Archives for posts with tag: WIP

 

99250b

This is the first place I send new students to explore when they are just starting to learn to crochet or knit.

http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns  Not only are the patterns free, they also are in categories of difficulty.  It is not just a site to purchase yarns.

Many a night I have burned the midnight oil to print page after page of patterns to send to my students to try.

I now own a kindle fire to save a few trees.  My patterns are stored on the cloud so that I can access them on my computer or on the kindle.

This makes it so much easier and fewer papers in my bed where I end up doing a lot of my crochet projects.

I can still send my students a copy of a pattern by doing it electronically now.  They can print their own or save it in their computers or device of choice.

Bernat has a few more patterns although they are a bit more difficult in level there are a few that still have beginner on the label.

http://www.yarnspirations.com/patterns?search_api_views_fulltext=&Submit=Search&f%5Bfield_pattern_pbp_status%5D=field_pattern_pbp_status%3A0

The website is not quite as simple to navigate so I do not send my newest students there till they are used to what they are looking for.

Lion Brand site is easier to navigate but still not as easy as Red Heart and you can lose where you are on it when looking for a pattern.  Again, I do not send newbies there till they know what they are specifically looking at… http://www.lionbrand.com/freePatterns.html

Another site that is not attached to a Name Brand but you have to join, which means that they get your information… some people do not like to do this…

is at http://www.allfreecrochet.com/

With all of these free patterns out there you would think that a woman would never purchase a pattern…

WE Still do.  There are certain patterns that we want.  They are unique in nature.  You will never find them on a free site.  Therefore it is still necessary to purchase a pattern every so often.

There is a place for everything.

Where is your favorite place to get patterns…

Would love to hear from you.

Tammye Honey


This Pattern was something that my student who is new to crocheting was really excited about.  I thought how bad can it be.

It is in Russian and metric.

This should be interesting but I am going to give it a try.   http://www.stranamam.ru/post/6340070/ is the original post if you happen to know Russian and are fluent.  You can help me translate so feel free to pitch in any time.

9491216_42674

Basic Pattern of Treble Crochet and Chain Stitches

9491222_59915

Basic Layout of pattern and dimensions of Size

9491227_72347

Height 3 series are 2.7 cm (approximately). We knit in a circle, and so the top and bottom of the foot we have 3 series. 5.4 cm, respectively, we provyazyvaem in these series (2.7 * 2 = 5.4 cm.) Foot Length (I) 10 cm In order to get the desired length of the stop I need another 4.6 cm is 12 loops . On eyelet indicated by arrow, vyvyazyvaem rounding on heels and nsochk

This is what she wrote.

Translated it is Three stitches are approximately 1 1/4 ” , you are working in a circle so you will be working on the back side of your chain as well on the first row.   The three series that she is referring to is the beginning chain and the initial row with the coming around of the back side of the chain to meet at the beginnning point.9491237_95679 9491241_98872 9491243_59586 9491246_35299 9491248_28290 9491252_25367

Now count the total number of loops)
1 loop, which vyvyazyvaem rounding, then 12 sn, then another one loop, which vyvyazyvaem rounding on heels, and 3 loops, which replace the first column without nakida (in each row, then 3 vp lifting) .
Total happened I need to dial 17 loops. If I was knitting booties with a length of 11 cm foot, it would win 20 loops, t to 1 cm I 2.6 loops (abbreviated in this case in a big way.) This plate with the size of children’s feet.

This translates as loop is a chain so seventeen chains then fourteen Treble crochet starting on the third chain from the hook Then two Treble  crochet in the beginning stitch ( the three chain count as one Treble crochet) and then Treble crochet one in each chain to come around  (watching the chart to add two where noted) to start up the back side to Treble  crochet three in the end of the chain where noted then up the back side to  slip stitch on your beginning stitch of the three Treble crochet.

9491230_18449

She shows here that measuring the child’s foot first will allow you to know what size you are working.   9 cm = 3 1/3 “, 10 cm = 4″ amd 11.4 cm = 4 1/5 ”

This will be the size of the foot of the project when you have finished with your rounds.

9491257_81272

You need to make four as you will be sewing two of them together to give a great base to the shoe.

9491237_95679

In principle, it is possible to knit foot for any scheme you like) it does not matter, the main thing to get the size. We need 4 pieces of the foot, it is desirable to tie them all in one sitting), that is very difficult to observe the exact same density even after a couple of hours. And Circuits should be identical.

(this was her original comment on the size)

Mark your ending stitch.  Chain three Treble crochet two in the same stitch as beginning stitch.  Treble crochet all the way around  to the beginning stitch.

9491216_42674

As you are going around your row, where there is a V means 2 Treble crochet if there is a V with a l it is three Treble crochet.  If it is a sidewasy O it is a chain.

This is the pattern in diagram and it has a univeral language. It tells you what post to put your next stitch into.

Next is a series of pictures to show you the basic steps to follow to apply the thong of the flip flop by following each step slowly you can get an idea of what she is saying.   Draw up two loops and insert needle drawing yarn through.  These are Treble crochets across the pattern

She shows you where to basically hook on to the foot to add the chain series and where to start the next set of treble crochets then hook the treble crochet for the toe area and chain then start the other side of treble crochets.  A chain of 12 is used for the chains between.

Knitting booties second mirror, starting with the strap.
Gaining strap 21 sn. Linked chain of 21 vp for the strap, now do the hook 2 nakida and attached to the sole. Continue to knit booties as the first, only the mirror.  Putting It All soles chain stitch crochet)
I found in the net a picture to show schematically.) We knit exactly the same, just missing the hook between the loop and between the two CLO soles. Fold soles and join their chain stitch.

Make the second bootie the same as the first.  With the strap it looks like it is 21 chains added then 21 treble crochets that are joined on the other side.  You make an adjustment to size if the child has a narrow foot.    The two soles are sewn together with a simple chain stitch hiding all of the threads in the center between the two soles.

She is using a size two european hook which translates as

Crochet Hook Conversion Chart
Metric USA   UK
2.00 mm 14
2.25 mm 1 / B 13
2.50 mm 12
2.75 mm C 11
3.00 mm 11
3.25 mm D 10
3.50 mm 4 / E 9
3.75 mm F
4.00 mm 6 8
4.25 mm G
4.50 mm 7 7
5.00 mm 8 / H 6
5.50 mm 9 / I 5
6.00 mm 10 / J 4
6.50 mm 10 1/2 / K 3
7.00 mm 2
8.00 mm 0
9.00 mm 15 / N 00
10.00 mm P 000
15.75 mm or 16mm Q
Steel Hook Chart (thread hooks)
Metric USA  UK
.6 mm 14 6
.75 mm 13
.70 mm 12 5
.8 mm 11
1 mm 10 4
1.15 mm 9
1.25 mm 8 3
1.50 mm 7 2.5
1.6 mm 6
1.7 mm 5
1.75 mm 4 2
1.85 mm 3
1.95 mm 2
2 mm 1 1
2.25 mm 0 00
3 mm 00

This is a problem as there is no conversion for the size she is actually using.  The closest would be a size 1 or a B in English or American terms.

She then sewed around the ends to finish off the soles [Finished connecting podshvu. And I walked chain stitch and the strap (The sides turned with external braid, just with internal stitches] See the diagrams to translate that…

She then added the hearts and attached along the straps of the sandals.

Hope this helps….

Tammye Honey

9491468_77235 9491474_16298 9491478_48583 9491481_85766 9491483_53674 9491487_69086 9491492_67100

9491264_98250thumb500 9491267_76179 9491269_22515thumb500 9491270_74789 9491274_28048thumb500 9491276_94820 9491278_90252 9491286_95342thumb500 9491293_71738 9491303_26724 9491293_71738 (1) 9491286_95342 9491331_20760 9491334_16654 9491338_54891 9491343_72849thumb500 9491345_55506 9491345_55506 (1) 9491346_70223thumb500 9491346_70223 9491348_86824 9491351_75413 9491353_33125 9491356_50366 9491358_20015 9491365_50264 9491378_84749 9491384_12347 9491386_86193 9491389_92887 9491392_94571 9491398_12153nothumb500 9491404_88809 9491407_75372 9491410_23020 9491415_73163 9491431_77363 9491437_29419 9491446_72520 9491450_77597 9491459_54370


If you ask any woman who does projects she can usually show you at least three or more projects that she is working on.

It may be wood working, auto mechanics, sewing, cooking or knitting and crocheting.  Most women (and men) have some sort of hobby that comes with a few WIP.

This website is also a work in progress as it is being transformed from a previous site that is no longer around.  Rather than delete the site, I thought I would update it and put it to great use.

1505330_666147570108932_1436315636_n

Chef Tammye

Independent Pampered Chef Consultant

INSPIRING MAX

Inspiration through my thoughts, experiences and travels

Attila Ovari

Loving Life and Inspiring Others

Revealing the Absolute

Where Seeking Ends and Learning Begins

The Immortal Jukebox

A Blog about Music and Popular Culture

Rising Eagle Farm

Faith, Family, Chickens

Crochet Challenges

Learn and Grow with Crochet by Challenging Yourself

Do It And How

You can do it - Here's how!

Baby Gates Down

Gave birth. Totally transcendent. Moving on...

Book Lover Reviews

Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles by R. L. Stine

Michaelwclark.com

Just my stuff

unicorns who ride dinosaurs on fluffy cloud hearts

Taking the wrecking ball approach on curated life

Uplifting Stories

Reality, Experiences, & Dreams

Mutafariq Khayalat

A Weblog by Fatima Bukhari. Meet here with Professionals. Read articles, poetry, short stories, fiction and non fiction