Anonymoss Stitch Pattern

I thought I’d tweak the Moss Stitch pattern, throw in a few ktbl’s and ptbl’s…as one does when experimenting with knitting, here’s the end result.

Anonymoss Stitch Pattern

Abbreviations
k – knit
p – purl
st/sts – stitch/stitches
ktbl – knit through back loop
ptbl – purl through back loop

Cast on an odd number of sts.

Row 1: K1, *p1, ktbl1* to last 2 sts, p1, k1.

Row 2: P1, *k1, ptbl1* to last 2 sts, k1, p1.

Row 3: P1, *ktbl1, p1* to end of row.

Row 4: *K1, ptbl1* to last st, k1.

These 4 rows form the pattern.

© Shana Rae 2016

Advertisements

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

I often sit with a ball of yarn and a hook and just crochet, letting the hook work its magic and seeing if a design emerges, this is what the Crochet Goddess blessed me with yesterday…a star 🙂

It’s two stars sewn together with tin foil inbetween to give it some sparkle, which isn’t easy to capture in a picture, but believe me, it sparkles! You could also use coloured clear film which would give a stained glass effect when hung in a window.

Here’s the pattern, it’s very simple, I used DK weight yarn with a 4.00mm hook, the star measures approximately 4″/10cm across. American Terminology used throughout.

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)

Foundation Round: Ch 16, sl st in 1st ch, ch 4 (counts as 1 dc, ch 1), *1 dc, ch 1 in next st* 15 times, sl st in 3rd ch to join.

Round 1: Sl st in 1st ch 1 space, *(1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc) in next ch 1 space, sl st in next ch 1 space* 8 times, (1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc) in next ch 1 space, sl st in 1st sl st to join.

Round 2: *Ch 1, (1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc) in hdc ch 2 space, ch 1, sl st in sl st* 8 times, with last sl st in 1st sl st to join.

Round 3: Sl st in 1st ch 1 space, (2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc) in dc ch 3 space, sl st in ch 1 space, sk sl st, sl st in next ch 1 space* 8 times, finishing with last sl st in 1st sl st to join. Fasten off. (On second star leave enough yarn to sew both stars together.)

Finishing

Fold a piece of tinfoil in half so you have two shiny sides outermost, trace around the outline of the star, cut out the tinfoil, sandwich between the two stars and sew around the edge through the innermost loops of the sc’s and chains. Leave enough starting and finishing yarn to hang the star.

Enjoy 🙂

© Shana Rae 2015

 

 

I give you my heart

While waiting for yarn to be delivered, again, I thought I’d crochet some tufts, and this is what I ended up with! Just a little amusement for a Sunday morning 🙂

I used DK weight yarn, and although the pattern was written for one colour, I chose two! A 4.00mm hook was used, the motif measures approximately 5″/13cm square. US Terminology was used throughout.

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(es)
EXsc – extended single crochet (pull up a loop in stitch, yarn over, pull through 1 loop on hook, yarn over, pull though final 2 loops on hook.)
Tuft – Work 4 EXsc into stitch, remove hook from loop and insert in first stitch, pull loop through to form tuft.

Note: ch 2 counts as 1 EXsc

Foundation Row: Ch 24, EXsc in 4th ch from hook, EXsc across, ch 2, turn (22 sts)

Row 1 – 3: EXsc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 4: 9 EXsc, 1 Tuft, 11 EXsc, ch 2, turn.

Row 5: EXsc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 6: 7 EXsc, *1 Tuft, 1 EXsc* repeat from * to * twice, 1 Tuft, 9 EXsc, ch 2 turn.

Row 7: EXsc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 8: 5 EXsc, *1 Tuft, 1 EXsc* repeat from * to * 4 times, 1 Tuft, 7 EXsc, ch 2 turn.

Row 9: EXsc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 10: 3 EXsc, *1 Tuft, 1 EXsc* repeat from * to * 6 times, 1 Tuft, 5 EXsc, ch 2 turn.

Row 11: EXsc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 12: 3 EXsc, *1 Tuft, 1 EXsc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 2 EXsc, *1 Tuft, 1 EXsc* repeat from * to * twice, 1 Tuft, 5 EXsc, ch 2 turn.

Row 13: EXsc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 14: 5 EXsc, 1 Tuft, 7 EXsc, 1 Tuft, 7 EXsc, ch 2 turn.

Row 15 – 18: EXsc across, ch 2, turn, except for Row 18, fasten off, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2015

I even like the pattern the colours make on the back!

Octagonal Flower

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 6.5″/17cm across

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
beg – beginning
yo – yarn over
mc – magic circle
4dctog – 4dc together (Yo, insert hook in 3ch space, draw a loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops) twice, repeat in next 3ch space, yo, draw through all 5 loops on hook.

Foundation Round: Using colour A, in mc, 1ch *1sc, 3ch* 8 times, sl st into 1st sc to join.

Round 1: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *3ch, 1dc in 3ch space, 3ch, 1sc* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 3ch, 1dc in 3ch space, 3ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 2: Sl st into first 3ch space, 2ch (counts as 1dc of 4dctog), 4dctog over the next two 3ch spaces, *5ch, work 4dctog over next two 3ch spaces* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 5ch, sl st in top of 1st 4dctog changing to colour B. Fasten off A.

Round 3: Using colour B, sl st into 1st 5ch space, 1ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc, 1hdc, 1sc] in same space, *[1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc, 1hdc, 1sc] in next 5ch space* 6 more times, sl st into 1st sc to join.

Round 4: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *working behind previous row, 5ch, 1sc in each of next 2 scs* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 5ch, 1sc in next sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 5: Sl st into 1st 5ch space, 1ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc 1hdc, 1sc] in same space, *3ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc 1hdc, 1sc] in next 5ch space* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 3ch, sl st into 1st sc to join, fasten off colour B.

Round 6: Join colour C into any tr from Round 5, 1ch, 1sc in same place, *5ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 5ch, 1sc in tr* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 5ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 5ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 7: Sl st into 1st 5ch space, 1ch, [3sc, 1 hdc] in same space, [1hdc, 3sc] in next 5ch space, *3ch, [3sc, 1hdc] in next ch5 space, [1hdc, 3sc] in next 5ch space* repeat from * to * 7 more times, [1hdc, 3sc] in next 5ch space, 3ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 8: 3ch (counts as 1dc), 7dc, [1dc, 3ch, 1dc] in 3ch space *8dc, [1dc, 3ch, 1dc] in 3ch space* repeat from * to * 6 more times, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 9: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around working 3sc in each 3ch space. Finish off and sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

Granny Was Framed

 

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 2 colours
4.0mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 7”/17cm square

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning
FPdc – Yo and insert hook from the front to the back around the post of the dc on the previous row. Complete as for regular dc.

Foundation Round: Using Colour A, into mc, 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), *3dc, 3ch* 3 times, 2dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 1: Using Colour A, 3ch, *[1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc* repeat from * to * twice more, in [1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 2: Using Colour A, 3ch, 1dc, *[1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc* repeat from * to * twice more, [1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 3: Using Colour A, 3ch, 1FPdc, 1dc, *[2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1dc, 1FPdc] 3 times, 1dc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1dc, 1FPdc] 2 times, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 4: Using Colour A, 3ch, [1dc, 1FPdc] twice, *[2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1FPdc, 1dc] 5 times, 1FPdc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1FPdc, 1dc] 3 times, sl st in top of beg ch to join, changing to Colour B. Fasten off Colour A.

Round 5: Using Colour B, 1ch, 1sc in same place, 6sc, *[2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 15sc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 8sc, remove hook, insert hook from back to front in 1st sc, pick up loop and pull through to join.

Round 6: Using Colour B, 1ch, inserting hook from back to front, 1sc around stem of each of next 9sc, *3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 19sc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 10sc, remove hook, insert hook from back to front in 1st sc, pick up loop and pull through to join.

Round 7: Using Colour B, 1ch, 1sc in same place, 8sc, *[2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 19sc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 10sc, remove hook, insert hook from back to front in 1st sc, pick up loop and pull through to join.

Round 8: Using Colour B, 1ch, inserting hook from back to front, 1sc around stem of each of next 11sc, *3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 23sc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 12sc, sl st in 1st sc to join, fasten off Colour B.

Round 9: Using Colour A, join in any 3ch corner space with a sl st, 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), 1dc in same space, 1ch, 1dc in next st, *[1ch, sk st, 1dc in next st] 11 times, 1ch, [1dc, 3ch, 1dc] in 3ch corner space, 1ch, 1dc in next st* repeat from * to * twice more, [1ch, sk st, 1dc in next st] 11 times, 1ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 10: Using Colour A, sl st into 3ch space, 1ch, (1sc, 3ch, 1sc) in same space, *[1dc in next dc, 1sc in 1ch space] 13 times, 1dc in next dc, [1sc, 3ch, 1sc] in ch-3 corner space* repeat from * to * twice more, [1dc in next dc, 1sc in 1ch space] 13 times, sl st in 1st sc to join. Fasten off, and sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

Epic Picot Hexagon

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 7″/17cm wide

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning

Foundation Round: Into mc, 1ch, 6sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 1: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *4ch, sl st in 4th ch from hook (4ch picot), sc in next sc* repeat from * to * 5 more times, omitting last sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 2: 8ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 2ch, 1sc in next 4ch picot, *7ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 1dc in sc, 2ch, 1sc in next 4ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 3: Sl st into 5ch picot, 1ch, 3sc in same space, *7ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 1dc in sc (in 4ch picot), 2ch, 3sc in next 5ch picot* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 7ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook 5ch picot), 1dc in sc, 2ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 4: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1hdc in next sc, sc in next st, *2ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1sc] in 5ch picot, ch 2, 1sc in next sc, 1hdc in next, 1sc in next* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1sc] in 5ch picot, ch 2, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 5: 3ch, 2dc (worked over sc, hdc, sc of Round 4), *2ch, in 2nd st of 3 sts in 5ch picot on previous round, work corner [2dc, 2ch, 2dc] 2ch, 3dc* repeat from * to * 5 times, 2ch, in 2nd st of 3 sts in 2nd st of 3 sts in 5ch picot on previous round, work corner [2dc, 2ch, 2dc] 2ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 6: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around, working 2sc in each 2ch space, except corners, work 3sc in corner 2ch space, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 7: Sl st into next sc, 1ch, 1sc in same place, *6ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 1ch, sk 1sc, 1sc in next sc* repeat from * to * around, omitting last sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 8: Sl st into 1ch space, then sl st into 5ch picot, 1ch, 1sc in same space, [2ch, 1sc in next 5ch picot] 3 times, 2ch, 1dc in sc on previous row, *[2ch, 1sc in next 5ch picot] 7 times, 2ch, 1dc in sc on previous row* repeat from * to * 4 more times, [2ch, 1sc in next 5ch picot] 3 times, 2ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 9: Sl st in to 1st 2ch space, [3ch, 1dc] in same space, [2dc in next 2ch space] twice, *work corner (2dc in next 2ch space, 3ch, 2dc in next 2ch space), [2dc in 2ch space] 6 times* 4 more times, work corner (2dc in next 2ch space, 3ch, 2dc in next 2ch space),[2dc in next 2ch space] 3 times, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 10: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around working 3sc in corner 3ch space, sl st in 1st sc to join. Finish off, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016