Angie's Attic

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Baby Cowboy Hat version 2









Acrylic worsted weight yarn in 2 colors-  I used Red Heart super saver
Newborn- F/G hook
3-6 months G/H hook
Larger sizes- J hook

Chain 17
1 half double crochet in 2nd chain from hook.
1 double crochet in next 14 chains.
3 half double crochet in last chain.
Now working down the back of chain.
1 double crochet in next 14 chains.
2 half double crochet in last chain.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 2
Chain 1
1 single crochet in first stitch.
1 double crochet in next 14 stitches in front loops only.
1 single crochet in next 3 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 14 stitches in front loops only.
1 single crochet in last 2 stitches.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Rounds 3 and 4
chain 1
1 single crochet in first stitch.
1 double crochet in next 14 stitches.
1 single crochet in next 3 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 14 stitches.

Round 5
chain 1
1 single crochet in first stitch
1 double crochet in next 14 stitches back loops only.
1 single crochet in next 3 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 14 stitches back loops only.
1 single crochet in next 2 stitches.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Rounds 6 thru 8
Chain 2
1 double crochet in each stitch around.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 9
Chain 2
1 double crochet in first stitch, 2 double crochet in next stitch.
*1 double crochet in next stitch, 2 double crochet in next stitch*  Continue *...* around until
beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 10
Chain 2
1 double crochet decrease in first 2 stitches, 1 double crochet in next stitch.
*1 double crochet decrease in next 2 stitches, 1 double crochet in next stitch*
Continue *...* around until beginning.  slip stitch to beginning.

Round 11
chain 2
1 double crochet in each stitch around.
slip stitch to beginning.

Round 12
Chain 1
1 half double crochet in first stitch front loops only, 2 half double crochet in next stitch front loops only.
*1 half double crochet in next stitch front loops only, 2 half double crochet in next stitch front loops only.*
*...* continue around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 13
Chain 1
1 single crochet in first stitch back loops only
1 half double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 treble/triple crochet in next 6 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 half double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 single crochet in next 10 stitches back loops only.
1 half double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 treble/triple crochet in next 6 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 half double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 single crochet in last 3 stitches back loops only.
slip stitch to beginning.

Round 14
repeat round 13
Fasten off and attach contrast color

Round 15
1 single crochet in each stitch around.
Slip stitch to beginning.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sandal- Adult version






Adult-
Small: hook H
Medium: hook I
Large: hook J

Bottom sole(make 2 from cotton)
Chain 22
1 half double crochet in 2nd chain from hook.
1 half double crochet in next 8 chains.
1 double crochet in next 9 chains.
2 double crochet in each of the next 2 stitches.
5 double crochet in last chain.
Working down the back of chain.
2 double crochet in next 2 chains.
1 double crochet in next 9 chains.
1 half double crochet in next 8 chains.
2 half double crochet in last chain.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 2
chain 2
1 half double crochet in next 18 stitches.
2 half double crochet in each of the next 4 stitches.
1 half double crochet in next 2 stitches.
2 half double crochet in next stitch.
1 half double crochet in next 2 stitches.
1 half double crochet in all the rest of the stitches till end.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 3
Chain 2
1 double crochet in next 18 stitches.
2 double crochet in each of the next 8 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 2 stitches.
2 double crochet in next 2 stitches.
1 double crochet in next 2 stitches.
2 double crochet in each of the next 8 stitches.
1 double crochet in each of the last stitches till end.
Slip stitch to beginning.  Fasten off leave tail for sewing.

Top sole(make 2 in yarn of choice)-
Do same as bottom sole but round 3 do half double crochet instead of double crochet.
Fasten off and sew bottom and top soles together.


Heel-
Left: Attach yarn to left side of sandal 10 stitches from center back of heel. (find center back of heel
and then count 10 stitches to the left and attach yarn)
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in 21 stitches around heel.

Turn
Chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch across row.

Turn
Chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch across row. Chain 25(1 double crochet 3rd chain from hook and in each chain.)
1 double crochet in each stitch across row.

Turn chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch across row including the new stitches.

Turn Chain 1
1 single crochet in each stitch across row.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Right:
Attach yarn to right side of sandal and do the same as above.


Strap-
Count 5 stitches from top center and attach yarn to sole.
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in 10 stitches.

Row 2
Turn chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch across.

Repeat row 2 until 10th row.

Row 10:
Do slip stitches across row with 10 stitches on the opposite side of sandal. Attaching strap.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Attach button to side of sandal.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Sandal - Infant/toddler version






I used size G hook for size 5/6.  Use F for sizes 3/4, H for 7/8, I for 9/10.
Cotton yarn for the bottom soles and any type yarn you want to use for the rest of the sandal.
2 buttons

Bottom sole(make 2 from cotton)-
Chain 14
1 half double crochet 2nd chain from hook.
1 half double crochet in next 7 chains.
1 double crochet in the next 2 chains.
2 double crochet in each of the next 2 chains.
5 double crochet in the last chain.
Working down the opposite side of chain.
2 double crochet in next 2 chains.
1 double crochet in next 2 chains.
1 half double crochet in next 7 chains.
3 half double crochet in last chain.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 2-
Chain 1
1 half double crochet in 10 stitches.
2 half double crochet in each of the next 4 stitches.
1 half double crochet in next 2 stitches.
2 half double crochet in next stitch.
1 half double crochet in next 2 stitches.
2 half double crochet in next 4 stitches.
1 half double crochet in next 11 stitches.
3 half double crochet in last stitch.
Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 3-
chain 1
1 single crochet in each stitch around.
Slip stitch to beginning.
Fasten off and leave long tail for sewing.


Top sole (make 2 in yarn of choice)-
Do rounds 1 and 2 of bottom sole.
Fasten off.

Sew top sole to bottom sole.


Left sandal-
Count 7 stitches from back center of sandal on the left side.
Attach yarn and chain 2
Half double crochet in 15 stitches going around back of sandal.
Turn chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch across.
Turn chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch across.  Chain 23
Turn 1 double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and in each chain and across the row.
Turn chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch of row but not the stitches from the chain 23.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Right sandal-
Do same as above but count 7 to the right side of sandal center back.


Strap-
Count 6 from the top center of the sandal and attach yarn.
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in 5 stitches.
Turn chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch across

*Turn chain 2  1 half double crochet in each stitch across*  Do this until the 10th row.
10th row
Do slip stitches across row with 5 stitches on opposite side of sandal counting 11 stitches down from top center.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Attach button to side of sandal.




Coming soon is variations for these sandals- flowers, faces, different straps, etc.
Also adult sizes.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Mouse Baskets




Basket-

H hook

Mickey:
Red, yellow and black yarn

Red yarn-
chain 3
10 half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook. Slip stitch to beginning

Round 2
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in each stitch around. Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 3
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in first stitch, 1 half double crochet in next stitch.  *2 half double crochet
in next stitch, 1 half double crochet in next stitch* continue *...* around slip stitch to beginning.

Round 4
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch around back loops only. Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 5 and 6
Chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch around slip stitch to beginning.

Change to black yarn
Round 7 and 8
Chain 3
1 double crochet in each stitch around. Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 9
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch around. Slip stitch to beginning.

Strap-
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in 3 stitches.
Turn
Chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch.
Turn chain 2
1 half double crochet in each stitch.
Continue until you have 18 rows.
18th row
Do half double crochet in the strap and 3 stitches on opposite side of basket to attach the strap.
Fasten off weave ends in.


Ears(make 2)-
Chain 3
10 half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook.  Slip stitch to beginning.
Round 2
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in each stitch leaving 4 unworked stitches at end.
Round 3
Turn
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in first stitch, 1 half double crochet in next stitch.  *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*
continue *..* around.  Fasten off leave tail for sewing ears on to basket.

Buttons(make 2) yellow yarn-
Chain 3
8 hdc in 3rd chain from hook.  Slip stitch to beginning.
Fasten off leave tail for sewing on to basket.


Sew buttons onto front of basket.
Sew ears onto front of the basket and edge of strap.


Minnie-

Do same as Mickey but use pink yarn instead of red.

Bow-
Chain 7
1 half double crochet in 3rd hook from chain and in each of the remaining chains.

Rows 2 and 3
Turn
chain 2
1 hdc in each stitch across

Row 4
Turn chain 2
hdc decrease in first 2 stitches, 1 hdc, 1 hdc decrease in last 2 stitches.

Rows 5 and 6
Turn chain 2
hdc in each stitch across.

Row 7
Turn chain 2
2 hdc in first stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch, 2 hdc in last stitch.

Rows 8, 9 and 10
Turn chain 2
1 hdc in each stitch across.  Fasten off.

Sew bow between ears on front of basket.
Make and sew 2 ears to basket.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Faerie House version 1





Faerie House-
Small blue house with white border-
F hook  small amounts of blue yarn and white fuzzy yarn.

Chain 3
10 half double crochet 3rd chain from hook. Slip stitch to beginning.

2nd round-
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in each stitch around.  Slip stitch to beginning.

3rd round-
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in first stitch, 1 half double crochet in next stitch.  *2 half double crochet in next stitch,
1 half double crochet in next stitch*  do *...* around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

4th round-
Chain 2
Half double crochet in each stitch around in back loops only.

5th row-
chain 2
Half double crochet in each stitch around till the last 3 stitches leave unworked.

6th row-
turn chain 2
half double crochet in each stitch.

7th row-
turn chain 2
half double crochet in each stitch.  Chain 3 and slip stitch to beginning.

8th round-
chain 2
half double crochet in each stitch around.

9th round-
chain 2
half double crochet in each stitch around front loops only.

10th round-
chain 2
half double decrease in first stitch, half double crochet in next stitch.  *half double decrease in next stitch, half double in next stitch*
work *...*  around to beginning. Slip stitch to beginning.

Work 10th round until you are down to 1 or 2 stitches left.  Fasten off.  Leave tail for sewing.
Sew up the hole and tie a knot to make a loop for hanging

Attach yarn to 9th round and crochet a border around in the unworked back loops only.

You can take a piece of a toilet paper roll with a door cut in it and put into faerie house before you start your decreases.

Spring Rings Potholder





I used a H hook and cotton yarn.  If just using for decoration you can use any kind of yarn you like.

Rings-

1st ring
Chain 18 slip stitch to beginning.  Chain 2, 2 double crochet in each chain around.
Slip stitch to beginning.  Leave tail for sewing.

2nd ring
Chain 18 put tail of chain through first ring.  Slip stitch to beginning.  Rings joined.
Chain 2, 2 double crochet in each chain around. Slip stitch to beginning. Fasten off and weave in ends.

3rd thru 5th ring do the same as 2nd ring.

6th ring
Chain 18 put tail through 1st and 5th rings to join the rings all together.
Chain 2, 2 double crochet in each chain around. Slip stitch to beginning.  Fasten off leave tail for sewing.

Take the tails from 1st and 6th ring and sew the middle of all rings together to close circle in middle and join all the rings.

1st round of border-
Attach yarn to 1st ring and single crochet in 10 stitches across top.
Single crochet in 11th stitch of 1st ring and a stitch in 2nd ring together.
Single crochet 10 stitches across top of 2nd ring.
Single crochet in 11th stitch of 2nd ring and stitch in 3rd ring together.
Single crochet 10 stitches across top of 3rd ring.
Single crochet in 11th stitch of 3rd ring and a stitch of 4th ring together.
Single crochet 10 stitches across top of 4th ring.
Single crochet in 11th stitch of 4th ring and stitch of 5th ring together.
Single crochet 10 stitches across top of 5th ring.
Single crochet 11th stitch of 5th ring and a stitch of 6th ring together.
Single crochet 10 stitches across top of 6th ring.
Slip stitch to beginning.

2nd round
Single crochet in each stitch around. Slip stitch to beginning. Fasten off weave in ends.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Leprechaun/St. Pat's Day Hat





I used a G hook for newborn size.  F for Preemie, H, I and J for larger sizes.

Leprechaun/St. Pat's Day hat-

Green yarn-
Round 1
Chain 4
10 double crochet in 4th chain from hook. Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 2
Chain 3
2 double crochet in each stitch around.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 3
Chain 3
2 double crochet in first stitch 1 double crochet in next stitch. *2 double crochet in next stitch,
1 double crochet in next stitch*  continue *..*  around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 4
Chain 3
2 double crochet in first stitch 1 double crochet in next 2 stitches. *2 double crochet in next stitch,
1 double crochet in next 2 stitches*  continue *..*  around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 5
Chain 2
Half double crochet in each stitch around back loops only.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Rounds 6 thru 10
Chain 3
Double crochet in each stitch around.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Change color to brown.
Rounds 11 and 12
Chain 3
Double crochet in each stitch around.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Change color back to green
Round 13
Chain 3
Double crochet in each stitch around.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 14
Chain 2
2 half double crochet in first stitch, 1 half double crochet in next stitch.  *2 half double crochet in next stitch,
1 half double crochet in next stitch*  continue *..* around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 15
Chain 3
2 double crochet in first stitch, 1 double crochet in next 2 stitches.  *2 double crochet in next stitch,
1 double crochet in next 2 stitches*  continue *..* around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.

Round 16
Chain 3
2 double crochet in first stitch, 1 double crochet in next 3 stitches.  *2 double crochet in next stitch,
1 double crochet in next 3 stitches*  continue *..* around to beginning.  Slip stitch to beginning.
Fasten off and weave in ends.


Buckle-
yellow/gold yarn
Chain 18
1 half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook.  1 half double crochet in next chain.
4 half double crochet in next chain, 1 half double crochet in next 3 chains.
4 half double crochet in next chain. 1 half double crochet in next 3 chains.
4 half double crochet in next chain.  1 half double crochet in next 3 chains.
4 half double crochet in next chain.  1 half double crochet in next 2 chains.
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.

Place ends together to form buckle sew together.
Sew buckle onto hat at the brown rounds.


You could make this all black for a top hat.  Red and white striped for Dr. Suess.  Pastel colors for Easter.
Black and orange for Halloween.  Brown for Thanksgiving.