12 Days of Christmas: Candy Cane Place-card Holder with a Bow

12 Days of Christmas: Candy Cane Place-card Holder with a Bow

On the first day of Christmas we take a candy cane, we add a cute bow, and a lovely name tag…🎶🎵

This is how you make an adorable holiday place card holder. Add this to any table setting to bring some Christmas flair to your family dinner!

Here is a list of supplies I used:

Candy canes

Hot Glue Gun

Hot Glue Sticks

Size G-4.25mm Crochet Hook

Scissors

Lion Brand Yarn Vanna’s Choice

Paper for the Name Tag

 

 

To start, I crocheted a bow.

Pattern for this small bow is as follows:

Ch 30

SC in 1st chain to form a loop and continue to SC around in each Ch, Work in continuous rounds working in the BLO for 6 rounds.
Fasten off with a very long tail.

Follow along with this tutorial to learn how to make a bow:

 

You can make your bow any size, but I only chained 30 at the beginning for the foundation row.

 

I used the long strand of yarn that I cut at the end to wrap around the center of the bow to cinch it in.

 

Then I took hot glue and glued the THREE candy canes together so they would stand up.

 

Once they were dried and attached, I hot glued on the bow.

 

I added a place card with the name written fancy. You can add this to your table setting for an extra detail to your holiday decor!

Enjoy!!

 

 

 

I did this project in just a few minutes. It was sooooo easy!!

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Lion Brand Yarn

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Blaze Orange Woodsman Hat

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Blaze Orange Woodsman Hat

This Blaze Orange Woodsman Hat is sure to keep the most die-hard outdoorsman toasty warm this winter season! Safety and comfort are the name of the game for this time of year when you’re roaming in the woods. Make this for someone you love!

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 even if we don’t live together.
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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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
Lion Brand Yarn Hometown USA in Syracuse Orange (about 90 yards)
Lion Brand Yarn Go For Faux in Tamarin (about 75 yards)
Size N-9.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-2 Buttons are optional
-Old Bill Brim Hat/Trucker hat (an old one that you already have will work)
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make this smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make this bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 3 hours to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.
-This pattern with video tutorial is made for an adult male (this fits me too and I’m an adult female), but if you view the stitch counts below, you will be able to see the stitch counts and a guide/recipe for smaller sizes.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
DC: Double Crochet
DC2TOG: Double Crochet Decrease
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only

 

 

 

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 Lion Brand Yarn

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Blaze Orange Woodsman Hat

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Blaze Orange Woodsman Hat

This Blaze Orange Woodsman Hat is sure to keep the most die-hard outdoorsman toasty warm this winter season! Safety and comfort are the name of the game for this time of year when you’re roaming in the woods. Make this for someone you love!

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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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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
Lion Brand Yarn Hometown USA in Syracuse Orange (about 90 yards)
Lion Brand Yarn Go For Faux in Tamarin (about 75 yards)
Size N-9.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-2 Buttons are optional
-Old Bill Brim Hat/Trucker hat (an old one that you already have will work)
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make this smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make this bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 3 hours to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.
-This pattern with video tutorial is made for an adult male (this fits me too and I’m an adult female), but if you view the stitch counts below, you will be able to see the stitch counts and a guide/recipe for smaller sizes.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
DC: Double Crochet
DC2TOG: Double Crochet Decrease
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only

Pattern:

Outer Hat:

With Hometown USA yarn in the color Syracuse Orange
Ch 3

Rnd 1: 9 DC in 3rd Ch from hook, sl st to first DC, TURN. (9)

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does NOT count as st), 2 DC in each st around, Sl st to first DC, Turn. (18)

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

Rnd 4: Ch 2, [2 DC in next st, DC in next 2 sts] 9 times, sl st to first DC, Turn. (36)
For baby size, move onto Rnd 7

Rnd 5: Ch 2, [2 DC in next st, DC in next 3 sts] 9 times, sl st to first DC, Turn. (45)
For Child/teen size, move onto Rnd 7

Rnd 6: Ch 2, [2 DC in next st, DC in next 4 sts] 9 times, sl st to first DC, Turn. (54)
For Large Adult size continue to Rnd 7 (This size is shown in the video tutorial)

Rnds 7-9: Ch 2, DC in each st around, sl st to first DC, Turn. (54)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF, continue onto first earflap.

First Earflap:
Row 1: Ch 2, DC in 10 sts, Ch 2 turn. (10) (Leave the rest of the sts unworked, also, for smaller sizes, just DC in less sts – 8 or 6 sts)

Rows 2-5: DC across, Ch 2, Turn. (10)
Note: For smaller sizes, just do 3 or 4 rows of 10 sts across

Row 6: DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn. (7 sts)
For smaller sizes, do DC2TOG, DC until last 2 sts remain, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn.

Row 7: DC2TOG, DC in each st until 2 sts remain, DC2TOG.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Second Earflap:
For largest size, sk 15 sts on round 9 of the hat and attach yarn. For smaller sizes, sk 10 sts on round 9 of the hat and attach yarn.

Ch 2

Row 1: DC in 10 sts, Ch 2 turn. (10) (Leave the rest of the sts unworked, also, for smaller sizes, just DC in less sts – 8 or 6 sts)

Rows 2-5: DC across, Ch 2, Turn. (10)
Note: For smaller sizes, just do 3 or 4 rows of 10 sts across

Row 6: DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn. (7 sts)
For smaller sizes, do DC2TOG, DC until last 2 sts remain, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn.

Row 7: DC2TOG, DC in each st until 2 sts remain, DC2TOG.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

Inner Hat:

With Go for Faux in Tamarin
The easiest thing to do is work BETWEEN the stitches (you will have to feel around for them, but since you are working with a larger crochet hook, it will be easy to feel between the posts of your DC sts.

Ch 3

Rnd 1: 9 DC in 3rd Ch from hook, sl st to first DC, TURN. (9)

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does NOT count as st), 2 DC in each st around, Sl st to first DC, Turn. (18)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, [2 DC in next st, DC in next st] 9 times, sl st to first DC, Turn. (27)
For baby size, move onto Rnd 6

Rnd 4: Ch 2, [2 DC in next st, DC in next 2 sts] 9 times, sl st to first DC, Turn. (36)
For Child/teen size, move onto Rnd 7

Rnd 5: Ch 2, [2 DC in next st, DC in next 3 sts] 9 times, sl st to first DC, Turn. (45)
For Large Adult size continue to Rnd 7 (This size is shown in the video tutorial)

Rnds 6-9: Ch 2, DC in each st around, sl st to first DC, Turn. (54)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF, continue onto first earflap.

First Earflap:
Row 1: Ch 2, DC in 10 sts, Ch 2 turn. (10) (Leave the rest of the sts unworked, also, for smaller sizes, just DC in less sts – 8 or 6 sts)

Rows 2-5: DC across, Ch 2, Turn. (10)
Note: For smaller sizes, just do 3 or 4 rows of 10 sts across

Row 6: DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn. (7 sts)
For smaller sizes, do DC2TOG, DC until last 2 sts remain, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn.

Row 7: DC2TOG, DC in each st until 2 sts remain, DC2TOG.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Second Earflap:
For largest size, sk 15 sts on round 9 of the hat and attach yarn. For smaller sizes, sk 10 sts on round 9 of the hat and attach yarn.

Ch 2

Row 1: DC in 10 sts, Ch 2 turn. (10) (Leave the rest of the sts unworked, also, for smaller sizes, just DC in less sts – 8 or 6 sts)

Rows 2-5: DC across, Ch 2, Turn. (10)
Note: For smaller sizes, just do 3 or 4 rows of 10 sts across

Row 6: DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, DC in next 2 sts, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn. (7 sts)
For smaller sizes, do DC2TOG, DC until last 2 sts remain, DC2TOG, Ch 2, turn.

Row 7: DC2TOG, DC in each st until 2 sts remain, DC2TOG.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Assembly Step:

Insert a Bill brim hat in between the two hats you created and sew the 2 hats together but DO NOT sew the front stitches together yet, you wont be able to since the bill brim of the hat is in the way (see video tutorial for visual instructions)

To cover the bill brim, go onto the BRIM part of the hat below.

Covering the Brim of the hat:

Attach yarn to BLO of the first unsewn stitch on the front of the hat (for the large adult size there should be 15 free stitches to work in)

Row 1: Ch 2 DC in each st across, Ch 2, Turn. (15 sts)

Row 2: DC in each st across, Ch 2, Turn. (15)

Row 3: DC2TOG, DC in each st until there are 2 sts left, DC2TOG, Ch 2, Turn. (13)

Row 4: Repeat Row 3 (11)
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Attach Hometown USA in Syracuse Orange to the first unsewn stitch on the front of the hat on the UNDER SIDE of the bill brim (the inner hat)

Row 1: Ch 2 DC in each st across, Ch 2, Turn. (15 sts)

Row 2: DC in each st across, Ch 2, Turn. (15)

Row 3: DC2TOG, DC in each st until there are 2 sts left, DC2TOG, Ch 2, Turn. (13)

Row 4: Repeat Row 3 (11)
Fasten off (you can weave in this end)

Assembly:

Sew the top and bottom part of the brim together, sewing in the bill brim hat and hiding it inside the 2 layers of hats. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Trapper Hat Decoration:

Attach Syracuse Orange to the FLO that is free on the front of the hat

Row 1: Ch 2, DC in each st across, Ch 2, Turn. (15 sts)

Rows 2-4: DC in each st across, Ch 2, Turn. (15)
For smaller sizes, only do 3 rows total.

Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Assembly Step:

Sew the top of the trapper hat part to the hat. (See 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 Lion Brand Yarn

 

Happy Halloween 2020

Happy Halloween 2020

We had such a fantastic Halloween, and I wanted to share all of our costume pieces in one blog post.  Below you will see each piece that I crocheted and links to their crochet patterns. Simply click the image or the title of each pattern to go to its pattern.

Here is our little Bee Family Photo!

 

 

 

For my Bee Hive costume, I made one large spiral using Lion Brand Basic Stitch yarn.
I do not have a crochet pattern for this, however, at the very bottom of this blog post, I will share a mini “recipe” of how I created this beehive.

 

I added mini Felt Bees that I purchased on Amazon. You can get them here.

 

 

 

For Nate’s costume, I purchased a Bee Keeper Outfit on Amazon. You can find it here.

I also used some Tulle from the fabric shop and added it to the Honey Bee Sunhat that I made for his costume. I added the same Felt Bees to his hat with floral wire.

 

 

On Nasir’s Costume, I share all the components of his costume in this blog post here. I made the wings out of Nylons and coat hangers. I have a FREE crochet pattern and video tutorial for his whole outfit. It’s called the Baby Bee Costume and you can find it here.

 

 

This Baby Bee was *SO* done after our photo shoot!

Thank you for another fabulous year of costumes!

Happy Halloween!!

 

 

 

Below you will find information about the Large Bee Hive costume that I am wearing:

 

For the body and hat:
Work in continuous rounds
Ch 35
HDC in 1st Ch to form a ring, and in the next 23 chs, SC in last 11 chs.
Then I just HDC’d in each HDC st and SC’d in each SC st until it formed a spiral. I stuffed this tube as I went.

I did the same exact thing for my hat. I made 4 spirals for the body and 3 spirals for the hat.
I sewed the beginning and end of the tube and sewed it together in the shape of a beehive.

For the straps, I just did a row of 50 double crochet stitches to make a basic strap and sewed it in on the inside of the bee hive.

I hope this gives you a good idea of how I made the bee hive. If you are interested in making it and have questions, feel free to email me (nadia@yarnutopia.com) and I can help you as best as I can!!

Enjoy!

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Honey Bee Sunhat

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Honey Bee Sunhat

The Honey Bee Sunhat is such a simple hat to add to any outfit! Wear it in the garden to keep the sun off your face, or wear it to the apple orchard in the fall! You can spice it up with a fancy ribbon of any color!
I used this hat as part of our Halloween costumes for the Bee Keeper costume, but there are so many different ways you can wear it! Find the written instructions below.

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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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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
Lion Brand Yarn Basic Stitch in Goldmine (2 Balls of yarn) You will use 2 strands of yarn held together
Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Fancy Ribbon
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This hat will fit any adult
-I do not have stitch counts for smaller or bigger sizes.
-This took about 3 hours for me to create.
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
BLO: Back Loop Only
FLO: Front Loop Only
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:

Hold 2 strands of yarn together for stiffness

Work in Continuous Rounds

Ch 2

Rnd 1: 9 SC in 2nd Ch from hook. (9)

Rnd 2: 2 SC in each st around. (18)

Rnd 3: [2 SC in next st, SC in next st] 9 times. (27)

Rnd 4: [2 SC in next st, SC in next 2 sts] 9 times. (36)

Rnd 5: [2 SC in next st, SC in next 3 sts] 9 times. (45)

Rnd 6: [2 SC in next st, SC in next 4 sts] 9 times. (54)

Rnd 7: [2 SC in next st, SC in next 8 sts] 6 times. (60)

Rnd 8: SC in each st around. (60)

Rnd 9: [2 SC in next st, SC in next 9 sts] 6 times. (66)

Rnd 10: SC in each st around. (66)

Rnd 11: [2 SC in next st, SC in next 10 sts] 6 times. (72)

Rnds 12-27: SC in each st around. (72)

Rnd 28: Add Wire underneath stitches for the rest of this pattern, Work in FLO for this row only, 2 SC in each st around. (144)

Rnd 29: Work in BOTH LOOPS of sts, continue using the wire underneath the sts, SC in each st around. (144)

Rnds 30-35: Repeat Row 29.
After row 35 is done, sl st to next st to fasten off.

Fasten off, Weave in all ends.

Tie a ribbon around hat.
(Add a feather if you’d like!)

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 Lion Brand Yarn

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie Costume

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie Costume

My little guy buzzes all over the place! 🐝 He rarely stays still. He was my inspiration for this busy Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie Costume! Nasir makes the cutest little honey bumble bee around! 🐝🐝
Each year we do epic Halloween costumes, and this year is no exception! A special thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the amazing fibers for this year’s costumes!

 

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

 

 

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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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Enjoy this video and subscribe to my channel on YouTube for more tutorials on how to crochet!
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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
Lion Brand Yarn 24/7 Cotton in Black (1 Ball of yarn)
Lion Brand Yarn Basic Stitch in Lemonade (1 Ball of yarn)
Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-4 Small Buttons in yellow
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-The video tutorial and written pattern showcase a size Women’s Large US size.
-This is written in US terms
-This romper will fit an 18-24 month old toddler.
-See the VIDEO TUTORIAL for other sizing tips/tricks.
-I do not have stitch counts for smaller or bigger sizes.
-This took about 5 hours for me to create.
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

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

 

 

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie Costume

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie Costume

My little guy buzzes all over the place! 🐝 He rarely stays still. He was my inspiration for this busy Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie Costume! Nasir makes the cutest little honey bumble bee around! 🐝🐝
Each year we do epic Halloween costumes, and this year is no exception! A special thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the amazing fibers for this year’s costumes!

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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
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!

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
Lion Brand Yarn 24/7 Cotton in Black (1 Ball of yarn)
Lion Brand Yarn Basic Stitch in Lemonade (1 Ball of yarn)
Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-4 Small Buttons in yellow
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-The video tutorial and written pattern showcase a size Women’s Large US size.
-This is written in US terms
-This romper will fit an 18-24 month old toddler.
-See the VIDEO TUTORIAL for other sizing tips/tricks.
-I do not have stitch counts for smaller or bigger sizes.
-This took about 5 hours for me to create.
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
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.

Bumble Bee Romper:

Front Panel:

With Black:
Ch 13
Row 1: HDC in 2nd Ch and in each ch across, Ch 1, Turn. (12 sts)

Rows 2-7: HDC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (12)

Row 8: 2 HDC in first st, HDC in each st until 1 st remains, put 2 HDC in last st, Ch 1, Turn. (14)

Rows 9-17: Repeat Row 8. (At the end of Row 17, you should have 32 sts across)
After Row 17, Change color to Yellow (do not fasten off black, you will pick up that color at Row 20)

Row 18: HDC across, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 19: HDC across, Pick up Black yarn from Row 17 and change color from yellow to black

Continue to Change color every 2 rows

Rows 20-43: HDC across, ch 1, Turn.

Fasten off when you have 7 of the yellow stripes, then turn your work around to the bottom again and work the back panel on the opposite end of the foundation row.

Back Panel:

Attach your black yarn to the first stitch on the foundation row of your front panel.

Ch 1

Rows 1-3: HDC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (12)

Rows 4-13: 2 HDC in first st, HDC in each st until 1 st remains, put 2 HDC in last st, Ch 1, Turn. (After Row 13, you will have the 32 sts across)

After Row 13, Change color to Yellow (do not fasten off black, you will pick up that color at Row 15)

Row 14: HDC across, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 15: HDC across, Pick up Black yarn from Row 13 and change color from yellow to black

Continue to Change color every 2 rows

Rows 16-39: HDC across, ch 1, Turn.

Row 40: Change to Black and HDC across, Ch 1, Turn, do not fasten off, continue with the first strap

First Shoulder strap:

Ch 1

Row 1: HDC in 12 sts, Ch 1, Turn (Leave the rest of the sts on this row unworked)

Rows 2-5: HDC across, Ch 1, Turn.
Fasten off after Row 5.

Second Shoulder Strap:

Count 12 sts in from the left side, Attach your yarn, Ch 1

Row 1: HDC in the 12 sts (if you need to see the video tutorial for visual instructions, see it here)

Rows 2-5: HDC across, Ch 1, Turn.
Fasten off after Row 5.

Weave in all ends.

Assembly step:

Sew 4 buttons to the front panel where the straps will attach.
Sew up both sides of the romper leaving room for arm holes.
See video tutorial for visual instructions

Leg Trim:

SC 48 sts evenly around both leg holes to clean up edges.

Weave in all ends.

Beanie Hat:

With 24/7 Cotton in Black

Ch 2
Work in Continuous Rounds
Rnd 1: 9 HDC in 2nd Ch from hook. (9)

Rnd 2: 2 HDC in each st around. (18)

Rnd 3: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st] 9 times. (27)

Rnd 4: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts] 9 times. (36)

Rnd 5: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts] 9 times. (45)

Rnd 6: [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts] 9 times. (54)

Rnds 7-18: HDC in each st around. (54)
Sl st to next st, Fasten off, Weave in all ends.

 

For the wings, I used this tutorial to learn how to make DIY wings using nylons and coat hangers.

 

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 Lion Brand Yarn

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Mystery Medley Tote Bag

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Mystery Medley Tote Bag

The Mystery Medley Tote Bag was the outcome of the mystery crochet along that was sponsored by Nicki (from Nicki’s Homemade Crafts) and myself.

Every few days a new piece of the pattern was released out of order and the final assembly revealed this awesome tote bag!

If you could not participate in the MCAL, but still want to make the bag, here is the pattern. You can follow along on all parts to complete the bag on your own. This tote is roomy enough for an overnight bag or yarn bag, yet convenient to carry around as a handbag! So versatile!

If you make this bag, share a photo on Instagram and hashtag #MCALNN so we can see your Mystery Medley Tote Bag!

If you would like to see Nicki’s version of this pattern, Find it HERE

The Video tutorials for each part are shown before each part below.

 

 

Watch this playlist of video tutorials to learn how to make this bag:

 

 

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Here are all the materials you will need:

(Click on the links below to get your supplies online)

4 different colors of worsted weight (Size 4 medium) yarn

I used WeCrochet’s Brava yarn with these colors

-1 skein of Caution for Part 1
-1 skein of Marina for part 2
-2 Skeins of Asphalt Heather for Part 3
-2 skeins of Fairytale for Part 4 and 5
-4.0mm hook (Get the crochet hook I used here)
Scissors
Measuring Tape
Tapestry Needle

Special Notes:

To follow this pattern, you will need general and beginner-friendly knowledge of basic crochet stitches. Video tutorials will be provided for every part

GAUGE is NOT important, BUT measurements will be! PLEASE MEASURE!

This bag is approximately 16 inches wide and 12 inches tall. It is very spacious!

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
WS: Wrong Side (Back of square)
RS: Right Side (Front of Square
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet
ATC: Alternate Turning Chain (if you cannot do this, simply Chain 3, and that should be sufficient)

 

Here’s the pattern!!

 

Triangle #1

 

(Click the image above to go to the video tutorial)

This part of the bag was designed and made by Nicki. She filmed a tutorial which you can find HERE.

**Make 6 Triangles**

Start with a color you only have ONE skein of.

I picked Caution Yellow (Nicki’s image above shows color Freesia)

Each triangle has the dimensions 7.5 x 5.5 (if stretched it could also be 6 inches). Try to make sure your measurements match that.

The triangle is made in rows and finished off with 1 row (just one edge) of single crochet stitches. All atc’s are the height of a tr (so 3 stacked sc’s) which are counted as a stitch.

Row 1: 1 atc, 3 dc, 1 tr, 3 dc, 1 tr, turn, close the magic ring

Row 2: [1 atc, 2 dc] all on top of the tr from the previous row, 1 dc on top of each dc from the previous row, until you reach the tr from previous row, place [2 dc’s, 1 tr, 2 dc’s] on top of the tr from previous row, 1 dc on top of each dc from the previous row, until you reach the last stitch, place [2 dc’s and 1 tr] on top of that last stitch, turn

Rows 3 – 5: repeat R2

Once you have finished the last row, simply crochet evenly 24 sc’s across the long side of the triangle (where the edges of the rows are).

Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

Triangle #2

(Click the image above to go to the video tutorial)

This part of the bag was designed by me, Nadia, from YARNutopia. I filmed a video tutorial which you can find HERE.

Make 6 Triangles

Use a color that you have ONE skein of

I picked Marina

Each triangle has the dimensions 7.5 (long side) x 5.5 (both short sides)  (if stretched it could also be 6 inches). Try to make sure your measurements match that.

Start with a Magic Ring (or Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring)

Row 1: Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] into Ring, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 2: SC in first SC, Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in ch 2 sp, Ch 1, SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 3: SC in first st, Ch 1, SC in next Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in Ch 2 sp, Ch 1, SC in next Ch 1 sp, Ch 1, SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 4: SC in first st, *Ch 1, SC in next ch sp, repeat from * until Ch 2 sp, Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in ch 2 sp, **Ch 1, SC in next ch 1 sp, repeat from ** until last st, Ch 1, and SC in last St. Ch 1, Turn.

Rows 5-14: Repeat Row 4
when your triangle is big enough, SC along the LONG side of your triangle 24 sts evenly. Fasten off and weave in all your ends.

 

Base of the Tote Bag

 

(Click the image above to go to the video tutorial)

This part of the bag was designed and made by Nicki. She filmed a tutorial which you can find HERE

**Make 1 rectangle**

Crochet with a color you have TWO skeins of. But you will likely use only one of the skeins for this rectangle. Nicki used the color Mulberry in the photo above, I used  Asphalt Heather for mine.

The rectangle needs to measure 7.5 x 15 inches at the end.

Remember, measurement is more important than row or stitch count!

Ch 53

Row 1: starting from the 2nd ch, 1 thermal stitch in each ch, turn

Rows 2-46: ch 1, 1 thermal stitch in each st, turn

*remember that you need to count each side to know the full number of rows

*If you need to do more or less rows to get the measurement correctly, then do that.

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

 

Square Pattern

(Click the image above to go to the video tutorial)

This part of the bag was designed by me, Nadia, from YARNutopia. I filmed a video tutorial which you can find HERE.

**Make 6 squares**

Crochet with a color you only have TWO of (not the same as the rectangle).

I used the color Fairy Tale (used a little more than 1 skein). The squares need to measure 5.5 x 5.5 inches at the end.

Magic ring or Ch 4, Sl st to first ch to form a ring.

(RS) Rnd 1: Ch up 3 (Counts as DC), 2 DC into ring, [Ch 2, 3 DC into ring] 3 times, Ch 2, sl st to beg ch up 3 st, ch 1, do NOT turn.

(RS) Rnd 2: FPDC on first st, *DC in next, FPDC on next, [2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, FPDC on next st, repeat from * around, ending with corner sts, Sl st to first FPDC, ch 1, TURN.

(WS) Rnd 3: DC in same st you sl st’d into, [BPDC on next st, DC in next st] until corner, *[2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, [DC in next st, BPDC on next st] until corner, repeat from * around, ending with BPDC on last st, Sl st to 1st DC. Ch 1. Do NOT turn.

(WS) Rnd 4: BPDC on same st you sl st’d to, [DC on next st, BPDC on next st] until corner, *[2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, [BPDC on next st, DC on next st] until next corner, repeat from * around, ending with DC in last st, Sl st to 1st BPDC, ch 1, turn. (if your square is large enough at this point, just skip round 5 and work a single crochet round like round 6 – just be sure to SC around while looking at the RS of your work)

(RS) Rnd 5: DC in same st you sl st’d into, [FPDC on next st, DC in next st] until corner, *[2 DC, Ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, [DC in next st, FPDC on next st] until next corner, Repeat from * around, ending with FPDC on last st, sl st to 1st DC, ch 1, do NOT turn.

(RS) Rnd 6: SC around entire square putting [2 sc, Ch 2, 2 SC] in each corner, sl st to first SC. Fasten off. Weave in all your ends.

 

Assembly and Straps:

(Click the image above to go to the video tutorial)

This part of the bag was designed by me, Nadia, from YARNutopia. I filmed a video tutorial which you can find HERE.

 

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial to have visual instructions.

**Make 2 Straps**

Start with a long strand of yarn for sewing before making your slip knot.

Round 1: Ch 12 (or any number that is double the width of the strap you would like), SC in the first ch to form a ring and continue to SC around the whole chain (12)

Work in continuous rounds

Rnds 2-50: SC in each st around
(you can make your strap shorter by doing less rounds or longer by doing more rounds depending on your liking)

Attaching the triangles, squares, and rectangle:
Using your rectangle as the base, you will sew that on last.
Line up your squares as diamonds and place the triangles with their short sides touching the squares and their long sides facing out. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Using the Single Crochet method, Single crochet your pieces together in a zig-zag direction. When all your squares and triangles are attached, line up the rectangle to the bottom and single crochet around the whole piece attaching it to your triangles.

Top Brim: Single crochet around the whole top of the bag, Continue to SC around the top of the bag until your height is what you want the bag to be. I did 10 rounds around the top of the bag.

Sew your straps on the inside of the bag for a more sturdy hold.

Add a button and a loop to clasp onto the button (optional)

Nicki’s Version:

Click on the image to see her version or click the links below the image to go to her tutorial or her written instructions. Her bag looks FABULOUS!!!!!!

 

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 WeCrochet

 

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Sign of The Times Beanie Hat

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Sign of The Times Beanie Hat

LIMITED TIME ONLY! Get this FREE PDF Digital Download for the LEAP INTO FALL EVENT Hosted By Nicki’s Homemade Crafts HERE!!
(Or click the image below to save the pattern)

This is the Sign Of The Times Hat and like the name, it really is indicative of the times we are living in.
As we approach colder weather in the northern hemisphere, we will not only have to deal with the cold and wind, but also the season of colds and flu. We are already doing everything to combat Covid-19 by social distancing and wearing masks, washing our hands, and not touching surfaces. My new hat design comes with buttons to accommodate a face-mask and then an attachment to cover the face-mask underneath.

We all want to enjoy the outdoors and with so much ahead of us-sport events, holidays, and other situations where we may be near others, this hat is the perfect way to accommodate a face-mask while battling the elements!

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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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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

Lion Brand Yarns Basic Stitch in Goldmine (one ball of yarn)
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Dublin Green and a burnt orange color)
Paintbox Yarns in Red and Light Green
Faux Fur Pom
Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
2 Buttons
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 2 days to make
-This hat will fit any adult
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the yarn I used in this project. The yarns I used are listed in the Materials Section above.
-This hat is crocheted from the bottom up.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
Puff Stitch: [YO, Insert hook, YO, pull through] 3 times, YO pull through all 7 loops on hook. Puff made.
BLO: Back Loop Only

Pattern:

Brim:

With tan color
Ch 16

Row 1: SC in 2nd Ch and in each ch across, Ch 1, Turn. (15)

Rows 2-65: Working in BLO, SC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (15)

SC 1st and last row together to form a headband style piece. Do NOT fasten off.

Hat portion:

Round 1: Fold the headband so that both edges are together (so the headband is half the width it was) and evenly SC 66 sts around the edge closing the whole piece by single crocheting both layers together. (see photos for a visual idea).
Fasten off and change color.

Rnd 2: Attach to any stitch, Ch 3 (counts as first DC st), *Puff St in next st, DC in next st, repeat from * around, ending with Puff st in last st, sl st to first ch 3 st, Ch 1. Do NOT turn. (66)

Rnd 3: SC in each st around, sl st to first SC, Fasten off, change color.

Rnd 4: Attach next color in stitch you last sl st’d into, Ch 3, *Puff St in next st, DC in next st, repeat from * around, ending with Puff st in last st, sl st to first ch 3 st, Ch 1. (66)

Rnd 5: Repeat Rnd 3
Change color

Rnd 6: Repeat Rnd 4

Rnd 7: Repeat Rnd 3
Change color

Rnd 8: Repeat Rnd 4

Rnd 9: Repeat Rnd 3
Change color

Rnd 10: Repeat Rnd 4

Rnd 11: Repeat Rnd 3
Change color

Rnd 12: Repeat Rnd 4

Rnd 13: [SC2TOG, SC in next 9 sts] 6 times, sl st to first SC, Fasten off, Change color. (60)

Rnd 14: Repeat Rnd 4 (60)

Rnd 15: [SC2TOG, SC in next 4 sts] 10 times, sl st to first sc. Fasten off, Change color. (50)

Rnd 16: Repeat Rnd 4 (50)

Rnd 17: [SC2TOG, SC in next 3 sts] 10 times, Sl st to first SC, Fasten off, Change color. (40)

Rnd 18: Repeat Rnd 4 (40)

Rnd 19: [SC2TOG, SC in next 2 sts] 10 times, Sl st to first SC, Fasten off, Change color. (30)

Rnd 20: Attach new color, [SC2TOG, SC in next st] 10 Times, sl st to first SC, Ch 1 (20)

Rnd 21: [SC2TOG] 10 times, Sl st to first SC, Fasten off with long tail.
Sew top hole closed with that long tail and sew on a faux fur pom on the top.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Mask:

I used red but you can use any colors

Ch 6

Row 1: SC in 2nd Ch from hook and across, Ch 1, turn. (5 sts)

Row 2: 2 SC in first st, SC in next 3 sts, 2 SC in last st, ch 1 turn. (7)

Row 3: SC in first 2 sts, Ch 3, Sk 3 sts, SC in last 2 sts, Ch 1, Turn. (button hole made)

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

Row 5: 2 SC in first st, SC in each st until 1 st remains, put 2 SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn. (9)

Rows 6-8: Repeat Row 5 (11 sts for row 6, 13 sts for row 7, 15 sts for row 8)

Rows 9-41: SC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (15)

Row 42: SC2TOG, SC in each st until 2 sts remain, SC2TOG, Ch 1, Turn. (13)

Row 43: repeat row 42. (11)

Row 44: Repeat Row 42. (9)

Row 45: Repeat Row 42. (7)

Row 46: SC in first 2 sts, Ch 3, Sk 3 sts, SC in last 2 sts, Ch 1, Turn. (button hole made)

Row 47: SC in each st and each Ch across, Ch 1, Turn. (7)

Row 48: SC2TOG, SC in next 3 sts, SC2TOG, Ch 1, Turn.

Continue to SC around entire piece to clean up the edges.

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Assembly Step:

Sew a button on each side of the hat near the ears so the mask can be buttoned on. I sewed my buttons on the inside of the hat but you can sew them on the outside if you’d like. I liked the idea of flipping the hat brim up and having the buttons exposed if I wanted them to be. Otherwise they are hidden inside and your mask can attach to the inside buttons.

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 WeCrochet, LoveCrafts and Lion Brand Yarn

2020 Mystery Crochet-Along

2020 Mystery Crochet-Along

**To see the written instructions for each part, scroll down to the Schedule Section Below.**

This is my first ever Crochet Along that I will be hosting with another blogger and good friend of mine, Nicki from Nicki’s Homemade Crafts! We are keeping it a complete secret until the end, so we are calling this a Mystery Crochet Along to make things interesting.  This entire CAL is free and will be broken up into 5 PARTS throughout 2 weeks with a special *GIVEAWAY* at the end.

This is sponsored by WeCrochet.

The Mystery CAL Hosts

This Mystery CAL is hosted by me, Nadia from YARNutopia and my friend Nicki from Nicki’s Homemade Crafts. When Nicki asked me to join her in doing this M-CAL, I wasn’t going to turn down this amazing opportunity to work with such an incredible crochet designer! Nicki has helped me in so many ways throughout my crochet blogging journey, and I am honored to be part of this collaboration with her.

 

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How this will work:

You can follow both Nicki and myself on social media or sign up for our newsletters and of course join our Facebook groups. (All linked above) The Mystery CAL will be in 5 separate parts: 2 parts for me, 2 for Nicki, and 1 part that we both reveal at the end. The last part of the Mystery CAL will be similar, but not the same. We both start out with the same crochet pattern, but we will be finishing it differently. That way, we make it more fun and it provides you with *options* on how to finish it yourself. Who doesn’t love options?! Amirite?!

 

All the parts for this Mystery Crochet Along will have written instructions as well as an accompanying video tutorial to guide you through every step of the way. Here’s an example

For Part 1, you will go to Nicki’s website to see the written pattern and video tutorial. (I’ll share her link here so you don’t get lost).

Then, for Part 2, you will come here to my website to get the written pattern and video tutorial.

For part 3, you will go back to Nicki’s website for the instructions,

On part 4 you will come back to my website to get the information

And for part 5, the final one, you will get to choose between Nicki’s final option or mine-You will be able to view both and make your own choice based on what you like!

While you work on each part of the crochet pattern, we encourage you to share your progress pictures in our Facebook Groups using the hashtag #MCALNN

You have until 9/24/20 to finish the pattern, post the image of the final product using the hashtag #MCALNN to qualify for the GIVEAWAY!

 

How to qualify for the GIVEAWAY:

You can enter or take your time with the pattern and not enter–you still get a fabulous crocheted creation that you made in the end!

But here is how you qualify to be entered in the Giveaway:

  1. Join both Nicki’s and my newsletter (Find the Sign-up for Nicki’s Newsletter here)
    Sign up for my newsletter here
  2. Follow us on Facebook and SUBSCRIBE to both of our Youtube channels (Links are above)
  3. Post the image of your final product in our Facebook groups when you are finished (Before 9/24/2020)
  4. Use the hashtag #MCALNN when you post to our Facebook groups (you can post in both groups or just one group – you will still qualify for the giveaway)
  5. Post into our group with the image and hashtag no later than 9/24/20, midnight PT

Both Nicki and I will pick a winner to each win a product from WeCrochet with a $50 value. The Giveaway Winner announcement will take place on my Facebook page on 9/25/20 at 12pm, PT (3pm, ET).

 

The prizes you have a chance to win:

1. A Yarn Swift – Birch

2. The Hook Nook Designer Project Bag

 

 

 

Here are all the materials you will need for this Mystery Crochet Along:

(Click on the links below to get your supplies online)

4 different colors of worsted weight (Size 4 medium) yarn

I used WeCrochet’s Brava yarn with these colors (go to Nicki’s Page to see which colors and amounts of yarn she is using in her project)

-1 skein of Caution for Part 1
-1 skein of Marina for part 2
-2 Skeins of Asphalt Heather for Part 3
-2 skeins of Fairytale for Part 4 and 5
-4.0mm hook (Get the crochet hook I used here)
Scissors
Measuring Tape
Tapestry Needle

Special Notes:

There are a few materials I can’t reveal just yet, as that would reveal the mystery right away

These materials are not essential at the beginning of the pattern

I will reveal them in part 5

To follow this M-CAL, you will need general and beginner-friendly knowledge of basic crochet stitches. Video tutorials will be provided for every part

GAUGE is NOT important, BUT measurements will be! PLEASE MEASURE!

 

When will this Mystery Crochet Along Happen?

The Mystery Crochet Along will be in 5 separate parts. You will likely not know *what* it will be until you see Part 5 of the CAL. We want to make sure you all have your materials you will need for the Mystery Crochet Along, we will give you all a week to collect your materials.

Then we will get started.

**See the schedule below for each part.**

We hope to have many people attend this Mystery Crochet Along!! It will be a complete mystery, although, we won’t tell you what it is to keep it fun and interesting. But, it will also be super exciting as we see you all working on it and get to tell the big reveal at the end!

 

Be sure to share this post with your crochet friends so they all can join in all the fun!!

This MCAL has STARTED!!! See each part below!

 

 

Mystery Crochet Along Pattern Parts:

Part 1:

Find PART 1 on Nicki’s Website HERE and her video tutorial HERE.

Be sure to follow Nicki’s YOUTUBE Channel and all of her other social media pages (Links are above for that)!

Also, SHARE your 6 TRIANGLES for PART 1 to our Facebook Groups (Both Nicki’s and Nadia’s) and use the hashtag #MCALNN for us to see and celebrate you!

 

Part 2:

Now available below – by Nadia

Make 6 Triangles

Use a color that you have ONE skein of

I picked Marina

Each triangle has the dimensions 7.5 (long side) x 5.5 (both short sides)  (if stretched it could also be 6 inches). Try to make sure your measurements match that.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial to have visual instructions.

Triangle:
Make 6 Total Triangles in the same color (I used Marina for all 6 of my Triangles for Part 2)

Start with a Magic Ring (or Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring)

Row 1: Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] into Ring, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 2: SC in first SC, Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in ch 2 sp, Ch 1, SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 3: SC in first st, Ch 1, SC in next Ch 1 Sp, Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in Ch 2 sp, Ch 1, SC in next Ch 1 sp, Ch 1, SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn.

Row 4: SC in first st, *Ch 1, SC in next ch sp, repeat from * until Ch 2 sp, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in ch 2 sp, **Ch 1, SC in next ch 1 sp, repeat from ** until last st, Ch 1, and SC in last St. Ch 1, Turn.

Rows 5-14: Repeat Row 4
when your triangle is big enough, SC along the LONG side of your triangle 24 sts evenly. Fasten off and weave in all your ends.

Also, SHARE your 6 TRIANGLES for PART 2 to our Facebook Groups (Both Nicki’s and Nadia’s) and use the hashtag #MCALNN for us to see and celebrate you!

Follow along with this video tutorial for visual instructions on making this triangle for Part 2 of the Mystery Crochet Along:

 

Part 3:

Find PART 3 on Nicki’s Website HERE and her video tutorial HERE.

Make ONE of these rectangles.
Make sure it’s 15 inches wide and 7.5 inches tall when finished.

 

Be sure to follow Nicki’s YOUTUBE Channel and all of her other social media pages (Links are above for that)!

Also, SHARE your 6 TRIANGLES for PART 1, your 6 TRIANGLES for PART 2, AND This Large RECTANGLE to our Facebook Groups (Both Nicki’s and Nadia’s) and use the hashtag #MCALNN for us to see and celebrate you!

 

Part 4:

Now Available Below – by Nadia

Make 6 squares

Crochet with a color you only have TWO of (not the same as the rectangle).

I used the color Fairy Tale (used a little more than 1 skein). The squares need to measure 5.5 x 5.5 inches at the end.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
WS: Wrong Side (Back of square)
RS: Right Side (Front of Square
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet

Pattern:

Magic ring or Ch 4, Sl st to first ch to form a ring.

(RS) Rnd 1: Ch up 3 (Counts as DC), 2 DC into ring, [Ch 2, 3 DC into ring] 3 times, Ch 2, sl st to beg ch up 3 st, ch 1, do NOT turn.

(RS) Rnd 2: FPDC on first st, *DC in next, FPDC on next, [2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, FPDC on next st, repeat from * around, ending with corner sts, Sl st to first FPDC, ch 1, TURN.

(WS) Rnd 3: DC in same st you sl st’d into, [BPDC on next st, DC in next st] until corner, *[2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, [DC in next st, BPDC on next st] until corner, repeat from * around, ending with BPDC on last st, Sl st to 1st DC. Ch 1. Do NOT turn.

(WS) Rnd 4: BPDC on same st you sl st’d to, [DC on next st, BPDC on next st] until corner, *[2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, [BPDC on next st, DC on next st] until next corner, repeat from * around, ending with DC in last st, Sl st to 1st BPDC, ch 1, turn. (if your square is large enough at this point, just skip round 5 and work a single crochet round like round 6 – just be sure to SC around while looking at the RS of your work)

(RS) Rnd 5: DC in same st you sl st’d into, [FPDC on next st, DC in next st] until corner, *[2 DC, Ch 2, 2 DC] in corner, [DC in next st, FPDC on next st] until next corner, Repeat from * around, ending with FPDC on last st, sl st to 1st DC, ch 1, do NOT turn.

(RS) Rnd 6: SC around entire square putting [2 sc, Ch 2, 2 SC] in each corner, sl st to first SC. Fasten off. Weave in all your ends.

Also, SHARE your 6 SQUARES for Part 4 to our Facebook Groups (Both Nicki’s and Nadia’s) and use the hashtag #MCALNN for us to see and celebrate you!

Follow along with this video tutorial for visual instructions on making this square for Part 4 of the Mystery Crochet Along:

 

Part 5:

Now Available by Nadia and NIcki

YAY!! Part 5 – both of our versions are now available!

Did you guess the mystery correctly?

Please remember, in order to support us both, watch BOTH of our VIDEO TUTORIALS ALL THE WAY THROUGH!

That will really help us, and it allows you to learn all the things you need to make a decision which PART 5 you will go with.

Mine – Nicki’s – OR your own version

Now let’s get right into MY part 5:

If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial to have visual instructions.
Assembly

 

Here’s the Video tutorial:

Straps: **MAKE 2**

Start with a long strand of yarn for sewing before making your slip knot.

Round 1: Ch 12 (or any number that is double the width of the strap you would like), SC in the first ch to form a ring and continue to SC around the whole chain (12)

Work in continuous rounds

Rnds 2-50: SC in each st around
(you can make your strap shorter by doing less rounds or longer by doing more rounds depending on your liking)

Attaching the triangles, squares, and rectangle:
Using your rectangle as the base, you will sew that on last.
Line up your squares as diamonds and place the triangles with their short sides touching the squares and their long sides facing out. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Using the Single Crochet method, Single crochet your pieces together in a zig-zag direction. When all your squares and triangles are attached, line up the rectangle to the bottom and single crochet around the whole piece attaching it to your triangles.

Top Brim: Single crochet around the whole top of the bag, Continue to SC around the top of the bag until your height is what you want the bag to be. I did 10 rounds around the top of the bag.

Sew your straps on the inside of the bag for a more sturdy hold.

Add a button and a loop to clasp onto the button (optional)

Nicki’s Version:

Click on the image to see her version or click the links below the image to go to her tutorial or her written instructions. Her bag looks FABULOUS!!!!!!

If you are interested in trying Nicki’s version of finishing the bag, Find her tutorial here: https://youtu.be/7zj7BUOaaHM

Also, find her written instructions here: https://www.nickishomemadecrafts.com/mystery-crochet-along/

Now, make sure to show off your FINAL RESULT as a picture in our Facebook Groups (both Nicki’s and Nadia’s) and use the hashtag #MCALNN for us to see and celebrate you!

After all the parts are published, I will publish this pattern as a stand-alone – still free – crochet pattern shortly after.

 

 

 

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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of WeCrochet

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Bundle Up Dog Sweater

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Bundle Up Dog Sweater

 

Easy does it with this Bundle Up Dog Sweater. Perfect for your little fur baby on that extra cold day. Add a little layer of protection to their natural fur coat with this adorable and fashionable piece. I used Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran and in a couple of fun stitches-front post and back post double crochets! This coat is one of the most fun and easy projects that you can make!

 

 

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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
-Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran in color 231 (light blue) <200 yards
Size 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
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 2 hours to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

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

Pattern:

 

Collar:
Work in BLO
Ch 6

Row 1: SC in 2nd Ch and each ch across, Ch 1, Turn.

Rows 2-22: Working in BLO, SC in each st across, Ch 1, Turn. (5)
Connect the first row and the last row and Sl St across to form a collar ring.
Do not fasten off

 

Body:

Row 1: Working along the side of the collar, SC around the collar 30 around the collar evenly, Sl st to first St when you come back around, Do not turn.

Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as st), DC in each st around, Sl st to first DC, Do not turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, DC in first st, *FPDC in next st, DC in next st, repeat from * around, Sl st to first DC st, do not turn.

Row 4: Ch 2, FPDC on first st, *DC on next st, FPDC on next st, repeat from * around, Sl st to first FPDC st, do not turn.
(repeat rows 3 and 4 until you are ready to make arm holes (I didn’t need to make any repeats for my sweater since my dog is so small, so I just went straight onto row 5)

Row 5: (making arm holes) Ch 2, DC in first st, FPDC on next st, Ch 5, Sk 5 sts, [FPDC on next st, DC on next st]8 times, Ch 5, Sk 5 sts, DC on next st, FPDC on last st, sl st to first DC, Do not turn.

Row 6: Ch 2, FPDC on first st, DC on next st, DC into each of the next 5 chs, [DC in next st, FPDC on next st] 8 times, DC into each of the next 5 chs, FPDC on next st, DC in last st, sl st to first FPDC st, Do not turn.

Row 7: Repeat Row 3

Row 8: Repeat Row 4

Row 9: Repeat Row 3

Row 10: Repeat Row 4

Row 11: Sl st into the next 5 sts (loosely), Ch 2 (does not count as st), FPDC on the DC from prev. row, [DC in next st, FPDC on next st] 9 times, DC in next st, TURN (leave the rest of the sts on this row unworked)

Row 12: Ch 2, DC in first 2 sts, [BPDC on next st, DC in next st] 9 times. TURN

Row 13: Ch 2, DC in first 2 sts [FPDC on next st, DC in next st] 9 times, TURN

Row 14: Repeat Row 12

Row 15: Repeat Row 13

Row 16: Repeat Row 12

Row 17: Repeat Row 13

Row 18: Repeat Row 12

Ch 1, SC around whole bottom opening of sweater, sl st to first st. Fasten off, weave in all ends.

 

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 LoveCrafts

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Stadium Pom Beanie

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Stadium Pom Beanie

This year, the winter sport season might have a different look and feel to it. We may not be able to enjoy the exact same experiences we have in the past but that doesn’t mean we can’t show our team spirit or wear our team colors with pride! My Stadium Pom Beanie is the perfect pattern to segue into fall and winter fashion. This easy to make and assemble hat is perfect for any sports enthusiast. It works up quickly and you can change colors for any team. You don’t like sports? No problem, use this pattern with any color and it is sure to please anyone who receives it.

 

 

 

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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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Grass–200 yards, and Caution less than 100 yards)
Size G-4.25mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-Pom maker (I cut one out of cardboard and made my own)
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 3 hours for me to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
TR: Treble Crochet
BLO: Back Loop Only
HHDC: Herringbone Half Double Crochet – YO, Insert Hook, YO pull through and pull through first loop on hook, YO pull through both loops on hook.

 

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Offbeat Baby Cardigan

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Offbeat Baby Cardigan

Before you know it, sweater weather will be upon us here in the northern hemisphere. I know it is hard to think about it on a balmy summer day, but as we have learned in previous years, time flies. Why not get ahead of the season with some awesome baby wear? I made this Offbeat Baby Cardigan for Nasir, and it turned out so sweet!! Even though it is way too hot to be dressed in this sweater today, my sweet boy still modeled it like a champ!

Using an eclectic mix of thick and thin striping, this mismatched pattern makes a striking cardigan that is a compliment to any baby wardrobe. I made this one using Brava Yarn by WeCrochet (KnitPicks) in the colors Asphalt Heather and Denim. This combo works so nicely for Nas, but it can be done in any combination of color. And don’t worry if the stripes throw you off, you can follow along without changing colors and make this solid or use only the elements you like to make it your own. Be sure to share your photos with me when you finish!!

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

 


My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Asphalt Heather-250 yards, and Denim less than 200 yards)
Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-4 Buttons
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 2 days to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
DC2TOG: Double Crochet Decrease
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet
BLO: Back Loop Only

 

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Offbeat Baby Cardigan

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Offbeat Baby Cardigan

Before you know it, sweater weather will be upon us here in the northern hemisphere. I know it is hard to think about it on a balmy summer day, but as we have learned in previous years, time flies. Why not get ahead of the season with some awesome baby wear? I made this Offbeat Baby Cardigan for Nasir, and it turned out so sweet!! Even though it is way too hot to be dressed in this sweater today, my sweet boy still modeled it like a champ!

Using an eclectic mix of thick and thin striping, this mismatched pattern makes a striking cardigan that is a compliment to any baby wardrobe. I made this one using Brava Yarn by WeCrochet (KnitPicks) in the colors Asphalt Heather and Denim. This combo works so nicely for Nas, but it can be done in any combination of color. And don’t worry if the stripes throw you off, you can follow along without changing colors and make this solid or use only the elements you like to make it your own. Be sure to share your photos with me when you finish!!


My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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
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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Asphalt Heather-250 yards, and Denim less than 200 yards)
Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-4 Buttons
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 2 days to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
DC2TOG: Double Crochet Decrease
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet
BLO: Back Loop Only

Pattern:

Back Panel:

With Main Color
Ch 47

Row 1: DC in 3rd Ch from hook and across, Ch 2 Turn. (45 sts)

Row 2: DC in 1st st, *FPDC on next st, DC in next st, repeat from * across, ending with DC in last st, Ch 2, turn.

Row 3: DC in 1st st, DC in next st, BPDC on next st, repeat from * across, ending with DC in last 2 sts, Ch 2, Turn.

Rows 4-20: Repeat Rows 2 & 3

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Front Left Panel:

Change colors every 4 rows, working from the bottom up

With Denim
Ch 25

Row 1: DC in 3rd Ch from hook and across, Ch 2, turn. (23 sts)

Rows 2-17: DC in each st across, Ch 2, turn.

(Rows 1-4: Denim, Rows 5-8: Gray, Rows 9-12: Denim, Rows 13-16: Gray, Row 17: Denim)

Row 18: DC2TOG, DC in each st until 2 sts remain, DC2TOG, Ch 2, Turn. (21)

Rows 19-23: Repeat Row 18 until you have 11 sts left.

(Row 18-20: Denim, Rows 21-23: Gray)

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Front Right Panel:

Change colors every row, working from the bottom up

With Gray
Ch 25

Row 1: DC in 3rd Ch from hook and across, Ch 2, turn. (23 sts)

Rows 2-17: DC in each st across, Ch 2, turn.

Row 18: DC2TOG, DC in each st until 2 sts remain, DC2TOG, Ch 2, Turn. (21)

Rows 19-23: Repeat Row 18 until you have 11 sts left.

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Assembly Step:

Sew shoulders across on front panels to the back panel. Sew up the sides leaving approximately 5 inches for arm holes. (Sew your piece using the whip stitch, sewing it inside out, making sure the Alpine Stitch on the back panel is on the outside when it’s all sewn together)

Arms:

Both are the same, but the color changes are different.

Attach Yarn to armpit section, Ch 2

Rnd 1: Equally DC around the arm hole 30 sts, Sl st to first DC, Turn. (30)

Rnds 2-18: Ch 2 (Does not count as stitch), DC in each st around, Turn. (30)

Rnd 19: Ch 2, [DC2TOG, DC in next 3 sts] 6 times, Turn. (24)

Rnd 20: Ch 2, DC in each st around. Fasten off, Weave in ends.

For the Left Arm, Colors are as follows: Rnds 1-4: Gray, Rnd 5: Denim, Rnd 6: Gray, Rnd 7: Denim, Rnd 8: Gray, Rnd 9: Denim, Rnd 10 Gray, Rnd 11: Denim, Rnd 12: Gray, Rnd 13, Denim, Rnd 14: Gray, Rnd 15: Denim, Rnd 16: Gray, Rnd 17: Denim, Rnd 18: Gray, Rnd 19: Gray, Rnd 20: Gray

For the Right Arm, Colors are as follows: Rnds 1-6: Gray, Rnds 7-10: Denim, Rnds 11-14: Gray, Rnds 15-18: Denim, Rnds 19-20: Gray

Edging:

Attach Gray yarn to center back of neck, Ch 1, SC around entire back, Front, bottom, up the second side, and around the back, Sl st to first SC Do not turn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, SC around creating button holes on one side of the cardigan (I made my button holes on the right side of the cardigan and I did a Ch 3, Sk 3, then SC in next 6 sts, and did that until I fit 4 button holes, but you can make as many button holes as you want. When you make it back around, Sl st to first SC.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, SC in each st and each ch of a button hole around, Sl st to first SC. Fasten off, Weave in ends.

Collar:

Attach Gray Yarn to one side of neck

Row 1: Ch 1, SC in 3 sts, HDC in 5 sts, DC in 27 sts (across back), HDC in 5 sts, SC in 3 sts, Sl st to next st, Ch 1 turn

Row 2-4: Repeat Row 1
Sl st in next st, Fasten off, Weave in ends.

Once I have a video tutorial the edging and collar will make a lot more sense to refer to as a visual instruction. I do not have a video tutorial yet.

Assembly Step:

Sew buttons to opposite side of button holes.
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 WeCrochet

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Stadium Pom Beanie

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Stadium Pom Beanie

This year, the winter sport season might have a different look and feel to it. We may not be able to enjoy the exact same experiences we have in the past but that doesn’t mean we can’t show our team spirit or wear our team colors with pride! My Stadium Pom Beanie is the perfect pattern to segue into fall and winter fashion. This easy to make and assemble hat is perfect for any sports enthusiast. It works up quickly and you can change colors for any team. You don’t like sports? No problem, use this pattern with any color and it is sure to please anyone who receives it.

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Designed by Nadia Fuad
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Materials you will need:
Get the supplies individually by clicking the links below
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Grass–200 yards, and Caution less than 100 yards)
Size G-4.25mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
-Pom maker (I cut one out of cardboard and made my own)
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-This is written in US terms
-This took about 3 hours for me to make
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
TR: Treble Crochet
BLO: Back Loop Only
HHDC: Herringbone Half Double Crochet – YO, Insert Hook, YO pull through and pull through first loop on hook, YO pull through both loops on hook.

Pattern:

Hat:

With Main Color
Ch 2

Rnd 1: 9 HHDC in 2nd Ch from hook, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (9)

Rnd 2: 2 HHDC in each st around, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (18)

Rnd 3: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next st] 9 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (27)

Rnd 4: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next 2 sts] 9 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (36)

Rnd 5: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next 3 sts] 9 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (45)

Rnd 6: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next 4 sts] 9 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (54)

Rnd 7: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next 8 sts] 6 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (60)

Rnd 8: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next 9 sts] 6 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (66)

Rnd 9: [2 HHDC in next st, HHDC in next 10 sts] 6 times, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (72)

Rnds 10-32: HHDC in each st around, Sl st to first HHDC, Ch 1, Turn. (72)

(I changed colors to Caution Yellow for rows 18 to 22–5 rows total) but you can change color as many times as you want)

After Round 32, Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Create a Giant Pom Pom and sew to the top of your 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 WeCrochet

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Summer Fun Sweater

The Summer Fun Sweater is a versatile piece that can be worn as a top or continue making it longer for a tunic top, crochet retro dress, or swimsuit cover up. You can omit sleeves to make a vest or shell as another option. So much in ONE pattern! Check out my video tutorial below and follow along with the written instructions here!

 

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this Summer Fun Sweater:

 

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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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Clarity 1080 yards, and Sky 200 yards)
Mighty Stitch by WeCrochet in Sunshine (200 yards)
Size I-5.50mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-The video tutorial and written pattern showcase a size Women’s Large US size.
-This is written in US terms
-The neck hole measures 20 inches around (and it stretches)
-The shoulder is 5 inches sewn
-The sleeve is 24 inches long, but if you do more or less rows you can make them as long as you want.
-The Length from the top of the shoulder to the bottom of the shirt is 23 inches (but you can make yours longer if you want it to be a tunic style)
-The bust measurement is 40 inches around
-This project goes off measurements, and the front and back panel need to be half of your bust measurement wide. (mine is 20 inches wide because my bust is 40 inches around)
-This piece is made crocheting the front panel, then the back panel, then sewing them together, then adding the sleeves last.
-This took about 3 days for me to create.
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
TR: Treble Crochet
BLO: Back Loop Only
Shell: [2DC, Ch 1, 2DC] in specified location

 

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Summer Fun Sweater

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Summer Fun Sweater

The Summer Fun Sweater is a versatile piece that can be worn as a top or continue making it longer for a tunic top, crochet retro dress, or swimsuit cover up. You can omit sleeves to make a vest or shell as another option. So much in ONE pattern! Check out my pattern below and see the video tutorial here!

My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos even if we don’t live together.
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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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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color (I used Clarity 1080 yards, and Sky 200 yards)
Mighty Stitch by WeCrochet in Sunshine (200 yards)
Size I-5.50mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:

-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-The video tutorial and written pattern showcase a size Women’s Large US size.
-This is written in US terms
-The neck hole measures 20 inches around (and it stretches)
-The shoulder is 5 inches sewn
-The sleeve is 24 inches long, but if you do more or less rows you can make them as long as you want.
-The Length from the top of the shoulder to the bottom of the shirt is 23 inches (but you can make yours longer if you want it to be a tunic style)
-The bust measurement is 40 inches around
-This project goes off measurements, and the front and back panel need to be half of your bust measurement wide. (mine is 20 inches wide because my bust is 40 inches around)
-This piece is made crocheting the front panel, then the back panel, then sewing them together, then adding the sleeves last.
-For the front and back panels, the odd numbered rows are the WS (wrong side or inside of your shirt), the even rows are the RS (right side or outsidee of your shirt)
-When making your sleeves, Sew in ALL ends AS YOU GO, you will thank yourself later.
-This took about 3 days for me to create.
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the WeCrochet yarn I used in this project.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
TR: Treble Crochet
BLO: Back Loop Only
Shell: [2DC, Ch 1, 2DC] in specified location

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.

Front Panel and Back Panel:

The front and back panel are made exactly the same, just make 2 then sew them together (Watch the video tutorial to learn how to do this)

With Main Color
Ch 75 (or any multiple of 5 that is HALF of your Bust Measurement)

Row 1: Shell in the 6th Ch from hook, *Sk 2 Chs, DC in next Ch, Sk 2 Chs, Shell in next Ch, repeat from * across ending with DC in last ch, Turn. (You want to end this row with one double crochet, if you have extra chains, you can ignore those and sew them in later when we sew our panels together.)

Before going onto Row 2, Mark 2 lines where you want your ribbing lines to be, these should be evenly spaced. See video tutorial at 12 minutes, 20 seconds to see this demonstration. My written instructions are for the pattern I’m demonstrating, but you can understand the idea and do it according to your measurement and stitch count.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as DC), *Shell in ch 1 sp of next Shell, Sk 2 sts, DC in next st, repeat from * until you get to your marked st, FPDC on marked st, **Shell in ch 1 sp of next shell, Sk 2 sts, DC in next st, repeat from ** until you get to the next marked st, FPDC on marked st, ***Shell in Ch 1 sp of next shell, Sk 2 sts, DC in next st, Repeat from *** until the end, ending with DC in last st, Turn.

Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as DC), *Shell in ch 1 sp of next Shell, Sk 2 sts, DC in next st, repeat from * until you get to your marked st, BPDC on marked st, **Shell in ch 1 sp of next shell, Sk 2 sts, DC in next st, repeat from ** until you get to the next marked st, BPDC on marked st, ***Shell in Ch 1 sp of next shell, Sk 2 sts, DC in next st, Repeat from *** until the end, ending with DC in last st, Turn.

Rows 4-40: repeat Rows 2 and 3 (you can continue this method until you have the shirt as long as you want it to be. I ended on Row 40)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

After both front and back panel are made, Sew them together up the sides (leaving room for arm holes) and across the shoulders (leaving room for a head hole) Be sure that your foundation row is the top of the shirt and your last row is the bottom of the shirt. You want the wavy look to be at the bottom of the shirt, and the shells to be upside down.

Sleeves:

Do this method for BOTH arm holes to make BOTH sleeves.

Round 1: Attach main color (Clarity) to any section of the arm hole (I started at the armpit), Ch 3 (does not count as a stitch), Evenly space 70 TR around entire Arm Hole. (see video tutorial for visual instructions) I worked around the ch 3 sps from each row of the body part of the shirt. Sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 2: With new color (Sunshine), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 3: With new color (Sky), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 4: With main color, (Clarity), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 5: With new color (Sunshine), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 6: With new color (Sky), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 7: With main color (Clarity), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 8: With new color (Sunshine), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 9: With new color (Sky), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 10: With main color (Clarity), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, DO NOT fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 11: Continue with main color Clarity, Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 12: With new color (Sunshine), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, DO NOT fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 13: Continue with same color Sunshine, Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 14: With new color (Sky), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 15: With main color (Clarity), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 16: Continue with main color Clarity, Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 17: With new color (Sunshine), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, DO NOT fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 18: Continue with same color Sunshine, Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 19: With new color (Sky), Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, DO NOT fasten off, Turn.

Rnd 20: Continue with same color Sky, Ch 3, TR in each st around, sl st to first TR, Fasten off.
Be sure you are looking at the OUTSIDE of your sleeve and then attach your main color to any stitch and continue onto Round 21.
Making the cuff
Rnd 21: Ch 1, SC2TOG in each st around. (you will have half the number of sts around plus one extra SC, I had 36 sts around), Sl st to first SC, Ch 1, DO NOT TURN.

Rnd 22: Working in BLO, SC2TOG in each st around, sl st to first SC, Ch 1, Do not turn. (18 sts)

Rnds 23-32: working in BLO, SC in each st around, Sl st to first SC, Ch 1, do not turn.

Fasten off main color, attach Sunshine in any st around. Work in BOTH LOOPS
Rnd 33: SC in each st around.

Fasten off, weave in all 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 WeCrochet

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Simply Bright Granny Square

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Simply Bright Granny Square

My Simply Bright Granny Square combines some of the most basic stitches to create this simple but elegant square. A combination of squares would make the perfect afghan, throw, or baby blanket.

Mix it up by doing the opposite colors in each square you make for a more checked look. Any number of color combinations would work up to make a lovely blanket for anyone.

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this granny square:

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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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color
Size 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
-This is a 6 inch square, if you crochet loosely, it will come out to be 6.5inches. You can use a smaller hook if you prefer to have it exactly 6 inches.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Simply Bright Granny Square

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Simply Bright Granny Square

My Simply Bright Granny Square combines some of the most basic stitches to create this simple but elegant square. A combination of squares would make the perfect afghan, throw, or baby blanket.

Mix it up by doing the opposite colors in each square you make for a more checked look. Any number of color combinations would work up to make a lovely blanket for anyone.

 

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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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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in any color
Size 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
-This is a 6 inch square, if you crochet loosely, it will come out to be 6.5inches. You can use a smaller hook if you prefer to have it exactly 6 inches.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single 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.

Square:

With Main Color
Rnd 1: h 2, [SC, Ch 2] 4 times into the 2nd Ch from hook, Sl st to first SC, Ch 1, Turn.

Rnd 2: *In Ch 2 sp, put [SC, Ch 2, SC] Ch 1, repeat from * around, finishing with Ch 1, Sl st to first SC, Ch 1, Turn.

Rnd 3: *SC in Ch 1 sp, Ch 1, [SC, Ch 2, SC] in corner, Ch 1, Repeat from * around, ending with Ch 1, Sl st to first SC, Ch 1, Turn.

Rnd 4: *[SC, Ch 1] in each Ch sp until you get to the corner, put [SC, Ch 2, SC] in corner, Ch 1, repeat from * around, ending with Ch 1, Sl St to first SC, Ch 1, Turn.

Rnds 5-9: repeat Round 4 (Turn your work after every round)
Fasten off, weave in end.

Attach Accent color to any corner ch 2 sp
Rnd 10: Ch 3 (counts as DC), [DC, Ch 2, 2 DC] in same corner sp, *[Ch 1, DC in next Ch 1 sp] until next corner, put [2DC, Ch 2, 2DC] in next corner sp, repeat from * around ending with Ch 1, Sl st to beg. ch 3 st. Fasten off accent color, weave in ends. Turn your work.

Rnd 11: Attach Main color in any ch 2 corner sp, Ch 1, *[SC, Ch 2, SC] in corner sp, Ch 1, SC in first DC on the side, [Ch 1, Sk next DC, SC in Ch 1 sp] 9 times, Ch 1, Sk next DC, SC in last DC on side, Ch 1, repeat from * around ending with a sl st to first SC, Ch 1, Turn.

Rnd 12: *[SC, Ch 1] in each Ch sp until you get to the corner, put [SC, Ch 2, SC] in each corner, Ch 1, repeat from * around, ending with Ch 1, Sl St to first SC.

Fasten off, weave in all 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 WeCrochet

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Rainbow Clutch

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Rainbow Clutch

Bring color to your world and wardrobe with my Rainbow Clutch. Create your own rainbow in this easy to follow pattern that works up fast and fabulous! Because I know we all have it in us to be FABULOUS!

This is the first time I used a zipper in my work and I LOVE IT!! This fun clutch bag has plenty of room for the few most important essentials to carry on the go. The zipper closure is perfect for keeping everything contained and secure. The bright tassel embellishment adds the perfect finishing touch to this small purse that is sure to catch everyone’s eye!

**There is no video tutorial for this project yet**

 

 

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!

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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
Brava Worsted by WeCrochet in all rainbow colors
Zipper
Sewing Thread
Sewing Needles
Size 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
-This is made as a 12 inch circle and then folded in half to form the half circle design.
-The zipper is optional. You can use a button closure if you choose as well.
-Work over the top of the main color yarn for every round that changes color.
-The Even numbered rounds are the RS (outside of bag) and the Odd numbered rows are the WS (inside of bag)

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
HDC: Half 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.

Clutch:

With Main Color
Rnd 1: Ch 2, 10 HDC in 2nd Ch from hook, Sl st to first HDC, Turn (10 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 HDC in each st around, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (20 sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st] 10 times, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (30 sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, With Main color, 2 HDC in next st, Change color to Purple but work over the top of your main color yarn, HDC in next 2 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts] 4 times, 2 HDC in next st, Change back to main color and drop purple in the front of your work, HDC in next 2 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts] 5 times. Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (40 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts] 5 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st, Change color to purple by picking it back up, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 2 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st, Change back to main color and fasten off purple, HDC in last 2 sts, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (50 sts)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st, Change color to Pink, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 3 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st, Change back to main color and drop Pink in the front of your work, HDC in next 3 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts] 5 times, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (60 sts)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, HDC in next 33 sts, Change color to Pink by picking it back up, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 24 sts, Change back to main color and fasten off Pink, HDC in last 3 sts, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (60 sts)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts, Change color to Turquoise, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 3 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 5 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts, Change back to main color and drop turquoise in the front of your work, HDC in next 3 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 5 sts] 5 times, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (70 sts)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 6 sts] 5 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts, Change color to Turquoise by picking it back up, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 4 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 6 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 2 sts, Change back to main color and fasten off turquoise, HDC in last 4 sts, Sl st to first HDC, turn. (80 sts)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, HDC in next 44 sts, Change color to Green, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 32 sts, Change back to main color and drop green in the front of your work, HDC in last 4 sts, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (80 sts)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 7 sts] 5 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts, Change color to Green by picking it back up, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 4 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 7 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts, change back to main color and fasten off Green, HDC in last 4 sts, sl st to first HDC, Turn. (90 sts)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 3 sts, Change color to Yellow, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 5 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 8 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st, Change back to main color and drop Yellow in front of your work, HDC in next 7 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 8 sts] 5 times, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (100 sts)

Rnd 13: Ch 1, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 9 sts] 5 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts, Change color to Yellow by picking it back up, Work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 5 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 9 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts, change back to main color and fasten off Yellow, HDC in last 5 sts, Sl st to first HDC. Turn. (110 sts)

Rnd 14: Ch 1, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts, change color to Orange, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 6 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 10 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 4 sts, Change color back to main color and drop Orange in the front of your work, HDC in next 6 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 10 sts] 5 times, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (120 sts)

Rnd 15: Ch 1, HDC in 66 sts, Change color to Orange by picking it back up, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 48 sts, Change back to main color and fasten off Orange, HDC in last 6 sts, sl st to first HDC, turn. (120 sts)

Rnd 16: Ch 1, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 5 sts, Change color to Red, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 6 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 11 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 5 sts, Change color back to main color and drop Red in the front of your work, HDC in next 6 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 11 sts] 5 times, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (130 sts)

Rnd 17: Ch 1 [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 12 sts] 5 times, 2 HDC  in next st, HDC in next 5 sts, Change color to Red by picking it back up, work over the top of your main color, HDC in next 7 sts, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 12 sts] 3 times, 2 HDC in next st, HDC in next 5 sts, Change back to main color and fasten off Red, HDC in last 7 sts, Sl st to first HDC, Turn. (140)

Rnd 18: With main color, Ch 1, HDC in each st around, Sl st to first HDC, Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Assembly step: Fold piece in half so it looks like a delicious taco, Sew up each side to leave an opening at the top for a zipper. With sewing thread, sew on a zipper (I hand sewed mine, but you can use a sewing machine if you have one), Tip: Sew your zipper on while your bag is inside out.
Add a tassel and a strap. See instructions below for a strap.

Strap:
Foundation Half Double Crochet 45, Fasten off with long tail, Sew around a key ring, and attach the key ring to the zipper.
Add the tassel to the keyring.

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Enjoy!!

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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of WeCrochet

Stitch Gallery & Glossary Episode #24: Moss Stitch

Stitch Gallery & Glossary Episode #24: Moss Stitch

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make the Moss Stitch:

 

Materials Used:
Red Heart Yarns Scrubby Smoothie Yarn
Crochet Hook

 

Moss Stitch

US Terms

Chain an even number of chains. I chained 20 in this tutorial.
Row 1: SC in 4th Ch from hook, *Ch 1, Sk 1 Ch, SC in next Ch, Repeat from * across, ending with SC in last ch, Turn.

Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a stitch), SC into first Ch 1 sp, *Ch 1, SC in next Ch 1 sp, repeat from * across, ending with SC in last Ch sp (see video tutorial for visual instructions)

Row 3: Ch up 3, DC in first 3 sts, *FPDC on next, DC in next 2 sts, repeat from * across, ending with DC in last 4 sts. Turn.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for however long you want your piece to be.

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FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Chevron Washcloth

FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Chevron Washcloth

Have you ever wanted to make a chevron project but never knew how to get started? Today’s easy project will take you through the process and get you comfortable with the chevron design in this beautiful cotton washcloth.

Once you’ve mastered this small project, you will have confidence to try your hand at a larger chevron piece! These washcloths are so nice for kitchen or bath. Several bundled together make great bridal or baby shower gifts or prizes. Pair with a luxurious soap and make it a spa package anyone is sure to use!

 

 

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

 

 

 

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Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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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 Scrubby Smoothie (I used Lemony and Aqua) If you cannot get this yarn, any cotton yarn will do!
Size 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
-This washcloth measures 12 inches by 12 inches. You can make this bigger or smaller with a longer chain or shorter chain when you start your foundation (multiples of 12+3), and if you want it longer, just continue the repeat to make it longer.

 

 

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Chevron Washcloth

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Chevron Washcloth

Have you ever wanted to make a chevron project but never knew how to get started? Today’s easy project will take you through the process and get you comfortable with the chevron design in this beautiful cotton washcloth.

Once you’ve mastered this small project, you will have confidence to try your hand at a larger chevron piece! These washcloths are so nice for kitchen or bath. Several bundled together make great bridal or baby shower gifts or prizes. Pair with a luxurious soap and make it a spa package anyone is sure to use!