Cold Weather Crochet: 21 Cozy Garments, Accessories, and Afghans to Keep You Warm

Cold Weather Crochet: 21 Cozy Garments, Accessories, and Afghans to Keep You Warm

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: B016R62M10

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Cold-weather accessories for year-round crocheting!

As holidays and special events draw near, we pick up our crochet hooks and yarn and settle in to make projects to gift to friends and family. In Cold Weather Crochet, well-loved designer Marly Bird has created a diverse and eye-catching collection of 21 crochet patterns specifically designed to keep us warm. Patterns are easily accomplished by beginner-level as well as more advanced practitioners of yarn and hook.

If you're looking for small crochet accessories to make, you will find plenty to capture the imagination--hats, gloves, and cowls galore! These snap-to-make projects boast gorgeous colorwork and clever design details. Those looking to sink their hooks into a bigger project will be pleased to find cheerful afghan patterns along with a gorgeous lacy wrap. Designs are included for both men and women, perfect for gifting.

With Marly Bird as your guide, even if the weather outside is frightful, you can curl up and crochet something fabulous!

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(55% alpaca, 45% merino, 218 yd [199 m]/5⅓ oz [150 g]): #3518 Java (A), #3514 Marsh (B), 1 hank each. HOOK Size I-9/5.5 mm hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle; pipe cleaner. GAUGE 16 sts and 12 rows hdc = 4" (10 cm). CAP BODY With A, ch 80, join with a sl st in the first ch to form a ring. Rnds 1–3: (RS) Ch 2 (does not count as a st here and throughout), hdc in each ch around, join with a sl st in first hdc—80 hdc. Change to B on last st

* across to the last 4 ch, sk the next ch, 2 dc in each of the last 3 ch, turn—68 dc. Row 2: (WS) Ch 1, sc in each dc across, turn—68 sc. Fasten off A, join B. Rnd 3: With B, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in first sc, 2 dc in each of the next 2 sc, [sk the next sc, dc in next sc] 5 times, *sk the next sc, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sc, [sk the next sc, dc in the next sc] 5 times; rep from * across to the last 4 sc, sk the next sc, 2 dc in each of the last 3 sc, turn. Row 4: Ch 1,

next 11 sts, C4L, dc in each of the next 2 sts, C4L, dc in each of the next 2 sts, C4R, dc in each of the next 2 sts, C4L, dc in each of the next 2 sts, C4R, dc in each of the next 2 sts, C4R, dc in each of the next 11 sts; rep from * across, turn. Row 27: Ch 2, *dc in each of the next 2 sts, BPtr around the post of each of the next 3 sts, dc in each of the next 3 sts, BPtr around the post of each of the next 3 sts, dc in each of the next 2 sts, BPtr around the post of each of the next 3 sts, dc

any ch-3 corner, *ch 3, 2 dc in the same sp, dc in each of the next 12 dc, 2 dc in the next dc, sl st in the 3rd ch of the next ch-3; rep from * around. Fasten off. Rnd 6: With right side facing, join the next color with a sl st in the 3rd ch of any ch-3 corner, *ch 3, dc in each of the next 2 dc, hdc in each of the next 2 dc, sc in each of the next 7 sc, hdc in each of the next 2 dc, dc in each of the next 2 dc, 2 tr in each of the next dc, sl st in the 3rd ch of the next ch-3; rep from *

Rnd 3: (RS) Ch 2, *sc in next dc, dcwt (see Stitch Guide) in next sc; rep from * around, join with a sl st in the top of tch, turn—12 sts. Rnd 4: (WS) Ch 2, (sc, dc) in each st around, join with a sl st in the top of tch, turn—24 sts. Rnd 5: (RS) Rep Rnd 3, turn—24 sts. Rnd 6: (WS) Ch 2, *(sc, dc) in each of the next 2 sts, [sc in the next st, dc in the next st] 5 times; rep from * around, join with a sl st in the top of tch, turn—28 sts. Rnd 7: (RS) Rep Rnd 3, turn—28 sts. Sizes S, M, and L

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