August 31, 2012

Lacey Arches Stole



A Beautiful pattern!  I love to use  these as warm and elegant scarves!

Designed by: Susie Bonell

Materials: Cascade Yarns Cotton Rich DK: 9 skeins color #7770

Crochet hook size G (4.00mm)

Finished size: Approx 20” x 66” blocked

Gauge: 2 pattern repeats 4 ½”, 6 pattern rows 2 ¼” approx.








August 30, 2012

Checked Wallet

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A neat wallet pattern!  You could use several color combinations and make it your own!

Designed By:  Donna Collinsworth

MATERIALS:
Size 10 crochet thread in Red and Black
Size 7 crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge
Needle to take crochet thread
Small snap
Needle and sewing thread.

FINISHED SIZE:
3” X 7-1\2”
WALLET (6” X 7-1\2” before folding):




August 29, 2012

Jackie Crochet Jacket



I love the color of this jacket!  I also love the design, it's very classic, but hip as well!

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials:
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
Color no 52, dark mustard:
700-750-850-900-1000-1100 g

CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/ US 7 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 6 rows in pattern A.4 = 10 cm / 4'' in width

MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS, NO 522 (20 mm): 6 pieces for all sizes



August 28, 2012

Roll Up Pencil Case


Roll-Up Pencil Case


It's time to go back to school!  

"Organize your favorite pens and pencils in this easy to crochet case. This clever accessory works well for your crochet hooks, too!"

Designed By: Kim Kotary

Skill Level: Easy

Supplies: RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 ball 672 Spring Green.
Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-7]
Yarn needle.

Size:  Pencil Case is 7” wide x 9½” long.



August 24, 2012

Dainty Earrings

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"These earrings are very fast and easy to make. You could make several pair in an evening and could even sell well at a school bazaar! "

Designed by: Julie A. Bolduc 

Materials Needed
Small amount desired color crochet cotton size 10. Southmaid in white was used in the example.
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Pair of fishhook earwires


August 23, 2012

Wrap Slippers

Here's a very nice slipper pattern! I think they are beautiful.


MATERIALS
MC— 2 oz (100 yards) Vanna’s Choice yarn (100% acrylic, worsted weight; 3.5 oz/100 g—170 yards per skein) in “Colonial Blue”
CC– less than 1 oz Vanna’s Choice yarn in “Linen”
5mm (US H-8) hook
safety pin or other removable marker
yarn needle




August 20, 2012

Wedding Headdress


Wedding Headdress

"Here’s a simple, yet elegant headpiece that you can crochet. It will make a beautiful showstopping finish to any bridal gown."

Designed By: Helen Sweet

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Supplies:  AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 1 White will make several Headdresses.
Steel Crochet Hooks: 1.50mm [US 7] and 1.00mm [US 12].
216 6mm pearls.

Size:  Headdress fits most women.



August 19, 2012

Loop Edge Purse

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An elegant crochet purse!  I really love this pattern and it's lacy edge! 
DESIGNED BY:  By Donna Collinsworth
MATERIALS: 1 skein Caron 4 ply yarn in Off White, small amount in Walnut, needle to take yarn, small snap, needle and invisible (clear) sewing thread and H hook or hook to obtain gauge.

FINISHED SIZE: 19” wide X 7” tall X 2-1\2” deep


August 17, 2012

Azilal Cardigan

"Worked in a mixture of textural stitches, this crocheted cardigan features a flattering empire waist and fastens with a single button."

Shown in size Small

SIZES
Directions are for women’s size Small.  Changes for sizes Medium, Large, 1X, and 2X are in parentheses

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust – 35(39¼ - 43¼ - 48 - 52)”
Back Length – 24(24 – 25¾ - 27¾ - 28½)” from top of collar to hemline

MATERIALS
4(5-6-7-8) Hanks BERROCO VINTAGE DK (100 grs), #2157 Paprika
Crochet hook, size 4.50 mm (G) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE





August 16, 2012

Kid Silk Shawl



"A dream come true!"

Measurements:
Width at top: approx 175 cm / 68 3/4''
Length mid back: approx 90 cm / 35½''

Materials: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
100 g (4 balls) color no 02, black

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 - or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:  Flower square = 11 x 11 cm / 4½" x 4½".
Diagonal from corner to corner = approx 16 cm / 6 1/4''.



August 15, 2012

Dangly Beaded Earrings in Hoops



Designed By: Cynthia

"These pretty lacy earrings will dress up any outfit. I like wearing them with a blouse and pair of jeans. "

Materials:  Crochet thread size 10
-Steel crochet hook size 7
-12 small pearlized beads that the crochet thread will fit through
-pair hoop earrings, 1 1/2" diameter (pattern can be worked into smaller or larger hoops with a few adjustments)


August 14, 2012

Square on Square Table Runner


Square on Square Table Runner


I love these colors! It caught my attention!

"Our designer has chosen colors with an Asian influence. But this table runner will look just as beautiful in other shades that fit the season and mood of any table setting. "

Designed By: Tracie Barrett
Skill Level: Easy

Supplies:  AUNT LYDIA’S® “Classic Crochet Thread”, Size 10: 2 (3, 4) balls 536 Passionata A, 2 (3, 4) balls 310 Copper Mist B, 1 (2, 2) balls 494 Victory Red C, 2 (3, 4) balls 131 Fudge Brown D, 2 (3, 4) balls 012 Black E.
Crochet Hook: 1.65mm [US 7].
Thread needle, stitch marker.

Size: Runner measures 14” wide x 60” long.
Changes for lengths of 90” and 120” are in parentheses.


August 12, 2012

Out on the Town Earrings



"They're bold. Different. Crazy. Cool. Wild. Perfect for parties, informal weddings and proms, casual dinners, picnics, or shopping outings. Besides, no girl can have enough earrings. Especially fun ones that make you smile."

Designed by:  Rachel Geller


Materials: (For 1 Pair)
      Small amount #10 (bedspread weight) mercerized cotton thread
      US #6 steel hook (1.8mm)
      48 black hematite E beads (size 8/0)
      Scissors
      Needle to weave in ends
      Earring findings of your choice



August 10, 2012

Summer Circle Jacket



"...finally the summer came with its warm, lovely colours!"

Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL/XXXL
To fit chest measurements: 80/88 – 92/100 – 110/118 cm / 31"/35" - 36"/40" - 43"/47"

Materials: DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
200-250-250 g color no 7219, pistachio
150-200-200 g color no 7402, light sea green
150-200-200 g color no 1760, light grey purple
100-100-100 g color no 3250, light old pink
100-100-100 g color no 4314, grey purple

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 14 tr x 5½ rows with tr vertically with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.



August 8, 2012

Striped Square Tote Bag

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A great idea for creating a cool tote bag!  My favorite colors too!

Designed By:  Donna Collinsworth

Materials:  4 ply Red Heart yarn in Black and Light Gray, needle to take yarn, H hook or hook to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 3 hdc sts = 1”, 3 rows hdc = 1”. Block is 4-1\4” square.

Finished Size: 18” long X 13” wide.







August 7, 2012

Lacy Armlets


Lace Armlets

Designed with a bride, debutante or prom goer in mind, these pretty wristers are detailed with pearly gray beads. 

Designed By: Kristen Stoltzfus
Skill Level: Intermediate

Supplies: AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 0226 Natural.
Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7].
Tapestry needle, 20 (22, 24) 6mm gray glass pearl beads, beading needle or needle that can go through bead holes and matching thread

Size:
Directions are for size Small/Medium; changes for sizes Large and Extra Large are in parentheses.


August 6, 2012

Little Ice Cream Purse

 

This little purse is so cute!  I made one right away for my daughter, she loves it!

Designed by:  Mama G

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials: Worsted weight yarn in whatever colors you want the cone, ice cream, and cherry to be.
Size G hook.


August 3, 2012

Bobble and Lace Vest



Beautiful vest!

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 82-90-98-106-118-130 cm / 32 1/4"-35½"-38½"-41 3/4-46½"-51"
Full length: 34-36-38-40-42-44 cm / 13 3/8''-14¼''-15''-15¾''-16½''-17 ¼''

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
Color no 61, light beige: 300-300-350-400-400-450 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – or size needed to get 20 dc x 10 rows vertically = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.




August 2, 2012

Triangular Summer Top


"Cool off on a sweltering day in this open-backed top tying at the middle of the back and behind the neck. Solid shells cover the bust. The lower front is composed of a lace design."
Size
This pattern can be made to fit any size(s).

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials
#10 Cotton Thread
Steel Crochet Hook
Measuring Tape
Scissors
Cotton Fabric (Optional)
Needle & Thread (Optional)


August 1, 2012

Camo Corset


Camo Corset

This corset top would look great in any color! 

Designed By: Double Stitch
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Supplies:  RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 skein each 971 Camouflage A and 376 Burgundy B.
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

Size: Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large, X-Large and XX-Large are in
parentheses.
Finished Bust: 20 (20½, 27½, 30, 35)”.
Finished Length: 13½” at shortest edge, 16½” at longest.


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