September 29, 2016

Sublime Cowl -free crochet pattern-

Check out this pretty crochet cowl from Willow Yarns!  The texture in this design is stunning, resembling the look of cables.  This is an experienced pattern, however, it is written well and the end result is worth it. I love a nice fall cowl!

Designed By: Willow Yarns

Skill Level: Experienced

  • Willow Yarns Quiver • 0005 Dewy Meadow—3 balls 
  • Crochet Hook:US size H-8 (5mm)
  • Yarn needle

Finished Size: Width: 11" (28cm), Circumference: 45" (114cm)

September 26, 2016

Capulin Cross Body Bag -free crochet pattern-

Capulin Cross Body Bag - crochet your own with this free pattern from!

I always think of new bags when I think of fall, I don't know why! But this one caught my eye today, I love tapestry crochet, you can do almost anything. I actually started out doing tapestry crochet when I first learned crocheting when I was a teenager!  I would take a photo of a celebrity or performer, adjust it to high contrast black and white and print it onto graph paper. Then I would go from there.  Once you have the technique down, it's really easy and fun to do!  Here's a great project to try, and it's beautiful as well!

Designed By: Tamara Kelly

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • US – H, 5.0mm hook
  • 375 yds Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool (Aran/10 ply; 465 yds/425 meters; 8.01 ounces); Color A (CA): Brown Heather – 1 skein (265 yds); Color B (CB): Natural – 1 skein (110 yds)

Finished Size: 10.5″ x 10.5″, excluding handle/strap

September 23, 2016

Winne Halloween Wreath -free crochet pattern-

You can't deny that Halloween is quickly approaching! I just accidentally stumbled across this cute crochet pattern while browsing Pinterest while looking for fall wreath crafts. This gave me a good laugh because it's adorable! You have lots of time to get this project completed by Halloween! This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By: Emma May

Skill Level: Intermediate


  • #4 worsted weight yarn
  • 4.5mm hook 
  • Polyester Fill Foam Ring

September 22, 2016

V-Stitch Wristwarmers -free crochet pattern-

V-Stitch Wristwarmer Crochet Pattern #crochet #wristwarmers

These crochet wrist warmers (or fingerless gloves) are actually part of a set, which includes a beautiful cowl. This is an easy pattern, however, it has a big impact! By using basic stitches along with a special stitch arrangement, in this case the v-st, the designer has created something absolutely stunning.

Designed By: Petals to Picots

Skill Level: Easy

  • the leftovers from the 1 hank (665 yds) of Superfine Alpaca (*used for the Versatile V-Stitch Cowl to Wrap Crochet Pattern)
  • H hook
  • tapestry needle
  • scissors

September 20, 2016

Crocodile Stitch Car Seat Cover -free crochet pattern-

Aw, how cute is this!  This crochet crocodile stitch car seat cover is perfect for keeping your wee one protected during the cooler fall months, and makes a great cozy little tent. I love that it can be completely customized to whatever colors you want and also makes a great little blanket.

Designed By: Lianka Azulay

Skill Level: Advanced

  • 5 skeins of Bonita Yarns Dream Baby in Summer Flowers colorway (Baby weight, #3, 100% acrylic), 331m/362 yds per skein. 
  • Yardage: approximately 1500 yds/1400 m
  • US size H (5.00 mm) hook
  • 2 One inch (25 mm) buttons
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle

September 16, 2016

Entwined Helix Scarf -free crochet pattern-


Wow, wow, and wow! Just look at this crochet scarf! I love it when I come across something unique, especially in scarves, because when you think you've seen it all, a stunning piece like this gives me goosebumps. This pattern uses a "Tunisian Knit Stitch" and honestly, I have no idea how to do this. I guess it's time to figure it out, I love a good challenge! Designer Kim Guzman includes written instructions and sources for learning tunisian crochet.

Designed By: Kim Guzman

Skill Level: Advanced

  • Schachenmayr Tahiti, 99% cotton, light fingering, 306 yds per 1.75 oz: 1 (2) balls or 306 (612) total yds required (shown in color 7642 jazz) 
  • Suggested hook size: 5mm Tunisian crochet hook

September 14, 2016

Granny Cocoon Shrug -free crochet pattern-

Now if you can crochet a granny square, you can crochet this cocoon shrug! This beauty is made from two large granny squares, folded, attached along the edges, and crocheting a border along the unworked edges and armholes. It's as simple as that!  The pattern or what I'd rather call a "tutorial" does not come with the granny square instructions, so that knowledge is required, but there are several easy tutorials out there to help you with that. This pattern is brought to you in steps and measurements, but it's still so easy. This is something that I need to make for myself!

Designed By: Maria Valles Handmade

Skill Level: Easy


  • two strands of single-ply unspun Icelandic wool (called plötulopi), which is about the equivalent of worsted weight; 440 g/1320 m
  • Crochet hook - 7 mm -
  • Yarn Needle

Size: Custom

September 12, 2016

Big Tartan Super Scarf -free crochet pattern-

Big Tartan Crochet Super Scarf

So this seems to be the big new trend this coming season, the "Super Scarf". It's extra long, very wide, and wraps around your entire body. Basically, it's exactly what it sounds like: a big giant scarf.  I'm not sure where this new trend originated from, however, I am suddenly seeing it everywhere!  I like the way that it looks, cozy and sophisticated along with the tartan design, in this particular pattern, but I must admit, that I would probably not ever wear it myself. What do you think?!

Designed By: Yarnspirations

Skill Level: Intermediate


  • Patons Shetland Chunk (Solids: 3.5 oz/100 g; 148 yds/136 m) Contrast A Gold (78605) 5 balls; Contrast B Aran (78008) 5 balls 
  • Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds (3 oz/85 g; 125 yds/114 m) Contrast C Charcoal Tweed (67042) 3 balls; Contrast D Pewter Tweed (67044) 2 balls 
  • Size U.S. K/10½ (6.5 mm) crochet hook
Size: Approx 24" [61 cm] wide x 93" [236 cm] long, excluding fringe.

Minerva and the Mystery Box: A Crochet-a-Long Coloring Book Story Paperback – Aug 19 2016

by Farrah Hodgson

A Crochet-a-long + Coloring Book Story. Color your way through a curious story and crochet clues along the way! Follow a young lady named Minerva, who has a desire for spinning wool, a love for nature, and a passion for solving mysteries. Enjoy non-stop fun as each colorful clue ends with a crochet tutorial, resulting in one wearable finished project. A full photo crochet tutorial is included to help you along the journey!
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September 8, 2016

Firene Wine Glass Lanyard -free crochet pattern-

This is dedicated to all of you wine lovers out there! Myself, oddly am not a big wine fan, amidst a family full of wine enthusiasts, but I do enjoy drinking my cider from a fancy wine glass, so this works!  This is not a new idea, you've probably seen more versions of this out there, but I wanted to try my own. I chose worsted weight cotton because it's sturdy and doesn't give off "the fuzzies" from the yarn like acrylic, because nobody wants yarn fuzz in their drink

These are quick, fun and easy to make! One little ball of Bernat Handicrafter yarn makes two lanyards with a little bit of yarn left over. I used a small hook with a thick yarn, so this is supposed to be worked up quite tight. I didn't set a gauge, however, try not to let the tension get loose. If you need the glass holder smaller, easily omit chains in each round. And for a larger holder, add chains in each round. The same goes for if you prefer to work with a smaller weight of yarn, you can go by the same pattern, but you will be adding chains in between each set of shells. This will make more sense once you try the pattern! 

When I first approached the idea of making my own version, I wondered if I needed to add some sort of elasticity to the bottom of the glass holder to get it over the stem of the wine glass and not slide up the actual glass, but the cotton yarn works great without needing to do this at all! The hole on the bottom is just big enough to slide over the bottom of the wine glass with slight stretching and is small enough to keep the wine glass in place. Enjoy!

Designed By: Firene Designs for 365 Crochet

Skill Level: Easy

  • 1 ball of Bernat Handicrafter Yarn; worsted weight (4); 1.75 oz/50g; 80 yds/73m; your color of choice
  • Size 2.5mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle to sew in ends

Size: Fits standard wine glass various heights; will not fit a big wide wine chalise.

Stitches Used:
  • Sl st= Slip Stitch
  • Ch= Chain
  • Sc= Single Crochet
  • Dc= Double Crochet

Special Stitch Used:
  • Shell= (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in same stitch or space

The Pattern

Ch 36, sl st in 1st ch to form a loop. (careful not to twist chain)

Rnd 1: Ch1, do not turn; sc in same st as join, sc in next 35 chs, sl st in 1st sc to join. (36sc)

Rnd 2: Ch3 (counts as 1dc), do not turn; (dc, ch2, 2dc) in same st as join, (ch3, skip next 5 sts, shell in next st) 5 times, ch3, sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch3 to join. (6 shells and 6 ch3 spaces)

Rnds 3-4: Sl st over to 1st ch2 space, ch3; (dc, ch2, 2dc) in same space, (ch5, shell in ch2 space of next shell) 5 times, ch5, sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch3 to join. 

Rnd 5: Sl st over to 1st ch2 space, ch3; (dc, ch2, 2dc) in same space, (ch2- work a sc over both ch5 spaces from rnds 3 and 4- ch2, shell in ch2 space of next shell) 5 times, ch2- work a sc over both ch5 spaces from rnds 3 and 4- ch2 sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch3 to join. 

work a sc over both ch 5 spaces from rnds 3 and 4

Rnd 6: Sl st over to 1st ch2 space, ch3; (dc, ch2, 2dc) in same space, (ch5, shell in ch2 space of next shell) 5 times, ch5, sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch3 to join.

Rnd 7 (includes straps): Sl st over to 1st ch2 space, ch3; (dc, ch2, 2dc) in same space, (ch5, shell) in ch2 space of next shell, ch5, 2dc in next ch 2 space... (strap part 1) ch 63- dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 59 chs...  2dc in last ch 2 space, (ch5, shell in next shell) twice, ch5- 2dc in next shell... (strap part 2) ch 60- work 3sc in the end ch space of strap part 1 (careful not to twist), dc in 4th st from hook, dc in next 59 chs.... 2dc in last ch 2 space, ch5, sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch3 to join. Fasten off. Sew in ends.

Strap part 1
work 3sc in the end ch space of strap part 1 

The End :)

Copyright Firene Designs, you may share, link, and blog about pattern as long as credit is given to Firene Designs or 365 Crochet. You may sell the finished product! Or give them away as gifts :)

September 6, 2016

Virus Meets Granny Shawl -free crochet pattern-


The "Virus Shawl" has been a very popular pattern for quite some time now, and this designer has just created another version!  By implementing the granny stitch, the shawl transforms into another beautiful creation! (This is a Ravelry download)

Designed By: Miss Jinty Designs

Skill Level: Intermediate


  • 500g of medium worsted yarn (DK)
  • 3.5mm hook 
  • Yarn needle

September 1, 2016

Dragonfly Poncho -free crochet pattern-

Free Crochet Pattern Dragonfly Poncho by

Here's a great seasonal project!  Look at those awesome dragonflies, so cool!  This poncho is sized for child and adult, and looks like a really fun project to make.  The colors are beautiful and the open design of the dragon flies gives this crochet poncho the perfect look.

Designed By: Pattern Paradise

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Worsted Weight yarn; Caron Cakes – 383 yards, in color Faeire; Child – 1 balls; Adult – 3 ball
  • Clover Amour Hook US I/5.50 
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends