Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Crochet Blanket

Size: King 78x80in
Size: Queen 60x80in
Size: Twin 40x75in
Size: Rectangle 36x48in
Size: Square 36x36in

Materials: 
1. Chunky Yarn, I used Big Twist
2. Size H Crochet Hook, Use the Hook that best fits your Chunky Yarn
3. Just a little note, I have just started this blanket and I have already went through 4 balls of yarn and I'm doing the King Size.
Blanket:
Ch,until you reach 60in
Row 1-8: Ch 2, Hdc to end, Repeat
Row 9-16: Change color, Ch 2, Hdc to end, Repeat

Continue pattern until you reach 80in, putting 8 rows of Hdc each time you change your color.

 This is my blanket so far and it is 2/26/16, I added one row of orange and every 32 rows I will put in one row of a different color.

 This is only half way done and it is 6/6/16 I know I should be almost done with this but I had projects to do in between.


All done 6/24/16 took a while but i got it done, this going to be a great for when winter come around.

Friday, February 19, 2016

The Crocodile Flower



The Crocodile Flower

Materials
US G/6  Hook
Worsted weight yarn
6 Different colored yarn

Row 1: Ch 4, Join with Sl-St, Ch 3, 11 Dc in ring. (12 Dc, Ch 3 Counts as Dc)


Row 2: Ch 1, turn so that the back of row 1 is facing you. 1 Trc in the same St as the Sl-St, Skip the back end of the Sl-St, Sc, Trc in the next St, repeat around to end Sl-St to join. (12 Sc, 12 Trc, 24 St) 

Row 3: You will be working only into the Sc’s, Ch 1, Trc, Sc in the same St as the Sl-St, skip the next Trc, Sc, Trc,11 times. Sl-St to join. (12 Trc, 24 Sc, 36 St's)

Row 4: In this round you will again be working only into the sc’s, Ch 1, skip the next Trc and Sc,Trc in the next Sc, Sc in the next Sc, 11 times. Join to the Ch St with a Sl-St. Fasten off and weav in your tails of yarn. (12 Trc, 24 Sc , 36 St's)

Row 5: From this point onwards, you will work with the right side facing you, join your yarn by making a Sl-St, followed by a Ch-2, in the first Sc after any Trc around Sc in the same St, 2 Sc’s in the next St,  Ch 5, and sl st into the sc at the base of the ch-5, skip the next Trc,  2 Sc’s in each of the next 2 Sc’s, repeat to end, join to the first Sc with a Sl-St. Fasten off. (48 Sc’s and 12 Ch-5 loops)

Row 6: Join your yarn by making a Sl-St in the first Sc after any Ch-5 loop, Ch 4, (counts as first Trc) then Trc in next St, then Ch 6, Sl-St to the side of the second Trc then Trc in the next St and Ch 3, repeat to end. Sl-St at top of Ch 3. (36 Trc’s, 12 Ch-3 spaces, and 12 Ch-6 loops)

Row 7: Join your yarn by making a Sl-St in the first Sc after any Ch 6 loop, Ch-4(counts as first Trc), Trc, Ch 6, Sl-St to the side of the second Trc then Trc in same Sp,  Ch 4, repeat to end. Sl-St at the top of Ch 4. (36 Trc’s, 12 Ch-4 spaces, and 12 Ch-6 loops)

Row 8:  In this row you can use the same color or change your color, If you are using the same color, Sl-St into the next Ch-4 space.  If you are using a new color, join your yarn by making a Sc in any Ch-4 space. 3 Sc’s into the same Ch-4 space. Sc in the next Trc, Ch 2 and Hdc in the Trc after the Ch-6 loop, 2 Hdc, 2 Dc in the next Ch-4 space, 3 Trc’s in the next Trc.   Ch 3, 3 Trc’s in the Trc after the Ch-6 loop, 2 Dc, 2 Hdc  in the next Ch-4 space.  Hdc in the next Trc,Ch 2 and Sc in the Trc after the Ch-6 loop.

Row 8:  1 Sc in each St, putting 2 Sc, Ch 2, 2 Sc, in each corner.

Row 9: 1 Dc in each St, putting 2 Dc, Ch 2, 2 Dc, in each corner.

Row 10: Repeat row 8.
Row 11: Repeat row 9.
Row 12: Repeat row 8.
Row 13: Repeat row 9.
Row 14: Repeat row 8.
Row 15: Repeat row 9.
Row 16: Repeat row 8.
Row 17: Repeat row 9.
Petals
Row 18: In this round you will need to work into the ch-4 spaces from row 7, You will need to insert your hook between the 2 Dc and Hdc, with a Sl-St, 6 Trc’s into the next Ch-6 loop and then Ch 1, Flatten the petal and locate the stitch that it lines up with and insert your hook around the post of that stitch make a Sl-St. Ch 1, Sc into the side of the last of the 6 Trc’s you made into the Ch-6 loop, 6 more Trc’s into the same Ch-6 loop, Finish the petal by making a Sc around the next Ch-4 space. Finish off.

Row 19:  Join your yarn by making a Sl-St around any ch-3 space from row 6, remembering to insert your hook between 2 of the Trc’s from row 7, 6 Dc’s in the next Ch-6 loop, Ch 1, Flatten the petal and locate the stitch that it lines up with and insert your hook around the post of that stitch make a Sl-St. Ch 1, Sc into the side of the last of the 6 Dc you made into the Ch-6 loop, 6 more Dc’s into the same Ch-6 loop, Finish the petal by making a Sc around the next Ch-4 space. Finish off.

Row 20: :  Join your yarn by making a Sl-St around any ch-3 space from row 5, remembering to insert your hook between 2 of the Trc’s from row 6, 6 Hdc’s in the next Ch-6 loop, Ch 1, Flatten the petal and locate the stitch that it lines up with and insert your hook around the post of that stitch make a Sl-St. Ch 1, Sc into the side of the last of the 6 Hdc you made into the Ch-6 loop, 6 more Hdc’s into the same Ch-6 loop, Finish the petal by making a Sc around the next Ch-4 space. Finish off.

Hope You enjoyed making the Crocdile Flower!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Crochet Slipper


Materials Required:

  1. 1 Ball of Cotton Yarn any color you like. I used Sugar Lily Cotton
  2. 1 Ball of Chunky Yarn any color you like. I used Big Twist Chunky
  3. J/10-6.00mm Crochet Hook
  4. Scissors
  5. Yarn Needle
Sole: Make 4, 2with cotton yarn and 2 with chunky yarn

With cotton yarn ch,16


Row 1: 1 Sc into the 2nd ch from hook, and in the next 13 chs, 5 Sc into the last ch, (Do Not Turn Work, Work On Opp Side) 1Sc into the next 13 chs, put 2 Sc into the last ch. Sl-St into 1 Sc. 34 Sc

Row 2: Ch 3, 1 Dc into same sp as joining, put 1 Dc into the next 14 St's, then put 2 Dc into the next 3 St's, then put 1 Dc into the next 14 St's, then put 2 Dc into the last 2 St's, Sl-St to top of ch 3. 40 Dc
 Row 3: Ch 3, 1Dc into the next 15 St's, then put 2 Dc into the next 6 St's, then put 1 Dc into the next 16 St's, then put 2 Dc into the last 2 St's, Sl-St to top of ch 3. 48 Dc
Row 4: Ch 3, 1Dc into the next 16 St's, then put 2 Dc into the next 12 St's, then put 1 Dc into the next 18 St's, then put 2 Dc into the last 2 St's, Sl-St to top of ch 3. 60 Dc

This is where I would stop for my size slipper, if you need to make the slipper bigger then you will need to do 1 Dc in next 17, 2 Dc in next 24, 1 Dc in next 19.

 Take your cotton sole and chunky sole and sew them together making one sole, before starting the next row make sure your cotton sole is on the bottom.

Side:
With chunky yarn, join with Sl-St. Work in back loops only.
Row 6: Ch 1, 1 Sc into same St and in next St to end, join with Sl-St to ch 1.

Row 7-8: Ch 1, 1 Sc into next St to end, join with Sl-St to ch 1.

With chunky yarn attach with a Sl-St into the black loops only.

Row 9: Ch 1, 1 Sc in same St as joining, and 1 Sc to end (in back loops only) join with Sl-St.
Row 10-11: Ch 1, 1 Sc into each St to end, Join with Sl-St.
Row 12: Ch 1, 1 Sc into same sp as joining, 1 Sc into the next 13 Sts, Sc2tog(3 times), Hdc2tog(3 times), Dc2tog(3 times), Hdc2tog(3 times), Sc2tog(3 times), 1 Sc into each St until last 3, Sc3tog, Sl-St to first Sc to join.
Row 13: Ch 1, 1 Sc into next 12 Sts, Sc2tog 2x, Hdc2tog 2x, Dc2tog 2x, Hdc2tog 2x, Sc2tog 2x, 1 Sc into each St until last 2, Sc2tog, Sl-St to top of ch 1.

Row 14: Ch 1, 1 Sc into each Sts to end Sl-St to top of ch 1. Ch 1, Sc2tog 2x, 1 Sc into each Sts until last 4 Sts Sc2tog 2x, Sl-St to top of ch 1. Finish off.
Hope you enjoyed this Crochet Slipper Tutorial, As always I am PinkOlay Saying Happy Crochet!


 



 



Thursday, February 4, 2016

Crochet Pilot Hat





Thanks to Sarah for this pattern, Her original Pattern is Here with more sizes for hats.
 Materials:
Chunky yarn in brown, gray and white. I used Big Twist Chunky Yarn.
Size H Crochet Hook
Tapestry Needle

Hat:
Ch 4, Join with Sl-St, 11 DC in hole, join to first DC, chain 2
Row 2: 2 DC in each around, join, chain 2 (22 DC)
Row 3: 2 DC in first, DC in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (33 DC)
Row 4: 2 DC in first, DC in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (44 DC)
Row 5: 2 DC in first, DC in next 10, repeat around, join, chain 2 (48 DC)
Row 6: 2 DC in first, DC in next 11, join, chain 2 (52 DC)
Row 7: 2 DC in first, DC in next 12, join, chain 2 (56 DC)
Row 8-13: DC in each around, join, chain 2 (56 DC)


Earflap Make 2: 
Ch 1, SC in next 12, chain 1, turn
Row 2: SC decrease, SC in next 8, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 3: SC across (10 SC)
Row 4: SC decrease, SC in next 6, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 5: SC across ( 8 SC)
Row 6: SC decrease, SC in next 4, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 7: SC across ( 6 SC)
Row 8: SC decrease, SC in next 2, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 9: SC across (4 SC)
Row 10: Make 2 SC decreases, fasten off, weave in ends

With chunky white yarn, attach yarn and SC around the entire bottom edge of the hat. Fasten off and weave in ends.

 Goggle Pattern:
With chunky gray Ch 5, 2 SC in second chain from hook, SC in next 2 stitches, 2 SC in last stitch, ch 1, turn 
Row 2: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (6 SC) 
Row 3: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next 4, 2 SC in last, ch 1, turn 
Row 4-8: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (8 SC) 
Row 9: SC dec, SC in next 4, SC dec, ch 1, turn 
Row 10: SC in each stitch, ch 1 turn (6 SC) 
Row 11: SC dec, SC in next 4, ch 1, turn 
Row 12: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (5 SC) 
Row 13: 2 SC in first, SC in next 4, ch 1, turn 
Row 14: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (6 SC) 
Row 15: 2 SC in first, SC in next 4, 2 SC in last stitch, ch 1, turn 
Row 16-20: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (8 SC) 
Row 21: SC dec, SC in next 4, SC dec, ch 1, turn 
Row 22: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (6 SC) 
Row 23: SC dec, SC in next 2, SC dec, ch 1, fasten off weave in ends.
With Chunky white yarn SC around the edge of entire goggle, fasten off and weave in ends.
 Now you will want to Surface Slip Stitch the circles to make the eye holes.

Sew the goggles on to the front of the hat.
Attach chunky white yarn one more time to make the strap. Begin in the middle edge on one side of the goggles and surface slip stitch around the hat the other side of the goggles.