Thursday, March 28, 2013

Crochet Hook Holder

I Saw a Crochet Hook holder 
made out of a plant holder.
So I thought,
I could make one of these.
Perfect for Knitting Needles, too!

I have a really cute Chihuahua Cup,
That would be perfect!

I made a fun video to show you how I made mine!

See this Video on my Youtube Channel at this Link

Crochet Hook or Knitting Needles Holder
Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach
Please, add this Pattern/ project to Your Ravelry Favorites.

Skill: Super easy and Super fast!

Materials:
 J hook
Cotton yarn 
Worsted Weight yarn(4) will work too.
Plastic Cup ( 4 inches across top, 6 inches tall)
A Wide Mouth mason jar would work great , too.

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Skip (sk)

Pattern:
R: 1 - ch 3, 8 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 
join with a sl st to 1st st, (8sc)

R: 2- Ch4 (counts as 1dc, ch1) *dc in the next st, ch1*
Repeat From *to* around, join to 3rd ch with a slst, (8dc, 8 ch1 sp =16sts)

R: 3 - Slst in the 1s ch1 sp, ch4, dc,
 *1dc, ch1, 1dc in the next ch1 Space, ch 1*
 Repeat from *to*  around, join, (16 dc, 16 ch2 sp =32sts)


R: 4 -  Slst in the 1s ch1 sp, ch4, dc,
 *1dc, ch1, 1dc in the next ch1 Space, ch 1*
 Repeat from *to*  around, join,(32dc, 32 ch1 spaces =64 sts)

R : 5 -Shell Sts - *slst the next st, 2dc, ch1, 2dc in the next st* 
  Repeat from *to * around, join and tie off.

Lay across the top of the  cup, using 2 strands of yarn, 24 inches long,
lace it through R: 4 and tie a bow.

I rolled up a ball of matching yarn, to have something
 for the hooks to poke into, inside of the cup.

Now put all your hook, needles and pair of Scissors
 in your holder
 and set it next to you,
or on your work table.

Oh, make a another one and use it as a coaster!

Hope you make on and share a pic!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Pony Purse Crochet Pattern


My Grand daughter is turning
 4 on her birthday.
She loves "My Little Pony's"
She is going to have a 
Pony Birthday party
She likes the pony named
 "Rarity".

So I wanted to make her one.



I Found this 
Free Pony Purse 
pattern on Raverly 
and made it in one 
afternoon.

You can find the pattern
 at this LINK

The pattern is easy to follow, 
well written and 
works up pretty quick!
Love This Crochet pattern!




Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Dog Neck Tie Crochet Pattern

The Dog Neck Tie can be crocheted in solid, 
variegated or striped yarns.
For lots of different styles and looks.

Maximo Modeling the striped Dog Neck Tie 
Crochet Pattern
This Neck Tie can be made to fit any size Dog, Cat or Pet.
Here is a Video Tutorial of how to Crochet The Dog Necktie
See this Video on my Youtube Channel at this LINK

Dog Neck Tie Collar Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach
Please, Add This Crochet Pattern to YourRavelry Favorites.
Skill- Easy

Materials:
Hook- H
Worsted Weight yarn- I used I Love This yarn - neon blue and neon green
1 button 3/4 inch
Yarn needle
Tape measure

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Slip Stitch ( sl st)

Size:
 Fits 12 inch neck
To adjust 3 rows of collar = 1 inch


Getting Started:
First - measure your dogs neck in inches.

Tie:
R : 1 - With Blue yarn, ch 3, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, ch 1 turn ( 2 sc)

(Here and throughout crochet pattern, ch 1 does not count as a sc)
For a Solid neck tie do not do the color changes.

R : 2 - 2 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn ( 4 sc)

R : 3 - 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, ch 1 turn (6 sc)

R 4 : - Change to green yarn, leaving the blue yarn still attached, 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn (6 sc)

R : 5 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn ( 6 sc)

R : 6 - Change to Blue yarn, leaving the green yarn attached, 1 sc in each sc, ch1 turn.
( 6 sc)

R : 7 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn ( 6 sc)

R : 8-9 - Repeat R : 4-5

R : 10-11 - Repeat R : 6-7

R : 12-13 - Repeat R: 4-5

R : 14-38 - Repeat R : 6-7

Continue to repeat R: 4-7 until desired length of the tail of the tie. 

R : 39 - With Green yarn, st the 1st 2 sc together, 1 sc in the next 2 sc,
 then st the last 2 sc together, ch 1 turn ( 2 sc dec, 2 sc)

R : 40 - 1 sc in each sc ( 4 sc)

R : 41 - Change to Blue yarn, 2sc in the 1st sc, 1 sc in the next 2 sc,
2 sc in the last sc, ch1, turn. ( 6 sc)

R : 42 - 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn ( 6 sc)

R : 43 - Change to green yarn, 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn ( 6 sc)

R : 44 - 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn, tie off.

With Blue yarn evenly sc, down the side of the tie, 2 sc in point
of the bottom of the tie, 3 sc in the point of the tie,
 then sc back up the other side of the tie,
2 sc in the corner, sc across the top of the tie, 2 sc in the 2nd corner,
join with a sl st to the 1st sc, tie off. Set aside to sew on later.
Collar :

R : 1 - With Blue yarn, Ch 4, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in the next 2 chs, ch1, turn ( 3 sc)

R : 2 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn. ( 3 sc)

R : 3 - Change to Green yarn,  1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn, ( 3 sc)

R : 4 - 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn ( 3 sc)

R : 5 - Change to Blue yarn, 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn, (3 sc)

R : 6 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn, ( 3 sc)

Continue to repeat R : 3-6 until collar reaches the right length for your dog's neck measurement, plus 3 inches for over lap for the button.

End stripes with blue yarn, sc evenly down the length of the collar, 2 sc in the 1st corner, sc up the side, 2 sc in the next corner, then sc evenly down the other side of the length of the collar, 2 sc in the 3rd corner, sc across last side, 2 sc in the last corner, join to 1st corn with a sl st,.  ch 4 attach ch to the 3rd corner with a sl st, 5 sc across ch to form the button hole.

Lastly, Sew the button on the opposite side of the collar.

Place the tie in the front center of the collar and sew in place.


Striped Dog Neck Tie
Panther Pink Variegated Neck Tie.

Enjoy!

Monday, March 18, 2013

Spring Wreath with Funfur


Everyone has been making these awesome 
Spring Wreaths using fun fur, 
so I just had to made one of my own.
So I gathered my Supplies.
A  Wreath
1 Skein of Fun fur
I crocheted some 
Flowers and Butterflies
a couple of big buttons
 And
A crochet ami of 
Maximo and Rosie my 
Daughter made me.
I just began wrapping the fun fur

around the wreath...
 it took the whole skein.
What is he doing in there?
Everything I make is not for you!
Then I attached a few of the 
flowers and butterflies.
I put My Ami 
Maximo and Rosie on the wreath, 
then Hung it on the door
and took a picture.
OOPSIE!
Much better!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Dog Hat Design Contest

For the month of Feb and March,
we had a really fun 
Dog Hat Design Contest.
I provided the people in our group...

PPD Puppy Love  - here the Link
Come join us!

A Free Crochet pattern for 
A fun Dog Hat.
Here is that Link

 Then they used their creative juices 
and came up with all these
 designs from the same pattern.


You can see them all up close on my fan page

Please, go take a look and vote 
on your favorite ones.
vote on as many as you want.

You have until March 17, 2013 to vote!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Chunky Ruffle Scarf Crochet Pattern

I found this amazing yarn:

Loops and Thread, Country loop (6) Rodeo

It is thick, and light, chunky and soft.
Perfect for a new scarf.

Chunky Ruffle Scarf Crochet Pattern

Please, Add This Crochet pattern to Your

Here is What I did.
Chunky Ruffle Scarf Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach

Skill: Easy

Hook : J
Yarn : Took the whole skein of yarn- any chunky yarn (6)

Stitches :
Chain - Ch
Single Crochet - Sc
Double Crochet - Dc

R : 1 - Ch 126, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 and in each ch across, ch 3 (counts as 1st dc) turn.

R : 2 - Ch 1, * 1 dc in the next sc, ch 1, Repeat from *
across row, ch 3, turn

R : 3 - *Skip the next st,  sl st in the next st, ch 3, Repeat From * across row, tie off and weave in your ends.

See, Super Easy, Quick and it looks Awesome!
This is now my favorite scarf !

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Chihuahua Rescue Fund Raiser- March 2013

It's March and  For 
Posh Pooch Designs, 
That means it's time for our
Fundraiser.
Every year we do a Fund raiser for the 
"Because of you, Chihuahua Rescue".
You can read all about the wonderful 
work they do  Here.

The Fund Raiser will Run from 
March 5th to March 17th

There are 2 ways you can get involved:
************************************
1. Purchase a Chihuahua Dog hat
Crochet Pattern -
All the proceeds go to the Chi Rescue

You can find the 
Crochet pattern in my 
Ravelry Shop Here
or my Craftsy Shop Here

**************************************


2. You can purchase a Chihuahua Dog Hat 
custom made for your pooch.
Any colors you like.

All the proceeds - except the shipping go to
the Rescue.


You can find them in my

here are some that were custom made,
To resemble my dogs.
Maximo and Rosie Bell.

Please join us in supporting 
this great Dog Rescue.