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Does anyone feel like the year is getting away from them? It’s amazing how the last few weeks of school just DRAG when you are kid, but as an adult, three years will fly by leaving your head spinning.
Since we moved back to Utah, I have just been waiting, waiting and waiting for spring to come.
I forgot about the spring showers (showering snow, of course. ) But I feel a bit guilty, with each coming spring my son is another year older (sniffle).
But the warmth is nice, and in honor of the coming of spring, maybe somewhere in the world, I am releasing my newest pattern, the Boho Headband.
**Tips – If you haven’t used elastic thread, here are a few tips.
1 – Make sure you keep it tight! Set up the roll of thread according to package directions, and let the pull come automatically.
2 – Don’t be tempted to give yourself slack. Your resulting project won’t have very much elasticity.
3- Try to crochet a little looser than you normally would. The elastic will pull your stitches tight, and making the loops looser keeps things looking a little bit nicer. It takes a bit of practice, but it is very fun to have a nice, stretchy project!
1. (Use your yarn and thread simultaneously) Ch 11. Sl st into 1st chain to form a loop.
2. Ch 2. Dc 22 into the ring. Join with sl st.
3. Ch 70. Sc into 2nd ch from hook. Sc down your ch. Sl st into the SAME st at your first ch.
A. Sc 2. Ch 68. Sc into 2nd ch from hook. Sc down your ch. Sl st into next st on your circle.
B. Sc 2. Ch 72. Sc into the top right of the second strand( wrong side of sts facing you). Take special care to make sure nothing is twisted! Sc 1 on the left side of the same strand. (2 sc at the top of the strand) Sc into the right side of the next strand (wrong side of sts facing you). Sc 1 in the left of the same strand. Turn.
C. Ch 1. Sc 2 in same st. sc 4. Sc 2 in next ch from the last strand. Turn
D. Ch 1. Sc in same st. Sc 7. Turn.
E. Ch 1. Sc in same st. Sc 7. Turn.
F. Ch 1. Sc in same st. Sc 7 Turn.
G. Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc 4. Sc2tog. Turn.
H. Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc 1. Sc2tog. Turn. Tie off.
Starting at the bottom right of your end piece, with the right side facing you, join your yarn and thread with a sl st and sc all around the end pice. Sc 2 in the top corner stitches. Sc down the 3rd strand ch. Sl st into the same st as your first sc at the bottom of your third strand. Tie off. Sew your button onto your end piece and push it through your button hole.
Here’s to wishful thinking!
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