Sunday, August 15, 2010

Favorite pattern from my new book.

I have finally decided that this is my favorite pattern oit of my new book, Christmas In Crochet. I think I am starting on this one today, but instead of using size 10 crochet thread, I will use Sugar N Cream cotton to make it. I know it will be much bigger in the end, but hats the idea. The pattern given has it 7 3/4 inches tall, so mine should close to double it! Then I can stiffen it up with starch and use it for a tree topper instead of atable topper.

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Posy Linda said...

That is a great idea for a tree topper. Have fun!

Shropshire Suz said...
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Shropshire Suz said...

ooops missed a bit give me a day and l'll do a tutorial with photos
the 1st row of sc is 2 into every st the second is one in ever st 24 in total giving 6 petals made on 4 sts
Suz x

Shropshire Suz said...

Hi...thanks for popping by you ask about the floers on the striped square?
easy pattern and l use US terminology
12 dc in a magic circle
change col and work from the back of the flower and only into the back of the stitch for two rows doing SC
Back to the front again and change col for each petal and do 2ch then one dc and 1 DC in the 1st st then a Treble into the next 2 st and a dc and 2 chain and slip st it into the same stitch as the last dc
sl st into the next stitch and rep
will do a tutorial with pics if you need it just let me know
Hope that helps
Suz x

The Colorful Bee said...

Thanks Suz. I'll try it with the instructions you posted. But if you do a tutorial video, please send me a link.

Seelenfein... said...

This is really cute, i would make it too.

Not christmas, but here is a "present" for you, please look and grab it:

Many smiles send you