Monday, 17 July 2017

FREE crochet pattern, V point Halter top, make any size

2021 - PINK AND BLACK HALTER TOP, Make any size.  
Follow these instructions, beginning with the correct length foundation chain, and you can make any size Halter top, perfect summer crochet!
Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000.)
Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

LEARN TO CROCHET HERE:

MY FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE:

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MATERIALS:
Red Heart Super Saver yarn, 6 mm crochet hook
or 100% cotton worsted yarn and a 5.5 mm hook
Yarn needle





INSTRUCTIONS:  See a how to video here:   https://youtu.be/alq2PBdHpMw

PDF PATTERN AVAILABLE ON RAVELRY FOR $1.99:  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2021yt--halter-top

1.  ALL SIZES:  Begin with a foundation chain that
   reaches across the body, from shoulder to
   shoulder.
2.  Double crochet in the 4th stitch from the hook,
    *skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next
    stitch, repeat from* across the row.
3.  Chain 4 and turn, *double crochet in the next chain 1
    space, chain 1, repeat from * across the row.
4.  Repeat step 3.

5.  This design changed to pink yarn.
Mark the center stitch of the row.  Chain 2, double crochet in each chain 1 space and  in
each double crochet stitch up to the center stitch.  In the center stitch make 3 double
crochet, (3 double crochet cluster), double crochet in each remaining stitch of the row.
6.  Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch up to the center double crochet of the 3
double crochet cluster, make 3 double crochet in the center stitch, double crochet in each
remaining stitch of the row.
7.    Repeat step 6 until the halter is the correct size.  Each additional row adds width to the
halter top as well as adding length.

8,  MAKE THE TIES:
       Without fastening off, make the first  back tie:  Chain 2, working UP the side stitches,
       make 2 double crochet in the side of the first stitch, make 1 double crochet in the post of
that same stitch. (4 double crochet stitches to begin the tie.)
 *Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in the 3 stitches across the row.  
Repeat from * for 2 more rows.  
Reduce to 2 stitches across the row, and work until the tie is long enough. Fasten off.
Attach yarn on the opposite side of the halter top, and repeat to make an identical tie as
on the other side.


TIE FOR AROUND THE NECK:
Chain 3, double crochet in the 3rd stitch from the 
hook*Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in the next 
stitch.
Repeat from * until the strap is approx. 24 inches 
long. 
Fasten off.
Weave through the top row of stitches on the halter 
top.

END OF PATTERN

Saturday, 15 July 2017

free crochet pattern: PICOT EDGE EDGING TRIM

2017YT- PICOT EDGE LACE TRIM BORDER
A quick and easy border to add to blankets, or clothing.

Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000.)
Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

LEARN TO CROCHET HERE:

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MATERIALS:
Any size yarn and any size hook.
This design used: 4.5 mm hook, Red Heart Unforgettable yarn

INSTRUCTIONS:  See a how to video here:
1.  Start with a foundation chain as long as needed.
2.  Double crochet in the 3rd stitch from the hook, and each stitch of the chain.
3.  Chain 2 and turn, in  the same stitch make:
Double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the last double crochet, 2 double
crochet.
   *Skip the next 2 stitches, in the next stitch make:
   2 double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch in the top of the last double crochet, 2 double crochet,
   Repeat from * across the row.  Fasten off.

END OF PATTERN

Friday, 14 July 2017

FREE CROCHET PATTERN, Summer Shrug, quick and easy #1166

1166-TOP DOWN LIGHTWEIGHT SHRUG
This is a quick to make, lightweight, open stitch, airy sommer shrug. Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)

MATERIALS: Worsted weight yarn ( Age 6 to Adult S: 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver,400 yds; L: 2 skeins Red Heart Super Saver; XL= 3 skeins Red Heart Super Saver (1100 yds) 9 mm crochet hook, (US M or N) Yarn needle

I used Red Heart Super Saver yarn in blue multicolor INSTRUCTIONS: VIDEO DEMO HERE: https://youtu.be/WDOoXnd8RYc 1. AGE 6 - 8: Chain 33, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain.(28-30 in. chest) AGE 8-12: Chain 37, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain. (30 - 32 in. chest) ADULT SMALL: Chain 41, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain. (32-38 in. chest) ADULT MEDIUM: Chain 45, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain. (38-42 in. chest) ADULT LARGE: Chain 49, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain. (42-48 in. chest) ADULT XL: Chain 53, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain. (48-54 in. chest) ADULT XXL: Chain 57, single crochet in the 2nd stitch and each stitch of the chain.(54 - 60 in. chest) 2. AGE 6 - 8: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 2 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), *triple crochet in the next 7 stitches, In the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet. Repeat from * for 2 more times, triple crochet in each of the remaining 4 stitches. AGE 8 - 12: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 2 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), triple crochet in the next 8 stitches, in the next stitch make a corner stitch. Triple crochet in the next 9 stitches, corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in the next 8 stitches,corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in each remaining 4 stitches. ADULT SMALL: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 3 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), *triple crochet in the next 9 stitches, in the next stitch make a corner stitch. Repeat from * for 2 more times, triple crochet in each of the remaining 5 stitches. ADULT MEDIUM: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 3 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), triple crochet in the next 10 stitches, in the next stitch make a corner stitch. Triple crochet in the next 11 stitches, corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in the next 10 stitches, corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in each remaining 5 stitches. ADULT LARGE: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 4 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), *triple crochet in the next 11 stitches, In the next stitch make a corner stitch. Repeat from * for 2 more times, triple crochet in each of the remaining 6 stitches. ADULT XLARGE: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 4 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), triple crochet in the next 12 stitches, in the next stitch make a corner stitch. Triple crochet in the next 13 stitches, corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in the next 12 stitches,corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in each remaining 6 stitches. ADULT XXLARGE: Chain 3 and turn (takes the place of the first triple crochet), triple crochet in the next 5 stitches, in the next stitch make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet (corner stitch), triple crochet in the next 13 stitches, in the next stitch make a corner stitch. Triple crochet in the next 13 stitches, corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in the next 13 stitches,corner stitch in the next stitch, triple crochet in each remaining 7 stitches. 3. ALL SIZES:
Chain 3 and turn, *triple crochet in each stitch up to the next chain 2 space, in the chain 2 space make: 2 triple crochet, chain 2, 2 triple crochet. Repeat from * 3 more times, then triple crochet in each remaining stitch. 4. ALL SIZES:
Repeat step 3 for 6-8 yrs: 1 more row 8-12 yrs: 2 more rows Adult small: 3 more rows Adult Medium: 4 more rows Adult Large: 6 more rows Adult X Large: 7 more rows. Adult XXLarge: 8 more rows. 5. ALL SIZES:
ARMHOLE ROW: Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch up to the next chain 2 space, double crochet in the chain 2 space, skip all the stitches up to the next chain 2 space (armhole), double crochet in the chain 2 space, and each stitch up to the next chain 2 space. (back) double crochet in the chain 2 space, skip all the stitches up to the next chain 2 space (armhole) double crochet in the chain 2 space and each remaining stitch (front). 6. Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch across the row. 7. Repeat step 6. 8. Turn, *chain 5, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * across the row. 9. Turn, *chain 5, single crochet in the next loop, repeat from * across. 10. Repeat step 9 for 3 to 5 rows or more, depending on the length desired. Fasten off.



11. ALL SIZES: SLEEVES: Bring the 2 chain 1 spaces together at the underarm, attach yarn through both spaces attaching them together. (Note: for a larger sleeve opening, or more room across the chest, do not attach the two chain 2 spaces together, work separately in each, this will add more room in the sleeve and across the chest of the shrug as well.) *Chain 5, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the base of the first chain 5. 12. ALL SIZES:
Turn, slip stitch into the next loop, single crochet in the same loop, *chain 5, single crochet in the next loop, repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the first single crochet.
ABOVE COLOR: shaded pink 



13. ALL SIZES:
  Repeat step 12 for 7 rows or as many as desired for the length of the sleeves.
*Note: to make the sleeves taper, at the end of each row, single crochet into 2 loops, thereby reducing by one loop. Chain a cord of 5- to 80 stitches, fasten off. Fold in half, and pull the fold through a stitch on the front of the shrug, in any row, then pull the ends through the fold (larks head knot.). To close the shrug, bring one strand into the opposite side, and tie into a bow.


Monday, 10 July 2017

free crochet pattern - RUFFLED CROCHET THREAD FLOWER #2020

2020YT- RUFFLED CROCHET THREAD FLOWER
A lovely thread flower for special occasions.  Great for adding to prom dress, christening dress, christening headband, even wedding corsages.
Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000.)
Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

LEARN TO CROCHET HERE:

MY FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE:

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MATERIALS:
1.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle
Beads or button for the center


INSTRUCTIONS:

See a video demo here: https://youtu.be/2HpGjNQNBis
This flower is worked in 4 separate layers.



  
TOP LAYER: video demo here: https://youtu.be/2HpGjNQNBis
Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
Chain 1, make 15 single crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join.
Chain 5, slip stitch into the 3rd stitch from the hook. (Equivalent to 1 dc, and 1 picot.)
In the same single crochet stitch make: *double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top
of the double crochet,
      repeat from * one more time. (3 double crochet picot stitches formed in the same stitch.)

       In each stitch around make: *double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the double
crochet, repeat from * 2 more times.
(Therefore each stitch will have 3 double crochet stitches, with a picot at the top of each
double crochet.)  At the end of the row, slip stitch to join in the 2nd stitch of the first chain.
       Fasten off.  (45 dc with a picot end.)

2ND LAYER FROM THE TOP:
      Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
Chain 2, make 20 double crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2.
Chain 5, slip stitch in the 3rd stitch from the hook. In the same double crochet stitch
make: *double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the double crochet,
repeat from * one more time.

       In each stitch around make: *double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the double
crochet, repeat from * 2 more times.
(Therefore each stitch will have 3 double crochet stitches, with a picot at the top of each
double crochet.)  At the end of the row, slip stitch to join in the 2nd stitch of the first chain.
(60 dc picot stitches, exact number not imp.)

3RD LAYER FROM THE TOP:
       Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
Chain 2, make 15 double crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join.
Chain 2, make 2 double crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join. (30)
Chain 5, slip stitch in the 3rd stitch from the hook. In the same double crochet stitch 
as the previous dc was worked, make:
*double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the double crochet,
repeat from * one more time.

       In each stitch around make: *double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the double
crochet, repeat from * 2 more times.
(Therefore each stitch will have 3 double crochet stitches, with a picot at the top of each
double crochet.)  At the end of the row, slip stitch to join in the 2nd stitch of the first chain.
(90 dc picot stitches, exact number not imp.)


BOTTOM LAYER:
       Chain 10, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
Chain 2, make 17 double crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join.
Chain 2, make 2 double crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join. (34)

       Chain 6, slip stitch in the 3rd stitch from the hook. In the same double crochet stitch
make: *triple crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the triple crochet,
repeat from * one more time.

In each stitch around make 3 triple crochet, with a picot at the end.
(Therefore each stitch will have 3 triple crochet stitches, with a picot at the top of each
triple crochet.)  At the end of the row, slip stitch to join in the 3rd stitch of the first chain.
(102 triple crochet picot stitches, exact number not imp.)



Stack the 4 layers, sew a button or beads in the center, sewing through all 4 layers to
secure them permanently.
 

I used Red Heart cotton thread, click here:
RED HEART COTTON THREAD
but you can use any cotton thread available to you.







END OF PATTERN




Thursday, 6 July 2017

FREE crochet pattern, #2018yt- LACE CROCHET SHORTS

#2018yt- CROCHET LACY SHORTS  ADULT MEDIUM
(40 - 42 INCH HIPS)

Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000.)
Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

MY FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/user/Hectanooga1

You can find me here:


MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn, or 100% cotton worsted (400 - 800 yds)
6 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle
Ribbon, torn strip of fabric, elastic, or a chained cord for the waist

INSTRUCTIONS:  

THE FULL PATTERN is available on Ravelry, and includes all sizes from
8 years (30 inch hips), up to Adult 3XL (56 inch hips):  
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2019--lace-shorts
  


ADULT MEDIUM: VIDEO DEMO HERE:https://youtu.be/piOZkJWVNwc 
1.   Chain a cord that is approx. 40 inches long, without being stretched. Slip stitch to join
being careful not to twist the chain. (Should fit around the largest part of your hips, if not,
add more chain stitches.)
2.   Chain 4, skip the next 2 stitches, double crochet in the next stitch,
* chain 2, skip the next 2 stitches, double crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around,
slip stitch to join in the 2nd stitch of the first chain 4.
3.   Slip stitch in the next chain 2 space.  Chain 3, double crochet in the same space.
In each chain 2 space around, make: double crochet, chain 1, double crochet (V stitch).
At the end of the row, slip stitch in the 2nd stitch of the first chain 3.
4.   Slip stitch into the next chain 1 space, chain 2, 2 double crochet in the same space.
In each chain 1 space around make 3 double crochet, (3 double crochet shell), slip
stitch to join in the top of the first chain 2.
5.   Slip stitch into the center stitch of the 3 double crochet shell, chain 3, double crochet in
the same stitch.  In the center of every 3 double crochet shell across the row, make a V
stitch.  Slip stitch to join in the 2nd chain of the chain 3.
6.  Repeat step 4 and 5 for 4 more times, (a total of 8 rows.)  Add more rows for high rise.

7.  Crotch extension.  Fold the work flat, with the last stitch worked on one side.
      Mark the stitch  opposite the
stitch still on the hook.  Chain 18,
slip stitch into the marked stitch on the
opposite side.  (Crotch extension formed,
see the video demo for a visual



8.   Slip stitch into the center of the next 3 dc shell (if 
       the last row worked was a V stitch row,
slip stitch into the center of the V stitch). Chain 3,         double crochet in the same stitch, make a V stitch in the center of each 3 dc shell.  When working across 
the chain extension for the crotch, skip 2 stitches, make a V stitch in the next stitch, repeat from * across 
the chain extension, slip stitch to join in the 2nd stitch of the first chain 3.

9.  Repeat alternate rows of 3 dc shells and V stitch, until the legs are as long as desired.

10. PICOT EDGE: Single crochet in the same stitch as the last slip stitch to join.
In the next space between either 3dc shells, or V stitch, make:
Double crochet, chain 1, double crochet, chain 1, double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into
the top of the last dc worked, (picot formed), chain 1, double crochet, chain 1, double
crochet.
Single crochet in the next space between 3 dc shell or V stitch.  At the end of the row, slip
stitch into the first single crochet, and fasten off.

Attach yarn in the center of a 3dc shell or V stitch, in the center of the chain extension for
the crotch, and complete the opposite leg of the shorts.

FINISH UP:  Pass elastic, or ribbon, or a torn strip of fabric through the waistband.  
If desired, line the shorts with a pair of panties by sewing inside the shorts.




YARN FOR THIS PROJECT
Red Heart Super Saver  B000XZY8Q4
B0050FI1P6

or
click here for:

100% cotton worsted weight yarn










END OF PATTERN FOR ADULT MEDIUM