Clover in Pot




A clover in a pot - mini crochet project. The pots can be made in different colors depending on the stash yarn you have. Just make sure to keep some green for the clover and dark brown for the dirt. The finished size is around 3 in (8cm) using 3mm hook (C or D).




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This pattern uses US crochet terms.

Yarn: DK/Light
Hook size: 3mm (hook size conversion chart)
Stitches used: sc, ss for pot, dirt and stem; tr, hdc for clover
Finished size: around 3in high(8cm)
Colors: Different colors for the pot, dark brown color for the dirt, green color for the clover.

Abbreviations:
ss - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
mc - magic circle
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
tr - treble/tripple

Notes: All parts - pot, dirt, clover and stem are made separately and sewn together at the end.






Pattern:

Pot:

The pot is made in rounds. Each round ends with ss.

Round 1:
With color A
In mc ch 1, sc 10, ss in ch 1(10 st).
Round 2:
Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in each st, ss in ch1(20 st).
Round 3:
Ch 1, sc in same st, repeat *sc, 2 sc every second st*, ss in ch1(30 st).
Round 4:
Ch 1, sc in same st, repeat *sc, sc, 2 sc in every 3rd st*, ss in ch1(40 st).
Round 6:
Ch 1, work only in the front loop of the prev st, sc around only in fr loop, ss in ch1 (40 st). Change to color b
Round 6:
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around, 2sc every 8th st, ss in ch1(5 st increase 45 st).
Round 7:
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around, ss in ch 1 at end.
Round 8:
Repeat round 7
Round 9:
Change to color C, repeat round 7
Round 10:
Change to color B, repeat round 7
Round 11-12
Repeat round 7

Dirt: 
With dark brown yarn:
Round 1:
In MC ch1, sc 10 in the circle, ss in ch 1(10 st).
Round 2:
Ch1, sc in same st, 2sc in every st, ss at end in ch 1 (20 st).
Round 3:
Ch 1, sc in same st, repeat *sc, sc, 2 sc in every 2nd st*, ss in ch1(30 st).
Round 4:
Ch1, sc in same st, repeat *sc, sc, sc, 2sc in every 3rd st, ss (40 st).
Round 5:
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around, make 5 st inc spread evenly (every 8th st) - 45st.

Clover:
In mc dc 8. ch2, [1tr, 1tr, 1hdc, 1tr, 1tr, 1 dc] in same st, ss in next st - 1 clover leaf,  * in next st [ch2, 1 tr, 1tr, 1hdc, 1tr, 1 tr, 1 dc], ss in next st *, repeat 2 more times to make 4 leaves.





Stem: 
In mc ch1, sc 4 into mc, ss. Pull to close the ring. Sc in each st, on next round sc in 3 st(skip one stitch), next round sc in 2 st and finish off with one st.

Fasten off and leave a long tail.


Assembling:
First sew the clover and the stem (attach the thin part of the stem to the clover). Then sew the other part of the stem to the center of the dirt. Put filling inside the pot and sew the dirt to the pot.



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Minnie and Mickey Mouse Easter Baskets





Do you have little fen of Minnie, Mickey and Easter? If you do then this crochet pattern is right for you :)  

It is easy, simple and fun. The crochet baskets are big enough to keep one egg.  


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Yarn: Worsted weight yarn (100% cotton), double strand
Hook size: H/5mm (hook size conversion chart)
Stitches used: sc, ss
Finished size: Big enough to keep one egg.
Colors used: Pink, black and white for Minnie Basket. Red, yellow and black for Mickey Basket


Abbreviations:
ss - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
mc - magic circle

Notes: The baskets are made with double strand of worsted yarn.
Every row starts with ch 1 and sc in same st and finish with ss in ch 1.



 



Pattern:


Basket:


In mc ch 1, sc 10, ss in ch1

Row 1:
With black yarn ch 1, sc in same st, sc around, 2 sc in every second stitch, ss at the end (15 st).

Row 2:
Ch 1, sc in front loop only in the same st, sc around in front loop only, ss at the end (15 st).

Row 3 (increasing row): 
Change color to pink for Minnie and red for Mickey.
From now on work in both loops of the previous st.
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around, work 2 sc every 5th st (3 sc st increases spread evenly), ss at the end in ch 1 (18 st).

Row 4 - 8:
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around, ss at the end.

Row 9:
Join white yarn for Minnie or yellow for Mickey and repeat row 4.


Basket Handle:


Ch 20 with black, join different color(pink for Minnie or red for Mickey) and make a row of sc, join black again and make a row of ss.
Cut the yarn and weave in the ends. Sew the handle to the basket.

I did ch 25 for Minnie's basket but it looks better with ch 20 (Mickey's basket).




Minnie and Mickey Head:

In MC ch 2, dc 9, ss in ch2. This is the head

Ears:

In MC ch 1, sc 5, ss in ch 1 - make 2 ears and sew them to the head and then sew the head to the basket.





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