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Petite Shells Slouch Hat -free crochet pattern-

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I love everything about this cute crochet slouch hat pattern, from the ear flap/bonnet style to the pom poms! It also looks warm, which is what I need in my part of the world right now!  

Designed By: Same DiNamics Crochet

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 
Yarn – KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Yarn, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, #4, worsted weight, 110 yards (2)Hook – H/5mmNeedle for weaving in endsLock Ring MarkersLarge Pom Pom Maker
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Celtic Weave Fingerless Gloves -free crochet pattern-

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Time to get your cable on, if you want to make your own Celtic Weave crochet fingerless gloves!  These beautiful gloves use front post and back post stitches to create several cables. Experience with cables is an asset, however the designer has also included great photos to help you along the way.

Designed By: Over the Apple Tree

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 
Worsted weight yarnHook size G(4.25)
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Amazing Grace Mounted Mandala -free crochet pattern-

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Check out this beauty!  This is definitely something that I want to make after the holidays when I have some time on my hands! I am pretty sure that this is the prettiest crochet mandala that I've seen so far. What I love about this project, besides a finished piece of art for your home, is the fact that I can use up a lot of my spare yarn and get creative with color. (This is a Ravelry download.)

Designed By: Dawn McIntyre

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials

Yarn (any)Crochet Hook to match YarnYarn Needle to sew in ends
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Granny Stripe Christmas Stocking -free crochet pattern-

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Christmas is getting very close, and I bet all of the crochet and knitters are working like crazy to finish up last minute gift projects. But maybe you've finished, and think that you may not have enough time for a new project? Well, here's a wonderful project that doesn't take up much of your time, and makes a great stash buster as well!  Using the granny square stitch, you can easily make your own cute stocking in no time.

Designed By: Lullaby Lodge

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
Main part of the stocking approximately 100g of DKContrast colour (heal, toe and cuff) approximately 30g of DKSize 4 mm crochet hook (G)Wool needle

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Elf Hat -free crochet pattern-

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A cute crochet festive elf hat for everyone!  This pattern includes sizing from 6 months old right up to adult, so that you can create an elf hat for every member of the family!

Designed By: Tawnya via Just Crafting Around

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice; Kelly Green, Cranberry, Beige, White, Black5mm Crochet HookTapestry NeedleTape MeasureStitch MarkerPom pom Maker
Sizes: 6-12 months, Toddler, Child, Teen, and Adult

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Columbia Chevron Super Scarf -free crochet pattern-

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As soon as I see black, white, or grey I get excited. Even more so, this is one nice super scarf!  So, you've probably noticed by now that super scarves are the next big thing in crochet and knit this season, and I honestly didn't know what to think of them at first. But the more I see, the more I like. For example this crochet super scarf, with the use of chevron lines in basic colors, which makes a super impact! And the pom poms... I love those too!This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By: Alexandra Tavel

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

5 skeins Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in Charcoal for Color A 1 skein Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in Fisherman for Color BSize US N/P (10mm) crochet hook Tapestry needle Pompom maker (optional)
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Gingerbread Man Baby Booties -free crochet pattern-

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Oh my, these are cute!  I love how these are perfect for either a baby boy or baby girl, and they'd make a great accessory for a Christmas photo!  My little girl is growing up now, but if I can figure out how to make them bigger, I know that she would adore these!  This is also a cute baby gift idea, and babies love to pull their slippers and socks off, but now they have these sweet gingerbread men to play with. So cute!

Designed By: Olivia @ Hopeful Honey

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:3.00mm (11) Crochet Hook3.50mm (E/4) Crochet Hook80 - 100yds DK Yarn (8ply) - Paintbox Yarns Cotton DKTapestry Needle
Size: 0 - 6 months, 6- 12 months


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Snowman Amigurumi Christmas Ornament -free crochet pattern-

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These make me smile because they remind me of my childhood. When I was very young, my mother made two crochet snowmen and they became part of our Christmas decoration collection and I believe that she still has them to this day! These are a super cute and fun addition to the holiday season and you can customize them to your liking.

Designed By: Jenni Designs

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 
Red Heart Super Saver worsted weight yarn -50-75 yd. of white; Small amounts in brown, orange and choice colors for scarf & hat. Size G (4.0 mm) Hook or Size F (3.75 mm) HookPoly-filTapestry NeedleScissorsStitch MarkerOptional: Safety eyes, size 6 mm
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Christmas Gift Baskets -free crochet pattern-

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These adorable baskets make the perfect Christmas gift! Fill them up with candy, chocolate, or even better; your own homemade treats! The designer has included instructions for all three versions.

Designed By: Joanita Theron, Creative Crochet Workshop

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
Medium worsted yarn (No 4) or DK (double knitting)Elle Charity DK (Blue; White; Red; Black & Green and a little bit of yellow too); Small amounts approx 20 – 50 yardsHook 4, 50 mmYarn needle3 Small buttons (for snowman)
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The Twist Headband -free crochet pattern-

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Although I love a great winter hat to keep me warm and stylish during the cold winter months, sometimes, you just want to wear a ponytail!  On those days I like to wear a warm headband instead, so that's my main reason for a headband. However, crochet headbands look fabulous with any style of hair, and this one is perfectly fashionable and simple. The twist headband uses basic crochet stitches with an interesting (and cute) twist! (note: you will need some sewing skills)

Designed By: All About Ami

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

Lion Brand Woolspun Bulky YarnSize 6.5mm Crochet Hook


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Plaid Slouch Hat -free crochet pattern-

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Ah, I love this hat!  I love when I think I've seen everything, and then something like this comes along and proves me wrong. Plaid has been around forever (thanks to the Scots!), it comes and goes in fashion, yet it remains a timeless piece to any wardrobe. This hat pattern implements plaid, by using tapestry crochet, carrying the unused colors behind the worked colors. It's a great beginner tapestry pattern because the blocks of color are even. I can't wait to make one!

Designed By: Whistle & Ivy

Skill Level: Intermediate (due to tapesty)

Materials: 
Medium Weight Yarn (Knit Picks Brava in Red, Wine and Black, plus Dove Heather for pom-pom)I HookDarning Needle
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Dragon Scale Armour Boot Cuffs -free crochet pattern-

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If you still haven't learned how to make the crocodile stitch, now's a great time!  I've been making these for a holiday craft show coming up soon, so by now I have the pattern memorized. However, I'd love to share it with you, because it's quick and pretty easy; don't let those complicated looking stitches scare you away. Once you learn the crocodile stitch, you'll be designing your own patterns! (btw, the crocodile stitch makes a great mitten or glove cuff!)  I only included one size for these cuffs, however they do stretch quite a bit, but if you'd like them smaller or larger, you may adjust your hook size. So here's my pattern, enjoy!
Designed By: Farrah Hodgson (Firene Designs)
Skill Level: Intermediate
Materials:  Worsted Weight Yarn of your choice (Medium, 4) about 180 yards. (I used Ice Yarn, Brico Wool, two 50 g balls)Size 5.00mm/H crochet hookyarn needle to sew in endsFinished Measurements: 6 inches wide at top (laying flat) or 12" circum…

Peppermint Kisses Beanie -free crochet pattern-

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Everyone needs a cute winter hat, and although this particular hat shown definitely has a Christmas vibe happening, you can make this in any color combination and it would look fabulous!  But I like the red and white!  It has a 'not so in your face' holiday charm. The pom pom adds traditional winter hat style.

Designed By: Elk Studio

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
Red Heart Soft, #4, 141 g/256 yards, Cream/Wine or Really Red/White You will use approximately 170-200 yards.Hook – J/6.0 mmTapestry Needle for weaving in the ends

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Hip Cozy -free crochet pattern-

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For something so simple, I've taken a liking to this cute crochet hip cozy. It's like a mini skirt that simply wraps around your hips with a button closure. I think this would look really cute over tights. You could also even wear it as a cowl or cape! The pattern writing is a bit quirky, but by doing a quick read through first, you will easily get an idea for what's going on.

Designed By: Kerstin Treber-Koban

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

6 skeins Noro Silk Garden 1 crochethook *4,5 and 1 crochet hook +4 for a firm hipband 6 safetyneedles or stitchmarker 3 buttons, approx. 3 cm diam. Tapestry needle optional: 3 transparent, small back buttons Hook and eye closure 5 cm bias-tape
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Nordic Super Scarf -free crochet pattern-

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Wow! Just wow!  This crochet super scarf pattern is definitely not for a newbie crocheter, but if you already have some skill, or are willing to learn something new, then this absolutely stunning crochet pattern is for you!  By using graphs and the corner to corner crochet technique, you work up this pattern from the top down, working diagonally. The end result... something amazing!

Designed By: Jess Coppom

Skill Level: Advanced

Materials:
Patons Classic Wool Roving yarn: (6) Grey, (2) Aran, (1) Pale Blush, (1) Taupe, (1) Natural•Tapestry needleSize I [5.5 mm] crochet hookTwo printed copies of Nordic c2c crochet chart
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Annie Poncho -free crochet pattern-

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Check out this beautiful piece!  The Annie crochet poncho pattern uses sport weight yarn, working in a vertical direction and topped off with a beautiful lace edging! The cowl neck is the perfect bonus for completing the look. And the color... absolutely stunning.

Designed By: Brenda Grobler

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 

Nurturing Fibres Eco-Fusion 11 balls of 125m/50g in Bordeaux Hook: 3.75mm & 4.00mm Tapestry Needle ScissorsSize: One Size

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Super Slipper Socks -free crochet pattern-

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It's getting colder outside, and the best way to keep your feet warm (and stylish) is by wearing cute cozy slipper socks! I love the texture and the color of these crochet socks, along with that pretty crochet flower and button, it adds a little bit more interest to the design. These also make a great Christmas gift!

Designed By: Priscilla's Crochet

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

6 - 8 ounces Lion Brand Wool-Ease worsted weight yarn, depending on size of socks; a few yards of contrasting yarn for flower and leaves Crochet hook size G (4.00 mm) and H (5.00 mm) Yarn needle Two 1" buttons for center of the flowers Sewing needle and thread
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Vertical Cable Beanie or Slouch Hat -free crochet pattern-

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This pretty hat caught my eye right away!  Of course, mainly because I love anything grey, white, and black, but secondly, the style of the hat. It uses clean lines, textured cables, and the addition of the cute fur pom pom. The designer has written this pattern to include two variations, a fitted beanie, and a slouch hat. I am going to give this one a try!

Designed By: Jenni Designs

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:
Red Heart With Love Worsted Weight YarnSize I (5.5mm) HookTapestry needleScissorsOptional: Lion Brand Pom
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Amelia Poncho -free crochet pattern-

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I've been seeing a knitted version of this all over social media lately, which is a pattern by Heidi May, in her shop, The Velvet Acorn. (Her patterns make me want to learn to knit, they are beautiful!) Today, I found this beauty of a crochet version, so get out your hooks and get to it!  It has it's differences from the knit poncho, for example the ribbing all along the edges, but the basic concept is about the same.  This designer also has a child's version of the pattern.

Designed By: Left in Knots

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
Wool-Ease Tonal Yarn - 9 skeins (I used color Slate Blue-and there are TONS of beautiful colors to choose from)L/8.0mm crochet hook\8- 1 5/8" buttonsYarn needleScissors
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Spider and Spiderling -free crochet pattern-

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If you're still looking for some quick Halloween inspired decorating, here's a super easy pattern for cute little colorful spiders!  This pattern includes a full photo tutorial, as well as written instructions. Hang them in your window, on your stairs, crawling out of a jar, turn them into jewelry... so many possibilities! Also, a stash buster!

Designed By: Draiguna

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
small amount of size 3 crochet thread2.75 mm hook1.75 mm hook
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Cabled Headband Hat w/big Button -free crochet pattern-

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Here it is, my version of the crochet cabled headband slouchy hat with a great big button! I've been making this hat for over two years now, and it's still my top seller at local craft fairs, markets, and custom orders.  I've honestly been making it free form and from memory, but recently decided to actually write it down so that I can share it with you.  It's a very cute hat, and only requires knowledge of the basic stitches, plus the crab stitch (otherwise known as rsc - reverse single crochet) and working over post stitches. The highlight of this hat, really, is the giant button.  You can find them in all sorts of places, but I buy mine online from a Canadian (because I'm in Canada and shipping is faster to me) yarn company called knitca.com 
Designed By: Farrah Hodgson
Skill Level: Intermediate
Materials: 1 ball of Loops & Thread Impeccable; color Soft Taupe used in pattern; 277 yds/253 m; 4.5 oz/127.5g (or similar)*Note: I usually use Red Heart Super Saver, bu…