March 9, 2017
February 24, 2017
This is my latest coloring page, a betta fish, in honor of my betta fish! :)
I don't know what else to say. Crochet has kind of taken a back seat, and I am not really into it as much as I used to be. It is still part of my life, I love making things, but there are other ways to make things too! :)
February 8, 2017
Wally the Whale TP Cozy
Designed By Ivory Herman
© Ivory Herman 2010
Notes: Fits toilet paper roll with measurements 4.5”W x 4.25”L
· Worsted weight blue, white, black.
· Size G Hook
· Tapestry Needles
SC = Single Crochet
ST = Stitch
DC = Double Crochet
SC2TOG = Single Crochet 2 Together
MC = Magic Circle
BLO = Back Loop Only
BEG = Beginning
CH = Chain
SLPST = Slip Stitch
W/ = With
Body: With G Hook and Blue Yarn
Row 1: Ch 3, 12 DC in 3rd CH from hook, join to the top of the starting CH 3 (Do not count CH3 as 1st DC). (12)
Row 2: CH3, 2DC in each ST around, join to beg CH 3 (24)
Row 3: CH3, (DC, 2DC in next ST) around, join to BEG CH3. (36)
Row 4: CH3, (DC2, 2DC in next ST) around, join to BEG CH3. (48)
Row 5: Ch 3, in BLO DC around, join to top of beg ch 3. (48)
Row 6: Ch 3, DC around, join to top of beg ch 3. (48)
Row 7-12: Repeat round 6. (48)
Row 13: Ch 2, sc around, join to ch 2, fasten off and weave in the ends. (48)
Tail Fin: With G hook. 3sc in MC.
Round 1: 2sc in each ST around. (6)
Round 2 - 3: SC around. (6)
Round 4: 1SC, 2SC in each ST around. (9)
Round 5 - 6: SC in each ST around. (9)
Round 7: SC2, 2SC in next ST around. (12)
Round 8-9: SC in each ST around. (12)
Round 10: SC2TOG (3x) sc in rest of ST. (9)
Round 11: SC2TOG (2x) only and then fasten off first part of fin. Repeat Round 1-11, and fasten off.
Sew two fins together.
Tail: 6SC in MC.
Round 1-3: SC in each ST around. (6)
Round 4: 1SC, 2SC in next ST around. (9) Fasten off. Sew the fin to the tail and sew tail to back of TP cozy.
Row 1: Ch 3, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in 3rd.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each st across (4)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next 2 st, 2 sc in last st. (6)
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next 4 st, 2 in last (8)
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next 6, 2 in last (10)
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc across (10)
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 6 st, sc2tog (8)
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 4, sc2tog – fasten off, leaving a tail. (6) Repeat second time and sew to sides of body.
Eyes: With white yarn 6SC in MC
Round 1: 2SC in each ST around. (12)
Round 2: SC around. (12) Repeat for second eye. Sew right above the front fins.
Iris of Eye: 6SC in MC, slpst to 1st, fasten off. Make two, and then sew to whites of eyes.
Embroider a mouth on front. Insert toilet paper roll and enjoy! J
Just showing off some Whales in different colors.