Greetings Friends. I want to introduce you to Monday’s Crochet Smorgasbord where you will find many new released patterns. There will be no rhyme or reason to it, just a bunch of great free patterns.
With week 1, I am bringing a fresh release of new patterns from some pretty amazing crochet designers and bloggers. I am sure there will be something for everyone. Each week I will share from purses to totes, afghans to baby blankets, socks to sandals, etc. I hope to find many and I really hope to please you all.
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Hello, all my Country Willow Designs loyal friends. Today I am excited to offer you this beautiful Hugs & Kisses 2 Piece Set. This pattern is intended for a Newborn to 3 months. You all don’t know, but I am expecting my 2nd grandchild at the beginning of June. Not sure of the gender, my daughter wants to be surprised. I don’t care what he/she is as long as it is healthy. I do love using the treble X stitch. It makes for beautiful texture and makes the top breathable. I used I Love This Cotton for this because of the comfort and softness.
I am starting a collection for you all to enjoy. It will be called Amy Cherisse Winter Collection (ACWC) for short and the first part is this hat. Since this my first collection I am using my oldest daughters name.
I made this hat using the dc, FPtr and BPtr stitches making this an intermediate pattern because of the post stitches. This combination seems to create the texture that I love.
Please make sure to visit my group and look at the poll I am taking. I want to involve you all as much as I can in this Collection.
Divine Debris is this month featured designer. For the month of August, I will be sharing many patterns from Divine Debris. Follow us this month to see some of Amber’s designs. So, who is Divine Debris? Her name is Amber Millard. “I’m a 30 something designer living in North Carolina, for now at least, with my Marine husband. I love coffee, comic books, reading, watching movies with awesome female protagonists, and Bob’s Burgers.”
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Hi everyone and welcome to the 13th round of The Battle of the Stitches. I am happy to be one of the designers out of 10 this round. You will be able to vote this round and we will be still using all the same stitch. We will be giving out some prizes along the way, so be sure to follow us for your chance to win. Make sure to visit the websites to see when the giveaways are! Exciting Right?
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This round we are using a Slanted Puff St. I designed this Spring Rose Dress using this lacy and beautiful st. The dress is sized to fit a 6-12-month-old little girl. The dress would be perfect for Easter or any day really.
Materials: I Love This Cotton – CA - White I Love This Cotton –CB - Rosey ll H Hook 5.0mm Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends Scissors Optional Ribbon – I used 1 1/2 inch ½ inch button for closure
Stitches: ch(s) – chain(s) sc – single crochet dc – double crochet sl st – slip stitch sp(s) – space(s) st(es) – stitch(es) tch – turning chain rep - repeat beg – beginningDress measures 19-inch chest and from top of shoulder strap to bottom of ruffle measures 16.5Gauge: 2” by 2” = 9 rows and 9stsThis pattern is written in American Terms
With CA Ch59 Row 1: sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, *dc in the next st , sc in the next st,*. Rep from * to* across. ch 8, sl st to sc. This forms the closure for the button. turn 58 stsRow 2 – 6: ch 1, sc in the same st,* dc in the next st, sc in the next st.* Rep from * to * across, turn Sl st to other ends to begin working in the round.Rnd 1: ch 1, sc in the same st, sc next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 3 sts*, rep from * to * across, sl st to sc. (73sts)Rnd 2-3 ch 1, sc same st, sc in the next st and each st across. sl st to sc,
Rnd 4: ch 1, sc next 2 sts, *2 sc next st, sc next 3 sts,* rep from * to * across, sc int the last st, sl st to sc. (90 sts)
Rnd 5-6: ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in the next st and in each st across. sl st to sc. (92sts)
Rnd 7: ch 5, (counts as dc, ch 1) dc in same st, *sk next 3 sts, (dc, ch 2, dc) in the next st,* rep from * to * around, sl st to ch 3 (23 puffed sts.)
Rnd 8: ch 1, sc in the 1st dc, *ch 3, puff st around sc just made, ch 1, sc around ch of next V-st, * rep from * to * around. sl st to joining ch.
Rnd 9: ch 4, dc in the same st, (counts as v-st), V-st in each sc around to end st, sl st to joining ch.
Repeat Rnds 8 and 9- 5 more times repeat Rnd 8 one more timeRuffle CB - Rnd 1 : ch 4, dc in the same st, (counts as v-st), V-st in each sc around to end st, sl st to joining ch. Rnd 2: sl st to the center of v-st. (ch1, sc, dc, tr, tr, dc, sc) all in center of v-st. rep in each v-st around. Finish off
For Rose (OPTIONAL) Make 2 Ch 25 dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc same ch, 3 dc next ch and in each ch across. Finish off leaving a 12 inch tail. Roll into shape of rose, and using end of yarn weave to keep rose connected.
Shoulder Strap (make 2) Connect CA to the front of bodice with a sl sp, ch 1, sc in same st , *dc in the next st, sc in the next st* rep from * to * 3 more times across. turn Ch 1, sc same st, *dc in the next st, sc in the next st,* rep from * to * across Repeat for 18 rows. Finish off.
To add them to dress. Measure in 2.5 inches and add the strap. Attach with a whip st. and finish off and weave in ends. Repeat for other side.
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