Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Boho Circle - Neckpiece, Tawashi, Facial Scrubbie, Eco Friendly Makeup Remover Pad


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OOAK neckpiece or eco friendly and washable Facial Scrubbie/Makeup Remover pad/Tawashi

My samples are crocheted using 3.00 mm and 3.5 mm hooks with cotton DK/8 ply yarn and Aran/10 ply Lily Sugar n Cream cotton yarn.

The size of each circle is 9 cm/3.5 in.

Materials Required
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Yarn: DK/8 ply, Aran/10 ply or Bulky/12 ply yarn

Hook: 3.00 - 4.00 mm (depending on the weight and type of yarn)
This simple, fun, textured and reversible circle is worked in the round. Crochet with hand dyed or colorful yarn and wear it as a neckpiece. Use some scrap cotton yarn and make them up as eco friendly and washable make up remover pads/facial scrubbies.






Yarn:  DK/8 ply to Bulky (12 ply) yarn - scrap yarn   

Hook:  3.0 mm - DK/8 ply yarn or 3.5 mm - Aran/10 ply yarn or 4.0 mm - Bulky/12 ply yarn

Special Stitches

Beginning Puff       ch 3, [YO, draw up a loop approximately the length of 3 ch] 3 times, 7 loops on hook,
                                 YO, gently draw yarn through all seven loops.

Puff st                     [YO, draw up a loop approximately the length of 3 ch] 4 times, 9 loops on hook, YO,
                                gently draw yarn through all nine loops.

Double Puff st         * Puff st, ch 2, Puff st, ch 2 * - for Round 2,
                                 * Puff st, ch 1, Puff st, ch 1 * - for Round 3

 Written instructions

Make a magic ring

Round 1           In magic ring, crochet Beg Puff, ch 2, [Puff st, ch 2] 7 times, sl st into top of Beg Puff to form a round - total 8 Puff sts - sl st in the next ch 2-sp, do not turn.

Round 2           [Double Puff st in the previous round ch 2-sp, ch 2] 7 times, sl st into top of first Puff to form a
                         round, total 8 Double Puff sts - sl st in the next ch 2, do not turn.

Round 3           *Double Puff in the previous round ch 2-sp, ch 1, Puff st in the previous round next ch 2-sp, ch 1 * repeat from * to * 7 times, sl st into top of first Puff to form a round.

                        - total 8 Double Puff sts and 8 single Puff sts (For Round 3, it is 1 ch sp between each Puffs). 

Make a short/long ch loop, refer to photo tutorial in page 5.  Fasten off.  Weave in the ends.

Happy Crocheting!!!

Cheers
May ; )