Thursday, October 23, 2014

Crochet Girl's Beautiful Pink Rose Vest

Life is only traveled once; today’s moment becomes tomorrow’s memory. Enjoy every moment, good or bad, because the best gift of life is life itself.

This pink vest is very thick warm and very beautiful.










Sunday, May 11, 2014

Crochet Blue Bells in the Pot

The bouquet consists of 3 branches with bells and pot.

Work bells with diagrams A-E: 2 light blue and 1dark blue bells with diagram A, 2 dark blue and 1 light blue with diagram B, 2 light blue and 1dark blue bells with diagram C, 2 dark blue and 1 light blue with diagram D, 2 light blue and 1 dark blue bells with diagram E.

Work stamens with yellow yarn for each bell. Wrap the absorbent cotton around stamens and fill bells.

Stems work with diagrams F and G. Work 2 stems with diagram G (left-with light blue bells and right-with dark blue bells) and 1 stem with diagram F ( middle branch). Places where bells connected to stems are shown with blue arrows.

Work pot with diagrams H and J.









Thursday, May 1, 2014

Crochet Red Shrimp



Yarn: Lightweight yarn
Extras: Pony beads, batting, sewing needle


METHOD

1st round: 3ch, ss to first ch to join.(3 sts)
2nd round: Sc all.(3 sts)
3rd round: Sc all.(3 sts)
4th round: 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st.(5 sts)
5th round: 2sc in each of next 4sts, sc.(9sts)
6th round: Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 4 sts.(11 sts)
7th round: Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 5 sts.(13 sts)
8th round: Sc in each of next 5 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 6 sts.(15 sts)
9th round: Sc all.(15 sts)
10th round: Sc all.(15 sts)
11th round: Dc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, dec 3 times, sc in each of next 3 sts, dc in each of next 2 sts.(12 sts)
12th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, dec, ss in each of next 4 sts, dec, dc in each of next 2 sts.(10 sts)
Stuff the body.
13th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, ss in each of next 4 sts, sc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts.(10 sts)
14th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, ss in each of next 4 sts, sc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts.(10 sts)
15th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, dec, ss in each of next 2 sts, dec, dc in each of next 2 sts.(8 sts)
16th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, ss in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts.(8 sts)
17th round: Dc in next st, dec, ss in each of next 2 sts, dec,dc in next st.(6sts)
18th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, 1ch, and turn the work.
At this point, start to work flat.
19th round: Sc in each of next 4 sts. Finish off.


PAIR OF LEGS (make 3)
Cut a 12 in (30cm) piece of yarn. Fold in half and attach the point of doubling to the belly of the body. Use the tails to make legs by working 6 ch sts into each one, then finishing it off. Repeat the whole process twice more so that you are left with six legs.

MAKING UP
Sew pony beads onto body for eyes.

Source: 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet

Monday, April 28, 2014

100 flowers to knit & crochet

100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet showcases a lush bouquet of blossoms perfect for embellishing your favorite clothing or accessories. As a finishing touch for all your handmade garments or a great pick-me-up for a vintage find, these lovely blooms are the perfect way to use up scraps of yarn or try out interesting new yarns.

Breeze through this gorgeous collection featuring a colorful palette of simple spiraling roses, saucer-sized poppies, delicate lilacs, an assortment of vegetables, and more. All are shown full-size and in scale and is complete with stitched leaves and embroidered stems. Each flower pattern has full instructions, yarn requirements, and a suggested skill level. An additional section serves as a refresher course with basic techniques and provides inspiration for embellishing your finished flowers with beads, buttons, and sequins. You can also learn how to use the flowers in a range of fun projects, from customizing clothing and accessories, to decorating gift-wrapped packages.

This book will inspire all knitters and crocheters to pick up their needles and start creating their own beautiful blooms.

Do you like this book? Buy it now. 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More




100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More

Thursday, May 23, 2013

A pink crocheted skirt

My daughter loved this dress, it is so beautiful, summer, just right

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Crochet pumpkin carriage


It was Cinderella stepping from her pumpkin carriage with sparkly cartoon music filling the air.