Monday, January 31, 2011

6 New Patterns Posted

I have just posted 6 patterns!!  Please scroll down to view them, or check, "My Free Patterns" at the right, they will be at the top of the list.  I will still be posting the Square for February in a few hours. 

WE are getting blast of winter weather.......I was hoping for one more blast of winter before Spring came.........which the way our weather felt last week, I was sure Spring was already here.  IT is really cold out there, we had ice this morning and snow is starting to fall now. 

I helped out at the school for a couple of hours, then headed home to get ready to take my mom to the dr,  Her kidneys are messed up and it is making her blood pressure go way up.......so she is back on her Depokot and a blood pressure medicine.......she needs to fast this week then go back for blood work, which should tell them more. 

HEARTS GO ROUND DISHCLOTH

“Hearts go Round”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2011
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Size: 8” heart tip to tip, Hook: G/4.5mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream Cotton yarn in 1 or 2 colors:
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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    Bl=Back loop                   
If using 2 colors, start with A,
Rnd 1: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (12dc)

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

Rnd 3: Working in bls for this rnd, Ch1, sc in same st, sc in each bl around, join.  (24sc)

Rnd 4: Repeat Rnd 2, join in bl. (48dc)

Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 3, if using 2 colors, pull through color B in join. (48sc)

Rnd 6: Ch3, 2dc in same st.  [*Ch1, sk one st, dc in next 3sts, ch1, sk one st*, 3dc in next st]Repeat around,  join. (48dc)

Rnd 7: Ch3, 2dc in same st, dc in next st, 3dc in next st.  [*Ch1, sk sp, dc in next 3sts, ch1*, 3dc in next st, dc in next st, 3dc in next st]7x, repeat *to* once, join. (80dc)

Round 8: Sk next st, [4dc in next st, slst in next st, 4dc in next st, sk next dc, slst in next st. Sc in next 5sts, slst in next st, sk next dc]Repeat around, join.  (64dc, 40sc)

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





CORNERS OF MY HEART COASTER

 Corners of my Heart Coaster
Designed by: Aurora Suominen
Copyright © 2011

H Hook and WW Cotton Yarn  
Special Stitches:
Heart Hump: SS in next dc, SK1, (4DC) in next dc, SS in next dc, (4DC) in next dc, SK1, SS in next dc.
*NOTES* when you see “ST” this means the spaces as well.  So when you see SC in next 5 sts, it will mean SC in the ch spaces as well as dcs.

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11DC in 1st st. Join (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, (2DC) in same st.  [+Ch1, DC in next 2 sts, Ch1,+ (3DC) in next st] 3Xs then ++ once and join. (20dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3 (2DC) in same st. DC in next st, (3DC) in next st. [+Ch1, sk ch sp,  DC in next 2dc, Ch1, SK sp+ (3DC) in next dc, DC in next dc, (3DC) in next dc]3Xs then ++ once and join.  (36dc)

Rnd 4: DO NOT CH HERE Just SK 1dc, then work  (4DC) in next dc, SS in next dc, (4DC) in next dc, SK1, SS in next dc. [+SC in next 4sts+ Work a Heart Hump (see special stitches)]3Xs, then ++ once and join in 1st ss.  FO

© 2011 Aurora Suominen. All rights reserved. This pattern may not be sold, reprinted, posted/copied, or electronically transmitted to any website without the written consent of the copyright owner. You may link to this pattern if you like, or print a copy of it for your personal use ONLY.

FROM MY HEART 6" SQUARE

 
“From My Heart”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2011
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Size: 6” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight 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: W/A, ch4,15dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of ch4.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, 2dc in same st.  [*Ch1, sk1, dc in next dc, ch1*, sk1, 3dc in next dc]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join.  (16dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, 2dc in same st.  [Dc in next dc, 3dc in next dc, ch1, dc in next dc, ch1, sk-sp, 3dc in next dc]4x, minus last 3dc, join.  (32dc)

Don’t ch in the beg of this rnd. Joining slst from rnd 3 counts as the 1st slst.
Rnd 4: Sk first st (slst), [4dc in next dc, slst in next dc, 4dc in next dc, sk one st, slst in next sc.  Sc in next 3sts, slst in next dc, sk-1st]4x, minus last 2 steps, switch to B w/slst to in the slst you ended rnd 3 with.  (32dc, 12sc)

Rnd 5: [Ch4, sc in the 2 horizontal loops behind the slst, ch4, sc in next 3sc,]4x. Slst into ch4sp to join.  (16sc,8 ch4sp)

Rnd 6: Ch3, 2dc in same sp.  [(2dc, ch1, 2dc) corner made in next sc, 3dc in next sp, dc in next 3sc, 3dc in next sp]4x, minus the last 3dc, join.  (52dc)

Measure your sq, if under 5”, use dc, at 5”, use hdc, 5.5”, use sc.
Rnd 7: Ch3, dc in next 4sts.  [Corner in next sp, dc in next 13sts]4x, ending w/a dc in last 8sts, join.  (68dc)

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


RING AROUND A NEW YEAR 6" SQUARE

“Ring around a New Year”
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2010 All rights reserved.
6” Square with H hook and WW Yarn

  • Special sts/abbreviations: BL: Back loop.  FL: Front Loop
  • VIDEOS: See links at end of pattern for help with this pattern.
Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join in top of beg ch4. (12DC)

Rnd 2: (BL this round) Ch1, 2SC in same st. 2SC in each st around. Join in BL of 1st sc.  (24sc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in same st as joining. *SC in FL of next st, SC in BL of next st* Repeat around and join in FL below and in front of 1st sc. *See Picture below. (24sc)
This is showing you what loop to join in at the end of Round 3.
Rnd 4: Ch3, *(Behind work) DC in BL of next st from rnd 3, (Front of work) DC in FL of next st from rnd 3.* Repeat around and join in BL of beg ch3. (24dc)

Showing you the back loop.  It will be hard to see this st at times, just as long as you are going in a loop from behind when pattern calls for it.
Rnd 5: Ch1, 2SC in same st. *2SC in FL of next st, 2SC in BL of next st.* Repeat around and join in front loop. (In front of work, this will be the FL left over from the BL join of rnd 4)  (same as picture #1) (48sc)

Rnd 6: Ch3. DC in same st.  *(Behind work) 2DC in BL of next st of rnd 5, (Front of work) 2DC in FL of next st of rnd 5. Join in BL.  (48dc)

Rnd 7: Repeat Rnd 3 (48sc)

Rnd 8: Ch3, DC, ch2, 2DC in same st.  *[+(DC in BL of next st from rnd 7, DC in FL of next st from rnd 7) 5 times.(10sts).  DC in BL of next st from rnd 7.+  IN FL of next st work a 2DC, ch2, 2DC.] 3Xs Repeat ++ once and join in top of beg ch3.  (60dc)

Rnd 9: SS into into ch2 sp.  Ch1, (3SC) in same sp.  (+SC in each dc across+ to next corner ch2 sp, (3SC) in sp] 3Xs Then ++ once then join in 1st sc.  FO

Video #1 Showing up to Rnd 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7wqww5Fi0o&list=UUmMCp6K4CdFFUoX1EHLIdFQ&index=10&feature=plcp

Video #2 Showing you up to Rnd 5, as well as explaining the difference in st counts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or_vu85glrg&feature=related

For Abbreviations/videos/links to help with pattern sts, see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Terms of Use/Licensing: Finished items for personal use/sales only.  NO Internet or commercial sales allowed.  

JAC ROSE SQUARE 6"

JAC Rose Square
Original Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Cherie, Judy Westen
Copyright © 2010

6” Square with an “H” hook and WW Yarn. Red Heart used in picture above.

Round 1: Chain 4, slip stitch in first chain to join. Chain 2, hdc 11 times in circle. (Join to top of 2nd chain) Total 12 hdc.

Round 2: Chain 5 in joining chain, *skip stitch, 1 DC in hdc, ch 2* 4 more times, Join in 3rd chain. Total 6 DC, 6 ch spaces.

Round 3: SS into ch2 sp, Ch1, IN same sp, work a SC, DC in skipped st of rnd 2, SC. (FPSC around next dc. IN next ch2 sp, work a SC, DC in skipped st of rnd 2, SC.) 5 times. FPSC around last dc and join in 1st sc. (Counting the top of the sts, you should have 24sts)

Round 4: Chain 6, sc in same st. Chain 8, sk next 5 sts. (In next st, sc, chain 6, sc, chain 8) 3 times. Join to bottom of beginning chain 6. Total 4 ch-6 spaces, 4 chain-8 spaces, 8 sc.

Round 5. SS into ch 6 sp. Ch 4, 3 TR, ch 3, 4 TR in same space, *6DC in next 8ch sp* (4 TR, ch 3, 4 TR in 6 ch sp, * to *) 3 times. Join in top of ch 4. 32TR, 24DC, 4 ch3 sp.

Round 6: Ch1 SC in same st. SC in 3sts, (3SC) in ch3 sp [SC in 14 sts, (3SC) in ch3 sp] 3Xx. SC in 10 sts, Join to first sc (68)

Round 7: SS in the next 4 sts. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join to top of ch 2. Finish off and weave in ends.

Original Pattern by Designers listed above. Copyright © 2010
This pattern is for personal use only. Do not reprint, copy, post to any website/blog/group, or anywhere else. You can link to this pattern if you wish. If you sell any items made from our pattern, please credit us as the original designers and link back to this blog.

PINEAPPLE SUN SQUARE 6"

Pineapple Sun Square
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Cherie, Ivory Herman, Judy Westen, and Paula Milburn Copyright © 2010

6” Square with a “G” Hook and WW yarn
Chain 4 and join to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch3 and work 15DC in ring. Join. (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, 3 dc in same st, *ch 3, skip 3 sts, 4 dc* 3 times, ch 3, join to top of ch 3. (16dc, 4 ch3 spaces)

Rnd 3: Ch4 (counts as 1dc & ch1), 1DC, Ch1 in next 3sts. *+Ch2, in the 2nd st of next ch3, work 3dc cluster, ch2, 3dc cluster. Ch2, +. 1DC, ch1 in next 4sts.** work from *to** 2 more times, then +to+ once more. Ch2 and join to beginning ch3.

*note* When I joined in rounds 4 and 5 I joined as if I was doing a fpdc, since that st should have one in it anyway, so instead of joining in the top of the chain 3, I joined using a fpsc instead. I think it looks better. Let me know if you try this.

Row 4: CH3, BPDC in next 2dc , FPDC in next dc, CH2, in corner space (ch sp between the clusters) do 2DC, CH2, 2DC. Skip dc cluster and ch2 space. CH2 *FPDC in next dc, BPDC in next 2dc, FPDC, CH2, in corner do 2DC, CH2, 2DC*. Repeat *-* 3x, CH2, join to BEG CH3. (32DC including CH3 at BEG. 4 CH2 spots.)

Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), BPDC in next 2dc, FPDC in next dc, Ch2, in next 2-ch space do 2dc, Ch2. In corner do 2dc, Ch2, 2dc. Ch2 in next 2-ch space do 2dc. *Ch2, FPDC in next dc, BPDC in next 2 dc, FPDC, Ch2, 2DC in next ch2 space. In corner do 2dc, Ch2, 2dc* Repeat from * to* 3 times, Ch2 and join to top of beginning Ch3. (48 dc, 20 Ch-2 spaces)

Round 6: SC in each st and ch space around, working 3 SC in each corner space.

Original Pattern by Designers listed above. Copyright © 2010
This pattern is for personal use only. Do not reprint, copy, post to any website/blog/group, or anywhere else. You can link to this pattern if you wish. If you sell any items made from our pattern, please credit us as the original designers and link back to this blog.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Snow No More

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We got some snow last week, it really came down hard, but didn't last...this was actually a couple of weeks ago.......it started Sunday and Monday, and School got canceled Tuesday and Wednesday which made the boys very happy!!!!  The boys went sledding with their papa and AJ was walking up the hill, and Aiden came down on his sled, and slammed into AJs legs knocking him over onto his arm, he ended up pulling his shoulder out of whack......Luckily nothing broke!!!  


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

MY SIMPLE STAR COASTER

“My Simple Star” Coaster
Pattern Designed by Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2011
H hook and WW Cotton Yarn

SPECIAL STS/NOTES:  Items in bold might/will be repeated in pattern.  “Sts”=stitches means any dc or ch1sp.  For Abbreviations/videos/links to help with pattern sts, see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 9dc in 4th ch from hook & join in top of beg ch4 (10dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, Dc, ch2, 2dc in same st. BEG Corner made.   [Dc in next st, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next st  Corner made] 4Xs. Dc in next st & join in beg ch3. (25dc)  Slst into next st & ch2sp.

Rnd 3: Beg Corner. [*Dc in 2sts, Slst in next st, Dc in 2sts*, corner in next ch2sp] 4x. Repeat ** once & join. (40dc, 5slsts)  Slst into next st & ch2sp.

Rnd 4: Ch1, (3sc) in same sp.  [*Sc in 4sts, slst in slst, sc in 4sts*.  (3sc) in next ch2sp] 4x. Repeat ** once & join in 1st sc. (55sc, 5slst)   FO

Copyright © 2011 Aurora Suominen, All rights reserved.
Personal use only, do not reproduce, sell, or copy my pattern in any way.
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Sunday, January 02, 2011

Happy New Year!

Well I hope you all had a great New Year.........we did here.  I think Aiden thought we were all crazy when yelling HAPPY NEW YEAR.  He laughed, so I guess we were still, "ok" in his book though. 

 Both boys enjoyed their time off from school during the holiday break.  AJ had left for Kansas City on his last day of school.  This picture above is my father with Aiden, This too was Aiden's last day, but his school was h having a math party after school.  Since I had been up at the school helping the teachers out, I told my father to take him up there, so I could clean up the house a bit and relax.  They had fun!  


This is a snowman and holiday ornament I crocheted before Christmas for our kitchen.  Both worked up quick and came out cute.

I love snowman.......I do not consider them Christmas, but winter!!  So I decorate my house with them for the Winter.  I did this one though to send off to a lady in part of a prize package.  Again this worked up really fast, and I can't remember where I got the pattern from, I have had it for about 4 years now. 

Aiden wanted these once I told them what they were, Coasters.  So I whipped them up Saturday in a few minutes.  I sure wish I could cut out perfect ovals and circles.........but I can't.......felt does not like me, so I will just blame the felt.  ;)  


My New year was spent with family and friends........we had a very yummy dinner!  Now I am ready to get back to a more normal schedule.  I put the boys to bed early today.  AJ spent the night with a friend Friday and she let them boys stay up ALL NIGHT!!  She said they were still up playing a game system at 6:30.  I told her to not let that happen again......even with it being New Years, past midnight was fine......but not that late.  When I called her the next day to pick them up to come over for dinner, it was 3:15 in the afternoon and the boys were all still sleeping!!!!  I told her to wake my son up, I don't let him sleep that late.  LOL

They didn't give me a hard time when I told them it was bedtime.  I was surprised and relieved too.  Now I am going to go enjoy my quiet evening!!