Thursday, October 27, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern...Modern Nesting Baskets!



The Modern Nesting Baskets are fun, colorful, and super fun to make.  Clean lines and easy stitches are the perfect solution for organizing and all of the little things that seem to make their way everywhere (at least for me!)  The basket set includes three sizes (small, medium, and large).



Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below for each basket too!




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Modern Nesting Baskets
By Jennifer Dickerson



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There is a full video tutorial for each basket (small, medium, and large).  If making the full set, be sure to watch each video!







Materials:
  • 9.0 mm crochet hook 
  • 3 balls of Strata by Red Heart (I used "Coral" "Navy" and "Gray") 
  • Tapestry Needle 
  • Scissors 
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Sizing:
  • Small basket is approximately 4 inches across the top and 2.5 inches tall 
  • Medium Basket is approximately 5 inches across the top and 2.5 inches tall 
  • Large basket is approximately 6.5 inches across the top and 3 inches tall



Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:




Instructions For Small Basket:

Ch 4, join with a sl st to create a ring.
Round 1: Ch 2, then work 5 hdc in the center of the ring. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 2: Ch 2, then work a hdc in the first st. *Work 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 3: Ch 2, then *work a hdc into the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 4: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 5: Ch 2 then work a hdc in each stitch to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 6: Repeat round 5.
*Note: switch colors for the next round.
Round 7: Repeat round 5.
Round 8: Repeat round 5.
Fasten off and weave in any ends that remain.


Instructions For Medium Basket:

Ch 4, join with a sl st to create a ring.
Round 1: Ch 2, then work 5 hdc in the center of the ring. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 2: Ch 2, then work a hdc in the first st. *Work 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 3: Ch 2, then *work a hdc into the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 4: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 5: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, a hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 6: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, a hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 7 : Ch 2 then work a hdc in each stitch to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 8: Repeat round 7.
*Note: switch colors for the next round.
Round 9: Repeat round 7.
Round 10: Repeat round 7.



Instructions For Large Basket:

Ch 4, join with a sl st to create a ring.
Round 1: Ch 2, then work 5 hdc in the center of the ring. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 2: Ch 2, then work a hdc in the first st. *Work 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 3: Ch 2, then *work a hdc into the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 4: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 5: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, a hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 6: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, a hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 7: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, a hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 8: Ch 2 then *work a hdc into the next st, a hdc in the next st, a hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, then 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 9: Ch 2 then work a hdc in each stitch to end of round. Join to close round with a sl st.
Round 10: Repeat round 9.
*Note: switch colors for the next round.
Round 11: Repeat round 9.
Round 12: Repeat round 9.

Finishing: Weave in any ends that remain and you're all done!



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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

YARN Giveaway and Review...Sierra Andina by Adriafil!


I have an awesome YARN giveaway for your today! Introducing the gorgeous Sierra Andina by Adriafil. So incredibly soft with a luxurious feel, this yarn is perfect to wrap your self up in something extra special!

Special thanks to Adriafil for sponsoring this giveaway!


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Buttery soft and a subtle twist of heathered color gives this fine alpaca beautiful dimension...learn more about this yarn in the quick Yarn 101 video below:



One lucky winner will win 2 balls of Sierra Andina, all the way from Italy from Adriafil...awesome!!




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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Happy Birthday Fiber Flux YouTube Channel + A Della Q Giveaway!!!


Today is the 3rd birthday of the Fiber Flux YouTube channel!  Three years ago today, I launched the channel and got to work making videos.  A few weeks later I debuted my very first video..."Episode 1: How to Crochet A Curlicue"  Check it out below:


To help us celebrate I have a special giveaway for all of you...a Della Q crochet hook roll set!  Extra special thanks to Della Q for sponsoring this giveaway.  


These hook rolls are a beautiful way to store your hooks on the go.  Shown above is a hook roll for all of your regular hooks (it can accommodate even the large ergonomic handled ones!!), plus a hook roll for a set of interchangeable Tunisian crochet hooks!  They are made with luxurious silk fabric in a gorgeous purple color.  


Learn more about the hook rolls in the quick video below:



Now is you chance to win a set of TWO crochet hook rolls (regular and interchangeable Tunisian) from Della Q! Enter to win using the Rafflecopter below (sometimes it takes a moment to load). Giveaway ends October 29th and is open worldwide. Now go, go, go, and enter!!!

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern...Autumn Gems Button Scarf!


The Autumn Gems Button Scarf is a gorgeous accessory for fall.  Crocheted in a simple V stitch, it is easy and quick to work up too.  Two lovely buttons hold the scarf in place and it can be worn a variety of ways, making it very versatile.  Be sure to scroll down for more ways to style the scarf!

Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below too!


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Autumn Gems Button Scarf
By Jennifer Dickerson

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Materials:
  • 6.5 mm K crochet hook
  • 1 ball Lion Brand Landscapes in "Tropics" (147 yards)
  • 2 Buttons
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

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Lion Brand Landscapes Yarn - Tropics



Sizing:
  • 5 inches wide
  • 55 inches long




Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:



Instructions:

Ch 18 


Row 1: Work a dc in the 4th chain from hook then ch 1. *Work a dc in the next ch. Skip a ch, and in the next chain, work (dc, ch 1) . Repeat from * to end.



Row 2: Ch 3 and turn. Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in each of the chain 1 spaces from the previous row (center of each "V"). At the end of the row, finish with a dc in the last space (turning chain space from previous row).


Repeat row 2 until scarf measures about 55 inches long (or desired length) and fasten off.

Finishing: Using a small piece of matching yarn and a tapestry needle, sew buttons to bottom edge of scarf equally spaced apart.  Weave in any ends that remain and you're finished!



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