Chick Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern for an Adorable Chick Hat - Sizes Toddler through Adult

I just love springtime!  It is such a great time of the year, all of the animals seem to be out enjoying the weather, too, depending upon where you live, of course! Where I live there are a bunch of chicks roaming around, so I was inspired to make a little hat that looks like them […]

Simple Spring Dress – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Spring Dress with Flower - Free pattern!

Every little girl needs a cute spring dress, wouldn’t you agree? It just feels more like the sun is shining and warm, and the flowers are starting to show off their colors. Now your little girl can have her own handmade dress with this free crochet pattern! It’s a combination of shell stitches that really brings texture to a simple […]

Shelly Shirt for Girls – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Shell Shirt - Free Pattern for Little Girls

Here’s a precious top for the little girls in your life, using three different types of crochet shell stitches to complete the look. It has a light and airy feel that would be great for spring and summer and you can make it with this free crochet pattern! I made this little number for my third oldest child. I […]

Fall into Crochet – Free Patterns for Autumn!

Fall and AutumnFree Crochet Pattern Roundup

Fall is just around the corner! Here are some beautiful FREE crochet projects to get you started on this wonderful season, to keep you cozy and make you smile. I know so many of us really enjoy the fall season. It’s really a season when family memories are made – school starting back, apple picking, […]

Crochet Christmas in July – Free Pattern Roundup!

Free Crochet Patterns for Christmas in July

It’s July…time to start preparing for Christmas, right? Some of you have already started, you organized Martha-Stewarts out there. For the rest of us, we’re just now dusting off our sparkly red and green yarn, only to put it back as we can barely wrap our heads around Christmas while it’s 90 degrees outside! For […]

Crochet Bumblebee Sun Hat – Free Pattern in All Sizes!

Crochet Bumblebee Hat - Free Crochet Pattern by My Merry Messy Life

This summer I wanted to darn my babies in sun hats inspired by bugs, since they are all boys and love to play outside in the dirt and find bugs! Here is a free pattern for one of them – a bumblebee and it comes in all sizes, from newborn to adult! Click here to see […]

20 Free Crochet Patterns that are Berry Sweet!

20 Free Crochet Patterns Inspired By Berries, Summertime and Citrus Fruits

For many of us here in the states, summertime is officially here! Pools are opening, school is out and we’re all daydreaming of sipping sweet tea and lemonade on the porch while the kids run and play happily, no fighting, no screaming, no mosquitos. Snap. Oh well, a mama can dream! At least we can […]

Free Patriotic Crochet Patterns Roundup

10 Free Patriotic Crochet Patterns to Celebrate Freedom!

Patriotic season here in the USA begins next weekend with Memorial Day and goes through July 4th, so here are some FREE crochet patterns you can use to adorn your home and celebrate our country’s freedom! My international readers can also enjoy these patterns as you Brits, Aussies and French have the same flag colors […]

Free Crochet Patterns Roundup for Girly Purses

Free Crochet Pattern Roundup for Girly Purses

It is so much fun to crochet a purse for a little girl, or a girly one for a big girl like me! Here are 13 adorable, girly FREE crochet patterns for girly purses. Here are the patterns in the order they appear: Rainbow Happy Fun Pouch by Moogly Crocodile Stitch Clutch Purse by My […]

Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial – Forked Half Double Crochet

Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial - Forked Half Double Crochet - an easy stitch that even a beginner can do!

A photo tutorial for a solid stitch, perfect for making warm hats, strong bags, and anything that needs a tighter weave. It is like a combination of the half double and double crochet stitches, but much more visually interesting and can be worked in any number of chains or spaces! I used this stitch to […]