Twisted Stitches Coffee Cozy…

Twisted Stitches Coffee Cozy…

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This pattern is one of my favorites… a Coffee Cozy…  Yes, it is cute… But- Even better- they really do keep my coffee warmer longer…

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Twisted Stitches Coffee Cozy- Free Pattern

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By Beatrice Ryan Designs

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Materials:

Worsted Weight Yarn, 50 Yards Approximately

Crochet Hook, H

Button

Yarn Needle

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Stitches:

Magic Ring- Great Tutorial at Petals to Picots Click here to check it out!

Single Crochet-SC,     Triple Crochet-TRC,   Slip Stitch Sl St,      Chain-Ch,      Stitch- St,      Skip-Sk

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Instructions:

Make Magic Ring, Ch 1, SC 8 in Ring, Join to beginning with Sl St. tighten ring. =8 Sc

Working in the round.

Row 1- Ch 1, 2 Sc in 1st St and in each around. Join to beginning with Sl St. =16 Sc

Row 2- Ch 1, *2 Sc in St, Sc in next Sts.* Repeat around, Join. =24 Sc

Row 3- Ch 1, *2 Sc in St, Sc in next 2 Sts.* Repeat around, Join. = 32 Sc

Row 4- Ch 1, Sc in back loop of each Sc around, Join. = 32 Sc

Working Across Rows

Row 5- Ch 1, Sc in next 30 Sts (Leaving 2 unworked), Do not join. Ch 1, Turn. =30 Sc

Row 6-8; Sc Across, Ch 1, Turn. = 30 Sc in each row.

Row 9- Ch 3, Sk next St, *TRC in next st, TRC in Previous Sk St (Creating an X), Sk next unworked St*, Repeat 13 Times, DC in Last St. = 13 TRC X Sts and 2 DC(including Ch 3).

Row 10-14; Ch 1, Turn. Sc across in each St. = 30 Sc

Row 15-Ch 1, Sc evenly down edge of row and across to the top of the other side. Sc across top of cozy to last sc, 3 Sc in last Sc. Ch 14, Join with Sl St to base of 3 Sc (Forming a loop). Fasten off, Weave ends in.

Attach Button to opposite corner from loop using same color yarn.

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*To make a larger mug cozy add an additional row working in the round after row 3, increasing 6 Sc evenly around. Add an additional Row at the top of cozy . = 16 rows

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*** You may make and sell products from my patterns but if you do I ask that you link back to my post. Please do not copy and post this pattern and claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***

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Elena

Market Bag Mania

Market Bag Mania

Are you ready for the upcoming season of Farmer’s Market’s??  Soon the season will be here where in our communities the markets will be getting under way!

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I have been working solely on children’s items the last few weeks to prepare for the art walk here in town… I was so ready to move on to something new… Something I had never made in my crochet career.  I wanted to make something quick and easy,  no pattern required…. So, I browsed crochet sites and sifted through my stash to get some fresh ideas… A MARKET BAG… Yes, I have always wanted one and knew it would be easy and quick! I had plenty of cotton yarn to complete at least 1 or 2 bags!

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My Newest Creation,,, A Market Bag…

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It has a solid Single Crochet bottom and Triple Crochet mesh sides.  In just a couple of hours it was done… It is large, the picture doesn’t do it justice!  The bag itself is about 18″-20″ tall the base is 12″-14″ across.  From my shoulder it hangs mid-thigh with nothing in it… Perfect for a big shopping trip…  It would bring home a lot of yarn!

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But like most crocheter’s, I decided to not keep this great creation… So off it goes to Alpine Originals for some other lucky shopper!  I couldn’t just make one of course… So, the base of a coral one is already started!

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So here is to Crochet and Market Bags…

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Elena

SHELLS AND SUNSHINE COCOON & HAT SET

SHELLS AND SUNSHINE COCOON & HAT SET

Spring is on its way, and a little sunshine will be nice.  I completed my next pattern over the weekend and made two sample sets… I am hoping I got all the little quirks worked out and I will be posting the free pattern later this week for these cute little baby Cocoon & Hat Sets.  I tossed around the thought of what to call the pattern and since the sweet little yellow one was the first one completed, I decided to call them Shells & Sunshine Cocoon and Hat Set !

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I will be carefully going over the pattern a couple more times to make sure it works before I post it.  The pattern is simple and works up  quickly.  The set could be made up in just a few hours if you had a baby shower to go too!  The set is for newborn – 3 months.

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These 2 sets will be delivered as usual to Alpine Originals to put up for sale.  Like I was saying last post, they are participating later this month in the our city’s Art Walk… The display they have this month is focusing on artists with children’s items.  So… I have been working at record speed to make several items that fit in that category!

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Shells & Sunshine Cocoon & Hat Sets

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A little bit of sunshine for a sweet baby…

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A closer look at the stitch pattern

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Don’t forget to check back later this week for the Free Pattern for this set… I hope you love it and I would love to hear from you when you make it!

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So here is to Spring and Sunshine… And Celebrating National Crochet Month!

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Elena

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