And a very happy December to you all. :0)
I cannot believe how long it has been since I posted here. I’ve been so caught up with the usual seasonal rush, and getting Christmas gift projects finsihed, that the time has just whizzed by.
The biggest project by far (ever, not this Christmas time or even this year!) has been the Stormtrooper Blanket.
I created this masterpiece from 625 little solid granny squares at 3 rounds per square (11 sts each side on the final round.) I used Stylecraft Yarns Special Double Knit in Black, White, Graphite and Silver. You find the yarns here.
If you’re crazy enough to want to try this one for yourself ;0) you can find the graph on Ravelry here for it.
The main reason I’m blogging today, is because I wanted to share this free pattern with you all.
If you’re a true Harry Potter fan I won’t need to explain what this is. But for those of you who have been living in a cave in recent years, this is a Golden Snitch Chocolate Orange Cover.
If you’re not a HP fan, then you probably have no interest in making this at all, unless you are lucky enough to know a HP fan! Smiles.
This is really a very simple Christmas project to make, and last year I created 5 of these.
They went down a treat!!
Anyway, here is the pattern for you all. Please do not sell the pattern or any part of it as your own. Copyright remains with me (Kernow Designs.) Including my photographs without prior permission.
You may sell your finished items but not the pattern. Please link back to me (or my blog) if you post pictures of your finished makes online. Thank you.
Golden Snitch Chocolate Orange Cover Pattern By Kernow Designs.
Pattern is in UK Terms.
You Will Need;
4mm hook. Sparkly DK Yarn. (I used Sparkle Glamorous yarn from B & M stores for this pattern. It’s metallic and SO sparkly!
Pattern is worked in a spiral. You don’t join the rounds. You simply crochet into the 1st st of each round.
Place stitch marker in 1st st of round, and move it up with each round as you go.
Tension; Using 4mm hook and dk yarn (as stated above) 24 sts and 28 rows = 10cm/4″
Cover: Worked in the round (Arigurumi Style.)
Rnd 1: Make magic circle, 6 dc into the magic circle.
Rnd 2: 2 dc in each st around. 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *1 dc, 2 dc into next st, rep from * around. 18 sts.
Rnd 4: * 2 dc, 2 dc into next st, rep from * around. 24 sts.
Rnd 5: * 3 dc, 2 dc into next st,rep from * around. 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *4 dc, 2 dc into next st, rep from * around. 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *5 dc,2 dc into next st, rep from * around. 42 sts.
Rnd 8: *6 dc, 2 dc into next st, rep from * around. 48 sts.
Rnd 9: 1 dc in st around.
Rnds 10 – 18: Rep rnd 9. 48 sts.
Rnd 19: *4 dc, dc2tog, rep from * around. 40 sts.
Rnd 20: *6 dc, dc2tog, rep from * around. 35 sts.
Rnd 21 Dc2tog twice, 13 dc, dc2tog twice, 14 dc. 31 sts.
Fasten Off. Weave in ends.
Wings: (Make 2 the same. )
Worked In Rows. 1 ch does not count as a stitch throughout.
Row 1: Fdc 20. Turn 20 sts. (Or alternatively; 21 chain, dc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in each ch across. Turn. 20 sts.)
Row 2: 1 ch, dc2tog, 16 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 18 sts.
Row 3: 1 ch, dc2tog, 14 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 16 sts.
Row 4: 1 ch, dc2tog, 12 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 14 sts.
Row 5: 1 ch, dc2tog, 10 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 12 sts.
Row 6: 1 ch, dc2tog, 8 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 10 sts.
Row 7: 1 ch, dc2tog, 6 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 8 sts.
Row 8: 1 ch, dc2tog, 4 dc, dc2tog. Turn. 6 sts.
Row 9: 1 ch, dc2tog in each st across. Turn. 3 sts.
Fasten Off. Weave in ends.
Attach a wing to each side of the cover, approximately 9 rows down from the top. Twist the wing (using the picture above as a guide) and stitch into position.
I really hope that you enjoy creating with this pattern. I would truly love to see your creations!
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