DIY Crochet Patch

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My daughter has the cutest capri’s that ended up with a snag / hole in them last weekend. I wasn’t sure how I was going to mend them without a big nasty patch. Then I was browsing Pinterest and ran across some cute pictures of triangular crochet motifs and then I knew just what to do!
I only had about half an hour to play around with this, I honestly thought I would just get it started and have to finish it later. But, once I grabbed thread (#10), crochet hook 2.75mm, scissors, liquid stitch it came together in under 20 minutes.
I tried to mimic one of the motifs (second one down in the right column) but I couldn’t quite make out what the pattern said. Plus once I got to round 3 I knew I wanted it small. I think it turned out pretty close, this design is not soley mine, but I will share how I made this motif.
Triangular Crochet Motif
Rnd 1: Ch 3, work all the following in the 3rd ch from your hook, dc, ch 2, (dc2tog, ch 2) repeat 4 more times, join in top of beg ch 2. You should have 6 dc clusters or petals.
Rnd 2: slst into next ch space, ch 2, work the following in the ch space (2dc, ch 5, 3dc), ch 1, hdc in next ch space, ch 1, [work the following in the next ch space (3dc, ch 5, 3dc), ch 1, hdc in next ch space, ch 1] repeat [] one more time.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in top of next 2 sts, work 5sc in next ch space, sc in top of next 3 sts, sc in next ch space, sc in top of next st, sc in next ch space, (sc in top of next 3 sts, 5sc in next ch space, sc in top of next 3 sts, sc in next ch space, sc in top of next st, sc in top of next ch space) repeat again, join
Rnd 4: (ch 2, slst in next st), repeat round, join and fasten off.
To attach patch, I simple used the liquid stitch to adhere it over the patch.
My daughter is now very excited to wear her capri’s again!

 

Tool Belt Pattern Release

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The Tool Belt Pattern from Sweet Potato 3 Patterns.
This crochet pattern comes with complete instructions for the fun tool belt. This is a cute toy for those infants. It is soft available for newborn, 3-6 and 6-12 month sizes (tool belt only, the tools are all the same size). The handles of the hammer and screwdriver are self formed so no bulky stuffing. The tools are approximately 5 3/4″ – 6 1/2″ long. 
 
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Another option is to make the Tool Belt along with my Construction Hard Hat Pattern.

 

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A few more views of the tool belt:
 

 

 

Beaver Hat Pattern Release

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A fun and unique hat for all those Beaver Fans out there!
This hat was a little extra fun to design, my hometown’s mascot was the Beaver and this would have been so much fun to have when I was in school. The pattern comes in sizes for newborn up to adult sizes.
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Sweet Tooth Hat Pattern Release

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Need a gift idea for your dentist or orthodontist who is expecting? Look no further…
The Sweet Tooth Hat is perfect!
The pattern has sizing from newborn up to child and is available in my shops:
If you are interested in ordering a completed hat visit My Sweet Potato 3 on etsy. The Sweet Tooth Hat can be made in either a girl or boy version.
 

Chevron Swaddle Pod – Photo Prop Pattern Release

A new photography prop pattern release. This one is perfect for those wee little bundles of freshness. 
 


The Chevron Swaddle Pod crochet pattern comes with complete instructions for a newborn size pod. The Pod is the latest hype in newborn photography. They are designed shorter than a traditional cocoon and wider so the baby is swaddled up in a little bundle. The pod works up quickly and can be made in a striped pattern or made in a solid pattern to show the beauty in the stitching (see images below). 
 
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