December 31, 2011

Washer Bracelet -free crochet pattern-


Image of Washer Bracelet


This clever bracelet is made with small thin washers joined as they are made. I love the lace design which gives this bracelet the appearance of something truly elegant.

Designed By: Julie A. Bolduc

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Size 20 crochet cotton in white. Cebelia was used in the example.
  • 9 washers ½" diameter 1mm thick with a hole 4mm diameter.
  • 1 spring style clasp
  • Size 11 Steel crochet hook
  • Fine tapestry needle

Size: =8" long ¾" wide

December 30, 2011

Hi-Top Slipper Socks -free crochet pattern-


Crocheted Slipper Socks - High Top style crochet pattern


These cute crochet slippers look like sneakers! Complete with laces and soles, this makes a great gift for sports enthusiast!

Designed By: Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Yarn Size: #3; Color A: 1 skein #3 DK Yarn 120 yds(110 meters)/1.75 oz(50 grams); Color B: 1 skein #3 DK Yarn 120 yds(110 meters)/1.75 oz(50 grams); Color C: 1 oz #3 DK Yarn
  • Crochet Hook C/2 (2.75mm)
  • Crochet Hook G/6 (4.25mm)
  • Yarn needle
  • 54" White Shoe Laces
  • 1 pair Boye® Suede Slipper Soles in appropriate size

Size: SMALL (9") fits women’s sizes 6-7 1/2; MEDIUM (9 1/2") fits women’s sizes 8-8 1/2; LARGE (10") fits women’s sizes 9-10 or men’s 7-8


December 28, 2011

Long Crochet Scarf -free crochet pattern-

"Large, warm and cozy shawl to liven up dreary winter days" This lovely scarf from Drops Design is sure to impress! I love the over-sized squures and the fringe detail.

Designed By: Drops Design

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:

  • Drops Eskimo from Garnstudio 450g colour no 23, dark beige
  • crochet hook no 7 mm

Measurements: approximately 27cm x 220cm



December 27, 2011

Aesthetic Hooded Scarf -free crochet pattern-


A great scarf is one that can be turned into a hood!  You never know when a blast of cold can appear, so simply wrap your head and stay hidden from the wind!

Designed By: My Crochet Dreamz

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

  • Worsted Weight Yarn, approx 300 yards
  • Hook Size H (5.0mm)
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends


Size:
One size fits all.  Hood is 12 inches high and 9 inches wide when lying flat.  Scarf is 64 inches long and 4 1/2 inches wide.


December 26, 2011

Dressed-to-Party Bottle Accessories -free crochet pattern-


Dressed-to-Party Bottle Accessories
Crochet a hat and scarf to dress up a bottle for holiday giving or to add color to your shelf of libations.

Designed By: Tracie Barrett

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:

  • Red Heart Super Saver: 1 skein each 316 Soft White A, 319 Cherry Red B, and 624 Tea Leaf C.
  • Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
  • Yarn needle
  • stitch marker.
Size:Hat measures 2” x 2”; Scarf measures 1” x 18”.


December 24, 2011

Colorful Party Garland -free crochet pattern-



Make this garland a New Year's eve decoration by using various colors of your choice.  Add some sparkle by using metallic yarns, or thread!  Quick and easy, lots of time to make this before the New Year!

Designed By: Bee and Buzz

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • 1 Size 6 / US J Crochet Hook
  • 3 different coloured wools (chunky or double up stands of DK wool)
  • Darning Needle for sewing in ends


December 16, 2011

Mr. Teddy Sleepy Bear -free crochet pattern-


Look at this sweet crochet teddy bear!  Simple and fun, any child would love to give this little teddy bear a home!

Designed By: Craft

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:
  • yarn of choice
  • hook to match chosen yarn
  • stuffing
  • Yarn Needle
  • tapestry needle
Size: Approximately 8-9 inch. (depending on the size of yarn and crochet hook)




Poinsettia Coasters -free crochet pattern-

Crochet Pattern: Poinsettia Coasters

These perfect crochet poinsettia coasters are the perfect accent for your holiday entertaining!

Designed By: Craft Passion

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • Yarn : light worsted DK, red and green (about 40g of each to make 6 coasters). Use heavier yarn weight for bigger coasters.
  • Crochet hook: 2.5 mm
  • Tapestry Needle (to join and hide yarn ends)
  • Scissors

Size: approx. 3″ dia.


Playful Santa Hat -free crochet pattern-


Don`t forget to spread some holiday cheer by making a cute Santa hat! 

Designed by: Mimi Alelis

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • Red Heart 3-ply yarn (or other locally available acrylic yarn), 4 (3) skeins (15gm each) red, 2 skeins white
  • Crochet Hook size 4mm.

Sizes: Adult (child)


December 14, 2011

Table Top Christmas Tree -free crochet pattern-

Little Christmas Trees look adorable as they decorate your home!  I can think of so many ways to make this tree your own! Try some different colors or add some metallic thread!

Designed By: Donna`s Crochet Designs

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • 4 skeins Caron Glimmer yarn in Willow 
  • stuffing 
  • K hook 


Size: 13” tall




December 13, 2011

Poinsettia Tree Skirt -free crochet pattern-


Crochet Tree Skirt
A lovely crochet tree skirt brings charm and warmth to your home for the holidays!

Designed By: Mary Jane Protus for Red Heart

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • RED HEART "Super Saver®" - Traditional: 36 Ounces 311 White CA, 11 ounces 390 Hot Red CB, 5 ounces 368 Paddy Green CC.      OR
  • Victorian: 36 Ounces 313 Aran CA, 11 ounces 376 Burgundy CB, 5 ounce 389 Hunter CC.
  • Crochet Hooks: 6mm [US J-10] and 5mm [US Size H-8].
  • Yarn needle; 
  • sewing needle and thread; 
  • 264 5mm and/or 6mm silver (or gold for Victorian) beads.


December 12, 2011

Mittens with Wavy Border -free crochet pattern-


"Do these belong to a Russian ballerina? Feminine and beautiful …"  Make comfortable and warm gloves to spoil yourself this season!

Designed By: Drops Design

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Drops Alpaca 100-100-150 g colour no 6347, dark steel blue
  • crochet hook size 3 mm – or size needed to get 24 tr x 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm.


Size: S - M - L


December 9, 2011

Snowflake Garland -free crochet pattern-


Crochet Snowflake Garland
Deck your house and tree with elegant crochet garland this season!  These little snowflakes look great and become a family tradition, year after year!

Designed By: Red Heart

Skill Level:   Intermediate

Materials:  

  • RED HEART “Super Saver®”: 1 Skein 311 White will make 4 to 5 garlands.
  • Crochet Hooks: 3.75mm [US F-5]. 
  • Split lock stitch marker; yarn needle.
Size:  Snowflake Garland measures 48” long x 3¼” wide.



December 8, 2011

Magi Christmas Stocking -free crochet pattern-

Magi A is an easy patchwork of crocheted granny squares with fold back cuffs and a tassel for trim.
(Magi B is and C are knit)

Designed By: Berroco

Skill level: Easy

Materials:

  • 1 Ball each BERROCO COMFORT (50 grs), #9755 Wild Cherry (A), #9703 Barley (B) and #9762 Spruce (C)
  • Crochet hook size 5.00 mm (H) 

Size:  Approximately 6” across x 18” high (with top folded down)



December 6, 2011

Hexagon Christmas Stocking -free crochet pattern-


These lovely Christmas stockings can be made, using so many color variations! Make one for each family member and include their favorite colors!  Not only color variation, but a nice hand made stocking shows the receiver that you really care!

Designed By: Amy D.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • You will need one skein each of whichever colors you choose.
  • J-10 crochet hook.
  • tapestry needle


December 5, 2011

Crochet Slippers in Eskimo -free crochet pattern-

Such beautiful and cozy slippers to keep your feet stylish and warm!  Soft, light, and warm, these are the perfect fall and winter accessory!

Designed By: Drops Design

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Drops Eskimo from Garnstudio 200-200-200 g colour no 01, off-white
  • Drops Puddel from Garnstudio 50 g for all sizes colour no 01, off-white
  • crochet hook size 8 mm

Size: 35/37 – 38/40 – 42/44
Foot length: 22 - 25 - 28 cm


December 3, 2011

Lightning Bolt Scarf -free crochet pattern-

Another fun pattern!  This super cool lightning bolt crochet scarf is unique and awesome! By using simple haf double crochet stitches in sections, the scarf comes alive. This makes a great Christmas gift idea. 

Designed By: Monkey Waffles

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • 5.0 mm hook (H)
  • Approx. 320 yds Worsted Yarn


Size:: 5 feet long x 8.5 inches for widest bolt



December 2, 2011

Monster Hat -free crochet pattern-



I have crocheted a lot of baby hats for my craft sale tomorrow, but I just discovered this one!  I think this is adorable and hilarious at the same time!  I am going to have to try this next!  And I know a little boy to give it to for a Christmas present! I can't wait to make this cute hat!

Designed By: The Boy Trifecta

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Size H Crochet Hook
Size: Toddler/Child



Cat Paws Christmas Stocking -free crochet pattern-


Cat Paws Christmas Stocking
Ever since my kitty's first Christmas, I've been buying her stockings.  Pets are huge parts of our lives and families, and this cute stocking pattern is purrfect for my cat's next holiday!

Designed By: Michele Wilcox

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 316 Soft White A, 624 Tea Leaf B, and 319 Cherry Red C and 312 Black for fish face D.
  • Crochet Hook: 5mm 
  • Yarn needle.

Size:Stocking measures 13½” long.


December 1, 2011

Aubrey's Christmas Stocking -free crochet pattern-

Aubrey's Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
Give a gift with heart by filling up a home made Christmas stocking!  This lovely pattern uses a diagonal design with pretty ribbon to complete this elegant stocking.

Designed By: Crochet n' More

Skill Level: Advanced

Materials:

  • Red Heart Super Saver-4ply worsted weight (Aran & Claret)
  • 1-1/2" Offray Ribbon (Wired)
  • Hook Sizes G & H



November 30, 2011

Dog Paws Christmas Stocking -free crochet pattern-

Dog Paws Christmas Stocking
A Christmas stocking for the furry member of your family!  This cute dog stocking pattern will bring great holiday memories for a lifetime.

Designed By: Michele Wilcox

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 624 Tea Leaf A, 319 Cherry Red B, and 316 Soft White C.
  • Crochet Hook: 5mm [US Size H-8].
  • Yarn needle.

Size: Stocking measures 13½” long.

November 29, 2011

Ruffle Fir Trees Crochet Pattern -free crochet pattern-


Ruffle Fir Trees
Make some gorgeous little Christmas trees to decorate your home this season!

Designed By: Katherine Eng

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Red heart “Holiday”: 1 Ball each Aran/Gold, Hunter/Gold; 2 balls Wine/Gold.
  • Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10].
  • 1 Styrofoam cone 6” tall x 3” base circumference, 1 Styrofoam cone 9” tall x 4” base circumference painted green around base, 1 Styrofoam cone 12” tall x 4” base circumference painted red around base; 
  • 1 clear 3/8” crystal bead, 1 ½” green crystal bead, 1 ½” red crystal bead 
  • 3 straight pins with white, green, and red beaded tops.

Size: Small Tree is 6½” tall; Medium Tree is 9½”; Large Tree is 13½”.

November 26, 2011

Favorite Snowflake Ornament -free crochet pattern-


A simple snowflake for the beginner crocheter!  Hand made ornaments, especially these lovely snowflakes make a great heirloom for your tree, including years of memories and nostalgia!

Designed By: Rachel/ Crochet Spot

Skill Level: easy

Materials:

  • small amount of DK weight yarn
  • Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)
Finished Size:approx. 6″(15.24 cm) from point to point


November 24, 2011

Kids Striped Boots -free crochet pattern-



Just imagine the amount of fun you could have with color!  These boots look so cute on little ones, make them in their favorite colors.

Designed By: Craftown

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 

  • (60 yd-2 oz pull skeins); 4 skeins Main Color (M C), ; 3 Contrasting Color (C C); 
  • crochet hook size 6 mm (J) or size needed to obtain the gauge.

November 22, 2011

Easy Slouchy Hat -free crochet pattern-

I love this hat style!  It can be made with so many different yarns and colors!  These hats are everywhere; a chic fall/winter accessory!

Designed By: Donna/ Knots and Loops

Skill Level:  Easy, Beginner

Materials:

  • One Skein I Love This Yarn! or any worsted weight yarn
  • Size J hook 


November 21, 2011

Autumn Tote -free crochet pattern-

Get ready for the fall season with Bernat Harvest Colors. With this free crochet bag pattern you can make a tote perfect for autumn. Bamboo straight handles are used for the perfect addition to this bag.

Designed By: Bernat

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Bernat® Super Value Harvest Colors (197 g / 7 oz)OR Bernat® Worsted Harvest Colors (400 g / 14 oz) 1 ball: (Redwood Heather).
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Purchased Bamboo straight handles 12 ins [30.5 cm] long.

Size: Approx 15 x 12 ins [38 x 30.5 cm].


November 20, 2011

Fair Lady Gloves -free crochet pattern-


Blast from the past, a lovely Vintage Pattern!  Who doesn't need a lace set of gloves to make you feel like a lady?!

Designed By: Coats & Clark

Skill Level: Experienced/Advanced

Materials: 

  • Clark's O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet thread, size 50: Small ball:
  • Clark's  O.N.T.--2 balls o/ White, Ecru or any color. OR
  • J. & P. COATS--/ ball of White or Ecru; 2 balls o/any color.
  • Milward's Steel Crochet Hook No. 11 or 12.

Size: Medium


November 19, 2011

Crochet Skirt -free crochet pattern-

This pretty skirt from Garnstudio features a beautiful shell pattern combined with a nice lace drawstring.  The prefect accessory for any season!

Designed By: Drops Design

Skill level:  Easy

Materials: 

  • DROPS Karisma Superwash 200g colour no 50, grey-green mix
  • Accessory: approx 120cm brown silk ribbon (width 20mm)
  • crochet hook no 4.5

Size: DROPS Crochet skirt in Karisma SuperwashSize: one-size, to fit hip size approx 83cm.

November 18, 2011

Accidental Hat -free crochet pattern-

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I thought this hat was very cute!  I am going to make one for myself.  I am sure this pattern would be easy to adjust to make smaller or larger.

Designed By: Sharon/ Laughing Purple Goldfish

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:

  • Yarns Required - whatever you have on hand!
  • Hook Size- 3.0 mm crochet hook
  • - wool needle
Size: (fits 2/3 year old)


November 17, 2011

Socks -free crochet pattern-



A great sock pattern, easy to read and easy to make! Keep them all one solid color, or add a fun heel and toe color!

Designed By: Sue's Crochet and Knitting

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:

  • 2 - 50g balls of 4 ply knitting worsted. 
  • Hook - 4.50. See Charts for conversions.

Size:
This sock will fit a foot length of 9 to 91/2 inches.
4 sc = 1 inch, 4 rows of sc = 1 inch - This will help you to make adjustments for different sizes.



November 14, 2011

Irish Lace Scarf -free crochet pattern-


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I just keep falling in love with this scarf over and over again!  It emits beauty, elegance, and warmth all in one.  

Designed By: Lion Brand

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: One Size; About 9 x 58 in. (23 x 147.5 cm)

Materials:
  • 50-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural
  • Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) 
  • Crochet Hook - Size I-9 
  • Split Ring Stitch Markers 
  • Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
  • Fiberfill (for stuffing Rose Centers)






November 13, 2011

3 Piece Baby Set -free crochet patterns-


This is actually three different patterns made by three different people.   They go quite nice together.

I have posted the ear flap hat previously. It can be made for a preemie, newborn, and 3 months.

The mittens in my photos are for an infant, but I also have a pattern for a larger baby I use often.

The sweater is called Lil Darlin' baby Sweater by Dot Matthews.  Is it sized 3-6 months, but if you use a smaller crochet hook and baby weight yarn, it can made smaller.


November 12, 2011

Karisma Dress -free crochet pattern-

This beautiful dress is brought to you from the Garnstudio Team!  I love the deep chocolate brown color that they chose for this pattern!  This is a great outfit for a cool day.

Designed By:  Drops Design

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Size: S – M – L – XL - XXL

Materials: 
  • DROPS Karisma Superwash 650-700-800-850-950 g colour no. 62, Brown
  • Crochet Hook size 4.5 mm
  • Dark wooden button, no 535: 5 pcs.

November 10, 2011

Baby Ear Flap Hat -free crochet pattern-


A simple baby hat with ear flaps is always cute on any baby at any given time!  These are suitable for little girls and boys, get creative with color and give it a theme.

Designed By: Alli Crafts

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:
  • Less than ¼ skein worsted weight yarn (I used two colors, Full O Sheep, and a sport weight wool for edging)
  • 5mm (H/8) hook

November 9, 2011

The Gypsy Crochet Thing - Crochet Pants & Top -free crochet pattern-


This is a fun VINTAGE PATTERN!  I actually made these awesome pants back in 1998, and someone actually stole them from me over the years!  

Designed By: Jack Frost (the yarn people), Volume 79, 1970

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Size: Top Measurement at bustline: 30", 33", 36", 39" Pants measurement at hip: 30", 33", 36", 39"

Materials:
  • Color A - 5, 6, 6, 6 - 4 oz. pull-skeins Jack Frost Wintuk Knitting Worsted type Color B - 1 - 4 oz. pull skein Jack Frost Wintuk Knitting Worsted type Color C - 1 - 4 oz. pull-skein Jack Frost Wintuk Knitting Worsted type
  • "K" hook


November 8, 2011

Sneaker Slippers -free crochet pattern-

Sneaker Slippers!  This is the original concept of the cute lace up slippers that look like sneakers (or runners, depending on where you're from!)

Designed By: Sue Norrad

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • 1 - 50g ball of Black 4 ply knitting worsted.
  • 2 - 50g ball of White 4 ply knitting worsted.
  • Crochet Hook - 4.50 mm. 

Size: foot length of 9 to 10 inches. 

November 4, 2011

Newsboy Hat -free crochet pattern-


Make this timeless classic beauty your own!  A flower embellishment finishes off this hat, the possibilities are endless.

Designed By: Knuttin' But Yarn

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:
  • Size H Hook
  • 3-4 Ounces of Main Color (Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn – Cream) or any other #4 Worsted Weight Yarn (works best in worsted weight)
  • 1 Ounce of Contrasting Color (Hobby Lobby I Love This yarn – Cranberry) or any other #4 Worsted Weight Yarn (works best in worsted weight yarn)

Mittens/Fingerless Gloves -free crochet pattern-

Here's an awesome pattern for fingerless mittens! Easy and quick to work up, these make a great gift for everyone.

Designed By:  Sue Norrad

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:
  • Worsted weight yarn. 3 1/2 oz (100 g)
  • A strip of velcro or the hook & loop dots of velcro that look like buttons.
  • Hook: 5.00 mm (H-8)
Size: Women's medium, or teens. For a larger size, use a 5.50mm (I-9) or 6.00mm (J-10) hook. For a smaller size to fit pre-teens, use a 4.50mm hook.



November 3, 2011

Radiant Ripple Vest -free crochet pattern-


Radiant Ripple Vest
Feel the elegance of soft bamboo by making this exquisite vest!  This stylish garment is sure to please.

Designed By: Yarnspirations

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials: 
  • Patons Silk Bamboo (65 g/2.2 oz; 93 m/102 yds); Contrast A (85008 Ivory) 4 4 5 balls; Contrast B (85010 Almond) 4 4 5 balls; Contrast C (85046 Stone) 3 3 4 balls; Contrast D (85236 Moss) 2 2 3 balls
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook 
Size: XS/M L/XL 2/5XL





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