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Crochet: Cowl
Take a magical, winter walk on wooded trails. Bare branches sparkle overhead with fresh snow, while frozen leaves crunch under your feet. Stay cozy and warm in the crisp winter air with the Forest Walk twisted cowl crochet pattern!
Crochet: Money Purse
Sometimes smaller is better. This snowflake crochet coin purse is just the right size for a few essentials. White embroidery adds a festive, finishing touch on the solid red background.
Crochet: Coaster
Winter means steaming mugs of rich hot chocolate, full of floating mini marshmallows. Cradle your cocoa and protect your tables with this crochet cocoa coaster set! It makes a great gift too.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Columns of clusters give a lovely, all-over texture to this chunky crochet hat. With bulky weight yarn, the top-down pattern works up super fast. It’s great for gifting too! The pattern includes 6 roomy sizes, with written and charted instructions for each.
Crochet: Scarf
Columns of clusters add a lovely texture to this chunky crochet scarf. With bulky weight yarn and a simple, 2-row repeat, you’ll have a fluffy and cozy scarf in no time! It’s great for gifts or charity projects too.
Crochet: Afghan block
Layers of texture converge in the center of this 12-inch crochet square. The shifting stitch patterns and unique construction are as fun to make as they are to look at. Make it all in one color for a more subtle effect, or go bold with multiple colors!
Crochet: Tote
Back to school or back to work, carry what you need in the Classic Cables Tote Bag! Columns of cables create a classic look that’s fabulous for fall. This cabled crochet tote bag pattern includes an optional lining and pocket for the strength to carry all your essentials.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Cute or creepy, this crochet rat amigurumi pattern can go either way! Add an ink black rat with glowing red eyes to your Halloween decor, or change up the colors for a fuzzy new friend.
Crochet: Onesies
Dress baby for fun in this adorable baby romper crochet pattern! Easy wavelets flow gently across the main portion of the body. Breezy straps and a generous fit allow for all the wiggles and giggles that come with playtime!
Crochet: Bib
Sloppy shaving, messy meals, or makeup mishaps - protect your clothes with an easy adult bib! This beginner-friendly crochet pattern is fast and fun in easy-to-wash cotton yarn. Make a bunch so you always have a clean one on hand.
Crochet: Market bag (slouchy)
Shop in style this summer with the Shells and Cables crochet market bag! Shells give the bag a delicate, lacy feel. The twisty cables and solid bottom give it the structure to hold up to your farmers’ market finds. Add trendy round handles and a button closure, and you may have the perfect summer bag!
Crochet: Scarf
Get cozy in the Layered Shells Scarf! This shell stitch crochet scarf pattern is fluffy and warm enough for the coldest winter days. Blending solid and variegated or self-striping yarns creates the lovely marled effect. Have fun experimenting with different combinations on this relaxed, easy project!
Crochet: Softies - Other
Nothing says summer like a bright, sunny lemon! Bring a smile to your summer with this quick and easy, happy lemon amigurumi pattern. Toss it in a fruit bowl or hang it in a tree. What will you do with your squishy new friend?
Crochet: Containers
Need a sturdy, stylish storage solution? Make this drawstring basket! Tight stitches in a unique combination of yarns makes it stand up tall even when empty. Once you’ve filled it, secure your treasures with the drawstring cover!
Crochet: Purse / Handbag
This crochet mandala bag pattern includes two options for the front and back panels: a layered flower, or circular stripes. Mix them or match them for a bag that’s uniquely yours! Then finish it off with a zipper and optional fabric lining.
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
Crochet: Cleaning - Other
I love this style of sweeper/mop, but the disposable cloths get expensive over time. A reusable sweeper cover is so much more cost-effective and more environmentally friendly too!
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
Crochet out loud with bright, bold colors and geometric patterns! This tapestry crochet project bag is just the right size for smaller projects and all the tools you’ll need. Dress it up with a cord lock and sturdy bottom, or keep it simple and slouchy. It makes a great purse too!
Crochet: Softies - Other
Meet my new friend, Wittle Wubble! This cute crochet monster has long arms for hugging, hanging, and getting into all sorts of mischief. Make a Wittle Wubble friend of your very own, or give one as a gift. They have a little pocket that’s perfect for hiding treasures (and gift cards too)!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Get cozy with the textured crochet stripes pillow! This quick and easy pattern combines bulky yarn with subtle stripes of alternating texture. With 10 sizes to choose from, you can make matching pillows for your entire home!
Knitting: Earwarmers
Warm your heart (and ears) with the Sweethearts Ear Warmer! This double knit ear warmer is worked flat and seamed, with a simple colorwork design. It’s a great introduction if you’re new to double knitting.
Crochet: Tote
Turn a crocheted rectangle into a stylish tote, with just a few simple folds! This felted crochet origami bag is easy to crochet and works up quickly in bulky yarn. A few extra touches give it a professional finish. They’ll never believe you made it yourself!
Knitting: Scarf
Snuggle up in billowy, cotton candy stripes! This knit scarf pattern has a fun, seed stitch texture, works up fast, and is a great choice for beginners!
Crochet: Afghan block
Layer Tunisian shells in alternating colors for a squishably soft blanket square. With a slightly different design on each side, this 12-inch square is totally reversible!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
I LOVE the snow! Does it snow in the winter where you live? Make this cheerful snowman fridge magnet for your fridge or magnet board. They’re great for stuffing stockings and decorating gift wrap too!
Crochet: Afghan block
If it smells like almonds…run.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Need a holiday helper? Make this adorable elf fridge magnet for your fridge or magnet board. They’ll happily hang on to your notes and pictures for you. They’re great for stuffing stockings and decorating gifts too!
Crochet: Tee
Whether you’re hitting the books, or hitting the beach, the Hyde Park Tee has you covered! Wear it on its own, or layer it with a jacket for chillier weather. This sideways crochet top is worked from sleeve to sleeve, with lacy shoulder seams for a flattering fit.
Knitting: Cup / Mug
Keep your hands toasty warm, without burning them on hot drinks. This hand warmer coffee cup cozy protects your hand from the hot coffee cup, while also covering it to keep it warm! Festive, ribbon candy stripes make this a perfect holiday gift.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
It’s creepy, it’s crawly, but it’s oh so cute! Make this adorable spider fridge magnet for your fridge or magnet board. Stick one on a spider web for some creepy Halloween decor. They’re great for party favors or gifts too!
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Hang this adorable Halloween ghost ornament anywhere you need a little more holiday spirit! With a pretty beaded edge, they’re perfect for curtain ties, wreaths, garlands, and more.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This little bat fridge magnet is trying hard to be spooky, but they’re just too cute! Make your own sweet bat friend for your fridge or magnet board. They’re great for gifting too, so you may want to make a whole colony!
Knitting: Cowl
Give the gift of warmth with the super squishy Pheobe Cowl! This cozy, chunky knit cowl is fast and easy to make, using 3 strands of yarn at once.
Crochet: Table Runner
Dress up your table or shelf with this scrappy, cabled runner! Make it to any length you need, and change colors as much as you want, to create your own unique look.
Crochet: Market bag (slouchy)
From farmer’s markets to beach days, a good mesh bag is a must-have for summer. This foldable market bag tucks away into a compact ball that’s easy to take along, wherever you’re headed!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
A wise old owl told me this owl fridge magnet pattern is a hoot! Make a feathered friend of your own, to perch on your fridge or magnet board. They’re great for gifting too, so you may want to make a whole parliament of owls.
Crochet: Earrings
Add a creepy finishing touch to your look with Eyeball Earrings. This Halloween crochet pattern is frightfully fun and fast. Make some in every color, you never know when you might need an extra pair of eyes!
Crochet: Accessory
My, what cute ears they have! Protect your dog’s sensitive ears from cold and wind, or just keep them out of the water bowl, with a little red doggie snood. This dog snood crochet pattern works up quickly and comes in 5 stretchy sizes.
Knitting: Clutch
It’s time to sparkle! Bring a dramatic flair to your next night out with the Date Night Clutch. This easy, knit purse pattern has a lovely seed stitch texture that lets the sparkly yarn shine. Try it with the optional felt lining!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Go wild with an adorable, lion fridge magnet! This feline fridgie is a fun addition to any fridge or magnet board. They make a great gift too, so you may want to make a few!
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
Soft, squishy garter stitch in striking geometric patterns - what’s not to love? The mosaic sampler blanket looks complex, but is actually easy! It uses the magic of slipped stitches to create intricate designs, with only one color on each row. This pattern comes in 3 sizes, and includes instructions to adjust to any other size you like!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Bring that summer sunshine indoors with the Sun Fridge Magnet! This happy little sun can brighten up even the gloomiest of days. They make great gifts too, so make a few!
Crochet: Brimmed Hat
Stepping out into the summer sun? Take some shade along, with a raffia crochet sun hat. The Stepping Out sun hat is a fast and fun pattern using a unique yarn. Don’t like it so floppy? The pattern includes suggestions for adjusting the brim!
Crochet: Scarf
Step out into the summer sunshine with the Stepping Out crochet summer scarf! With lacy diamonds in lightweight yarn, it’s a perfect accessory for warmer weather. The height and width are easily adjustable, so you can make it in a size that’s just right for you. Wear it as a scarf, headband, belt, or tie it around a hat or bag handle for a deco...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Got a refrigerator or magnet board? Put a bird on it! The Bluebird Fridge Magnet is a quick and easy way to bring a touch of spring indoors. They make great gifts too, so make a few!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Smiley the baby sloth likes to keep things low key. Most days you can find them lounging around or hanging out with their other baby buddies. This crochet sloth amigurumi pattern is fast and fun to make, so you can crochet the whole crew!
Crochet: Doily
Dress up your table for spring with the Starflower Lace crochet doily! Tiny, 3-dimensional flowers encircle classic pineapple lace, creating the perfect backdrop for your favorite bowl or vase. Or showcase this beauty all by itself!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Add a little magic to your refrigerator with a Unicorn Fridge Magnet! With tiny flowers, pink cheeks, and of course a spiraling horn, they’re sure to brighten up your day. They make great gifts too, so make a few!
Knitting: Afghan block
Delicate diamonds flow into a ring of eyelets, wrapped in a cabled border. Dorothy’s Square is a soothing mix of subtle textures and blocks of color. This soft, light, knit blanket square is perfect for a sweet summer baby blanket.
Crochet: Headband
Crown yourself in sunshine with Clementia! This lacy headband works up quickly, and uses a hair elastic for a stretchy fit. Since it uses only 50 yds, It’s a great way to use up leftover yarn!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Hippity Hoppity, look who hopped by! This adorable bunny fridge magnet is looking for a home on your fridge or magnet board. They’re so fun to make they just might multiply like…well…bunnies. But that’s ok, because they make a great gift too!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Take post stitch textures in new directions with the corner to corner cables crochet pillow! The front features a diagonal cable, while the back has raised, horizontal stripes. With an overlapping closure, the cover comes off easily for washing.
Knitting: Scarf
Mini arrowhead lace leads the way across this light and airy scarf. The long and skinny design makes it a perfect accessory for spring weather. Drape it loosely, wrap it around for warmth, or even wear it as a belt!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Wrap yourself in elegance with the Silver Linings wrap. This lacy, crochet shawl offers the warmth of wool and the lightness of lace, in a unique and easy-to-wear, trapezoid shape. Crocheted seams and a repeating pattern of basic stitches means it’s easy to make too.
Crochet: Home - Other
What has this sly fox been up to? Crochet your own with this quick fox fridge magnet pattern, and put them to work holding photos and notes on your fridge. There’s a complete video tutorial too!
Crochet: Earwarmers
Keep the cold out with this Tunisian crochet ear warmer! It’s big on style, but still easy to make. Just two basic Tunisian stitches and two colors combine to create the unique texture.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Spiraling winds set snowflakes in motion, swirling around a deep blue, winter sky. Stay warm through the wintry weather with the Swirling Snowflakes knit beanie pattern!
Knitting: Pullover
Simple, snuggly, and oh so cute! The Simply Sweet knit baby sweater is fast and easy to knit. It makes a great introduction to raglan sweater shaping.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This darling little bear is happy to hold your photos and notes for you. Did you know a group of bears is called a sleuth? With this quick bear fridge magnet pattern, you can crochet a whole sleuth of bears for your fridge!
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Make a crochet hat with two looks in one! Wear the ribbing folded down for a contrasting edge, or fold it up to make it match. Either way, the two-way toque is as fun to make as it is to wear!
Crochet: Cape
Wrap yourself in luxury with Icing on the Cape! The full circle construction and soft, wool blend yarn give this cape a generous, flowing fit and amazing drape. A contrasting border adds a dramatic flair. With a single row repeat through most of the design, this easy crochet wrap really is a piece of cake…complete with icing!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Deck your halls with this Christmas crochet pattern! Just like a real tree, this festive holiday pillow is a blank canvas for your decorations. Trim the tree with buttons, pom poms, embroidery or whatever else you like for a one of a kind design!
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Crochet a baby blanket of interwoven “bubbles” in bold candy colors. The Electric Bubblegum Baby Blanket pattern is easy to memorize and easy to adjust in size. That means, while the high contrast colors are perfect for baby, you can actually make one for everyone on your list!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
What could be sweeter than simple stripes in soft, pastel, cotton candy colors? This knit hat pattern has a fun, seed stitch texture, works up fast, and is a great choice for beginners! (Note: the yarn “hair” is not part of the pattern).
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Mix them or match them, your hands will be toasty warm either way! These knit, reversible fingerless mitts have 2 layers, with a different design on each side. Change the design to match your outfit or your mood, simply by turning them inside out!
Crochet: Glasses Case
Big dots, little dots, I’m seeing lots of spots! Protect your eyeglasses with the Seeing Spots crochet glasses case.
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Are there any gift cards on your holiday gifting list this year? Add a personal touch to your gift with this Tapestry Crochet Gift Card Holder. It’s perfect for any gifting occasion, and is a great project for using up small amounts of yarn!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Playful the Baby Penguin has arrived just in time for the holidays! She’s an emperor penguin chick, so she loves the cold weather and playing in the snow with her friends. This crochet penguin amigurumi pattern is fast to make, so you can make the whole set.
Crochet: Bedding
Give your dog a cozy, supportive place to sleep! This crochet dog bed has 5 inches of foam inside and a soft, fur top. It’s the ultimate in comfort for your fur baby. The cover is removable, to make cleaning easier!
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Never be without your hand sanitizer again! Turn your travel size bottle into a clip-on hand sanitizer with this quick and easy crochet cozy. Attach it to your key chain, bag, even a pet leash. Then you’ll always have it with you when you go out.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Breezy the Baby Bat is a laid back kinda guy who loves hanging out with his batty friends. This Halloween crochet amigurumi pattern works up quickly, so you can make a whole colony!
Crochet: Pet - Other
Sometimes our smaller fur babies need a little help to reach high places. Give them a boost with these crochet pet stairs! The sturdy foam insert makes the stairs a comfy place to rest too.
Crochet: Cleaning - Other
Make yourself a sweet treat for Halloween! Put your favorite bar of soap in this Candy Corn Soap Saver. Crochet lemon peel stitch makes a gentle washcloth texture, while the bag lets you use up every last bit of that special soap. It also makes a great treat bag!
Crochet: Scarf
Gear up for fall with the Sheet Metal Scarf. Dressed up or dressed down, the straight, simple lines and ombre, metallic color pairs well with almost any outfit. This textured crochet scarf has a short, easy to learn, repeating pattern, just right for adventurous beginners.
Knitting: Headband
It’s that time of year again! Pumpkins are everywhere, apples are almost at their peak season, and even some of the leaves have started to turn. Welcome autumn with this easy knit headband! The colorful, beginner-friendly, Happy Harvest Headband pattern is fun to make and to wear. You can easily adjust the size too, for a personalized fit.
Crochet: Scrubber
Clean up with the Mostly Mesh Scrubbie! This easy crochet scrubbie pattern works up fast, with it’s unique, mesh tube construction. A solid back with a handle helps hold it all together and makes it fun to use too.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Sunny the Baby Bunny is hopping your way to spread a little joy! How can you not smile when you look at that cute little nose and chubby cheeks? This easy crochet amigurumi rabbit pattern is perfect for new softie makers. Get a head start on next year’s Easter baskets, but remember to make yourself one too!
Crochet: Wall Hanging
What could be better for using up scraps than fun, fuzzy pom poms? Turn your stash into a lovely pom pom wall hanging with a crochet background!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Make fingerless gloves fast, on 2 straight needles! With simple stitches and minimal shaping, your fingers will fly through these knit flat, fingerless gloves. Leave the row of eyelets open at the wrist, or add your favorite ribbon for a personal touch.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Bravo is a brave little bear cub on the hunt for some fun! He loves to play with his friends, eat tasty treats, and of course get big bear hugs. This easy crochet amigurumi bear pattern is perfect for new softie makers. Mix and match colors for a one-of-a-kind creation!
Crochet: Tote
Self-striping yarns are fun on their own, but combining 2 different ones can be magic! This crochet bag pattern uses a helical technique to create seamless stripes. Add a personalized finishing touch with a Diamond Art applique!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Noble is a little lion cub with a big heart, and he’s ready to steal yours! This easy crochet amigurumi lion pattern has a simple, bottom up construction that’s perfect for new softie makers. Optional, added embroidery lets you personalize your cub with its own unique markings!
Crochet: Containers
Use up some scraps and get organized at the same time! Crochet nesting bowls are a fun way to store small things like keys, change, buttons, or even stitch markers. With 5 bowls in the set, there’s a perfect size for all of it!
Crochet: Afghan block
Forwards, backwards, and round and round – work around this 12 inch crochet square in all different directions! The bold color blocking and rich texture are an eye catching addition to any decor. With lots of twists and turns in the pattern, it’s fun to make too!
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
This sleeveless, crochet summer top is sure to become a wardrobe staple. Pair it with your favorite shorts or jeans for a breezy, casual look, or layer it over a tank for the office! Solid stitching conceals where needed, and open lace makes the rest of the top breezy and light.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Awesome the baby elephant may be small, but he is big on cuteness! This easy crochet amigurumi pattern is perfect for first time softie makers. With it’s small size and simple construction, you can make an army of awesome baby elephants in no time!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lacy leaves, dotted with clusters of rosebuds and bordered by spectacular blooms. Step into the rose garden with the Polyantha Rose Garden triangle knit shawl. Wrap yourself in the generous layers of lace, perfect for a breezy, summer evening.
Crochet: Doll
These days it’s clear that many of our real life superheroes wear a different type of mask. Do you know a doctor, nurse, paramedic, or other medical professional who is a real life hero? Make this crochet doll for them, complete with scrubs, and a removable mask and cap!
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
Keep your hands warm, without being too warm, in these crochet, fingerless mitts! The open mesh is breathable with a lacy look and just the right amount of cozy for springtime.
Crochet: Afghan block
Bring a touch a spring to your next blanket with the Tulips in the Snow crochet blanket square. Make it as a 6 inch or 12 inch square!
Knitting: Coaster
Create a reversible, 2-color design with double knitting! With two layers of fabric, this double knit coaster is thick and absorbent. Make a whole set to keep or as a gift!
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Embrace the offbeat with the far out, beatnik basketweave beanie. This crochet hat combines Tunisian and regular crochet techniques together, for a truly unique texture. It’s everything plus, daddy-o!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Wrap yourself in warmth with the fast and easy, Chevron Stripes Ruana! Through Spring and Fall, and even milder winter days, this crochet ruana will keep you cozy in style.
Crochet: Cowl
Don’t let colder weather ruffle your feathers! Stay warm with the Snowbird cowl. This easy, crochet cowl pattern has a feather-like texture, and is great for using up scraps.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Show off your floats! This slip stitch knit washcloth takes advantage of the carried strands of yarn (or floats) to create the striking design. The garter stitch pattern uses ony one color at a time, and only knit and slipped stitches!
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Welcome guests with a jingle when you hang this mini crochet Christmas wreath on your door! Hang one on your tree, or cabinet doors too. You can even add them to your gift wrapping for an extra festive touch!
Crochet: Legwarmers
Make crochet leg warmers that really fit! All-over stretch, combined with mix and match ankle size and leg shape options make these leg warmers truly customizable.
Knitting: Hair accessories
Scrunchies are back and bigger than ever! Try this knit scrunchie pattern for a quick holiday gift, and learn how to make the rosette stitch. The short pattern repeat is easy to learn and creates a beautiful texture.
Knitting: Decorative - Other
Show off your holiday decor on a finger knit snow blanket! Twisted stitches create a puffy, snowy texture that’s a perfect backdrop for Christmas and winter decorations. You can make any size you need with this customizable pattern. The preformed loops mean it works up super quickly - no needles needed!
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
This small crochet bag is big on style! Contrasting accents, rich texture, and a folded cuff add a unique, personal touch to your gift giving any time of year. Use this textured treat bag for candy, gift cards, or other small items.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Warm up with the squishy, soft texture of the Pearson hat. It features a solid stitch pattern and stretchy, forgiving fit. This makes it perfect for charity projects and gifting too!
Crochet: Afghan block
Explore the shifting, layered textures of the Supernova Square. A starburst at the center sets this crochet afghan block in motion, radiating outwards into puffs, shells, ridges and more. With such varied textures, this blanket square works equally well with one color or many!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
The post at the top of my staircase has a ball-shaped cap. Do you have one like that? Learn how to crochet a pumpkin cover for it! This stretchy cover fits over round post tops for a fun, fall decoration.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
Halloween decorations, pumpkins, and trees kissed with hints of orange and brown - all sure signs that Autumn is settling in and cooler weather is on the way. Keep your hands toasty warm this fall with these easy crochet fingerless mitts!
Crochet: Scarf
Wrap yourself in tranquil, gently shifting shades of blue. This beginner crochet scarf pattern uses only single crochets and chains, but creates an eye-catching, squishy texture that you just can’t help but snuggle into!
Crochet: Mid-calf Socks
Treat your feet to these super soft, cushy, socks! This crochet socks pattern is great for first time sock crocheters because it has a simple construction that works up quickly. With a stretchy cuff, squishy yarn, and roomy fit, you’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
This seemingly simple, striped pillow has a secret - it’s knit on the bias! Knit diagonal stripes, then seam them together to make them straight again. The only indication of the unique construction is the diagonal seams and offset stripes at the back.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Add a peg doll angel to a holiday display, on the tree, or as a gift. This crochet angel pattern is perfect for any time of year. Make them in birthstone colors for birthday gifts or to show mom she’s an angel on Mother’s Day.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Wash up with this lightly textured, corner to corner crochet dishcloth. The bright colors and simple texture works equally well for dishes, bath time, and more. Best of all, you can easily adjust the pattern to any size you need!
Crochet: Clutch
Whether for school, work, or crafts, get organized with this handy pencil case. It’s a great way to store brushes, markers, knitting needles, crochet hooks, or..well..pencils.
Crochet: Slippers
Give the gift of warmth this holiday season with Simply Slippers! This easy, crochet slippers pattern comes in 4 adult sizes from small through xl. It’s made in bulky yarn, so it works up really quickly. Make a pair for everyone on your list (and don’t forget one for yourself too!)
Knitting: Containers
Learn how to knit without needles! This bright, finger knit basket pattern is fast and easy to make. It stands up tall with the help of some plastic canvas hidden between the layers.
Crochet: Brimmed Hat
Fireworks, gardening, a walk on the beach, or a summer concert – whatever takes you outdoors this summer, bring your own shade along! The Summer Glory crochet sun hat pattern is made with breathable cotton to keep your head cool. It features a built-in sweatband and a wide, wired brim to shade your eyes.
Crochet: Scarf
Follow the ancient spice roads across land and sea, to the rich, earthy colors of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and turmeric. Indulge your senses in the textures and vibrance of an open-air spice market. Spice Road is an easy, crochet scarf pattern that leads you on a journey through color and texture, accented by airy, lace insets.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Treat yourself to a spa day with the Chevron Star Stitch Spa Washcloth. Bold chevron stripes and a rich texture make this the perfect washcloth for a relaxing spa experience.
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Add a pop of color to your water bottle this summer with the Simply Scrappy Water Bottle Holder. This pattern can be adjusted in height for taller or shorter bottles. Stay hydrated!
Crochet: Necklace
Go big. Go bold. Be Fearless!
Knitting: Headband
Get 2 looks from one headband! Wear it one way for 2 cables with a decorative edge. Turn it round the other way and you have 3 cables. Which side is your favorite?
Crochet: Animal Toy
Tulip the bunny rabbit has come for a visit, just in time for Easter! With a sweet smile and big floppy ears, this fuzzy bunny is sure to delight. Best of all, she works up quickly with relatively few seams.
Crochet: Applique / Embellishment
Shine your brightest with a star applique. These crochet stars are fast and easy to make, and so versatile. Sew them onto clothing or bags, string them together into a garland, or glue them onto cards, frames, or anywhere else you need a star.
Crochet: Headband
Tame those tresses with a touch of spring! This Sweet and Simple Flower Headband adds a pop of color, with a stretchy ribbed section for a snug fit.
Crochet: Vest
Add a stylish finishing touch to your little one’s outfit with the Sapling Sweater Vest. The lightweight fabric is perfect for warmer weather, and the gentle ribbing stretches to grow and move with active babies. The beginner friendly pattern works up quickly and includes 4 sizes from 6 – 24 months.
Knitting: Scarf
Take a stroll down a winding, cobblestone lane on a crisp spring day, and see what adventures you can find. There’s still a bit of a chill in the air, so don’t forget your scarf!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Fluffy, cozy, and oh so comfy! Give your neck the support it needs with the Hygge Neck Roll Bolster Pillow. With 2 options for the end cap, you can either make a solid pillow, or a pillow cover that can be slipped on and off.
Crochet: Earrings
Add a floral accent to your Spring wardrobe with these crochet Mandala Earrings. They’re fast to make, and a great scrap project too. You’ll want some in every color!
Crochet: Scarf
Persephone’s Meadow is the pattern that special skein of yarn has been waiting for. You know the one, it’s been sitting at the back of your stash shelf for years because you haven’t found the right pattern to show it off yet. Now you have! Whether your favorite yarn is solid or striped, smooth or textured, this keyhole scarf design will help it...
Crochet: Potholder
Add this heart shaped hot pad to your Valentine’s Day decor. Super bulky yarn combined with a super easy pattern means it only takes 10 minutes to make!
Knitting: Scarf
Bundle up on game day with the soft, squishy warmth of the Team Colors scarf. Mitered squares give this scarf its bold, geometric design, and textured diagonal lines. Show your support for your favorite team, wear your school colors with pride, or make one in your favorite color combination!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Show your love to someone special with this soft and squishy heart. The simple heart shapes are seamed with a decorative edging, to make a Valentine pillow you’ll love to squeeze. Remember to make one for yourself too!
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
With just three rounds, this simple snowflake is easy and fast to crochet, and can be made in any size yarn or thread. Make a set for your tree, for a gift, or just for decoration. It works well as an applique too!
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
“Remember the ornaments of yesteryear created with giant foam balls and strips of fabric? Relive this Christmas tradition of your childhood with this adorable crocheted version that’s perfect for scrap yarn.”
Crochet: Cowl
Stay warm this winter with candy-colored stripes! The Candy Cane Mobius Cowl is super easy to make and can be adjusted to any size. Wear it with the twist in front, or shift the twist to the back. You can even fold the edges over to create a collared effect. Which way will you wear it?
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
This sweet little Angel Ornament works up in under an hour, and makes a great gift. The open, granny stitch pattern lets the tree lights shine through, making her seem to light up inside.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Everything’s better with ruffles! This Ruffled Mini Tree Skirt is only 12 inches in diameter, to fit a small, tabletop tree. Sew it closed, and it would look great under other decorations as well, or even as a trivet. Using only one color at a time, this easy design creates wedge shaped sections, surrounded by a ruffled edging.
Knitting: Scarf
Edison Park is the knit version of my Norwood Park pattern, and features the same, asymmetrical, V shape.
Knitting: Afghan block
Groove is in the Chart is pattern #45 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. The ridges and valleys in this square look like textured stripes from the top, but when viewed at an angle, a hidden image appears!
Crochet: Towel
Funky, fun, and festive, everything about this towel is just a little bit off kilter. It features a textured stitch pattern in uneven stripes. You can even change the look entirely depending on how you fold it. The Mod Stripes Towel makes a unique gift that can be used all year.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Add a ghostly greeting to your Halloween decor with these Boo Blocks! Display them on a shelf, or hang them on the wall. The crocheted sleeves work up fast and wrap securely around wooden blocks. They come off easily too, so after Halloween, you can replace them with other letters or designs.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
November brings a brisk chill in its dusky evening skies. That means it’s time for a cozy new hat! The November Skies hat is soft and warm, and makes a great gift too. It works up quickly and is super stretchy to fit almost everyone. Wear it as a slouchy hat, or turn the brim up for a more snug fit.
Knitting: Afghan block
Ease on Down the Rows is pattern #41 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. This unique square combines intentionally dropped stitches with an embroidery technique to create the lacy, zig-zag columns. The pattern includes a chart for the knitting portion only. 
Crochet: Cowl
Breeze through the season in style with the Autumn Air Cowl! This entrelac technique is also a great introduction to the basics of Tunisian crochet.
Crochet: Booties
Warm up little feet with these Little Cutie Booties! They feature blocks of bright, berry colors, and a bit of texture around the toes. The pattern includes instructions for two sizes.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Brighten up your holidays with this cute little stocking ornament. Hang it on your tree, tie it on a present, add it to a wreath or garland, or use it as a gift bag for a small gift. You can use any size yarn you like, so it’s a great scrapbuster too.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Spooky, or cute? Whichever your Halloween decorating style, these little ghosts will fit right in! Make this Ghostly Garland in any size, with any weight of yarn. Decorate a staircase, mantle or wall with a long garland, or make just the ghosts to hang individually.
Knitting: Afghan block
I’m Still Stranding is pattern #37 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. The simple, fair isle leaf design fits any season, depending on the colors you use. A special technique of locking the floats down in every stitch creates a neat back without loopy strands. This pattern uses a chart to show the color changes.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
It’s fall, y’all! Wrap yourself in this cozy, triangular shawl, with self striping yarn in the colors of the season. Or opt for a solid color to highlight the lacy, cabled texture. Either way, the It’s Fall Y’all Shawl will take you into autumn in style.
Knitting: Kerchief
By request, this is the knit version of my popular, crochet Bandkerchief pattern. Just like the original, it looks like a kerchief, but goes on like a headband!
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Jazz up baby’s room with the fun and squishy Jazzberry Baby Blanket! Intermeshing crochet, using 2 strands at once, creates a plush feel and eye-catching, zig-zag texture.
Knitting: Afghan block
Bad to the Herringbone is pattern #33 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. This square uses common decreases with a slight modification to create the dense, herringbone texture.
Crochet: Necklace, Bracelet
Add a bit of sparkle to any outfit with A Simple Twist Beaded Necklace and Bracelet set. Long chains of beads twist together to form a beaded rope. The simple design is fast and easy to make, and can be adjusted to any size. Make them in all your favorite colors!
Knitting: Afghan block
Wouldn’t It Be Rice is pattern #28 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. Panels of rice stitch give this square a squishy, bouncy texture, with vertical lines of stockinette adding a bit of visual “pop.”
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Mix them up, or make a matched set! 2 different, mitered squares combine to create a kaleidoscope of possible designs for the front of this pillow. Use one of the provided layouts, or make up your own.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Celebrate this summer with the Stars & Stripes Washcloth! This design has a fabulously scrubby texture and works well for team or school colors too. A photo and video tutorial for the crochet star stitch used in this pattern is also available.
Knitting: Afghan block
Knit me Baby, One More Line is pattern #24 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. A simple shift in the garter stitch pattern allows offset stripes to be worked out from the center, in alternating directions.
Crochet: Afghan block
Brighten up your day with this fun, Loopy Flower Square. Use it as a blanket square, trivet, or just for decoration. Twisted loops give the center flower a 3-dimensional pop, and add a textural border element as well. A video tutorial is also available!
Crochet: Doll
Meet my new friend Serrana! This sweet, 19-inch doll is sure to delight mermaid fans and amigurumi enthusiasts alike. She’s a little bit sassy, completely adorable, and a whole lot of fun to make.
Knitting: Afghan block
Message in a Bobble is pattern #19 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. The puffy bobbles on this 12-inch blanket square spell out the word “Love”, in both braille and English versions! The pattern also includes both written and charted versions of the instructions.
Crochet: Applique / Embellishment
These twisted loop flowers take just a few minutes to make, and are so much fun you’ll want to make them by the dozen! Use them to dress up headbands, bags, or just about anything.
Crochet: Toy Food
Let’s make some cookies - chocolate chip of course! This is one kind of “baking” I can actually manage. The pattern also includes a link to a video tutorial.
Knitting: Afghan block
Weave Only Just Begun is pattern #15 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. Like a series of mini cables, pairs of stitches cross over each other in alternating directions to make the beautiful texture. The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Blocks of alternating textures twist around this fun to make hat, capped off with a spiral design. Available in 6 sizes, so you can make one for the whole family. The entire hat is made in only half double crochets, for extra squishiness. Varying textures, created by working the stitches in different loops, keep it interesting and fun. Change c...
Crochet: Throw
UPDATE 4/20/18 I’ve added a “getting started” tutorial video on the blog post!
Crochet: Scarf
Norwood Park combines color blocking with a unique, asymmetrical, “V” shape. Lightweight yarn and tapered ends make it light enough for spring weather, even when wrapped around. The beginner friendly pattern uses an unconventional decrease, which is not only easier to do, but also helps to avoid extra bulk along the edges.
Knitting: Afghan block
Bohemian Wraps of Three is pattern #10 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. Bundles of stitches are gathered together and wrapped, to create the simple and stylish texture. The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions.
Crochet: Purse / Handbag
Take in a lakefront stroll with the Edgewater bag. This roomy, felted purse is equally at home on the beach, at the office, or just about anywhere else. The simple stitches and felted texture are a great way to highlight your favorite color-changing yarn. Felting also makes a strong, dense fabric, so that no lining is necessary.
Knitting: Afghan block
Two of Hearts is pattern #6 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, twisting cables form a pair of intertwined hearts. The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions.
Crochet: Cardigan
With its urban style and a casual fit, the comfy, New Eastside cardigan may become your go-to jacket for spring and fall! The simple construction is almost seamless, with limited shaping, patch pockets, and an optional zipper. Self-striping yarn, combined with the construction of the sweater, creates a unique combination of stripes and color bl...
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Fall in love with the delicate, lacy texture of the Tryst pillow! Tiny triangles inside of triangles give the feel of lace, but without the holes. The geometric design compliments almost any decor. Overlapping layers at the back allow the pillow cover to be removed easily for cleaning.
Crochet: Cardigan
Comfy and warm, the Bavarian Cardi is heavy enough for layering on cold winter days. The stitch pattern is fun to do, and creates an eye-catching, raised, diamond texture. With a unisex design and sizes ranging from 6 months to 4T, this is a great go-to pattern for gifting!
Knitting: Afghan block
Eyelets in the Stream is pattern #2 in the 2018 Harmony Blanket Knit Along. Rolling waves are punctuated by rows of eyelets, for an eye catching square that’s fun and easy to make. The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions.
Crochet: Earwarmers
Stay warm in style with this cozy ear warmer! This beginner friendly pattern features a fun and easy texture stitch. A super stretchy, ribbed section at the back ensures a snug fit. The pattern also includes instructions for adjusting the size if desired.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Make a statement in shades of grey! Eye-catching stripes in neutral colors make the Printers Row Mitts a versatile accessory that goes with just about anything. Worked sideways in garter stitch, they are squishy and warm, and stretch to fit a wide variety of hand sizes. Shaping both above and below the thumbs ensures a snug, comfortable fit.
Crochet: Automobile
Keep your hand warm and cozy while scraping ice off your windshield! The ribbed texture stretches to accommodate most basic ice scrapers, and to fit most hands too. This beginner friendly pattern is made with only 3 simple stitches, and with bulky yarn it works up in no time. Great last minute holiday gift!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Giving a gift card? Personalize it with this fast and easy gift card envelope! Made from a simple granny square, it works up quickly and is a great project for beginners.
Crochet: Softies - Other
Shhhh! This sweet little snowman is sleepy. He’s had a busy day playing in the freshly fallen snow, and now he’s resting, all cozy in his cap and scarf. Add a Sleepy Snowman to your holiday decor, or make one as a gift. He works up quickly, and is great for using up scraps..
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Grab your box of buttons - you know the one. In just 5 minutes, take your mismatched favorites and turn them into these cute wine glass charms! These make great hostess gifts too, and you can have a whole set ready in no time!
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Latvian Braid Washcloth is pattern #46 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. This stitch is a variant of fair isle / stranded colorwork, alternating between 2 colors. The raised “braids” are created by intentionally carrying the unused color across the right side of the work in a specific way. The pattern includes photos and instructions fo...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
As a child, few things were more magical than a snow day. I still love waking up to a world that’s all fluffy and white, under a dusky blue sky. Take a bit of that magical feeling with you whenever you wear this Snow Day Slouch! Knit in a bulky yarn, it’s soft and squishy and warm, and works up quickly too. The stitch pattern is much easier to ...
Crochet: Scarf
A little bit casual and a little bit quirky, the Avondale Scarf could easily become your go-to accessory for the season! The bold stripes in neutral colors have a unisex appeal that’s great for work or weekend wear. Add in the herringbone texture, with its slightly zigzag edge, and you have a piece that’s as much fun to make as it is to wear!
Crochet: Cowl
Stay warm and cozy without a lot of bulk! The Streeterville cowl works up quickly, and the linen stitch pattern creates a light and drapey fabric. I designed this for the yarn from one of my early attempts at spinning. The stitch pattern really allows the texture of uneven or thick-and-thin yarns to shine, so it’s great for novice spinners! It ...
Crochet: Legwarmers
Stay toasty all day with these cozy leg warmers that combine retro fun with a bit of modern style! The ribbed fabric is dense and warm, and the vertical stripes in neutral colors are an attractive accent to a variety of different outfits. They are worked sideways, so only one color is used at a time.  As the name suggests, these are also super ...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Bubble Stitch Washcloth is pattern #41 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. Not to be confused with bobbles, this soft and puffy textured stitch creates raised “bubbles” all over the fabric. It also makes a really nice diamond design on the wrong side! The pattern includes both written and charted instructions. There is also a video tutori...
Crochet: Scarf
Make the classic, striking, and uncomplicated Bridgeport Scarf in all your favorite colors! Keep it neutral for a business casual look, go bold with brights, or show your support for your favorite team. Lighter weight yarn makes it perfect for autumn weather, while a simple hdc variation ads subtle texture and fabulous drape. 
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Simple Cables Washcloth is pattern #38 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. If you’ve never tried cables, this pattern is a great introduction. They look much more intimidating than they really are! With this pattern and tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a basic “2 over 2” cable, crossing to the left and to the right.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Note The yarn “hair” is not part of this pattern.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Star Stitch washcloth is pattern #33 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. The striking texture is not only pretty, it’s also great for scrubbing. The pattern includes photo and video tutorials for the star stitch. It looks really impressive and complicated, but is actually much easier than it looks! We all love stitches like that, right? 
Crochet: Pullover
Wrap your child in love with this lightweight, tunic length pullover. The hugs & kisses detail on the hem and sleeves is easy to make, with alternating X stitches and bobbles. With a casual fit and side slits, this comfy sweater could easily become an everyday favorite!
Knitting: Pullover
Varying textures, stripes, and colorblocking create a classic look with modern appeal. It was originally designed with Jack in mind, but the unisex, relaxed fit means it’s great for Jill too! Either way, it’s sure to be a favorite.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Trinity Stitch washcloth is pattern #29 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. This fun stitch pattern is sometimes also called raspberry stitch. It uses increases and decreases to create a series of small bumps or bobbles that look just like little berries.
Crochet: Pullover
This easy design is decorated with pretty ruffles around the collar, hem, and sleeves. With a lightweight yarn and frilly cap sleeves, this sweater is perfect for sunny summer weather, or can be worn over a long sleeve shirt for cooler weather. The adorable model in the picture is wearing a sample that’s about 1 size too big for her.
Crochet: Potholder
Linked double crochet stitches give this pattern a dense, but still flexible texture. It works well as either a trivet or a washcloth. With only 7 rounds, it works up really quickly too!
Crochet: Tote
Whether you’re visiting a farmers market, or spending the day at the beach, take this cheerful bag with you! A solid, rectangular bottom and Jacob’s ladder reinforced corners make it sturdy enough for even those heavier veggies.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Floral Lace washcloth is pattern #24 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. If you haven’t tried lace yet, this design is an easy introduction. All the lace work is done on the right side rows.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Fluffy, textured layers of vivid colors are separated by thin bands of white. This delicious baby blanket is as irresistible as the rainbow layer cakes that it looks like. The stitch pattern is easy and works up quickly, and best of all, it’s completely calorie free - so go ahead, dig in! It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, which has been te...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Butterfly Stitch washcloth is pattern #20 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. This simple technique uses slip stitches to create a unique texture. The pattern includes both written and charted instructions. There is also a video tutorial for the butterfly stitch.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Delicate, lacy strands of seaweed, white sand beaches littered with shells, and the sparkle of sunshine on clear blue water. Capture the feeling of a beach vacation with this pretty summer shawl!
Crochet: Afghan block
Jump into summery fun with this Beach Ball Square! Vibrant colors and a raised edge make the beach ball really pop on a neutral, sandy background. Finished off with a fast and colorful border, this square is sure to add a little sunshine to your project.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Mitered Garter Stitch washcloth is pattern #11 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. This square has a unique construction, highlighted by the ridges in the garter stitch. The pattern includes written instructions and a video tutorial.
Crochet: Bracelet
It’s stretchy, it’s glittery, it’s jelly yarn! This quick and easy bracelet can be worked up in about 15 minutes. Stack them, share them, give them as gifts. The pattern works for any size - you can even make a really long one and wear it as a necklace. If you’re not into the jelly look, you can make this simple pattern with other yarns as well.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The Itty Bitty Bobbles Washcloth is pattern #7 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. These tiny, 2-row bobbles are easy to make and do not involve turning your work back and forth for each bobble, like larger ones do. They create a fun, scrubby texture too! The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions. There is als...
Crochet: Scarf
Update 6/5/2020 I’ve decided to make this free permanently. It’s not much but it’s one small thing I can do.
Crochet: Scarf, Cowl
Be breezy, bright, and ready for spring with Impetuous! This easy crochet cowl works up super quickly, and is completely customizable too. Make a whole rainbow of cowls for every occasion.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Delicate columns of fans climb straight up to the top of this hat. The split/center dc stitches line up directly on top of each other, instead of being slightly offset like they normally would. This creates perfectly straight columns of stitches, for a unique texture.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This Garter Chevron Washcloth is pattern #3 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. It’s a simple design with just knits and purls, and is available in 9 inch and 12 inch sizes. The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions. There is also a video tutorial that focuses on reading and following the charts.
Crochet: Vest
Get cozy with Eleanora! This casual, comfy vest has big roomy pockets and a subtle, all-over texture. It’s lightweight and not too warm. Perfect for relaxing at home. The Red Heart Soft Touch yarn is super soft and has lovely drape with just a little shine.
Crochet: Applique / Embellishment
Use this Seed Stitch Bow to trim your tree, or when wrapping the presents underneath it. It’s also a great addition to headbands and hats. The Red Heart Holiday yarn is soft and shimmery, and the seed stitch adds a bit of fun texture.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Wrap your holiday tree in the simple elegance of this textured tree skirt. It’s made in Red Heart Holiday yarn, which is soft and puffy with a festive shimmer. Seed stitch gives it a subtle, all over texture, highlighted by lacy corner increases. The ribbon-like border adds a splash of color, finished with a decorative fan and picot edge.
Crochet: Frog
These little frog closures are fast and fun to make, and can be added to almost anything! Put them on cardigans, bags, boot cuffs, even tree skirts – anywhere you need a decorative closure. They’re a great way to use up scrap yarn too.
Crochet: Dress
Vanna’s Glamour yarn from Lion Brand gives this lacy dress a fun bit of sparkle, perfect for holiday parties. It features a figure-flattering empire waist, and subtle shaping to hug your curves in all the right places. The skirt flares out slightly, just enough for a little bit of a twirly bounce. I wore this to the CGOA Conference this past su...
Crochet: Afghan block
There’s very little that’s square about this unique square! It’s made in 4 separate, half-circle pieces that are then joined with an edging and sewn together in the middle. It looks complicated, but the actual crochet is very easy. This square is shown here in 3 colors, but can be made all in 1 color, or in as many as 5 or even 6. This pattern ...
Crochet: Cowl
Get your grape on with this bold, puffy cowl! Cluster stitches “grapes” pop out of a lighter, two-toned background. It’s fast and fun to make, and the size can easily be adjusted. Since it’s worked in the round, the colors can easily be carried from one section to the next, meaning fewer ends to weave in. Try other colors too, and make one for ...
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
These fun mitts are reversible - wear them one way for a mitered pattern on top, or switch hands for simple stripes. If you make them in a solid color yarn, you won’t get the colorful stripes, but will still see the different designs. They’re so much easier than they look, and work up quickly. This may become one of your go-to patterns for gift...
Crochet: Eye mask
Settle in for a relaxing nap with this contoured eye mask. It’s made with 2 layers of single crochet in a tight gauge, to minimize gaps and block out light. For a more comfortable fit, short rows are used to create curved pockets over each eye. The instructions include options for either an elastic strap, or crocheted ties.
Crochet: Scarf
Sometimes you just want to wrap yourself up in darkness. This soft and squishy hooded scarf is designed for black or dark colored yarns. The stitch pattern and unique construction mean you’ll almost always be working into chain spaces. It would of course work great in other colors too!
Crochet: Necklace
This pattern came about from a conversation about the cyber-bullying that Gabby Douglas had to deal with during this year’s Olympics. No matter what critics (or even fans) might say, you know what’s in your heart. If you know someone who has a heart of gold, show them you see it with this special gold medal.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
After making my Seahorse Teether pattern, I had quite a bit of yarn left, so I made this blanket to go with it. The design is reversible, and was inspired by pictures of “flower” anemones.
Crochet: Scrubber
Quick and easy mini scrubbies combine to form this cute caterpillar, perfect for gifting! Each scrubby takes only a few minutes to make and has a convenient finger strap. Made in Red Heart Scrubby yarns, these little pads have loads of scrubbing power, and dry quickly too.
Crochet: Softies - Other
This sweet seahorse teether is a cuddly new friend for your baby, with a teething ring wrapped up in its tail. It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, which I received free from Red Heart for this pattern. This yarn is certified as having been tested to be free from harmful levels of over 300 substances!
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
This simple tank top is a breeze to make, and light and airy to wear too - perfect for hot summer weather! Buttoned straps make it easy to put on, and can be made longer or shorter if needed, for just the right fit. It’s designed in a linen blend, but could be made in a cotton or bamboo too.
Crochet: Bag - Other
This little pouch holds standard sized business cards, and features a button flap. The pattern includes instructions for a crocheted button. It’s is made all in one piece, without any seams.
Crochet: Rug
Use up all your yarn scraps with a Linen Stitch Scrap Rug! This crochet stash buster is thick, soft, and squishy, and designed to use up lots of yarn, very quickly, without weaving in a lot of ends. The stitch pattern is a simple 2 stitch repeat, so can easily be adjusted to any size.
Crochet: Bracelet
This pretty bow-tie bracelet works up in a snap! The lightly ribbed band stretches for a perfect fit, and the big bow looks oh so cute on little wrists. The pattern is adjustable to fit anyone, so this would make a great “mommy & me” design.
Crochet: Bib
Meet Cera, the friendly triceratops bib, who is much more than just cute! With 3 soft layers of brightly colored, cotton / acrylic yarn, she’s sure to add some fun to mealtimes, while helping to keep baby’s clothes clean.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Rainbow colors go round and round, punctuated by lightly textured, grey stripes. With a cotton/acrylic blend in vivid colors, this simple hat is just right for summer. It uses small amounts of several different colors, so is a great stashbuster project too.
Crochet: Necklace
Create a chain of delicate “beads” and simple flower embellishments, using tiny puff stitches! This crochet flower necklace is easily customizable for a special occasion showpiece, or an everyday wardrobe staple. It’s great for gifting and craft fairs too!
Crochet: Kerchief
What goes on easy like a headband but looks like a kerchief? A Band-Kerchief of course! The pattern is quick and easy, and the lacy design and lightweight, cotton yarn make this a great summer accessory.
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Celebrate the “tree huggers” in your life by making them this cute little tree to hug! It’s squishably soft and durable in Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarns, and the tonal Taupe Mist colorway adds a great textured look to the trunk. If you prefer to use natural fibers, Lion Brand’s 24/7 Cotton is a great choice as well!
Crochet: Scrubber
This textured scrubber is great for washing dishes, without scratching delicate finishes. Made with machine washable cotton, these should last a lot longer than store bought sponges. The optional top flap makes a little pocket that you can slip your fingers into. This pattern works up quickly, so you can make a whole set in no time. Be sure to ...
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Diagonal puff stitch is a variation of the corner to corner, diagonal box stitch. This puffy stitch gives the pillow a soft, plush texture, which works well with the heathered tones of the Lion Brand Heartland yarn. The pattern includes links to tutorials.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
You can’t possibly be blue wearing (or making) this pretty lover’s knots shawl! It’s light and airy when draped over bare shoulders and looks great with a shawl pin, or scrunch it up and use it as a scarf. The lacy, open, design works up quickly and uses very little yarn for such a big piece.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
Lion Brand Landscapes is a soft and silky, worsted weight, acrylic yarn. It’s a little fuzzy, and has a nice halo to it. The beautiful, self striping yarn does all the work in this basic pattern, which works up fast and is fun and easy to make!
Knitting: Scarf
This fun scarf pattern is much easier to make than it looks, and does not involve complicated colorwork techniques. Each row is a knit in a single color, and the vertical stripes are crocheted on later. If you can knit, purl, and slip stitch (crochet) you can make this! See pattern for comments on gauge
Crochet: Slippers
These boxy-toe slippers are worked all in one piece, with an option to add a 2nd sole for extra padding if desired. They make a great blank canvas for your creativity - make them your own by working different sections in different colors, adding a drawstring around the ankle, or adding your favorite embellishments.
Crochet: Table Setting - Other
Make a set of these quick, easy, and elegant napkin rings for your holiday table this year! If you’ve never done Bruges lace before, this easy pattern is a great introduction.
Crochet: Afghan block
Soak in the sunshine while you can with this fun, sunny, 6” afghan square! The sun in the middle is made with post stitches, for a more 3-dimensional feel. Round 3 is the only round where both colors are used at the same time. Other than that one round, it’s 1 color at a time.
Crochet: Afghan block
This solid, 12” square looks great in multiple colors, or in all one color. Back and forth, crossed post stitches form a lattice like texture in the center, which is set off by a simple border. The back of has a unique texture of its own, formed by the stitches that are skipped behind the post stitches. Note that the last picture is of the back...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This pattern came about entirely by accident. I was working on a square for this blanket CAL by Jessie at Home, but I wasn’t really paying attention. Suddenly, I found I had made a tiny, chunky beanie instead of a blanket square.
Crochet: Poncho
This unique poncho is worked in one piece, from the top down. It has a folded down shirt collar, and a folded up bottom hem, both with a border of little hearts. I have to give a great big thank you to my friend Annie, who convinced me to try the folded up hem!
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Need a last minute gift or a hostess gift? Slip a nice bottle of wine into this lovely cozy, and you’re ready to go! While it was designed for wine bottles, the pattern includes instructions for adjusting the size, so it could be used for bubble bath, bath salts, olive oil, or other similarly shaped bottles!
Crochet: Scarf, Cowl
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Crochet: Dress
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Crochet: Coaster
My Granny made a set of coasters for me when I got married. This pattern is my attempt to copy her beautiful design, using her coasters as a guide.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
With an all over rib pattern, these fingerless mitts are squishy and warm, and stretch to fit a wide variety of sizes. The simple texture has universal appeal, and is easily customizable. Mix and match colors for fun striped designs, or add an optional fuzzy trim.
Crochet: Pixie Hat
This adorable hat was inspired by and designed to match the Crocodile Booties pattern by Bonita Patterns.