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Christal's Crochet
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

 


Posted by chrisdfriend at 12:36 PM EDT
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


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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