Tuesday, September 29, 2015

super blood moon photos


First 2 taken from our yard... it was such a pretty night we took the doggies to the park to watch the moon a bit more.. had the place to our selves for the most part..

Monday, September 7, 2015

Football can cozy

Football can cozy
10 US dpns
15 yards brown worsted weight yarn
2 1/2 yards white worsted weight yarn
yarn needle for stitching on "seam"
gauge 7 sts. by 10 rows per 2 inches

cast on 24 join in the round
1-2) knit all stitches using brown
3) knit all stitches using white, cut white yarn
4-16) knit all stitches using brown
17) knit all stitches using white, cut white yarn
18-19) knit all stitches using brown, bind off purl wise, weave in ends.. add stitching for seam using photo as guide.

cat derrière coasters free crochet pattern

A friend shared a photo to me of similar coasters... loved them .. had to give them a go.. this is my take on cat derrière's  lol

I US hook ( 5.50mm)
3/4 yard of pink 100% cotton worsted weight
11 1/2 yard of main color 100% cotton worsted weight
Exact gauge is not essential to this project

ch = chain
sc = single crochet
increase = 2 single crochets in same stitch
sl st = slip stitch

1) sc 6 into magic circle using pink join, cut yarn and fasten off.
2) ch1 in any sc of ring, sc1 in same stitch, sc twice in all stitches using main color, join with first sc
3) ch2, sc in same space as join to top ch of ch2 counting as first increase here and through out pattern, sc1, *increase, sc1* to end of round join
4) *increase, sc2* to end of round join
5) *increase, sc3* to end of round join
6) *increase, sc4* to end of round join
7) ch7, sc in second ch from hook through back bar, sc in same manner to end of chains, slip stich to next sc to fasten back to body, sl st 14,* ch 4, sc3 starting in second ch from hook through back bar, sl st on to body in next sc** ( first leg done ), sl st 4, repeat from* to ** fasten off.