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Topic: Toddler Summer Top & Hat (PicHeavy) *FLOWER MOTIF PATTERN ADDED*  (Read 10421 times)
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Ezri_B
« on: February 23, 2006 09:46:32 AM »

I made this for my niece for the olympics.








Here's a bad closeup of the flowers that are on the bottom of the shirt and around the crown of the hat.
I had a hard time with the hat. I crocheted it with soft sport weight yarn and  carried a size 10 cotton thread with it, to try to keep it a bit more rigid (it's ok).

I'm really pleased with how it turned out. I wish white looked that great on me! (Don't mind the cruddy pics or how messy my room is. I was trying to crank out a bunch of stuff, but I wanted to be sure I got pictures of her in it while I was still thinking of it.  Cheesy )

Hope you like it!

ETA: Flower Motif
I hope this makes sense to everyone, I'm not the best at writting out patterns. If you have questions or if you see a goof, let me know. This is also just for one motif, so if you were making a summer top or hat like I did, you would make multiples in a row of these. Anyway, here you go

Flower Motif

Ch 14
R1-Work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each ch across. Turn (12 dc)
R2- Ch3 which counts as first dc, 1 dc in each dc to end. Turn (12 dc)
R3 & R4- Repeat R2
R5- ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 4dc, ch2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Turn
R6- ch3, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 6, skip (2dc, 2ch, 2dc,) 1 dc in each dc to end. Turn
R7- ch3, 1dc in each of the next 2 dc, ch3, sl st around ch-6 loops of previous rows, ch3, 1 dc in the last 3 dc. Turn (This can be tricky, look at pic above to see what I did)
R8- ch3, 1dc in each of the next 2dc, 2dc in next ch3-sp, ch2, 2dc in next ch3-sp
R9- ch3, 1 dc in each dc & ch across, turn(12dc total)
R10-12- repeat R2


I hope this is clearer than mud for you Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2006 10:05:40 AM »

Oh I love it! And your neice is so adorable.
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2006 10:24:15 AM »

oh my gosh

that little girl + crocheted hat&&shirt + the fuzzy cuffs of her jeans = sooooooooooooo cute
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2006 12:06:15 PM »

so cute!  I love how the halter has the flowers worked in!  and she is adorable.
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2006 02:37:46 PM »

oh that is so cute and so is ur neice. I love the tank top.
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2006 03:51:17 PM »

ooooh, that's sooo cute!!!!! niece is adorable too!
i have a step son, no baby girls around, i'm jealous! i'd love to make a cute top like that!
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2006 04:09:55 PM »

aww...your neice is so adorable & so is that outfit Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2006 05:36:45 PM »

awwww
shes precious
and looks so cute in them.
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sure shes got everything ive got gadgets and gizmos  of plenty ive got whozits and whatzits galore you want thingamabobs ive got twenty but who cares no big deal i want more
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2006 10:40:27 AM »

That's absolutely precious!!!!!!  Your little girl is SO adorable, and I love her top and hat together. So precious...

I also noticed the quilt... did you make that too? I love the colors.
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Ezri_B
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2006 11:26:30 AM »

Thank you for all of the compliments!

muskratbyte I did make the quilt too.

I can write out the pattern for the flower motif. It isn't difficult. I just wing it, and never write things down (I know I should).
I'll sit down with my hook and yarn and try to write it out soon for you.


Thanks again!
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