Newborn Baby Boy Puff Stitch Crochet Hat – Free Pattern

I’ve gone to town crocheting for our family’s new arrival – our third boy! As much as I love flowers and pretty girlie things, I’m so used to having boys that I’ve learned how to make “pretty” things for them, too, and this hat and layette set has to be at the top of my […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Spring

Spring is just around the corner so it’s time to bust out the brightly colored yarn and start crocheting! Here are my top 10 free crochet patterns that are perfect for spring, including sun hats, some purses, flowers and a scarflette.   Crochet Easy Tiny Flower Crochet Seed Stitch Purse Crochet Purse Bag in Blue […]

Crochet Granny Stitch Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

This flower is so cute and is my new fave. I can see myself making tons of these to embellish purses, headbands and bracelets. They are easy to make and the color possibilities are endless! Crochet Granny Stitch Flower By Sara of My Merry Messy Life © 2013 Abbreviations SC = single crochet HDC = double crochet CH […]

Crochet Baby Cocoon Free Pattern – Raspberry Stitch

Here’s a free crochet pattern for a textured baby cocoon using the raspberry stitch. The colors used here are perfect for a baby boy, but they can be changed for a girl, too. I love the scalloped pattern that the raspberry stitch makes! I’m so pleased with how my newest baby cocoon pattern turned out […]

Chunky Cabled Crochet Cowl – Free Pattern

Here is a super warm,super chunky, part-wool cabled cowl that you’ll just love to have around your neck while the wind and snow is blowing outside. Abbreviations CH = chain SC = single crochet FBHDC = front post half double crochet BPHDC = back post half double crochet SP = space SK = skip Materials Needed […]

Fall Crochet Mantel – Free Patterns

It’s taken me a month to crochet all the items for our mantel, and it’s now finally all ready for fall and even Thanksgiving! This has been such a cheerful addition to the house and has really brightened up the living room. I love the colors and it’s so fun to see all your handiwork […]

Crochet Baby Cocoon – free crochet pattern and tutorial

Here is a pattern for an uber-soft, ribbed, organic cotton baby cocoon that I made. I chose to make this one differently than most of the patterns you’ll see. Most are made like a very long, upside-down hat. This one is made as a rectangle, sewn together, then crochet the base on at the end. […]

Free Patriotic Crochet Patterns to Celebrate America

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, here are some creative patriotic patterns from around the web that you still have time to make – all of them free as an American! Stars and Stripes Wreath from Sugar’n Cream. Wreaths and buntings are such a great way to cheer up the house with […]

Crochet Puff Flower Motif {free crochet pattern}

Here is the last of the patterns to prepare you to make my crochet yoga mat bag! Stick around tomorrow to get the yoga bag pattern! This is the puff flower motif pattern that I made to decorate the bag, complete with a step-by-step photo tutorial. Of course, it can be used to decorate all […]

Crochet Yoga Mat Strap {free crochet pattern}

In preparation for my crochet yoga mat bag pattern, I’m first rolling out the patterns for the strap, flower motif, and a puff stitch tutorial. Then, the star of the show – the mat bag! I’m so excited about this strap – it’s so fun to use and doesn’t pull on the yoga mat itself, […]