Monday, November 30, 2009

Fuzzy Button-Up Neck Warmer


Fuzzy Button-Up Neckwarmer

J (6.0 mm) hook
1 ¼ inch button
Yarn needle

Ch 13.

1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

2. Working in back loops only, sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

Repeat row 2 until piece measures 14 ¼ inches.

Next row: Working in back loops only, sc in first 3 sc, ch 6. Skip next 6 sc, sc in last 3 sc. Ch 1, turn (6 sc and 1 ch-6 loop).

Next row: Continuing to work in back loops only, sc in each sc and ch across. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

Working in back loops only, sc in each sc across for an additional 3 rows. FO.

Stitch button in middle of 4th row from beg ch (approximately 1 ¼ inches from beg ch).

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Shells and Mesh Small Market Bag


Shells and Mesh Small Market Bag

Sugar ‘N Cream: 4 (2.5 oz/120 yd) balls
G (4.0) hook



Base

Ch 4, sl to first ch to join.

1. Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join (6 sc).

2. Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join (12 sc).

3. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) around, join (18 sc).

4. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc) around, join (24 sc).

5. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc) around, join (30 sc).

6. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 4 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc) around, join (36 sc).

7. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 5 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc) around, join (42 sc).

8. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 6 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc) around, join (48 sc).

9. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 7 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc) around, join (54 sc).

10. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 8 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc) around, join (60 sc).

11. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 9 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 9 sc) around, join (66 sc).

12. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 10 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc) around, join (72 sc).

13. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 11 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 11 sc) around, join (78 sc).

14. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 12 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 12 sc) around, join (84 sc).

15. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 13 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 13 sc) around, join (90 sc).

16. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 14 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 14 sc) around, join (96 sc).

17. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 15 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 15 sc) around, join (102 sc).

18. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 16 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 16 sc) around, join (108 sc).

19. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 17 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc) around, join (114 sc).

20. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 18 sc. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 18 sc) around, join (120 sc).

21. Working in back loops only, sc in each sc around, join (120 sc).

Body

1.Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first sc. Skip 3 sc. 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next st (shell made). *Skip 3 sc, shell in next sc. Repeat from * around, join to original ch 3 (30 shells).

2. Sl st in first dc and ch-1 sp, ch 3. (Dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same ch-1 sp. (Shell in ch-1 sp of next shell) around, join with sl st to first dc (30 shells).

3. Repeat row 2.

4. Ch 1, sc in each dc around (do NOT sc in ch-1 spaces), join (120 sc).

5. Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join (120 sc).

6. (Ch 5, skip next four sc, sc in next sc) around, sc in last sc, join (24 ch-5 loops)

7. Sl st in first ch-5 loop, (Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 loop) around, join with sl st to first ch of beg ch-5 loop (24 ch-5 loops)

8-10. Repeat row 7.

11. Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join. Do NOT sc in scs. (120 sc).

12. Repeat row 1.

13. Ch 1, sc in each dc around (do NOT sc in ch-1 spaces,)join (120 sc).

14. Ch 1, sc in each st around, join (120 sc).

15-33. Repeat rows 6-14 twice more.

34. Ch 1, sc in each st around, join (120).

Handle

1. Sc in next 14 sc, ch 1, turn (14 sc).

2. Sc first 2 sc together, sc in next 10 sc, sc last two sc together. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

3. Sc first 2 sc together, sc in next 8 sc, sc last two sc together. Ch 1, turn. (10 sc).

4. Sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (10 sc).

Repeat row 4 until handle measures approx. 19.5 inches.
5. 2 sc in first sc. Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

6. 2 sc in first sc. Sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (14 sc).

Sl st handle to edging on opposite side of bag. FO. If desired, press with a cool iron.