Zigzag Cap

Add a little twist to your crochet hats with an adorable little brim to block out the sun. The Zigzag Visor Cap Crochet Pattern is an easy pattern worked up in simple crochet stitches with two colors. If that’s too much for you, you can easily work this up in a solid neutral for a simple and ultra-easy pattern. This pattern includes size information for baby through adult heads, so you can work one of these up for anyone in … Continue reading

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

Punky’s Arm Warmers

Almost everyone remembers the funny, brightly-garbed Punky Brewster of the same-named 80’s sitcom. My Punky line of crochet patterns was inspired by the quirky, colorful style of that little girl. They’re all fun to make and fun to wear. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! For a shorter fingerless glove version see this post. { Add it to your Ravelry Queue or Favorites } Skill level: Easy Sizes: Small Child, Large Child, Teen/Adult, Large Adult Supplies: … Continue reading

Punky’s Fingerless Gloves

Almost everyone remembers the funny, brightly-garbed Punky Brewster of the same-named 80’s sitcom. My Punky line of crochet patterns was inspired by the quirky, colorful style of that little girl. They’re all fun to make and fun to wear. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! For a longer arm warmer version see this post. { Add it to your Ravelry Queue or Favorites } Skill level: Easy Sizes:  Small Child, Large Child, Teen / Adult, Large … Continue reading

Flower Ripples Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern

Slouch hats aren’t an item that I make often, but I happened to have these four colors of Red Heart Soft sitting next to each other in my stash and it made me think of a peacock feather. However, instead of trying to create the feather shape, I decided to incorporate the colors into an African flower motif for the center of the crown. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out! { Add it to your Ravelry Queue or … 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

Jolly Holiday Stocking

Welcome to Week #8 of the 2015 Christmas Crochet-Along (CAL) Blog Hop! This week’s free crochet pattern is the Jolly Holiday Stocking. Did you miss the details on how to join the CAL? Check out this post for the schedule and how to join our #12WeeksChristmasCAL Facebook group. Thanks to our wonderful sponsor, Red Heart Yarns, for providing the yarn for this project: Red Heart Holiday. This was my first time working with Holiday yarn and I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

Punky’s Funky Hat

The bright and fun construction of this hat was inspired the colorful and memorable TV character Punky Brewster. I could definitely see her wearing this joyful 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 … Continue reading

Free Crochet Pattern: Ripple Afghan

My best friend and I did an afghan exchange for Christmas last year. I made a granny rectangle one to match her living room decor and she made me this amazing ripple afghan in my choice of colors. It now has a permanent place on my couch and I couldn’t be happier! ~ Add This Pattern To Your Ravelry Queue Or Favorites ~ Skill Level: Easy Size:  60″ width x 72″ length Supplies:   Worsted weight yarn; I have used Hobby … Continue reading

Zigzag Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

The Zigzag Sun Hat is a great pattern to play with color! Make it in any color combination for a fun and functional summer hat. ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue or Favorites ~ Skill level: Easy Sizes: NB – 3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen / Small Adult, Medium Adult, Large Adult Materials: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream or Bernat Handicrafter worsted weight cotton Size 5.0 mm (H-8) crochet hook Yarn needle for weaving in ends … Continue reading