Yarnstarved Creations

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Button
This pattern creates a lacy flower cover for a plain existing button. You can use the same yarn as your garment or choose a contrasting one. Because the button itself peaks through the lace of the cover, choose a color button that compliments your garment as well.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is what happened when my obsession with the Hamilton musical soundtrack merged with the Pussyhat Project and the Women’s March on Washington D.C. in a perfect storm of craftivism. Knit in two colors of worsted weight yarn, the hat requires basic knowledge of knitting in the round and stranded colorwork. Instructions are provided to cre...
Crochet: Scarf
Easy whimsical scarf with overlapping circle motifs that are joined as you crochet. I used Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable with an I hook and Premier Yarns Serenity Garden with an E hook for the scarves shown in the patterns, but you can use any yarn and hook appropriate to that yarn. Self-striping yarns with a long color repeat are lovely, bu...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Inspired by the bamboo stitch, but the yarn-overs are staggered from row to row, so no bamboo-like ribs are created. Now the pandas can have the bamboo all to themselves and people can have pretty textured washcloths.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A soft and comfy turban-style cap, using simple purl and knit stitches, with an easy cabled cinch to gather the bands.
Knitting: Mittens
Squishy warm mittens with a pretty stitch!
Knitting: Ankle Sock
These are really easy warm slipper socks. Using inexpensive bulky yarn, they work up quickly. If you live in a house with cold hardwood floors, like I do, then you need something like this to keep your tootsies warm! And because the yarn is machine washable and dryable, you don’t feel bad wearing them to run outside to let the dogs in or get so...