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I am looking for a crochet
pattern for a sleep sack for baby's.
My daughter is having a baby and would like one all I can find are knit.
Thank you Liz
Try this Baby Bunting pattern:
Here's a bunting pattern
without a hood:
that children, marriages, and flower gardens
reflect the kind of care they get."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
And they were bringing children to Him so that He might touch them; and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, "Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it at all. And He took them in His arms and began blessing them, laying His hands upon them.
An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil all the days of her life. She looks for wool and flax, and works with her hands in delight. She is like merchant ships; she brings her food from afar. She arises also while it is still night, and gives food to her household, and portions to her maidens. She considers a field and buys it; from her earning she plants a vineyard. She girds herself with strength. And makes her arms strong. She senses that her gain is good; her lamp does not go out at night. She stretches out her hands to the distaff, and her hands grasp the spindle. She extends her hand to the poor; and she stretches out her hands to the needy. She is not afraid of the snow for her houshold, for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She makes coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple. Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits among the elders of the land. She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies belts to the tradesmen. Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she smiles at the future. She opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and bless her; her husband also, and he praises her, saying: "Many daughters have done nobly, but you excel them all." Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her the product of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates.
"NOTHING TOUCHES A CHILD LIKE A MOTHER'S LOVE."
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First of all I want to say all your patterns are just beautiful..I am just learning to crochet and to read patterns. I was wondering what this term means in a pattern..
To start, chain in multiples
of 3+1 for the length needed?
What does that exactly mean?
Am I missing something really simple here or thinking too much into it? Thanks! D.
Multiple of 3 plus 1
This means you make your foundation chain divisible by 3 and then add 1 more chain.
In other words... your foundation
chain could be 31 chains, 61 chains, etc.
3 x 10 = 30 + 1 = 31 chains
or 3 x 20 = 60 + 1 = 61 chains
or any other number times 3 and then add 1 extra for the total number of chains.
ILLUSTRATED BASIC CROCHET INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BEGINNER:
HOW TO DO A STARTING CHAIN
SINGLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
HALF DOUBLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
DOUBLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
TRIPLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
This file is
very informative when learning to crochet:
If you have
scraps of yarn in your stash.. use them to make fridgies:
The make great package toppers and/or gifts for friends.
Scrap Yarn Ideas ...
do you have number 48?
The following page is compilation
of uses for scrap yarns:
SCRAP YARN IDEAS
If you have a use that's not listed email me!
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HELLO, I AM TRYING TO MAKE THE PUFF-STITCH BABY BOOTIES. I MADE THE HAT AND IT CAME OUT WONDERFUL. THE BOOTIES, HOWEVER, SEEM TO BE LACKING SOME INSTRUCTION. WHEN I GET FINISHED, I JUST HAVE A SMALL RECTANGLE. THERE IS NO SHAPE TO THE BOOTIE. I THINK SOMETHING IS WRONG AFTER YOU SL ST IN THE 7 STITCHES IN ROW 8. THE DIRECTIONS ARE NOT CLEAR AFTER THAT. PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THIS PATTERN NEEDS CORRECTION. I WANTED TO MAKE A SET WITH THE HAT......THANK-YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU.............DIANE P.
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You should have a rectangle before you work Row 8. Then when you slip stitch in the 7 stitches you will be working puff stitches only on the center of the row to form the top of the bootie. When you finish the rows you fold the bootie together with the puff stitches facing each other and sew it together.
Subject: crochet question
THANK YOU for your wonderful web site! I am just learning and trying to make blankets for my twins that are on the way. I am stuck on this one set of instructions and was hoping you could help me. Here they are: (3 dc,ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, (dc in the next dc, ch 1) twice Thank you soooo much!
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Instructions are in bold... explanation in plain English is below it:
(3 dc,ch 3, 3 dc) in
next ch-3 sp, ch 1, skip next 2 dc,
This means you work (3 double crochets, 3 chains and 3 more double crochets) all in the next chain 3 space (work the stitches in the hole below the 3 chains). Now chain 1 and skip the next 2 double crochet stitches.
(dc in the next dc,
ch 1) twice
Double crochet in the next double crochet, chain 1 Double crochet in the next double crochet, chain 1
just a note to tell you
how much I like your soldiers stone... I dont crochet but know those who do
, and will tell them about this site. thanks for thinking of our soldiers
New Richmond Ohio
I love your site, but
I am never able to print the patterns unless I copy and paste them.
Would it be possible to put a print option with the patterns. I know other sites do this.
Thank you for all you do. Happy Crocheting, Shirley(Nana)
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Thank you so much for
signing my Guestbook.
I'm not sure what could cause the patterns not to print for you.
I don't seem to have any problem printing patterns.
The option of a print page on other sites is usually offered when there is excessive content (stuff you don't need to print).
Feel free to visit Crochet N More often and/or write anytime.
thank you SOOOOO very
much for sharing your wonderful site!
I love totes.
This will be fun to make and use just for yarns.
Thanks. God bless Emmy
Cross Stitch / Embroidery on Crochet
I am new at embroidered
Is it done the same way cross stitch crochet is done?
And is it done with embroidery floss or with crochet yarn.
Please help Thanks very much
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Cross Stitches and Embroidery
Stitches are different.
Cross stitches are little X's, /'s and outline stitches.
There are numerous embroidery stitches. You should be able to use any of
these stitches on a single crocheted fabric. The type of material used to make the stitches
depends on your pattern or your choice of materials that will give you the look you want.
Here's a page that explains
how to cross stitch on single crochet fabric:
Here's a YouTube video
on embroidering a daisy on crochet fabric:
RE: Pot Scrubbers
Hi, I was looking for a crochet pattern for pot scrubbers. I was told there is one that you use a nylon scrubber that you would buy @ the store and crochet around it , making it look like a flower. The center (Nylon) could be yellow possibly. I love your website. God Bless, Jane Davis
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You can find a pattern like you described on this page: http://www.marloscrochetcorner.com/sunflower%20scrubbie.html
There are also many other scrubber patterns linked here: http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/scrubbers.php
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A man received a phone call one day, and the caller asked if he had lost a parrot.
He said that he had indeed lost the bird, but wanted to know how the caller located him.
The caller said that the
bird had landed on his balcony and kept repeating,
"Hi, you have reached 555-1234. I can't come to the phone right now, please leave a message at the tone."
During an examination, the student was not able to answer the question so he copied the answer from another good student.
The answer to the problem was 'log(1+x)'.
He didn't want to make it
obvious that he was cheating, so he changed the answer to
I had just pulled into a parking spot at the home improvement store when smoke and flames began pouring from under my hood. Frantic, I bolted into the store and ran up to the first clerk I saw. As luck would have it, he was standing behind the customer service counter.
"Please help," I gasped. "My car's on fire! I need a fire extinguisher!"
Without even looking up, he replied, "Aisle 12."
Little Sammy's kindergarten
class was on a field trip to their local police station.
There they saw pictures tacked to a big bulletin board. The label clearly read,
"The 10 Most Wanted."
One of the youngsters pointed to a picture and asked if it really was the photo of a wanted person.
"Yes," said the policeman, "the detectives want him very badly."
So Little Sammy asked,
while tugging on the man's belt,
"Um, mister, why didn't you keep them when you took their pictures?"
When I was 28, I was teaching English to high school freshmen in a school where occasionally the faculty and staff were allowed to dress down. One of those days I donned a sweatshirt and slacks.
A student came in and his
"Wow!" he exclaimed. "You should wear clothes like that every day.
You look twenty, maybe even thirty years younger!"
A woman went to a walk-in
clinic, where she was seen by a young, new doctor.
After about three minutes in the examination room, the doctor told her she was pregnant.
She burst out, screaming as she ran down the hall.
An older doctor stopped
her and asked what the problem was, and she told him what had happened.
After listening, he had her sit down and relax in another exam room.
The doctor marched down
the hallway back to where the first doctor was and demanded,
"What's the matter with you? Mrs. Terry is 59 years old, has four grown children and seven grandchildren, and you told her she was PREGNANT?!"
The young doctor continued
to write on his clipboard, and without looking up, asked,
"Does she still have the hiccups?"
A young woman sat in her stalled car, waiting for help. Finally, two men walked up to her.
"I'm out of gas," she purred. "Could you push me to the gas station?"
The men readily put their
muscles to the car and rolled it several blocks.
After a while, one looked up, exhausted, to see that they had just passed a filling station.
"How come you didn't turn in?" he yelled.
"I never go there," the girl shouted back. "They don't have full service."
Caller: "Can you give me the telephone number for Jack?"
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Sam and Ruth from Maine had just bought a new car when winter hit with all its fury. "I wonder if the car has seat warmers," Ruth wondered.
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The teenage son was having trouble mastering the fine points of balancing his new checking account.
"The bank returned the check you wrote to the sporting goods store," his mother said.
"Oh good," he replied, "Now I can use it to buy some stereo equipment!"
An older lady was expecting a gentleman friend to call on her later in the day. She was nervous because her eyesight was failing and was afraid her friend might reject her because she was less than perfect. So, she came up with a plan to prove to him that she could see perfectly.
She put a straight pin in a tree that was about 200 feet from her front porch.
When her beau arrived, they sat in the porch swing and were talking when she suddenly stopped the conversation and asked, "Is that a pin sticking in that tree?"
Her friend squinted his eyes and said, "I don't see a thing."
"Well, I'm going to go see," she said as she jumped up, ran toward the tree, and collided with a cow.
I was working at the grocery-store
checkout counter, and a woman and her son came through the line.
The son unloaded the cart. Two eggs in a carton had been broken, and half a loaf of bread had been mysteriously crushed.
His mother chided him, remarking that she would have to make French toast with the injured items.
He looked properly repentant
until his mother walked off.
Then he whispered to me,
"A friend told me to try the broken egg/squashed bread routine.
That's how he gets his mom to make French toast for him!"
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