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  • Valentine Envelope Free Crochet Pattern

    Whenever we want to say "I love you" to our soulmate or let our friends know that we care about them, writing a letter is alway the nicest way to express our feelings! ...but let's crochet something that would make the letter even more special! Today I will be showing you all how to create a lovely envelope for Valentine's Day. This is such an easy and quick project. You can choose your favorite colors and create your special envelope! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it explanatory step-by-step pictures and chart to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in White and Pink MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). ENVELOPE (white yarn; work in rows unless otherwise instructed) Row 1: 37 chs, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 35 sc (36); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (36); ch 1 and turn Row 3 - 38: repeat row #2 (36) Once you have completed row 38, ch 1, turn and crochet around the entire panel. Work 1 sc in each st, work 3 sc in each corner. Fasten off and leave a long tail on yarn. Now, it’s time to sew the corners together. Pull the bottom corner and one side piece together and sew the edges together. Pull the other side corner and sew it together to the bottom one. HEART (pink yarn; work in rows) Row 1: work 2 chs, then work 2 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook (2); ch 1 and turn Row 2: 2 sc inc (4); ch 1 and turn Row 3: 1 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc inc (6); ch 1 and turn Row 4: 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc (8); ch 1 and turn Row 5: 4 sc, 1 sc inc, 3 sc (9); ch 1 and turn Row 6: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc into the next st, 1 hdc and 1 sc into the next one, 1 sl st, 1 sc and 1 hdc into the next st, 4 dc into the next one, 1 hdc, 1 sc (17); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Place the heart at the junction of the three corners of the envelope. Use the extra strand of pink yarn to sew the lower section of the heart to the envelope. Use the open section to insert the top corner of the envelope into to keep the envelope close. I can't wait to see your version of my VALENTINE ENVELOPE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Blue Hippo Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy New Year my crafty friends! I'm finally back after a much needed vacation! It's always good to find some time to slow down, unplug for a while, dedicate time to whom and what matters the most! ...anyway, today I'm back with my usual Tuesday Free Pattern - and I'm happy to present you all an adorable creature I designed some months ago in collaboration with DHG Shop (Italian fiber and textile company that offers all you need for your felt, hand spinning, knitting and handcrafting projects). My cute Blue Hippo is worked with a soft, warm, and fluffy yarn made of 100% merino wool - DHG PIUMA yarn. The result is extremely soft and cuddly - a perfect toy for the little ones! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find over 30 explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) DHG Piuma - Paradise, Ireland MATERIALS: 4.5 mm Hook, Two 10 mm Black Plastic safety Eyes; Poly Stuffing DIMENSION: 10” x 7” (24 x 16 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (paradise yarn) Rnd 1: 7 ch, 1 sc inc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 4 sc, 1 sc inc in to the last ch (16) Rnd 2: 2 sc inc, 4 sc, 4 sc inc, 4 sc, 2 sc inc (24) Rnd 3: 1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc, 6 sc, (1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice, 6 sc, 1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (32) Rnd 4: 2 sc inc, 12 sc, 4 sc inc, 12 sc, 2 sc inc (40) Rnd 5 - 9: sc even (40) Rnd 10: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 11: sc even (36) Rnd 12: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 13: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 15: 16 sc, 6 sc inc, 2 sc (30) Rnd 16: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 17: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 18 - 23: sc even (42) Insert the safety eyes between rnds # 15-16, 5 sts apart Rnd 24: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 25: sc even (36) Rnd 26: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 27: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 28: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 29: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 30: sc dec around (6) Embroider the MOUTH in line with the foundation chain. Embroider the NOSTRILS between rnds # 6-8, 8 sts apart. Embroider the EYEBROWS between rnds # 18-20, 7 sts apart. EARS (paradise yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: sc even (8) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (4); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds # 23-25, 4 stitches apart. Do not stuff the ears. BODY (ireland and paradise yarn) Make two: Rnd 1: starting off with ireland yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: working in BLO, sc even (18) Rnd 5: switch to paradise yarn, and work in both loops now, sc even (18) Rnd 6 - 7: sc even (18); F/O Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, ch2 instead. Merge the two legs together Rnd 8: join the yarn to the FLO of the 1st stitch of the 1st leg, crochet 18 sc around, continue working on the chs between the two legs, crochet 2 hdc, keep working on the 2nd leg, crochet 18 sc, continue working on the chs between the two parts, 2 hdc (40); start stuffing Rnd 9: 15 sc, 3 sc inc, 2 sc, 3 sc inc, 15 sc, 2 sc inc (48) Rnd 10 - 18: sc even (48) Rnd 19: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (42) Rnd 20 - 21: sc even (42) Rnd 22: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 23: sc even (36) Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 25 - 26: sc even (30) Rnd 27: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 28: sc even (24) Rnd 29: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); finish stuffing the body firmly F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the body to the head (between rnds #23-24). ARMS (ireland and paradise yarn; make two) Rnd 1: starting off with ireland yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: working in BLO, 12 sc (12) Rnd 4: switch to paradise yarn and work in both loops now, 12 sc (12) Rnd 5: sc even (12) Rnd 6: 4 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc (10) Rnd 7 - 8: sc even (10) Rnd 9: 3 sc, 2 sc dec, 3 sc (8) Rnd 10: sc even (8); stuff the arm lightly Rnd 11: flatten the arm and work through both layers now, 4 sc (4); F/O and leave along strand of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body between rnds # 25-26. TAIL (beaver yarn) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: sc even (6) Pull the initial strand of yarn on out, trim it and open up the yarn fibers. Rnd 4: flatten the tail and crochet through both layers 3 sc (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back of the body between rnds # 14-15. I can't wait to see your version of my BLUE HIPPO! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Champagne Bottle Free Crochet Pattern

    Hi my fellow crafters!!! Can you believe another year has passed by? Christmas is around the corner and it's almost time to say goodbye to 2021. I know, for many it has been a tough year - but I'm sure that these difficult times have given us new perspectives, and taught us to give more for the people we care about, to appreciate more what we have, and to find time for what we love. From my side, I hope that my projects have brought you a smile and some light-hearted time over the year. Today's project is my way to wish you all a wonderful 2022! I'll be back with my free patterns in January! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Green, Yellow, White, Black, and Red; Black Cotton Thread MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 5.5” x 2” ¼ (14 x 5.5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), front loop only (FLO), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Bottle (green, yellow, white, black yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with green yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: working in BLO, sc even (48) Rnd 8: working in both loops now, sc even (48) Rnd 9: switch to yellow yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 10: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnds 11 - 15: sc even (48) Rnd 16: switch to yellow yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 17: switch back to green yarn, (10 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (44) Rnd 18: (9 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Insert plastic safety eyes between rnds # 14-15, 9 sts apart. Embroider the MOUTH between rnds # 11-13 (5 sts long) with black cotton thread. Embroider the EYEBROWS between rnds # 16-18, 9 sts apart with black cotton thread. Rnds 19 - 21: sc even (40) Rnd 22: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 23: sc even (36) Rnd 24: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 25: sc even (32); start stuffing Rnd 26: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 27: sc even (28) Rnd 28: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 29: sc even (24) Rnd 30: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20) Rnd 31: sc even (20) Rnd 32: switch to black yarn, sc even (20) Rnds 33 - 34: sc even (20) Rnd 35: switch to yellow yarn, sc even (20) Rnds 36 - 37: sc even (20) Rnd 38: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnds 39 - 41: sc even (16) Rnd 42: working in FLO, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 43 - 45: working in both loops now, sc even (24) Rnd 46: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); finish stuffing Rnd 42: working in BLO, (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15) Rnd 43: working in both loops now, (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (10); F/O, close the hole, cut the yarn and wave in end. Color the CHEEKS with some pink blush. Round Stamp (red yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the stamp onto the black section of the bottle. I can't wait to see your version of my CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

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