Crochet Hooded Flamingo Blanket

Ive been working on a few more crochet hooded blankets and the first new blanket out the craft basket is this very bright and happy flamingo!

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The pattern is available over on my Etsy shop along with my other hooded blanket patterns:

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/558985559

 

 

Now to get back to finishing the others!

 

 

 

 

Crochet Lego tissue box cover

I don’t think its possible to ever have too much Lego around – ok apart from when its on the floor and gets stepped on…Luckily with this there will be no sharp edges to harm your feet and it will brighten up your plain tissue boxes.

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Materials

   

4.5mm crochet hook

1 ball 100g red DK wool

Darning needle

Tissue box: 12x12x13 cm (12 cm along, 12 cm wide, 13 cm deep). The square boxes you get should be this size. 

  

Box cover

 

ch22.

Row 1: sc into 2nd ch from hook, sc along rest of the row.

Rows 2-11: ch1 (doesn’t count as a stitch) sc along row.

Row 12: ch1 (doesn’t count as a stitch) 7sc, ch 7, skip 7, 7 sc to end of the row.




Rows 13-22: ch1 (doesn’t count as a stitch) sc along row.


Round 1: ch 1, sc into same stitch as the ch1, then sc down the side, along the bottom, up the other side and along the top edge then slip stitch into the sc at the start of the round.


Round 2: sc around in the back loops only.

Rounds 3-29: sc around.

Fasten off.

 

Top circle

  • Side edge

 

ch41.

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc along rest of the row.

Rows 2-4: ch1 (doesn’t count as a stitch) sc along row.

Fasten off leaving long thread to attach.

Join the two ends together to make a circle and sew to secure. Next sew the circle into the top of the box cover.

 

 

  • Circle top

Make 2

Make a magic ring, ch1, 6sc into ring.

Round 1: 2sc into each sc.

Round 2: 2sc into the next sc, sc into next stitch. Repeat around.

Round 3: 2sc into the next sc, sc into the next 2 stitches. Repeat around.

Round 4: 2sc into the next sc, sc into the next 3 stitches. Repeat around.

Round 5: 2sc into the next sc, sc into the next 4 stitches. Repeat around.

Round 6: 2sc into the next sc, sc into the next 5 stitches. Repeat around.

Fasten off leaving long thread.

 

Fold the circles in half to make 2 semi circles and sew onto the circle you sewed to the top of the box cover. Make sure you only sew around the edges to secure and leave the gap between the two semi circles unsewn for the tissues to come out through.