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New Projects for 2017

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Here are some of the projects I finished recently. I used Ice Yarns for all these projects. The woven labels are from It's Mine Labels . Enjoy! :) Cardigan using Antipilling Colour and Magic Fine (for trimming) both from Ice Yarns. The pattern is from a Japanese magazine and the hook I used is 4mm. This is a jacket I made using 3.5mm hook and Summer Jeans Blue from Ice Yarns. The pattern is from Garnstudio.com called Whispers . This is a circle jacket that I made by modifying a doily pattern. I used 4.5mm hook and Rainbow and Magic Fine Yarns by Ice Yarns.

White Feathers Free Crochet Pattern

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White Feathers   You will need: COCA by Lotus Yarns in natural white colour, 90% cotton/10% cashmere 320 meters/100 grams (150 grams needed for size S) Crochet hook size 4mm Design Notes: The top is crocheted in two pieces Front and Back. Each piece is worked from the bottom up. Shoulder and side seams are joined together using sc stitches worked on the wrong side. Model shown is in size S (Bust 32”), 21” long. Larger sizes may be made by starting with the appropriate length of foundation chain done in multiples of 8 +1. Special Stitches used in this pattern: 2dc-CL (2 double crochet cluster): Leaving last loop of each stitch on hook, make 2 dc in indicated stitch, yo, pull yarn through all loops on hook. V-Stitch: In stitch indicated make (dc, ch 2, dc). Instructions: Front: Ch 80 +1 (or make a foundation chain in multiples of 8 +1 that is half your hip size measured loosely, not tight) Row 1: Ch 1, sc in second ch fr hook, sc in each c

Lace Shorts Free Pattern

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I made these shorts by modifying a capelet pattern. Give it a try and let me know if you have any questions or if you find any errors. Cheers! :)     Promenade Lace by Fatima Lasay /Crochetology.net You will need: Natural Linen by Lotus yarns, 260 meters/100 grams (2 hanks or 200 grams for size S) Crochet hook size 4mm Measurements: Model shown in size S (hip circumference 34”) Length: 16” Length of crotch and overall length of shorts may be modified. Hip circumference may be modified by beginning with a foundation chain made in multiples of 7 sts. Design Notes: The shorts are crocheted in the round starting at the waist, increasing towards the bottom. The crotch is made by joining front and back sides of the shorts in the middle. Each leg is then crocheted in the round separately. Waist band is crocheted over the foundation chain in the round. Ties are woven along the waist band and ends decorated with beads. Instructions: Ch a multipl

I'm Too Misty (Free Crochet Pattern)

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You will need: Yarn: Sugarfree Cottonberry (Substitute with Sport Weight /5-ply Yarn) Hook: 4mm crochet hook Measurements: Fits Bust 32”-34” (36”-38”/40”-42”) Length: 21” (22.5”/22.5”) Gauge: 1 patt rep = 1.75” (W) x 1.25” (H) Design Notes: Top is crocheted in two pieces, Front and Back, from the top down, with increase at the armpit and another increase for the hip. Shoulder and side seams are joined. Tie is crocheted separately and woven around the bottom. Tip: Work in a loose relaxed manner, not tight. Instructions: Front: Ch 66 (74 / 82) (or chain a multiple of 8 +2) Row 1: Dc in fifth ch fr hook (count as 2 dc), *ch 4, sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, ch 3, sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, rep fr * across, ending with ch 4, sk 3 ch, dc in each of last 2 ch, ch 3 (count as dc here and throughout), turn. Row 2: *In 4-ch sp make (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc), sk 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, ending with (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc) in last 4-ch sp, dc

Crocheting a Pair of Fingerless Gloves

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For this project I used SuperSock by Ice Yarns. The yarn is quite fine (it is fingering weight yarn at 400 meters in 100 grams) so I used two strands held together and a 4mm crochet hook. Here is a documentation of how I made a pair of fingerless gloves. The number of stitches you need will depend on your own size. Remember to take note of the number of rounds and stitches you use since you will be making a second glove in the exact same manner. Start at the top Start at the top of your hand just at the base of the fingers. Crochet a long chain and sl st to make a ring that is large enough to fit around the hand – not too loose and not too tight. Crochet several rounds of sc sts until you reach the inner base of the thumb. At this point you will need to work a gap for the thumb. You do this by working in rows instead of rounds. Remember to write down the number of stitches and rounds/rows for reference when making the other glove!! Work the ope

Dirty Kitchen and Current Crocheting

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Here is a photo of the finished dirty kitchen. This was finished about a week ago. The guys - Kelly and Jessie - have since been busy building a pen for sow Number 3. The roof of the Dirty Kitchen uses g.i. sheets leftover from renovation of the roof of the house. The plumbing still needs to be done for the Dirty Kitchen. A dirty kitchen is an outside kitchen. It can be a simple and quickly built roof over a stove or can be more extravagant ;) like this. Folks often cook in such outside kitchens in rural places, using firewood collected from the hills. There's a clay oven in this dirty kitchen and Penny has used it to bake a coconut pie. At the back on the roof is a 'chimney' for smoke to pass through. I have been able to do some crocheting as well. At the moment, I am wrangling with a circular vest. It is a very popular design. However, there is something that I want done about such a design. I am looking for more coverage for the front without making the collar o

Rainy Morning Scarf v. 2

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I wrote the pattern for a multi-colour version of this scarf and have edited it for clarity. This is the edited version, with tassels added. :) I used yarn in two colours. You can opt for more colours. Yarn: Ice Yarns Metallic Lurex 195m/100gr, 1 ball lilac colour, 1 ball turquoise colour Hook: 4.5mm Measurements: Finished scarf shown is 20" span and 9" tall. RAINY MORNING SCARF by Fatima Lasay / Crochetology.net Design Note: The scarf is crocheted in one piece. After Row 2, the pattern repetition is established starting at Row 3. The pattern repetition consists of alternating rows of 2 sc increase and 1 sc decrease, resulting to an increase of 1 sc in each Row. Decorate the scarf with tassels at the three points if desired. Happy crocheting! Tips: Learn to read the stitches in your work, especially at the beginning and at the end of each Row. This will allow you to work continuously without having to count the exact number of stitches made. A

Lace Up Top v. 2

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This top is a variation from the Lace-Up Overdress . This is the second version. The first version uses ties to join the sides while the second version has side seams sewn together. The first version has ties for shoulder straps while this version has a higher neckline and ties at ends of shoulders for a sabrina neckline or an off-shoulder style. YOU WILL NEED: Yarn: Fettuccia Fine by Ice Yarns. 150M/50gr. 100% acrylic. You will need 4 balls of this yarn. Hook: 3.5mm Substitute yarn with Fine Weight yarn in cotton, acrylic, bamboo, or blends in solid colour. Notions: 4 pcs wooden beads to decorate the shoulder and side ties. You will also need yarn needle for sewing side seams together. MEASUREMENTS: Fits Bust 30”-36” Length: 20” GAUGE: 16 sc=4”/10cm DESIGN NOTES: Lace-Up Top v2 is crocheted in two pieces, Front and Back. Work commences at the bottom and proceeds to the top and armholes are shaped. Edging is worked all around the piece e

Lace-Up Top Free Pattern

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A variation of the Lace-Up Overdress , this top consists of two sections, Front and Back, joined together by weaving ties along the side seams. The shoulder straps are adjustable ties. Strips of lace are sewn across the Front and Back hem. Ends of ties are decorated with coloured wooden beads. YOU WILL NEED: Yarn: Fettuccia Fine by Ice Yarns. 150M/50gr. 100% acrylic. Hook: 3.5mm Substitute yarn with Fine Weight yarn in cotton, acrylic, bamboo, or blends in solid colour. Notions: 12 pcs wooden beads to decorate the shoulder and side ties. You will also need matching colour lace at least 2 inches wide and 34 inches long. MEASUREMENTS: Fits Bust 30”-34” Length: 21” GAUGE: 16 sc=4”/10cm DESIGN NOTES: To make a top in your size, start with a foundation ch in multiples of 12 +4. For a top to fit Bust 42”, you may start with ch 84 +4. To make a longer top, rep Rows 3-12 twice. INSTRUCTIONS: FRONT Ch 60 +4 (count as 1