My Happy Place

My Happy Place

I think we can all agree that crochet itself is our happy place. Whether we are crocheting in our favorite chair, in bed, in the car or with a friend, the act of creating something beautiful from a ball of fiber is a joy. We are all united in this love, or we would not be on the pursuit of the next new project to get on our hooks. That is why I love to keep creating new things to share!

Started from the bottom, now we here

Not only is crochet my passion, but it is also my career. Each day, I get up to design, share, create, and express myself through my craft. One of my favorite places in my home is my own personal happy place. I know that I have shared in a previous blog some photos of the transformation of my craft room.

This was a photo the previous owner sent us of the room before we moved in. *YIKES!*

When Nate and I purchased this house, there was a room with a wood structure of floor to ceiling drawers. We initially thought to remove the structure and use this room as a bedroom, but the more we thought of it, the more it seemed like a waste yet, the entire thing was too obtuse and awkward to do much with. So my mom suggested that we remove the drawers and make each cubicle a shelf for storing yarn and in the middle make a studio so I can film tutorials.

Breathing new life: from old to new

 

As soon as that vision started to formulate the room came to life and over time I have added more to make it “my space.” I love to come in here to craft and create, to film and complete my patterns so that I may share them with you. I even come in here to just escape for a few minutes between the hectic moments of being a working wife and mama.

A room with purpose

This space has come a long way and still has a LONG way to go, but it is a space that makes ME feel good. It allows me to feel like I can come in here and create.

 

 

I put on some music, it is cozy, and I am surrounded by something I love: YARN!! Even Nasir loves to be in here with me, and my kitties think it’s their playground. For me, this room represents a part of me that feeds my purpose and keeps me, quite literally, from unraveling.

 

Share with me about your happy place! Is it a room or a favorite spot in your home?  Is it with a friend that you can sit and craft with? Creating a space and time to do what you love is essential to keeping a good balance between our worries & stresses and all the things we love.

 

 

I hope all of you enjoy a few moments each day ‘In your happy place.’

~Nadia

 

12 Days of Christmas 2019

12 Days of Christmas 2019

Here are all the 12 Days of Christmas projects compiled in a one stop blog post! You can click the image or the link above it to view the video tutorial and written pattern for each project. Enjoy and happy holidays!! ~Nadia

  1. Lace Shell Bookmark

 

2. C2C Holiday Hot Pad

3. Winding Ribbon Tree Ornament

4. Beanie with Bling

5. Rustic Holiday Decoration

6. Argyle Cup Cozy

7. Rustic Wall Hanging

8. Candy Curl Swirl Ornament

9. Holiday Centerpiece

10. Buffalo Plaid Coasters

11. Bow & Bauble Door Hanging

12. Simple Stocking Hat

12 Days of Christmas: Simple Stocking Hat – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial

12 Days of Christmas: Simple Stocking Hat – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial

On the 12th and LAST Day of our Christmas projects, I decided to end on a sweet note. My holiday Simple Stocking Hat is perfect for bringing a festive touch to any outfit. You can make this in any size and adjustments are in the notes. Enjoy the free pattern and video tutorial. And from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! ❤ Nadia, Nate, & Nasir

 

Watch This video tutorial to learn how to make this hat:

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Caron Simple Soft Yarn
-H-5.00mm crochet hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger

 

 

 

 

12 Days of Christmas: Simple Stocking Hat – FREE Written Crochet Pattern

12 Days of Christmas: Simple Stocking Hat – FREE Written Crochet Pattern

On the 12th and LAST Day of our Christmas projects, I decided to end on a sweet note. My holiday Simple Stocking Hat is perfect for bringing a festive touch to any outfit. You can make this in any size and adjustments are in the notes. Enjoy the free pattern and video tutorial. And from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! ❤ Nadia, Nate, & Nasir

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Caron Simple Soft Yarn
-H-5.00mm crochet hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-Work in continuous rounds for the main part of the hat.
-If you want to make this hat bigger, use the established increase and increase 6 times evenly around for your increase rounds.

 

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

 

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

Hat:

Ch 2

Work in Continuous Rounds.

Rnd 1: 6 HDC in 2nd Ch from hook. (6)

Rnd 2: 2 HDC in first st, HDC in the rest of the sts on the round. (7)

Rnds 3-19: Repeat Rnd 2 until you have 24 sts around.

Rnd 20: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts] 6 times. (30)

Rnd 21: HDC in each st around. (30)

Rnd 22: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts] 6 times. (36)

Rnd 23: HDC in each st around. (36)

Rnd 24: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 5 sts] 6 times. (42)

Rnd 25: HDC in each st around. (42)

Rnd 26: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 6 sts] 6 times. (48)

Rnd 27: HDC in each st around. (48)

Rnd 28: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 7 sts] 6 times. (54)

Rnds 29-40: HDC in each st around. (54)

Fasten off and change to Red yarn.

Rnd 1: Attach yarn to any stitch around, Ch 1, HDC in each st around.

Rnds 42-43) Ch 1, FPHDC on first st, *BPHDC on next st, FPHDC on next st, repeat from * around, ending with BPHDC, sl st to first st.

Fasten off. Weave in all ends.

Assembly Step:

Create a pom and sew it to the top point of the hat.

 

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Yarnspirations

 

 

 

12 Days of Christmas: Bow & Bauble Door Hanging – Photo Tutorial

12 Days of Christmas: Bow & Bauble Door Hanging – Photo Tutorial

The Bow and Bauble Door Hanging is the best way to greet your guests on this 11th Day of Christmas! I created a crochet bow, then I paired the bow with some simple yet colorful ornaments and some shimmering ribbon. I love the final result!!

 

Here is a list of supplies I used:

Chic Sheep Yarn in Linen

Crochet Hook Size H-5.00mm

Thick Silver Ribbon

Thin Silver Ribbon

Ornament Baubles

Fabric Glue

Yarn Needle

 

I first made this piece. Pattern below image.

 

First I chained 120, Then I worked a DC in the very first chain to create a ring and I just worked in continuous rounds putting a DC in each chain around, and then continuing to put a DC in each stitch around without slip stitching to the beginning or anything. I worked in a swirl! Then after Round 12, I fastened off with a long tail.

 

 

I used that long tail and cinched the center of the bow down like this.

 

 

Then I took the ribbon and fabric glue and attached it in the center of the bow.

 

 

After that, I tied on the baubles and my bow was complete!!!

 

 

I did this project in an afternoon. It was sooooo easy!!

12 Days of Christmas: Rustic Holiday Decoration – Step by Step Photo Tutorial

12 Days of Christmas: Rustic Holiday Decoration – Step by Step Photo Tutorial

If anyone is looking for a rustic holiday decoration, I have just the thing for you! I did these easy jute covered balloon balls and they turned out so awesome. Below you can see my step by step process from start to finish. This idea has me thinking in all kinds of creative directions using string art to decorate for the holidays. I may have to make more! In the meantime check out my picture tutorial and follow along today.

 

First I gathered all the supplies I needed. (See photo above)
Water Balloons, Scissors, Paint brush, Mod Podge, and Jute.
I also used rubber gloves and a tupperware container that are not pictured.

 

I blew up the balloons to be mini balls, and then I added the Mod Podge to the tupperware container.

 

I proceeded to dunk the jute into the mod podge and then wrap it around the balloon using my rubber gloves for protection.

 

 

I wrapped about 20 times.

 

 

Then I used the paint brush to reinforce the mod podge to the jute.

 

I let it dry for 24 hours.

 

 

Once it was all dry, I popped the balloon and removed it from the middle of the ball.

 

 

 

The jute stayed in place!! Woohoo!! I then used a tweezer to get any extra mod podge out of the gaps and make the ball look cleaner.

 

 

 

I added an ornament hook to the ball and hung it on my tree!

 

 

12 Days of Christmas: Beanie with Bling – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial

12 Days of Christmas: Beanie with Bling – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial

I know many of you have a little one on your holiday gift giving list, and I have a great quick project for you! The Beanie with Bling is next on our series! On the 4th day of Christmas we have something special for the sweet littles in our lives! I made this cute beanie for my niece! This bow topped winter hat, dressed up with a pretty piece of bling is just perfect for this sweet girl! She wears it well and LOVES it! Look at those poses she makes! This free crochet pattern has a written tutorial along with a video for instructions so anyone can make this! I am telling you now, who ever gets this for Christmas will LOVE it! Go make yours now by following my instructions below! The written instructions are linked in the graphics of this post.

 

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this hat:


 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Amore (I Used the color Peaceful)
Button
-G-4.25mm crochet hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of the increase part of this pattern as you want to make it as wide as you want.

 

 

12 Days of Christmas: Beanie with Bling – FREE Written Crochet Pattern

12 Days of Christmas: Beanie with Bling – FREE Written Crochet Pattern

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I know many of you have a little one on your holiday gift giving list, and I have a great quick project for you! The Beanie with Bling is next on our series! On the 4th day of Christmas we have something special for the sweet littles in our lives! I made this cute beanie for my niece! This bow topped winter hat, dressed up with a pretty piece of bling is just perfect for this sweet girl! She wears it well and LOVES it! Look at those poses she makes! This free crochet pattern has a written tutorial along with a video for instructions so anyone can make this! I am telling you now, who ever gets this for Christmas will LOVE it! Go make yours now by following my instructions below!

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
Share your work on Facebook!
Add me on Snapchat: YARNutopia
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Amore (I Used the color Peaceful)
Button
-G-4.25mm crochet hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of the increase part of this pattern as you want to make it as wide as you want.

 

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

Hat:

Ch 31
Row 1: HDC in 2nd Ch from hook and next 4 chs, DC in next 20 chs, SC in last 5 chs, Ch 1, Turn. (30)

Row 2: SC in 1st 5 sts, DC in next 20 sts, Working in BLO, HDC in last 5 sts, Ch 1, turn. (30)

Row 3: Working in BLO, HDC in first 5 sts, Working in Both Loops, DC in next 20 sts, SC in last 5 sts, Ch 1, turn.

Rows 4-35: Repeat Rows 2 & 3

Fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Sew up back of hat and cinch the top closed by sewing it. See video tutorial for visual instructions.

 

Bow:

Work in BLO and in continuous rounds
Ch 45

Rnd 1: SC in first Ch to form a ring, SC in each ch around, do not attach, continue to work in continuous rounds and in BLO

Rnds 2-12: SC in each st around.
Fasten off with long tail.
Cinch Center together and wrap yarn around. Sew button to center of bow.
Attach bow to top of hat.
See video tutorial for visual instructions

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Yarnspirations

 

 

12 Days of Christmas: Lace Shell Bookmark – FREE Written Crochet Pattern

12 Days of Christmas: Lace Shell Bookmark – FREE Written Crochet Pattern
We are launching our 12 Days of Christmas crafts with a beautiful handmade bookmark. Do you know someone who loves to read? For all the book lovers in your life, you can make this beautiful Shell Stitch Lace Bookmarker. Pair this with a best seller book and you will be sure to awe the most distinguished book enthusiast on your list!

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread
-1.00mm crochet hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of this pattern as you want to make it as long as you want.

 

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
TR: Treble Crochet
Shell: [DC, Ch 1, DC, Ch 1, DC, Ch 1, DC] in same stitch

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

With Thread and 1mm crochet hook

Ch 35

Row 1: HDC in 3rd Ch from hook, * Sk 3 chs, [DC, Ch 1, DC, Ch 1, DC, Ch 1, DC] in next Ch (Shell made), Sk 3 Chs, HDC in next Ch, Repeat From * across, ending with HDC in last Ch. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, [DC, Ch 1, DC] in first st, *HDC in Center Ch of next Shell, Shell in next HDC, Repeat from * across, ending with [DC, Ch 1, 2 DC] in last St. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, HDC in first st, *Shell in next HDC , HDC in center of next Shell, Repeat from * ending with HDC in last st. Turn.

Rows 4-29: Repeat Rows 2 and 3

Row 30: Ch 3, *SC in center of next shell, Ch 3, HDC in next HDC, Repeat from * across, ending with HDC in last st.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Attach many strands of yarn in the top center of your bookmark and make a braid. Tie off and cut the tassel to make it neat.

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

 

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Family Fair Isle Hat

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Family Fair Isle Hat

Introducing my Family Fair Isle Hat. This is a fun pattern for everyone! OOOH Yeah! This is the perfect hat for the season, for the family, for ANYONE on your gift giving list-and don’t forget to make one for yourself! I have provided you the pattern to make one in several sizes-baby, youth, teen/adult, XL adult, and I took the guess-work out of this pattern for you. In our family photos, I have done a variation on the color scheme in each hat using the beautiful colors provided by Marly Bird’s Chic Sheep yarn. Find the selection of colors here! You can find the perfect combination for everyone.

One of the loveliest things about this pattern is the versatility. Not only can you make it in any size, you can use a yarn pom, no pom,or a furry pom found here. You can keep the earflaps or make it a simple beanie or ski hat and leave them off. You can put braids or tassels on the earflaps – MAKE IT YOUR OWN! But, if you do, be sure to share those photos on my Facebook page, tag me on Instagram, or Snapchat me your pics! I can’t wait to see what you do.

If you are giving a handmade gift this hat alone or paired with a matching set of my Fair Isle Knee High Socks would make anyone delighted to find these under the tree. Be sure to check out my knee high socks here and get started on these great patterns today!

 

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this hat:


 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
Share your work on Facebook!
Add me on Snapchat: YARNutopia
Follow me on Instagram
Visit My Ravelry Store and add this to your Favorites!
Follow me on Twitter: @YARNutopia
Enjoy this video and subscribe to my channel on YouTube for more tutorials on how to crochet!
Leave a comment, and share with your friends!

Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Chic Sheep Yarn (I used colors: Lipstick, VIP, Polo, Linen)
-G-4.25mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of this pattern as you want to make it as tall as you want.
-This hat is in a multiple of 4 so make your foundation chain in a multiple of 4 that fits around your head.
-Work your Single Crochet Stitches into the CENTER of the stitch and NOT in the top loops. See the video tutorial to see exactly the location you should insert your hook into the stitches.

Small: Fits Size 3-6 Months
Medium: Fits Child
Large: Fits an adult (female)
X-Large: Fits large adult (male)

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Family Fair Isle Hat

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Family Fair Isle Hat

Introducing my Family Fair Isle Hat. This is a fun pattern for everyone! OOOH Yeah! This is the perfect hat for the season, for the family, for ANYONE on your gift giving list-and don’t forget to make one for yourself! I have provided you the pattern to make one in several sizes-baby, youth, teen/adult, XL adult, and I took the guess-work out of this pattern for you. In our family photos, I have done a variation on the color scheme in each hat using the beautiful colors provided by Marly Bird’s Chic Sheep yarn. Find the selection of colors here! You can find the perfect combination for everyone.

One of the loveliest things about this pattern is the versatility. Not only can you make it in any size, you can use a yarn pom, no pom,or a furry pom found here. You can keep the earflaps or make it a simple beanie or ski hat and leave them off. You can put braids or tassels on the earflaps – MAKE IT YOUR OWN! But, if you do, be sure to share those photos on my Facebook page, tag me on Instagram, or Snapchat me your pics! I can’t wait to see what you do.

If you are giving a handmade gift this hat alone or paired with a matching set of my Fair Isle Knee High Socks would make anyone delighted to find these under the tree. Be sure to check out my knee high socks here and get started on these great patterns today!

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Chic Sheep Yarn (I used colors: Lipstick, VIP, Polo, Linen)
-G-4.25mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of this pattern as you want to make it as tall as you want.
-This hat is in a multiple of 4 so make your foundation chain in a multiple of 4 that fits around your head.
-Work your Single Crochet Stitches into the CENTER of the stitch and NOT in the top loops. See the video tutorial to see exactly the location you should insert your hook into the stitches.

Small: Fits Size 3-6 Months
Medium: Fits Child
Large: Fits an adult (female)
X-Large: Fits large adult (male)

 

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
FPHDC: Front Post Half Double Crochet
BPHDC: Back Post Half Double Crochet
SC2TOG: Single Crochet Decrease
HDC2TOG: Half Double Crochet Decrease

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

With Brim Color (I used Polo in my hat)

Small: Chain 56
Medium: Chain 72
Large: Chain 80 (this is the size I demonstrated in the video tutorial)
X-Large: Ch 96
(You can chain any multiple of 4 that fits around your head and make this pattern according to the instructions)

Rnd 1: Sl st to your first chain to form a large ring, Ch 1, HDC in each Ch around, sl st to the first HDC, Ch 1. (56, 72, 80, or 96 sts)

Rnds 2-5: FPHDC on first st, *BPHDC on next st, FPHDC on next st, repeat from * around ending with BPHDC on last st, sl st to first st, Ch 1.

Fasten off brim and change color to Linen

Attach Linen to any stitch around. Ch 1

Rnd 6: SC in each st around working in the top of the stitch, do not join (continue to work in continuous rounds for the rest of this hat

Rnds 7-8: SC into each st around (see video tutorial for visual instruction on working INTO the stitch and not in the top loops of the stitch) This will create the Knit looking stitches.

NOTE: Work OVER THE TOP of your unused yarn when changing colors so frequently during the rounds. This will save you from having to sew in so many loose ends. (See video tutorial on this technique)

Fasten off Linen and change to your main color. I used Lipstick red in my main color of the hat.

Rnd 9: Attach Lipstick Red to any stitch around, Ch 1, SC INTO each st around.

Rnd 10: SC with Main Color in first 3 sts, *Change to Linen after the 3rd stitch and put ONE SC of Linen in the next stitch, Change color right away back to your main color, and make a SC in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around ending with a SC of Linen in the last stitch, switch back to your main color right away for the next round. (If this is written confusing, please see the video tutorial for visual instructions).

It is quite difficult to explain in writing, until you know what’s being explained. Moving on.

Rnd 11: With your main color, SC INTO each st around (you will not be changing color at all during this round)

Rnd 12: With your main color, SC in the first st, Change to Linen after that first st, * put ONE SC of Linen in the next st, Change color right away back to your main color, and make a SC in each of the next 3 sts,  Change color to Linen after the 3rd st, repeat from * around, ending with SC of Main color in the last 2 sts, Do not change color for the next round.

Small: Rnds 13-26: Repeat Rounds 9-12

Medium: Rnds 13-34: Repeat Rounds 9-12

Large: Rnds 13-38: Repeat Rounds 9-12

X-Large: Rnds 13-46: Repeat Rounds 9-12

Cut your Linen yarn, you will no longer need it.

The next round after you are finished with the fair isle design:

All sizes: [SC in next 2 sts, SC2TOG] repeat around. (This decreases the top to cinch it closed)

Last round: [SC in next st, SC2TOG] repeat around (decreased more)

Fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Cinch the top closed with the yarn you cut and tie it off to close the top of the hat.
add a pom to the top of the hat.

Earflaps: MAKE 2

All sizes:
Ch 13
Row 1: HDC in 2nd ch and each ch across, Ch 1, Turn. (12)

Rows 2-5: HDC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (12)

Row 6: HDC2TOG, HDC in next 8 sts, HDC2TOG, Ch 1, Turn. (10)

Row 7: HDC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (10)

Row 8: HDC2TOG, HDC in next 6 sts, HDC2TOG, Ch 1, Turn. (8)

Row 9: HDC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (8)

Row 10: HDC2TOG, HDC in next 4 sts, HDC2TOG, Ch 1, Turn. (6)

Row 11: SC across and continue to SC around entire piece.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Sew to the inside of the brim on either side of the hat (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Add braids to each earflap

Weave in the rest of your ends.

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

 

Hard Work and Baby Giggles

Hard Work and Baby Giggles

I woke up this morning to so many wonderful birthday messages! After I posted a video of Nasir and his sweet baby giggles yesterday on Facebook, I I received so much love and so many wishes!

I decided to share the videos here in my blog for everyone to enjoy. Thank you all so much for your heartfelt messages of love and sweet wishes for a happy birthday. It really meant a lot to me and each one was so well received. Even more, thank you for the sweetness you share with me about Nasir, about your own babies, and about your encouragement to me as a new mom. You have no idea how much it all means to me. I hold each comment and good wish close to my heart.


Whether we were playing or changing his stinky diaper, he was just full of smiles and laughter!


The pattern for the Happy Hues Sampler Baby Blanket is here.

 

You can find the pattern to the Easy Loom Knit Rattle Ball by GoodKnitKisses Here.

Hard at Work

I worked most of the day on some new projects! Here is a quick sneak peak of a new pattern on my hook! I will be releasing this early next week!

After we spent the day filming some new tutorials, we headed out for some birthday treats.

All day my sweet boy was giggling and being so silly!! He was such a good boy even long after his bedtime! But at the end of the day, he was ready for bed in his big boy crib. (We just transitioned from the bassinet)’

 

Thank you again for making my birthday so special!!

~Nadia

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Baby Crown Earflap Hat

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Baby Crown Earflap Hat

This fabulous earflap hat was an alternate hat that I made for Nasir’s Halloween costume, but it’s just so cute, I had to share it!! Even if you didn’t use it for a costume, your little one can wear a crown and stay warm out in the cold with a cute hat too! Enjoy the pattern and video tutorial!

 

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this hat:

 

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
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Teacher: Nadia Fuad
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:

Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the color Gold
Red Heart Yarns Fur in Mink
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of this pattern as you want to make it as long as you want.
-You can do a Single Crochet or a Reverse Single Crochet around the edge to clean it up and make it have a nice finished look

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Baby Crown Earflap Hat

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Baby Crown Earflap Hat

This fabulous earflap hat was an alternate hat that I made for Nasir’s Halloween costume, but it’s just so cute, I had to share it!! Even if you didn’t use it for a costume, your little one can wear a crown and stay warm out in the cold with a cute hat too! Enjoy the pattern and video tutorial!

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

Donate Button with Credit Cards

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
Share your work on Facebook!
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the colors Aran and Gold
Red Heart Yarns Hygge Fur in Smokey
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

 

Hat:

With Aran
Ch 2

Rnd 1: 9 HDC in 2nd ch from hook, sl st to first st, ch 1. (9)

Rnd 2: 2 HDC in each st around, sl st to first st, Ch 1. (18)

Rnd 3: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st] 9 times, sl st to first st, ch 1. (27)

Rnd 4: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts] 9 times, sl st to first st, ch 1. (36)

Rnd 5: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts] 9 times, sl st to first st, ch 1. (45)

Rnd 6: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts] 9 times, sl st to first st, ch 1. (54)

Rnds 7-13: HDC in each st around, sl st to first st, ch 1. (54)

Rnd 14: *FPHDC on next st, BPHDC on next st, repeat from * around, sl st to first st, Ch 1. (54)

Rnds 15-16: Repeat Rnd 14.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

Earflaps: Make 2 in Aran

Ch 11

Row 1: SC in 2nd Ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn. (10)

Row 2: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (10)

Row 3: SC2TOG, SC in each st until 2 sts remain, SC2TOG, Ch 1, turn. (8)

Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

Row 5: Repeat Row 3. (6)

Row 6: Repeat Row 2.

Row 7: Repeat Row 3. (4)

Row 8: SC across and continue to SC around entire piece.
Fasten off, Weave in ends.
Sew earflaps to hat (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Optional: Add braids to the earflaps.

Crown:

With Gold
Row 1: FDC 54 or chain 56, DC in 3rd ch from hook and across. (54 sts) Sl st to first st to form a large ring

Row 2: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, * Sk 2 sts, [3DC, Ch 2, 3DC] in next st, Sk 2 sts, SC in next st, repeat from * around, sl st to first st.
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Optional: Crochet around the bottom of the hat with Hygge Fur for an extra embellishment.

Sew your crown closed at the bottom and sew the crown to the hat. (See the video tutorial for visual instructions)
Weave in the rest of your ends.

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Monster Feet Baby Booties

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Monster Feet Baby Booties
When your little monster needs a pair of boots with claws, look no further. Here are my version of the Monster Feet Baby Booties, and are they delightful! Perfect for gift giving or costumes, these booties will be a hit for everyone!

The pair here was designed for the Max costume worn by my son for Halloween, but don’t hesitate to change these up to make them your own and match any outfit or accessorize any costume.

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

 

There is no video tutorial available for these booties, but if you watch the feet part of the Elephant Baby Booties, they are the same foot part of those slippers..
Also, the toes/claws are the same as the Beast Claws on the Beast Gloves you can find here.

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the color Aran
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

Booties: Make 2

Chain 10
Rnd 1: 2sc into 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next 5 st. Hdc in next 2. 8Dc in last ch. Working on other side, hdc in next 2, sc in next 5, 2 sc in last stitch where beginning 2 sc are. Don’t join. (26 sts)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st from last row, 2 sc in next. Sc 7, hdc in next, 2hdc in each of the next 6 stitches, hdc in next, Sc 7, 2 sc in last 2 stitches. Do not join – (36 sts)

Rnd 3: Sc in next 2 stitches, 2 sc in next. Sc10, 2sc in next 2 stitches, sc in next 6, 2 sc in next 2 stitches. Sc 10, 2sc in next. Sc in last 2 stitches. Fasten off (42 sts)

Rnd 4:  Attach Yarn to BLO of the stitch you fastened off in, sc in BLO of each stitch around. Join to 1st sc. Ch 1 (42 sts)

Rnd 5: Sc in same as join, and in each sc around. Join, ch1. (42 sts)

Rnd 6: Hdc in same as join and in each stitch around, join with ss to 1st hdc (42 sts)

Rnd 7: Sc in same st as join, sc in next stitch, sc2tog, sc 7, hdc2tog 10 times, sc 7, sc2tog, sc in last 2 stitches. Join, ch1. Don’t turn. (30 sts)

Rnd 8: Sc 9, hdc2tog 6 times. Sc 9. Join and ch 1 (24 sts)

Rnd 9: Sc 9, hdc2tog 4 times, sc 7 and join. (20 sts)

Rnds 10-12: Ch 1, HDC in each st around, sl st to first st.
Fasten off after Rnd 12. Weave in ends.

Claws: Make 6 or however many you want (Work in continuous rounds)
Ch 2
Rnd 1: SC 4 in 2nd ch from hook. (4)
Rnd 2: SC in each st. (4)
Rnd 3: 2 SC in next st, 1 sc in next 3 sts. (5)
Rnd 4: 2 SC in next st, 1 sc in next 4 sts. (6)
Rnd 5: 2 SC in next st, 1 sc in next 5 sts. (7)
Rnd 6: 2 SC in next st, 1 sc in next 6 sts. (8)
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Sew claws to the tips of the booties.

Weave in the rest of your ends.

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: King Crown

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: King Crown

Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or combine them to make ONE fantastic headpiece for your baby! Just like the character Max from the book “Where The Wild Things Are,” your little one can transform into royalty and be the king (or queen) of your world!

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the color Gold
Red Heart Yarns Fur in Mink
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

 

Crown:

With Gold
Ch 55 or any multiple of 9 +1
Row 1: HDC in 2nd ch from hook and across, Ch 1, Turn. (54)

Rows 2-5: HDC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (54)
Do not fasten off

You will now be making each point of the crown
Row 1: SC in 9 sts, leave the rest unworked, Ch 1, turn. (9)

Row 2: SC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (9)

Row 3: SC2TOG, SC in each st until 2 sts remain, SC2TOG, Ch 1, Turn. (7)

Row 4: SC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (7)

Row 5: Repeat Row 3. (5)

Row 6: Repeat Row 4. (5)

Row 7: Repeat Row 3. (3)

Row 8: Repeat Row 4. (3)

Row 9: SC3TOG, Do not turn,
Sl st down the side of the point back down to Row 5 of the strap part of the crown (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Repeat Rows 1-9 for the rest of the points. (See Video tutorial for visual instructions)
Do not fasten off, CH 1, and SC along the top edge to clean it up. Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Sew your crown closed, sew fur to the bottom edge of your crown.
Weave in the rest of your ends.

Enjoy!!

This post contains affiliate links, which I may be compensated for when you make a purchase. That means if you click on any link and buy from the linked websites, I will receive a small percentage of the value of your order. The amount you pay is not changed. Thank you for all your support in clicking the links in my blog!! You all are so amazing!! ~Nadia

The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

 

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: King Crown

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: King Crown

Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or combine them to make ONE fantastic headpiece for your baby! Just like the character Max from the book “Where The Wild Things Are,” your little one can transform into royalty and be the king (or queen) of your world!

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this crown:

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

Donate Button with Credit Cards

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
Share your work on Facebook!
Add me on Snapchat: YARNutopia
Follow me on Instagram
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Enjoy this video and subscribe to my channel on YouTube for more tutorials on how to crochet!
Leave a comment, and share with your friends!

Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:

Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the color Gold
Red Heart Yarns Fur in Mink
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of this pattern as you want to make it as long as you want.
-You can do a Single Crochet or a Reverse Single Crochet around the edge to clean it up and make it have a nice finished look

 

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: The Sweet Dream Bonnet

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: The Sweet Dream Bonnet

Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or combine them to make ONE fantastic headpiece for your baby! Just like the character Max from the book “Where The Wild Things Are,” your little one can transform into royalty and be the king (or queen) of your world!

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this bonnet:

 

 

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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the colors Aran
2 Buttons
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can do as many rows of this pattern as you want to make it as long as you want.
-You can do a Single Crochet or a Reverse Single Crochet around the edge to clean it up and make it have a nice finished look

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Sweet Dream Bonnet

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Sweet Dream Bonnet

Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or combine them to make ONE fantastic headpiece for your baby! Just like the character Max from the book “Where The Wild Things Are,” your little one can transform into royalty and be the king (or queen) of your world!

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the colors Aran
2 Buttons
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.

 

Bonnet:
Ch 2
Rnd 1: 9 HDC in 2nd Ch from hook, Sl st to first st, TURN. (9)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 HDC in each st around, sl st to first st, TURN (18)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st] 9 times, sl st to first st, TURN. (27)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts] 9 times, sl st to first st, TURN. (36)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts] 9 times, sl st to first st, TURN. (45)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts] 9 times, sl st to first st, TURN. (54)

You will now work in rows:
Row 7: Ch 1, HDC in next 48 sts, leave the rest unworked, TURN. (48)

Rows 8-17: Ch 1, HDC in each st across, TURN. (48)

Do not fasten off
Work down the side of the bonnet to make the chin strap:
Row 1: Ch 1, HDC evenly 10 sts down 8 rows, TURN. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1, HDC in each st across, TURN. (10 sts)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Attach yarn to other side of bonnet for the other chin strap piece (see video tutorial for placement)

Row 1: Ch 1, HDC evenly 10 sts down 8 rows, TURN. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1, HDC in each st across, TURN. (10 sts)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Sew buttons to one side of the chin strap on the inside. (See video tutorial for placement)
Weave in the rest of your ends.

Enjoy!!

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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

 

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Adult Sized Monster Hats (Male and Female Designs)

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Adult Sized Monster Hats (Male and Female Designs)

Halloween is the one holiday that I plan for all year long! The idea, the design, and the process can take a good portion of my time. When I started this tradition of making my annual costume, it was a challenge, but it was just me. Now we are three! Here is a two in one pattern for our monster hats. Because with three costumes, I have to think smarter not work harder! Hahahaha!

Scroll down to see the video tutorial beneath the photos.

 

Here’s our family photo of our costumes:

 

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this hat:

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away.
Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, quality crochet tutorials even after I move into my new home!
There will be an added expense of more travel and hopefully this won’t deter our ability to provide consistent videos on a weekly basis.

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**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”
***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
Share your work on Facebook!
Add me on Snapchat: YARNutopia
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Enjoy this video and subscribe to my channel on YouTube for more tutorials on how to crochet!
Leave a comment, and share with your friends!

Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Red Heart Yarns Super Saver in the colors Aran, Buff, Yellow, Carrot, Redwood, and Charcoal
Red Heart Yarns Hygge Fur in Smokey
Safety Eyes
Polyfil
-H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-Use 3 strands of yarn at the same time when making the shell of the hat (Shown in video tutorial)
-This hat will fit any adult
-The video tutorial shows how to attach all the pieces and the hair, check it out by clicking the link to view the video.