Well the sun is finally out again and flowers have once again started to bloom. Here is a cute sunflower crochet pattern that might bring a little sunshine to your day. This adorable pattern can be found on Coats Crafts.
Earth Day is coming up and there is no better way to celebrate it then crocheting your own globe using plastic bags! Artist Julie Kornblum created this fun activity. Check out Recyclart to see other awesome crafts you can create in celebration of Earth day!
Who needs corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day when you can learn how to make your own crochet shamrock! Check out Emma Wilkinson’s blog, How to Crochet a Heart, to see how to create your own four leaf clover in time for the holiday.
Start off your spring right by creating something fun and spunky to have around your house during this wonderful season. Check out Little Birdie Secrets blog and learn how to create your own flowers to have just in time for spring!
With the holiday coming up I found a fun craft to decorate your home and add a little spunk to it! On the Katydid and Kid website there are directions to make your very own set of knitted hearts. Enjoy.
Martin Luther King Day is coming up next week and there is no better way to spend your day off than knitting a hat to keep your head and ears nice and warm for winter! To create your very own “slouchy hat” check out the directions listed below:
Note: When working ribbing, sl st loosely
and do not ch at beg of rows.
1st row: 1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sl st
in each ch across. Turn. 12 sl st.
2nd row: Working in back loops only, 1 sl st
in each of next 12 sl st. Turn.
Rep 2nd row until work from beg measures
17″ (43 cm). Do not fasten off.
Join back seam: Working in back loops
only, sl st last row and rem loops of
foundation ch tog. Do not fasten off.
Turn work and proceed as follows:
Hat: Beg working in rnds: 1st rnd: Ch 1.
Working along row ends, work (1 sc. 1 dc)
18 times evenly around. Join with sl st to
first sc. 36 sts.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st – beg
cluster made. 1 sc in next dc. *(Yoh and draw
up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops) twice
in next sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on
hook – cluster made. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from
* 16 times more. Join with sl st to top of beg
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next cluster. 1 cluster in
next sc) 18 times. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: Beg cluster. 1 sc in next cluster.
(Cluster in next sc. 1 sc in next cluster) 17 times.
Join with sl st to top of first cluster.
5th and 6th rnds: Rep 3rd and 4th rnds once
7th rnd: Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in next st. Miss
next sc. Draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw
through all loops on hook – decrease made.
Cluster in next sc. 1 sc in next cluster. Cluster in
next sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st
to first st. 24 sts rem.
8th rnd: Beg cluster. Decrease. (Cluster.
Decrease) 5 times. 12 sts rem.
9th rnd: Ch 1. (Decrease. Cluster) 3 times.
Fasten off, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly
through rem 6 sts.
beg = begin(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rem = remaining
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yoh = yarn over hook
My goal for the new year is to learn how to crochet something that has a very difficult pattern. If you have any cool pattern ideas that are challenging, write on our Facebook wall and let me know! Also, let me know if you have any awesome new year’s resolutions! I would love to hear from everyone!