Free Crochet Patterns

Crochet Pattern: Single Crochet Sampler Placemat

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 24th, 2016 by Rachel Choi – Be the first to comment

Almost everyone who starts off crocheting learns the basic single crochet stitch. But did you know that it can be used in many different ways to create brand new stitches? Using only single crochet and chain stitches, this placemat pattern contains 4 different stitch patterns for you to try. The placemat is crocheted all in one piece, changing stitch patterns as you go. When you’re done crocheting your placemat, it’ll be full of different textures and colors. Whether you’re a crochet newbie or a veteran, you’ll have 4 stitch patterns to add to your crochet arsenal.

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Crochet Pattern: Lover’s Knot Flower Applique

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 21st, 2016 by Rachel Choi – Be the first to comment
This lovely, little flower applique uses the Lover’s Knot stitch (a.k.a. Love Knot, Solomon’s Knot, or simply Knot Stitch). The Lover’s Knot stitch is simple and lacy, which I love to use for clothing patterns to achieve nice drape. Never did I think I would use it for an applique, but it works very well to give the flower light and lacy petals. If you aren’t familiar with the Lover’s Knot stitch, please see the Lover’s Knot stitch tutorial before getting started. Crocheted in only 2 rounds, the flower is quick and easy to crochet. Crochet a few flowers and attach them to a headband or hat, or add pins to the backs and use them as brooches. crochet flower applique

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Crochet Pattern: Keara Scarf

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 19th, 2016 by Candace – 2 Comments
Spring is certainly dragging its feet where I live, so a scarf is still handy to have around. This skinny scarf isn’t too bulky, and is perfect for wrapping around your neck on cool mornings and evenings and wearing draped over your shoulders for the rest of the day.

If you are familiar with Tunisian crochet, it’s a great TV project. If you are not familiar with it, take a look at some of our Tunisian crochet tutorials, including How to Crochet :Tunisian Simple Stitch (TSS) and How to Crochet: Tunisian Increase at the Beginning of a Row before you start.

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Crochet Pattern: Solid V Pendant Necklace

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 12th, 2016 by Rachel Choi – 2 Comments
This V shaped pendant is easy and quick to crochet. Attach it to a chain and you have a fashionable necklace that is ready to wear. Crochet the pendant in bright, bold colors to add a pop to your outfit. Feel free to try the pattern if different weights of yarn to achieve a larger or smaller pendant.

If you enjoy the style of this necklace, then check out the V Pendant Necklace Set so that you can crochet the entire collection.

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Crochet Pattern: Beaded Stripe Pouch

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 9th, 2016 by Candace – 1 Comment
If you want to try your hand at stitching with multiple beads, this simple pouch is a great place to start. The beads on the front of the pouch create stripes that add weight and need no color changes–great for people who don’t like weaving in ends.
Use the bag to hold your tiny treasures or as a gift bag for jewelry and other small items. Or you can line it and keep your notions–like yarn needles–in it.
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Crochet Pattern: Adria Earrings

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 2nd, 2016 by Candace – Be the first to comment
Sometimes it only takes a simple piece to make a bold statement. These earrings are easy enough for an adventurous beginner and eye-catching enough to set you apart.
Wear them convex or concave (or both at the same time if you like) to vary your look.
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Crochet Pattern: Beaded Diamond Earrings

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 26th, 2016 by Candace – 1 Comment
My seed bead collection is ever-growing, so making jewelry with a bit of sparkle is a perfect way to spend my time (and beads). The pattern smoothly transitions from round to square to diamond as you work. Try mixing and matching thread and bead colors to make earrings that go great with spring and summer outfits. crochet_beaded_diamond_earrings

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Crochet Pattern: Blooming Flower Coaster

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 22nd, 2016 by Rachel Choi – 9 Comments
Crochet a set of these flower coasters for spring using 3 of your favorite bright colors. This pattern is a sampler for the Lilac Trellis Mandala crochet pattern, as it uses the first 5 rounds to create this coaster. The pattern is crocheted with a number of color changes, some even requiring you to finish off. It also requires some stitches to be made on a couple of rounds below. Test your crochet skills by crocheting this coaster, then crochet the Lilac Trellis Mandala to match. crochet flower coaster

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Crochet Pattern: Bruges Lace Placemat

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 19th, 2016 by Candace – Be the first to comment
Have you given Bruges lace a shot yet? If you haven’t, this placemat is a good place to begin. It’s one continuous tape with consistently placed turns, perfect for getting the hang of how the technique works. If you can’t get enough once you get started, the pattern is easy to adjust to get a matching table runner. crochet_bruges_lace_placemat

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Crochet Pattern: Chick Pincushion

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 8th, 2016 by Candace – 3 Comments
I’ve been in need of a new pincusion, and wanted to crochet one, but a lot of the available patterns looked too smooshy. I wanted something more solid and came across some foam balls used to make Christmas ornaments and other crafts. Perfect! Now I don’t have to worry about the pincushion possibly being squished and pins coming out the other side. The chick design makes it a fun Easter gift idea from one crafter to another. You can substitute other colors to make a chubby version of another bird. crochet_chick_pincushion

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