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

CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Tunisian Mitered Coaster, a.k.a.Walk the Line Coaster

New pattern now available in my Etsy shop. Free video tutorial demonstrates the entire process. “Walk the line” is an idiomatic saying that means to maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices or opinions. This project is not worked the same as the traditional mitered square. Rather starts with a decreasing triangle, which is rotated … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Tunisian Mitered Coaster, a.k.a.Walk the Line Coaster

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

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

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