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Quick n’ Cute Travel Cup Cozy

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Crochet, Knitting & Crochet | 1 comment

Quick n’ Cute Travel Cup Cozy

Pattern by: Kaitlyn This travel cup cozy is such an easy, quick, and cute pattern! If you want to add a flower, there is an additional flower pattern at the end of the cup cozy pattern. The pattern is worked by working with two strands of yarn at the same time (that’s why the pattern calls for 2 skeins of yarn). Materials: 2 skeins worsted weight yarn size US I/9 or 5.5mm crochet hook scissors large-eye yarn needle Let’s get started… ch enough chains to fit snugly around your cup, then ch 2 more dc in the 3rd ch from the...

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Quick n’ Easy Baby Hat

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Knitting, Knitting & Crochet | 0 comments

Quick n’ Easy Baby Hat

Pattern by: Kaitlyn This pattern is the smallest version of the Basic Hat Knitting Pattern. It fits head with a 17 inch circumference, but the hat will stretch. This hat is such a quick knit, you’ll have it done in just a few hours! Materials: 1 skein chunky weight yarn (I used Premier Yarns Serenity Chunky Weight) 16 inch circular needles size US 10 scissors large eye yarn needle Let’s get started… Cast on 50 stitches and place marker on the right needle join in the round with a knit stitch, k1, p2, *k2, p2, rep from *...

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Basic Hat

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Knitting, Knitting & Crochet | 1 comment

Pattern by: Kaitlyn Yes! Another knitted item accomplished! This hat took me about 5-6 hours (or less!) to make. It’s nice and warm, especially since it’s February! The hat features an extended moss stitch for theĀ  folded brim and a stockinette stitch for the rest of the hat. By the way, you don’t have to make a folded brim! In my pictures below, I am wearing a hat that I made that can be worn with or without the brim folded. This hat will fit a head around 22 inches. Materials: Category 5 bulky yarn (I used Premier Yarns...

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Quick and Simple Dishcloth

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Crochet, Knitting & Crochet | 0 comments

Quick and Simple Dishcloth

Pattern by: Kaitlyn This dishcloth is 9.5 inches by 9.5 inches. Change the number of chains and/or rows to change the size of the cloth. My chain was 9.5 inches, and I did 17 rows. Materials: size US I/9 or 5.5mm crochet hook worsted weight cotton yarn (I used Bernat “Handicrafter Cotton Twists”) scissors large-eye yarn needle measuring tape (opt.) Let’s get started… ch 31 dc in the third ch from the hook and in each st across repeat step 2 for 17 rows fasten off and weave in ends And there you are! A quick and simple...

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Multi Stitch Bookmark

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in Crochet, Knitting & Crochet | 0 comments

Pattern by: Kaitlyn Now you never have to fold page corners to mark your where you are in your book again with this beautiful bookmark! Also, this bookmark is nice and thin to fit nicely between pages. Materials: size US E/4 or 3.5mm crochet hook 1 skein worsted weight yarn scissors large-eye yarn needle Let’s get started… ch 15 sc across the row, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, ch3, turn dc across the row, ch 1, turn repeat steps 2-4 until desired length of book mark is reached fasten off and weave in ends If you have any...

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Travel Cup Cozy

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in Knitting, Knitting & Crochet | 0 comments

This pattern is by me, Kaitlyn! Materials: size US 7 or 4.5mm knitting needles worsted weight yarn scissors large-eye yarn needle Let’s get started… cast on 12 sts knit 4, purl 4, knit 4 purl 4, knit 4, purl 4 repeat steps 2-3 until you have completed enough rows to fit around your travel cup fasten off leaving a long tail sew up the side of the cozy to form a tube or join a long piece of yarn to the cozy and use a crochet hook to slip stitch down the side to form a tube Now all you have to do is weave in your loose ends and your...

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Cellphone Cozy

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Crochet, Knitting & Crochet | 0 comments

Pattern by: Kaitlyn Materials: US J/10 or 6.00mm crochet hook 2 skeins worsted weight yarn scissors large-eye yarn needle to weave in yarn ends tapestry needle to sew on button 1 button Note: This cozy is worked using two strands of yarn worked together at the same time. Let’s get started… ch 2 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st to first sc, ch 1 2 sc in each st around, sl st in first sc, ch 1 *2sc in the first st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, sl st to first sc, ch 1 If you need another increase round, follow this...

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The Rachel Purse

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Crochet, Knitting & Crochet | 1 comment

Pattern by: Kaitlyn The finished purse (not including the handles) is about 11.5 inches wide by 7.5 inches deep. The pocket is about 3 inches wide by 4.5 inches deep. Materials: US K or 6.50mm crochet hook 2 skeins Lion Brand Yarn “Hometown USA” large-eye yarn needle scissors bag handles (I used Everything Mary “Wood Handle”) Let’s get started… ch 26 (adjust your chain to the width you want your purse to be… mine was 11.5 inches) sc in each st across the row, ch 1, turn sc in the back loops only...

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