Tag Archives: Ornaments

Free Pattern Friday: Cuppy Cakes!

24 Dec

Cuppy Cake Ornaments!

I found this free pattern on Ravelry… head on over to check it out!

 

You’ll need to know the following special stitches (click the links to watch instructional videos on YouTube):

Back Post Double Crochet

Front Post Double Crochet

Cupcake Ami

Use hook size H and brown (chocolate) yarn, ch4.

1: join with a sl st to the first chain, ch3 to count as 1st dc

2:dc 14 times in ring, slst to top of first dc to join, ch3

3: BPDC around each post of each dc (14), sl st to top of first bpdc to join, ch3.

4: FPDC around each post of each bpdc (14), sl st to top of first fpdc to join, FO.

ICING:

Hook size H

1: work 6 sc in a magic circle

2: sc inc around (12)

3: sc inc around until your circle is about two inches across, FO leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

FINISHING:

Sew icing to top of “cake.”  Stuff when you’re about 3/4 of the way done stitching.  Add a hanger to the top in the color of the frosting, and… voila!  A cutie pie little cuppy cake ornament (the perfect gift for my cupcake obsessed friend Janet!)

 

Free Pattern Friday: Candy Ornament

10 Dec

 

first attempt: immediately became a cat toy. stupid acrylic yarn...

FIRST ATTEMPT PATTERN:

Inner swirl:

1. Ch. 31

2. sc in 2nd ch from hook & in each ch across

3. ch1, turn, sc across.  FO.

Outer swirl:

1. ch 51

2. sc in 2nd ch from hook & in each ch across

3. ch1, turn, sc across, FO.

Wrapper (make 2):

1: ch2

2: 4sc in 1st ch

3: sc inc around (8 stitches)

4: sc around (8)

5: sc inc around (16) & FO.

 

 

2nd attempt... much better!

2nd attempt pattern:

Inner swirl:

1. ch31

2. sc in 2nd ch from hook & in each ch across.  FO.

Outer swirl:

1. ch51

2. sc in 2nd ch from hook & in each ch across.  FO.

Wrappers:  same as above.

 

Finishing:  line up the swirls, roll them into a circle, and sew them together.  Sew a wrapper to each side.

And, as I am quite sick, I am now going back to bed.  ::sniffle, sniffle::

Snowflakes!

30 Sep

I know, I know.  It’s September.  But we crafters start thinking about the holidays quite early in the year.  Don’t be a hater.  Just enjoy these cute little snowflake ornaments! (for sale at my Etsy shop, dontcha know…)  })i({