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Crochet Granny Spiral

Crochet Granny Spiral
Author PKOlson Introduction Spiraling Granny Square Pattern. Materials List Yarn - any, appropriate sized hook for chosen yarn. Finished Size Varies based on yarn & hook size chosen. Gauge Notes This motif begins with a four-color spiral. Colors A, B, C, D (each color is used, in turn, on each round) Magic Circle (adjustable) loop. Make a large loop by putting the yarn tail behind the working yarn (the yarn coming from the skein). The Pattern Begin with color A and a Magic Circle (adjustable) loop. Rnd 1: * [1ch, 1sc, 1hdc, 2dc] in ring, remove hook, joining colors B, C, & D in ring in turn, repeat from *. Rnd 2: Continuing with color A, * [2dc in next sc, 1 dc in next hdc, 2dc in nex dc, 1 dc in next dc], repeat from * with colors B, C & D. Rnd 3: Continuing with color A, * [ch 2, 1 dc in next dc, sk 1dc, 2dc in each next 2 dc, sk 1dc, 1dc], repeat from * with colors B, C, & D. Rnd 4: Continuing with color A, *{in ch2 sp (2dc, ch2, 2dc), [sk 1dc, ch1, 2dc in next End off.

Paper Elephant Mobile Though it may seem I've forgotten this wee little blog lately, I promise I have not. I have several projects swirling that aren't quite ready for prime time, but in the meantime, I wanted a way to showcase some of the patterns I have made that I really dig but that probably won't be making it onto fabric anytime soon. It seems like everyone I know is about to have a baby these days, so I've been thinking about the sweet stuffed elephants my mom's friend made for me and my sister when we were babies. Of course, I have neither her sewing skill nor her patience, so stuffed elephants will not be making an appearance at any baby showers in my vicinity anytime soon. Instead, these elephants are ready to be printed, trimmed, and framed (each is 8"x10") for gifting. But you know, I can never let well enough alone. And last, but not least, these are my favorites. Click the image above to see detail.

Ideal Crochet Sphere (Mathematically!) with pattern Whenever I have to crochet a sphere, I always pull out the tried and true method: increase by the same number of stitches each row for a little while, work the rows even for the middle bit, then decrease by the same number of stitches each row until you're finished. Once it's stuffed, this makes a decent sphere! Plus, it's a super easy pattern to remember. After I got bored asking google, I threw a little bit of math at it. These are two spheres that I made this way: I included the pattern for the 2 spheres at the end of this post. I found it tricky to figure out how to squeeze a weird number of increases into a row where they in no way fit evenly, so let me know how these patterns work out for you if you try these! My conclusion for this sphere method: it's really fun and it makes a pretty nice looking sphere, but the tried and true method is just waaay easier! Also, math is fun! The Patterns: 20 Row Sphere: 26 Row Sphere:

Carina's Craftblog: Crochet magic ring tutorial Mmm... happy colours! Ok, so there's a granny triangle tutorial in the works, but first I'm going to show you how to make a magic ring. This is a very handy thing to know how to make. Not just for granny triangles! And despite its name, there is actually no magic involved whatsoever. Please respect my copyright. Por favor, respeta mis derechos de autor. Ok, grab your yarn and we'll do this! 1: wind yarn around your fingers like you are going to make a slip knot. 4: yarn over and pull through 5: with the loop still on the hook, insert the hook in the ring itself, yarn over, then pull through the ring 6: you should now have two loops on your hook 7: pull the latest loop through the other one, so you only have one loop on the hook 8: now chain 3, this will count as the first dc If you are working on a project that has sc or tdc in the first round, adjust the length of your chain accordingly. You now have your magic ring ready to go. Stay tuned for the granny square tutorial very soon!

Kitchen Washcloths Bear had a great Aunt who made us a couple of handmade washcloths as a wedding present, and I have to confess, back then I could not understand why you’d go to that much trouble for a washcloth when paper towels are so cheap. Ten years later, I always smile to myself when I pull that washcloth out to wash the dishes with. Oh younger me, how silly you were to not appreciate the indestructible glories of a handknit. Those first washcloths have finally given up the ghost, so I thought it was time for a whole new batch of them. I’ve made tons and tons of the fantastic washcloths from the gals at Mason-Dixon and they are really great, but I absolutely detest weaving in ends, and that one requires a lot of it. I also really prefer the process of crochet to the process of knitting. I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream cotton. Chain 29 DC in third chain from hook and 26 times more to complete the row. Now starts the Basketweave pattern: Row 3: Repeat row 2. Those three rows create the square.

Fabric Purl Bee Penguin Winter in New York City can be hard to love with its frozen sidewalks, dirty snowbanks, and bare trees. But this winter I'm counting on my new cold weather friend, the Purl Bee Penguin, to help me through! Its happy ovoid shape and graphic palette are sure to remind me that joy really does exist in January. Just ask an Emperor Penguin! I used our new Penguin Fat Quarter Bundle, a lively mix of black and white dots, stripes, and prints, to sew up this quirky little trio of penguins. I loved seeing how each one developed its own personality as I sewed, becoming more and more alive with each stitch! The Purl Bee Penguins are pretty addictive to make, and I don’t think that I’ll be able to stop with just these three. Materials To make three 9-inch tall stuffed penguins: A Penguin Fat Quarter Bundle or 1/4 yard each of seven dots, stripes, and chicken wire in black and white.A piece of bright yellow felt. Cutting Cut out the fabric according to the directions on the template. You will have:

crochet pattern Maize Hutton lives in a little cottage in the woods with her Westie Violet Blossom. She’s a recycled silver artist and owns two websites: Mommytags and MaizeHutton . She loves crafting of all sorts and has recently taken up crochet. You can find more tutorials on her blog. This quick crochet project would be a perfect last minute gift – or make a heap of them – you could definitely personalise this to be more masculine too. Crocheted Cloche Pattern This is my very first crocheted hat pattern! Notes and materials H Hook/5mm Two skeins of yarn from the dollar store The hat is made using two strands of yarn together but I’ve also made it using Lion’s Pride Bulky with one strand. Instructions Begin: Using 2 strands of yarn, chain 4, join to make circle with st st in 1st chain or make a magic loop with 4 sc then join. I know we’re all tired of bunting, bunting over it! These Little Petal Coasters by Amanda Tipton are just adorable – don’t you want a few?

Anleitung: Sunburst Flower Granny Square haekeln « Kasa Amend Geschafft: Meine Foto-Anleitung zum Häkeln der Sunburst Flower Granny Squares für eine dieser tollen Decken, wie sie viele wahrscheinlich von Sandra Juto oder dieser Flickr Group kennen, ist fertig. Für eine Freundin, die heute Geburtstag hat, wollte ich schon längst mal meine kleine Übersetzung dieser englischen Anleitung von MaryjoO abtippen. Nun hab ich mir etwas mehr Zeit genommen, um die Anleitung noch etwas detaillierter auszuarbeiten. Wolle: Cool Wool 2000/ Merino Superfein von Lana Grossa (Das aber nur als Info, ihr könnt selbstverständlich auch ganz andere Wolle nehmen. Häkelnadel: 4,0 (etwas dicker als zur Wolle empfohlen, dadurch wird die Decke schön locker) Bedarf: Etwa 9 g Wolle habe ich pro Granny Square verhäkelt. ::::: RUNDE 1: Der innere Strahlenkreis ::::: Beginne mit einer einfachen Schlaufe und häkel 4 Luftmaschen. Verbinde die Luftmaschen mit einer Kettmasche zu einem Kreis. Jetzt kann es mit den Strahlen losgehen. Doppelstäbchen: ::::: RUNDE 2: Puff-Stiche :::::

Crochet Spot Fabric Nursing Cover Tutorial When I had Wyatt, my dear friend Heather sent me two (not one, but two) nursing covers that her mom and sister had made. I don’t know what I would have done without them and since then I’ve made some for friends, and can’t wait to make myself a new one for my soon-to-come little boy. Since I’ve made enough now to know how I like them best, I decided I would make my own tutorial to share with you all. Description: A stylish and practical nursing cover. You will need: 1.25 yd fabric (home décor weight works best) 16” boning (in fabric casing) 2 D-rings (1.25”-1.5”) Fabric pieces to cut: · one rectangle 28”x40” for main body · one strip 4.25”x10” for neck strap · one strip 4.25”x26” for neck strap Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Note: If you would like to add an interior pocket that can also be used as a burp cloth, simply cut a right-angle triangle piece of terry towel or chenille the size you would like your pocket to be, allowing enough fabric for a hem on the top edge. 10. 11.

Guest Tutor: Cellphone Charm With Crochet Covered Bead {Tutorial & Pattern} | craftpassion.com I love jewelry making and always admired how beautiful the piece came out when the beads are put together. Today, I have Johanna Of Tuuma & Toimi to be the guest tutor for Craft Passion. She is showing how to cover a bead with a crochet lace and make it into cellphone charm!!! Beautiful and simply a great idea!!! If you go to her blog, you will find some beautiful crafts she made… especially this and this. This tutorial really inspired me, I have an idea to make something nice for my neck. Guest Tutor: Johanna of Tuuma & Toimi I’m a fairly fresh blogger living in Finland. I got myself a new mobile phone and wanted to make a new charm for it, too. This charm I came up with has a large bead covered with crocheted net where the bead underneath is still visible. Pattern & Directions: Start with crocheting a net on the bead. Rnd 2: *ch 4, sc in sc* 6 times alltogether (makes 6 ch loops), sl st in the 1st sc, sc 2 in the 1st loop Slip the bead inside the net and continue to crochet.

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