Mar
5
2013

Gavroche Hat for St.Patrick’s Day

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Gavroche Hat for St. Patrick’s Day   Download free pattern here: Gavroche_Hat Level Easy to Intermediate Materials Simply Soft in bright green – 6 oz ball Simply Soft in dark green or black – 50 yards or 1 oz 2 Green buttons of medium size Key symbols Ch = chain Sc = single crochet Hdc = half double crochet Dc = double crochet ss = slip stitch St(s) = stitch(es) Yo = yarn over Decrease = […]

Feb
11
2013

A Heart for Your Valentine

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Download a free pdf pattern here:  Heart for Your Valentine   HEART Home Decor, Coaster     Difficulty: Easy to Medium. Materials: Hook size 3.5-4 mm Cotton yarn about the thickness of Sugar’n’Cream brand.   Size: 6-7 inches wide.   Stitches used: Ch = chain Sc = single crochet Dc = double crochet Qdc = quadruple crochet (3 times yarn over, stick hook into designated stitch, pull one yarn out (5 loops on the hook), […]

Feb
9
2013

Yellow and Orange Hat

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 Yellow and Orange Hat I used Nancy Smith’s pattern Reversible Strands for Men and Women from NLS Stitchings  for the base of the hat. I changed color every row. At the bottom of the hat I used a row of sc and the last row of reversed sc. Also, since I live in Alaska and all these hats are too cold, I used double strand of Simply Soft instead of single strand (it is easy to have double strand […]

Feb
6
2013

A Headband for a Stranger

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    As you have probably seen, we began posting patterns for headbands (ear warmers) in September 2012. The original idea was to make them for our own families and then make some to donate. One day I was talking to my friend Kathy who works at the local hospital with people who suffer from alcohol and/or drug addiction. Some of those people are homeless, others have homes and families, but no ability to pay […]

Jan
11
2013

Earrings with Crystals and Beads

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Jan
9
2013

Flat Flower for Headband

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Jan
9
2013

Long, Long Scarves: Patterns We Picked for Our Projects

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Here are the patterns of the scarves we found for our crochet groups in January, February, and March. Since scares are long, we are taking a long time to make them.   Easy Level: Seven Row Scarf Pomp a Doodle Scarf Violet Points Scarf Bamboo Ewe Scarf   Medium Level: Red Lacy Bobble Scarf Urban Shells Scarf Bell Flower Scarf   Advanced Level: Denim Scarf

Nov
20
2012

Slinky Flower

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  Searching for good flowers and patterns online, our group was successful in finding a Slinky Flower. It is very easy to make. When made it looks very reall because all petals are different size (some of them repeat) like in nature. We all liked making this flower. Here is the pattern: Slinky Flower

Nov
7
2012

Flat Flower

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Flat Flower for a Hat Free pdf download here: Flat Flower for a Hat Level: Easy   Materials: Any yarn medium weight (4), hook size between 4mm and 5.5 mm.   Legend: Ch = chain Sl st = slip stitch Sc = single crochet Hdc = half double crochet Dc = double crochet 3-ch space = space created by 3 chains in a row   To Begin: 4 ch. Sl st to form a ring.   […]

Oct
5
2012

Poppy Flower

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Poppy Flower (Crocheted) Free pdf to download: Felted Poppy Flower   Skill Level: Experienced   Finished measurements of poppy worked in medium weight (4) yarn are 6.5” (16.5 cm) in diameter. Work with a firm gauge to help the flower hold its shape. I added eyelash yarn to the black yarn for the poppy center.   Materials: 2 colors of yarn (black and red), crocheting hook size 5.00 mm (H-8)   Stitches (sts): Chain (ch) Double crochet […]

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