Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Crochet a Fall Headband





Knit Look Headband
I made this headband with chucky yarn from Michaels (Loops & Thread Charisma) and a J hook
Chain 14
Double Crochet into 3rd chain from hook
Continue Double Crocheting to the end
You should have 13 Double Crochet Posts
Chain 2
Turn
Double Crochet into the back loops only across
Chain 2
Turn
Continue crocheting into back loops until piece measures 18.5"
Join the ends together by Single crocheting together
Fasten off - Secrue with a knot
Now you have a headband that should look as though it were Knitted in the round
I have found that this size of headband can fit a toddler up to adult
and it makes a nice neck warmer.

I hope if you try this you understand my directions - the Double Crochet stitch can be replaced with a Half Double Crochet Stitch as well


Flower Pattern
With J Hook and same chunky yarn as headband make a flower embellishment like mine with this pattern
PATTERN DIRECTIONS

Form a Magic Circle

First Petal
Slip Stich into Magic Circle, Chain 2 {counts as 1st Triple Crochet}
Work 1 Triple Crochets into Magic Circle
Chain 3
Slipstitch into Magic Circle

Second Petal
Chain 3
Work 1 Triple Crochet into Magic Circle
Chain 3
Slipstitch into Magic Circle

Continue working pattern from the beginning of  2nd petal 3 more times for a total of 5 petals.
·   After 5th petal is completed ending with last Slipstitch – Cut yarn fasten off leaving 2” tail - Slip loose end through the center of your Magic Circle moving it to the back of your work
  • Pull loose end of Magic Circle to close up the center - Tie both loose ends together, trim off excess and hot glue a clip to the back


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Beyond The Picket Fence
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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Electric Daisy

Electric Daisy Hair Clippies for Bellie's Back to School Wardrobe
Make some for a lucky girlie you know - the crochet pattern is below : )









Crochet an Electric Daisy

H,  I, or J  hook

Work flower up holding 2 or 3 strands of yarn together

Single Crochet 13 times into magic circle and join to first stitch to form circle

Chain 3 skip 2 - slip stitch into circle stitches 5 times = 5 chain 3 spaces

*Slip Stitch into chain 3 space, chain 1, hdc into chain 3 space 4 times, chain 1, slip stitch into same chain 3 space*

Repeat between * * 4 more times

End with slip stitch - bind off - slip loose ends to the back of flower

Close up the magic circle and tie loose ends together

Trim off tails

Finished

Now you have a electric dasiy of your own

I made mine into hair clips for A & Em




Extreme Rainbow Tie Dye Hair Ties to go with my Electric Dasies


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