Add crochet edging around just about any paper image and create a frame. Add it to a Christmas card and make your holiday mail more personal. Punch a hole at the top and tie some yarn. Use it as a gift tag or book marker.
Zig-zags of dark and light grey together with the white run
through this classic ripple afghan. It is going to look stylish in modern home. I
crocheted it with 3mm hook and used 700gr of cotton yarn. Measures 80x120cm.
I loved crocheting this pattern, it’s relatively simple,
rhythmic and soothing. The written pattern is available HERE, and for the
graphic pattern see the photo bellow.
Snowflake granny is perfect holiday projects. Crochet
yourself a garland to string over the mantle; embellish your holiday gifts with
a snowflake granny; use them as Christmas tree ornaments; really, there are so
many uses for them! Did I mention they only take about 20 minutes to make?
With white yarn Ch 6, sl st to the first ch
to make a ring.
Ch 5, count as tr+2ch, *1tr, 2ch* 7 times, sl
st to 3rd chain of beginning chain 5, in total 8tr
Sl st inti the first ch2 space. Ch3+3tr
cluster into the same ch2 space, ch5, *4tr cluster into the next ch2 space,
ch5. Repeat * 7 times. Sl st into the top of the first 3tr cluster. Fasten off.
Join red color into top of any tr cluster, ch
1, doesn’t count as a stitch. *1dc into
the same space, ch2, 1tr into the tr of the first round, ch2, repeat *7 times.
Sl st into the ch1 of the beginning of the round.
Sl st into the ch2 space. 1dc into the same space,
ch 3, dc into the next ch2 space, ch3 around, in total 16 dc and 16 ch3 spaces.
Sl st into the ch3 space. Ch 3, count as tr,
work another tr, ch 2 and 2tr, all in the same space. You made a corner. *Ch 2,
dc in next 3ch space, ch3, dc in next ch3 space, ch 3, dc in next ch3 space,ch
2, 2tr+2ch+2tr in next ch3 space. Follow this* scheme round.
If you want your square to have a diamond
shape rather than square one, block it by stretching two diagonal corners.
Pattern and photo tutorial for Christmas ball is HERE!
My big crochet Christmas project this year is red and white Christmas tree.
GATHER YOUR SUPPLIES…
Red and white cotton yarn
3.0 mm crochet hook
ABBREVIATIONS (US terms)
ch – chain
slst – slip stitch
hdc – half double crochet
I worked this pattern in rounds, using two separate half circles to cover the ball. The two pieces are then slip stitched together.
Ch4. Sl st into the first chain to form a ring. Ch 2, work 9 hdc into the ring (10 stitches in total). Join with a sl st to the 2nd chain.
Ch 2 (counts as stitch). Hdc 2 times into each stitch (20 stitches total). Join with a sl st to the 2nd chain.
Ch 2 (counts as stitch). *Hdc 2 times in the next stitch and hdc once into the next stitch. Repeat from * around (30 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2nd chain.
Ch 2 (counts as stitch). Hdc once into every stitch (30 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2nd chain.
Ch 2 (counts as stitch). *Hdc in the next two stitches and 2hdc once into the next stitch. Repeat from * around (40 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2nd chain.
Ch 2 (counts as stitch). Hdc once into every stitch (40 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2n chain.
Repeat rounds 1-8 for the second half of the ornament.
Place the crochet half circles on the ball and pull it down as far as it will go. Line your joining seams for both halves to make your ornament look best..Sl st into the (back) loops of every stitch around the ornament.
Chevron patterns should be on every
crocheters to do list. They create amazing design patterns and look great
for all kinds of projects.
There's something captivating and thrilling about the way the
ripple effect makes the colors hop and jump.
For this blanket I used this pattern:
Foundation Row: Chain a multiple of 14 stitches + 2 stitches (I crocheted
182+2) and used crochet hook of 3mm.
dcs in 3rd ch from hook, *dc in each of the next 3 stitches, dc3tog 2 times, dc
in each of the next 3 stitches, 3 dcs in next st 2 times*; repeat from * to *
across, ending with 3 dcs in last ch.
Row 2: Ch
2. Turn. 2 dcs in first dc, * dc in each of the next 3 stitches, dc3tog 2
times, dc in each of the next 3 stitches, 3 dcs in next st 2 times *; repeat
from * to * across, ending with 3 dcs in turning ch. Repeat row 2 until blanket is to desired length.
Do you agree that
weekends should feel different from the weekdays?
I know, you need to do things to be a good spouse, a good parent, a good
friend — but aren’t you just a little tired of being “good” all the time? Schedule a weekend of
things that make you really happy.
A wonderful crocheted
pillow case, both to make, have or give, made with fresh looking colors.My #ColorKeeper pillow pattern
& step-by-step tutorial is finally available.
The pattern is very detailed. It has 18 pages,
more than 40 photos, detailed instructions on how to make flower square, how to
join the squares and how to make a back with envelope opening. The pattern is
written using U.S. crochet terms, and it's available only in English.
If you like the pillow case, the pattern is
available HERE. If you have any questions ordifficulties with the
pattern, please don't hesitate to contact me.