April Garwood

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eBook : 7 patterns

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eBook : 5 patterns

Banana Moon Studio’s Crochet Scarf Collection includes 5 popular crochet scarf patterns.

eBook : 3 patterns

The Textured Crochet Ear Warmer Collection includes three crochet ear warmer headbands that use post stitches to create beautiful texture.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Tee
Tropic Top is the perfect summer top for wearing over a cami or tank. The beautiful spider lace in this bright color is summer in a shirt!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Purcell Pillow is a C2C crochet throw pillow with a bright geometric design that will look cheerful in your living room, family room, or bedroom!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Valentine Garland is a sweet, decorative crochet project for Valentine’s Day. Make three dimensional hearts in the colors of your choice and then attach them to the chain garland as you make it. Decorate your home for the holiday or gift it to a loved one. You can surprise them by decorating their home, room, or office!
Crochet: Stitch pattern
The Bobble Stitch Alphabet is an e-book of crochet charts, photos, and written instructions to make each of the 26 capital letters in the English language in bobble stitches on a background of single crochet.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Bristow Beanie is a perfect winter hat! The chunky yarn and textured stitch give it character and make it a fun knit. You can make multiple hats from one giant skein of Boliviana Bulky! With that bulky yarn it is a very quick project too!
Crochet: Ball
No snow at your place? Have a snowball fight with a collection of crochet snowballs!
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Tahlequah Christmas Stocking is a boho style Christmas stocking with stripes of bobble stitches through the foot and leg. It’s the perfect size for Santa to load up with treasures and treats for the special day!
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Claremore Christmas Stocking is a simple beauty. The smooth foot and leg with the bobble stitch cuff makes a classic sock to hang on the mantle.
Crochet: Scarf
Sayre Scarf is an elegant scarf with a center panel in block stitch. This is a free crochet pattern on my website! Get the free pattern here: https://bananamoonstudio.com/2021/10/07/sayre-scarf-a-fre...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Hinton Hat is a unique crochet hat in that it is worked flat and then seamed. It is a ribbed hat that is stretchy and has a thick fabric. You’ll love this smooshy, stretchy, striped hat for babies, children, and adults!
Knitting: Mittens
McAlester Mittens are a lightly textured pair of handknit mittens made in the ultra soft Cascade Yarns Eco Duo. These would make a luxurious treat for yourself or a loved one! They start with a 3 inch ribbed cuff, and then you will use charts to create the texture on the top of the hand, while knitting the palm in stockinette.
Crochet: Cowl
Kenton Cowl is a gorgeous crochet cowl made in a yummy DK weight yarn made of Merino wool and cashmere! The Fan and V-stitch is stunning and it’s edged with just a little ribbing. The size is pretty much perfect to keep you cozy in the chipper fall air!
Crochet: Bracelet
Bruges lace is a traditional artform from Belgium that is made by tatting. But some clever crocheter developed a crochet technique that mimics it and this simple cuff bracelet is made using that technique. It is a very simple design that uses a very small amount of yarn. It’s an excellent scrappy crochet project because of that, and so quick to...
Crochet: Costume
This children’s scrubs costume is a free crochet pattern for children sizes 2 through 10. Crochet this costume for your kiddos and they can dress up as one of today’s greatest heroes, a nurse or doctor! The costume is made in Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn, which is easy to find, and machine washable.
Crochet: Kerchief
Summer is for days in the sun and road trips with the top down! Enjoy it all with your hair tied back with this beautiful lace hair kerchief! Going to a festival this summer? Channel a vintage vibe with this crochet head kerchief! It’s a quick finish project too and only takes one ball of yarn!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is part of a CAL. It will be released in stages. If you purchase the pattern, you won’t get it right away. You will get a pre-release PDF prior to May 1st that gives you supplies, measurements, gauge, etc. Additional sections will be released on May 8th and May 13th.
Crochet: Cowl
Primula Scarf is an easy crochet infinity scarf made in 4 colors of City Tweed DK from We Crochet (AKA Knit Picks). It is a light weight infinity scarf perfect for adding to your look when you need just a bit more warmth!
Crochet: Scarf
Heartbeat Scarf is a granny stitch Valentine’s project perfect for all your sweethearts! It uses intarsia colorwork techniques to make the fun heart shape at each end.
Crochet: Pullover
Stigler Sweater is a women’s crochet sweater pattern from Banana Moon Studio! The pattern is free on my website, or you can purchase the PDF here on Ravelry.
Crochet: Cowl
Chandler Cowl is a C2C (Corner to Corner) crochet project that is wearable! the stylish, geometric design is actually pretty easy to accomplish with this colorwork technique.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Get this pattern download as a bonus when you purchase the Head Start on the Holidays knitting pattern bundle from me! Get it here: https://32147658--formebundles.thrivecart.com/knit-for-me...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Catoosa Socks is a free sock knitting pattern from Banana Moon Studio! I have tutorial videos in the works to help you through the cast on, the heel flap, heel turn, gusset, and toe.
Crochet: Containers
Plastic Baskets is a free pattern on my website! Get the free pattern here: http://bananamoonstudio.com/2020/04/10/plastic-baskets-pa...
Crochet: Scarf
Ramona Scarf is a free pattern on my website! Or you can purchase an ad-free PDF here on Ravelry. Get the free pattern here: http://bananamoonstudio.com/2020/03/24/ramona-scarf-free-...
Crochet: Poncho
This pattern is free on my website! Get it here: http://bananamoonstudio.com/2020/02/29/pensacola-ponchoa-...
Knitting: Earwarmers
Glenpool Headband is made to match my Glenpool Gloves pattern. It is made with a small border of ribbing on the top and bottom, and the wide middle section is textured. This texture is made just by following a chart of knits and purls.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Idabel Shawl is an easy crochet pattern and it is free on my website or you can purchase an ad-free PDF here on Ravelry! It is worked in wide stripes of wattle stitch in three colors of yarn. Get the free pattern here:
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Glenpool Gloves is a FREE knitting pattern for these soft and cozy, textured fingerless gloves for women! The pattern is written in three sizes: about 7, 7 1/2, and 8 inches around.
Crochet: Pullover
Pryor Creek Jr is a baby sweater based on my popular adult sweater, Pryor Creek Sweater, which you can see here on Ravelry. Both sweaters feature a ribbed front, smooth sleeves and back, wide crew neck, and raglan sleeves. The sweater is constructed from the bottom-up.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Ripley Hat is a wonderfully squishy and textured hat that is comfortable to wear! The ribbing at the bottom of the hat resolves into reverse stockinette in a staggered pattern as you work up the hat.
Crochet: Scarf
Chelsea Scarf is a free, easy crochet pattern for this colorful triangular scarf! Designed by yours truly, April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio.
Crochet: Mittens
Pemba Mittens is a free mitten pattern on my website! However, you can purchase a PDF here on Ravelry if you prefer. The mittens are made in a textured stitch pattern that creates a bumpy surface.
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
Ada Shrug is an oversized blanket shrug that is easy to make! This will be a great project for someone that is fairly new to crochet, or it makes a great project for any crocheter that wants something easy to work on while they visit with friends or binge watch their favorite shows!
Knitting: Cardigan
Eufaula Cardigan is a cozy, casual women’s cardigan available in sizes XS to 3X. The pattern is free on my linked website! However, an ad-free PDF that includes a schematic is available to purchase here on Ravlery!
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Free version available on my blog here: http://bananamoonstudio.com/2019/08/02/blackwell-blanket-...
Crochet: Earwarmers
Piedmont Headband is a free crochet pattern that is perfect for fall and football season! It is made in the beautifully textured basketweave stitch, which uses post stitches. You can make it in your team colors and wear it to a tailgate party or to the game. It is just the right width to cover your ears. If you aren’t into sports, make it in wh...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This beautiful summer knitting pattern is Corallia Wrap. It’s a soft, cotton wrap in a beautiful lace pattern with a garter stitch edging. It will be a perfect layer for wearing in a chilly office, restaurant, etc, or around your shoulders in the evening when the temperature drops a little.
Knitting: Cowl
This knit cowl begins with a bottom border of garter stitch. Next comes a lace panel, and then it is finished with a top border of garter stitch.
Crochet: Coaster
This pattern is FREE on my blog! However, you can get the ad-free PDF here on Ravelry! Get the free pattern here: https://bananamoonstudio.com/2019/05/31/coasters-crochet-...
Crochet: Poncho
The Lindsay Poncho is a colorful, but simple poncho for girls! Choose 4 colors that you like together for this project. It begins with ribbed collar, and then the body is worked in half double crochet stitch. Finish with a decorative button band and button.
Crochet: Headband, Beanie, Toque
The Asterid Headband is a colorful earwarmer headband. The headband can be expanded into a fitted or slouchy hat, if you prefer. This is made in a color-shifting yarn, so all the colorwork is done for you! It’s small enough to keep tucked in the pocket of your coat or jacket, so you can pull it out whenever needed. I love mine!
Knitting: Cowl, Mittens, Headband
Enjoy this warm and colorful winter accessories set! Each accessory is sized to fit tweens, teens, and adults. The headband is very stretchy, and will fit most, but you can easily add or take away even numbers of stitches to change it’s size.
Crochet: Cowl
This cowl starts with the ribbing around the bottom edge, moves up into a center panel that uses bobble stitches to create a geometrical design, and then finishes with the ribbing around the top edge.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
When making this lovely wrap you’ll start at the center and work your way out to each end separately. I’ve written the pattern in only one size, but adjusting to make it thinner, thicker, longer, or shorter would be easily done.
Knitting: Headband
This pattern is included in the Head Start on the Holidays Knit pattern bundle available through 8/27/2021! Get it here: https://32147658--formebundles.thrivecart.com/knit-for-me...
Crochet: Headband
The Millie headband is a stylish head wrap made to cover your ears for warmth. With ribbing and cable detail, it is a beautiful, textured accessory! There is a also a knit version of this pattern! Find it in my Ravelry pattern store! http://ravelry.com/stores/banana-moon-studio
Crochet: Poncho
This will make such a fun and simple sweater for your daughters, granddaughters, nieces, and other favorites! You’ll make separate panels, seam them together, then edge and add the collar. If you’re comfortable with post stitches, this will be easy!
Crochet: Cowl
Semita Cowl is for those looking for luscious, chunky texture! It’s soft and colorful! Surprisingly warm for a smallish cowl, it will be a great project to pack along with you on an outing! This cowl is reversible! Both sides have an interesting texture that you can see in the flat photos and modeled shots. Weave in your ends discreetly, and yo...
Crochet: Pullover
Made in a soft, chunky yarn, this is a heavy, warm, cozy sweater! The front has a subtle texture, achieved with post stitches, the sleeves and back are worked in smooth half double crochet. Details include a boat neck, and raglan sleeves. You’ll love it!
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This fun and colorful hat is worked in a spiral from the top-down. A chunky tassel is added to the top. This hat is sure to become a favorite!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This cotton lace wrap is perfect for spring or summer wear! Made with cotton and a beautiful lace stitch it is a lightweight layering piece that is nice over a cami, tank, or tee.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
This pattern makes the same fingerless mitts as my original Vinita Mitts in smaller sizes for your littles. This pattern includes a carry-along thread made by Kreinik that is sparkly, and of course, big bows made with ribbon. Many thanks to Kreink for providing the thread. This pattern could easily work without the sparkle or the bows if you ha...
Crochet: Dress
This simply beautiful sweater dress is sure to be a favorite for chilly days when paired with warm winter tights or leggings. It is cozy and soft, colorful, and fun! This pattern is easy, with next to no seaming. Just a few small gaps to seam at the underarm. You’ll love the ease of making it, your little lady will love wearing it, and you’ll h...
Crochet: Cardigan
The Canton Cardigan is a lovely asymmetric cardigan with a unique textured trim that really stands out. It is constructed from side to side, going from one wrist, across the body, to the other wrist. This will make a nice layering piece for fall and spring.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
I’ve now designed a slouchy stocking cap to match my very popular “Roserock Ripple Scarf.” This hat begins with a ribbed band, then the same ripple mesh stitch is used for the body of the hat. Size 6 beads are used to embellish the mesh sections. This will be a fun and funky, but dressy, hat to go with your scarf.
Crochet: Pullover
This over-sized, shell-stitch sweater utilizes color-blocking and on-trend shades to have you looking great even though you’re comfortable and cozy.
Crochet: Scarf
This textured scarf is worked from one long edge to the other. The main color is used to make a textured ripple stitch. The edging added to one side is lacy and feminine.
Crochet: Cardigan
A sophisticated cardigan for a baby boy or girl in soft dk weight superwash. The ribbed edging and frog closure add interesting detail.
Knitting: Cowl
Enjoy this easy cowl pattern. Easy to stitch, easy to wear. It’s lovely worn long and loose, but can also be doubled to add warmth.
Crochet: Applique / Embellishment
This pattern is free on my website! Get the free version here: http://bananamoonstudio.com/2015/06/15/bloom-headband-fre...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This gorgeous wrap is made in Tunisian knit stitch entrelac. It also includes my technique for leaving some of the squares open. You will want to be a pretty confident crocheter, and familiar with tunisian crochet before beginning this pattern. Or, if you are not very well-versed in crochet and tunisian crochet, visit my YouTube channel for som...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This intriguing hat is simple in its design, but makes a big statement. The motifs have cables worked from the center-out. The edges of the joined motifs, the cables, and the corner increase spaces all produce visual lines that interact to make an interesting geometrical piece.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Celebrate and decorate with Gardens Galore Garland! Make several of each shape and put them together to make a fun, whimsical garland to bring a touch of spring to your surroundings!
Knitting: Cowl
A beautiful, textured scarf, “Coral Current Cowl” is a great, warm accessory for looking nice and staying warm when you’re enjoying the outdoors in the colder months. It has wide cables separated by columns of garter stitch. The thick-and-thin, striping yarn gives the cowl interesting texture and beautiful color! It is so soft and warm, and lon...
Crochet: Cardigan
This sweet jacket for girls is delightfully lacy and light made in a cotton-blend machine-washable yarn.
Crochet: Book Cover
A special book is a beautiful thing. Make it shine…
Crochet: Legwarmers
These sweet legwarmers are made in machine-washable fingering weight, self-striping yarn. The pattern stitch for the body of the legwarmer looks likes rows of stacked hearts. Sweet!
Crochet: Scarf, Mittens, Beanie, Toque
This set of winter accessories is made in the fun waffle st which is very textured. It makes a look that reminded me of the bars and square holes of monkey bars. They are soft, machine washable, and so colorful. This st pattern is very stretchy so the one size hat can fit many ages. Make it when they’re 4 and they can wear them for years!
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
This pattern is available free on my blog! Or you can purchase the ad-free PDF here on Ravelry! Get the free pattern here: http://bananamoonstudio.com/2013/10/10/seashore-shrug
Crochet: Pullover
This soft pullover sweater is made with some subtle texture every 4 rows. It is made from the bottom-up and the sleeves are attached as you go while working the raglan-style yoke.
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Yarn bomb your own home with this fun flower pot cover! This pattern was originally designed for the magazine Crochet Today!
Crochet: Cowl
This ruffled sparkly neckwarmer can be worn as a cowl or scarf and will be a fun accessory for your cold weather wardrobe. It is 4yds long and can be coiled around your neck to the desired length, or folded in half to make a 72” scarf.
Crochet: Scarf
This lovely beaded scarf is stitched in a chevron stitch alternating with a chevron mesh stitch that I developed. The subtle color changes in the Jojoland yarn make a beautiful scarf that is a slightly different color in each new set of solid chevron rows. The combination is beautiful! The stitches are not complicated. The difficulty level is e...
Crochet: Scarf
This fun scarf is constructed with layered rows of fans. It is beautiful, and very warm made in wool. The long sections of varied color add to the visual appeal of this scarf. The edges of the fans often wind up being a different color than the rest of the fan, making for a beautiful combination of color.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This adoreable hat in baby sizes is made to match my “Sweet Little Rounded Mittens” and “Sweet Little Mittens” patterns. You will get the best results if you can measure the baby’s head before you begin, but you can use the pattern as written if that is not possible. This hat has a ribbed band around the bottom, and is worked from there up. The...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque, Mittens, Scarf
This pattern is included in the Head Start on the Holidays crochet pattern bundle available through 8/27/2021! Get it here: https://32147658--formebundles.thrivecart.com/crochet-for...
Crochet: Mittens
Adorable mittens that you and baby will both love! My Sweet Little (Rounded) Mittens are similar to my original Sweet Little Mittens, just with a more rounded shape. These have an extra-long cuff to help keep them on.
Crochet: Pants
Graceful, and cute as a button! These capris look like they have a white lace edging -- it’s actually not lace, just the same simple pattern stitch as the rest of the capris. They are stitched from the top-down so you can make them as long or short as you like. A simple pattern, a fun garment to wear -- machine-washable, soft and sturdy.
Crochet: Mittens
Adorable mittens for baby with a soft, crocheted “button” for decoration!