Friday, October 21, 2011

How Cotton Yarn is Made

how cotton yarn is made... by the Discovery Channel.

video


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kH_b3Heo48I&NR=1

How Red Heart Makes Yarn... Made in USA

how yarn is made ... by Red Heart.


Monday, October 3, 2011

Santa Infant Hat to Crochet








Materials:
small amount of 4-ply worsted yarn, in red and white;
for 12” head circumference, use K hook;
for 16" head circumference, use N hook


RED yarn: ch 4, join w/ sl st for circle, or magic ring
R1: ch1, 8 sc in circle; join (8)
R2: ch1, 1 sc in each st; join (8)
R3: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 4 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 st; join (10)
R4: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 5 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 st; join (12)
R5: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 6 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 st; join (14)
R6: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 7 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 5 st; join (16)
R7: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 8 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 6 st; join (18)
R8: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 9 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 7 st; join (20)
R9: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 6 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 6 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 5 st; join (23)
R10: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 5 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 5 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 5 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 st; join (27)
R11: ch2, 2 dc in 1st st,1 dc in each of next 6 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 6 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 6 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 5 st; join (31)

R12-15: ch2, 1 dc in each stitch; join (31) finish. weave in end.

BRIM: attach white yarn and crochet 2 rows of dc OR 3 rows of fpdc, joining, weaving in ends.

POM-POM: create pom-pom; after weaving in yarn tail inside top of hat, weave in tails of pom-pom to secure! (pom-pom size is approximately 1.5" or larger)


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