Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Birthday Fun

She liked her hat

September 22nd was my heart granddaughter’s 7th birthday. She loved both her new hat and new robe.

Her cousin enjoyed the ice cream. Someone enjoyed ice cream.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Birthday Gift

Miss L the Elder has her 7th birthday is this week. Her mom was busy looking at fleece a couple weeks ago at the fabric store but didn’t get any. I went and got some yesterday and this is the finished product:

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Hard to tell but there is jumbo hot pink Rick Rack around the collar section which goes all the way down.

The other thing I made her was a picot slouchy hat. She loved the one I made my sister-in-law but I couldn’t find the yarn, so used a different one:

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Pretty Maid Soap Cover

Pretty Maid Soap Cover

Approx 2 oz Kitchen Cotton (Model: Sugar ‘n Cream in Country Stripes)
#8 (5.0 mm) needles
Size G crochet hook (optional)
YO = yarn over
SSK = slip, slip, knit
K2tog = knit 2 together
M1 = make one – slip right needle under bar between the two stitches. Lift and place on left needle. Knit into the back of the lifted stitch.
*abc* = repeat between asterisks
Cast on 44 stitches using knitted cast-on.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, and 8: K2, P40, K2
Rows 2, 4, and 6: K2, K1, *SSK twice, (YO, K1) 4 times, K2tog twice, K1*, K2
Repeat Rows 1-8 a total of four times for body of dress.
Waist & Bodice
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: K1, SSK 10 times, K2, K2tog 10 times, K1. (24 sts)
Row 3: K1, SSK 5 times, K2, K2tog 5 times, K1. (14 sts)
Row 4: K5, SSK, K2tog, K5 (12 sts)
Rows 5-7: Knit
Row 8: K3, M1, K6, M1, K3 (14 sts)
Rows 9-11: Knit
Row 12: K4, M1, K6, M1, K4 (16 sts)
Rows 13-15: Knit
Row 16: K5, M1, K6, M1, K5 (18 sts)
Rows 17-21: Knit
Row 22: K5, BO 8 sts, K5
Row 23: K5, CO 8 sts (using “e” cast-on), K5
Row 24: K1, SSK, K to end.
Repeat Row 24 until there are 3 stitches left. K3tog. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Optional Ties
With size G crochet hook, make 2-50 stitch chains. Attach at waist & tie in back.
Designed & copyrighted by Anne Haas. 2011 For private use only.