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Thursday, April 25, 2013
I just finished two more porch pillows
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Saturday, April 20, 2013
I used a G hook and Red Heart Yarn in Spring Green
Abbreviation's used in pattern
st, sts-stitch, stitches
dec 2 sc sts, sc in the next 16sts, dec 2 sc sts, ch1 and turn (18sts)
1 sc in each st across, ch 1 and turn (18stst)
dec the first 2 sc sts, repeat 1, 1 sc in the next 10 sts, dec 2 sc sts, repeat 1, ch 1 and turn (14sts)
1 sc in each st across, do not fasten off
ch 1 work 1 sc in each st around the entire vase. Fasten off. Then sew it on the front of the pillow.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
1 sm. roll of Red Heart Bright Yellow
1 sm. roll of Red Heart White
hdc-half double crochet
blo-back loops only
Ch 4, join to (the first ch st you made) with a sl st
Ch 3, wk 11hdc into the ring, join with a sl st
Ch 2, wk 2 hdc in each st around, join with a sl st
Ch 2, wk 1 hdc in the first st, wk 2 hdc in the next st, all the way around, join with a sl st
Ch 2, 1 hdc in the next 2 sts. 2 hdc in the next, repeat all the way around, join with a sl st
1 hdc in the next 3 sts, 2 hdc in the next, repeat all the way around
join with a sl st
Ch 2, 1 hdc in the next 4 sts, 2 hdc in the next repeat all the way around, join with a sl st, fasten off here if you've already done row 7 on the other circle.
Ch 2, wk 1 hdc in blo all the way around, join with a sl st
Working in the back loops creates a line and it helps when sewing the petals on...it gives you something to follow and keeps the petals nice and straight.
Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st around, repeat row 8, 4 more times, then turn both pieces inside out and crochet them together, leaving a space big enough for you to stuff. Be careful not to over stuff...you don't want to much of the stuffing to show through.
I did it with two circles because it's easier for beginners.
With white yarn
1 sc in the 2 ch spaces, ch 1 & turn-2 sts
Ch 1, wk 2 sc in each st, ch 1 , turn-4 sts
Sc in each sc st, ch 1 & turn-4 sts
Sc 2 sts in the 1st st, 1 sc in the next 2, 2 sc in the last st, ch 1 & turn-6 sts
Wk 1 sc in each sc st, Ch 1 & turn-6 sts
Sc 2 sts in the 1st st, 1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the last st, ch 1 & turn-8 sts
1 sc in each st, ch 1 & turn-8 sts
Wk 2 sc in the 1 st st, 1 sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in the last st, ch 1 & turn-10 sts
Or you can use thread...when sewing the back petals on place them kind of in the middle of the two front petals, so they will be seen.
Friday, April 12, 2013
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