August 18, 2013

New Craft Tutorial!


 check out the full tutorial on www.OhHowCrafty.com!


August 2, 2013

Patterns of the Week!

Please enjoy the FREE 'Pattern of the Week'! These are my crochet boot cuffs, pattern originally published in September, 2012.

FREE Pattern of the Week
Crochet Boot Cuffs


Materials:
I-9 crochet hook
Medium, worsted weight yarn (145 yds/133m)
(Pictured: Oatmeal by Vanna’s Choice/Lion Brand Yarn)
Yarn needle
2 or 3 buttons of your choice (optional)

Stitches Used:
Single Crochet (insert hook from front to back, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through both loops on hook)
Double Crochet (yo, insert hook from front to back, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through first 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through both loops on hook)
Single Crochet Two Stitches Together (insert hook from front to back, yo, draw up a loop, insert hook in next stitch from front to back, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook)

Abbreviations:
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Single Crochet Two Stitches Together (sc2tog)
Slip stitch (sl st)
Chain (ch)
Stitch (st)
Finished Size: 4” tall, width depends on the circumference of leg

Pattern:
Working in rows. Make 2:
(Rows marked with * are worked in back loops only)
Ch 11.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each st across. Ch 1. (10 sc)
Row 2*: sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (10 sc)[repeat row 2, 45 times so you will have a total of 46 rows]
Using 10 sl st across, seam the two ends to form a circle being careful not to twist
Ch 1, turn your work 90° clockwise.
[If the cuff does not fit perfectly around your leg you can add more rows of sc until it fits comfortably]
The rest of the boot cuff is worked in rounds.
Round 1: sc 46 times around the edge of the cuff. Join with a sl st in the ch 1 space. Ch 1.
[If you added more rows of sc, make sure you sc that many times around the edge of the cuff. For example, if you sc 50 rows you would sc 50 times around the cuff]
Round 2: sc in each st across. Join with a sl st. Ch 2. (46 sc)
Round 3: dc in each st across. Join with a sl st. Ch 1. (46 dc)
Rounds 4 and 6: Repeat round 2
Rounds 5 and 7: Repeat round 3.
Round 8: *sc2tog over the next two stitches, sc in the next 4. Repeat from * around. (38 sc)
Join with a sl st. Fasten off.

Finish: Tuck in ends with yarn needle and add 2 or 3 buttons of your choice to the outside of each cuff.


All text and images created by Carrissa Knox from Penelope Rae at (www.peneloperae.com). You may print and share this pattern but do not reproduce or distribute as your own. Finished products created using this pattern may be sold. It is appreciated if credit is given to Penelope Rae for the design of this pattern. If you have any questions/comments please feel free to email Carrissa Knox at crochet@peneloperae.com. You can view all other crochet patterns and crochet items for sale at www.peneloperae.com




Paid Pattern of the Week
 Crochet Owl Can & Bottle Cozies


photo © kaylitton06

Two patterns in one! Included is patterns for adorable owl cozies to fit both cans and bottles. These cozies are perfect for summer and way too cute! The pattern includes photo tutorials to help you finish these cozies. Materials: Worsted weight yarn of your choice (Pictured: Impeccable, Loops & Threads), G 4.0mm crochet hook, buttons of your choice.

Purchase this pattern from my Ravelry and Etsy pages!
 

July 11, 2013

New! iPhone Cases!

My handmade iPhone cases are now listed for sale in my Etsy shop! More to come, check them out by clicking on the picture below!


July 8, 2013

2 NEW Glove Patterns!


Introducing two completely new fingerless glove patterns! I have been in the glove-designing mood, so I am happy to share with you a COUPON CODE to receive 25% off ANY glove pattern in my Ravelry Store! Simply click the image below or visit www.ravelry.com/designers/carrissa-knox and start shopping!



June 27, 2013

Etsy RE-LAUCH!

I am very excited to say that I have re-launched my Etsy Shop! I will be selling all crochet and knit patterns as well as miscellaneous crafts and what-nots (as well as bulk patterns!). I am very excited that now once you purchase a pattern Etsy will redirect you to immediately download the PDF pattern! Yay for Etsy!

Feel free to check out my shop!


May 1, 2013

NEW! Summer Patterns!




Each pattern is listed in my Ravelry store for $4.50
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March 11, 2013

4 New Patterns!


I am so excited to share that Penelope Rae patterns are now for sale at Ravelry.com! (Soon to be on Craftsy and Etsy as well!)
Please enjoy my newest patterns-click on the images below to check out these new patterns!
Thanks!







February 25, 2013

Giveaway Winners!

Thank you to everyone who entered! The winners will be contacted by email.

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February 21, 2013

250 Likes Giveaway!

I am so sorry I've been hiatus for so long! I've been so busy and am very happy to announce that there are some exciting new changes coming to Penelope Rae! But we will talk about that later, for now... let's have a GIVEAWAY!

I'm giving away 2 PRIZES! One: a pair of crocodile-stitch fingerless gloves (made to order, colors of your choice). Two: 40% off your next custom Penelope Rae crochet order!
Enter now until Monday at midnight EST!
(Please note that your address is required when entering the contest for shipping purposes only. Your information will not be shared!)
Thanks!

January 5, 2013

Knit Boot Cuffs- Free Knitting Pattern!




Materials:

No 8-5.00mm knitting needles

Medium weight yarn (Pictured: Patons Classic Wool, Grey Marl- 210 yds)

Yarn needle




Pattern:

Cuff:

Cast on 74 sts (13 in around).

For larger cuffs, cast on 80 sts and continue pattern as normal (15 in around).

Row 1: k2, p2.

Rows 2-12: Repeat row 1.




Body: (looking at the right side you should have 4 knit rows, one purl row, 4 knit rows....)

Row 1 (RS) ridge: Purl

Row 2 (WS): Purl

Row 3 (RS): Knit

Row 4 (WS): Purl

Row 5 (RS): Knit

Row 6 (WS) ridge: Knit

Row 7 (RS): Knit

Row 8 (WS): Purl

Row 9 (RS): Knit

Row 10 (WS): Purl

Rows 11-19: Repeat rows 1-9

Row 20 (WS): p2tog, p2, *p2tog, p2* repeat across.

Row 21 (RS) ridge: Cast off. (K2, use left knitting needle to slip the first loop on the right needle over the second, k1, slip the first loop over the second, all the way across until you have one loop remaining. Tie off leaving a long tail for weaving.)

*Using the end tail, fold the boot cuff in half inside out and sew the ends together*


All text and images created by Carrissa Knox from Penelope Rae at (www.peneloperae.com). You may print and share this pattern but do not reproduce or distribute as your own. Finished products created using this pattern may be sold. It is appreciated if credit is given to Penelope Rae for the design of this pattern. If you have any questions/comments please feel free to email Carrissa Knox at crochet@peneloperae.com. You can view all other crochet patterns and crochet items for sale at www.peneloperae.com