Free crochet patterns Techniques used in this pattern (British term / American term): Chain stitch – ch Slip stitch – sl.st Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc Crochet: Old Fashioned Potholders If you're looking for a last-minute homemade holiday gift for someone who likes to cook, how about some potholders? I grew up with potholders like this - they'd been crocheted for years by various women in my mother's family. I think some of the potholders we used (and possibly some of the ones I still use) may have even been made by my great-grandmother. The older potholders are typically yellow and white or red and white, but once my sister and I started making them we naturally gravitated to all kinds of colors and even those garish variegated threads.
Free Crochet Pattern Crochet Victorian Jacket From RedHeart.com RED HEART® Soft Baby Steps™: 2 balls 9700 Baby Pink (MC) and 1 ball 9600 White (CC).Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]. 8 Split ring markers yarn needle; 1 yard of ½” wide satin ribbon; one ½” button. Directions are for size 6 months; changes for 12 and 18 months are in parentheses. To Fit Chest: 18 (19, 21)”. Finished Chest: 22 (23, 24)”. How to Crochet A Curlicue Crocheting culicues are one of the most simple and fun things I've made in a while...oh and they are addicting too!For this I'm using an H hook and some worsted weight yarn I had laying around (here's a hat pattern for you I made a while back with this yarn) To begin, make a chain as long as you would like your curlicue to be plus 3 chains (the one shown here is 20+3), Then make one dc in the 4th chain from the hook,
Coldwater Creek Style Cardigan Create an elegant cardigan for work or play with this intermediate crochet pattern. This crochet cardigan pattern features a V-stitch design, open lace trim, and bone rings to close it. This cardigan instantly makes a simple outfit look more elegant, which makes it perfect for wearing to the office. 15 Free Granny Square Patterns To Crochet Crocheted granny squares are a hit with crafters since there are so many different items you can make with them: blankets or afghans, scarves, potholders, wraps, totes…the ideas are endless! Here are several different designs to check out, use a single pattern for a project or mix them up as you like. I also added a helpful tutorial at the bottom showing you how to join them all together and another for how to make a flat border (for blankets). You may want to bookmark this page for future reference since I’ll be adding new goodies here as I find them, enjoy!
A Better Granny Rectangle « crochet again Well, I think it is better : ) As I said before, in my other Granny Rectangle post (don’t go there, I think this one is better), I have always been unsatisfied with how the center of granny rectangles line up in the middle, instead of alternating like it does in the rest of the fabric. It seems weaker and is not as pleasing to me, I just don’t like it : ) Don’t know why I didn’t do it this way the first time I got the idea, but at least I thought of it now. For the size I did in the example: Ch 22 Ch 21 (corrected 8-24-13) In the 6th chain from the hook, 3dc. Skip 2 stitches, 3dc in same stitch. Mitered Granny Square « crochet again Update: I now have a diagram for this.Update: Link to Sliding ring tutorial, if you would like to start your squares the way I do.Update: Link to Join As You Go tutorial, if you would like to check out how I like to join granny squares. These are the directions for the blanket I first showed in the Crochet in Progress post, here is a better photo (the colors look a bit washed out, the sun was bright): And a closer look, remember it is posed on a chair, instead of lying flat so the squares look less than square. I’m sure that there are variations of this kind of square out there.
Olé Olé blanket: The border Feb08 Good evening ladies, Hope everything is fine ! Let me begin this post by thanking each and every one of you… one by one… every single one… for every sweet comment you left on my Olé Olé blanket post…Your words filled my heart with a big joy and I felt sooo happy reading them This is, as promised, the graphic pattern of the border of Olé Olé blanket: You have to make two rows of dc first and for the third row (in red) all you have to do is to crochet by following the steps 1, 2, 3 and 4 (in light blue) 50+ Free Crochet Flower Pattern Tutorials - My Creative Nook If you are interested in learning how to crochet a flower, you have stopped by the right place! They are truly one of my favorite projects to work on because they crochet up very quick and look cute as an embellishment to almost anything! I use these flowers on newborn hats, headbands and ear warmers, blankets, scarves and handbags.