• Square shell coasters •

Originally posted on un punto a la vez • one stitch at a time:

I wrote this pattern and hope you’ll love it as much as I do.

Hook according to the yarn of your choice.

I used a Light Fingering / 3 ply yarn and 2.5 hook.

ch – chain  •   sc – single crochet   •   dc – double crochet  •  sl st – slip stitch

Make a circle:  Ch 4 ,  join with sl st.

  1. ch 1, *sc, 5 dc*, repeat * * 3 more times, sl st  in first sc (4 shells).
  2. ch 2 (this is the first dc), in same st 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc (this is the first shell of round 2),  *sc in 3rd dc,  in next sc work  3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc*,  repeat   * * 2 times, sc in 3rd dc, sl st in top of the first dc of round 2 made with the ch 2 (4 shells).
  3. sl st to…

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My Little Crochet Doll – Ballerina

Originally posted on Betty Virago:

I know, I know… It’s been a little while since I said hello.

I’ve been so busy. I got a few weeks paid teaching work and I also got a place at Huddersfield Uni. It’s all go!

But I finally sat down and finished the next doll pattern for the little crochet doll. This time a pink ballerina doll.


She is fast becomming one of my favorites.

The bodice from the tutu came from a similar style of dresses from the by hook by hand blog.

The pattern is here… MLCDballet

The dress is written in full, but you will need to buy the My Little Crochet Doll pattern from my Etsy or Ravelry shop to make the doll, underwear and ballet slippers.

So, What’s next?

I was thinking a Victorian outfit, or maybe a cooks outfit. What do you think?

While I’m here I might as well let you…

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