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Psalm 107:1

Apr 3, 2017

Cable Loop Chevron Crochet Blanket Pattern



I started making a Chevron blanket as I was working I became bored. 
So, I decided to change things up a little by adding some texture. 
Here is the result!


This Chevron made new. 
Cable Loop Chevron Crochet blanket pattern can be 
worked in any color and any size you wish.
The blanket works up quickly and easily.  


Here is a picture of the finished blanket.
As you can see in the first picture the Chevron Loops go in the opposite diction
 to what you are use to.

To get a printable pattern please use the print button.


Mar 7, 2017

Free crochet pattern Beaded Baby Slippers





CROCHET BEADED BABY SLIPPERS



 BABY FOOT SIZE CHART

THIS IS ABOUT EACH BABY MAY EVERY A LITTLE

AGE OF BABY                                                     SOLE LENGTH
3 MONTHS                                                           8.9 cm / 3.5”
6 MONTHS                                                           10 cm / 4”
9 MONTHS                                                           11 cm / 4.5”


                                    



Abbreviations Crochet Terms

Ch = chain
Dc = double crochet
Dec = decrease
Ea = each          
Hdc = half double crochet
Bpdc= back post double crochet
Fpdc = front post double crochet
Sc = single crochet
Sp = space
Sl st = slip stitch
Sts = stitches
Sp = space
Tr = triple (treble) crochet






Materials:


-Beading needle
-Beads size 5mm or 3mm (5mm looks nicer) about 170
-Ribbon size 3/8” or smaller (about 20” for each tie and 10” for each bow)
-Premade bows (if you wish or make them yourself)
-Steel Hooks

-Cotton Crochet Thread #10, Steel Hook size 1.65mm No#7

*Sole size for 3-6 months 4” long, (6-9 months  sole size 4 ½” – 5” long)

*Note: Use a hook that will crochet the size needed for you. If you crochet tight you will need a hook that will made bigger stitches and if you crochet loss then you will needed a hook that makes smaller stitches.

DIRECTIONS:
Note: Thread on half of the beads before starting about 70 enough for one bootie. (I thread on enough to do both.)


BASE OF SOLE: Chain 23 for 3-6 months, (Chain 25 for 6-9 months.)

Round One: ch23, dc in the 4th ch from hook, dc to the end make 5 dc in end ch. Working on the other side dc in each ch, making 4 dc in the last ch (this will be in the space with the chain 3 and dc is from the start). Sl st in top of ch3.

Round 2: ch3, dc in same space as of ch. *Dc in each space until you get to the 5 dc in the same space. In these dc spaces, work 2 dc in each dc space* (will be 5 times). *Repeat* on other side but when you get to the end work 2 dc in 4 spaces (the chain 3 dc in same space counts as one, total of 5). Slst to top of ch3.

Round 3: ch3, dc in the same st, *dc in each st across until you get to the 2dc in same space. Work 2dc,1dc,2dc,1dc,2dc,1dc,* repeat  until you have a total of five 2dc spaces. *Repeat* on other side but you will have a total of four 2dc spaces, (the ch3 dc space counts as one 2dc space). Slst in top of ch3.


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Round 4: ch3, dc in each space around, slst in top of ch3.

Round 5: Turn ch3, Fpdc around each stitch around Slst in top of ch3.




Now we are going to be working the top of shoe starting at heal.
SIDE

Round 6: Ch 3 Turn. Dc in each st around, sl st top of ch3.

Round 7: Ch 3, dc in next 20 sts, (22sts 6-9 months), decrease next 16 sts, (total of 8 decs made), dc in remaining sts,  sl st in top of ch 3.

Round 8: Ch 3, dc in next 20 sts, (22sts 6-9 months), decrease next 8 decreases (total of 4 decs made), dc in remaining sts, sl st in top of ch 3.

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in same sp as ch 1. Sc in next 20 sts (22sts 6-9 months), decrease in next 6 sps, sc in remaining sps. Sl st in ch1.
STRAP

Round 10: Ch 4, * (Skip 1 sc sp, dc, ch1) *repeat*, 6 more times, ch 13 don’t twist, skip 20 sts, (22sts 6-9 months), dc in 21 sp. Ch 1 (Repeat dc, ch 1, sk 1) sl st in 3 rd ch of ch 4.

Round 11: Ch 2, sc same sp, ch 2 *skip ch, sc in dc sp, ch 2 * (Repeat*).  Sl st, to top of sc.







Working Beading Trim top of slipper



Round 12: *Ch 3, hdc in ch 2 sp, in same sp with bead in front of hook, sl st, *(Repeat)*, sl st to bottom of first ch 3. Finish off

Working Beading trim around top of Foot of shoe
Sl st in same of dc, *ch 3, hdc in next sc sp, with bead in front of hook sl st, in same sp, *(Repeat)* sl st at bottom of first st made. Finish off.














Trim the bottom of the Slipper

You will be working the same as top of slipper. Start with sole facing away from you. Sl st in the sc of heal, *(ch 3, hdc in next sp, with bead in front of hook sl st in same sp of hdc sp, skip one space).* *(repeat)*, sl st at bottom of first st made.


Ribbon for ties: Cut 2 at about 20” long, with a wood burner or use scissors cut and glue ends. you can also melt the ends with a lighter. Weave in and out of row 11.

Ribbon for bow: Cut 10 at 2”. Use 5 and fold in half, sew the 5 to make a flower bow. Sew beads in center as pictured. Sew to shoes.
Designed by Kelly L. Taylor
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