Saturday, 22 May 2021

Cherry Blossom Square Motif - Free Crochet Pattern

Hi Everyone! πŸ™‚

I have got a beautiful Cherry Blossom Square Motif crochet pattern for you today.
It's worked up in 6 rounds using sport weight mercerised 100% cotton yarn and a 3,5 mm crochet hook. The square motifs are all joined along the way using the ''join as you go'' method. You can use them for pillow covers, afghans, tablecloths, tops dresses or any other projects, the possibilities are endless.

If you prefer to learn by watching, i have a 2 part video tutorial below. Or, scroll down to view the written pattern!

Hope you enjoy!
Happy Crocheting! 😊

Video Tutorials:

Part 1 How Crochet The Square

Part 2 How To Join The Squares

Written Pattern:

Size: The motif measures approximately 10 cm x 10 cm (4 inches x 4 inches).

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate.

Materials Used:
  • Sport weight yarn, size 2 - fine. I used Alize Bahar mercerised 100% cotton yarn in the colorways 143 (powder pink) and 368 (camel). 7 grams ( 18,5 meters approx.) of yarn needed for this pattern.
  • 3.5mm (US size E4) crochet hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn needle or Latch hook for weaving in ends. Or, you can use a crochet hook.


Abbreviations (US terms):

st. - stitch
ch - chain
sl st. - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
dc4(5)tog - 4 or 5 double crochet closed together

dc4(5)tog4(5) double crochet closed together - (yarn over, insert the hook into indicated ch space, yarn over and draw up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook)* repeat 3(4) more times. Now you have 5(6) loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 5(6) loops.

()* - repeat the instructions between the brackets the number of times indicated.



How To Crochet The Square Motif

Start with ch4. Join with a sl st. into first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: ch1, 8sc into ring. Join with a sl st. into first sc at the beginning of the round.

Round 2: ch1, 1sc into same st., ch3,
(1sc into next sc st., ch3)* repeat 7 times around.
Join with a sl st. into first sc at the beginning of the round.

Round 3: sl st. into next ch3 space, ch2 (counts as 1dc of dc5tog), dc4tog into same ch3 space - first dc5tog made, ch6,
(dc5tog into next ch3 space, ch6)* repeat 7 times around.
Join with a sl st. on top of dc4tog at the beginning of the round.

Round 4: sl st. into next 2 ch sts of next ch6, ch1, 1sc into same ch6 space, ch4, 1sc into same ch4 space, ch4,
(1sc into next ch6 space, ch4, 1sc into same ch6 space, ch4)* repeat 7 times around.
Join with a sl st. into first sc at the beginning of the round.

Round 5: sl st. into next ch4 space, ch3 (counts as a dc), 3dc into same ch4 space, ch2, 4dc into same ch4 space, 4hdc into next ch4 space, 3sc into next ch4 space, 4hdc into next ch4 space,
((4dc, ch2, 4dc) into next ch4 space, 4hdc into next ch4 space, 3sc into next ch4 space, 4hdc into next ch4 space)* repeat 3 times around.
Join with a sl st. on top of beginning ch3 (into 3rd ch).

Ch1, cut off the yarn fasten off (skip this step when continuing with the same yarn!).

Join the new yarn to the same st. (to 3rd ch of beginning ch3 of round 5). Or, continue with the same yarn.


Round 6: ch1, 1sc into same st., ch4, skip next 2 sts, 1sc into next st., (1sc, ch6, 1sc) into next ch2 space, 
(1sc into next st., (ch4, skip next 2 sts, 1sc into next st.)* repeat 6 times, (1sc, ch6, 1sc) into next ch2 space)* repeat 3 times around.
1sc into next st., ch4, (skip next 2 sts, 1sc into next st., ch4)* repeat 4 times.
Join with a sl st. into first sc at the beginning of the round.
Ch1, cut off the yarn, fasten off and weave in the ends.



How To Join The Squares (Join As You Go Method)

The square motifs are joined at ch6 and ch4 spaces in the last round.
We are going to join the motifs together while working the last round
Start with one completed square motif. 
Work the second square until you finish Round 5



Start Round 6: ch1, 1sc into same st., ch4, skip next 2 sts, 1sc into next st., 1sc into next ch2 space, ch3,



Drop the loop of the hook, insert hook from front to back into ch6 space of the first square motif’s final round. Pick up the loop and pull it through the ch6 space.



Ch3,



1sc into that same ch2 space, 



1sc into next st, ch2,


Drop the loop of the hook, insert hook from front to back into next ch4 space of the first motif’s final round. Pick up the loop and pull it through the ch4 space.


Ch2, skip 2 sts, 1sc into next st.




(Ch2. Drop the loop of the hook, insert hook from front to back into next ch4 space of the first motif’s final round. Pick up the loop and pull it through the ch4 space. Ch2, skip 2 sts, 1sc into next st.)* repeat 5 more times.

1sc into next ch2 space, ch3. Drop the loop of the hook, insert hook from front to back into next ch6 space of the first square motif’s final round. Pick up the loop and pull it through the ch6 space. Ch3, 1sc into that same ch2 space. 



Finish the motif you are working on to the end of the round and fasten off.



Shared Corner Join 

This join takes place where motifs 1 and 2 are already joined. Follow the previous steps in the same way until you get to the corner join area. 
Ch3, drop the loop of the hook, insert hook into corner from front to back where motifs 1 and 2 are joined. Pick up a loop and pull it through. 


Ch3, 1sc into same ch2 space.



Finish the motif you are working on to the end of the round and fasten off. 


Continue following the previous steps in the same way until all motifs are joined together. The corner join of 4th motif takes place where motifs 1, 2 and 3 are already joined.





The patterns on this website are my original designs created by me.
Please do not copy, rework, distribute, republish or sell my patterns and photos. 
Do not create video tutorials free or paid.

Thank you!





©2021 KristinesCrochets 

Saturday, 8 May 2021

Maytime Table Runner - Free Crochet Pattern



Hi Everyone! πŸ™‚
Today I have the Maytime Table Runner crochet pattern to share with you. 
This pattern will work well for those who are familiar with the basic crochet stitches. All you need to start is a crochet hook and some yarn or thread in the color of your choice.
If you prefer to learn by watching, i have a video tutorial below. Or scroll down to view the written pattern!

Hope you enjoy! 
Happy crocheting! 😊

Video Tutorial



Written Pattern

Size: The table runner measures approx. 31 cm x 95 cm (12.2 in x 37.4 in)
You can adjust the length of the table runner by adding or subtracting rows (repeat Row 7 until you reach the desired length. Make sure you finish with an even numbered row!
You can adjust the width of the table runner by adding or subtracting stitches in a multiple of 12 + 11 + 1 for the foundation chain.

Skill Level: Easy

Materials Used:

  • Sport weight yarn, size 2 - fineI used Alize Bahar mercerized 100% cotton yarn in the colorway 368 (camel). 145 grams (364 meters approx.) of yarn needed for this pattern.
  • 3.5mm (US size E4) crochet hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn needle or Latch hook for weaving in ends. Or, you can use a crochet hook.

  • Abbreviations (US terms):

    st. - stitch
    ch - chain
    sc - single crochet
    hdc - half double crochet
    dc - double crochet

    ()* - repeat the instructions between the brackets the number of times indicated.


    Instructions

    Beginning (turning) chains count as stitches!

    Start with a loose foundation chain of 60 ch sts. 
    (multiple of 12 stitches + 11 + 1 for the foundation chain)

    Row 1 (right side): 1hdc into 2nd ch from hook. 1hdc into each ch st. across.
    (59 hdc sts)

    Row 2 (wrong side): ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn. Skip first and next hdc st., 1dc into next hdc st., 
    (ch1, skip next hdc st., 1dc into next hdc st.)* repeat 28 times across. 

    Row 3: ch1, turn. 1sc into first dc st. 1sc into each ch1 space, 1sc into each dc st. across. The last sc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch4 of previous row.
    (59 sc sts)


    Row 4: ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn. Skip first and next sc st., 1dc into next sc st. (ch1, skip next sc st., 1dc into next sc st.)* repeat 28 times across. 

    Row 5: ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn. 1dc into each ch1 space, 1dc into each dc st. across. The last dc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch4 of previous row.
    (59 dc sts)

    Row 6: ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn. Skip first dc st., 1dc into next 2 dc sts., ch1, skip next 2 dc sts, (1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next dc st., ch1,
    (skip next 2 dc sts., 1dc into next 7 dc sts., ch1, skip next 2 dc sts, (1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next dc st., ch1)* repeat 4 times across. 
    Skip next 2 dc sts, 1dc into next 3 dc sts. The last dc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch3 of previous row.

    Row 7: ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn. Skip first dc st., 1dc into next 2 dc sts, ch1, skip next ch1, skip next dc st., (1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next ch1 space, ch1,
    (skip next dc st, skip next ch1,  1dc into next 7 dc sts, ch1, skip next ch1, skip next dc st., (1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next ch1 space, ch1)* repeat 4 times across. Skip next dc st, skip next ch1, 1dc into next 3 dc sts. The last dc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch3 of previous row.

    Row 8 - 80: repeat Row 7.



    Row 81: ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn. Skip first dc st., 1dc into each dc st., 1dc into each ch1 space across. The last dc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch3 of previous row.
    (59 dc sts)

    Row 82: ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn. Skip first and next dc st., 1dc into next dc st. (ch1, skip next dc st., 1dc into next dc st.)* repeat 28 times across. The last dc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch3 of previous row.

    Row 83: ch1, turn. 1sc into first dc st. 1sc into each ch1 space, 1sc into each dc st. across. The last sc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch4 of previous row.
    (59 sc sts) 

    Row 84: ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn. Skip first and next sc st., 1dc into next sc st. (ch1, skip next sc st., 1dc into next sc st.)* repeat 28 times across.

    Row 85: ch1, turn. 1hdc into first dc st., 1hdc into each ch1 space, 1hdc into each dc st. across. The last hdc goes into 3rd ch of the turning ch4 of previous row.
    (59 hdc sts)

    Ch1, cut off the yarn, fasten off and weave in the ends.




    The patterns on this website are my original designs created by me.
    Please do not copy, rework, distribute, republish or sell my patterns and photos. 
    Do not create video tutorials free or paid.

    Thank you!






    ©2021 KristinesCrochets 

    Monday, 3 May 2021

    Round Decorative Doily Placemat Crochet Pattern


    Hi Everyone! πŸ™‚
    Today I have a simple yet elegant crochet Round Decorative Doily Placemat pattern to share with you. It is made in 14 rounds using 100% cotton yarn. If you can crochet in the round and know how to work the basic crochet stitches, you are good to go. 

    Feel free to scroll down for a free written pattern and a video tutorial.

    Hope you enjoy!
    Happy Crocheting! 😊


    Video Tutorial:



    Written Pattern:

    Size: The doily placemat measures approximately 31 cm (12.2 inches) in diameter.

    Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate

    Materials Used:
    • Sport weight yarn, size 2 - fine. I used Drops Safran 100% cotton yarn weight/length: 50 g = approx 160 m in colorways 28 (orange) and 04 (sage green). 31 grams (100 meters approx.) of yarn needed for this pattern.
    • 3mm crochet hook.
    • Scissors.
    • Yarn needle or Latch hook for weaving in ends. Or, you can use a crochet hook.

    Abbreviations (US terms):

    st./sts - stitch
    ch - chain
    sl st. - slip stitch
    sc - single crochet
    dc - double crochet

    ch4picot - ch4, insert your hook into center of the base stitch, yarn over, pull through all loops on the hook.

    ()* - repeat the instructions between the brackets the number of times indicated.


    Instructions:

    Start with ch5, sl st. into first ch to form a ring. Or, make a magic (adjustable) ring.

    Round 1: ch3 (counts as a dc), 15dc into ring.
    Join with a sl st. on top of beginning ch3. (16 sts)

    Round 2: ch3 (counts as a dc), ch1,
    (1dc into next st., ch1)* repeat 15 times around.
    Join with a sl st. into 3rd ch of beginning ch3.

    Round 3: ch3 (counts as a dc), 2dc into next ch1 space,
    (1dc into next dc st., 2dc into next ch1 space)* repeat 15 times around.
    Join with a sl st. on top of the beginning ch3. (48 sts)

    Round 4: ch3 (counts as a dc), ch2,
    (skip next st., 1dc into next st., ch2)* repeat 23 times around.
    Join with a sl st. into 3rd ch of beginning ch3.

    Round 5: ch3 (counts as a dc), 2dc into next ch2 space,
    (1dc into next dc st., 2dc into next ch2 space)* repeat 23 times around.
    Join with a sl st. on top of beginning ch3. (72 sts)

    Round 6: ch3 (counts as a dc), ch2,
    (skip next st., 1dc into next st., ch2)* repeat 35 times around.
    Join with a sl st. into 3rd ch of beginning ch3.


    Round 7: ch3 (counts as a dc), 2dc into next ch2 space,
    (1dc into next dc st., 2dc into next ch2 space)* repeat 35 times around.
    Join with a sl st. on top of beginning ch3. (108 sts)

    Round 8: ch3 (counts as a dc), ch2,
    (skip next st., 1dc into next st., ch2)* repeat 53 times around.
    Join with a sl st. into 3rd ch of beginning ch3.

    Round 9: ch3 (counts as a dc), 2dc into next ch2 space,
    (1dc into next dc st., 2dc into next ch2 space)* repeat 53 times around.
    Join with a sl st. on top of beginning ch3. (162 sts)


    Round 10:
    ch3 (counts as a dc), 1dc into next st., ch1,
    (skip next st., 1dc into next 2 sts, ch1)* repeat 53 times around.
    Join with a sl st. on top of beginning ch3.

    Round 11: sl st. into next st., sl st. into next ch1 space, ch1, 1sc into same ch1 space, 
    (ch4, 1sc into next ch1 space)* repeat 53 times around.
    Ch1 + 1dc into first sc at the beginning of the round to make last ch4.

    Round 12: ch1, 1sc into that (ch1 + 1dc) space of the previous round,
    (ch5, 1sc into next ch4 space)* repeat 53 times around.
    Ch2 + 1dc into first sc at the beginning of the round to make last ch5.

    Round 13: ch1, 1sc into that (ch2 + 1dc) space of the previous round, 9dc into next ch5 space,
    (1sc into next ch5 space, 9dc into next ch5 space)* repeat 26 times around.
    Join with a sl st. into first sc at the beginning of the round.

    Round 14: (ch5, skip next 4 sts, 1sc into next st., ch4picot, ch5, skip next 4 sts, sl st. into next st.)* repeat 27 times around.

    Ch1, cut off the yarn, fasten off and weave in the ends.





    The patterns on this website are my original designs created by me.
    Please do not copy, rework, distribute, republish or sell my patterns and photos. 
    Do not create video tutorials free or paid.

    Thank you!




    ©2021 KristinesCrochets


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