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Christal's Crochet
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


Posted by chrisdfriend at 9:48 AM EDT
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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


Posted by chrisdfriend at 9:38 AM EDT
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Wednesday, 4 February 2009
Valentine Kitty 2009!
Mood:  amorous
Topic: finished project

A one of a kind Meezer!


Posted by chrisdfriend at 2:05 PM EST
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Pink Perfection afghan
Mood:  cool

Finally made one just for myself!


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Friend Family Square
Mood:  bright
Topic: pattern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend Family Square - a six inch square

Christal Friend 2008

Materials:

     2 or 3 colors of worsted weight yarn

     I hook

Stitches used:

     sc-single crochet, hdc-half double crochet, dc-double crochet,

     ch-chain, fpdc-front post double crochet, BLO-back loops only,

     FO- Finish off, st-stitch

With starting color ch 4, join to form ring.

Rnd 1) Ch 2, work 12 dc's in ring. Join to 1st dc. (12)

Rnd 2) Ch 2, (dc, fpdc) in each st around. Join to 1st dc. (24)

Rnd 3) BLO! Ch 1, (sc in 3 sts, skip 1 st, 5 dc in next st, skip 1 st)

     repeat 3 more times and join to 1st sc. (32)

Rnd 4) Ch 2, (dc in BLO of 3 sc, fpdc in next 2 dc, 3dc in next dc,

     fpdc in next 2 dc) repeat 3 times and join to 1st dc. (40)

Rnd 5) Sl st into next dc, ch 2, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next st, skip 2

     sts, fpdc in next st, skip next st, (3dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next st, skip

     1 st, fpdc in next st, skip 2 sts, * repeat from * to* 3 more times.

     Join to 1st dc. (72)FO

Rnd 6) BLO! Join border color with a sc in 1st ch of ch 3 at corner,

     (3 sc in next ch, sc in next ch, sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, dc in

     next dc, skip next st, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc,

     sl st in ch, sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, dc in next dc, skip next st,

     dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, sc in next ch) repeat 3

     times. Join in 1st sc. (72)

Rnd 7) Ch 1, sc in each st around with 3 sc in each corner st.

     Join to 1st sc and FO. (80)

Weave in ends and enjoy!

Can be made using different colors for each round.


Posted by chrisdfriend at 9:42 AM EST
Updated: Wednesday, 8 April 2009 10:47 AM EDT
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Sunday, 4 January 2009
Jellie Beanz Goat
Mood:  cheeky
Topic: finished project

Here is Jellie Beanz Goat! The new "kid" on the block!


Posted by chrisdfriend at 11:25 AM EST
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Wednesday, 31 December 2008
Jellie Beanz Giraffe
Mood:  bright
Topic: finished project

This is #2 in my Jellie Beanz series! My own original design.


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Jellie Beanz Bears
Mood:  bright
Topic: finished project

The first critter in my Jellie Beanz series! My original design!

Jellie Beanz Bears


Posted by chrisdfriend at 2:36 PM EST
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