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Upon Butterfly Wings.

Good morning everyone, I hope that you have sunshine wherever you are.

I must warn you that this is a sad post, so you need to choose whether or not to read on.

(The free pattern for the tiny angel hat is at the bottom of this post.)

Over the weekend, I posted on Instagram and Facebook, because I came across a post from Laura of @little_crochet_makes and I just had to get involved myself.
Her post was about a non profit organisation, run by Lucy of @uponbutterflywings.

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Lucy donates keepsakes and garments to hospitals and funeral directors, etc, for babies born sleeping (8-34 weeks.) This is something which is very close to my heart and I wanted to create something myself.

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Laura @little_crochet_makes very kindly shared her own pattern for these tiny little gowns.

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And these are my first two, made from her pattern.
You can find the link to the pattern and the Upon Butterfly Wings website by clicking onto @little_crochet_makes bio.
There are lots of links for sizes and preferable colours, as well as other patterns on the Upon Butterfly Wings website.
You can also find Upon Butterfly Wings on Facebook too. They accept knitted and crocheted items. And currently they have a fundraiser happening. So if you would like to help, please visit the website or FB page for more information.

Once I had completed these tiny dresses (22 – 24 weeks gestation) I wanted to give them matching hats.  So I put together this very quick and easy pattern for anyone to use.

Little Angels Hats

Made with a 3mm crochet hook, and a DK weight yarn these will fit a baby born between 22 to 24 weeks of pregnancy.

Matching Hats and Dresses

I have written the hat pattern out on this post, but I have also added it to Ravelry as a PDF, so that you can save it, and come back to it more easily.

On Ravelry you will get both a UK and a US version of the pattern on your PDF download.

image By Kernow Designs.

YOU WILL NEED

*DK Yarn

*3mm Crochet Hook.

*Tapestry Needle. Scissors.

ABBREVIATIONS

Ch – Chain

HTR – Half Treble

MR – Magic Ring

Rnd – Round

Rep – Repeat

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sk – Skip

St(s) – Stitch(es)

Tr – Treble Crochet

HAT

Make MR – Ch2, 10Tr into ring, pull tight to close. Join into first st with a sl st (10 sts.)

Rnd 1 – Ch2, work 2tr into each st around. Join into first st with a sl st (20 sts.)

Rnd 2 – Ch2, work 2tr into same st as ch, 1tr into each of next 2 sts. [2tr into next st, 1tr into each of next 2 sts.] Rep [] around. Join into first st with a sl st (28 sts.)

Rnds 3 to 5 – Ch2, tr in each st around. Join into first st with a sl st (28 sts.)

Rnd 6 – Ch1, htr in each st around. Add new colour on last st. Join into first st with a sl st.

PICOT EDGE

Ch2, 3tr into same st as ch. Sl st into next st. [3tr into next st, sl st in to next st] Rep [] around. Join into first st with a sl st. FASTEN OFF.

Weave in Ends.

Your hat is complete.

I hope you find my Angel Hat pattern useful.

If you would like to share what you have made, please email me a little note – along with a picture of your creation to lovecrochet1972@gmail.com

Alternatively, you can use the #kernowdesigns on Instagram, as well as the #uponbutterflywings, so that Lucy can see your tiny little hat creations too.

You can also share with me on my facebook page using this web address:-

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1479882018941961/

Or follow me on my blog at:-

www.kernowdesigns.co.uk

Etsy shop:-

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/KernowDesigns

Ravelry shop:-

https://www.ravelry.com/stores/kernow-designs-designs

This pattern is fully copyrighted to Kernow Designs.co.uk

You may sell your finished piece but you MAY NOT sell or distribute this pattern in any form.

Any alterations to this pattern do not make it your own. Any alterations should be noted along with full links back to my work.

Thank you.

Fabulous One Day Fae Giveaway!

Hello everyone & a very happy Thursday to you all!

If you are looking for a fabulous FREE image then please read on. Smiles.

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This card was created, using this gorgeous image from Faery Ink.

And she is FREE just for 24 hours so be sure to grab her while you can.

Full details on how to get her are on the Faery Ink Blog.

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To bring this gorgeous girl to life, I used my Copics in these shades:-

Skin

Skin.

Hair

Hair.

Cheeks

Cheek Blush.

Top & Tail

Top & Tail.

Sand & Sea

Sand & Sea.

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That awesome star embossed card is from That Craft Place.

And my layer card is Core-Dinations.

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The dew drops are from Dies To Die For and the hand tied bow was created using ribbon from my cupboard.

Places you may want to visit:-

Faery Ink Facebook Group.

Faery Ink Store.

Faery Ink Blog.

Faery Ink Pinterest.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.

Hugs & Happy Crafting Everyone!

Karen.xx

The challenges I am entering into are:-

1.  Crafting From The Heart – Always Anything Goes.

2.  Creative Card Crew – CAS.

3.  Deep Ocean Challenge – Favourite Colour Combo. 

(Mine is Pink & Blue.)

4.  Through The Craft Room Door – Always Anything Goes.

5.  Unicorn Challenge – March CAS.

New Ear Candy & 200 Likes Give Away!!

Hello everyone!

And a very happy weekend to you all. Smiles.

I’m here today, to tell you a little about my other hobby (extra to card making!)

And that is making earrings. If you look at the top of this page you will see a link that says store. You can find lots there. (I’m adding to it all of the time.)

I also have a facebook page where you can follow me, and see any new earrings I have made, along with giveaways and promotional discounts.

I’m holding an event next weekend, to celebrate reaching over 200 likes on my page, so be sure to become a follower so that you don’t miss out!

I’m adding lots of earrings to the store this week, ready for a little competition that I will be holding next weekend in the giveaway event. So keep your eyes peeled.

Here is  a peek of ear candy I have made so far. (Not all of them are in store just yet.  Smiles.)

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Well that’s it for peeks of what I’ve been making.

I do hope that you can join me in my 200 likes giveaway event! It really would be great to see you there.

Hugs & Happy Crafting Everyone!

Karen.xx