Thursday, February 12, 2015

POPCORN BURST 6" SQ

“Popcorn Burst”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2015
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Popcorn Burst by Aurora Suominen©
Size: 6” Square, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight, I used Red Heart
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used  
Beg=Beginning      Ch=Chain      Slst=Slip Stitch       Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces            Sk=Skip         W/=With                  Dc=Double Crochet    St(s)=Stitch(es)     Lps=Loops    Pc=Popcorn            Fp=Front post       
Trc=Triple crochet                     
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated. Popcorn: 4dc in st, remove hook, insert hook in 1st dc worked, grab lps from 4th dc and pull through.
   
Rnd 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) in same st, beg corner made.   [Dc in next st, popcorn in next, dc in next st, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next st, corner made]4x, minus last corner, join. (24dc, 4pc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in next st.  [Corner in next sp, dc in 2sts, fpdc in 3sts, dc in 2sts]4x, ending w/fpdc in last 3sts, join.  (44dc)

Video link below showing the corners.
Rnd 4: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 2sts. [Fptrc in 2nd dc of rnd 2 corner, 3fpsc next 2sts together, fptrc in 3rd dc of rnd 2 corner, sc in 3sts, fpsc next 3sts together, sc in 3sts]4x. Ending w/fpsc in last 3sts together, join. (40sc, 8fptrc)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlfivkuqYjU

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in 4sts.  [Corner in next st, dc in 5sts, pc in next st, dc in 5sts]4x, ending w/pc in last st, join. (56dc, 4pc)

Rnd 6: Ch2, hdc in 4sts.  [Fpdc in next st, 3fpdc next 2sts together, fpdc in next st, hdc in 11sts]3x, dc in last 6sts, join. (44hdc, 20dc)

Measure your sq, if it measures 5” use dc from this last round, with a corner we used before, if 5 ½ “ use sc.

Rnd 7: Ch1 sc in same st, sc in next 6sts. [3sc in next st, sc in next 15sts]3x, sc in last 8sts, join.  (72sc)


Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com


Friday, December 26, 2014

ALL AROUND STARS 12" SQ

This was "published" in 2013, but for some reason the post disappeared, so I am posting it again.  

“All Around Stars”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©7-2013
Size: 12” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A & B
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops                       

Rnd 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join. (16dc)

Rnd 2: In joining st work (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) beg corner made.  [Dc in 3sts,  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next st,  corner made.]4x, minus last corner & join in beg ch3.  (28dc)  

Rnd 3: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner. [Dc in 3sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 3sts, corner in corner ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (40dc)   

Rnd 4: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [(Ch1, sk st, dc)5x.  Ch1, sk st, corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (36dc)   

Rnd 5: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 3sts,  *(ch1, sk st, dc)twice.  Dc in 2sts, Repeat from * once more.  Corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (60dc)   

Rnd 6: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 6sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 5sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 6sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (84dc)   

Rnd 7: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 7sts, (ch1, sk st, dc)twice. Dc in 2sts, (ch1, sk st, dc)twice.  Dc in 6sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (92dc)  

Rnd 8: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 8sts, (ch1, sk st, dc)6x.  Dc in 7sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (100dc)   

Rnd 9: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 15sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 15sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (136dc)   

Rnd 10: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 35sts, corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (156dc)   
Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

HANGING CHRISTMAS BULB

   “Hanging Christmas Bulb”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2014 DSC04335.JPG
Size: , Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A: (.35oz) in Red or Green & B: (.4oz) in Silver or Grey.  Examples in pic: Blue one was made w/a thin sparkly yarn, made with two pieces.  Green one was made w/Red Heart and was stiff enough to make 1. See Note below after rnd 4. If you wanted you could also use 2 strands of yarn held together.
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc                       

Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, work 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join. (48dc)
*See note below BEFORE working rnd 4

IF MAKING ONE PIECE:

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, switch to B w/slst to join, continue to row 6.  (48dc)

*If you are using a stiff enough yarn, you can make just one piece and lightly stiffen it w/some spray starch or glue, if you don’t want to do this and want/need more stability to it, then for above directions, fasten off after rnd 4, and make a second piece using instructions below.

MAKING TWO PIECES:

Repeat Rnds 1-3 as above.

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)

Put both pieces together w/wrong sides facing, work through both pieces.
Rnd 5: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, switch to B w/slst to join. (48sc)

Row 6: Ch1, sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of rnd 4, sc in next sc of rnd 5)4x, fpdc in next dc of rnd 4. Ch1, turn. (5sc, 5fpdc)

Row 7: Sk first st, [Sc in next st, sk next st]Repeat across, ch1, turn.  (5sc)

Row 8: Sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of row 6, sc in next st of row 7]Repeat across, ending w/fpdc.  Fasten off, weave in ends, use your silver/grey to weave into the middle, creating a loop with your yarn.  

Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

CHRISTMAS BULB HOT PAD

“Christmas Bulb Hot Pad”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2014
CHRISTMAS BULB HOT PAD 2014.jpg
Size: , Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream Cotton yarn in 2 colors: A: Red or Green & B: Silver or Grey.  If you wanted, you can also just double up on the yarn to make one piece.  
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc                      
(Make 2)

Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, work 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join. (48dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)  

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in next 2sts, 2dc in next st]Repeat around ending w/dc in last 2sts, join.  (64dc), Fasten off first piece, DO NOT fasten off second piece.  

Put both pieces together w/wrong sides facing, work through both pieces.
Rnd 6: Ch1, sc in same st and each st around, switch to B w/slst to join.  (64sc)

Row 7:   Ch1, sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of rnd 5, sc in next sc of rnd 6)5x, ending w/fpdc, ch1, turn.  (6sc, 6fpdc)

Row 8:  Sk first st, [Sc in next st, sk next st]Repeat across, ch1, turn.  (6sc)

Row 9: Sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of row 7, sc in next st of row 8]Repeat across, ending w/fpdc.  Fasten off, weave in ends, use your silver/grey to weave into the middle, creating a loop with your yarn.

Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com