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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Teapot Cozy {Free Pattern}




Copyright 2014, Alessandra Hayden

Fits a standard 44oz teapot

Gauge:

7 sc and 6 rows = 2”

Stitch Guide:

ch - chain, hdc - half double crochet, sc - single crochet, st(s) - stitch(es), sl st - slip stitch

Materials:
US Size H-8 (5.00mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors, ribbon (approx 20”) 

Yarn:

Worsted Weight Yarn: (84 yards). Project shown is made with Loops & Threads Impeccable.

Instructions:

Round 1: Ch 12, join to form a ring, ch 1, sc in each ch,

join with sl st to 1st sc, ch 1. — 12 sc
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around, join to 1st sc, ch 1. — 24 sc
Round 3: (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) around, join to 1st sc, ch 1. — 36 sc
Round 4: Sc in each st around, join to 1st sc, ch 1. — 36 sc
Round 5: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) around, join to 1st sc. — 48 sc
Round 6: Ch 3 (counts as 1st hdc + ch-1 now and through- out), hdc into same st, * skip 1 st, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) into next st; repeat from * around, join to 2nd ch of beginning ch-3. — 24 hdc groups
Round 7: Repeat Round 6.
Round 8: Ch 3, hdc into 1st ch-1 space, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) into each of the next 10 ch-1 spaces, skip 2 ch-1 spaces (spout hole formed), (hdc, ch 1, hdc) into each of the next 11 ch-1 spaces, join to 2nd ch of beginning ch-3. — 22 hdc groups
Round 9: Ch 3, hdc into same st, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) into each ch-1 space around, join to 2nd ch of beginning ch-3. — 22 hdc groups
Before next row, sl st over to 2nd ch-1 space to leave gap for teapot handle.
Row 1: Ch 3, hdc into same st, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) into each of the next 19 ch-1 spaces, turn. — 20 hdc groups
Row 2: Sl st into ch-1 space, ch 3, hdc into same space, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) into each of the next 19 ch-1 spaces, turn. — 20 hdc groups
Rows 3-7: Repeat Row 2.
Row 8: Ch 1, sc evenly across. Fasten off. Weave in ends. 


Finishing
Work one round of sc evenly around the spout hole.

Add ribbon through 1st and last st of Row 8, and tie a bow to close the teapot handle gap. 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Little things

Here are some little crochet items I made recently. I am a big fan of little projects, it is fun to make quick projects, instant gratification. ;)






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