Tuesday, April 21, 2015

~ baby mitts ~


Materials:
- 1/2 oz. baby sport yarn (I used Patons Beehive Baby Sport)
- G hook

Size:  2 1/2" x 3 1/2" 

Notes:
- the ch 2 at the beginning of the dc rnds do not count as a stitch
- I crochet tight, so you may need to adjust the size of your hook

Directions:
Rnd 1:  Ch 3, 12 dc in the 3rd ch from the hook.  Join with a sl st to top of 1st dc.  (12 dc)

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, 2 sc in each dc around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.  (24 sc)

Rnd 3:  Ch 2, 2 dc in 1st sc, dc in next 3 sc.  *2 dc in next sc, dc in next 3 sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 1st dc.  

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sc in each dc around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Rnd 5:  Ch 2, dc in each sc around.  Join with a sl st to 1st dc.

Rnd 6:  Repeat Rnd 4.

Rnd 7:  Repeat Rnd 5.

Rnd 8:  Repeat Rnd 4.

Rnd 9:  Repeat Rnd 5.

Rnd 10:  Repeat Rnd 4.

Rnd 11:  Ch 2, dc 1st dc and next dc together, dc in next dc.  *dc next 2 dc together, dc in next dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 1st dc.

Rnd 12:  Repeat Rnd 4.

Rnd 13:  Repeat Rnd 5.

Rnd 14:  Ch 2, dc in 1st dc, front post dc around next dc.  *dc in next dc, front post dc around next dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 1st dc.

Rnd 15:  Repeat Rnd 4.  End off.

***Debi Y's pattern***
  
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Friday, April 17, 2015

~ crochet and craft video ~

Hello everyone.  My sister Laura and I spent a few days at the campground, and we made a crochet and craft video while there.  I hope you enjoy it.  :)



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Thursday, April 9, 2015

~ 'guardian grandmas' donation & pattern thievery ~

Good morning everyone!  Long time no see - I hope you've all been well.  I've been good - same old, same old for me.  

Yesterday I received a generous donation for the 'guardian grandmas' from Toni (Gramma2Seven).  A lovely ripple baby blanket and matching hat.  Also included were 52 adorable little baby hats in various sizes.  Thank you so much Toni - I appreciate the time and effort you put into your donation.




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I got an email from a nice lady on Ravelry letting me know that a certain seller had stolen one of my patterns and was selling it.  I went and checked, and sure enough, she has listed my 'Wiggles square for SIBOL' as one of her own.  Her Ravelry name and Etsy name is 'Designs by Edelweiss' - and she is a pattern thief.  If you have designed crochet patterns, you might want to go and check out her sites to see if one of yours is there.  

Here are the links so you can see for yourself:

her Ravelry page with my square on it:  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/walking-on-air-2

her Etsy page:  
https://www.etsy.com/listing/228557275/step-on-me-rug-crochet-pattern-easy-to?ref=shop_home_active_7

my 'wiggles square for SIBOL' blog post:
http://hooksandyarns.blogspot.com/2011/10/wiggles-square-for-sibol.html

As everyone knows, this kind of situation really ticks me off.  I don't believe anyone has the right to take from someone else.  If you sell patterns on Ravelry or Etsy - if you're a blogger with a small fan base, or a blogger with a large fan base - it's still wrong.  Just ask the original designers of the patterns that the store owner or blogger is passing off as her own, and see how they feel about it.  I bet you a dollar they don't like it at all.    


Well, I don't want to leave off here in a bad way, so I will wish you all a great day.  Get in as much crocheting as you can.  :)

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

~ Happy V day ~


I wish for everyone to have a beautiful day.  ♥

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Friday, February 6, 2015

~ pink flower coaster ~


Materials:  
- 4-ply worsted weight acrylic
   - small amount pink
   - small amount green
- J hook

Size:  6"

Notes:
beginning cluster:  ch 2, yo, insert hook in space, yo, pull thru, yo, pull thru 2 loops, yo, insert hook in same space, yo, pull thru, yo, pull thru 2 loops, yo, pull thru last 3 loops.

cluster:  yo, insert hook in space, yo, pull thru, yo, pull thru 2 loops, yo, insert hook in same space, yo, pull thru, yo, pull thru 2 loops, yo, insert hook in same space, yo, pull thru, yo, pull thru 2 loops, yo, pull thru last 4 loops.


- beginning shell:  (ch3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc)

- shell:  (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)

Directions:
Rnd 1:  With pink ch 3, work 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook.  Join with a sl st to the 1st dc.  (12 dc)

Rnd 2:  Beginning cluster in same dc as joining st, ch 2.  * cluster in next dc, ch 2.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to beginning cluster.

Rnd 3:  Ch 1, sc in same beginning cluster as joining st, ch 2, sc in ch-2 space, ch 2, sc in next cluster.  *ch 2, sc in ch-2 space, ch 2, sc in next cluster.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sl st into next ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in same ch-2 space, ch 2.  *sc in next ch-2 space, ch 2.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.  End off.

Rnd 5:  Join green with a sl st to any ch-2 space, beginning shell in same ch-2 space, skip next ch-2 space, *shell in next ch-2 space, skip next ch-2 space.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 6:  Ch 1, sc in same st as joining st, sc in each dc around with (sc, ch 1, sc) in each shell ch-2 space.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.  End off.

***Debi Y's pattern***
  
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Thursday, January 1, 2015

~ to all my blogging friends ~


I wish you happiness, good health, and great crochet for the new year.  :)

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

~ Hi everyone ~

I've recently found Instagram and I am enjoying it so much more than blogging.  I take a picture, fill in a few words and post.  Quick and easy.  It will be my new home now.  My blog will stay open in case anyone needs one of the patterns.  

If you would like to follow me - here is the link:


If I have a new pattern, then I will post it here on my blog - other than that, I think I'm out of here.  

I have had a great 7 years of blogging, and have met and made many lovely friends through our love of crochet.  I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all of your support and friendship.  

Until next time ~ 

Debi Y.  :)

p.s. the 'guardian grandmas' will still be active.  Just email me for my address at dlyrs@juno.com

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