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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Crocheted Snowflake Card

October 31, 2007 at 6:54 am (Christmas card, crochet snowflake, simple crochet cards)

To make Snowflake:

Materials:
Size 4.00mm crochet hook,
Cream cotton, 4 ply,
Gold thread.

Instructions:

1. Ch 6, Sl into first Ch, to make a ring.
2. Dc 15 times, Sl into first Dc, Ch 1, turn.
3. 2Dc into each of previous Dcs, (30sts), Sl into first Dc, Ch 1, turn.
4. *Dc 2, (Dc, Ch 5, Dc) into next Dc, rep from * 8 times, Dc 2, Sl into first Dc, bind off, leaving enough thread to attach the snowflake to the card.

After making the snowflake, it’s time to prepare the card.

Materials:
Card,
Steel ruler,
Sharp craft knife,
Something circular big enough to fit your snowflake in,
Tapestry needle,
And a small amount of sticky tape.

Fist, cut the card to the size you need it, this depends on the size of your snowflake, then fold in half and score down the middle.

Place your circular item on the card where you want your snowflake to be, i.e, not necessarily in the centre. Draw around it, then carefully, with your craft knife, cut it out.

Push the tapestry needle into the card to make a small hole where you with thread your snowflake, once you have threaded the snowflake to the card, letting it dangle slightly,

then on the inside, use a small amount of sticky tape to hold the thread in place.

There you have it, decorate it, or leave it simple, the rest is up to you.

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