FREE PATTERN: Pokemon placemat and coaster _ M56


Pokemon round placemat and coaster inspired on the poké ball!
-✿ Level: INTERMEDIATE
-✿ Written in American terms.

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YARN:
Crochet thread size 5 for the coaster / Light fingering yarn for the placemat.
More info about yarn here: http://bit.ly/2O10RyT
YARDAGE / GRAMS:
White: less than 3g for coaster / less than 50 g for placemat.
Red: less than 3g for coaster / less than 50 g for placemat.
Black: less than 1g for coaster / less than 10 g for placemat.
HOOKS:
2.25 mm crochet hook for the coaster. 3.00 mm crochet hook for the placemat.

Used stitches and abbreviations (American terms):
ch: chain http://bit.ly/2zLNa3w                  st: stitch
sl st: slip stitch http://bit.ly/2NZoMP5 
sc: single crochet http://bit.ly/2MtjLAx
dc: double crochet http://bit.ly/2JxhD5a

PATTERN

COASTER

With the white yarn make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc into the ring, ch 2 -count as a dc-, 13 dc into the ring. Sl st in first dc. Turn. Change to black. _ 14 sts

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc) in the first st, 2 dc in each st around. Turn. _ 28 sts

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in the first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts, Change to white, 2 dc in next 2 sts, [dc, 2 dc] 4 times, 2 dc in next st. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. 2 dc in next 2 sts, [dc, 2 dc] 4 times, 2 dc in next st. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Turn. _ 42 sts

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. 2 dc, dc, 2 dc [dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc] 5 times. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. 2 dc, dc, 2 dc [dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc] 5 times. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 56 sts

Rnd 5: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc) in first st, [dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. [dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 70 sts

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 84 sts

Finish off.


PLACEMAT

With the white yarn make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc into the ring, ch 2 -count as a dc-, 13 dc into the ring. Sl st in first dc. Don’t turn. _ 14 sts

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc) in the first st, 2 dc in each st around. Don’t turn. Change to black. _ 28 sts

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in the first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, 2 dc, [dc, 2 dc] all around. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 42 sts

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. 2 dc, dc, 2 dc [dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc] 5 times. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. 2 dc, dc, 2 dc [dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc] 5 times. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 56 sts

Rnd 5: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc) in first st, [dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. [dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 70 sts

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 84 sts

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc, 2 dc, [dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. [dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 98 sts

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. Dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc [dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 112 sts

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc, [dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. [dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 126 sts

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. Dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc [dc in next 8 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 8 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 140 sts

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc, [dc in next 9 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. [dc in next 9 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 154 sts

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 2 sts. Change to red. Dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc [dc in next 10 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change to black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to white. Dc, 2 dc [dc in next 10 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 168 sts

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc, ch 2 -count as a dc-, dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc, [dc in next 11 sts, 2 dc] until complete the white part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Change to red. [dc in next 11 sts, 2 dc] until complete the red part. Change black. Dc in next 3 sts. Sl st in first dc. Turn. _ 182 sts

Finish off.……………………………………………………….
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FREE PATTERN: Alhambra Chocker _ C43




Try this easy little project and make a lovely choker.
-✿ Level: EASY
-✿ Written in American terms

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YARN: Crochet thread size 5 (0: Lace). More info here: http://bit.ly/2O10RyT
YARDAGE / GRAMS: Less than 200 yards / 50 grams of (color/s of your choice).
HOOKS: 2.25 mm (B/1) crochet hook.
GAUGE: 33 sc and 15 rows= 4 inches (10 cm)

Used stitches and abbreviations (American terms):
ch: chain http://bit.ly/2zLNa3w                  st: stitch
sl st: slip stitch http://bit.ly/2NZoMP5 
sc: single crochet http://bit.ly/2MtjLAx

PATTERN

Ch 53.

R1: ch 1, sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, skip 1 st, sc in next st, repeat from * until end of row.

R2: ch 1, sc in the very 1st st, sc in next space, *ch 1, skip 1 st, sc in next space, repeat from * until there’s only 1 st left, sc in the last st.

R3: ch 1, sc in the very 1st st, *ch 1, skip 1 st, sc in next st, repeat from * until end of row.

R4: ch 1, sc in the very 1st st, sc in next 2 sts, *ch 8, skip 5 sts, sc in next 2 sts, repeat from * until the end of the row

R5: ch 1, sc in the very 1st st, sc in next 2 sts, * 9 sc into the loop, sc in next 2 sc, repeat from * until the end of the row.

Finish off.

Attach the yarn to the first (or last) sc on row 1, make a 9.25 inches long chain, finish off leaving a 1.6 inches long tail. Repeat on the other side.

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FREE PATTERN: Lacy Heart _ C03


Learn how to make this cute crochet lacy heart with this pattern. Affordable for absolute beginners.
LEVEL: Beginner

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YARN: This pattern can be made in any kind of yarn. Use an appropriate hook for the chosen yarn. You can find more information here: http://bit.ly/2O10RyT

NOTES: Don’t forget to check the links that you will find in this pattern, each stitch has a link to a video tutorial on how to make it.
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Used stitches and abbreviations (American terms):
ch: chain http://bit.ly/2zLNa3w                    sl st: slip stitch http://bit.ly/2NZoMP5
hdc: half double crochet http://bit.ly/2Nt7zfI
dc: double crochet http://bit.ly/2JxhD5a                       tr: treble http://bit.ly/2utnUKr

PATTERN

START: Make a magic circle (how to: http://bit.ly/2uLT52I) OR ch 3 and make a sl st in 1st ch to form a ring.

ROUND 1: Ch 4 -counts as a tr-, work 17 tr into the circle, make a sl st in the 4th ch of the 1st tr.

ROUND 2: Ch 3 -counts as a dc-, ch 1, 1 dc in the next stitch. [Ch 2, 1 tr in next stitch] repeat [] 13 times. Ch 2, dc in next stitch, ch 1, dc in next stitch, ch 1, sl st in the 3rd ch of the 1st dc.

ROUND 3: sl st into the 1st space between the 2 dc, ch 1, (hdc, 3 dc) into next space, (3 dc) in each of the next 2 spaces, (3 hdc) in each of the next 3 spaces, (5 dc) in next space. (3 hdc) in each of the next 3 spaces, (3 dc) in each of the next 2 spaces, (3 dc, 1 hdc) into next space, sl st in each of next 2 spaces.

Finish off (you can live a long tail and use it to hang the heart somewhere).
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How to crochet in between stitches

 

Crochet in between stitches is an alternative to crocheting through both loops, BLO, or FLO. To crochet between stitches you must insert the hook in the space between 2 stitches instead of at the top of each stitch. 

✿ This technique is used in the Desert flower hat pattern

Here you can see 2 videos that show the technique:

 
 

FREE PATTERN: Captain America / 4th of July coaster _ M22


If you’re looking to make some DIY decor for this 4th of July or for a Captain America themed party try with this easy round coaster Inspired on the USA flag.

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YARN: Crochet thread size 5 in white, blue and red
YARDAGE / GRAMS: Less than 20g of each
HOOK: 2.25 mm (B/1) crochet hook.
GAUGE: 33 dc and 15 rows= 4 inches / 10 cm

Used stitches and abbreviations:
ch: chain    st: stitch    sc: single crochet    dc: double crochet
hdc: half double crochet    sl st: slip stitch

PATTERN

With the white yarn make a magic ring.

RND 1: Ch 1. 10 sc into the ring. Close the ring. Sl st in the first sc (not in the first ch but in the sc)._ 10 st

RND 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each st of the Rnd.  Sl st in the first sc (not in the first ch but in the sc)._ 20 st

RND 3: Ch 1. (1 sc in each one of the next 3 st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat 4 times. Sl st in the first sc (not in the first ch but in the sc)._ 25 st

RND 4: Ch 1. 1 sc at the very first st. (1 hdc, 1 dc) in the next st. 1 tr in the next st. (1 dc, 1 hdc) in the next st. 1 sc in the next st (PICTURE 1). Ch 1. [ 1 sc in the next st. (1 hdc, 1 dc) in the next st. 1 tr in the next st. (1 dc, 1 hdc) in the next st. 1 sc in the next st, ch 1] repeat [] 3 times. Sl st in the first sc. _ 45 st

Attach the blue yarn to any of the 1-ch spaces between sc (PICTURE 2)


RND 5: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 tr in that same space, sc in the next point of the star taking just the back loop.  [(2tr, 2,dc, 2 tr) in the next 1-ch space, sc in the next point of the star taking only the back loop] repeat [] 3 times. (2 tr, 1 dc) in the next 1-ch space. Sl st in the 3rd ch of the first dc. _ 35 st

RND 6: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), (2 dc in the next st, 1 dc in the next st) repeat () 15 times. 2 dc in the next st. Sl st in the 3rd ch of the first dc. _ 52 st
Change to color red

RND 7: Ch 3 (counts as a dc). (Dc in the next 2 st, 2 dc in the next st) repeat () 16 times. 1 dc in the next st . Sl st in the 3rd ch of the first dc.  _ 69 st
Change to color white

RND 8: Ch 1, sc, ch 2 (counts as a dc).  (Dc in the next 3 st, 2 dc in the next st) repeat () 16 times. 1 dc in the next st . Sl st in the 3rd ch of the first dc.   _ 86 st
Change to color red

RND 9: Ch 3 (counts as a dc). (Dc in the next 4 st, 2 dc in the next st) repeat () 16 times. 1 dc in the next st . Sl st in the 3rd ch of the first dc.   _ 103 st

Finish off and hide the yarn.

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3D Crochet Heart Pattern_ M05


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Materials:
-              You can use whatever yarn and colors you want. Use an appropriate hook for the chosen yarn.
-              Yarn needle.
-              Fiberfill

Used stitches:
Chain             Single crochet            Half double crochet              Double crochet
slip stitch
 
PATTERN
Note: Make the first heart and finish it off. Then make the second one and finish it off living a long tail (really long) to join the hearts.

Make a base of 21 chains.
ROW 1: Chain 3 (count as a double crochet), 2 double crochets in the 4th chain from the hook.

1 double crochet in each one of the next 5 chains. 1 Half double crochet in the next chain.

1 single crochet in the next chain. 1 slip stitch in the next chain. Skip 3 chains. 1 slip stitch in the chains. 1 single crochet in the next chain. 1 half double crochet in the next chain. 1 double crochet in each one of the next 5 chains. 6 double crochets in the last chain.

Continue crocheting on the other side of the base chain.

1 double crochet in each one of the next 9 stitches. 3 double crochets in the next stitch.

1 double crochet in each one of the next 9 stitches. 3 double crochets in the next stitch.

Make a slip stitch introducing the hook in the 3rd chain of the 1st double crochet and grabbing the new yarn PICTURE 1. Make a knot with the tail of the new and the old yarn and cut the old one (not too close to the knot). You can hide the tails of yarn at time you crochet or just let them be, they will remain on the inside of the heart.


ROW 2: Chain 3 (count as a double crochet). 3 double crochets in the next stitch. 2 double crochets in the next stitch. 1 double crochet in each one of the next 3 stitches. 1 half double crochet in the next stitch. 1 single crochet in the next stitch. 1 slip stitch in the net stitch.

Skip 4 stitches. 1 slip stitch in the next stitch. 1 single crochet in the next stitch. 1 half double crochet in the next stitch. 1 double crochet in each one of the next 3 stitches. 2 double crochets in the next stitch. 3 double crochets in the next stitch. 1 double crochet in the next stitch.

[2 double crochets in the next stitch] repeat [] twice.

 1 double crochet in each one of the next 10 stitches. 3 double crochets in the next stitch. 1 double crochet in each one of the next 10 stitches.

[2 double crochets in the next stitch] repeat [] twice.
Make a slip stitch in the 3rd chain of the 1st double crochet with the new yarn.

ROW 3: Chain 3 (count as a double crochet).

[2 double crochets in the next stitch. 1 double crochet in the next stitch] repeat [] twice.
 1 half double crochet in the next stitch. 1 single crochet in the next stitch. 1 slip stitch in the net stitch. Skip 4 stitches. 1 slip stitch in the next stitch. 1 single crochet in the next stitch. 1 half double crochet in the next stitch.

[1 double crochet in the next stitch. 2 double crochets in the next stitch] repeat [] 6 times.

1 double crochet in each one of the next 10 stitches. 3 double crochets in the next stitch.

1 double crochet in each one of the next 10 stitches.

 1 double crochet in each one of the next 10 stitches. 3 double crochets in the next stitch. 1 double crochet in each one of the next 10 stitches. 2 double crochets in the next stitch.

[1 double crochet in the next stitch. 2 double crochets in the next stitch] repeat [] twice.

slip stitch in the 3rd chain of the 1st double crochet.

Once you have made the two hearts join them together with the tail of the last one you have made, stitch by stitch, inserting the needle underneath the back loop of each stitch of the both hearts PICTURE 2; once from the front to the back and the next one from the back to the front PICTURES 2 & 3.



Continue joining till half heart is joined. Then fill that half with fiberfill PICTURE 4 and continue joining the hearts. Once left about 1 inch to join PICTURE 5, complete filling and continue joining till arrive to the beginning.




To finish, tie a regular sewing knot PICTURE 6, insert the needle into the heart and make it come out through the bottom to hide the yarn PICTURE 7. Pull up the yarn and cut it out.

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