Archivos Mensuales: agosto 2014

Loopsy Doll Dress to crochet

The burden here is sweet....

The method for figuring out a doll dress with a back opening, usually there are two back pieces, two sleeves, and a front which will equal the width of the two back pieces. To figure the size out for this doll, I simply chained a length, wrapping this around the neck and over the shoulders of the doll. This gave me an idea of how long I needed for the beginning chain. in this case it was approximately 20 or so, so I rounded this up to 24+1ch for turning. 4 stitches for the back, 4 for the armhole, 8 for the front, 4 for second armhole, 4 for the other back section. The front must equal 2x the back. I’m sure that’s obvious, but just thought repeating wouldn’t hurt. 😉


Here is the link for AmigurumiBB’s lovely doll pattern:  http://amigurumibb.wordpress.com/category/free-patterns-2/lalaoopsie/

I used a combo of Red Heart Shimmer…

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Crochet amigurumi birthday cake

Bowties and fezzes

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If you have read the ‘about’ section of this blog, you know by now I’m an expat from Spain living in the US. I only get to go home about once a year, which unfortunately means I miss lots of birthdays. My sister’s birthday is coming up at the end of the month and I decided to send her a cake. Of course, I couldn’t possibly send her a real cake, so I crocheted one. Chocolate cake with strawberry filling, whipped cream and a strawberry on top.

This was my very first amigurumi pattern and it was actually fairly easy to write up! The pattern hasn’t been tested but I wrote it as I crocheted it, so you should have no issue getting the same result! Plus I took some pictures along the way, so hopefully it’ll be easy to follow. Here we go!

CROCHET AMIGURUMI BIRTHDAY CAKE

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Cupcake pattern

Nimoe's Blog

Repost of my amigurumi cupcake pattern.

CupcakeMaterials needed
Worsted weight yarn of your choice; I used Red Heart Super Saver in Cornmeal (MC), Light Blue (CC1), Cherry Red (CC2)
3.75 mm (size F) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain tight gauge)
6 mm black safety eyes
Black embroidery floss
Polyester stuffing

Abbreviations
sc — single crochet
st — stitch
sl st — slip stitch
ch — chain
sc2tog — single crochet 2 together

Base
Rnd 1 — With MC work 7 sc into magic ring
Rnd 2 — Work 2 sc in each st around (14 sts)
Rnd 3 — [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] repeat around (21 sts)
Rnd 4 — [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] repeat around (28 sts)
Rnd 5 — [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] repeat around (35 sts)
Rnd 6-13 —…

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