Cabled Candle Wraps – A Home Decor Crochet Pattern

With the weather cooling off, kids back in school (kind of), pumpkin spice lattes back in the shops…. these are all signs that the holidays are coming. I haven’t gotten my holiday decor down just yet, but I am definitely thinking about it. So, it was no surprise when I decided to sit down and design something new, Cabled Candle Wraps!

If you know me, you know I just cannot get enough texture in my crochet designs. These little wraps that dress up your candles are perfect for any occasion, just switch up the colors and your good to go!

Why Cabled Candle Wraps?

Well, it is so close to sweater weather and there is nothing I like better than wrapping up in a warm top and one of the key elements is cables in sweaters. They are so distinct and give that warm and cozy feeling.

Candles do that exact same thing. Light a candle in any room and all of a sudden it transforms into a warm and cozy feeling.

Cable Candle Wraps

Important Note: Only use wickless and/or flameless candles when using the cable candle wraps. Open flames and yarn do not mix and can be very dangerous.


Cable Candle Wraps

About the Cable Candle Wraps Patterns

The wraps all work up quick but feature eye popping texture woven throughout the designs.

Cable Crochet

They are designed to fit around a 3″ candle in varying heights of 3″, 4″ and 5″. I believe they would also work as beverage cozies as well! You will see them used as plant cozies in my testers photos at the end of the post as well. They are versatile and fun to add to your holiday decor.

The above images show the details of the cables in a flat lay (before they are sew together).

Materials Needed for the Candle Wraps pattern

  • Crochet Hook size H (5.00 mm)
  • Worsted Weight Yarn (#4) – Yardage varies for each project between 70-100 yards
    • Small Wrap (70 yards): Sample made with Sprightly Acrylic Worsted Yarn (Poplar)
    • Medium Wrap (75 yards): Sample made with I Love This Yarn (Fire Red)
    • Large Wrap (100 yards): Sample made with Red Heart Love (Pewter)
  • Scissors
  • Yarn Needle
  • Measuring Tape
  • 3” wide WICKLESS/FLAMELESS Candles in heights of 3”, 4” & 5”

I am excited to see how you dress up your home decor with the Cable Candle Wraps.

Cable Candle Wraps

More Samples of the Cable Candle Wraps You’ll Love

These are made in beautiful fall colors by Jillian P…………….

Cable Candle Wraps in Fall

I was excited to welcome my new tester, Nicole. She dove into her stash and made her wraps to match her everyday home decor!

Where to find the Cable Candle Wrap Pattern

More Holiday Patterns I Think You’ll Love:

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Pocket Pillow Pattern – Texture, Texture, Texture

The Pocket Pillow pattern is so much fun! It puts a spin on an ordinary household item and changes it into a fun way to decorate your home. Or, add something in the pockets and it is a fun and unique way to give someone a gift.

Pocket Pillows

Pocket Pillows? what are they?

A Pocket Pillow is just what the title says. It is an everyday pillow that features a pocket one one side. The pockets are a great way to store items you like to keep close by on the couch or bed, such as your remote control, a book or iPad or so much more.

The design of the pockets is pretty basic so I had to make it exciting so I designed 3 different options that feature 3 very different textures. Each textures is lovely and has a different style but they all look amazing. You get to decide as you make your pillow custom to your liking, which one do you love the most?

The pillow covers are beautiful all by themselves. But, if you know me and my designs, I always add another fun twist!

Pick a Pocket

Pillows are always fun to change up the look of a room. Textures and colors speak volume in design so crochet is always a great option.

But, let’s make our pillows even more useful? How? Add a pocket on the front to store those essentials that always get lost in the cushions.

It’s now time to pick another fun, unique and eye catching texture in the 3 different stitch options of the pillow pockets.

Pocket Pillows

Video Tutorials

The pattern includes written instructions, photo tutorials and Video tutorials on YouTube for some of the stitches. I am a visual learner and know how helpful they can be. I hope you enjoy learning some new techniques.

Gifts for Any Occasion

The Pocket Pillows can also be used as a fun and unique way to give a gift. Add a book to a pillow and give to a teacher, a graduate, a bookworm. The possibilities are endless and honestly will work for anyone.

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They can also make great gifts to those who like to travel, just add your brochures, maps and travel guides. The pocket pillows will also dub as a touch of home in the RV or backseat of your car!

V Puff Stitch

The Pocket Pillows work great to hold other items too. My daughter uses hers to hold her kindle, she also likes to keep a notepad and pen with it so she can take notes. I love that the pocket pillows can appeal to ALL ages!

Twisting Sc

Get the Pattern HERE

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Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Hat Crochet Pattern

One of Sweet Potato 3’s most popular patterns, the Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set, just got a new accessory! Because, every baby blanket needs to have a coordinating hat, you get to add that to your Sleep Tight collection.

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Hat

The Sleep Tight Teddy Bear hat features the stitches that crocheters have come to love after making the blanket. The braided V Cable is so unique and fun to crochet and that stitch is featured in the hat band. A video tutorial is included in the pattern to help demonstrate each step in creating this textured stitch.

The main body of the hat uses the same stitches that are in the “pillow” section of the blanket. Therefore, the body of the hat works up fast and are very soft and warm. Add a pom if you like to add a cute whimsy touch to your finished hat.

Of course, each hat must be adorned with the sleeping teddy bear that everyone has fallen in love with.

The hat pattern comes in multiple sizes ranging from newborn, 3-6 month, 6-12 month, 12-24 month up to child (about 12 years old).

Where to get your Sleep Tight Hat pattern

Get the Pattern on Raverly or Etsy today!

Customize your set with many options

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Once you have the hat pattern and the entire set (which includes the blanket, lovey and stuffed animal), you can mix and match the pieces to make the perfect gift.

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This darling set would be a quick gift and it includes the lovey, hat and of course the stuffed teddy bear.

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Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set Info

Get all the information on the entire Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set, that includes the blanket, lovey and stuffed teddy bear by clicking HERE. Plus, a Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow was also added to the set recently, find that pattern by clicking HERE.

sleep tight pillow

teddy bear accessory

Boulder Creek Scarf Crochet Pattern

Introducing a new and classy scarf that can be worn many different ways, the Boulder Creek Scarf crochet pattern. This new design is rich in texture so it draws attention to the neckline. It is a beautiful accessory for most attire, whether it is dressy or casual.

Boulder Creek Scarf

The Versatility of the Boulder Creek Scarf

The Boulder Creek Scarf can be worn many different ways giving you many different looks. Use one button on the side for a corner drape scarf, this is a dressier or more formal way to wear the scarf. Button the entire edge of the scarf for a cowl style that can be worn casually. Or for a more modern style, fold the scarf in half and wrap it around your neck and secure it in place with a center button.

Made of an Aran weight yarn (or light bulky or heavy worsted), you create a neck wrap that will keep you warm in any setting.

Boulder Creek Scarf Crochet Pattern  Boulder Creek Scarf pattern

See the Texture

If you are familiar with the patterns from my shop, Sweet Potato 3, you know I love texture. This design is a perfect example. I love to create different textures by using combinations of different stitches and sometimes I even throw in something totally different to get that strikingly different look.

Boulder Creek Scarf Texture

Another Look in Another Yarn

I just completed making the Boulder Creek Scarf in a lovely yarn that I received as a gift. It is called Nob Hill Impact yarn. It is very similar to a Merino wool, very lush and soft and the fiber has a bit of a rise and fall to it as you crochet. It really is lovely yarn. 

Knob Hill yarn

The scarf turned out stunning, soft and feels amazing to wear. Due to the light color changes and rise and fall in the fiber loft a lot of the texture of the scarf was lost. Less texture but will still be a staple in my closet! 

 

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Woven Shells Hat & Cowl Crochet Pattern

I am so excited for the new Woven Shells Hat & Cowl Crochet Pattern. This was inspired by Jennifer in my Crochet & Conversation Group. Which by the way, if you are not a part of, you better come join us by clicking, HERE.

Last week I asked what stitches folks would like to see in a pattern. Jennifer posted the Woven Shells Stitch and I already had the cowl so decided to make a set and add a beautiful hat to go with it!

Woven Shells Set crochet pattern

A Beautiful Set to stay warm and look great

I love how the stitches used in the Woven Shells creates an actual weave look to them. The rich texture shows in the basic cowl design that lays flat with the folded neckline. The hat boasts the same woven look in the main body with a traditional ribbed brim.

Where to get the patterns:

If you get the Set which includes both the hat and cowl, you will get them at a discounted price. Or you can purchase the hat and/or cowl separately if you choose. I offer all options on the following sites (look further in the post to find the individual patterns):

  • Ravelry: Get the entire set HERE
  • Etsy: Get the entire set HERE

How about that Hat?

The Woven Shells Hat pattern comes in sizes for Child, Teen/Ladies, and Adult/Men. You can make it in a beautiful striping yarn, a solid color, or add a couple colors for some design pop. Then just decide if you want to add the optional pom… so many decisions you may just have to make more than one.

Woven Shells Hat Woven Shells Hat pattern

Grab the Woven Shells Hat pattern on Ravelry, HERE.

The Must Have Cowl

The Woven Shells Cowl comes in a one size and will fit most teens and adults, the pattern for just the cowl can be found on Ravelry, HERE.

Woven Shells Cowl

More Cowl Patterns you may Love:

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Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set – Crochet Pattern

Are you searching for the cutest baby blanket crochet pattern? Your search can stop, because you just stumbled upon it! The Sleep Tight Teddy Bear set is all you hoped for with fun textures and the cuteness of cuddly sleeping teddy bears.

Crochet baby blankets are one of the top handmade gifts given to new moms. Blankets are often made to coordinate with the theme of the nursery. All nurseries are set up for a good sleeping environment, therefore the sleepy animals all nestled into bed goes well in any babies room.

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear

The Sleep Tight Set isn’t just the blanket, it also comes with a fun size lovey and coordinating Teddy Bear stuffy. All 3 pieces make a complete gift.

the Sleep Tight Textures and design

The cuteness of the tucked in animals is what really makes this design so darling. But, the rich texture also make this crochet design stand out above the rest. The braided “v” stitch is unique and requires some alternating of the crochet piece to create. There is a video tutorial (see further down in post) to help you master the stitch.

Between the braided “v” is another fun texture that compliments the blankets design. A more simple alternating post stitch creates a beautiful look.

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Lovey

Make a coordinating snuggly teddy bear.

I know these little sleepy teddy bears on the blanket are too cute. So now you have to add a snuggly friend to go with them. The Sleep Tight Teddy Bear is a perfect size, completed it measures about 13″ tall.

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear

Video Tutorial for Texture Braided V Stitch

To help you out with the beautiful texture that makes this blanket so rich, I created a tutorial:

Where to Find the Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set Patterns

  • Ravelry Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set (all 3 designs): click HERE
  • Etsy Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set (all 3 designs): click HERE

Update: Teddy Bear Colors

Over the years I have had many request for the colors I used for the individual teddy bears, I mostly used yarn from my stash pile. But, I tracked them down and have listed them below. The main colors of the blanket are included in the pattern.

  • 1st Bear: main color “grey” / muzzle “oatmeal” / nose & eyes “black”
  • 2nd Bear: main color “cornmeal” / muzzle “egg shell” / nose “warm brown” / eyes “mocha”
  • 3rd Bear: main color “warm brown” / muzzle “carrot” / nose “egg shell” / eyes “mocha”
  • 4th Bear: main color “oatmeal” / muzzle “buff” / nose & eyes “mocha”
  • 5th Bear: main color “charcoal” / muzzle “grey” / nose “warm brown” / eyes “black” with “warm brown” lashes
Sleep Tight Teddy Bear

New Coordinating Designs

With the popularity of the Sleep Tight Teddy Bear set I decided to expand the set and designed a coordinating pillow. A fun pillow that isn’t just cute but useful. I added a fun pocket that you can put your favorite teddy bear book in or nestle the teddy bear stuffy in.

One of the most common sets to give as a give is a blanket with a coordinating hat. Therefore, I am happy to share with you the Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Hat.

Sleep Tight Teddy Bears or Other Animals…

Do you love the blanket but know the nursery isn’t teddy bears. Well, you can customize the blanket with any other animal appliques. Over the years I have enjoyed seeing so many of these blankets that have been made with other themes.

Darling Animal Appliques

Other Newborn Blankets you may Love

  • Farm Animal Baby Blanket, you can find HERE
  • Forest Friends Blanket, Pillow and Wall Hanging, you can find HERE
  • Flower Petal Blanket, you can find HERE