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Paperweight Granny African Flower

Paperweight Granny African Flower
[Update April 13, 2012: I made a purse out of this motifs, tutorial is here.] [Update August 11, 2011: Thanks to Mia again for providing more information to answer some questions at the comment section. Please find the information of the type of yarn, hook size and the resulting flower size at the pattern section.] This is the first time I come across African Flower… well, accurately speaking, this is the first time I know that this crochet block is “African Flower”. Just like Granny Square, African Flower is a crochet block but in hexagonal shape, it can be joined next to each other to become a bigger piece and make into blanket, afghan, shawl, bag, table runner, cushion cover, soccer ball toy, coaster, pincushion, dress etc…. you name it! I am putting this into my to-do list Get the step by step photo and written crochet pattern after this jump. Thanks to Mia, who shared her African Flower crochet at Pinterest – one of my favorite stop-overs when I needed inspiration. Pages: 1 2

April 2010 Another crocheted flower design I came up with. The Tropical Shawl I recently made, inspired the creation of this Tropical Flower Pin. This was fun to make! (pattern and photos are not to be copied, distributed or used elsewhere) Materials: Red Heart Yarn (or any worsted weight acrylic), small amounts yellow and purple Hook: 4mm; 3mm or 3.5mm Other Notions: Sewing Needle, Safety pin With yellow and 4mm hook, ch 6. Rnd 1: Ch 1, work in ring (3 sc, ch 3) 5 times. Rnd 2: Attach purple on 1st sc, ch 3 (counts as dc), *skip next sc, dc in next sc, (dc, 7 tr, dc) in ch-3 sp, dc in next sc, repeat from * around. Love is the only flower that grows and blossoms without the aid of the seasons. - Kahlil Gibran

Echo House: A Breathtaking Interior Design It is time for yet another home that left us speechless as we were checking out its diverse and breathtaking interior design. “Echo House” comes from Kariouk Associates and is located in Ottawa, Canada. The architecture team’s challenge was to make a renovation of a 1924 Victorian building and integrate it in its environment. The exterior can remind one of two blended cubes, which makes for an original design. But to be honest, we took a strong liking in the home’s interior arrangements, as we noticed they are full of pleasant surprises. Books were an important factor that “modeled” the design.

Free Crochet Patterns and Designs by LisaAuch: How to Crochet The Star Stitch and Crochet a Warm Cosy Blanket I came across a pattern for a baby blanket using the "star stitch" not only had I never heard of this crochet stitch before, but I had never tried it. SO I taught myself a new stitch. The star stitch is also known (as I have since found out and hence probably why I haven't hear of it before) the Margarite stitch, daisy stitch and star stitch. Very easy to pick up and not only makes a beautiful stitch and pattern, it is lovely to work, especially in nice thick Aran Yarn. I made a lapghan for my Uncle. The star stitch is in multiples of two +5 So I would chain 105 to start Explanation of star stitch Star Stitch. Row 1. Row2: sc in next stitch, sc in eye of previous star made, sc. continue working in this manner to end. Repeat rows 1 and 2 There seems to be some variations of the stich, some books I read say to 3 sc into the eye of the previous rows star. Are you better at Video tutorials to learn how to crochet your stitches. Chain 165 Weave in all the loose ends, neatly. Blanket Border.

Crochet doodle flowers free pattern It's interesting the way new patterns take form. For amigurumis, I usually start with an idea, that becomes a sketch, that becomes an amigurumi. But sometimes I just doodle with some yarn and a hook, and interesting things can happen. Here's the pattern: You need a very small amount of yarn, and a crochet hook that's suitable for the weight of the yarn. Make a magic ring, leaving a long tail of yarn. Rnd 1 - Make 11 sc into the magic ring, pulling it closed enough for the scs to join, but not too tight that it would deform the circular centre of your flower. Rnd 2 - Turn, and make 4 ch. Rnd 3 - Do not turn, but make 5 dc in the loop formed by the 4 ch, followed by a ss in the same loop. Wasn't that easy? Convert this page to a PDF

The Simple Gibson Tuck @ @ Sara Lynn Paige PhotographySara Lynn Paige Photography I’ve received a lot of compliments on this easy rendition of the once popular Edwardian hairstyle, and I keep thinking to myself that Victorian is in right now and I should share this simple style. But it wasn’t until a make up artist stopped me in a coffee shop in Traverse City asking me how that I finally put my foot down. As soon as I get back from Ireland, I thought. Well today it’s snowing up a storm outside and I don’t have everything I need to bake the muffins I wanted, so here we are! What You Need ★ comb ★ hair tie (it doesn’t really matter what color) ★ bobby pins ★ roller (optional) What You Do Pull your hair into a ponytail. Using A Roller Using a roller instead of your finger is also an option. It’s definitely handy, but be careful, because I’ve found that sometimes it’s hard to unroll it without your hair getting stuck all over the place. Sorry the video is hazy and slightly out of focus. Update: I’ve decided that the Gibson Tuck is way more fun with shorter hair.

2008 10 17 15 50 53 Over 100 Free Crocheted Flowers Patterns at AllCrafts! The best FREE patterns so WONDERFUL people like YOU can create and SHARE! Please let us know about any broken links that you find. THANKS Thousands of free patterns Search Over 100 Free Crocheted Flowers Patterns at Crochet flowers are such fun to decorate with! Subscribe to AllCrafts Updates We respect your email privacy View Our Latest Updates/Newsletter Bucilla Christmas Kits Online Free Crochet, Knitting, Sewing, Holiday Crafts and Patterns Download Free Fonts! AllCraftsCrafts Sections AllCrafts Home Free Crafts Holiday Crafts Sewing & Quilting Crochet & Knitting More AllCrafts Link to AllCraftsWe love sites with free crafts! Advertise at AllCrafts Featured on AllCrafts? Grab a badge! Crochet Wedding Bouquet 5-Petal Flower A Maiden's Glory A Rose for Mother Assorted Flower Patterns Basic Flower Springtime Coasters Basket Of Flowers Fridgie Beaded Crocheted Flower Brooches Bird & Flower Appliques Blue Pansy Boucle Flower Bouquet of Flowers Brilliant Crocheted Blooms Bullion Stitch Flower

How to do a faux bob | BEAUTY EDITOR Sponsored Holy hot rollers! I’ve been poking around our Toronto LG Fashion Week Flickr feed—which you may both have a gander at as well as use on your own site—and discovered the most gorgeous, glamorous faux bob hairstyles at the Rachel Mara show last night. And THEN, in what can only be called beauty synchronicity, I realized that Freida Pinto and Hilary Swank both wore a version of this look at the London Film Festival on Monday night. I love when that happens, because when celebs wear what’s on the runway, it means we’re dealing with an actual, honest-to-goodness Real Trend. Here’s the runway version: And here’s what it looked like on Freida: And Hilary: Freida wins, don’t you think? See how that works too? Now here’s how to do it—no matter which texture you prefer: 1. 2. 3. 4. Are you a fan of the faux bob?

View Single Post - Colorful Yarn Flower I was looking for large(ish) yarn flowers to put up in my cubicle for the summer (gotta get rid of the Easter eggs!). Not finding anything I liked, I made up my own pattern. Hope you like it. Red Heart Soft Yarn (because it has a certain sheen to it)or any other worsted weight yarn5.5mm hook Rnd 1 - With yellow: Ch 2, 12 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Rnd 2 - With contrast color: Join w/ sc in any scCh 5, sc in next 4 chCh 1, sl st in same st as first scSc in next sc * Sc in next scCh 5, sc in next 4 chCh 1, sl st in same st as last sc before ch-5Sc in next sc Repeat from * around, join with sl st to 1st sc. Rnd 3 - Sl st in next sc, ch 1 * Working in free loops, [sc in first st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, 4 dc in next st]Working in sc on the other side of petal,[3 dc in next sc, dc in next sc, hdc in next sc, sc in next sc]Ch 1, sl st in next 2 sc (between petals)Ch 1 Finish off. I also made a "groovy" flower, more of the 60s/70s, "flower power" type.