Shehla Ahmed

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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: 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: 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...
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: 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...
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: 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!
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 ...
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: 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: Beanie, Toque
This is the ad-free and comment-free PDF of a pattern that is available for free on my blog.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Booties
Sweet, simple and classic Mary Janes are a staple in any closet, especially as baby booties. These little baby booties work up quickly and use simple stitches to create. The entire baby bootie is made in one piece, starting from the sole and working upwards to the strap. These baby booties are great for beginners and make the cutest gifts for h...
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: 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: 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: 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
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: 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: 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 :)
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...
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: 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: 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.
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: 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: 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!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This chevron baby blanket would be a great gift to give anyone with a baby or toddler. 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 ma...
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
The Fairy Tale convertible gloves are fingerless gloves with an added flap that closes to cover the fingers if you want. The pattern comes in several sizes, ranging from kids (8-10yrs) through adult women’s sizes. They are made with one main body color and a band on colorwork across the middle of the hands and on the top of the cap. The hands a...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Fairy Tale Beanie is a 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 kids and several adult sizes. The color options are endless, and I pictured two to show you how different th...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This hexagon baby blanket is an easy project to work up if you don’t mind seaming. All of the hexagons can be made quickly and easily, and then the main part of the pattern is attaching them and the fleece lining. You can make more hexagons to make it larger or fewer hexagons to make it smaller.
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!
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: 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...
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.
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...
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 ...