Saturday, May 24, 2014

Crocheted dresses for girls -- colorful marine life




Sunday, May 11, 2014

Crochet Blue Bells in the Pot

The bouquet consists of 3 branches with bells and pot.

Work bells with diagrams A-E: 2 light blue and 1dark blue bells with diagram A, 2 dark blue and 1 light blue with diagram B, 2 light blue and 1dark blue bells with diagram C, 2 dark blue and 1 light blue with diagram D, 2 light blue and 1 dark blue bells with diagram E.

Work stamens with yellow yarn for each bell. Wrap the absorbent cotton around stamens and fill bells.

Stems work with diagrams F and G. Work 2 stems with diagram G (left-with light blue bells and right-with dark blue bells) and 1 stem with diagram F ( middle branch). Places where bells connected to stems are shown with blue arrows.

Work pot with diagrams H and J.









Thursday, May 1, 2014

Crochet Red Shrimp



Yarn: Lightweight yarn
Extras: Pony beads, batting, sewing needle


METHOD

1st round: 3ch, ss to first ch to join.(3 sts)
2nd round: Sc all.(3 sts)
3rd round: Sc all.(3 sts)
4th round: 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st.(5 sts)
5th round: 2sc in each of next 4sts, sc.(9sts)
6th round: Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 4 sts.(11 sts)
7th round: Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 5 sts.(13 sts)
8th round: Sc in each of next 5 sts, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 6 sts.(15 sts)
9th round: Sc all.(15 sts)
10th round: Sc all.(15 sts)
11th round: Dc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, dec 3 times, sc in each of next 3 sts, dc in each of next 2 sts.(12 sts)
12th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, dec, ss in each of next 4 sts, dec, dc in each of next 2 sts.(10 sts)
Stuff the body.
13th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, ss in each of next 4 sts, sc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts.(10 sts)
14th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, ss in each of next 4 sts, sc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts.(10 sts)
15th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, dec, ss in each of next 2 sts, dec, dc in each of next 2 sts.(8 sts)
16th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, ss in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts.(8 sts)
17th round: Dc in next st, dec, ss in each of next 2 sts, dec,dc in next st.(6sts)
18th round: Dc in each of next 2 sts, 1ch, and turn the work.
At this point, start to work flat.
19th round: Sc in each of next 4 sts. Finish off.


PAIR OF LEGS (make 3)
Cut a 12 in (30cm) piece of yarn. Fold in half and attach the point of doubling to the belly of the body. Use the tails to make legs by working 6 ch sts into each one, then finishing it off. Repeat the whole process twice more so that you are left with six legs.

MAKING UP
Sew pony beads onto body for eyes.

Source: 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet