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Whimsical Warmth Headband… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Whimsical Warmth Headband… Free Crochet Pattern!!

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If you love easy Free Crochet Patterns that can be made as a One Skein Project,,, The Whimsical Warmth Headband is for you!!!  This is the 3rd pattern in the Whimsical Warmth Series… The Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie and the Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie  are the first two and I have a second version of the headband coming soon!!  So stay tuned!!


 

Whimsical Warmth Headband

Whimsical Warmth Headband

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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

Size:

21″ Around

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     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 66, Join to beginning chain to form a ring. Be careful not to twist the chain.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same st and in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc . = 66 sc.

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, ch 1, sk st, *sc in next st, ch 1, sk st* Repeat * * around. Join with sl st to 1st sc. = 33 sc & 33 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 3:  Sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, Puff st in same sp, ch 1, *Puff st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1*, repeat * * around. Join to top of 1st Puff  st. = 33 Puff sts & 33 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each ch-1 sp and the top of each Puff st around.  Join with sl st to beginning sc.  = 66 sc

Rnd 5 – 10:  Repeat Rnds 2-4 two more times. Do not finish off.

Edging:

Ch 1, rev sc around. Finish off.

Join to opposite side (beginning chain). Ch 1, rev sc around. Finish off.


 

Congratulations… you now have a Whimsical Warmth Headband!!!

If you would like to make this headband smaller or larger, it is in stitch increments of 2.  So you can add or subtract 2 beginning chains to adjust the size!!

Stay tuned for Whimsical Warmth Beanie Version II… Here is a sneak peek!

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Copy Right October 17, 2015 Beatrice Ryan Designs

 

Rainbow Burst… Reversible Crochet Granny Square!!

Rainbow Burst… Reversible Crochet Granny Square!!

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The Rainbow Burst Crochet Granny Square gives you two fun looks in one great square!!

This fun to make square can be made using 2 or more colors and is perfect for stash busting!! Included in this Free Crochet Pattern are directions for this colorful square to be made into an 8″, 10″ or 12″ square.

 

Rainbow Burst SquarePictured above is the front of a 12″ Rainbow Burst Square

 

If you love this bright, textural look,,, you will be amazed at the picture below!!  Yes,,, They are the same square! The front of the Rainbow Burst Square looks like a burst… The back ~ A floral motif,, pretty amazing!

 

Rainbow Burst Back

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Rainbow Burst Granny Square:

Materials ~

Yarn:  Approx 100-175 yards total Worsted Weight Yarn ~ Pictured above is Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn in Aqua,Eggplant, Mustard, Magenta and Kelly Green

Hook: H

Stitches ~ 

St – Stitch     Sk – Skip     Sl St – Slip Stitch     Ch – Chain     Sc – Single Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     Fpdc – Front Post Double Crochet

Tips ~

You will be changing colors every row after row 2.

You will be using the Magic Circle technique to start each square.  If you need a tutorial Click Here for a great video tutorial from my friend Moogly!

When working the Fpdc, Sc sequences, be very careful not to miss any stitches.  This can be tricky until you get the hang of it.

Instructions ~

Begin with a Magic Circle.

Row 1:  Ch 1, Sc 8 into the center of the circle. Join with Sl St and tighten your circle. = 8 Sc

Row 2:  Ch 3(counts as Dc now and through out), Dc in same St, Dc in next St, Ch 1, *2 Dc in next St, Dc in next St, Ch 1*. Repeat * * 2 more times.  Join with Sl St to beginning. =12 Dc, 4 Ch 1

Change Colors beginning now every row.

Row 3:  Join your new color in any Dc preceding a Ch 1 from previous row.  Ch 1,*Fpdc around St, Sc in the top of the same St, Fpdc around next St, Sc in next St, Fpdc around Same St as your Sc, Ch 1*, Repeat * * 3 more times. Join with Sl St to top of Fpdc. = 12 Fpdc, 8 Sc  and 4 Ch1

Row 4:  Join new color in top of any Fpdc preceding a Ch 1 Sp from the previous row.  Ch 1, * 2 Fpdc around the Same St, Sc in next St, 2 Fpdc  around next St, Sc in next st, 2 Fpdc around next st, Ch 1*, Repeat 3 more times. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 24 Fpdc, 8 Sc and 4 Ch 1 Sp.

Row 5:  Join new color in top of any Fpdc preceding a Ch 1 Sp from the previous row.  Ch 1, *Fpdc around nexts 2 sts,  2 Sc in next St, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, 2 Sc in next St, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Ch 1 *, Repeat * * 3 more times. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 24 Fpdc, 16 Sc and 4 Ch 1 Sp.

Row 6:   Join new color in top of any Fpdc preceding a Ch 1 Sp from the previous row. Ch 1, *2Fpdc around St, Fpdc around next St, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next St, 2 Fpdc around next St, Ch 1*, Repeat * * 3 more times. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 32 Fpdc, 16 Sc and 4 ch1.

Row 7:   Join new color in top of any Fpdc preceding a Ch 1 Sp from the previous row. Ch 1, * Fpdc around 1st 2 Sts, 2 Fpdc around next St, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, 2 Fpdc around next St, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Ch 1*, Repeat 3 more times. =40 Fpdc, 16 Sc and 4 Ch 1.

Row 8:  Join new color in top of any Fpdc preceding a Ch 1 Sp from the previous row. Ch 1 *Fpdc around 1st 2 Sts, Sc in same St as last Fpdc, Fpdc in next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc in next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc in next 2 Sts, Sc in Same St as last Fpdc, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Ch 1*, Repeat * * 3 more times. = 40 Fpdc, 24 Sc and 4 Ch 1

Row 9:   Join new color in top of any Fpdc preceding a Ch 1 Sp from the previous row.  Ch 1*Fpdc around 1st 2 Sts, 2Sc in next St, Fpdc in next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, 2 Sc in next St, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Ch 1 *  Repeat * * 3 More times. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 40 Fpdc, 32 Sc, 4 Ch 1 Sp

Row 10:   Join in any Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1 *Sc in Same St, Fpdc around 1st 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in next 2 Sts, Fpdc around next 2 Sts, Sc in Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1. Join with Sl St to beginning.   = 40 Fpdc, 40 Sc, 4 Ch 1 Sp

Row 11:  Join in any Ch 1 Sp, Ch 3(counts as Dc now and through out),* Dc in next 20 Sts, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in Ch 1 Sp*, Repeat ** 2 more times, Dc in last 20 Sts, Dc in last Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 3. = 88 Dc * 4 Ch 1 Sp

For 10″ Block:

Row 12:  Join in any Ch 1 Sp, Ch 3(counts as Dc now and through out),* Dc in next 22 Sts, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in Ch 1 Sp*, Repeat ** 2 more times, Dc in last 22 Sts, Dc in last Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 3. = 96 Dc * 4 Ch 1 Sp

Row 13:  Join in any Ch 1 Sp, Ch 3(counts as Dc now and through out),* Dc in next 24 Sts, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in Ch 1 Sp*, Repeat ** 2 more times, Dc in last 24 Sts, Dc in last Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 3. = 104 Dc * 4 Ch 1 Sp

For 12″ Block:

Row 14:  Join in any Ch 1 Sp, Ch 3(counts as Dc now and through out),* Dc in next 26 Sts, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in Ch 1 Sp*, Repeat ** 2 more times, Dc in last 26 Sts, Dc in last Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 3. = 112 Dc * 4 Ch 1 Sp

Row 15:  Join in any Ch 1 Sp, Ch 3(counts as Dc now and through out),* Dc in next 28 Sts, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in Ch 1 Sp*, Repeat ** 2 more times, Dc in last 28 Sts, Dc in last Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 3. = 120 Dc * 4 Ch 1 Sp

Congratulations!!!  You have finished your Rainbow Burst Square!!  Make as many as you like and join them with your favorite method to make an afghan… Stay tuned for my Rainbow Burst Afghan!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

Crochet-A-Long with Beatrice Ryan Designs… Material List!!!!

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Are you ready for some crocheting??  I am, and I am so excited I can hardly stand it!!!  I’ve purchased my yarn,,, Designed the Afghan and whipped up the first week of the project…I thought I better get ahead, start to work out any kinks and make sure it will be a fun and easy pattern!  So here we go!!! First I will list the materials needed,,,Then the stitches we will be using so you can be prepared… Don’t worry… These are all basic stitches and combinations of stitches to make some really fun textures!  If there is any slightly tricky areas,,, I will post photo tutorials!!  Also tonight,,, I will post a few thoughts about the afghan…

Materials:

2500-3000 Yards of Worsted Weight Yarn – 4 to 5 Colors, with one of the colors being your neutral or dominate( Neutral or Dominate being something like Black, White, Cream, Brown, Navy, Gray) *I am using Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand Yarn

Hook- I  or preferred hook for drape of project

Yarn Needle

Scissors

And… A whole lot of fun!!!!

Stitches:

Ch-Chain     Sl St-Slip Stitch     Sc-Single Crochet     Hdc-Half Double Crochet     Dc-Double Crochet     Trc-Triple Crochet

Decorative stitches may include- Twisted Stitches, Popocorn, Bobbles, Shells and Reverse Sc

Thoughts about our upcoming CAL Afghan:

This afghan can be made using scrap yarns or a specific color scheme.  In either case you will need one main color through-out (the neutral or dominate color) and 2-4 other colors.

You can use an optional size hook such as G-K depending on how you like the drape of your Afghans… I like using an  I Hook, but feel free to use what you like. Keep in mind this may change the overall size of the project.

This afghan will be an average size throw, but it can be made smaller by ending at any point your prefer.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

Each Saturday I will post a segment of the pattern here.  You can come back any time and click on the Crochet-A-Long tab at the top of the page to view pattern sections.

Each Friday evening we will have Show and Tell on my Facebook page.  There will be a post you can comment or post you progress pictures!  This will be fun!!!

You can also join in over at Ravelry on my Crochet-A-Long Group… We have about 80 members so far in that group and we will have fun chatting over there too!!

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Let’s have some fun and make an afghan together…

Elena

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