Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Free Tutorial Tuesday!...Summer Slouchy Crochet Hat



Materials:

J hook
I Love This Cotton Yarn
Tapestry needle

Start with magic ring

Rnd 1: ch 1, dc 12 in ring, tighten magic ring, slst to first dc (12 dc)

Rnd 2: ch 1, dc 2 in each dc around, slst to first dc (24 dc)

Rnd 3: ch 5 (counts as first tr and ch-1) *tr in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * around, slst to 4th ch in beginning ch (24 tr, 24 ch-1)

Rnd 4: ch 1, dc in first tr, dc in ch-1 space, *dc in first tr, dc in ch-1 space, repeat from * around, slst to first dc (48 dc) 

Rnd 5: ch 7 (counts as tr and ch-3) *skip next 2 dc, tr in next dc, ch 3, repeat from * around, slst in 4th ch in beginning ch (16 tr, 16 ch-3)

Rnd 6: ch 4 (counts as first tr), tr 4 in ch-3 space, * tr in next tr, tr 4 in ch-3 space, repeat from * around, slst to first tr (72 tr)

Rnd 7: ch 6 (counts as tr and ch-2) * skip next 2 tr, tr in next tr, ch 3, repeat from * around, slst in 4th ch in beginning ch (24 tr, 24 ch-2)

Rnd 8: ch 4 (counts as first tr), tr 2 in ch-2 space, * tr in next tr, tr in ch-2 space, repeat from * around, slst to top of ch 4 (72 tr)

Rnd 9: ch 4 (counts as first tr), ch 2, * sk 2 tr, tr in next tr, ch 2, repeat from * around, slst in top of ch (24 tr, 24 ch-2)

Rnd 10: repeat Rnd 8

Rnd 11: repeat Rnd 9

Rnd 12: repeat Rnd 8

Rnd 13: ch 1, sc in each tr around, slst to first sc (72 tr)

Rnd 14: ch 1, sc in first 4 sc, sc2tog in next 2 sc, *sc in next 4 sc, sc2tog in next 2 sc, repeat from * around, slst to first sc (60 sc)

Rnd 15-16: repeat Rnd 13

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Free Tutorial Tuesday!...Circle Flower Earrings


Materials:

Aunt Lydia's Size 3 Fashion Thread or Size 10 Crochet Thread (double strand)
Size 0/3.25MM crochet hook
Tapestry needle

Jump rings
Fish hook earring findings (You could easily make these into clip-on earrings. Just use some clip-on findings and attach them the same way.)

 
Start with magic ring
Rnd 1: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc 11 in ring, join with slst to top of ch 3
Rnd 2: ch 3, ch 2, *dc in next dc, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with slst to top of ch 3
Rnd 3: Join B with slst to any ch-2-space, ch 3, dc 3 in same space, *dc 4 in next ch-2-space; repeat from * around, slst to top of ch 3
Rnd 4: Join C with sc in between any 4 dc, ch 5, *sc after next 4 dc, ch 5; repeat from * around, join with slst to first sc
Rnd 5: ch 1, *sc 7 in next ch-5-space; repeat from * around, join with slst to first sc, fasten off

Assembly
Use ends from last color used to attach jump ring and fish hook, weave in ends.

Enjoy!!!
Please comment below.


**You may sell items made from this pattern in fairs and festivals. Please do not sell any items made from this pattern on the Internet. Please do not sell or copy this pattern or any part of this pattern.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Free Tutorial Tuesday!...7-Petal Colorful Flower Hairclips


Materials:
Aunt Lydia's Size 3 Fashion Thread in 4 colors
-Or-
Aunt Lydia’s Size 10 Crochet Thread in 4 colors (double strand if using this thread)
Size 0/3.25MM crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Hot glue gun
Hairclips (You may use any size. I chose to use small hairclips so that they are not visible when worn.)

Note: Flower should be approximately 2.25 inches not including hairclip.


Make 4 alternating colors

Start with magic ring with first color

Rnd 1: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc 15 in ring, join with slst to top of ch 3, fasten off

Rnd 2: Join 2nd color with slst to any st, ch 1, sc 2 in same st, sc 1 in next st, *sc 2 in next st, sc 1 in next st; repeat from * around, join with slst to first sc, fasten off

Rnd 3: Join 3rd color with slst to any st, ch 1, sc 2 in same st, sc 1 in next 2 sts, * sc 2 in next st, sc 1 in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, join with slst to first sc, fasten off

Rnd 4: Join 4th color with sc to any st, ch 4, skip 3 sts, *sc in next st, ch 4, skip 3 sts; repeat from * around, join with slst to first sc

Rnd 5: *dc 5 in ch-4-space, slst to next sc; repeat from * around, join with slst to slst from last rnd, fasten off, weave in ends

Assembly:
Glue flower to hairclip






Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Free Tutorial Tuesday!...Twelve Petal Textured Flower Hairpin



Materials:

Aunt Lydia's Size 3 Fashion Thread in 2 colors OR
Aunt Lydia's Size 10 Crochet Thread in 2 colors (double stranded)
Size 0/3.25MM crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Hot glue gun
Hairpin bases




Note: Flower should be approximately 2.75 inches not including hairpin.

Start with magic ring (or sliding loop)

Rnd 1: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc 11 in ring, join with slst to top of ch 3, tighten magic ring

Rnd 2: ch 3, fpdc in same dc, *dc in next dc, fpdc in same dc; repeat from * around, join with slst in top of ch 3

Rnd 3: ch 3, dc in same dc, fpdc in next st, ch 5, slst in last dc made, *dc 2 in next dc, fpdc in next dc, ch 5, slst in last dc made; repeat from * around join with slst to first slst in top of ch 3

Rnd 4: *slst in next dc, dc 8 in ch-5 space; repeat from * around, join with slst to first slst, fasten off, weave in ends

Assemble:
Glue flower to hairpin.



Monday, April 21, 2014

Diva Stitches Crochet is leaving Etsy!!!


Etsy.com has been great for Diva Stitches Crochet, but the customer experience is a little shaky. Not everyone wants to have to create an account just to purchase an item. People like options. So to better serve the customers Diva Stitches Crochet will be launching a new site on May 1, 2014. There will be tons of new products and an all around better customer experience. Stay tuned for more details.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Textured Fingerless Gloves


Material
Size K Hook
Worsted weight yarn
Tapestry needle

Wristband
ch 6

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each remaining chs, ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-23: working in back loops only sc in ech st across, ch 1, turn.

After Row 23 fold wristband in half and slip stitch ends together.

Glove body
Rnd 1: Working around the edge of the wristband ch 1, dc in row space, sc in next row space , *dc in next row space, sc in next row space; repeat from * around, slip stitch in 1st dc (22 sts)

Rnd 2-9: ch 1, dc in st, sc in next st, *dc in next st, sc in next st; repeat from * around, slip stitch in 1st dc.

Rnd 10: ch 1, dc in st, ch 4, skip next 3 sts, *dc in next st, sc in next st; repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Rnd 11: ch 1, dc in st, (dc, sc, dc) in next ch-4 space, *dc in next st, sc in next st; repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Rnd 12: ch 1, dc in st, sc in next st, *dc in next st, sc in next st; repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc, fasten off, weave in ends.



Enjoy!

Please comment below.



**You may sell items made from this pattern in fairs and festivals. Please do not sell any items made from this pattern on the Internet. Please do not sell or copy this pattern or any part of this pattern.

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