Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Crochet Tunic with optional sleeves and collar

Crochet Tunic with optional sleeves and collar



Basic Skills Necessary:

single crochet
double crochet
triple crochet
Pattern Description:

This tunic was fun to design. You have so many options with how you want it to look. Shorten the sleeves, cowl or no cowl, longer or shorter.
Works up great using either #3 or #4 weight yarns
Written instructions for Small to 6X !

You can use a size H with #3 weight yarn OR size G with #4 weight yarn

I used 4 1/2 skeins for a size 3 of Loops & Threads Snuggly Wuggly #3 Light worsted yarn and a H hook on the blue one pictured.
I used 4 1/4 skeins for a size 2 of Red Heart Symphony #4 Medium Weight worsted yarn and a G hook on the black one.

You will need approximately:
Small - 1338 yards
Medium to 1X - 1784 yards
2X to 4X - 2230 yards
5X to 6X - 2676
Tapestry Needle to weave in all loose ends
Tape Measure

Gauge:
8 rows of V's = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:
Plus Size
small
medium
large
1x
2x
3x
4x
5x
6x

This pattern and more of my designs can be purchased at Copper Llama Studio at Craftsy
http://www.craftsy.com/user/680472/pattern-store

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Crochet Pineapple Flare Sweater

Crochet Pineapple Flare Sweater for girls




BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY:

  • single crochet
  • double crochet
  • chain

PATTERN DESCRIPTION:

Written instructions with row by row photo help.

GAUGE:

12 stitches x 8 rows = 4 inches

SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

  • chidrens
  • girls
  • 2/4 years
  • 6/8 years
  • 10/12 years
  • 14/16 years

MATERIALS:

  • Size G crochet hook
  • 4 to 7 oz #4 worsted weight yarn
  • tapestry needle to sew in loose ends

SUGGESTED YARN:

4 ounces of worsted weight

PREFERRED BRAND/YARN:

 Caron , Red Heart or Bernat



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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Plus Size Crochet Fan Vest Pattern

Crochet Fan Vest Pattern
Designed for Large to 6X
Plus Size Crochet Vest




FIT:

 Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized 

SKILL LEVEL:

  Advanced Beginner 

BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY:

  • Stitches Used: ch - chain sc - single crochet dc - double crochet tr - triple crochet sk- skip

PATTERN DESCRIPTION:

Lovely lace Jacket Vest
Designed to fall just above the hips.
Believe it or not, this length actually flatters the fuller figure because the garment doesn't reach the hips, it gives you a slimmer look.

Will need 730 to 1100 yards depending on size

I use Craft Yarn Council standards for sizing
http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/womansize.html

Plus Size Women Tops
Plus Size Crochet Patterns
Women's Plus Size Crochet Patterns

GAUGE:

12 dc x 8 rows of dc = 4 inches

SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

  • Instructions are for sizes L - XL (1 - 2, 3 - 4, 5 - 6)

MATERIALS:

  • Size H crochet hook Size 4 yarn

This pattern and several other Plus Size patterns are available at my Craftsy Shop with instant downloadable patterns.
http://www.craftsy.com/user/680472/pattern-store

Monday, August 25, 2014

Fast and Easy Crochet Shrug Small to 6X from Copper Llama Studio

This pattern is available in an instant download with purchased at my Craftsy shop
 http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/crocheting/clothing/fast-and-easy-crochet-shrug-small-to-6x/91915

Fast and Easy Crochet Shrug 

Small to 6X



CATEGORY:

 Crocheting 

TYPE:

 Clothing 

FIT:

 Women, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized 

ITEM:

 Sweater 

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner 

BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY:

  • single crochet

PATTERN DESCRIPTION:

This pattern is really fast and easy
Sized for small to 6 X
Uses a size N crochet hook to work up fast
Red Heart Symphony was used to make the shrug that is shown. I believe this is a discontinued yarn, but any #4 worsted weight yarn will work

Finished Size:
Small 34 x 38
Medium 36 x 40
Large 38 x 42
1X to 2X 40 x 44
3X to 4X 42 x 46
5X to 6X 44 x 48




This pattern is available in an instant download with purchased at my Craftsy shop
 http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/crocheting/clothing/fast-and-easy-crochet-shrug-small-to-6x/91915

GAUGE:

9sc x 13r = 4 inches

SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

  • small to 6X
  • Finished Size: Small 34 x 38 Medium 36 x 40 Large 38 x 42 1X to 2X 40 x 44 3X to 4X 42 x 46 5X to 6X 44 x 48

MATERIALS:

  • size N crochet hook
  • tapestry needle to weave in loose ends

SUGGESTED YARN:

600 yards of Worsted weight

PREFERRED BRAND/YARN:

alpaca, wool, worsted

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Double Decker Bird Nest

Double Decker Bird Nest



Top Floor - Doves
Bottom Floor - House Sparrow



Thursday, February 6, 2014

Easy Crochet Dog Sweater for Small Breed Dogs



Easy Crochet Dog Sweater for Small Breed Dogs

All you need to know is how to do a single crochet to make this cute sweater for your dog.  This pattern has sizes that will fit cats and baby goats too.


Listing is for a DIGITAL PDF Pattern ONLY


Pictured is a size medium on a mini Doxie


For best fit, measure your dog around widest part of chest and add 1 inch for ease. Back piece can be worked to any length. Measure your dog from the base of the neck to the hip or base of tail and work the back piece to that measurement.

Finished size: 

Written pattern includes photo help


Stitches Used: 

ch – chain
sc – single crochet

Materials:

Worsted Weight Yarn
I have used Red Heart Super Saver and Lion Brand Cotton-Ease 
Size I and G crochet Hook
Tapestry Needle

The texture is beautiful and the sweater is perfect for Spring and Fall.



NO REFUNDS ON PATTERNS

Due to the nature of pattern purchases, there will be NO RETURNS on this pattern - even if you read this listing incorrectly, I cannot refund your payment. Please make sure you read the details carefully before you purchase.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Mayan Paddle Spindle Spinners





Paddle Spindles have been around for some time, yet very few spinners know about them.  They work from the park and draft method of spinning, making it easy on those of us that suffer from arthritis, carpal tunnel, fibromyalgia or tendonitis. 

The Mayan spindle is a great tool that takes up very little storage room, gives excellent control over the yarn as it is formed, and can be used in confined areas where a drop spindle does not have enough space to be effective.
The Mayan spinner comes in 2 pieces: the shaft and the paddle .


If you do a search for Mayan Spindles or Paddle Spindles you will find several wonderful videos and tutorials that show and explain just how simple and easy this spindle is to us.

 Please contact us if you are interested in purchasing one.