Sunday, 19 April 2015

New pattern up in store! Crochet Baby Shorts Pattern with Video Tutorial- Diamond Collection

New Pattern!


The Crochet Baby Shorts Pattern from the Diamond Collection!


First of the four patterns to be released! Here's the link for it
https://www.etsy.com/listing/230461898/crochet-baby-shorts-pattern-with-video?ref=shop_home_active_1
Why buy the pattern when I post so many free ones here. Well there is a full video tutorial included because no one has time to get confused. Also I include sizing for all the sizes from 0-24 months in written form with pictures! So head over to my store and check it out

Description


*This is a Pattern for the shorts, not a finished product. Upon purchase the pattern will be available for instant download*
This is a pattern and video tutorial for the CUTEST COMFIEST Baby Shorts from the Diamond Collection. This pattern is perfectly wonderful on it's own or to be purchased in addition to the other 3 patterns in this collection. 
What makes this special??
* It's so comfy and stretchy for babies to waddle around in
* Elastic is used around the waist to keep the shorts from falling off while staying comfortable
* Great learning experience for learning how to make a shorts base with elastic
* Learn how to cable stitch crochet the diamond part of the shorts! Adding texture to crochet is just so much fun!
* Learn how to front post double crochet stitch if you don't already know or get some practice on it! (Not a common stitch)
*There's a VIDEO TUTORIAL... Need I say more?? 
*****I GUARANTEE CLARITY in my patterns!****
Nobody wants to spend money on unclear patterns. If any part of my patterns are confusing I will rewrite it...add to the video... and send the new version to everyone asap!
Included in this pattern: 
*Written pattern in standard crochet language for each size
*Pictures of steps
*Open work symbol pattern for the diamond part
***VIDEO TUTORIAL*** 1 hour and 30 minutes
The private video link includes:
*How to do the shorts step by step
*How to insert the elastic
My patterns are probably the most comprehensive pattern you will find and I am determined to help you learn so if anything is unclear just message me and we will figure it out!
The following sizes are included:
0-3 Months - 16" Around Bottom
3-6 Months - 17"
6-9 Months - 18" 
9-12 Months - 19"
12-18 Months - 20"
18-24 Months - 21"
**Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced (but don't forget I'm here to help so go for the challenge!) 
If you are good at counting stitches and can see which stitches are on top of each other you should have no problem because that's the trickiest part involved in the diamond part.
Materials Needed:
4 Ply cotton yarn (3 ply if your baby overheats easily)
5.00 mm hook
3/4" elastic (20" should cover any size)
Scissors
Needle with a Large Eye

Monday, 30 March 2015

Annnnd I'm Back!

Hi everyone!


 I can't believe we've hit the 1 million views mark! This started as a place to record my crochet references and has quickly grown to everyone's quick reference which is just great I'm so happy about that!
I haven't been posting for a while consistently really because I've been trying to figure out what I want to do really...I mean so many options! Well I'm back and with full vigour and determination to teach the world to crochet and sell some finished products on etsy!

So here's the big news!

Introducing Crochelina Patterns!

I am now selling my patterns on etsy! I have posted the 3 patterns from my most popular collection thePurple Baby Summer Collectionto start off! I will be posting a new pattern in my shop every week so keep checking!
What's so special about these patterns?? VIDEO TUTORIALS!! Each pattern comes with it's own video tutorial because there's nothing more confusing than a written pattern or symbol pattern on it's own! Also included are full written patterns and symbol patterns so you can have as many methods as possible to make the learning process easier and more fun!

My Store


Let's Learn and Create Together 


Wait there's More!


For those of you wanting finished crochet products I have created a new line of100% cotton 100% one of a kindbecause I only make one of each, Half Crochet Half Fabric Boutique Baby Dresses with Matching Headbands!! (Feel free to cheer!) I am super excited about this design because each one is totally unique and shows the beauty and diversification of crochet in a modern and exciting way!

Introducing the Vintage Collection**  In Store April 13!

A new collection in teal, aqua, white, silver, and grey! Perfect for that special occasion and for just plain showing off how cute your baby is! Each one packaged and ready to come straight home to you or to a friend! There will be 9 sets in every collection! Two Newborn, Four 0-3 Month, Two 3-6, and One 6-9 Month. I will always post when I introduce a new collection so you can jump on them!

I'm Still Not Done!

Introducing Biweekly posts here and Weekly Video Tutorials!

For those of you wanted to become better crocheters I am going to be posting atleast 2 posts a week adding new resources and adding 1 video tutorial a week to the crochetpedia youtube channel!! 
Many of you have watched my Quick Basics of Crochet for Beginners video and have learned from that. Now I am going to start a playlist of how to crochet from start to finish adding a new video every week! It will be jam packed with all you need to know to become a confident expert crocheter. It won't be your basic how to videos...for example for the "How to Chain Video", I'll show you how to make the best chains, consistent chains, include fun projects you can do with just chains, and show different methods of crocheting into different parts of chains to give different looks! So check in again in May for new weekly videos!
Why am I doing this?? I love crochet so much! It is my relaxation, my creative outlet, and I want to spread that hapiness around! 
Last but not least have a wonderful day

Thursday, 20 June 2013

My First Baby Model!

I decided I should model my crochet outfits so here is my first baby modddddel!!! And how adorable is he???? Let me hear it!!!
Modeling the Navy Diamond Collection
These pictures are going up on my etsy storeCrochelina soon so people can see how cute my outfits would look on their baby boys :) He is officially going to be my new cover baby! 

 This is baby Hamudi. He is almost 6 months old wearing my 6 month outfit :)

 Love the shirt on him it's sooo cute...
Awwwww...Thanks to Suzanne for letting me model my outfit on her baby Couldn't have wished for a better model!

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Navy Diamond Baby Boy Collection

Just finished my new baby boy outfit the "Navy Diamond Collection"! I love designing.. it came out just the way I wanted it to! Here is the collection below The bottom fishing hat is going up on etsy as a pattern sale soon. So if you like it I will be selling the pattern for it :) I am in love with this collection










Wednesday, 8 May 2013

My work - Baby Boy Outfit

Here is another one of my designs for baby boy outfit sweater and diaper combo... I need to add some shoes and a hat still probably a newsboy hat... anyways I have pictures with buttons and without. The person I sold this to wanted it without buttons so here it is :) I like the sweater a lot... and the diaper cover is adjustable with a tie to keep it snug! I will add color next time I make this maybe a couple stripes...anyways I like how it came out.





Friday, 5 April 2013

My Work - Newborn Baby Girl Outfit, Dress, hat and shoes

I saw some cute baby girl dresses and had to try it out! Baby clothes are pretty fast to work up and oh so adorable...
Here is the outfit I came up with.
 Here is the front of the dress with the matching shoes and hat...
 This is the back of the dress with 2 flower buttons and one sewn in with the ribbons coming out...
This hat is completely my design to match the dress ^^ I love it...
 These are cute Marry Jane shoes with little flower buttons on the side :)
 I'm considering starting to sell my work... don't know about the time commitment... what if you get piled on with a ton of orders hehe... After I do a couple more dress, hat, and shoe designs maybe I'll consider it ^^
** Update** The dress and shoes are now for sale in my shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/crochelinapatterns with a Video Tutorial!

Sunday, 31 March 2013

Crochet Books Online - Crochet Magazine

Crochet Magazine 2 editions
http://issuu.com/bellota1502/docs/crochet_2009-11
http://issuu.com/bellota1502/docs/crochet_2007-07
I really like this magazine it has all sorts of different patterns from woman's wear and men's wear, baby clothes and home and decor. Just a large variety and it's very clear. Even the difficulty level of the patterns are labeled. This could be worth a subscription if you are looking for a crochet magazine subscription. Anyways check this edition out and see if you like it...
Check out both the links there to get an idea...



Saturday, 23 March 2013

Crochet Books Online - Baby Blankets / Mantas

Baby Blankets- Mantas
http://issuu.com/montserratperez/docs/tejidocrochet
 This ebook is in Spanish so if you know Spanish great you can read the written instructions but there are also great symbol patterns for baby blankets and some great ideas ^^ I love the lego like blanket... anyways check it out :)

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Crochet Books Online - Crochet World Magazines

Crochet World Magazines
April 2013 Edition
http://issuu.com/xbox2kazua/docs/crochet_world_2013-04
So I found this online and the magazine is actually really great! Huge variety of crochet patterns from all types of projects. There is home decor... table runners... baby blankets... stuffed animals... It is great for anyone who just wants to try something random that looks nice :)
So here's an example of the magazine page where it has different projects and written patterns for them.

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