where another language is spoken and written, and where there are unfamiliar rules and customs.

Understanding Instructions

It can be a little intimidating and a tad frustrating at times, but the payoff is big and totally worthwhile. So continue to follow along as we explain what you’ll need to know before you make your very first project! The longest journey begins with the first step, and knowing the meaning and importance of gauge is your first step to crocheting a garment that comes out the correct size. Deerfield Vest.

Tutorial for crochet roses. One of the first things I crocheted was roses.

Tutorial for crochet roses

I saw cute brooches and I decided that I should have at least one)I found some tutorials in Internet here and hereMy first rose I don't want to show you) It was so strange and not much to look at) The second was better and after that all my roses was beautiful. So If you have problem doing it try again and you will have perfect rose! Depending on the thickness of yarn rose can be smaller or bigger. When you buy yarn in the shop ask also which number of hook you should use for it.This rose you can use to create cute brooch. Christina Lowry Designs: Crochet flower tutorial... Thanks for the lovely comments about the crochet flowers I've been making.

Their purpose is a bit of a secret, but I thought I would share the pattern here with you so that you can use them as you wish. Perhaps for pretty hair clips, a flowery garland or stitched to a blanket? Fiona's flowers I'm using bella baby layette bamboo and wool mix, which is an 8ply, and a 3.5mm steel crochet hook. Start by making 4 chain stitches. Chain 3 stitches, which will be counted as 1 double crochet.

Slip stitch to join circle of double crochet stitches and bind off. Skipping next stitch, slip stitch into the top of the 2nd double crochet stitch, chain 3, skip next stitch and slip stitch into second stitch, continue until end. (So you are chaining three and anchoring your chains at every second stitch to make the gap that you will be working the petals into.) To make flower petals work into the gap and not the chain stitches. (So 1 single, 3 double, 1 single = one petal. iCrochet.