Snowflake Monday This is yet another flake inspired by a design on a snowflake fleece blanket I adore. As I was getting ready to post this pattern, I couldn't remember which flake this was. So I had to make another one. Which gave me a chance to fine-tune yet one more time, plus I also was able to try out the bamboo thread I received as a Christmas gift for the first time. So this is my first ever Bamboo Flake! I am delighted to report bamboo thread is an absolute joy to work with. After I finished pinning my revised flake, I decided I liked the original better, yet the original still needed something. You may do whatever you'd like with snowflakes you make from this pattern, but you may not sell or republish the pattern. Bamboo Snowflake Instructions Make magic ring. Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc into ring, *ch 12, 3 dc into ring; repeat from * 4 more times for a total of 6 petals, ch 5, trtr (that's yo 4 times) into 1st dc (ch 5 and trtr count as final ch 12 loop).
Starflower Mandala: Row by Row Two or so weeks back I posted my STARFLOWER MANDALA PATTERN The original plan was to provide photos of each row - but there was such a high demand for the pattern (long weekend = lots of crochet time) - so I decided to go ahead and publish with just the few photos of the first four rows!Hundreds (maybe thousands?) YAY! My original STARFLOWER MANDALAS were crocheted with Stylecraft Special DK and a 3.50mm hook, giving a finished Mandala of 33 cm in diameter. The Starflower Mandala in this post was made with Raeesah Cotton Soft DK and a 4.00mm hook, giving me a finished Mandala of 45cm in diameter. Yarn weights are referred to quite differently in various regions, so I thought I would also include this rather useful RAVELRY LINK for Standard Yarn Weights.Crochet Hook Sizes are also referred to differently - if you need to know which hook to use go and have a look HEREThe photos were taken at various times over the course of a few days - so there is a bit of variation in the colouring.
AllFreeCrochet Snowflake Monday To me, this flake is somewhat reminiscent of Irish crochet. Notice how the largest chain spaces seem to form hearts. You may do whatever you'd like with snowflakes you make from this pattern, but you may not sell or republish the pattern. Finished Size: 6 inches from point to pointMaterials: Size 10 crochet thread, size 4 crochet hook, empty pizza box, wax paper or foil, cellophane tape, glue, water, glitter, small container for glue/water mixture, paintbrush, stick pins that won't be used later for sewing, clear thread or fishing line Irish Hearts Snowflake Instructions Make magic ring. Round 1: 12 sc into ring; sl st into 1st sc. Round 2: * Ch 8, skip 1 sc, sl st into next sc; repeat from * around 5 times ending with sl st into first sc. Round 3: * Into next ch 8 space work sc, 2 hdc, 3 dc, 2 hdc, sc; repeat from * around 5 times; sl st into sl st. Finish: Tape wax paper or foil to top of empty pizza box. Mix a few drops of water with a teaspoon of glue in small washable container.
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Patterns Sunflowers At Home: Frost I sit here with my newest little one, A, on my lap sleeping. I should be cleaning, putting away dishes, loading the washing machine or any of the many home chores that seem to multiply infintesimally in a home with six people. However, how can I stop looking down at her sleeping, peaceful face? We had our first frost of the year last night. Christmas is only 63 days away!!! I prefer the thread crochet versions and there are several patterns available for free on the web that are beautiful. FROSTY the SNOWFLAKE You will need: steel crochet hook size 8 size 10 crochet thread stiffening medium of your choice (starch, sugar, glue etc) I use the magic circle to begin my snoflakes because I like a tight center. R1: 12 sc in circle (or first sc if not using the magic circle method), join to first sc R2: ch 4(counts as first dc, ch 1), * dc in next st, ch 1 Repeat from * 10 times. R4: ch 1, *(sc, ch 3, sc) all in same space, ch 3, dc in next ch 5 space, ch 3 Repeat from * 4 times.
Last Minute Crochet Gifts: 30 Fast & Free Patterns To Make Now! Don’t panic – you can still have that handmade holiday or birthday, and do some stash busting while you’re at it! Here are some great last minute crochet gifts, each of which takes less than 200 yards of yarn! Crochet Gifts For Kids: Sparky the Monster by Stacey Trock, for Knitting Fever: There are all sorts of monsters here to make, and they are all adorable. Crochet Gifts For Teens: U: Slouchy hats are hip as can be! Crochet Gifts For The Chef: Treble Sponge by Anastacia Zittel, on Anastacia Knits Designs: Make cleanup just a little more fun – and it takes only 20 yards of yarn! Crochet Gifts For the Fashionista: Nordstrom Crochet Hobo Bag by Dao Lam, on Just One More Line: I’ve made this pattern myself – it works up very fast, and looks great! Crochet Gifts For Teachers, Friends, and Co-workers: Crooked Coffee Cozy by Danyel Pink, on CrazySocks Crochet Blog: This is a great beginner pattern, and a great way to wrap up a gift card for their favorite coffee shop.