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We have lift off
Tuesday August 02nd, 2005 06:25 PM
I'm ba-ack...

Headbands
Monday July 25th, 2005 02:03 PM
Does anybody ideas or patterns for crocheted headbands?

Something silly, but interesting
Thursday July 21st, 2005 12:32 PM
Your Hidden Talent
Your natural talent is interpersonal relations and dealing with people.
You communicate well and are able to bring disparate groups together.
Your calming presence helps everything go more smoothly.
People crave your praise and complements.



More tutorials
Thursday July 21st, 2005 05:15 AM
Needle and Hook Case Tutorials and um Bike Buckets

Curiousity
Thursday July 21st, 2005 04:59 AM
After seeing a post on Crochetville about a crochet pattern for a knitting needle case, I did some searching and came across some very good links dealing with sewn cases.

Here they are:

September Project of the Month Knitting Needle Roll at ebay

Sewing Projects by seam stressed (scroll down)

Needlecase from kissyourshadow.com

Knitting Needles & Notions Organizer from quidnunc.org

Knitting Needle Case from Midknight Knitter

Knitting Needle Case at knitting.about.com

Delays
Thursday July 21st, 2005 04:56 AM
While my other site is down, I will use this one.

Hey, ladies!
Monday April 18th, 2005 06:01 AM
It's official--we're moving to Providence!

What's the craft scene like? What is life like there? Where can I get a good cup of coffee? Tell me everything!

Brown Sugar, LTD

Moving again
Wednesday December 29th, 2004 09:26 AM
I have a new place on the web: Brown Sugar, LTD

Stop by anytime you like. It's still a work in progress.

Funny things to pass on
Wednesday December 22nd, 2004 11:11 AM
Out of the mouths of the elderly

Cocoon Sweater
Tuesday December 21st, 2004 07:03 AM
I'm not sure if this is legal; so, tell me if I should take it down. This pattern is available at the Crochet at About.com forum. People were having problems downloading it and now I'm putting it here in plain text.
This thread has links to pictures of cocoon sweaters that people have made.

POLISH SWEATER
MATERIALS NEEDED:
6-8 SKEINS OF WORSTED WEIGHT YARN
SIZE J HOOK
CHAIN 95
ROW 1. SC IN 7TH CH FROM HOOK *CH 3, SC, CH 3, SC IN NEXT ST REPEAT FROM * TO END (23 CH LOOPS MADE) .
ROW 2. THE CH 3 IS TO COUNT AS 1ST DC, 3 MORE DC IN FIRST LOOP. *IN NEXT LOOP MAKE 3 DCS, REPEAT FROM * UNTIL LAST CH LOOP MAKE 4 DCS IN THIS LOOP. CH 3 TURN.
ROW 3. *SC AFTER GROUP OF 3 DCS, CH 3, REPEAT FROM * TO END. CH 3, TURN.
ROW 4-34. REPEAT ROWS 2 & 3 UNTIL YOU HAVE 17 ROWS OF DC, AT END OF ROW 34 BRING UP EDGE OF WORK (RIGHT SIDE OUT) CONTINUE WITH 4 DCS IN FIRST LOOP OF ORIGINAL CHAIN LOOP, 3 DCS IN NEXT 21 LOOPS, 4 DCS IN LAST LOOP. JOIN WITH A SLIP ST IN FIRST DC ROW. YOU WILL NOW WORK IN ROUNDS. (DO NOT TURN) .
RND 35. WORK CH 3. SC IN EACH CH ST AROUND, JOIN WITH SL ST IN FIRST CH 3 LOOP.
RND 36. CH 3 TO COUNT AS DC, 3 DCS IN EACH LOOP AROUND, SL ST IN TOP OF CH 3 (REMEMBER FIRST CH 3 COUNTS AS DC IN ALL DC ROWS) .
RND 37. WORK CH 4 LOOPS AROUND, JOIN WITH SL ST IN FIRST CH 4 LOOP.
RND 38. 4 DC IN EACH CH LOOP, JOIN.
RND 39 & 40. REPEAT RNDS 37 & 38.
RND 41. WORK CH 5 LOOPS AROUND, JOIN SAME AS RND 37.
RND 42. 5 DC IN EACH CH LOOP, JOIN.
RND 43 & 44. REPEAT RNDS 41 & 42.
RND 45. WORK CH 6 LOOPS AROUND, JOIN.
RND 46. 6 DC IN EACH LOOP AROUND, JOIN.
RND 47 & 48. REPEAT RNDS 45 & 46.
RND 49. WORK CH 7 LOOPS AROUND, JOIN IN FIRST CH 7 LOOP.
RND 50. 7 DC IN EACH CH 7 LOOP AROUND, JOIN.
RND 51 & 52. REPEAT RNDS 49 & 50.
RND 53. WORK CH 7 LOOPS AROUND, JOIN IN FIRST CH 7 LOOP.
RND 54. IN ALL LOOPS AROUND WORK 1 SC, 1 HDC, 3 DC, 1 HDC, 1 SC. SL ST IN FIRST SC. FINISH OFF.

SLEEVES:
ROW 1. AT BOTTOM OF ARM HOLE ATTACH YARN AND WORK 3 DC IN EACH DC POST. JOIN IN FIRST DC. (18 3-DC GROUPS)
RND 2. CH 3 , SC AFTER 3 DC GROUP TO END. WORK IN THIS MANNER UNTIL THERE ARE 14 DC ROWS, END ON DC ROW. THEN SC DEC IN EACH ST.
ROW 3. DEC EVENLY UNTIL YOU HAVE 22 SC IN THESE SC 10 ROWS, (CUFF)
FINISH OFF. REPEAT FOR OTHER SLEEVE.


VERSION FROM TRACY(XTEACH) FROM HER ESTATE SALES FINDS

HOOK: SIZE J (OR K , 10 1/2)
YARN: 5 - 6 SKEINS 4 PLY WORSTED WEIGHT

CH 95. SC IN 7TH ST FROM HOOK. *CH 3. SC IN 4TH ST FROM HOOK. REPEAT FROM * TO END OF CHAIN (23 CH LOOPS MADE).

CH 3. TURN. 3 DC IN EACH OF 22 CH LOOPS. IN 23RD CH LOOP, 4 DC.

CH 3. TURN. *SC AFTER GROUP OF 3 DC. CH 3. REPEAT FROM * TO END OF ROW. CONTINUE IN THIS MANNER UNTIL YOU HAVE 16 FOWS OF DC (4 DC IN 1ST AND LAST CH LOOP OF EACH ROW) AND ENDING WITH CH LOOP ROW.

ROW 17: CH 3. TURN. 2 DC IN 1ST CH LOOP. CONTINUE TO END OF ROW WITH 3 DC IN EACH CH LOOP. BRING UP BOTTOM EDGE OF WORK (RIGHT SIDE OUT) AND CONTINUE WITH 3 DC IN EACH OF ORIGINAL CH LOOPS TO END OF ROW. JOIN WITH SL ST TO 1ST DC OF ROW. YOU WILL NOW WORK ALL THE WAY AROUND WITHOUT TURNING OR REVERSING YOUR WORK.

ROW 18, 19: 3 DC

AT THIS POINT, THE NUMBER OF STITCHES IN CH LOOP ROW CHANGES TO EQUAL NUMBER OF DC IN FOLLOWING ROW.

ROW 20,21: 4 DC
ROW 22, 23: 5 DC
ROW 24, 25: 6 DC
ROW 26: 7 DC

EDGING
*CH 4. SC IN 4TH DC. CH 4, SC BETWEEN GROUP OF DC. REPEAT FROM * TO END OF ROW. IN EACH CH LOOP: (SC, HDC, 2 DC (OR 1DC) HDC, SC) TO END OF ROW. CUT YARN. SEW IN END.

SLEEVES:

AT BOTTOM OF ARMHOLE, FIND 1ST GROUP OF 4 DC'S. JOIN YARN ON DC. CH 3. 2 DC'S ON SAME POST. 3 DC'S ON EACH REMAING DC UNTIL YOU HAVE 16 SETS. WITH END, SEW FRONT AND BACK TOGETHER.

*CH 4. SC AFTER GROUP OF DC. REPEAT TO END.

CONTINUE UNTIL YOU HAVE 16 ROWS OF 3 DC'S AND ENDING WITH CH 4 ROW. IN EACH CH LOOP: (SC, HDC, 2DC (OR 1 DC) HDC, SC). CUT YARN. SEW IN ENDS.

COMPLETE 2ND SLEEVE IN SAME MANNER.

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