Moiré Shoulder Bag

I loved combining the different stitches to create the unique look of this Moiré Shoulder Bag. I knew I wanted to use the Houndstooth stitch for a purse design, but it needed something to set it apart from similar patterns. I think the bold print created by the ripples does just that. I actually got the inspiration for this design from this gorgeous satin pillowcase that I saw on Etsy. The shop owner, Kathryn, makes these pillowcases by hand in … Continue reading

Dragonfly Beach Tote Crochet Pattern

We’ve been enjoying warm weather for a while now and are spending lots of time at the beach. I wanted to create a bag that would be functional for carrying our beach stuff and fun to show off, too! I think I managed to capture that with the bright, rainbow colors of this Red Heart Soft yarn. { Add it to your Ravelry Queue or Favorites } Skill Level: Easy Finished Size: 18” wide by 15” tall (not including handles) … Continue reading

12 Weeks of Christmas CAL ~ Week #9: Velvety Soft Slippers {Free Pattern}

* * * Come check out Week #9 of the Christmas Crochet-Along Blog Hop! * * * Get the free pattern for the Velvety Soft Slippers right here: http://pattern-paradise.com/2015/11/05/12-weeks-of-christmas-blog-hop-cal-week-9-free-pattern/ Be sure to come join us at the Crochet Playground FB Group for a chance to win fantastic prizes from Red Heart Yarns! Now here is a sneak peek of Week #10: Santa’s Bag by The Hooked Haberdasher! For this project you will need: Red Heart Boutique Fur – 1 skein … Continue reading

Free Crochet Pattern: Round Mesh Market Bag

“To market, to market to buy a penny bun,     Home again, home again, market is done.” This market bag features the honeycomb mesh crochet stitch and measures approximately 12″ x 12″ before being stretched. It’s perfect for carrying grocery items from the store or farmer’s market — and it looks great too! ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue or Favorites ~ Materials: Worsted weight cotton yarn – I used approx. 285 yards of Knit Picks Dishie cotton Size … Continue reading