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Prospector’s Change Purse. Free Crochet Pattern 70225AD Easy Booties. Granny Square Pattern. How to make the contortionist crochet cuff... Baby Bunny Leeloo Free Crochet Pattern. Linda Cyr LOVES yarn. When Linda Cyr was 5 years old, her mother (out of desperation to keep two active children occupied) taught her how to knit.

Linda Cyr LOVES yarn

Fast-forward many years. Linda graduated with an engineering degree from Princeton and entered the corporate world. Her managers were not impressed that Linda put down 'Needlework Designer' as a longterm career goal and not 'CEO'. Following the birth of her second child, Linda gracefully exits the corporate world. After one too many games of CandyLand, she decides that it is time to 'make it happen' and she begins freelance designing for magazines and yarn companies. Hundreds of projects (and even a stint as an 11th hour substitute as the technical expert on a TV series!) Heidi Hedgehog. Several months ago I had been given some James C Brett Vixen yarn - I had no idea when I would ever use it.

Heidi Hedgehog

Then it came to me, this is destined to become a hedgehog or two. Apparently the yarn is discontinued but it is an eyelash yarn - whatever that means. Originally I had planned on a small, fit-in-the-palm-of-your-hand, made-in-no-time hedgehog. However, the yarn was rather overwhelming for the little chap, so she got bigger. She's now about 5 1/2 inches in length - life size! I was so pleased with the end result that I have copied the pattern here, so anyone can make a cute friend for themselves. Yarn – Double knitting oddments in beige and black. Beaded Chains Bracelet and Necklace. If you’re having difficulty at Row 13 “end the row with ch sts”, this means that you end the row not with beads but rather with 3 or 5 or so chain stitches.

Beaded Chains Bracelet and Necklace

The bracelet looks nicer if the beads weren’t directly next to the placket.Thanks, Laurie, for raising this question! The April CAL at the Ravelry Group on Crocheted Jewelry is Gene Pascual’s 7-Days Summer Bracelet. When Merri posted one of her projects on the group I saw that it was a beaded version of Gene’s bracelet. Merri used Brenda KB Anderson’s Dew Drop Bracelet from Interweave Crochet. The chain and beaded chain design is a very versatile one and from the photos, it is possible to come up with your own pattern. Below is the pattern for my Beaded Chain Bracelet. Crochet DROPS cat in "Paris" DROPS PARIS UNI COLOUR (50g) 3.35 USD DROPS 152-155 are now available in the stores for $2 per catalog – no yarn purchase required!

Crochet DROPS cat in "Paris"

The catalogs are printed in a limited edition, so visit your local DROPS store today! Find the DROPS Spring & Summer 2014 Collection here! The DROPS knitting and crochet experts are also working full time making new tutorial videos for this new collection! The videos show how to work the techniques used on the patterns. Baby Owl Booties. By JC DesignsSIZE/MEASUREMENTS newborn - 3 months old (3.5" sole) MATERIALS *Crochet hook size: 4.0mm *Worsted weight yarn: Brown, Pink, White & Orange or any color of choice *2 12mm pink buttons for straps *4 10mm black buttons for eyes *2 small flowers *Tapestry Needle *Hot Glue PATTERN NOTES Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round or row indicate the total number of stitches for that round or row.

Baby Owl Booties

Always work the first stitch to the new round where you slip stitch in the previous round. F/O and weave in ends. Attach pink yarn where you sl st in previous round. F/O and weave in ends. EYES with white & make 4 8 hdc in magic ring, sl st into the first 2 hdc's to give it a even look NOSE with orange & make 2 ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in last ch (3) ASSEMBLY Sew the 12mm buttons for the straps. Moster Lene kindly translated the pattern in Danish. L definition name. Knowing the definition name of a child will assist in matching the chosen name with their compatible star sign.

L definition name

The name origin, it's meaning, and the star sign under which the child was born, all contribute insight into the qualities and personality traits this child may possess. My favorite top 5 “L” names are as follows – Girl’s Baby Names – Lacy, Lachelle, Layla, Lara, Larissa – Definition Name - From Greek origin meaning “cheerful, grateful.” Boy’s Baby Names – Liam, Lindsay, Lewis, Lucas, Crochet Cuffed Baby Booties Pattern. I started playing around with my Crochet Rain Boots pattern and adapted it into these cute little cuffed booties!

Crochet Cuffed Baby Booties Pattern

Enjoy the the pattern and be sure to follow my instructions on where to start, end and join your rounds since it is different than the rain boots pattern! Always begin your rounds in the same stitch as your chain. In rounds 2-5 you will end your rounds in the same stitch as your chain. So technically you will be adding an extra stitch to each round.

I have found that this helps keep the heal flatter. Crochet Pattern - Jar cosy. Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf. The Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf pattern is super easy, hides a multitude of sins, and comes with just one rule: no stress allowed!

Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf

This finished scarf is between 50 and 60 inches long, and twists and turns on itself naturally – perfect for wearing doubled as a cowl, as well as long, tied, anything you can come up with! The little button tie embellishment is a separate optional piece, and instructions for that are included as well! The Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf is a great one skein project that really shows off interesting and luxurious yarns. Perfect for thick and thin yarns, as well as yarns with long color changes, it can be made with any size hook and yarn – just start by chaining until you’ve got your desired length in a multiple of 7 sts plus 5 and go from there. Using this pattern, every cowl will be unique. Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. Free Crochet Pattern 70225AD Easy Booties. Mrs. Murdock's Mittens. Author Brenda K.

Mrs. Murdock's Mittens