Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square

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Are you ready for another fun, easy crochet square pattern ?? Here you go!!!  This is a 12″ square using worsted weight yarn. It can easily be made in one sitting!!

Using this 12″ Square you can make many sizes of beautiful afghans by making several blocks and crocheting them together, Or…  This Ziggidy Zag Summer Square along with my Rainbow Burst Reversible Square and my Festival of Fall Square are all made to work together to make a fun sampler afghan if you want to spice it up!


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn – 2 to 9 colors. 50 – 75 yards total.  I used Vanna’s Choice Yarn

Colors in order

A: Kelly Green    B: Mustard   C: Cranberry   D: Fern   E: Terra Cotta   F: Aqua

 

Hook- Size J

Stitches:

St – Stitch     Sp – Space     Ch – Chain    Sl St – Slip Stitch     Sc – Single Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     Trc – Treble Crochet     Dec – Decrease (insert hook in st, yo and pull up loop, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up loop, yo, pull yarn thru all 3 loops on hook)

Special Stitches:  

V Stitch – 2 dc in one stitch

Puff Stitch ~ Yo, insert hook in sp, pull up loop, yo, insert hook in same sp, pull up loop, yo, draw yarn through all 5 loops on hook.

Decorative Stitch (sc,trc,sc) in one st. When making this st, make sure to pop the trc to the front of the square. This will make a nice decorative stitch.

Size:

12″ x 12″

Instructions:

Using Color A

Begin with a Magic Circle(video tutorial by Moogly)

Round 1:  Ch 1, *puff st, ch 1*, repeat * * 8 times. Join with sl st to beginning puff st. Finish off. = 8 puff sts & 8 ch1 sps

Color B

Round 2:  Join yarn with sl st in any ch1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), (dc, ch-1, 2 dc) in same sp, *(2dc, ch-1, 2dc) in next ch-1 sp*, Repeat * to* around. Join with sl st to beginning of ch-3. Finish off. = 32 dc & 8 ch-1 sps

Color C

Round  3:  Join yarn in any ch-1 sp, ch 4(counts as trc), 8 trc in same sp, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, 9 trc in next ch-1 sp*, repeat *to * 2 more times, (dc, ch 1 dc)  in last ch1 sp. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. =36 trc and 4-(dc,ch-1,dc)

Color D

Round 4:  Join with sl st in the 5th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from row 3, ch 4, 6 more trc in same st, *sk st, V st in next st*, repeat *to* one more time, sk st, V st in ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 2 times, sk st, {7 trc in next st, repeat *to* 2 times, sk st, V st in ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 2 times,  sk st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. = 4- 7 trc and 20 V sts

Color E

Round 5:  Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle of corner st) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 5 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 28 V sts and 4- 7 dc

Color F

Round 6:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 7 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color A

Round 7:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 9 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 44 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color B

Round 8:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 11 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 52 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color C

Round 9:  Join with sl st to 4th st of any corner(middle st of corner) from previous round, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, (sc,trc,sc) in the center of each of the next 13 V sts, sk st, sc in next 3 sts, 3 sc in next st*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in the next 3 sts, (sc,trc,sc) in the center of each of the next 13 V sts, sc in the last 3 sts, join with sl st to the beginning sc. = 52 (sc,trc,sc) and 36 sc  *you will continue to use Color C*

Round 10:  Ch 1, sc in same st, {3sc in next st, sc in the next 4 sts, *dec over next 2 sts, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 12 more times, sc in next 4 sts}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 13 times, sc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 148 sts

Weave in ends

That’s it… You now have a Ziggidy Zag Summer Square!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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Denim Diva Boot Cuff’s… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Denim Diva Boot Cuff’s… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Denim Diva Boot Cuff’s

Denim Diva Boot Cuff's... Free Crochet Pattern!!

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Simple, yet classy… These Denim Diva Boot Cuff’s work up in just a couple of hours!!  Only one skein for this crochet project and a little bit of sock yarn to dress them up!!  You can where them with your favorite Boots and Denim Jeans or a comfy pair of Leggings!

Perfect for any season!  Great for gifts or to keep for yourself, and with a cute touch of some fun buttons… You are all set!!


Materials:

Yarn ~ 160 yards of worsted weight yarn for the boot cuff and a few yards of sock weight yarn for the lacy top.

I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice worsted weight yarn in Colonial Blue and Lion Brand Sock Ease in Marshmallow sock weight yarn for the lace…

Hook ~ K or hook to meet gauge for cuff and G for lace edge

4 Buttons

Scissors and a Yarn Needle

Stitch marker


Size:

8″ tall x 13″ around

Gauge:

4″ x 4″ = 12 dc x 6 rows

Stitches:

St ~ Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet      Fpdc ~ Front Post Double Crochet

Special Stitch:

Fpcl ~ Front Post Cluster

Yo, insert hook around post of designated st, draw up loop, yo, draw through 2 loops, *yo, insert hook around same post, draw up loop, yo, draw through 2 loops*, repeat *to* once more, yo, draw through all 4 loops.

*Tips*

Ch 2 at the beginning of the round will count as a hdc unless otherwise noted

Ch 3 at the beginning of the round will count as a dc unless otherwise noted

You will be working in the round

In Round 3, the marker will help you see where the next stitch goes after the fpdc. Move it each time if needed


Instructions:

*Leave 3″ tail for securing bottom edge*

Round 1.  33 Foundation Hdc (Video Tutorial), Join with sl st to 1st st, secure bottom edge with tail. = 33 Foundation hdc

Round 2.  Ch 3, dc in next st, fpdc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 11 fpdc & 22 dc

Round 3.  Ch 3, dc in next st, (place marker in next st so the st is easily seen), fpcl around next st, *dc in next 2 sts, fpcl around next st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to top of ch 3. =11 fpcl & 22 dc

Round 4.  Ch 3, dc in next st, fpdc around top of fpcl, *dc in next 2 sts, fpdc around top of next fpcl*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to top of ch 3. =11 fpdc & 22 dc

Rounds 5-11:  Ch 3, dc in next st, fpdc around next st, *dc in next 2 sts, fpdc around next st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 11 fpdc & 22 dc

Round 12:  Ch 2, hdc around, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 33 hdc

Rounds 13-16: Ch 1, sc around, join with sl st to 1st sc. = 33 sc

Finish off and weave in ends.

Top Edging

Change to sock weight yarn and G hook

Join yarn with sl st to in any st of the bottom of round 1, this will be the top of your boot cuff.

Round 1:  Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join with sl st to 1st sc. = 66 sc

Round 2:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st(shell made), sk 2 sts, *sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to 1st sc. = 11 sc & 11 5dc shells.

Round 3:  Sl st in next st, ch 1, (sc,ch1,sc) in same st, (sc,ch1,sc) in next 4 sts, *sl st in next sc, (sc,ch1,sc) in next 5 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to 1st sc.

Finish off

Weave in ends

Attach buttons

Congratulations!!  You now have a pair of Denim Diva Boot Cuff’s!!

Happy Crocheting…. And make sure to follow me for more fun crochet on my Facebook Page, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter!!


©Copyright 2017 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of 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 or social media, 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.


 

Whimsical Warmth Headband ~Version II

Whimsical Warmth Headband ~Version II

If you love my Whimsical Warmth Series… Whimsical Warmth Headband ~ Version II is the 4th free crochet pattern in the series… Easy to make and fun to wear, this fashionable headband pattern is set off with a beautiful set of buttons to make your accessory truly whimsical!!


 

Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II

 

Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II

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Materials:

Worsted Weight Yarn ~ 150 yards or less total. In this pattern I used Vanna’s Choice Yarn by Lion Brand Yarn in Cranberry, Terra Cotta and Kelly Green!

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Hook ~  H

Yarn Needle

2 Buttons

Size:

24 1/2″ Laid Flat and 22″ Around Buttoned

Gauge:

2″ x 2″ = 7 sc x 8 rows

Stitches: 

yo ~ yarn over                                                            sk ~ skip

sp ~ space                                                                   st ~ stitch

sl st ~ slip stitch      ch ~ chain                                 sc ~ single crochet

Hdc ~ half double crochet                                       fphdc ~ front post half double crochet

bpfdc ~ back post half double crochet                  rev sc ~ reverse single crochet

dec ~ decrease (insert hook in st, pull up loop, insert hook in next st, pull up loop, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.)

Puff Stitch ~ (Yo, insert hook in designated space, pull up a loop) 4 times, yo and pull through all 9 loops on hook, ch 1. Make sure all loop you pull up are a double crochet height.

 

Instructions:

Ch 64

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 63 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, * Ch 1, sk st, sc in next st*, Repeat * * across. = 32 sc & 31 ch 1.

Row 3:  Ch 2 (counts as hdc now and throughout), *puff st in next ch1-sp, ch 1*, Repeat * * arcoss to the last ch 1 sp, puff st in ch1-sp, hdc in last st. = 2 hdc, 31 puff st, 30 ch 1

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, sc in each puff st and ch1-sp across, sc in last st. = 63 sc

Rows 5- 10:  Repeat rows 2-4 two more times.

Do not finish off

Botton Edging:

Row 1:  Ch 1, do not turn, working along the 1st short edge of rows, sc 11 sts evenly across.

Row 2:  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 11 hdc

Row 3:  Ch 2, turn, *fphdc, bphdc*, Repeat across to the last 2 sts, fphdc, hdc.  = 2 hdc, 5 fphdc, 4 bphdc

Row 4:  Ch 2, turn, *bphdc, fphdc*, Repeat across to the last 2 sts, bphdc, hdc. = 2 hdc, 5 bphdc, 4 fphdc

Rows 5 & 6:   Repeat rows 3 – 4 one time.

Row 7:  Ch 2, turn, fphdc, bphdc, ch 1, sk st(this is the 1st button hole), bphdc, fphdc, bphdc, ch 1, sk st(2nd button-hole), bphdc, fphdc, hdc.  = 2 hdc, 2 ch1-sp, 3 fphdc, 4 bphdc

Row 8:  Ch1, turn, dec sc, sc in next 7 sts, dec sc. = 9 sc

Row 9:   Ch 1, turn, sc across. = 9 sc  This is the Right Side.

Finish off.

With Right side facing, join with sl st to 2nd short end at corner.

Row 1:  Ch 1, sc 11 sts evenly across.

Rows 2-6:  Repeat rows 2-6 of first side button edging.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, dec sc, sc in next 7 sts, dec sc. = 9 sc

Edging:

Ch 1, rev sc around.

Finish off.

Sew 2 button onto the base of the short end of the headband edge matching them up to the button holes. You can place the buttons correctly to make the headband fit correctly.

Congratulations… You now have a Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II

 

Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II buttons


 

Other Whimsical Warmth Free Crochet Patterns include:

Whimsical Warmth Headband (This is made in the round and not buttoned)      Whimsical Warmth Headband

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie                                                                                   Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie multi

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie                                                                             Whimsical Warmth Childrens Hat


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Copyright ~ Beatrice Ryan Designs ~October 25, 2015

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