All Sizes of Cabbage Patch Hat

Cabbage hat doll hat for people!
Looks so cute on babies and now comes in all sizes!

Grow Sew Happy

Lately the only project I’ve been working on are cabbage patch doll hats, LOTS of them, this photo only shows some of the hats I’ve made over the last few weeks. I’m not sure why the hats suddenly became so popular, but it was great timing for me since I needed new shoes and didn’t have the money to buy them!

In crocheting that many hats I finished tweaking my pattern , and have one for each age now. The differences are in bold:

Cabbage Patch Doll Hat
Size 3-6 Month
Hook: Size H crochet hook
Yarn: Vanna’s Choice Soft
Round 1: ch 3, join to form loop, ch 3, 8 dc
Place a “marker yarn” in a different color to keep track of rounds.
Round 2: 2 dc each dc around. (10 sets of 2)
Round 3: *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc*, repeat from…

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Make: Vibrant Bohemian Necklace

Bohemian crochet necklace to make for quick gift.

Why I DIY?

2016-06-01 14.11.17I have a huge stash of embroidery floss in all colors possible so I’ve decided to create quick and fun project using one of my favorite color combos. It took me approximately 40 minutes to crochet and furnish this lovely piece. Make one yourself using my free instructions from the text below.

SUPPLIES

  • Brass bead
  • Brass chain
  • Embroidery floss (four different colors)
  • 3 mm hook
  • Tapestry needle

PATTERN

Thread  on brass bead and make a magic circle.

Row 1: into magic circle ch 1, sc 16 – color A (gold)

Row 2: ch 3, dc in same st, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next* to the end of the row (22 dc) –color B (peach)

Row 3: ch 5 (tr plus ch 1 space), *tr, ch 1* to the end of the row –color C (rusty brown)

Row 4: in ch 1 spaces make *sc, ch 2(make a…

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New One Minute Sewing Video: How to Make An Apron From Shirts

This is so clever and inspiring!

I love aprons and upcycling so what could be better?

The Renegade Seamstress

Make a new, bright and cheerful spring apron for someone you love or maybe even yourself. So many colors to choose from…
Check out one of my newest videos from eHow.  I can’t tell you enough how much fun I have making these short videos… I hope you like it….

Click here for the full step-by-step apron tutorial.

For more tutorials click here.

Happy Sewing!

Beth

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Beaded Bracelet Pattern

I usually share crochet patterns, especially jewelry. However I also knit and this cute beaded KNIT bracelet looks easy enough with minimal supplies!

how i knit to stay sane

 

Supplies needed:

  • 2 double-pointed needles (referred to as dpns). Gauge isn’t important, but you’ll probably want a size 3, giver or take.
  • Metallic Elastic cord. Find this in the jewelry aisle at Michael’s or other craft stores.
  • #6 beads. Also available widely at craft stores.
  • Optional: A needle and embroidery thread, and a familiarity with my beading tutorial (or any other method of adding beads to a “live” stitch on the needles, as opposed to pre-stringing beads.)

Cast on 5 stitches. The elastic can be a little tricky to knit with. Aim to keep it taut without stretching it. Knit one row. *WITHOUT TURNING, slide the stitches to the other tip of your dpn. Pull the elastic a little more, so that it stretches a little bit, and knit the first stitch. Continue knitting the rest of the stitches without stretching the elastic.* Repeat from * to *…

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