Thursday, 5 April 2018

FREE CROCHET PATTERN, Marcie Baby Dress, Newborn to 3 months





963-CROCHET BABY DRESS - MARCIE- newborn to 3 months
A very easy, quick to work up, crochet baby dress.
Copyright © 2016, 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. 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:
Worsted weight yarn, (Red Heart Soft is recommended for baby wear as it is silky soft.
        Bernat Premium is also a soft worsted weight yarn.) (Newborn-3mths: 220 yds)
6 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS: Video demo here: https://youtu.be/dKlkr55Z1xg
Gauge 3 stitches and 3 rows = 1 sq. inch
This pattern is available for purchase with all sizes from newborn to 6 years:

Step 1:
NEWBORN - 3 MONTHS:
How to video herehttps://youtu.be/dKlkr55Z1xg
Chain 34,single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook, and in each stitch of the chain. (33 stitches).
Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in the next 3 stitches, make 3 single crochet in the next stitch,
*Single crochet in the next 7 stitches, 3 single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * 2 more times.
Single crochet in each remaining stitches. (40 stitches). Go to step 2.

.Step 2:
Chain 2 and turn, *double crochet up to the corner stitch, make 3 double crochet in the center stitch of the corner stitch. Repeat from * 3 more times, double crochet in each remaining stitch.

Step 3:
Repeat step 2 for 2 more rows

Step 4:  
Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch up to the 1st corner stitch, including the center stitch.
*Skip all the stitches up to the next corner stitch, (armhole formed), double crochet in the center of the corner stitch, and in each stitch up to the next corner stitch. Repeat from * 1 more time, double crochet in each remaining stitches, SLIP STITCH TO JOIN.   (Optional: Fasten off and attach another color yarn.)

Step 5:  Skirt section:
*Chain 3, double crochet in the same stitch.  In every stitch around make: double crochet, chain 1, double crochet (“V” stitch formed). At the end of the row, slip stitch to join in the 2nd stitch of the chain 3.
Chain 1, and turn, slip stitch into the center of the next “V” stitch, chain 3, double crochet in the same stitch make a “V” stitch in every “V” stitch around, slip stitch to join.
Repeat from * for as many rows as desired for the length of the dress.
Example:  Newborn to 6 months: 13 rows

SHELL EDGE:
Attach white yarn in any “V” stitch, chain 2, make 4 double crochet in the same stitch, single crochet in the space between “V” stitch.
*Make 5 double crochet in the next “V” stitch, single crochet in the space between “V” stitch, repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the top of the first chain 2.  Fasten off.  Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.
  
Armhole edging:
Attach yarn in underarm stitch, *chain 5, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the base of the first chain 5.  Fasten off.

NECK EDGING:
Attach yarn in the top back corner, right side of the dress.  Chain 1, evenly crochet down the side, and back up the other side of the back opening.  Chain 5, single crochet in the same stitch, (buttonhole formed).  Working around the neck: *chain 3, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around the neck, slip stitch to join in the starting single crochet and fasten off.  Sew a button opposite the buttonhole.

 See the video for a visual demo:
 PINK CIRCLE EMBELLISHMENTS:
Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.  Chain 2, carry the yarn along the outside of the ring, make 12 double crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join in the top of the 1st double crochet, fasten off.  Pull the yarn end to close the center hole.  With contrasting color yarn attach to the front of the dress.

Pass a ribbon or a chain cord around the last row of double crochet stitches at the bodice.

END OF PATTERN

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

FREE KNITTING PATTERN, CARON Bow Tie Beanie

2184K- CARON BOW TIE BEANIE
Copyright © 2018,  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 


You can find me here:

HOW TO SOFTEN STIFF YARN:

HOW TO:





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


BLOCKING: Basically there are 2 ways of blocking.
1.  Steam blocking: arrange item on a flat surface, hold steam iron 
     above the surface, (not touching the surface), and
    steam. Allow the item to dry in the shape desired.

2.  Immerse in water, and squeeze water out, or spray with water.    
    Arrange item on a thick bath towel, shape
as desired, allow to dry undisturbed.

MATERIALS:
Caron tea Cakes, super bulky yarn…OR… 
2 strands of worsted weight yarn, (40 yds bulky yarn, 80 yds worsted weight)
9 mm knitting needles (US 13; UK 00)
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS: Gauge: 2.5 stitches and 3 rows = 1 sq. inch
Copyright: Emi Harrington,permission not given to share, give away, or sell this pattern.
This pattern is available for all sizes from 3 months to adult in my Ravelry shop for $1.50:

1.  Newborn - 3 months: Cast on 28 stitches.

2.  Work in ribbing (k 2, p2) for 2 rows.

3.  Change to ivory color yarn, work in stockinette stitch (k one row, 
     p one row), for 4 rows.

4.  Change to main color, work in stockinette stitch for 6 rows.

5.  Knit 2 stitches together across the row. (14)

6.  Purl across the row.

7.  Knit 2 stitches together across the row, casting off each stitch 
     after it is worked. (7)
     Leave a long yarn end, thread into a needle, weave through the       last row of stitches, pull to gather up and close the
top of the hat, take several stitches to secure, then sew the back 
seam of the hat.

BOW TIE:  Cast on 4 stitches, knit every row (garter stitch) for 12 rows, cast off.  
Wrap yarn around the center to form a bow tie, attach to the band on the hat.

END OF PATTERN

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Free crochet pattern- Mini Back Pack Key Chain



2180yt - Mini Back Pack key ring
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. 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:  http://www.youtube.com/user/Hectanooga1

You can find me here:

MATERIALS;
Worsted weight yarn
4.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle,
Button,
Beads optional

Amazon affiliate link: 
12 mm crochet hook set:     https://tinyurl.com/ydft63v6



INSTRUCTIONS:
See a video demo here: https://youtu.be/VQPC_wLgBW8 

1.  Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.

2.  Chain 1 , carry the yarn end along the outside of the ring, make 
     8 single crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join.  
 Pull the yarn end to close the hole.

3.  Chain 1 and turn, single crochet around, making 2 single crochet       in every 2nd stitch, slip stitch to join. (12)

4.  Work single crochet stitches in a spiral, making 2 single 
     crochet    in every 3rd stitch, , until the circle is as large as you
would like the bottom of the back pack to be.

5.  Begin the sides of the bag: Single crochet around, (no more   
     increase), until the bag is as tall as you would like it to
be.

6.  Make the flap: chain 1 and turn, single crochet into the next 6 
     stitches.
   *Chain 1 and turn, single crochet across the row of 6 stitches.  
     Repeat from * for 2 more rows.
Turn, slip stitch into the first stitch, single crochet in the next 3 
stitches, slip stitch into the last stitch.
Turn, slip stitch in the next stitch, chain 4, slip stitch into the last 
stitch, (buttonhole formed).
Sew a button on the front of the bag.

Chain a cord approx. 6 - 7 inches long, see the video for how to 
attach the cord: https://youtu.be/VQPC_wLgBW8 

Attach beads on the ends of the cord if desired.
Attach a key ring into a couple of stitches on the back of the back 
pack.

END OF PATTERN

Monday, 26 March 2018

Free Knitting Pattern - SCRAPS KNIT TOUQUE PATTERN

#2178 - SCRAPS KNIT TOUQUE
Copyright © 2018,  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 


You can find me here:

HOW TO SOFTEN STIFF YARN:




HOW TO:

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


BLOCKING: Basically there are 2 ways of blocking.
1.  Steam blocking: arrange item on a flat surface, hold steam iron above the surface, (not touching the surface), and
   steam. Allow the item to dry in the shape desired.
2.  Immerse in water, and squeeze water out, or spray with water. Arrange item on a thick bath towel, shape
as desired, allow to dry undisturbed.

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn, worked 2 strands (or super bulky yarn) Newborn: 80 yds;  Adult; 225 yds
8 mm knitting needles (worked flat)
Yarn needle

BUY KNITTING NEEDLES HERE:  https://tinyurl.com/yayqs94p










INSTRUCTIONS: Gauge: 3 stitches and 3 rows = 1 sq. inch
Copyright: Emi Harrington,permission not given to share, give away, or sell this pattern.
Change colors at any time, or work in one solid color.
Downloadable pdf available on Ravelry for $1.: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2179---scraps-knit-touque

1.  Newborn to 3 months: Cast on 32 stitches
   3 - 6 months: Cast on 36 stitches
   6 - 12 months: Cast on 40 stitches
   1 - 2 yrs: Cast on 44 stitches
   2 - 5 yrs: Cast on 44 stitches
   5 - 12 yrs: Cast on 48 stitches
   12 - 16 yrs: Cast on 48 stitches
   Adult: Cast on 52 stitches

2.  Work in ribbing stitch for:
    Newborn to 3 months: 15 rows, cast off with a     long yarn end.

   3 - 6 months: 18 rows, cast off with a long yarn end.

   6 - 12 months: 21 rows, cast off with a long yarn end.

   1 - 2 yrs: 24 rows, cast off with a long yarn end.

   2 - 5 yrs: 27 rows, cast off with a long yarn end.

   5 - 12 yrs: 36 rows, cast off with a long yarn end.

   12 - 16 yrs: 42 rows, cast off with a long yarn end.

   Adult: 45 rows, cast off with a long yarn end. (15 rows of each color in this sample.)

Thread the yarn end into a needle, weave through the last row of stitches, pull to gather up and close the top of the hat. Take several stitches to secure, then sew the back seam of the hat.

 


HOW TO MAKE A FAUX FUR POM POM:








HOW TO CROCHET A FUN FUR POM POM:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYdRjwzlG5k






POM POM:

1.  For a small pom pom, wrap yarn around 4 fingers.  
Large pom pom: wind around a piece of cardboard 4 inches long.
2.  Wind the yarn around approximately 30 to 40 times, depending on
    how large you would like the pom pom.
3.  Slide the bundle off.
4.  Tie in the center with yarn. (Use two or three strands for strength.)
5.  Cut the loops open on both sides.
6.  Trim evenly, and use the yarn that was used to tie into a
  bundle to tie the pom-pom onto the hat.

 



HOW TO MAKE TAGS FOR YOUR GARMENTS:  https://youtu.be/bPgJQ6eciJs



END OF PATTERN





Saturday, 24 March 2018

2176- FREE Crochet Pattern- Easter Bunny Basket





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. 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:  http://www.youtube.com/user/Hectanooga1

You can find me here:

MATERIALS;
Worsted weight yarn, worked 2 strands (Red Heart Super Saver)
6.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS: video demo here: https://youtu.be/0lgmvllLlAY
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1.  Work with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn, and a 6.5 mm crochet hook.
     Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
2.  Chain 1, make 8 single crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join.
3.  Chain 1 and turn, 2 single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join. (18 if you also worked 
    into the chain 1)
4.  Working in a spiral, single crochet round and round, making 2 single crochet in every 3rd stitch, 
    until the  worked round is the size of the bottom of the basket you wish to make. The sample 
    shown was worked to fit over a Cool Whip plastic container.
5.  Begin working the sides: Chain 1, work in a spiral, one single crochet in each stitch, until the sides
    are as tall as you would like.  Then work one round, skipping every 3rd stitch. When finished, 
    slip  stitch into the next stitch.
6.  Make the handle: chain 1 and turn, single crochet in 4 stitches, chain 1 and turn, single crochet 
     across the row of 4 stitches, repeat from * until the handle is as long as you like, then slip stitch it 
      onto the opposite side of the basket.  
Fasten off.
7.  EARS: Chain 5, single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook, and in each stitch of the chain.    
      *Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in each stitch across the row, repeat from * until the ear is as tall 
      as the basket.  Turn, single crochet in the first stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, chain 2, slip 
      stitch in the next stitch, fasten off, and sew the ear to the basket, just in front of the handle.  
      Repeat on the opposite side.
8.  Sew buttons on for eyes, and a pink button for the nose.  Attach a ribbon bow if desired.

END OF PATTERN