This article is about colorblocking by carrying the unused colors at the wrong side of the work and introducing new colors only when it starts in the pattern.
A free pattern for a crocheted dishcloth worked in variegated kitchen cotton and trimmed with a scalloped edge.
Winter is here, and sometimes a hat is a little much. I have made several of these ear warmers for my Etsy Shop and for a local gift shop. They are easy to make and modify to suit your preferences.
Here are some tips, tutorials, and patterns to crochet your own bracelets. Also includes tips on crocheting, reading patterns, and understanding diagrams for beginners.
Nothing is more fun than crocheting for babies. Select from this wide variety of free crochet baby blanket patterns. Most are easy enough for a beginner.
Here is a free crochet pattern for a coin purse or catch-all for small items! The zipper serves as the mouth, adding a fun twist to a great crochet project for anyone from beginners to experts!
Why not use up all those left-over yarn scraps to make a brightly-colored crocheted blanket? An easy project for frugal crocheters.
This hub is about crocheting clothes for your Barbie doll. It will also tackle the different body types available to the doll throughout the years. Links will be provided below to help you get started on crocheting for your Barbie doll.
Keep your ears warm and outfit stylish with 12 unique headband styles you can easily crochet. Find the free patterns below and make ear warmers for yourself or for the special people in your life!
Crochet some accessories for your Curvy Barbie doll. This accessories pack includes a hat and a jacket that can work as basic necessities for your Curvy Barbie's wardrobe.
Starting the yarn craft, crochet, can be challenging with knowing what tools to use and in working out what hook size you should get. This guide explains what beginners need to know.
How to crochet a round basket out of gardening twine using three easy stitches. This basket can be made in an afternoon.
Find the perfectly unusual crochet creature to make for Valentine's Day! It's a great way to say "I love you" in a unique way.
Crochet patterns for a baby dress. There is nothing sweeter than and little girl all dressed up in a gorgeous crocheted dress. Find my favourite patterns here.
Super warm and easy to crochet, this pattern can be made with less than a skein of yarn and in three hours! It's perfect for yourself or for Christmas presents.
Here are two free crochet patterns to make small pouch bags. Learn to make lacy shell scallops and openwork staggered shell-stitches!
Find out how to make this simple and adorable finger puppet for your little one. This pattern is quick to whip up too.
This hub is a free pattern for making some basic socks for Barbie. You can end off earlier to get lower socks or continue on with the pattern for knee high socks.
A detailed personal review of the soft touch crochet hooks by Clover. These are a great piece of kit for crocheting and especially if you enjoy making toys or amigurumi.
Love crochet? Looking for a fun take on turtle toys and key chains? Then this free pattern is for you!
Learn how to crochet a Barbie Backpack and Berry-Stitched Shrug. The accessories are also the right size for other 10-12" fashion dolls.
From crocheted wall hangings to table runners, from crocheted curtains to doilies, a simple hook and crochet cotton can be used to create beautiful crocheted items for your home.
If you're learning to crochet, the first step is getting to know the tools you will be using. From hook types to yarn types, take a look at this in depth article to start you off.
This article is a free crochet pattern for a simple sanitary pad cozy that is secured by a button inserted into a tab.
Easy to make fingerless gloves. Also includes alternative directions for gloves made on a loom for those who don't crochet. You can even make your own leg warmers for dogs!
Crochet two pretty hearts with these easy crochet patterns. This is a written crochet pattern complete with a diagram and videos for extra help.
Here is a free crochet pattern to make a bikini drawstring bag for Barbie. It is also the right size for other 10-12" fashion dolls.
My favorite crochet baby hat patterns, easy and ideal for beginners. The perfect gift for a new baby. Baby hats make a great yarn-stash-busting project you can make in an hour or so.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a serious mental health condition that can cause many problems for the people that suffer from it. It is a form of extreme anxiety that manifests itself in obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. It certainly requires diagnosis and treatment by a medical professional. But in addition to that, people with this condition may be able to use the craft of crochet to assist them in managing their symptoms.
Use this free crochet pattern to create a Barbie-sized shopping tote made from granny squares! This is a great stash buster for your size 10 threads.
Make these free pumpkin crochet patterns and decorate your home for fall, autumn, Halloween and Thanksgiving!
Knit these colorful accessories to add cheer and a bit of fun to any room or occasion! The directions for both the Confetti Fringe Pillow Cover and matching Cup Cozy are include in this free pattern.
There is nothing like taking a couple of skeins of yarn and turning them into something beautiful and useful. Double-sided afghans not only turn out beautiful but are very warm during the winter.
A lapghans is just a small version of an afghan, but it's meant to be placed over your lap. They can be crocheted much more quickly. Find free crochet lapghan patterns here.
This article covers how to crochet a Winnie the Pooh hat, an Eeyore hat, and a Piglet hat. It also includes resources on crocheting hats to fit any size.
This dishcloth pattern, by Sandi Marshall, includes how-to photos. It is good practice for the crochet techniques of skipping a stitch and for crocheting in a chain space, while making a useful item for your kitchen. ...
This article is a tutorial on how to customize your own wooden teething rings with different crochet ideas.
A step by step tutorial on how to work a half double and double crochet stitch with photos and video.
This article is all about ruffles —some pictures on Barbie clothes with ruffles, how to add them to your patterns, and a simple pattern for adding ruffles to a simple bodycon.
This article is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Business Suit. The pattern is split into three parts: blazer, pencil skirt, and tank top.
This article is a free crochet pattern for a simple shell-stitched dress for the Mother and Sister critter of Sylvanian Families.
Add a new crochet project to your list with these tips for crocheting a rug. Complete guide for following a crochet rug pattern or making your own. Great for beginners too!
A beginner’s guide to crocheting with pictures and videos. Learn how to make a slip knot, hold a crochet hook, and make a chain. This guide teaches the four basic crochet stitches: single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and treble crochet.
Get your Curvy Barbie ready for summer with this free bodycon dress pattern! It features a beautiful scoop neckline, and uses a simple chain stitch pattern throughout.
This hub is a free crochet pattern for a Barbie lace casual top and a mini skirt. It is worked separately so it can be paired with other pieces.
This article is a plain lacy sleeveless top made specifically for the Barbie Basics doll (or Model Muse).
This article is a free crochet pattern of an easily adjustable bracelet that is fastened by a button.
Creating a crocheted edge on flannel fabric for a baby blanket is an easy project. Make a few to be given away as thoughtful gifts!
This hub is a free crochet pattern for a fun summer outfit for Pullip. The outfit consists of a cropped top with puffy sleeves, a layered skirt, and a flower headpiece.
Learn how to crochet a water bottle cozy. The design is made specifically for perfectly cylindrical bottles.
This is a simple project to protect your fingers from severe yarn burn and also use up your scrap thread!
Here is a free pattern to make doll shorts or pants with no snaps. While it's written in a general format, the instructions include my notes for Makies doll shorts at the end.
I wrote this free crochet pattern for doll overalls. It's designed to fit any doll you have. I've also included my notes for Makies overalls and a simple Makies tube top.
Beautiful easy free crochet headbands and earwarmer patterns. Perfect for those brisk cold mornings to keep your head and ears warm and cosy. Stylish and modern designs for headware. Great for skiers.
This hub provides a tutorial on how to protect your floors by crocheting chair socks. It also includes a free pattern for a customization done on a chair with circular ends but thin legs. It also has a short tutorial on how to make hole-free magic circles.
Send your loved ones a handmade Valentine's card this year! I will inspire you to use your crochet skills to make this romantic time of year even more special.
Learn how to crochet a v-neck bubble dress for Barbie. The dress is backless so you only need one snap to complete the outfit.
This hub is a free pattern for a Colorblocked Panel Sheath Dress for your Barbie Basics doll. It is made specifically for Barbie Model Muse body types.
Here are two free patterns for lacy crochet snowflakes that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree or gift.
Free crochet pattern for a very adorable newborn baby shoes featuring an uncommon crochet stitch - the pineapple stitch
Learn how to crochet a peplum top and skirt for curvy Barbie. The lacy pattern makes the outfit perfect for special occasions.
If you haven't tried Tapestry Crochet, you are missing out on a wonderful art form. This page includes How to Do Tapestry Crochet plus free patterns and graphs to use.
This is a free crochet pattern for a Barbie Strapless Chevron Dress. The pattern is available in both English and Dutch.
This is a step-by-step guide to crocheting baby booties for the beginning crocheter, including pictures for each step showing how to create stitches that can be a bit confusing.
Free crochet wreath patterns for fall, autumn and Thanksgiving. Get inspired to decorate your front door with these turkey, flower, leave and woodland creature wreaths!
Each arc is crocheted one after the other. So, defining a foundation chain for the length desired is not necessary. It's perfect for blankets, afghans, clothes, etc. Versatile in construction, versatile in application!
Whether you crochet for the love of the art, to relax, or as a business, this vintage angel ornament is a great project to try.
Learn how to crochet an easy baby blanket, ideal for beginners. Simple Double Crochet Stitch (US) or Triple Crochet (UK), step by step use this as an easy quick crochet blanket pattern.
Step by step instructions for working the most common increases and decreases., with photos and video.
Crochet a pretty cactus with this easy crochet pattern. This is a written crochet pattern with photos to help you make this cute cactus.
Make your own awesome Darth Vader amigurumi doll with this free crochet pattern! It'd make a cool gift for any Star Wars fan. The dark side has never looked so cute!
Six-inch Mattel Kelly dolls were only made for a short time. It is quite difficult to find clothing to fit them. Here is a free crochet pattern to make your own clothing.
This article is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Short Shorts. It is used as the basic pattern for several other designs, including Barbie Basic Leggings.
Crochet two pretty stars with these easy crochet patterns. This is a written crochet pattern complete with a diagram and videos for extra help.
This hub is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Flounce Open-Shoulder High Slit Dress. It is made specifically for Barbie Model Muse body types.
noricum People who like to crochet (or who want to learn) often have in mind that they want to learn how to crochet a baby blanket. There are a lot of great reasons to do so. There are also a lot of little tips for making an easy crochet baby...
This article is a free crochet pattern for the Barbie Strapless Bodysuit. It was designed to fit Barbie Model Muse body types.
This hub is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Sleeveless Petticoat Dress. It was designed to fit Barbie Model Muse body types.
Learn how to crochet a cute crochet case for your iPhone, iPod touch, or any other mobile phone or MP3 player. This guide will show you how to make a case, cozy, and how to customize your design.
This article is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Bermuda Shorts. It also includes a bonus pattern for the cropped top, which was previously done for a Pullip doll.
Crocheters who want to get inspiration, ideas and patterns for their work frequently turn to crochet magazines as a terrific resource for such information. If you go online to search for good crochet magazines you will quickly find that there are a...
Get your Barbie ready for summer with this ridged sundress! The dress is worked from side to side, forming a vertical ridged pattern along with some waist shaping.
If you've always wanted to make a round rug, read on for tips and tricks. Follow along with me as I share how I created this rug.
Free crochet pattern on how to crochet a cat ears headband or a cat ears hat two different ways. Also included is directions to make a crochet bow to make a Hello Kitty hat or headband.
Make an angel wing scrubbie with this free crochet pattern! It's easy to put together and has many potential uses.
Do you ever get to the end of a crochet project and think '... now what?' — these crochet edging patterns will help you get a professional-looking finish and add a touch of individual crochet style!
This article contains a tutorial on how to crochet a backless sundress for Ashlynn Ella and a pair of shorts for Hunter the Huntsman.
Looking for tips, hints and ideas for silk sari yarn? Sari yarn is a unique, brilliantly coloured yarn made from sari silk remnants in India. It comes in hanks (skeins) and pre-prepared balls and each one is unique, due to the ordering of colours, the uneven yarn thickness and the skill of the individual spinner.
Learn how to crochet a 7" wig with fringe. While most wigs use wefts to add hair, this tutorial is a no-sew pattern and can be done with just a crochet hook.
This is a free crochet pattern for a Barbie Laptop Messenger Bag. It also fits other 12" dolls like those from Monster High and Pullip!
How to crochet baby booties, diaper cover, and baby hat, including tips on how to customize your baby outfit to create cute looks.
Detailed photo tutorial with a free pattern to make a mini crochet strawberry. The plush amigurumi style strawberries are ideal to use on summer garlands, kid's clothing and as cute decorations.