TLC Amore

Presents Crochet Throw WT1689

BEGINNER

Designed by Brenda Stratton.

Throw measures 48" x 48".

For Presents Crochet Pillows see WT1688.

TLC® " Amore™": 4 Skeins 3907 Red Velvet A, 1 skein each 3105 Light Cream B and 3002 Black C.

Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 13 sts = 4"; 7 rows = 4" in dc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

To Change Color in Dc: Work last dc of the row until 2 loops are left on the hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used draw through 2 loops on hook. Continue with new color.

MOTIF A (Make 5): With A, ch 52.

Row 1 (Wrong Side): Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 50 sts.

Rows 2-28: Ch 2, skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across, dc in top of ch-2; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 28.

MOTIF B (Make 4): With B, ch 52. Work same as Motif A EXCEPT work first 2 rows with B, next 2 rows with C, then work [2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows C] 4 times. Fasten off.

FINISHING: With right sides facing, arrange motifs according to layout diagram. (Note: Rotate all Motif A blocks ¼ turn to the right so they lie on their sides - see photo. Place all Motif B blocks vertically as worked - see photo.) With A, sew Motifs together.

Border: With right side facing, attach A at center of any corner.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc evenly across to next corner, [3 sc in next corner, sc evenly across to next corner] 3 times; join with a slip st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Slip st in next sc, ch 1, 3 sc in same sc, sc in each sc across to center sc of next corner, [3 sc in center sc of corner, sc in each sc across to center sc of next corner] 3 times; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Presents Crochet Pillows WT1688

Designed by Sara Graham.

Each finished pillow measures 16" x 16".

For Presents Crochet Throw see WT1689.

TLC® " Amore™": 1 Skein each of two colors desired. Photographed pillows in 3907 Red Velvet, 3105 Light Cream and 3002 Black.

Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Notions: 16" x 16" pillow form, yarn needle.

GAUGE: 13 sts = 4"; 8 rows = 4" in dc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

PILLOW COVER

Ch 48.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch-2 counts as first dc), dc in next ch and each ch across - 46 dc.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, skip first dc, dc in next dc and each dc across, working last dc in top of turning ch.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 32" / 81.5cm (approx 64 rows total). Fasten off. Fold piece in half, bringing first row up to meet last row. With yarn needle, whipstitch the side seams together, leaving top open. With yarn needle, backstitch along one side edge, across the bottom fold line, and along the other side. Slip pillow form into place and sew the top opening closed with whipstitch and then backstitch.

BOW BODY

Ch 16.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch-2 counts as first dc), dc in next ch and each ch across - 14 dc.

Rows 2-28: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, sk first dc, dc in next dc and each dc across, working last dc in top of turning ch.

Fasten off leaving a 15" yarn tail. Fold the piece in half, bringing the first row up to meet the last row, to form a tube. Whipstitch the two ends together with the yarn tail. Flatten the tube and weave a 8"piece of yarn through the center stitches and gently pull tight to gather the fabric.

BOW BAND

Ch 9.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch-2 counts as first dc), dc in next ch and each ch across - 14 dc.

Rows 2-11: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, skip first dc, dc in next dc and each dc across, working last dc in top of turning ch. Fasten off leaving a 6" yarn tail. Tightly wrap bow band around gathered center of bow body, overlapping the ends of the bow band slightly. Pin in place. With yarn needle and yarn tail, sew bow band around center of bow.

RIBBON (make 2)

Ch 8.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch-2 counts as first dc), dc in next ch and each ch across - 6 dc.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, skip first dc, dc in next dc and each dc across, working last dc in top of turning ch.

Repeat Row 2 until ribbon, slightly stretched, measures 16". Fasten off.

FINISHING

Using photograph as a guide sew ribbons to pillow with yarn needle and matching yarn. Sew bow to center of pillow at the point where ribbons cross. Weave in all ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: Ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Froggy Hat CTFEB07-87

Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Noreen Crone-Findlay

Hat fits 18" / 45.5cm circumference head

TLC® Amore™: 1 skein 3620 Bamboo (A)
TLC® Essentials: 1 skein each 2112 Black (B) and 2101 White (C)

Crochet hook: 4mm [US G-6].
1oz / 28g polyester fiberfill.
Tapestry needle.

GAUGE: In sc, 14 sts and 14 rows = 4" / 10cm. CHECK YOUR GAUGE: Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) [Insert hook in next st, yo and draw up a lp] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook.

NOTES
• Rounds 2-16 on crown are joined same as Round 1 on Crown.
• Rounds 2-8 on eyes are joined same as Round 1 on Eyes.

CROWN

Starting at center back with A, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: (right side) Ch 1, work 6 sc in ring - 6 sc. Join with sl st in first sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc. Join.

Round 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 18 sc. Join.

Round 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 2 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 24 sc. Join.

Round 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 3 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 30 sc. Join.

Round 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 4 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 36 sc. Join.

Round 7: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 5 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 42 sc. Join.

Round 8: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 6 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 48 sc. Join.

Round 9: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 7 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 54 sc. Join.

Round 10: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 8 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 60 sc. Join.

Round 11: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 9 sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 9 sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 66 sc. Join.

Rounds 12-16: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining and in each sc around. Join. At end of Round 16, ch 1, turn.

SIDES

Row 1: (wrong side) Sc in first 56 sc - 56 sc. Ch 1, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Rows 2-5: Sc in first sc and in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in each rem sc across to last 2 sts, sc2tog - 54 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Rows 7-10: Repeat Row 6 four times more. At end of Row 10 - 46 sc.

TIES

Left Tie

Row 1: (wrong side) Sc in first 2 sts - 2 sc. Ch 1, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Rows 2-40: Sc in each sc across - 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. At end of Row 40, do not ch 1. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Right Tie

Row 1: With wrong side facing, join A with sl st in 2nd st made on Row 10 of sides, ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next st - 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-40: Repeat Rows 2-40 on left tie.

EYES (make 2):

Starting at center front with B, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, work 6 sc in ring - 6 sc. Join with sl st in first st. Fasten off B.

Round 2: Join C with sl st in first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc. Join. Fasten off C.

Round 3: Join A with sl st in first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, sc in next sc; *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 18 sc. Join.

Rounds 4 and 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc and in each sc around. Join.

Round 6: Ch 1, sc2tog in same sc as joining and in next sc, sc in next sc; *sc2tog, sc in next sc; repeat from * 4 times more - 12 sc. Join.

Round 7: Ch 1, sc2tog in same st as joining and in next st; sc2tog five times more - 6 sc. Join. Stuff eye.

Round 8: Ch 1, sc2tog in same st as joining and in next st; sc2tog twice more - 3 sc. Join. Fasten off A, leaving a 12" / 30.5cm tail. Stitch back of eye shut.

FINISHING

Stitch side of eyes to top of hat about 3" / 7.5cm apart in middle of Rows 6-8 on sides as shown in photograph. Weave in all ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch(s) = chain(s); lp(s) = loop(s); rem = remain(ing); sc = single crochet; sl st(s) = slip stitch(es); st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * = Repeat directions following * as many times as indicated. 

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Sophisticated Crochet Afghan LM0189

Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE

Designed by Glenda Winkleman.

Afghan measures approximately 42" wide x 56" long.

MODA DEA™ "Kickx™" Art. R102 (1.76 ounce/68 yard ball): 9 Balls No. 3620 Swish CA.
TLC® "Amore™" Art. E515 (6 ounce/278 yard solid color; 4.5 ounce/214 yard multi-color skein): 3 Skeins each No. 3823 Lake Blue CB and No. 3995 Lagoon Print CC.
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4"; 10 rows = 4" in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

With CB, ch 161.

Row 1 (Wrong Side): (Sc, ch 2, sc) all in 2nd cl from hook, * ch 1, skip next 2 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in next ch; rep from * across; turn. Fasten off CB.

Row 2 (Right Side): Attach CC in first ch-2 sp ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in first ch-2 sp, * ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp *; rep from * across; turn. Fasten off CC.

Row 3: Attach CB in first ch-2 sp. Rep Row 2. Fasten off CB.

Row 4: Attach CA in first ch-2 sp, ch 1,2 sc in first ch-2 sp, * dc in next ch-1 sp 3 rows below pulling dc up to current level of work, 2 sc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across; turn. Fasten off CA.

Row 5: Attach CC in first sc, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) a in first sc, * ch 1, skip next 2 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in next sc; rep from * to last 4 sts; ch 1, skip next 3 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in last sc; turn. Fasten off CC.

Row 6: With CB, rep Row 2.

Row 7: With CC, rep Row 2.

Row 8: With CA, rep Row 4.

Row 9: With CB, rep Row 5.

Row 10: With CC, rep Row 2.

Row 11: With CB, rep Row 2.

Row 12: With CA, rep Row 4.

Rows 13-116: Rep Rows 5-12 thirteen (13) more times.

Border-Rnd 1: With right-side facing, attach CB in upper right-hand corner sc; ch 1, sc in each st across top to next corner, ch 2, work sc evenly down side edge to next corner, ch 2, working across rem lps of beg ch, sc in each st across to next corner, ch 2, work sc evenly up side edge to next corner, ch 2; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnds 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each sc around and work (sc, ch 2, sc) all in each corner ch-2 sp; join to first sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc around and work 3 sc in each corner ch-2 sp; join to first sc.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc evenly around, inc at corners as necessary; join to first sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 9: With right side facing, attach CA in any sc; ch 1, sc in each sc around; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: CA = Color A CB = Color B; CC = Color C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; lp(s) = loop (s); mm.= millimeters; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; rnd (s) = round(s); sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp(s) = space (s); st(s) = stitch (es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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