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Oct 17, 2019

Crochet Scrubbie

This is a scrubbie made with tulle fabric. Hook size 7 mm The size of the hook you chose will determine the size of your finished project. The larger

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Oct 17, 2019

Free Knit Dishcloth Patterns - with some crochet thrown in...

Free Knit Dishcloth Patterns, and some crochet designs too...

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Oct 14, 2019

Barbie Karate Outfit

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 For karate shirt: Foundation Row: chain 25 Row 1-4: double crochet across row Row 5: double crochet for 4 spaces, skip

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Oct 11, 2019

Barbie tri - colored skirt

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: *double crochet x3 chain

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Oct 09, 2019

Red Riding Hood Cape

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 32 Row 1- 9: double crochet across row Row 10-12: * double crochet x4 crochet 2 together * repeat

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Oct 07, 2019

Barbie Red Dress

Hook size: 3.75 mm and 2.00 mm Weight: 2 Foundation Row: chain 30 Row 1-6: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 7-11: double

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Oct 04, 2019

Ghost Applique

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 8 Row 1-2: double crochet across row (6) Row 3:single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet,

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Oct 02, 2019

Barbie Apron

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1 - 6: double crochet across row Row 7: chain 15 attach to the top of the apronsingle crochet

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Sep 30, 2019

Long black Barbie Dress

Hook size 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1 - 27: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 28: single crochet x4 chain

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Sep 27, 2019

Barbie Picnic Blanket

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 48 Row 1 - 14: *1 double crochet chain 2 skip 2 stitches* repeat from *to* across row Row 15: single

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Sep 25, 2019

Barbie Picnic Basket

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 2 Row 1: single crochet x6 into the second chain from hook and join with a slip stitch Row 2: single

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Sep 23, 2019

Barbie Black Cape

Hook Size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 32 Row 1-9: double crochet across row Row 10-12: * double crochet x4 then crochet 2 together* repeat*

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Sep 20, 2019

Top Hat for Barbie

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 2 Row 1: single crochet x6 into the same space and join with a slip stitch Row 2: single crochet

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Sep 19, 2019

Barbie Witch's Hat

Hook Size: 2.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 and join with a slip stitch Row 1: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row

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Sep 16, 2019

Barbie Santa / Elf Hat

Hook Size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 18 Row 1: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: Half Double crochet around

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Sep 13, 2019

Barbie Crown

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 1 Foundation Row: chain 21 and join with a slip stitch Row 1: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row

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Sep 11, 2019

Child's Touque and Matching Scarf

Knitting needle size: 4.5 mm (circular) Weight: 3 Most of 2 skeins of yarn were used for this project Foundation row: Cast on 40 stitches Row 1 - 150:

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Sep 09, 2019

Barbie Market Bag

Hook Size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 to 4 Foundation Row: chain 22 Row 1: double crochet across row Row 2: chain 4( this counts as first double crochet and

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Sep 06, 2019

Barbie Fairy Wings

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 15 Row 1: single crochet into first space, half double crochet into next space, double crochet for

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Sep 04, 2019

Barbie Sleeping Bag

Hook Size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: Double crochet around both sides of the foundation row with 3 double crochet in each corner

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Sep 02, 2019

Barbie Touque and Matching Scarf

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 40 Row 1: half double crochet across row Row 2: half double crochet across row Attach fringe to

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Aug 30, 2019

Barbie Ballgown

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: single crochet around row

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Aug 28, 2019

Barbie Sweater

Hook Size: 3.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 25 Row 1: double crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: double crochet around row

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Aug 26, 2019

Barbie Pants No Drawstring

Hook size: 3.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: double crochet around row

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Aug 23, 2019

Barbie Scalloped Edge Skirt

Hook size: 3.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2 - 8: double crochet around

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Aug 21, 2019

Barbie Bib Overall Shorts

Hook size: 3.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: double crochet around row

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Aug 19, 2019

Barbie Ballerina Outfit

Hook size : 3.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet across row Row 2: single crochet across row Row 3: half double crochet

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Aug 16, 2019

Barbie Halter Top

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet across row Row 2: single crochet across row Row 3: half double crochet

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Aug 14, 2019

Barbie pants

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 25 Row 1: chain 3 and turn* skip 1 space and work 1 double crochet * repeat from* to *across row

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Aug 12, 2019

Barbie Mermaid Tail

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 25 Row 1: chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet) then* skip 1 space and work 1 double crochet

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Aug 09, 2019

Miniature Backpack

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 For Body of Backpack Foundation Row: chain 2 Row 1: into the 2nd chain from hook work 12 half double crochet Row 2:

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Aug 05, 2019

Butterfly Applique

With a crochet hook that matches the yarn used chain 5 In the 5th chain from the hook work 4 treble crochets attaching each to the beginning space Chain

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Aug 02, 2019

Lapping Waves Cowl

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 8 and join with a slip stitch Row 1: chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet) work 7 double

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Jul 31, 2019

Simple Tunisian Bookmark

Hook size: 3.00 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 11 Row 1: in 2nd chain from hook yarn over and draw through chain, * insert hook into next chain

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Jul 29, 2019

Flower Bookmark

Hook Size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 small scrapes any yarn desired can be used for this project 2 colors were used for project shown Foundation Row: chain 4

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Jul 26, 2019

Rose Lovey Blanket

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 4 slip stitch to join Row 1:with color A chain 3 slip stitch to foundation chain 4 times Row

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Jul 24, 2019

Front Post Back Post Baby Blanket

Hook size:3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 80 Row 1: double crochet across row chain 3 and turn Row 2: 1 double crochet in the second space

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Jul 22, 2019

A Drunken Granny Scarf in Dove Grey

6.5 mm hook Weight: 4 Acrylic yarn was used for this project This stitch is made using multiples of 5 + 2 Foundation Row: chain 27 Row 1: chain 3(this

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Jul 19, 2019

An Old Fashioned 3 D Rose

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 acrylic yarn was used for this project Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: chain 3 slip stitch to foundation chain x4 Row 2:

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Jul 17, 2019

Grey Bookmark

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 33 Row 1:in fourth chain from hook( this counts as first double crochet) then work 1 double crochet

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Jul 15, 2019

Green Baby Hat

This hat combines knitting and crocheting. Hook size: 3.5 mm circular knitting needles 4.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation row: chain 4 Row 1: in the fourth

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Jul 05, 2019

Old Fashioned Chair Feet

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: in the 4th chain from the hook double crochet 11 times. Slip stitch to join row Row 2:

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Jul 03, 2019

4th of July Coaster Set

Hook Size: 2.75 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for the project Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: In 4th chain from hook work 11 double crochet

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Jul 01, 2019

Canada Day Coaster Set

Hook size: 3.125 Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: in the fourth chain from the hook work 11 double crochets and join with

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Jun 30, 2019

Single crochet variation of the typical Jacob's Ladder - a dishcloth

Hook size: 3.00 mm Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for the project The yarn color was changed at the end of each row in the sample shown Foundation

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Jun 21, 2019

Knitted Doorknob Organizer

4.5 mm knitting needles CO 25 stitches Knit 70 rows Row 71: knit 5 stitches cast off next 15 stitches knit last 5 stitches. Row 72: knit 5 stitches

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Jun 17, 2019

Crochet Swifter Duster

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for the project Foundation Row: chain 61 Row 1 - 18: single crochet across row or until project

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Jun 11, 2019

Knitted Swifer Cover

4.5 mm knitting needles Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for this project Foundation Row: Cast on 64 stitches Row 1: knit 12 purl 1 knit 40 purl

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Jun 05, 2019

Tulip Produce Bag

4.5 mm hook Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet on both sides of the foundation chain with three double crochets in each corner

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