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Crochet With Me.. Winter 2016 Crochet-Along… Time to vote…

Crochet With Me.. Winter 2016 Crochet-Along… Time to vote…

Its time again to get ready for Beatrice Ryan Designs Crochet With Me… Winter Crochet~Along!!


 

 

Winter 2016 CAL

Each winter we all have a great time making a one of a kind afghan by participating in my annual Winter Crochet~Along!!

In the past years, I have designed a mystery pattern that has turned out to be very popular… This year will not disappoint!!!  I have been working on a fun and unique design that we will make over a 12 week time frame.  I will post the material list on January 9th and then beginning on January 23 we will start our project!!

Here are the past years Crochet With Me… Winter CAL projects!!!

Crochet with Me Winter 2015 week 12

2015

 

 

 

week-101

2014


 

Now, I would like to see what you all like so I can include some of the favorites in this years pattern… Let’s Vote!!

You can vote for multiple choices!!

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Ok.. Lets have some fun and check back often to see how the voting is going by clicking on “view results” under each poll!!

 

Happy Crocheting

 

 

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie ~ Free Crochet Pattern

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie ~ Free Crochet Pattern

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie


 

Ladies ~ If you loved my Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie, You can now have one for yourselves…

Easy to make and fun to wear this slightly slouchy beanie is crocheted using worsted weight yarn in either multi-color or a solid!! This is a One Skein Project and is made with Vanna’s Choice Yarn by Lion Brand Yarn!

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie - Cream

Here is the Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie made in a solid theme using  Vanna’s Choice Yarn in Beige!


Of course, if you were a fan of the children’s hat,,, You can make it in a fun and even more whimsical style using as many colors as you like!!

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie multi

This fun whimsical style is made using Vanna’s Choice Yarn in Kelly Green, Terra Cotta, Honey and Cranberry!

If you love this hat,,, Make sure to save it to your Ravelry favorites!!  Click Here…

So if you are ready to make an easy beanie, let’s get started…  Grab your yarn and hooks and have some fun!!

Materials:

Worsted Weight Yarn ~ 170 yards total. If making a solid color hat you can use one skein. If making a multi-colored hat I used 4 colors. A, B, C & D.

Hooks ~  I & J

Yarn Needle

 

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

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.

* When making multi-colored hat, join with sl st in the same st you finished off in the last round.*

Instructions:

Band Ribbing: 

Approximately 22″

Using I Hook

With Color A or solid ~ Ch 5

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 4 sc

Rows 2 – 66: Ch 1, turn, sc in back loop of each st across.  = 4 sc

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing band together.

Join beginning ch foundation row to row 66 and sew together in 1 loop of each row to form the band of the hat.

Hat Crown:

You will now be working in the round and continuing with color A if making multi-colored hat.

Change to J Hook

Rnd 1:  Working in end of rows of Hat Band Ribbing.  Join in any row end with sl st. Ch 1, sc in same st and in each row end 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:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 66 sc

Change to Color B if making multi-colored hat

Rnd 6 & 7:  Ch 1, Sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 66 sc

Rnd 8 -11:  Repeat rounds 2 – 5

Change to Color C if making multi-colored hat

Rnd 12 & 13:  Ch 1, sc in each st around.  Join with sl st to  beginning sc. = 66 sc

Rnd 14 – 17:  Repeat rounds 2 – 5

Change to Color D if making a multi-colored hat

Rnd 18:  Ch 1, sc in 1st 4 sts, dec, *sc in next 4 sts, dec*, Repeat * * around. Join to beginning sc. = 55 sc

Rnd 19: Ch 1,  sc in 1st 9 sts, dec, *sc in next 9 sts, dec*, Repeat * * around. Join to beginning sc. = 50 sc

Rnd 20: 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 beginning sc. = 25 sc & 25 Ch 1.

Rnd 21:  Repeat Round 3. = 25 Puff Sts & 25 Ch 1 sps.

Rnd 22:  Ch 1, sc in each puff st and each ch 1 sp around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 50 sc

Rnd 23:  Ch 1, sc in 1st 3 sts, dec, *sc in next 3 sts, dec*, Repeat * * around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. =40 sc

Change to color A if making a  multi-colored hat

Rnd 24:   Ch 1, sc in 1st 2 sts, dec, *sc in next 2 sts, dec*, Repeat * * around. Join with Sl St to beginning sc. = 30 sc

Rnd 25:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, dec, *sc in next st, dec*, Repeat * * Around. Join with Sl St to beginning sc. =20 sc

Rnd 26:  Ch 1, Dec around. Join to beginning dec with sl st. = 10 sts.

 

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Using a yarn needle, sew the last 10 stitches together by weaving in and out of each of the 10 sts. Draw the opening closed and tie off on the inside of the hat.

Weave all ends in.


 

I hope you enjoy my free patterns!!  To view more of my fun designs… Head over to my Free Pattern Page!!

Stay tuned for a Whimsical Warmth Headband Pattern coming soon!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


 

*** 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 these patterns in part or in full on any website or publication and/or claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie…Free Crochet Pattern!!

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie…Free Crochet Pattern!!

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie

Fun and playful, this Whimsical Warmth Beanie is easy to make and the perfect weight for those chilly days ahead! It has a slouchy effect and can be made in any color theme or in a nice solid yarn!!  Sized to fit 3 – 10 year olds depending on the amount of slouch desired.  It will be a slouch style hat for the younger child and more like an awesome beanie for the older kids!

 

Whimsical Warmth Childrens Hat

If you love this hat, you can save it in your Ravelry favorites and queue!!  Click Here!!

This hat measures approximately 19″ around and fits children 3 – 10 years of age depending on how they like their hats to fit.

Materials: 

Lion Brand Pound of Love ~ A: Pastel Green, B: Honey Bee, C: Creamsicle and D: Lavender.  Approximately 50 -75 yards of each color for a total of 200-250 yards.

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Clover Hook Size D

Yarn needle

Gauge:

2″ x 2″ = 9 sc x 9 rows

Stitches:

yo ~ yarn over     sk ~ skip     sp ~ space     st ~ stitch     sl st ~ slip stitch     ch ~ chain     sc ~ 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.

* When joining the next color, join with sl st in the same st you finished off in the last round.*

Instructions:

Band Ribbing:

Approximately 18″

With Color A ~ Ch 5

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 4 sc

Rows 2 – 82: Ch 1, turn, sc in back loop of each st across.  = 4 sc

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing band together.

Join beginning ch foundation row to row 82 and sew together in 1 loop of each row to form the band of the hat.

Hat Crown:

You will now be working in the round and continuing with color A.

Rnd 1:  Working in end of rows of Hat Band Ribbing.  Join in any row end with sl st. Ch 1, sc in same st and in each row end st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc . = 82 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. = 41 sc & 41 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-2 sp, ch 1*, repeat * * around. Join to top of 1st Puff  st. = 41 Puff sts & 41 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.  = 82 sc

Rnd 5:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 82 sc

Change to Color B

Rnd 6 & 7:  Ch 1, Sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 82 sc

Rnd 8 -11:  Repeat rounds 2 – 5

Change to Color C

Rnd 12 & 13:  Ch 1, sc in each st around.  Join with sl st to  beginning sc. = 82 sc

Rnd 14 – 17:  Repeat rounds 2 – 5

Change to Color D

Rnd 18:   Ch 1, sc in 1st st, sc in the next 7 sts, dec, *sc in next 8 sts, dec*, repeat * * 7 more times, sc in last 3 sts. Join with sl st to beginning sc. 74 sc

Rnd 19:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. 74 sc

Rnd 20: Repeat round 2. = 37 sc & 37 ch-1 sps

Rnd 21:  Repeat round 3. = 37 Puff sts & 37 ch-1 sps

Rnd 22:  Ch 1, sc in each Puff st and  ch-1 sp around.  Join with sl st in beginning sc. = 74 sc

Rnd 23:  Ch 1 sc in 1st st and next 5 sts, dec, *sc in next 6 sts, dec*, repeat * * around, sc in last 2 sts. Join with sl st to beg sc. = 65 sc

Change to Color A

Rnd 24:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 65 sc

Rnd 25:   Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next 2 sts, dec, * sc in next 3 sts, dec*, repeat * * around 12 times. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Rnd 26:  Ch 1, Sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Rnd 27:  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 beg sc. = 26 sc & 26 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 28:  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 with sl st to top of 1st Puff st. = 26 Puff sts & 26 ch-1 sps

Rnd 29:  Ch 1, sc in each Puff st and ch-1 sp around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Rnd 30:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next 3 sts, dec, * sc in next 4 sts, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, sc in last 4 sts. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 44 sc

Rnd 31:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next 2 sts, dec, * sc in next 3 sts, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, sc in next 2 sts, dec. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 35 sc

Rnd 32:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next st, dec, *sc in next 2 sts, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, sc in next st, dec. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 26 sc

Rnd 33:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, dec, *sc in next st, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, dec. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 17 sc

Rnd 34:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, Dec around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 9 sc

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Using a yarn needle, sew the last 9 stitches together by weaving in and out of each of the 9 sts. Draw the opening closed and tie off on the inside of the hat.

Weave all ends in.

Whimsical Warmth Childrens Hat

Congratulations!!  You now have a new Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie!!… Stay tuned for an adult version and a headband!!  

Happy Crocheting!!

*** 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 these patterns in part or in full on any website or publication and/or claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***

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