Shehla Ahmed

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Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This Pumpkin Spice beanie is inspired by Fall and the warmth and comfort of your favorite treats. This is the crochet pattern for a textured slouchy hat that works up quickly and is constructed using variations of simple stitches. While you can of course make this in any color, the burnt orange color really brings out the colors in Fall and wou...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This rainbow unicorn pattern as so much fun to work up, especially for the mane and tail. I started by creating all of the body pieces and assembling everything but the wings. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to include the wings or not, so I made them and waited until the end to attach them. For the hair, I used little bonbons of acrylic yarn. Basica...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This Houndstooth beanie is perfect for guys and girls this Fall! The subtle pattern and the warm rich colors make this beanie great for brisk days out apple picking. This beanie is made using simple stitches and it creates a beautiful rustic look. The beanie is unisex and looks great on both men and women. The pattern is available as a download...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a knitting pattern for a baby blanket with a chevron design. It’s knit up using a really simple pattern that repeats, and you can change the colors however you want. You can also make the chevron baby blanket in different sizes and customize it however you like! After knitting the blanket, I added a fleece lining to make the blanket eve...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Firnen the Dragon is an amigurumi dragon pattern great for the adventurous beginner/intermediate crocheters. His scales are of deep green, with hints of lighter shades to help him hide in the forest where he lives. And although he’s fierce and powerful, he’s kind of a  lazybones. This dragon would much rather nap in a shady glade than check out...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Holly the hippo wants nothing more than to dance! This amigurumi hippopotamus is easy to make and uses basic shapes to create. It’s a great crochet for beginners projects and a fun gift for kids! The PDF includes the full pattern and pictures to show you how to make it.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This is a crochet pattern for a hexagon baby blanket with a bobble border. The hexagons and half hexagons are made individually and then seamed together to make the blanket whatever size you want. Then I added a fleece lining and bobble border to finish it off. This blanket is very easy to make and it works up quickly for the most part. Because...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Peter the amigurumi piglet is the youngest of nine brothers and sisters! He’s always been a little bit shy and a little bit smaller than the others, but that’s never stopped him from having a good time. Peter’s favorite thing in the world is playing make believe and imagining all the fun things he could do. Sometimes he’s a fighter pilot soarin...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Shelby the crochet turtle is the happiest little amigurumi around! The pattern is simple and works up quickly, which makes it a great projects for beginners. For the model, I used different weights of yarn and different hook sizes but it can also be made using the same weight yarn for the whole thing. This crochet turtle plushie is one of the m...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This is a crochet pattern for a baby stroller blanket. I went for gender neutral colors and used a bobbly stitch that would work no matter what colors you choose. Plus, this crochet baby blanket pattern is a great stash buster. You can use any yarn you have and create a different color bobble row to use up your scraps! For mine, I went with blu...
Crochet: Booties
These baby booties are very easy to make and follow a simple pattern that can be customized to your liking. It’s perfect for beginners because it only uses a few basic stitches, and can be finished in half an hour. This pattern for baby booties uses simple stitches and simple shapes to create sweet little shoes in no time. The sole of the baby ...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This is the ad-free and comment-free PDF of a pattern that is available for free on my blog.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Beanies and mittens have their time, but Spring is more about toys and fun little accessories that you won’t overheat in. This is an amigurumi pattern for Sammy the Sheep, and he is so easy to work up! Most amigurumi patterns use small stitches and yarn, but Sammy is made of super soft and fluffy blanket yarn, a larger hook, and he’s perfect fo...
Crochet: Throw
This is a crochet pattern for Sofie’s Throw Crochet blanket! It’s a super plush blanket made with thick Bernat blanket yarn and a large hook, so it can be whipped up in no time. This blanket was made in a simple black and white colorway but you can use any two colors with this stitch pattern to make it your own!
Crochet: Softies - Other
This is a pattern for the THREE nature spirits from My Neighbor Totoro. The PDF includes patterns for Totoro, Chu, and Chibi. The largest one is about 8 inches tall and the smallest in about 2 inches tall. The bodies are all made in one piece, and then the other features are added on top. They each take less than 2 hours to make (the smaller on...
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
These knitted gloves are convertible, meaning they have half fingers and a top that can flip up to become mittens or down so you can use your fingers. The pattern for the gloves themselves are simple, but the design and colorwork makes them really special. You can either make these one at a time or work them two at a time and then separate to w...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Saleha Slouchy Beanie is perfect for beginners to knitting. It’s made with a simple ribbing for the brim, a basic texture for the body, and very minimal shaping (almost none, really). A nice big pompom finishes it off. It’s made to fit several sizes.
Crochet: Animal Toy
The baby penguin plushie is cute, quick, and easy to make! The pattern is simple and works up quickly, which makes it a great projects for beginners. The body is worked up using basic shapes and then a few details are added on to make him really sparkle. This penguin amigurumi would make a great gift for a baby or even a cute winter decoration ...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This is a crochet pattern for an easy stroller sized baby blanket! Swaddle your little one in the softest hugs with this baby blanket and they’ll drift off to sleep with visions of candy canes and lollipops. This blanket can be made larger or smaller and it’s a perfect quick project for baby shower gifts or just something red for a Valentine’s ...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This is the Juliet Beanie, a slouchy crochet beanie made with luxurious velvet yarn! With its fun ribbed texture, this beanie is both cute and modern. It’s easy to wear and easy to recreate using simple crochet stitches. This crochet hat pattern is perfect for beginners and makes a great gift!
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This is the Tempest Beanie, a slouchy crochet beanie made with luxurious velvet yarn! With its fun bobbles and unique texture, this beanie is both cute and modern. It’s easy to wear and easy to recreate using simple crochet stitches. This crochet hat pattern is perfect for beginners and makes a great gift!
Crochet: Throw
The Fireworks Throw is a great big blanket to cozy up under and watch a movie (or fireworks). It’s thick and soft, made with high-quality acrylic yarn so it’s easy to wash, and the stitch pattern is so pretty! It makes a wonderful gift for the holidays or just to tell that special aunt, “Thank you”.
Crochet: Throw
This blanket is made up using only single crochets and puff stitches. It’s a super easy crochet blanket, but it feels luxurious. It would be an amazing Christmas present if you’re looking for something that feels high-end, but it still has a special handmade quality to it. It’s a thick and heavy blanket that’s so perfect for snuggling into to w...
Crochet: Cowl
I found this beautiful marbled yarn in a few days ago and I was immediately inspired. It makes me think of winter storms, the Stark colors and having a giant direwolf around. Whether you’re into GoT or not, this chunky cowl is a such an easy pattern for a soft and squishy scarf that looks edgy and cool, especially with the leather details. This...
Knitting: Throw
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Crochet: Baby Blanket
The Summer Waves blanket is the perfect crochet blanket for the warmer days of spring and summer. This crochet ripple blanket is lightweight and airy so it doesn’t get too hot while you work on it and it’s still super soft and cuddly. The colors of this blanket add a touch of brightness and the ripple wave pattern will remind you of picnics on ...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Do you ever need ideas for a quick and easy crochet baby blanket that still makes a statement? Some of my favorite baby blanket patterns involve a lot of colors and fancy stitches, but I don’t always have the time (or budget) to make those. When I need something that’s just as lavish, but a little easier on me, I use big chunky yarn and some re...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
The Herringbone Beanie is a slouchy textured beanie pattern that’s perfect for Fall! Even a simple beanie can have new life and interest with a little twist. This herringbone beanie uses a variation of the double crochet to add an elegant texture and look to a classic beanie pattern. This is the crochet pattern for a textured slouchy hat that w...
Crochet: Money Purse
This little crochet coin purse pattern is the perfect little accessory! It keeps your purse organized and stops all the change from jingling at the bottom. This simple crochet pattern will have you making the for everyone as quick gifts, little favors and accessories to match your little girl’s favorite colors!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a knitting pattern for a baby blanket with an embossed diamond design. It’s knit up using a really simple pattern that repeats, and you can change the colors however you want. You can also make this super easy baby blanket in different sizes and customize it however you like! After knitting the blanket, I added a fleece lining to make t...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Beanies and mittens have their time, but Spring is more about toys and fun little accessories that you won’t overheat in. This is an amigurumi pattern for Jackson the Rabbit, and he is so easy to work up! Jackson’s crochet bunny pattern is super easy to follow and recreate. All of this limbs are shaped with pretty basics techniques, then everyt...
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
These knitted gloves are convertible, meaning they have half fingers and a top that can flip up to become mittens or down so you can use your fingers. These are only available in women’s medium size at the moment, but an experienced glove knitter will be able to increase or decrease them to small and large sizes too. The pattern is simple and a...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Everyone loves a super chunky beanie and this chunky knit beanie is no different. It’s thick, warm and the textured fabric works up quickly. The Ranger beanie is super thick with a dense stitch pattern and bulky yarn that keeps all the warmth in. It’s made using large needles so it works up fairly quickly. Because of the stitch pattern used in ...
Crochet: Booties
These sweetheart booties are made for babies 0-3 months old. They can be made in one piece using just one color if you like, or you can try out different combinations for the sole and the top of the booties. The little bow on the front of these booties is just a spare length of matching yarn that I tied around the stitch post, but you can custo...
Crochet: Throw
This is a crochet pattern for a C2C blanket with a satin border. This easy crochet blanket pattern creates a blanket that is so soft and warm, you’ll be cozy all winter long! The Rainy Days blanket reminds me of falling asleep to thunderstorms, reading fantasy novels and snuggling up with a warm cup of tea. Perfect for fall and winter, this bla...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This black cat crochet pattern is a wonderful way to decorate your home of Halloween and give it a festive + crafty look. This black cat is easy to make using simple shapes and it only takes about 2 hours. You can create this guy for kids or just for yourself! feel free to change up the colors and make him however you like.
Crochet: Doll
This Frankenstein plushie is cute, fun and a monstrous little addition to your family! Crochet this guy in no time with simple stitches and an easy pattern for a toy that kids will love. Frank is the perfect companion to take treat or treating or cuddle with during scary movies! The pattern for this crocheted Frankenstein will be available as a...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Every trainer’s favorite pokemon is now a crochet plushie! With two strands of yarn held together, this crocheted Pikachu works up quickly and is so squishy! The body and head are made of simple shapes and the tail is zigzaged using a unique pattern, then reinforced so it stands. This pattern for a crocheted Pikachu detailed exactly how to recr...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This is a crochet pattern for a simple baby blanket with a satin border. The texture of this thing is amazing. Seriously, I wish you could feel how soft these bobbles are, perfect for little fingers to run through them. The yellow was something I added a little pop of color in the blanket; it’s a happy color that works for little boys and girls...
Crochet: Scarf
The bulky mesh scarf is a super chunky, super warm scarf that works up in no time! The open fabric keeps the scarf lightweight and drapey without losing any warmth and the thick stitches make the scarf easy to recreate. This is a great beginners’ project and the PDF includes everything to make this simple to follow. The scarf makes for wonderfu...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Everyone loves a super chunky beanie and this ribbed crochet beanie is no different. It’s thick, warm and the textured ribbed fabric works up quickly. The beanie is made in one piece and involved no shaping, unless you choose to add the optional band at the bottom. This is a one size fits all beanie because it’s super stretchy and easy to wear....
Crochet: Cowl
This Cookies & Cream infinity Scarf is a lush, warm infinity scarf that can be made in no time at all. It’s a perfect pattern for beginners and uses simple stitches to create a thick and soft fabric. Unlike other long scarves, this one works up quickly and because it uses a large hook and easy stitches, it’s great for any skill level. The s...
Crochet: Booties
Also available in the free ebook which you can get on my website.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
These basic crochet wrist warmers are perfect for crisp, chilly Fall days. They work up simply and quickly so that you have fingerless gloves that fit perfectly and keep your hands warm. This is a very easy pattern designed for beginners so not only do they work up quickly, they make wonderful last minute gifts and holiday presents. You can cus...
Crochet: Throw
This pattern is just a simple chevron design that’s easy to replicate, and you can make it in any size you like, but the finished item from this pattern is 6.5 x 7 feet. It fits a queen sized bed. This throw uses only half double crochets (HDCs) to make, and it’s very easy to get the chevron design. I used warm, earthy colors for this Mocha Rip...
Crochet: Animal Toy
After crocheting a Charizard and designing a Snorlax for my nephews, I made this Articuno for my niece. It’s one of the 3 legendary bird pokemon and although it looks complicated, the parts are simple. It’s constructed of mostly single crochet and half double crochets, and each part is made separately, then seamed together. Because the legs are...
Crochet: Hats - Other
Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s Cat in the hat, this crocheted hat is so fun and easy to make! The pattern PDF includes step by step instructions and basic stitches to create this topsy turvy hat kids will love.
Crochet: Doll
This leprechaun toy is easy to make, uses mostly single crochet and can be made in about a day or toy. Perfect for around St. Patrick’s Day and suitable for beginners (this was my first doll!). You can get the pattern for free on my blog, or purchase the inexpensive ad-free pattern here and support me!
Crochet: Scarf
This is a pattern for the Lemonade scarf, a chunky textured scarf. It’s worked up really quickly using super bulky yarn and 15mm crochet hook. The pattern is also available on my blog, with a video tutorial on how to make the star stitch, the main stitch in the pattern.
Crochet: Softies - Other
This is a pattern for a realistic crocheted heart I made. I looked at simplified models of the heart to get the shapes and parts right, and then joined them together. It’s all SC and very easy to follow along with. Loads of pictures in the PDF!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is a super simple ribbed beanie that’s perfect for beginners. It’s worked in the round, but could also be worked flat, involves no shaping and is made so that one size fits all.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This is the pattern for the crocheted Snorlax in his sleeping pose. To make this, it’s easiest to crochet all the pieces first, then sew them all together in the end. I also made a Masterball to go along with him, and you can find the pattern for the Pokeballs on my website, www.TheBlueElephants.com. I just changed the colors and added two purp...
Crochet: Beret, Tam
Inspired by my dad’s “Friday Hat”, this is a pattern for a slouchy hat with a flat top. It’s simple to construct and can be made in less than an hour. I used black yarn to make it more neutral but it can also be made in several other colors to give it a more fun and crazy look. This would look really cool in a multicolored/variegated yarn!
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
This PDF contains TWO patterns to complete the set. This beanie and cowl set will keep little ones warm and looking so cute! The panda beanie is worked from a simple base pattern and then the eyes and ears are attached at the end. The cowl is made thick and squishy with Herringbone stitch to add texture, and a separate (optional) mouth piece is...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This is the pattern for a crocheted version of an elephant I knitted years ago. When I first learned to knit, I made elephants and gave them to friends and family as gifts. It became a little tradition of mine. So, when I started my blog, I called it The Blue Elephants as a reminder of how much I love crochet, giving gifts and best of all, shar...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This is a simple baby blanket that I whipped up really quickly, and then I added a special bobble border to give it more personality. This blanket is stroller sized (but can easily be made larger or smaller) and it’s perfect for moms and babies on the go. I made this for a nephew and he loves holding onto the bobbles while he sleeps :)
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is a cabled beanie that involves colorwork techniques. It’s Harry Potter inspired and based off the character of James Potter and his stag form. I used Gryffindor colors and create the horns of the stag with simple cables. It’s a pretty simple piece, but a little fiddly. As long as you can work with cables and stranded knitting, you’ll be ...
Knitting: Booties
These are super simple knitted booties. They’re made using stockinette and garter stitch to create two versions of the bootie with the same pattern.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This is a pattern for a large giraffe toy, about 2.5 feet tall when seated. The full size is about 3.75 feet from the top of his head to the end of his feet. It’s made in separate pieces, then seamed together in the end. It takes a few days to make, but it makes a wonderful gift that everyone will love.