September 27, 2013

Mrs. Murdock's Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Here is a simple pattern for mittens.  I love this pattern, because it inspires the designer in me.  You could easily add embellishments, use different color schemes, stripes, stitches, and so forth!  This is a great blueprint for mittens!

Designed By:  Brenda K. B. Anderson

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials: Size G - 6/4.00mm hook
Approximately 100-200 yards of worsted weight yarn in color of your choice;  Yarn needle

Finished Size:  These mittens are patterned for preschool sized hands with older kids and women's sizes shown in parenthesis.

September 25, 2013

Roundabout Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Roundabout Cardigan

Make your own stylish crochet cardigan this fall!   I love the simplicity of this statement piece!

Designed By: Kim Kotary

Skill Level:  Easy

Supplies:  RED HEART® “Eco-Ways™”: 6 (7, 8, 9) skeins 3360 Mushroom;  Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9];   Yarn needle.

Size:  Directions are for size Small. Changes for sizes Medium, Large and Extra Large are in parentheses.

Finished Chest: 39 (43, 47, 51)”
Finished Length: 18 (18½, 19½, 20)”

September 23, 2013

Granny Square Slippers Free Crochet Pattern

This is a great pattern for utilizing the basic granny square!  These slippers are all about color combinations, so if you're good with color, these will always look awesome!

Designed By:  Purl Soho

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  3 skeins of Manos del Uruguay's Handspun Semi Solids. These colors are, from the top, Persimmon W, Cerise 47, and Rust U.  (Or similar);  A US size G crochet hook;   A tapestry needle.

Finished Sizes:  Women's Slippers: 9 1/4 inches long - to fit women's US shoe sizes 7 - 9 1/2

Men's Slippers: 11 1/2 inches long - to fit men's US shoe size 9 - 11 1/2

September 19, 2013

The Moogly Alphabet Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Alphabet by Moogly! #crochet

What a great idea!  I've used crochet letters often in the past, always writing out a graph for the letter, then I end up throwing it out or losing it, but now, I can check this reference instead!  These letters are useful for so many projects, like blankets, banners, pillows, clothing, scarves, etc.

Designed by:  Tamara Kelly/The Moogly Blog

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  US – F, 3.75mm hook; Worsted weight yarn, amounts vary; or any yarn using hook size to match.

Size Shown:  3 1/2" tall.

September 18, 2013

Magnificent Mantle Free Crochet Pattern

Magnificent Mantle 1

Another beauty!  Shawls are great all year round, like this one.  This shawl looks awesome and warm as a scarf, and emits lacy elegance worn over the shoulders!

Designed By: Selena/Crochet Kitten

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials: 650 yards of worsted weight yarn; J hook

Size:  56" wide x 24" long

September 15, 2013

Flower Earrings Free Crochet Pattern

These beautiful flower earrings immediately caught my eye!  With a few findings you can easily make your own unique jewelry!  This pattern includes written instruction and a chart.

Designed By:  Olivia/A Garden of Thread

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials: Cotton thread and a 1.00 mm crochet hook, Earring findings, chain, beads.

September 11, 2013

Diamond Edge Hat Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet patterns for hats are endless.  Here's a simple and pretty design for the fall!  Many color variations could be used.

Designed By:  Designs by KN

Skill level:  Easy

Size: One size: approx. 21” circumference by 8.5” high (unstretched) – will stretch to fit up to 23” head circumference

Materials:  Worsted weight yarn in 3 colors in the following amounts:  125 yds. Main color (MC); 30 yds Color A; 30 yds. Color B; Size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook, or size needed to achieve gauge;  Tapestry needle

September 9, 2013

Bulky Stacked Shell Cowl and Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

free crochet pattern bulky stacked shell cowl shrug

Here comes the season for awesome crochet patterns for cool weather!  Cowls and shrugs are popular for the fall and winter, check out this beauty!

By:  Zola/Creation Crochet

Skill Level:  Easy

Size: measures 19″x19″ which will fit someone with a shoulder diameter (measure completely around the shoulders) of 35-40″.

Materials:  Red heart super saver either (2) 7oz skeins or (1) 14oz skein6.0;  (J) hook; embroidery needle to weave in ends

September 5, 2013

Chevron Stripes 3-Season Sweater Free Crochet Pattern

Chevron stripes!

I'm in love with another sweater pattern, this is beautiful and awesome!  Great job to the designer!

Designed By:   Esther/Make My Day Creative Blog

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  Hook sizes 6.0mm, 5.5mm, 5.0mm;  Wool: Debbie Bliss Rialto; I used 200g cream, 100g navy, and 100g purple (with leftovers) for 36” with stripes, and with ¾ length sleeves.

September 3, 2013

Jennifer Jacket Free Crochet Pattern

The only thing I like about the upcoming autumn is the cool fall crochet patterns!

"Trendy and retro at the same time - be really original!"

Designed By:  Drops Design

Skill Level:  Intermediate

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

Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
400-600g camel; 150-200g goldenrod; 150-200g orange; And use:
DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio 300-400g soft chocolate; And use: DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
100g for all sizes in light beige; 
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 14 dc in width x 5½ rows vertically = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

September 2, 2013

Starter Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

Starter Scarf

A pretty Cabled Scarf for the fall!  Scarves are so versatile, and make great patterns for beginners!  Don't be afraid of some new stitches.  If you're already familiar with posts and popcorn stitches, this pattern will be a breeze!

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Supplies:  RED HEART®Eco-Ways®: 2 balls 3525 Asparagus; Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [I-9]; Yarn needle

Size: Finished Measurements: 6' wide x 60" long