Friday, January 27, 2012

Mission Accomplished: Hat

I finally made the second flower, jamming along to Tonight by TobyMac as I made and remade it. I have em' both now, and am sewing them on the hat right... now. :D
The second flower I modified from the 6-petal flower motif (here [with a free account]) on Lion Brand's site, so I will post the pattern at the end...

This is what it looks like:

With the other flower:

On the hat:

All sewn on:

The Pattern:
Using an F hook
Worsted weight acrylic yarn (or any yarn you want, really)
Mine is about 2.5" (6.5 cm) across.

Abbreviations/ Stitches:
ch- chain
dc- double crochet
sc- single crochet
sp- space

Now, The Pattern:
Ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring

Rnd 1: dc in ring, ch 4, *(2 dc in ring, ch 4) repeat from * 5 times.  -- 6 petals.

Rnd 2: sl st in first dc; *(2 sc, 2 dc, 2 sc) in ch-4 sp, sl st in 2nd dc, repeat from * in ea ch-4 sp. leave a long tail for sewing, if needed, and tie off.
Comment with any problems, suggestions, or comments in general.

Also, earlier today, I was looking at adaiha's blog (, and I love what she'd doing! She's making a granny square a day, and they're all so pretty!

This just reminded me of a graphic designer (I enjoy graphic designing) that is doing a MN lake a day: :D

Anyway... I noticed the woven circles trivet tutorial (under her tutorial section) and loved it... but mostly, I'm inspired by her granny square a day! I'd never be able to do one a day, I don't think. ... But I was thinking that I was going to make a granny square afghan after-- or during-- this afghan that I'm making now (the ripples).
P.S. On my ripple blanket: I found a group from that blog I liked, Attic24, and I joined it... Attic24 & Little Tin Bird Ripple-Along

(written a long time ago and somehow not posted... hope there wasn't a reason?? here it is....)

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