April 29, 2016

Bobble Kerchief -free crochet pattern-

Free Crochet Pattern for Bobble Kerchief on Pattern-Paradise.com

Pattern Paradise always has the most beautiful photos!  Besides being a great photo, this pattern for a crochet hair kerchief is absolutely lovely!  I agree with the designer that these were popular in our youth, and I do also see a comeback being made with these.  They are cute, easy to make, and work up fast!  I love they they can hide a bad hair day!

Designed By: Pattern Paradise

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
  • DK/Sport weight yarn
  • Size 4.0 mm (US G) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends

April 27, 2016

Granny Square Tunic Top -free crochet pattern-


Granny squares are fun and can be used in so many different ways, like this pretty tank styled crochet tunic top!  A great aspect of this pattern is that, even though worsted weight yarn was used, you can easily implement your own yarn weight and adjust the size.  Of course a light weight yarn would require more work, however, would be more suitable for summer.  I would love to give this one a try! This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By: Heather Marie Wood

Skill level: Easy

Materials:

  • Crochet Hook: I/9-5.50mm 
  • Red Heart 3.5 oz multi color 4 ply "Grape Fizz" 
  • Red Heart 7 oz solid 4 ply "Dark Orchid"

April 22, 2016

Berry Harvest Bandana Cowl -free crochet pattern-

Berry Harvest Bandana Cowl - free #crochet pattern on Moogly!

I've got pineapples and summer on my mind, and this pretty shawl style cowl fits!  Using a light DK weight yarn, you will easily get a grasp on this version of the crochet pineapple stitch and turn it into something beautiful.  This would make a great spring/summer scarf or cowl, or even wear it as a shawl!

Designed By: Tamara Kelly (Moogly)

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
  • US – H, 5.0mm hook
  • 220 yds Celestial Strings Yarn (DK weight; 100% superwash merino; 246 yds; Moogly Berry colorway)
  • Optional: 1 3/16″ / 30mm button (Belle Buttons by Dritz, Item #BB752)
Finished size: 39″ across the top, 19″ long, 27″ along the sides


April 20, 2016

Pineapple Skirt -free crochet pattern-


"Oooh...ahhhhh!" Look at this long crocheted pineapple skirt!  I love crochet wearables, especially dresses and skirts, and this one is stunning.  The designer assures that a dedicated beginner could make this skirt, I think the biggest challenge is time. But time well used, the end result is marvelous.  The designer includes diagrams with a photo tutorial. You'll be envied when you wear this skirt!

Designed By: EmmHouse

Skill level: Intermediate

Materials:
  • used 300g – 350g of acrylic yarn
  • Crochet hook 3mm
  • Yarn Needle
  • 16 little beads (optional)
Size: Custom


April 18, 2016

Corner to Corner Baby Blanket -free crochet pattern-


My favorite colors right here, in this awesome corner to corner crochet blanket!  This particular design is for a baby blanket but would be easy to make larger.  However, this is still pretty amazing as a baby blanket, I love the diagonal pattern, it's sharp and trendy and would look great in baby's room!  What I love even more about crochet baby decor is that you can make it match your theme easily by using whatever colors you want.  This would be a lovely baby gift.

Designed By: Kindra's Crochet

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:  
  • Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in Navy, Grey Mist and White on this blanket; 3-4 skeins
  • Hook - H/5.00
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends

April 15, 2016

Sock Yarn Swirl Necklace -free crochet pattern-

Sock Yarn Crochet Pattern: Create a quirky, swirly necklace that's a unique anytime accessory for v-neck shirts and sweaters.

If you have extra sock yarn laying around and really don't want to make socks, then try this cute swirly crochet necklace!  This fun pattern uses light sock yarn and a small hook to get the chains to curl properly.  I really like this idea and can think of many ways to make it my own, by adding beads, and different colors.

Designed By: The Chilly Dog

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

  • approximately 65 yds (14 g) of lightweight sock yarn 
  • 3/8 inch button US 1 (2.35 mm) crochet hook 
  • needle and thread 

April 14, 2016

North Shore Cover Up -free crochet pattern-


North Shore Cover Up

I haven't been over to check out Red Heart's free patterns in a while, until today... And they have some nice new patterns!  I immediately fell in love with this beauty!  This awesome crochet cover up uses combed cotton and a large hook, so it works up quickly, which is exciting, because I love a quickie project that I can wear!  I am nowhere near a beach, but I would wear this over a simple slip dress. I love it!

Designed By: Ann Regis

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 
  • COATS Crème de la Crem: 6 (7, 8) balls 255 Tearose
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10] and 6.5mm [US K-10½]
  • Yarn needle
Sizes: Small, Medium, and Large


April 12, 2016

Mandala Style Placemats -free crochet pattern-

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Spruce up your home decor this spring with some beautiful crochet mandala place mats!  This is such a great idea because you can use any color combination to match or contrast your room. But don't stop there, you could even make these for your outdoor space, these would also look great on your patio table.

Designed By: Stitches and Supper

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • Catania in 4 colors (Sport; 5 ply); 137 yds by 1.75 oz, or 125 m by 50 gr. 
  • crochet hook no E 4, or 3.5 european style
Measurements: diameter will be about 14.5 inches, or 37 cm.


April 10, 2016

Chevron Tank Top -free crochet pattern-


Here's a great spring project for you!  This lovely crochet chevron tank top is beautiful and flattering.  I love the use of color and design here, and can think of several other color combinations that would look amazing.  It's a great feeling to wear something unique that you made yourself, especially when the compliments start rolling in!

Designed By: Busting Stitches

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

  • Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton; Aqua, Pink, Navy
  • Crochet Hook Size 4.0mm (G)
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Button
Size: XS up to 3X


April 8, 2016

Valerie's Summer Sun Hat -free crochet pattern-

Valerie's Summer Sun Hat - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair

This cute crochet sun hat comes right int time to have ready for the spring and summer weather.  Using worsted weight cotton, it works up quick! You'll be wearing yours in no time.

Designed By: The Lavender Chair

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
  • 5.50mm (I) Crochet Hook
  • Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn (Approx 200 yards)
  • Yarn needle

April 6, 2016

White Hot DROPS Summer -20 free crochet patterns-

If you're an avid crocheter, you probably know all about DROPS Design from Garnstudio.  Based out of Norway, with over 100 stores selling their yarns across the world, they have one of the most beautiful assortments of free patterns, crochet and knit alike!  Their website is easy to use with 17 language translations and an easy to use pattern search.

I love looking at all of DROPS Design's patterns, but today I am focusing on summer!  When I think of summer, I think of beautiful white flowing and lacy styled garments with a relaxed causal vibe. Some of these patterns are new to 2016 and some you may have seen in the past, but they are all the perfect picture of summer.  Enjoy!


Free Pattern
Janis - jumper worked in a square with flounce sleeves and lace pattern in ”Paris”. Size: S - XXXL.


Free Pattern
Pina Colada - skirt with lace pattern and overlap, worked top down in ”Safran”. Size S-XXXL.


Free Pattern
Light's Embrace - poncho with lace pattern, worked top down in ”Paris”. Size S-XXXL.


Free Pattern
Seashore Bliss Cardigan - jacket with lace pattern and round yoke in ”Cotton Light”. The piece is worked top down. Size: S - XXXL.


Free Pattern
Elviratop with crochet squares in “Belle”. Size: S - XXL.


Free Pattern
Country Girl - hat with fan pattern in ”Muskat”.


Free Pattern
Morocco Dream - dress with lace pattern and fringes in ”Safran”. Size S-XXXL


Free Pattern
Barcelona - jacket with lace pattern and fringes in ”Safran”. Size S-XXXL.


Free Pattern
Elly May - shorts with double crochet and lace pattern in ”Safran”. Size: S - XXL.


Free Pattern
Summer Escape - skirt with double crochet, lace pattern, worked top down in ”Safran”. Size S-XXXL.


Free Pattern
Aphrodite - top with fans and star pattern in ”Cotton Light”. Size: S - XXXL.


Free Pattern
Summer Rose - head band with flowers in ”Safran”.


Free Pattern
Lily of the Valley - poncho with squares in ”Safran”. Size: S - XXXL.


Free Pattern
DROPS 128-26 - bikini with fan edge in ”Safran”. Size: XS - XL.


Free Pattern
DROPS 128-25 - top in ”Safran”. Size: XS - XL.


Free Pattern
Summer Sweetheart - bikini top and skirt in “Muskat”


Free Pattern
DROPS 99-15 - top with mussel shaped border in Muskat


Free Pattern
DROPS 99-5 - dress or skirt crochet in a “mussel” pattern made with “Alpaca” and “Cotton Viscose”. Sizes S - XXL


Free Pattern
Breath of Summer - tunic with mussel pattern in “Alpaca” and “Cotton Viscose”. Size S - XXL


Free Pattern
DROPS 69-1 - top in Safran.


There you have it!  For more awesome DROPS Design patterns visit garnstudio.com

April 5, 2016

Crochet Bracelet -free crochet pattern-


I've been waiting for a new crochet jewelry pattern, so I was very happy to find this crochet bracelet pattern today! It's different, unique, and beautiful.  I really like the way that this is designed, it seems simple, but has an interesting detailed look.  The pattern calls for crochet thread and a bead, and I have lots of those laying around, I'm going to make this today!

Designed By: Happiness Crochet

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • 2 mm hook 
  • cotton thread 
  • a bead

April 2, 2016

Key West Circle Top -free crochet pattern-

Image of Key West Circle Top

This awesome crochet top caught my attention right away!  I love the circular detail, the color, the yarn, the fringes, everything!  This top definitely has some bohemian appeal, and I think it would look great in any color  I would love to have the time to give this project a go.

Designed By: Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand

Skill Level: Advanced

Materials: 
  • 761-100 24/7 Cotton: White 5 balls
  • Crochet Hook - Size E-4 (3.5 mm)
  • Split Ring Stitch Markers
  • Large-Eye Blunt Needle
Size: One Size (About 27 in. (68.5 cm) diameter)


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