Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Really?

Bright & Beautiful Top 
Really? This is really a pattern out there to make? Really?
:-)

Friday, October 19, 2012

Bun-Bun Tri-Ami

Materials:
Small amount of white ww yarn
Polyester stuffing
9mm safety eyes
Needle/embroidery thread
G hook
Bun-Bun is worked in continuous rounds, do not join.

Magic circle: 4 sc into center of circle.
Rd. 1 2 sc into each sc around(8sc)
Rd. 2 sc in each stitch around(8sc)
Rd. 3 2sc in next stitch , then sc in next, repeat 3 more times(12sc)
Rd. 4 sc in each stitch around(12sc)
Rd. 5 2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat 3 more times(16sc)
Rd. 6 sc in each stitch around(16sc)
Rd. 7 2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 3 stitches; repeat 3 more times(20sc)
Rd. 8 sc in each stitch around(20sc)
Rd. 9 2sc in next stitch, then sc in eaco of next 4 sc, rpet 3 more times(24sc)
Rd. 10-12 sc in each stitch around(24sc)
Rd. 13 2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 5 sc; repeat 3 more times(28sc)
Rd. 14 sc in each stitch around(28sc)
Rd. 15 2sc in next stich, then sc ineach of the next 6 stitches; repeat 3 more times(32sc)
Rd. 16 sc in each stitch around(32sc)
Rd. 17 3sc in next stitch, sc in each of the next 16 stitches then 3sc in next stitch then sc in next 16 stitches.
Rd. 18-20 sc in each stitch
Leave a long tail, fasten off.
Ears(make 2)
Magic circle- 3sc in center of circle
Rd. 1 sc in each stitch around(3sc)
Rd. 2 2sc in next stitch, then sc in following stitch, repeat 2 more times(6sc)
Rd. 3 2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 2 sc, repeat 2 more times(9sc)
Rd. 4 2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 3 sc, repeat 2 more times(12sc)
Rds 5-8 sc in each stitch around
Rd. 9 sc dec in next stitch, then, sc in next 2 sc, repeat 2 more times(9sc)
Rd. 10 sc dec in next stitch, then sc in next 2 c, repeat 2 more times(6sc)
Fasten off

Tail
Make a pom-pom( I love this tutorial using a fork to make a small pom-pom, perfect size for Bun-Bun)

Assembly:
• Attach safety eyes
• Using black embroidery floss, stitch nose slightly lower and in between eyes(refer to pictures).
• Stuff body, use the eraser end of pencil to get stuffing into the top of your Tri-ami.
• Whip stitch bottom seam close
• Attach pom-pom to back of Tri-ami.

• For adding pink hue to cheeks and ears, use powder blush from your make up stash. Use a Q-tip or your pinky finger to apply.



Other patterns in the Tri-ami series:




More to come!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A lil' more pumpkin love.......




Dusty back from the groomers........

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Lil' Piggy Tri-ami




Materials:
Small amount of pink ww yarn
Polyester stuffing
9mm safety eyes
Needle/embroidery thread
G hook
Lil’ pig is worked in continuous rounds, do not join.

Magic circle: 4 sc into center of circle.
Rd. 1   2 sc into each sc around(8sc)
Rd. 2   sc in each stitch around(8sc)
Rd. 3   2sc in next stitch , then sc in next, repeat 3 more times(12sc)
Rd. 4   sc in each stitch around(12sc)
Rd. 5   2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat 3 more times(16sc)
Rd. 6   sc in each stitch around(16sc)
Rd. 7   2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 3 stitches; repeat 3 more times(20sc)
Rd. 8   sc in each stitch around(20sc)
Rd. 9   2sc in next stitch, then sc in eaco of next 4 sc, rpet 3 more times(24sc)
Rd. 10-12  sc in each stitch around(24sc)
Rd. 13  2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 5 sc; repeat 3 more times(28sc)
Rd. 14  sc in each stitch around(28sc)
Rd. 15  2sc in next stich, then sc ineach of  the next 6 stitches; repeat 3 more times(32sc)
Rd. 16  sc in each stitch around(32sc)
Rd. 17  3sc in next stitch, sc in each of the next 16 stitches then 3sc in next stitch then sc in next 16 stitches.
Rd. 18-20 sc in each stitch
Leave a long tail, fasten off.

Ears(make two)
Ears are made in rows.
Chain 8
Row 1   sc in second chain from hook and in each sc(7sc); chain 1, turn
Row 2- sc in first stitch, then sc in each stitch across;(7sc) chain 1, turn
Rows 3-6 repeat Row 2
Fold crocheted square in half and slip stitch around edges to form triangle.
Tail
Chain 12
Row 1   3 sc  second chain from hook and in each chain to end. It should turn into a darling curly-q for you piggy’s behind.

Snout:
Magic circle, 6 sc in circle, join with slip-stitch and gently pull close
Fasten off.

Assembly:

·       Place safety eyes between rows 6 & 7

·       Stitch nose to just below and in between the eyes. Refer to picture.

·       Using black embroidery floss and needle, place two stitches for nostrils.

·       Attach ears to either side of piggy’s head. Refer to picture

·       Stuff, use the eraser end of a pencil to get the stuffing up in the top of the tri-ami.

·       Whip-stitch the bottom close.

·       Attach tail to backside of piggy.

·       Enjoy!
Other Tri-ami patterns: Mouse 
                                    Santa ornament/topper
                                    Christmas tree ornament/topper