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Sometimes, a big crochet project such as an afghan or a sweater can be too daunting. Those items are great but sometimes you just want something quick, easy and economical. This collection of 25 quick and thrifty crochet patterns is all about crochet that requires little time and effort. These are great crochet projects to use up scrap yarn or smaller balls of yarn in your stash. The materials cost next to nothing and, like always, the patterns are FREE! In addition to being fun projects for your own home, these small crochet patterns make great lastminute gifts. Present your friend or family member with a bouquet of lasting crochet flowers with our crochet flower patterns section. Give a lovely crochet dishcloth as a functional piece that is also decorative with the crochet dishcloth section. Look in the baby crochet patterns section to make a pair of booties or a hat for a baby shower or just to welcome the new arrival. What will you crochet?

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet Craft Table of Contents Easy Crochet Patterns .................................................................................................................. 6 Beverage Can Cozy .................................................................................................................................... 6 Eco-Friendly Bag........................................................................................................................................ 7 Crochet Covered Hanger ........................................................................................................................... 9 Easy Floppy Hat ....................................................................................................................................... 11 Cute Crochet Book Bag ........................................................................................................................... 12

Crochet Flower Patterns ............................................................................................................ 13 Crochet Hairpin Rosette.......................................................................................................................... 13 Daffodils Bouquet ................................................................................................................................... 16 Crochet Violets Pin .................................................................................................................................. 18 Pink Rose Bouquet .................................................................................................................................. 20 Pansies Bouquet...................................................................................................................................... 22

Crochet Dishcloth Patterns ........................................................................................................ 24 Cheerful Dish Cloth ................................................................................................................................. 24 Crochet Springtime Cloth ........................................................................................................................ 25 Flower Dish Cloths .................................................................................................................................. 27 Granny Square Cloth ............................................................................................................................... 28 Simple Border Pot Holder and Dishcloth ................................................................................................ 29

Crochet Baby Patterns ............................................................................................................... 31 Baby Blue Hat .......................................................................................................................................... 31 Butterfly and Flower Baby Mobile .......................................................................................................... 32 Fuzzy Baby Booties.................................................................................................................................. 35 Heart Baby Room Sign ............................................................................................................................ 36 Robot Baby Cocoon and Hat ................................................................................................................... 38

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More Easy Crochet Patterns ...................................................................................................... 42 Rainbow Trout Bookmark ....................................................................................................................... 42 Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern ................................................................................................................. 44 Angel Ornament Pattern ......................................................................................................................... 46 Sun Hat .................................................................................................................................................... 48 Crazy Monster Eyes Slippers ................................................................................................................... 50

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Easy Crochet Patterns Beverage Can Cozy By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Keep your can cold and your fingers comfortable with this can cozy crochet pattern. This version is crocheted in patriotic red, white and blue stripes. Materials: (Quantity for 4 Can Holders) 

Yarn: Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (70.9 g / 2.5 oz)

Color A - #00095 Red 1¼ oz [34 g]; 36 yds [53 m] or 1 ball Color B - #00001 White 1 oz [28 g]; 48 yds [44 m] or 1 ball Color C - #00009 Bright Navy 1¼ oz [34 g]; 36 yds [53 m] or 1 ball  Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 13 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Note: To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook at end of row. With new color, draw through 2 loops on hook, then proceed. Instructions: Holder 1 (Red and White with Blue base) (make 2) With C, ch 6. Join with sl st to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 1. 10 sc in ring. Join with sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 15 sc. 3rd rnd: As 2nd rnd, ending 1 sc in last sc. 22 sc. 4th rnd: As 2nd rnd. 33 sc. (Base measures approx 2¾ ins [7 cm]) 5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in back loop of each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 6th and 7th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. Join A at end of 7th rnd. 8th and 9th rnds: With A, as 6th and 7th rnds. Join B at end of 9th rnd. 10th and 11th rnd: With B, as 6th and 7th rnds. Join A at end of 11th rnd. Rep last 4 rnds twice more, then rep 8th and 9th rnds once. Fasten off. Holder 2 (Blue and White with Red base) (make 2) Work as for Holder 1, substituting A for C and C for A.

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Eco-Friendly Bag By: Kathleen Sams for Red Heart Yarn Crochet an eco-friendly bag to carry fresh produce from the farmer's market, daily essentials or to tote your refillable water bottle, to avoid buying plastic bottles. This is a quick and easy bag crochet pattern in eco-friendly cotton yarn. Materials:  Yarn: RED HEART® “Eco-Cotton™ Blend”: 2 skeins 1370 Candy Marl.  Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]  Yarn needle  Elastic pony tail band

Gauge: Rounds 1-5 of Base = 6½”. Size: Bag diameter measures 10” x 12” tall. Instructions: POUCH Round 1: Make a slip knot, working around elastic band, work 48 sc around band, slip st to first st in join – 48 sts. Round 2: Ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in first st to join – 48 sts. Round 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around, slip st to first st in join – 72 sts. Round 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around, slip st in first st to join – 96 sts. Fasten off. BASE Ch 8, slip st in first st to form a ring. Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 23 dc in ring, slip st in first st to join – 24 sts. Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same space, [2 dc in each st] around, slip st in first st to join – 48 sts. Round 3: Ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in first st to join. Round 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around, slip st in first st to join – 72 sts. Round 5: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around, slip st in first st to join – 96 sts. Round 6: With right sides together, join Base and Pouch, matching sts and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, sc in each st around, slip st in first st to join – 96 sts. Rounds 7-9: Ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in first st to join – 96 sts. Round 10: Ch 1, sc in same st at joining, *ch 5, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * around to last

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook 3 sts, ch 2, dc in first sc forming last loop – 24 loops. Rounds 11-25: Ch 1, sc in loop just formed, *ch 5, sc in next loop; repeat from * around to last loop, ch 2, dc in first sc to form last loop. Round 26: Ch 1, 3 sc in loop just formed, 5 sc in each loop around to first loop, 2 sc in loop, slip st in first st to join. Fasten off. FINISHIING Strap Ch 201, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off. Weave through loops of Round 25. Sew ends together. Weave in ends. Fold Bag inside Pouch.

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Crochet Covered Hanger By: Lily Sugar'n Cream For your more delicate or cherished garments, crochet covers for plain wire hangers. The crocheted covers keep the clothes from slipping and give your closet a soft, feminine look.

Materials:  Yarn: Lily Sugar ’n Cream (70.9 g/2.5 oz) Main color (MC) (White): 1 ball Contrast A (Cream): 1 ball  Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge 

Garment hanger

Glue gun and glue stick to cover hanger hook with yarn if desired Gauge: 14 sts and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

Instructions: BACK and FRONT (make 2 pieces alike). With MC, ch 57. 1st row: (WS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 56 sc. 2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first sc. 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 4 (counts as tr). (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc2tog made. Dc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 dc in each dc to last 5 sts. (Dc2tog over next 2 sts) twice. 1 tr in last st. Turn. 4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each st to last 5 sts. (Sc2tog over next 2 sts) twice. 1 sc in last st. Turn. Rep last 2 rows 5 times more. 8 sts. Fasten off. Place marker at end of last row. Joining Back and Front: Place WS of Back and Front tog with hanger in between both pieces, matching shapes and pin them tog. With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to left marked corner of Front. Proceed as follows: 1st rnd: Working through both thicknesses: ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work 30 sc evenly down left “shoulder” and 3 sc down left side. 3 sc in corner. 1 sc in each of next 54 sc across bottom. 3 sc in

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook corner. 3 sc up right side. Stuff lightly, wrapping stuffing around metal hanger, then work 30 sc evenly up right “shoulder�. Work 16 sc evenly around top edge. Join with sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: Working around top 16 sc only: ch 1. (Sc2tog) 8 times. Join with sl st in first st. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Edging: Join A with sl st in bottom right corner. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next sc. Rep from * across to opposite corner. Fasten off. FLOWER With A, ch 4. 1st rnd: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. Ch 3. (Sl st. Ch 3. 1 dc. Ch 3) 4 times in same sp. Sl st in same sp. Fasten off. Sew Flower to front of hanger as shown in picture. If desired, use hot glue to attach MC to hanger hook wrapping 2 strands tog at same time around hook.

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Easy Floppy Hat By: Edie Eckman for Red Heart Yarn For fun and relaxed style this winter, crochet a comfortable floppy hat in brightly colored yarn. This easy hat crochet pattern is great for beginners, worked in rows and seamed instead of rounds. Materials: 

Yarn: RED HEART® “Eco-Ways™”: 2 balls 3520 Aquarium.  Crochet Hook: 5mm [US I-9].  Yarn needle. Gauge: 14 sc = 4”; 13 rows = 4” in Sc Rib pattern. Size: Head Circumference: Small (Medium) 18 (20)” Instructions: Ch 17. Foundation Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 16 sc. Begin Sc Rib Pattern Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, sc in front loop only of each sc across. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back loop only of each sc across. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 18 (20)” from beginning. Turn to work along long edge of piece. Next Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc 54 (60) sts evenly across long edge of ribbing – 55 (61) dc. Row 1 (WS): Ch 3 (counts as dc), *Bptr in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), *Fptr in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 12 (12 1/2)” from beginning. Fasten off. Finishing: Fold in half crosswise and sew sts of last row together for top of Hat. Sew side seam. Weave in ends. Abbreviations: Bptr: Back post triple crochet; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; Fptr: Front post triple crochet; mm = millimeters; P = purl; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated. For more project ideas, visit Red Heart Yarn.

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Cute Crochet Book Bag By: Joanne Wardle This free crochet pattern is a great project for anyone to do. It holds books of many sizes. This is great for those students going back to school, young or old. It's a great pattern you will get complemented on.

Materials:  

Crochet hook size G-6 (4mm) Yarn, any worsted weight (double knit) yarn, preferably cotton. Approx 100g

Instructions: Form a basic granny square (make 2) (Chain 6 stitches. join to form loop).

Rnd 1:Chain 3, dc twice into loop, (ch 1 , 3 dc into loop)3 times. Join to top of first chain 3 with sl st (do not turn at end of this or any round) Rnd 2: chain 4, (3dc 1ch 3dc 1ch in next chain space)3 times. In next chain space: 3dc 1ch 2dc, join to third chain at beginning of round) Rnd 3: chain3 2dc in space. Ch 1. (3dc 1ch 3 dc in next space, 1 ch 3 dc in next space, 1 ch) 3 times, 3 dc 1ch 3dc in next space, 1 ch, sl stitch to top of 3 chain at beginning of round. Continue to form a granny square with 7 rounds.) On one edge of each square dc 29 stitches, turn, chain 3 dc 29 stitches across. Continue until you have 5 dc rows, then sc two rows. Place the two rectangles, wrong sides together, and join with sc along 3 edges, then go back along this sc with reverse sc also known as crab(or rope) stitch. Pick up 7 stitches at side (where join is), and SC for approx 130 rows, or until strap is desired length. (remembering to allow for stretching), then attach to opposite side.

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Crochet Flower Patterns Crochet Hairpin Rosette By: Dawn from Sew Ritzy-Titzy Imagine pulling a hairpin out of your coifed hairdo and proceeding to crochet a rosette with it!.....Hi! I'm Dawn from Sew Ritzy~Titzy and while I won't pull a hairpin out of my hair, I will show you a project that involves a hairpin, crochet hook and simple sc stitches that will become a darling rosette.

Let's begin. Pic 1: This is the hairpin frame. I actually snagged this one at the thrift store, but I know they are readily available in craft stores. Pic 2: Make a slip knot with your yarn (I used weight 4 yarn and a G crochet hook.) Pic 3: Slide the bottom off of the frame and place slip knot on left bar. Make sure the knot is centered. Wrap the yarn around the right hand bar and to the back. Slip bottom bar back in place. You can determine the width of your loops by the project you are doing. Mine is spaced about 3 inches.

Pic 4: (At first, it will seem very wonky to have hold the frame and make a sc. I hold the frame against my stomach to steady it. Whatever works for you.) Now take your crochet hook and slip it under the front

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook edge of loop. Pic 5: Yarnover and pull up loop. Pic 6. Sc 1.

Pic 7: Now take your crochet hook and turn it upside down. This seems so awkward at first, but this too will come! While holding the hook upside-down, take the frame and turn it 180 degrees. Pretend it is a book and your are turning the page. It is just like that! You should now have a 'new loop' wrapped around the right bar. Pic 8: Slip your hook underneath the front of the loop. Yarnover and pull up loop. Pic 9: Sc 1. Repeat directions from pic 7-9 until you have desired no. of loops on bars.

Pic 10: You will need 24 loops on both sides of frame for this rosette. Pic 11: Cut yarn and tie off end. Pic 12: Cut a small amount of yarn and thread through tapestry needle. Slip off bottom bar and before slipping off the loops, thread the needle along the edge.

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Pic 13: Continue to thread the edge until you reach the last loop. Pic: 14: Carefully slide off loops. Pic: 15: Gather thread and knot. You will see the rosette taking shape.

Pic 16: Join by tying ends together and weave ends into rosette. You can leave rosette just as it is or add a crocheted border. For a border --around outer edge, sc in each loop -- keeping loops twisted! Make 2 chs between each sc. Join to form a ring. Pic 17: By moving hairpin bars closer together, I crocheted a smaller rosette to sew to larger rosette. And a fun button to complete it! Pic 18: A Hairpin Rosette

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Daffodils Bouquet By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Crochet a lasting bouquet of cheerful daffodils with this flower crochet pattern. Display in a glass vase anywhere you want a bit of color. Floral wire helps keep the flowers sturdy enough to arrange. This bouquet matches the Daffodils Dish Cloths for the kitchen.

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Yarn: Lily® Sugar’ n Cream (Solids: 2.5 oz/70.9 g/109 m/120 yds), (Ombres: 2 oz/56.7 g/86 m/95 yds) Main Color (MC) (01712 Hot Green) 2 balls Contrast A (00073 Sunshine) 1 ball Contrast B (00001 White) 1 ball 

Crochet Hook: Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge  Light green floral wire  Hot glue gun. Size: Daffodil: Approx 2½ ins [6 cm] wide. Gauge: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Instructions: Daffodil (make 6). With A, ch 3. 1st rnd: (RS). 6 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join with sl st in back loop of first hdc. First Petal: 1st row: Ch 1. 2 sc in back loop of same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. Turn. 2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc to end of row. 4 sc. Turn. 3rd to 5th rows: 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Ch 1. Turn. 6th row: (Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through 3 loops on hook - sc2tog made) twice. Turn. 7th row: Ch 3. Miss first sc. Sl st in next sc. Sl st in side of each of next 5 rows of petal. Sl st in last sc worked on 1st row and in back loop of next hdc. Do not turn. Second to Sixth Petals: 1st row: Ch 1. 2 sc in back loop of same hdc as last sl st. Ch 1. Turn. 2nd to 7th rows: Work as given for 2nd to 7th rows of First Petal. At end of Sixth Petal, fasten off. Trumpet: Join B with sl st to any front loop of 1st rnd. 1st rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as sl st. *2 sc in next front loop of sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off at end of 3rd rnd.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Leaf (make 3). With MC, ch 6. 1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 5 sc. Turn. 2nd and 3rd rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. 7 sc. Turn. 5th and 6th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 7th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. 9 sc. Turn. 8th and 9th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 10th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. 11 sc. Turn. 11th to 14 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 15th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. 16th to 18th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep 15th to 18th rows until 3 sts rem. Fasten off. Stem (make 6). Cut floral wire each 7 ins [18 cm] long. With MC, ch 27. 1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Align floral wire with chain made. Working over floral wire, 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Fasten off. Daffodil bouquet: Glue Daffodil to folded end of stem. Holding 2 stems tog, Wrap leaf around stems. Wind MC around wrapped leaf at base of bouquet. Secure yarn.

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Crochet Violets Pin By: Maggie Petsch for Kreinik Use this crochet flower pattern to create delicate violets for a pin or embellishment for clothing or accessories. The metallic thread adds a bit of glamor.

Materials:  Kreinik Metallics blending filament (50m per spool): 1 spool each purple #012 (BFA), green #008 (BFB) and star mauve #093 (BFC)  South Maid crochet cotton size 10 (350 yd per ball): small amounts each purple #458 (A), myrtle green #484 (B), white #1 (C), and soft yellow #143 (D)  Size 7 steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge  12" length 1/8" wide white satin ribbon  3/4" long pin back  Tapestry needle  Sewing needle and white sewing thread

Gauge: Flower = 7/8" in diameter - Check gauge to save time. Pattern Note: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated. Pattern Stitches: Tr cl: Holding back on hook last lp of each st, 2 tr in indicated st, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook. P: Ch 3, hdc in last tr made. Shell: [{Tr, p} 4 times, tr] in indicated sp. Instructions: Violet (make 5) Rnd 1 (RS): With one strand A and one strand BFA held together, ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in beg sc. Rnd 2: [Ch 3, tr, ch 3, sl st] in same st as joining, [sl st, ch 3, tr, ch 3, sl st] in next sc, *[sl st, ch 3, tr cl, ch 3, sl st] in next sc*, [sl st, ch 3, 5 tr, ch 3, sl st] in next sc, rep from * to *, join in st at base of beg ch-3, fasten off. Stems With one strand B and one strand BFB held tog, ch 10 for foundation ch, sc in 2nd ch from hook, **ch 21, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 19 chs**, sc in each of next 2 chs on foundation

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook ch, *ch 17, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 15 chs, sc in each of next 2 chs on foundation ch*, ch 19, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 17 chs, sc in each of next 2 chs on foundation ch, rep from * to * once, rep from ** to ** once, sl st in last sc made on foundation ch, fasten off. Doily Rnd 1 (RS): With one strand C and one strand BFC held together, ch 1 (center ch), ch 3 more (counts as first dc throughout), 11 more dc in center ch, join in top of beg ch-3. (12 dc) Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each rem dc around, join in top of beg ch-3. (24 dc) Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st] rep around, join with in top of beg ch-3. (36 dc) Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 6, turn, sl st in last sc made, ch 1, turn, 11 sc in ch-6 lp**, sc in each of next 4 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. (9 ch-6 lps) Rnd 5: Sl st in next sc, ch 6 (counts as first tr, ch-2), *sl st in 4th sc on next ch-6 lp, ch 6, sk next 3 sc on same lp, sl st in next sc, ch 2**, tr in center sc of 3 unworked sc between same lp and next lp, ch 2, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 4th ch of beg ch-6. Rnd 6: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-6 sp, dc in next tr] rep around, ending with shell in last ch-6 sp, join in top of beg ch-3, fasten off. Finishing Press doily and violets gently on WS with steam iron. With tapestry needle and D, work one French knot in the center of each violet, leaving ends for finishing. Place foundation ch of stems on RS of doily just below center and sew to doily from WS. Using photo as a guide, position violets on center of doily and tack in place with ends from French knots left for finishing, covering foundation ch of stems. Gather stems together approximately 3/4" from top and tie together with length of white ribbon. Trim ends of ribbon to desired length. Sew pin back to center of doily on WS.

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Pink Rose Bouquet By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Crochet a lasting bouquet of roses in three shades of pink with this flower bouquet crochet pattern. This rose bouquet would make a beautiful centerpiece or decorative accent. This bouquet coordinates with the Rose Dishcloth and Potholder for a kitchen set. Materials:  Yarn: Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz/109 m/120 yds) (Ombres: 56.7g/2 oz/86 m/95 yds)- Bouquet of 15 Flowers Main Color (MC) (00144 Strawberry) 1 ball Contrast A (00046 Rose Pink) 1ball Contrast B (01740 Hot Pink) 1 ball Contrast C (01712 Hot Green) 2 balls  Crochet Hook: Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge  Light green floral wire

Size: Full Flower: Approx 4 ins [10 cm] wide. Flower Bud: Approx 2 ins [5 cm] long.

Gauge: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Instructions: FULL FLOWER (Make 3 each with MC, A and B). Ch 4, leaving a long end to use for gathering center closed when Rose is complete. Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc. 2 hdc. 2 dc. 3 tr) all in ring. Join with sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: Working behind 1st rnd, ch 1. Sl st between first 2 sc. Ch 3. Sl st between next 2 hdc. Ch 3. Sl st between next 2 dc. Ch 3. Sl st between next 2 tr. Ch 3. Sl st after last tr. Ch 3. Join with sl st to first sc. 5 ch-3 loops. 3rd rnd: *Ch 1. (5 dc. Sl st) in next ch-3 loop. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first ch 1. 5 petals. 4th rnd: Working behind last rnd, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 5. Sl st in sp between next 2 petals. Rep from * 3 times more. Ch 5. Join with sl st in first sc. 5 ch-5 loops. 5th rnd: *Ch 1. (2 dc. 4 tr. 2 dc. Sl st) in next ch-5 loop. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first ch 1. 5 petals. 6th rnd: Working behind last rnd, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 7. Sl st in sp between next 2 petals. Rep from * 3 times more. Ch 7. Join with sl st in first sc. 5 ch-7 loops.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook 7th rnd: *Ch 1. (3 dc. 5 tr. 3 dc. Sl st) in next ch-7 loop. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first ch 1. 5 petals. Fasten off. Thread end at starting ring onto a tapestry needle and gather center tog tightly to close flower. FLOWER BUD (Make 2 each with MC, A and B). With C, ch 2. 1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc) twice. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 8 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc) 4 times. Join MC, A or B with sl st in first sc. 12 sc. Break C. 4th rnd: With MC, A or B, ch 1. Working in back loop only of each sc work 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next sc. 5 sc in next sc – shell made. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * twice more. Miss next sc. Shell in next sc. Miss next sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 6th rnd: Working behind last rnd, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 4. Sl st in sp between next 2 petals. Rep from * once more. Ch 4. Join with sl st in first sc. 3 ch-4 loops. 7th rnd: *Ch 1. (4 dc. 1 hdc. 1 sc. Sl st) in next ch-4 loop. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st in first ch 1. Fasten off. STEMS (make 15). With C, ch 51. 1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 50 sc. Fasten off. LEAVES (make 30): With C, ch 5. 1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 5 dc in last ch. Working into opposite side of ch into rem loops, 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. FINISHING Cut floral wine in lengths to fit stems and weave through stem. Sew 2 leaves to each stem. Attach Full Flowers or Flower Buds to stem end.

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Pansies Bouquet By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Crochet a lasting bouquet of colorful pansies for your kitchen or anywhere else in the home. You can also crochet these pansies to adorn garments or accessories. This crochet flower bouquet matches the Pansies Potholder and Dishcloth kitchen set.

Materials: (Amounts are given for bouquet of pansies.)  Lily® Sugar’n Cream (Solids: 2.5 oz/70.9 g), (Ombres: 2 oz/56.7g) Contrast A (00093 Soft Violet) 1 ball Contrast B (01317 Hot Purple) 1 ball Contrast C (00083 Cornflower Blue) 1 ball Contrast D (00073 Sunshine) 1 ball Contrast E (01712 Hot Green) 1 ball  Crochet Hook: Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge  Plastic pot 3½ ins [9 cm] in diameter  Hot glue gun. Size: Pansy: Approx 2½ ins [6 cm] wide. Pansy Cluster: Approx 7 ins [18 cm] in diameter. Gauge: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Instructions: Pansy With D, ch 4. Join with sl st to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in ring. Ch 2) twice. (2 sc in ring. Ch 5) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Break D. 2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 2. (2 hdc. Ch 3. 1 sl st in first ch – Picot made. 2 hdc) all in same ch-2 sp. Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. (2 hdc. Picot. 2 hdc) all in next ch-2 sp. [Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. (1 hdc. 9 dc. 1 hdc) all in next ch-5 sp] 3 times. Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. Fasten off. Pansy Cluster Make 3 Pansies each with A, B and C as Color 2. Base: With E, ch 2. 1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in same sp as sl st. 2 dc in each sc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 16 dc.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook 3rd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in same sp as sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 32 dc. 4th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 dc. Ch 12. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. (2 dc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch) 3 times. 2 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Ch 8. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 2 dc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 2 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. (6 long petals and 6 short petals). FINISHING Sew 6 Pansies around Base – one at beg of each long petal, alternating colors. Sew rem 3 Pansies inside of Base. Place stuffing inside of pot. Cover with Cluster of Pansies. Glue Cluster to pot if necessary.

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Crochet Dishcloth Patterns Cheerful Dish Cloth By: Lily Sugar 'n Cream Get in the mood for spring anytime of the year with this daisy-colored yellow and white dish cloth. This dish cloth crochet pattern brings warmth and cheer to your kitchen. This dattern is for the dish cloth at top right. For the dishcloth at bottom left, see the Daisy Dish Cloth Crochet Pattern.

Materials:  Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz/109 m/120 yds) (Ombres: 56.7g/2 oz/86 m/95 yds) (00165 Daisy Ombre) 1 ball  Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 13 sts and 12 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat. Size: Approx 13 ins [33 cm] square.

Instructions: Ch 44. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. 43 sts. Turn. 2nd row: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 1 tr in next sc. Rep from * across to last sc, pushing tr to RS of work. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. 4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 tr in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * across to last sc, pushing tr to RS of work. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. 5th row: As 3rd row. Rep 2nd to 5th rows for pat until work from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm], ending on a RS row. Hanging Loop: Ch 10. Join with sl st in last sc worked. Fasten off.

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Crochet Springtime Cloth By: Bernat This free crochet pattern combines triangular shapes and vibrant colors to create a quick and easy cloth. Use it in your kitchen to celebrate the arrival of spring.

Materials:  Yarn: Bernat® Handicrafter Cotton (Solids: 50 g / 1.75 oz or Ombres: 42.5 g / 1.5 oz) or cotton of your choice. Main Color (MC): (00001 White) or (13712 Hot Green) or (13742 Hot Blue) or color of your choice 1 ball Contrast A: (00089 Banana), (00001 White), (13742 Hot Blue) or (23743 Summer Splash) or (00018 Lemon Swirl) or colors of your choice 1 ball  Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Measurement: Approx 12 1/2" 32 cm each side of triangle. Gauge: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4" 10 cm. Instructions: Center Triangle: With MC, ch 21. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 20 sc. 2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - sc2tog over last 2 sc made. Turn. 4th to 18th rows: As 3rd row 15 times. 4 sts at end of last row. 19th row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog over next 2 sc) twice. Turn. 20th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Fasten off. First Triangle: 1st row: With RS of work facing, join A with sl st to corner ch of foundation chain of Center Triangle. Ch 1. Working into rem loops of foundation ch, 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. Work 2nd to 20th rows as given for Center Triangle. Note: First Triangle should match Center Triangle.

Second Triangle: 1st row: With RS of work facing, turn work so First Triangle is to the right. Join A with sl st to

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top corner of Center Triangle. Ch 1. Work 20 sc evenly across. Turn. Work 2nd to 20th rows as given for Center Triangle. Third Triangle: 1st row: With RS facing, join A with sl st to rem side of Center Triangle. Ch 1. Work 20 sc evenly across. Turn. Work 2nd to 20th rows as given for Center Triangle. Border and Loop: With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to corner of any Triangle and work 1 rnd of sc, having 3 sc in corners. Ch 6 (loop). Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

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Flower Dish Cloths By: Lily Sugar'n Cream You will love using and displaying these cute flower dish cloths in your kitchen. Use this dish cloth crochet pattern to make a few and keep in a bowl next to your sink. Materials:  Yarn: Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (Solids 70.9 g/2.5 oz, Ombres 56.7 g/2 oz)

Version 1: Main Color (MC): (01628 Hot Orange) 1 ball Contrast A: (00001 White) 1 ball Version 2: Main Color (MC): (00073 Sunshine) 1 ball Contrast A: (02741 Playtime) 1 ball Version 3: Main Color (MC): (00073 Sunshine) 1 ball Contrast A: (02743 Summer Splash) 1 ball 

Crochet hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H/8)

Gauge: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Size: Approx 10 ins [25.5 cm] in diameter. Instructions: Note: Ch 2 does not count as hdc in 1st to 3rd rnds. With MC, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 2. 10 hdc in ring. Join with sl st to first hdc. 2nd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 20 hdc. 3rd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 40 hdc. 4th rnd: Ch 2. (1 hdc. Ch 1. 2 hdc) in same sp as sl st. *Miss next 2 hdc. (2 hdc. Ch 1. 2 hdc) in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. 5th rnd: Sl st in next st and ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (1 hdc. Ch 1. 2 hdc) in same ch-1 sp. *(2 hdc. Ch 1. 2 hdc) in next ch-1 sp – shell made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. 6th and 7th rnds: Sl st in next st and ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (2 hdc. Ch 1. 3 hdc) in same ch-1 sp. *(3 hdc. Ch 1. 3 hdc) in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join A with sl st to top of ch 2 at end of 7th rnd. 8th rnd: With A, ch 2. *8 dc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in sp between 2 shells. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dc. 9th rnd: Ch 1. *(1 sc in next dc. Ch 1) 8 times. (1 sc in sp between next 2 shells 1 row below. Ch 1) 4 times. 1 sc in same ch-1 sp as last sc. (Ch 1. 1 sc in sp between next 2 shells 1 row above) 4 times. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

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Granny Square Cloth By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Make dishcloths a bit more interesting with granny squares that are fun to crochet. These granny square cloths really perk up a kitchen.

Materials: 

Yarn: Lily Sugar’n Cream 4 Ply (Solids 2.5 oz / 70.9 g / Ombres 2 oz / 56.7 g) Main Color (MC) 1 ball Solids or Ombres Contrast A 1 ball Solids or Ombres 

Crochet Hook: 6.00 mm crochet hook (U.S. J or 10)

Note: Ch 5 at beg of each rnd counts as 1 dc and ch 2 sp throughout.

Instructions: With MC, ch 4, join with ss. Base rnd: Ch 5. (3 dc. Ch 2) 3 times in ring. 2 dc in ring. Ss in 3rd ch of beg ch 5. Break MC. Rnd 1: With A, ss in next ch. Ch 5. 3 dc in same sp. *Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next sp (corner made). Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 2 dc in ch 2 sp from beg of rnd. Ss in 3rd ch of beg ch 5. Break A. Rnd 2: With MC, ss in next ch. Ch 5. 3 dc in same sp. *Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next sp. Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc.** (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next sp (corner made).* Rep from * to * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 dc in ch 2 sp from beg of rnd. Ss in 3rd ch of beg ch 5. Break MC. Rnd 3: With A, ss in next ch. Ch 5. (Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next sp) to corner. Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc.** (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in corner sp.* Rep from * to * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 dc in ch 2 sp from beg of rnd. Ss in 3rd ch of beg ch 5. Break A. Rnds 4 - 11: As 3rd rnd alt MC with A as illustrated.

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Simple Border Pot Holder and Dishcloth By: Lily Sugar'n Cream This simple kitchen crochet pattern creates a pot holder and dishcloth set with contrasting borders. This is an attractive kitchen set for a house warming gift or your own home. Materials:  Yarn: Lily Sugar’n Cream 4 Ply (Solids 2.5 oz/70.9 g/Ombres 2 oz/56.7 g) 1 ball of each color makes 2 dishcloths when MC and A are reversed as illustrated.

Pot Holder: Main Color (MC) 1 ball Contrast A 1 ball Dish Cloth: Main Color (MC) 1 ball Contrast A 1 ball  Crochet Hooks: Pot Holder: Size 4.00 mm (U.S. 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Dish Cloth: Size 4.50 mm (U.S. 7) crochet hook.

Size: Pot Holder: Finished Size: Approx 8” x 8” *20.5 x 20.5 cm+ Dish Cloth: Finished Size: Approx 11” x 11” *28 x 28 cm+ Gauge: Pot Holder: 15 sts and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in sc with 4.00 mm hook. Dish Cloth: 8 loops and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in loop pat with 4.50 mm hook. Instructions: Pot Holder: Back: With MC and 4.00 mm hook, ch 29. Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 1. Turn. 28 sts. 1st row: 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Ch 1. Turn. This row forms pat. Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 8 ins [20.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Do not turn. Next row: Ch 1. Work 22 sc along side edge, 3 sc in first st of lower edge, 1 sc in each of next 26 sts along lower edge, 3 sc in next st, 22 sts along side edge, 3 sc in first st of top edge, 1 sc in each of next 26 sts along top edge, 3 sc in next st. Ss to 1st ch 1. Fasten off. Front: With A, work as given for Back.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Edging: With WS tog, proceed as follows: 1st round: Join MC to any st. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 round sc, inc at corners as before. Fasten off. 2nd round: Join A to any st, work 1 round sc, inc at corners as before. Fasten off. 3rd round: With MC work as given for 2nd round. Dish Cloth: With MC and 4.50 mm hook, ch 42. Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 4th ch from hook. *Ch 2. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 20 loops. 1st row: Ch 3. *1 sc in next ch 2 loop. Ch 2. Rep from * to last ch 2 loop. 1 sc in ch 3 loop. Turn. This row forms pat. Cont in pat until work from beg measures 8 ins [20.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Fasten off. Border: With RS facing, join A to ch 3 loop at end of last row. 1st round: Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in corner loop - corner made. Ch 2. (1 sc in next loop. Ch 2) 19 times along side. Rep from * 3 times more. Ss to first sc. 2nd round: *Work corner loop. Ch 2. **1 sc in next loop. Ch 2. Rep from ** to next corner. Rep from * 3 times more. Fasten off.

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Crochet Baby Patterns Baby Blue Hat By: Phyllis of Many Creative Gifts Crochet a cute baby blue hat. This free crochet pattern is a great one that can be made for a new addition to the family. It makes for a great gift at a baby shower.

Materials:  Lion Brand Cotton Ease, 50% cotton, 50% acrylic yarn, 1 skein (207 yds/188 m) (shown here, Lake # 110) or a medium-weight (no. 4) worsted-weight yarn  Size G/6/4.0mm crochet hook

Gauge: 1 inch = about 4 sts and 3 rnds; finished hat measures about 17 1/2 inches in diameter. Instructions: BODY OF HAT: Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3, 10 hdcs in 3rd ch from hook, join, do not turn. Rnd 2: Ch 2, [2 hdcs in next st, 1 hdc in next st] 5 times, join to top of 1st hdc (15sts). Rnd 3: Ch 2, 1 hdc in same st, [2 hdcs in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts] 5 times, join to top of 1st hdc (21 sts). Rnd 4: Ch 2, 2 hdcs in same st, 1 hdc in next st, [2 hdcs in next st, 1 hdc in next st] 9 times, 2 hdcs in last st, join to top of 1st hdc (32 sts). Rnd 5: Ch 2, 2 hdcs in same st, 1 hdc in next st, [2 hdcs in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts], 10 times, join to top of 1st hdc (44 sts). Rnd 6: Ch 2, [2 hdcs in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts] 11 times, join to top of 1st hdc (55 sts). Rnd 7: Ch 2, 1 hdc in next st and each st around, join to top of 1st hdc (55 sts). Rnds 8 and 9: Repeat rnd 7. Rnd 10: Ch 2, 1 hdc in next st and each st around, skip last st, join to top of 1st hdc (54 sts). Rnds 11 through 14: Repeat rnd 10. EDGING: Rnd 1: [Ch 2, 1 dc and 1 sc in next st, sl st into next st] all the way around (27 "spikes" around), fasten off.

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Butterfly and Flower Baby Mobile By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Crochet a mobile for baby's crib with sweet butterflies and flowers. Use this baby mobile crochet pattern to decorate the nursery. Materials:  Yarn: BUTTERFLIES Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz/109 m/120 yds): 1 ball each of: Yellow (MC); White (A); Blue (B); Aqua (C) Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (Ombres: 56.7 g/2 oz/86 m/95 yds): 1 ball Ombres (D). FLOWERS Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz/109 m/120 yds): 1 ball of each: Pink (MC); Peach (A); Lilac (B); White (C).  Crochet hook: Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) and 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hooks  Stuffing  1 yd [.95 cm] of ribbon ¼ inch [.5 cm] wide

Gauge: 16 sc and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller hook Instructions: BUTTERFLY Wings (make 1 each with MC, B and C). Front and Back (make alike). With MC, ch 7. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 6 sc. 2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. **3rd to 5th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 12 sc. 6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 7th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - Sc2tog made. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 8th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. |1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. 9th row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice. Turn. 10th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Fasten off. With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to rem sts and proceed as follows: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook 3rd row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice. Turn. 4th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Fasten off.** With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to opposite side of foundation chain. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 6 sc. Work from ** to ** as given above. Note: When joining Back and Front, place small mount of stuffing in each Wing. Joining Back and Front: 1st rnd: With WS of Back and Front facing tog, join MC with sl st to side of foundation chain. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *7 sc up right side of first Wing. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) all in top st of Wing. 4 sc down left side of first Wing. 4 sc up right side of second Wing. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) all in top st of Wing. 7 sc down left side of second Wing. 1 sc between Wings. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 2nd rnd: *Sl st in each of next 8 sc up right side of first Wing. Ch 3. Sl st in first ch of ch 3 - Picot made. Sl st in each of next 5 sc down left side of first Wing. Sl st in each of next 5 sc up right side of second Wing. Picot. Sl st in each of next 8 sc down left side of second Wing. Sl st between Wings. Rep from * around. Fasten off. Body:With D, ch 2. 1st rnd: 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join in rnd with sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 8 sc. 4th to 9th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. Stuff Body. Head: Next rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st in first sc. Next 2 rnds: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. Stuff Head. Next rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 8 times. Join with sl st in first sc. Next rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st in first sc. Next rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice. Fasten off Sew Body to Wings as shown in picture. lower Appliques (make 2 for each Butterfly). With D, ch 4. Join in rnd. 1st rnd: Ch 1. 10 sc in rnd. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. 2nd rnd: Join A with sl st to any sc. Miss first sc. (3 dc in next sc. Sl st in next sc) 5 times. Fasten off. Sew one Flower Applique to each Wing as illustrated. FLOWER (make 1 each with MC, A and B). Front and Back (make alike). With C, ch 2. 1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. 2 sc in each of next 4 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc. Break C. First Petal: Join MC with sl st to any sc. **1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 2 sc in next sc. 3 sc. Turn.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook 2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in last sc. 5 sc. Turn. 3rd to 5th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 6th row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of first 2 sc. Yoh and draw up a loop through all loops on hook – Sc2tog made. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. 3 sts. Turn. 7th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in last st. 2 sts. Turn. 8th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over 2 sts. Fasten off.** Second to Fifth Petals: Join MC with sl st to next sc of 2nd rnd. Work from ** to ** as given for First Petal. Note: When joining Back and Front, place small amount of stuffing in each Petal. Joining Back and Front: Place Back and Front with WS facing tog. Join MC with sl st between 2 Petals. Working through both thicknesses, proceed as follows: 1st rnd: *5 sc up right side of Petal. (1 sc. Ch 1. 1 sc) all in top of Petal. 5 sc down left side of Petal. Sl st between 2 Petals. Rep from * around. Fasten off. 2nd rnd: Join C, with sl st to any sl st between Petals. *Sl st in each of next 7 sc up right side of Petal. Ch 3. Sl st in first ch of ch 3 - Picot made. Sl st in each of next 6 sc down left side of Petal. Sl st between Petals. Rep from * around. Fasten off. CRIB RIBBON With D and larger hook, ch 128. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Miss next 2 ch. 5 dc in next ch. Miss next 2 ch. 1 sc in next ch.* Rep from * to end of ch. Do not turn. Working in opposite side of ch, proceed as follows: 2 sc in same sp as last sc. Rep from * to * once more. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Short Ties (make 3). With A, ch 15. Fasten off. Med Ties (make 3). With A, ch 20. Fasten off. Long Ties (make 2). With A, ch 30. Fasten off. Sew Butterflies and Flowers to Crib Ribbon alternating Short and Med Ties as illustrated. Fold 2 long Ties and sew to each end to attach Crib Ribbon to crib. Thread ribbon through shells as shown in picture.

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Fuzzy Baby Booties By: Linda Cyr for Red Heart Yarn Crochet a pair of fuzzy baby booties to keep baby's little feet warm and cozy. Baby will love the texture. These are quick and easy crochet baby booties, so why not make a few sets?

Materials:  Yarn: RED HEART® “Baby Clouds™”: 1 ball 9975 Seashore Multi.  Crochet Hook: 8mm [US L-11].  Yarn needle.

Gauge: 9 sts = 4” in sc. Size: Boots should fit most babies 6-12 months. Foot Length: 4”.

Special Abbreviations: hdc2tog (hdc dec): [Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop] twice, yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook. Instructions: BOOT (make 2): Ch 8. Round 1: Work 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 4 ch, 6 dc in last ch, turn to work along opposite side of beginning ch, dc in next 4 ch, 3 dc in last ch, slip st in top of beginning ch to join. Round 2: Ch 1, sc in back loops only in each st around, slip st in beginning ch to join. Round 3: Ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, [hdc2tog] 4 times, sc in next 6 sts, slip st in beginning ch to join. Round 4: Ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, [hdc2tog] 2 times, sc in next 6 sts, slip st in beginning ch to join. Rounds 5-7: Ch 1, sc in each st around, slip st in beginning ch to join. Round 8: Ch 1, slip st in each st around, slip st to beginning ch to join. Fasten off. Finishing: Weave in ends.

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Heart Baby Room Sign By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Embroider the words "Baby's Room" on a stuffed heart to hang from the door handle. This baby sign crochet pattern is a cute way to decorate the nursery.

Materials:  Yarn: Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz/109 m/120 yds) 1 ball each of: White (MC) and Lt Blue (A).  Crochet Hook: Size 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge  Stuffing  1 yd [95 cm] of ribbon¼ inch [0.5 cm] wide.

Gauge: 16 sc and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]

Instructions: FRONT AND BACK (make alike) With MC, ch 2. 1st row: (RS). 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. 2 sc. 2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn. 4 sc. 3rd to 13th rows: Ch 1.2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 14th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 26 sc. 15th row: As 3rd row. 28 sc. 16th to 22nd rows: As 14th row. 23rd row: (RS). Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook Sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 24th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. 25th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. 26th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Fasten off. With RS of work facing, miss 2 sc of 22nd row. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. Next row: Ch 1.Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. Next row: Sl st in each of first 2 sts. Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Fasten off. With A, embroider phrase “Baby’s Room” on Front of pillow with stem st.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Note: When joining Front and Back, place stuffing inside. Joining Back and Front: Place WS of Front and Back tog. With RS of Front facing you, join MC with sl st to first ch of foundation ch, working through both thicknesses, Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sp around. Join A with sl st to first sc. Work 1 sc in each sc around, working 3 sc at bottom point. Join with sl st to first sc. Next rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of from right to left, as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Make a loop and bow with ribbon and sew on Pillow as shown in picture.

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Robot Baby Cocoon and Hat By: Sandy's Cape Cod Originals Crochet an adorable little robot cocoon and matching hat to keep the new baby warm and snug. Infants love to be cocooned in this way and the simple construction makes for an easy crochet pattern. This robot cocoon is a great way to give the new baby a costume at Halloween too!

Materials:  Yarn: Caron's Simply Soft Worsted Charcoal 5oz. Grey Heather-small amount Spring Green-3oz. Turquoise-3oz. Add smaller pic here 2 Black-small amount  

Crochet Hooks: D and G Yarn Needle

Gauge:4sc’s rows =2"s, 4sc’s =1"

Instructions: Top of Hat: Row 1: With G hook and Charcoal color, ch11, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in remaining chs. Ch1,turn. (10sc) Row 2: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1,turn. (10sc) Rows 3-11: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1, turn. (10sc) Row 12: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1. Do not turn. (10sc) FIRST SIDE Row 1: Now turn piece and working on the side of the rows, 1sc in each of the nex10 rows..skipping 2ends of rows anywhere so that you can fit in 10sc’s..Ch1, turn. Row2-10: 1sc in each of the next 10sc’s. Ch1,turn. (10sc) Fasten off and attach charcoal yarn to second side of square. SECOND SIDE Row 1: Work 1sc in each st across. Ch1,turn. (10sc’s)

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Rows 2-10: 1sc in each of the next 10sc’s. Slst st in the next sc. Ch1, turn. (10sc) Fasten off and attach to 3rd side of hat. THIRD and FOURTH SIDES Repeat Rows 1-10 for 3rd and 4th sides. Fasten off and sew up all four side seams to form hat. Then attach charcoal yarn anywhere on hat and work 3 rows of sc, decreasing 8sc’s anywhere on the first row of sc’s. Fasten off. COCOON Front Panel Row 1: With G hook and turquoise, ch15 , 1sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch. Ch1, turn. ( 14sc’s) Rows 2-16: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1,turn. (14sc’) end of row 16-fasten off turquoise. Rnd 1: With G hook and lime green, attach lime green anywhere on turquoise. 1sc in each sc and each end of rows, and working 2sc’s in each corner, around. Slst to join. Fasten off lime green. Rnd 2-5: Attach grey and work 1sc in each st around, working 2sc’s in each corner. Ch1,turn. Rows 1-11: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1,turn. (20sc’s) fasten off and put aside for now. BOTTOM PANEL Row 1: With grey and G hook, ch21, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each remaining ch. Ch1,turn. (20sc’s) Rows 2-20: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1, turn. (20sc’s) Row 21: Now holding front panel and bottom panel together, with right sides facing each other, sc row 11 from front panel to row 20 of bottom panel. Fasten off. SECOND PANEL Row 1: Attach grey to second side of bottom panel. 1sc in each st across. Ch1, turn. (20sc’s) Rows 2-4: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1,turn. (20sc’s) Row 5: 1sc in first sc, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc across to last 3sc’s, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc in last sc. Ch1,turn. (18sc’s) Rows 6-8: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1,turn. (18sc’s) Row 9: 1sc in first sc, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc across to last 3sc’s, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc in last sc. Ch1,turn. (16sc’s) Rows 10-13: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1,turn. (16sc’s)

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Row 14: 1sc in first sc, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc across to last 3sc’s, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc in last sc. Ch1,turn. (14sc’s) Rows 15-20: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1, turn. (14sc’s) end of row 20 fasten off. THIRD AND FOURTH PANELS Repeat rows 1-20 on Second Panel sew up the 4 sides of the cocoon Now continue on with G hook and attaching grey to the front panel’s right seam. If cocoon does not measure 13"s, then work around in sc’s until the cocoon measures 13"s. Stop at the right side of the front panel and ch1 and turn. Row1: 1sc in first sc, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc in each sc to last 3sc’s, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc in last sc. Ch1,turn. (42sc’s) Rows 2-5: 1sc in first sc, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc across to last 3sc’s, dec next 2sc’s tog, 1sc in last sc. Ch1,turn. (34sc’s) Rows 6-12: 1sc in each sc across. Ch1, turn. (34sc’s) or until top piece measures 3"s tall. BORDER Rnds 1-2: 1sc in each sc and around the front of the cocoon. Fasten off and tie in ends. Embellishments for Beanie Ear Screws -make 2 Rnd 1: With grey heather or silver color and G hook, ch2, 6sc’s in 2nd ch from hook. Slst to join. Ch1. (6sc) Rnd 2: Working over the whole sc on rnd 1, work 8sc’s. Slst to join. Ch 4 Rnd 3: 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each of the next 2sc’s, slst around the circle from rnd2, slst on the opposite side of the ch4 that you made on rnd 2. Slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew and sew the screw onto the side of hat, approx. between rows 8-10. ANTENNA With black and D hook, ch13, dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1sc in next ch, 1slst in each of the remaining chs, ch13, dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1sc in next ch, 1slst in each of the remaining chs. Slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and attach antenna to top of hat. Embellishments for Cocoon Knobs First knob: With G hook and grey heather, ch2, 8sc’s in 2nd ch from hook. Slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and sew circle onto front of cocoon as shown in pictures.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Second knob: With G hook and grey heather, ch2, 8 hdc’s in 2nd ch from hook. Slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and sew circle onto front of cocoon as shown in pictures. Third Knob: With G hook and grey heather, ch3, 8 dc’s in 3nd ch from hook. Slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and sew circle onto front of cocoon as shown in pictures. SQUIGGLE LINE With D hook and grey heather, ch 32, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each of the next 2sc’s, skip 2chs, 1sc in each of the next 3sc’s, 3sc’s in the next sc, 1sc in each of the next 3sc’s skip 2chs, 1sc in each of the next 3sc’s, 3sc’s in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 3sc’s skip 2 chs 1sc in each of the last 3sc’s. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and sew this squiggly line to front of cocoon as shown in pictures. LEFT EYE With Grey Heather and D hook, ch5, 2sc’s in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each of the next 2ch’s, 3sc’s in last ch. Now working on opposite side of ch, 1sc in each of the next 2ch;s, 1sc in the last ch. Slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with. Put aside for now. With Turquoise and D hook, ch2, 6sc’s in 2nd ch from hook, slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and attach this turquoise circle to front of grey heather piece. Attach to front of cocoon as shown in pictures. RIGHT EYE With Lime Green and D hook, ch2, 8sc’s in 2nd ch from hook, slst to join. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew with and attach to front of cocoon. ©Sandy's Cape Cod Originals 2009 You can sell any items that you make from using my patterns, but you are responsible for your finished products. Please do not resell this pattern as your own. You can find more of my patterns at: The Ravelry under sandy powers designer sandyscapecodorig.etsy.com capecodconsignments.etsy.com anniesattic.com epatternscentral.com

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More Easy Crochet Patterns Rainbow Trout Bookmark By: Kathie Mc Pugh of Crochet Bookmarkers This bookmark crochet pattern has a wonderful sense of humor. Crocheted in an array of bright colors, this "rainbow" trout is a fun project and would make a great gift for any bookworm.

Materials:  #10 crochet cotton, 5 yds each red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet  #5 steel crochet hook.

Size: Finished length 7 3/4". Instructions: Row 1: Ch5, 3dc in 1st ch, ch3, turn. Row 2: Dc in same st, dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 3: Dc in same st, dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 4: Dc in same st, dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 5: Dc in same st, dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 6: Dc in same st, dc in 10 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 7: Dc in same st, dc in 12 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 8: Dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, change to orange, ch3, turn. Row 9: Dc in next 14 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 10: 3Dc in same st, dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 11: Dc in next 15 dc, ch3, turn. Row 12: Dc in next 14 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 13: Dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, change to yellow, ch3, turn. Row 14: Dc in next 14 dc, 3dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 15: 2Dc in same st, dc in 16 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 16: Dc in next 18 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 17: Dc in same st, dc in 19 dc, 4dc in ch3, ch1, turn. Row 18: Sl st in same st, sl st in next 3 dc, change to green, ch3, dc in next 20 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 19: Dc in next 20 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 20: Dc in next 15 dc, ch3, turn. Row 21: Dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, change to blue, ch3, turn. Row 22: (Yo, pull up loop in next dc, yo, pull thru 2 loops) 2X, yo, pull thru all loops on hook (jdc made), dc in next 10 dc, jdc in next 2 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 23: Jdc in next 2 dc, dc in 10 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Row 24: Dc in same st, dc in next 10 dc, jdc in next 2 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 25: 2Dc in same st, dc in 12 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 26: Dc in same st, dc in next 13 dc, change to violet, ch3, turn. Row 27: Jdc in next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, jdc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch3, turn. Row 28: Jdc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, jdc in 2 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 29: Dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 30: Dc in same st, dc in 3 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 31: Dc in same st, dc in 5 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 32: Dc in same st, dc in 7 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 33: Dc in same st, dc in next dc, hdc in next 2 dc, sc in next 3 dc, hdc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 34: Dc in same st, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, 2dc in ch3, tie off, conceal ends. Copyright 1998 Kathleen Mc Pugh, all rights reserved For more patterns and kits at discount prices visit http://crochetplus.tripod.com

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Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern By: Eleanor Miles Bradley for Red Heart Yarn Keep your beloved pup warm and cozy on walks with this adorable dog sweater crochet pattern. Stripes of blue and white are just right for the discerning dog, and a special long stitch makes this intermediate crochet pattern more interesting. For more ideas, visit Red Heart Yarn.

Materials: 

Yarn: RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 Skein each No. 316 Soft White CA and No. 995 Ocean CB  Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]  Yarn needle Time to Construct: approximately 6 hours Gauge: 12 sts = 4”; 16 rows = 4” in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge. Abbreviations: Lsc (Long Single Crochet) = Insert hook in st indicated one row below and draw loop through, yarn over and through 2 loops on hook. Skip st under Lsc. dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Instructions: Small (Medium, Large) Row 1 (Wrong Side): With CB, ch 1, sc in first sc, * Lsc over next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across; turn. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across changing to CA in last st; turn. Row 3: With CA, rep Row 1. Row 4: Rep Row 2 changing to CB in last st. Rep Rows 1-4 for pat. NECKBAND: With CB, ch 6. Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 5 sts. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc across; turn. Rep Row 2 until 29 (39, 49) rows in all have been worked, changing to CA in last sc of last row. Fasten off CB. BODY-Row 1 (Right Side): Working across long edge, ch 1, sc in each row end across; turn – 29 (39, 49) sc. Row 2: Ch 1, work 1 (2, 1) sc in first sc, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across – 43 (59, 73) sc. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, changing to CB in last st; turn. Now work in pat for 2 rows.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Divide for Leg Openings-Row 1 (wrong Side): Keeping continuity of pat, work across first 5 (7, 9) sts; turn. Work even in pat on these sts for 9 (13, 17) more rows. Fasten off. With wrong side facing, skip next 3 (5, 7) sts of last long row for leg opening; join yarn and work in pat across next 27 (35, 41) sts for back for 10 (14, 18) rows. Fasten off. With wrong side facing, skip next 3 (5, 7) sts of last long row for 2nd leg opening; join yarn and work in pat across last 5 (7, 9) sts for 10 (14, 18) rows. Do NOT fasten off. Next Row-Join Underbody: Work in pat across first 5 (7, 9) sts, ch 3 (5, 7), work across next 27 (35, 41) sts, ch 3 (5, 7), work across last 5 (7, 9) sts; turn. Next Row: Work in pat across first 5 (7, 9) sts, sc in next 3 (5, 7) ch, work across next 27 (35, 41) sts, sc in next 3 (5, 7) ch, work across last 5 (7, 9) sts; turn – 43 (59, 73) sts. Work 1 row even in pat. Shape Back: Keeping continuity of pat, dec 1 st each end of next row, then every other row 13 times – 15 (31, 45) sts. Fasten off. Leg Openings-Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CB in any st at leg opening; ch 1, sc evenly around; join with a sl st in first sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, * dec, sc in next st; rep from * around, adjusting at end of rnd as necessary; join. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. Rnds 4 and 5: Rep Rnds 2 and 3. Rnd 6: Ch 1, working from LEFT to RIGHT, work 1 rnd Reverse sc. Fasten off. FINISHING: Sew underbody seam from Neckband to the first shaping row of Back. Edging: With right side facing, join CB in seam; ch 1, sc evenly around entire edge working 3 sc in corners; join to first sc. Next Rnd: Ch 1, working from LEFT to RIGHT, work 1 rnd Reverse sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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Angel Ornament Pattern By: Phyllis of Many Creative Gifts Create a beautiful crochet angel ornament. This craft can be used for any time of year. You can use it as a decoration or you can sew it to a piece of clothing. It can be placed beautifully on your Christmas tree too! Materials: 

Any DK or light worsted weight yarn: o 1 skein, Patons Grace, 100% mercerized

cotton o

# 62005 Snow (1.75 oz/50 g, 136 yds/125

m per skein)  Size D/3/3.25 mm crochet hook Glossary: ch = chain dc = double crochet sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch st = stitch RS = wrong side Instructions: Row 1: Ch 2, 1 sc in second ch from hook, then 1 sc, 3 dcs, 2 scs, 3 dcs into same st, sl st to top of 1st sc, do not turn. Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, 2 scs in each of next 3 sts, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, sl st to top of 1st sc, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, 2 dcs in same st and next st, ch 1, skip next st, 3 dcs in next st, ch 1, skip next st, 2 dcs in each of next 2 sts, turn. Row 4: (right side) Ch 3, 2 dcs in same st and each of next 3 sts, ch 1, skip next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, ch 1, skip next st, 2dcs in each of next 4 sts, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, 3 dcs in same st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dcs in next st, ch 2, skip st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 3 dcs in next st, turn.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Row 6: Ch 1, 1sc in same st and each of next 12 sts, ch 2, skip next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in each of next 5 sts, 2 dcs in next st, ch 2, skip next st, 1sc in next st and each of last 12 sts, turn. Row 7: Sl st into next 12 sts, sl st into loop, ch 3, 1 dc into ch 2 loop below, 2 dcs into next st, 1 dc in each of next 7 sts, 2 dcs into next st, 2 dcs into ch 2 loop below, turn Row 8: Ch 3, 2 dcs in same st, 1 dc in each st across until last st, 2 dcs in last st, turn. Row 9: Repeat Row 8. Row 10: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st and each of next 7 sts, 2 dcs in each of next 2 sts, 1 dc in each of next 7 sts, 2 dcs in last st, turn. Row 11: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st and each st across until last st, 2 dcs in last st, turn. Row 12: Ch 1, 2 scs in same st, 1 sc in each st across until last st, 2 scs in last st, fasten off.

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Sun Hat By: Lily Sugar'n Cream Keep the sun off your face and out of your eyes with this pretty and lightweight sun hat crochet pattern. Crochet this sun hat for working in the garden or the beach.

Materials:  Yarn: Lily® Sugar ’n Cream (70.9 g/2.5 oz/109 m/120 yds) (00073 Sunshine) 2 balls  Crochet Hook: Size 3.75 mm (U.S. F or 5) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 16 dc and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Instructions: Note: Ch 3 counts as dc at beg of rnd. Ch 2. 1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc. 4th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 30 dc. 5th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 40 dc. 6th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 50 dc. 7th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 60 dc. 8th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 70 dc. 9th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 80 dc. 10th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 85 dc. 11th to 14th rnds: Ch 3. 1 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 15th rnd: Ch 3. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. 1 dc in first of last 2 missed dc – Crossed dc made. *Crossed dc over next 3 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 16th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 27 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. 1 sc in last st. Join with sl st in first sc. 88 sc. 17th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 sc. *3 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 3 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. Miss last sc.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 18th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to last 6 sts. 3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Ch 1. Miss last ch-1 sp. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 19th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. *3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Rep from * to last 7 sts. 3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Ch 1. Miss last ch-1 sp. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 20th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. *3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Rep from * to last 8 sts. 3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Ch 1. Miss last ch-1 sp. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 21st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. 22nd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

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Crazy Monster Eyes Slippers By: Vicki Blizzard from Premier Yarns Premier Dream yarn is used to make these silly monster eye slippers. Your kids will love you so much if you crochet them these slippers. Get in touch with your childhood and be silly with a free crochet pattern like this one.

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Premier Dream: 24-216 Baby Fern (CA) – 1 ball 24-201 White (CB) – 1 ounce 24-235 Black (CC) – few yards 24-228 Eggplant (CD) – few yards Crochet Hook: US H-8 (5mm) Yarn needle Polyester fiberfill Dimensional fabric paint

Gauge=16 dc and 9 rnds = 4". Use any size hook necessary to obtain the specified gauge. SIZE: Instructions are for toddler size; instructions for youth, adult woman and adult man sizes are in parentheses unless otherwise indicated. Finished Measurements (slippers fit snuggly) Foot Circumference: 6¼ (7½, 8¾, 10)" Foot Length: 5 (7, 9, 11)"

Special Stitch Sc2tog (single crochet 2 sts together): Draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and pull through all 3 lps on hook (1 st dec). Abbreviations beg – beginning

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook ch – chain dc – double crochet dec – decrease(d) lp(s) – loop(s) rep – repeat rnd(s) – round(s) RS – right side sc – single crochet sl st – slip stitch st(s) – stitches WS – wrong side yo – yarn over * – repeat the instructions after asterisk as specified Project Notes  

Ch 2 at beg of dc rows does not count as a st. There are two sizes of Eyeballs; one for Toddler/Youth and one for Woman/Man.

Instructions: Slipper Foot: Beg at center of toe with CA, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring. Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as a dc here and throughout), 9 dc in ring; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 10 dc. Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 15 dc. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 20 dc. Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 25 dc. Sizes Youth (Woman, Man) only Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 30 dc. Sizes Woman (Man) only Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 35 dc. Size Man only Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 40 dc. All sizes Next Rnd: Ch 3, dc in each dc around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3. Repeat this rnd 0 (2, 5, 7) more times. Next Row (RS): Ch 2, dc in each dc around; turn (do not join). Repeat this row 5 (7, 8, 9) more times; fasten off at end of last row.

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook With WS facing, fold last row in half to form back of Slipper Foot. Join CA with a sl st in st at fold, and working through both thicknesses, sl st in each st to top of Slipper Foot, ch 1, sc evenly around foot opening; join with a sl st in first sc, ch 10; join with a sl st in first sc to form a loop; fasten off. Weave in ends.

Eyeball: With CB, ch 2. Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook; do not join, place a contrasting piece of yarn through last st and continue working in rounds, moving yarn up with each completed rnd – 5 sc. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around – 10 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 15 sc. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 20 sc. Size Woman/Man only Rnd 5: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 25 sc. Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 30 sc. All sizes Rnds 5-7 (7-11): Sc in each sc around. Size Woman/Man only Rnd 12: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around – 25 sc. Rnd 13: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around – 20 sc. All sizes Rnd 8 (14): * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around – 15 sc. Stuff Eyeball firmly with polyester fiberfill. Rnd 9 (15): * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around – 10 sc. Stuff Eyeball again. Rnd 10 (16): * Sc2tog; rep from * around; fasten off, leaving a 12" end – 5 sc. Thread yarn end through yarn needle and weave through remaining 5 sc; pull end tightly to close opening and knot securely. Bury end in Eyeball and trim end.

Pupil/Iris: With CC, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring. Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3, 9 dc in ring; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3; fasten off – 10 dc. Rnd 2: With RS facing, join CD with a sl st in any dc, ch 1, sc in same st as joining, 2 sc in next dc, * sc in next dc, 2 sc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc – 15 sc; fasten off, leaving a 24" yarn end. Thread end through yarn needle and sew Pupil/Iris to Eyeball, centered over Rnds 1-3.

Eyelid: With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring. Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3, 11 dc in ring; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 12 dc. Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 18 dc. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3 – 24 dc. Size Woman/Man only Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 3 – 32 dc. All sizes Rnd 4 (5): Ch 3, dc in each dc around; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3; fasten off, leaving a 24"

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Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook yarn end. Thread end through yarn needle. Place Eyelid over Eyeball, slightly covering Pupil/Iris and sew in place.

Finishing Sew one completed Eyeball unit to top of each Slipper Foot. To prevent slipping on bare floors when slippers are worn, apply dots of dimensional fabric paint to bottom of each Slipper Foot; let dry.

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