Saturday, December 24, 2011

Red Heart with Love Giveway!!

Who loves Red Heart Yarns?  I for one do, and use it 98% of the time for my projects.  Their latest Yarn, called, "With Love" is super soft and you will love it, so check out the link below to enter for a 3 skein giveaway. 


http://www.allfreecrochet.com/sweeps/Red-Heart-with-Love-Yarn-Giveaway

Sunday, December 11, 2011

FLOWER WREATH DISHCLOTH



~Flower Wreath Dishcloth~
Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2011
H hook and Cotton Yarn.  You can use white in the center and green for the outer for a wreath, or use a solid color or another color to have what kinda looks like a flower.  

SPECIAL STITCHES/ABBREVIATIONS:
~BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet.  

With White
Rnd 1: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook.  Join in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st as joining.  2DC in each dc around. Join in top of ch3. Change to green. (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in same st. [Ch3, SC in next dc]23Xs. Ch3, join to 1st sc.  (24sc & 24 ch3)

Rnd 4: (Work behind the ch3 sps of rnd 3) Ch1. (does not count as a st)  BPDC around post of next dc in rnd 2 & each dc around.  Join in top of 1st bpdc. (24bpdc)

Rnd 5: Ch3, DC in same st as joining. 2DC in each dc around.  Join in top of ch3. (48dc)

Rnd 6: Ch1, SC in same st. [Ch3, SC in next dc]47Xs.  Ch3, & join to 1st sc.  (48sc & 48ch3)

Rnd 7: (Work behind the ch3 sps of rnd 6)  Ch1, BPDC around post of next dc in rnd 5 & each dc around. Join in top of 1st bpdc.  (48dc)

Rnd 8: Ch3, DC in same st as joining.  2DC in each dc around.  Join in top of beg ch3. (96dc)

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Terms of Use/Licensing: No Internet/commercial sales of finished items allowed, however, you may sell finished items through private, personal, or local sales.

For more info on abbreviations and links to sites and videos that will help with certain stitches, please see my blog, “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

COASTER SHELL


~Coaster Shell~
Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2011 All rights reserved.
I used a “G” hook and Cotton Yarn.

SPECIAL STS/NOTES: BEG CORNER:  Ch3, DC, Ch2, 2DC.  WORK CORNER: 2DC, Ch2, 2DC IN next ch2sp.
~NOTES~ Ch3 counts as a st.  JOIN:  Join w/ slst in top of beg ch3. SHELL: Work 5DC in st specified.

Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 15DC in 4th ch from hook. Join in 3rd ch of beg c4 (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch-3, DC, ch-2, 2DC in same joining st. [DC in next 3dc, (2DC, ch-2, 2DC) in next stitch]3X.  DC in last 3 and join*see special sts. (28dc)

Rnd 3: Work a BEG CORNER *see special sts.  [+SC in next dc, sk 2dc, and shell in next dc, sk 2 dc and SC in next dc+ work corner]3Xs Repeat from +to+ once and join (36dc & 8sc)

Rnd 4: Work a BEG CORNER  [+SC in next dc, sk 1dc and shell in next sc, ch1, SC in 3rd dc of next shell, ch-1 shell in next sc, sk 1 dc, SC in next dc,+  work corner]3Xs  Repeat from +to+ once &  join (56dc, 12sc, & 8ch1)

© Copyright 2011 Aurora Suominen  All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use/Licensing: No Internet/commercial sales of finished items allowed, however, you may sell finished items through private, personal, or local sales.

For more info on abbreviations and links to sites and videos that will help with certain stitches, please see my blog, “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

Monday, December 05, 2011

FLOWER WREATH 12" DECEMBER 2011 SQUARE


Flower Wreath
Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2011
H hook and WW yarn

SPECIAL STITCHES/ABBREVIATIONS:
~POPCORN:  Work 4 dc in the same stitch, drop loop from hook, insert hook from front to back in the top of the first dc of group, pull dropped loop through stitch.
~BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet
~BEG CORNER: Sl St into Ch-2 space, and work ch-3, dc, ch-2, 2dc.  Corner made.
~WORK CORNER:  2DC, CH-2, 2DC IN CORNER CH2 SPACE.

With White
Rnd 1: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook.  Join.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st as joining.  2DC in each dc. Join in top of ch3. Change to green. (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in same st. [Ch3, SC in next dc]23Xs. Ch3, join to 1st sc.  (24sc & 24 ch3)

Rnd 4: (Work behind the ch3 sps of rnd 3) Ch1. (does not count as a st)  BPDC around post of next dc in rnd 2 & each dc around.  Join in top of 1st bpdc. (24bpdc)

Rnd 5: Ch3, DC in same st as joining. 2DC in each dc around.  Join in top of ch3. (48dc)

Rnd 6: Ch1, SC in same st. [Ch3, SC in next dc]47Xs.  Ch3, & join to 1st sc.  (48sc & 48ch3)

Rnd 7: (Work behind the ch3 sps of rnd 6)  Ch1, BPDC around post of next dc in rnd 5 & each dc around. Join in top of 1st bpdc.  (48dc)

Rnd 8: Ch3, DC in next dc & each dc around. Join in top of ch3. (48dc)

Rnd 9: Repeat rnd 6. (48sc & 48ch3)

Rnd 10: (Work behind the ch3 sps of rnd 9) Ch1, BPDC around post of next dc in rnd 8 & each dc around. Join in top of 1st bpdc.  Change to white.  (48bpdc)

Rnd 11: Ch3, DC, Ch2, 2DC in same st.  [DC in 11sts, Work Corner in next st]3Xs.  DC in last 11 and join.  (60dc)

Rnd 12: Beg Corner.*see special sts.  [DC in 15sts, work corner *see special sts.]3Xs.  DC in last 15 sts and join.  (76dc)

Rnd 13: Beg Corner.  [+DC in 5sts,  (Popcorn in next st, DC in next st)5Xs.  DC in 4sts+. Work corner.]3XS.  Repeat +to+ once and join.  (72dc, 20 popcorn sts)

Rnd 14: Beg Corner. [DC in 23sts, work corner.]3Xs.  DC in last 23sts and join.  (108dc)

Rnd 15:Beg Corner.  [DC in 27sts, work corner.]3Xs  DC in last 27sts and join.  (124dc)

Rnd 16: Beg Corner. [DC in 31sts, work corner.]3Xs.  DC in last 31sts.  Join and fasten off.  (140dc)

© Copyright 2011 Aurora Suominen  All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use/Licensing: No Internet/commercial sales of finished items allowed, however, you may sell finished items through private, personal, or local sales.

For more info on abbreviations and links to sites and videos that will help with certain stitches, please see my blog, “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/


FLOWER WREATH SQUARE DONE IN A SOLID COLOR FOR "FLOWER"