Free Crochet Patterns

Crochet Pattern: Bow Tie Quilt Block

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 5th, 2012 by Emilee Gettle – 3 Comments
I really love quilting. Mixing and matching all my favorite fabrics together to make something beautiful is so rewarding. So, the thought occurred to me, why not use my favorite quilt patterns for crochet patterns? This week I made a bow tie quilt block pattern for you to enjoy. You could make this block into something special for a baby with all the beautiful baby yarn available. You don’t have to break the budget either; it’s a great way to use up scrap yarn. Make several blocks with different colored bowties to create an afghan.

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Crochet Pattern: Doll’s Circle Vest

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on April 3rd, 2012 by Candace – 3 Comments
The special child in your life can dress up their favorite fashion dolls with flair and flare with this circle vest. The circular construction and increases make it flare and ruffle in the back which gives it shape. It can be worn as shown or upside down to make it a cropped vest, and it can be worn open or closed with a fastener of your choice.

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Crochet Pattern: Wheel Coaster

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 29th, 2012 by Tameko Barnette – 4 Comments
Who doesn’t love to crochet coasters?! All crochet enthusiasts and the people who love them have several coasters that were made as first-time patterns, holiday gifts, and leftover yarn creations. Here I present to you an easy, but fun pattern I created to use as a coaster. It is cute and it looks like a wheel, which gives it a different flavor from our usual coaster patterns. Enjoy!

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Crochet Pattern: Butterfly

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 27th, 2012 by Emilee Gettle – 3 Comments
Spring is here! I am so glad, aren’t you? I can’t wait to spend my evenings outside as the weather warms up and the daylight lengthens. You just can’t beat the wonderful scent of lilacs, daffodils and tulips in the air. It won’t be long and butterflies will be visiting my garden again too. I just can’t wait to see them peacefully resting on my flowers. In anticipation of their arrival I created this butterfly pattern for you this week. You could use it for a pin or an applique. It’s great for kid’s clothing, totes, and hats. You could also sew it on baby blankets and accessories!

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Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Baby Squid

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 24th, 2012 by A Guest Writer – 4 Comments
A Guest Post by JennyAndTeddy.

Meet Susie, the little squid! She is extremely popular with kids of all ages, yet simple and quick to throw together. This little baby squid will be a delight in your collection. But be careful, looking so cute this little fellow is a must have and you may be asked to make a beach bucket full of them.

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished Size: Body is 2″ (5 cm) diameter and Tentacles are 2″ (5 cm) long

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (approx. 50 yards)
Crochet Hook F (3.75 mm)
2 Plastic 7.5mm safety eyes
Polyester Fiberfill
Yarn Needle
Stitch Marker (or scrap of contrasting yarn)
Ribbon and craft glue (optional)
crochet yarn size 4

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Crochet Pattern: Bunny Applique

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 22nd, 2012 by Emilee Gettle – 4 Comments
Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail! It’s time to start crocheting some projects for Easter. This quick and easy bunny is a great pattern for beginners. It is so fast to make and can be used in a variety of ways. It’s also a great scrap saver project for all those extra yarn bits that are lying around. This chubby bunny could be sewn on your child’s Easter outfit, made into a pin, used to embelish linens or baby gifts. If you like chocolate bunnies, then swap out the white yarn for a cocoa brown color. Have fun and happy crocheting this week!

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Crochet Pattern: Key to Knowledge Bookmark

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 20th, 2012 by Candace – 6 Comments
Readers possess the key to knowledge whenever they open a book, but sometimes it’s just necessary to close it up and put it down for a while. Now you have another key to hold your place and make getting to that knowledge easier.

Once you learn the techniques used, this pattern is fun and easy to make for your favorite book lover or a deserving librarian.

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Crochet Pattern: Baby Washcloth

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 15th, 2012 by Emilee Gettle – 4 Comments
This crocheted washcloth is a great project for beginners. You will master double crochet and single crochet and end up with a practical gift! These can be crocheted so fast! You are sure to enjoy the feeling of instant gratification! I want to make up several washcloths for my gift box. I like to work up easy projects that are great for gifting. You just never know when you might need a little something for someone you love. This takes all the stress out of making last-minute projects. Make up a set of washcloths and tie them together with a pretty ribbon and gift tag.

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Crochet Pattern: Bias Ascot

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 13th, 2012 by Candace – 2 Comments
An ascot is the perfect way to transition from winter to spring, especially when it’s made in fun colors. This ascot is a parallelogram crocheted from corner to corner. The shaping may be a little difficult for beginners to understand. Be sure to read the pattern instructions carefully.

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Crochet Pattern: Carnation

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on March 8th, 2012 by Emilee Gettle – 10 Comments
While out shopping I’ve noticed that crocheted accessories are all the rage. So, this week’s crochet pattern is for a white and pink tinged carnation. There are so many uses for this project. You could make several and chain or slip stitch them together to create a sweet, spring accent scarf. You could also make two and attach hair bands for your daughter’s pigtails. Sew a piece of felt and a pin back onto the flower to wear on your jacket. Why not whip up a few to dress up some headbands. They are a perfect handmade alternative to bows for gifting too!

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