Wilbur Pig is the second of three animal pillow pals made using pillow inserts for the 2019 Christmas in July Make Along with Underground Crafter! Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in the back loop only Seaming using whipstitch and single crochet (with linked photo tutorials) Skill Level Easy Finished Size Fits a 16” (40.5 cm) round pillow form.
This bear pillow will be a lovely companion for girls and boys. They will certainly appreciate it during bedtime reading snuggles. Ears and a muzzle make cute bear features. You can also personalize the cushion with different colors too!
Designed by Marie Segares
This is one of 3 potholders featuring circle motifs. This one has a large center circle. Instructions are also included for granny square versions without the hanging loop. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting in the round Changing colors, crocheting in the back loop only Skill Level Easy Finished Size Potholder: 7.5” (19 cm) square. Materials Lily Sugar’n Cream yarn (100% cotton, 2.5 oz/71 g/120 yd/110 m) – 1 skein in Indigo (CA). Lily Sugar’n Cream yarn (100% cotton, 2 oz/57 g/95 yd/87 m) – 1 skein ea in Faded Denim (CB). US Size H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle. Gauge Finished Potholder = 7.5” (19 cm) square in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project, but stitches should be tight so potholders can protect hands and surfaces from heat.
A sturdy, no-sew liner keeps your pencils or hooks protected, even when using an openwork stitch pattern for the case. This pattern is part of the Back-to-School Crochet-a-Long with CAL Central. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows Skipping stitches and crocheting in chain spaces Skill Level Easy Finished Size Pencil/Crochet Hook Case: 8.5” (21.5 cm) width x 6.25” (16 cm) height. Materials Lion Brand Jeans yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/246 yd/225 m) – 1 skein ea in 108 Brand New (CA) and 150 Vintage (CB), or approximately 60 yd (55 m) in ea of 2 colors in any medium weight cotton yarn. US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn or tapestry needle with eye small enough to sew through button. Duck Color Duct Tape – 1 roll (1.88” x 15 yd) in Neon Pink, or approximately 1/3 roll of duct tape. Buttons Galore and More Sparkle Buttons – 1-1/8” (3 cm) button in GBX510 Plum, or any 1-1/8” (3 cm) sew through button. VELCRO® Brand Sticky Value Pack Circles and Squares – (3) 7/8” (2 cm) square fasteners. Gauge 1 fantail = 1.5” (4 cm) across in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
The Spring Butterfly Pillow is sure to brighten up any room! This beautiful spring pillow pattern makes a perfectly sized throw pillow for a couch, chair, or bed. The front of this pillow is worked up in intarsia crochet following a graph. The back of the pillow is done in rows of SC stitches with the option of forming stripes. For this project, you'll need a 4mm crochet hook, #4 worsted-weight yarn, a 14"x14" pillow form (or stuffing), and a yarn needle. This free crochet pattern includes detailed instructions and graphs to help you make your own Spring Butterfly Pillow. I hope you enjoy working up this pattern!
The Simple Shells Washcloth is made with alternating rows of solid stitches and groups of shells, creating a pretty surface for scrubbing anything you need in the bath and kitchen! This washcloth is worked in rows using chains and double crochet stitches. You can easily customize the stitch repeat in multiples of 5+2 (+2 for the turning chain), then work any odd multiple of rows. While you don’t see the term “shell” in the specialty stitch and technique section of this pattern, the group of five double crochet stitches worked into one place is a shell. Either way of writing the instruction is correct, and we hope beginners enjoy the simplicity in this version (the stitch chart should help, too). THIS IS A GREAT PATTERN BECAUSE: Washcloths are fun projects to learn new crochet stitches (especially when you follow our crochet chart with the written instructions)! You can use these in the bath or kitchen (plus, they make great gifts)! This project works great with cotton yarns (just one skein or less)! You’ll get to practice a lot of crochet skills: rows, stitch tension, stitch counting and recognition, shells (5 double crochet stitches into 1 space) , borders, gauge & size, finishing techniques & more!