Talking Crochet ...Colorful Carryall Colorful Carryall Designed by Delores Spagnuolo You have a case for makeup and a case for money and credit cards. Now you can have a case for crochet hooks, too. This handy holder is made with the star stitch and lots of cheery colors and is big enough to keep all your crochet hooks in order. Finished Size6" x 7". 10 Tips for Reading Crochet Patterns and Instructions If you are new to crochet, you are bound to be inspired by the thousands of beautiful patterns online and in books and magazines. Reading crochet patterns is one set of skills and picking up crochet techniques are quite another. Here are 10 tips to make your pattern reading journey more enjoyable. 1.
Crochet Hobo Bag I saw this bag and it totally drove me crazy! For days! Can you imagine? As alluring as it could be, I had to restrain myself from placing another order to Knitpicks. Pattern/Photo Tutorial Star Blanket (For more pictures click here) For this blanket 100x150cm I used 14 colored skeins of StonewashedXL by Scheepjeswol and 15 natural colored ones and hook size 5mm.To be precise: 15x Moonstone 841 and 1 x : Smokey Quartz 842, Boulder Opal 844, Blue Apatite 845, Canada Jade 846, Red Jasper 847, Corundum Ruby 848, Yellow Jasper 849, Garnet 850, Deep Amethyst 851, Lemon Quartz 852, Amazonite 853, Crystal Quartz 854, Green Agate,855, Coral 856.You can get StonewashedXL in my Shop (click here) The pattern for the diamond: For the dutch version click here. Click on the pictures to make bigger. This is how I joined the diamonds to make a star:
African Flower Hexagon Join-as-you-go Tutorial Today was a quiet day...we spent it at home, just pottering about. Gerry had to go and do rounds, and the kids did homework while I photographed the tutorial. It was a warm, sunny summers day here in SA, and the kids spent the afternoon swimming....
Flannel Receiving Blankets I'm starting to think that there is something in the water. Friends, left and right, are turning up pregnant. Thrilled with the good news, I've become a receivin'-blanket-makin' machine. how to crochet a daisy chain necklace My mum described this thing she had seen on someone else, part necklace, part scarf, like a bunch of flowers for your neck and I was really taken with this idea of floral jewels. So after a bit of experimentation I came up with this design. It is simple to make with basic crochet stitches, and could have endless variations both in terms of the yarns and flower styles used to make it but also in the way it is worn. Materials * Yarn – I used Rowan Glace cotton in six different colours, a total of 33 gms. I chose the cotton yarn so it could be worn in summer as well as winter and I looked for something that was fine because I wanted the flowers to be small so they wouldn’t curl up too much.
Lion Brand Notebook - Part 2 Archive for the 'Crocheting' Category 6 Quick & Easy Patterns for July 4th Celebrations! June 28th, 2013 by Brandyce July 4th is just around the corner, and you know what that means – BBQs, pool parties, picnics and more! In preparation of the big celebration day, I’ve gathered some fun decorative, and patriotic themed patterns to help you get in the spirit of things. Below you’ll find projects from some creative bloggers in addition to our Lion Brand patterns.
free pattern: spoke mandala - a creative being Hurray, free pattern day! :) So many of you were interested in the pattern for this mandala, that I decided to write it down for you all. The people have spoken! This pattern uses US terms and abbreviations. Little Spring Mandala Pattern: Made in K-Town by Barbara Please respect my rights as designer: do not sell, share, translate, or publish any parts of my patterns (including pictures) online or elsewhere without my permission. Do not claim this pattern as your own. Feel free to sell the finished items you’ve made from my pattern! If you do, a link-back to my blog www.made-in-k-town.blogspot.de would be great. Thank you!