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Granny Square Pattern/Join-as-you-go Method

Granny Square Pattern/Join-as-you-go Method
Ive finished my granny baby blanket… Sorry it took a little longer than I thought it would to come back to you with it. By the time I made the trip to spotlight to get the yarn to finish the edging…… and washed and blocked it (and waited… and waited) for it to dry… Fortunately there has just been a break in the weather so I rushed outside to find somewhere to photograph it, and try to get the colors as true as possible… I love it, and I hope the new baby (my soon-to-be-born niece or nephew) loves it too. Carter has already wrapped himself up in it a couple of times and keeps asking if he can keep it!! In case you want to make a blanket like this, there are 42 squares (6 x7), this resulted in a blanket that is 84cm x 100cm (34″ x 40″), I used a variety of 8ply yarns and a 4mm hook. There are loads of places that explain how to make granny squares, but they are all a little different, so here’s my version: How to make a basic Granny Square: Dc into the circle two times: Pull up a loop and… Edging: Related:  Crochet Patternsgranny squares

Textured Butterfly Pillow Pattern Butterfly Pillow Pattern Complimenting the Butterfly Afghan Dateline: 06/28/97 Let's take another look at that intriguing post stitch texture again; this time the texture pattern forms the shape of a butterfly. This pillow will make a great companion to your butterfly afghan. Butterfly Pillow Pattern Materials9 oz. white worsted weight yarn Size G crochet hook polyester stuffing Finished size: 24" wide x 22" high. Directions Note: At the end of each row, you will chain 2 to turn. Starting chain: ch 87 Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook. dc in ea ch across. (84 dc) (This is a wrong side row.) Pattern copyright © 1997 Sandi Marshall. How-to's for the front and back post stitches are found in the 06/07/97 feature. Happy crocheting! Previous Features - Free Patterns and Crochet info

Mahala Mandala crochet square | Y u l i Hello! Its me again with free pattern / photo tutorial. This time I would like to share with you crochet Mandala that I made last summer but it was put away in one of my many baskets and forgotten((((( . Because I can be very disorganized… not sure if its part of being creative person or is it just one of my character minuses or pluses (depending how you relate to chaos)))) So few months ago while browsing through my stash…ta da I found it!!! I quickly pulled out Vinnis cottons, made few different color combinations… the flower shape of this motif can create awesome summer shawl, can be used as applique or table runner/coasters… and many other pretty things! Then I decided that it will look great as a square motif, so I re designed it and now it can be used in many different strait and square ways – blankets, cushion, vests, tops, bags… you know what I mean;) So here it is Mahala Mandala! ~ Mahala Mandala crochet square ~ You will need ~ 4 mm hook; ~ tapestry needle ~ scissor Abbreviation Note:

Amigurumi Patterns Menu Patterns Books About all / cats / dogs / birds / bunnies / bears / safari animals / forest animals / farm animals / sea animals / other animals / dolls / cartoons & games / food / transport / flowers / holidays / other amigurumi / other crochet new first / popular first Page 1 next Funky donkey Piglet in love by Anastasiya Matyakh Molly the Dolphin Trainer and Dolphins by Sahrit Blackbird by MieksCreaties Bob the beaver by IlDikko Kirk and Wilma the kiwis by IlDikko Bandit the raccoon by Little Muggles Mini-Obelix Cow Mytalda by DioneDesign Eleanor and Elijah elephant by Janine Holmes at Moji-Moji Design Coco and Niu by Emi Kanesada (Enna Design) Cory the cowboy by Sahrit © 2015 | CONTACT | advertising | Privacy

Bougainvillea Doily Pattern This is a little adaptation of a DESIGN I did a while back - I was going to scrap the pattern altogether as it just was not working for me - but then inspiration struck. I changed a few rows, made it a bit smaller and VOILA!! Although I used DK cottons for all the doilies the different brands differ quite a bit in thickness - so adjust your hook size to suit your yarn. Materials: Raeesah Cotton Soft DKHook Size: 4.00mmSize: 29cm in Diameter Materials: Strawberries & Cream Cotton DKHook Size: 4.50mmSize: 33cm in Diameter Materials: Strawberries & Cream Cotton DKHook Size: 4.50mmSize: 33cm in Diameter Materials: Coffee Cotton DKHook Size: 4.00mmSize: 27cm in Diameter Special thanks to Erica Liebenberg for testing this pattern for me (with absolute lightening speed!!!) ********Pattern Terms: My patterns are all written in US terms I have included this little chart to make it easier for my UK readers to reference the difference in stitch terms. Link party today at The Crochet Owl

Block 18: Kata {Photo Tutorial} Block 18 of the Block a Week CAL (hosted by Kimberly Slifer) is Penny Davidson’s gorgeous (and surprisingly easy) Kata. After making this square I can definitely say that I am a bobble girl! Once you get into the rhythm of making the bobbles/clusters, they just fly off your hook. Those of you who haven’t joined the CAL yet, you are missing out! This is an excellent way to make crochet-buddies and learn new stitches and techniques. Kata Crochet Square {Pattern © Penny Davidson from TheCreativePenny. Suggested Materials Penny lists two options, as well as gauge and size (see pattern). Size Using a 4 mm crochet hook (US G/6 UK 8) and double knit yarn, as I have done, your finished square should be about 9.5″ big. Pattern Add it to your Ravelry queue Pattern on Penny’s website My Yarn and Colour Choices I am using the Stylecraft Special DK “Lucy Pack”. For this square I have used the following colours: Notes Special Stitches Kata Photo Tutorial Round 1 Stitch count: 16 dc’s Round 2 Ch 4 (Photo 1). Round 3

Owl Trivet Pattern I have been messing around with the font style and size on my blog and for some unknown reason extra line spaces have started inserting themselves. No matter what I do I just cannot seem to get rid of them. So please excuse the weird spacing - I am trying to figure it out! Whilst on my Autumn cleaning mission my ideas got a bit of a clear out too ! This was initially supposed to be a cushion (made from Chunky yarn), but after about six attempts at the gusset I gave it up as a bad job. The Owl Body I had designed for the cushion was a "solid" circle. (I will add directions in the pattern for those who would rather use the "solid" version) The feet and the beak on the first one were a bit of a production. Made a third trivet for the photo tutorial - sewed the beak on really skew. and a fourth while running through the pattern with the testers: Skill Level: Easy Approximate Time: 3 hours Use whatever hook size suits your choice of yarn and your tension. Hook Size: 4.00mm

Summer Garden Granny Square I love making Granny Squares. There's just something about creating little stacks of them that is hugely satisfying. They are versatile, and easy for beginners to learn because the basic stitches and method of working "in the round" are simple to get to grips with. It's how I first learnt to crochet 18 months ago, and I still get a huge amount of pleasure from making granny squares. This particular square, which I am calling my Summer Garden Granny Square, is my own pattern. It came about after I had an idea of making squares for a blanket, which when all assembled together would resemble a garden blooming with summer flowers. So :: For my blanket squares (pictured above) I'm using a DK weight pure wool, with a 4mm hook. I'm going to write the pattern in UK crochet terms where the main stitch is a UK Treble. Stitches used are as follows: sl st (slip stitch) :: insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch, then through the loop on your hook. To Start :: I know.

Sunny Flower Motif Pattern On Wednesday night I had literally worked myself into a little corner of my desk (and my brain!)I had to get organised! Started tidying away drawings into a folder, pattern scribbles into another folder, rolling up yarn and packing WIP's and yarns into their bags or baskets! I LOVE a forcefully scribbled list! The rest of my WIP's (tooooo many to mention) have been packed away until I have worked through my to-do-list! My patterns are all written in US TERMS. Yarn: Raeesah Cotton Soft DK (100% cotton) Hook: 4.00mm Skill Level: Novice Foundation: 4ch, sl sl into 1st ch to form circle OR make a magic circle Row 1: 3ch (counts as 1dc) ; 11 dc into circle; sl st into 3rd ch at start to close (12dc). Row 2: Join yarn into top of any dc, 3ch (counts as 1dc) 1dc in same space as join (2dc grouping); *2dc into top of each dc (2dc grouping)* *to* to end; sl st into top of 3ch at start to close (24dc). Edging: A picot is formed by crocheting 3ch and then sl st into the 1st of the 3ch

Maybelle Square Crochet Pattern Let me tell you the story about this Maybelle Square. A couple of months ago, or even longer, this idea of turning the Maybelle flower into a crochet square started to take form in my head. I had a few goes without luck. I am telling you, you do NOT want to see my terrible trials... I left the idea to sit for a while and one day one of my readers, a Dutch girl named Jane, sent me a picture of how she had turn the Maybelle flowers into squares in a blanket. I have tweaked her initial instructions, as I always tend to put my own twist on things (typical me). I know many of you have waited for this pattern so here we go. I have written the pattern in UK/US terms. Row 1Find the pattern for the Maybelle Crochet Flower here, picture tutorial here, and when you have your Maybelle Flower you are ready to get started with the square. Row 2 Sl st in first chain space, ch2, make 3htr/3hdc in same chain space (a total of 4htr/hdc in same chain space), ch1, 4htr/4hdc in next chain space, ch1.

Hexagon Motif Pattern This Hexagon Motif Pattern is perfect for using up teeny tiny scraps - and the best part is that you do not have to add a main colour if you are planning on making a scrapbuster afghan.Start; Round 1; Round 2 - follow the instructions for HEXAGON CROCHET MOTIF # 2using 2 different colours (A & B) Round 3: Using Colour C insert hook as shown into space between 2dc 3ch, 2dc; *3dc into sp between 2dc* 11 times ss to join (12 3dc clusters) Round 4: Continue with colour C 3ch, 1dc, 1ch into sp between 3dc *2dc, 3ch, 2dc, 1ch into next sp; 2dc 1ch into following sp* repeat * to * 5 times 2dc, 3ch, 2dc, 1ch into last sp; ss to join Use the join-as-you-go method described HERE to join your motifs Once you start joining the hexagons you will be able to see a "line" try to keep to this line as you add on - it just makes it easier to keep form while you are making the blanket bigger.I finished mine off with two rows of 2dc clusters following the shape of the hexagon

Heart in Square I Using worsted weight yarn and crochet hook size 5.00 mm (H) the square is approximately 10x10 inches, without border.Chain 40Rnd 1: dc in the 6th ch, ch1, *skip ch, dc,ch1* 17 times, ch1, dc in the last ch. turn.Rnd 2: ch4 (count as first dc,ch1 now and throughout) *skip ch, dc, ch1,* 17 times, dc in the 3rd ch of previous round. turn.Rnd 3: ch4, *skip ch, dc, ch1,* 8 times, skip ch, dc2 tog in the top of the next dc, ch1, *skip ch, dc, ch1,* 8 times, dc in the 3rd ch of previous round. turn. Rnd 10-12: ch4, skip ch, dc, ch1, skip ch, dc in the next 29 stitches, ch1, skip ch, dc, ch1, dc in the 3rd ch of previous round. turn. Rnd 13: ch4, skip ch, dc, ch1, skip ch, dc in the next 14 stitches, ch1, skip dc, dc in the next 14 stiches, ch1, skip ch, dc, ch1, dc in the 3rd ch of previous round. turn. Rnd 17-18: ch 4, *skip ch, dc, ch1,* 17 times, dc in the 3rd ch of previous round. turn. Stay tuned for the "Heart in Square II" © Copyright Notice: Thank you for cooperation! Belle

Hyperbolic Crochet Introductory Pattern 1. Crochet a plane – 12 x 12. Twelve rows with twelve stitches per row. Detailed diagrams and instructions are in this PDF document:CROCHETING A 12 X 12 PLANE Foundation Row: Crochet 12 chain stitches plus 1 turning chain. Row 1: Turn your work so the last chain you made (the turning chain) is now on your right. Row 2: Turn your work so the last stitch you made (the turning chain) is now on your right. Rows 3 through 12: Repeat Row 2. 2. Detailed instructions and diagrams are in this PDF document: Instructions for Crocheting a Hyperbolic Plane Would you like to experiment with crocheting other varieties of hyperbolic space? Gallery of Hyperbolic Models What if…? What if you increased in every other stitch? What if you increased in every stitch? What if you increased at a different rate in each row? What if you started out with a longer foundation row? What if you increased at random rates? What if you started with a circle of chains for a foundation row instead of a line?

African Flower Square Tutorial 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! Material: For my square I used small amounts of Rico Essentials Cotton DK and a 3.5mm hook. Some general notes: For this pattern I use US crochet terms. I did NOT write down the chains at the beginning of each round: for the first stitch in every round, work chains (e.g. 3 chains for the first dc) OR start with a “standing stitch” i.e. join the new color with a slip knot or a simple loop ON YOUR HOOK and just work the first sc or dc as usual. 1st Round: start with a magic ring and work *2dc, ch-1* eight times inside the ring (8 dc-2 groups, 16 dc's). 2nd Round: with a new color work *3dc, ch-1* in each ch1-space around (8x3 dc's) Enjoy!! Want to see more African Flower Squares?

Sly Fox Hat Pattern October is here! I love October because it means that MAYBE cool weather is on its way to Houston. Probably not, but a girl can dream, right? Combine cool weather and costumes and you get…animal hat! It features some interesting shaping to create the point at the front and long sides to cover the ears. Materials 1 skein Vanna’s Choice in brick or other worsted weight yarn in a foxy color Small amount of white and dark gray yarn in same weight 5 mm (US H) crochet hook 4 mm (US G) crochet hook yarn needle NOTESAbbreviations (U.S. terminology) Ch: chain DC: double crochet slst: slip stitch sp: space rep: repeat DC2tog: DC 2 together SC: single crochet SC2tog: SC 2 together Gauge About 3.5 DC and 1.5 rounds per inch with larger hook. Each beginning ch-3 counts as 1 stitch. PatternHAT With large hook, Ch 3, 11 DC into a magic circle. Round 2: Ch 3, 1 DC in same sp, 2 DC in each st, slst to top of beg ch-3. (24) Rounds 10-11: Repeat Round 9. (72) Row 2: SC2tog, SC 5, SC2tog. Row 3: SC in each st.