September 28, 2012

Lace Masquerade Mask

Here is a pretty mask pattern.  Plenty of time left to have it ready for Halloween!

Designed By:  Craft Disasters and other Atrocities  

Skill Level:  Advanced

Yarn: Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Cotton (Sz 10 – Black)

Hook: 1.5mm

Additional supplies:
about 12” of 20 gauge wire
pair of needle nose pliers
wire cutters
Needle and matching thread
1” wide ribbon (approximately 1yard) OR Decorative stick-handle OR 12-16" Matching Elastic
Small swatch of matching fabric, ribbon, or swatch of crochet made with your yarn.

September 27, 2012

The Convertable Hat



  What a cool idea!  I definitely have to try one of these.

Designed By: AprilDraven

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:
H/8-5.00MM hook
12 sc= 4 inches
100% Acrylic yarn 

September 26, 2012

Raffinement Poncho


  I love love this poncho, and I usually don't like ponchos!
"With thick wool and yet feminine!"
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS POLARIS from Garnstudio Color no 04, medium gray: 1000-1200-1300-1400-1500-1600 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 12 mm/US O - or size needed to get 6 tr = width 10 cm / 4'' (1 repetition of A.1 measures approx. 8 cm / 3 1/8'' in width, 1 repetition of A.2 measures approx. 10 cm / 4'' in width).

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON NO 540: 1 piece for all sizes 



September 25, 2012

Cowl á la Mode



Cowl à la Mode"You'll want one in every color for your own wardrobe or for gifts for your friends and family."

Designed By: Lorna Miser

Skill Level:  Easy

Supplies:  RED HEART® Boutique Changes®: 2 balls 9101 Cream.  Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

Size:  Cowl measures 12” [30 cm] x 28” [71 cm] circumference.



September 23, 2012

Swirl Blanket


"A basic pattern for a swirl hexagon/ circle. You can crochet as many rounds as you want, so the size is up to you."

Designed By: Sonea Delvon Designs

Yarn: GGH Molina; 2000-2200 yards (1829-2012m)

Size: Any size possible


September 22, 2012

Mini Witch Hat


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"I've always loved those mini top-hats you see floating around now and then, and I thought it would be super cute to make a Halloween version. "

Materials:
Hook size H8/5.00mm
Yarn - DK weight novelty



September 20, 2012

Lucida Lamp Shade Cover


"So romantic …"

Covers fit lamp shades in with the following dimensions:
Height: 17 - 21 cm
Circumference at the bottom: approx. 75 - 107 cm
Circumference at the top: approx. 58 - 86 cm

Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
150-200 g colour no 0300, beige or 0618, camel

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 5 mm – or size needed to get 13 dc/tr in width and approx. 10 rows with textured pattern vertically = 10 x 10 cm.

September 19, 2012

Cascade Scarf


  
"I wanted to make a scarf that was light and airy, soft and romantic."


Designed by: Kittyboo Crochet


Skill Level: Easy

Materials:
  • Sirdar Blur 50g x 2
  • Hook: 8.00mm

September 16, 2012

Sunny Days Chain Cardigan

A different view on the cardigan. I like this unique mesh chain style pattern, very cool!

Sunny Days Chain Cardigan Difficulty level: Intermediate

Size: S (M, L, XL)

Materials: Elann Lustrado 100% cotton fingering weight yarn, 185 yd (169 m) / 50 gr - 4 (4, 5, 6) balls

Hook: D (3.25 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge: *2 dc, ch 12* (1 pattern repeat) - 2" (5 cm)




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September 15, 2012

Lacy Arm Coverings

Cuffs, armlets, wristers, these arm coverings can be called by several names. I've been seeking a lacy style pattern, and after many hours searching, I ended with nothing. Therefore, I decided to whip up my own. These long lacy crochet arm cuffs are elegant and have a vintage vibe, exactly what I was looking for!

A great way to keep your arms warm (but not too warm) this fall and look stylish too! I would love to share my pattern with you.

This pattern is owned and copyrighted for Fintage Vintage, 2012. You may make these for your own personal use and for selling at live events such as craft fairs and markets. Online selling or copying of this pattern or the finished product is not allowed.


Designed By: Farrah for Fintage
Skill Level:  Intermediate
Yarn: Aunt Lydia's Crochet Thread size 10 (I used color Violet)
Hook: Size 2.0mm
Size: Womens' One size fits all

Abbreviations Used:
Rnd=round
Ch=chain
st=stitch
sts=stitches
sl st=slip stitch
beg=beginning
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
tr=treble or triple crochet

Special Term Used: Shell=skip 3 sts, 7dc in next stitch, skip 3 sts

PATTERN
Ch 25, sl st to 1st ch to form a loop. Ch2. Do not turn.

Rnd 1: 9 dc in the 1st ch. Ch3. Turn. 

Rnd 2: Tr in the 1st dc, shell, tr in next dc, ch3. Turn.

Rnd 3: 9tr 1st st, shell, 9tr in last st. Ch3. Turn.

Rnd 4: Tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next st)3 times. Ch3. Turn.

Rnd 5: 9tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next st)twice, shell, 9tr in last st. Ch3. Turn.

Rnds 6 and 7: Tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next st)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Ch3. Turn.

Rnd 8: Tr in first st, (shell, 2tr in next st)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Ch3, Turn.
Increasing tr
Rnd 9: Tr in first st, (shell, tr in next 2 sts)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Join to opposite side by working a sl st to the top of the 1st tr of row. DO NOT TURN.
joining
Do not turn from now on.

Rnds 10 to 13: Tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next 2 sts)4 times, shell, tr in last st. sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnd 14: Tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next st, 2tr in next st)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnds 15 to 17: Tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next 3 sts)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnd 18: 2tr in 1st st, (shell, tr in next st, 2tr in next st, tr in next st)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnds 19 and 20: tr in first 2 sts, (shell, tr in next 4 sts)4 times, shell, tr in last st. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnd 21: Tr in first 2 sts, (shell, tr in next 2 tr, 2tr in next tr, tr in next tr)4 times, shell, 2 tr in last tr. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnd 22 and 23: Tr in first 2 tr, (shell, tr in next 5 tr)4 times, shell, tr in last 2 tr. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnd 24: tr in 1st tr, 2tr in next tr, (Shell, tr in next 2 tr, 2tr in next tr, tr in next 2 tr)4 times, shell, tr in last 2 tr. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnds 25 and 26: Tr in 1st 3 tr, (Shell, tr in next 6 tr)4 times, shell, tr in last 2 sts. SL st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnd 27: Tr in 1st 3 sts, (Shell, tr in next 2 sts, 2tr in next st, tr in next 3 sts)4 times, shell, 2tr in next st, tr in last st. Sl st to beg tr. Ch3.

Rnds 28 and 29: Tr in 1st 3 sts, (shell, tr in next 7 sts)4 times, shell, tr in last 3 sts. Sl st to beg tr. Ch1.

Rnd 30: sc in each st around (70sc)

Fasten off.

Sew in ends.

September 14, 2012

The Katy Cap



A hip cap for the fall!

Designed By:  StitchLeft

Yarns suggested: Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Solids & Twists

Yarn weight:  Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi)

Gauge:  6 stitches and 4 rows = 2 inches in Double crochet

Hook size:  6.0 mm (J)

Yardage:  150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)

Sizes available:  One size fits most



September 13, 2012

Long Lacy Wristers


Long Lacy Wristers

"Elegant wristers!  Reminds of a seductive jazz songstress." 

Designed By: Kimberly K. McAlindin
Skill Level: Intermediate

Supplies:  AUNT LYDIA’S® “Bamboo Crochet Thread” Size 3: 2 balls 0012 Black.
Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6] and 3.5mm [US E-4].
Yarn needle, 20” black elastic (optional).

Size:  Wristers measure 15” long to thumb.
Directions are for one size.



September 12, 2012

Lassie Wig



Halloween is coming soon!   It's a fun time for crochet!  Here's a very simple and cute wig pattern.


What you need:
Red Heart Super Saver
(be sure you have a full or almost full skein)
Size I (5.5mm) hook
Clip to keep place
Scissors
Wig head (optional but handy)



September 11, 2012

Tobago Belt


"A wonderfully cool accessory, this uber-hip belt gives crochet a new swagger."  

Yarn: Sinfonia by Omega, sport weight yarn (100 g, 218 yds, color: Nordic Blue): 1, 2 skeins (Number of skeins depends on length of finished belt.  For a single-wrap belt, one skein should be sufficient, for a double-wrap belt, buy two.)

Hook: D/3.25mm

Notions: vintage belt buckle, not D rings.


September 10, 2012

Fan Pattern Gloves



"Stunning in red! Autumn is approaching and you need splashes of pick-me-up colours."

Size: S - M – L

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
100 g color no 3770, dark pink

crochet hook size 3 mm [C] – or size needed to get 24 dc x 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].


September 7, 2012

Visor


Crochet Visor

It's not cold enough for winter hats yet, so give this awesome visor a try!  

Material: Red Heart Comfort, or any worsted weight yarn.

Hook Size: I/9-5.50MM

Finished sizes: Measure 19" (20", 21") in circumference.
Directions are for small, changes for medium and large are in parenthesis.



September 6, 2012

Sports Fever Foot Rest


Sports Fever Footrest

I love crochet ottoman covers!  It's an easy way to liven up a room, and easily transform an old ottoman into something new.

"Watch your favorite team with your feet up on a footrest with your team’s colors! This ottoman cover is crocheted using yarn that changes color automatically. "

Designed By: Tracie Barrett

Skill Level:  Easy

Supplies:  RED HEART® Team Spirit™: 5 skeins of 960 Orange/Navy OR 940 Red/Blue.
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle, 14½” x14½” x14½” Ottoman.

Size:  Cube cover measures 14½” x 14½”.


September 5, 2012

Victorian/Steampunk Ruffled Spats

Crochet Victorian-inspired steampunk spats with this free crochet pattern.

 "Steampunk fashion draws largely from Victorian-era styles and designs.  One item common between the two styles are spats, fabric cuffs that go over boots"
Designed By: Rhonda Rowley 
Skill Level:  Easy
Materials: Light weight yarn and a size F hook.  
Size:  Finished size will vary based on yarn selection, hook size, and tension.  
Note:  This pattern is written for making the right spat  To change the pattern for the left foot, work R10 in back loops only instead of front.

September 4, 2012

Striped Vest

Striped Vest


I really like this vest!  It is artsy, elegant, and chic all at once!

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Size: 12/14 (42/44)

Materials:Aunt Lydia's 100% Mercerized Cotton Size 3 150yd/138m black - 14 balls.
Aunt Lydia's 100% Mercerized Cotton Size 3 150yd/138m red - 1 ball.
Aunt Lydia's 100% Mercerized Cotton Size 3 150yd/138m white - 1 ball.
Aunt Lydia's 100% Mercerized Cotton Size 3 150yd/138m light brown - 1 ball.

Hook: E (3.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE


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