Sara Leighton

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Crochet: Drawstring Bag
This sweet bag pattern is highly customizable. The sample is a raspberry, but you can easily create a blackberry, salmon berry, or blue raspberry with a simple color change. You could even make it into a bunch of grapes by using purple! You can also make it bigger or smaller by changing the weight of the yarn, changing the hook size, or adding ...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
The Snow Blossom Beanie reflects the hopeful transition from winter into early spring. It is delicate and feminine with sweet little flowers. Surface crochet and appliques provide nice texture and stand out in the cold. The pattern includes a chart, written instructions, and a short photo tutorial on surface crochet. The yarn used to make this ...
Crochet: Cowl
The Buttercream Cowl is a squishy delight that will warm you up in the fall and winter. It’s such fun to whip up a project so quickly with big, soft yarn and a large crochet hook. Pick out a cute button to showcase on this chunky, fun accessory.
Crochet: Purse
Hands free can be a great thing! This bag is meant to be worn across the body, leaving your hands free for texting, creating, dancing… being you! The button keeps your essentials in place and the tight basketweave stitch eliminates the need for a lining. Make it in a funky variegated and stand out or let the texture do all of the work with a so...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Perfect, simple, classic. The Nitty Gritty Beanie combines the grit stitch with single crochet to make a classic men’s beanie with a touch of texture. It’s the perfect project for the no-fuss guy that you’re dying to crochet for.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque, Baby Blanket
If you’re looking for a modern, bold, fun design for baby, you’ve found it! Who doesn’t love sushi? It’s so tasty and cute. Now baby can share in your love for the Japanese finger food. This set is sure to be attention-getting, especially with baby as the little shrimp nigiri! Photo tutorials and charts are included, alon...
Crochet: Hats - Other
The Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle is the namesake of this comfy hat. It is a relaxed place with fun, friendly people. This hat is the perfect everyday accessory. The slouch style is youthful and trendy, but the thoughtful design ensures that it is functional, keeping you warm with no slippage around the brim. A pom pom finishes things off...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Meet the Color Squish Beanie, your new favorite fall and winter accessory! It has texture, style, and squish that will brighten your day and bring on the compliments! It’s quick and fun to work up, the perfect charity project or gift. Make it in any size. The heart adds that little bit of love that makes it so special. Clear written instruction...
Crochet: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
This sleek set is a little bit flirty and a little bit fancy. The Fans and Fishnets set joins the hipness of crochet mesh with delicate shells for a modern yet feminine effect. The pattern includes a simple chart, along with the written instructions, for extra clarity. It’s great for showing off tonal yarns. For a youthful look, choose a bright...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Brighten your day and your wardrobe with this whimsical Fantasy Wrap! Full of texture and color, it is lightweight and drapes nicely. Written instructions are accompanied by a photo tutorial and chart. Whether you’re making this wrap for yourself or as a gift, you’re sure to have fun and feel fantastic.
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
The Cloud 9 Cinch Bag is a fun, versatile item. It can be used as a project bag, as a toy catchall, as a pool bag, as a place to keep special items while traveling, and more. The written instructions are clear and easy to follow.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Baby will look just as sweet as the tropical fruit itself while wearing this Proud Pineapple Baby Hat! Use less than 100 yards of yarn to make this adorable accessory. The pattern includes a photo tutorial, written instructions, and some symbol charts to help you craft your hat. There are two sizes to choose from… or make them both!
Crochet: Toys and Hobbies - Other
Hyperbolic crochet creates dynamic structures that are so much fun for little fingers to explore. Crochet your way into a zen-like state with these four simple projects. This pattern is a great introduction to both hyperbolic crochet as well as crocheting in the round. If you know single crochet, you’re good to go! Knowledge of color changing i...
Crochet: Animal Toy, Toys and Hobbies - Other
This set is made up of three toys; a barn owl stuffed animal, a feather
Crochet: Scarf
The Fresh Air Scarf is a light and airy spring accessory. Enjoy the light breeze in comfort and style with this fun and easy-to-make scarf. It’s made of all basic stitches and would be the perfect project for a beginner or for a seasoned crocheter who would like to relax a little. The pattern includes a stitch chart and written instructions. Be...
Crochet: Headband
If you’ve never done cables and you’re interested in learning, this pattern is a great choice. The Silver Lining Headband has gentle cabling. It’s versatile and easy to wear. This quick accessory can be customized to any head size. Use the recommended yarn weight or use any scrap yarn to create a thinner or thicker headband as desired. Make hea...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Take time to relax with your hook and yarn as you whip up Pink Lemonade! It’s bright and sweet-- just like your little one. Perfect for a spring or summer baby, Pink Lemonade has texture and color worth snuggling up to. A mix of stitches keeps it interesting and produces results that really stand out. Lemon appliques float atop the pink stripes...
Crochet: Cowl
Add a splash of magic to an outfit with this gorgeous textured cowl. The special scale stitch is a new, smaller alternative to the crocodile stitch or shell stitch when achieving that perfect mermaid look. Clear instructions and a photo tutorial guide you as you work. Transport yourself to a whimsical world as you hook up this classy treasure.
Crochet: Scarf
This simple and quick scarf has lots of bounce and texture. It’s a great gift and a great instant gratification project. The wavy lace is feminine and fun. This is also a low-yardage project so it’s perfect for those single skeins.
Crochet: Necklace
Beautiful by day, dazzling by night! The Moonbeam Necklace is a gorgeous statement piece and a great introduction to adding beads to your crochet. It goes on right over your head. No clasps needed! The necklace has special properties. The thread looks beautiful during the day but it really glows spectacularly in the dark whenever it’s hit by li...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Keep your sweet little sailor warm with the Nautical Baby Blanket! The textured waves are lovely to look at and fun to snuggle. With a unique mock-corded border and one-piece anchor applique, this blanket is a special and enjoyable project. Clear photos ensure smooth sailing while you work.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This blanket is themed after the classic children’s book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Celebrate new life and new beginnings with this darling blanket. Anything is possible in the garden!
Crochet: Scarf
With a little bit of ocean influence and a little bit of French flair, the Nautical Infinity Scarf is a beautiful, feminine treasure. It’s fun to work up and fun to wear. A little bow completes the look. Wear it wrapped once or twice around your neck.
Crochet: Cowl
Take a journey through the cosmos with the Nebula Cowl! Snug and sleek, this chunky cowl will keep you cozy while also laying nicely. Whip it up for yourself or a friend. Pictures guide you as you work.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque, Baby Blanket
Do you know a sleepy baby panda who’d like to nestle in the bamboo? The Sleepy Panda Set might be for you! The blanket has a nice texture. Photos are included in the pattern to guide you.
Crochet: Sachet
These love letters will set your heart aflutter each time you open your drawers or closet. This pattern is straightforward and easy to follow. Perfect as a Valentine’s gift… or for yourself! Pictures guide you as you work.
Crochet: Cowl
This chunky yet lacy cowl is both feminine and cozy. It’s quick and fun to work up! The pattern includes two sets of instructions, one for a shorter, thicker cowl and one for a longer, thinner cowl that is wrapped twice around your neck. Instructions are clear and easy to follow.
Crochet: Throw
Here’s a blanket pattern that really rocks! This impressive, twin-sized guitar blanket is a must have for the serious music lover. The pattern contains color change instructions as well as line by line written instructions. Just follow the simple drop and carry style, no chart reading necessary! A chart is included, however. The color chan...
Crochet: Beret, Tam, Baby Blanket
Ooh, la la! The Paris Set is frilly and sweet, perfect for the chic bébé. The text reads “très jolie” for “very pretty” in French. No chart reading necessary! The pattern includes color change instructions and tells you when to carry and drop colors. C’est facile (It’s easy)! Pictures guide you as you work.
Crochet: Headband
These simple yet elegant headbands are the perfect scrap project. The pattern is easy to follow and includes pictures. Quickly made, these headbands would make a great last minute addition to a gift.
Crochet: Tote
Carrying books to class? Need a casual bag? This versatile tote bag works up quickly and easily. Make it in any color you desire! Use acrylic for a softer tote or cotton for a stiffer one. The tree applique is a great way to use up small amounts of yarn you may have lying around. Follow the pattern’s suggested hook and yarn sizes or make y...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque, Baby Blanket
This sheet music inspired blanket accurately depicts “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” in the key of G. It is a classy classical treasure that is sure to wow. Wrap your baby in a song, let these notes flow off of your hook. Pictures guide you as you work.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque, Baby Blanket
Here is a snuggly set for the little honey in your life. This pattern is easy to follow since it uses basic stitches and includes plenty of pictures.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This smaller blanket works wonderfully in the stroller or car seat. The Catherine’s wheels are eye-catching and fun to make. This pattern includes detailed Catherine’s wheel instructions, border instructions, and a versatile star applique.
Crochet: Purse
Whip up this sweet little bag as a gift or for yourself! Use cotton for a sturdy bag or acrylic for a softer one. Play with different sizes of yarn and hooks to create bags of different sizes. This pattern is versatile and fun. Bring along your own customized Amber Bag on your next night out.
Crochet: Baby Blanket, Hats - Other
Colors! This set has got ‘em. The unique modified bobble creates a finished object that begs to be touched and snuggled. Bring a splash of color into your day! Color change instructions are included.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This is the perfect hat for a chilly day. The alternating rows add interest and texture. Funky and fun, this hat adds some fun to your winter ensemble.
Crochet: Baby Blanket, Hats - Other
Here’s a soft set for the sweet little strawberry in your life. The texture of the stitches gives it a light, fluffy appeal. Just like whipped cream!