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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

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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

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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