Monday, March 30, 2020

The Dream Crochet Shoppe: Spring Edition // Free Crochet Pattern!

Hello there! The "Fields of Spring" Crochet Collection has been released and I wanted to share a FREE pattern for a design that did not make it into the collection. Since right about now we all could use a little something something! The Melyn Crochet Skirt features a slit (completely optional) with an elastic band for comfort around the waist, as well as a lace inspired alternating stitch pattern throughout the skirt.


Available in SIZES: XS-4XL.
Yarn: Bernat Baby Sport, 1077 yards, Light 3, 100% Acrylic
The Melyn Crochet Skirt Pattern can be Found Here.



HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET
#themelyncrochetskirt

XX ashlee elle.













Monday, March 23, 2020

Introducing The 2020 "Fields Of Spring" Crochet Collection!

Hello there! Oh it's the Spring season and ready to brighten the day! Introducing 10 Brand New crochet designs from dresses, to rompers, to a coordinating set [2 in 1!] These Spring inspired projects were designed to bring to light and beauty to the new season with bright and pastel colors vitalized throughout.



 from left to right

 "The Spring Garden Crochet Dress"
Striped lace inspired semi-long sleeveless crochet dress.

 "The Aster Crochet Dress"
Pastel colored striped short sleeved crochet dress.

 from left to right

 "The Tulip Rows Crochet Sweater"
Tiered crochet maxi skirt with dual pastel colors.

 "The Aster Crochet Coordinating Set"
Short sleeved cropped crochet top with a matching short pastel striped crochet skirt.

 from left to right

 "The Rising Crochet Cardigan"
Long sleeved striped crochet cardigan with lace inspired sleeve detailing.

 "The Budding Crochet Sweater"
Short sleeved crochet top with ruffle detailing surround the sleeves.

  from left to right

 "The Clouds Crochet Top"
Lace inspired off the shoulder crochet batwing top.

 "The Sweetener Crochet Top"
Strapless crochet top with zipper detail top with ruffle lace inspired attached wide sleeves.

from left to right

 "The Harling Crochet Pants"
Lace inspired pedal pusher implemented crochet pants with an elastic waist band.

 "The Bluebells Crochet Romper"
Lace inspired off the shoulder crochet batwing romper with a drawstring waist band detail to cinch.

HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET

XX ashlee elle.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tutorial Tuesday: Crochet Faux Fur Eternal Scarf.

Hello there and Happy Tuesday to you!  For the week of Valentine's, here is a cute little accessories to share in the festivities and the best thing is that its handmade.


                                                                                  THE INGREDIENTS
1 SKEIN EACH
FAUX FUR YARN: Yarn Bee Fur The Moment // Super Bulky // 100% Polyester // 62 Yards
MAIN SOLID COLOR: Buttercream Luxe Craft Alpaca  // Super Bulky Weight 6 // 80% Acrylic, 20% Alpaca // 130 yards

N/15-10.00MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Craft Scissors

GAUGE
4"= 5 STS
4"=4 Rows

ABBREVIATIONS/STITCHES UTILIZED
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
hdc blo slst=back loop half double crochet
dc=double crochet
tch[s]=turning chain[s]
sts=stitches
sl st= slip stitch
ch=chain

THE PATTERN

STEP ONE
Chain FOR 65 STS/ 44 INCHES LENGTH/ 9 INCHES WIDTH

R1: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R2: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R3: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R4: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R5: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R6: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R7: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R8: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R9: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R10: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, SL ST to complete final work.

Next, utilizing the faux fur yarn, you will insert your hook into ROW 1 and Row 10 respectively and HDC solely once for one round. At the end of both rounds, SL ST to complete final work.





HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET

XX ashlee elle.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tutorial Tuesday: The Heart Puff Crochet Hat.

Hello there and Happy Tuesday to you!  For the week of Valentine's, here is a cute little accessories to share in the festivities and the best thing is that its handmade.

                                                                                  THE INGREDIENTS
Less than half a skein of  Grey and Pink from Red Heart Super Saver/Medium 4/ 100% Acrylic // 364 yards
H/8 5.00MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Craft Scissors

GAUGE
4"= 5 STS
4"=7 Rows

49X29

ABBREVIATIONS/STITCHES UTILIZED
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
hdc blo slst=back loop half double crochet
dc=double crochet
tch[s]=turning chain[s]
sts=stitches
sl st= slip stitch
ch=chain

THE PATTERN

STEP ONE
Chain FOR 57 STS/ 18 INCHES LENGTH/ 10 INCHES WIDTH

Grey
R1: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R2: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R3: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R4: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R5: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

R6: HDC into the first 28 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the remaining the 28 STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R7: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R8: HDC into the first 27 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the remaining the 3 STS, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the remaining STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R9: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R10: HDC into the first 26 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the remaining the 5 STS, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the remaining STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R11: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R12: HDC into the first 25 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the remaining the 7 STS, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the remaining STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R13: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R14: HDC into the first 24 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the next 3 STS, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the next 3 STS, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the remaining STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

R15: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R16: HDC into the first 24 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the remaining the 1 ST, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the next 1 ST, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the next 1 ST, and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH], then HDC the remaining STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R17: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R18: HDC into the first 23 STS [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the next 5 STS and then  [change colors to Pink to create a PUFF STITCH] then HDC the remaining STS, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R19: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R20: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R21: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R22: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, SL ST to complete final work.

Next, with your tapestry yarn sewing needle and a strand of yarn, sew the sides of the horizontal piece together.

Next, at the top opening for the hat, utilize the whip stitch along the top last row [22] in between the stitches, to pull the strand to secure the top of the newly constructed hat.

Also, I created two pom poms to place at the top of the hat for a little more flair!
Using the pom pom maker tool, I constructed two pom poms in Pink, utilizing the tapestry yarn sewing needle and a strand of yarn, the pom poms were sewn to the center top portion of the hat.






HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET

XX ashlee elle.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Tutorial Tuesday: Matching Pop! Swift Blanket Throw!



Hello there and Happy Tuesday to you!  Discovered this yarn and my hands just had to test it out. The first project I wanted to create was more storage for my yarn and since there's a bit left, most likely I will make a matching blanket to tie in the look!

                                                                                  THE INGREDIENTS
2.5 Skeins of Bernat Pop! Bulky //147 yards // 100% Acrylic //
N/15 9.00 MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Craft Scissors

GAUGE
4"= 5 STS
4"=7 Rows

49X29

ABBREVIATIONS/STITCHES UTILIZED
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
hdc blo slst=back loop half double crochet
dc=double crochet
tch[s]=turning chain[s]
sts=stitches
sl st= slip stitch
ch=chain

THE PATTERN

CH for 68 STS =49 inches
R1: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R2: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R3: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]


R4: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R5: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R6: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R7: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R8: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R9: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R10: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R11: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R12: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R13: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R14: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R15: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]

R16: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R17: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R18: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R19: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and DC three times into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to DC three times into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R20: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and [DC, CH 1, DC] all into the  same ST, **then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC.]
R21: DC into the first  ST, Skip 2 STS and **DC three times into the  same ST, then skip the following 2 STS to [DC, CH1, DC] all into the same ST...[**repeat this alternating method until the end of the row [22 clusters] ending on a single DC, SL ST to complete final work.]







HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET

XX ashlee elle.