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Christal's Crochet
Wednesday, 3 February 2010
Teddy Bear Squared - an 8 inch square
Mood:  party time!
Topic: pattern

Teddy Bear Squared - an 8 inch square  February 2010

Christal Friend   chrisdfriend@aol.com

Special Stitches

BLO - back loops only

FPdc - front post double crochet

3dc cluster - 3 dc half worked leaving last loop of each stitch on hook

     then pull a loop through all 4 loops on hook

Color change - old color double crochet half worked then pull a loop

     of new color through last 2 loops of stitch

Ch 2 does not count as a stitch and you leave the st it's in unworked till the end of round!

Join - Join in 1st dc or sc of round not in the chain!

Materials:

worsted weight yarn in 4 colors

     MC - main bear color

     BC - background & muzzle color

     FC - nose & eye color

     OB - outer border color

G hook - 4.00 mm

Scissors

Yarn needle for weaving in ends.

Muzzle with BC & FC

Rnd 1) With FC ch3 and sl st in 3rd ch from hook to form a ring, ch 2, work 5 dc in ring changing to BC, work 3 dc in ring changing to FC, dc in ring changing to BC, work 3 dc in ring changing to FC. Join. (12)

 

Rnd 2) With FC ch 2, work dc and FPdc in each of the next 5 sts, change to BC, 2 dc in the next 3 sts, change to FC, 2 dc in the next st, change to BC, 2dc in thelast 3 sts, change to FC. Join and fasten off FC. (24)

 

Rnd 2A) With BC pull up a loop in BLO of 1st dc, ch 1, sc in BLO of 10 sts, sc both loops of next 6 sts, sc BLO next 2 sts, sc both loops of last 6 sts. Join. Fasten off. (24)

 

Face with MC

BLO for round 4!

Rnd 3) Join MC with a dc in the next to last st of rnd 3, 2 dc in next st, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next st) repeat around. Join. (36)

 

Rnd 4) Ch 2, (dc in the next 2 sts, 2 dc in the next st) twice, change to FC, *3 dc cluster in next st for 1st eye, pull loop of MC through loop of FC, pull FC tight, fasten off FC*, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, change to FC, repeat from * to * for the 2nd eye, dc in next st, ( 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts) 7 times, 2 dc in same st as beginning ch2. Join. (48)

 

Rnd 5) Ch 2, dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in BLO of eye st, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in BLO of eye st, dc in next 3 sts, ( 2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts) 7 times, 2 dc in same st as beginning ch 2. Join. Fasten off.(60)

 

Inner Ear with BC

Work in front loops only!

Join BC with a sl st in front loop of 6th st on rnd 5, skip 1 st, 6 dc in front loop of next st, skip 1 st, sl st in front loop of next st. Fasten off.

For 2nd ear, skip next 8 sts on top of head and work same as 1st ear. (2 sl sts, 6 dc) on each ear.

 

Outer Ears with MC

Join MC with a sl st in front loop of 4th st of rnd 5, skip 1 st, BLO work 2 dc in each of next 6 dc on inner ear, skip 1 st, on head andsl st in front loop of next st on head. Fasten off.

For 2nd outer ear skip next 4 sts on top of head and work same as 1st outer ear. (2 sl sts, 12 dc) on each ear.

 

Weave ear tails in toward center of face pulling them under the back loops of sts. The ends will all be hidden when the back of head is attached.

 

Back of Head with MC

Rnd 1) Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook to form ring, ch 2, work 12 dc in ring. Join. (12)

 

Rnd 2) Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around and in same st as beginning ch 2. Join . (24)

 

Rnd 3) Ch 2, dc in next st, ( 2dc in next st, dc in next st) repeat around, work 2 dc in same st as beginning ch 2. Join. (36)

 

Rnd 4) Ch 2, dc in next 2 sts, ( 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts) repeat around, work 2 dc in same st as beginning ch 2. Join. (48)

 

Rnd 5) Ch 2, dc in next 3 sts, ( 2dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts) repeat around, work 2 dc in same st as beginning ch 2. Join. (60)

Fasten off and weave tail toward back side.

 

Background with BC

Place head back and front wrong sides together and front facing you.

Rnd 1) BLO of head front and both loops of back will be working through both layers on this round. Fold ears forward to work behind them easily. Starting on right side of face, join BC with a sc in the last st of rnd 6 on head before the join, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next st, 3 dc in next st- 1st corner, dc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, ( sc in next 8 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts) 3 times, sc in last 4 sts. Join. (68)

 

Rnd 2) Ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, ( 2dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next st, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, * sc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next st, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts*, work from * to * 2 more times, sc in last 3 sts. Join. (88)

 

Rnd 3) Ch 2, dc in same st as ch 2, ch 1, skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next 2 sts, fold ear back up and working through BLO of ear sts 5-6-7 and both loops of background, dc in next st, ( 2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in next st/ch space, dc in next st, now working on background only, ch 1, skip next 2 sts, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next 2 sts, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, , ch 1 skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next 2 sts*, fold 2nd ear up and work same as 1st ear but on sts 6-7-8 of ear, dc in next st, (2dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next st/ch space, dc in next st, now working on background only, ch 1 skip next 2 sts, repeat from * to *, dc in next st, ( 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch space, dc in next st, ch 1 skip next 2 sts, repeat from * to *, dc in next st, ( 2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in next st, dc in next st, ( ch 1, skip next 2 sts, 3 dc in next st) twice, ch 1 skip next 2 sts, dc in next st, dc in same st as 1st dc of round.  Join. Fasten off.

(84 dc, 4 ch 2 spaces, 24 ch 1 spaces)

 

Border with OB

Rnd 1) Join OB with a sl st in any corner ch space, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, 2dc) in the same ch space, dc in next st, ch 1, skip 1 st, *(dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, skip 1 st, ) 6 times, dc in next st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch space, dc in next st, ch 1, skip 1 st*, repeat from * to * twice, (dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, skip 1 st) 6 times, dc in next st, dc in same corner ch space as 1st dc. Join. ( 96 dc, 4 ch 2 spaces, 28 ch 1 spaces)

 

Rnd 2) Sl st into ch space, ch 2 and work in same pattern as last round except that the (dc in next 3 sts, ch 1 skip 1 st) will be 7 times on this round instead of 6. Join. Fasten off! Weave in ends.

(108 dc, 4 ch 2 spaces, 32 ch 1 spaces)

Bow at the bottom with OB

Ch 20, sl st at bottom between last 2 rounds of face, ch 20 and fasten off. Trim ends and tie into bow.

 

All done! Enjoy!

This pattern has not been tested so let me know if you find any errors!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Posted by chrisdfriend at 10:38 AM EST
Updated: Wednesday, 3 February 2010 3:36 PM EST
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Saturday, 22 August 2009
Smiley Tots Party Favors only 2 inches tall!
Mood:  happy
Topic: pattern

Smiley Tots Party Favors - August 2009

Christal Friend     chrisdfriend@aol.com

 

Stitches used:

Sl st- slip stitch, sc- single crochet, hdc- half double crochet,

ch- chain, st/sts- stitch/stitches, FO- fasten off

Joining Rounds

Join with a sl st in the 1st st of round.

Materials:

3 colors worsted weight yarn:

     MC-body, CC-arms, legs & trim, CF- mouth and eyes

Safety eyes-optional

Hook size G - 4.00mm

Stuffing & yarn needle

Arms and Legs - make 4 with CC

Ch 5, make 3 hdc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the last 3 chs.

     (6) FO leaving long enough tail to sew onto body.

Body - make 2 with MC

Rnd1) Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, (sc in st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around.

     Join. (18)

Rnd 4) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (18)

Rnd 5) Ch 1, ( sc in st, 2sc in the next st) repeat around.

     Join. (24) FO and weave in ends.

Embroider Face & attach eyes to one piece of body now as in the picture.

Sew on arms & legs between rnds 4-5 on that same piece with about 2 sts between them.

Joining front and back pieces - with CC - stuff as you go!

Holding both pieces with the wrong sides together, join CC with a sl st, (ch 1, sl st) in each st around. Join. FO.

Weave in ends and it's done!

 

 

 

 


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Wednesday, 19 August 2009
Miles of Smiles Doll! - 8 inches tall
Mood:  hug me
Topic: pattern

Miles of Smiles Doll-  August 2009 - Christal Friend  chrisdfriend@aol.com  8 inches tall!

Stitches used

Ch- chain, St/sts- stitch or stitches, Sl st- slip stitch,

Sc- single crochet, Sc dec- single crochet decrease, FO- fasten off,

BLO- back loops only

Joining rounds

Join with a sl st in the 1st st of the round.

Materials

3 colors of worsted weight yarn:

MC-main body color

CC-hands, feet and curl

CF-mouth and eyes

Hook size G 4.00 mm

Yarn needle

Stuffing

Arms - starting with CC at hand end. (make 2)

Rnd 1) Ch 2, work 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, (sc in st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (18)

Rnds 4-6) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (18)

Rnd 7) Ch 1, (sc in st, sc dec over next 2 sts) rep. around. Join. (12)

Rnds 8-9) Ch1, sc in each st around. Join. (12) FO CC after rnd 9!

Rnd 10) Join MC with a sc in same st as joining, sc in each st around.

     Join. (12)

Rnds 11-14) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Stuff arm now!

Row 15) Ch1, flatten last rnd of arm and working through both layers, sc across. (6) FO

Legs - starting with CC at bottom of foot. (make 2)

Rnd 1) Ch 6, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next 3 sts,

     3 sc in the last st, now working on other side of starting ch,

     sc in the next 3 chs, sc in the same st as 1st sc of this rnd.

     Join. (12)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, sc in 1st st, 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 3 sts,

     2 sc in each of the next 3 sts, sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next

     st, sc in the same st as 1st sc of this rnd. Join. (18)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, sc in the 1st st, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in the next

     3 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each

     of thenext 2 sts, sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 2

     sts, sc in the last st. Join. (26)

BLO for the next Round!

Rnd 4) Ch 1, sc in BLO of each st around. Join. (26)

Rnd 5) Ch 1, sc in 1st 5 sts, (sc dec over next 2 sts) 8 times,

     sc in the last 5 sts. Join. (18)

Rnd 6) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (18) FO!

Rnd 7) Join MC with a sc in same st as joining, sc in each st

     around. Join. (18)

Rnd 8) Ch 1, (sc in st, sc dec over next 2 sts) rep. around. Join.(12)

Rnds 9-18) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Stuff leg now!

Row 19) Ch 1, flatten last rnd and working through both layers, sc

     across. (6) FO!

Curl-make 1 with CC

Ch 8, 3 sc in the 2nd chain from hook, 3 sc in each of the next 6 chs.

     (21) FO leaving long tail to sew to head.

Thumbs- with CC (make 2)

Rnd 1) Ch 2, work 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, (sc in 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st) twice. Join. (8)

FO leaving long tail to sew onto hand.

Back of body- with MC

Rnd 1) Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, (sc in st, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join. (18)

Rnd 4) Ch 1, (sc in 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join.

     (24)

Rnd 5) Ch 1, (sc in 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join.

     (30)

Rnd 6) Ch 1, (sc in 4 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join.

     (36)

Rnd 7) Ch 1, (sc in 5 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join.

     (42)

Rnd 8) Ch 1, (sc in 6 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join.

     (48)

Rnd 9) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (48)

Rnd 10) Ch 1, ( sc in 7 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join.

     (54)

Rnd 11) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (54) FO!

Weave in tail.

Body Front- with MC

Rnds 1-8) Repeat rnds 1-8 of back. (48)

Joining arms & legs next round!

Rnd 9) Ch 1, sc in 8 sts on body, hold arm across body , working

     through both layers, sc in 6 sts, , sc in the next 3 sts on body,

     *holding leg across front of body with toes against center of body,

     working through both layers, sc in 6 sts*, repeat from * to * to

     attach 2nd leg, sc in next 3 sts on body, holding 2nd arm against

     body, working through both layers, sc in 6 sts, sc in the last 10 sts

     on body. Join. (48)

Rnd 10) Ch 1, (sc in 7 sts, 2 sc in the next st) rep. around. Join. (54)

Rnd 11) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (54)

Do Not Fasten off!

Embroider smile and eyes onto face as in the picture with CF.

Sew curl to head centered above the eyes.

Flatten hands a little and sew thumbs to hands over rnds 6-7.

Weave in ends.

Joining Front and back pieces-stuff as you go!

Holding front and back pieces together with wrong sides together, working through both layers,( ch 1, sl st ) in each st around. Join.

Fasten off MC and hide tails in the body.

All done! Enjoy!


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Monday, 3 August 2009
LargerJelly Beanz Bearz- 10 inches tall
Mood:  happy
Topic: pattern

Larger Jelly Beanz Bearz - Christal Friend 2009  chrisdfriend@aol.com

 

 

 

These bears have the arms, legs and ears crocheted right in for extra safety and convenience!

 Materials:

3 colors of WW yarn- MC- main color, CC- contrast color, and color for

     eyes and nose

Safety eyes - 10 - 15 mm or whatever you like or can embroider on

F hook

Yarn needle

Stuffing

Stitches used

Sl st - slip, sc - single crochet, hdc half double crochet,  ch - chain,

dc - double crochet, st/sts - stitch or stitches,  Rnd - round

To join - join with sl st in 1st st of round

Stuff most parts as you go except the head, stuff it after the face is finished.

 

Hair curl - with CC

Ch 8, sl st in the 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in each of the next 6 chs.

     Fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto head. (18sc)

Head with CC

Rnd 1) Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, sc in 1st st, 2 sc in the next st, ( sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (18)

Rnd 4) Ch 1, (sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (24)

Rnds 5 - 6) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join (24)

Fasten off CC

Rnd 7) Join MC with a sc in the same st as joining, sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st, (sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (30)

Rnd 8) Ch1, sc in the 1st 4 sts, 2 sc in the next st, (sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (36)

Rnd 9) Ch 1, sc in the 1st 12 sts, 2 hdc in each of the the next 12 sts, sc in the last 12 sts. Join. (48)

Rnd 10) Ch 1, sc in the 1st 12 sts, hdc in the next 24 hdc, sc in the last 12 sts. Join. (48)

Rnd 11) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (48)

Making Ears on the next round!

Rnd 12) Ch 1, sc in the 1st 14 sts, *Working in friont loops only, hdc and dc in the next st, 2 dc in each of the next 3 sts, dc and hdc in the next st* ear made, sc in both loops of the next 10 sts, repeat from * to * for the 2nd ear, working in both loops sc in the last 14 sts. Join. (58) Do not fasten off MC!

Ear trim with CC

Sl st in th 1st hdc of one ear, sc in the 8 dc of ear, sl st in the last hdc of ear. Fasten off. Repeat for the 2nd ear. Hide ends inside head on the next round.

Rnd 13) Ch 1, sc in the 1st 14 sts, sc in the 5 leftover loops behind the ear, sc in the next 10 sts, at top of head, sc in the 5 leftover loops behind the 2nd ear, sc in the last 14 sts. Join. (48)

Attach eyes and embroider nose and mouth now! Atrtach hair curl between ears. Look at picture for placement.

Rnds 14 - 16) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (48)

Rnd 17) Ch 1, (sc in the next 2 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (36)

 Rnd 18) Ch 1, (sc in the next 4 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (30)

Rnd 19) Ch 1, (sc in the next 3 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (24)

Rnd 20) Ch 1, (sc in the next 2 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (18)

Rnd 21) Ch 1, (sc in the next st, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (12)

Rnd 22) Ch 1, (sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (6) Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew up the hole and hide the end inside the head.

Legs starting with CC --Make 2

Rnd 1) Ch 8, 2sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next 5 chs, 3sc in the last chain, now working on opposite side of the starting ch, sc in the next 5 chs, sc in same ch as 1st 2 sc of this round. Join. (16)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each of the 1st 2 sts, sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 3 sts, sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the last st. Join. (22)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, 2 sc in each of the 1st 4 sts, sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 2 sts. Join. (34) Fasten off CC.

Rnd 4) Join MC with a sc in the same st as joining, sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 8 sts, 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next st, sc in the last 2 sts. Join. (38)

Rnd 5) Back loops only! Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (38)

Rnd 6) Ch 1, sc in the next 15 sts, (sc decrease over the next 2 sts) 6 times, sc in the next 11 sts. Join. (32)

Rnd 7) Ch 1, sc in the next 11 sts, (sc decrease over the next 2 sts) 3 times, sc in the next 2 sts, ( sc decrease over the next 2 sts) 3 times, sc in the last 7 sts. Join. (26)

Rnd 8) Ch 1, sc in the next 10 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts, sc in the next 6 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts, sc in the last 6 sts. Join. (24)

Rnd 9) Ch 1, (sc in the next 2 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (18)

Rnds 10 - 20) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (18)

Stuff foot and leg and flatten last round.

Row 21) Ch 1, working through both layers sc across. Fasten off. (9)

Arms starting with CC-- Make 2

Rnd 1) Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, (sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. Fasten off! (18)

Rnd 4) Back loops only! Join MC with a sc in any st, sc in each st around. Join. (18)

Rnd 5) Ch 1, sc in 5 sts, (sc decrease over next 2 sts) 4 times, sc in the last 5 sts. Join. (14)

Rnd 6) Ch 1, sc in 5 sts, (sc decrease) twice, sc in the last 5 sts. Join. (12)

Rnd 7) Ch 1 sc in 5 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in the last 5 sts. Join. (14)

Rnds 8-20) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (14)

Stuff and flatten last round of arm.

Row 21) Ch 1, working through both layers, sc across. Fasten off.(7)

Body staring at bottom with MC

Rnd 1) Ch 2 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Join. (6)

Rnd 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around. Join. (12)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, (sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (18)

Rnd 4) Ch 1, ( sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (24)

Rnd 5) Ch 1, ( sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (30)

Rnd 6) Ch 1, (sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next st) repeat around. Join. (36)

Attach legs next round! Hide ends from legs inside body as you go.

Rnd 7) Ch 1, sc in 1st 8 sts, *holding leg against body with toe facing up and working through both layers sc in 9 sts*, sc in the next 2 sts on body, repeat from * to * to attach 2nd leg, sc in the last 8 sts on body. Join. (36)

Rnds 8-10) Ch 1 sc in each st around. Join. (36) Fasten off after rnd 10.

Rnd 11) Join CC with a sc in same st as joining, sc in each st around. Join. (36)

Rnds 12-13) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. ( 36) Fasten off after rnd 13.

Rnd 14) Join MC with a sc in same st as joining, sc in each st around. Join. (36)

Rnd 15) Ch 1, (sc in the next 4 sts, sc decrease over next 2 sts)repeat around. Join. (30)

Rnd 16) Ch 1 sc in each st around. Join. ( 30) Fasten off MC.

Rnd 17) Join CC with a sc in the same st as joining, sc in each st around. Join. (30)

Rnd 18) Ch 1, (sc in the next 3 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (24)

Rnd 19) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (24) Fasten off CC.

Rnd 20) Join MC with a sc in the same st as joining, sc in each st around. Join. (24)

Attach arms in the next round- hide ends from arms inside body as you go.

Rnd 21) Ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, * holding arm against body with toes pointing up and working through both layers, sc in 7 sts*, sc in the next 6 sts on body, repeat from * to * for 2nd arm. Join. (24)

Rnd 22) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join.(24)

Rnd 23) Ch 1, (sc in the next 2 sts, sc decrease over the next 2 sts) repeat around. Join. (18)

Rnd 24) Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join. (18)Fasten off leaving long tail!

Stuff body and sew onto head.

All finished, Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Posted by chrisdfriend at 7:52 AM EDT
Updated: Monday, 3 August 2009 10:05 AM EDT
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Friday, 15 May 2009
All my patterns are now free!
Topic: pattern

I have closed my Etsy store due to health issues and now all my patterns that I had for sale will be free!

All are available as pdf downloads on my website now!

http://chrisdfriend.tripod.com/

Jellie Beanz Bearz

Big Feet Bunny

Big Feet Kitty

Big Feet Pup

 


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Updated: Friday, 15 May 2009 4:26 PM EDT
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Wednesday, 8 April 2009
Peek-a-boo toes baby sandals
Mood:  bright
Topic: pattern

Peek-a-boo toes baby sandal pattern!  Christal Friend - April 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size 0 - 3 months / 3.5 inch sole

Added size changes in brackets for 4, 4.5 & 5 inch soles!

Materials- G hook, small amounts WW yarn in 2 colors MC and CC,

     yarn needle, buttons for trim.

Stitches used -

     sl st - slip stitch,  sts- stitches,  ch - chain,  sc - single crochet,

     hdc - half-double crochet, dc - double crochet,

     sc dec - single crochet decrease, dc dec - double crochet decrease

     Join- slip stitch to the 1st stitch of the round.

Sole with MC

Rnd 1) Ch 10 [11,12,13], 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next 2 chs, hdc in the next 3 chs, dc in the next 2[3,4,5] chs, 6 dc in the last ch, then working on the opposite side of the starting chain, dc in the next 2[3,4.5] chs, hdc in the next 3 chs, sc in the next 2 chs, sc in the same ch as the 1st 2 sc of the round. Join. Ch 1. (23,25,27,29 sts)

Rnd 2) 2 sc in the 1st st, sc in the next 8[9,10,11] sts, 2 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc in the last 8[9,10,11] sts. Join. Ch 1. (28,30,32,34 sts)

Rnd 3) Sc in the 1st 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st,  sc in the next 9[10,11,12] sts, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, sc in the next 2 sts,  2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, sc in the next 9[10,11,12] sts, 2 sc in the last st. Join. Ch 1. (34,36,38,40 sts)

Sides and top

Rnd 4) Work in back loops only for this round!

Sc in the 1st 3 sts, , ch 6[7,8,9], skip 6[7,8,9] sts, dc in the next 6 sts, ch 5[6,7,8], skip next 6 sts, dc in the next 6 sts, ch 6[7,8,9], skip the next 6[7,8,9] sts, sc in the last st. Join. Ch 1. ( 4 sc, 12 dc, 17,20,23,26 chs)

Rnd 5) Sc in the 1st 3 sts, sc in the next 6[7,8,9] chs, sc in the next 4 dc, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next 5[6,7,8] chs, skip next 2 dc, sc in the next 4 dc, sc in the next 6[7,8,9] chs, sc in the last st. Join. Ch 1. ( 29,32,35,38 sts)

Rnd 6) Sc in the 1st 10[11,12,13] sts, hdc in the next st, dc dec twice, dc in the next 1[2,3,4] sts, dc dec twice, hdc in the next st, sc in the last 8[9,10,11] sts. Join. (25,28,31,34 sts)

Fasten off MC!

Top trim with CC

Rnd 7) Join CC with a sc in same st as joining, sc in the next 8[7,6,6] sts, sc dec 2[3,4,5] times, sc in the next 1[2,3,2] st, sc dec 2[3,4,5] times, sc in the last 7[6,5,5] sts. Join and Fasten off. (21,22,23,24 sts)

Sole Bottom

With CC repeat Rnds 1-3 of sole, do not fasten off!

Hold this piece against bottom of shoe, matching up stitches, slip st through both loops of CC sole and left-over loops from MC sole. Slip stitch all the way around through both sole pieces.

Fasten off and weave in ends! Repeat for 2nd shoe.

 


Posted by chrisdfriend at 8:19 AM EDT
Updated: Monday, 13 April 2009 7:32 AM EDT
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Monday, 6 April 2009
Mock baby sandals Pattern
Mood:  bright
Topic: pattern

Mock baby sandal pattern! Christal Friend - April 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Size 0- 3 months  / 3.5 inch sole

Bigger size changes in brackets for

4, 4.5 & 5 inch soles.

Materials- G hook, small amount WW yarn, yarn needle, 2 or 4

     buttons for trim.

Stitches used-

     sl st - slip stitch, sts - stitches, ch - chain, sc - single crochet,

     hdc - half-double crochet, dc - double crochet,

     sc dec - single crochet decrease, dc dec - double

     crochet decrease

Sole

Rnd 1) Ch 10 [11,12,13], 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next 2 chs, hdc in the next 3 chs,  dc in the next 2 [3,4,5] chs, 6 dc in the last ch, then working on the opposite side of starting ch, dc in the next 2 [3,4,5] chs, hdc in the next 3 chs, sc in the next 2 chs,  sc in the same ch as the 1st 2 sc of this round. Join with sl st in the 1st sc. Ch 1. (23,25,27,29 sts)

Rnd 2) 2 sc in the 1st st, sc in the next 8 [9,10,11] sts, 2 sc in each of the next 2 sts,  sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc in the next 8 [9,10,11] sts. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Ch 1. (28,30,32,34 sts)

Rnd 3)Sc in the 1st 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 9 [10,11,12] sts, 2hdc in each of the next 2 sts, sc in the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in eachof the next 2 sts, sc in the next 9 [10,11,12] sts, 2 sc in the last st. Join with sl st to the 1st sc. Ch 1. (34,36,38,40 sts)

Sides

Rnd 4) Work in back loops only for this round!

Sc in 16 sts, hdc in the next 4 [6,8,10] sts, , sc in the last 14 sts. Join with a sl st to the 1st sc. Ch 1. (34,36,38,40 sts)

Rnd 5) Sc in the 1st 9 [10,11,12] sts, (ch 2, skip the next 2 sts, sc in the next 2 sts) 5 times, sc in the last 5 [6,7,8] sts. Join with a sl st to the 1st sc. (34,36,38,40 sts)   Fasten off!

Top

Rnd 6) Join with a sc in the 8th [8th,8th,9th] st to the left of joining. Sc in the next 1 [2,3,3] st, 2 sc in the ch space, (sc dec over the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next ch space) 4 times, sc in the next 2 [3,4,4] sts, loosely ch 14 [16,18,18] and sl st to the 1st sc to join. Ch 1. (18,20,22,22 sc, 14,16,18,18 chs)

Rnd 7) Sc in the1st 2 [3,4,4] sts, dc dec 7 times, sc in the next 2 [3,4,4]sts, in one loop only sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to 1st sc. Ch 1. (25,29,33,33 sts)

Rnd 8) Sc in 1 [2,1,1] st, sc dec 2 [2,3,3] times, sc in the next st, sc dec 2 [2,3,3] times, sc in the next 1 [2,1,1 st, loosly sl st in the next 14 [16,18,18] sts,. Join with a sl st to the 1st sc. Fasten off! (7,9,9,9sc, 14,16,18,18 slst)

Thicker sole recommended for bigger sizes!

For thicker sole repeat rnds 1-3 and holding this piece against bottom of shoe, matching up stitches, slip st through both loops of this piece and leftover loops around bottom of shoe.

Weave in ends and sew on buttons as shown in pictures.

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Posted by chrisdfriend at 10:23 AM EDT
Updated: Saturday, 9 May 2009 6:12 AM EDT
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Monday, 16 March 2009
Lots of new pictures in my photo album!
Mood:  cheeky
Topic: Announcements

I've been neglecting my blog! I've been sooooo busy crocheting!

Have added tons of pictures to my photobucket!

http://s120.photobucket.com/albums/o181/chrisdfriend/?special_track=nav_tab_album


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2 new Big Feet Bunnies!
Mood:  happy
Topic: finished project

Been playing with my Big Feet Bunny pattern! Making a few original dolls.

Bloo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Pink Puff


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Wednesday, 4 February 2009
Valentine Kitty 2009!
Mood:  amorous
Topic: finished project

A one of a kind Meezer!


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