November 30, 2012

Siam Crochet Striped Jacket with Belt

A classy pattern for the winter!

Designed by:   Doris Chan

Size:  Small (Medium, Large/X-Large, 2X)

Materials: 4 (5, 6, 6) balls of S. Charles Collezione SIAM 52% viscose, 24% silk, 24% virgin wool (1.75oz/50g; 108yds/98m) in color #4 Charcoal (A), 3 (4, 5, 5) balls in #1 Ivory (B), 3 (4, 5, 5) balls in #5 Ebony (C),
Size I-9 (5.5mm) crochet hook for main body, 
Size H-8 (5mm) crochet hook for finishing and belt,  
Size G-6 (4mm) crochet hook for buttons (optional),  
Split ring yarn markers or contrasting yarn for markers, 
Five ½"/1.3cm plastic bone rings for buttons (optional) or five 5/8"/1.6cm purchased buttons if desired
Yarn needle 

November 29, 2012

Snow Man Hat

Swirls and Sprinkles: Free crochet Snowman hat pattern

Another little hat today.  This one could easily be adjusted if you need to make it for a large snowman!

Designed By:  Swirls and Sprinkles Blog

Skill Level:  Easy

Size:  Child

Materials: I hook, G hook, Worsted weight yarn.
Scissors, and a Yarn needle

November 28, 2012

Popcorn Slippers

Popcorn Slippers - FREE Crochet Pattern

A winter must have!  A great way to learn the popcorn stitch and own a warm pair of slippers all at once.

Designed By: Crochet n Crafts

Skill Level:  Intermediate


  • Red Heart Comfort, (6-7oz.)
  • H/8-5.00MM

Finished Lengths: 9.5", (10", 10.5", 11")

November 27, 2012

2 Hour Kitty Hat

This hat makes me smile!

Designed By:  Shala from Don`t Eat the Paste

Skill Level:  Easy


Size Q plastic crochet hook*
Size L aluminum crochet hook*
yarn needle
3x5 inch piece of cardboard
Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick - 2 skeins

November 26, 2012

Santa Baby Aviator Hat

A cute hat for your little one, and a great gift idea!

Designed By: Crafty Jenn

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials: Red worsted weight yarn (I Love This Yarn! from Hobby Lobby) and an H hook. The trim is fluffy white baby yarn worked with 2 strands held together.

Size: 3 months (17 inches)

November 25, 2012

Infinity and Beyond Broomstick Lace Scarf

broomstick lace scarf by speckless

"Are you ready for a challenge? Are you prepared to become a broomstick lace expert? Are you pumped for some drapey-lacey-goodness?"

Designed By:  Heidi from Speckless

Skill Level:  Advanced

Materials: one skein of Caron Simply Soft yarn, a 4mm hook, something to make your lace loops with, a large blunt tapestry needle, and scissors.

November 23, 2012

Snow Man Mug Hug

Snowman Mug Hug

"Cozy up with a hot cocoa or other warm beverage! This mood lifting crocheted mug cozy is a great gift idea and made with easy-care yarn, it can be washed and look great for a long time."

Designed By: Michele Wilcox

Skill Level: Easy

Supplies:  RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each of 316 Soft White A, 254 Pumpkin B, 312 Black C, and 885 Delft Blue D.
Crochet Hooks: 3.5mm [US E-4] and 5.0mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle, ¾” diameter button.

Size:  Hug fits 4” high mug with 3” top diameter and 2” bottom diameter.

November 21, 2012

Divine Hat

I love this hat design!

Designed By: Sarah Arnold

Sizes:  Adult, Infant, and Preemie patterns

150 yards WW yarn (more yardage will be needed for a longer hat)
J hook for body
H hook for ribbing

Gauge:3 dc with J hook=1" Height isn't important because you can just add on rounds

November 20, 2012

Elliot Vest

There's something that draws me to this vest!  I think it's the fact that you can really dress it up, and also really dress it down, it would look great with jeans!

Size:  Directions are for women’s size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

Materials:  7(7-9-10-12-13) Hanks BERROCO ULTRA ALPACA LIGHT (50 grs), #4208 Couscous
Crochet hook, size 3.75 mm (F) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Four 1” buttons
2 Safety pins for markers

November 19, 2012

Silver Shells Scarf

"A beautiful challenge!"

Size: S/M - M/L 

Height: approx. 35-35 cm / 13 3/4"-13 3/4''
Circumference: approx. 65-72 cm / 25½''-28½" at the top

Materials: DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
200-250 g color no 9015m, medium gray mix

CROCHET HOOK size 4.5 mm/ US 7 – or size needed to get 16 dc = 10 cm / 4'' in width.

November 15, 2012

Warm Winter Gloves

Designed By:  Kelly/Happy Hookin in Bodines

Skill Level:  Easy

Lion Brand Yarn Vanna's Choice, pearl mist, 2 skeins
G-Small adult
H-medium adult
I-Large adult
Sewing needle

from bottom of palm to tip of middle finger-71/2 in.
cuff-2 in.

November 14, 2012

Lattice Legwarmers

"Add some hotness to your legs this fall!"

Designed By:
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  G Hook, I Hook
7 oz. of Worsted Weight Yarn

November 13, 2012

Lorelei Shawl

Crochet Lorelei Shawl

"It’s hard to believe that this colorful shawl is made with just one color of yarn. The motifs are joined as you are making it, which means there is little finishing."

Designed By: Kimberly K. McAlindin
Skill Level: Intermediate

Supplies: RED HEART® Boutique™ Unforgettable™: 4 balls 3945 Parrot.
Crochet Hook: 5.0mm [US H-8]
Yarn needle

Size:  Directions are given for larger shawl. Changes for smaller shawl are in parentheses.
Shawl measures 18” x 72” (18” x 54)”.

November 12, 2012

Mini Muk Luks

"They are designed like traditional knitted muk luks which are usually knee high."

Designed By:  Wind Rose Fiber Studio

Skill Level:  Medium

Materials:  Two skeins of medium worsted weight yarn, Scissors, a Large Eyed Needle for finishing, and a size K(10.5) or 6.50mm Crochet Hook.

November 11, 2012

Pineapple Pendant

free crochet necklace pattern

"Surely you have a small amount of crochet thread and an old jewelry chain somewhere…"

Designed By: Kayla K

Skill Level:  Easy

Supplies: Varigated crochet cotton, size 7 steel crochet hook, thrifted jewelry chain

Gauge: Finished pendant measures 3 1/4″ across

November 9, 2012

Piano Key Scarf

crochet piano-scarf

"Take the piano anywhere and everywhere you go."

A very clever pattern!

Designed By:  Rachel from Crochet Spot
Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Size: 5’’ (13 cm) wide, and as long as you want it to be (follow the instructions within the pattern to adjust the length)

Medium Weight Yarn (Black and White) approximately 200 yards each
Recommended yarn brand: Caron Simply Soft Yarn
Crochet hook K (6.50 mm)

November 8, 2012

Magic Gloves

"Feel the magic!"

Size: S/M - L/XL
Circumference: 18-20 cm / 7"-8''
Length: 19-21 cm / 7½"-8 1/4''

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
50 g color no 10, olive/rust/plum

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 - or size needed to get 20 dc = 10 cm / 4'' in width (1 square measures approx. 6 x 6 cm / 2 3/8'' x 2 3/8'').

November 7, 2012

Toe-Up fish Scale Socks

"I love the look of shells, and wanted a pair of socks with a shell pattern."

Designed By:  Debbie/Mobius Dreams

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  Approximately 400 yds fingering weight yarn (smaller sizes will require less, larger sizes will require more).

3.5 mm/E crochet hook

November 6, 2012

Urban Turban

"This pattern is supper easy and cute! the concept is same for both patterns. You can use worsted weight yarn or a bulky. It's all up to you and the desired look you are going for. "

This pattern is available in Crochet and Knit both!

Designed By:  Jem Knit
Skill Level:  Easy

* sewing needle
* 1 skein of Worsted Weight yarn
* size J crochet hook

November 4, 2012

Remembrance Day Poppy

Here is a five petal poppy pattern, easy to have ready for Remembrance Day.

Designed By: Bethel of Bethania

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Black Yarn, Red Yarn, 4,5mm hook, sewing needle

November 1, 2012

Design Adventures Leg Warmers

"Super cute legwarmers with shell edging detail!  These are so fun to wear and they are WARM! "

Designed By:  Design Adventures
Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  H hook, Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Coffee, Coordinating buttons - I used 6, 3 on each legwarmer.