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Monday, November 7, 2016

Persephone Beanie: Pattern #18 of the 2016 Holiday Stashdown CAL

Welcome to pattern #18 of the #HolidayStashdownCAL2016

the Persephone Beanie!


(click on this image for more information about the #HolidayStashdownCAL2016)
Find the complete schedule and link to the Giveaway at the end of this post...

Now for the pattern!!!

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Persephone Scarf and the 2016 Crochet Scarf Drive


I present to you the Persephone Scarf, my contribution to the Crochet Scarf Drive #CrochetCharityDrive




Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ridges and Bobbles Backscrubber Strap - stop #2 on the Spa Basket CAL

I present to you the Ridges and Bobbles Backscrubber Strap, the 2nd free crochet pattern in the tranquil and relaxing #SpaBasketCAL ! This event will run from 8/30/16 through 12/7/16, and features 12 patterns from 12 amazing designers. The patterns will combine to make a lovely spa basket, perfect for gifting. All the patterns will be made in worsted weight, cotton yarn. We also have some wonderful prizes – scroll down for information on how to enter the giveaway, the pattern release schedule and more. Our prize sponsors all sell a variety of items that would make great additions to your basket, so be sure to check them out!






Now for the backscrubber pattern.....



Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Persephone Earwarmer and Boot Cuffs

Persephone Earwarmer and Boot Cuffs


By using this pattern you agree to the Pattern Terms of Use set forth by Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts
This pattern is the intellectual property of Lisa Jelle/Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts. Rewriting, reselling, distributing, or copying this pattern as your own, and/or without my consent is prohibited. If you wish to sell finished items produced from this pattern, feel free to do so. However, I ask that you please credit me as the pattern designer and link back to me as follows:
Pattern by Lisa Jelle/Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts

Earwarmer



YARN
#4 worsted: approx 60 yds

MATERIALS
Crochet hooks: F/ (mm) for CHILD size, H/8 (4mm) for TEEN/ADULT size

Stitch markers (optional), scissors, tapestry/yarn needle, tape measure

DIFFICULTY
skill3.gif

SIZE(S)
Child: fits 16” - 18” head circumference
Teen/Adult: fits 19” - 21” head circumference

GAUGE
Child size(with F hook): 10scs x 10 rows= 2”x2” square swatch
Teen/Adult size(with H hook): 7scs x 8 rows= 2”x2” square swatch

STITCH GUIDE
mc: magic circle, ch(s): chain(s), sc: single crochet, sc2tog: single crochet two sts together, hdc: half double crochet, hdc2tog: half double crochet two sts together, dc: double crochet, fpdc: front post double crochet, fptrc: front post treble/triple crochet, st(s): stitch(es),  sl st: slip stitch, fsc: foundation single crochet

SPECIAL STITCHES  

NOTES

PATTERN
(Using F hook for Child or H hook for Teen/Adult)
Round 1: fsc 72, join in first st (use seamless join tutorial in ‘notes’ section or other technique for joining rounds) (72sts)
Round 2: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, join in first st (72sts)
Round 3: ch4 (counts as first sc and ch3), skip next st, sc in next st, *ch3, skip next st, sc in next st*, repeat from * - * til ONE st remains, ch3, skip last st, join in first st (36 scs + 36 ch3’s)
Round 4: ch3 (counts as dc), *skip next ch3 SPACE, dc in next sc, fpdc around previously skipped ch3 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch3 space*, repeat from * - * til ONE ch3 space remains, skip next ch3 space, join in first st, fpdc around previously skipped ch3 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch3 space, join AGAIN in first st (108sts)
Round 5: ch1 (counts as sc), sc2tog over next two sts, *sc in next st, sc2tog over next two sts*, repeat from * - * around, join in first st (72sts)

Persephone Stitch Tutorial~Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts

Round 6: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, join in first st (72sts)
Rounds 7 & 8: repeat Rounds 3 & 4
Round 9: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc2tog over next two sts, *hdc in next st, hdc2tog over next two sts*, repeat from
* - * around, join in first st (72sts)
Round 10: ch1 (counts as sc), sc in each st around, join in first st (72sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends.



Boot Cuffs



YARN
#4 worsted: approx 80 yds

MATERIALS
Crochet hooks: F/ (mm) for CHILD size, H/8 (4mm) for TEEN/ADULT size

Stitch markers (optional), scissors, tapestry/yarn needle, tape measure

DIFFICULTY
skill3.gif

SIZE(S)
Child: measures approximately 6” around and 4 ½ ” tall
Teen/Adult: measures approximately 12” around and 5 ½” tall

GAUGE
Child size(with F hook): 10scs x 10 rows= 2”x2” square swatch
Teen/Adult size(with H hook): 7scs x 8 rows= 2”x2” square swatch

STITCH GUIDE
mc: magic circle, ch(s): chain(s), sc: single crochet, sc2tog: single crochet two sts together, hdc: half double crochet, hdc2tog: half double crochet two sts together, dc: double crochet, fpdc: front post double crochet, fptrc: front post treble/triple crochet, st(s): stitch(es),  sl st: slip stitch, fsc: foundation single crochet

SPECIAL STITCHES  

NOTES

PATTERN
(Using F hook for Child or H hook for Teen/Adult)
Round 1: fsc 32[44], join in first st (use seamless join tutorial in ‘notes’ section or other technique for joining rounds) (32sts[44])
Round 2: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, join in first st (32sts[44])
Round 3: ch4 (counts as first sc and ch3), skip next st, sc in next st, *ch3, skip next st, sc in next st*, repeat from * - * til ONE st remains, ch3, skip last st, join in first st (16[22] scs + 16[22] ch3’s)
Round 4: ch3 (counts as dc), *skip next ch3 SPACE, dc in next sc, fpdc around previously skipped ch3 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch3 space*, repeat from * - * til ONE ch3 space remains, skip next ch3 space, join in first st, fpdc around previously skipped ch3 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch3 space, join AGAIN in first st (48sts[66])
Round 5: ch1 (counts as sc), sc2tog over next two sts, *sc in next st, sc2tog over next two sts*, repeat from * - * around, join in first st (32sts[44])

Persephone Stitch Tutorial~Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts

Round 6: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, join in first st (32sts[44])
Rounds 7-10: repeat Rounds 3-6
Rounds 11 & 12: repeat Rounds 3 & 4
**stop here for child size, proceed to finishing rounds
Rounds 13 & 14: repeat Rounds 5 & 6
Rounds 15 & 16: repeat Rounds 3 & 4

Finishing Round 1: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc2tog over next two sts, *hdc in next st, hdc2tog over next two sts*, repeat from
* - * around, join in first st (32sts[44])
Finishing Round 2: ch1 (counts as sc), sc in each st around, join in first st (32sts[44])

Fasten off and weave in ends.


I hope you enjoyed the Persephone Earwarmer and Boot Cuff patterns. You can find my other designs HERE



Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lovely Lily Slouch Hat

Lovely Lily Slouch Hat

As cooler weather begins rolling in, you'll need an accessory that wards off the chill, without being too bulky and of course add some style to your day!



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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Persephone Slouch Hat

Persephone Slouch Hat

Looking for some fun texture and style to add to your Fall wardrobe? That's right, Fall is just around the corner and the free Persephone Slouch Hat crochet pattern offers a fun textured pattern as well as a stylish flair to your wardrobe as Summer begins to sneak away slowly!

Persephone Slouch Hat~Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts

By using this pattern you agree to the Pattern Terms of Use set forth by Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts
This pattern is the intellectual property of Lisa Jelle/Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts. Rewriting, reselling, distributing, or copying this pattern as your own, and/or without my consent is prohibited. If you wish to sell finished items produced from this pattern, feel free to do so. However, I ask that you please credit me as the pattern designer and link back to me as follows:
Pattern by Lisa Jelle/Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts

Click HERE to add this pattern to your favorites on Ravelry
Click HERE to Pin it for later

YARN
#4 worsted: less than one skein (256 yds)

MATERIALS
Crochet hooks: F/5 (3.75 mm) for CHILD size, H/8 (5mm) for TEEN/ADULT size (adjust hook size as needed to match gauge)

Stitch markers (optional), scissors, tapestry/yarn needle, tape measure

DIFFICULTY
skill3.gif

SIZE(S)
Child: fits 16” - 18” head circumference
Teen/Adult: fits 19” - 21” head circumference

GAUGE
Child size(with F hook): 10scs x 10 rows= 2”x2” square swatch
Teen/Adult size(with H hook): 7scs x 8 rows= 2”x2” square swatch
STITCH GUIDE
mc: magic circle, ch(s): chain(s), sc: single crochet, sc inc: single crochet increase, hdc: half double crochet, hdc inc: half double crochet increase, dc inc: double crochet increase, dc: double crochet, dc2tog: double crochet two stitches together, fpdc: front post double crochet, fptrc: front post treble/triple crochet, st(s): stitch(es),  sl st: slip stitch

SPECIAL STITCHES  

NOTES

PATTERN

(Using F hook for Child or H hook for Teen/Adult)
Round 1: begin with mc, 12 scs into mc, join in first st (use seamless join tutorial in ‘notes’ section or other technique for joining rounds) (12sts)
Round 2: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in same, hdc inc in each st around, join in first st (24sts)
Round 3: ch3 (counts as dc),  dc in next st, dc inc in next st, *dc in next TWO sts, dc inc in next st*, repeat from * - * to end, join in first st (32sts)
Round 4: ch4 (counts as first sc and ch3), skip next st, sc in next st, *ch3, skip next st, sc in next st*, repeat from * - * til ONE st remains, ch3, skip last st, join in first st (16 scs + 16 ch3’s)
Round 5: ch3 (counts as dc), *skip next ch3 SPACE, dc in next sc, fpdc around previously skipped ch3 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch3 space*, repeat from * - * til ONE ch3 space remains, skip next ch3 space, join in first st, fpdc around previously skipped ch3 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch3 space, join AGAIN in first st (48sts)

Persephone post stitch tutorial Collage.jpg

Round 6: ch1 (counts as sc), sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts, *sc inc in next st, sc in next 5 sts*, repeat from * - * around, join in first st (56sts)
Round 7: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in same st, hdc in next 6 sts, *hdc inc in next st, hdc in next 6 sts*, repeat from * - * til SIX sts remain, hdc inc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, hdc inc in last st, join in first st (64sts)
Round 8: ch3 (counts as dc), dc in same st, dc in next 7 sts, *dc inc in next st, dc in next 7 sts*, repeat from * - *  around, join in first st (72sts)
Round 9: ch6 (counts as first sc and ch5), skip next st, sc in next st, *ch5, skip next st, sc in next st*, repeat from * - * til ONE st remains, ch5, skip last st, join in first st (36 scs + 36 ch5’s)
Round 10: ch3 (counts as dc), *skip next ch5 space, dc in next sc, fpdc around previously skipped ch5 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch5 space*, repeat from * - * til ONE ch5 space remains, skip next ch5 space, join in first st, fpdc around previously skipped ch5 space, fptrc around same previously skipped ch5 space, join AGAIN in first st (108sts)
Round 11: ch1 (counts as sc), sc in each st around (108sts)
Round 12: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around (108sts)
Round 13: ch3 (counts as dc), dc in each st around (108sts)
Round 14: ch6 (counts as first sc and ch5), skip next TWO sts, sc in next st, *ch5, skip next TWO sts, sc in next st*, repeat from
* - * til TWO sts remain, ch5, skip last TWO sts, join in first st (36 scs + 36 ch5’s)
Round 15: repeat R10 (108sts)
Round 16: repeat R11 (108sts)
Round 17: repeat R12
Round 18: ch3 (counts as dc), dc in next 4 sts, dc2tog over next two sts, *dc in next 5 sts, dc2tog over next two sts*, repeat from
* - * til THREE sts remain, dc in next st, dc2tog over last two sts, join in first st (92sts)
Round 19: ch6 (counts as first sc and ch5), skip THREE sts, sc in next st, *ch5, skip next THREE sts, sc in next st*, repeat from * - * til FOUR sts remain, ch3, skip ONE st, sc in next st, ch3, skip ONE st, join in first st (24 scs + 24 chain spaces)
Round 20: ch3 (counts as dc), *skip next chain space, dc in next st, fpdc around previously skipped chain space, fptrc around same previously skipped chain space*, repeat from * - * til ONE chain space remains, skip next chain space, join in first st, fpdc around previously skipped chain space, fptrc around same previously skipped chain space, join AGAIN in first st (72sts)
Round 21: ch1 (counts as sc), sc in each st around (72sts)
Round 22: ch2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around (72sts)
Round 23: ch3 (counts as dc), dc in each st around (72sts)
Rounds 24-26: repeat R21 (72sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends (including cinching magic circle together and fastening off there)


I hope you enjoyed the Persephone Slouch Hat pattern! There are more designs coming for the Persephone collection, keep your eyes peeled.

Find my other patterns HERE