Sunday, September 7, 2014

New Design: Lazy Daisy Garden Afghan



My Lazy Daisy Garden Afghan was released a few days ago, and I'm SO pleased with it. In fact, I think this is my new favorite design! I love the colorful flowers, and the easy-peasy "join as you go" construction. Each hexagon motif works up very quickly, and you'll love how addicting this pattern is!





My daughter really loves this afghan, and has claimed it as her own! I think I'd also like to make one in blue and white for winter!

You can snag your copy of the Lazy Daisy Garden Afghan on RAVELRYCRAFTSY or ETSY right now!

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:) Danyel

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Danyel's Birthday Celebration - Part One


My birthday is coming up this weekend, so I've invited a bunch of my crochet and knitting friends to celebrate with me!  Each designer is giving away 1 free pattern of choice to 1 winner, and one lucky winner will get 3 patterns from me AND a free issue of Happily Hooked Magazine!
That's 34 prizes & 33 winners!  Lots of opportunities to win!!

Check out these amazing vendors (you can click on the pics), and enter via Rafflecopter below!

 
 
 


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Giveaway ends 8/29 at 11:59 pm PST.
Winners will be drawn & notified the next day. :)

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(If you happened to scroll all the way down this blog post, you're in for a real treat.  I will be posting a coupon code on my FB page for FREE patterns on Saturday. Stay tuned!!!)

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Crochet-A-Long with HHM: Chicago Cowl


Happily Hooked Magazine is hosting our 1st Crochet-A-Long, featuring my brand new Chicago Cowl pattern!

Inspired by the waves of Lake Michigan, the Chicago Cowl is a cozy, lacy cowl that can be worked up in any combination of colors! This project works up quickly! Make one to match your favorite jacket, and then make one for a friend. :)

The CAL runs from August 21st - 25th.

There are PRIZES!! Every crocheter that posts photos of their completed cowls, or WIPs, will automatically be entered to win 1 free issue of HHM, and 1 free pattern from my shop!  10 winners will be drawn on 8/26.


••• Click HERE to join the CAL NOW! •••

Thank You & Happy Crocheting. :)


Sunday, August 17, 2014

CROCHET PATTERN - School Spirit Jar Cozy



A couple weeks ago, I showed you the yarn I used for the Design Wars "Back to School" Challenge, and here's my design!

The School Spirit Jar Cozy takes a simple glass jar and turns it into a colorful caddy for school supplies or crochet notions! I reused pickle jars and Mason jars to make mine. 

These cozies work up quickly, have a nice texture, and make a great gift for teachers, students, or office mates!


SIZES: Small (16 oz jar), Medium (24 oz jar), and Large (32 oz jar), with instructions for creating a cozy for any size jar.
MATERIALS: I hook, 2-3 colors of WW yarn, yarn needle, scissors

You can download a FREE copy of the School Spirit Jar Cozy in my shops on RAVELRY or CRAFTSY.



 © 2014 Danyel Pink.  You may sell what you make, but please credit Danyel Pink Designs for the pattern. You may NOT resell the pattern, distribute it in any form, post it elsewhere online, or alter it to claim it as your own. Please provide a link back to my blog instead.  Contact me with any questions or for pattern support.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

CROCHET PATTERN - Tunisian Coffee Cup Cozy



I've been wanting to learn how to do Tunisian Crochet for a long time, and I finally figured it out!
This little coffee cozy is the product of several short rows of the Tunisian Simple Stitch that were joined by a seam and slipped onto my travel cup.
Easy Peasy!


MATERIALS:  I-9 (5.5 mm) Tunisian crochet hook, small amount of worsted weight cotton or wool, yarn needle, scissors.  (If you don't have a Tunisian hook you can still make this project with a regular I hook because the rows are short.)

STITCH GUIDE:  ch - chain, YO - yarn over

NOTES:
1.  You do not turn at the end of a row.  Each row is worked from right to left, and then back again (...or left to right, if you're a lefty.)
2.  Count your stitches EVERY time... it's very easy to miss the last stitch of the row!
3.  The piece will curl up, but when you sew the seam closed, it will work out just fine.

Ch 12, or any number you like.

Row 1 (forward):  Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, YO and pull up loop, * insert hook into next ch, YO and pull up loop; repeat from * across leaving all 12 loops on hook.  Do not turn.
Row 1 (return):  YO and pull through 1st loop, * YO and pull through 2 loops; repeat from * across.  One loop will remain on hook.

*If you'd like to watch a video of this foundation row, CLICK HERE.
Row 2 (forward):  * Insert hook from right to left under next vertical thread, YO and pull up loop; repeat from * across leaving all loops on hook.  Do not turn.
Row 2 (return):  YO and pull through 1st loop, * YO and pull through 2 loops; repeat from * across.
*If you'd like to watch a video of this row, CLICK HERE.
Repeat Row 2 (forward & return) until the piece fits around your travel mug or to-go cup.  Fasten off, leaving a 12" tail for sewing.  
Sew first and last rows together.  
You can add a round of single crochet to the top and bottom of the cozy if you'd like, but I think it looks just fine without it.

 © 2014 Danyel Pink.  You may sell what you make, but please credit Danyel Pink Designs for the pattern. You may NOT resell the pattern, distribute it in any form, post it elsewhere online, or alter it to claim it as your own. Please provide a link back to my blog instead.  Contact me with any questions or for pattern support.

Pattern of the Week: Levi Hat

August 10th - 15th
Pattern of the Week


The Levi Hat is a simple visor beanie. It’s easy to make & a joy to wear! Good hats for guys are hard to come by, but this one is one of my most popular!  These hats are comfortable & make great gifts for people of all ages. And the best part about my visor pattern is that it does not require bulky yarn or 2 strands of yarn. This single-ply beanie will hold its shape nicely, even after being washed. Just form it back into place with your fingers!!


SIZES:  Newborn - Adult

MATERIALS:  H, I, and J crochet hooks, WW yarn, yarn needle, scissors



Snag your copy of the Levi Hat crochet pattern for $3.99 with coupon code LEVI399.  Offer ends Friday 8/15.
Everyone that purchases this pattern w/ the coupon code this week will automatically be entered into a drawing to win 1 free pattern from my shop!
★★★ Click HERE to purchase on Ravelry! ★★★

Thank You & Happy Crocheting!