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Amigurumi Backpack Roundup – Free Crochet Patterns from Karla’s Making It!

Amigurumi Backpack Roundup

Amigurumi Backpack Roundup

Amigurumi Backpack Roundup
Free Crochet Patterns from Karla’s Making It!




Hey there,

Hope my crochet friends are doing well.

Good news! I have ALL of the house unpacked!

You probably can relate to what a huge accomplishment that is! Am I right?

One of the best things is that I know where every single thing in the house is. Everything! It is organized and in it’s place. Yes, even all of the chip bag clips I bought over the past year because they kept disappearing, are stored and ready to again be lost.

I want to revel in this moment just for a minute because never, ever will this be so again. Once the princesses and princes get home all bets are off! Join me in a moment of silence. Ommmmmm Ommmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Thanks!!

Ok, Quick post for you today.  I had an email this week from a Crochet Friend who is in search of Amigurumi Backpack Patterns. I couldn’t let her down but to be honest, there really isn’t many free ones out there.

Here are some of the best free Amigurumi Backpacks I could find today. Also, scroll down for a super darling backpack and free patterns for animal heads to add!! I can’t wait to see all your work!

Amigurumi Backpack Roundup - Free Crochet Patterns
Owl Backpack – Free Crochet Backpack Pattern

Peppa Pig trapillo - Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Peppa Pig trapillo – Free Crochet Backpack Pattern

Lady Bug Backpack - Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Lady Bug Backpack – Free Crochet Backpack Pattern

Smiling Sunflower Bag - Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Smiling Sunflower Bag – Free Crochet Backpace Pattern

Puppy Nap Sack - Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Puppy Nap Sack – Free Crochet Backpack Pattern

Busy Bee Backpack - Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Busy Bee Backpack – Free Crochet Backpack Pattern

Frog Backpack - Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Frog Backpack – Free Crochet Backpack Pattern

Craftsy

And finally, here is an awesome plain backpack I found that you could attach any Amigurumi head to!! Yes.. genius, I know… (wink wink) You can make the same head and attach different ears.

Amigurumi Backpack Roundup - Free Crochet Patterns
Free Crochet Backpack Pattern
Crochet Animals - Free Amigurumi Head Pattern
Crochet Animals – Free Amigurumi Head Pattern

Happy Hippo - Free Amigurumi Head Pattern
Happy Hippo – Free Amigurumi Head Pattern




Well, I hope I was able to help, Judy. And hopefully I provided some inspiration for you. If I have inspired you, why not comment below and let me know.  Or, better yet, on the Karla’s Making It Facebook Page – post photos!! xoxo

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Crochet Inspiration from Karla’s Making It

Crochet Inspiration

Crochet Inspiration

Crochet Inspiration from Karla’s Making It

Hello My Crochet Friends!! I have missed you.




Moving is soooooo much work, isn’t it? Well we are moved into our new place and guess what? I have the BEST office/craft room EVER!! I am SO SO excited about this space

I have been working on this blog from my bedroom in a small apartment and now we are finally all in a house! We have room to breath… and crochet! HA HA

I haven’t touched the rug in a whole week! I know some of you are plugging along but I haven’t heard that anyone is up to part 4 yet. I will be working on it this week so I will have more rounds up very soon!

Anyway, even though I have been super busy, I have still been finding some crochet inspirations for us…

Check out these finds!

Modern Victoria Quilt
Modern Victoria Quilt Source

This is a quilt! Can you believe it? I love the different patterns with different frames all different sizes. What do you think? I would love to design an afghan around this. That would be a good way to get rid of some stash!! random squares and rectangles to join together. Very interesting…

Where is your favorite place to find crochet inspiration? While I post crochet inspiration here for you, personally, I check out sources other than crochet for inspiration. I will look at home decor, fashion, and baby trends to create something new and exciting.

Vibrant Vintage Blanket Border
Vibrant Vintage Blanket Border Source




I am in LOVE with this border. Isn’t it darling? I have saved it everywhere so that if I EVER finish my granny square blanket, I can use this border.  It is a free pattern that is available on Ravelry from BabyLove Brand. I would love to see this with other square patterns.  If you use this, post a pic on my Facebook Page.

Crochet Dress featured on Karla's Making It
Crochet Inspiration Dress – Source

Check out this dress! Stunning! So much work went into this I’m sure. I love the texture and the different layers. Definitely a beauty! Those ruffles and quite interesting. I like the different stitches down the dress.

(Dear Lord give me the endurance and stick-to-it-ivness to complete something this beautiful someday… thanks, Karla)

Panel Blanket featured on Karla's Making It
Crochet Inspiration Panel Blanket – Source

I have been wanting to make a panel blanket for some time.  I started a few (blushing) but could never stick with it. It takes soooooo looooong to make that many panels. Do you get bored on larger projects? What do you do to stay motivated?

Ok my friends, I need to get back to crocheting. I’ve got that rug I’m working on and a new blanket for my wee one. She has wanted a blanket for the longest time. Hopefully, I will finish this one for her! lol

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The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern (Part 4 ) – by Karla’s Making It #lilysugar #yarnspirations

Crochet Rug - Rounds 1 - 4

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Free Pattern from Karla's Making It. Www.karlasmakingit.com

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern (Part 4 ) – by Karla’s Making It

Here are all the round so far
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4 – Below
You can stop at anytime. When someone is working on part 4 let me know and I will work more rounds

Hello Friends!

How is your rug coming along? I would love to see it! Post a pic on my Facebook Page or email me a copy at Karlasmakingit@gmail.com and I will post it for you!

My rug measures about 32 inches across.  Getting big and heavy! I love it.  It is so soft to walk on!

So I’m moving!! I know, it’s so exciting but sooooooo much work!!

Seriously, when you are a yarn hoarder like I am, it is maddening to the whole family to move (hehehe). And I even snuck some over to the new place in my car!!




I know – it’s a sickness. None of my crochet friends are yarn hoarders?! It’s really just me? I need therapy!

But anyway, you probably did’t know this but this website has been constructed and written and crocheted on my bed! Yep, hours and hours and hours spent in my room working my little fingers to the bone (insert violin music here). Feel sorry for me? Well you won’t when I show you my new craft space! I’m so excited! Stay tuned

I know, I know… you are really just here for the rug ( 😉 ) Let’s get to it then!

Instructions for Rows 23 – 25:

Round 23 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 15 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 15 sts* around. In the last 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc last st. (258 Hdc)

23rd Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (86 petals)

Round 24 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 15 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 15 sts* around. Hdc last st. (273 Hdc)

Note the change in the petal.  The Dc is replaced by a Htr (Half Treble Crochet), and we will Ch 3 at the beginning and end of each petal.

24th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 3, htr in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st htr, Ch 3, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 3, htr in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, htr, Ch 3, sl st* around. (91 petals)




Round 25 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 15 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 15 sts* around. 2 Hdc last st. (289 Hdc)

25th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 3, htr in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st htr, Ch 3, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 3, htr in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, htr, Ch 3, sl st* around. (96 petals)

Ok, that’s what I have for you today! I will be back asap with more rounds! Also, I promise way better pictures next week! Moving and working is tough.  I’m sure you know.

How big do you want to make your rug?

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Free Crochet Skull Pattern Roundup from Karla’s Making It

Sugar Skull Garland Free Crochet Pattern

Check out the Free Crochet Skull Pattern Roundup from Karla’s Making It!!

Free Crochet Skull Pattern Roundup from Karla's Making ItHello Hello… How are all my crochet friends today? Getting ready for the next few months of holidays? Well, if you are like me, you are just getting started.

Halloween is sooooo close.  It is really one of my favorite holidays. How about you? Do you love Halloween?

I love it most because I can dress up and be whatever fun thing I want to be for one whole day!!

And, if you have kids and friends who like to visit, you can celebrate for days with all the class parties, weekend parties, harvest festivals…

That doesn’t even include the fun to be had decorating! See, it really is a great fun filled holiday for the whole family, isn’t it?




Regardless of how you spend your Halloween, This Free Crochet Skull Pattern Roundup has all the crochet skulls you could possibly need for some spooky holiday fun!

There is something for every ghoul and boy! Even Prince Charming… Alrighty then, grab your hook, some white or black yarn, and lets get started!

Free Crochet Skull Pattern Roundup from Karla’s Making It

Day of the Dead Bracelet Free Skull Crochet Pattern
Day of the Dead Bracelet
Day of the Dead Pillow Free Crochet Pattern
Day of the Dead Pillow
Sugar Skull Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Lost Souls Skull Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Lost Souls Skull Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Bag Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Bag Free Crochet Pattern
skull bracelet free crochet pattern
Skull bracelet free crochet pattern
Skull Free Crochet Pattern 2
Skull Free Crochet Pattern 2
Skull Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Earrings Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Earrings Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
Skull Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Garland Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Garland Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Mask Free Crochet Pattern
Sugar Skull Mask Free Crochet Pattern

I would love to see what you made this Halloween. Post a picture on the Karla’s Making It Facebook Page and even link to a free pattern that you know about!! I would really like that.

You know what else would be awesome? If you shared this Free Crochet Skull Pattern Roundup with your crocheting friends.  On the left there you can share to your favorite social media, you can email this page to a friend, or just copy the link into your Facebook Page Status area and Facebook will grab a pic for you!  Sharing is caring and we both will thank you!

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Free Crochet Super Scarf Pattern from Karla’s Making It

The Super Scarf

The Super Scarf

Free Crochet Super Scarf Pattern from Karla’s Making It

The Super Scarf is the latest accessory hitting the runways this fall! Get a jump on the trend with this FREE Super Scarf Pattern!!

The Super Scarf
The Super Scarf Free Crochet Pattern from Karla’s Making It

The yarn was a gift from a dear family member and now I’m very spoiled. This yarn is absolutely luscious.  It is made with 70% baby alpaca and 30% merino wool. It is soft, squishy and sooooo toasty warm!




It is a little pricey, however if you are looking for a way to splurge on you – this is yarn definitely a treat.

The Super Scarf
The Super Scarf free Crochet Pattern from Karla’s Making It

Materials

  • 6 skeins Cascade Color Duo in Color 204
  • I Crochet hook
  • Needle to weave in ends
The Free Crochet #SuperScarf Pattern from Karla's Making It www.karlasmakingit.com
Cascade Color Duo in Color 204

Notes

The tutorial photographs were made using Lion Brand Heartland Yarn Cuyahoga Valley

The cluster stitch is made around the dc from the previous row. For example, in Row 3 you will make your first cluster stitch around the 2nd dc (don’t include Ch 7) in Row 2.

Abbreviations

  • Sl st – slip stitch
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Dc – double crochet
  • Ch – chain
  • Sk – skip

Special Stitches

3 dc cluster – yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull through st, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, (yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull through st, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) 3 times, yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook. Make this stitch loosely and bring up as high as current stitches in same row.

5 dc cluster – yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull through st, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, (yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull through st, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) 5 times, yo, pull through all 6 loops on hook.

Instructions

Chain 41

Row 1 – Dc in 7th chain from hook (counts as sk 1 sp, Ch 1, dc). *Ch1, sk ch 1 sp, dc in next ch* across. (18 ch 1 spaces, 19 dcs)

The Free Crochet #SuperScarf Pattern from Karla's Making It www.karlasmakingit.com

The Free Crochet #SuperScarf Pattern from Karla's Making It www.karlasmakingit.com

Row 2 – Ch 4 (counts as dc and Ch 1). Sk ch 1 sp. Dc in next st. Ch1, sk 1 ch, dc in next dc* across. Last stitch – don’t forget to sk 1 st and sl st in top of CH3)

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Row 3 – Ch 4. Sk ch 1 sp. Dc in next dc. *Ch1, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch. Still working at the 2nd dc, Make a 3 dc cluster stitch over of 2nd dc and around the dc from the row below, Ch 1. Sk ch 1 sp. Dc in next st* across. Ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in last st.

Super Scarf from Karla's Making It
Super Scarf from Karla’s Making It Row 3 Detail

Row 4 – repeat row 2

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Row 5 – Ch 4. Sk ch 1 sp. Dc in next dc. Still working at the 1st dc, Make a 3 dc cluster stitch over 1st dc and around the dc from the row below, Ch 1. Sk ch 1 sp. Dc in next st* across.

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Continue working rows 2-5 until the piece measures 100 inches.

Repeat row 2

Fasten off and weave in ends




Border and Fringe

The Free Crochet #SuperScarf Pattern from Karla's Making It www.karlasmakingit.com

On the short ends:

Row 1 – Attach yarn to corner stitch and sc same stitch. *Ch 5, sc in next stitch* across to last dc. Ch 5, sk 1 ch, sc in top of ch 3. (18 ch 5 spaces)

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Row 2 – Ch 1, turn. Sc same st. *Ch 11. Make a 5 dc cluster in the 4th chain (of the 11 just made) from the hook.Ch 3 sl st into same st (the 4th from the hook). Ch 7, sc in next sc (between the two ch 5 spaces* across.

The Super Scarf from Karla's Making It Row 5
The Super Scarf from Karla’s Making It Row 5

I made two rows of sc on the long sides, 2 sc for each row and reminding myself to crochet loosely.

So, what do you think? If you make the scarf, post it on the Karla’s Making It Facebook Page. I can’t wait for my trip to Chicago where I can sport my new Super Scarf!

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Alice in Wonderland Inspired FREE Crochet Leg Warmers Pattern

Crochet Leg Warmer
Crochet Leg Warmer

Introducing the Alice in Wonderland Inspired Free Crochet Leg Warmer Pattern – from Karla’s Making It

I don’t know what it is about Alice in Wonderland that made it one of my favorite childhood movies, but it was one of my favorites!




My friends all loved the princesses and wanted to be Cinderella. They pretended to dance around in their fake ball gowns and their mother’s high heels, waiting for some lame prince to rescue them.

But not me. I’m not content to sit in some glittery pumpkin! A ball sounded boring and those shoes – seriously? Nope – not me at all.

Alice in Wonderland Inspired Crochet Leg Warmer Free Pattern

I have always been more the adventurous, curious, baby blue dress wearing (with shorts under, of course), Mary Jane shoe type anyway. 

And Mary Janes are the perfect compliment to my Alice in Wonderland Inspired Crochet Leg Warmers!

Alice in Wonderland Inspired Crochet Leg Warmer Free Pattern

This is a super easy pattern using the HDC stitch and three rows of each color! Great for a beginner!

You can customize them by adding or taking away chains in the beginning.  

I recommend trying on your leg warmer at the largest part of your calf after a few rows to make sure they fit how you want them to.  

Alice in Wonderland Inspired Crochet Leg Warmer Free Pattern

I always love seeing your work so I would love it if you posted a picture on the Karla’s Making It Facebook Page!!

Enjoy!

Materials:

  • 1 skein of Caron Simply Soft in Black
  • 1 skein of Caron Simply Soft in White
  • H/5.00 mm Crochet hook
  • tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Notes:

Pattern is made up of 3 rows of HDC in each color



Pattern:

With Black Chain 40 slip stitch to form ring

Row 1-3: Ch 2, HDC in next st and in each st around. Sl st to first stitch. On Row 3, change to white in last stitch.

Row 4-6: Ch 2. HDC in next st and in each st around. Sl st to first stitch. On Row 6, change to black in last stitch.

Repeat color pattern until you have 45 rows or you reach the desired length.

 

Crochet Leg Warmer
Crochet Leg Warmer

I can’t wait to see your leg warmers!! Did you make Cheshire Cat ones? I am right now.  Stay tuned for a peek!!

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The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern (Part 3) – by Karla’s Making It #lilysugarncream @yarnspirations

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern – by Karla’s Making It

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern (Part 3) – by Karla’s Making It

Here are all the round so far
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3 – Below
Part 4
You can stop at anytime. When someone is working on part 4 let me know and I will work more rounds

Hello All,

How are you progressing on your rug? Sorry if anyone ran out of pattern before today – my son graduated from Marine boot camp this past week and I was spending time with him instead of crocheting. I will get right to it.

But if you haven’t started yet, head on over to the first page of the pattern where you can find the supplies you need as well as some notes on the pattern. Or maybe you need page 2? I hope you will join us. We don’t know as of this writing how large we are going to make our rug, but I’m going to keep going if you are.  Let me know

Instructions for Rows 13 – 22:

Round 13  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 8 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 8 sts* around. In the last 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc next 5 sts., 2 hdc in last st. (129 Hdc) (119 per Coral – anyone else?)

13th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a sl st in last 2 sts (39 petals)

Round 14  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 9 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 9 sts* around. Hdc in the last 9 sts. (130 Hdc) (130 doesn’t seem right for this round.  Maybe someone can verify for me at this point.)

14th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a sl st in last st (43 petals)




Round 15  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 98 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 9 sts* around. (143 Hdc)

15th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a petal over the last 2 sts (48 petals)

Round 16  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 10 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 10 sts* around. (156 Hdc)

16th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (52 petals)

Round 17  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 11 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 11 sts* around. (169 Hdc)

17th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a sl st in last st (56 petals)

Round 18  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 12 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 11 sts* around. Hdc last st. (183 Hdc)

18th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around.  (61 petals)

At this point my rug is 2 feet wide.  If I were going to put it in a bathroom I may stop now… I decided to go bigger!




Round 19  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 13 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 13 sts* around. Hdc last st. (195 Hdc)

19th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around.  (65 petals)

Round 20 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 14 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 13 sts* around. 2 Hdc last st. (210 Hdc)

20th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around.  (70 petals)

Round 21 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 14 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 14 sts* around. Hdc last st. (225 Hdc)

21st Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around.  (75 petals)

Round 22 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 14 sts. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next 14 sts* around. Hdc last st. (240 Hdc)

22nd Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around.  (80 petals)

Ok this is where I am as I write this. I will keep track of the next few rounds and post more in a few days! I’m trying to finish an awesome Super Scarf for you too!

I hope you’re enjoying your rug. I know it is hard to do the same stitch for so long, but its worth it.  Especially if you use good materials, Your rug will last forever.

Check back for further rounds. Keep me posted on your progress either down in the comments or on my Facebook Page!!

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Crochet Rug - Rounds 1 - 4
The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug

Here are all the round so far
Part 1
Part 2 – Below
Part 3
Part 4
You can stop at anytime. When someone is working on part 4 let me know and I will work more rounds.

Hello Crochet Friends!!

Have you started on your Crochet Rug yet? I’m trying to stay ahead of you all but some of you are so fast!! Whew!

If you haven’t started, head over to the first 6 rounds of the pattern. You will also find the materials needed as well as some notes to keep in mind.

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern (Part 2) – by Karla’s Making It

Notes:

There are new stitches in this round.

Half Treble Crochet: Yo twice, insert hook in st, yo and draw yarn through 1 loop, (4 loops on hook), yo and draw yarn through 2 loops, (3 loops on hook), yo and draw yarn through all 3 loops on hook.

Treble Crochet: Yo twice, insert hook in st, yo and draw yarn through 1 loop, (4 loops on hook), yo and draw yarn through 2 loops, (3 loops on hook), yo and draw yarn through 2 loops (2 loops remain on hook), yo, and draw through 2 loops

So let’s get right to Part 2 and I will gossip with you at the end of the post 😉

Ok, we ended our last part with Round 6 and a 6th round of petals. Here we go with Round 7 – 12

Instructions

Round 7 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 6 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 6 sts* around. (56 Hdc)

Now we make 1 petal over 3 stitches

7th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Htr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Htr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (19 petals)

Round 8 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 6 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 6 sts* around. 2 Hdc in last st. (66 Hdc)

8th Round of Petals (FLO): Repeat 7th Round of Petals  (22 petals)




Round 9 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 6 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 6 sts* around. in last 3 sts, 2 Hdc in 1st st, hdc in last 2 sts. (75 Hdc)

9th Round of Petals (FLO): Repeat 7th Round of Petals  (25 petals)

Round 10  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 7 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 7 sts* around. in last 4 sts, 2 Hdc in 1st st, hdc in last 3 sts. (86 Hdc)

Now the Petals have Tr in center

10th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a sl st in last st but you can adjust HDCs to be divisible by 3 and work out even petals.  I didn’t figure that out until a few rows down. (28 petals)

Round 11  (BLO): Repeat Round 10. (93 Hdc)

11th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a sl st in last 2 sts (31 petals)

Round 12  (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 8 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 8 sts* around. Hdc in last 6 sts. (106 Hdc)

12th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. Make 2 Tr in the next st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. Note: I just made a sl st in last  st (35 petals)




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Check back for further rounds. At this time I’m on round 21 and it’s 2 feet across. I don’t know how big I’m going but keep me posted on your progress too either down in the comments or on the Facebook Page!!

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The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern – by Karla’s Making It

Crochet Rug - Rounds 1 - 4

 

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug

The Madeline Crochet Rug Pattern

Here are all the round so far
Part 1 – Below
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
You can stop at anytime. When someone is working on part 4 let me know and I will work more rounds.

Hello Crochet Friends,

So I have been working on this Crochet Rug for quite a while.  Increasing like a normal circle wasn’t working the bigger the rug got and the rug wouldn’t lay flat.

I did some research, tried a few small samples, and frogged my first Flower Crochet Rug. Yes, I did have a tear.  Just one.


I grabbed my hook and my new knowledge about crocheting circles, and got started again and this time – success!

The other day, I posted my rug to one of my Crochet Facebook Groups – Crochet Addicts Uncensored asking for advice.  One or two of the gals over there wanted to make the rug too!

So we’re all going to crochet the rug together! If you want to talk about the rug pattern, you can comment below or post/message my on my Facebook Page. Be brave and post your WIP (work in progress) pics!! Help me stay motivated to keep writing this up 😉

Do I need to give a disclaimer? I should just in case.

Ok, here it is…

This pattern is NOT written in professional form. This pattern has not been tested and may have mistakes – in fact I guarantee it does.  

I chose to live with the imperfections and just add or take away leftover stitches that didn’t work out. If you want to wait for the final version of the pattern, feel free. I will still leave this here 😉 I will also be creating a photo tutorial, once the pattern is complete.

I don’t know how much yarn I will need but I started with two 14 oz skeins of worsted weight white cotton.

Ok, let’s start this thing.  I will write up a few rounds at a time until I catch you up to where I am, ok? I’m still working on this pattern even though it is live. 

Materials

  • Start with 2 skeins of Lily Sugar’n Cream White Cotton Yarn
  • J hook
  • Stitch markers

The maker of Lily Sugar n’ Cream is Yarnspiration.com.  They currently have the Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Big Ball for $9.99 – sometimes they will have a sale.

I usually purchase it from either Michael’s or Joann’s depending on who has the better coupon, since I have both nearby. I have been ordering online at Joann’s lately because of certain color of cotton they don’t stock here for some reason – like Robin’s Egg Blue!?!?! My fav color!

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Notes

You will be making two passes for each round. One of hdcs and one of petals.

I use stitch markers to mark the first and last hdc stitches as we will be working in a spiral, with NO sl st at the end of each round. On your last petal of the round, your next stitch will be a Hdc, and after your last hdc, you will go right into making a petal.

Crochet Rug - Rounds 1 - 4
The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug

Instructions

Magic ring

Round 1: 10 Hdc in ring. Sl st to Flo (Front Loop Only) of turning chain (10 Hdc)

1st Round of Petals (FLO): Sl st to Flo of turning chain. Ch 2, In same st,  dc, Ch 2, Sl st. First petal made. *Sl st in next st. In same st, Ch 2, 1 dc, Ch 2, Sl st* Repeat in each st around. (10 petals)

Round 2 (BLO – You’re now going to work in the Back Loops behind the petals just worked): Hdc in back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. *2 Hdc in each back loop around.* (20 Hdc)




Now we make 1 petal over 2 stitches

2nd Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to Flo of first hdc. Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st to next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (10 larger petals)

Round 3 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next st. *2 Hdc in next st, hdc next st* around. (30 Hdc)

3rd Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (15 petals)

Round 4 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 3 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 3 sts* around. Hdc in last two sts. (36 Hdc)

4th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (18 petals)

Round 5 (BLO): Hdc to back loop of first st. In the same st hdc again. Hdc in next 5 sts. *2 hdc in next st, hdc next 5 sts* around. (42 Hdc)

5th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (21 petals)

Round 6 (BLO): Repeat round 5 (49 Hdc)

6th Round of Petals (FLO): Join with a sl st to 1st hdc, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st. *Sl st in next st, Ch 2, dc in same st. In next st, dc, Ch 2, sl st* around. (24 petals)




The next few rows are ready for you here:

The Madeline Flower Crochet Rug Pattern (Part 2) – by Karla’s Making It

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The Super Scarf – Your Biggest Accessory this Season! #SuperScarf

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The Super Scarf – Your Biggest Accessory this Season!


Hello my Crochet Friends,

Have you seen all the posts and pins about the Super Scarf?

We are still having wonderful warm weather here in Southern California. I haven’t seen anyone wearing the huge scarf, but give it time. Although it may never get cold enough to actually wear the hugest scarf on the planet, it won’t stop some of us participating in a trend. Especially if it keep us warm, AND looks good! 🙂

It’s crazy how viral some of these patterns go.  I’ve seen mermaid tails for months.  A ton of people jumped on the braided cowl pattern, and a few of us made the Jelly Fish (even though we didn’t have a kid to make it for).

Free Super Scarf patterns
Free Super Scarf pattern

EDIT: The blue scarf below is actually knitted. I know – I had a tear too… but I added another beautiful one at the bottom for you since I love you so much. Sorry about that.

Free Super Scarf pattern
Free Super Scarf pattern

Well it’s called a Super Scarf is the latest trend in crochet, and for good reason. It’s warm, cozy, and pretty much feels like getting a warm fuzzy hug all day long!

Free Super Scarf pattern
Free Super Scarf pattern

Free Super Scarf patterns
Free Super Scarf pattern

What qualifies as a Super Scarf? Well, technically it is anything that is larger than a traditional scarf. But I would describe it as scarf, meets shawl, meets blanket all in one!

Free Super Scarf pattern
Free Super Scarf pattern

Free Super Scarf pattern
Free Super Scarf pattern

Really! Look at these things! They are huge! What a bold fashion statement! You cannot get cold with this thing around you!! 

Free Super Scarf pattern
Free Super Scarf pattern

Free Super Scarf pattern
Free Super Scarf pattern

Its a great way to get some family off the Christmas List and to get rid of some of my stash 🙂

The other thing great about the Super Scarf is you can wear it so many ways!! There’s a video from Yarnspirations called 9 Ways to Tie your Scarf! Check it out and change up how you wear your super scarf!

EDIT: Here’s the bonus Free Scarf Pattern!! Again, Sorry about that. I’m gonna leave it for any knitters – and because I’m trying to learn 🙂

Free Super Scarf Pattern
Free Pattern

Is this something you are making for gifts? I think I might! What are some other gifts you like to make?

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Squared Up Princess Mandala




Square up your Princess Mandala

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Hello My Crocheting Friends,

How are you all today? I’m am rushing to get this post out as I have a new friend that would like to start right now!! If you visit this post a few times, you may see it change and grow before your eyes. Don’t worry, it is just me adding the more of the post around it.

Without further chit chat…

Here’s how you can Square up your Princess Mandala

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Ok, so you are starting with a circle with 96 stitches.  If you haven’t verified your count, I would now, then add or delete stitches as needed.

Special Stitches

  • Htr: (Half Treble Crochet) Yarn over (Yo)  twice and put hook through stitch. Yo and pull through 1 loop. Yo and pull through 2 loops. Yo and pull through 3 loops.
  • Tr: (Treble Crochet) Yarn over twice and put hook through stitch. Yo and pull through 1 loop. Yo and pull through 2 loops. Yo and pull through 2 loops. Yo and pull through 2 loops.
  • Hqc: (Half Quad Crochet – I made up this name and for the purposes of getting this out quickly, I will be changing the name asap) Yo 3 and put hook through stitch Yo and pull through 1 loop. Yo and pull through 2 loops. Yo and pull through 2 loops. Yo and pull through 3 loops.

Instructions

Make a Standing Hdc in any stitch. Hdc in the next 2 sts. Dc in the next 2 stitches. Htr in the next 2 stitches. Tr in the next 2 stitches. 2 Hqc, Ch 2, 2 Hqc in the next st. Tr in the next two stitches. Htr in the next two stitches. Dc in the next two stitches., Hdc in the next 3 sts. Sc in the next 5 sts. Repeat this pattern making Hdc in next 3 sts. (108 sts & 4 Ch 2 spaces)

For the next row, I made Hdc in 26 Sts and 2 Hdc, ch 2, 2 Hdc in the corners.

The Princess Mandala Blanket

The Princess Mandala Blanket is not my pattern.  It was created by a very talented designer named Annamarie Joubert-Esterhuizen (http://mandalaqueen.org). For a short period of time, you can get the pattern here for free. You can also order her Princess Mandala Blanket Kits containing incredible Moya Cotton Yarn.

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