Free Patterns: Summertime Crochet

Happy June 1st! Kick off your summer with some crochet. Here are some summertime quick crochet projects for home and market featuring Cotton or Hemp yarns. All are free and all are from Ravelry.com. You must be signed up on Ravelry to view and download the patterns. If you have not discovered Ravelry yet or […]

OMG! Heart Ravelry

Why has Ravelry never gotten its own post on my website!? It’s been an institution online for the Knitting and Crochet community since its inception. And something that is such a given sometimes people forget to mention it! I’d been knitting for years but only found out about it around 2010. I guess I was […]

Pattern: Super Simple Crochet Bows

Look at these cute little crochet bows by Adaiha. They remind me of Hello Kitty bows! The pattern is easy and comes with really nice detailed photos too. She provides step-by-step photos, the pattern, and even a downloadable PDF for your convenience. She’s also been working on a “Granny Square A Day” project since 2011! […]

OMG! Heart Kollabora

Hello Kollabora.com! You new crafty website you… Hmm, what to say about this new online community slash craft site that’s kind of like a when Craftsy met PS I Made This and I Spy DIY love triangle? 1.) Somebody over there is my long lost craft twin. 2.) Fiberistas unite! 3.) Seriously though, did you […]

Dog Sweaters!

Here are a bunch of free dog sweater patterns I found while trolling Ravelry for some, well, free dog sweater patterns! I’ve been looking to try some for awhile but still haven’t gotten around to it. I have not tried any of the below yet but will in the near future hopefully! Top Down Dog […]

Grandmother’s Pattern Book

OMG! Heart this website, Grandmother’s Pattern Book! It’s kind of a weird looking site but it’s chock full of mostly free Crochet and Knit Patterns from across the web. Lots of vintage and unusual patterns. From amigurumis to accessories to apparel. Frogs and Toads to Skorts and Skirts! It links out to many great pattern […]

Good Ol’ Granny Squares

I saw this crochet bag on the street the other day. (On a homeless bum…) I loved it! It was made with the simple Granny Square method of Crocheting. So I’ve been working on trying to re-create it myself. In the process I crocheted up a bunch of granny square swatches while designing. The quintessential […]

Pattern: Baby Hat

Materials: 1 Skein Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Aran Fleck #4313 96% acrylic/4% other fibers, Worsted Weight, 260 yards, $3.99 Locking Stitch Marker Crochet Hook: Size I-9 [5.75mm] Measurements: I sent this off before taking measurements but it measures about 6 inches across from brim to brim. Skill Level: Easy Beginner Pattern: Begin: Chain 2, […]

Pattern: Baby Cardigan

I made this little play jacket for my good friend Shahina’s baby who lives in Denmark. Yay! Something to keep baby warm in the cold Danish winter. I again needed a quick and easy pattern so here’s what I came up with. It’s a pattern from Caron Yarns that I adapted. It took me about […]