Sunday, January 29, 2012

A Thank you prize for giveaway entrants!

Bumpy Road Beanie
Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 5.50 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
1 skein size 4 worsted weighted yarn

Gauge:6hdc=2inches

Expected Finished sizes
0-3 month- 6.5X5.5"
3-6 month- 7.5X6"
6-12month- 8.5X6.5"
toddler - 9X7"
Child-preteen- 10X7.5"

0-3 month
** hat is worked in rounds, place marker if necessary **

ch2
R1)10hdc in 2nd ch from hook (10hdc)
R2)2hdc in each st around (20hdc)
R3)hdc in each st around (20hdc)
R4)2hdc in each st around (40hdc)
R5)*hdc in front loop of next st, hdc in back loop of next st* rep from * around
Rep r5 until piece measures 5.5 inches from crown of hat (stop at 5 inches for a brand new baby)

3-6 month
** hat is worked in rounds, place marker if necessary **

ch2
R1)11hdc in 2nd ch from hook (11hdc)
R2)2hdc in each st around (22hdc)
R3)hdc in each st around (22hdc)
R4)2hdc in each st around (44hdc)
R5)*hdc in front loop of next st, hdc in back loop of next st* rep from * around
Rep r5 until piece measures 6 inches from crown of hat

6-12 month
** hat is worked in rounds, place marker if necessary **

ch2
R1)12hdc in 2nd ch from hook (12hdc)
R2)2hdc in each st around (24hdc)
R3)hdc in each st around (24hdc)
R4)2hdc in each st around (48hdc)
R5)*hdc in front loop of next st, hdc in back loop of next st* rep from * around
Rep r5 until piece measures 6.5 inches from crown of hat

Toddler
** hat is worked in rounds, place marker if necessary **

ch2
R1)7hdc in 2nd ch from hook (7hdc)
R2) hdc in first st, 2hdc in each remaining st around (13hdc)
R3)2hdc in each st around (26hdc)
R4)hdc in each st around (26hdc)
R5)2hdc in each st around (52hdc)
R6)*hdc in front loop of next st, hdc in back loop of next st* rep from * around
Rep r6 until piece measures 7 inches from crown of hat

child-preteen
** hat is worked in rounds, place marker if necessary **

ch2
R1)7hdc in 2nd ch from hook (7hdc)
R2)2hdc in each st around (14hdc)
R3)2hdc in each st around (28hdc)
R4)hdc in each st around (28hdc)
R5)2hdc in each st around (56hdc)
R6)*hdc in front loop of next st, hdc in back loop of next st* rep from * around
Rep r6 until piece measures 7.5 inches from crown of hat

This design is copyrighted and protected by Crochetmylove Designs.
It is illegal to change any portion of this pattern and sell the written
works as your own creation. Finished products maybe sold anywhere.
Please give credit to the pattern writer with the link www.etsy.com/
shop/crochetmylove

Friday, January 20, 2012

Dainty Rose Headband

Skill:easy

Materials: 5.00 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
1/8 inch elastic (if you cant find any in the store, i buy mine here http://www.etsy.com/shop/SKINNYELASTIC?ref=seller_info they have super fast shipping too)
a small amount of pink caron simply soft or another light weight size 4 worsted
Small amount of size 4 worsted green yarn

Gauge:7dc=2inches

Average Head Sizes:

            

Preemies- 9-12"
0-3 month -13" - 14"
3-6 month- 14" - 17 "
6-12 month-16" - 19 "
Toddler-small child-18" to 20 "
child-preteen-19" - 20 1/2"
preteen to adult-20 1/2 - 22.5"

Headband
Cut the Elastic approximate 2-3 inches shorter than the desired head circumference. If you don't know how big the person's head is, use the average head sizes listed above

Tack ends of elastic together with yarn and tapestry needle. Fasten of securely

Rose- with pink yarn
ch10
R1)3dc in each chain across. fasten off leaving 10 inch tail
At this point it will be a little spiral Start wrapping it around itself in a circular motion to
form a rose, with a tapestry needle and the 10" tail secure the shape of the rose, fasten
off

Leaves- with green yarn
sl st anywhere on side of rose, ch 3 and sl st just to the left of original sl st(make sure
it is really close together. this will form a picot point making a delicate leaf, fasten off

Finishing -
sew or glue rose over top the sewn seam of the headband. fasten off and weave in all ends
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It is illegal to change any portion of this pattern and sell the written
works as your own creation. Finished products maybe sold anywhere.
Please give credit to the designer by adding the link
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3hdc in 2nd ch from hook, 3hdc in each remaining ch across, fasten off leaving a 10" tail
ch10