Crochet Kitten

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 3 patterns

This set has been our most popular design since 2008! It all started when a woman named Josephine asked for help designing a shawl to be worn at her daughter’s wedding. Little did she know that The Animator’s Wife would take that shawl, turn it into a hip scarf, and add a matching halter top and gauntlets to create her favorite tribal costume. You may have seen her wearing it around the Maryland Renaissance Faire…

eBook : 1 pattern

This is a complete introduction to the tapestry crochet technique. It begins with a full color tutorial on how to manage the different colored strands of yarn, how to read a tapestry crochet graph, and how to use bobbins.

eBook : 1 pattern

Crochet Kitten’s popular amigurumi tutorial series has been collected and is now available for download in one convenient PDF! Not only does it include all the photo tutorials--it also includes the fully customizable Basic Amigurumi pattern.

eBook : 2 patterns

This ebook walks beginners through basic crochet techniques while they make a simple Sampler Scarf and a Beginner’s hat. The book includes full color tutorials for all the skills needed to make these two projects.

eBook : 25 patterns

The Jesse tree is a tradition that has been around since the Middle Ages. The modern idea is that each ornament represents a story in the bible leading up to the birth of Jesus. As Kathryn Vercillo points out in her book Crochet Saved My Life, crochet is one way to practice mindfulness meditation, and we thought it inspiring to meditate upon these stories as we crochet our way through the advent period. And wouldn’t it also be fun to make a new one each year to give to a beloved friend or family member?

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Sleeveless Top, Skirt
This was a peacock-inspired belly dance costume. Special consideration was given to the stitch patterns on both pieces. The shells in the top are reminiscent of the small feathers on a peacock’s neck, and the pineapples in the skirt represent the larger petals in the peacock’s tail.
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
The inspiration for this design comes from the cherry tree in our front yard. The cherry trees in Washington, DC were a gift to the US from Japan, so we wanted to create something with a formal floral, yet Asian feel. (Yes, we realize the Mandarin collar is Chinese, not Japanese. Just let us have our artistic license.) :)
Crochet: Animal Toy
This pattern holds a special place in our heart because it was our very first amigurumi pattern. It’s our very own mascot in crochet form, Miss Selena K, doing what she loves best! And this amigurumi doubles as a hook holder for mid-project breaks. Note the right paw?
Crochet: Pullover
Back in the 50s, women knew it took just as much time to throw on a skirt and sweater as it did a sweatshirt and dungarees, so why not pick the classier option? Our Dolled Up Blouse is your key to looking styled, yet comfy, and it’s super easy to make!
Crochet: Thigh-high
We were kind of ridiculously excited to design these when the man of the house took up hockey after a 15-year hiatus. As any crocheter knows, it’s not often that an opportunity comes along to make something for a man that he might actually wear!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Our Layla Belly Dancer is the perfect gift for the belly dance enthusiast in your life! We chose a soft acrylic/nylon blend which makes her just right for cuddles. With her safety cat eyes, she is even appropriate for the littlest belly dancer.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
A Hundred Ravens asked us to design some fingerless gloves that were just a little bit steampunk and not too difficult. Well that to us just screamed for something lacy!
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero, Coat / Jacket
This Bed Jacket is just the thing for chilly mornings. It keeps you snug and warm while still allowing the freedom to crawl under the covers in bed or on the couch without a bulky robe getting in the way.
Crochet: Pullover
Made from worsted weight, the Pussy Cat Sweater is designed to keep you warm this winter, yet it has a snug fit to show off all your curves. And a plunging neckline never hurt anyone, either.
Crochet: Pet Clothing
Dress up your dog for Halloween and let him be a part of the Trick-or-Treat fun! At the least, he will certainly enjoy the attention.
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
This pattern was designed especially for A Hundred Ravens’ Urban Legends Yarn Club.
Crochet: Costume
This costume set was inspired by a song called--wait for it--Sirens of Atlantis. It’s one of those taqsim numbers, and the choreography invokes the slow underwater movements of a mermaid.
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Now you can practice your zill skills quietly with these zill mufflers. They work up in about 15 minutes!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
NOTE: A printed copy of this pattern now comes FREE with purchase of a single skein of Heritage Silk from my Etsy shop! Visit my shop here.
Crochet: Bra
This pattern uses a technique called crochet scale maille to add individual scales to create an armored look. It’s sized for all bust sizes, so now anyone can release their inner valkyrie!