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  FOR THE COMPLETE GALLERY AND LINKS TO SQUARES CLICK HERE!   I have completed joining my squares in the layout which can be found here. For the first border I am doing a simple DC round. This is how my round worked out: Please do note this will differ depending if you have made all the blocks and joined them with my layout. In each corner I made [2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] For the top and bottom – I worked up 34 DC for each square: 34 x 5 = 170 plus the 4 DC (2 x 2) from the corners =Read More →

FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Ocean Blanket SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. SIZE: 90 cm x 90 cm MATERIALS: Yarns: Double knitting/medium worsted yarn 100 grams of double knitting/medium worsted yarn in: – white/beige – dark blue – light blue 50 grams of double knitting/medium worsted yarn in: – grey – gold Hooks & Notions: Size 5.00 mm Hook Yarn Needle GAUGE: 22sts x 30 rows = 12 x 12cm Use hook specified or hook size to obtain tension/gauge Notes: I use US Crochet stitch terminology Abbreviations: CH – chain SC – single crochet HDC – half doubleRead More →

LITTLE SAILOR SET PART ONE|LITTLE SAILOR HAT|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Little Sailor Hat SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. SIZE: 0-3 months MATERIALS: Yarns: Double knitting/medium worsted yarn 50 grams of double knitting/medium worsted yarn in: white/beige Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn in: red Hooks & Notions: Size 5, 00mm & 3.50 mm Hook Stitch Marker Yarn Needle GAUGE: 22sts x 30 rows = 8x 8cm Use hook specified or hook size to obtain tension/gauge Hat size will vary with size hook used. 3-6 months = Size 4.00/4.50 mm Hook : 22sts x 30 10 x 10cm 6-12 months = Size 4.50/5.00Read More →

Finally time to join the squares! FOR THE COMPLETE GALLERY AND LINKS TO SQUARES CLICK HERE! My layout is 5 afghans squares in 6 rows. After much arranging and rearranging I have settled on the sequence of original release – in other words squares are set to release date. Starting with square 1 and ending with square 30! Layout can be done in anyway – squares can be added, omitted or removed. Depending on color/colors used layout design will vary. I have started to join my squares using the simple method of yarn and needle with the whip stitch! I felt that with each block being uniqueRead More →

GRANNY STRIPE BLANKET|CRAFTING A RAINBOW OF HOPE|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

  The Granny Stripe Stitch! For those who do not know this stitch or those that do – I wanted to introduce or reintroduce an awesome versatile stitch with countless color arrangement potential 🙂 ‘n Maklike en vinnige kombers gemaak in die gewilde ‘Ouma Steek’ Put together exclusively for the American Crochet – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope Organisation CLICK THE LINK TO GET ALL THE INFORMATION!!   This is really a great stitch that works up quickly and easily. Great for making Charity projects! Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. Yarn: medium worsted yarn Color – I used 4 colors for my blanket green cameo variegated;Read More →

LACY STITCH BABY BLANKET|CRAFTING A RAINBOW OF HOPE|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

  A beautiful baby blanket in a quick and easy lacy stitch! Designed exclusively for the American Crochet – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope  Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. Yarn: light worsted yarn Color – 4 colors – Pink, dark pink, cream and yellow 50 gram balls Hook: 4.00 mm Size: 54 cm x 54 cm (Preemie Blanket) – including border Notes: Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect I use US Crochet stitch terminology Abbreviations: CH – chain SL ST – slip stitch SC – single crochet DC – double crochet INSTRUCTIONS: I made this blanket using the lacyRead More →

Rainbow Shells Baby Blanket A baby blanket bursting with bright colors in a gorgeous easy stitch!   SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. MATERIALS: Yarns: Light weight DK yarn in assorted colors – I used Bright Pink (Fushcia), Pink, Aqua, Yellow, Purple & Cream Approx 1 and 1/2 50 gram balls each Hooks & Notions: Hook 4,50 mm Yarn needle Learn more about my yarn and how to substitute 🙂 GAUGE: Not necessary to complete this project Finished Size: Size will depend on hook and yarn used. My baby blanket is approx 90 cm x 90 cm Notes:  This pattern is workedRead More →

September 2015 Mystery Blanket CAL A crochet along mystery blanket in five parts 🙂 PART ONE: September 09 – PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR ALL THE REQUIREMENTS! PART TWO: September 16 PART THREE: September 23 PART FOUR: September 30 PART FIVE: October 07 JOIN MY RAVELRY GROUP! I use US Crochet stitch terminology   PART FIVE: Flower Border With 4,00 mm Hook and blue yarn Rnd 1: Work 1 DC into every ST, working 3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC into each corner. Note when working down the sides – work 2 DC into each row. Fasten off and change color to cream Rnd 2: starting in a corner and working down a striped sideRead More →

September 2015 Mystery Blanket CAL A crochet along mystery blanket in five parts 🙂 PART ONE: September 09 – PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR ALL THE REQUIREMENTS! PART TWO: September 16 PART THREE: September 23 PART FOUR: September 30 PART FIVE: October 07  JOIN MY RAVELRY GROUP! I use US Crochet stitch terminology PART FOUR: Stripey Sides With 4,00 mm Hook and yarn Work up 155 DC starting with a 3CH (counts as 1DC) across one side Pattern: Ch3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into each DC, turn (155 DC) Color Sequence: Blue Brown Cream Dark Brown Repeat color sequence twice more Final row count: 12 striped rows on each sideRead More →

September 2015 Mystery Blanket CAL A crochet along mystery blanket in five parts 🙂 PART ONE: September 09 – PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR ALL THE REQUIREMENTS! PART TWO: September 16 PART THREE: September 23 PART FOUR: September 30 PART FIVE: October 07  JOIN MY RAVELRY GROUP! I use US Crochet stitch terminology PART THREE: Large Circle Granny Square: Make 2 SIZE: 25 CM X 25 CM With 4,00 mm Hook and yarn Make a magic ring,  Rnd 1: CH3 (counts as 1DC), work 11DC into ring (12 DC), SL ST into top of 3rd CH – change color Rnd 2 CH3 (counts as 1DC), work 1 DC into same ST. WorkRead More →

September 2015 Mystery Blanket CAL A crochet along mystery blanket in five parts 🙂 PART ONE: September 09 – PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR ALL THE REQUIREMENTS! PART TWO: September 16 PART THREE: September 23 PART FOUR: September 30 PART FIVE: October 07 JOIN MY RAVELRY GROUP! I use US Crochet stitch terminology   PART TWO: Flower Granny Square: Make 12 SIZE: 10 CM X 10 CM With 4,00 mm Hook and yarn Make a magic ring, CH 3   Rnd 1: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 11 DC into ring, SL ST into top of 3rd CH change color Rnd 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work a 2 DC clusterRead More →

The Crochet With Us & American Crochet 2015 Mystery Blanket CAL For more information about this CAL CLICK HERE or Visit the Facebook Groups: Crochet With Us or American Crochet PART ONE: CLICK HERE FOR THE PATTERNS! PART TWO:  CLICK HERE FOR PATTERN CLICK HERE FOR PATTERN PART THREE:  CLICK HERE FOR PATTERN CLICK HERE FOR PATTERN PART FOUR & FIVE: Part Four: Rounds 1 – 6 Part Five: Rounds 7 – 12 PART SIX & FINAL BORDER: Part Six – Rounds 13 – 14 Final – Border RoundsRead More →