Knit-ochet Choker

November 22, 2007 at 6:30 am (crochet snowflake, free crochet pattern, free knitting pattern, jewellry, necklace)

For Pendant:

Materials

any 4 ply is fine, I used Wendy Peter Pan.
2.mm needles

Cast on 20 sts
1. (WS) K
2. K8, K2tog twice, K8
3. P7, P2tog twice, P7
4. K6, K2tog twice, K6
5. K all sts
6. K5, K2tog twice, K5
7. P4, P2tog twice, P4
8. K3, K2tog, K3
9. K all sts
10. K2, K2tog twice, K2
11. P1, P2tog, P1
12. K2tog twice.

Leave rem 2 sts on a needle.

For choker

Materials:

Again, any 4 ply is fine, I used the same yarn as the pendant.
size 4mm hook.

1. Ch 40
2. sk 1st ch, dc into the rest (39), ch1 and turn,
3. dc 19, join pendant by placing the 2 rem sts onto the hook, dc as normal, pulling yarn through all loops, dc 19.
4. Fasten off

Add beads to decorate and choker clasp at each end.

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Crochet Little Slippers

November 6, 2007 at 4:15 am (free crochet pattern, slippers)

This pattern is for a size 6 UK, it’s a simple pattern so adaptable for other sizes.

Conversion Chart

Materials:
Any DK yarn,
4mm crochet hook,
Removable stitch marker,
Wool/tapestry needle,
1 button.

Tension:
14 ch X 16 rows per 4″ square across DC worked in a round.

Toe Shaping.

1. Ch 6
2. Dc all around (12 ch)Place a removable marker at end of round and move up on each round.
3. Inc 1 dc at each end of toe shaping (Dc 1, 2Dc in same ch, Dc 2, 2Dc in same chain, Dc 1) X 2 (16 ch)
4. Dc all around

Rep rounds 3 and 4 until you have 32 ch (or until the toe of your slipper comes to the base of your toes.

At end of this round, Dc 4, ch 1 and turn.

5. Dc 24 (i.e 4 from left upper, 16 of the sole and 4 from right upper. You will work back and forth on these 24 chains only until the sole reaches where your ankle and feet join, remembering to ch 1 before turning.

e.g

6. Inc 1 ch at each end of slipper, (26 ch)
7. Dc all
8. rep rows 6 and 7 once more (28 ch)

Begin Heel Shaping

9. Dc 9, Dc 2 tog, Dc 6, Dc 2 tog, Dc 9.
10. and alt rows, Dc all.
11. Dc 8, Dc 2 tog, Dc 6, Dc 2 tog, Dc 8.
13. Dc 7, Dc 2 tog, Dc 6, Dc 2 tog, Dc 7.
Cont. in this way until sides can be joined at the back when stretched slightly.

14, Turn back/heel inside-out and join seam with Sc.

Fasten off.

15. Join yarn at back of heel and Dc all around the slipper, join with first Dc with Sl St and fasten off.

Strap

From start of side shaping, join yarn and Dc 4 (working towards the back of slipper.

Dc back and forth ( ch 1 before turning) until strap is long enough to reach over the foot when slightly stretched.
Make button hole: Ch 4, Dc into last Dc and fasten off.

Add button to opposite side, weave in ends then start the next one, remembering to mirror the first.

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