First Beret & Scarf Crochet Pattern If you know how to do chains and double crochets you can crochet this easy scarf and beret. Use this pattern to teach others to crochet or for making quick gifts that will be loved. RED HEART® Soft™: 1 ball 9623 Spearmint will make both the beret and scarf. My Favorite Sites for Free Crochet Patterns - This Is Crochet First for Women Magazine asked me what were my five favorite sites for free crochet patterns for their December 7, 2009 issue. Here are my favs: 1. Crochet Pattern Centralwww.crochetpatterncentral.com Crochet Pattern Central is an online directory of thousands of links to free crochet patterns of all levels. In addition to the patterns, CPC has links to tutorials and stitch instructions. 2.
Over 300 Free Tatting Patterns and Projects, How To Tatting Guides, Charts and More at AllCrafts! Online Since 2000 FreeCrafts Free Holiday Crafts Sewing & Quilting Crochet & Knitting More AllCrafts Knitting Pattern Index We have made every effort to ensure that the instructions of patterns or recipes are accurate and complete. We cannot, however, be responsible for human error, typographical mistakes, or variations in individual work. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Thank you! Home | Email | Patterns | Recipes | Join | Help | Links Crochet workshop: Fingerless mittens Make these fashionably stylish and practical fingerless mittens which are worked in a decorative crochet stitch in cosy baby alpaca yarn. Designed by Erika Knight and published in her latest book Crochet Workshop (see bottom of article for book details and giveaway), the skill level is Intermediate and the mittens are one size, to fit an average-size woman’s hand. The finished length is 38cm. Click to enlarge In this project you will learnPractising half treble crochet Working a horizontal thumb hole Working pattern repeats
Garden art on the cheap DIY: Glass marbles in your fence Colorful marbles make a plain old fence sparkle. I had the pleasure of speaking at the Lake Owasso Garden Club this week. It was a full classroom of avid, fun-loving gardeners and the topic at hand was Art in the Garden. As I told the group, I think art and the garden go together like peas and carrots and as I prepped my talk, I was reminded of one of my favorite DIY project from my own garden, the Garden Drama test garden. Rainbow mitts for Maia Maia started back at preschool this week and because its so wintery I wanted to make her some new fingerless mitts. The beauty of fingerless mittens is in their simple design… there really is nothing easier to crochet than a small rectangle in Half Double Crochet (HDC). These fingerless mittens are sure to brighten any little girl’s day! Easy Crochet Fingerless Mittens Tutorial (sized for a 4-5 year old) Using a 4mm crochet hook and DK (8ply) yarn of your choice. Pink: Chain 25.
DROPS Jacket, pants, soft toy and blanket in Alpaca DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g) 5.40 USD DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g) 5.40 USD DROPS 152-155 are now available in the stores for $2 per catalog – no yarn purchase required! 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! Star Seams: a New Paper-Pieced Star, If You Dare One evening while perusing a catalogue, I found a shape that I wanted to try replicating in fabric: this mirror. I love the look of outlined stars (evidence: Lone Starburst), and immediately had visions of this new paper-pieced specimen. This new 12.5-inch (unfinished) block, which I call Star Seams, was born. I tried it out first with some lovely scraps... And then twice again with more limited, deliberate selections.
100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code [via onlinecolleges.net] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks These search tricks can save you time when researching online for your next project or just to find out what time it is across the world, so start using these right away. Convert units.