Zigzag Earflap Hat

Use two contrasting colors to work up the Zigzag Earflap Crochet Hat. This easy hat features rows of zigzag crochet stitches to give this earflap beanie a fun, youthful look. Use the magic circle to start off your project and then use easy color changes throughout to create a fun, bright hat. Sizes are listed for newborn through adult, so you can make this for yourself, for any friend and for any family member. Use their favorite colors to make … Continue reading

Cosmic Flapper Hat

This charming crochet hat sits close to the head and features a slight brim, much like the vintage cloche hats in fashion. Worked as a main beanie portion and then an attached crochet brim, this crochet hat looks fantastic in contrasting colors. Don’t let the unevenness of the flap portion scare you, you’ll be working back and forth in rows using crochet stitches of varying heights to achieve an unbalanced look to the brim. This is definitely an easy hat … Continue reading

Heart Scarf

This Valentine’s Day, crochet a cozy, warm scarf for your sweetie. The Heart Scarf is an all-white scarf with dark pink borders and a row of dark pink crochet hearts running down the middle row. This is an easy pattern to work up and only features a small number of color changes, so even if you’re nervous about switching colors, you’ll soon get super comfortable with it. This pattern comes in child and adult sizing and features simple crochet stitches … Continue reading

Fancy Fingerless Mittens

Fingerless gloves are widely popular in the winter, especially in offices where the temperature is always set just a little too cold. With these Fancy Fingerless Mittens, you can take your mitts outside as well, since they feature a little flap that covers your fingers and provides extra warmth and coziness. When you aren’t using them as mittens in the cold, keep them up in place with a little button. This is an easy pattern to work that features simple … Continue reading

Punky’s Beanie

The bright and fun construction of this hat was inspired the memorable TV character Punky Brewster. I could definitely see her wearing this colorful hat! ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue or Favorites ~ Skill level: Easy Sizes: Preemie, Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Small Adult, Adult, Large Adult Materials: Worsted weight yarn such as Red Heart With Love Size 5.0 mm (H-8) crochet hook Yarn needle for weaving in ends   View the free … Continue reading

Cosmic Convertible Mittens

Get ready for the fall and winter chill with the Cosmic Convertible Crochet Fingerless Gloves. This free crochet pattern features a pair of long fingerless gloves that extend past your wrist for ultimate warmth and comfort. And, as a bonus feature, they feature a little flap that folds over and can cover your exposed fingers, making these both fingerless gloves and a pair of mittens. { Add it to your Ravelry Queue or Favorites } Skill Level: Intermediate Sizes:  Newborn, … Continue reading

Easy Earflap Hat

In an effort to use up some of the scraps in my stash, I decided to use this lovely Red Heart Soft yarn in a rainbow of colors to make my daughter an earflap hat. She also requested some clouds be added, and now you can find the free pattern for them HERE. ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue Or Favorites ~ PIN It For Later! Skill Level:   Easy Sizes:   Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, … Continue reading

Cloud Applique

These cute little clouds are perfect for embellishing any rainbow colored item you can think up. ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue Or Favorites ~ PIN It For Later! Skill Level: Easy Size: 3″ wide by 1.75″ tall Supplies: Worsted weight yarn such as Red Heart Soft Size 4.0 mm crochet hook Yarn needle for weaving in ends Abbreviations:  ch = chain, sk = skip, sl = slip, st(s) = stitch(es), sc = single crochet, dc = double crochet … Continue reading

Easy Preemie Hat

If you’re a creative and passionate person, why not use your incredible talents to give back to the community! There are so many benefits to donating your crochet or knitting to charity. Aside from helping others in need, it also gives you a chance to be more involved and discover new volunteer opportunities. One organization that is always looking for donations is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Premature and low birth weight babies usually have very little body fat … Continue reading

Dragonfly C2C Throw

I received a special request from Lorri to turn the popular dragonfly stitch into a corner-to-corner blanket. I thought it would be a simple task, but getting the spacing right turned out to be quite a challenge. It was a fun challenge though, and I’m so pleased with final result! The sample blanket pictured above is smaller than what the written instructions will produce, so the total yardage listed below was estimated based on the yardage used for the sample … Continue reading

Dragonfly Bandana Cowl

I had just one skein of this beautiful Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn in my stash and I was dying to use it in a dragonfly design. One skein was just enough to complete the bandana cowl pictured, but the pattern can easily be adapted into a full-sized shawl. (Instructions for this can be found near the end of the pattern.) I estimate at least 4 skeins will be needed for a shawl. I’ve heard that this yarn can be … Continue reading

Charmed Cloche

This pretty cloche hat is perfect for a mother/daughter photo shoot or just to wear on a cool Spring day. The flower is purely optional, but adds a touch of whimsical flair. ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue Or Favorites ~ PIN It For Later Skill Level:  Intermediate Sizes:  Newborn – 3 Months, 3 – 6 Months, 6 – 12 Months, Toddler, Child, Adult Supplies:   Worsted weight yarn such as Caron Simply Soft or Red Heart Soft Size 4.5 … Continue reading