Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Top Down Cardigan


Materials:

J/6mm Hook
Big Twist Yarn
Scissors
Yarn Needle

Body:



Ch,68
Row 1: 1hdc in each st
Row 2: Ch1, hdc in each st
Row 3: Ch2 hdc in each st
Row 4: Ch1, 1
hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end
Row 5: Ch2, hdc in each st
Row 6: Ch1,
hdc in each st
Row 7: Ch2, hdc in each st 
Row 8: Ch1, hdc in each st
Row 9: Ch 2, hdc in the next 3 st's. *2hdc in next st, hdc in the next 2 st's* – repeat to end.
Row 10: Ch1,
hdc in each st
Row 11: Ch2, hdc in each st.
Row 12: Ch1,
hdc in each st.
Row 13: Ch2, hdc in each st
Row 14: Ch1,
hdc in each st.
Row 15: Ch2, hdc in each st.
Row 16: Ch1, hdc in next 13 st's, *2 hdc in next, sc in next 10* repeat to end.
Row 17: Ch2, hdc in each st

Count out from both sides 23sts, then 26sts, mark with st marker.

Row 18: Ch1, hdc in each st to first marker, ch 30 for underarm, join with hdc at next marker, hdc to next marker, Ch 30 for second underarm, join with hdc , hdc to end.

Row 19: Ch2, hdc in each st until cardigan is the desired length. Finish off.

Arm:
Join yarn with a sl st on any corner of underarm  work evenly around 60 hdc, join.
Row 1: 1 hdc in next 28 st's, 2togther in next st, repeat to end. Join (56)
Row 2: 1 hdc in next 12 st's, 2together in next st, repeat to end. Join  (50)
Row 3: 1 hdc in next 8 st's, 2together in next st, repeat to end. Join 
Row 4: 1hdc in each st to desired length. Finish off. 
Make sure to do this to other arm.

Now sew on the buttons.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Monkey Friend



Materials 
  • Size D/3.25mm Crochet Hook
  • Worsted Silk Wool Yarn, 2 colors of your choice
  • Yarn Needle
  • Polyester Fiberfill
  • Safety  Eyes
Arms, Legs and Tail- Make 5

Row 1. Ch 10+1 for turning ch.

Row 2. 1ch in each st.

Row 3-10. 1 sc in back loop only, ch 1 turn, join by slip stitching up the side and on the bottom.

Attach your new color anywhere along the top of the row.

Round 11. Work 12 sc evenly around, do not join.

Round 12-30. 1 sc in each st, Stuff set aside. Leave long tail for sewing.

Body:

Ch 4, Join

Round 1. ch 1, 9sc in ring, do not join.

Round 2. 2sc in each st. (18)

Round 3. 1sc in each st. (18)

Round 4. 1 sc in next st, 2sc in next st, repeat to end. (27)

Round 5-17. 1 sc in each st. (27)

Round 18. 1scin next st, 1 sc dec in next st to end. (18)

Round 19. 1sc in each st. (18)

Round 20. 1scin next st, 1 sc dec in next st to end. (12).

Stuff and sew shut.

Head:

Ch 4, Join

Round 1. Ch 1, 9sc in ring, do not join.

Round 2. 2sc in each st. (18)

Round 3. 1sc in each st. (18)

Round 4. 1 sc in next st, 2sc in next st, repeat to end. (27)

Round 5. 1 sc in next st, 2sc in next st, repeat to end.(40)

Round 6-18. 1 sc in each st. (40)

Round 19. 1 sc in next st, 1 sc dec in next to end. (27)

Round 20. 1 sc in each st. (27)

Round 21. 1scin next st, 1 sc dec in next st to end. (18). Stuff and sew shut.

Mouth:

Round 1. ch8

Round 2. 1sc in 2nd ch from hook,  and in each ch across (7) now continue on other side of  ch, 1sc in each st. (14) 

Round 3. 2sc in first st, 1sc in next 5st, 2sc in next 2st, 1sc in next 5st, 2sc in next st (18)

Round 4. 1sc in each st 

Round 5. 1sc in next 3st, sl st next st,  leaving a long tail for sewing.  Add mouth to head.

Ears: Make 2

Ch 3, Join

Round 1. Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, Join

Round 2. Ch 2, 2sc in each st, Join.

Round 3. Ch 1, 1 sc in each st, Join. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Now all that's left is to sew on the body parts. Enjoy 



Monday, July 31, 2017

Crochet Cardigan


Materials
6 mm hook US J/10 hook
Big Twist Yarn
Yarn Needle
Scissors
46 cm Zipper

Note: The size I made was large. When getting the right size make sure it fits around your bust before you continue. If you skip this step and don't get the right size you will have to start all over and that is never fun.
Body:

Row 1: Ch 136 + 1 for turning chain and fit the chain
around your chest, the ends should almost touch each
other without stretching it.

Note: You need to make sure this fit right, I had to take this apart 3 times because as you crochet it tends to get bigger, so make sure the ends almost touch each other without stretching.

Row 2: 1 hdc in each ch, (136)

Row 3 – 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in the back loops only.

Row 7 – 50: Ch 1, 1 hdc in both loops.

Front:

Row 51: 1 hdc in next 34 st's, turn.

Row 52: hdc 2together, 1 hdc in next 33st's, turn.

Row 53: Ch 1, 1 hdc in next 32 st's, hdc 2together, turn.

Row 54: hdc 2together, 1 hdc in next 31 st's, turn.

Row 55: Ch 1, 1 hdc in next 30 st's hdc 2together, turn.

Row 56 - 59: Ch 1, 1 hdc in each st, turn. (29)

Row 60: ch 1, 1 hdc in next 28 st's, hdc 2together.

Row 61: hdc 2together, 1 hdc in next 27 st's, turn

Row 62: Ch 1, 1 hdc in next 26 st's, hdc 2together, turn.

Row 63: hdc 2together, 1 hdc in next 25 st's, turn.

Row 64: Ch 1, 1 hdc in next 24 st's, hdc 2 together, turn.

Row 65 - 69: Ch 1, 1 hdc in each st

Repeat rows 51 to 69 for other side, finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

Back: 

Row 51: Skip 5 st's 1 hdc until you are 5 st's away from the other front side.

Row 52: hdc 2together, 1 hdc to end, turn.

Row 53: hdc 2together, 1 hdc to end, turn.

Row: 54: hdc 2gether, 1 hdc to end, turn.

Row: 55 - 69: Ch 1, 1 hdc in each to end, turn.

Now you need to fold the front part over to make the cardigan with your yarn need sew the tops together.

Sleeves:

Row 1 - 6: hdc 54 st's evenly around, join with sl st, ch 1.

Row 7: 1 hdc in next 9 st's, hdc 2together repeat to end.

Row 8 - 12: 1 hdc in each st. join

Row 13: 1 hdc in next 8 st's, hdc 2together repeat to end.

Row 14- 40: 1 hdc in each st. join

Do same thing for other arm.

Note: Every ones arm shape is different so you made need to do  more or less decreasing.

Last thing to do is 1 sc for edging and put on zipper I used a sewing machine but you can also sew on by hand.