2014/57 – shoe decoration patterns

Our special friend Jane has done it again! She’s designed some really cute shoe embelllishments in the shape of little flowers.

Don’t they look great?

She’s given a tutorial (in UK terms) for some really easy little flowers to try as well as what you can see in the picture.

Take a look!

http://knittingimage.wordpress.com/2014/07/16/a-new-crochet-pattern-for-your-sneaker-makeover-poppy/

- Leeloo the Tall

2014/56 – a lovely little butterfly

Looky looky! How adorable is this? Fine Craft Guild have loads of free projects on their website, including a free tutorial.

It would look great as bunting or on accessories or as garment embellishments, you could even sew them onto granny squares to spice things up a little. I’d love to see it in purple and yellow, or autumn colours.

It’s all in UK terms, and looks fairly  easy.

Find it all here.

- Leeloo the Tall

My silliest pin cushion: Marie Antoinette’s wig – free crochet pattern

Originally posted on Rosy Alice Crochet Designs:

I’m a history buff and my current obsession is the court at Versailles. I’m reading Antonia Fraser’s biography of Marie Antoinette atm – filled with details, details, details. I’m in heaven.

This pin cushion is in honour of the last Queen of France.

It’s available as a Ravelry download here.

Marie Antoinette’s wig pin cushion
by
Rosy Alice Crochet Design
@ Ravelry

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You will need:
Grey or silver yarn
Tapestry needle
Coloured yarn or ribbon to make bows
Beads or old earrings, etc, to embellish
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Stitches used:
UK Double crochet (dc) = US Single crochet
UK Double crochet 2 together (dc2tog) = US Single crochet 2 together (sc2tog).
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Start with a chain 4 and join with a slip stitch, or make a magic circle.
Round 1: 10 dc into circle.
Round 2: 20 dc into each stitch from round 1.
Round 3: 20 dc into front…

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Poppy pin cushion, free crochet pattern

Originally posted on Rosy Alice Crochet Designs:

Another pin cushion. I can’t help myself. They’re so cute. Find the pattern below or click here to download from Ravelry!

Another one coming tomorrow!

Poppy pin cushion crochet pattern IMG_20140821_180531

by

Rosy Alice Crochet

@ Ravelry

 

 

You will need:

Red yarn

Green yarn

Black yarn

4 mm hook

Tapestry needle

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UK terms used throughout. Translation into US terms here:

Triple treble crochet (ttr) – US Double treble crochet (dtr) – yarn over three times.

Double treble crochet (dtr) = US Treble/triple crochet (tr) – yarn over twice.

Treble crochet (tr) = US Double crochet (dc).

Double crochet (dc) = US Single crochet (sc).

Chain and slip stitches are the same for both terminologies.

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Start with green yarn to make the stem. Either chain 4 and slip stitch into the first chain to make a circle, or make a magic circle.

Round 1: Crochet 12 double crochet…

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Rose pin cushion crochet pattern (free)

Originally posted on Rosy Alice Crochet Designs:

Made myself a cute little pincushion! Here’s my free and easy pattern!

IMG_20140819_171236

This pattern is available as a Ravelry download with more photos to illustrate the instructions. Download here

 

You will need:

Red yarn
Green yarn
4 mm hook
Tapestry needle

UK terms used throughout. Translation into US terms here:
Treble crochet (tr) = US Double crochet (dc).
Half treble crochet (htr) = US Half double (hdc).
Chain and slip stitches are the same for both terminologies.

Start with green yarn to make the stem. Either chain 4 and slip stitch into the first chain to make a circle, or make a magic circle.

Round 1: Crochet 12 treble crochet into the circle (12).
Round 2: Crochet 2 tr into each stitch from previous round (24).
Round 3: Crochet 1 tr into each stitch from previous round – back loops only (24).
Rounds 4 – 8: 1 tr into…

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