Joy M. Prescott

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eBook : 7 patterns

11 of my popular potholder patterns in one PDF book! Save half the price of buying the patterns individually. Patterns included are: Hearty Casserole Mittens, Daisy Potholder, Tulip Potholder, Fig Leaf Potholder, Fried Egg Potholder, 3 Fruity Potholders, 2 Falling Leaves Potholders, and the Mitten Potholder.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Potholder
This owl hot pad protects surfaces from scorching with style. Single crochet stitches provide the shaping along the head, while rows of shell stitches in green and violet add “feathers” to the body. The details, eyes, beak, and wings, are then crocheted and sewn on. Over 20 pictures help you complete the steps.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
These lovely fingerless mitts have nice texture over the hand created by alternating double crochet and single crochet stitches. The wrist sports ribbing for a snug fit. A few stitches are skipped as the mitt is worked and a ribbed thumb is added after the mitts are complete. Five pictures help you complete the steps.
Crochet: Cowl
This quick and easy neckwarmer cowl features soft Lion Suede yarn in a spicy orange color. The neckwarmer works up quickly using simple shell stitches and a large hook. Three buttons allow you to fasten the neckwarmer through any of the stitches to adjust the look and fit.
Crochet: Cowl
Crochet pattern for a Bejeweled Cowl that is like wearing a piece of jewelry! Festooned with beads, the cowl can be worked in one of three options: circle, mobius, or double twist. The beads are added to the yarn and then rounds of varying stitches are worked to add interest and beads pulled up randomly on the back side of the round. A fun way ...
Crochet: Puppet
Looking a bit like Despicable Me minions, this crochet pattern allows you to make finger puppets that are sure to delight young and old. The puppet is worked from the top down with arms and legs added as you go. The goggle and overalls bib are worked separately and then sewn on. The instructions include detailed close-up photos documenting each...
Crochet: Cowl
The Change of Heart Cowls crochet pattern includes instructions for two little cowls made using filet crochet techniques. The Filled Heart Cowl has a mesh background with a solid heart shape that runs around the cowl. The Open Heart Cowl has a solid background and little open mesh heart shapes around the cowl. The cowls will fit a child to adul...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Four easy traditional crochet snowflakes in one pattern. Yes, there are some picots but not too many. Use them as ornaments to decorate a tree, as gift package decorations, or strew them across the center of a table. Written instructions only.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Whether you wear it as a stole or as a scarf, the Seashell Stitch Stole is sure to garner rave reviews. The pattern works up quickly and looks harder than it is. Rows of dc and tc stitches alternate with rows of dc stitches and increases and decreases to create a wavy effect.
Crochet: Cowl
This super easy cowl works up quickly with bulky yarn and a large hook. The split shell stitch adds interest. The cowl is worked in one piece with the first row slip stitched to the last row to create a seam. Whether you wear it folded neatly over or scrunched around your neck, the split shell cowl is sure to garner compliments.
Crochet: Cowl, Neck / Torso - Other
This lovely neckwarmer features a textured ripple stitch that looks complicated but is actually pretty easy. Whether you button a few buttons or all of them, this neckwarmer will keep you warm with style. The instructions come in one size that fits most but you can simply alter the number of beginning chains to make it smaller or larger. Includ...
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
These lovely fingerless mitts work up fast using easy double crochet and shell stitches. The mitts are worked in one piece starting at the palm, which is worked in double crochet stitches. A few stitches are skipped as the mitt is worked and the thumb added after the mitt is complete. The shell stitches start at the wrist, and, even though the ...
Crochet: Scarf
This unique scarf uses a special yet easy crochet technique to make a different pattern on each side of a men’s scarf. One side has a checked pattern interspersed between solid rows of color, while the other has wavy stripes. Both sides are nicely textured.
Crochet: Puppet
Crochet pattern for three cute little sucker covers/finger puppets to celebrate Halloween or harvest time! Each is made with two circles that are crocheted together and then embellished with embroidery. The bottom is left open to insert a sucker. After eating the sweet, children can then play with the finger puppets. Perfect for a bazaar, fish ...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Three cute little Christmas ornaments in one crochet pattern. Each ornament holds a mini candy cane that not only serves as a decoration but as a treat for young and old. The hat ornament holds a candy cane snugly inside from the fold-up bottom opening and is topped with a little knob. The stocking ornament holds a candy cane inside in the fold...
Crochet: Cowl
The Sundowner Cowl is a super easy pattern that makes up quickly with colorful bulky yarn and a large hook. The simple pattern repeat of single and double crochet stitches adds nice texture. The oversize length provides extra warmth across the front in chilly weather.
Crochet: Scarf
You’ll receive nothing but compliments wearing this lacy scarf with a pineapple stitch pattern. Made with soft and silky Spa yarn, the pattern works up quickly using either the written instructions or the crochet stitch diagram.
Crochet: Scarf, Fingerless Gloves
Add the sparkle of stars in a midnight sky to your wardrobe with the Midnight Sky scarf and fingerless mittens set. One end of the scarf has a flower with a loop for sliding the other end of the scarf through. The lacy mesh stitch adds to the allure of this decorative scarf in deep blue. The matching fingerless mittens are a simple mesh with pi...
Crochet: Scarf
The Popcorn Medallion Scarf is made from colorful and soft round motifs that are joined as you work. Because of this, you can easily make the scarf as long or short as desired. Each motif is 4” across and the pattern makes a scarf that is 40” long.
Crochet: Cowl
The beautiful texture of this neckwarmer is created with a graduated ribbing. Slip stitches are worked at the neckline, then single crochet, then half double crochet, and finally double crochet stitches. The graduated stitches give the neckwarmer its circular shape. The neckwarmer closes with large funky buttons highlighted with a purple flower...
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
A sweet little baby doll halter top with ties at the back of the neck and in front at the bust. The bra cups are worked in single crochet. The bottom part of the top is worked in rows of varying stitches, including half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, crossed treble crochet, and shell stitches. Wear it alone in the heat of summe...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament, Decorative - Other
Four cute little Christmas garlands in one pattern! Use glittery Vanna’s Glamour to make the Gold Bobble or Stardust garlands. Use Caron Simply Soft to make the Red Ribbon or Ice Crystal garlands. Each garland is worked in one piece starting at one end and you can make them as long as you like. Just stop when the garland reaches the desired len...
Crochet: Potholder
These colorful potholders are easy to make with mostly simple single crochet stitches. Make the background squares first
Crochet: Earrings
Make three pairs of easy patriotic earrings in Red, White, and Blue for U.S. Independence Day! Each is crocheted in the round with a color change each round. Whether you decide to wear the flowers, circles, or stars, you’re sure to get compliments any time of year.
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
Front and back post stitches give the midriff of this hot halter top texture and style. Sturdy straps at back and neck help keep the halter in place. The written pattern instructions include a schematic so you can adjust as needed for a custom fit. The pattern as given will fit bust sizes about 32-36 A-C cup.
Crochet: Scarf
Worked in deliciously soft Naturally Caron Spa, this lacy scarf is the perfect accent for your spring and fall wardrobe. The pattern stitch, consisting of a series of clusters, chain 5 loops, and single crochet stitches, is easy to master to stunning effect. Stitch chart included. U.S. crochet terminology.
Crochet: Puppet
Meet Armando, Cyril and Flora - three little monster finger puppets in one pattern. The easy to make monsters are each
Crochet: Throw, Bedspread
Crocheted hearts sewn to textured squares give this afghan its country look. The squares are made in various colors using an alternating single crochet, double crochet stitch, then a black border is added. The hearts are crocheted separately and sewn onto the front. This warm and snuggly afghan would make a great gift for someone dear to your h...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This perky little schnauzer stuffed dog toy features an adorable fuzzy muzzle and eyebrows. Both the front and back legs can be positioned so that he stands or sits. The toy measures 14” (35.5 cm) wide x 14” (35.5 cm) long. Each piece of the toy is made separately, worked in rows, and then sewn together. Pattern includes a diagram showing where...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Cute little heart shaped basket to hang on a door knob. Great way to deliver Valentine or Easter treats. Or use as a little purse for a special girl.
Crochet: Potholder
Two potholder patterns in one. The daisy radiates sunshine and the tulip signifies Spring. Both use simple single or double crochet stitches but the shaping takes a bit of crochet experience. They are double thick to protect hands from burns. Would make great housewarming or Spring holiday gifts. Each potholder measures about 8.5” across.
Crochet: Brimmed Hat, Cloche Hat
Display your Irish heritage by wearing the Irish Lass hat. Crocheted in the round from the top down, the black hat has a gently rolled brim. The green hatband is made separately and sewn onto the hat. Black crocheted ribbons and a green Irish rose with a black center are also made separately and sewn to the hat. One size fits most.
Crochet: Scarf
Crochet pattern for a long pink scarf with a heart shaped edging. The scarf is made in rounds working from the center out starting with shell stitches and changing color every other row. Finally, an edging of hearts is added for just the right touch for yourself or your sweetheart.
Crochet: Scarf, Cowl, Collar
The beautifull texture of this neckwarmer is created with a basketweave stitch, which consists of a series of front and back post double crochets. This stylish neckwarmer folds over to button closed and keep winter winds away from your neck in style all winter long. A nice addition to any wardrobe!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Crochet this light bulb pillow for the genius in your life using only simple single crochet stitches. The pattern starts from the bottom of the bulb and shaping is done by adding or crocheting stitches together at the ends of rows. The “wires” and “filaments” are then added with embroidery before sewing the two sides together and stuffing.
Crochet: Puppet
Make bunny rabbit finger puppets for an Easter gift, Easter bazaar or just because. The puppets fit any size finger and are
Crochet: Puppet
Make a bunny rabbit hand puppet for an Easter gift or just because. The puppet fits an adult size hand so you can play
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
This pillow looking like a stuffed pizza would make a great gift for the teen in your life, especially boys. The pie is made from two crochet rounds that are then crocheted together. The crust edging is then crocheted onto the rounds, stuffed and sewn down. The pizza ingredients include mushrooms, pepperoni, and green pepper slices that are cro...
Crochet: Bonnet
The perfect gift for a spring baby, this little bonnet features head hugging construction. The back section is worked first in single crochet. Then, the body is worked in crossed double crochet stitches followed by the ruffle. Finally, the ties are added and a finishing row of single crochet along the bottom edge after sewing the back seams dow...
Crochet: Containers
Make this little purple basket with textured sides to hold a small clutch of Easter eggs or candy. It’s just the right size
Crochet: Potholder
Make this fig leaf potholder for tropical kitchens or just to remind you of the tropics in the middle of winter. It’s made with bright green size 3 crochet cotton. Two fig leaves are made and then crocheted together to make the potholder thick enough to protect hands and surfaces. Finished size is 7” x 8”.
Crochet: Scarf
Keep warm in style with the Ice Flower scarf. The blue centers of the flowers shine like glacier ice against the white flower petals. The petals are layered which gives the flowers dimension and provides a layered look. The scarf works up quickly with a K hook and join as you go motifs. Each motif measures 4.5” across with a total scarf length ...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Crochet this floppy little stuffed lion with band-aids on his leg and chest to comfort a sick child and it will quickly become her favorite toy. The head and body are made from separate circles, then crocheted together and the head is sewn to the body. The limbs are worked in the round and then sewn onto the body. The band-aids, nose, eyes, and...
Crochet: Belt
The beautifull texture of this belt is created with a basketweave stitch, which consists of a series of front and back post double crochets. Worked with cotton thread, this stylish belt sports a long fringe tipped with beads. A nice addition to any wardrobe!
Crochet: Potholder
Crochet this potholder that looks like a fried egg for a little fun in the kitchen. A double thickness of cotton yarn protects fingers from burns. The yolk is lightly stuffed. Finished size is about 7”/18cm in diameter. Design originally published in the book, Kooky Crochet.
Crochet: Applique / Embellishment
Ahoy! Wouldn’t this smiling skull and crossbones applique look great on a tote bag or skirt? Although the shaping is a bit complicated, the glittery silver applique is crocheted entirely using simple chain, single crochet, and slip stitches. The skull measures about 4 ¾” (12 cm) high x 3 ½” (9 cm) wide and the crossbones are 6” (15 cm) long x 1...
Crochet: Scarf
This long skinny scarf crocheted with metallic thread makes the perfect addition to glam up your wardrobe! A beaded fringe accents the ends.
Crochet: Cuffs, Bracelet
Two cute cuff bracelets in one pattern! Make one with a textured stitch and one with a series of leaves to wrap around your wrist and celebrate Spring! Both are quick and easy to make with worsted weight yarn and close with hook and loop fastener.
Crochet: Necklace
4 lovely beaded chokers in one pattern! The heart, flower, picot, and shell chokers sport pretty beads that are strung on the thread and then placed as the choker is crocheted. All chokers tie closed at the back of the neck. Finished size varies from 21-23” including tie closures.
Crochet: Belt
Crochet pattern for a sunny crocheted flower belt that sports bright yellow centers with a green and white edging. The belt is made in one piece by crocheting the linked yellow circles. The white and green edging is added in two rounds after the belt is the length you want. Although the instructions are for S, M, and L, the belt can easily be m...
Crochet: Doily
This lovely little doily can be made in three spring colors as shown or make it in a color of your choosing to match any decor. The lacy pattern works up quickly and is easy for those with just a bit of doily making experience yet includes a few different stitch combinations for those wanting to try something new.
Crochet: Potholder
The perfect hostess gift for the winter holidays, this mitten potholder works up quick with kitchen cotton and single crochet stitches. The cuff sports textured double crochet popcorn stitches and a loop for hanging. The double-layered, hand sized potholder not only protects from burns but looks good doing so.
Crochet: Market bag (slouchy)
Made from ordinary plastic shopping bags, the recycled market bag features matching wooden beads. This is a great bag for holding your produce from the farmer’s market. You’ll soon be collecting or trading for plastic bags in your favorite colors to make more!
Crochet: Scarf
Using simple crochet stitches, this scarf pattern features a nice wavy shape. The lace created by the chain stitches make this a nice accent piece for warm weather wear.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Pattern is worked in two pieces which are then sewn together.
Crochet: Potholder
Perfect for a Thanksgiving hostess gift or to sell at an autumn bazaar, these potholders are double thick for protecting hands and counter tops. Using single crochet, the gold leaf potholders is worked in rows from top to bottom. The red leaf potholder is worked in rows along each side of a starting chain. The two layers are then held together ...
Crochet: Potholder
These mittens fit over your hands to move hot casserole dishes. Great Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or house warming gift for someone special. Pattern works up quickly in single crochet. The main portion of the mittens are made by working on both sides of the starting chain. The two hearts are made separately and then crocheted onto the “arms” ...
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
Have fun with a hot halter top! The midriff provides tummy coverage. The halter ties at the neck and center back and has lacing detail at center front. Make it in cotton to keep you cool on those hot summer days.
Crochet: Doily
This spring doily can be made in 3 sizes: S, M, and L. The pattern was inspired by the layered spikes of blooming lilac flowers. No stitch diagram; written instructions only but the pattern is rated easy.
Crochet: Poncho
Make a colorful retro poncho in warm Fall colors! Although this poncho uses traditional granny squares, it gets a “painted”
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Make a beautiful wrap out of doilies you’ve purchased or made yourself - a wonderful way to use new or heirloom doilies. The instructions tell you how to select the doilies, lay out the wrap (with sample diagrams), attach the doilies to each other, and crochet a border with beads and dangles. No instructions for doilies are included.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This sweet little bear sports a halo, wings, and a ruffled dress. Soft and squishy, she would make a perfect gift for a new baby. The dress is removable while the wings and halo are sewn down. Embroidered features make the toy safer for young children.
Crochet: Throw, Afghan block
Inspired by a wallpaper pattern, this granny afghan features lush colors and a raised flower in the center of each square. The corners of the squares are worked in a coordinating color that, when joined, forms the tan circles. After the squares are sewn together, a wide border is added. Each square measures 6” (15.25 cm) x 6” (15.25 cm).
Crochet: Doll
This soft blue baby doll was inspired by a Rushton doll that I had as a girl in the 1960’s. Her smile is just right for a special little girl. The doll measures 21” (53 cm). Stitch diagram included for embroidering facial features.
Crochet: Scarf
This pattern contains two variations of an easy-to-make Granny stitch scarf. The first variation features a fun “lollipop” fringe. The second variation features flower shaped buttons worked onto the ends of a slip stitched “finger” fringe.
Crochet: Bag - Other
Crochet this cute smiling pumpkin tote bag to hold your child’s treats on Halloween. Worked entirely in single crochet, the tote is made in two pieces that are then sewn together. The facial features are made separately and sewn to the front.
Crochet: Doily
This cute doily would make a perfect Valentine’s or Mother’s Day gift. Make it in the shaded pinks shown, a nice bright red, or even hot pink. The doily measures 14” (35.5 cm) in diameter. Gauge = First 3 rnds = 1 ½” in diameter. No stitch diagram.
Crochet: Doily
A great gift for the Irish lady in your life, this doily is for the experienced doily maker. The doily features a green rose at the center with little clovers throughout the rounds and along the outer edge.
Crochet: Decorative - Other, Softies - Other
This cute little snowman will look great on your fireplace mantel for the winter holidays. At 10” (5.5 cm) high when seated, he sports a black top hat and boots, red mittens and bow tie, a carrot nose, and a holly embellishment on the top hat. Each piece is made separately, including the head, body, arms, and legs, and then sewn together. The e...
Crochet: Throw
Each square measures 4.5” (11.5 cm) x 4.5” (11.5 cm)
Crochet: Purse
This fun chenille purse is fast to make with Lyon Brand’s Thick & Quick Chenille. The purse closes by fastening the rose on the front over a fancy button. Line it with satin to create a luxurious purse perfect for that special prom dress or night out on the town!
Crochet: Scarf
This quick and easy scarf can be made in 1-2 hours once you get the pattern down. The instructions are written without
Crochet: Hanging Ornament, Christmas Stocking
Inspired by Victorian “Shady Ladies,” this fun Christmas stocking is worked in super soft Lion Brand Chenille Sensations yarn. The shape is formed by increasing and decreasing rows of single crochet stitches. Instructions for a matching ornament are also included.
Crochet: Wreath
A cute watermelon wreath that is easy to make and just ripe for summer! Hang it on a door or on the wall. It is made in two pieces that are crocheted together, stuffing as you go. Then add the bow and you’re done!