V-Cocoon

This pattern will be available until July 12th for free.


What you need: 
Size h-5.0mm Crochet hook 
Red Heart Super Saver 1 skein (weight 4) 
Yarn Needle 

Gauge: 
4inches =11 stitches and 13 rows. 

Special Technique
Bobble
1. Yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over pull back through.
2. Leaving current loops on hook, yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over pull back through.
3-4: Repeat Step 2.
5. Yarn over, pull yarn through all loops on hook. 

To begin: 
Ch 51.
Row 1: Ch1, sc in second chain in each across (50 sts).
Row 2: Turn, ch3, bobble (see Special Technique) in each stitch.
Row 3: Turn, ch1, in back loop only, sc in each stitch
Row 4: Turn, ch1, sc in each stitch.
Row 5: Turn, ch1, sc, * (dc, sc) in next stitch, repeat to end, sc in last stitch to finish.
Row 6: Turn, ch1, in front loop only, sc in each stitch.
Row 7: Turn, ch1, sc in each stitch.
Row 8: Turn, ch2, hdc in each stitch.
Repeat Rows 2-8 4 more times.
Repeat row 2 2x. 
Fasten off. 
Sew the long sides of the panel together from bottom to ¾ way up allowing it to part or ‘V’. 

Sew the bottom together as follows: 

Fold in half: tie together in center. 
Pull the middle of each sides in and tie them in the center with the previous knot. 
Pull the center of each rounded part in and tie in center. 
Fasten off. 
This will ‘pinch’ the bottom in and close it easily. 

Join yarn in the top corner. Trim around the top and down through the ‘v’ area and back up. Sl st to join. Ch 1, sc around again. Sl st to join and ch 1. Sc around again, sl st to join and fasten off. You should have trimmed it 3 times with sc. 

Heat Wave Market Bag

This pattern will only be up for FREE through July 7th!


Materials:
H-5.0mm hook
Premier Home Cotton
180g/2.8oz ; 128m/140yds
1 skein: Pastel Blue (Color A)
1 skein: Peach (Color B)
Yarn Needle
Stitch Marker (optional)
Legend:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Skip (sk)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Double Crochet decrease (dc dec)

Gauge: 
16 stitches and 17 rows = 4” in sc

Notes:
1.      The bag is made in 4 sections: base & body, brim, handle and then flowers.
2.      When changing colors, change color with the last pull through of the last stitch.
Directions:
Ch4
Round 1: 10 dc in the first chain, sl st to the first dc stitch to join (10 sts).
Round 2: Ch2, sc in the same stitch, * ch2, sc in next stitch, repeat to end, do not join. (9 spaces)
Rounds 3-4: Working continuously in the round, *ch3, sc in next chain space, repeat from * to the end of the round. **NOTE: place a stitch marker at the beginning of each round. (10 spaces)
Round 5: * ch4, sc next chain space, Ch4, sc in same chain space, ch4, sc in the next chain space, twice repeat from * to end. (15 spaces)
Round 6: (Ch4, sc in next chain space) 3 times, ch4, sc in SAME space, repeat from * to last 2 chain spaces, ch4, sc in next chain space, ch4, sc in same chain space ch4, sc in next space. (20 spaces)
Round 7: * (Ch4, sc in next chain space) 4 times, ch4, sc in SAME space, repeat from * to last space. (25 spaces)
Rounds 8-13: Ch4, sc in next chain.
Rounds 14-22: Ch3, sc in next chain.
Rounds 23-24: Ch2, sc in next chain. Fasten off Color A.
Round 25: Join Color B. Ch2 (does not count as a stitch here and throughout), dc in same stitch, 2dc in chain space, * dc next stitch, 2dc in chain space, repeat from * to end, sl st to the first dc stitch to join.
Round 26: Ch2, * dc4, dc dec, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to the first dc stitch to join.
Round 27: Ch2, * dc3, dc dec, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to the first dc stitch to join.
Round 28: Join Color A, drop Color B (do not fasten off). Ch1, sc in each stitch, sl st to the first stitch to join. Fasten off Color A.
Round 29: Join Color B, ch2, dc in each stitch, sl st to the first dc stitch to join. Do not fasten off.

Handle:
Row 1: Working straight into handle, ch1, sc8.
Rows 2-80: (mark rows 20 and 60 with stitch marker) Turn, ch1, sc8. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Using yarn needle, sew handle onto opposite side of bag. Next, sew handle together from row 20-60 (between stitch markers).

Flower
Ch4, sl st to first chain to join.
Round 1: Ch4 (counts as first dc and ch1), (dc, ch1) in ring 5 more times, sl st to the third chain of the first ch4 to join (6 ch1 spaces)
Round 2: In each ch1 space (sl st, ch1, dc2, ch1, sl st to same stitch). Sl st to the space between the first and last petal.
Round 3: * Ch3, sl st to the space between each petal, repeat from * to complete round.
Round 4: In each ch3 space (sl st, ch1, dc2, tr2, dc2, ch1, sl st to same stitch). Sl st to the space between the first and last petal.
Fasten off. Using yarn needle, sew flower onto the handle at seam. Weave in all ends.

Free Crochet Pattern: Cancer Ribbon Beanie

What you need:
Crochet hook H-5.0mm (or hook to obtain gauge)
2 Colors of Vanna’s Choice Yarn: Medium and Light Pink

Gauge:
4inches =11 stitches and 13 rows.

Measurement:
*TEEN-Adult* Head 20.5-22 in. Hat Height 9-10 in   

Legend:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Skip (sk)
Single Crochet (sc)
Single Crochet Decrease (sc dec)
Double Crochet (dc)
Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc)

*Note: there are a total of 5 ribbons made into the beanie.
Round 1: Ch4, 10dc in first chain, sl st to first dc stitch to join (10 sts).
Round 2: Ch2 (does not count as a stitch) 2dc in same stitch, 2fpdc on the next post,  * 2dc in the next stitch, 2fpdc on the next post, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to first dc stitch to join (20 sts).

*Note: The fpdc will always be worked on top of the previous fpdc to create and maintain the ‘ribbing’ that will create the 3D cable that flows into the ribbon. 

Round 3: Ch2, 2dc, fpdc, 2fpdc, * dc, 2dc, fpdc, 2fpdc, repeat from * to complete the round, sl st to first dc stitch to join (30 sts).
Round 4: Ch2, 2dc, dc2, 2fpdc, fpdc2, * 2dc, dc2, 2fpdc, fpdc2, repeat from * to complete the round, sl st to first dc stitch to join (40 sts).
Round 5: Ch2, 2dc, dc2, 2dc in next stitch, fpdc4, *2dc in next stitch, dc2, 2dc in next stitch, fpdc4, repeat from * to complete the round, sl st to first dc stitch to join (50 sts).
Round 6) Ch2, 2dc in the same stitch, dc5. Over the next 4 stitches (the previous 4 fpdc) you are going to cable: Fpdc in the 3rd fpdc, fpdc in the 4th fpdc, working over the last two stitches, fpdc in the 1st fpdc, fpdc in the 2nd fpdc. * 2dc in next stitch, dc5, fpdc in the 3rd fpdc, fpdc in the 4th fpdc, working over the last two stitches, fpdc in the 1st fpdc, fpdc in the 2nd fpdc. Repeat from the * to complete the round, sl st to the first dc stitch to join (55 sts).
Round 7: Ch2, 2dc in the same stitch dc5, * fpdc2, dc4, fpdc2 (Make sure that you count the stitches when you fpdc because they will not be on the same ‘row’ as the dc. The stitches will appear to be unworked on the current row), 2dc, dc4. Repeat from * to complete the round, sl st to the first dc stitch to join (60 sts).
Rounds 8-9: Ch2, dc5, fpdc2, dc4, fpdc2, * dc5, fpdc2, dc4, fpdc2, repeat from * to complete the round, sl st to first dc stitch to join (60 sts).
Round 10: Ch2, dc8, *using the first 2 fpdc stitches, fpdc 2. Then using the second set of fpdc, fpdc2. Sk the first stitches that are in the middle as they are counted as the stitches for the fpdc that you just created, dc8, repeat from the * to complete the round (you will end on the fpdc section), sl st to the first dc stitch to join (60 sts). 
Round 11: Ch2, dc7, * fpdc2 using the previous set of fpdc, dc4, fpdc2, dc4, repeat from the * to complete the round (You will end with fpdc2), sl st to first dc stitch to join (60 sts).
Round 12: Ch2, dc5, *fpdc2 on previous fpdc2, dc8, fpdc2 in previous fpdc2, dc1, repeat from * to complete the round (you will end with 2fpdc), sl st to first dc stitch to join.
Round 13: Ch2, dc5, * fpdc2, dc8, fpdc2, dc2, fpdc2, repeat from * to complete the round (end on fpdc2), sl st to first dc stitch to join.
Round 14: Ch2, dc5, sc12, * dc2, sc12, repeat from * to complete the round, sl st to first dc stitch to join.
Round 15: Ch1, sc in each stitch.
Round 16: Working continuously in the round, * sc4, sc dec, repeat from * to complete the round (50 sts).
Round 17: * Sc3, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (50 stitches).
Round 18: Sc in each stitch.
Round 19: Join Color B, fasten off Color A, reverse sc (See below for stitch assistance), sl st to the first stitch of round to join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

How to reverse single crochet:
Holding the right side facing you, insert your hook in the stitch to the RIGHT, draw up a loop (this is technically-in ‘reverse’), yarn over and pull through. Stitch complete.