Friday, December 26, 2014

ALL AROUND STARS 12" SQ

This was "published" in 2013, but for some reason the post disappeared, so I am posting it again.  

“All Around Stars”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©7-2013
Size: 12” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A & B
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops                       

Rnd 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join. (16dc)

Rnd 2: In joining st work (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) beg corner made.  [Dc in 3sts,  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next st,  corner made.]4x, minus last corner & join in beg ch3.  (28dc)  

Rnd 3: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner. [Dc in 3sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 3sts, corner in corner ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (40dc)   

Rnd 4: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [(Ch1, sk st, dc)5x.  Ch1, sk st, corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (36dc)   

Rnd 5: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 3sts,  *(ch1, sk st, dc)twice.  Dc in 2sts, Repeat from * once more.  Corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (60dc)   

Rnd 6: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 6sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 5sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 6sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (84dc)   

Rnd 7: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 7sts, (ch1, sk st, dc)twice. Dc in 2sts, (ch1, sk st, dc)twice.  Dc in 6sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (92dc)  

Rnd 8: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 8sts, (ch1, sk st, dc)6x.  Dc in 7sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (100dc)   

Rnd 9: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 15sts, ch1, sk st, dc in 15sts, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join.  (136dc)   

Rnd 10: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Dc in 35sts, corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (156dc)   
Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

HANGING CHRISTMAS BULB

   “Hanging Christmas Bulb”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2014 DSC04335.JPG
Size: , Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A: (.35oz) in Red or Green & B: (.4oz) in Silver or Grey.  Examples in pic: Blue one was made w/a thin sparkly yarn, made with two pieces.  Green one was made w/Red Heart and was stiff enough to make 1. See Note below after rnd 4. If you wanted you could also use 2 strands of yarn held together.
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc                       

Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, work 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join. (48dc)
*See note below BEFORE working rnd 4

IF MAKING ONE PIECE:

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, switch to B w/slst to join, continue to row 6.  (48dc)

*If you are using a stiff enough yarn, you can make just one piece and lightly stiffen it w/some spray starch or glue, if you don’t want to do this and want/need more stability to it, then for above directions, fasten off after rnd 4, and make a second piece using instructions below.

MAKING TWO PIECES:

Repeat Rnds 1-3 as above.

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)

Put both pieces together w/wrong sides facing, work through both pieces.
Rnd 5: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, switch to B w/slst to join. (48sc)

Row 6: Ch1, sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of rnd 4, sc in next sc of rnd 5)4x, fpdc in next dc of rnd 4. Ch1, turn. (5sc, 5fpdc)

Row 7: Sk first st, [Sc in next st, sk next st]Repeat across, ch1, turn.  (5sc)

Row 8: Sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of row 6, sc in next st of row 7]Repeat across, ending w/fpdc.  Fasten off, weave in ends, use your silver/grey to weave into the middle, creating a loop with your yarn.  

Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

CHRISTMAS BULB HOT PAD

“Christmas Bulb Hot Pad”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2014
CHRISTMAS BULB HOT PAD 2014.jpg
Size: , Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream Cotton yarn in 2 colors: A: Red or Green & B: Silver or Grey.  If you wanted, you can also just double up on the yarn to make one piece.  
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc                      
(Make 2)

Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, work 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join. (48dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)  

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in next 2sts, 2dc in next st]Repeat around ending w/dc in last 2sts, join.  (64dc), Fasten off first piece, DO NOT fasten off second piece.  

Put both pieces together w/wrong sides facing, work through both pieces.
Rnd 6: Ch1, sc in same st and each st around, switch to B w/slst to join.  (64sc)

Row 7:   Ch1, sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of rnd 5, sc in next sc of rnd 6)5x, ending w/fpdc, ch1, turn.  (6sc, 6fpdc)

Row 8:  Sk first st, [Sc in next st, sk next st]Repeat across, ch1, turn.  (6sc)

Row 9: Sc in same st, [Fpdc in dc of row 7, sc in next st of row 8]Repeat across, ending w/fpdc.  Fasten off, weave in ends, use your silver/grey to weave into the middle, creating a loop with your yarn.

Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

UNIVERSAL STAR FLOWER 12"

“Universal Star Flower”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©12-2014 20141106_114253.jpg
Size: 12” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Red Heart WW in 2 colors: A & B
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used                                   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc   Fpsc=Front Post sc   
Trc=Triple crochet      Beg Corner=(ch3, dc,ch1,2dc)      Corner=(2dc,ch1,2dc)           

Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of ch4.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, fpdc in joining st.  [Ch2, sk-1, (dc, fpdc) in next dc]Repeat around, ending w/ch2, sk-1 &  join.  (8dc, 8fpdc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next st.  [2sc in next sp, sc in next 2sts]Repeat around ending with a 2sc in last sp,  join & fasten off color A.   (32sc)

Note: when you see the sk-2sts, these are the two sc that were done directly over the skipped sts of rnd 2 in the sp.
Rnd 4: W/B join behind work in any skipped st of rnd 2.  Ch5 (counts as trc, ch1), sk-2sts (see note above),  sc in next 2sts, ch1, trc behind work in skipped st of rnd 2, ch1]Repeat around minus last trc, join.  (8trc, 16sc)

Rnd 5: (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) in joining st, beg corner made.  [Sc in next sc, fpdc in dc of rnd 2, sc in next sc, fpdc in dc from rnd 2, (2dc, ch1, 2dc), in next trc, corner made]Repeat around minus last corner, join. (48dc, 16sc)

Rnd 6: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next st, [3sc in next sp (petal tip), sk-dc, sc in next 2sts, fpsc in next fp st, sc in next st, fpsc in next fp st, sc in next 2sts]Repeat around ending w/a fpsc in last st, join & fasten off B. (80sts)

Note: No sc sts from round 6 are skipped, all stitches will be worked into  
Rnd 7: W/A join in middle sc of any 3sc tip, ch1, 3sc in same st.  [Sc in next st, +fpdc in next dc of rnd 5, sc in next st, fpdc in next dc of rnd 5,+ sc in next 5sts, repeat +to+ once more. Sc in next st, 3sc in next st] Repeat around, minus last 3sc petal tip, join. (128 total sts)

Rnd 8: Slst in next sc, ch3, 4dc in same st. (petal tip) [Dc in next 2sts, fpdc in next 2fpsts together, sc in next 5sts, fpdc in next 2 fp sts together, dc in next 2sts, 5dc in next st]Repeat around minus last 5dc, join & fasten off A.  (88dc, 40sc)

This next rnd will only be worked in top of the fpdc sts, there is a video explaining this as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8okXO74dSY&feature=youtu.be
Rnd 9: W/B join yarn in any fpdc, pinch your 5sc together and insert hook from back to front under both loops of next fpdc st, ch1, sc in same sts.  [Loosely ch8, insert hook from front to back under both loops of next fpdc, pinch 5sc together and insert hook from back to front under both loops of next fpdc, and complete your sc] Repeat around, join. (8sc, 8ch lps)

*Note: Work in each individual ch of the ch8, NOT in the ch8 sp.
Rnd 10: Beg corner.  [Dc in next 8 chs, dc in next sc, dc in next 8 chs, corner in next sc]Repeat around, minus last corner, join. (84dc)

Rnd 11: Ch3, dc in next st, [Corner in next sp, dc in next 4sts, hdc in next 13sts, dc in next 4sts] repeat around ending w/a dc in last 2sts, join & fasten off color B.  (48dc, 52hdc)

Rnd 12: W/A join in any corner chsp, beg corner.  [Dc in next 8sts, +trc in both the 3rd dc of 5dc grouping of petal tip in rnd 8 and next st of rnd 11 together,+ dc in 7sts, repeat +to+ once more, dc in next 8sts, corner in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (108dc, 8trc)

Rnd 13: Slst in next dc & ch1sp, beg corner.  [Dc in next st, (ch1, sk-1, dc in next st)14x, corner in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (76dc)

*Note: If doing color change as in pic on the left, join color B w/slst in any corner sp.
Rnd 14: Ch3, dc in next dc. [Corner in next sp, dc in next 3dc, (dc in next sp, fpdc in next dc)13x, dc in next sp, dc in next 3dc]4x, ending w/a dc in last st, join.  (148dc)

Rnd 15: Ch3, dc in next 3dc, [Corner in next sp, dc in next 37sts]4x, ending w/a dc in last 33sts, join.  (164dc)
   

Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com