Tuesday, 29 November 2016
TEDDY BEAR BABY SNUGGLY
I was gifted this super chunky really soft Bernat yarn, and I kept looking for the right project to make with this oh, so lovely yarn. This project is going to a really good friend’s grandchild, and I love that I had this yarn ready for this project.
Oh, in case you are following my blogs, you'll know that I'd made a cute lil elephant baby snuggle .. for her other grand child too ( https://shyamanivas.blogspot.in/2016/11/baby-elephant-snuggly-or-lovey.html )
.. and as both the new little grand babies were going to get gifts, I'd made one for her older grand daughter ( https://shyamanivas.blogspot.in/2016/09/princess-baby-snuggly.html ). It is such fun giving out gifts, isn't it?
Materials used : Today I’ve used one skein of the lovely Bernat baby Softee chunky yarn, with a 5.5 mm crochet hook ; and some Oswal Cashmilon 4-ply acrylic with a 4 mm crochet hook
Skill level : Intermediate.
Stitches used :
fsc : Foundation Single Crochet : To refresh your skill on the fsc, please view this superb video by Tamara Kelly at the link http://www.mooglyblog.com/foundation-single-crochet-fsc/
fdc : Foundation Double Crochet : This is a unique way of starting a project directly with a row of double crochet stitches. This makes your whole project neat and even.. in a way that you need to do once, to agree! If you are familiar with fsc, you’ll wonder why you never used this start before !
Do visit this lovely link http://www.mooglyblog.com/foundation-double-crochet-fdc/
Chainless dc start : Instead of the usual start with ch 2 or ch 3,I’d like to introduce a lovely way of starting a double crochet row. Do take a look at this self explanatory super video
In case you are unhappy with this start, or do not like it, do continue with the usual ch-2 or ch-3 start. However, all instructions will be given assuming that you are using this chainless dc start.
Sizing chart for blankets : https://in.pinterest.com/pin/470063279839582572/
Abbreviations used : (Using U.S terminology)
lp(s) : Loop(s) sc : Single crochet
dc : Double crochet ch : Chain
sp : Space sl-st : Slip stitch
hk : Hook yo : Yarn Over
st(s) : Stitch(es)
For this lovely snuggly, I’ve used the really cute pattern at http://littleyarnfriends.com/post/63148059533/crochet-along-pattern-lil-teddy-witch
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A full time mum, a part time social service volunteer, animal fosterer and a Guinness World Record holder
I love art and craft - and am grateful for this hobby that keeps me busy and out of 'mischief'.
We (as a family) are also staunch protectors of stray animals and will continue to do our bit to make this a safe world for them.
We strongly believe in R-R-R and several of my projects will show this.