Sunday, February 23, 2020

Pie Crust Coaster


Pie Crust Coaster



Lily's Album of Crocheted Designs  #1200

Skytone  shaded yellows  hook #7

With yellows, ch 2, 7sc in 1st st, (sl st, ch 3 and 3dc) in back of loop of 1 st sc, (4 dc in next sc ) 6x, sl st in 3-ch.

Rw 2 ch 3, (2dc in next dc, 1 dc in next ) around and join.

Rw 3 ch 3, (2dc in next dc, 1 dc in next  dc ) around and join.

Rw 4 ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, (2dc in next dc, 1 dc in next 2dc) around, join.

Rw 5 ch 3, 1 dc in 2dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3dc) around, join.

Rw 6 ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ( 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 4dc, ) around, join.

Rw 7  Repeat row 5

Rw 8 ch 3, turn. 1 dc in 1 loop of each dc around, join.

Rw 9  ch 1, turn, dc thru 1 loop of each st and down at back thru st directly below in row 7, sl st in 1-ch.

Frill  ch 5, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) around, ch 2, sl st in 1st 3-ch. Sc in next 2-ch, ( ch 3, sc in next sp) around, fasten off.


Friday, February 14, 2020

Drawstring Bag February 2018 Pattern of the Month Crochet


February 2018 Pattern of the Month Crochet
Drawstring Bag

COATS and CLARK'S O.N.T.
"Speed-Cra-Sheen" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 3 balls of No.12-A Blue Sparkle and 2 balls each of No. 1 white and No. 46-.Mid Rose.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. O. (I would use a baby yarn )

GAUGE: 6 sts make 1 inch; 6 pattern rnds makes 1 1/4 inches; 6 sc rnds make 1 inch.

BASE (Make 2) ... Starting at center with Blue Sparkle, make a chain to measure 7 ½ inches.

1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch; ,working along opposite side of starting chain, make sc in each ch across. Join with sl st to first sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st. sc in each sc around, increasing 3 sc evenly on each end-to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in 1 sc, . Join.

Repeat 2nd rnd until piece measures 10 inches long. Break off.

SIDE PIECE ... Starting at bottom  with Blue Sparkle, make a chain 24 inches long. having number of chains divisible by 4. Join with a sl st.

1st rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, sc in next 2 ch, , * tr in next ch, sc in next 3 ch. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join and break off.

3rd rnd: Attach Mid Rose to same place as sl st, sc in same place, * tr in next sc, sc in next sc, make a dc around the tr 2 rnds below (raised dc made), skip next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join.

4th rnd: Repeat 2nd rnd.

5th rnd: Attach white to same place as last joining. sc in same place, * make a raised dc. skip next sc, sc in next sc. tr in next sc. sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join.

6th rnd: Repeat 2nd rnd.

7th and 8th rnds: Attach Blue Sparkle and repeat 3th and 4th rnds.

Continue working in pattern, making raised dc's over tr's 2 rnds below, thus staggering position of raised dc's, until piece measures 7\12 inches. Join and break off,

BEADING: 1st rnd: Attach next alternate  color to same place as last joining, ch 5, * skip 1 sc, tr in next sc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-5. Do not break off.

2nd rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as last joining, sc in each ch 1 and each tr around. Join and break off.

TOP PIECE ... Attach next alternate color, sc in same place. sc in next 2 sc, * tr in next sc, sc in next 3 sc. Repeat from" around. Join. Repeat 2nd rnd of side piece. Continue working in pattern, alternating colors until piece measures 9 1/4 inches in all. Join and break off.

DRAWSTRING ... Cut 5 strands of each color, each 48 inches long. Make a braid, lace through sps and tie ends securely. leaving 1 inch for tassel. Make another braid and lace through from opposite side.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Knitted Lacy Scarf


November 2012 Pattern of the month Knit

Knitted Lacy Scarf with center cable
                                                                           by N Banks
I wanted something nice to wear when it got cold, and this scarf was was what I made, hope you like it.  appx 10 x 59

Materials:
One pair 10 ½ knitting needles
 4 stitch markers
1 row counter
1 U shaded cable needle
4 ply yarn, (I used Caron  One pounder in Light Lavender)

Notes: Please note that this pattern is not for beginners
C4F = put first 2 stitches on cable needle, hold to front, k next 2 stitches, then k 2 stitches from cable needle.
SSK = slip 1 stitch knit wise twice, knit both slipped stitch thru back loops.
Slip markers has you come to them.
PSSO = Pass slip stitch over

Cast on 34 stitches.

Up set row: K 3, place marker, knit 11, place marker, k 6, place marker, k 11, place marker, k 3.

Knit 4 more rows.

Row 1: K 3, *( k2 tog, yo} 2 times, k3, {yo, ssk} 2 times*, p 1, k 4, p 1,
*(k 2 tog, yo} 2 times, k3, {yo, ssk} 2 times*, K 3.

Row 2: K 3, p 11, k 1, p 4, k 1, p 11, K3.

Row 3: K 3, *k2, yo, ssk, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2 tog, yo, k2*. p1, C4F, p 1,
*k2, yo, ssk, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2 tog, yo, k2*, K 3

Row 4: K 3, p 11, k 1, p 4, k 1, p 11, K3.

Row 5: K 3, *k3, yo, ssk, yo, sl 1-k2tog,  psso, yo, k3*. p 1, k 4, p 1,
*k3, yo, ssk, yo, sl 1-k2tog, psso, yo, k3*.K 3.

Row 6: K 3, p 11, k 1, p 4, k 1, p 11, K3.

Row 7: K 3, *k 4, (yo, ssk} 2 times, k3*. p1,  C4F, p 1, *k4, (yo, ssk} 2 times, k3*. K 3.

Row 8: K 3, p 11, k 1, p 4, k 1, p 11, K3.

Row 9: K 3, *k2, k2tog, yo, k1, {yo, ssk} 2 times, k2*, p 1, k 4, p 1,
*k2, k2tog, yo, k1, {yo, ssk} 2 times, k2*, K3.

Row 10: K 3, p 11, k 1, p 4, k 1, p 11, K3.

Row 11: K 3, *k1, (k2tog, yo} 2 times, k1, (yo, ssk) 2 times, k1 *. p1,  C4F, p 1,
*k1, (k2tog, yo} 2 times, k1, (yo, ssk) 2 times, k1 *, K 3.

Row 12: K 3, p 11, k 1, p 4, k 1, p 11, K3.

Repeat rows 1 to 12 18 times. Then rows 1 to 11 once, knit 5 rows, bind off, weave in the ends, and block.

This pattern is copyrighted, and may not be used on any media, including websites, lists, newsletters, nor sold, recopied or reformatted. It is for your personal use only.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

February 2018 Stitch of the Month Crochet


February 2018 Stitch of the Month Crochet



Multiples of 6

For sample, ch 18

(6 x 3 = 18)





Row 1: Work 3 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, 3 hdc in next ch; rep from* to end. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: Skip first hdc, *3 hdc in next hdc (center hdc of 3-hdc group), skip 2 hdc; rep from", ending skip last hdc, 1 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 2, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for desired length. This would make a nice little coaster. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Lace Knitting Knitting Sampler Lace Stitch 6


Lace Stitch 6


Multiples of 6

Right side should be facing you, if not, knit 1 more row.

Row 1: knit 2, sm,  *k 1, yo, k 2 tog, k 2,  p 1 *, repeat across, end last repeat with   k 1, yo, k 2 tog, k 2, sm, knit 2

Row 2: k 2, sm,   *p 5, k1*  repeat across, end last repeat with p 5, sm, k 3

Row 3: k 2, sm ,  *k2, yo, k 2 tog, k1, p 1*, repeat across row, end last repeat with     k2, yo, k 2 tog, k1, sm, k 2

Row 4: k 2, sm, *p 5, k1*  repeat across, end last repeat with p 5, sm, k 3

Row 5:  k 2, sm , *k3, yo, k 2 tog, p 1, *  repeat across row, end last repeat with k3, yo, k 2 tog, sm, k 2

Row 6: k 2, sm, *p 5, k1*  repeat across, end last repeat with p 5, sm, k 3

Row 7: k 2, sm, *k 2 tog, yo, k  3,  p 1, * repeat across row, end last repeat with k 2 tog, yo, k  3, sm, k 2

Row 8: k 2, sm, *p 5, k1*  repeat across, end last repeat with p 5, sm, k 3

Repeat rows 1 to 7 of pattern once more,  then

Knit 5 rows, removing markers on the 6th row.

This stitch  is copyrighted, and may not be used on any media, including websites, lists, newsletters, nor sold, recopied or reformatted. It is for your personal use only.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

2 simple knit dishcloths January 2018 Knit Pattern of the Month


Pattern of the Month January 2018 Knit
2 simple knit dishcloths  © 2016 N Banks



Materials:
size 8 knitting needles
2 stitch markers
1 row counter
2 balls of cotton yarn, one in a solid color






Dishcloth # 1

with a variegated color, cast on 36.

Knit 6 rows

Next row k 3, place marker, purl 30 stitches, place marker, knit 3.

Next row, knit.

Repeat last two rows to row 43.

Knit 6 rows, bind off, weave in yarn ends.

Dishcloth #2

Using a solid color, cast on 35 stitches.

Rows 1 to 3, k1, p1 across row. On last row (3) decrease one st.

Rw 4: (on 34 stitches) k1, p1, k1, place marker, *yo, k2 tog, repeat from * to last 3 stitches, place marker, k 1, p 1, k1.

Row 5: k 1, p 1, k 1, p 28, k 1, p 1, k1.

Row 6 & 7, repeat row 5.

Repeat rows 4 to 7 until you have 10 ridges or desired length.

Now repeat rows 4 and 5 once.

Now k 1, p 1, k 1, inc 1 stitch before you get to the last 3 stitches.

Then k 1, p 1, for 2 more rows, bind off

These pattern is copyrighted, and may not be used on any media, including websites, lists, newsletters, nor sold, recopied or reformatted without permission. It is for your personal use only. pattern is copyrighted, and may not be used on any media,
including websites, lists, newsletters, nor sold, recopied or reformatted without permission. It is for your personal use only.


Monday, January 20, 2020

Review: The Last Cabin

The Last Cabin The Last Cabin by James Hunt
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Really good book. Lots of action, lots of suspense, great characters, fast read and I really enjoyed the book

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Pie Crust Coaster

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