Monday, 13 August 2018

FREE CROCHET PATTERN, #2232 TOP DOWN RECTANGLE SUMMER SHAWL

2232YT-ROSA-LEE RECTANGLE V STITCH SHAWL





Copyright © 2018 M. E. Harrington 
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: meh@eastlink.ca

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn,  (Approx. 1 skein of Red Heart Super Saver for size small)
9 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS:

Video demo here:  https://youtu.be/mZ4j6a9E0gY

Purchase a downloadable pdf pattern on Ravelry for $1.00 here:


1.  Chain 107.

2.  Double crochet in the 4th stitch from the hook, (takes the place 
      of the first V stitch),
*Skip the next 2 stitches, V stitch in the next stitch: dc, ch 1, dc;
repeat from * across the row.

3.  Turn, slip stitch into the first chain 1 space, chain 4, double 
      crochet in the same space.
In every chain 1 space across the row, make a V stitch.

4.  Repeat step 3 to make the shawl as long as desired.  
     This sample worked 13 rows.

5.  BOTTOM BORDER:
Turn, slip stitch into the first chain 1 space.
Chain 4, double crochet in the same space, chain 3, slip stitch 
into the top of the
double crochet stitch (picot formed), double crochet in the same 
space.
In every chain 1 space across the row make:
2 double crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into the top of the double 
crochet, double crochet in the same space.  Fasten off, weave 
yarn ends into the finished work.

Thursday, 9 August 2018

FREE crochet halter top pattern, AZURE BLUE HALTER TOP

2237 - AZURE HALTER TOP

Copyright © 2018, M. E. Harrington





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: meh@eastlink.ca

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn, (See step 1 for yardage.)
6.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle



12 mm crochet hook:
 



INSTRUCTIONS: video demo here: https://youtu.be/_6vT0bXmYAc






RED HEART YARN: (Big variety)











**THIS PATTERN IS AVAILABLE AS A PDF INSTANT DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE ON RAVELRY for $4.99:
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2237-azure-halter-top



Gauge: 3 sc long and 3 sc high = 1 sq. Inch

(Work the bottom section first, then add the top section.)
Step 1: foundation chain should measure as listed in inches, OR, for a custom fit, 
foundation chain should wrap around the rib cage, 
below the bust.

1.    2 - 4 years: chain 62, (20 -21 inches long)      
                   (Yarn required: approx.75 yards)
4 - 6 yrs:  chain 68 (22 - 24 inches long)  
             (Yarn required: approx. 100 yards)
Chest 26 - 30: chain 74 (26 inches long)   
            (Yarn required: approx. 175 yards)
Chest 30 - 34: chain 80 (31 inches long)  
            (Yarn required: approx. 250 yards)
     Chest 34 - 38: chain 86 (33 inches long)  
                  (Yarn required: approx. 360 yards)
Chest 38 - 40: chain 92 (36 inches long)   
            (Yarn required: approx. 420 yards)
Chest 40 - 42: chain 98 (38 inches long)  
            (Yarn required: approx. 445 yards)
Chest 42 - 44: chain 104 (40 inches long)  
            (Yarn required: approx. 490 yards)
Chest 44 - 46 : chain 110 (42 inches long)  
            (Yarn required: approx. 550 yards)
Chest 46 - 48 : chain 116 (44 inches long)  
           (Yarn required: approx. 620 yards)
Chest 48 - 50 : chain 122 (46 inches long)  
          (Yarn required: approx. 680 yards)
Chest 50 - 52 : chain 128 (48 inches long)  
          (Yarn required: approx. 720 yards)
Chest 52 - 54 : chain 134 (50 inches long)  
         (Yarn required: approx. 780 yards)


2.  Double crochet in the 3rd stitch from the hook, and each 
     stitch of the chain. (You will have 1 dc less than the number in 
     the foundation chain.)

3.  Chain 2,* skip the next 2 stitches, 5 double crochet in 
     the next stitch, (5 dc shellformed), 
     skip the next 2 stitches, 
     single crochet in the next, 
     repeat from * across the row, 
    ending with a double crochet in the top of the turning chain.

4.  Chain 2 and turn, *5 double crochet in the center stitch of the 5 
    dc shell of the previous row, chain 1, 
    repeat from * across the row, 
    ending with a double crochet in the last stitch.

5.  Repeat step 4 for 2 or more rows. (1 row for ages 2 - 6.)

6.  Picot Edge row:
Chain 2 and turn,* in the center of the next shell make:
3 double crochet, chain 2, slip stitch into the top of the double 
crochet (picot formed), 
2 double crochet, chain 1;
  repeat from * across the row, ending with a dc in the last stitch, 
  fasten off.






7.  Fold the rectangle in half to find the center.
Mark the following number of stitches on 
each side of the center mark.
(The row of double crochet is the top, picot edge is the bottom.)
2 - 4 yrs:      30 stitches (15 on each side.)
4 - 6 yrs::      32 stitches, 16 on each side)
Chest 26 - 30:  34 stitches (17 on each side)
     Chest 30 - 34:  36 stitches (18 on each side)
     Chest 34 - 38:  42 stitches (21 on each side)
Chest 38 - 40:  46 stitches (23 on each side)
Chest 40 - 42:  52 stitches (26 on each side)
Chest 42 - 44:  54 stitches (27 on each side)
Chest 44 - 46:  56 stitches (28 on each side)
Chest 46 - 48:  58 stitches (29 on each side)
Chest 48 - 50:  60 stitches (30 on each side)
Chest 50 - 52:  64 stitches (32 on each side)
Chest 52 - 54:  68 stitches (34 on each side)




Ergonomic crochet hooks:




















8.  Attach yarn on either side.  
*Chain 1, single crochet in each of the designated stitches 
between the marks.
 Repeat from * for one more row.

9.  All sizes up to Chest 22 - 30 inches: 
     no increase, go to step 12.

All other sizes: Chain 1 and turn. Single crochet across the row, 
making 2 single crochet in every 10th stitch.
( 30-34= 39;  34-38= 46;  38-40 = 50;  40-42= 57;  42-44= 59; 
 44-46= 61;   46-48=63;  48- 50= 66;   50 -52= 70;    52-54= 74)

10.  All sizes above 30 inch chest: Repeat step 9. 
                            (42; 50;  55;  62;  64;  67;  70;  72;  77;  81)



11.  Chest 40 - 48, repeat step 9 one more time.
                                         (68;  70;  73;  77;  79;  84;  89)
Chest 52 - 54, repeat step 9 two more times. (92;  97)



12.  *Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in each stitch across the row.
       Repeat from * for:
       Child 2 - 4 yrs:  6 more rows
       Child 4 - 6 yrs:  7 more rows
       Chest 26 - 30:   8 more rows
 Chest 30 - 34:   9 more rows.
Chest 34 - 38:   10 more rows.
Chest 38 - 40:   11 more rows.
Chest 40 - 44:   13 more rows.
Chest 44 - 48:   15 more rows.
Chest 48 - 50:   16 (or more) rows (depending on cup size)
Chest 50 - 52:   17(or more) rows (depending on cup size).
Chest 52 - 54:   20 (or more) rows (depending on cup size).

13.  Grid top: Chain 3 and turn,
 *skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, chain 1,
repeat from * across the row.

14.  Chain 3 and turn, *double crochet in the next chain 1 space, 
       chain 1, repeat from * across the row.

15.  Child 2 - 6 yrs:  fasten off.
All other sizes: Repeat step 14 for one more row, fasten off.
Weave yarn ends into the finished work.

Chain 2 cords, one for the neck, and one for the body.
Neck cord: approx. 20 to 40 inches.  Pass through the top grid.
Body cord: approx. 45 - 90 inches. Pass through the top row of dc on the bottom section.  See the demo for clarification:

If desired, chain a cord of 14 inches,
pass through the center,  between the breasts,
from the grid row to the double crochet row of the bottom section,
gather and tie into a bow.
OPTIONAL: Sew bra cups inside the halter.


Friday, 22 June 2018

FREE knitting pattern, kitty kat key ring

KITTY KAT KEY RING
Copyright © 2018,  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. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000). Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 


You can find me here:

HOW TO SOFTEN STIFF YARN:

HOW TO:

MY FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE:http://www.youtube.com/user/Hectanooga1


MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn, worked 2 strands
4 mm knitting needles, (US 6)
Yarn needle
2 buttons for eyes
Sewing thread and needle



KNITTING NEEDLES





INSTRUCTIONS:
Copyright: Emi Harrington,permission not given to share, give away, or sell this pattern.
1.  Working with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn, and 4 mm needles, cast on 6 stitches.

2.  Work in stockinette stitch (knit 1 row, purl 1 row) for approx. 26 rows.

3.  Cast off.  Fold the work in half, and sew the side seams.  When you get to the top, sew around the        corners to  form ears.  Then stuff, and sew the bottom.

4.  Thread black yarn into a sewing needle, and sew small buttons for eyes, then wrap the thread 
      around the body to form a neck.  Attach a key ring through stitches on top of the head. 









Monday, 4 June 2018

free crochet pattern, 1016yt, teal shrug

1016 -TEAL GREEN SHRUG - S- XXXL
Quick and easy summer shrug
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:

MY FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE:

You can find me here:


MATERIALS:  Worsted weight yarn, 300 to 500 yards
               9 mm crochet hook (or any larger hook)
                Yarn needle

 9 PIECE crochet hook SET: ($3.99), affiliate link: 
3 mm to 12 mm crochet hook:










Ergonomic crochet hooks affiliate link:
https://tinyurl.com/y9daww7s    ($11.95) 12 piece set, 2mm - 8 mm
 
















RED HEART YARN: (Big variety) affiliate link:
            






INSTRUCTIONS: Gauge: 2 dc long and 2 dc high = 1 sq. Inch
See a video demo here: https://youtu.be/n3hfxwrZfP0 

This pattern is available on Ravelry 
with an added length all around, (back and front)
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/1016--teal-green-shrug


1.  Small: chain 30
Medium: chain 36
Large: chain 40
XLarge: chain 44
XXLarge: chain 48
XXXLarge: chain 50

2.  Double crochet in the 4th stitch from the hook,
*chain 1, skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch.
Repeat from * across the row.

3.  Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each chain 1 space, and in each double crochet
across the row, ending with a double crochet in the top of the turning chain.

4.  Chain 3 and turn, *skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, chain 1,
    repeat from * across the row, ending with a double crochet in the last double crochet.

5.  Repeat step 3 and step 4 until the rectangle is:
   Small: approx. 36 inches long, ending with step 4.
   Medium: approx. 40 inches long ending with step 4.
   Large: approx. 42 inches long ending with step 4.
   XLarge: approx. 44 inches long ending with step 4.
   XXLarge: approx. 46 inches long ending with step 4.
   XXXLarge: approx. 48 inches long ending with step 4.

6.  Fasten off, fold the rectangle in half, and sew the two ends to form sleeves.
   Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.

END OF PATTERN FOR BASIC SHRUG