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by Beverly A. Qualheim-(C) 2002 - 2017)
Size H (5 mm) hook
worsted weight yarn (acrylics wash up best and seem to last longer.)
Gauge = 4 sts = 1" 3 rows = 2"
2-7 (ch 36), Age 8-10 (ch 42), Age 11-14 (ch
teen and adult (ch 56).
1: Dc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each ch across. Ch 2. Turn.
2-(as many rows as you need for width of head): Dc in 2nd st from
across to end of row - in Back loops only-- to form ridge. Ch 2. Turn.
final row for the width -don't ch 2 at the end, just end off, leaving
of hat - make a running st through the last row of dc, and gather
colorful pompom to the top to keep the top tightly shut. I run
tail threads under a couple of stitches and tie tightly to secure.
looks really bright and pretty if you use different colors every few
to create colored stripes.
Fold up the large brim to keep the ears warm. For the adult hat fold up 3.5"-4" brim.
KNIT 'KID-LID' (for big-kids too!) (pattern
by Beverly A. Qualheim-(C) 2002 - 2008)
actually has neat lines
running through it which you can't see in the photo, it also is so soft
in this yarn!)
13 Knitting Needles
used 1 1/2 oz Lion Brand
Homespun yarn. You can use up your scraps and make a beautiful multi
on 30 sts (toddler-18
mths-3 yrs), or 40 sts (4 yrs- 10 years), 48 sts (11-adult)
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Purl across.
Row 3: K 1, P 1 across.
Row 4: purl.
these 4 rows until
hat measures 8" (9") (10 1/2") Ending with the purl row.
the Knit row, k2 tog, all
the way across.
2 tog across.
yarn with an 18" tail.
Thread this into large eyed needle, carefully pull the remaining sts
the knitting needle and thread the sewing needle and yarn through these
and pull tightly to gather the top of hat. Fold hat in hat and
side seam of hat. You can add a pompom if you wish.
Cozy Crocheted Scarf (pattern
by Beverly A. Qualheim-(C) 1999 - 2005)
H hook and 2 oz
4 ply worsted weight yarn
1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch across. Ch 1 and
2 - 140:
Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch across, ch 1 and
Final row, end off with 3" tail of yarn. Weave in tail.
1985, 2008 Beverly
8, 9, or 10 knitting needles -
depending on how wide you want it.
2 - 3
colors 4 ply worsted yarn (approx. 6
39 sts in first color
this row, changing colors as you
wish, or every 12 rows, until you reach desired
length. For adults it should be at least 5 - 6 feet long.
fringe across top and bottom if
Needle KNIT MITTENS FOR KIDS (pattern
by Bev Qualheim-copyright 1998 -2008 - updated Oct 2008)
Ages 3-5 (6-8) (9-10)
2 oz 4 ply worsted weight yarn or wool.
(You can also hold together 1 strand of ww yarn and 1 strand of
washable sock yarn for more warmth.)
2 stitch holders and yarn sewing needle.
Knitting needles sizes 5 and 7 (6 and 8)
with size 8 needles: 5 sts = 1" 6 rows=1"
CUFF- (using smaller
needles): Cast on 28 sts. Work in
ribbing of k1, p1 for 10 (12) (14) rows.
HAND: (using larger
needles) Row 1: inc 1 st in
each of first 2 sts, k across, inc 1 st in each of last 2 sts -
Row 2: Purl
Row 4 and All even rows:
K 15, place marker on needle, inc in each of the next 2 sts, place a
marker on needle, k 15.
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: K 15, sl
marker, inc in next st (increase by
knitting into base of stitch), k2, inc in next st, sl marker, k
15. Continue to increase 1 st after first marker and before
2nd marker every k row until there are 12 (14) sts between
(You are going to place
some stitches on holders here, so you can work on the thumb)
row: (This is a purl row) P16 (you will have to
remove marker for the 16th stitch); slip
those stitches to a stitch holder, p 10 (12) (this is the thumb); slip remaining 16 sts to another holder
(removing the marker).
THUMB: Work even for 6 (6) (8) rows. K 2 tog across
next row. Break yarn; leave end for sewing. Run yarn
through remaining sts, draw up tightly and fasten. Sew thumb seam.
TOP of mitten:
Join yarn at beg of 2nd holder, p to end of row purling right off the
holders back onto needles. Work even on 32 sts for 12 (14) (16)
can change colors on knit rows (right side of mitt) if you wish
to add stripes.
Row 1: (k 2 tog, k2) 8 times.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: (k2 tog, k1)
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: K 2 tog
across. Break yarn; run through remaining sts and fasten.
Make a 2nd mitten in the
same manner. Sew up seams by whip stitching or use the MATTRESS
STITCH so it's 'invisible'.Fasten mittens together with a safety pin. I often use
a hair brush to brush the inside of each
and make them softer.
(5-7years) 63 (8-12
1981- 2008 All
Materials: size G
or H crochet hook (depending on your own tension)
and 2-3 oz of 4 ply worsted yarn or wool. If
you use 100% wool, these mittens will felt when washed in hot water and
dried in hot dryer so make them the next size up.
into next 7(7)(7) chs to form cuff,
st next 3 sts for wrist, sc in next 15 (19)(26) sts for hand, sl st
next 4 sts
for top, sc in next 15 (19)
(26) sts for
hand, sl st next 3 sts for wrist, sc in next 7 (7)(7)
for cuff, ch 1 to turn all rows.
will be going into the 2nd ch from
and into back loops ONLY -see
photo to right),
crochet into each sc and sl st in each sl st of previous row.
Row 2 for
width of hand (usually 5 ridges for kids, more for adults).
sequence work cuff, wrist and 5 (6)
(6) sts of hand. Ch
12 (14) (14), fold the
in half and join with a sc to opposite side of mitten (meaning- join in
the 5th, 6th sc up from the wrist) See photo opposite.
work back down
cuff - 4 sc (5 sc) (5 sc) in next 4 (5) (5) sts, sl st in next 3 sts
and 7 (8) (8) sc in last 7 (8) (8) sts for cuff. Ch 1 and turn.
to thumb, at thumb - sc in next 5 chs (6 chs), sl st next 2 sts, (this
forms top of fingers) sc in remaining 5 sts (6 sts) (6 sts) of ch, finish in
down toward wrist again.
last row 3 - 4
form the thumb, working in the scs and sl sts. End off leaving enough
to sew completely around mitten.
FINISHING: Fold mitten in half
& sew around, as you sew the tip of the thumb or top of the
mittens, run the needle and yarn under a few sts and then across to the
other side, pull slightly.
Turn right side out.
Extra long Cuff: Sc around the
for 3 rounds. Sc in every other 'ridge' around the 1st time to
make the wrist a bit tighter. (This will cut your number of sts in half)
Bev's One-Heart Granny Square
pattern) (For adult
afghans make 8 across and 12 down = 96 squares)
crochet hook &
about 60 oz 4 ply worsted weight yarn-varigated yarn, or one color
well too, will make an adult sized blanket
join to form a ring.
1: Ch 3 (counts
as a dc in this and all following rnds), 2 dc in ring; (ch 3, 3 dc in
3 times; ch 2; join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3; finish off. (or if
one color, sl st to the next ch 3 space).
2: ch 3, in same
sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; * ch 1, sk next 3 dc, in next
ch-3 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; rep from * twice more; ch
1, sk next 3 dc; join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3: finish off.
3: ch 3,
in same sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; * ch 1, sk next 3 dc,
3 dc in next ch-l sp: 3-dc group made; ch 1, sk next 3 dc, in next ch-3
corner sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; rep from * twice more;
ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-l sp: 3-dc group made; ch 1, sk next 3 dc; join
3rd ch of beg ch-3; finish off.
4: ch 3, in same
sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; * (ch 1, sk next 3 dc, 3 dc in
next ch-l sp) twice; ch 1, sk next 3 dc, in next ch-3 comer sp work (3
dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; rep from * twice more; (ch 1, sk next 3
3 dc in next ch-l sp) twice; ch 1, sk next 3 dc; join in 3rd ch of beg
ch-3; finish off.
final rnd -as this gives each square a nice uniform look. ch 3, in same
sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; * (ch 1, sk next 3 dc, 3 dc in
next ch-l sp) three time; ch 1, sk next 3 dc, in next ch-3 comer sp
(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc): corner made; rep from * three times more; (ch 1, sk
next 3 dc, 3 dc in next ch-l sp) twice; ch 1, sk next
3 dc; join in 3rd
ch of beg ch-3; finish off. (You can also do the last Rnd with DC
in each sts around, keeping the corners the same as previous round.)
Make one regular granny square
(pattern above) Make one heart and stitch it on with red yarn. It would
be fun to include one square like this on each blanket so people will
the blankets are made with love.
Use a size G hook and small
amount of red or pink yarn.
Ch 7 and join with sl st to
form a ring.
Row 1: Make 18 sc inside the
Row 2: Ch 2, (counts as first
hdc, now and throughout) 2 dc in next sc, 3 trc in next sc, dc in next
sc, hdc in next 5 sc, (dc, hdc) in same sc, hdc in next 5 sc, dc in
sc, 3 trc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, ch 2, slip st in last sc,
as last hdc); slip st in base of first ch 2. Fasten off and tuck
in the ends.
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