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  1. *PATTERN ONLY* https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/562772356/crochet-pattern-for-our-slouchy-rainbow Another one of Jan's beautiful hats! We love the colour of this wool; it reinds us of the autumal colours of the leaves in the trees. The wool is soft and warm and is a lovely addition to a warm winter walk! We can't stop wearing this style and always recieve compliments on the unique appearance of this hat! You will need: a 5.5mm crochet hook, yarn needle, some polyester toy stuffing and a chunky yarn; I have used the following yarn: James C Brett Marble Chunky- colour MC7 What you'll recieve: -digital download with full making instructions to make this beautiful slouchy beanie hat -our thanks and gratitude Any queries don't hesitate to email us: designdivasjr@gmail.com
  2. My grandmother's aunt made this for her a long time ago. I want to make one for my mom but I'm not sure what these stitches are. The pattern looks complicated but I love it! I really just need the names of the stitches and I can easily look them up, but if someone wants to try to explain them to me I would greatly appreciate it! Thank you!
  3. hello all, I started crocheting a few months ago so that I could make a sweater for my 3 year old granddaughter. completed with the help of a youtube video! Now I have moved on and need help reading patterns, so I am hoping to find help here!
  4. I am relatively new to crochet. My mom taught me when she came to visit last year. I have been trying several online patterns. Not very creative to make my own patterns yet.
  5. Hi, I'm new to crocheting and I'm trying out this baby blanket pattern. My pattern says at the end of row 1 to turn my work. And for the second row, "Row 2 – ch 1 {does not count as st}, 1 dc in first st, *skip 3 sts, 5 tr in next st {makes a shell}, skip 3 sts, 1 dc in next st; repeat from * to end". Does this mean I chain 4 for the treble, then an extra chain on top of that when beginning the next row? And when it says " 1 dc in the first stitch", does it mean the first stitch from the hook?
  6. Hey there... So I'm working on my first official project that requires reading a pattern. I've only been crocheting for a few months now... Anywho, I wanted a poncho so I picked the fairy tale poncho pattern (which is here: http://www.mooglyblog.com/fairy-tale-poncho/). It requires making 4 rectangles which you then put together. Well, I'm working on my first rectangle A and I can't help but feel like my rectangle is far too small for a poncho (for a human anyway lol). My work looks a LOT tighter than the online pictures, even though I'm following along with the exact same yarn weight and crochet hook size. Here is mine so far: (also attached to this thread if you can't see if here). I must admit, I do like to pull tight on the yarn after I yarn over... >.< I would appreciate any suggestions or tips! Should I just pull it all out and start over and go a lot looser...? Thank you!
  7. Last weekend I made myself a pincushion in a jar and it's been so useful I wrote the pattern down incase anyone else wanted to use it http://prettypotato.co.uk/2017/01/22/quick-project-pincushion-in-a-jar/ If anyone has any problems with pattern please tell me as this is the first pattern I've written
  8. Hi, all! I am new to crocheting I came across this bag from Christopher Kane and would really like to make the flowers to add on to my current plain bag. This is the bag: I have this flower from the top left done so far: I also tried the daisy flower but it did not turn out well: Would appreciate any guidance I can help to make my flowers better, especially for the daisy and the big red flower on the right. Thank you in advance!
  9. Hi all! I'm currently writing up a quick start guide for anyone who wishes to learn crochet linking to all the resources I found useful when I was teaching myself. I learned primarily from Bella Coco (youtube), Wiki how and Craftsy. I'd love to to hear all your favourite online resources for beginners so I can make this a really useful hub for anyone learning how to crochet. Where did you first learn the basics? Who are favourite youtubers and bloggers? Are there any books or other physical resource that have really helped you out? Thanks!
  10. I figure I must have learned it somewhere, but now I can't figure out what stitch it might be! I'm a beginner and I'm making a scarf for my mom. At the end of a row, I chain two and then turn the work (clockwise). I work into the third (?? I'm still working on that bit. But I work into the first v), yo & pull through the first stitch so I have two loops on the hook, yo and pull through two loops on the hook, repeat. The stitch is pretty at least! TIA for any help!
  11. Hi everyone! I just recently learned how to crochet, and I'm following what I thought was a fairly simple pattern. However, I can't figure out how to read it. Could someone please translate this first line for me so that I may be able to figure out the rest? Thanks so much! Here's the first line of my pattern: Ch28, 1hd in 3rd from hook, 1hdc in next 25 st, turn your work (26)
  12. Hi! I'm a very new crocheter and I love it so far! But, I'm startibg on a hat project and I don't exactly understand what the pattern wants me to do. It has me start by chaining 3 and then it says "11dc in 3rd check from hook" I was just confused as to how I would do 11 double crochets on my tiny little chain. Do I turn and keep stacking them on top of each other? I've never done a double crochets before this and it seems simple enough and I can do the first one but I don't know where to put the other 10 that I need. Thank you!
  13. I'm attempting to make some baby socks using this pattern: http://www.ballhanknskein.com/2013/06/newborn-baby-sock-crochet-pattern.html And since it says specifically where to work the back loop only I'm assuming that every where else would be both loops. The problem is I cannot get my hook under both loops of my chain. The yarn is a soft, slippery sport/baby yarn, and my hook is a size D 3.25mm aluminum hook. Can I just work in the back loop or will that cause problems for me later on? I just can't see how ANYONE could possibly get the hook under both loops of such small, slippery stitches and I feel like I must be doing something wrong. Thanks so much for any help you can throw my way!
  14. I made this for a friend in work who's just given birth to a beautiful baby boy. It was worked in DK yarn and was super quick to make - just two evenings. I designed the sack part myself - it was worked in treble stitch (UK terms) in the round, and the hat with antenna was borrowed from a pattern I found on Pinterest. I am hoping to write the pattern down at a point so when I do I'll post it. I'll also include the link to the hat.
  15. Here is a free crochet pattern for this summer inspired coasters. I really hope you will like them. https://jevrosimadesign.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/summer-mandala-coaster-crochet-pattern/
  16. I'm still pretty new to crocheting and I'm trying a new pattern it asks for me to "sc4, 2dc-bobble2 (6)". I'm assuming this to make the ankle of this leg but I have no idea how to bobble or what it even means. Everytime I try to look it up it just brings me to pages of people adding or making baubles for their projects. Any help is appreciated, though if you know where I could find a video or some such that would be amazing. Thank you so much!!!
  17. Hi, I am Sherri. I am a Grandma from northwest Ohio. I am relatively new to crocheting. I was taught to chain stitch, single crochet and double crochet as a child. Within the last year or so, the ladies from my Church have re-introduced me to the creative art. They do a lot of charity crocheting. I have completed several small project (somewhat successfully). I am using YouTube as a learning tool, also. I know one of my problems is learning to gage. Sherri
  18. Hi I am new to crochet and working my first pattern. The pattern is by Red Heart named romantic lacy shawl lw2691. I am on the 2nd row after the second , and don't understand skip next 3 dc and ch-2 space. Skip 3 after the last stitch I dc in or including and what is my ch-2 space??
  19. Do you like to crochet graphgans? There are so many great patterns out there for graphgans, you just need to figure out how to get started, and its easy as pie : ) This pattern is for corner to corner, which I think gives a really great result. A pattern in diagram form is here: Corner to corner diagram And an explanation of the slightly challenging diagram here: Corner to corner instruction video Hope you enjoy : )
  20. Hello all! Looking for some help! I'm a teacher, and I may start teaching an afterschool class at my school with crochet. It would be potentially 2nd grade-middles school ages. I'm pretty comfortable with how to teach and in what order (thinking I'm going to start with chains and see how it goes). What I'm really looking for is specific recommendations for yarn and hook size. The kids will be picking the yarn up before class, so I'm looking for a yarn that is readily available at a chain store like JoAnn Fabrics or A.C. Moore. Doesn't have to be the absolute cheapest available, but not expensive, available in a variety of colors (I'll tell them to pick a light color). It also can't be wool (allergies). Any ideas? If anyone has other recommendations about a specific pattern (probably going to start with chain, go to single crochet and make a simple scarf) or ideas for teaching them how to position hands correctly, I'd certainly love to hear that as well! Thanks so much!
  21. Hi! I made this pattern for everyone needing to do round or rounded shapes for different projects. The pattern can be any size you want, I show you how to make it bigger or smaller. The pattern goes as follows, but it is easier to see at my blog. Click here to go to the written pattern (scroll down) its in both danish and english. You can also get it in video form if you click here. In the video I show you how to make to variations; half a lemon and a whole pear. There are also siggestions for how to do a slice of apple and a slice of lemon bottom ch 2 5 sc in the 1. st, j ch 1, (0 sc, increase), j ch 1, (1 sc, increase), j ch 1, (2 sc, increase), j increase the number for the size you want sides 1 sc in each st all the way around untill it is the height you want top do the bottom in reverse, decreasing until you have 5 sts sow to close Variations experiment with increasing or decreasing faster og slower. Slower will make the shape more pointed, and quicker will make it more rounded.
  22. Hi! I thought I'd post this super easy, beginner scarf pattern that I posted. I am new to posting here, so let me know if I need to do anything different! Thank you! http://www.mamainastitch.com/?p=546 I'm sorry, I realized I posted this in the wrong spot. I am not sure how to delete it! So sorry.
  23. I've taught myself to crochet this week and have managed one square but I'm really struggling with the next. The square is called 'square dance' from the book 'crocheted granny squares' buy val pierce. The first two steps involve making a ring with single crochets. The next step reads: '3ch, 1dc (uktr) in to the same space as 3ch, 2dc (uktr) in to each sc (ukdc) to end, join to 3ch at beg of round 24dc (uktr). Break a. I'm completely thrown by what this means. So far I've done 1 double crochet chained 3 then done 2 more double crochet in to every single crochet in the ring but it looks nothing like the picture. I also have no idea where the last 24 double crochets come in to it! ???????????? please help!!!! Xx
  24. In case anyone is looking to make a quick, chunky beginner cowl...here you go! http://www.mamainastitch.com/?p=285
  25. Hi all, I am new to the group and new to crocheting. For two days, I have attempted 2 different patterns for a baby hat. Currently working on a beginner pattern for a newborn. After several rounds, my work is curling on the ends. Any advice as to what I might be doing wrong? Thanks in advance. Connie