Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Free Crochet Pattern...One Round Cloud



Here is a little cloud you can crochet in just a few minutes.  Using fluffy pillow-like baby yarn, the result is a soft and squishy cloud that you can use as an applique or other decoration.  

One Round Cloud
By Jennifer Dickerson




Materials:

  • J (6.0 mm) hook (the hook on the yarn label called for a "K" hook, but I went down a hook size to make mine extra squishy)
  • White yarn (yarn used for the cloud shown is called "Baby's First" by Lion Brand in the "Pixie Dust" colorway)
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends


Sizing:

  • The cloud is about 2 inches wide (5 cm). However, feel free to experiment with different hooks and yarn to make a variety of different clouds...perhaps an entire sky of them is in order!





Instructions:

Foundation: Chain 6 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: 
(I wrote round 1 written in column format to make it easier to follow along)

All stitches worked into center of ring:
2 dc,
sl st,
1 dc,
2 tr,
1 dc,
sl st,
2 dc,
sl st,
1 dc,
2 tr,
1 dc,
sl st,
3 dc

...join with a slip stitch to close your cloud and fasten off.

Finishing:
Weave in ends and you're all finished! Shape a bit with your hands if needed.




© Jennifer Dickerson 2013
Please note: Patterns are for personal and charity use only. In addition, if you enjoy the pattern, please link to it, but do not copy the pattern to your own website or blog (including other languages). Thank you!

Here's a video on how to crochet the cloud stitch by stitch:



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6 comments:

  1. oh my how adorable is that! I love your one round projects! thanks!

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  2. Hi Jen, this is another cute work of yours! Thank you for sharing this.
    Your Butternut Squash Neckwarmer is featured in my latest post at http://gardenchefsneedleandpen.blogspot.com/2013/05/labor-of-love.html. Have a great day!

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  3. Thanks for sharing it is so cute<3<3

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