If you’re a crocheter AND plant lover, this project is just for you! Create these cute plant holders for your mini succulent pots or other small plants. Hang them anywhere around your home or office and add some life into your living space!
Super Bulky 6 or Jumbo 7 weight yarn 12mm crochet hook 1 stitch marker measuring tape scissors
6 sc x 7 rows = 4” (10 cm) * This is only a recommended gauge used to fit a mini 3″ x 2.5″ (7.5cm x 6.5cm) clay pot, using a 12mm crochet hook, as suggested. It is to be used as a reference. You may use the recommended hook size found on the label. Just note, gauge and size of project will vary depending on the yarn and hook size chosen.
CH = chain SC = single crochet SL ST = slip stitch ST(S) = stitch(es)
CH3, then close circle with a SL ST in the first CH. Make 1 SC in the middle of the circle, and then place a stitch marker on that ST. Make 5 more SC in the middle of the circle (Total of 6 STS)
Make 2 SC in the first ST. Place stitch marker on the first SC. Continue to make 2 SC in each ST. (Total of 12 STS)
*Make 1 SC in the first ST. Place stitch marker. Make 2 SC in the next; While keeping the stitch marker on the first ST, repeat from * to end of round. (Total of 18 STS)
*Make 1 SC in the first 2 STS. Place stitch marker on the first SC. Make 2 SC in the third ST; While keeping the stitch marker on the first ST, repeat from * to end of round. (Total of 24 STS)
Make 1 SC in each ST to end of round. Continue to place your stitch marker on the first SC of the round to keep track of each round. The edges will naturally begin to roll.
CH8, SL ST in the first ST, and continue to SL ST each ST to the end of round, including the CH. (Total of 32 STS)
Measure 8” (20cm) of your working yarn, cut. Wrap the tail end around the CH a few times. This will create the handle of your plant holder. Thread the tail end through all the wraps to keep it in place. Weave in all ends.
Do you need dots and stripes? Of course you do! We all do! The backbone of any basic cotton collection is a classic dot and stripe in different sizes and a wide range of colours. These never go out of style and are great for so many projects:
quilts and crafts
retro decor projects
fun and flirty dresses, skirts and more
An oh-so-fun project just in time for back to school is this oh-so-fun backpack. Kids will love this little carry-all that can be customized in so many ways. Add extra pockets inside or out in a contrasting colour or make it special with appliques & trim. Simply add these extras to the initial pattern pieces before you begin sewing everything together!
Check out the complete colour range in the .5cm dot and stripe…
and all the same colours in a smaller 3mm dot and stripe.
Super versatile cotton blender prints are the foundation of any quilting project. Quilt designs use blenders for sashing, backing and binding. By definition, they’re tone-on-tone small scale prints that read as a solid and coordinate with or accentuate larger focal prints. These basic prints come in a wide colour range making them great for all types of projects beyond quilts; like pillowcases, little dresses, crafts and more.
Colourful block patterns using blenders make for a fun and easy blanket project.
Soft, watery floral cotton prints inspired by romantic afternoons in a shady garden feature fresh tulips and poppies with a coordinating shadow vine and paintbrush texture. Pretty patterns for dresses, crafts and quilts.
Classic opal colours of mauve, periwinkle and blue are peaceful and pretty…
mint julep mixes green and turquoise blues for a refreshing combination…
and petal pinks mixed with peachy tones offer a sweet and innocent look.
A versatile addition to your wardrobe, a kimono is great for an evening event or a daytime outing. Plus, with breezy, sheer fabrics, kimonos also make a beautiful cover-up to wear at the pool or beach. Use our DIY how-to and make your own; a great piece for your upcoming Summer vacation!
TIP: If using a fabric that frays easily add some bias binding along the front and neckline edges instead of turning under for added strength.
Soft greens and blues dominate the ‘Into the Mist’ home decor collection creating an airy look that’s sure to be a favourite. These perennial colour combinations are easy to live with for a relaxing and serene feel.
From the Pacific to the Atlantic and North to the Arctic Ocean; Canada has so much to see. Celebrate the beauty and diversity of the provinces and territories with the Canada Postcard panel prints.
These panel prints are fun to make into a Canadian themed quilt in just the right size to cozy up at the cabin or use as an afternoon picnic blanket.
What you need:
1x each Canada Postcard panel .8m of 112cm solid cotton for sashing 2.5m of 112cm cotton blender for border 2.5m of 112cm cotton blender for backing Quilt batting of your choice
What you do:
1. Cut the squares apart leaving the 1/2” border around each. (total 15 squares needed) TIP: use the border of each square as the guide for cutting.
2. Cut 20 sashing strips 2.5 x 11.5” and 6 strips 2.5 x 46.25”.
3. Arrange the blocks in the order that you’d like. Then, working left to right, sew on the vertical 11.5” sashing strips = sashing + square1 + sashing + square2 + sashing + square 3 + sashing. Continue with other 4 rows. TIP: If you turn the square to the wrong side you can use the border as your seam allowance.
4. Sew the horizontal 46.25” sashing pieces to the top and bottom of the 1st row, in between all rows and along the bottom.
5. Cut 2 vertical border pieces 6 x 60” and attach along side edges.
6. Next cut 2 horizontal border pieces 6 x 46” and attach along the top and bottom edges to complete your quilt top.
7. Measure backing as fabric width x 72” length and layer backing (face down), quilt batting and quilt top (face up). Pin securely and trim. Baste close to edge.