NEW! 10 Free Crochet Cowl Patterns Perfect for Fall

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It seems that summer is in full effect…  long sweltering days and thunderstorms.  Of course that means that I am thinking about nothing more than fall!  I can’t be the only longing for the shorter days, crisp air, red noses, fall colors and cozy crochet cowls. Crochet cowl patterns are the perfect for the fall […]

Fun & Flirty: 9 Daring Dresses and Skirts to Crochet

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Learn how to crochet a dress, and you’ll have the perfect wardrobe item to pack for those last minute summer vacations and events.  Most of these crochet dress and skirt patterns are made with lightweight cotton yarns, so they won’t be too warm during the day while in the sun, yet are suitable enough for […]

13 Character-Inspired Crochet Baby Hat Patterns

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When I hear the joyous news from friends and family that a new baby is on the way, the first thing I always do is reach for my crochet hook and a free baby crochet pattern.  My favorite gift to give is a fun crochet baby hat, not only are crochet baby hat patterns plentiful, […]

In a Jiffy! 11 Less than One Hour Crochet Patterns

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Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock… You only have a few minutes to sit down and crochet, but you really want to have something finished soon.  Perhaps you’ve got a gift you need to give and you don’t have time to work up something complicated.  Don’t fret, because I have collected our favorite “Less Than An Hour” free crochet […]

Tippy Top Toppers! 16 Animal-Inspired Free Crochet Baby Hat Patterns

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When my first little one came into the world someone gave us a handmade chicken hat for her to wear home from the hospital.  It was probably the silliest thing we were given for the new baby, but that crochet baby hat was THE MOST ADORABLE thing I had ever seen once I put it […]

Summer Lovin’ Had Me a Blast

Summer Crochet and Knit Patterns

Sadly, it seems like summer is almost over, but at the same time it almost feels like it hasn’t begun. I say this because it’s been so rainy here in the Chicagoland area and we haven’t hit the all-time high temperatures like usual. There’s still plenty of time left to make the best of the […]

Stashbuster: Embellish a Chandelier with Tassels & Pom Poms

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Sometimes we have a little bit of extra yarn left over from a project, but we can’t bring ourselves to throw it away.  Enter the stashbuster projects!  One of my favorite ways to use up yarn is to make pom poms and tassels.  Pom poms and tassels are so easy to make and can really […]

Minions! 9 Free Crochet Patterns & Bonus Knit Patterns

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min·ion ˈminyən/ noun  A follower or underling of a powerful person, especially a servile or unimportant one. “Beee-doooo, Beee-dooo, Beee-dooo!” You know that sound well if you have kids, I am sure of it.  And guess what? Those crazy little talking bananas are back this summer and I’m sure more great sound effects for our kids […]