Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Crossed Cable Tutorial

I notice a few crocheter having trouble with my pattern Simple Cable Beanie, especially when it came to rnd-4 (where the Crossed Cable start). So i did this tutorials and hope it can help you to understand the pattern better. :)

For the 'crossed cable' i use in the pattern is worked by chain 1, skip one stitch, making front post stitch, chain 1,  then going back and make front post stitch around skipped stitch.

Step 1 - ch1, skip first st/dc, fpdc in next stitch.

Step 2 - ch1, fpdc in previously skipped stitch

That its, one Crossed cable made. Yeay!! 

 There's another tutorial you can refer in Crochet Spot for better explanation and clearer pictures. But in that tutorials the Crossed cable are made by using 4 stitches and fptc (front post treble crochet) technique.

Happy crocheting friends !!!!

~Asma Lina ~The Color of Yarns ~

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

What I've been Doing Lately

While waiting for my testers to finish their testing, this is what I've been doing lately; a granny square and a shawls . The shawl pattern is been request by a friend of mine, and currently i am working on it. Even though  i'm not sure when i will finish writing the pattern, since it quite difficult compare to the beanie/hat pattern but i won't give up. I manage to write up to row-30 and i will continue to write a few more rows. 

The granny square is what i love the most, its simple and easy to do. I gonna make a few more of  this square and joined them later. Will snap a photo once its finish!! ;)

Happy crocheting friends !!

~Asma Lina ~ The Color of Yarns~

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Pattern Testers Needed

I just finish wrote out my Cable Beanie pattern and need a tester. I need to ensure that my pattern are easy to understand, so currently i'm looking for at least 3 crocheter to test the pattern. This Cable Beanie are totally different with my other Simple Cable Beanie (which someone had told me its not simple enough ), and i am  not recommend it for a beginner crocheter. 

So if you are interested to be my tester, just leave me your email address or you can email me at . Remember you are not allowed to sell the pattern , but you can sell the finished products made from it. 

~AsmaLina~ The Color of Yarns~

Saturday, April 7, 2012

FREE PATTERN: Simple Cable Beanie - Pattern 1


Materials : 2.00mm crochet hook
 Yarns of your choice (I’m using fingering/4-ply acrylic yarn -soft pink ) & ribbon
Apprx finish dimension - 13" x 5"

ch - chain
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
fpdc - front post double crochet
bpdc - back post double crochet
st/sts - stitch/stitches
sp - space


Make  a Magic ring
Rnd 1 - ch2(count as 1st hdc),15hdc into the ring.Join
Rnd 2 - ch4, dc in next st, (*ch1, 1dc) in next sts, repeat step *, end with ch1 join into 3rd ch from ch4.
Rnd 3 - ch3, dc in same st, (*skip ch1 sp , ch1, 2dc on next dc) rpt step from*.Join
Rnd 4 - ch3, 2dc in next st, skip ch1 sp (work crossed cable *ch1,skip first dc, fpdc on next dc,ch1, fpdc on previously  skipped st,ch1, dc in next dc,2dc in next st ) repeat step *. Join
Rnd 5 - ch3, dc in next 2dc, skip ch1 sp (*ch2,fpdc in fpdc, ch1, fpdc in  fpdc, ch2, dc in next 3dc) rpt step * .Join
Rnd 6 - ch3, dc in next dc,2dc in next st, skip ch2 sp (*ch2,skip the first fpdc, fpdc in next fpdc,ch1,fpdc in previous skipped st,ch2, dc in next 2dc, 2dc in next st) rpt step *.Join
Rnd 7- ch3, dc in next 3dc, skip ch2 sp (*ch2, fpdc in fpdc,ch1,fpdc in fpdc,ch2, dc in each 4dc) repeat step *.Join
Rnd 8 – ch3, dc in each 3dc, skip ch2 sp (*ch2, skip the first fpdc,fpdc in next fpdc,ch1,fpdc in previous skipped st,ch2,dc in each 4dc) repeat step *.Join
Rnd 9 and 11 – Repeat step from Rnd 7
Rnd 10 – Repeat step from Rnd 8
Rnd 12 - ch3, dc around, make 2dc in ch2 sp.Join
Rnd 13 - ch1, make 1fpdc from prvs ch3,(*bpdc in next st, fpdc in next st) rpt step *.Join
Rnd 14 - ch1, sc around.Join
Fasten off and weave in ends. Add ribbon at row 11.

*Original design by AsmaLina. For your personal use only. You can make and gift or sell the finished product. You cannot post these pattern or redistribute in any way.

~Asma Lina~ The Color of Yarns~

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Crochet Simple Cable Beanie

I've made this beanie last month but never got a chance to post it here. It just a simple pattern and i made it for my cousin newborn daughter DHIA (hope she like it).Will try to write the pattern soon, but currently i'm busy with my customers order. So be patience friends!! 

~AsmaLina ~ The Color of Yarns~