Rainbow Sampler Blanket – 12″ (30 cm) squares

After working on this project for over a year, I finally found the time to stitch all these squares together into a blanket. The size is approximately 5 ft x 7 ft. It fits nicely on a twin bed. This was prompted by an invitation I received in 2018 from @julieanny_crochet to participate in her … Continue reading Rainbow Sampler Blanket – 12″ (30 cm) squares

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Sensible Tunisian Scarf

This scarf is super-warm and double-thick. The yarn color changes every row, making a tiny zig-zag pattern on the front side and a horizontal stripe effect on the back of the fabric. One size fits all. The scarf shown is 4” x 64”, not including the fringe. This scarf is a companion accessory to the … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Sensible Tunisian Scarf

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Easy Acrylic Dish Scrubber

Downloadable, printable, ad-free pattern is available in my Etsy store. Make a quick, easy gift! This pattern is great for beginning crocheters! The sample shown uses acrylic yarn, which is very durable and is not subject to a sour odor, as with cotton. Feel free, however, to make this pattern from cotton, too. Either way … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Easy Acrylic Dish Scrubber

FREE CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Five Diamonds Granny Square I – 10-inches with K Hook

     The complete downloadable, printable, ad-free pattern is available in my Etsy shop. It includes photos to help with Round 6. A lacy crocheted square for shawls, throws, pillow overlays, curtains, or afghans. This pattern is called “Five Diamonds” because, no matter which way it is turned, there are five diamonds (or squares), one … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Five Diamonds Granny Square I – 10-inches with K Hook

CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Simple Tunisian Coaster

New crochet pattern now available in my Etsy shop.  Great project for getting your feet wet with Tunisian crochet! These coasters are small enough that they can be worked with a regular crochet hook. A Tunisian crochet hook is not required. The written pattern is 4 pages long, with charts/diagrams, text, and photos. There is also … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Simple Tunisian Coaster

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Stripey Pouch (Helix)

FREE, CONDENSED VERSION BELOW An expanded, printable, ad-free version is available in my Etsy Shop. The expanded version contains a photo tutorial, abbreviations, detailed explanations for the needle join, extended dc, standing extended dc, standing sc, alternate tasseled drawstrings, and tips for keeping 4 yarn balls organized. This soft drawstring pouch protects eyewear from scratches. … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Stripey Pouch (Helix)

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Stripey Pouch (Random)

FREE, CONDENSED VERSION BELOW A nicely formatted, downloadable, printable version of this pattern is available in my Etsy shop. The paid version includes abbreviations, special instructions, a photo tutorial, and instructions for an alternate, tasseled drawstring. Soft drawstring pouch protects eye wear from scratches. Use bright colors so you never lose your glasses again. Great for … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Stripey Pouch (Random)

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Stripey Pouch (Joined)

FREE, CONDENSED VERSION BELOW! A nicely formatted, ad-free, downloadable, printable version of this pattern is available in my Etsy shop. The paid version includes abbreviations, special instructions, a photo tutorial, and instructions for an alternate, tasseled drawstring. Soft drawstring pouch protects eye wear from scratches. Use bright colors so you never lose your glasses again. … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Stripey Pouch (Joined)

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Eyewear Pouch (Simple Spiral) Updated 5/17/2020.

FREE CONDENSED VERSION BELOW The expanded, ad-free, downloadable, printable version is available in my Etsy shop and contains photos, abbreviations, special instructions,  and an alternative tasseled drawstring. This is an easy pattern, great for beginners to learn working in a spiral. This item works up quickly and would be an excellent last-minute gift. Use bright colors so you … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Eyewear Pouch (Simple Spiral) Updated 5/17/2020.

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Gumdrop Flower

FREE VERSION BELOW (Click here for a nicely formatted, downloadable and printable version of this pattern available in my ETSY shop. The expanded version contains many more photos that show the various steps.) This flower is made in three sections which are sewn together. The round element in the center, which resembles a gumdrop, can … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Gumdrop Flower