Tuesday, January 19, 2021

How to Crochet a Granny Square Rectangle Tutorial - Crochet Jewel


 

I created this crochet multi-colored rectangle pattern with an I hook and medium worsted yarn. You can you make it larger with a larger hook. This is done in multiples of 4. 



Chain 44
Row 1: dc in the 4th chain from the hook, work 2dc, ch 2, 3 dc in the same space, ch 2, 3 dc, 

along the same row, *Ch 1, skip 3 chains, work 3 dc, *Repeat along the chain 

at the end the last chain, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, work on the opposite side

Ch 1, *3 dc in the center of the previous 3 dc, Ch 1, *Repeat in each center, across the row 
sl st into the ch 3

Rnd 2: sl st in a new color yarn,  Ch 3, work 2 dc in the ch 1 space, ch 1, in the corner, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3dc, ch 2, 3 dc, 
ch 1, *3 dc, ch 1 *Repeat across, to the corner, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, *3 dc, ch 1, *Repeat across, sl st into the ch 3

Rnd 3: sl st in a new color yarn, Ch 3, work 2 dc in the ch 1 space, ch 1, in the corner, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3dc, ch 1, 3dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 
*3 dc, ch 1 *Repeat across, to the corner,
3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, *3 dc, ch 1, *Repeat across, sl st into the ch 3

Rnd 4: sl st in a new color yarn, Ch 3, work 2 dc in the ch 1 space, ch 1, in the corner, 
3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3dc, ch 1, 3dc, ch 1, 
3dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1,
*3 dc, ch 1 *Repeat across, to the corner, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, *3 dc, ch 1, *Repeat across, sl st into the ch 3

**Repeat Rnd 4 for everyone round, just make sure along the edge in between the corners that you add ch 1, 3dc, for every round you create.


Saturday, January 16, 2021

Crochet Heart Bobble Square Stitch Tutorial

 


This crochet bobble heart square pattern is great for Valentine's day. I used an I hook and it measures 6.5 by 7 inches. You can make it smaller or larger by going up or down on a hook size. I uploaded a video if you need more help. 


Bobble: 
yarn over and insert hook, yarn over and pull up and yarn over and pull through two loop, leave two loops on the hook, *yarn over and insert hook in the same stitch, yarn over and pull up, yarn over and pull through two loops, leave two loops on the hook, *4 more times, yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook. 

Ch 22
Row 1: Turn, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc in each chain across, Turn 
Rows 2-3: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in the next 10 stitches, 1 bobble in the next stitch, sc in the next 10 stitches, Turn
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in the next 8 stitches, 1 bobble in the next stitch, sc in the next 3 stitches, 1 bobble in the next stitch, sc in the next 8 stitches
Row 7:  Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 8:  Ch 1, sc in the next 6 stitches, 1 bobble in the next stitch, sc in the next 7 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 6 stitches
Row 9: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 10: Ch 1, sc in the next 4 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 11 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 4 stitches, 
Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 12: Ch 1, sc in the next 2 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 15 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 2 stitches
Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 14: Ch 1, sc in the next 2 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 15 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 2 stitches
Row 15: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 16: Ch 1, sc in the next 2 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 7 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 7 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 2 stitches
Row 17: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 18: Ch 1, sc in the next 3 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 4 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 3 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 4 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 3 stitches
Row 19: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 
Row 20: Ch 1, sc in the next 4 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 1 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 7 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 1 stitches, 1 bobble, sc in the next 4 stitches
Rows 21-23: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, Turn 


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Crochet Bird Applique Tutorial




I created this cute crochet bird with a Hook and medium worsted yarn. These birds are a great addition to any crochet pattern. I uploaded a video if you need help. 



Abbreviations:

ch=chain

sc=single crochet

tr=treble crochet

dc=double crochet

sl st=slip stitch

Rnd 1: ch 7, sc in the third chain from the hook, hdc in the next chain, dc in the next chain, tr in the next chain, 4 dc in the last ch, work on the opposite side

tr in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch, hdc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, sl st in the next stitch, 
Rnd 2: ch 3, dc in the same stitch, work 2 dc in each stitch around, sl st in the ch 3
Rnd 3: ch 4, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, hdc in the next chain, dc in the next chain, sl st in the next stitch 6 stitches, sc in the next stitch, skip a stitch, work 10 dc in the next stitch, 

Beak, at the last dc of the previous round, sl st with your new color, ch 2, sc in the same 
space

Eyes, glue on eyes or take yarn with your yarn and needle make a dash lines to create an eye next to the beak. 




Sunday, January 10, 2021

Crochet Chicken Applique Tutorial


I made this cute crochet chicken applique for anyone looking for a simple, but nice chicken pattern! I uploaded a video if you need more help! 



Rnd 1: ch 6, sc in the second chain from the hook, hdc in the next chain, dc in the next three stitches, 5 dc in the last chain, Working on the opposite side


dc in the next two stitches, hdc in the next stitch, sc in the last stitch, 

Rnd 2: ch 3, dc in the same stitch, 2 dc in the each stitch around, sl st in the chain 3

Tail: Sl st into the next 3 stitches, ch 4, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, hdc in the next ch, dc in the next ch, skip , sl st in the next stitch, Fasten off

Head:  go over from the tail to the left by 8 stitches, 

sl st ch 3, work 9 dc in the same stitch, sl st in the front loop in the next stitch
sew the edges together

Beak: go 4 stitches up on the head, ch 2, dc, fasten off
Sew on a black eye in the top center of the head.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

How Crochet a Device Holder Tutorial


I created this crochet device holder with a h hook and medium worsted yarn. Make sure your pocket can hold your device so it doesn't fall out! I love how it holds nicely onto my arm. The cuff part of the pattern will determine the size of your holders sleeve. I uploaded a video if you need more help. 



H hook

Chain 5, hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, hdc in each chain across, Turn

Rows 2-35: Ch1, hdc in each stitch across, Turn

Now Make sure that goes around your arm, if not make it bigger or smaller depending on your arm size. 

Sew the ends together. Now sc around the border. 

Rnds 2-12: sc in each stitch around, continual rounds

Cuff: Ch 3, dc in each stitch around, sl st on top of the ch 3.

Next Rnd, back post dc around the dc, front post dc in the next, Alternate between the back and front post dc

Fasten off. Weave in your ends.

Pocket: H hook

Chain 15, make sure fits your phone across.

Row 2: hdc in each chain across, Turn

Rows 3-7: hdc in each stitch across, Turn

Then sew on your pocket in between the cuffs. 


Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Crochet Textured Bag Purse Tutorial with 2 Sided Crochet Hook Technique with GIVEAWAY!!

 




Create this cute purse with a 2 sided hook and sparkle yarn. I love the texture of this purse when it's finished. I uploaded a video if you need more help.



Row 1: J hook, 2 sided hook is recommended. Chain 40, which should be around 12 inches, you can adjust your chain count to fit your size you would like for the width.
sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, work 2 more sc in the same stitch, sc in each chain until you get to the end, then work 3 sc at the end. sl st in the next stitch.

Round 2: *insert your hook in the next stitch, yarn over and pull through, you will take the bottom of your 2 sided hook and pull the 2nd loop through the first loop to complete the stitch, the video demonstrates this clearly. Ch 1, *Repeat around, work in continual rounds with out a sl st until you reach your desired length. 

Make 2
Strap: chain 35 on both sides of the purse, go over a couple of inches to start the strap. Sl st after the chains. Hdc round the chain until its reached a fullness or your desired fullness for the strap. 

Flower
G hook
Rnd 1: work 5 sc in the magic circle, sl st
Rnd 2: sl st with new color, ch 3, work 2 dc in the same stitch, ch 3, sl st in the same stitch, to create a petal.
*Ch 1, sl st in the next stitch, ch 3, work 2 dc in the same stitch, ch 3 sl st in the same stitch, *Repeat around for total of 5 petals. 

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Crochet Cowl Hood Neckwarmer

 



This Neck warmer cowl is made with a J hook and velvet yarn. You may need to make more chains than 50, sew it together and see if it fits over your head. I uploaded a video if you need more help. (In the video I forgot to show Row 2)



J hook
Foundation chain of 50
Row 2: work half double crochet in the second chain from the hook and in each chain across, turn 
 
Rows 3-37:
Ch 1, hdc in each stitch across, Turn
Sew the ends together and place over your head.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Crochet Christmas Stars

 


This star pattern is great for any occasion or for the tree as an ornament. I love how they look in any color of yarn. I used a h hook and medium worsted yarn. I uploaded a video if you need more help.


ch 2, 3dc in the 2nd chain from the hook, ch 1, 5 times total
sl st to join
Rnd 2: sl st in the next stitch, *work 2dc, tr  in the chain space, ch 3, tr, 2dc, in the chain space, 
sl st in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the next last stitch, fasten off, weave in your ends. 

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Crochet Holly Leaf Tutorial

 


I create this Crochet Holly Leaf with Medium worsted yarn. I Love how these leaves look on a package for the Holidays! I uploaded a video if you need more help! 



F yarn, medium worsted yarn, Make Two

Rnd 1: Ch 10, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc in the next chain, hdc in the next chain, dc in the next chain, 2 dc in the next chain, hdc in the next chain, sc in the next chain, 3 sc in the last chain

 Work on the opposite side, sc in the next stitch, hdc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch, 2 dc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch, hdc in the next stitch, sc in the next two stitches, sl st in the last stitch.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sl st, sc in the next stitch,*ch 2, sl st in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st in the same stitch, sl st in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, *Repeat to the end of the one side, sl st on the tip, 

When you get to the end Tip, sl st in the next st, sc in the next st, sl st in the next, ch 2, sl st in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st in same st, 


*ch 2, sl st in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st in the same stitch, sl st in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, Now *Repeat to the end of the one side, sl st on the tip,

Fasten off. You can make 2 and connect them together at the bottom.

Cherries, Make 2 or 3, E hook

Red yarn, ch 2, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, work 4 more sc, sl st in the beg sc

Rnd 2: work 2sc in each sc around, work in continual rounds

Rnds 3-4: sc in each stitch around, you can stuff them with yarn

Rnd 5: sc, skip a sc, sc in the next, Repeat for 5 times.


Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Crochet Mini Santa Ornament Tutorial

 


I created these cute fun mini Santa hats for the tree. I uploaded a video if you need more help. This makes for an adorable ornament for the tree! 



Abbreviations:
ch=chain
dc=double crochet
sl st=slip stitch

H hook

Rnd 1: In the Magic Circle work 6 dc, sl st in the beginning dc

Rnd 2: ch 3, work dc in the same dc, *2 dc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st on top of the ch 3. 

Rnds 3:  ch 3, *work 2 dc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch *Repeat around, sl st on top of the ch 3. 

Rnds 4-5: Ch 3, dc in each stitch around, sl st on top of the ch 3. Total of 2 Rounds

Rnds 6: with white yarn, Ch 3, dc in each stitch around, sl st on top of the ch 3.


Add a pom on top. I show how to make a quick and easy Pom in the video!

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Crochet Christmas Bell Ornament for Beginners Tutorial

 


I created these Christmas Bells for my tree. I used medium worsted yarn and H hook, but you can use any size hook and yarn. There is a video if you need more help. 


Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
dc=double crochet

In the Magic Circle, work 12 dc, sl st in the beginning dc

Rnd 2: Ch 3, work 2 dc, in the next stitch, dc in the next, *Repeat around, sl st on top of the ch 3. 

Rnds 3-5: **Ch 3, work dc in each stitch around, sl st on top of the ch 3, **Repeat for 3 rounds.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, work 2dc in each stitch around, sl st on top of the ch 3

Fasten off and Weave in your ends.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Crochet Pom Ice Cap Tutorial

 



I love how pretty these hats look when they are finished. Add a pom pom for a nice touch. I uploaded a video if you need more help.


If you tell others about my work, please only link back to my blog, but don't copy my patterns to your site. Also you can sell anything you make from my patterns, but don't sell the free pattern. Thank you!



Newborn Bulky Hat, instead a D hook, Use a J hook with this pattern: http://www.amyscrochetpatterns.com/2015/01/crochet-baby-0-3-months-football-hat.html, when the increase stops, then continue the pattern as written in this pattern with the J hook. 

Use smaller hook for smaller size or larger hook for a larger hat.



Abbreviations

ch=chain

sl st=slip stitch

hdc=half double crochet

2hdctog=2 half double crochet together


I hook, medium worsted yarn

Rows 1: chain 7, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and sc in each chain across, 

Rows 2-63: ch 1, sc in each sc across, Turn, I did this for the brim for 63 rows, you will need to place around your head above your ears. 

Connect the ends together and slip stitch them together.

Rnd 1: ch 1, hdc in each stitch you can find, sl st in beginning hdc

Rnd 2: ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, sl st in beg hdc

Rnd 3: Turn your hat around so the seam is inside, ch 1, hdc in each backloop around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 4: ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 5: ch 1, hdc in each backloop around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 6: ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 7: ch 1, hdc in each backloop around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 8: ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 9: ch 1, hdc in each backloop around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 10: ch 1, *hdc in the next two stitches, 2dhctog decrease, *Repeat around, sl st in beg hdc

Rnd 11: ch 1, *hdc in the next three backloops, 2hdctog decrease in the next two backloops together, *Repeat around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 12: ch 1, *2hdctog in the next two stitches for a decrease, *Repeat around, sl st beg hdc

Rnd 13: ch 1, *2hdctog in the next two stitches for a decrease, *Repeat around, sl st beg hdc

Now sew the hole close. 

Make pom, I wrapped the yarn around all my fingers, and the tied a knot in the middle and cut both ends and trimmed up the pom. Best seen on the video. Sew the pom on your hat.


Sunday, November 29, 2020

How to Crochet a Hand Sanitizer Cozy Tutorial

 



This hand sanitizer cozy was created with a J hook and medium worsted yarn. I hope you enjoy this pattern. I uploaded a video if you need more help.

This pattern has to be adjusted according to the nozzle size of your hand sanitizer. 



Abbreviations:

ch=chain

sl st=slip stitch

sc=single crochet

J hook or you can use a different hook size.

Rnd 1: Chain 13, sl st in the beginning chain. 

Rnd 2: *sc in the first sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st in the first sc. 

Rnds 3-11: work in continual rounds without a sl st. sc in each sc around. You may need more or less round depending on the length of your hand sanitizer.

Sl st in the last round. 

Ch 25 for the handle, then chain 5 for the button loop, then on the opposite side then sew in a button. your chain 5 loop maybe too small so you may need to add more chains depending on the size of the button.


Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Crochet Reindeer Candy Cane Holder Pouch

 




These fun cute reindeer pouches are perfect for the holidays! I used a H and F hook with medium worsted yarn. I uploaded a video if you need more help. These so adorable on the Christmas tree.


Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
hdc=half double crochet

Pouch
H hook
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 6 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st in the beg sc.
Rnd 2: work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st in the beg sc. =12 sc
Rnds 3-15: work sc in each sc around in continual around. sl st in the last sc when you work about 14 rounds.

Nose
Red yarn, f hook
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 4 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st in the beg sc.
Rnd 2: work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st in the beg sc. = 8 sc
Rnds 3-4: sc in each around, Repeat two times total
Rnd 5: 2sctog decrease 4 times. sl st in the last sc. Fasten off. Sew the nose onto pouch in the center.

Ears: F hook
sl st on top of the pouch
Make 2
Row 1: *Chain 5, sl st in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc in the next chain, hdc in the next chain, sc in the next, sl st in the next stitch, work on the opposite of the ear, sc in the next stitch on the opposite of the ear, hdc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, sl st in the last stitch on top of the ear. Fasten off. 
Count over about 5 stitches, *Repeat for the other ear. 

Eyes: I hot glue gunned the eyes above the nose. 
Then place candy canes inside the pouch and then it's complete.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Crochet Braided Headband Tutorial

 



Create this pretty crochet braided headband with h hook and this can be adjusted for any size. I uploaded a video if you need more help. I love how this nice pattern turned out with the Caron soft yarn. 



H hook and Caron Soft yarn

Make 5 Strands

Row1: Chain 96, work hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, hdc in each chain across, Turn

Row 2: Ch 2, work a hdc in each back loop, Fasten off.

Then braid the 5 strands together. Best seen in the video. 

Make sure the backloop ridge is all the facing the same way. The after the braid, slip stitch the ends together to create the headband. 



Saturday, November 14, 2020

Beginner Crochet Christmas Blanket




 

Enjoy this Beginner Crochet Christmas Blanket

Pattern!

Click on the Link for the Pattern, if you have any questions, Please ask the designer on the their site! Thank You!!

Pattern found here: https://www.stitching-together.com/easy-christmas-crochet-blanket/


 

Monday, November 9, 2020

Crochet Angel Tutorial

 



These Angels are great for the holidays. Please watch the video if you need more help. I used medium worsted yarn with F hook.

Abbreviations
ch=chain
2sctog=2 single crochet together
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
sl st=slip stitch

Begin with a magic ring

Round 1: ch 1, 6 sc

Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch 

Round 3: 2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in the next stitch repeat around

Round 4: 1 sc in each stitch 

Round 5: 1 sc in each stitch 

Round 6: sc2tog in first stitch, 1 sc in next, repeat around 

stuff the head with a small amount of fiberfill or yarn

Round 7: sc2tog around, sl st to first stitch to join 

Round 8: ch 2, 2 dc in each stitch, sl st to first stitch to join 

Round 9: ch 2, 2 dc in each stitch, sl stitch to first stitch to join (24 dc)

Round 10: ch 2, 2 dc in each stitch, sl stitch to first stitch to join 

Round 11: ch 1, 1 sc in each of next 6 stitches, [sl st in next stitch, ch 3, skip next stitch] 8 times, sl st in next 2 stitches, sc in next 6 stitches, sl st in next 2 stitches, [ch 3, skip 1 stitch, sl st in next] 8 times, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 16 ch loops)

Round 12: ch 1, sc in each of 6 sc, skip all ch loops and sl st to sc on opposite side, sc in each of the 6 sc, skip ch loops and sl st, join to first sc to join (12 sc)

Round 13: ch 1, [sc, ch 3] in each stitch around, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 12 ch 3 loops)

Round 14: sl st into center of first ch loop, ch 1, sc in ch loop, ch 3, [sc in next ch loop, ch 3] repeat around, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 12 ch 3 loops)

Round 15: sl st into center of first ch loop, ch 1, sc in ch loop, ch 4, [sc in next ch loop, ch 4] repeat around, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 12 ch 4 loops)

Round 16: sl st into center of first ch loop, ch 1, sc in ch loop, ch 4, [sc in next ch loop, ch 4] repeat around, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 12 ch 4 loops)

Round 17: sl st into center of first ch loop, ch 1, sc in ch loop, ch 5, [sc in next ch loop, ch 5] repeat around, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 12 ch 5 loops)

Round 18:  sl st into center of first ch loop, ch 1, sc in ch loop, ch 5, [sc in next ch loop, ch 5] repeat around, sl st to first sc to join (12 sc, 12 ch 5 loops)

Round 19: sl st into center of first ch loop, ch 1, sc in ch loop, [dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc] in next sc, [sc in next ch loop, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in next sc] repeat around, sl st to the first sc to join (12 shells)

Finish off and weave in ends


Saturday, October 31, 2020

Crochet Christmas Baubles Bulb Covers

 

I created these fun crochet Christmas baubles with f hook and medium worsted yarn. I uploaded a video if you need more help. These pretty crochet bulbs make great gifts and look wonderful on the tree! 



Abbreviations:

ch=chain

sl st=slip stitch

dc=double crochet

hdc=half double crochet

f hook

medium worsted yarn

Make 2

Bulbs measures 11 inches around, 6 inches top to bottom

Rnd 1:
 Work ch 3 (counts as dc), then 11 dc into magic ring sl st into the chain 3 -12 dc

Rnd 2: ch 2 (counts as hdc), work ch 1, *hdc in the next stitch, ch 1, *Repeat around, sl st in the ch 2,  -12 hdc 
Rnd 3: sl st into the ch 1, 
Work ch 3 (counts as dc), dc, ch 1, *work 2 dc in the next ch 1 space, ch 1, *Repeat around, sl st into the ch 3

Rnd 4: sl st into the ch 1, Work ch 3 (counts as dc) 2 dc, ch 2, work 3 dc in the next ch 1 space, ch 1, sl st into the ch 3

Rnd 5: sl st into the ch 1, Work ch 3 (counts as dc) 2 dc, ch 2, work 3 dc in the next ch 2 space, ch 2, sl st into the ch 3

Rnd 6: sl st into the ch 2, Work ch 3 (counts as dc) 2 dc, ch 2, work 3 dc in the next ch 1 space, ch 1, sl st into the ch 3

Connect the two sides with yarn and yarn needle, half way through place it onto the bulb. Then weave in your ends. 

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Crochet Thanksgiving Turkey Coaster Tutorial

 

I created this cute crochet turkey with medium worsted yarn and H and F hook. I uploaded a video if you need more help. These fun coasters are great for the holidays and Thanksgiving! Kids love using these for their drinks and to decorate the table with. It measures about 4 inches across. 


Rnd 1: In the Magic Circle work ch 3, 11 dc, sl st on top of the chain 3. -12 dc

Rnd 2: Ch 3, work dc in the same stitch, work 2 dc in the each stitch around, sl st on top of the chain 3. -24 dc

Rnd 3: Ch 3, work dc in the same stitch, work 2 dc in the each stitch around, sl st on top of the chain 3.

Feathers:

Rnd 1: sl st with into the circle, work sc in the next 19 stitches, ch 1, Turn

Rnd 2:  sl st in the 1st stitch, skip next two stitches, *work 7 dc in the next stitch, skip the next 2 stitches, *Repeat 3 more times. sl st

Head: 

Row 1: with brown yarn, sl st, sc in the next 4 stitches, ch 1, Turn

Row 2 - 4 sc, ch 1, turn.


Row 3 - 2 sc in 1st sc, 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4 - 6 sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5 - sc 2 together decrease, 2 sc, sc 2 tog, ch 1, turn.

Row 6 - (sc 2 tog) 2 times, finish off.

Beak: Row 1 
With yellow yarn, attach with sc to the center of the head (make sure the beak is on the opposite side of the feathers), sc once more (2 sc total), ch 1, turn.

Row 2 - sc 2 tog, finish off.

Wattle: in the bottom of the beak, sl st with red yarn, sc in the next two stiches, ch 2, fasten off and weave in the ends. 

Feet: On the back side of the turkey*Attach yellow with a sl st to body skip over 4 stitches from bottom of feathers, ch 4, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in the next two chains, finish off.


*on the front side of the turkey, Repeat for second leg, skip two stitches, creat the other leg.


Monday, October 19, 2020

How to Crochet a Spider Coaster Tutorial


I created this cute spider with medium worsted yarn and H and G hook. These crochet spiders are so spooky and cute and are great for the fall Halloween season. I uploaded if you need more help.



Rnd 1: In the Magic Circle, work 6 sc, sl st in the beginning sc. 

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st in the beg sc -12 sc

Rnd 3: *sc in the first stitch, work 2 sc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the beginning sc. -18 sc

Rnd 4: *sc in the next two stitches, work 2 sc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the beginning sc. -24 sc

Rnd 5: *sc in the next three stitches, work 2 sc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the beginning sc. -30 sc

Rnd 6: *sc in the next four stitches, work 2 sc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the beginning sc. -36 sc

Rnd 7: *sc in the next five stitches, work 2 sc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the beginning sc. -42 sc

Legs: you can work the first leg any place on the circle. 

Row 1: *ch 7, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc in the next chain, work 3 sc in the next chain, work 2 sc in the next chain , sc in the next two chains, sl st in the next stitch, skip next stitch, sl st in the next stitch, 

Next 3 legs *Repeat the Row 1

sl st, skip the next stitch, sl st in the next stitch, work 8 dc in the next the same stitch as the sl st, ch 2, sl st in the same stitch,

skip the next stitch, sl st 

Next 4 legs, done with a decrease

Row for the next 4 legs, *ch 9, sc in the second chain from the hook, sc in the next chain, 

(3 sc decrease, in the next 3 chains, insert your hook in the next chain, yarn over and then draw up your loop, then insert your hook in the next chain, yarn over and draw up your loop, insert your hook in the next chain, yarn over and draw up your loop and yarn over and pull all loops on your hook for the decrease), 

work 2sc in the next chain, sc in the next two chains to the end. sl st in the next stitch, skip one stitch, sl st in the next *Repeat for 3 more legs. 

Fasten off and Weave in your ends. 

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