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Stripes & Crosses Top -free crochet pattern-

I am in love with crochet summer tops!  Check out this beauty, it's lightweight, precise, and features a really cool cross over stitch!

Designed By:  Anna Erlandsson

Skill Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

Materials:  656 - 1094 yards (600 - 1000 m) Marks & Kattens Flox; Hook size 3.0 mm

Sizes:  XS, S, M, L, XL

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Tranquil Triangle Flip Flop Flair -free crochet pattern-

So my last post was about baby flip flops... well, here's a great one for adults!  This one requires already owning a pair of basic flip flops (for the soles), but how fun to really make them fun and awesome with this pattern!  

Designed By:  Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts

Skill Level:  Experienced Beginner/Intermediate

Materials:  Flip Flops (with ¼”-1/2” wide straps, you’re crocheting AROUND the straps); H hook; Yarn: DK weight (#3); Tapestry needle for weaving in ends;  Stitch markers (strongly recommended)

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Baby Flip Flops -free crochet pattern-

I made some baby flip flops recently for a lady I know who is expecting a baby girl very soon.  This is the pattern that I loosely followed to make them, although this original pattern is super cute and very easy!

Designed By:  Anoo's Crochet World

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Crochet hook : 3.50mm; Tapestry Needle; Dungarease Yarn in Cream and Taupe; Martha Stewart Hemp Cotton in Bright Red

Size:  Baby 3-6 months.  (I used a smaller hook for newborn)

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Granny Punch 4 Finger Ring -free crochet pattern-

Here's a silly ring pattern for you today!  I had some scraps laying around, really not much to make anything big, and had an "aha" moment.  The 4 finger ring, in true granny square style.
Designed By:  Farrah for 365 Crochet
Skill Level:  Intermediate
Materials:  Small amounts of Aunt Lydia's Size 10 Cotton Crochet Thread, I used 5 different colors, main color was black which I used the most amount of, then very small amounts of forest green, turquoise, royal blue, and pale green.  
I used 4 different hook sizes.  Index Finger-1.75mm, Middle Finger-1.25mm, Ring Finger-1.00mm, Pinkie Finger-0.75mm.  
Have a large needle on hand to sew in your ends.

Skills Required:  How to make a granny square, slip stitching motifs together instead of sewing, color changing, and hiding ends by crocheting over them.

Let's Begin!
INDEX FINGER Starting with your index finger, use your biggest hook (I used 1.75mm)

MAIN SQUARE: Using your main color (MC) make a 2 round granny square like th…

Dragonfly Earrings -free crochet pattern-

How cool are these?  I've been crocheting up a lot of jewelry during my past hurricane induced 4 day power outage.  I am finally back online and have been digging around for inspiration and came across these!  I have to give these a shot, I love them!

Designed By:  Kat Miller

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials: size 20 yarn and a size 12 crochet hook;
 (I will be using 2 strands of sewing thread and a 0.75mm tiny hook)

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Star Spangled Banner Bunting -free crochet pattern-

Happy Independence Day USA!

Happy Birthday United States of America!  Here's a cute theme banner for you today.

Designed By: Kara/Petals to Picots Blog

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  red, white, and blue worsted weight yarn; H hook; tapestry needle, scissors

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Maple Leaf Banner -free crochet pattern-

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day fellow Canadians.  Here's a pretty and simple banner made from crochet maple leafs.  Just use the maple leaf applique and you could make several other themed goodies too!

Designed By: Susan Badgley
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  RED HEART Super Saver: 1 skein 319 Cherry Red and 1 skein 316 Soft White; Susan Bates® Crochet Hooks: 5mm [US H-8] and 6mm [US J-10]; Yarn needle Size: 70” (178 cm) long; Maple Leaf measures 7” (18 cm) high x 6.5” (16.5 cm) wide

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