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Sleepy Owl Graph

Its a sleepy day here at At WIPS End. We’re in the middle of a Nor’ Easter, which is making me want to just cuddle up and go to sleep!! This cute little sleepy owl is 50 x 60 stitches and can be done using any type of yarn. It depends on how big you want the afghan to be. This graph was designed to be completed in either C2C (Corner to Corner) or Bobble Stitch. Personally, I think this one would be amazing done in bobble stitch. If anyone completes this one using that stitch, please post a photo of it on my facebook page. I would love to see any versions completed. I love to see others visions. Please share with me!

To download this pattern, please visit my pattern shop or Click here

 

AWE Sleepy Owl – C2C

By At WIPS End – a Work In Progress..

Pattern requires:

Several colors worsted weight yarn (Red Heart or similar)

Recommended 5.0 or 5.5mm hook size or Similar Afghan Hook

Finished Size (In stitches):

50w X 60h – Finished size in inches depends on your yarn, hook, and your gauge.

Pattern Notes:

On the graph pattern, you will notice that it “DMC” followed by numbers. These colors are used as a guideline for choosing the colors you wish you use. DMC is a type of embroidery floss used in cross stitch as well as many other projects. By looking up the floss number, you have a good idea of what color YARN to choose in your project, of course, these are just guidelines & you may choose whatever colors you would like. 🙂

By downloading this pattern, I am assuming you have basic knowledge of creating graphgans. If not, please feel free to visit my facebook page (linked below) if you have questions or run into problems.

This graph is designed to be worked using either the Corner to Corner technique or using a bobble stitch. If you are unsure how to work these stitches, YouTube has some wonderful tutorials.

To find out when new patterns are released, please like my facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/atWIPSend  

Snowy Hearts Messy Bun Free Pattern

topphotoThe “Messy Bun” hat craze is well underway. Some may worry that these hats just won’t be that warm with a hole in the top. Let me put those fears aside by giving you a messy bun hat that is sure to keep you warm by using soft, extra warm, bulky weight yarn.You can make this pattern in either the Messy Bun look or complete the hat for a warm, cozy, & stylish beanie. Keep in mind, this messy bun pattern is FREE only on my blog. To download a PDF copy, of the pattern for $1.00, (AD FREE!!!) please visit my pattern shop. The link is above titled “shop” (at the very top of the page) or “Pattern Shop” in the links above.

Please, enjoy this copy of the Snowy Hearts Messy Bun or Beanie.

 

For this pattern, you will need the following supplies:

Supplies:
  • Loops & Threads Charisma in 2 colors or any other bulky (5) weight yarn – 1 ball of each color
  • J/6.0 mm crochet hook
  • K/6.5 mm crochet hook
  • Button (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
Crochet Terms used are in US/American
  • Ch – Chain
  • SlS
  • t – Slip Stitch
  • BLO- Back loop only
  • Hdc – half double crochet
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • V-Clus – V-Stitch Cluster**
  • F/O – Finish Off
  • Sk – Skip
  • y/o – Yarn Over
  • Hdc2tog – Half Double Crochet 2 stitches together
  • C1 – Color #1
  • C2 – Color #2
  • Slst2tog – Slip Stitch 2 together
  • Slst3tog – Slip Stitch 3 together
GAUGE:

Gauge is important to attain proper size. Gauge swatch was completed using Loops & Threads Charisma and a J/6.0 mm hook.

Gauge is: 2inches = 6 hdc & 4 rows

*The V-Stitch Cluster is performed by y/o, insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop. y/o pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), y/o insert hook into SAME stitch, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), y/o, pull through 2 loops, y/o pull through 3 remaining loops on hook. Repeat 1 more time to complete cluster. -see figure 1

**Mock Cluster *at beginning of each cluster round* Ch 3, DC into same sp as chain, y/o, insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop. y/o pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), y/o insert hook into SAME stitch, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), y/o, pull through 2 loops, y/o pull through 3 remaining loops on hook.

***Carry your yarn up through rows

Ch 2, Ch 3 do NOT count as stitches

Pattern photos are on last page

Messy Bun:

Brim:

Row 1: With J Hook & C1, ch 8. Turn & slst across (7). Ch1, Turn. Be careful to always turn work in same direction.

Row 2: BLO for the remainder of the brim. SlSt (BLO) 7, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Repeat row 2 until brim reaches 18.5 inches.

Join 2 ends together by slst in BLO of both edges.

For the remainder of hat, we will be working in the round. (Follow Messy Bun portion until row 9, finish up below pattern)

HAT/MESSY BUN: Switch to K/6.5 mm hook

Rnd 1: Ch 2, HDC in each “bump” *figure 2 of hat brim around, creating 44 stitches. Join to top of ch 2. (44)

*** please note, pattern can be adjusted to meet your needs/size by adding or subtracting stitches in multiples of 4. This will adjust the amount of stitches you will have for the rest of the pattern. For each addition of 4 stitches, you will add 1 V-Clus to your total.

Rnd 2: Switch to C2, **Mock Cluster, skip next 2 sts. *V-Clus in next st, sk next 2* repeat from * to *. Join to top of Ch 3 at beginning. (1 Mock Cluster, 14 V-Clus)

Rnd 3: slst to center of first cluster. Change to C1. Mock Cluster, V-Clus in the center of each V-Clus from the previous round. Join to top of Ch3. (1 Mock Cluster, 14 V-Clus)

Rnd 4: slst to center of first cluster. Change to C2. Mock Cluster, V-Clus in center of each V-Clus from previous round. Join to top of Ch 3. (1 Mock Cluster, 14 V-Clus)

Rnd 5: sl st to center of first cluster. Change to C1. Create Mock Cluster. V-Clus in center of each V-Clus from previous round. Joing to top of Ch 3. (1 Mock Cluster, 14 V-Clus)

Rnd 6: switch to C2. Ch 2. HDC in same as join and each st around. Join to top of ch 2. (30)

Rnd 7: Ch 2. HDC between 1st & 2nd HDC in round. Repeat around. Join to top of ch 2. (30)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, HDC in next. Hdc2tog. *hdc in next, hdc2tog*. Repeat from * to * around. Join to top of ch 2. (20)

Rnd 9: Ch 2. Hdc2tog around. (10) F/O, weave in ends.

*** Continue below for optional brim finish.****

Basic Beanie:

Complete brim & rounds 1-9 for Messy Bun Hat. DO NOT F/O after completing round 9.

Rnd 10: ch2, hdc2tog around. Join to top of ch2. (5)

F/O leaving tail. Using yarn needle, sew small hole together at top with yarn. Weave in ends.

**You can either leave hat slightly pointed, which will round out when fitted to head or you can add a pompom or tassel to finish off beanie.

Optional Brim flap & With Button.

Using J/6.0 mm hook, attach C1 to seam of brim using a slst. Slst across seam (7). Ch 1, turn.

SlSt in BLO across. (7). Ch 1, Turn.

Repeat last row until flap is 10 inches long.

Slst2tog, slst (BLO) in next 3, slst2tog. Ch 1, turn

Slst2tog, slst, slst2tog. Ch1, turn

Slst3tog.

F/O weave in tail.

Using same color, cut off small piece of C1 to sew/slst flap in the middle to keep it from sliding. Sew flap end to brim. Attach button(s) to flap.

I hope you have enjoyed this pattern.

***** Please do not distribute pattern without permission.*****

If you sell your finished item, I would appreciate a link back (from your online shop) to my website located: http://atwipsend.com/shop

**If you have any questions about this pattern, please feel free to contact me through my Facebook page found here: https://www.facebook.com/atWIPSend/

Pattern Photos are Below

vclus bump finished
Figure 1 – V-Cluster stitch, completed Figure 2 – Bump where each HDC around gets put into. Finished Product/Beanie with optional brim

 

Peanut Butter Jelly Time!!

pbjHappy New Year!! I am happy to share with you my very first pattern of 2017!!!

You’re the Peanut Butter to My Jelly! This afghan says it all!! With Valentines day coming up, why not tell your significant other that they are the PB to your J?

Pattern requires:
Several Colors worsted weight yarn (Red Heart or similar)**
Recommended 5.0 or 5.5mm hook size or Similar Afghan Hook

Finished Size (In stitches):
50w X 60h

Pattern Notes:
You will notice that it either says “RHS” followed by numbers or “DMC” followed by numbers. These colors are used as a guideline for choosing the colors you wish you use. DMC is a type of embroidery floss used in cross stitch as well as many other projects. By looking up the floss number, you have a good idea of what color YARN to choose in your project.

By downloading this pattern, I am assuming you have basic knowledge of creating graphgans. If not, please feel free to visit my facebook page (linked below) if you have questions or run into problems.

This graph is designed to be worked using either the Corner to Corner technique or using a bobble stitch. If you are unsure how to work these stitches, YouTube has some wonderful tutorials. I have linked one for C2C and One for Bobble Stitch. You will find these on the PDF itself.

You can download the pattern from my Craftsy Store HERE

I hope you will love this one as much as I do!!

Feeling the Love

loveblogI’ve been feeling the Love lately!!! And I absolutely adore it. I have been trying to get some things out & get things up and transition ALL of my patterns up on my blog, but that hasn’t happened just yet. I promise it will though. The last few days have been pretty rough for me. I’ve been sick & trying to finish up orders. I needed a break and figured it was the perfect time to get a graph out. I now present to you, inspired by the LOVE statue from the City of Brotherly Love, My Love Afghan. As promised in my previous post, this graph is 100% hand drawn. You can download this pattern from my Ravelry Shop for $1!! Click HERE to grab the pattern from my pattern shop. Information about the pattern is as follows:

Pattern requires:
Several Colors worsted weight yarn (Red Heart or similar)**
Recommended 5.0 or 5.5mm hook size (Your size hook & gauge will determine the final size of the afghan)

Finished Size (In stitches or blocks):
50w X 60h

Pattern Notes:

This graph is designed to be worked using either the Corner to Corner technique or using a bobble stitch. If you are unsure how to work these stitches, YouTube has some wonderful tutorials.

By downloading this pattern, I am assuming you have basic knowledge of creating graphgans. If not, please feel free to visit my facebook page (linked below) if you have questions or run into problems.

I hope you enjoy this pattern

To find out when new patterns are released, please like my facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/atWIPSend

New Years Resolution

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I cant believe 2016 is coming to an end already! Its been a great year & unfortunately, I have not offered many patterns at all this year.  As a New Years Resolution, All of my graph patterns will be HAND Drawn. I will not be using any type of clip art or web images to clean up and graph to offer to you. I have tons of already premade images just waiting to be graphed for your use.

I will still take some requests, but they may take longer as I will be re-drawing them. I prefer to have my own work, rather than someone elses.

As another resolution, I am going to get these ideas out of my head and onto “paper”. I have several non-graph patterns in the works and I cannot wait to show them to you!!!

Now we say goodbye to 2016 & Hello to 2017!!!

Monsters Everywhere!!!

Do you have a little one who adores monster? Maybe a big one? If so, you will adore this pattern pack of Monster Graphs. I promise these cute little guys are harmless!

monsterpack

This pack of patterns contains 4 graphs of hand drawn Monsters. These patterns are intended to be created in either Corner to Corner or the Bobble stitch. There are 4 different robots and are approximately 30 x 30, making big squares. These squares can be stitched together to create a small throw blanket or they can be turned into pillows and even wall hangings. Perfect for the monster lovers in your life.

 

For the graphs, you will need the following tools:

  • Several colors of worsted weight yarn
  • scissors
  • yarn needle for sewing in ends
  • lots of patience!!

You can download the pattern pack on Craftsy, Ravelry, or in my shop!!

I hope you enjoy the little monsters! If you have any problems, feel free to contact me on my facebook page. Please feel free to post your finished products on my page as well. I love to see them!!

Lined Minion Inspired Bag

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Free Pattern alert!!

Who doesn’t love these adorable yellow guys who love bananas and fart noises?? I know my little one just adores them. I came up with this wonderful little pattern. I DID find that the handles may be off center and uneven when working in the round with HDC. There are some video’s on YouTube that may help you out. Please view either THIS video or THIS video to help you out.

You can download this pattern in my SHOP or on Ravelry for $1.

This pattern calls for 5 colors of yarn, using less than 1/2 – 3/4 skein of yarn of each color. The finished size of this bag is approximately 9 inches high (before handles) x 10 inches wide. The pattern is worked in the round, except for the eyelid portion of the pattern.
It includes instruction for lining the finished bag using fabric & #10 crochet thread.

 

Without further ado, Here is the written pattern:

Minion Inspired Bag

By At WIPS End Crochet – A Work in Progress

Originally Published:  July 2015

 

Supplies:
  • 5 colors of worsted weight (4) yarn, 1 skein each. I used Red Heart.
  • I/5.5mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors
  • If lining bag, you will also need a piece of fabric large enough to fill the inside of the bag from about the top of the black line down. You will also need yellow #10 crochet thread and Blue/Black #10 crochet thread (embroidery floss will work as well)

 

Crochet Terms used are US/American

  • Rnd – Round
  • Ch – Chain
  • BLO – Back Loop Only
  • SC – Single Crochet
  • HDC – Half Double Crochet
  • DC – Double Crochet
  • F/O – finish off
  • sts – stitches
  • chsp – chain space
  • sp – space
  • slst – slip stitch
For the bag (worked in rounds):

With blue, ch 31

Rnd 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook. Hdc to end (30 sts). 3 hdc in same sp. Hdc in opposite side of row to next to last st. 4 hdc in last st. join with slst. (64 sts) (DO NOT TURN)

Rnd 2: ch 1, hdc in same st as slst. Hdc in next 28 sts (29), 2hdc in next st, hdc in next, 2hdc in next st. hdc in next 29 sts, 2hdc in next, hdc in next, 2 hdc in next Join (68 sts)

Rnd 3: this round is worked BLO Ch 1. sc same st. sc in next 29 sts (30), 2 sc in next, sc in next, sc in next, 2 sc in next. Sc in next 30 sts. 2sc in next, sc in next, 1 sc in next, 2sc in next.  Join with slst. (72 sts)

Rnd 4 – 9: ch 2. Dc in same st & around. Join with slst. (72 sts)

Rnd 10: Switch to yellow. Ch 1. Hdc around, join with slst (72 sts)

Rnd 11-18. Ch 1, hdc around, join. (72 sts)

Rnd 19: switch to black, Ch 1, hdc around. Join with slst (72 sts)

Rnd 20: ch 1, hdc around, join with slst (72 sts)

Rnd 21-23: switch back to yellow. Ch 1. Hdc in same as join and all the way around. Join w/ slst (72 sts)

Rnd 24: ch 1, sc in same as join. Sc around. Join (72 sts)

Rnd 25: (Handles) Ch 1. Sc in same and next 9 sts. Ch 12. Skip 11 sts, sc in next. Sc in next 23, ch 12, skip 11 sts, sc in next, sc in next 15. Join (74 sts… 52sc, 22 ch)

Rnd 26: ch 1, sc in same and next 5, hdc in next 4 sts, 15 dc in chsp. Hdc in next 4, sc in next 16, hdc in next 4, 15 dc in chsp, hdc in next 4, sc in next 12. Join with slst. (80 sts)

Rnd 27: ch 1. Sc in same st & around. Join (80 sts)

Rnd 28: slst around. Join. f/o, weave in ends (80 slst)

Eyes (you can make one or 2. For smaller eyes or to make 2, drop hook size to h/5.0mm or g/4.5mm)

Rnd 1: With black, create a magic ring. 9 sc in ring. Join w/ slst

Rnd 2: ch 1. 2 hdc in each st around join with slst(18)

Rnd 3: with white. Ch 2, dc in same stitch, 2 dc in next. *1 dc, 2 dc * repeat around. Join w/ slst. (27)

Rnd 4: Ch 1. Sc in same st. sc in next, 2 sc in next. *sc, sc, 2sc* repeat around. Join, f/o (36)

Eye Lid

With Yellow, Make a magic circle. 6 sc.  Do NOT Join, ch 2, TURN

Dc in same st as join, 2dc in next, *dc in next, 2 dc in next*, repeat 2x (9 sts) TURN

Ch 2 Dc in same st, dc in next, dc in next, *2 dc, dc, dc*, repeat 2x. turn

Slst across flat part of lid. f/o & weave in ends(12 sts)

Putting the eye together

Rnd 1: With eyelid placed over the eye, attach gray through both the eyelid and the eye. Sc around. Join w/ slst.

Rnd 2: In BLO, sc around, join w/ slst. f/o

Attach eye to bag slightly off the black band. Add mouth with black yarn.

To add lining to bag: 

I have no actual tutorial for sewing in the liner. I will tell you what I did though. I took a piece of scrap fabric lying around. I believe it was purchased from Walmart (the red heart packs). I turned the bag inside out and attached the fabric with pins to the bottom. I lined up the top of the fabric to just above the black band and pinned in place. Using black #10 crochet thread and an embroidery needle, I tacked the bottom into place (you can sew all around the bottom if you wanted, I chose to just tack it). After attaching the bottom, I sewed up the sides using a whip stitch (I did not attach the sides to the bag) and then attached the top to the bag using a yellow #10 crochet thread.

I hope you have enjoyed this pattern!!

***** Please do not distribute pattern without permission.*****

 **I do not hold any copyright claim to the minion-type character. Due to copyright laws, you should not SELL the finished item. 

**If you have any questions about this pattern, please feel free to contact me on my facebook page located at http://www.facebook.com/atwipsend

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Who Loves Robots???

Do you have a robot lover in your life? If so, I have the perfect pattern for you.

robotpack

This pattern is available on Craftsy & Ravelry. For a small fee, you get 6 robot graph patterns. SIX!!! Each robot was lovingly created for a graph a long that did not happen. BUT you’re in luck! I have put them all together for you on Craftsy. The patterns are approximately 30 x 30. It is intended to be completed in the Bobble stitch or completed with the Corner to Corner technique. You can join the squares together to get a good sized throw perfect for the robot lover in your life!!

Click here to go to the pattern page

 

Robot Square 1 Square 2

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