August 28, 2014

Mountains Cowl -free crochet pattern-


I feel a new crispness in the morning air, making me realize that summer is winding down.  So I've been searching for some fall-ish patterns and... how pretty is this?!  Beautiful color combinations and fringes, I like this cowl (shown as hood) very much!  

Designed By: Julie/Gleeful Things

Skill Level:  Advanced Beginnner

Materials:  Size I (5.5mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge; Yarn needle for finishing; Worsted weight yarn. Yardage depends on size (these estimates include enough to make fringe):
  • Large Cowl Hood: approximately 450 yards
  • Small Cowl: approximately 260 yards
  • Infinity Scarf: approximately 270 yards

August 25, 2014

Molly Poncho - free crochet pattern-

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This is beautiful and a great idea for using up all of your scrap yarns!  It's a pretty simple pattern, but could be a lot of fun, seeing how the colors come together in the end!

Designed By:  Stacey Daze

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials: G Hook and any yarn, whatever you have.


August 18, 2014

Chevron Backpack -free crochet pattern-

Chevron Backpack

How awesome is this backpack?!  Who needs to go back to school for this, I want one anyway!


Designed By:  ABC Knitting Patterns

Skill level:  Advanced

Materials:  Dalia by Omega fingering weight yarn (100% cotton), 404 yards (369 meters) / 100 gr, color 505 - 1 ball (D); Dalia by Omega fingering weight yarn (100% cotton), 404 yards (369 meters) / 100 gr, color 524 - 1 ball (B)l Dalia by Omega fingering weight yarn (100% cotton), 404 yards (369 meters) / 100 gr, color 527 - 1 ball (C)l Dalia by Omega fingering weight yarn (100% cotton), 404 yards (369 meters) / 100 gr, color 528 - 1 ball (A); zipper; Hook: D (3.25 mm)

Size: height - 12 inches (30 cm), diameter - 8 inches (20 cm)


August 14, 2014

Big Hat -free crochet pattern-


This is a very simple pattern!  And a quick one at that.  We're going to see a sensational chunky yarn trend this fall/winter, and although this pattern is older, this is just the beginning of chunky style!  The yarn and hook size is going to be getting larger and larger!  I quite like this hat, it has an elegant kind of vintage look to it.

Designed By:  Posted on the Quietish Blog

Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  Twinkle Handknits Soft Chunky Shown in 18 French Grey; hook: 6mm / J


August 11, 2014

Newsboy Hat -free crochet pattern-


A lovely new newsboy hat pattern!  I like everything about it, the style, the stitch, the color, the brim, the band, and the buttons!

Designed By:  Olivia/Hopeful Honey Blog

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  10.00mm Crochet Hook; 180g Super Bulky Yarn; Scissors; Tapestry/Wool Needle; 2x Buttons

Finished Size:  Fits 13 Years & Up


August 6, 2014

Sunflower Mobile Pouch -free crochet pattern-


The sunflower is my favorite flower, so this cute mobile phone pouch caught my attention right away!  This is such a simple design, but looks amazing.  When you follow the link to this pattern, scroll down the page a bit, and you will find it. 

Designed By:  Lakshmi Nair

Skill Level:  Intermediate (joining motif skills/setting gauge)

Materials:  The designer does not list which yarn or hook was used, so you may have to play around with gauge to make it fit your own phone.  Measure the length of your phone, divide by 2.  Try to make one square motif the same length (and width obviously).  Make 3 more squares the same.  This should fit your phone!  She used yarns in colors orange, yellow, and black.



August 2, 2014

Sunday Brunch Ladies Slippers -free crochet pattern-

Sunday Brunch Ladies Slippers Pattern

Here's a blast from the past today, to be specific, 1953!  These beauties caught me eye right away, they are elegant and simple, well the crochet part anyway... this pattern calls for the use of a sole.  I think if I make this, I might try the sole from some cheap flip flops or an insole.  But the design for these are pretty, and the materials needed are sitting in my yarn bag:)

Published in: Crochet Gifts and Bazaar Novelties 1953

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Materials:  D-M-C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 5: 2 balls Peach No. 352 (A) or any desired D-M-C color and 2 balls Black No. 310 (B); 1 pair suitable Soles; small, medium or large as required; Steel Crochet Hook, Size 8.


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