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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Bear Skull n Bones Applique

Bear Skull n Bones Applique
Need/Need to Know
  • H hook
  • Red Heart with Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • picot = chain 3 slip stitch in 1st ch
  • ( ) holds needed info and # of stitches
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • with h hook finished applique is 6 1/2in x 5 1/2in if wanting smaller use smaller hook size

Abbreviation
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
ch – chain
sl st – slip stich
st(s) – stitch(s)
sk – skip
sc dec – single crochet decrease
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease
picot – picot

Head
1. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (1st eye made)
2. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (2nd eye)

3. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), hdc in 1st ch 8 circle, sc into ch 8 circle 9 times, hdc in ch 8 circle
continuing on into the 2nd ch 8 circle, hdc in 2nd ch 8 circle, sc into 2nd ch 8 sp 9 times, hdc in 2nd ch 8 sp, join to 1st hdc (22sts)
4. now continue around in a circle, ch 2(does not count as dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 3 dc in the next st, sk next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, join to 1st dc (34 dc)
5. ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, [picot, hdc in next st] repeat 1 more time, hdc dec across next 2 sts, [hcd in next st, picot] repeat 1 more time, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, join to 1st sc, tie off (53sc, 15hdc, 4picot)

Ears – make 2
  1. ch 4, trc in 4th ch from hook 8 times, ch 3, sl st in same sp, tie off
Bones – make 2
1. ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each st across (12sc)
2. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of last sc, now sl st all the way across the bottom of sc in row 1
3. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of sc, tie off
  • now sew ears to side of skull
  • sew in all ends
  • and your done your applique is ready to be sewn on to anything!



Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Kitty Skull n Bones Applique


Kitty Skull n Bones Applique
Need/Need to Know
  • H hook
  • Red Heart with Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • picot = chain 3 slip stitch in 1st ch
  • ( ) holds needed info and # of stitches
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • with h hook finished applique is 6 1/2in x 5 1/2in if wanting smaller use smaller hook size

Abbreviation
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
ch – chain
sl st – slip stich
st(s) – stitch(s)
sk – skip
sc dec – single crochet decrease
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease
picot – picot

Head
1. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (1st eye made)
2. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (2nd eye)

3. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), hdc in 1st ch 8 circle, sc into ch 8 circle 9 times, hdc in ch 8 circle
continuing on into the 2nd ch 8 circle, hdc in 2nd ch 8 circle, sc into 2nd ch 8 sp 9 times, hdc in 2nd ch 8 sp, join to 1st hdc (22sts)
4. now continue around in a circle, ch 2(does not count as dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 3 dc in the next st, sk next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, join to 1st dc (34 dc)
5. ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, [picot, hdc in next st] repeat 1 more time, hdc dec across next 2 sts, [hcd in next st, picot] repeat 1 more time, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, join to 1st sc, tie off (53sc, 15hdc, 4picot)

Ears – make 2
  1. ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each st across, turn (6sc)
  2. ch 1 (does not count as sc), sc dec across 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc dec across last 2 sts, turn (4sc)
  3. ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, turn (4sc)
  4. ch 1 (does not count as sc), [sc dec across next 2 sts] repeat across, turn (2sc)
  5. ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, turn (2sc)
  6. ch 1 (does not count as sc), sc dec across only 2 sts, tie off (1sc)
Bones – make 2
1. ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each st across (12sc)
2. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of last sc, now sl st all the way across the bottom of sc in row 1
3. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of sc, tie off

  • now sew ears to side of skull
  • sew in all ends
  • and your done your applique is ready to be sewn on to anything!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Casino Wallet for Purse or Belt

Casino Wallet

Don't wanna carry around a big purse or bag when going out to some place like the casino, bar, fair or even the library, but don't feel your pockets alone are safe enough ? Then this is the little wallet for you ! With the option to put straps on it so your belt keeps it secure at your side you can easily take any cards or cash with you any where !

Need/Need to Know
  • H hook
  • Red Heart w/Love in 2 colors, color A and color B
  • my colors were dark blue A and white B
  • needle to sew in ends
  • button
  • ( ) holds # of stitches and needed info
  • [ ] repeat whats inside

Gauge
in single crochet 8 stitches x 8 row = 2 inches

Abbreviations
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(s)
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
bl – back loop
sc dec – single crochet decrease
dc – double crochet

Wallet
  1. in color A, ch 17, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each st across, turn (16sc)
  2. ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, turn (16sc)
  3. repeat 2
  4. repeat 2
  5. repeat 2
  6. repeat 2
  7. repeat 2
  8. repeat 2
  9. repeat 2
  10. repeat 2
  11. repeat 2, tie off
  12. with color B connect in same st we tied off in, and sl st down the side of each sc for a total of 10 sl st
  1. turn work to bottom, and sl st across each st (16 sl st)
  1. turn work to other side, and sl st in each st across for a total of 10 sl st
  1. now we are going to work the 3 sides we sl st'ed as one, turn, ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each of the next 10 sl st's, ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 16 sl st's, ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sl st's, tie off (2 ch sp's, & 36 sc)
  1. join in bl of bottom right corner ignoring ch 1 sp, ch 1 (does not count as sc), working this row all in bl only, 1 sc in each of the next 16 sts, sl st to 1st sc in side, turn (16sc)
  2. ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, sk 1st side sc and sl st into next, turn (16sc)
  3. repeat 17
  4. repeat 17
  5. repeat 17
  6. repeat 17
  7. repeat 17
  8. repeat 17
  9. ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, turn (16sc)
  10. repeat 24
  11. repeat 24
  12. ch 1 (does not count as sc), sc dec across 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st across until next last 2 sts, sc dec across last 2 sts, turn
  13. repeat row 27 until there are only 4 sts left
  14. ch 1 (does not count as sc), sc dec across next 2 sts, sc dec across last 2 sts, turn
  15. ch 5, sl st int last st (button hole made), tie off
  • if you just want it for your purse sew in your ends and your done! If you want to make it to fit on your belt continue on

Straps 4 Belt – make 2
  1. ch 10, dc in 3rd ch from hook and each st across, turn (8dc)
  2. ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, tie off (8sc)
  • sew the 2 straps to opposite sides of back of card wallet (placement shown in bottom picture)
  • sew in ends and done!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Holly Buttons! Cowl 4 Pup

Holly Buttons Cowl 4 Pup
Need/Need to Know
  • I hook
  • Red Heart w/Love in 2 colors
  • needle to sew in ends
  • buttons
  • ( ) holds # of stitches and needed info
  • [ ] repeat whats inside 
  • sizes are xxs(xs, sm, md, lg, xlg) and appear in pattern as such
  • measurements are approximately 9,(10,12,14,16,18 inches)
  • please measure around your dogs head 1st to insure fit
  • my sizes may differ from those in stores

    • do not let dog wear cowl unattended or unsupervised
    • when sewing on button sew them on extra extra tight and strong to try and prevent any buttons from being chewed or torn off 


Gauge
in double crochet 7 stitchs x 4 rows = 2inches

Abbreviations
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(s)
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet

Cowl
  1. in 1st color, ch 36(40,48,56,64,72), join in 1st ch, ch 2 (does not count as dc), 1 dc in each st around, join in 1st hdc (36,40,48,56,64,72dc)
  2. ch 2 (does not count as dc), 1 dc in each st around, join to 1st dc (36,40,48,56,64,72dc)
  • xxs go to row 3
  • xs repeat row 2, 1 more time
  • sm repeat row 2, 2 more times
  • md, repeat row 2, 4 more times
  • lg repeat row 2, 6 more times
  • xlg repeat row 2, 8 more times
  1. change to 2nd color, ch 1 (does not count as sc), [sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st] repeat around, join in 1st sc (9,10,12,14,16,18 sc & dc) (18,20,24,32,36 hdc)
  2. turn, ch 1 (does not count as 1st st), [sl st in sc, hdc in hdc, 2 dc in dc, hdc in hdc] repeat around, join to 1st sl st, tie off (9,10,12,14,16,18 sl st) (10,20,24,32,36 hdc & dc)
  3. flip over to bottom, connect in any stitch with 2nd color and repeat rows 3 & 4, tie off
  • sew on any and all buttons of your choice wherever you please
  • sew in ends and you done!

Easy Breezy Cowl 4 Pup

Easy Breezy Cowl 4 Pup
Need/Need to Know
  • I hook
  • Red Heart w/Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • ( ) holds # of stitches and need to know info
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • sizes are xs(sm, md, lg, xlg) and appear in pattern as such
  • measurements are approximately 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 inches
  • please measure around your dogs head 1st to insure fit
  • my sizes may differ then those in a store

Gauge
in half double crochet 7 stitches x 6 rows = 2 inches

Abbreviations
ch – chain
st(s) – stitches
sk – skip
sp – space
hdc – half double crochet

Cowl,
  1. ch 40(48,56,64,72), join to 1st ch, ch 1 (does not count as hdc), 1 hdc in each st around, join in 1st hdc (40,48,56,64,72hdc)
  2. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), [1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, ch 4, sk next 4 sts] repeat around, join in 1st hdc, turn (5,6,7,8,9 ch sps & 20,24,28,32,36hdc)
  3. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), [4 hdc in ch sp, ch 4. sk 4 hdc] repeat around, join to 1st hdc, turn (5,6,7,8,9 ch sps & 20,24,28,32,36hdc)
  • xs repeat row 3, 2 more times
  • sm repeat row 3, 4 more times
  • md repeat row 3, 6 more times
  • lg repeat row 3, 8 more times
  • xlg repeat row 3, 10 more times
  1. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), [4 hdc in ch sp, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts] repeat around, join in 1st hdc, tie off (40,48,56,64,72hdc)
  • sew in ends and your done!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Anti Valentines UnCozy - free crochet pattern

Anti Valentines UnCozy
Need/Need to Know
  • I hook
  • G hook
  • Red Heart w/Love yarn in 3 colors, A, B, C
  • my colors were – A: white, B: dark blue, C: red
  • needle to sew in ends
  • will need basic crochet skills
  • will need to know how to crocodile stitch
  • v stitch in this pattern = 1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet all in same stitch
  • ( ) holds needed info and # of stitches
  • [ ] repeat whats inside

Abbreviations
ch – chain
stitch(s) – stitches
sk – skip
sp – space
spk st – spike stitch
sl st – slip stitch
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
v st – v stitch

Gauge
in hdc with I hook 7 stitches x 6 rows = 2 inches

UnCozy
  1. with I hook and color A, ch 28, join in 1st ch, ch 1 (does not count as hdc), 1 hdc in each st around, join in 1st hdc (28hdc)
  2. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), 1 hdc in each st around, join in 1st hdc (28hdc)
  3. change to color B, and repeat row 2
  4. change to color A, ch 2 (does not count as dc), [1 dc in each of the next 4 sts, sk next st, v st in next st, sk next st] repeat around, join in 1st dc, tie off (4v sts & 16dc)
  1. with G hook and color C, we will now be making the hearts like a crocodile stitch, join around right dc of v st, ch 1, hdc around dc, 4 dc around dc, ..................................................................... ch 2, turn over to left dc of v st, 4 dc around dc, hdc around dc, ch 1, sl st around dc, tie off.......................................................   .......................................................... and repeat this step on each v st around for a total of 4 hearts
  2. with I hook and color B, join in a dc after one of the hearts, ch 1 (does not count as hdc), [1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, spk st in side right side of heart, spk st into middle of heart, spk st in left side of heart] repeat around, join in 1st hdc (28hdc) use picture to help with placing spk sts............ 
  3. change to color A, ch 1, 1 hdc in each st around, join to 1st hdc (28hdc)
  4. repeat 7, tie off
  • sew in all you ends and your done!




Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Granny Cowl 4 Pup - free pattern

Granny Cowl 4 Pup

Need/Need to Know
  • I hook
  • Red Heart w/Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • ( ) holds needed info and # of stitches
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • double crochet cluster = 3 double crochet in one space
  • sizes are xxs (xs, sm, md, lg) and appear in pattern as such
  • size measurements are approximately 9 (10, 12, 14, 16 inches)
  • please measure around your pup's head 1st to insure fit my sizes may differ then store bought items
  • color changes are not indicated in pattern you can change colors if you wish and in any way you want, or make it all one color, I changed color every other row

Abbreviations
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(s)
sp – space
sk – skip
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
dc c – double crochet cluster

Gauge
in double crochet 7 stitchs x 4 rows = 2inches

Cowl
  1. ch 36,(40,48,56,64), join in 1st ch, ch 1 (does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st around, join to 1st sc (36,40,48,56,64sc)
  2. ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, ch 1, skip next st, [1 dc in each of the next 3 sts, ch 1, sk next st] repeat around, join in 3rd ch of 1st 3 (9,10,12,14,16 dc c's & ch 1 sp's)
  3. sl st into next ch sp or turn, ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same ch sp, ch 1, sk 3 dc, [dc c in next ch sp, ch 1, sk 3 dc] repeat around, join in 1st dc (9,10,12,14,16 dc c's & ch 1 sp's)
  • xxs repeat round 3, 1 more time
  • xs repeat round 3, 2 more times
  • sm repeat round 3, 4 more times
  • md repeat round 3, 6 more times
  • lg repeat round 3, 8 more times
  1. starting in a ch sp, ch 1 (does not count as sc), [1 sc in ch sp, 1 sc in each of the next 3 dc] repeat around, join to 1st sc (36,40,48,56,64sc) tie off
  • now all you have to do is sew in all your ends and its done!

Monday, February 9, 2015

Lacy Cowl for Pup -free crochet pattern

Lacy Cowl 4 Pup
Need/Need to Know
  • I hook
  • Red Heart w/Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • ( ) holds # of stitches or needed info
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • v stitch = 1 double crochet, chain 2, 1 double crochet all in same stitch
  • sizes are xxs (xs, sm, md, lg) and appear in pattern as such
  • size measurements are approximately 9 (10, 12, 14, 16 inches)
  • please measure you pets head first to determinate size
  • my size's may differ from store bought items

Gauge
in double crochet 7 stitchs x 4 rows = 2inches

Abbreviations
st(s) – stitch(s)
ch – chain
sp – space
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
v st – v stitch

Cowl
  1. ch 36(39,45,51,57), join to 1st ch, ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join in 1st sc (36,39,45,51,57)
  2. ch 4, dc in 1st st (v st), sk 2 sts, [v st in next st, sk 2 sts] repeat around, join to 2nd ch of 1st 4 (12,13,15,17,19v sts)
  3. sl st into ch 2 sp of v st, ch 4, dc in same ch 2 sp (v st), [v st in next v st] repeat around, join to 2nd ch of 1st 4 (12,13,15,17,19v sts)
  • xxs repeat row 3, 1 more time
  • xs repeat row 3, 2 more times
  • sm repeat row 3, 4 more times
  • md repeat row 3, 6 more times
  • lg repeat row 3, 8 more times
  1. ch 1, [2 sc in ch 2 sp of v st, 1 sc in between v sts] repeat around, join to 1st sc (36,39,45,51,57sc)

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Puff Bubble Cowl 4 Pup

Puff Bubble Cowl 4 Pup
Will Need/Need to Know
  • G – hook
  • Caron simply soft yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • 1st chain(s) never count as 1st stitch
  • ( ) holds number of stitches and needed info
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • puff stitch = double crochet together 5 times in same stitch
  • sizes are xx small(x small, medium, large) and stitch count appears in pattern as such
  • measurements approximately are 9(10,12,14,16 inches)
  • please measure around your dogs head first to insure fit

Gauge
81/2 dc sts x 4 rows = 2in

Abbreviations
ch – chain
st(s)- stitches
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
p st- puff stitch

  1. ch 40(44,52,60,68), join in 1st ch, ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join to 1st sc (40,44,52,60,68sc)
  2. ch 2, [1 dc in each of the next 3 sts, p st in next st] repeat around, join to 1st dc (10,11,13,15,17p st) (30,33,39,45,51dc)
  3. ch 2, dc in 1st st, [p st in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 3 sts] repeat around, until last 3 sts, p st in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, join to 1st dc (10,11,13,15,17p st) (30,33,39,45,51dc)
  • xx small go to row 4
  • x small repeat row 2, 1 more time, then go to row 4
  • small repeat row 2 and 3, 1 more time, then go to row 4
  • medium repeat row 2 and 3, 2 more times, then go to row 4
  • large repeat row 2 and 3, 3 more times, then go to row 4
  1. ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join in 1st sc, tie off (40,44,52,68sc)

Monday, February 2, 2015

Puppy Skull n Bones Applique - free pattern

Puppy Skull n Bones Applique
Need/Need to Know
  • H hook
  • Red Heart with Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • picot = chain 3 slip stitch in 1st ch
  • ( ) holds needed info and # of stitches
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • with h hook finished applique is 6 1/2in x 5 1/2in if wanting smaller use smaller hook size

Abbreviation
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
ch – chain
sl st – slip stich
st(s) – stitch(s)
sk – skip
sc dec – single crochet decrease
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease
picot – picot

Head
1. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (1st eye made)
2. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (2nd eye)

3. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), hdc in 1st ch 8 circle, sc into ch 8 circle 9 times, hdc in ch 8 circle
continuing on into the 2nd ch 8 circle, hdc in 2nd ch 8 circle, sc into 2nd ch 8 sp 9 times, hdc in 2nd ch 8 sp, join to 1st hdc (22sts)
4. now continue around in a circle, ch 2(does not count as dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 3 dc in the next st, sk next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, join to 1st dc (34 dc)
5. ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, [picot, hdc in next st] repeat 1 more time, hdc dec across next 2 sts, [hcd in next st, picot] repeat 1 more time, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, join to 1st sc, tie off (53sc, 15hdc, 4picot)

Ears – make 2
  1. ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next st, turn (2sc)
  2. ch 1(does not count as sc), 1 sc in each st across, turn (2sc)
  3. ch 1(does not count as sc), 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, turn (3sc)
  4. ch 1(does not count as sc), 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, turn (4sc)
  5. ch 1(does not count as sc), 1 sc each of the next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, turn (5sc)
  6. ch 1(does not count as sc), 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc dec across next 2 sts, tie off (5sc)
Bones – make 2
1. ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each st across (12sc)
2. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of last sc, now sl st all the way across the bottom of sc in row 1
3. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of sc, tie off
  • now sew ears to side of skull
  • sew in all ends
  • and your done your applique is ready to be sewn on to anything!