Day Three of the Rustic Nativity CAL is actually incorporating two figures from last year. To get through all our figures, I will need to double up a few of them! Baby Jesus comes together rather quickly, and so does the manger.Click for more
Hey all! I am so so excited to be doing the Nativity CAL again this year!
Due to popular demand, it’s official a yearly tradition! Today, for day one we will start with Joseph. The pattern for Joseph is the base pattern for a few of the other characters as well, so once you master him, the others will be a piece of cake for you.
This crochet plaid hat is a remix of my beloved crochet plaid slouchy, worked from the top down! This is for crocheters who loved the plaid hat, but prefect top down over bottom up. This hat is just as cozy, just worked in a different way.Click for more
Are you a gift procrastinator? Maybe someone new popped onto your holiday list last minute and you need to whip something up quick? Have no fear, this list of crochet patterns are perfect for last minute crochet gifts! These trendy styles will be loved by the recipient and perfect for last minute gifting. This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
This darling plaid crochet dog bandana features the plaid technique and is made with super easy care Bernat Home Dec, a yarn similar to t-shirt yarn. Your dog will look so dapper in this perfect crochet dog bandana! This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you.Click for more
Make this darling, mini crochet knit stitch stocking with the snowfall stitch pattern. Add this cute and tiny stocking design to your stocking advent calendar, or use them to adorn your home during the holiday season. This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you.
Bring a little rustic, wintry holiday to your kitchen with a Plaid Crochet Towel Topper. This towel topper is easy to make and has a modern look. It makes a wonderful handmade gift to someone or yourself. This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!Click for more
Use this crochet panda bear add-on to turn your Poca bear into a panda bear! Only simple changes are needed to turn your forest friend into a highland friend. Your child will love this darling little black and white crochet bear.
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This darling crochet cat mermaid will delight any cat lover or mermaid aficionado! The best of both worlds, this cute crochet plushy will be your little one’s new best friend. The pattern is a video tutorial so you will have all the help you need to make this darling crochet toy.
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This crochet heart stitch hat is much easier to work than it looks and you will love the cute little hearts the design creates. Use different colors to make your crochet hat pop! This post uses affiliate links (click here for more info). I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Whistle and Ivy!
We don’t have a large celebration of Valentine’s Day in our house. The Boy isn’t in school yet, so there’s no need to spend weeks planning Pinterest-perfect Valentines for his classmates, but I do think the sentiment is nice, and there’s nothing wrong with reflecting and thinking about ways we can better show our love to our family and friends. So in that way, I am not a total Valentine’s Day Grinch. But even if you are, this Crochet Heart Stitch Hat (Puppy Love Slouchy) is a super cute and comfy slouchy that can be worn all winter long.
CROCHET HEART STITCH HAT (PUPPY LOVE SLOUCHY) – CROCHET PATTERN
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What you need:
- 5 Colors of Medium Weight Yarn (Red hat: Knit Picks Brava in Dove Heather, Red, Rouge, Cotton Candy, Blush) (Blue Hat: Knit Picks Brava in Dove Heather, Marina, Cornflower, Mint, White)
- 5.5mm Hook
- Yarn Needle
Abbreviations: (American Terms)
Ch – Chain
Sc – Single Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Dc – Double Crochet
Sk – Skip
St – Stitch
Sl st – Slip Stitch
BLO – Back Loops Only
Gauge: 14 dc = 4″
3-dc cluster: Yarn over, insert hook. Yarn over, pull through st (3 loops on hook). Yarn over, pull through first 2 loops (2 loops remaining on hook). Yarn over, insert in same st. Yarn over, pull through. Yarn over, pull through first 2 loops (3 loops remaining on hook). Yarn over, insert into same st. Yarn over, pull through. Yarn over and pull through first 2 loops. Yarn over, pull through all 4 remaining loops. If it’s easier to understand, it’s a basically a dc3tog worked all in the same st.
Watch a video tutorial here:
The written pattern below is for size WOMEN/TEEN. You can find a PDF that includes 4 sizes, Adult-Baby in my shops. The PDF is formatted for easy crocheting on-the-go or for easy printing, it doesn’t include ads or comments.
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ADULT/TEEN SIZE HEART STITCH HAT:
HAT RIBBED BAND:
1. Hdc in 2nd ch from hook. Hdc in each ch. Turn. (7 sts)
2. Ch 2. Hdc in same st. Hdc in next 6 its in BLO. Hdc in last st, going through both loops. Turn. (7 sts).
Don’t tie off after last row.
Repeat row two until your band reaches about 18″ – 19″ for adult. You will get this measurement by gently stretching your band and measuring the length, not the pre-stretch length. You want the hat to be snug and due to differences in yarn stretchiness, I am not providing a row count. Instead, use your measuring tape. Don’t break yarn.
CROCHET HEART STITCH HAT BODY:
1. Fold the band in half, and using the loop from the last hdc, pull it through and sl st down the side, forming a band. Don’t tie off.
Turn the band, so the seam is on the inside and your loop is at the top.
Beginning where you left off sewing the band: Ch 1. Sc in same sp. From here, you will sc around the band until you have 72 total stitches. Join with a sl st with the first st, using 2nd color.
2. Ch 1. Dc 4 in same st. Ch 1. Sk 5 sts. *Dc 4 in next st. Ch 1. Sk 5 sts* work 11 times. Join with a sl st with the first st using Dove Heather. (60 sts)
3. Ch 2. Sc in middle of shell (not in a st, in the space between the stitches). Ch 2. Work a 3-dc cluster in the 3rd st of the 5 skipped sts from the previous round. *Ch 2. Sc in middle sp of shell. Ch 2. Work a 3-dc cluster in 3rd sk st from previous round* repeat all around the hat. Join with a sl st with first chain. (72 sts)
4. Ch 2. Dc in same st. Dc in each st around. Join with sl st. (72 sts)
Join 3rd color. (You can work in BLO this row for ease-of-use).
5. – 13. Repeat rows 2 – 4 respectively, changing colors when you make the hearts row.
14. Ch 2. Dc in same st. *Dc2tog, dc in next st* work 23 times. Work a dc2tog with last 2 sts. (48 sts)
15. Ch 2. Dc in each st around. (48 sts)
16. Ch 2. Dc2tog all around. (24 sts) Tie off.
To close the hat, turn it inside out. Put a length of yarn on your needle and sew in and out each stitch across the top. Pull it tight, cinching the top closed. Tie a very sturdy knot and clip end.
Finish with a pom pom on top (get the tutorial here).
Do you love Valentine’s Day, or are you a V-day grinch? ;)
These darling stash busting totes feature a clever play on words ” ‘stache bustin’ and a hand-drawn mustache made of yarn! This yarn tote is made with high quality thick canvas, so feel free to stuff this bag to the brim with all your crochet and knit essentials. The bag graphic was designed by me, and brought to life by my talented and skilled graphic designer. They are professionally screen-printed at a local shop in Utah.
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This beautiful chunky snowfall fair isle cowl uses a simple but beautiful fair isle technique that you will love to working. Watch the video to see how to work this easy technique. Pair with the snowfall hat and mittens for a complete set. You will love it! The post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission if you make a purchase using one of my links, at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!Click for more
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Learn how to make this trendy buffalo plaid triangle bunting, perfect for a holiday mantle, your rustic cabin decor or even a lumberjack baby shower. So many ways to use this cute crochet buffalo plaid garland! This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
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This cute and comfy crochet plaid hat has a bit of snark, as it reads “Not Knit”. This not knit crochet hat is dedicated to anyone who has ever been working on a crochet project and been asked, “what are you knitting?” This post contains affiliate links, thank you for your support!
This classic crochet plaid ornament is perfect for your traditional and rustic Christmas tree decor. You can make them in varied yarns and hooks to make different sizes. Add a bit of embellishments to make the perfectly fit your style. The post contains affiliate links, thanks for your support!Click for more
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Know a Star Wars fan? This cute and simple Boba Fett pouch is simple to make and is perfectly size for small hands and tiny toys! This post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission if you make a purchase (at no extra cost to you!).
Star Wars is one of my geeky fandoms (I am a HUGE Potterhead, too). For some reason, I forget about Star Wars Day (May the 4th) until it’s practically upon me. I had the idea for this crochet Boba Fett pouch last year, but I didn’t think far enough ahead to finish it. Luckily, I got to it this year, but I have a Star Wars Crochet WEEK on my calendar for next year, so hopefully May 4th, 2019 will be a bit more exciting!Click for more
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