May 30, 2016

Butterfly Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 1.0"H x 1.0"W
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)
*Hot Glue

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  You ALWAYS do the first stitch where you sl st from the previous round.
  The ch2, at the beginning don’t count as a stitch.

SPECIAL STITCHES
  Triple Crochet (tr) - Y/O hook twice, insert hook into stitch & pull up a loop (4 loops remaining), Y/O hook & pull thru 2 loops (3 loops remaining), Y/O hook & pull thru 2 loops (2 loops remaining, Y/O hook & pull thru the 2 remaining loops.


BUTTERFLY
  Rnd 1: sl st, ch3, 4tr, ch3, sl st, ch3, 4tr, ch3, sl st, ch2, 3dc, ch2, sl st, ch2, 3dc, ch2, sl st into magic ring
F/O, secure and weave in the ends. Not too tightly, wrap the beige yarn 4 times around the middle of the butterfly. Make a knot or two on the top to secure it and to make the antennas. Trim the antennas if necessary.


ASSEMBLE
     Glue a paperclip on the back.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || dc: double crochet || tr: triple crochet || sl st: slip stitch || rnd: round || f/o: finish off || y/o: yarn over



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 28, 2016

Band-Aid Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 0.75"H x 1.5"W
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)
*Hot Glue

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  You ALWAYS do the first stitch where you sl st from the previous round.
  The ch2, at the beginning don’t count as a stitch.

SPECIAL STITCHES
 Other side of the foundation chains - this VIDEO explains how to do this technique.


BAND-AID with beige
  Rnd 1: ch12, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next 8 chs, 3hdc in last ch, other side of the foundation chains hdc in next 8 chs, 2hdc in last ch, sl st into 1st st (22)
  Rnd 2: ch1, sc in next 10 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts, 2sc in last st, in last st change to brown, sl st into 1st st (24)
  Rnd 3: working in the back loops ch1, sl st in each st around (24)
F/O, secure and weave in the ends.

HEART with red
  Rnd 1: ch2, 2dc, 3sc, 1dc, 3sc, 2dc in magic ring
Pull tightly to close. F/O, secure and weave in the ends.


ASSEMBLE
     Sew the heart in the middle of the band-aid. On each side of the heart, embroider a line or dotted lines.
     Glue a paperclip on the back.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || sc: single crochet || hdc: half double crochet || dc: double crochet || sl st: slip stitch
st/s: stitch/es || rnd: round || f/o: finish off



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 27, 2016

Flowery Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 1.0"H x 1.0"L
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size.

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)
*Hot Glue

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  You ALWAYS do the first stitch where you sl st from the previous round.
  The ch2, at the beginning don’t count as a stitch.


FLOWER with color of choice
  Rnd 1: 5sc in magic ring, sl st into 1st st (5)
  Rnd 2: front loops only for this round *sl st, ch1, 2hdc, ch1, sl st in next st*, repeat from * to * 4 more times (5petals)
  Rnd 3: holding the flower facing you, take your hook to the back loops and attach the yarn *ch3, sl st in next st*, repeat from * to * 4 more times & complete the round with a sl st into 1st sl st (5 chain spaces)
  Rnd 4: in each chain space do the following stitches... sl st, ch 1, 3dc, ch 1, sl st. Complete the round with sl st into the first sl st (5 petals)
F/O, secure and weave in the ends.


ASSEMBLE
     Glue a paperclip on the back.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || sc: single crochet || hdc: half double crochet || dc: double crochet || sl st: slip stitch
st/s: stitch/es || rnd: round || f/o: finish off



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 26, 2016

Jellyfish Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
  These would be great for applying to any projects or as home decor for example kitchen towels, etc., making it into a keychain or turning them into fridge magnets .

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 1.0"H x 1.0"W but can vary based on yarn and hook size

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)
*Hot Glue

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.


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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 25, 2016

Donut (doughnut) Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"

These were made using a 2.75mm (C) hook and worsted weight yarn.
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project or gift.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet or paperclips.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.
*Attach them to a hair tie for your little girl.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 1.0"H x 1.0"W
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)
*Hot Glue

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  There's no need to sl st and/or ch when going to the next round unless stated to do so.
These were made using a 2.0mm hook with lace weight yarn.

DOUGH
ch7, sl st into the 1st st to form a ring
  Rnd 1: ch2, 12hdc inside the ring, sl st into 1st st (12)
  Rnd 2: ch2, 2hdc in next st, hdc in next st around, sl st into 1st st (18)
  Rnd 3: ch1, sl st in each st around (18)
F/O and secure and weave in the ends.

FROSTING
ch7, sl st into the 1st st to form a ring
  Rnd 1: ch2, *2dc inside the ring, sl st inside the ring*, repeat from * to * 3 more times, sl st into 1st st (12)
F/O, leave a tail to sew to the dough. Secure and weave in the ends.


ASSEMBLE
     For the sprinkles, embroider little lines over the frosting with any color of your choice.
     Glue a paperclip on the back.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s: chain/s || hdc: double crochet || dc: double crochet || sl st: slip stitch || st/s: stitch/es || rnd: round
f/o: finish off



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 24, 2016

Sequin Bow Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 0.62"H x 1.75"L
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size.

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  You ALWAYS do the first stitch where you sl st from the previous round.
  The ch2, at the beginning don’t count as a stitch.


BOW with color of choice
  ch22, sl st into the 1st st to form a ring
  Rnd 1: ch2, hdc in each ch around, sl st into 1st st (22)
  Rnd 2-3: ch2, hdc in each st around, sl st into 1st st (22)
You can make the bow bigger by chaining more stitches at the beginning and by adding more rounds. F/O, secure and weave in the ends. With a strand of yarn, wrap several times in the middle of the bow and secure with a knot. Weave in the ends.


ASSEMBLE
     Add the paperclip where we wrap the yarn in the middle.

GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || hdc: half double crochet || sl st: slip stitch || st/s: stitch/es || rnd: round || f/o: finish off



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 23, 2016

Heart Envelope Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 1.12"H x 1.12"L
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size.

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 2.0mm
*Lace weight yarn: color of choice
*Tapestry Needle
*Paperclip (optional)
*Hot Glue

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  You ALWAYS do the first stitch where you sl st from the previous round.
  The ch2, at the beginning don’t count as a stitch.


ENVELOPE with white
  Rnd 1: ch10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, ch1, turn (9)
  Rnd 2-9: sc in each st, ch1, turn (9)
  Rnd 10: front loops for this row only sk 1st st, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, ch1, turn (7)
  Rnd 11: sk 1st st, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, ch1, turn (5)
  Rnd 12: sk 1st st, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog (3)
  Rnd 13: don’t turn your work, ch1 and sl st all the way around the envelope
F/O, secure and weave in the ends.

HEART with color of choice
  Rnd 1: ch2, 2dc, 3sc, 1dc, 3sc, 2dc in magic ring (11)
Pull tightly to close. F/O, secure and weave in the ends.


ASSEMBLE
     Fold the front flap and sew the heart in place. Glue a paperclip on the back.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || sc: single crochet || dc: double crochet || sl st: slip stitch || st/s: stitch/es || sk: skip
sc2tog: single crochet 2 stitches together || rnd: round || f/o: finish off



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 16, 2016

The Reggae Rasta Coin Purse

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
A small mother day's gift for my older sister.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 4"H x 4"W but can vary based on yarn and hook size

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 4.0mm (G)
*Worsted weight yarn: Olive Green, Gold, Red & Black
*Tapestry Needle
*Zipper 16cm length
*Fabric of choice
*Stitch Markers to mark your rounds

GAUGE - don't forget to check it...
9sts and 4 rows in double crochet = 2"

HOW TO DO A FRONT POST STITCH...
Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc) - YO hook, insert hook under front post of st. YO hook, pull up a loop, three loops on hook. Y/O, pull through two loops on hook, twice.

PATTERN NOTES
  Always use stitch markers to mark you rounds.
  The ch3 in the beginning of each round ALWAYS counts as 1 dc


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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

May 9, 2016

Carrot Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"

Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
approx. size: 3"H x 1.25"W
...but can vary based on yarn and hook size

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 3.25mm (D)
*Worsted weight yarn: Orange (8yds) & Green (3yds)
*Stitch Markers to mark your rounds
*Tapestry Needle
*Embroidery Floss: Black
*Felt: Black
*Wite-out pencil (optional)
*Hot Glue (optional)
*Magnet (optional)

PATTERN NOTES
  Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
  Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
  You ALWAYS do the first stitch where you sl st from the previous round.
  The ch2, at the beginning don’t count as a stitch.

SPECIAL STITCHES
 Other side of the foundation chains - this VIDEO explains how to do this technique.

CARROT with orange
  Rnd 1: ch10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 chs, hdc in next 3 chs, dc in next 2 chs, 6dc in last ch, other side of the foundations chains dc in next 2 chs, hdc in next 3 chs, sc in next 3 chs, sl st into 1st st (22)
  Rnd 2: ch1, sc in next 10 sts, 2sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 10 sts, sl st into 1st st (24)
F/O, secure and weave in the ends.

STEM with green
Attach the green yarn on the 13th st and ch 5, sl st into 2nd ch from hook and across.
ch 6, sl st into 2nd ch from hook and across.
ch 6, sl st into 2nd ch from hook and across.
Finally sl st into the 13th st again and you should have 3 leaves.
F/O, secure and weave in the ends
ASSEMBLE
     EYES...with black felt, make 2 small circles for the eyes. If you have a hole puncher, use that it makes perfect little eyes. With white thread make little circles in the middle. (If you find it difficult to make them with white thread you can use a wite-out pencil). Glue the eyes in place.
     SMILE...with black embroidery floss or thread, embroider the smile.

TIPS: You can play around with the eyes and mouth, make them anyway you like, the possibilities are endless. You can find lots of cute ideas by searching online anything between the lines of “kawaii face”.
You can also add a little blush underneath the eyes with a q-tip.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || sc: single crochet || hdc: half double crochet || dc: double crochet || sl st: slip stitch
st/s: stitch/es || rnd: round || f/o: finish off



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This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (May 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.