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! […]

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 […]

Pattern: Crochet Butterflies

OMG! Heart these crochet butterflies!!! The full patterns are free from MyPicot.com. They also have a whole page of lovely crochet flowers! Via http://www.mypicot.com/beta/crochet_patterns_butterflies.html

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 […]

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 […]