Blue Bell Teething Lovely… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Blue Bell Teething Lovely… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Blue Bell Teething Lovely

Blue Bells Teething Lovely... Free Crochet Pattern

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The Blue Bell Lovely is a perfect crochet project for a sweet little baby gift!!  Lots of textural crochet stitching and a wooden teething ring makes this Lovely great for newborns – toddlers! The Popcorn Dangle Edging is enticing for the little fingers to play with too!!  Soft BabyHugs Yarn by Red Heart makes an awesome feel to the project as well…


Project Instructions and Materials

Materials ~

Approximately 250 yards of light worsted weight yarn rated #3.  Pictured here is Red Heart BabyHugs Yarn Light Weight #3 in the color Bluie

Hook size ~ H

Wooden Teething Ring

Stitches~

St ~ Stitch     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Dec ~ Decrease     Sk ~ Skip     Ch ~ Chain     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet     Trc ~ Treble Crochet     Bphdc ~ Back Post Half Double Crochet    X stitch ~ Sk 2 sts, trc in next st, ch 1, trc in 1st sk st.

Popcorn Stitch ~ In designated stitch, make 4 dc, remove loop from hook, insert hook in 1st dc, place free loop back on hook and draw through  stitch.

 

Popcorn stitch tutorial

Gauge~

2″ x 2″ = 6 hdc x 5 rows

Size ~

Each side measures approximately 11″ wide and 15″ long

Tip ~

The odd rows will be your right side, the popcorn stitching will be popping out on the right side.


Instructions~

Ch 39

Row 1.   Sc in 2nd ch from hook  and each across. = 38 sts

Row 2.  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), turn, hdc in each st across. = 38 sts

Row 3.  Ch 2, turn, bphdc around each st across.  = 38 sts

Row 4.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 38 sts

Row 5. Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, *X st (sk 2 sts, trc in next st, ch 1, trc in 1st sk st(2 sts back))*, repeat * * 11 more times, dc in last st. = 12 X stitches and 2 dc

Row 6.  Ch 2, turn hdc in each st and ch1 across. = 38 sts

Rows 7-10.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 38 sts

Row 11.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in next st, *Popcorn st in next st, hdc in next 2 sts*, repeat * * across. = 26 hdc & 12 popcorn sts

Rows 12-16.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 38 sts

Row 17. Repeat row 5

Row 18.  Repeat row 6

Row 19.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 38 sts

Row 20.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 32 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 36 sts

Row 21.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 30 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 34 sts

Row 22.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 28 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 32 sts

Row 23.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 26 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 30 sts

Row 24.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 24 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 28 sts

Row 25.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 22 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 26 sts

Row 26.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 20 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 24 sts

Row 27.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 18 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 22 sts

Row 28.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 16 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 20 sts

Row 29.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 14 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 18 sts

Row 30.  Ch 2, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in next 12 sts, dec hdc over the next 2 sts, hdc in last st. = 16 sts

Rows 31-40.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 16 sts

Row 41.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 12 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =18 sts

Row 42.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 14 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =20 sts

Row 43.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 16 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =22 sts

Row 44.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 18 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =24 sts

Row 45.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 20 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =26 sts

Row 46.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 22 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =28 sts

Row 47.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 24 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =30 sts

Row 48.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 26 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =32 sts

Row 49.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 28 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =34 sts

Row 50.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 30 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =36 sts

Row 51.  Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 32 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st. =38 sts

Row 52.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 38 sts

Row 53.  Repeat row 5

Row 54. Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st and ch across. = 38 sts

Rows 55-58.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.  = 38 sts

Row 59.  Repeat row 11

Row 60-64.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.  = 38 sts

Row 65.  Repeat row 5

Row 66.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st and ch across. = 38 sts

Row 67.   Ch 2, turn, bphdc around each st across.  = 38 sts

Row 68.  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.  = 38 sts

Row 69. Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. = 38 sts.

Do not finish off

Edging (you will repeat on both ends)

Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *ch 3, popcorn st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in same ch as popcorn st, sk ch (1st ch of ch 3)and next st, sc in next 2 sts*, repeat * * across ending with 1 sc.  13 popcorn dangles.  The wrong side will be facing while working on this row.

Finish off.

Working on opposite edge, with wrong side facing – Join yarn to the first st with a sl st.

Repeat the edging and finish off.

Finishing Touches

Slip the project through the teether and make both sides even with wrong sides together. Join yarn on the far right side in a side row stitch below the teether, grabbing both front and back-stitch. Top Stitch Single crochet through both sides of the project around each stitch across. Finish off and weave in all ends.

Joining Teether Collage

 


Congratulations… You now have a Blue Bell Teething Lovely!!  I hope you have enjoyed this process and make sure to post your finished photos to my Facebook page and Ravelry project page

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


 

©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All my, patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

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Summer 2016 Crochet Along… Sunshine & Shells Hat – Week 3!

Summer 2016 Crochet Along… Sunshine & Shells Hat – Week 3!

Summer 2016 Crochet Along

Summer 2016 CAL

Week 3 of or Summer 2016 CAL!! I love this hat and hope you do too!!


This week we will be crocheting the brim and shaping the hat…  Let’s get started!!

Brim

Change to G Hook or 1 size smaller hook

Row 15:     Working in Front Loops only for this row, Ch 1, 2 Sc in first St, Sc in next 7 Sts, *2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 7 Sts*, Repeat * * around, Join.  72 Sc

Row 16 & 17:    Ch 1 Sc in first St, Sc around. Join. = 72 Sc

Row 18:    Ch 1, 2 Sc in first St, Sc in next 8 Sts, * 2 Sc in next St,  Sc in next 8 Sts*, Repeat around. Join. 80 Sc

Row 19:    Ch 1 Sc in first St, Sc around. Join. = 80 Sc

Row 20:    Ch 1, 2 Sc in first St, Sc in next 9 Sts, * 2 Sc in next St,  Sc in next 9 Sts*, Repeat around. Join. 88 Sc

Row 21-23:    Ch 1 Sc in first St, Sc around. Join. = 88 Sc

Finish off and weave in tail.

Shaping

To shape your hat… With your hands on the inside of the hat, slightly press in an outward motion with each hand in an opposite direction…  Move around the inside of your hat slightly stretching it… Next place the hat on your head and slightly pull the brim in an outward direction with the middle rows of the brim… Moving around the brim until the size and shape are suitable.  To see a visual tutorial you can watch my Facebook Live Video titled Summer 2016 CAL… Week 2 Chat!  

Adjusting the Brim Size

If you would like to make the brim wider add additional rows after row 17. Then continue with the rest of the pattern.


Thank you for joining me for this years Summer 2016 Crochet Along!!!  I hope you enjoy your hat!!!  Make sure to join me next week on Facebook for my Live Video Broadcast and share your CAL Photos!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All my, patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

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Summer 2016 CAL.. Sunshine and Shells Hat… Week 2~Beginning the Hat!!

Summer 2016 CAL.. Sunshine and Shells Hat… Week 2~Beginning the Hat!!

SUMMER 2016 CROCHET ALONG

SUNSHINE AND SHELLS HAT

Summer 2016 CAL


I’m so excited you are joining me this summer for a quick and easy Crochet Along!!  The Sunshine & Shells Hat is a fun project that is perfect for summer fashion and best of all… This is a Free Pattern!

This week we will be making the top and crown of the hat…

During last nights live video broadcast on my Facebook page, I showed a tutorial for the Magic Ring and a demonstration of the pattern for the crown of the hat…

If you missed out… head over to the Facebook and take a look!  If you missed week 1, the materials and gauge,,, Click Here…

Now we are ready to get started…


Abbreviations: 

Ch-Chain              Sc-Single Crochet            Dc-Double Crochet          St-Stitch

 

Special Stitching:

Beginning Shell Pattern:      Ch 3, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts.

Shell Pattern:                         Dc in St, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next st, Skip next 2 Sts.

 

Note: Pattern is worked in the round and all joining stitches are joined to the beginning stitch.

Instructions:

Make a Magic Ring.

 

Row 1:    Ch 2 (Does not count as a stitch now and throughout), 12 Dc in Magic Ring, Join to beginning Dc. Pull Tail to tighten ring, you will weave this in at the end. = 12 Dc

Row 2:     Ch 2, 2 Dc in each St around, Join to beginning. = 24 Dc

Row 3:     Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next St*, Repeat **around, Join. = 36 Dc.

Row 4:    Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 2 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 48 Dc

Row 5:    Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 3 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 60 Dc

Row 6:    Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 4 Sts *, Repeat ** around, Join. = 72 Dc

Row 7:    Chain 3 (Counts as 1st Dc now and  throughout), Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts (Beginning Shell Pattern made), *Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts* Shell Pattern Made, Repeat** 11 times. Join to the top of Ch 3. = 12 Shell Pattern Repeats (including Beginning Shell Pattern).

Rows 8-12:    Repeat Row 7 five times.

Row 13:     Ch 1, Sc around, Join. = 72 sc

Row 14:    Ch 1, *Sc 2 Sts together(decrease made over the next 2 Sts), Sc in next 7 Sts*, Repeat * * around, Join. = 64 Sc

That’s it… Join me next Tuesday on Facebook at 6pm PST for tips and preview of Week 3!!  And, on Wednesday the 15th for the final post…

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All my, patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

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