Thursday, March 31, 2011

Bunny Sachets in Hidding!!

So, today I hatched a grand idea to make up a whole bunch of my lil bunny sachets, attatch my business cards on them and hide them around the town my family and I now live in!  I havent actually gotten all of that achieved but I am on my way!  My sweet daughter placed my "whoops" in many places in our yard and had me take pictures of it for ideas! She is so cute and 4 so you could only imagine!!
This lil bunny is filled with only flax seed as it was my "try-out".  I plan to fill some with lavender, roses and other smell goods!!  Not sure what all I could do but the choices are clearly endless!!  I will have some of these cute little guys up for sale on my studio here soon, where you could purchase two different sizes and an endless list of colors (of your choice, of course!!) 

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Toddler Beanie

Found some Caron Simply Soft yarn and fell in love with how soft it was!  I even put it up to my cheek just like my kids do with their favorite baby blankies!!  I made this hat to fit a child the size of my son, he is 15 months and barely let me put the hat on him! haha but we managed for a few seconds anyway.  All it took was 3 colors of Caron Simply Soft yarn, a G-hook, and a little bit of spare time!
Abbreviations: hdc- half double crochet   sts- stitches   slst- slip stitch  ch- chain

Row 1: 11 hdc in a magic ring, join
Row 2: ch1, 2 hdc in each stitch around, join 
Row 3: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next, around, join
Row 4: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next 2, around, join
Row 5: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next 3, around, join
Row 6: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next 4, around, join
Row 7-19: ch1, 1 hdc in each around, join
I changed colors rows 13-17 (2,1,2)
Finish off and weave in ends

This hat would be very easy to make smaller or larger, all you have to do is decrease or increase the number of 'increase' rows in the beginning of the hat.  Enjoy!!! Until next time, Happy Hooking!! 

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Fingerless Gloves

I whipped these up for myself after making soo many for other I thought of myself for once! haha!  They didnt take too long, I absolutly love them!  So here is the pattern and all that!
Abbrevs: slst- slip stitch  ch- chain  sc- single crochet  hdc- half double crochet  dc- double crochet
Note: I worked these by joining each row with a slst and did not turn after each row which can be done as well.  the ch 2 at the beginning of each dc row does not count as a dc!

Cuff:  ch 9
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each across (8sc) ch1, turn
Row 2: sc in back loops only from here on out ch1, turn
Row 3-24: repeat row 2
slst ends together then sc around the 'top' of the cuff to make look alittle better! join (24sc)
Row 1-3: ch 1, sc in each around, join
Row 4: ch 2, dc in each around, join
Row 5-6: ch 1, sc in each around, join
Row 7: ch 2, dc in same st and in each around, 2dc in the last st (26dc)
Row 8-9: ch 1, hdc in each around 
Row 10: ch 2, dc in first 5, ch 3, skip 3 sts, dc in next 18 for left hand, dc in first 18, ch 3, skip 3 sts, dc in next 5 for right hand.
Row 11-12: hdc in each around including ch 3 space
Finish off and weave in ends.

There it is! My favorite, comfortable fingerless glove pattern that I made up!  I used some soft, worsted weight yarn and a H hook.  Hope you enjoy the pattern! Until next time, Happy Hooking!!!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Crochet Baby Hat

I made these two hats this morning for an order my Grandmother placed with me this morning.  I couldnt find a pattern that was unisex so I created this one!  I used baby yarn in baby yellow, baby green and white.  I used a G-hook with the white and one color, together, for each hat.
Abbreviations: ch- chain, hdc-half double crochet, dc-double crochet, fpdc-front post double crochet

Row 1: 8 hdc in magic ring, join with slip stitch
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each around, join (16)
Row 3: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, 1 hdc in next around, join (24)
Row 4: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, 1 hdc in next 2 around, join (32)
Row 5: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, 1 hdc in next 3 around, join (40)
Row 6: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, 1 hdc in next 4 around, join (48)
Row 7: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, 1 hdc in next 5 around, join (56)
Row 8-10: Ch 2, 1 dc in each around, join (56each)
Row 11-14: Ch 2, 1 dc in next 3, 1 fpdc in next 1 around, join (56each)
Finish off and weave in ends. Until next time, Happy Hooking!!