Friday, 14 November 2014

'Tis the Season - Winter Projects~

Soo I'm back after a long break...and what better way to start off than posting some winter projects! I know I love those... It's cold... Snowing... Let's do some crochet by the fireplace!

I'll keep adding to this as I find things.


1. First off. Check out this awesome snowflake throw from redheart.com 

Dusty Snowflake Throw Crochet Pattern
LW2020
Skill Level: Easy
Designed By: Tammy Hildebrand
Supplies:
RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 2 skeins 311 White A and 5 skeins 984 Shaded Dusk B.Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle.
Size: Throw measures 45” x 52½”.
GAUGE: Motif = 7½” diameter. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
NOTE: After the first motif, all others are joined while working Rnd 7. Motifs are joined in 6 rows of 7 motifs.
MOTIF
With A ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join with a slip st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 7, skip next dc, [sc in next dc, ch 7, skip next dc] 7 times; join in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Working in skipped dc of Rnd 1, behind ch-7 spaces, join B in any skipped dc; ch 3, 2 dc in same dc, [3 dc in next skipped dc] 7 times; join.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, * (dc, ch 1, dc) in next dc **, dc in next 2 dc; repeat from * to last dc, end at **; dc in last dc; join. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Working in ch-1 spaces of Rnd 4 and ch-7 spaces of Rnd 2 at the same time, join A in any space; ch 3, 4 dc in same space, * ch 1, skip next 2 dc, slip st in space between sts, ch 1, skip next 2 dc **, 5 dc in next space; repeat from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.
Rnd 6: Join B with a sc in back loop of center dc of any 5-dc group of Rnd 5, * working over slip st of previous rnd (tr, ch 1, tr, ch 2, tr, ch 1, tr) all in next space **, sc in back loop of center dc of next 5-dc group; repeat from * around, end at **; join in first sc.
FIRST MOTIF ONLY-Rnd 7: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same st as joining, * sc in next ch-1 space, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space, sc in next ch-1 space **, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc; repeat from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.
Joining Rnd 7: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same st as joining, sc in next ch-1 space, * 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1, slip st in corresponding ch-3 space of previous motif, ch 1, 2 dc in same space on current motif, sc in next ch-1 space, 2 dc in next sc, slip st in corresponding ch-1 space on previous motif, 2 dc in same space on current motif, sc in next ch-1 space **; repeat from * to ** for each corresponding join, ***(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, sc in next ch-1 space, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-2 space, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from *** around; join. Fasten off.
NOTE: First 7 large motifs will have 3 joins. Beginning large motif of the next 5 rows will have 7 joins. Remaining large motifs will have 9 joins. After first row of 7 large motifs join 6 filler motifs between rows.
FILLER MOTIF
With A ch 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4, [dc in ring, ch 1] 7 times; join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join B with a sc in any dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 space, [sc in next dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 space] 7 times; join.
Joining Rnd 3: Slip st to next ch-1 space; ch 3, dc in same space, ch 1, slip st in corresponding ch-3 space of large motif, ch 1, 2 dc in same space on filler motif, * 2 dc in next space, slip st in next ch-1 space of large motif, 2 dc in same space on filler motif, 2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, slip st in next ch-3 space of large motif, ch 1, 2 dc in same space on filler motif **; repeat from * to ** one time; (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 space, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-1 space, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 space; join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Border
Rnd 1: Join A in ch 5 space at top right corner, ch 1, 5 sc in same space, *[skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, 3 sc in next ch space, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, 5 sc in next ch space] 3 times, **5 sc in next ch space; rep from * across ending at **(left corner), rep from * to ** 2 times, 5 sc in next ch space; rep from * around.
Rnd 2:Join with slip stitch to beg sc, fasten off.
ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

2. Make some snowflakes! This is a Lanukas Design. Check out the website it has a great ideas especially for keeping the shape of the snowflakes by soaking the snowflakes in liquid starch and pinning them when they dry in place! http://www.lanukas.com/2013/12/patron-de-copo-de-nieve-ganchillo.html#eng


3. Free Winter Dolls Pattern from Annabooshouse. Here is the link to the pattern http://media.blacksheepwools.com/media/wysiwyg/winterdolls_crochet_nat.pdf



4. Snowman Hat by Micahmakes.com  http://www.micahmakes.com/category/free-patterns


Materials:
  • 2 skeins Red Heart Holiday Yarn in Aran with Gold Metallic
  • 5.5 mm [US I-9] crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Diagram
Gauge:
  • Snowflake measures 5½” x 5½” measured point to point. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Instructions:
Runner measures 57" long x 14" wide.
Center Strip
  1. Ch 4, join with slip st to form a ring.
     
  2. Round 1 (right side): Ch 5 (counts as hdc, ch 3), [hdc,ch 3] 5 times in ring; join with slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-5—6 ch-3 spaces.
     
  3. Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, (2 sc, ch 5, 2 sc) in next ch-3 space, *sc in next hdc, (2 sc, ch 5, 2 sc) in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—6 ch-5 spaces.
     
  4. Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, [sc, ch 5, sc, ch 7 (point), sc, ch 5, sc] in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, ch 3, skip next 2 sc**, sc in next sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st in first sc—6 ch-7 points. Fasten off.

Second Snowflake (2 points joined)
  1. Rounds 1-2: Repeat rounds 1-2 of first snowflake.
     
  2. Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, with wrong sides together, slip st in corresponding ch-7 point on previous snowflake, ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc) in same ch of ch-5 space on current snowflake, ch 3, skip next 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat * once; **ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc, ch 7, sc, ch 5, sc) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, ch 3, skip next 2 sc***, sc in next sc; repeat from ** around, ending last repeat at ***, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

Third through Twelfth Snowflake
  1. Work 10 more snowflakes same as second snowflake, joining in a strip, skipping 1 point on each side of snowflakes.

First Side Strip
  1. First Snowflake (3 points joined):  Rounds 1-2: Repeat rounds 1-2 of first snowflake.
     
  2. Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, with wrong sides together, slip st in first ch-7 space on top snowflake on center strip to the right of joining, ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc) in same ch of ch-5 space on current snowflake, ch 3, skip next 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat * twice, joining with slip st to junction between 2 snowflakes, then joining to next ch-7 point; **ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc, ch 7, sc, ch 5, sc) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, ch 3, skip next 2 sc***, sc in next sc; repeat from ** around, ending last repeat at ***, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

Second Snowflake (4 points joined)
  1. Rounds 1-2: Repeat rounds 1-2 of first snowflake.
     
  2. Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, with wrong sides together, slip st in corresponding ch-7 space on previous snowflake on same strip, ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc) in same ch of ch-5 space on current snowflake, ch 3, skip next 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat * 3 times, joining with slip st to next 2 junctions between 2 snowflakes, then joining to next ch-7 point; **ch 3, (sc, ch 5, sc, ch 7, sc, ch 5, sc) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 space, ch 3, skip next 2 sc***, sc in next sc; repeat from ** around, ending last repeat at ***, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

Third through Eleventh Snowflake
  1. Work 9 more snowflakes same as second snowflake, joining in a strip across side of center strip, following assembly diagram for placement.

Second Side Strip
  1. Make and join 11 more snowflakes joining to center strip same as first side strip, following Assembly Diagram (see link, above) for placement.
     
  2. Weave in ends. 

6. Peppermint coasters. This is a nice easy one from Free-crochet.com http://www.free-crochet.com/detail.html?code=FC00502&source=pntrsta 



7. Elegant Ornaments. From freepatterns.com http://www.freepatterns.com/detail.html?code=FC00488&cat_id=324



8. Snowflake Pillow from Redheart  http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/snowflake-pillow

Snowflake Pillow

9. Winter Snowflakes Place Mat and Hot Pad from free-crochet.com http://www.free-crochet.com/detail.html?code=FC00913&source=fcbklka

10. Snowflake Granny Square from ravelry.com http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/snowflake-granny-square-afghan


more to come later~

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Random Object Crochet Appliques


















 http://www.freepatterns.com/detail.html?code=FC00257&cat_id=313

Basket Towels

http://crochetncrafts.com/crochet/crochetdrumsetapplique.html
Crochet Drumset Applique
numbers!
http://allicrafts.blogspot.com/2012/09/free-pattern-number-appliques.html
Mask and Fan applique
https://sites.google.com/site/surawhit/maskandfanapplique
Flip Flop
http://itty-bitty-creations.blogspot.com/2011/08/flip-flop-applique.html

Firehydrant
http://calleighsclips.blogspot.com/2011/02/fire-hydrant-applique-crochet-pattern.html
Football
http://knittinglove4u.blogspot.com/2012/01/football-applique-free-pattern.html
Football
http://thetoddlerwhisperer.blogspot.com/2012/02/free-crochet-pattern-football.html


Pokemon
http://www.debbie-jean.com/2009/12/pokeball-applique.html

Music
http://www.crochetspot.com/crochet-pattern-musical-notes/

Saturday, 20 July 2013

More flower reference book patterns

Found a bunch of nice flower book resources :) enjoy~

This site has a nice collection of flowery openwork patterns.
http://mizrah.ru/post150731375/?upd


This book has flower patterns for flowers and openwork flowery designs. Click the link below to see it all. UPDATED LINK (use translation the other parts of the book are at the bottom in links part 2, 3, 4, 5)
http://mizrah.ru/rubric/2459808/
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http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/selwas/post220761280/


http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/4285734/post199834054/


http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/selwas/post220761137/