A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 306,384
Currently Running With Scissors:
755 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Re: flower poncho in Crochet: Discussion and Questions by twintoo on: September 09, 2004 03:52:40 AM
Hi!  Keep in mind that it is 5:30am.  I have been up since 3:30 when my child woke up screaming b/c her daddy was going to work. UGH Undecided


Don't mind that pattern in the background.  It has nothing to do with this flower LOL  Crocheting stuff has overtaken my home.  Grin


I used a size F hook (first one I grabbed) and some old Bernat Berella Germantown 4 ply acrylic yarn.

Chain 4 and join with a slipstitch to form a ring.  Make 7 sc in the ring and join with slip stitch.  Chain 4(counts as 1st treble crochet), then make a treble crochet where you joined the scs.  Make 2 treble crochets in each sc around, join with slip stitch.  Chain 7 and join to the top of the 3rd treble crochet over (so it appears there is one treble crochet between where your chain began and ended), repeat around and join with sl st.  sc in first ch of the 7 you made, half dc in the next, 2 dc in the next, treble crochet in the 4th, 2 dc in the 5th, hdc in the 6th, and sc in the 7th.  Do this all the way around.  join and finish off.  That should give you an 8 petaled flower. Smiley  Mine measures 3.25 inches across.

Make a bunch of those and join them together like the one on EBay.  Smiley  good luck
~twintoo
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  I hit the jackpot updated with pictures in Crochet: Discussion and Questions by twintoo on: August 11, 2004 12:18:11 PM
I went to the local thrift stores today.  Normally I try to find hooks and patterns at these stores but today I found two huge bags (like the ones comforters come in) full of crochet thread (like for doilies) in all different colors.  One of the bags was all off white and had 1 HUGE doily started in it and another one that was smaller.  I just finished them both off on the row they were on.  Anyway, I paid $11 for both bags and I got a HUGE amount of thread.  My husband will probably kill me but who could pass it up?  LOL

Just thought I would share my excitement with someone else that may understand it! LOL

Here is the picture of the very large doily that was in my jackpot.  I don't know if you would even call it a doily because it is 29 inches across.

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Glass Blowing: How to Use Jacks and Pacioffis
Glass Blowing: Using Diamond and Straight Shears
Glass Blowing: How to Prepare Newspaper for Heat Protection
How to Marver Glass
How to Color Blown Glass
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Gluten Free Donut Cupcakes
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Cake Stands
February 3, 2016 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.