Monday, 11 December 2017

FREE crochet pattern, 5 minute snowflake, Christmas Decoration


COPYRIGHT: Emi Harrington.  All rights reserved.

Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

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MATERIALS:

100% cotton yarn, and 4.5 mm hook, 
or 
crochet thread #10, and 3.5 mm hook
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9 PIECE SET: 3 mm to 12 mm crochet hook:


($3.15 at time of posting)



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INSTRUCTIONS:
video demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39fNoco5akI&t=26s 

1.  Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.

2.  *Chain 5, single crochet in the ring, repeat      from * 5 more times for a snowflake, 4     
     times for a star.

3.  In each loop make: single crochet, chain         single crochet, chain 5, single crochet 
    chain 3, single crochet.
After completing the last segment, 
slip stitch to join and fasten off.

Stiffen with a mixture of 1/2 white glue and   
1/2 water, shape on waxed paper.










Tuesday, 5 December 2017

FREE KNITTING PATTERN - Tea Cakes Slippers, Caron yarn, Unisex knit slippers

FREE KNITTING PATTERN - Tea Cakes Slippers, Caron yarn, Unisex knit slippers
#2130 CARON TEA CAKES SLIPPERS


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BLOCKING: Basically there are 2 ways of blocking.
1.  Steam blocking: arrange item on a flat surface, hold steam iron above the surface, (not touching the surface), and
   steam. Allow the item to dry in the shape desired.
2.  Immerse in water, and squeeze water out, or spray with water. Arrange item on a thick bath towel, shape
as desired, allow to dry undisturbed.

MATERIALS:
Caron Tea Cakes super bulky yarn…. OR… 
2 strands of worsted weight yarn
      (Yardage, Caron super bulky: 2-4 yrs: 50 yards;  5-8 yrs: 60 yds;  
                                                    8-10 yrs: 80 yds;  10-12 yrs: 110 yds;
                                                   Adult S: 120 yds;  Med: 140 yds;  
                                                    Large: 160 yds;  XL: 180 yds)
One pair straight 6 mm knitting needles
Yarn needle


Caron cakes yarn:
https://tinyurl.com/yckq9ssc

(Note**  2 strands of regular cakes would
be required as a substitute for Caron Tea Cakes.)






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INSTRUCTIONS:
Gauge: 2.5 stitches and 3 rows = 1 sq. inch
Works flat.
Finished slippers are quite stretchy, therefore one size will fit multiple sizes.
(Pattern is available on Ravelry as a PDF download for $1.00:



1.  2 - 4 yrs: Cast on 34 stitches
5 - 8 years: Cast on 36 stitches
8 - 10 years: Cast on 38 stitches
10 - 12 yrs: Cast on 40 stitches
Adult small: Cast on 42 stitches
Medium: Cast on 46 stitches
Large: Cast on 48 stitches
XL: (13 - 14 inch foot) Cast on 50 stitches

2.  Knit every row for:
    2 - 4 yrs: 8 rows
    5 - 8 years: 9 rows
    8 - 10 years: 10 rows
10 - 12 years: 12 rows
Adult small: 14 rows
Medium: 16 rows
Large: 18 rows
XLarge: 20 rows

3.  Cast off the first 10 stitches, knit each remaining stitches of the row.
4.  Repeat step 3.

5.  Work in stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row) for:
2 - 4 years: 7 rows
5 - 8 years: 8 rows
8 - 10 years: 9 rows
10 - 12 years: 10 rows.
Adult small: 12 rows
Medium: 16 rows
Large: 18 rows
XLarge: 20 rows

6.  Work in garter stitch for 4 rows, 
     then cast off leaving a long yarn         end.
Thread the yarn end into a yarn needle, weave through the last          row of stitches, (pass through every 2nd stitch), pull
to gather up and close the toe end of the slipper, take a few 
stitches to secure, then sew the front of the slipper.
Thread the yarn end at the other end of the slipper into a yarn 
needle, and sew the back seam of the slipper.
Weave yarn ends into the finished work. 
Wear tall, or folded down into a cuff.

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END OF PATTERN

Friday, 1 December 2017

FREE CROCHET PATTERN - Primrose Texting Gloves (Fingerless Gloves)

2122 - PRIMROSE STITCH FINGERLESS GLOVES - 5 yrs to adult large
The primrose stitch is very versatile, it can be used to make blankets, hats, scarves, dishcloths, sweaters, legwarmers, headbands, bags and purses, and of course texting gloves!!
Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
 Please respect that I have gone to great lengths to write a pattern.  The small investment you make to own the pattern will mean you that you can make it many times over, and even sell your finished items.
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

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MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn (approx. 100 yards)
6 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle


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INSTRUCTIONS: VIDEO  DEMO  HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KefANNBWZ4&t=126s

Worked flat.
1.  5 - 12 yrs: chain 20
 12 - 16 yrs: chain 23,
Small adult hand: Chain 23,
Medium hand: chain 26
Large hand: chain 29

single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook, *skip the next 2 
stitches,
in the next stitch make: single crochet, chain 2, single crochet,
repeat from * across the row, ending with a single crochet in the 
last stitch.

2.  Chain 2 and turn, in every chain 2 space across the row, make 3 
     double crochet stitches, single crochet in the last stitch.

3.  Repeat step 1 and step 2 until the work is as long as the desired 
     length for the gloves.  (End with a row of double crochet.)  
    Fold the work in half, slip stitch the seam closed, or fasten off 
     with a long yarn end, thread it into a yarn needle,
and sew the side seam of the gloves, leaving an opening for the 
thumb.

      SET OF 9 CROCHET HOOKS:
 3 mm -12 mm crochet hook:








END OF PATTERN



FINGERLESS GLOVE PATTERNS IN MY RAVELTY STORE: (copy and paste the link below):

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#sort=best&query=EMI HARRINGTON%2C CROCHET%2C FINGERLESS GLOVES



Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Free Crochet Pattern - Granny Square Christmas Washcloth or dishcloth


Quick and easy crochet dishcloths for gifts, or for your own use!!
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COPYRIGHT PROTECTED: Permission is not granted to copy, distribute, give away or resell this pattern, in print, or as a digital file.





  SET OF 9 CROCHET HOOKS:
 3 mm -12 mm crochet hook:






 
MATERIALS:
100% cotton worsted 85 yards
5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle


INSTRUCTIONS:
VIDEO DEMO HERE: 

1.  Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.

2.  Chain 2, make 2 double crochet in the ring, 
     *chain 1, 3 double  crochet in the ring, 
      repeat from * for 2 more times, slip stitch to join in the top of 
      the first chain 2. (Chain 1 spaces will be corners.)

3.  Chain 2, *double crochet in each stitch up to the next chain 1 
     space, in the chain 1 space make:
    2 double crochet, chain 1, 2 double crochet.
   Repeat from *  around the row, slip stitch to join in the top
of the chain 2.

4.  Repeat step 3 until the washcloth is as large as desired, in this 
    design a total of 6 rows.

5.  Attach a contrasting color, or continue with the same color, 
     repeat step 3.

6.  Picot border:  Chain 3, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat    
     from* around, fasten off.  
     Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.
     (Links to 2 more crochet dishcloths below!)

Copyright © 2016, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

LEARN TO CROCHET HERE:

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THICK LUXURIOUS WASHCLOTH









5 POINT WASH CLOTH:











Sunday, 26 November 2017

#2119 - FREE KNITTING PATTERN - BASKETWEAVE HEADBAND

#2119 - KNITTING PATTERN - EASY BASKETWEAVE HEADBAND, teen and adult


COPYRIGHT: Emi Harrington, 2017
You may sell your finished items using this pattern.
Permission is not given to copy, post on any blogs or websites, or give away this pattern.
For persons who wish to have this pattern, please refer them to this blog:
https://hectanoogapatterns.blogspot.ca/


This pattern is available on Ravelry for $1.00 as a downloadable PDF file.
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2119k---basketweave-headband


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MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn worked 2 strands, or chunky yarn
6, 7, or 8 mm straight knitting needles.
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS:

1.  Any size yarn and any size needle can be used for this 
     headband, but the width will change.
     Cast on 12 stitches.

2.  *Knit 4 stitches, purl 4 stitches, knit 4 stitches. *Repeat from * 
      for 3 more rows.

3.  *Purl 4 stitches, knit 4 stitches, purl 4 stitches, repeat from * for 
      3 more rows.

4.  Repeat step 2 and 3 until the rectangle is long enough to wrap 
     around the head, then cast off with a long yarn end.
 Thread the yarn end into a needle, and sew the 2 ends together.    Decorate as desired.

END OF PATTERN
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#sort=best&query=EMI HARRINGTON%2C Knit Headband
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