Saturday, May 28, 2005

Grocery Bag Dispenser


Grocery Bag Dispenser

© 2005 Drew Emborsky, The Crochet Dude

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton
Crochet Hook, Size H (5.00mm)
Two 5” elastic ponytail bands


Rnd 1: Join to stretchy thingie with a slip st. Ch 3, 29 dc around ring. Slip st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 2 & 3: Ch 3, dc in backloop of each st around. Slip st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 3, *skip one st, sc in next st, ch 3 * around. Slip st to beginning ch 1.

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in next ch 3 loop, dc in previous ch 3 loop. *dc in next unworked loop, dc in previous loop * around. Slip st to beginning dc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2,* sc in next st, ch 2 * around. Slip st to beginning sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 2, dc in next ch 2 loop, dc in previous ch 2 loop. *dc in next unworked loop, dc in previous loop * around. Slip st to beginning dc.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st and in each st around. Slip st to beginning sc.

Rnd 9: Ch 3, working in backloops only, dc in each st around. Slip st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same st. Ch 2, * skip one st, sc in next st, ch 2 * around. Slip st to beginning sc.

Rnds11: Slip st into loop. Ch 1, sc in same loop. Ch 3, * skip one loop, sc in next loop, ch 3 * around. Create final loop of rnd with ch 1, sc in beginning sc.

Rnds 12-27: Ch 1, sc in same loop. Ch 3, * sc in next loop, ch 3 * around. Create final loop of rnd with ch 1, sc in beginning sc.

Rnd 28: Ch 3, dc in each loop and each st around. Slip st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 29: Slip st in each st around. Do not Fasten off.

Ring for Hanging. Work 44 sc around the second elastic band. Slip st to next st on Rnd 29. Fasten off.

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Ridgie Ridge Bookmark


Ridgie Ridge Bookmark

Ridgie Ridge
© 2005 Drew Emborsky,
The Crochet Dude

Finished size:
Approximately 7” x 3”

Materials:
Sizes 10 & 20 cotton in contrasting colors

Crochet Hook:
Size 2 (2.25 mm)

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Bpdc – back post double crochet – work dc around the back of the post of the indicated st.
Fpdc – front post double crochet – work dc around the front of the post of the indicated st.

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Holding both strands together:

Row 1: Ch 14, dc in 4th ch from hook, and in each ch across. (12 dc)

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, bpdc in next st, skip one st, (dc, ch 1 dc) in next st, skip one st, bpdc in next 2 sts. Skip one st, (dc, ch 1 dc) in next st, skip one st, bpdc in next st. Dc in last st. (10 dc)

Row 3: Ch 2, turn, fpdc in next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 space, skip one st, fpdc in next 2 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 space, skip one st, fpdc in next st. Dc in last st. (10 dc)

Row 4: Ch 2, turn, bpdc in next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 space, skip one st, bpdc in next 2 sts. Skip one st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 space, skip one st, bpdc in next st. Dc in last st. (10 dc)

Rows 5-15: Repeat rows 3 & 4. Do not fasten off.

Edging:
Ch 3, dc evenly around entire bookmark. Join with a slip st to top of first ch 3. Fasten off.

Friday, May 06, 2005

Ginkgo Bookmark


Ginkgo Bookmark



Ginkgo
© 2005 Drew Emborsky,
The Crochet Dude

Finished size:
Approximately 7” x 2”

Materials:
Size 10 Cotton

Crochet Hook:
Size 7 (1.65mm)
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Ginkgo Leaves

Row 1: Ch 13, dc in 4th ch from hook. Skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch. Ch 2, skip 4 ch, dc in last two ch. (9 dc)

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st. 5 dc in next st, ch 2, skip 4 sts, dc in next 2 sts. (9 dc)

Rows 3-18 (or until desired length): Repeat Row 2. Do not fasten off.

Border

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same st, working down side of bookmark, work sc evenly around entire project. Slip st to beginning sc.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2, *sc in next st, ch 2* around. Slip st to beginning sc. Fasten off. Block. Starch if desired.

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Once you print out the pattern check out this fantastic site about the Ginkgo:

The Ginkgo Pages