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Shamrock Granny Square Crochet – Pattern Link

Shamrock Granny Square Crochet

Shamrock Granny Square Crochet – Pattern Link. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!. Create this great little project to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th.

Shamrock Granny Square Crochet - Pattern Link

Here’s a bit of general knowledge about St. Patrick’s Day, if you fancy reading it!

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world on the 17th March each year to mark the anniversary of St. Patrick’s death (Patron saint of Ireland). This information was found from www.history.com

St. Patrick’s Day observes of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green.

https://www.history.com/topics/st-patricks-day

Want to know 7 surprising facts about St. Patrick’s Day and legends? Check this blog out at http://www.history.com https://www.history.com/news/st-patricks-day-facts

Anyway, enough of the history lesson! Let’s get on with the Shamrock Granny Square Crochet project.

Carrying on with the St. Patrick’s Day theme from a couple of weeks ago where I made the Shamrock Crochet Brooch Pattern – Free Link. I took the inspiration from this to make a solid granny square to celebrate this theme.

Shamrock Granny Square Crochet - Pattern Link
White and Green

For your Shamrock Granny Square Crochet you will need:

4mm crochet hook

DK yarn –

Green – Stylecraft Special DK yarn from Deramores – https://tidd.ly/385q5aU

White – Stylecraft Special DK yarn from Deramores – https://tidd.ly/385q5aU

Darning needle to sew in the loose ends

Shamrock Granny Square Crochet – Pattern Link: http://hooksandyarns.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/4-heart-square.html?m=1

Shamrock emblem pattern link: https://www.bhookedcrochet.com/2015/02/15/crochet-four-leaf-clover/

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Process

Create your granny square and brooch from the pattern links above.

Attach the four leaf clover brooch to the centre of each granny square and add an extra row around outside edge of granny square.

Make as many as you need and swap the contrasting colours, like I have done. These could be turned into a blanket or table runner, you decide.

I hope you have enjoyed making your very own Shamrock Granny Square Crochet.  If you need any further guidance please contact me at Beejui Creations 

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Tunisian Crochet

While I was flicking through crochet projects on Pinterest, looking for a bit of inspiration, I came across this lovely blanket.

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It was made using the Tunisian crochet method. It’s a bit like a cross between crocheting and knitting, where you keep several stitches on the hook. I had never heard of it, so thought I’d give it a try.

Apparently, they sell special hooks that look similar to a knitting needle but with a crochet hook point?! I will have to see if I can purchase one on my travels, or if anyone knows where they sell these please let me know.

I found this walkthrough to get me started: http://www.simplycrochetmag.co.uk/2014/10/30/tunisian-crochet-expert-guide/

It gives a good explanation of what Tunisian crochet is. (Better than I can explain!)

My first attempt at Tunisian crochet:

I liked how the pattern turned out, it was quite easy and fun once I got going.

I then started looking at the Tunisian entrelac crochet which is the style used for the blanket.

I found this tutorial on craftsy.com, it was so easy to follow: https://www.craftsy.com/crocheting/article/entrelac-crochet/

My attempt at Tunisian entrelac crochet:

I think I’ll practice a couple more times then attempt a blanket ….. actually maybe just a cushion cover first 😂

Watch this space!

See you soon

Xx

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Teal Chunky Crochet Throwover

FDFF28DB-F6AF-4C14-A49F-D6ED205373BAGood morning my lovelies and a Happy Mother’s Day to all.  I’m currently still in bed with a cup of tea (made by myself!) waiting for my cherubs to wake up, remember it’s Mother’s Day and come say hello…..

So I thought I’d share with you one of my projects I completed a couple of weeks ago.  I made a teal chunky throwover, this was my favourite crochet project so far!

I do not have the pattern for it, I freestyled it, lol! I was originally trying out a pattern for a poncho and it went from there. I used a no. 10 hook, doubled up the yarn to make it chunkier and completed it in a continuous 2x dc, ch1, sk 1 st of previous row, 2x dc into next st pattern.

I was impressed with how it turned out.

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I just kept going until it was the size I wanted. Added a few simple rows of single crochet all around edge ….. ta-da finished!

Absolutely love it, it’s so comfy and soft it’s now my go to blanket when I just want to cuddle up on the sofa with my gorgeous man and chill out.

The only problem with it – the colour! It clashes with my front room decor!!! (I originally made it for my sons games room!). Sorry son, you can have it back once I’ve made another one….

I had some yarn leftover so I made myself a chunky cowl in the same pattern.  So now when I’m out and about I’m nice and toasty wrapped up in a bit of comfort.

I hope you all have a lovely Mother’s Day, put your feet up, eat chocolate and most importantly, relax! You’re all doing a fantastic job 😘

See you soon

xx

 

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Crochet Poppy Brooch Pattern – Free Links

Crochet Poppy Brooch Pattern – Free Links. A friend suggested I make a crochet poppy, never one to not accept a challenge, so I did!

Create this great little project to celebrate Remembrance Day on November 11th.

I had a look for different patterns to use, there’s loads out there!

Crochet Poppy Brooch Pattern
Crochet Poppy Brooch Pattern

For your Crochet Poppy Brooch Pattern you will need:

4mm crochet hook

DK yarn –

Darning needle to sew in the loose ends

Brooch clasp

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These are a couple of free patterns I found but I prefer the more natural looking flowers, so I used the pattern for the poppy from the headband.  Link below:

https://kirstenhollowaydesigns.com/2017/08/poppy-flower-free-crochet-headband-pattern.html/amp

I switched the yellow yarn for black (no yellow yarn in my bag of tricks!).

Process

Create your brooch from the poppy pattern link above.

Tidy brooch up by sewing in the loose ends and attach the brooch clasp to the back of the crocheted poppy.

Crochet Poppy Brooch
Crochet Poppy Brooch

It crocheted up quite quickly and I loved the leaf design.  The pattern was quite easy to follow too.

These could be turned into brooches, button holes, handbag and hair accessories or added to blankets, scarves, cushions …. endless ideas!

Next time I might try adding a black button or bead in the middle.

I hope you have enjoyed making your very own Poppy Crochet Brooch.  If you need any further guidance please contact me at Beejui Creations 

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Pink, grey & white granny square blanket with matching throw cushions

I made these for my 14yr old daughter, she is pleased with them …. I think!

The granny square is an easy project for someone new to crocheting.

There are lots of patterns for granny squares to follow on the internet, like this:

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crochet-a-Granny-Square/

The blanket was made out of 42 squares, all individually joined at the end with a simple single crochet.

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Throw Cushions

I made two different styles of throw cushions.

The one below was made like the granny square blanket, I just kept adding more rounds until it measured the same size of cushion insert.

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The other one, picture below, was made using this pattern:

http://www.mypurposeinlifeisjoy.com/2017/02/06/solid-granny-square/

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I am making another set of these because my other daughter now wants one but in different colours: white, grey and navy blue.  I will upload soon.

See you soon

xx