Cosmopolitan 6 Inch Granny Square

 

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Cosmopolitan 6 Inch Granny Square

 

Materials:

K Hook

Preferred Yarn: Hobby Lobby I love this yarn

(I am usually able to meet gauge easily with Caron Simply Soft – To use Caron Super Saver or Red Heart Super Saver, go down to a J hook to try and meet gauge.)

Tapestry needle

Scissors

Measuring tape (to check gauge)

 

Skill level: Beginner

1 Craft Yarn Council - Beginner Definition

 

 

Gauge:

With K hook:

2’’ x 2’’ square = 6 dc x 3 rows

 

A Note about Gauge: For those of you who do not understand how gauge works, or are looking to learn more on the subject, I have written a very helpful blog on gauge that has proved helpful when trying to figure out how big/small of a hook/yarn to use. If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can.  http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/05/matching-gauge-and-why-it-is-so-important/

 

A Note about Technique (The Golden Loop Method): This is not just for amigurumi items; it will help in ALL areas where crochet is involved. (Although, it helps most with amigurumi because of the nature of tight stitching.) I know I often hear of people having trouble “making their stitches tight enough” or they frequently have problems matching gauge (even if their items turn out okay on sizing, it doesn’t necessarily mean there isn’t improvement to be made.) I too had many problems when learning to create amigurumi objects when I first started out. I have written a helpful blog that should help to pinpoint the areas that need improvement so that you, too, can create beautiful amigurumi items. There is ALWAYS room for improvements to be made, no matter how long you have been crocheting. Later, you will notice that all items are improved by using this easy method! If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can. http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/04/amigurimi-technique-that-will-always-work-and-will-change-the-way-you-crochet-forever/

ABBREVIATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips:  THIS IS ONE OF THE ONLY PATTERNS YOU WILL SEE FROM ME IN WHICH THE CH 3 AT THE BEGINNING OF A DC ROUND DOES IN FACT COUNT AS THE FIRST STITCH IN THE ROUND. PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THIS!

 

HOWEVER, THE CH1 FOR THE SC AND HDC EDGING DOES NOT COUNT AS THE FIRST ST. SO YOU WILL CH1, AND SC OR HDC IN THE SAME STITCH AS YOU COMPLETED THE CHAIN 1.

 


With K hook and Dark Pink.

Ch 5, join to form a circle.

 

Round 1:              Ch 3 (Counts as first st here and throughout pattern) 2dc in circle, ch2,

(3dc, ch 2), RPT () 2 more times, and join to top of chain 3.

St count: [(4) ch2 sp corners and (4) 3dc sides)

1This is what it should look like up until here.

2Then sl st in next 2 dc sts with dark pink.

3

To color change for the next round: Begin to sl st in ch 2 by inserting your hook into the ch 2 sp and complete the sl st with white by pulling up white yarn when you pull your hook back through the ch 2 sp and through. This allows you to color change almost seamlessly.

To weave in ends: Cut Dark Pink yarn about 2 to 3 inches long at the back of the work to make sure you have enough room to weave in ends. Make sure to leave about 2 to 3 inches at the beginning of the white yarn as well. (So at each yarn beginning, and each yarn end, you should have about 2 to 3 inches of unused yarn to weave in so that the work does not unravel – tying a knot or just crocheting over ends may unravel at some point. To weave in ends so that they will never unravel, see this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiFwSwRF01Q)

 

Round 2:              Ch 3, 2dc in ch2 sp, ch2, 3dc in ch 2 sp, ch2,

([3dc, ch 2, 3dc] in ch2 sp, ch2), RPT () 2 more times, and join to top of chain 3.

St count: [(4)-(3dc, ch2, 3dc) corners and (4) ch2 sides]

4

Then sl st in next 2 dc sts with dark pink.

Color change to Light Pink in ch 2 sp corner the same as you did in round 1, making sure to leave

both beginning and end yarn ends 2-3 inches long so that you can weave in ends properly.

 

Round 3:              Ch 3, 2dc in ch2 sp, ch2, 3dc in ch 2 sp, ch2, 3dc in side ch 2 sp, ch2,

([3dc, ch 2, 3dc] in ch2 sp, ch2, 3dc in side ch 2 sp, ch2),

RPT () 2 more times and join to top of chain 3.

St count: [(4)-(3dc, ch2, 3dc) corners and (4)-(ch2, 3dc, ch2) sides]

 

Then sl st in next 2 dc sts with light pink.

DO NOT Color change – Continue on with Light Pink.

 

Round 4:              Ch 1, 3sc in corner ch 2 sp, (sc in each dc, 3sc in each ch 2 sp),

Rpt () around, join to top of first sc st

(Make sure not to join to the ch 1, but the actual first sc st)

Then begin a sl st in next sc st and finish the sl st with Dark Brown to color change.

 

Round 5:              Ch 1, (3hdc in corner st, hdc in every st down side),

Rpt () around, join to top of first hdc st.

(Make sure not to join to the ch 1, but the actual first hdc st)

Then begin a sl st in next hdc st and finish the sl st with Light Brown to color change.

 

Round 6:              Ch 1, (3sc in corner st, sc in every st down side),

Rpt () around, join to top of first sc st.

(Make sure not to join to the ch 1, but the actual first sc st)

Finish off Light Brown.

Weave in all ends using the technique described in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiFwSwRF01Q

You have successfully completed a 6 inch granny square!

 

 

**If for some reason you would like an 8 inch square, simply complete one more round between rounds 3 and 4 in another color,

and continue on to round 4 with the same color so that it transitions nicely from color to color.

 


If you just want to complete a blanket composed of ONLY granny squares,

here are some layouts for some various sizes:

 

Baby size = 36”x36” (Each square is 6” by 6”)

Create 36 squares. Lay them out 6 rows by 6 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

BABY

 

Toddler size = 42”x52” (Each square is 6” by 6”, the closest you can get is 42”x54”)

Create 63 squares. Lay them out 9 rows by 7 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

TODDLER

 

Throw size = 52”x60” (Each square is 6” by 6”, the closest you can get is 54”x60”)

Create 90 squares. Lay them out 10 rows by 9 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

THROW

 

Twin size = 59”x85” (Each square is 6” by 6”, the closest you can get is 60”x84”)

Create 140 squares. Lay them out 14 rows by 10 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

TWIN

 

Full/Queen size = 90”x90” (Each square is 6” by 6”, you can perfectly create a 90”x90” blanket)

Create 225 squares. Lay them out 15 rows by 15 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

FULL QUEEN

 

Super Queen size = 96”x94” (Each square is 6” by 6”, the closest you can get is 96”x96”)

Create 256 squares. Lay them out 16 rows by 16 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

SUPER QUEEN

 

King size = 108”x90” (Each square is 6” by 6”, you can perfectly create a 108”x90” blanket) Create 270 squares. Lay them out 15 rows by 18 columns.

Use Mattress Stitch Tutorial to Seam them together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzl7IpgTtXQ

Put a sc edge around all the squares in light brown, making sure to make 3sc in each corner.

Then use a blanket edging to edge it! There are many out there. These are just a few!  http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/08/5-crochet-edges-you-should-know/

KING

 

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Key Lanyards for Teacher or Nurse

 

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Key Lanyards for Teacher or Nurse

 

Materials:

H Hook

Preferred Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver

Tapestry needle

Scissors

Measuring tape (to check gauge)

Key Chain Ring

Key Clip

Pearl for flower center if desired

 

Skill level: Beginner

1 Craft Yarn Council - Beginner Definition

 

 

Gauge:

With H hook:

2’’ x 2’’ square = 7hdc by 5 rows

 

A Note about Gauge: For those of you who do not understand how gauge works, or are looking to learn more on the subject, I have written a very helpful blog on gauge that has proved helpful when trying to figure out how big/small of a hook/yarn to use. If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can.  http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/05/matching-gauge-and-why-it-is-so-important/

 

A Note about Technique (The Golden Loop Method): This is not just for amigurumi items; it will help in ALL areas where crochet is involved. (Although, it helps most with amigurumi because of the nature of tight stitching.) I know I often hear of people having trouble “making their stitches tight enough” or they frequently have problems matching gauge (even if their items turn out okay on sizing, it doesn’t necessarily mean there isn’t improvement to be made.) I too had many problems when learning to create amigurumi objects when I first started out. I have written a helpful blog that should help to pinpoint the areas that need improvement so that you, too, can create beautiful amigurumi items. There is ALWAYS room for improvements to be made, no matter how long you have been crocheting. Later, you will notice that all items are improved by using this easy method! If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can. http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/04/amigurimi-technique-that-will-always-work-and-will-change-the-way-you-crochet-forever/

ABBREVIATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips:  Ch 1, Ch 2, or Ch 3 turning chain at the beginning of the round does not count as first stitch. First stitch in the round will be in the same stitch as the turning chain.

 

 

PICK UP THIRD LOOPS OF HDC FOR ENTIRE PATTERN.

(This makes the lanyard more sturdy, so that it can hold more weight.

You may also just do a regular hdc if you feel more comfortable doing that and it will work.)

 

If you are unsure how to pick up 3rd loops in hdc, see this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEDVgAhhtpU

 

Neck Length:

Insert hook and yarn into circle of key chain ring. 3sc in circle, turn

 

Row 1-100:                        Ch 1, hdc in each across, turn (3)

 

FO and fold like picture and then sew to back of first row.

 

You may also sl st to attach back across last row if you don’t want to finish off.

 

Whichever you decide to do, make sure it is attached to through the 1st row of sc.

This was written for an average sized woman. (Should fit comfortably around a woman’s neck who has a 22 inch head) You may want to add more rows for larger women or men. Remember, it must fit over their head and you want it not to be tight around the neck. It is better to be longer than too short!

 

Wrist Length:

Insert hook and yarn into circle of key chain ring. 3sc in circle, turn

 

Row 1-30:                          Ch 1, hdc in each across, turn (3)

 

FO and fold like picture and then sew to back of first row.

 

You may also sl st to attach back across last row if you don’t want to finish off.

 

Whichever you decide to do, make sure it is attached to through the 1st row of sc.

 

This was written for an average sized woman. (Should fit comfortably around a woman’s wrist who has a 7 inch wrist) You may want to add more rows for larger women or men. Remember, it must fit over their hand and you want it not to be tight around the wrist. It is better to be longer than too short!

 

Contrasting edging:

Sl st in circle with contrasting color, then sl st into side of lanyard and sc around

(Do this on both sides of lanyard)

 

 

Large Flower for neck lanyard:

With light color

Round 1:             6sc in mc, join (6)

Color change to dark contrasting color in join

Round 2:             Ch 1, (sc, ch2), RPT () around, join to first sc (6 ch2 sps)

Sl st into next ch 2 sp

Round 3:             (Ch2, 3dc, ch2, sl st into next ch 2 sp), RPT () around (6 petals)

 

Sew pearl to center and attach to lanyard.

 

 

Small Flower for wrist lanyard:

With light color

Round 1:             5sc in mc, join (5)

Color change to dark contrasting color in join

Round 2:             Ch 1, (sc, ch1), RPT () around, join to first sc (5 ch1 sps)

Sl st into next ch 2 sp

Round 3:             (Ch1, 2dc, ch1, sl st into same ch 1 sp, sl st into next ch 1 sp), RPT () around

(5 petals)

 

Sew pearl to center and attach to lanyard.

 

 

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Simple Charity Baby Hat

 

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Simple Charity Baby Hat

 

Materials:

I Hook

Preferred Yarn: Hobby Lobby I love this yarn!

 

(I have also used Caron Simply Soft with an I hook to meet gauge. I find that softer yarns are better suited for charity donations as they are more complimentary to soft skin types like babies, but I have met gauge with Red Heart Super Saver and Caron One Pound with an H hook as well)

 

Tapestry needle

Scissors

Measuring tape (to check gauge)

 

Skill level: Beginner

Gauge:

With I hook:

2’’ x 2’’ square = 7 hdc x 5 rows

 

 

A Note about Gauge: For those of you who do not understand how gauge works, or are looking to learn more on the subject, I have written a very helpful blog on gauge that has proved helpful when trying to figure out how big/small of a hook/yarn to use. If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can.  http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/05/matching-gauge-and-why-it-is-so-important/

 

A Note about Technique (The Golden Loop Method): This is not just for amigurumi items; it will help in ALL areas where crochet is involved. (Although, it helps most with amigurumi because of the nature of tight stitching.) I know I often hear of people having trouble “making their stitches tight enough” or they frequently have problems matching gauge (even if their items turn out okay on sizing, it doesn’t necessarily mean there isn’t improvement to be made.) I too had many problems when learning to create amigurumi objects when I first started out. I have written a helpful blog that should help to pinpoint the areas that need improvement so that you, too, can create beautiful amigurumi items. There is ALWAYS room for improvements to be made, no matter how long you have been crocheting. Later, you will notice that all items are improved by using this easy method! If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can. http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/04/amigurimi-technique-that-will-always-work-and-will-change-the-way-you-crochet-forever/

 

Abbreviations:                     (NOTE THAT NOT ALL ABBREVIATIONS WILL BE USED IN THIS PATTERN)

 

MC – Magic Circle                            For a tutorial on the magic circle, visit my blog at the following link:

http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/magic-circle-tutorial/

CH – Chain

ST; STS – Stitch or stitches

SC – Single Crochet

SC2TOG – Single Crochet 2 together

HDC – Half Double Crochet

HDC2TOG – Half Double Crochet 2 together

DC – Double Crochet

DC2TOG- Double Crochet 2 together

TR – Treble Crochet

SLST – Slip Stitch

FO – Fasten Off

X after a number = number of stitches to work in after current stitch (ex: sc 2X = sc in next two stitches)

 

Tips:  Ch 1, Ch 2, or Ch 3 turning chain at the beginning of the round does not count as first stitch. First stitch in the round will be in the same stitch as the turning chain.

 

 

 

 

Age Head Circumference Height
Newborn 11.5 – 13 inches 5 inches
0-3 Months 13 – 15 inches 5 – 5.5 inches

 

 

Hat Start:

With I Hook for ILTY or CSS (Or h hook for Red Heart or Caron Super Saver)

 

Round 1:                                Ch 1, 9 hdc in mc, join to top of first hdc (9)

Round 2:                                Ch 1, (2 hdc), Repeat () around, join to top of first hdc (18)

Round 3:                                Ch 1, (hdc, 2hdc), Repeat () around, join to top of first hdc (27)

Round 4:                                Ch 1, (hdc 2X, 2hdc), Repeat () around, join to top of first hdc (36)

 

SEE DESIRED SIZE BELOW

 

(Please take a look at sizing chart above to determine what size to make.)

 

NB:

Round 5:                                Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join to top of first hdc (36)

 

FOR A FLUSH HAT WITH NO FOLDED BRIM AT THE BOTTOM:

NB: Repeat Round 5 until hat reaches 5 inches from top to bottom and FO. (approximately 15 rounds)
FOR A HAT WITH A FOLDED BRIM AT THE BOTTOM:  (Like Pictured)

NB: Repeat Round 5 until hat reaches 5.5 inches from top to bottom and FO. (approximately 17 rounds)

 

0-3 Months:

Round 5:                                Ch1, (hdc 8x, 2hdc), Repeat () around, join to top of first hdc (40)

Round 6:                                Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join to top of first hdc (36)

 

FOR A FLUSH HAT WITH NO FOLDED BRIM AT THE BOTTOM:

0-3 Months: Repeat Round 6 until hat reaches 5.5 from top to bottom and FO. (approximately 17 rounds)

 

FOR A HAT WITH A FOLDED BRIM AT THE BOTTOM:  (Like Pictured)

0-3 Months: Repeat Round 6 until hat reaches 6 from top to bottom and FO. (approximately 19 rounds)

 

Sc around one round.

If hat has folded brim, fold up the sc round and the last 2 rounds of hdc.

You can sew this to the hat or leave it be. It should stay put pretty well.

 

Bow:

Ch 20, join.

Rounds 1-4:                          Ch 1, hdc around, Join (20)

For center ring:                    Ch 7 around center of Bow Center and join. Sew to hat.

 

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First Live Video – Package Unveiling 5/27/16

 

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Today was a special day. I got a message from my Dad’s favorite aunt on Facebook the other day. I was excited to talk to her anyway because I never really have, and she is quite special to my father. But she offered me some of her mother’s crocheted items! I was so excited to open it, but I decided to wait and share this special moment with my followers and fans. So this is the unveiling of my GREAT AUNT’S work. When I pass these on to my daughter, they will be her GREAT GREAT AUNT’S work, and HER baby’s GREAT GREAT GREAT AUNT’S work. So that’s pretty unique to have a generational line of crocheters like that and I was proud to share them with you guys.

She never followed a pattern, so these were of her own making. I want to pick them apart and share the pattern with you guys because they are just beautiful. When I have that available you’ll know!

WATCH LIVE VIDEO HERE!

Also, I shared my intentions on having a father’s day giveaway to honor our men crocheters (really because I felt bad about leaving them out since I talk so much about empowering women through crochet). I know of a few who are always there to support us and I feel like they should be honored as well for father’s day because I feel like maybe we forget them or they don’t get included sometimes!

If you’ve got something crocheted by a family member or you have a note to share about someone who taught you, comment and show me! I’d love to see their work or your work! That’s always fun. As always, thanks for tuning in and thanks for watching and your continued support!

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Thread Bookmark, Ornament or Motif

 

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Thread Cross Bookmark, Ornament or Motif

Materials:

2.25mm Hook

Preferred Yarn: Aunt Lydia’s cotton size 10 thread

Tapestry needle

Scissors

Measuring tape (to check gauge)

 

Skill level: Beginner

1 Craft Yarn Council - Beginner Definition

 

Gauge:

With 2.25mm hook:

1’’ x 1’’ square = 8dc x 3.5 rows

 

 

A Note about Gauge: For those of you who do not understand how gauge works, or are looking to learn more on the subject, I have written a very helpful blog on gauge that has proved helpful when trying to figure out how big/small of a hook/yarn to use. If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can.  http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/05/matching-gauge-and-why-it-is-so-important/

 

A Note about Technique (The Golden Loop Method): This is not just for amigurumi items; it will help in ALL areas where crochet is involved. (Although, it helps most with amigurumi because of the nature of tight stitching.) I know I often hear of people having trouble “making their stitches tight enough” or they frequently have problems matching gauge (even if their items turn out okay on sizing, it doesn’t necessarily mean there isn’t improvement to be made.) I too had many problems when learning to create amigurumi objects when I first started out. I have written a helpful blog that should help to pinpoint the areas that need improvement so that you, too, can create beautiful amigurumi items. There is ALWAYS room for improvements to be made, no matter how long you have been crocheting. Later, you will notice that all items are improved by using this easy method! If you still need help after you’ve browsed this, please let me know and I will try to help in any way that I can. http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/2014/04/amigurimi-technique-that-will-always-work-and-will-change-the-way-you-crochet-forever/

 

Abbreviations:                     (NOTE THAT NOT ALL ABBREVIATIONS WILL BE USED IN THIS PATTERN)

 

MC – Magic Circle                            For a tutorial on the magic circle, visit my blog at the following link:

http://articlesofadomesticgoddess.com/magic-circle-tutorial/

CH – Chain

ST; STS – Stitch or stitches

SC – Single Crochet

SC2TOG – Single Crochet 2 together

HDC – Half Double Crochet

HDC2TOG – Half Double Crochet 2 together

DC – Double Crochet

DC2TOG- Double Crochet 2 together

TR – Treble Crochet

SLST – Slip Stitch

FO – Fasten Off

X after a number = number of stitches to work in after current stitch (ex: sc 2X = sc in next two stitches)

Mod Dc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6cN2uk94-k

 

Tips:  Ch 1, Ch 2, or Ch 3 turning chain at the beginning of the round does not count as first stitch. First stitch in the round will be in the same stitch as the turning chain.

 

NOTES: You may ch2 and dc for the first st in each row/section OR you can utilize a modified dc in place of the ch2 dc. Modified dc is easy once you get the hang of it. Try it out! It gives a more finished look. If you can’t get the hang of it or just don’t want to, ch2 and dc will work just fine!

 

Shell  definition – 2dc, ch 2, 2dc

 


Center:

Round 1:              In Magic Circle – Ch 2, Shell 4x around, join (4 shells)

                                   Sl st to ch 2 sp

Top leg of cross:

Row 1:                  Ch 2, shell, turn (1 shell)

                                      Sl st to ch 2 sp

Row 2:                  Rpt 1

Row 3:                  Rpt 1

FO

 

Left leg of cross:

Sl st in at left shell of round 1 (ch1 if using modified dc)

Rpt all 3 rows of top leg

 

Right leg of cross:

Sl st in at right shell of round 1 (ch1 if using modified dc)

Rpt all 3 rows of top leg

 

Bottom leg of cross:

Sl st in at bottom shell of round 1 (ch1 if using modified dc)

Rpt all 3 rows of top leg

Row 4:                  Rpt 1 (1 shell)

Row 5:                  Rpt 1 (1 shell)

FO

Braided Tassel:

Hold thread in left hand, pull thread and measure to the crook of your elbow, do this twice. (So you should have a piece of thread the length of two of your forearms) Cut 6 strands of thread this length. Fold in half and slip knot at center through the bottom shell of the cross. Then separate 3 sections 4 strands thick and braid to end. Leave 2 inches at the end before knotting it.

 

Beading: (Optional)

If you choose to add beads to your project, as tester Suzanne Boren has in the photo below, then before starting to crochet, you will need to thread with a needle onto your thread before you crochet with it, 14 beads in the color of your choosing. At each chain 2 space, crochet 1 chain, pull up the next bead on your line and then chain again to secure it. Then continue on with the pattern as directed.

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For a more detailed photo walkthrough see below

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Spring Fever Crochet Pattern Round-up

 

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it,

you want —oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want,

but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! ~Mark Twain


This round up will have you fashionable from head to toe and even

adorn your home with goodies and keep your kiddos playing!

Scroll down to see what we mean!


Hair Accessories

Bow tie/Hair bow from As U Wish Crafts

On the Petals of Spring hair accessory from Salter’s Stitches
Get a discount on Salter’s Stitches items!

Free Crochet Star Flower Headband Pattern

All My Heart Headband by Articles of a Domestic Goddess


Jewelry

Flowers and Stars Necklace and Earrings by Salter’s Stitches

Get a discount on Salter’s Stitches items!

Bold Bohemian Earrings by Mamta Motiyani

Loom Daisy Flower by Mamta Motiyani

Free Colorful Crochet Bangles Pattern

Quick Little Bracelet by Articles of a Domestic Goddess


Hats

Bonnie Bell Sunhat by Two Brothers Blankets Crochet

Pretty Petals Sunhat by Articles of a Domestic Goddess

Darling Daphne Cloche by Sonya Blackstone

Peacock Flapper Cloche by Articles of a Domestic Goddess

 

Stacked Shells Baby Sunhat by The Lavender Chair

 


Shrugs and Shawls

Snuggle Shrug by Salter’s Stitches

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Solomon’s Knot Love Shawl by Articles of a Domestic Goddess

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A Designers Potpourri Crochet-A-Long pattern release!

 

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UPDATE: COUPON CODE HAS BEEN RELEASED IN FB GROUP! CAL IS IN PROGRESS! HAVE FUN, LADIES!

I am pleased to present to you the All My Heart Headband! This pattern is a release from Articles of a Domestic Goddess for the Designer’s Potpourri Crochet-A-Long. If you are not a part of this wonderful group, but want to have some fun creating items with like-minded ladies, then please feel free to request to join! There are mini releases every Monday in January, followed by monthly releases by the designers participating on the 1st of each month. I am honored to be part of this crochet along because these are some really talented ladies and I have a feeling some really gorgeous, fun patterns are going to come out of this! So if you are a beginner hoping to learn or if you’re a seasoned crocheter, come check us out!

Request to join our Facebook group by clicking here!

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Set to release Monday, January 18th, is my headband design!

The All My Heart Headband is sized to fit sizes NB, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 months, Toddler – 1-3years, Child – 3-10 years, Teen to small adult – 10 years to small women’s, and Large adult – typically this is the men’s size, but sometimes can be large women’s size. Choose between fastening with a button on one end OR tying the headband with a ribbon. Both fashions are beautiful options. Choose to use the heart embellishment or it is beautiful without. The heart treble v stitch depicted here has a video walk through to help. But beginners should have no problem learning this stitch. Especially with the video. Video link included in the pattern.

Follow this link to the All My Heart Headband.

Please favorite it if you have a moment and enjoy!

On Monday, January 18th, 2016 I will share a Coupon Code in the

A Designer’s Potpourri Crochet-A-Long FB Group

 

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http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/all-my-heart-headband-nb-adult

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