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Princess in Pink Baby Blanket

Princess in Pink Baby Blanket



This sweet baby blanket is easy and fun to make… Free here on the site, and PDF available for $3 on Ravelry… Click here to purchase the PDF and/or to add this to your Ravelry Favorites!!!

The fun edging looks the the top of a crown… just right for your precious prince or princess!!


Supplies:

Worsted Weight Yarn- C-White, B-Light Pink, A-Bright Pink

400 Yards each color

Hook – I

Stitch markers

Yarn needle

Size:

32” x 36” Blocked

Stitches:

St – Stitch

Sk – Skip

Ch – Chain

Dec – Decrease

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Bl – Back Loop

Blsc – Back Loop Single Crochet

Bldc – Back Loop Double Crochet

Picot – Sc in st, ch 3, sl st in base of sc just made

Instructions:

*Tip – Using a stitch marker every 25 chains will help keep the beginning count much easier.

Using Color A – Ch 191

Row 1:  Turn, dec  blsc over the 2nd and 3rd chains from hook, blsc in next 8 chs, {3 blsc in next ch, blsc in next 9 chs, sk 2 chs, blsc in next 9 chs}, repeat {to} 7 more times, 3 blsc in next ch, blsc in next 8 chs, dec blsc over last 2 chs. = 189 blsc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 8 sts, {3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 9 sts, sk 2 sts, blsc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 7 more times, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 8 sts, dec blsc over last 2 sts. = 189 blsc

Rows 3-10: Repeat row 2

Row 11:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, sk next st, bldc in next 8 sts, {3 bldc in next st, bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 sts, 3 bldc in next st, sk 4 sts, 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 sts, 3bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, bldc in next st}, repeat {to} 7 more times, 3 bldc in next st, bldc in next 8 sts, sk 1 st, bldc in last st. = 157 bldc & 32 ch 1’s

Rows 12-21: repeat row 2, finish off

Join color B where you left off

Rows 22-31: Repeat row 2

Row 32: Repeat row 11

Rows 33-42: Repeat row 2, finish off

Join color C where you left off

Rows 43-52: Repeat row 2

Row 53:  Repeat row 11

Rows 54-63:  Repeat row 2, finish off

Join color B where you left off

Rows 64-73: Repeat row 2

Row 74:  Repeat row 11

Rows 75-84:  Repeat row 2, finish off

Join color A where you left off

Rows 85-94:  Repeat row 2

Row 95:  Repeat row 11

Rows 96-105:  Repeat row 2

Row 106:  Ch 1, turn, dec sc, sc in next 8 sts, *3 picots in next st, sc in next 9 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 9 sts*, repeat *to* 7 more times, 3 picots in next st, sc in next 8 sts, dec sc. = 9- 3 picots groups & 162 sc

Finish off

Turn project to opposite end, working on the beginning row chains. 

Row 107:  Ch 1, {3 picots in st, sc in next 9 sts, sk 1 st, sc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 8 more times, 3 picots in last st. = 10-3 picot groups & 162 sc.

Finish off

Weave ends in

Block project into shape. 

Congratulations, you now have a Princess in Pink Baby Blanket (notice the cute little crowns the picot border makes!)


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Crazy Daze Bag… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Crazy Daze Bag… Free Crochet Pattern!!



Crazy Daze Bag is a simple, fun pattern to work up! Using two colors, this bag is fashionable, functional and fabulous… Great to use as your everyday bag, beach bag, market bag or project bag! It is always a free pattern and will also be part of an upcoming Crochet Along!

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Materials:

Yarn ~ 200 yards each of 2 colors(you can also make this a scrapbuster and use multi colors). I used Red Heart with Love in (A) Hot Pink and (B) White

Hook ~ I


Stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sp – Space
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sk – Skip
  • Bl – Back loop
  • Fl – Front loop
  • Dec – Decrease
  • Sc – Single Crochet

Size:

Bottom width 16″, Top width 13″, Height 11″ all un-stretched measurements


Instructions:

Bottom~

Using Color A, ch 9

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 8 sc

Row 2-40: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. = 8 sc

Base~

*This is your right side of the project and you now will work in the round

Round 41: 2 blsc in same st as last st in row 40(makes 1st corner), blsc 37 sts evenly down side of rows, 3 blsc in last st of row 1(2nd corner), blsc in next 6 sts, 3 blsc in last st of row 1(3rd corner), blsc 37 sts evenly up side of rows, 3 blsc in 1st st of row 40(4th corner), join with sl st in next st. = 98 blsc

Round 42: Ch 1, turn flsc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning flsc. – 98 flsc

Round 43: Ch 1, turn, blsc in each st around join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 98 blsc

Round 44 – 45: Repeat rows 42 & 43

Round 46: Ch 1(do not turn), (sc,ch1,sc) in st, *sk st, (sc,ch1,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* around, sk last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. =50 (sc,ch1,sc)

*Tip- You will carry your yarn and not finish off

Drop Color A and Pick up Color B

Round 47: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1,*(sc,ch1,sc) in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =50 (sc,ch1,sc)

Drop Color B and Pick up color A

Round 48: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1,*(sc,ch1,sc) in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =50 (sc,ch1,sc)

Rounds 49 – 57: Repeat rounds 47 & 48 dropping/picking up your colors as indicated

Drop Color B and Pick up Color A

Round 58: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *(sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 20 more times, dec sc over the next 2 sc’s two times, repeat *to* 21 times, dec sc’s over the next 2 sc’s two times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42(sc,ch1,sc) & 4 dec sc’s

Drop Color A and Pick up Color B

Round 59: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *(sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 20 more times, dec sc over the next 2 sc’s, repeat *to* 21 times, dec sc’s over the next 2 sc’s, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42(sc,ch1,sc) & 2 dec sc’s

Drop Color B and Pick up Color A

Round 60: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *(sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 20 more times, sk sc(where your dec sc was), repeat *to* 21 times, sk sc(where your dec sc was), join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42(sc,ch1,sc)

Rounds 61-74(alternating your colors): Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1,*(sc,ch1,sc) in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =42 (sc,ch1,sc)

Finish of and weave ends in

Now you will only work with color A

Round 75: Ch 1, sc in each sc and sk each ch 1 around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 84 sc

Round 76: Ch 1, *sc in 10 sts, dec sc over next 2 sts*, repeat *to* 6 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 77 sc

Round 77: Ch 1, *sc in 9 sts, dec sc over next 2 sts*, repeat *to* 6 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 70 sc

Beginning handle Round

Round 78: Ch 1, sc in 1st 11 sts, ch 40, sk next 11 sts, sc in next 24 sts, ch 40, sk next 11 sts, sc in last 13 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 48 sc & 2-ch 40’s

Round 79: Ch 1, sc in 1st 11 sts, sc in each of the next 40 ch’s, sc in next 24 sts, sc in each of the next 40 ch’s, sc in last 13 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc

Rounds 80-83: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc

Finish off

Handles – Working on 1 at a time

Join yarn with sl st to the beginning ch sp of the ch 4(bottom of the handle row), fold top of handle down to match up to bottom of handle and sl st each sc of round 83 to the matching ch sp of round 78, working all 40 sts/chs together to make a nice sturdy handle.

Finish off and weave in ends

That’s it!!! You now have a Crazy Daze Bag.. Great gift idea too!!!


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Elena


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Scraptastic Ottoman… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Scraptastic Ottoman… Free Crochet Pattern!!



Scraptastic Ottoman is a super easy and fun home accessory you can make in not time at all… Yarn, Filling and a Hook and you are all set to make this colorful and comfortable foot rest!!

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Supplies:

  • Yarn~ 3000 yards total worsted weight yarn. I used Red Heart Super Save in the following: A. Pool(blue) B. Paddy Green C. Carrot D. Amethyst
  • Hook ~ N
  • Nylon Draw String Laundry Bag 30″ x 40″
  • Biggie Bean Bag Filler
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Sewing Needle and Thread

Size:

19″ tall x 61″ around x 17″ across

Stitches:

  • Ch – Chain
  • St – Stitch
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Bl – Back Loop
  • Bp – Back Post
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Dec – Decrease

Instructions:

*Note, you will be working with 4 strands of yarn at a time

*For the top, you will be changing out colors by dropping once color and picking up strands of other colors

Holding colors A, B, C & D

Round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 6 sc

Round 2: ch 1, 2 blsc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 12 blsc

Round 3: Ch 1, blsc in 1st 2 sts, 2 blsc in next st, * blsc in next 2 sts, 2 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 18 blsc

Drop strand of color B and pick up second strand of color A

Round 4: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 3 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 3 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 24 blsc

Round 5: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 4 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 4 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 blsc

Round 6: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 5 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 5 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42 blsc

Drop strand of color C and pick up 2nd strand of color D

Round 7: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 6 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 6 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 48 blsc

Round 8: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 7 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 7 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 54 blsc

Round 9: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 8 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 8 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 60 blsc

Drop 1 strand of color A and pick up 1 strand of color B

Round 10: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 9 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 9 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 66 blsc

Round 11: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 10 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 10 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 72 blsc

Round 12: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 11 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 11 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 78 blsc

Drop one strand of color A and pick up one strand of color B

Round 13: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 12 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 12 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 84 blsc

Round 14: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 13 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 13 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 90 blsc

Round 15: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 14 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 14 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 96 blsc

Drop one strand of color B and pick up one strand of color C

Round 16: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 15 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 16 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 102 blsc

Round 17: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 16 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 16 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 blsc

Round 18: Ch 1, 2 blsc in 1st st, blsc in next 17 sts, *2 blsc in next st, blsc in next 17 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 114 blsc

Drop one strand of color D and pick up one strand of color A (you should now have A,B,C & D)

Round 19: Ch 1, bpsc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 114 bpsc

Rounds 20-48: Ch 1, blsc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 114 blsc

Round 49: Ch 1, bpsc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 114 bpsc

Round 50: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 17 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 17 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =108 blsc

Round 51: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 16 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 16 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =102 blsc

Round 52: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 15 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 15 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =96 blsc

Round 53: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 14 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 14 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =90 blsc

Round 52: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 13 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 13 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =84 blsc

Round 53: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 12 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 12 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =78 blsc

Round 54: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 11 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 11 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =72 blsc

Round 55: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 10 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 10 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =66 blsc

Now you will put the nylon laundry bag into the ottoman, fill it with the large bean bag fill. You can fill it with the whole bag or adjust to the amount you like. The nylon laundry bag does not to be completely full, my bag had 2″-3″ left unfilled. Pull the drawstring tight and sew the drawn up section together with needle and thread to secure it.

Round 56: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 9 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 9 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =60 blsc

Round 57: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 8 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 8 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =54 blsc

Round 58: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 7 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 7 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =48 blsc

Round 59: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 6 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 6 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =42 blsc

Round 60: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 5 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 5 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =36 blsc

Round 61: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 4 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 4 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =30 blsc

Round 62: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 3 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 3 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =24 blsc

Round 63: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 2 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 17 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =18 blsc

Round 63: Ch 1, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in next 1 sts,*dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 1 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =12 blsc

Round 64: Dec blsc 6 times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 6 blsc

Finish off leaving a 10″ tail. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail in and out of the 6 sts and draw it closed. Secure end

Bottom of Ottoman

Top of Ottoman

Congratulations!!! I hope you enjoy your Scraptastic Ottoman!!!


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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 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.

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