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

CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Radiating Moss Stitch Square 8-inch

Ad-free, downloadable, printable pattern is available in my Etsy shop. A colorful square for afghans, blankets, throws, shawls, bags, and dishcloths. This pattern employs the moss stitch (aka linen stitch or granite stitch) and is worked from the center out. The method used for joining rounds in this pattern yields a nearly invisible seam. The … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Radiating Moss Stitch Square 8-inch

FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Needle Join (aka Invisible Join)

This video shows how to work a needle join on single crochet (UK - double crochet), half-double crochet (UK - half treble), and the moss stitch. Below is a photo tutorial that demonstrates how to join a double crochet circle (UK - treble crochet) with a needle join. how. The above photo tutorial on the … Continue reading FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Needle Join (aka Invisible Join)

CROCHET PATTERN: Tunisian Pinwheel Half Square

Ad-free, downloadable, printable pattern is available in my Etsy shop. This half square pattern is now available as a companion to the Tunisian Pinwheel Square pattern. You may obtain the half-square pattern free, when you purchase the full square pattern.  Buy full square pattern now. This project employs the Tunisian simple stitch. However, a Tunisian … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Tunisian Pinwheel Half Square

CROCHET TUTORIAL: Solid Square Improved Corners

I have found a way to eliminate the awkwardness of the starting chain on an Elmer Square. The sample on the left is made with a starting ch5 in the corner, which equals a dc, ch2. The sample on the right is made with a different method, which I will describe below. In the square … Continue reading CROCHET TUTORIAL: Solid Square Improved Corners

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