Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Fun with Doodles - Sea Turtle Comfort Cuddler

It's important to keep your mind sharp. Something that sadly I am finding more and more challenging to do as I get older and the medications I need to take increase in strength and frequency.

I tend to play a lot of mind strengthening games. Everything from Memory Match type games, to reflex games - to even simple games like solitaire, soduko. mahjong and of course PUZZLES!

After doing more puzzles online than I would care to admit, I got the idea that perhaps you would like to share in the fun with me!

preview130 pieceSeaTurtle Comfort Cuddler

The Sea Turtle Comfort Cuddler is available on the FiberDoodles by K4TT Storefront on etsy.com

So I've began a folder on Jigsaw Planet.  Depending on interest, perhaps some special prizes can be awarded to high scores...
We'll see how it plays out :)

No matter what -enjoy!

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Happy Easter!


All I need to know about life,  I have learned from the Easter Bunny!



~  Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. ~

~  Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. ~

~  There’s no such thing as too much candy. ~

~  All work and no play can make you a basket case. ~

~  A cute tail attracts a lot of attention. ~

~  Everyone is entitled to a bad hare day. ~

~  Let happy thoughts multiply like rabbits. ~

~  Some body parts should be floppy. ~

~  Keep your paws off of other people’s jelly beans. ~

~  Good things come in small, sugar coated packages. ~

~  The grass is always greener in someone else’s basket. ~

~  To show your true colors, you have to come out of the shell. ~

~  The best things in life are still sweet and gooey. ~




Happy Easter!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Easter Crochet-A-Long (Part III - Final)

So are we ready to finish up our little CAL together - just in time for Easter?
I hope so!



By now, you've completed the arms, legs, body and head of this little one, so it's time to give it those distinguishing features...   


Ear  (Make 2) :
(Ear remains unstuffed and flattened together)
with Main Color,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 6 times (18 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (20 sts)
___ Rnds 5-6: sc in ea st around  (20 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 7: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 8: sc in ea st around  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 9: [sc in ea of nxt 7 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 10: sc in ea st around (16 sts)
___ Rnd 11: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 12: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 13: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (10 sts)
___ Rnd 14: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 15: sc in ea st around  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 16: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (6 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Ear to Head.



Eyes :
with Contrasting Color,
Using a whip or "long" stitch; give your Amigurumi some Eyes. Model's eyes are placed between Rnds 11 and 13 spaced evenly apart on head.



Nose :
with Contrasting Color,
Using a whip or "long" stitch; give your Amigurumi a cute little Nose. Model's nose extends the total width of 6 sts and is placed between Rnds 4 and 5, with a mouth line directly centered on nose and extending to center or Rnd 1.



Tail  (Make 1) :
with White,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea st around (18 sts)
___ Rnd 5: [Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 9 times  (9 sts)
___ Rnd 6: [sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times  (6 sts)
DO NOT STUFF TAIL!
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Tail centered to back of Body.



Put them all together. they spell CU UU TIE EE  !





Thank you,so much to all those who participated in this Crochet-A-Long!  I hope you have enjoyed this little Crochet Project.  Please continue to follow FiberDoodles by K4TT for more fun projects, games and give-aways.  




Individual 'Baskets' made with: 
Easter Tissue Paper, Easter Grass, 
Candy Filled plastic Egg,
inside gallon sized baggie, w/Ribbon closure.



Have a wonderful  and safe Easter Holiday!

Missed any part of this Crochet Along?
CAL Easter Part I
CAL Easter Part II


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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Easter Crochet-A-Long (Part II)

Ready to get started on adding a body for your limbs?Now, hopefully you have worked previous parts - otherwise, this post will be useless to you as you cannot make the body without first having something to build off of...

so... let's build a body..
grab those legs!
from previous instructions, you should have legs that look like this:



You will be building the Body from these stitches (of both legs)

Notice that you have BACK loops AND FRONT loops:



You will need to utilize the Front Loops, working in ONLY those loops (as if the Front Loops is a whole stitch in a round that you are used to working) - once you reach the end of the front loops, you will rotate your piece slightly clockwise, to gain access to the opposite side (the back loops) to work in the same manner, using only these unworked loops.

Begin working in the FLO for joining round


Remember: This pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless otherwise noted.  Stuff your piece as you work as there are NO “stuff here” indicators present within the pattern instructions.

Body  (Make 1) :
with Main Color,
___ Rnd 1: join with sc working in st #1 (see above photo) in FLO of Leg 1, sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st, pick up Leg 2 and beginning in st #1 of 2nd Leg, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in nxt st (12 sts made so far – legs connected at 1 point), working AROUND the end (as if working a flat round) in BLO of Leg 2, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in nxt st and in corner st of Leg 1 – rejoin, working in BLO, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in nxt st  (24 sts)

by the end of LEG 1, you should have something similar to this:



notice the Increase in the last st of leg 1 - 
by the end of SIDE 1 (joining the 2 legs together) you should have something similar to this:



and by the end of ROUND 1, you should have something similar to this:



notice that you now have a familiar looking round - continue on to Rnd 2, working in both loops as usual, and complete the Body

___ Rnd 2: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (30 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st] 10 times  (40 sts)
___ Rnds 4-7: sc in ea st around  (40 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 8: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 4 times  (36 sts)
___ Rnd 9: sc in ea st around  (36 sts)
___ Rnd 10: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times  (30 sts)
___ Rnds 11-12: sc in ea st around  (30 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 13: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 14: sc in ea st around  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 15: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 16: sc in ea st around  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 17: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times  (15 sts)
___ Rnd 18: sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, squeeze front and back pieces flat together - working through both thicknesses (4 lps total) sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 3 sts   (7 sts)  Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Body to Head.




Head   (Make 1) :
with Main Color,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [sc in nxt st, 3 sc in nxt st] 4 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 3: Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 3 sts, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st  (22 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [Inc in ea of nxt 3 sts, sc in ea of nxt 8 sts] twice  (28 sts)
___ Rnd 5: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 9 sts] twice  (32 sts)
___ Rnds 6-8: sc in ea st around  (32 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 9: [sc in ea of nxt 14 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (30 sts)
___ Rnd 10: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times  (27 sts)
___ Rnd 11: sc in ea st around  (27 sts)
___ Rnd 12: [sc in ea of nxt 7 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 13: sc in ea st around  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 14: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnds 15-16: sc in ea st around  (18 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 17: [sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 18: [Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times  (6 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave through the front loops of Rnd 18 to close opening.  Secure and weave in remaining tail to hide.  



It is my SUGGESTION that you do not attach any pieces together just yet until you see all the pieces together and can play with them using pins to create the perfect look - but, if you are anything like me... the waiting is the hard part!!


The Next & Final Installment for this CAL will be  Thursday - 04/17/2014  
Need the beginning?  It's Here : Wednesday - 04/07/2014

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Baby's First Basket

Hippity, Hoppity, Hippity, Hoppity, Easter is on its way!



Easter is Coming! Easter is Coming!! Sunday, April 20 many children will be hopping with excitement for that silly little bunny to come and give them a basket full of goodies and a yard full of brightly colored and well hidden eggs.

Even though Easter baskets often contain goodies and treats meant for older children, chocolate bunnies, peeps and jellybeans aren't the ideal contents for a 6 month old; but it's never too early to introduce a child to the holidays and you own family traditions.  It was with this in mind, that FDbyK4TT is proud to offer Baby's First Easter Basket.



The soft, plush basket designed to be not only pretty, but also safe for your little one's touch, Designed with a soft, flexible handle and sides that will give into baby's weight, non-edible Easter Grass Lining.  Plush Egg, Bunny and Chick make this project a great introduction to your little one's first Easter.

Baby's First Basket contains 13 pages of pattern instructions, with detail oriented photographs to help you make these holiday goodies for the little bunny in your life.
Baby's First Bunny measures 11" in height from top of head to foot  *available separately also 4/09/2014
Chick measures 5" in height
Egg measures 4" in height
Basket measures 14" in height, 9" in width and 3.5" in depth *without Easter Grass Lining

Purchase Baby's First Easter Goodies on Etsy.com

** WARNING ** Young children, toddlers and infants should ALWAYS be supervised when playing with this toy. There may be small pieces that a child can dislodge and there is potential for ingestion or aspiration injuries. Check all toys periodically for breakage and potential hazards. Broken toys can develop small parts which may present the potential for ingestion or aspiration injuries. A toy that cannot be repaired should be thrown away immediately. Please remember to use a yarn which is safe, as young children are likely to put toy in their mouth.

Pattern:
 

Materials Used in Model:

Red Heart® Classic® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0334 Buff, 0668 Honeydew, 0311 White, 0313 Aran, 0724 Baby Pink, 0336 Warm Brown, 0322 Pale Yellow and 0321 Gold
Fiberfill
Size US H/6-5.00mm Crochet Hook

*optional Plastic Canvas/Thick Cardboard
Crochet or Yarn Needle for Sewing
Long Straight Pins for positioning


This pattern is written in English, using US Crochet Terms.
Patterns are sent in PDF form as an attachment to the eMail address that you have on file with PayPal, within 24 hours of your payment. You will need an Adobe Reader, or like software to view written materials.  You can visit http://get.adobe.com/ to find out more about Adobe and it's products.

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Purchasers may not redistribute, resell, and/or translate pattern into another language for reselling. Questions regarding sale of finished items is answered on this FiberDoodles by K4TT Blog, under the heading of EULA.
Please note that there may be certain orders that FiberDoodles by K4TT is unable to accept and must cancel. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order for any reason. FiberDoodles by K4TT may also require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. You will be contacted if all or any portion of your order is canceled or if additional information is required to accept your order. If your order is canceled after your credit or debit card has been charged, we will issue a credit to your card in the amount of the charge.
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All patterns are sold in good faith. Every effort has been made to ensure that all instructions are accurate and complete. FiberDoodles by K4TT cannot, however, be responsible for human error, typographical mistakes or variations in individual work. If you should find any errors that you feel need attention, please notify me.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Animal Safety Post - Easter Time

Lilies decorate homes and churches at this time of the year as a symbol of purity, joy, hope and life.  The lily is mentioned frequently throughout the Bible and serves today as a beautiful reminder of the significance of the Easter season.



In Christian tradition, the Easter Lily signifies rebirth and new beginnings. 
It is said that beautiful white lilies sprang up in the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus wept in the last hours before he was betrayed by Judas. Another legend claims that the white lilies grew from the repentant tears shed by Eve upon her departure from Paradise.
Christian beliefs aside, the Lily is one of the most prominent flowers at this time of year - and to your cat, one of the most deadly items in your home.

All parts of the lily are toxic to cats. Lilies are actually so poisonous, that a cat can suffer fatal kidney failure just from nibbling a leaf, licking pollen off it's fur or even drinking the water from a vase with cut lilies in it.



Please feel free to pass the message on to all cat households where this beautiful flower may be a visual announcement of the Easter Season or Spring.



You can also download (in pdf format) and print this informational poster to place on Ad boards at your local super market, florist or wherever Lilies may be sold.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Squeakers the KISS Series Mouse

The People (longtime readers know that 'the people' are my lovely children) have informed me that I can no longer put out any KISS Series plushies without giving them 'suitable names'.  This coming from those who think that a cat named "Chocolate Muffin Cupcake with Sprinkles" and a Dog named "If I Drool On It - It's Mine" are the sorts that simply roll off the tongue with the ease of .. oh I don't know.. Snoopy.
Well, we will see what we can do about 'naming' the KISS Animals both in the future and giving those already published a good name.




The first to be introduced to you in this manner is Squeakers the Mouse.  (Guess who named him?)  Squeakers was actually created in 2009 along with the original 4 - but his notes were lost and while he's not exactly the same as his brother; he is pretty close to the original.

This morning I caught him sneaking into my peanut butter...  3 guesses as to what gave him away...  yup.. he was squeaking trying to get the pesky lid off.



The K.I.S.S. Mouse contains 8 pages of pattern instructions, with detail oriented photographs and instructions to help you bring this sweet little peanut butter loving cutie into your cupboards today.




Purchase KISS Series Mouse on Etsy.com

** WARNING ** Young children, toddlers and infants should ALWAYS be supervised when playing with this toy. There may be small pieces that a child can dislodge and there is potential for ingestion or aspiration injuries. Check all toys periodically for breakage and potential hazards. Broken toys can develop small parts which may present the potential for ingestion or aspiration injuries. A toy that cannot be repaired should be thrown away immediately. Please remember to use a yarn which is safe, as young children are likely to put toy in their mouth.

Pattern:
 

Materials Used in Model:

Red Heart® Classic® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0341 Light Grey, 0724 Baby Pink and 3950 Charcoal
Fiberfill
Size US G/6-4.25mm Crochet Hook
Crochet or Yarn Needle for Sewing
Long Straight Pins for positioning


This pattern is written in English, using US Crochet Terms.
Patterns are sent in PDF form as an attachment to the eMail address that you have on file with PayPal, within 24 hours of your payment. You will need an Adobe Reader, or like software to view written materials.  You can visit http://get.adobe.com/ to find out more about Adobe and it's products.

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Purchasers may not redistribute, resell, and/or translate pattern into another language for reselling. Questions regarding sale of finished items is answered on this FiberDoodles by K4TT Blog, under the heading of EULA.
Please note that there may be certain orders that FiberDoodles by K4TT is unable to accept and must cancel. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order for any reason. FiberDoodles by K4TT may also require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. You will be contacted if all or any portion of your order is canceled or if additional information is required to accept your order. If your order is canceled after your credit or debit card has been charged, we will issue a credit to your card in the amount of the charge.
Due to the format and ease in reproduction, patterns are non-refundable.
All patterns are sold in good faith. Every effort has been made to ensure that all instructions are accurate and complete. FiberDoodles by K4TT cannot, however, be responsible for human error, typographical mistakes or variations in individual work. If you should find any errors that you feel need attention, please notify me.

All patterns purchased from FiberDoodles by K4TT are protected under Federal copyright laws. Reproduction/distribution, in part or in whole, is strictly prohibited unless specifically authorized. This includes, but is not limited to, any form of reproduction or distribution on or through the Internet, including posting, scanning, "Crochet-A-Longs" and/or eMail transmission. Each pattern is encrypted with identification unique to each individual purchaser.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Easter Crochet-A-Long

Getting back into the swing of things - and nothing makes that easier than diving in head first and just going full stroke  (I've never been one to just tread water)...

There have been a ton of UFO's sitting around for the past 3 years.  As the hub would often tease, "my laboratory" looked more like a plushie chop shop.  Legs here, Arms there a Body left wherever...
So without further ado... let's do something with all those body parts..
an Easter Something...




What you will need to work this Project:
Red Heart® WW 4-Ply Yarn in a Main Color, a Contrast Color for Eyes/Nose, and 0311 White
poly-fil fiberfill
Size US G6/4.25mm crochet hook
Crochet Needle for sewing
Gallon Size Ziplock Bag to store your work

Special Stitches/Tutorials  to help you with this Pattern:
When Round Things Go FLAT - Tutorial Here:  When Round Things Go FLAT
I Hate Chain Starts!!!! - Tutorial Here: I Hate Chain Starts!!!!

Terms Used in this Pattern:
sc - single crochet
Inc - Increase (2 single crochet stitches in same stitch)
Dec - Decrease (2 single crochet stitches become 1 stitch)
st/sts - stitch(es)
rnd - round
nxt - next
lp/lps - loop(s)


This pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless otherwise noted.  Stuff your piece as you work as there are NO “stuff here” indicators present within the pattern instructions.

Leg/Foot  (Make 2) : 
with Main Color,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts) 
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [Inc in ea of nxt 3 sts, sc in ea of nxt 3 sts] twice  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 3 sts  (22 sts)
___ Rnds 5-8: sc in ea st around  (22 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 9: [sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (20 sts)
___ Rnds 10-11: sc in ea st around  (20 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 12: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 13: sc in ea st around  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 14: [sc in ea of nxt 7 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 15: sc in ea st around  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 16: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 17: sc in ea st around  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 18: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 19: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (10 sts)
___ Rnd 20/Row:  sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, squeeze front and back pieces flat together - working through both thicknesses (4 lps total) sc across, closing the opening for a count of 5 sc.
Finish off.  Secure and weave in tail to hide.   Set aside, until both legs are worked.  Body cannot be worked until legs are complete.


(Rnd 20/Row - squeeze front  and back pieces together - pushing through BOTH sides)

(Rnd 20/Row - complete single crochet as usual)


(Rnd 20/Row - work across all stitches to end - creating 5 single crochet in a straight row

instead of 10 stitches as an open round)

(Rnd 20/Row - completed)

Arm (Make 2) : 
with Main Color, 
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in nxt st] twice  (10 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts] twice  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (16 sts)
___ Rnds 5-7: sc in ea st around  (16 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 8: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 9: sc in ea st around  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 10: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 11: sc in ea st around  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 12: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (10 sts)
___ Rnds 13-15: sc in ea st around  (10 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 16: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 17: sc in ea st around  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 18: Squeeze front and back pieces flat together - working through both thicknesses (4 lps total) sc across, closing the opening for a count of 4 sc.   (4 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Arm to Body.


The Next Installment for this CAL will be  Thursday - 04/10/2014




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Users may not redistribute, resell, and/or translate pattern into another language for reselling. Questions regarding sale of finished items is answered on this FiberDoodles by K4TT Blog, under the heading of EULA.
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