Irish Soda Bread

It wouldn’t be an American St Patrick’s Day without some Irish soda bread.  This year I get to forgo making the corned beef and cabbage, something that I am secretly excited about, I can’t stand boiled cabbage, because my lovely Aunt Michelle has invited us over for the occasion, sparing me the task, and making…

Irish Crochet: 2nd Leaf

Materials: Metal Ring (6 mm) Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a single cord: Sc 17 for the first leaf segment. Fold leaf segment over and anchor into the base with a Sl St. Over the foundation cord: Sc 17 for the second leaf segment. Once…

Irish Crochet: 1st Leaf

Materials: Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a single cord foundation: Sc 13. Ch 2 to turn. Over the cord foundation: Sc 13, back to the base of the leaf, hooking into both horizontal loops of each St. *Ch 3. Sc 1 into the 3rd St.*…

Irish Crochet: 3rd Leaf

Materials: 2 Metal Rings (8 mm) Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a metal ring or single cord foundation Sc 17.  Sl St ends together to form a starting ring. Sc 1 into each St surrounding the ring (Sc 17 in total).  Sl St the ends…

Irish Crochet: 4th Leaf

Materials: Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a single cord foundation: Sc 12. Ch 1 to turn. Return over the cord: Sc 10, hooking into both horizontal loops of each St, leaving the last 2 St open. Ch 1 to turn. Over the cord foundation and…

Irish Crochet: 5th Leaf

Materials: Yarn (Lace (0) weight) Cotton Cord U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a single cord foundation: Sc 40. Ch 1 to turn. Return over the cord: Sc 24, hooking into both horizontal loops of each St. Ch 1 to turn. Over the cord foundation and into the previous Row: Sc 16….

Irish Crochet: 6th Leaf

Materials: Cotton Cord Yarn (Lace (0) weight) U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook Instructions: Over a single foundation cord: Sc 96. Ch 1 to turn. Return over the cord: 35 Sc, hooking into both horizontal loops for each St. Ch 1 to turn. Over the cord (2nd Branch): Sc 25. Sl St into the…

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…