Monday, May 11, 2015

National Police Week- Honor Those That Have Paid The Ultimate Sacrifice. - And A Free Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

National Police Week

"In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice."


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Blue Line headband Ear warmer Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach

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Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook – H
Yarn – Worsted Weight (4) 1 oz each of Black and Blue
I used Red Heart Super Saver
Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

Gauge :  3 dc= 1in

Size : Adult - 20 inches

Pattern :
Note – Pattern is written for a 20 inch headband, adjust sizing according to gauge.

R : 1 – With Black yarn, FDC 60, leaving a 8 inch tail,
join in a circle, ch 3(counts as 1st dc) (60FDC)
I use the FDC for nice stretchy edge.
If you chose the optional start you will not have as much stretch.
Optional start – Ch 60, join in a circle, ch 3( counts as 1st dc)
 1 dc in each ch around, join, ch 3. ( 60dc)

R : 2 – 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 (60dc)
R : 3 – Repeat R : 2
R : 4 – Change to blue yarn, leaving black yarn still attached, ch2,
1 hdc in each dc, Join, ch 2, (60hdc)
R : 5 – 1 hdc iin each hdc, join, ch 2 (60hdc)
R : 6 – Repeat R : 6, tie off blue yarn.
R : 7 – Change back to Black yarn, ch3, 1 dc in each hdc,
Join, ch 3
R : 8 – 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 ( 60 dc)
R : 9 – Repeat R : 9, tie off and weave end ends.
Sew Closed the gap made on R : 1, using the 8 inch tail. 
I support out local Police
Thank you!
Let's make this super easy headband 
and wear it in support of the 
police men and women,
who are out their putting their
 lives on the line everyday.
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