Friday, December 05, 2014

BRR SNOWMAN HOTPAD

“Brr Snowman Hotpad”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©11-2014
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Size: 7”W x 10”L, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream: A:White (2.0oz), B: hat/scarf color (.5oz), small amounts of black if using yarn for eyes/buttons
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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                        
Head:  (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) Fasten off.  Leave a long tail to sew onto body.

Body:  (Make 2)
Rnds 1-4: Repeat rnds 1-4 of head.

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in next 2sts, 2dc in next st]Repeat around ending w/dc in last 2sts, join.  Fasten off leaving long tail.  

W/right side up, overlap head onto body.  Match rnd 4 of head with top of rnd 2 of body.  Sew head to body, pull yarn to back to  sew the back part too, so there is no gap. Weave in ends when done. See pic below
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Next rnd is an estimate, you may have more/less, below is what I worked. See pic above see yarn needle?  This is where you join yarn.

Rnd 6: Sc in next 32sts, *Slst in next st of head, slst in next st of body,* sc in next 47sts, slst in next st of body, slst in next st of head, join.  (79sc, 4slst)

You have 2 options: ear muffs, or a hat.  

Ear Muffs:
Rnd 1: W/B, ch4, 9dc in 4th ch from hook, join. (10dc)
Rnd 2: Ch1, slst in each st around.  Do not fasten off.
Ch24, repeat rnds 1 & 2 once more after the end of rnd 2, ch1, and slst back down the 24chs, fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto head.  

Attach your ear muffs to the top of your snowman, eyeball where you think it should be, and you might want to use bobby pins to keep in place while sewing on.

Hat:
Rnd 1: W/B, ch4, 4dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (5dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around,  join.  (10dc)
Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join.  (20dc)
Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in same st. [Dc in next 3sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around ending w/dc in last 3sts, join.  (25dc)
Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in next 4sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around ending w/dc in last 4sts, join. (30dc)
Rnd 6: Ch1, sc in same st and each around, join.  (30sc)  Fasten off.  

Scarf:
Row 1: W/B, ch41, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.  Fasten off and sew onto snowman around neck area.  

Eyes: (make 2)
W/Black, 10 sc in a magic circle, pull circle tight, join to first sc.  (10sc)

Nose: w/orange
Ch5, slst in 2nd ch from hook and next ch, hdc in next ch, 2dc in last ch, fasten off

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

BRR SNOWMAN DISHCLOTH

“Brr Snowman Dishcloth”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©11-2014
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Size: 7”W x 10”L , Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream: A=White (1.0oz) B=hat/scarf (.5oz), small amounts of black & Orange if using yarn for eyes/nose
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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                         
Head:  
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) Fasten off, leave a long tail to sew onto body.

Body:  
Rnds 1-4: Repeat rnds 1-4 of head.

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in next 2sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around ending w/dc in last 2sts, join.  Fasten off leaving long tail.  

W/right side up, overlap head onto body.  Match rnd 4 of head with top of rnd 2 of body. Sew head to body, pull yarn to back to  sew the back part too, so there is no gap. Weave in ends when done.
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Next rnd is an estimate, you may have more/less, below is what I worked. See pic above, see yarn needle?  This is where you join yarn.
Rnd 6: W/A,  Ch1, sc in same st, & next 31sts, *Slst in next st of head, slst in next st of body,* sc in next 47sts, slst in next st of body, slst in next st of head, join.  (79sc, 4slst)

Ear Muffs: W/B
Rnd 1: Ch4, 9dc in 4th ch from hook, join. (10dc)  

Rnd 2: Ch1, slst in each st around.  Do not fasten off.
Ch24, repeat rnds 1 & 2 once more after the end of rnd 2, ch1, and slst back down the 24chs, fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto head.  

Attach your ear muffs to the top of your snowman, eyeball where you think it should be, and you might want to use bobby pins to keep in place while sewing on.

Scarf: W/B
Row 1: Ch41, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.  Fasten off and sew onto snowman around neck area.  

Eyes: (make 2)
W/Black, 10 sc in a magic circle, pull circle tight, join to first sc. Fasten off.    (10sc)
If you want buttons you can use eye instructions.

Nose: W/orange
Ch5, slst in 2nd ch from hook and next ch, hdc in next ch, 2dc in last ch, fasten off and sew onto snowman.

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

Monday, December 01, 2014

SNOWBALL MICROWAVE MITTS

“Snowball Microwave Mitts”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©11-2014
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Size: 3 ½”W x 7”L, Hook: G/4.5mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A: White & B: your choice
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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   Hdc=Half double crochet                    
Bottom:
Base: W/A,
Rnd 1: Ch16, 4dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 11chs, 5dc in last ch, working on opposite side of ch, dc in next 11chs, join in first st.  (32dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, fpdc in same st.  (Dc, fpdc in next st)4x. [ (Dc in next st, fpdc in next st)5x, dc in next st]. (Dc, fpdc in next st)5x.  Repeat [ ] once, join.  (42dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, fpdc in same st.  [Dc in next st, (dc, fpdc in next st)]4x, dc in next st.  *(Fpdc in next st, dc in next st)5x, fpdc in next st.*  (Dc, fpdc in next st),  [Dc in next dc, (dc, fpdc in next st)]4x, dc in next st.  Repeat *to* once, join to ch3 (52dc)

Rnd 4: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 3sts, mark this st, sc in next 10sts, mark this st, sc in next 16sts, mark this st, sc in next 10sts, mark this st, sc in last 12sts.  Join.  (52dc)  Fasten off & weave in ends.

Top Circles (make 2) W/A,
Rnd 1: Ch4, work 9dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (10dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, fpdc in same st.  (Dc,fpdc in ea st) around.  Join.  (20dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, fpdc in same st.  [Dc in next st, (dc, fpdc in next st)] Repeat around ending w/dc in last st, join.  (30dc)

Rnd 4: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 10sts, mark this st, sc in next 10sts, mark this st, sc in last 9sts, join.  (30sc) Fasten off & weave in ends

Assembly:  W/base right side up, take one circles and match marked sts, use circle marker to replace the base markers making sure to keep same sts marked.  
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Move markers up as you work.  
Rnd 5: W/A,  join w/slst in top right marked st, working in both pieces, ch1, sc in same st & next 6sts of both pieces, sc in next 3sts of base, sc in next 23sts of both pieces, sc in next 3sts of base, sc in next 16sts of both pieces, join.  Fasten off , weave in ends. (52sc)

Decide if you want to use ear muffs, or a hat, or do one of each!
Ear Muffs: Make enough to use for each circle.
Row 1: W/B, (start with a long tail for sewing), work 10hdc in a magic circle, join to first hdc. Ch17, work 10hdc in 3rd ch from hook, join to first hdc in circle, fasten off.  
Attach your ear muffs, using your markers as reference.  Sew across head and repeat for other side.  

Hat: Make enough to use for each circle.
Rnd 1: W/B, Ch4, 4dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (5dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join.  (10dc)
Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join.  (20dc)
Row 4: Ch1, fpsc in same st, fpsc in next 9sts, slst to next st, and leave remaining sts unworked.  Fasten off, leaving long tail.  
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Pic on left shows what it should look like, fpsts are on the top, use tail to sew closed following the picture on the right. Position on your snowman at an angle, don’t go up too high over the base as you don’t want them to interfere wtih picking up your hot dishes from the microwave.

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

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

BRR SNOWMAN TOWEL HOLDER

 
“Brr Snowman Towel Holder”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©11-2014
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Size: 5”W X 8-½”L , Hook: G/4.5mm, Yarn: Red Heart WW: A: White (1.2oz), B: your choice (.5oz)  Materials: Black felt, puffy for nose, buttons/snaps
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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                           
Head: (make 2)

Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, 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 & fasten off leaving a long tail on to sew onto body,  (48dc)

Body: (make 2)

Rnds 1-3: Repeat rnds 1-3 of head.

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in each st around, join & fasten off & weave in ends. (48dc)

W/right side up, overlap head onto the body.  Match rnd 3 of head with the top of rnd 2 of body.  Sew head to body, you might want to remember to sew the back part too, so there is no gap. Weave in your ends when done.
Rnd 5: With wrong sides facing, join white with any sc, working through both pieces, sc in each st around, working a slst in the last st of the head where it meets the body, then another slst into the first st of the body, continue working a sc in each st around to other side where you will work the 2 slsts as above.  Fasten off & weave in ends.

Ear Muffs: (W/B) Make 2
Rnd 1: Ch4, 9dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (10dc)
Rnd 2: Ch1, sc in each st around.  (10sc). Do not fasten off.
2nd Muff: Ch24, repeat rnds 1 & 2 once more after the end of rnd 2, ch1, and slst back down the 24chs, fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto head.  

Attach your ear muffs to the top of your snowman, eyeball where you think it should be, and you might want to use bobby pins to keep in place while sewing on.

Scarf: (W/B)
Row 1: Ch31, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Ch1, turn
Row 2:  Sc in each st across. Fasten off and sew onto snowman around neck area.

Hanger: (W/A)
Row 1:  Leaving a long tail for sewing, ch8, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 6chs, ch1, turn, (7sc)
Rows 2-26: Sc in each st across, ch1, turn.  (7sc)
Row 27: Scdec, sc in next 3sts, scdec in last 2, ch1, turn.  (5sc)
Row 28: Sc in next 2sts, ch2 or 3 (depending on your button size), sk1, sc in last 2sts.  ch1, turn.  (4sc, 1lps)
Row 29: Sc in next 2sts, work 2 or 3sc in sp (based on what you chained for button hole), sc in last 2, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.  (5sc)
You will need determine where you want to place your hanger and how you want your button, in the front or back.  How I did mine was this: I like the button in front as it’s  easier to button.  I attached row 1 of hanger to about the middle of rnd 1 of  head piece,  I then attached my button between rows 8-11.  

Towel Loop: (W/A)
Row 1: Ch15, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 13chs.  Ch1, turn.  (14sc)
Row 2: Sc in each st across, fasten off and sew onto the body near the bottom.  

Eyes: W/Black(make 2)
W/Black, 10 sc in a magic circle, pull circle tight, join to first sc.  (10sc)
If you want buttons, use eyes.

Nose: W/Orange
Ch5, slst in 2nd ch from hook and next ch, hdc in next ch, 2dc in last ch


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