Friday, September 19, 2014

Addison Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern

Happy Friday!  I hope you had a fabulous week!  Today I am bringing you a Fabulous Friday Freebie and it is the Addison Ear Warmer, which includes the following sizes, Toddler, Child and Teen/Adult. 
This pattern is super fun and quick to work up, I love the Addison Series, there is also the Addison BeanieAddison Cowl and Addison Leg Warmers.  If you love the Addison Ear Warmer, you will love the others too. 

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What do you need?
Yarn: Worsted Weight Yarn (Size 4) – Your Color Choice   
(Photographed Color: Vanna’s Choice Scarlet)
Recommended Brands: Vanna’s Choice, Loops and Thread Impeccable and I Love This Yarn              
Hook:  K – 6.50MM 
Additional Supplies: Tapestry Needle, Scissors & Measuring Tape 
DC Gauge using K Hook - 4X4 Inch Square: 14 Sts & 6 Rows.
Common Stitches & Abbreviations:
Ch - Chain; Sc - Single Crochet; Hdc - Half Double Crochet; Dc – Double Crochet;
Sl St - Slip Stitch; ** - Repeat Around, St - Stitch; (7) - The Number of Stitches in that round/row.  
Join: When ending the round, you will join with a sl st into the 1st st (NOT the Ch 1) 
Notes: Ch 1 will NOT count as a st.   

Special Stitches:
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet - Yarn over, insert hook behind post of stitch (from front to back), yarn over, pull through, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yarn over, and pull through remaining 2 loops to complete stitch.
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet Yarn over, insert your hook from behind (from back to front), go across the front of the post, yarn over, pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yarn over, and pull through remaining 2 loops to complete stitch.  Craftsy


Addison Ear Warmer Toddler: (Circumference 15-18" and Height 4")
You Need Your K Hook and Your Color of Choice
Round 1: Double Crochet Foundation 44, join with a sl st into the 1st st to make a circle. - 44
Round 2: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 fpdc in next 3 sts, 1 bpdc in next st; repeat from*, until the last 3 sts, 1 fpdc in the last 3 sts, join.  - 44
Round 3: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 dc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc in next bpdc; repeat from* until the last 3 sts, 1 dc in last 3 sts, join.  - 44
Repeat Rounds 2 & 3 until the ear warmer measures 4 inches tall, ending with RND 2.
Finish off and weave in all loose ends.

Addison Ear Warmer Child: (Circumference 16-20" and Height 4")
You Need Your K Hook and Your Color of Choice
Round 1: Double Crochet Foundation 48, join with a sl st into the 1st st to make a circle. - 48
Round 2: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 fpdc in next 3 sts, 1 bpdc in next st; repeat from*, until the last 3 sts, 1 fpdc in the last 3 sts, join.  - 48
Round 3: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 dc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc in next bpdc; repeat from* until the last 3 sts, 1 dc in last 3 sts, join.  - 48
Repeat Rounds 2 & 3 until the ear warmer measures 4 inches tall, ending with RND 2.
Finish off and weave in all loose ends.
 
Addison Ear Warmer Teen/Adult: (18-22” Circumference and Height 4")
You Need Your K Hook and Your Color of Choice
Round 1: Double Crochet Foundation 56, join with a sl st into the 1st st to make a circle. - 56
Round 2: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 fpdc in next 3 sts, 1 bpdc in next st; repeat from*, until the last 3 sts, 1 fpdc in the last 3 sts, join.  - 56
Round 3: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 dc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc in next bpdc; repeat from* until the last 3 sts, 1 dc in last 3 sts, join.  - 56
Repeat Rounds 2 & 3 until the ear warmer measures 4 inches tall, ending with RND 2.
Finish off and weave in all loose ends.
 

If you enjoyed this pattern, come see my other designs:
 
This is an original Ashley Leither pattern: Owner / Designer of Ashley Designs Corner. This pattern is copyright protected and may not be redistributed for free, sale or trade. Finished products may be sold as long as credit to my shop for this design is provided.
 
 Have a question? Email me @ Ashley@AshleyDesignsCorner.com

Photographed by Novel Etchings Photography, L.L.C.


Thanks for stopping by!
~Ashley Leither~

Friday, September 12, 2014

Snuggle Bug Cocoon Baby Crochet Pattern

Happy Friday from Ashley Designs Corner!!!  Today I have a Friday Freebie for you, the Snuggle Bug Cocoon Baby Crochet Pattern!! 

 
 A couple months ago I got a custom order request from a photographer for a very plush cocoon, so I headed to Jo-Ann's (one of my favorite craft stores) and checked out the gigantic yarn section.  When I found Bernat's Softee Chunky Yarn I knew it would be the perfect fit, this yarn is so squishy and soft for a newborn baby.  Actually, I wouldn't mind a blanket in this yarn for myself...hmmm I might just have to do that.....new pattern idea ALERT!   ;)  

Because you are all awesome, I wanted to give you a Friday Freebie Pattern, my way of saying that you being an Ashley Designs Corner supporter!!

Lets help spread the word about the Snuggle Bug Cocoon Baby Crochet Pattern so I can keep bringing your Friday Freebie's!  Pin it on Pinterest, Favorite It On Ravelry, Share on Facebook, Share Everywhere!!!


What do you need?
Yarn: Chunky Weight Yarn (Size 6) in Your Color Choice(s) 
Skeins Needed: 2 Skeins (Approximately 108 yds. each)
Photographed Color:  Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn Solid in Natural
Hook: N – 9.00MM
Additional Supplies: Tapestry Needle, Scissors & Measuring Tape 
Gauge: (Using N Hook) 4X4 Inch Square = 5 Rows and 9 Stitches


Snuggle Bug Cocoon Baby (22 Inches Circumference and 20 Inches Long)
You Need Your N Hook and Your Color Choice of Yarn.
Make a Magic Ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in loop, join with a sl st in the 1st sc, pull tight. - 7
Round 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 14
Round 3: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 21  
Round 4: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 28  
Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join.  - 35  
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. – 42
Rounds 7-27: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st around, join.  – 42
Or until the cocoon measures 20 inches long. 
Finish off and weave in any loose ends
You can roll the top down to make it fit any baby!

 
 If you enjoyed this pattern, come see my other designs:
 
This is an original Ashley Leither pattern: Owner / Designer of Ashley Designs Corner. This pattern is copyright protected and may not be redistributed for free, sale or trade. Finished products may be sold as long as credit to my shop for this design is provided.
 
 Have a question? Email me @ Ashley@AshleyDesignsCorner.com

Photographed by Novel Etchings Photography, L.L.C.

 

Thanks for stopping by! 
~Ashley Leither~

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

DTR (Double Treble Crochet Stitch) Tutorial

I love learning new crochet stitches and each week I am going to bring a new one to you, you may know the stitch or it may be one you have never tried before, but follow along and lets learn something new! Each tutorial will include a photo tutorial, video tutorial and a downloadable photo tutorial pdf similar to my patterns.
Lets Start the Get Hooked Crochet Series!!

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Double Treble Crochet Stitch (DTR): Photo Tutorial
Yarn over three times, insert the hook into the stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop (you have 5 loops on your hook). Yarn over, pull through the first two loops (you now have 4 loops on your hook). Yarn over, pull through the next two loops (you now have 3 loops on your hook). Yarn over, pull through the next two loops (you now have 2 loops on your hook). Yarn over, pull through the last 2 loops. You have now completed a Double Treble Crochet Stitch

 
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, come back next Wednesday for a new tutorial.
 
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