March 27, 2017

Canyon Ridge Fringed Poncho -free crochet pattern-

First, I love the design of the crochet poncho. Second, I love the sharp high contrast color scheme, and third, I love the fringes, tassels, and the tapestry element!  This cute poncho is great for spring, and really, any color combo would look great. This looks like a fun project, if you have lots of time on your hands!

Designed By: Julie Farmer

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Red Heart Fashion Soft: 2 (2, 3) balls 9440 Grey Heather A, 2 (2, 2) balls 4603 Cream B, 1 ball 4614 Black C 
  • Susan Bates Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6] 
  • 2½" (6.5 cm) wide piece of cardboard 
  • Yarn needle
Sizes: Small/Medium, Large/Extra Large and 2X/3X

March 22, 2017

Sandals with Flip Flops -free crochet pattern-

It's finally warming up out there, and when that happens I automatically go into spring mode!  We've all seen the slippers made from flip flop soles, so I was pleased to find this crochet sandal pattern made from the soles of flip flops!  I love my flip flops, and I can't wait to play around with something like this!  They are adorable.

Designed By: Sewrella

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in Ecru and Cafe Au Lait (1 skein each should make 2 pairs of shoes)
  • Sizes D 3.25mm and 2mm crochet hooks
  • Rubber sole flip flops 1 size smaller than you usually wear (mine are from Old Navy)
  • Sharp tool for poking holes in the sole, a skewer works great
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sharp scissors
Size: US 6-10

March 20, 2017

Modern Chevron Afghan -free crochet pattern-

Crochet Modern Chevron Afghan by Jeanne Steinhilber

Everyone needs a beautiful chevron crochet throw blanket (aka afghan!) and here's a wonderful pattern and tutorial to get you started!  I really like the chevron pattern, it's simple to make, and you can have a lot of fun playing with color!  The best afghans that I've ever made, seem to come from scrap yarn and miscellaneously putting colors together, so I think that this may be my next project!

Designed By: Jeanne Steinhilber

Skill Level: Easy

  • Bernat Super Value; Color A – Winter White; Color B – Teal Heather; Color C – Honey; Color D – Aqua – 2 Skeins; Color E – Dark Heather
  • Crochet Hook 5.0 mm (H)
  • Yarn Needle

Size: 50″ x 64″

March 15, 2017

Spring Market Mod Scarf -free crochet pattern-

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I love spring and I love this pretty scarf!  I've recently been seeing this style of scarf pop up more often; with the narrowing ends and the tassels, and I must say, I really like it. This scarf does not fail to impress with the lovely stitch work and vibrant colors!

Designed By: Left in Knots

Skill Level: Easy

  • Loops and Threads Colorwheel Yarn- 1 skein Lime, 1 skein Purple Pink, and two skeins of Purple
  • J/6.0mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Tassel Maker (optional)

March 13, 2017

Pier Picnic Backpack -free crochet pattern-

Pier Picnic Backpack, free crochet pattern on og

I would have never thought to pair up these colors, but wow!  This beautiful crochet bag pattern comes from Craft Coalition for the charity, Crafting a Rainbow of Hope. The directions are written perfectly and the result, an eye catching, unique, and custom bag. 

Designed By: Craft Coalition

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Bernat Handicrafter #4, 100% Cotton, Stormy Skies (Color A) approximately 50 to 100 yds,
  • Bernat Handicrafter De Lux Cotton #4, Paprika (Color B) approximately 150 to 200 yds
  • Size Hook: I (5.5mm)
  • Scissors
  • Blunt needle

March 6, 2017

Knot Me Up Headband -free crochet pattern-

Free Crochet Baby to Adult Headband Pattern

This pattern has a retro spring vibe that makes me feel very happy!  These adorable knotted headbands are sized from baby to adult, so you can make them for everyone.  This is a quick project that uses dk weight yarn and the extended single crochet stitch.

Designed By: Crochet Dreamz

Skill Level: Easy

  • DK weight (size 3) yarn. 
  • Hook H(5mm)
  • Tapestry needle to weave in the ends.
Size: Baby to Adult, custom

March 2, 2017

Beach Shells Shawl -free crochet pattern-

Free Pattern

Check out this crochet shawl! Using lightweight yarn in various colors, you work in half circles to create this stunning work of art. I would call this a scarf, but either way, it would look amazing all year round. It reminds me of a large scale Queen Anne's lace!

Designed By: Drops Design

Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Drops Kid-Silk from Garnstudio; 25 g color 03, light pink, 25 g color 05, heather, 25 g color 20, light beige
  • Crochet hook size 4.5 mm/US 7
Measurements: Width: approx. 26 cm / 10 1/4'' Length: approx. 164 cm / 64½'', measured in the middle of piece.