May 30, 2013

Sideways Pullover Free Crochet Pattern


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A nice light sweater for those cooler summer days!

"... is worked in one piece in a sideways manner, ... then it is folded in half along the shoulders, with the side underarm seams sewn together. "

Designed By:  Trish/Genuine Mudpie

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  Worsted weight yarn, approx. 700 yd; size 6.5mm, 5.5mm hook

Measurements:  Bust: 38″; Length: 18″; Sleeve length (underarm to sleeve cuff): 13″; Neck opening: 15″  (Alternate sizing is discussed)

May 28, 2013

Lacy Choker Free Crochet Pattern


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In this pattern, the designer was inspired by a blurry picture of vintage lace trim!  

Designed By:  Mademoiselle Chaos/Blog

Skill Level:  Advanced

Materials:  Crochet thread; crochet hook of appropriate size.








May 27, 2013

Bricks & Lattice Sun Hat Free Crochet Pattern



Here's a really cool summer hat.  It is almost a cowboy hat, I love it!

Designed By:  Elizabeth Ham

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Worsted weight cotton; an I/9 (5.5 mm) hook, and one two sizes smaller.




May 26, 2013

Crochet O'Clock Free Crochet Tutorial



I've always wanted to make a crocheted clock!  Here's a great tutorial if you want to do this too!  Use your skills and make it your own.

Designed By:  Matt/ According to Matt Blog

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  One clock mechanism; Universal Cotton (or yarn preferred) dk sized yarn.  Crochet hook to match yarn size; embellishments of your choice (wooden buttons, numbers, flowers, etc)


May 22, 2013

Goddess Barefoot Sandals Free Crochet Pattern



Your feet will look "hot" on the beach with these barefoot sandals!  They also look great with simple sandals and flip-flops, they are a great way to dress up your feet!  

Designed By:  Julie/Gleeful Things

Skill Level:  Advanced/Intermediate

Finished Size: (unstretched) Approx. 3 1/2 inches across/tall. Straps can be made any length.

Materials:  • Size C (2.5mm) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge).
• Needle for finishing.
• Beads (optional).
• 5 skeins of embroidery floss.


May 21, 2013

Doily Top Cover Up Free Crochet Pattern



This top is beyond awesome!  You could really dress this up, and really play it down, dressy and down to earth at the same time!  I love this!  This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By: Gu'Chet

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  100% Cotton, Worsted weight yarn.  Hook size 6.0 mm (J); Yardage 220 - 260 yards (201 - 238 m)

Size:  One size fits most (S – L)




May 17, 2013

Plus Size Cable Bag Free Crochet Pattern


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Here's a big project to keep you busy!  The end result is extravagant!

Designed By: Brenda Bourg

Skill Level: Intermediate

Supplies:  RED HEART® Super Saver®: 5 skeins 0400 Grey Heather; Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
Pair of 6½ x 5” (16.5 x 12.5 cm) wooden purse handles, large wooden button, pins, yarn needle

Size:  Bag measures 16” (40.5 cm) tall, 18” (45.5 cm) wide (from side to side), and 5” (12.5 cm) deep (from front to back)



May 16, 2013

Clara's Owl Pillow Free Crochet Pattern



This pillow is sweet!

Designed By:  Andrea VanHooser Womack

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  G/ 4mm hook, Worsted Weight Yarn
(used: Red Heart Super Saver: Baby Pink, Pretty N’ Pink, Turq, White, Black, Caron Natura: Peach)
Stitch Markers or Safety Pins (optional)
Yarn Needle
Poly-Fil/ Stuffing

Finished Size:
Approx. 10” x 12”


May 15, 2013

Fire Shawl Free Crochet Pattern



Crochet shawls are beautiful for the summer.  You can wear it around your shoulders, wrap it around your waist as a beach wrap, or wear it as a scarf!

Designed By:  Drops Design

Measurements: approx. 80 cm / 31½'' vertically mid back

Materials: DROPS VERDI from Garnstudio
350 g color no 08, orange/yellow/brown

CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J - or size needed to get row 1 to 4 to measure approx. 7 cm / 2¾'' in the middle.




May 14, 2013

Sassy A Hat Free Crochet Pattern


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Sassy your very own hat with this charming crochet pattern!  A hat for all seasons.

Designed By:  Dot Matthews

Hat size: 22 1/2" to 23"

Gauge: 6 dc rows = 4" and 13 dc sts=4" (approximately)

Materials: K hook; 3 oz worsted weight yarn, completed hat weighs 2 oz.


May 9, 2013

Emmy's Baby Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern



Crochet an adorable baby cardigan!  This would make a great gift for a little girl!

Designed By:  Monkey Boo Boo Crochet

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Baby yarns (Bernat Softee Baby – Antique White was used in this project)
Size G hook
Yarn needle
A button

Size: 12 months old



May 8, 2013

Chain Reaction Necklace Free Crochet Pattern



This is not so complicated!  A very beautiful design!  This tutorial gives an excellent description of how it's made and includes helpful photos.
"Basically, the metal chain is treated in exactly the same way as a chain stitch foundation,..."

Designed By:  Gossamer Tangles

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Jewelry chain of your choice, crochet thread, beads, crochet hook to match thread and to fit inside of chain links.




May 7, 2013

One Granny Square Bag Free Crochet Pattern



Yet another Granny Square Bag!  With these squares, the possibilities are endless.  Whip up your own bag in no time!

Designed By:  Esther/Make My Day Creative Blog

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  None stated; however, use the hook size to match your yarn weight.  Large amount of color 1, small amounts of colors 2 and 3.




May 6, 2013

Bicycle Seat Cover Free Crochet Pattern


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This is the coolest bicycle seat cover ever!  Customize your bike with your own colors!

Designed By:  Emma Wilkinson

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Three different colours of 8ply yarn and a 4mm hook, and approx 30 cm length of elastic.




May 3, 2013

Light & Lacy Poncho Free Crochet Pattern

Light & Lacy Poncho

A beautiful summer poncho pattern from Red Heart Yarns!

Designed By: Tammy Hildebrand

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Supplies:   RED HEART® Heart & Sole®: 5 (6, 7) balls 3960 Spring Stripe; Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9] ; Yarn needle

Size:  Directions are for size Small/Medium. Changes for sizes Large/X-Large and XXLarge/ XXX-Large are in parentheses. 





May 2, 2013

Flower Arbor Cushion Free Crochet Pattern


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This crochet flower pillow is absolutely stunning!  Make these in any color combination.

Designed By:  Elaine Phillips

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 14" x 14" (35 x 35 cm)

Materials: 100% wool DK weight yarn, color grey (A) 142 yd (130 m) / 50 gr - 3 balls
100% wool DK weight yarn, color: different shades of blue (B), 142 yd (130 m) / 50 gr - 2 balls

Hook: H (5.0 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge: 6" (15 cm) - 1 square motif.
16 dc = 4" (10 cm)

May 1, 2013

Amber Bolero Free Crochet Pattern



Be sure to turn heads with this beautiful custom crochet pattern to hit off the summer!  Simple and elegant!

Designed By:  Busting Stitches

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Caron Simply Soft, Red Heart Soft, or Bernat Satin, Size 5.5 crochet hook, tapestry needle

Sizes:  XS, S/M, L/XL, 2X/3X, 4X/5X







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