Crochet patterns

Inside and Out Reversible Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern

Here is a pattern for a wonderfully textured messy bun crochet hat.  A previous pattern, the Just Peachy Hat made with the Caron Cupcakes, used a modified dropped double crochet stitch.  One of the happy outcomes of this pattern was that I fell in love with both the outside and the inside of the stitch… Continue reading Inside and Out Reversible Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern

Pattern Roundups

Cute (and Free!) Christmas Crochet Pattern Roundup

Here we are at the week of Thanksgiving with Christmas just around the corner.  My house is beginning to look (and smell!) a lot like Thanksgiving!  I have started prepping and planning my dinner for hosting my family. One of the recipes you will find on my Thanksgiving table every year is the Copycat Ruth’s… Continue reading Cute (and Free!) Christmas Crochet Pattern Roundup

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Light Me Up Christmas Tree Hat Crochet Pattern

Christmas is just around the corner and I just had to share this Christmas tree hat pattern….so cute!  I had a blast making this hat and couldn’t wait to show you how to make it. I envision this hat making a debut at many a Christmas party this year!  I am hoping to find the… Continue reading Light Me Up Christmas Tree Hat Crochet Pattern

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Within the Circles Scrubby Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

I thought I would take a break from all of those scarf and cowl patterns I have been working on over the last few weeks — Misty Morning Triangle Scarf, Be Weaving Cowl and Cascading Colors Cowl — and spend some time working on simple and easy patterns that could be stocking stuffers for Christmas.… Continue reading Within the Circles Scrubby Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

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Misty Morning Triangle Scarf Shawlette Crochet Pattern

I have been busy making a lot of different cowl patterns and thought it might be time to move into the triangle scarf arena.  My latest cowl the Cascading Colors Cowl was a kaleidoscope of color and a lot of fun to make.  However, there is a lot of weaving going on and sometimes it… Continue reading Misty Morning Triangle Scarf Shawlette Crochet Pattern

Week in Review

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 10/15/2017

The last few weeks have been exciting and busy here at Nana’s Crafty Home!  A week ago my Sassy Autumn Cowl pattern was featured in the October Crafty Love Link Party hosted by Underground Crafter and Jessie at Home!  This was very exciting for me as my website is still a baby at two months… Continue reading Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 10/15/2017

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Cascading Colors Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

This pattern has a story I am sure many of you crocheters will be able to relate to.  When I first decided to start this blog and design crochet patterns this was actually the very first pattern I started to work on.  I even have the blog post written out from July that has never… Continue reading Cascading Colors Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

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Alpine Ridges Crochet Hat Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

Welcome to the first in a series of patterns I will doing in the Caron Cupcakes yarn.  Every month I will feature a new crochet pattern featuring a Caron Cupcake so be sure to check back for more! This month I am featuring a couple of my very favorite stitches — the faux knit stitch… Continue reading Alpine Ridges Crochet Hat Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

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Be Weaving Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

Here is my free crochet pattern for a single crochet cowl with woven details.  Truly a “Wow!” piece. I saw a really lovely knit sweater with woven details and I thought, “Why can’t I make that in crochet?”  This is what I came up with.  I am now thinking of so many ways this technique… Continue reading Be Weaving Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

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Carry Me Away Crochet Tote Bag Free Pattern

Oh, this bag! This may be my favorite pattern so far!  This pattern actually took shape in my mind while working on another pattern, the Knitty Pretty Reversible Cowl.  I love the faux knit stitch and thought this stitch would make an excellent bag.  It doesn’t have the stretch that some stitches do and sometimes bags… Continue reading Carry Me Away Crochet Tote Bag Free Pattern

Week in Review

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/24/2017

  Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home September 24, 2017 Another busy week here at Nana’s Crafty Home!  I have a new record of 4 posts this week!  I am trying to get into a pattern of working away from home, working at home, keeping my life and home together and still being crochet… Continue reading Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/24/2017

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Grapevine Crochet Lap Afghan Free Pattern with Fringe Video Tutorial

This free crochet pattern is for a lovely afghan made with the block stitch.  This blanket is fun to make and so pretty to look at!  The violet color of the yarn is so vibrant and a very deep shade of purple.  My granddaughter Lauren saw me working on this and immediately declared it looked… Continue reading Grapevine Crochet Lap Afghan Free Pattern with Fringe Video Tutorial

Tutorials

Add Fringe to Any Project Step by Step Photo and Video Tutorial

This tutorial is to help you add fringe to any project — crochet or knit, poncho, scarf, blanket or anything else begging for fringe!  If you would like to have the pattern for the afghan shown in the tutorial you can find it here. Materials needed: Large crochet hook — one that is large enough… Continue reading Add Fringe to Any Project Step by Step Photo and Video Tutorial

Week in Review

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/17/2017

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home September 17, 2017 It has been a busy week here at Nana’s Crafty Home!  Youngest grand baby had surgery on Friday and is doing well.  Consequently, life has been a little more hectic than normal.  Always so scary and nerve wracking any time the babies (no matter how… Continue reading Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/17/2017

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Aurora Skies Ribbed Crochet Baby Blanket Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

Here is a free pattern for a lovely baby blanket.  I love the ribbed crochet stitch as you can see with my earlier design the Sassy Autumn Cowl as well as the faux knit stitch of the Knitty Pretty Reversible Cowl.  The stitches are both very easy, have a more complex appearance and yet are still… Continue reading Aurora Skies Ribbed Crochet Baby Blanket Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

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Knitty Pretty Reversible Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorial

My “Aunt” Dorothy taught me to crochet close to 40 years ago.  A wonderful woman who spent many a patient hour with me teaching me all she knew about crochet, knit and sewing.  Unfortunately, I didn’t quite “take” to the knit and sew part like I did to crochet.  She was a valiant fighter and… Continue reading Knitty Pretty Reversible Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorial

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Sassy Autumn Ribbed Cowl Free Crochet Pattern with Video Tutorials

August has been unusually cool here in Kansas which has been wonderful!  In fact, we have only had a few weeks this entire summer of really hot weather and have been blessed with cooler temperatures and lower humidity.  Since I am a Michigan native I have never really adjusted to the hot and humid summer temperatures… Continue reading Sassy Autumn Ribbed Cowl Free Crochet Pattern with Video Tutorials

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Boho Market Bag Free Crochet Pattern Kid Size Version

Here is the free crochet pattern for the kid version of my popular Boho Market Bag!  My granddaughter fell in love with my original version of this market bag. She loves it and I am sure there are other girls out there that would love it as well!  This bag is made with the Caron Cotton… Continue reading Boho Market Bag Free Crochet Pattern Kid Size Version