Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Merry Christmas! Here's a TREAT!


I hope everyone is enjoying preparing for the holidays! I know we are! I found a few minutes to whip this hat up and I would like to give it away!!
 
It is size 6-24 months.
 
To win, you MUST be a fan of my Facebook page.

You MUST also leave a comment here and be sure to include your email address!
 
I will choose a winner Friday night so that I can mail it on Saturday. :)
 
Good luck, and happy holidays!!!

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Long-tail Santa Hat & new patterns!

Now until Christmas, my unique Santa hat PATTERN is only $2.99! That's $1 of the regular price. After Christmas, you can use this pattern to make adorable elf-style hats for your kids, or you can stripe them with adorable colors for the cutest photo prop ever (see Etsy link for example).
 
Enjoy... & MERRY CHRISTMAS!
 
Big thanks to Jennifer Magee Photography for the photo!







I also just added this pattern to my Etsy.:
On Ravelry:
 
 
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You can also contact me to purchase (3) camera buddy patterns for $7.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Octopus Camera Buddy *FREE PATTERN*


Octopus Camera Buddy Pattern
by: Kristin Hankins
 
**YOU MAY SELL YOUR FINISHED PRODUCT BUT YOU MUST GIVE ME CREDIT FOR THE PATTERN BY LINKING BACK HERE OR TO MY FACEBOOK PAGE. DO NOT CLAIM THE PATTERN TO BE YOUR OWN.**

Because this is a FREE pattern, I do not have any pictures, but I have made it easy to follow by separating the directions for the legs.

You will need:
a hair tie
WW yarn, in (2) colors of your choice
G hook
needle

In main color:
Make slipknot on hook. Join to hair tie with sc. 
Sc 34 more times around hair tie. Join with slst to first sc. Chain 1, *hdc, hdc, hdc, 2hdc* around, ending with hdc, hdc, hdc. Join with slst for first hdc. Chain 1, sc half way around. Now we’ll work the arms.
Chain 15, sc in 2nd ch. 3sc in next chain. Sc down the rest of the arm. Sc in next st.
Chain 15, sc in 2nd and 3rd chains. Sc3tog. Sc next 2 chs. 3sc. Sc to the end of the arm. Sc in next st.
Chain 15, sc in 2nd chain. 2sc, sc in next 4 chs, sc2tog, sc to the end of the arm. Sc in next st.
Chain 18, sc2tog (2nd and 3rd chs), sc next 5, 2sc, sc to end of arm. Sc in next st.
Chain 18, sc in 2nd ch, sc next 3 chs, 2sc, sc next 3, sc2tog, sc to end of arm. Sc in next st.
Chain 15, sc in 2nd and 3rd chs, 3sc, sc in next 2 chs, sc2tog, sc to end of arm. Sc in next st.
Chain 15, sc in 2nd and 3rd chs from hook. Sc2tog, sc next 3 sts, 2sc, sc to end of arm. Sc next st. 
Chain 15, sc in 2nd chain, sc3tog, sc to end of the arm. Sc in next st.
Sc around to the 1st sc of the round, join with slst to 1st sc. Fasten off.
Embroider eyes with the second color and weave in ends.


Enjoy!