Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Flower earring

Materials: mohair yarn ( any color of choice)
               2mm crochet hook
               2 earring hooks
               2 beads of  your choice
               needle and thread

Stitches used: ch- chain
                      sl st- slip stitch
                      yo- yarn over
                      sc- single crochet

Flower: Make 2

R1.  Ch 7, join with sl st to form a ring

R2. Ch 3

R3. YO, insert hook through the ring, YO, pull up a loop

R4. Repeat step 3 five times

R5. YO and draw through all 11 loops on hook, slip st

R6. Ch 3, sc into the ring

R7. Repeat steps 2-6 five times,
R8. Do not Fasten off, ch7, fasten off. weave ends properly.
Attach bead at the center of flower by sewing it. Then attach earring hook.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Summer sandals

Materials: acrylic yarn (color of your choice)
                3.5mm E size crochet hook

SOLE: Make 2
R1: ch11 hdc in 3rd ch fr hook, 7hdc, 6 hdc in last ch, work in opposite side, 7 hdc, 5hdc in last ch, join with sl. st in 1st hdc.

R2: ch1, 8hdc, 2dc in ea of nxt 5 sts, 8hdc, 2hdc in ea of nxt 5 sts, join with sl st in 1st hdc

R3: ch1, 8hdc, (2hdc in 1st, 1hdc) 5x, 8hdc, (2hdc in 1st, 1hdc) 5x, join with slip st in 1st hdc, DO NOT FASTEN OFF, turn

UPPER: ( heel corner)
(note: continue with the last round from sole,ch1)
R1: 15hdc, turn
R2-R4: ch1,  rep R1 until it reaches R4, do not fasten off, continue:
Row 1: (this round is for the strap) ch1, 1hdc in same sp, 1hdc in R3 side, turn
Row2: ch1 , 1 hdc in same sp, 1hdc in nxt st, turn
Row3-Row9: rep. Row 2, fasten off

Make a 10 ch string and attach it in Row 9

For UPPER LEFT: do the opposite side:

R1: ch6, hdc in 2nd ch fr. hook, 4 hdc in nxt sts, turn
R2: Work in back loops, ch1, hdc in nxt st, turn
R3: Work in front loops, ch1, hdc in nxt st, turn
R4-R7: rep. R2 and R3, fasten off.

Attach foot strap to the sole: Fold sole 1/2 lengthwise and determine the middle, fr middle, count 7 sts backwards, attach one foot strap and sew ends, do the same at the opposite side. Get yarn attach it from back upper  heel of sandals, sl st around sandals      

Button Side: Make 2
R1: ch3, join with sl. st. in 1st ch
R2: ch1, 10 hdc into the ring, join with sl. st in 1st ch, fasten off , sew the button at the right (if right side is made) or left side of upper heel corner of sandals.