Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Crochet Valentine Flowers















Designed by Craftsbystarlight

Fun! Easy! This project makes a great Valentine or even a fun Decoration for the kitchen.  Make one to give away or make a whole boutique to put in a vase to add to your d├ęcor.

It is fun that Phoebe has taken this one over. It is a new year and I am thinking that this is a going to be a good year. Valentines Day is not for a little while but this year I want to go all out for it (decoration wise) I love Valentines day not because the celebration of love but because I think hearts or so Freaking fun!

Materials: One Plastic Floral Flower, Size 10 Thread colors: Pink and Red, Crochet Hook size 1.30 mm, Poly-Fill.

SL = Slip Crochet
SC – Single Crochet
HDC = Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
TR = Treble Crochet

With Red Thread:
Base: CH 4
Row 1: 2 SC in 1st sp, 1 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row2: 5 SC, CH 1, turn.
Row 3: 2 SC in 1st sp, 3 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch1, turn.
Row 4: 7 SC, Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: 2 SC in 1st sp, 5 SC, 2 S in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 6: 9 SC, CH 1, turn.
Row 7: 2 SC in 1st sp, 7 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 8: 11 SC, CH 1, turn.
Row 9: 2 SC in 1st sp, 9 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 10: 13 SC, Ch 1, turn.
Row 11: 2 SC in 1st sp, 11 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 12: 15 SC, CH 1, turn.
Row 13: 2 SC in 1st sp, 13 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn.
Row 14: 17 SC, Ch 1, turn.
Row 15: 2 SC in 1st sp, 15 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 16: 19 SC, Ch 1, turn.
Row 17: 2 SC in 1st sp, 17 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 18: 2 SC in 1st sp, 19 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.
Row 19-22: 23 SC, CH 1, turn.
Row 23: 10 SC, SC2tog, Ch 1, turn.
Row 24-25: 11 SC, CH1, turn.
Row 26: SC2tog, 7 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.
Row 27-28: 9 SC, CH 1, turn.
Row 29: SC2tog, 5 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.
Row 30: SC3tog, 1 SC, SC3tog, Tie off.

Turn Motif and attach Red thread to 1st SC sp on Row 22.
Rows 31- 37: Rep Rows 23-30.

Make one more Heart by repeating Rows 1-37.

Next, place both hearts together and SC around from top center crease, SC the hearts going through both layers at once. Leave small opening and fill with Poly-Fill and then Finish SC around, SL to 1st SC made, Change color to Pink CH 1, turn.

With Pink:* SK 1 SC sp, 5DC in next sp, sk 1 sp, 1 SC, Rep around the heart.

Finally, Take a Stem of Floral Rose Flowers and Cut off a Stem, pull off the flower, and replace it with heart. Depending on how tight you crochet the heart it should fit snugly or if you wish you can use a glue to keep it from fall off the stem.

Have fun and make a bunch!



Friday, December 24, 2010

Tatted Ballerina Doodle













Tatted Ballerina Doodle

Designed By Esther Leavitt
 
Fun! Ballerina Doodle!  Great for scrap booking pages or card and invites. It is easy and fun to make. You can Change your thread size and color to match your projects. It is great for Scrap Booking. These doodles, as they are referred to, are fun, easy, and are a money savor for the pocket books for those who love to scrapbook. 

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Knit Mittens





Designed By Esther Leavitt

Cute and Stylish! These mittens are for a 6-8 year old. Keep your Kids hands warm with mittens this winter. Don’t worry about a mitten getting lost you can always make another matching one no problem.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Knit Infant Winter Headband





Knit Winter Headband

Designed By Esther Leavitt
 
This Headband is one of my favorites. Keep your baby ears warm with this beautiful and fun headband. My personal touch I have not shared yet with you is revealed in this headband.  Interchangeable flowers make this headband fun! It can be matched with just about anything. This headband measures 11 ½ inches long and is mean for a newborn. For a bigger size band, increase the length.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Knit Head Band





Cute and warm! This knitted easy headband will keep your ears warm and still be stylish!  This is a Simple and easy pattern to follow. The head band is 18” long but Stretches to fit most head sizes. The patterns can be easily altered to fit any sized head.