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!
 

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