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PART EIGHT: How To Play!   HOW TO PLAY Helps to count and learn numbers (1-6) Helps with coordination and throwing   For Toddlers and Young Children: Use as a counting mat – let each character be associated with a number: exp Santa – Number One. Let them place Santa on Number One Use as a ‘dartboard’: lay play mat on the floor, let child stand a few feet away (or let them sit on their knees) and let them throw one of the character balls onto a number   For Older Children: For 2 to 6 players Rule 1 – Each player chooses aRead More →

PART SEVEN:  Christmas Stocking Carry Bag – Part Two  FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Stocking: Toe: With blue yarn and 4.50 mm hook CH 44 As shown in photo press stocking flat and rejoin cream/white in the center on the foot. Rnd 1: CH1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into each ST (34 SC), SL ST into first SC made. Rnd 2: CH1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into next 5 STS, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 18 STS, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 6 STS (32 SC), SL ST into firstRead More →

PART SIX:  Christmas Stocking Carry Bag – Part One  FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Applique: Star: With 3,00 mm hook and yellow yarn CH 5, join with a SL ST to first CH to form a ring. Rnd 1: Work 3 CH, 2 DC, 3 CH, into ring *3 DC, 3 CH. Repeat from * 3 more times. (5 DC clusters and 5 3 CH’s). Join with a SL ST to the 3rd CH of starting 3CH. Rnd 2: SL ST into the next  2DC and into the first 3 CH space. 3 CH, 2 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC into 3 CH space,Read More →

Me and several other awesome bloggers got together to do a very special blog hop for Christmas – A Fairy Merry Christmas.    A blog hop is where you can go to a different blog every day and read a post from a new blogger on the central theme. Each of the bloggers in our hop will share their take on a Fairy Merry Christmas! This is the fourth post in the series. Please visit Joy @ xoxoGrandma for the third post in the series and Alayna @ Alayna’s Creations tomorrow for the next post and come back each day until Dec 11th for all the great posts in the Fairy Merry ChristmasRead More →

PART FIVE:  Elf & Christmas Tree Skittles     FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! INSTRUCTIONS: Making The Body & Head  Theses instructions are used for all the Character Skittles except the Christmas Tree.   Ball Body: Approx size 8 cm in diameter This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd. With yarn and 3.50 mm hook Make a magic circle . Rnd 1: Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 SCRead More →

PART FOUR:  Penguin & Teddy-bear Skittles  FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! INSTRUCTIONS: Making The Body & Head  Theses instructions are used for all the Character Skittles except the Christmas Tree.   Ball Body: Approx size 8 cm in diameter This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd. With yarn and 3.50 mm hook Make a magic circle . Rnd 1: Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in eachRead More →

PART 3: Santa & Snowman FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! INSTRUCTIONS: Making The Body & Head  Theses instructions are used for all the Character Skittles except the Christmas Tree.   Ball Body: Approx size 8 cm in diameter This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd. With yarn and 3.50 mm hook Make a magic circle . Rnd 1: Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each STRead More →

PART TWO: Joining, Borders & Appliques FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE!   INSTRUCTIONS: Sew squares together. I used a SL ST method. A wonderful tutorial can be found at: http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/join-crochet-squares-completely-flat-zipper-method/   Border:  Rnd 1: Attach yarn (I used blue)  with a SL ST into any stitch, 3CH (counts as 1 DC). *work 1DC in each ST until the corner, work 2 DC, 2 CH 2 DC into the corner. Repeat from * all around. SL ST in 3rd of 3CH, fasten off  and weave in ends. Change color (I used green) Rnd 2: Attach yarn with a SL ST into any stitch. CH1,Read More →

PART ONE: The Squares FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! INSTRUCTIONS: Make 9: (3 of each color – 3 x green, 3 x white, 3 x red) Rnd 1: With yarn and 4.00 mm hook. CH4. Work 11DC in 4th CH from hook. (12 DC) – first 3CH counts as DC. SL ST in 3rd of 3CH Rnd 2: 3CH (counts as DC), work 1DC in same ST, *work 2 DC in next ST. Repeat from * until end, SL ST in 3rd of 3CH  (24 DC) Rnd 3: 3CH (counts as DC), work 2DC in next ST. *Work 1DC in next ST, workRead More →

CHRISTMAS TREE WREATH ORNAMENTS|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

Christmas Wreath Tree Ornament This pattern was part of 2015 October 31 Days of Handmade Christmas Ornaments! Christmas Crocheted Wreath Tree Ornament SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. SIZE: Approx 8,5 cm x 8,5 cm MATERIALS: Yarns: Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn in red,  green and white Hooks & Notions: Size  3.50 mm Yarn Needle GAUGE: Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect as long as all the blocks are approx. the same size I use US Crochet stitch terminology   INSTRUCTIONS: With red or green yarn CH 24 join with a SL ST into first CHRead More →

SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. Concentration required for neat finishing. SIZE: 9cm in diameter and 11cm in length   MATERIALS: Yarns: Small amounts in double knitting/light worsted yarn, in purple, blue, pink, white and green Learn more about my yarn and how to substitute 🙂   Hooks & Notions: Size 3,50mm Hook Yarn Needle Optional – beads and ribbon GAUGE: 22sts x 30 rows = 8 x 8cm Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect I use US Crochet stitch terminology   INSTRUCTIONS Basket: With purple yarn: CH4 Rnd 1: Work 11DC in 4th CH from hook. (12DC)Read More →

SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. SIZE: 14cm in height MATERIALS: Yarns: Approx. 25-30grams amount of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in dark pink Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in black and white Small amount of light pink Elle Crochet No 5 Learn more about my yarn and how to substitute 🙂 Hooks & Notions: Fiberfill/Toy Stuffing Size 3.50mm Hook Size2,50mm Hook Yarn Needle Stitch Marker Optional – Heart Button GAUGE: 22sts x 30 rows = 8 x 8cm Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect I use US Crochet stitch terminology INSTRUCTIONS This part is made byRead More →