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


 

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