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┬áto 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 […]

Crochet Lily Pad Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Lily Pad Baby Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern by My Merry Messy Life

A free crochet pattern for a baby blanket that is full of texture – could even be a fidget toy! It’s full of 3-D circles that literally pop off the blanket, making it look like lily pads floating on top of a calm pond. I wrote this pattern for All Free Crochet, and you can […]

Free Crochet Headbands Pattern Roundup

Free Crochet Headband Pattern Roundup

Headbands are such a cute accessory, and great for the warmer months when hats are no longer needed except to block the sun. Here are over 20 FREE crochet patterns headband from all my crochet blogging buddies! Patterns Featured in the Photo: Sugar and Spice Headband by Simply Sweet Button Flower Headbands by Fiber Flux […]

Crochet for Cancer – Crochet-A-Long and Prize Worth $125!

Crochet for Cancer - Crochet-A-Long and $125 Prize from Red Heart Yarns!

Welcome to my first-ever crochet-a-long for charity! Over the next two weeks, we are going to be making four projects (or more if time allows!) to mail to a chapter of Crochet for Cancer, Hooks of Hope, located in Eastern Pennsylvania. They give crocheted items to hospitals all across America to patients undergoing chemo and […]