Fall/Winter Crochet Patterns 2011

Whirlwind Wrap I like the Bullion Stitch featured in this pattern. [pdf] Renaissance Tunic Love the chest detail. Remove the edging detail at the hem and it becomes less hokie. More updated. [pdf] One Skein Shawl This shawl is made with Caron One Pound. So yes it’s one skein but each skein is also 812 […]

Pattern: Sunny Spread Blanket

Happy December 1st! This means it’s only 24 days until Christmas and 24 days to finish up all your Christmas presents. Here’s what I’ve been working on… Materials: 6 Skeins Caron Simply Soft Yarn, 100% Acrylic, Worsted Weight, Off White 9702, 315 yards per skein (6oz Size Skein) Tapestry or Yarn Needle Hook Size J […]

Pattern: Treasure Hunter Scarf

Materials: Red Heart Super Saver, Medium Thyme #0406, Worsted Weight, 100% Acrylic, 364 yards, $3.99 Red Heart Soft, Dark Leaf #9523, Worsted Weight, 100% Acrylic, 256 yards, $3.89 Catskill Merino, Indigo/Fustic, Worsted Weight 1-Ply, 100% Wool, 140 yards, $19 Catskill Merino, Indigo/Fustic Dark, Worsted Weight 1-Ply, 100% Wool, 140 yards, $19 Crochet Hook: Size N […]

Crochet Yourself An Android

By Bethsco As seen on TalkAndroid.com. These guys love Android devices. So naturally this shuffled up on their blog. The original creations are by Bethsco.com. She makes some cute little creations for sale including the Droid Bot pictured above. Check out her blog too for crochet mania! You can find the full pattern on their […]

Spring/Summer Crochet Patterns

Crochet Mania! I raided the Coats & Clark free pattern library. And found these lovely patterns. These free basic patterns are great for inspiration! Try them as is or modify them to create your own designs. From Coats & Clark. See also my spring/summer crochet patterns, they’re free too! Bags & Totes Beach Bag Yes! […]

Pattern: Hoop Earrings Crochet Style

Pattern #3 of my Beaches, Bikes, & Babes Collection for Spring/Summer 2011. Summer is officially here! It was a hot hazy kick off to Memorial Day Weekend here in NYC. I was doing some spring cleaning when these random hoop earrings fell out. I was going to toss them but thought maybe I can crochet […]

Bramcost Vintage Patterns

Ooo lala, 1800’s to 1960’s sew retro! Bramcost Vintage Patterns has a lovely free pattern on their site! This pattern is free to our customers until February 19, 2011! Oddly enough, I’ve been looking for a crochet brassiere pattern. And this is even cuter than I could have imagined with bonus vintage inspiration! I’m going […]

OMG! Heart – Drops Design

Here’s DROPS Design based in Oslo, Norway. I discovered these guys awhile ago on Ravelry. I loved their patterns!! Too many to list. Below is a random sampling. Norwegians know their knits! I heart their style. Modern, sophisticated, casual. Just beautiful stuff. And guess what? They offer over 36,000 FREE patterns. In 14 different languages […]

Pattern: Bomber Hat

Here is a simple crochet hat done in ribs! Yup, it is a ribbed hat done using Crochet instead of Knit! I made this for my friend who specifically requested a “crochet hat in black with tight stitches!”. (shrug) Here’s what I came up with. I made it dark grey instead in a heavy stitch […]

Pattern: Newsboy Cap by Red Heart

I crocheted up this free pattern from Red Heart, Visor Cap. And didn’t get anything like I expected. It’s more of a Newsboy Cap/Train Conductor/Oliver Twist style joint… (Blue Oyster Cult…) But here it is, along with some of my notes. If it’s your thing, go nuts! Materials: 1 ball Red Heart Heathers in Dark […]