Cozie Crochet

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Kindle Case October 7, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — hollydoll14 @ 2:15 am

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Crocheted Nook or Kindle eReader Case Pattern

Supplies: *Worsted weight yarn *Size I crochet hook *2 buttons *Yarn needle

Stitches used: *Single crochet (sc) *Double crochet (dc) *Moss stitch (explained in pattern)

Row 1: Ch 20. Sc in 3rd ch from hk. Begin moss stitch: Ch 1, sk st, sc in next st, *ch 1, sk st, sc in next st*. Repeat from * to * to end of row. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 2 – 56: Continue moss st: Sk 1st sc, *sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1* across. Sc in last st. Ch 2, turn.

Row 57: Dc in 1st sc, dc in next st, dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next 9 sts (both sc and ch-1 spaces). Ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. (Two buttonholes made.)

Row 58: Sc in 2nd st from hk and in ea st across, including ch-1 spaces. Ch 1, turn.

59: Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in ea sc across. Fasten of and weave in ends.

To finish your case, fold the bottom end up 8 inches. Fold flap with buttonholes over the top. Your case should measure approximately 5″ wide and 8″ high.

Lay buttons on top of buttonholes. Make sure they’ll fit through the opening (it will stretch a little).

Sew buttons to main piece under the flap with a yarn needle. I usually cut a length of the yarn I used for the project and separate it out into several strands, then use that to sew on my buttons. Perfect matching thread every time, and you only have to do a couple passes through the button to get a really good hold!

After your buttons are in place, fold the long piece backwards up 8″. Imagine you have just turned it inside out. Using your yarn needle and a length of yarn, stitch up the two sides of the case. I use a whip stitch. Then turn your case right-side-out and button closed. That’s it!

NOT MY PATTERN!!! Here is a LINK to the owners site.

 

It’s Football Season! October 2, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — hollydoll14 @ 11:44 pm

Sizes:
Newborn-3 months (fits up to 14 inch)
You can make the hat bigger by crochet increase round until you got the size that you desired.

Materials:
You will need
-Main Colour (shown here in brown colour): 100 grams/231 meters of( Brand Moda Vera 100% acrylic)
-White: small amount
-Crochet hook size 3.5 mm
-Sewing yarn needle
-Removable stitch markers or contrasting coloured yarn
Gauge: 4 single crochet stitches x 4 rows = 1 square inch
Skill and abbreviations:
You will need to know how to make:
Chain (ch)
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Magic ring or adjustable ring
For instruction on how to make magic
ring, change colour, and basic technique to make crochet hat, try this
tutorial.
http://jennyandteddy.com/search/label/how to
Note:
In this pattern,you will work in the round continuously. You may use a removable stitch marker or a short piece of yarn of contrasting colour to mark the beginning of each round. At the end of each round, you will not join, but begin the next round in the next stitch.
The stitch counts at the end of each round are given.
Hat body

You will work from top to bottom
Round1.
Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 10sc in ring (10 sts) brown
Round2.
*Sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (15 sts) brown
Round3.
*Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (20 sts) brown
Round4.
*Sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (25 sts) brown
Round5.
*Sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (30 sts) brown
Round6.
*Sc in next 5 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (35 sts) brown
Round7.
*Sc in next 6 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (40 sts) brown
Round8.
Pick up white colour,*Sc in next 7 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (45 sts)
Round9.
Pick up white colour, *Sc in next 8 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (50 sts)
Rounds 10 – 21.
Sc in each st around (50 sts). brown.
Round22-23.Pick up white colour, Sc in each st around (50 sts). Finish off.
Shape earflap:

Use two stitch markers to mark the stitch in the middle of each side of the hat. Join MC at the first marker with sl st.
Row1.
Ch 1 (counts as first sc here and throughout), sc 12, ch1, turn (13 sts)
Row2. Sc in next 11 sts, ch1, turn (12 sts)
Row3. Sc in next 10 sts, ch1, turn (11 sts)
Row4. Sc in next 9 sts, ch1 turn (10 sts)
Row5. Sc in next 8 sts, ch1 turn (9 sts)
Row6. Sc in next 7 sts, ch1, turn (8 sts)
Row7. Sc in next 6 sts, ch1, turn (7 sts)
Row8. Sc in next 5 sts, ch1, turn (6 sts)
Row9. Sc in next 4 sts, (5sts) fasten off. Join MC at second marker with sl st and repeat as above for second earflap.
Edging:

Join MC at any st along the edging
with sl st and work one round of sc around the edge, going around the earflaps.
Fasten off.
Ties:
With MC, loop yarn into approximately 18-20 inch long.
Using a crochet hook, pull the folded side of the yarn through the centre stitch at the bottom of the earflap, making a loop. Pull the free ends of the yarn through this loop and pull tight.Divide yarn in to three parts, plaint or braid to the end, and tie a knot to finish up. One tie is made. Repeat on the other earflap to make second tie.
Line across the hat:
Make 3 pieces with (white colour)

Chain 9 and finish off. Attach these line across the football hat by sewing.
All done. Enjoy

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The power of positivity October 1, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — hollydoll14 @ 7:00 am

This has nothings to do with crafts, crochet,  or creativity,  it has to do with positivity. As a young girl I know what is like to have a bad self image. At times I hate my self,  I dont know why,  I just do. Sometimes I dont like the way my body looks or the way my hair looks. Some days my skin looks everything but great and my eyes are too green. I’ve come to know this train of thought to be the crazy roller coaster ride called being a teenage girl.No matter how many times I’m complimented or praised it can never make up for the few times Ive been picked on and teased for my looks or accent or crazy and random hobbies. But I have found my way to stay strong – God. Im proud of every single one of my flaws . Rather its my sometimes crazy hair or my broke out skin,  I love it because its me! I am unique and beautiful not because I’m perfect, but because I am flawed. That is what makes me the person I am today. Im proud to be me because I am the only me!
Where I got the inspiration for this post!

 

Puppy Hat Crochet Pattern

Filed under: Uncategorized — hollydoll14 @ 4:26 am

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Crochet a winter puppy hat to keep baby warm and stylish by following this free pattern.

Turn baby into a little puppy with this crochet hat with earflaps and tassels. Follow the step-by-step instructions to make a 6-9 month-size hat in shades of blue, grey, and white. Customize the hat by adjusting the gauge with a larger or smaller crochet hook or a different weight of yarn. Change the colors for a different look, such as using pinks and reds instead of hues of blue.

Materials Needed

Size H-8 Crochet Hook Medium Weight Yarn in Four Colors: M: White, A: Light Blue, B: Dark Blue, and C: Grey Scissors Yarn Needle

Gauge

10 stitches in a row=2 inches long

5 HDC stitches high=2 inches tall

Abbreviations Used in this Pattern

Ch: chain
ss: slip stitch
HDC: half double crochet
SC: single crochet
st: stitch
tog: together

Crochet Instructions

Chain 4. Join the first and last chain stitches with a ss to form a ring. Chain 2. Make 6 HDC in the ring. Join with a ss to the top of the Ch 2.
Chain 2. Make 2 HDC in each HDC around. Join with ss. (12 HDC). Chain 2. Make 2 HDC in each HDC around. Join with ss. (24 HDC). Chain 2. Make 1 HDC in each HDC around. Join with ss. (24 HDC). Chain 2. (1 HDC in next st, 2 HDC in next st) around. Join with ss. (36 HDC).
Chain 2. 1 HDC in each HDC a  . Join with ss. (36 HDC).
Chain 2. (1 HDC in next st, 2 HDC in next st) around. Join with ss. (54 HDC).
Chain 2. 1 HDC in each HDC around. Join with ss. (54 HDC).
Repeat the last round six more times.

Make Earflaps

Chain 1. Make 10 sc stitches. Chain 2. Turn. (Make 2 HDC tog, HDC in each of the next 6 sc, make 2 HDC tog). Chain 2. Turn. (Make 2 HDC tog, HDC in each of the next 4 HDC, make 2 HDC tog). Chain 2. Turn. (Make 2 HDC tog, HDC in each of the next 2 HDC, make 2 HDC tog). Chain 2. Turn. Make 2 HDC tog twice. Chain 2. Turn. Make 2 HDC tog. Fasten off.
Attach MC yarn 17 sts from one edge of ear 1. Make ear 2 as ea ing

Attach color A at any point along the bottom edge of the hat. SC around the edge, make two SC sts in the tips of the earflaps. Join with a ss to the first sc. Do not fasten off. Attach color B. SC in all SC sts around. Join with ss. Fasten off.

Ears (Make 2)

With color B, Ch 7. 1 HDC in the third ch from the hook.
1 HDC in each of the next 3 ch sts.
Ch 2. Turn.
2 HDC in the first HDC, 1 HDC in each of the next 2 HDC sts.
2 HDC in the last HDC.
Ch 2. 1 HDC in each HDC across. (6 HDC).
Ch 2. 2 HDC in the 1st HDC, 1 HDC in each HDC to the last HDC.
2 HDC in the last HDC. (8 HDC).
Ch 2. Turn. 1 HDC in each HDC across. (8 HDC).
Repeat the last row once more.
Ch 2. Turn. Make 2 HDC tog, 1 HDC in each of the next 4 HDC, make 2 HDC tog. (6 HDC).
Ch 2. Turn. 1 HDC in each HDC across. (6 HDC).
Ch 2. Turn. Make 2 HDC tog, 1 HDC in each of the next two HDC. Make 2 HDC tog. (4 HDC).
Ch 2. Turn. 1 HDC in each HDC across. (4 HDC).
Ch 2. Turn. 2 HDC tog.
Fasten off.

Make the Spot

With A, Chain 4. Join with ss to form a ring.
Ch 1. Make 6 sc in the ring. Join with ss.
Chain 2. 2 HDC in each SC around. Join with ss. (12 HDC).
Chain 2. 2 HDC in each HDC around. Join with ss. (24 HDC).
Chain 2. (1 HDC in the next HDC, 2 HDC in the HDC) around.
Join with ss. (36 HDC).

 

Quick and Easy Coffee Sleeve September 30, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — hollydoll14 @ 1:41 am

This is not my pattern but it is one of my projects.  Thanks to Tutu’s and Tea Parties for the pattern.

On to the pattern:

Hook size I-9 Small amount of worsted weight yarn {I have used cotton and Vanna’s Choice} Tapestry Needle

Abbreviations: sc – single crochet dc – double crochet

Chain 11
Row 1: sc across {10}
Row 2: chain 2, dc in each across {10}
Row 3: chain 1, sc in each across {10}
Repeat rows 2 & 3 until piece measures 8″ long.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail for sewing.
Using a whip stitch, stitch together then turn inside out.
Final measurement is 8″ around and about 2″ tall.

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Hello world! September 29, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — hollydoll14 @ 7:32 am

Hi and welcome to Cozy Crochet! I will be reporting various crochet patterns that I would like to recreate or just think is interesting. I have a lot of young children in my family so I will most likely be making bunches of scarfs,booties,mittens,hats,and cocoons. I also will be making other more age appropriate creations too. Thanks for visiting and cozie crocheting!