Monday, May 2, 2011

I made my first teddy bear sale. If you are interested in buying a crochet teddy bear or any other animal feel free to email me at jessica.ivarra@gmail.com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Crochet Abbreviations and stitch tips

Here are a few tips to help make the right stitch.
If you have any questions feel free to ask :)
YO- Yarn Over
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain

SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch

TC -Triple Crochet
FP-Frpnt Post
BP-Back Post

How to make a puff stitch
Instructions:
YO, insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull through and bring yarn up to height of rest of stitches (3 loops on hook), YO, insert hook in the SAME stitch, YO, pull through and bring yarn up (5 loops on hook), YO, insert hook once again into the SAME stitch, YO, pull through and bring yarn up to height of the rest of stitches (7 loops on hook),continue to next stitch.

How to make a Shell Stitch
 

Instructions:
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch **, repeat * to ** to end of row. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st as ch-3 just made, * skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc (which is the center st of the 5-dc shell), skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc **, repeat * to ** to end of row, ending the last repeat with 3 dc in last sc, skip turning chain. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in first st, * skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc **, repeat from * to ** to end of row, ending last repeat with 1 sc in top of the ch-3 turning chain.
Repeat rows: Repeat rows 2 and 3 consecutively, until desired length is reached.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011

Oregon Ducks vs. Beavers

What are you?

Patterns

I generally Crochet without using a pattern but I will do my best to write them out for those that like my ideas and would like to make them into their own fun projects! Patterns coming soon

Slippers

Cotton Candy Slippers




Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Crochet Hats

New Age Bonnet

Heart Ear flap Beanie

Candy striped cozy
Natural Beret

Infant flower Hat

pretty in pink

Santa baby Papergirl Hat

Slate colored wool Hat

Girls Flower Hat