CROCHET PATTERN: No Nonsense Guy Hat

This pattern is available in my Etsy shop. The waistcoat stitch yields a dense, warm fabric that protects the wearer from cold winter winds. "No Nonsense Guy Hat" is a waistcoat stitch beanie with a partial band. This versatile design can be worn snugly, with the partial band in back, or slouchy, with the partial … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: No Nonsense Guy Hat

Video Tutorial: Crochet with Only One Hand – Disability Crafting

https://youtu.be/yaQDFuNsvLM 10/14/2020. I recently injured my left wrist and have to wear a brace for a few weeks. At this point, I'm unable to crochet with two hands. So, I decided to try crocheting with just my right hand. This video documents my techniques. This video is timed to be rather slow. If you wish … Continue reading Video Tutorial: Crochet with Only One Hand – Disability Crafting

CROCHET PATTERN: Full Stop Beanie – Waistcoat Stitch Beanie with Cuff in Eight Sizes Unisex

The downloadable, printable pdf is available in my Etsy shop. The “waistcoat stitch” (aka the center post stitch, crochet knit stitch, center single crochet, crochet stockinette, or split single crochet) yields a dense fabric with no holes, providing good protection from cold winds. This stitch is not as stretchy as other crochet stitches, so if … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Full Stop Beanie – Waistcoat Stitch Beanie with Cuff in Eight Sizes Unisex

FREE SEWING INSTRUCTIONS: Soft Lining for Knitted or Crocheted Beanie

As my gift to you, get the entire document FREE! 11 pages of instructions with lots of photos! See page 1 below. Click here to get the entire document: Make Mine Lined - Soft Beanie Lining by Cheryl Dee Floyd Make Mine Lined Soft Lining for Knitted or Crocheted Beanies Sewing Instructions by Cheryl Dee … Continue reading FREE SEWING INSTRUCTIONS: Soft Lining for Knitted or Crocheted Beanie

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Isla’s Afghan Block – Radiating Moss Stitch Rectangle

The pattern below is for the 7" by 9" afghan block. Upgrade to the 13-page, ad-free, downloadable, printable pattern, which includes both this afghan block and a baby blanket, available in my Etsy shop. The premium pattern contains many helpful photos. Isla’s Afghan Block Radiating Moss Stitch Rectangle Crochet Pattern in US Terminology by Cheryl … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Isla’s Afghan Block – Radiating Moss Stitch Rectangle

PHOTO TUTORIAL: Film Yourself Crafting To Show Your Teacher

If you're taking a virtual class and want to show your teacher how you're doing, I encourage you to try this. Let me know in the comments below how it works for you. This video was filmed in January of 2019. It demonstrates how I let my creative juices flow, got resourceful, and used some … Continue reading PHOTO TUTORIAL: Film Yourself Crafting To Show Your Teacher

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Simple Ribbed Dishcloth

Below is the free version of this pattern. A downloadable, printable, ad-free version of this pattern is available in my Etsy shop.  Simple Ribbed Dishcloth Crochet Pattern with US Terminology by Cheryl Dee Floyd Easy and quick! This all-time favorite makes a great gift for yourself or someone else. Working in the back loop makes … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Simple Ribbed Dishcloth

FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Face Mask in a Hurry with no-sew lining

Crocheted Face Mask with No-Sew Fabric Lining Crochet pattern with US Crochet Terminology by Cheryl Dee Floyd This mask is not medical grade. The downloadble, printable, ad-free version of this pattern is available in my Etsy shop. Quick and easy! Can be made in less than one hour. Cotton thread makes this mask cool to … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Face Mask in a Hurry with no-sew lining

CROCHET PATTERN: Gratifying Granny Square colorful, rainbow flower 12″ afghan block

The downloadble, printable, ad-free version of this pattern is available in my Etsy shop. GRATIFYING GRANNY SQUARE - Ruffle Flower Afghan Block 12” (30.48 cm) Crochet Pattern with US Terminology (UK equivalents in parentheses). Colorful and versatile, this lovely flower design utilizes the seven colors of the rainbow to make four 6” (15.25 cm) motifs. … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Gratifying Granny Square colorful, rainbow flower 12″ afghan block

FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Patriotic Dishcloth for adventurous beginners

HOW TO CROCHET: Patriotic Dishcloth. Slow, thorough, step-by-step tutorial for beginning crocheters. US crochet terminology. These colors evoke images of fireworks, lemonade, and watermelon! Celebrate any occasion with this easy, quick project. Makes a great gift for yourself or someone else. I've divided this tutorial into two separate videos: Part 1  and Part 2. Part 1 … Continue reading FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Patriotic Dishcloth for adventurous beginners