Friday, October 25, 2013

Buttons & Stripes coffee cosy

Pattern by: Kayla Anderson

worsted weight yarn (striping)
two buttons
I-9 hook

Ch 25
Sc across starting at 2nd ch from hook.
Row 2:  Ch 1 turn sc across.
Row 3:  ch 2, turn, hdc across.
Repeat rows 2 & 3 two times.
ch 1 turn. Sc across next row, 2sc into last stitch.
Do not turn.
Continue sc all the way around putting 2sc in the remaining corners. (when creating the sc on the sides where no previous stitches exist, be sure to create 10 sc on each side-do not put 2 sc into the last corner you stop at.)
Ch 2 at the ending corner, 1hdc in same space where you started your ch 2, then hdc 6 down the side. Ch2 turn and hdc back across same side.
Ch 1 turn, sc in next two stitches, ch 2 sk 2 stitches, sc in next two stitches, ch 2 sk 2 stitches, sc in last two stitches. (Ch 2 spaces are button holes).
Ch2 turn and hdc back across.
Finish off and weave in ends.

Sew on two buttons on the opposite sides of where you crested the buttonholes.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Vintage Inspired Pixie Bonnet

           Vintage Inspired Pixie Bonnet

Design By Kayla Anderson 


Size 12-18 months


Worsted weight yarn
I/9-5.50MM hook
Ribbon if not making the drawstring out of yarn. (35-40 inches)
Darning needle
measuring tape

Ch 61

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and back across.

*Ch2 turn, dc in front loops only across
Ch1 turn, sc in back loops only across*
Continue * to * until piece measures about 5.5 inches.

(If you want the bonnet to fit further forward on the head continue for a few more inches.)

(This is the ridge side.)

(This is the smooth side.)

Ch1 turn *sc,2 dc,sc in next stitch, sl st in next stitch*.
Repeat * to * across.

(This will create the decorative edge.)

Do not turn, Sc along side to create a more even edge. 

Fold piece in half joining corners and sc the piece together.
Ch1 sc back across.

When you get to the end of that row continue your next sc to the edge of the other side that does not yet have an even edge. 

Sc across to end.

Finish off.

Ch 120

Sc back across. 

Finish off.

Weave through ridges of bonnet about 4-5 inches from bottom.
(Weave ribbon through ridges.)