Christine

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This color is absolutely yummy and will put some pep on your wardrobe on a drab winter day aside from keeping you warm and cozy. The stitch is fairly easy and it has the appearance of a beehive and the wonderful drape of a knit stitch. The combination is truly lovely.

Skill- Intermediate
Size- 7" W x 28 " Long (Circumference)

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Grenadine (1 skein) (You can also use Shocking Pink)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt needle
Scissors
Measuring tape


With Grenadine, ch 27.
Row 1 (Right Side)- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (26 sc) Ch 3. turn.
Note- Place a titvh marker or a yarn loop around any stitch on this row to make it as right side.
Row 2- Skip first sc, work 1 hdc in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, 1 hdc in next st, rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 hdc from front to back around first ch, 1 sc, in next ch space, *1 hdc from front to back around post of next hdc, 1 sc in next ch-space, rep from * across. Ch 3, turn.
Repeat roas 2 and 3 for pattern until piece measures 28 inches.
Last row- Work 1 sc in each stitch across. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Thread blunt needle with tail and sew both ends together into a tube, weave in tail.

Done!



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Sharon

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This is a simple but very feminine and lovely scarflet, designed in a beautiful and flattering shade of pink, using a traditional shell lace pattern to form the body of the scarflet, ending with flirty bow ties and a shell edging that just gives it a classy look. You can customize the length to your preference.
Ideal for a gift.

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Light Raspberry (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Scissors
blunt needle (for weaving in ends)

Skill- Intermediate to Advanced
Size- 6 1/2' w x 37" L

Back of Scarflet-
Lace 1-
Shell Stitch-
With Light Raspeberry and H hoo, ch 27.
Row 1- (Right Side): Work 5 dc in sixth chain from hook, slip next 2 chs, make 1 dc in next ch, *skip next 2 chs, 5 dc in next ch, skip next 2 chs, 1 dc in next ch; repeat from * across. (Mark this row as RIGHT SIDE) Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- Skip first 2 dc if furst shell, work 5-dc shell in next dc, skip last 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc, *skip first 2 dc of next shell, make a 5-dc shell in next dc, skip last dc, 1 dc in next dc, rep from *across. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 3 to  33- Rep row 2. Ch 3, turn.


Side 1-
Keyhole-
Row 1- Work 1 dc in each dc across. (25 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 2- 1 tr in each of first 5 dc, ch 11, skip 15 sts, 1 tr in each of last 5 dc (keyhole started), ch 3, turn.
Row 3- 1 dc in each tr and in each ch across. (25 sts) (Keyhole completed) Ch 1, turn.

Bow Tie Section-
Row 1- 1 sc in each of first 7 sts, ch 11, 1 sc in each st till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 2 to 3- 1 sc in each of first 7 sts, ch 11, 1 sc in each st till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in each of first 7 sts, ch 6, work a slip stitch around all 3 chain loops below to form the bow tie, ch 5, 1 sc in each sc till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 5 to 20- Repeat rows 1 to 4 until you complete 4 bow ties. Ch 1, turn.
Row 21- Rep row 4 in this row ( this will be the ONLY row with a 5-strand Bow Tie). Ch 3, turn.

Shell Edging-
Row 1- Work 4 dc in same spot as ch 3, skip 3 sts, make a 5-dc shell in next stitch, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next st, skip 2 sts, work 5-dc shell in next chain (working now across last chain of last Bow Tie), skip 2 ch, sl st in next ch, ch 1, skip slip stitch that tied the Bow Tie, slip stitch in next chain, skip 2 chains, work a 5-dc shell in next chain, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next st,  skip 3 sts, 5-dc shell in last stitch of row. Fasten off, weave in tail.


Side 2-
Join yarn.
Row 1- Work 1 dc in each dc across. (25 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 2- 1 tr in each stitch across. (25 tr) Ch 3, turn.
Row 3- 1 dc in each tr and in each ch across. (25 sts)

Bow Tie Section-
Row 1- 1 sc in each of first 7 sts, ch 11, 1 sc in each st till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 2 to 3- 1 sc in each of first 7 sts, ch 11, 1 sc in each st till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in each of first 7 sts, ch 6, work a slip stitch around all 3 chain loops below to form the bow tie, ch 5, 1 sc in each sc till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 5 to 20- Repeat rows 1 to 4 until you complete 4 bow ties. Ch 1, turn.
Row 21- Rep row 4 in this row ( this will be the ONLY row with a 5-strand Bow Tie). Ch 3, turn.

Shell Edging-
Row 1- Work 4 dc in same spot as ch 3, skip 3 sts, make a 5-dc shell in next stitch, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next st, skip 2 sts, work 5-dc shell in next chain (working now across last chain of last Bow Tie), skip 2 ch, sl st in next ch, ch 1, skip slip stitch that tied the Bow Tie, slip stitch in next chain, skip 2 chains, work a 5-dc shell in next chain, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next st,  skip 3 sts, 5-dc shell in last stitch of row. Fasten off, weave in tail.

You're done!


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Sunny Side Up Block

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This is a relatively easy block which you can use is a variety of ways, to make anything you want.

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Bright Yellow (amount of yarn depends on the project you have)
Crochet hook size H
Scissors
Blunt needle to weave in ends

Skill- Relatively easy
Size- 4 1/2" x 4 1/2' approx.


Ch 5, sl st to join rnd (if you prefer to use a magic ring, follow your usual procedure to do it)
Rnd 1- Ch 5, this will count as first dc, plus a ch 2, [1 dc, ch 2, rep] 7 more times, sl st to join round in top of beginning ch 3.
Rnd 2- Ch 3, 2 dc in first ch space, ch 2, [3 dcin next ch space, ch 2,] rep around, slip st to join rnd.
Rnd 3- Slip st to first chain space, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in that space, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch space, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch space, ch 1,] rep around. Slip st in top of beginning chain 3 to end round.
Rnd 4- Slip stitch till you reach center chain space of first shell of previous row, work 1 sc in that ch sp, ch 3, [3 c, ch 3, 3 dc in second dc of next 3-dc group, ch 3, 1 sc in center ch-space of next shell, ch 3,] rep around. Slip stitch to join round to beginning single crochet. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Done!

Make something pretty using this block!

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Mariella Cowl

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Beautiful bright colors make the drab days of the cold months brighter. This pretty piece can remind you of the warm, sunny blue waters of the beach in the midst of the cold. It is rich and very becoming. I hope you enjoy wearing yours. It would also be lovely if you make some for charity.

Skill- Moderately easy
Size- Approximately 27 3/4" L (in circumference ) x 8 " W

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Jade (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Scissors

With Jade and H hook, ch 35.



Row 1- Work 1 sc in 8th chain from hook, ch 2, skip next 2 chs, 1 sc in next ch, *ch 4, skip 2 chs, 1 sc in next ch, ch 2, skip next 2 chs, 1 sc in next ch; repeat from * across to last ch. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2 (Mark as Right Side)- 1 sc in first loop, *5 dc in next loop, 1 sc in next loop; rep from * across. Work 5 dc in last loop and insert hook into ch of loop and work and sc to finish row.  Ch 4, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in first dc of shell, ch 3, skip to last dc of shell, 1 sc in that dc, *ch 4, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc; repeat from * across to last st, finish row by doing a ch 4, and working 1 sc in top of last stitch. (11 loops) Ch 1, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 for pattern until piece measures approximately 27 3/4" Long.
Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough to sew the piece into a tube and to weave the remaining tail.

You're done!


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Adelynn

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This is a relatively easy piece in a rich color that looks gorgeous with many outfits and has a color that evokes the changing hues of fall.

Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Redwood Sequoia (1 skein) (You can also use Flame, Coral or Carrot)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt needles
Scissors
Measuring tape



With Redwood Sequoia, ch 25.

Row 1- 1 sc and 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 1 ch, [1 sc, 1 dc in next ch], rep from * across. Ch 1, turn (does not count as a stitch).
Row 2- [1 sc, 1 dc in next ch] in first st, skip next st, * [1 sc, 1 dc in next ch] in next st, skip next st, rep from * across till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Rep row 2 for pattern until the piece measures approximately 29 inches. Fasten off, leaving a long enough tail to sew the piece into a tube and have enough yarn left to weave in the end.
Sew Adelynn into a tube. Fasten off, weave in ends.
You're done!


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Gianna

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This is a simple but pretty and feminine cowl that can be made in a jiffy. This would be a wonderful charity project or gift for a friend. The beautiful lavender color lends a romantic look to the lacy pattern. Enjoy yours!

Size- 28 1/2 L (in circumference) x 6 1/4" W
Skill- Moderately easy

Special Stitch- 2-Dc Cluster: *YO, insert hook in stitch or space indicated in pattern, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * once more, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Lavender (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Scissors
Blunt needle


Ch 28 loosely.
Row 1- (Right Side) Make (2-Dc Cluster, ch 1, 2-Dc Cluster) in 5th ch from hook, * skip next 2 chs, (4 dc, ch 1) in next ch, skip next 5 chs, work (2-Dc Cluster, ch 1, 2-Dc Cluster) in next ch; rep from * across, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in last ch. Place a marker on this row as right side. Ch 4, turn (counts as first dc plus ch 1 of next row).
Row 2- Work (2-Dc Cluster, ch 1) twice in ch-1 space of first Cluster, ch 1, insert hook in the center of next shell, under the Vs of stitches and work 4 dc, ch 1, *make (2-Dc Cluster, ch 1) twice in ch-1 space of next Cluster, ch 1, work a 4-Dc shell in center of next Shell, making sure you insert the hook under the Vs of stitches, ch 1, rep from *across. End row by working 1 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 4, turn.
Rep row 2 until piece measures approximately 23".
Loopy Stitch:
Row 1- (This will be the base) work 1 sc in each stitch across. (24 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- Insert hook in first stitch from hok and draw up a loop, insert hook in next st and pull up a loop, yo and through 3 loops on hook, ch 1, *draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts, yo and through 3 loops on hook, ch 1, rep from * across, 1 sc in l ast st of row. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- *Draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts, yo and through 3 loops on hook, ch 1, rep from * across, 1 sc in last st of row.
Rep Row 3 for pattern until this section measures 3 1/4". Fasten off, leaving long enough tail to sew Gianna into a tube and also weave in end.

Done! Enjoy your cowl.


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Alexia

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This cowl looks more complicated than it really is. The combination of a beautiful shade of Guava green and a richly textured herringbone pattern yield an elegant piece that would look gorgeous on any woman.
Alexia would be a wonderful gift for yourself or anybody else. It is also a gorgeous charity project. The cowl is short enough not to get in the way and substantial enough to warm you up when you need it.

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Guava (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt needle
Scissors


Ch 28.

Row 1- (RIGHT SIDE) Work 1 sc in second ch from hook, * ch 1, skip next ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn. (Mark as right side).
Row 2- 1 sc in first sc, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, rep across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in first sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, *ch 6, skip next 2 ch spaces, insert hook into  skipped chain of beginning ch below next ch-1 space and work a slip stitch, ch 6, skip next 2 ch-1 spaces, sc in next sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in first sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, *[ch 1, 1 dc] 4 times, [ch 1, 1 sc in next sc] twice. Ch 1, turn.


Row 5- 1 sc in first sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, * ch 6, skip 2 dc and ch-1 spaces, work 1 slip stitch in base of dc 2 rows below,  one row above previous slipped stitich, ch 6, 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 6- 1 sc in first sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, *[ch 1, 1 dc] 4 times, [ch 1, 1 sc in next sc] twice; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.

Rep rows 5 and 6 until piece measures approximately 26" long, ending with row 5. Ch 1, turn.
Edge- 1 sc in first st, ch 1, *1 sc in next st, ch 1; rep from * across. Repeat this row one more time.


This is how the reverse side looks.

Fasten off, leaving a yarn tail long enough to sew into a tube and weave in end.
Sew, piece closed, weave in what is left of the tail.

You're done!


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