Monday, May 31, 2010

Irish hat free pattern

I made this pattern as a present for a friend of mine. I think it also works great as a fathers day present.

You could also use my pattern of the mad hatters hat to create a present, on top of a bottle with soda or maybe filled with candy.


ch - chain
sc - single crochet
sl - slip stitch
dc - double crochet
inc - increase
dec - decrease

with green

R1: sc 6 in magic ring
R2: inc. around (12)
R3:*sc 1, inc* repeat around (18)
R4: *sc 2, inc* repeat around (24)
R5: *sc 3, inc* repeat around (30)
R6: *sc 4, inc* repeat around (36)
R7: *sc 5, inc* repeat around (42)
R8: in backloops only *sc 6, inc* repeat around (48)
R9-20: sc around (48)
R21: *sc 5, dec* repeat around (42)
R22: In frontloops only sc around (42)
R23: inc, sc 6, inc, sc 6, inc, sc 6, inc, inc, sc 5, inc, sc 5, inc, sc 6, inc (50)
R24: *sc, inc* around (75)
R25: sc 15, inc, sc 15, inc, sc 15, inc, sc 15, inc, sc 10, inc (80)
R26: sc around (80)

With black

Work in rows instead of rounds
R1: ch 5, turn
R2-48: sc 4, ch 1, turn

Fasten off

With yellow

Work in rows instead of rounds
Make 4
R1: ch 7, turn
R2: sc 6

Fasten off.
Put the buckle together

Sew belt and buckle to hat.
Take a little piece of green felt and cut a little clover, secure to hat.
Take a piece of green felt and secure it to the bottom of the hat. Cut an x in the middle, now you can put the hat on top of a beer or soda bottle!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

I love fangs!

Because I love fangs, a tribute to the king of fangs, dracula!

I have created a pattern for a little dracula with his castle. They are easy to make, and for sale in my etsy and dawanda shop!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Yeeeaaah we have a winner!

It's friday and as promised the results of my postcard giveaway!!!

Thank you all so much for entering. I got a lot of emails!! I loved it.
AND THE WINNER IS..... AIK! (i will send you an email!)

these were the first ten who entered:
sara carmona
123 mama
seri dewi
beth moore

Thanks all so much again en congratulations again to aik.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Giveaway!!! Postcards!

Hi everyone,

I made my own postcards and stickers. So now I am in the mood for a giveaway. I have never done such a thing so here goes:

You can win:

-3 postcards with mad hatter (my own design)

-one sheet of 6 stickers (also my own design)

The rules:

You have to send me an email :,

the person that sends me email number 10 wins! ( I haven't got that many followers yet, so i think 10 is a fair number)

You have until friday 21 th of May!

Good luck everyone!!!!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

I feel a lot better!


I feel a lot better, my new pattern is almost finished and i have created a flickr account! You can see all my projects there! click on the link in the left menu!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

I got the flue....

Sorry not too many posts right now... I hope i am better soon, got so many ideas, but just thinking about crocheting makes me sick.....

Monday, May 3, 2010

why can't i just focus????

My workingspace!

Today I started working on a new design. First I made a drawing, then I started listing new items on dawanda, emailing, making a call, making some coffee, promoting. Oh..... yes i was starting on my new design, so after a few stitches; emailing again, making some more coffee, blogging...... FOCUS! crocheting again, finally.... oh hey look at the time.... it's lunch time!