Wednesday, 6 February 2019

LOVE SCARF FOR VALENTINE'S DAY





Heart Stitch, is a widely available stitch, with a repeat of 7 sts, +1 for base chain...ch29 for my 8" wide scarf + 14 chain so the hearts dangle 

Aran tweed and Robin Paintbox dk, 5mm hook 

Used what i had in, hoping it will be almost 6' long, just a few more rows to do, works up very quickly....made in a day really

Started the base ch row with a simple  heart both ends of the bas cha and extra ch stitch so they dangle 7 extra stitches each end 


Monday, 4 February 2019

If YOU WANT ANY OF MY FREE PATTERNS ?

SAVE ANY FREE PATTERN NOW...

Before Google deletes Google + 

They say it won't affect Google Blogger, BUT.....my blog has been changed already and i don't know why, or how to get it back to how it was.

Sorry to anyone
 who has asked a question via COMMENTS...i'm unable to reply to comments on my own blog right now. I've tried everything and messaged Google too, 
but for now that's the situation.

Saturday, 22 December 2018

DAY 22 ADVENT CALENDAR: CROCHET BALLS FOR DECORATION

Simple Crochet bead Ball or Flat puff

to make a ball stuff before decreasing, to make a fat puff no stuffing required.
first crochet ball Necklace I made in DEC. 2009
SIMPLE PATTERN
ROUND 1: Make a slip knot and ch2, 6sc, into second st from hook cont. [6sc]
ROUND 2: 2sc, in each st, cont. [12sc]
ROUND 3-5: 1sc in every st, [12sc]
ROUND 6: decrease 2sctog,  sl st to complete. [6sc]

To make the balls bigger continue to increase 
ROUND 3: 2sc, 1sc, alternately in every st, cont. [18sc]
ROUND 4-6: skin every st, cont. [18sc]
ROUND 7: 2sctog, sc, alternately until 12 sts remain, cont. [12sc]
ROUND 8: 2sctog, until 6sts remain, sl st to complete, [6sc]
For much larger Puffs use 12dc, and then decrease in next round, making the Puff the size you want and decreasing on the second round just a 2 round puff .


A HAT WITH EXOTIC FLOWERS MADE FROM BALLS AND FLAT BALL PUFFS 
PATTERN JAN. 2010 
Using different weights of yarn and hook size puffs of sc and dc can be made for these Exotic flowers 



Thursday, 20 December 2018

DAY 19, 20 ADVENT CALENDAR: 25 WAVES FOR CHRISTMAS PATTERN

 22 Waves done 45rows completed
 it's making a fabulous wrap at the moment, so when i get to 25 waves for Christmas day i will stop and wear it for now, maybe at a later date i will continue and make it into a blanket, but it sit beautifully around my shoulders and is very snuggly so i've just got to wear it over Christmas 
Weighs:565grams @22waves
Measures 80" x 16" 
Just 3 more waves to add and it will be my...

25 WAVES FOR CHRISTMAS DAY 
Repeat pattern of 10sts +3 i've made mine 25wave x 10sts each plus 3 

Total base chain is 253 with a stem of 4ch for each dangles at both ends.
Dangle is 8 wraps with 12 hdc in each, sl st to complete

Turn after every row 
3sc, hdc, dc, 3tr, dc, hdc, 3sc, repeat

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

DAY 18 Advent Calendar PROGRESS ON YESTERDAY PATTERN

Every row has a dangle each end.


Yesterday i had done 10 rows today I have managed anther 5 rows so its growing slowly


 Start and finish with a dangle for each row made from 6finger wraps,
 with 12hdc, in each circle