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Crochet-A-Day: Easy Crochet Hacky Sack. For our next project in our Crochet-A-Day series, I have the lovely Heidi of Hands Occupied sharing a fabulous amigurumi type-pattern for an Easy Crochet Hacky Sack.

Crochet-A-Day: Easy Crochet Hacky Sack

You’ll want to make one and try your “foot” at the game of Hacky Sack! Guest post from Heidi of Hands Occupied. Pattern: Link’s Hylian Shield, Sword and Sheath. Link was crocheted using an original pattern by Becchin, translated by Tanoshimou.

Pattern: Link’s Hylian Shield, Sword and Sheath

Check out the following links (haha, no pun intended) to help you make your own hero of Hyrule: Becchin’s ‘person core’ page that Link is based on: he has great step-by-step photos (click here)Becchin’s photos of Link as well as a very useful video showing the process (click here)Tanoshimou’s translation of Becchin’s pattern into English (click here)MY step-by-step blog post to see how I used the above resources to make this adorable Link (click here) I followed Tanoshimou’s pattern except for the hat, as I found the pattern written out produced a hat that was far too big for Link.

I kept single crocheting 42 all the way around from rows 12-18, went counter-clockwise for row 15, and then went around clockwise for rows 16-18 (I did not take it past row 18). Now onto my pattern for Link’s Hylian Shield, Sword, and Sheath! Crochet Overcast sweater. This one is the sleeved version of the Overcast vest.

Crochet Overcast sweater

I made it for this holiday and you can see it by the festive-shimmery yarn type. Click here to <3 this pattern on Ravelry Materials: ( I used ) 4mm crochet hook Light weight/ DK yarn: shimmery burgundy color ( about 500 gr for the sample – size M/ 100 gr per skein ) ( Check out at my Yarn shop – free worldwide shipping ) Buttons Yarn needle Scissors Abbreviations Note: I used chainless starting dc for every first dc of each row/ round instead of ch 3. Special stitch used: CROCHET: How to crochet the Waffle stitch. Crochet Tutorial: Loop Stitch. I came across this beautiful loopy stitches few months ago, a reader sent me a picture and asked if I know how to crochet it… I didn’t have a clue that time, curiosity leaded me to find out more and spent some moment to practice and master the skill.

Crochet Tutorial: Loop Stitch

Here I am, sharing with you how to crochet it (scroll down for the video demo). I am doing a couple of projects by using this loop stitch, detail to follow soon. Peace Sign (detailed) By Rachel Choi – 29 Comments For those who have asked so kindly for detailed step by step photos of the Peace Sign Crochet Pattern, here it is!

Peace Sign (detailed)

To see all the pattern specifications see the original pattern. This tutorial still requires you to know how to crochet the stitches and will not go into detail about every single stitch. If you need need help with the stitches or crochet language, check out the crochet abbreviations chart, since it has links to the stitch tutorials. Crafts: Free Easy to Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern.

Free Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern Materials Needed: Crochet Hook - Size H (5.00 mm) Please note since I used a knitting yarn that is very stretchy this pattern may be a little smaller if you use a worsted weight or different type of yarn.

Crafts: Free Easy to Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern

If you need to increase the stitches you may do so by adding hdc to each round (see alternate stitches at the bottom of the page. Begin with the Cuff of the Glove - CUFF. 16 Free Crochet Patterns for Home Decor. Crochet decorations can really add style to your home..

16 Free Crochet Patterns for Home Decor

Whether you are moving into a new place and beginning from scratch, or just looking to decorate your current digs, these free crochet patterns will give you some great ideas for fantastic home accents you can make. These projects would also make wonderful housewarming gifts for your friends and colleagues. 1. Block Edging. By Robin Beers – 28 Comments Start with a row of single crochet.

Block Edging

In this tutorial, I am using crochet thread size 3 with a D crochet hook. Note: If you are left handed, just put your mouse over the photo for a left-handed view. Chain 3. 10 FREE Fingerless Glove Crochet Patterns - 2. By Aprile Mazey on May 7th, 2014 153 views I am quite addicted to fingerless gloves.

10 FREE Fingerless Glove Crochet Patterns - 2

They are not just something to wear during Fall or Winter. Paperweight Granny African Flower. [Update April 13, 2012: I made a purse out of this motifs, tutorial is here.]

Paperweight Granny African Flower

[Update August 11, 2011: Thanks to Mia again for providing more information to answer some questions at the comment section. Please find the information of the type of yarn, hook size and the resulting flower size at the pattern section.] This is the first time I come across African Flower… well, accurately speaking, this is the first time I know that this crochet block is “African Flower”. Just like Granny Square, African Flower is a crochet block but in hexagonal shape, it can be joined next to each other to become a bigger piece and make into blanket, afghan, shawl, bag, table runner, cushion cover, soccer ball toy, coaster, pincushion, dress etc…. you name it!

Make a Front Post Double Crochet Stitch - Guidecentral. Amigurumi WoW Hearthstone pattern by Jeanine Henningson. Crochet Frog Child Hat. If you tell others about my work, please only link back to my blog, but don't copy my patterns to your site. Bulbasaur Trio. Here's the first of my Bulbasaur evolution series. Naturally, the first one up is Pokemon #1: Bulbasaur. One of my difficulties in making these patterns is that I had a lot of difficulties finding the proper shades for these guys, which is why he is the color he is. I couldn't wait though, since he is my favorite. One day, I hope to find the right color for him and I'll put new pictures, but for now, this will do. As always, contact me if you have any questions. Crochet Sphere Pattern Calculator. This is a crochet sphere pattern generator. It's easy to crochet a rough approximation of a sphere, but for mathematically inclined people this is the only method that gives real satisfaction. I'm far from being an experienced crocheter but I've been able to make some quite satisfactory spheres this way (picture on the right).

If you have comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me. My address is at the bottom of the page. To get a customized pattern, simply enter the circumference of the sphere and press the button. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pattern by Nichole's Nerdy Knots. Amigurumi Stitch! from Lilo and Stitch pattern by Sweet N' Cute Creations. TURTLE Crochet Along Pattern – “Sheldon” Sheldon the Turtle Size USG6/4.00mm crochet hookWorsted weight yarn [I used Vanna's Choice in Beige, Kelly Green(shell), Dusty Green("belly"), and Fern(polka dots)]9mm safety eyes fiber fillstitch markeryarn needle st – stitchsc – single crochetinc – increase (2sc into stitch)dec – decrease (sc 2 stitches together) Head and neck HEAD use beige yarn.

Create a Russian Join - Guidecentral. Kirby. Kirby Amigurumi Pattern My Kirby pattern has been a long time coming, mainly because I got too ambitious with Super Smash Brothers versions to finish and post it. Initially, in honour of the recent release of Kirby’s epic yarn, the project was going to include patterns for 10 or so Kirby hats, so that he could be more epic and morph into his various SSB versions and be Link Kirby, Mario Kirby, Wario Kirby, you get the idea. As with most things I do though, I got distracted and started working on other stuff and finished up the Mario and Peach hats only, so these will have to do for now. I might make more later, but if my fabulous readers make a Kirby and decide to make him a SSMB hat, email me photos and the pattern if you are kind enough to share and I will post it with credit. As with all my patterns, Kirby is free. Crochet Flower Bracelet. How To Crochet: Broomstick Lace. You can use a very large knitting needle for bigger loops and you can create different rows with different size stitches.

25 Crochet Techniques to Learn. Cro-tatting – learn more Continuing on with the series, here is a list of 25 crochet techniques to learn to help jumpstart your crochet creativity. Seamless + symmetrical. Free Crochet Patterns and Designs by LisaAuch: How to Crochet The Star Stitch and Crochet a Warm Cosy Blanket. Finally. the rainbow beany. for free! - REVolution.

Yes. you read that right! Just finished this pattern and as a big fat thank you to all my loyal readers & followers, i will give it for free. so. grab yourself a nice hot cup of tea. or coffee. maybe some chocolate. or wine. who cares. you are on top of the world! And if if if IF you were just thinking this would be an awesome idea to pin, so more and more of us crafty ladies can share in this free tutorial: maybe just maybe it's an even more awesome idea to use the picture above of my lovely Sanne (wow, what a teeth huh? She's changing, but man scary. haha). because the text on the picture makes it even more easier for people to pin and repin it. because i love my lady!

Link (Legend of Zelda) Amigurumi free pattern. On my journeys across the world of the web, I ran into a Japanese language pattern for the most adorable little Link I’ve ever seen! Pokemon Crochet Pattern Index by dawnschafer on deviantART. Crochet Pattern: Baby’s Dino Hat with Cape. Photos of naked babies on sheepskins is sooo yesterday! But of course it had to happen, now that I got real sheepskin for my second grandson Dexter. Now, all the rage is to use props of various kinds. They can be cute or funky or silly or geeky or anything that catches the parents’ fancy. Often it’s something to show the interests of the parents. Woven Square Slippers: A Tutorial.

So weaving is great for making flat fabric, and with my loom I can whip up a 12″ square in a couple of hours. DNA Scarf Pattern. US 2 (2.75 mm) and US 4 (3.5 mm) Gauge: 12 stitches and 18 rows per 2 inches in seed stitch (see below), using larger needles Dimensions: Cabled region is ~23" long and ~6" wide, neck ribbing section is ~12" long (ribbing will be slightly narrower than the rest of the scarf) Seed stitch: On an even # of stitches: Row 1: k1, p1, repeat till the end Row 2: p1, k1, repeat till the end Right twist mini-cable, aka Classic Mock Cable: Row 1 (right side): K2 Rows 2 and 4 (wrong side): P2 Row 3: Knit the second stitch (leave the 1st stitch on the needle and work around it), then knit the first stitch, slip both stitches off the needle.