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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Poem: America What Have You Done©

Happy Memorial Day
and Thank You to all of our vets,
you are all heroes!
      Poem Written By Connie Hughes©
 

Baby Yoda Hat

Baby Yoda Hat
This pattern was a free one on
Stitch A Yarntastic Life
by Corina
When I made the ears I chained 11
and I made two ears and crocheted
them together!
 
****
I was at Micheal's a few days
ago and found this cute
cardboard box suit case...I instantly thought of my daughter because she
loved anything that had to
do with Paris!
So I thought I would put some
of the things I make for the baby inside...
and then when it's full I will give it to her!
I think I need a bigger box!!!
♥♥♥


Cute Critter Purse

Cute Critter Purse
I bought this adorable
purse pattern online...this
is one 6...they were designed by
Cindy Harris
When I saw how cute they were I had to make one!
 
 I plan on making them all and will
post them as I finish!

 
 


I just love this cute little curly tail!
 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Character Baby Bibs

Here are two baby bibs I created for my
daughter, who's having her 1st baby!
This is my version of the little
Minion from the Movie
"Despicable Me"
 And of course everybody
knows Blue from
"Blues Clues"
 I will try and write out the patterns for both bibs soon!!



Monday, May 20, 2013

Converse High Top Baby Booties

I have never made baby booties
 before today...my daughter called me yesterday with wonderful news...her and her husband are going to have a baby...we are all very excited...so I had to make some baby gear...my daughter and her husband both love
Converse High Tops...so I set out to
find a pattern!
I found a wonder blog called
"Knot Your Nana's Crochet"
The pattern for these cute booties
was very easy to follow and
perfect if your attempting to
make baby booties for the first time!

Friday, May 17, 2013

Free Crochet Sun Hat Napkin Rings & Tea Cups Pattern©

Free Crochet Sun Hat Napkin Rings & Tea Cups Pattern©
By Connie Hughes Designs©

Here's one of my 1st Free Patterns.
I was emptying my dish washer a while back and as I was putting my plates away...
When I thought of making some place mats & napkin rings!
I made these little tea cups...
But my favorite are these little hats!
The place mats are one row of single crochet and one row of double crochet, 
then I did a bobble stitch trim.
These little cups & hats are so easy to make...and they really fit with the plates
It's been hard to find napkin rings 
that look right with this set...
Now I can hardly wait to use them!
Free Crochet Sun Hat Napkin Rings & Tea Cups Pattern©
The little hats would be perfect for a ladies tea or the Red Hat Society, I made a sample in red.
Materials I used:

Red Heart Yarn
I used these colors because they fit my décor.
Bright Yellow
Spring Green
Blue
Orange
Buff or Tan

Hooks Used:
D,G & H

Other Materials:
Needle & Matching Threads
Fiberfil

Abbreviations
sc-single crochet
dc-double crochet
BLO-back loops only
st-stitch
wk-work
sl-st-slip stitch

For the Tea Cup use G hook

Make the magic ring

Row 1, 6 sc into the ring

Row 2, 2 sc in each st around

Row 3, 1 sc in the next st , 2 sc in the next, around

Row 4, 1 sc in th the BLO

Row 5, 1 sc in each st around, both loops

Rows 6, 7,8, & 9, 1 sc in each st around, at end of row 9 ch 8 and

sl st into the 6th row from the top of the cup, that makes the handle.

Fasten Off.

For the Saucer
Repeat Rows

1, 2, 3 of Tea Cup

Row 4, 1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, around

Row 5, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st, around and FO

For Top of Tea Cup in buff or tan

Make the magic ring

Row 1, wk 6 sc into the center

Row 2, 2 sc in each st around

Row 3, 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in the next, around and FO

For the Leaf in Spring Green

For cup

Ch 6, 1 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 6 dc in the last st, working on the other side wk 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st, FO

For The Napkin Ring Make With Spring Green use H hook

Ch 24 and join with a sl st

Row 1, Ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join

Row 2, Ch 2, 1 dc in each st around, join

Row 3, Repeat row 1

Row 4, Repeat row 2

Row 5, Repeat row 1

With needle and thread sew the leaves on to the saucer, fill the cup with fiber fill and sew the tan piece down on top. Then sew cup onto leaves and saucer. Sew the cup and saucer onto the napkin ring.

The Hat, use G hook

Make the magic ring

Row 1, 6 sc in the ring

Row 2, 2 sc in each st

Row 3, 1 sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next around

Row 4, 1 sc in each st around

Rows 5, 6 repeat row 4

Row 7, 2 sc in the back loops only all the way around, join

Row 8, ch1, 1sc in each st

Rows 9, 10, 11 repeat row 8 and FO

Bottom of Hat

Make the magic ring

Row 1, 6 sc in the ring

Row 2, 2 sc in each st, around

Row 3, 1 sc in the st, 2 sc in the next st, around

Row 4, 1 sc in the 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st, around

Row 5, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st, around

Row 6, 1 sc in the 4 sts, 2 sc in the next st, around

Row 7, 1 sc in the 5 sts, 2 sc in the next st, around, FO

With a D hook sl st top of hat to the bottom part, stop and stuff the top part of hat and continue your way around. Sometimes the top part of the hat doesn’t lay flat with the bottom, if that happens just tack it down with a needle and thread like in the photo.

Using the D hook and orange yarn

Make the band around the hat ch 45, with matching thread sew to hat like in the picture. Ch 20 to make the loops of the bow, stitch that in place like in the picture.

Make napkin rings and attach like you did for the Tea Cups.

Now you have completed the Free Crochet Sun Hat Napkin Rings & Tea Cups Pattern©
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Monday, May 13, 2013

So Cute Baby Boy

So cute baby boy, with big
green eyes and a cockeyed smile!
He's ready for a cold and windy
day with his little hoodie
and his overalls on!
Pattern for this doll and his clothes
were created by Teri Crews Design
Eyes are from SunCatcher Craft Eyes
Now Available at my Shop on Etsy.com
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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day & Poem: My Mothers Love©

In Memory of my beautiful Mother on
Mother's Day!
My 1 of 3 sisters on the left, my Mom and me  
on the right...at Knott's Berry Farm!
(we were the babies)
 
And Happy Mother's Day to all
the wonderful Mom's out there!
 

My Mother’s Love©

There is a grave on the side of a hill
It’s so quiet here even the air is still
But a warm soft rain begins to fall
Its been so long that even memories
Are hard to recall
I kneel down on the warm wet grass
Suddenly moments of my life come
Rushing at me so fast
I brush cob webs from the stone that
Bares your name
We are, you and I one in the same
Thank you for this life
Though at times it’s hard to bare
How much it would of helped
If only you could of been there
When I lost you it was like
A long walk in a cold and dark dawn
You want to stop but you keep
Moving on
I had never seen death in any bodies eyes before
How badly it hurts, right down to the core
You understand what the word final means
And all the petty worries, how silly they seem
I know you know that my heart is broken
Because between a mother and daughter
There is a language, though no words are ever spoken
Thank you for the gentle hands that cared for me
So much now I understand, with a woman’s eyes I see
You gave me life with all it’s twist and turns
You taught me lessons I’m sure you thought I’d never learn
You weren’t a perfect person and either am I
But because of your love
You make me want to try.
By Connie Hughes©

                                                     Poem Witten By Connie Hughes©

Sunday, May 5, 2013

'Anchors Aweigh' Pillows©


'Anchors Aweigh' Pillows©
I have enjoyed making these cute
little pillows so much...
and here in the Pacific Northwest it
has been so pretty outside lately!
 
 It's 80 degrees outside today...
so it really feels like summer
has come early and that just
doesn't happen here...we have
 had snow in April & May...so this is
a wonderful treat!
And nothing says summer like
 a sailboat
and a little sand crab!
This little Anchor pillow is one
of my favorites!
I have been crocheting now everyday
so now I am going on a ride on
my husbands motorcycle!
Hooray!!
By Connie Hughes©


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