Rebecca’s Scarf

Here’s the pattern for the infinity scarf I made for my sister, Rebecca, for Christmas! It’s a simple, chunky version of my previous infinity scarf pattern.

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Rebecca

Materials used:

  • 1x Lion Hometown USA in ‘San Diego Navy’ (color 1)
  • 2x Lion Hometown USA in ‘Chicago Charcoal’ (color 2)
  • N hook

Abbreviations:

  • Ch: chain
  • Sl: slip
  • Dc: double crochet

Instructions:

  1. Starting with color 1, make a giant loop of relatively loose chain stitches and slip to join. It should be the size you want your scarf to be.
  2. Ch 3, dc around. Join to starting chain with slip.
  3. Repeat step two for the desired number of rounds. I did two rounds of navy, one round of gray, one round of navy, then three rounds of gray.
  4. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Click here to see the scarf I made for Chloe!

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Chloe’s Scarf

Here’s the crochet pattern for the infinity scarf I made for my sister, Chloe, for Christmas!

Chloe_with_scarf

Chloe

Materials used:

  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn in ‘Pretty N Pink’
  • J hook

Abbreviations/terms:

  • Hdc: half double crochet
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Ch: chain
  • Sl : slip
  • YO: yarn over
  • Cluster:
    • YO, draw up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops
    • Repeat two more times in the same stitch
    • YO, pull through all 4 loops on hook

Instructions:

  1. Make a giant loop of relatively loose chain stitches and slip to join. It should be the size you want your scarf to be. Mine had about 150 stitches, but this will depend on your yarn, hook, and tension.
  2. Dc round: After joining, ch 3. Dc around. Join to top of starting chain.
  3. Hdc round: Ch 2. Hdc around. Join to top of starting chain.
  4. Dc row. (See step 2)
  5. Cluster row: Ch 4. In next st, make a cluster st as described above. Ch 1. Skip the next stitch. Repeat around. Join with starting chain.
  6. Repeat steps 2-5 twice. (You should have a total of three cluster rows.)
  7. Dc row.
  8. Hdc row.
  9. Dc row.
  10. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Click here to see the scarf I made for Rebecca!

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Green striped infinity scarf

I made a scarf for my mommy, based on this pattern that I posted previously. I used Vanna’s choice yarn in seaspray mist and kelly green and a J hook. I alternated between hdc, dc, and tc stitches and did two rows of light green for every row of dark green.

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Gas Cylinder Crochet Pattern

This might be one of the weirdest crochet patterns you’ve seen. My mom works for Roberts Oxygen, a company that sells compressed gas, so I made her a smiling little gas cylinder.

cylinder

Materials:

  • H hook
  • Worsted weight acrylic yarn in whatever colors you want
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Buttons or eyeballs of some sort (optional)

Abbreviations:

  • Sc = single crochet
  • Dec = decrease
  • *…*xn = repeat n times
  • BLO = back loop only

Instructions:

  1. Sc 6 in magic ring (6)
  2. Sc around (6)
  3. *2sc in first st, sc in next two st*x2 (8)
  4. Sc around (8)
  5. Sc around (8), stuff the top
  6. *Dec, sc in next two st*x2 (6)
  7. 2sc in each st (12)
  8. *2sc in first st, sc in next st*x3 (18)
  9. Sc around (18)
  10. Repeat round 9 for 15 more rows
  11. BLO *Dec, sc in next two st*x6 (12), finish stuffing now
  12. Dec around (6)
  13. FO. Attach/embroider a face if you want
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Settlers of Catan Blanket

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I made a blanket designed to look like my favorite board game, Settlers of Catan. It is based on a pattern I found for a hexagon table runner, designed by Marinke Slump and available on Tuts+. Here I’ll tell you how to make it, but most of the credit goes to Marinke for this one.

Materials:

  • J hook
  • needle for sewing and weaving in ends
  • Lion brand Vanna’s choice yarn
    • 3 skeins aqua (sea)
    • 2 skeins lime (sheep/wool)
    • 2 skeins kelly green (wood/lumber)
    • 2 skeins mustard (wheat/grain)
    • 2 skeins beige (desert)
    • 1 skein charcoal gray (ore)
    • 1 skein cranberry (brick)

Instructions:

Make 19 hexagons using Marinke Slump’s hexagon pattern. But instead of 4 rounds per hex, do 8. This depends on how big you want your blanket to be. If I were to make this again, I’d probably do 9 rounds.

You should make these hexes:

  • 1 beige
  • 3 charcoal
  • 3 cranberry
  • 4 lime
  • 4 kelly green
  • 4 mustard
With 8 rounds per hexagon, my blanket covers most of my queen-sized bed.

With 8 rounds per hexagon, my blanket covers most of my queen-sized bed.

Around the edge of each hex, do a round of beige single crochets. When you get to a corner, sc in the first ch, ch 1, sc in the second ch. At the end of the round, finish with a slip stitch. Now’s a good time to stop and weave in some ends.

Now that you have all of your hexes, arrange them however you want and sew them together. I used a simple whipstitch and the beige yarn.

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Once you’ve sewn all of your hexes together, you can start adding the water edge:

  1. Start anywhere on the edge of your blanket. With the aqua yarn, ch 4. Tc around the whole blanket. When you get to a “valley,” tc two stitches together, one from the corner of each hex. When you get to a corner, tc in the chain space, ch 1, and tc in the chain space again.
  2. Make three more rounds of tc stitches around your blanket. The corners are the same, but when you get to a “valley,” you will tc three stitches together (taken directly from the table runner pattern linked above): *yarn over twice, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, (yarn over, draw through 2 loops) twice, repeat from * two more times, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook. You’re crocheting 3 treble crochet stitches together with this stitch. Make sure the middle stitch goes through the center single crochet in the valley from the previous round.
  3. Once you have four tc rounds, finish with a round of sc stitches in beige.
  4. Weave in ends and you’re done!
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Striped Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern

Here’s a pattern for a very simple infinity scarf. Basically, you need to make a giant chain, join it, and add rows of whatever stitches you want, with whatever colors you want. It’s a fun scarf because you can easily make it your own by changing the colors, types of stitches, number or rows, etc. If you’re a beginner, now’s your chance to pretend you made your own crochet pattern!

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If you want to share this, please link to this page or the corresponding Ravelry page.

Materials (This is what I used; you can use pretty much any yarns and hooks you want.)

  • H hook
  • Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn in eggplant (color 1) and purple mist (color 2)

Abbreviations

  • Ch: chain
  • Sl: slip stitch
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Hdc: half double crochet
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Tc: treble crochet

Important tips

  • Ending a row requires a slip stitch. If you’re about to change colors, use your next color for the slip stitch.
  • You don’t have to cut the yarn every time you switch colors. When you’re making your small chain at the beginning of each row, just cross the two pieces of yarn over each other in between each chain. The the next color will be conveniently at the top of the chain when you start your next row. It will be a little bumpy, but worth it since you have no ends, unless of course you enjoy weaving in ends. (If you want to use more than two colors, it might get complicated, but you can figure something out. 😉 )

Instructions

  1. Using color 1, make a giant loop of relatively loose chain stitches. Mine has about 200. Make yours the same length you want your scarf to be. Once you’ve chained enough, join the two ends with a slip stitch. (Be careful not to twist the chain when you’re joining, unless you’re doing that on purpose, which is perfectly fine.)
  2. DC row: Still with color 1, ch 3. This small chain counts as your first dc. Dc in each ch around. (I just used the back loop of each ch.) Join to your first dc (the top of the small chain) with a slip stitch. Make sure your scarf is still the length you want it to be. If it looks too long or too short, you may want to undo that row and change the length of your chain.
  3. HDC row: With color 2, ch 2. Hdc in each dc around. Join with sl.
  4. TC row: With color 1, ch 4. Tc in each hdd around. Join with sl.
  5. Repeat rows 2, 3, and 4, but with colors 2, 1, and 2, respectively.
  6. Repeat rows 2, 3, and 4, with colors 1, 2, and 1.
  7. DC row: With color 2, ch 3. Dc in each tc around. Join with sl.
  8. SC row: With color 1, ch 1. Sc in each dc around. Join with sl. (I’m sc-ing because I was running out of color 1. 😛 Continue as before if you want.)
  9. HDC row: With color 2, ch 2. Hdc in each sc around.
  10. Fasten off and weave in ends.
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Lemmy Koopa Crochet Pattern

This is my very first crochet pattern. Lemmy Koopa is one of the Koopalings from the Mario games. I made him for my brother’s birthday. He’s about a foot tall. My abbreviations make sense to me, but I understand that they might not make sense to everyone. Please comment if you have any questions.

If you’d like to share this pattern, please link to this page or the corresponding Ravelry page.

Thank you!

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Materials

I used mostly Red Heart Super Saver (or similar) and an H hook. Any yarn weight and hook should work. You’ll also need a yarn needle and some fiberfill.

Abbreviations

  • Sc: single crochet
  • St: stitch
  • Hdc: half double crochet
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Sl: slip
  • Dec: decrease
  • *…*nx: do n times or repeat for the whole round if no number is given.
  • YO: yarn over hook
  • FO: fasten off

Notes: When switching colors, use the new color for the last YO of the previous stitch. The loop on the hook should be your new color when you’re about to start the new color stitch.

For all pieces that need to be stuffed, stuff firmly a few rounds before the final round.

 

Head

  1. [Green] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. 2sc in each st (12)
  3. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next st* (18)
  4. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 2 st* (24)
  5. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 3 st* (30)
  6. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 4 st* (36)
  7. Sc in each st (36)
  8. Sc in each st (36)
  9. Sc in each st (36)
  10. Sc in each st (36)
  11. Sc in each st (36)
  12. Sc in each st (36)
  13. Sc in each st (36)
  14. Sc in each st (36)
  15. Sc in 9 st, switch to off-white, *2sc in 1 st, sc in next st* 3x, 2sc in next 6 st, 2sc in 1 st, sc in next st* 3x, switch to green, sc in 9 st (48)
  16. *Sc in next st, dec* 2x, sc in next 2 st, switch to off-white, 2sc in next st, sc in next 12 st, dc in next 6 st, sc in next 12 st, 2sc in next st, switch to green, sc in next 2 st *sc in next st, dec* 2x (46)
  17. Sc in each st, switching colors to match previous row (46)
  18. *Sc in next st, dec* 2x, switch to off-white, sc in 16 st, 2sc in 2 st, sc in 16 st, switch to green, *sc in next st, dec* 2x (44)
  19. For first 20 st, sc in each st, changing color to match previous row. Dc in next 4 st. For last 20 st, sc in each st, changing color to match previous row. (44)
  20. 2dec, switch to off-white, sc in each sc, switch to green, 2dec (40)
  21. Dec, switch to off-white, sc in next 16 st, 2dec, sc in next 16 st, switch to green, dec (36)
  22. Use off-white for entire row. *Sc in next 4 st, dec* 6 times (30)
  23. [Off-white] *Sc in next 3 st, dec* 2 times, hdc in next 2 st, dc in next 6 st, hdc in next 2 st, *sc in next 3 st, dec* 2 times (26)
  24. *Sc in next 2 st, dec* 3x, hdc in next 2 st, *sc in next 2 st, dec* 3x (20)
  25. *Sc in next st, dec* 3x, sc in next 2 st, *sc in next 2 st, dec* 3x (14)
  26. 7dec (7)

FO

Body

 (note: you’re starting at the butt and ending with the neck)

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. 2sc in each st (12)
  3. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next st* (18)
  4. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 2 st* (24)
  5. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 3 st* (30)
  6. Sc in each st (30)
  7. Sc in each st (30)
  8. Sc in each st (30)
  9. Sc in each st (30)
  10. Sc in each st (30)
  11. Sc in each st (30)
  12. Sc in each st (30)
  13. Sc in each st (30)
  14. Sc in each st (30)
  15. *Dec, sc in next 3 st* 6x (24)
  16. Sc in each st (24)
  17. Sc in each st (24)
  18. *Dec, sc in next 2 st* 6x (18)
  19. Sc in each st (18)
  20. *Dec, sc in next st* 6x (12)

FO, leaving long length of yarn. Sew body to head.

Tummy

  1. [Off-white] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. 2sc in each st (12)
  3. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next st* (18)
  4. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 2 st* (24)
  5. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 3 st* (30)

FO and sew to front of body.

Tail

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. *Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st* 2x (8)
  5. Sc in each st (8)
  6. *Sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st* 2x (10)
  7. *Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st* 3x, sc in next st (13)
  8. *Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st* 4x, sc in next st (17)

FO and sew to back of body.

Eyes (make two)

  1. [White] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. 2sc in each st (12)
  3. Sc in each st (12)
  4. Sc in each st (12)
  5. *Dec, sc in next 4 st* 2x (10)
  6. Sc in each st (10)
  7. Sc in each st (10)
  8. *Dec, sc in next 3 st* 2x (8)
  9. Sc in each st (8)
  10. Flatten (without stuffing) and sew to front of head.

Legs (make two)

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. 2sc in each st (12)
  3. *2sc in first st, sc in nect st* 6x (18)
  4. Sc in each st (18)
  5. Sc in each st (18)
  6. *Dec, sc in next st* 6x (12)
  7. Sc in each st (12)
  8. *Dec, sc in next 4 st* 2x (10)
  9. Sc in each st (10)
  10. Sc in each st (10)
  11. Flatten thighs and stuff lower legs. Sew flat onto sides of body.

Feet (make two)

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. *2sc in first st, sc in nect 2 st* 2x (8)
  3. Sc in each st (8)
  4. Sc in each st (8)
  5. Sc in each st (8)
  6. Sc in each st (8) m
  7. Sc in each st (8)
  8. 4dec (4)

FO and sew to legs using tail yarn.

Hair

[one yellow, one blue]

  1. Magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (6)
  5. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 2 st (7)
  6. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (7)
  7. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 3 st (8)
  8. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (8)
  9. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next 2 st, sc in 3 st (10)
  10. Sc in each st (10)
  11. Sc in each st (10)
  12. Dec, sc in next 6 st, dec (8)
  13. Sc in each st (8)
  14. Sc in each st (8)
  15. Sc in each st (8)

FO

  1. [Pink] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (6)
  5. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 2 st (7)
  6. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (7)
  7. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 3 st (8)
  8. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next 2 st, sc in 3 st (10)
  9. Sc in each st (10)
  10. Sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next 2 st, sc in next 4 st (12)
  11. Sc in each st (12)
  12. Sc in each st (12)
  13. Sc in each st (12)
  14. Sc in each st (12)
  15. Sc in each st (12)
  16. Dec, sc in remaining sts (11)
  17. Sc in each st (11)
  18. Dec, sc in remaining sts (10)
  19. Sc in each st (10)
  20. Sc in each st (10)
  21. Sc in each st (10)

FO

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sc in each st (6)
  5. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 2 st (7)
  6. Sc in each st (7)
  7. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 3 st (8)
  8. Sc in each st (8)
  9. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next 2 st, sc in 3 st (10)
  10. Sc in each st (10)
  11. Sc in each st (10)

FO

  1. [Pink] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sc in each st (6)
  5. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 2 st (7)
  6. Sc in each st (7)
  7. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 3 st (8)
  8. Sc in each st (8)

FO

  1. [Blue] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sc in each st (6)
  5. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 2 st (7)

FO

Sew hair pieces to head as shown in pictures.

Arms (make two)

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sc in each st (6)
  5. Sc in each st (6)
  6. Sc in each st (6)
  7. Sc in each st (6)
  8. Switch to black. Sc in each st (6)
  9. Sc in each st (6)
  10. Switch to yellow. *2sc in first st, sc in next 2 st*2x (8)
  11. *2sc in first st, sc in next 3 st*2x (10)
  12. Sc in each st (10)
  13. *Dec, sc in next 3 st*2x (8)
  14. 4dec (4)

FO and sew to side of head.

Thumbs (Add one to each hand)

  • Draw up a loop on side of hand
  • Yo, draw a second loop through same place on hand
  • Yo, pull through 2 loops on hook
  • Yo, pull through both loops on hook
  • FO, sew tail back through finger and secure to hand

Head stripes (make four)

[Orange]

  1. Ch 6, turn (6)
  2. Sc in each st, starting on second st from hook (5)

FO and sew to sides of head as shown in pictures.

Shell

How to make a point [off-white]

  • YO
  • Insert hook into next stitch
  • YO and pull through stitch
  • YO and pull through 2 loops

*YO, insert hook into same stitch, YO and pull through stitch, YO, pull through 2 loops*2x,

YO (with orange) and pull through all 5 loops on hook

  1. [Orange] Magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. 2sc in each st (12)
  3. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next st* (18)
  4. *Sc in next 2 st, point*6x (18)
  5. *2sc in 1 st, sc in next 2 st* (24)
  6. Switch to white. FLO Sc in each st (24)
  7. Sc in each st (24)

FO

Draw up an off-white loop in the center of the shell and make another point and fasten to shell.

Ponytail

  1. [Yellow] magic ring 6 sc (6)
  2. Sc in each st (6)
  3. Sc in each st (6)
  4. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (6)
  5. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 2 st (7)
  6. Sl st, sc in remaining sts (7)
  7. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next st, sc in 3 st (8)
  8. Sc in 3 st, 2sc in next 2 st, sc in 3 st (10)
  9. Sc in each st (10)
  10. Sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next 2 st, sc in next 4 st (12)
  11. Sc in each st (12)
  12. Sc in each st (12)
  13. Sc in each st (12)
  14. Sc in each st (12)
  15. Dec, sc in remaining sts (11)
  16. Dec, sc in remaining sts (10)
  17. Dec, sc in remaining sts (9)
  18. Dec, sc in remaining sts (8)

FO and sew to back of head.

Embroider the following details:

  • Nostrils
  • Mouth
  • Pupils
  • White spots on bracelets
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