Monday, July 26, 2010
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Worsted Weight Yarn- varigated and matching solid color
Row 1 - Single crochet 2 chain from hook and in each chain across. Turn. Chain 1. 30 sc
Row 2 thru 36 - SC in back loops only across. Turn. Chain 1. 30 sc
Fold in half and sew a seam through the first row and the last row.
Attach matching solid color
Row 1 single crochet evening around opening. Turn. Chain 1. 72 sc
Row 2 single crochet each stitch around. Turn chain 1. 72 sc
Row 3 *single crochet chain 1 skip next stitch single crochet in next stitch. Repeat * around and join to top of chain 1.
Weave ends in.
With varigated or another matching color
Weave through each hole of row 3.
Knot ends and trim.
Tie bow at the back of the slipper.
I designed these slippers with my Mom in mind. Her feet swell and unswell from her diabetes and the tie can be tightened or loosened to fit.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
2 hair elastics/ties
Yarn of choice and choice of color
H or I hook (depends on how tight you crochet)
Attach yarn to hair elastic with slip stitch.
Work 28 single crochet around hair elastic join to chain 1 with slip stitch
Row 1 Turn *chain 3 single crochet in back loop of next stitch *continue around slip stitch to beginning.
Row 2 Turn Chain 3 DC in each front loop around.
Row 3 Turn Chain 3 DC in first stitch 2 DC in next stitch continue around 1 DC 2 DC Slip stitch to beginning
Row 4 Turn Chain 3 DC in each stitch around join with slip stitch to beginning.
Continue with Row 4 until desired length.
Do not turn. Chain 1.
You are going to do a single crochet all around but each single crochet you are going to put the hook through the stitch plus the hair elastic.
Turn * Chain 3 single crochet in front loop of next stitch.* *'* Continue around slip stitch to beginning.
Chain 2 yarn over pull loop up second chain from hook. Yarn over pull through two loops, yarn over pull through last two loops.
*Chain 2 yarn over pull loop up second chain. Yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over pull through last two loops.
*Do this for 9 more times.
Attach to opposite side of bag with slip stitch. Fasten off.
Make attach flowers of your choice. Or butterflies, dragonflies, frogs, etc.
WW yarn of Choice or you can use cotton yarn
G or H hook
For Can Cozy-
Round 1- Chain 4, 12 DC in 4th chain from hook, Join with slip stitch to beginning.
Round 2 - Chain 2, 2 Half DC in each DC around join with slip stitch to beginning.
Round 3 - Chain 1, 1 sc in back loops only of each hdc around. Join with slip stitch to beginning.
Round 4- Chain 2, 1 hdc in each sc around. Join with slip stitch to beginning.
Round 5 thru 14- Repeat round 4
Round 15- SC each hdc around. Join with slip stitch and finish off and weave in end.
Do Round 1 thru 4 of above.
Row 5- 2 DC in each hdc around. Join with slip stitch to beginning. Finish off and weave in end.
You can add a face/head to your cozy if you want. I just used an ami head I make and sewed it on the front.
Extras Patterns Coming soon- birthday party hat, tea party hat, animal heads(in place of the hat)
To make a cozy for a 12 oz gatorade bottle-
Follow pattern above til row 9 then end off and weave in end.