February 27, 2017

Spiral Socks -free crochet pattern-


These cute crochet socks are adorable!  The spiral in the heel gives these socks a unique twist. This design is quite different than any other sock pattern that I have seen, as you begin at the heel!  Then you work the leg, and finish off with the foot and toe.  This pattern looks very interesting, I can't wait to give it a go. This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By: Ooh I love It!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 

  • 3.5 crochet hook 
  • 2 sceins of light worsted yarn (3 or 100g/310m)
  • 4 stitch markers
  • scissors 
  • a needle to weave in the ends
Size: Custom


February 24, 2017

Pretty in Pink Pillow -free crochet pattern-


Crochet accent pillows always look so homey and cozy, and can really jazz up a room!  The best part is that you can make to your taste; your size, color, and style!  This particular pattern uses lots of texture by using post stitches. The pillow shown are actually the same pillow, you will make a different design for each side, so that it is reversible!

Designed By: Pattern Paradise

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:
  • Red Heart Soft Essentials Bulky Weight Yarn (131 yards per skein): Color 1 (peony) – 1 skein; Color 2 (misty rose) – 1 skein
  • Hook US K/6.50 mm
  • Tapestry Needle
  • 12″ Pillow Form

February 21, 2017

All Year Round Poncho -free crochet pattern-

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Here is an example of something so beautiful, but yet so easy!  All you need to know is how to make a single crochet (and a bit of basic sewing). Basically, you just use a large hook and make two rectangular panels. Then you sew them together and voila!  There is a video tutorial if you actually need help.  Another bonus, is that this can be worn in so many ways!  The designer lists and shows a quite a few of them. I think this may become me side project! (I have lots!)

Designed By: Nadia Fuad

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:
  • Red Heart Yarns Treasure in color Floral (620 Yards of yarn total)
  • Size 12mm crochet hook
  • Wooden Beads
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
Size: Custom


February 16, 2017

Citrus Splash Hat -free crochet pattern-

Crochet Citrus Splash Hat - Granny Square Beanie - Free Pattern and YouTube Tutorial Video - by Donna Wolfe from Naztazia and Collaboration with Crystal from Bag O Day Crochet and More

The first thing that caught my attention in this cute crochet brimmed hat was of course, the color!  Ahh, it reminds me of spring (meanwhile it is snowing outside AGAIN!) This adorable hat uses worsted weight yarn and a variation of the granny square. It is easy and there's also a matching scarf pattern!

Designed By: Naztazia

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 

  • Red Heart Super Saver, 4 Skeins in colors Aran, Spring Green, Pumpkin, and Lemon
  • Crochet Hook size 4.0mm, 4.5mm, OR 5.0mm
  • Yarn Needle
  • Tape Measure
Finished Size: 24"/61cm circumference, 9"/22.9cm height


February 14, 2017

Be Mine Heart Pendant -free crochet pattern-

Be Mine Crochet Heart Pendants FREE Pattern

Happy Valentine's Day!  If you're looking for a quick gift, this crochet heart pendant is perfect!  This project works up very quickly, and requires a small amount of yarn. Even if you don't have a chain or jump ring laying around, you can easily improvise by crocheting a chain or use thread, rope, etc. Bonus, the designer also gives versions for left handed and right handed instructions!

Designed By: Kristin Omdahl

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: 
  • Be So Fine Yarn
  • C/2 (2.75mm) crochet hook
  • Small amount of poly fill
  • (1) jump ring, 1/4"
  • (1) 16" chain necklace

February 10, 2017

Stevie Mandala Duster -free crochet pattern-

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I've been asked about these crochet mandala jackets and vests numerous times these passed few weeks, and I came across this beauty via Pinterest this morning. In theory, the pattern is easy to make, all that is required for a successful end project is time, patience, and determination... and yarn, a lot of yarn!

Designed By: Morale Fiber

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 
  • 5.5 mm hook
  • #1, #2, or #3 weight yarn – fingering or sport. (unknown amounts)

Final Dimensions:
22.5″ radius (measured from center of motif to bottom edge)
50″ diameter (measured from collar to bottom edge)


February 7, 2017

Mini Heart Hat -free crochet pattern-


This cute crochet heart hat design comes just in time for Valentine's Day!  I love how the designer gave this hat a "knit look". This super adorable hat includes various sizes so that you can make one for anyone you love!  I think I'm going to have to make this one for my daughter, it's too perfect! This is a Ravelry download.

Designed By: Kelsey Daughtry

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Yarn: Big Twist Chunky - Natural - Raspberry 
  • Hook: I- 5.50 mm K- 6.50 mm 
  • Tapestry Needle 
  • Pom-pom Maker 
  • Measuring Tape 
  • Scissors
Size: Newborn to Adult


February 3, 2017

Casserole Carrier -free crochet pattern-

Casserole Carrier to Crochet

This is a pretty neat crochet idea for the home. If you've ever made casseroles (or any dish really) to take to a pot luck, party, or event, then you know what a pain it can be to carry; especially if it's hot, or you have a load of other things to carry at the same time. With the crochet casserole carrier you no longer have to worry about a spill!  This is a cute and clever idea, and completely reusable.

Designed By: Yarnspirations

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

  • Lily Sugar’n Cream (Ombres: 2 oz/56.7 g; 95 yds /86 m) Batik Ombre (02446) 4 balls or 300 yds [274.5 m] 
  • Size U.S H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook 
  • 4 stitch markers. 
  • Three 1½" [4 cm] metal rings.

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