Dream Catcher

dreamcatcher

My latest project was the dream catcher you see in the picture above. This is an xl size dreamcatcher and is cross cut 70cm, that’s about 27″

To make this dream catcher I used dmc cotton thickness size 12 and a crochet hook size 1,75mm US size 6. You can use any kind of yarn, which you can crochet with a US 6 crochet hook

The crochet chart I used is in the picture below.

The stitches are used in this pattern are in US terms:

  • chainstitch
  • slip stich (at the end of each row)
  • single crochet
  • double crochet

To make this pattern you must be able to read crochet charts, but it isn’t as difficult as it seams. Make sure you count the stitches well, especially in the beginning. If you make a mistake in counting at the beginning this will affect the entire pattern.

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When you have a smaller hoop, you can finish your pattern before the end.

Keep in mind that the doily will be stretched in the hoop.

After finishing your doily attach it to the hoop and finish your work, with strings of lace, feathers, ribbons or what ever you’ll like. Just make it beautiful

You can also use other doily’s. On Pinterest you’ll find a lot of crochet doily charts also in smaller size for smaller sizes hoops

Have fun making your own beautiful dream catcher!

Do you want to see my other patterns check out my blog, you’ll also find a chart for crochet Easter eggs and the are just beautiful

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crochet bag/purse

chrochet purse

Yet another great free pattern.

We still have some yarn available in our shop or maybe you still have some leftovers, then this is a great tutorial, to pimp make your own bag/purse. Choose your own colors and you will have an unique bag/purse.

This pattern is from Jennifer from the Craft Patch, so all credits are for her!

If you want to check out the pattern and start making your own bag/purse or one for your mother, friend, daughter or neighbor:) click on this LINK

Crochet stool cover

crochet stool cushionWe still have some yarn available in our shop and maybe you still have some leftovers, then this is a great tutorial, to pimp your stool. The kids stools “Mammut” from Ikea are also great to pimp with this cover.

We found this tutorial at Micah makes a website full of great DIY’s and patterns.

Within 2 hours you can make this cover and even for a beginner at crochet this won’t be too difficult.

Do you want to check out the pattern just click here

Easter DIY, crochet Easter eggs

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I can’t wait till it’s Spring and for me Spring starts when it’s Easter.

With this DIY you have to start early, because if you would like a lot of Easter eggs, it will take a while, because it’s a lot of work, but don’t they look beautifull!

First you take an egg, don’t boil it! Wash the egg, you know where it comes from:)

Make a hole on the top and bottom of the egg

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Then you blow as hard as you can on the top hole form the egg

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It’s not always that easy and try to hold the eggs with all ten fingers, to prevent them from breaking, again you have rinse the egg when it’s empty.

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Then you follow this pattern for the egg shown in the picture above

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Here the signs are explained, the pattern is made in two parts and you attach the second part to the first part in the last row where you see the arrows with a single crochet. Put your egg inside before closing and when it’s still wide enough.
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When your egg is finished you take a piece off ribbon from about 15 inch long and make a knot

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Take a very thin crochet needle or long needle and put it through the egg.

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Than work the ribbon first through the bottom and then through the top of the egg.

Put some branches which start to sprout in a vase and hang your eggs in it.

If would like the other patterns to you can click here

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I can’t wait for Spring!!!

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Crochet basket pattern made with t-shirt yarn

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This pattern is from Annemarie’s haakblog.

Maybe you already know about her blog, because she is well know for her crochet patterns.

The yarn used for this pattern you can buy here, you’ll need the bigger bundles from €9,00,

and a crochet needle

Did you know it is really easy to make a crochet basket? The pattern is below.

  • Chain 6. Attach the first chain to the last with a SLST.
  • 2SC in every chain. Attach the first to the last with a SLST. (12)
  • Chain 2, 1HDC, 2HDC in the next stitch (so increase!). Repeat around. (18)
  • Skip the two chain that you did at the beginning of row 3. Do 2HDC in the next stitch (INC), 1HDC. Repeat around. (27)
  • INC, 1HDC in the next. Repeat round. (41)
  • 41HDC, but do these stitches only in the inner loops of the stitches of the previous row.
  • Keep doing HDC until you have the height you want.
  • In the last row you do: ***3HDC, chain 1, skip one stitch.*** Repeat around what’s in between ***.
  • Fasten off.

Free crochet doily rug pattern

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Susan Potter who made this rug and wrote the pattern, bought some of my shirt yarn a while ago and now I found this great post of her with the pattern of the doily rug.

The yarn used for the rug “The shirt-yarn” you can buy in my Etsy shop or in my own webshop lvly.nl. we ship worldwide and when you want to order over 10 bundles, you can get great discounts, just contact us

Do you want to make the rug, just click HERE and you will be directed to the blog Dandilion days

crochet doily rug free pattern

Crochet square floor cushion

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Materials

3 balls t-shirt yarn 900 grams

You can buy t-shirt yarn here or here

Crochet Hook No. 12

foam 10x50x50cm

Stretchy fabric ca 140x 80cm

Ikea comforter 150x200cm Mysa grass or fiberfill 150x200cm

Terms:

L=chainstitch

V= US terms single crochet

V= UK terms double crochet

1 inch = aprox 2,21cm

52,5 cm = aprox 24 inch

Crochet a chain of about 35 L.

Skip the first L and crochet then a tour with 34 V.

At the end of every row crochet 1L

Turn piece and work with V and you have to crochet underneath both loops

After 2 rows you have to check if your work is aprox 52,5cm wide.

If different, start again and adjust the amount of chainstitches

You crochet until you have a piece of 52.5 x 105cm. Finish all threads.

Fold your work at the center. Sew the sides tightly with a thread of t-shirt yarn .

Sew a pillowcase of stretchy fabric.

Lay the piece of foam on the comforter and fold the comforter around the piece of foam Put it in the pillowcase.

Put het cushion in the crochet cover. Maybe you’ll need some assistance, because it’s a bit tight .

Close the pillow with a thread of t-shirt yarn

Your pillow is ready! Have fun with it!

If you have any questions, please contact me

This floorcushion was designed by Marutska,  because it was written in Dutch I translated it. Marutska makes beautiful crochet items, if you want to check her blog click here or you can like her on Facebook

Baskets made with t-shirt yarn

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The baskets shown in the picture are from Annie O Crafts and are made with rope.

The pattern is very easy and can also be done with our shirt yarn, you need about one ball. These basket are great for some home deco and you can make them in every color you desire and as big and as high as you would like.

They are very nice on the side of the nursery, for balls of wool, magazines, as a wastebasket in the office, toys, you name it. If you put in a glass vase, then you can also put flowers in.

If you can’t wait to start this great project, then click here and you will be directed to the easy to follow instructions at Anie O Crafts 

Crochet slippers made with T-shirt yarn

 

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Yes! I found another nice pattern for T-shirt yarn!!!

The yarn used for the slippers you can find here

The pattern from “look at what I made”, you can find here

I prefer the ones with the button:)

Which ones would you like to make??

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Crochet doily rug pattern

crochet doily rug

Still on the run, searching for free patterns made with Zpagetti t-shirt yarn, which you can buy here, I stumbled upon this great doily rug pattern. This pattern is from Creative Jewish Mom

Actually you can use every doily pattern you can find and when you make it with Zpagetti t-shirt yarn, it will become a rug, because you’ll use bulky yarn and a thick crochet needle.

Zpagetti t-shirt yarn is a very strong an sustainable product!