Buy the New Caron x Pantone Yarn on the Cheap!

Buy the New Caron x Pantone Yarn on the Cheap!

If you haven't heard the news yet, let me be the first one to tell you!  Yarnspirations just release a new line of yarn that is sure to be popular going into the fall and winter season of crocheting!  It is somewhat of a spin off of the infamous Caron Cakes yarn, except this time YOU can control the color changes.  Interested?  Then keep reading to see the new Caron x Pantone yarn, and find out how I bought mine on the cheap (for $3.20...regularly $7.99!)

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Cookies and Cream Slouch Hat - Free Crochet Pattern

Cookies and Cream Slouch Hat - Free Crochet Pattern

I didn’t make any official “Christmas in July” patterns last month, but today I do have a Seven Days of Scarfie preview pattern for you! What is Seven Days of Scarfie? I’m glad you asked! Click to read all about it, and get the free, (less than) one skein crochet pattern for the Cookies and Cream Slouch Hat.

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15 Free Crochet Cardigan Patterns for Cooler Weather

15 Free Crochet Cardigan Patterns for Cooler Weather

Crochet is so much more versatile than you could ever imagine!  Garments are most commonly associated with knitting, but over the past few years so many beautiful crochet cardigans have been designed. Whether you need a warm and cozy sweater for fall or a light and breezy top for sunny days, here are 15 free crochet patterns for crochet cardigans that I love! 

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Cloud Nine Blanket - A Free Crochet Pattern

Cloud Nine Blanket - A Free Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern uses the crunch stitch and the fuzziest yarn to make a fluffly cloud blanket you will want to snuggle forever. The Cloud 9 blanket makes a beautiful baby blanket, but can also be easily resized for larger throws and afghans. You’ll want to make one for everyone in your family!

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10 Free Crochet Patterns for Fast Rainy Day Projects

10 Free Crochet Patterns for Fast Rainy Day Projects

Fast little projects can be so satisfying!  Don't get me wrong, I love the accomplishment of completing a big project, but every so often I want something that I can sit down, make and enjoy the very same day. Today I have gathered up an eclectic collection of fun, fast and free crochet patterns for you to make on the next rainy day you are stuck inside.

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10 Free Crochet Patterns for Baby and Toddler Toys

10 Free Crochet Patterns for Baby and Toddler Toys

Crocheted baby and toddler toys are a fun way to give a DIY baby gifts without making a baby blanket, and if my opinion they can be a lot more fun to make too!  They are often faster and less expensive than baby blankets also.  Here are 10 of my favorite free crochet baby and toddler toy patterns. 

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10 Free Crochet Patterns for Reusable Bags and Totes

10 Free Crochet Patterns for Reusable Bags and Totes

Reusable bags and market totes are perfect summer projects!  They are light weight, easily portable, often require just one skein of yarn, and the best part is that they are super functional.  I love making things that I will actually use!  Here are 10 free crochet patterns for reusable totes and bags that you can use at your local farmer's markets, grocery store, library (for books), or even just quick trips to the park or beach.

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How to Crochet the Waffle Stitch - Video Tutorial

How to Crochet the Waffle Stitch - Video Tutorial

The crochet waffle stitch is a simple stitch with amazing texture!  This stitch creates a heavy and sturdy fabric that is perfect for home decor pieces and the coziest blankets you could imagine.  If you have always been wanting to try this stitch, but didn't know where to start - look no further!  I have a right AND left handed video tutorial to teach you the waffle stitch, and a perfect pattern to use it for :)

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Waffle Stitch Throw Pillow - Free Crochet Pattern

Waffle Stitch Throw Pillow - Free Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern uses the Waffle Stitch and tassels to make a modern, Anthropologie-inspired throw pillow with Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick.  This simple crochet pattern includes a right and left handed video tutorial to teach you how to crochet the Waffle Stitch.

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10 Free Crochet Patterns for Spring Blooms and Flowers

10 Free Crochet Patterns for Spring Blooms and Flowers

Spring blooms and flowers will be here before you know it, but if you can't wait another minute why not try getting some of these beautiful and colorful free patterns on your hook!  Today I have collected 10 free crochet patterns to bring flowers into every part of your life: decor, fashion, and function.  I hope you enjoy today's free crochet pattern roundup.

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15 Free Crochet Patterns for Spring Scarves and Shawls

15 Free Crochet Patterns for Spring Scarves and Shawls

We've reached that transitional time of year where the weather just can't make up its mind!  That means its a great time to make yourself some light weight and transitional scarves and shawls, and I have gathered 15 free crochet patterns for you to pick from.  No matter your style, you are sure to find something you'll want to make for your spring wardrobe :)

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Spring Gingham Hand Towel - Free Crochet Pattern

Spring Gingham Hand Towel - Free Crochet Pattern

This colorful gingham hand towel is a perfect way to update your decor for spring and summer!  Plus they are the perfect complement to my Spring Gingham Dishcloths that I designed a few weeks ago. I even have a right AND left handed video tutorial to help you learn how to change colors seamlessly and carry your colors throughout the project.  Keep reading for the free crochet pattern for the Spring Gingham Hand Towel - a perfect Mother's Day gift or inventory for summer craft fairs.

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We Are Knitters - Crochet Pop Scarf

We Are Knitters - Crochet Pop Scarf

We Are Knitters sent me one of their highly coveted crochet kits for the stunning Pop Scarf, and now they want to share a kit with one of my lucky readers too!  So if you have ever been wanting to try 100% Peruvian Highland Wool yarn that is modern, high-end, AND sustainable, you're going to want to keep reading for your chance to enter this awesome giveaway!  Open to US and Canada Residents.

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