April 30, 2013

Granny Barefoot Sandals Free Crochet Pattern



More awesome barefoot sandals for the summer!  This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By:  Jinky Flaviano

Materials:  DMC Coton PerlĂ© 3, Skein, DMC Coton PerlĂ© 3, Skein, Yarn weight - Fingering

Hook size 2.5 mm

Sizes available:  Adult Size





April 29, 2013

Butterfly Baby Blanket and Cocoon Free Crochet Pattern


Butterfly Baby Blanket & Cocoon

Here is a very cute project for the next new arrival in your life!  Inspired by Anne Geddes.

Designed By: Michele Wilcox

Skill Level:  Easy

Supplies:   RED HEART® Anne Geddes Baby™: 5 balls 691 Grass A, 1 ball each of 261 Tangerine B, 203 Daffodil C, 764 Taffy D, 504 Robin E, 112 Night-Night F
Susan Bates® Crochet Hooks: 4mm [G-6] and 5.5mm [I-9 US]
Yarn needle

Size:  Blanket top wingspan measures 54” (137 cm) wide and top wing to lower wing measures 42” (106.5 cm) long, at outer edges


April 26, 2013

Angel Wings Necklace Free Crochet Pattern


Angel Wings Necklace

Here's another crochet jewelry project on my "to make" list.  This necklace is simple, yet has a large wow factor!

Designed By:  Claire Ortega

Skill Level: Easy

Finished Size: Necklace drop: 16″ including chain, bib pendant is 5″ tall x 8″ wide

Materials:  Medium Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook G (4.00 mm)

Gauge: Not Important



April 25, 2013

16oz. Water Bottle Carrier Free Crochet Pattern



A stylish way to carry your H2O this summer!  This is also a great idea for carrying a water bottle at events, or simply for a stroll along the beach.

Designed By:  Valerie Whitten

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  G hook and Lilys sugar and cream or peaches and cream cotton, it won’t stretch as much, but you can use red heart super saver, it will just stretch a bit.






April 24, 2013

Little Blossom's Blanket Free Crochet Pattern



A sweet blanket design for a sweet girl!

Designed By:  Knot Your Nana's Crochet

Skill Level:  Easy

Size:  This blanket fits a single bed and measures 44x62 inches.

Materials:  100% acrylic DK - 400g of the dark pink 756m, 400g of the white 756m, 250 - 300g of the light pink, 5.50 mm hook

April 23, 2013

The White Russian Skirt Free Crochet Pattern


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This is absolutely beautiful!  I give a big thank you to the designer, she did a great job!  And she gives a great photo tutorial.

Designed By:  Erica/Positively Lace

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Size:  Custom

Materials:  Lily Sugar’n Cream 100% Cotton (one super-size skein) in off white.
E/4 3.50mm crochet hook
Yarn needle



April 22, 2013

Bolster Crochet Top Free Pattern



I am happy to find this pretty crochet top pattern!  There are so many great ideas for summer crochet.

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:   ‘Moda Vera’ BOLSTER 50g balls as per size, 7.00mm crochet hook, Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

Sizes: S-M M-L









April 19, 2013

Cross-Over Long DC Hat Free Crochet Pattern


Cross-Over Long DC Hat

This is a very interesting stitch and needs to be tried!  Another great hat pattern!

Designed By:  Crochet n' Crafts

Skill Level: Easy/Intermediate.

Materials:  Yarn: Patons Canadiana The New Generation (One 100g/3.5oz. ball), or any other worsted weight yarn that you have on hand.
Hook Size: 4.50mm, or any hook suitable for the yarn.

Gauge: 2" across the circle of first 5 rnds.

Finished Size: Teens/Adult Small - When laying flat it measures 9" across and 7" from top to bottom. There are two ways to increase the size: A larger hook and thicker yarn, or do more repeats of the increase rows.


April 17, 2013

Summer Flowers Shawl Crochet Pattern



This pattern has an excellent photo tutorial.

"This is a very easy and relaxing project that can be completed in a few hours with some basic crochet stitches."

Designed By: Pure Craft

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: You can use double knitting or any other light weight yarn with a suitable hook.




April 16, 2013

Understated Elegance Crochet Earrings Pattern


As usual, I took too many photos.

I am hooked on crochet jewelry!  Here's a fun earring pattern full of special stitch surprises!  You will come out of this pattern most likely learning some new techniques.

Designed By:  Moira/ MoiraCrochets

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials: Embroidery Thread (any color), 1.25-mm steel hook.










April 15, 2013

Crochet Sandals Pattern


Crochet Sandals

Summer is almost here, really, and here's a nice sandal pattern!  When I make these...  I am going to use a double sole, one side of jute, the other of yarn for comfort, and may slide an insole in between to keep it sturdy!  Then I am going to wear them outside!  Have fun!

Designed By:  Crochet n' Crafts

Skill Level:  Easy

Material: Red Heart Comfort 

Hook size: G-6/4.00MM 

Finished size: Adult small, medium and large.



April 12, 2013

E L Brimmed Hat Crochet Pattern


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Another great design from a great artist!  This hat design captures the essence of spring in a classy way!

Designed By:  Dot Matthews

Skill Level:  Easy

Size: Will fit most adult heads

Materials:  approx 3oz/170yds, medium weight (4), Caron Simply Soft Brites color Coconut 9601
I/9-5.50mm hook; blunt needle; scissors; stitch markers (optional)



April 11, 2013

Christel Vest Crochet Pattern

A classic vest can casually look great!

Designed By:  Drops Design

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio Color no 3609, red:
400-400-450-500-550-600 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm / US 7 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 6 rows in pattern A.3 = 10 cm / 4''

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS, NO 522 (20 mm): 4 pieces for all sizes




April 10, 2013

Speckled Frog's Purse Crochet Pattern



An elegant purse!  The color and construction of this purse, make this a beautiful piece.

Designed By:  Speckled Frog's Crochet

Skill Level:  Beginner/Easy

Materials:  8.00 mm hook
10.0 mm hook (for body of bag)
Round handles (wood or plastic which ever you prefer)
Ribbon 1 - 1
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
200-340g Super Bulky Lionbrand Thick and Quick in Oatmeal

(2nd pattern on page)


April 9, 2013

Ballou Belt Crochet Pattern



Here's another cool crochet belt project!

 "It’s crocheted in a basketweave stitch with a small hook to create a tight, woven look and finished with a reverse single crochet edging for the perfect touch."

Designed By:  Beth Nielsen

Finished Size: 37” long, one size fits most. Customize available.

Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice #4 worsted weight yarn in Honey (MC, 1 skein) and Chocolate (CC, 1 skein)

Hook: C2/2.75 mm, or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 2” or slightly larger belt buckle, yarn needle


April 8, 2013

Zombie Cell Phone Case Crochet Pattern



In honor of the only television show I ever watch, which is now over for the season, I dedicate this cute zombie cell phone case to the Walking Dead:)  I was feeling the end of season emptiness last night! 

Designed By:  Cult of Crochet

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Any size yarn.  Use hook to match yarn size.  Faux fur/eyelash, feather yarn for hair.  You could use any yarn for this, be creative.  One button, one small black bead and one larger white bead (for eye).

Size:  Custom to fit


April 4, 2013

Andalusia Blanket Crochet Pattern



A nice, simple, yet elegant throw for your home!

"Andalusia is a solid colored crocheted throw with a modern arrangement of double crochet and floral motif blocks."

Designed By:  Berocco Yarns

Skill Level:  Easy

Size:  Approximately 41” wide x 58” long (Including edging)

Materials:  11 Balls Berroco Comfort (100 grs), #9721 Sprig (also shown in #9744 Teal, #9730 Teaberry, #9703 Barley and #9737 Aster)

Crochet hook, size 6.00 mm (J) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Tapestry needle


April 3, 2013

I Make Stuff Crochet Cloche Pattern



A pretty hat for the spring!  This one reminds me of vintage 1930's.  The pattern includes step by step instructions including a photo tutorial.  I love it!

Designed By:  Ayana/I Make Stuff Blog

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  1 skein worsted weight yarn (~ 250 yards) rolled into two balls in Hat color
a small amount of yarn in flower color (~ 2 yards)
size K/101/2 - 6.5MM crochet hook
size H/8 - 5.00MM crochet hook
yarn needle
needle and thread
Hair Clip (optional)
Glue Gun (optional)


April 1, 2013

Watermelon Coin Purse Crochet Pattern


This is a cute pattern!

Designed By:  Sarah/Repeat Crafter Me

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:
- Coats & Clark Polyester All Purpose Zipper 7" (Bright Green)
- Vanna's Choice Yarn (Fern, White, Raspberry)
- the Sharp Crochet Hook
- Size G (4.00mm) Crochet Hook
- Small black buttons (for seeds)


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