Free Patterns: By Blue Sky Alpacas

Finally Blue Sky Alpacas released some free patterns. And look how lovely! Most look like Intermediate Level. All patterns in this post by Blue Sky Alpaca Yarns. And are free! Aunt Aggie’s Trivet, Suri Hat, Java Cloche Hot Water Bottle Cozy, Savannah Bow, Sporty Mittens ZigZag Mittens and Hat. Shadow Capelet, Icehouse Hat

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: Mongolian Supreme Hat

I made the Kublai Khan Splendor Hat by Elisabeth Poire. And it ROCKS!!! HEART IT! Finally a decent hat pattern. I tried about 6 different hat patterns (duds) to get to this one. I made a few changes to the original pattern and call my version the “Mongolian Supreme Hat”. Ha! Mainly I used a […]

Pattern: Kublai Khan Splendor Hat

This will be my next hat. It’s by Elisabeth Poire or “Lizzie P” The pattern can also be found on her website www.delaido.com [pdf]. Here’s more samples of the hat knitted up! It’s simply a long knit hat with the edges rolled up and a little pointy detail at the top! Update: Here’s my completed […]

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 […]