Floral Necklines: Huipil Patterns

Quetzaltenango’s huipil patterns favor floral designs such as the violet design I have created below.  The floral designs ring the neckline of the huipil, and the three woven huipil panels are elaborately embroidered together with a matching floral pattern.  The below pattern mimics the neckline of a violet themed huipil.  An animal, usually a bird,…

Rose: Huipil Pattern

Like the Violet pattern, this Rose pattern was inspired by Quetzaltenango’s floral huipil designs.  The below design also mimics the side panels of a rose themed huipil.  This is another one of my Guatemalan inspired textile projects. Materials: Printer and paper – to print out the embroidery pattern Heat Transfer pen or pencil – to…

Violet: Huipil Patterns

Quetzaltenango’s huipil patterns favor floral designs such as the violet design I have created below.  The floral designs ring the neckline of the huipil, and the three woven huipil panels are elaborately embroidered together with a matching floral pattern.  The below pattern mimics the side panels of a violet themed huipil.  This is the first…

Irish Crochet: 4th Floweret

Materials: Metal Ring (8 mm) Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Sc 16 over the metal ring or a double cord foundation for your starting ring.  Sl St the ends together to form ring. Ch 2 to begin 2nd Rnd. Over a single cord foundation: *Sc 1 in…

Irish Crochet: 3rd Floweret

A two piece floweret where you crochet the petals (or leaves) separate from the central ring and then hook them together to attain the final product.  This floweret was designed with two larger petals on one side and 3 smaller ones on the other giving it a slightly lopsided appearance which also happens to play…

Irish Crochet: 2nd Floweret

Materials: 3 Metal Rings (8 mm) Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a metal ring: Sc 18 for the 1st ring. Sl St the ring together. Ch 1 to link into the next ring. Over the 2nd metal ring: Sc 18 for the 2nd ring. Sl…

Irish Crochet: 7th Wheel

Materials: Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) (Eng. size 4) Crochet Hook Metal Ring (8 mm) Instructions: Make a segment of 8 interconnecting leaves over a single cord. Over a single cord: Sc 14. Ch 1 to turn. Sc 14. Ch 2 to turn. Tr 1 in the 3rd Sp. *Ch…

Irish Crochet: 5th Wheel

Materials: Yarn (Lace (0) weight) 2 pieces Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) (Eng. size 4) Crochet Hook Metal Ring (10 mm) Instructions: Sc 24 over metal ring or a triple cord. Crocheting over a single cord: * Sc 1. hTr 1. Tr 3. hTr 1. Sc 1.* for each petal segment. Repeat 5x…