FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Collarette Dahlia Square 12″ Afghan Block

(Scroll to the bottom to see testers' photos.) Here is the square in blues... Below is the text of the full written pattern for ninja crocheters. For adventurous beginners, helpful photos are available in 9-page, printable, downloadable, ad-free, premium pattern in my Etsy shop. This 12” (30 cm) afghan square has 40 stitches on each … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Collarette Dahlia Square 12″ Afghan Block

CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS: Coco’s Flower Blanket

Coco's Flower Blanket Fully downloadable, printable, ad-free pattern is available in my Etsy shop. UPDATE 5/16/2020: Free video tutorial just uploaded to YouTube for the single-color motif. It's slow and thorough, to enable adventurous beginners to complete this lovely motif. UPDATE 6/24/2020: Free video tutorial on YouTube for multi-color motif shows how to change colors … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS: Coco’s Flower Blanket

Rainbow Sampler Blanket

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

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

CROCHET TUTORIAL: Pointy Picot

I'm calling this the pointy picot, because it's very pointy, as opposed to most picots I see, which are rather rounded. Here are some photos that show how it's done. Chain 2. Insert hk into 2nd ch from hk. YO and pull up lp. Insert hk under 2 strands shown. YO and pull up lp … Continue reading CROCHET TUTORIAL: Pointy Picot