Monday, January 28, 2019

WEEK 19 : THIS WEEK'S HAPPENINGS



WEEK 19: 28 January through 3 February 2019

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- Monday, January 28th: Weekly Announcement Update
- Friday, February 1st: Facebook Friends Friday Giveaway Winner(s) 

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NEWS:

- Wow, can you believe how fast January has slipped away??  

- You may have noticed there is not a traditional "FFFG" this week - you will have to check on the Winner's Announcement day to be a winner!  :)
Just read rules and instructions, when I place them up on Wednesday for more details.

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NEWEST RELEASES:





BK007 - Polar Bear Cuddler  


RS014 - BHR Snowflake




Sunday, January 20, 2019

WEEK 18 : THIS WEEK'S HAPPENINGS

As Facebook is becoming more and more unreliable in helping alert you to FiberDoodles by K4TT posts - I figured I would also try posting events on my blog. (instead of just allowing it to sit idle until a FREEBIE goes up.)  As quite a few people who follow me here via eMail, also follow me on Facebook, I hope that it doesn't annoy anyone; but instead, gives you a more accurate account of goings-on in the FiberDoodles World :)





WEEK 18 : 21 January 2019 through 27 January 2019


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- Monday, January 21st: Weekly News Update
- Wednesday, January 23rd: Facebook Friends Friday Giveaway Announcement
- Friday, January 25th: Facebook Friends Friday Giveaway Winner(s) Named

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NEWS:

- Valentine's Day is coming and FiberDoodles is working hard to fill your hooks with loving goodness!

- I have began posting the Weekly News Updates on my blog as well as on the FDbyK4TT Facebook Page.  As my blog allows you to subscribe to the blog - you can receive this announcement in your eMail, rather than rely on Facebook to show you the latest FiberDoodles by K4TT posts in your newsfeed.  



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NEWEST RELEASES:






BK007 - Polar Bear Cuddler  


RS014 - BHR Snowflake






CP58 : Valentine's Day Tech Bag

They say all you need is love... I say all you need is LOVE, Chocolate and CROCHET!
The kids and staff at my daughter's school are truly loving the Tech Bags - I hope you are as well!



You can download this pattern in PDF format (& add it to your library) on Ravelry.com for a small fee. 


Valentine's Day Tech Bag

Skill Level: Easy / Advanced Beginner
Measurements 12.5 inches tall/ 8.5 inches wide (approx.) 
Gauge :  12 rows of 12 single crochet = 3 inches/squared (H Hook)
Yardage :  Main Color: less than 7oz/364yrds, Accent Colors: less than 4oz/202yrds

General Notes:

- This pattern is worked in continuous spiral rounds unless otherwise noted.
- This pattern utilizes standard US Crochet Terms.
- Any changes in materials to this pattern, (hook size/yarn weight) will not produce the measurements above.
- This pattern is sized to the Lenovo Chromebook commonly used in public schools.  You can alter the size of your storage cover by adding stitches to the beginning chain, however your end count will change from that listed below.  If adjusting size: allow approximately .5 inch overhang on beg ch to account for width of electronics to be fitted inside.
- Recommended that you insert a piece of cardboard inside your bag while attaching details of Bag, so that you do not accidentally sew back and front of bag together while decorating.



Materials Used in Model: 
Red Heart® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0718 Shocking Pink, 0724 Baby Pink, 0312 Black and 0311 White  (0347 Light Periwinkle used for Model's Eye Color)
Size US H/8-5.00mm Crochet Hook 

Size G/6-4.00mm Crochet Hook (US)
Filling for Plushies (fiberfil or similar) 
Tapestry/Yarn Needle for sewing 
Long Straight Pins for positioning
2 - 1&1/8th inch(28mm) White Buttons

Bag:  (Make 1)
with Size H Hook & 
Shocking Pink,
Chain 30,
___ Rnd 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 27 sts, 3 sc in end ch st - rotate piece to allow you to work up the other side of original beg chain (as if a flat round), sc in ea of nxt 27 chs, Inc in last ch (60 sts)
___ Rnds 2-9: sc in ea st around, changing to White on lst st of Rnd 9 (60 sts/ea rnd)

with White, 
___ Rnd 10: [sc in nxt st, ch-2, skp nxt st] 30 times, changing to Shocking Pink on lst st (30 sts/30 ch-2 sps) 

with Shocking Pink, 
___ Rnd 11: 2 sc in ea ch-2 sp around (60 sts)
___ Rnds 12-37: sc in ea st around, changing to White on lst st of Rnd 37 (60 sts/ea rnd)

with White, 
___ Rnd 38: [sc in nxt st, ch-2, skp nxt st] 30 times, changing to Shocking Pink on lst st (30 sts/30 ch-2 sps) 

with Shocking Pink, 
___ Rnd 39: 2 sc in ea ch-2 sp around (60 sts)
___ Rnds 40-47: sc in ea st around (60 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 48: in BLO, loosely slst in ea st around (60 sts)
Finish off. Secure and weave in tail to hide. Bag pictured utilizes surface stitches between Rnds 7&8, 13&14, 35&36, 41&42 – however you can choose to embroider or slst to create this ‘detail’ – IF using surface stitches to create an identical look, you will want to add them while working on the Bag.

Button Loops:  (Make 2)
with Size H Hook & Shocking Pink, 
Chain 12, slst into 12th ch from hook and finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Button Loops to the inside of the back flap of Bag.
Secure your White Buttons to front of Bag, lining up your Buttons so that they can be easily clasped by your loops; to keep Tech inside the Bag.



Background Lace:  (Make 1)
with Size H Hook & White,
Chain 16, 
___ Rnd 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 6 chs, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 6 chs, 3 sc in end ch st - turn piece to allow you to work up the other side of original beg chain (as if a flat round), sc in ea of nxt 5 chs, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 5 chs, Inc in last ch (32 sts) 
___ Rnd 2: (3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 7 sts) twice, 3 sc in nxt st, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts (40 sts)
___ Rnd 3: Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, 3 sc in nxt st, (sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st) twice, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st (48 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) twice, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st (54 sts)
___ Rnd 5: sc in ea of nxt 17 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 24 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 7 sts (54 sts) 
___ Rnd 6: (slst, ch-2 in nxt st) 19 times, (slst, ch-2, slst ch-2) in nxt st, (slst, ch-2 in nxt st) 25 times, slst in nxt st, skp nxt st, (slst, ch-2 in nxt st) 6 times, slst in first st made this round to finish off. 
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Background Lace to center of Bag.


Heart:  (Make 1)
with Size G Hook & Shocking Pink,
Chain 18, 
___ Rnd 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 7 chs, 3 sc in nxt ch, sc in ea of nxt 7 chs, 3 sc in end ch st - turn piece to allow you to work up the other side of original beg chain (as if a flat round), sc in ea of nxt 6 chs, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 6 chs, Inc in last ch (36 sts)
___ Rnd 2: (3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 8 sts) twice, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st (42 sts)
___ Rnd 3: Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st) twice, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st (48 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea st around (48 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 10 sts, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) twice, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st (54 sts)
___ Rnd 6: (sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog) twice, sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, Dec nxt 3 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts (48 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Heart centered on Background Lace on Bag.


Eyeball:  (Make 2)
with Size G Hook & White, 
Chain 9, 
___ Rnd 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 6 chs, 3 sc in end ch st - turn piece to allow you to work up the other side of original beg chain (as if a flat round), sc in ea of nxt 6 chs, Inc in last st (18 sts)
___ Rnd 2: Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 3 sts, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts (24 sts)
___ Rnds 3-4: sc in ea st around (24 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 5: Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, (Dec nxt 2 sts tog) 3 times, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, (Dec nxt 2 sts tog) twice (18 sts)
___ Rnd 6: [sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 6 times (12 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to whipstitch closed the opening of back of Eyeball and secure Eyeball to Head. With Black, divide the single long Eyeball in half, creating the appearance of 2 separate eyeballs.


Eye Color:  (Make 2)
with Size G Hook & Color of Choice (Light Periwinkle used in model pictured),
___ 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: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 3 times (9 sts) 
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Eye Color to each Eyeball.


Pupil:  (Make 2)
with Size G Hook & Black,
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) 
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Pupil to Eye Color on Eyeball.


Eyelid:  (Make 2)
with Size G Hook & Baby Pink, 
Chain 11,
___ ROW 1: slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 8 chs, slst in nxt ch, TURN (10 sts) 
___ ROW 2: skp first st (slst), slst in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in nxt st, skp nxt st, slst in nxt st (10 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Eyelid around Eyeball.


Nose:  (Make 1)
with Size G Hook & Baby Pink,
___ 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 ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times (9 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave through the front loops of Rnd 3 to close opening so that no stuffing can escape and secure Nose to Heart, centered and below the eyes.

Finishing: 
with Black, add a mouth.
with White, add points of light to eyes.


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