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.
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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
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There is nothing like making your own stocking just in time for the holidays! This simple pattern can help you make your very own. Directions are listed below:
MEASUREMENT: Approx 13 ins [33 cm] long from cuff to heel.
MATERIALS: Bernat® Happy Holidays (100 g/3.5 oz; 219 m/240 yds)
MC: 31706 Evergreen Glitter 2 balls
A: 31005 Silver Sparkle 1 ball
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
GAUGE: 13 sc and 15 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]
INSTRUCTIONS: Cuff: With A, ch 11. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 10 sc. Turn. 2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until cuff measures 14 ins [35.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off. Sew side seam.
(RS). Join MC with sl st at side seam. Work 46 sc evenly around Cuff. Join. Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.
Rep last rnd for 11½ ins [29 cm]. Fasten off.
Heel: (RS). Join A with sl st to first sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as sl st and each of next 22 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row for 2 ins [5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape heel: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 9 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 10 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 11 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 12 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 13 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
7th and 8th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 15 sts. Break A. Joining rnd: (RS). Join MC with sl st at left side of Heel Base. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 23 sc of instep. Place marker. Work 7 sc up right side of Heel, 1 sc in each of next 15 sc across top of Heel and 7 sc down left side of Heel. Join. 52 sc in total. Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to marker. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Join. Rep last rnd until 44 sts rem.
Work even in sc for 5½ ins [14 cm] from joining rnd. Join A at end of last rnd. Break MC.
Shape toe: 1st rnd: With A, (Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. Join. 2nd rnd: (Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. Join.
Cont in same manner, dec 4 sts on every rnd until 12 sts rem.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely. Fold cuff to RS.
Loop: With MC, ch 25. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end of ch. Fasten off. Fold in half and sew in position.
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