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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How to Crochet Gingham Print - Video Tutorial

How to Crochet Gingham Print - Video Tutorial

Gingham print is always hot in the spring and summer months!  It can be used in both timeless and trendy projects, and the color options are truly endless.  Creating a gingham print in crochet projects is much easier than you would think, and today I have a right and left handed video tutorial to show you how to do it.

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Baby Chick Infant Hat and Cocoon Photo Prop- Free Crochet Pattern

Baby Chick Infant Hat and Cocoon Photo Prop- Free Crochet Pattern

Peep, peep, peep!  Spring is coming and with it - the standard influx of new babies! This cocoon works up so quickly using bulky yarn, and I think the chick hatching out of the egg is an awesome spring (and gender neutral) option for a photo prop! I would be a great gift for a baby shower or to welcome baby into the world.  The Baby Chick Infant Cocoon and matching hat are the new free crochet pattern on my blog this week.

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Spring Gingham Dishcloths - Free Crochet Pattern

Spring Gingham Dishcloths - Free Crochet Pattern

These colorful gingham dishcloths are a fast and fun way to update your decor for spring!  So even if you still have snow on the ground, you can bring bright and fun colors inside. I made these dishcloths in pink, green and purple, but really you can make any color combo you want using basic worsted weight cotton yarn.  I hope you enjoy the new free crochet pattern for the Spring Gingham Dishcloths.

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Dreamy Waves Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Dreamy Waves Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

When you need a last minute baby blanket, the Dreamy Waves Baby Blanket is the perfect crochet pattern for you!  This beginner friendly blanket is self-striping and made with bulky yarn so that it works up in a flash.  I also include tips on how to resize this pattern so that you could even make a throw or afghan if you want to.  I hope you enjoy my new free crochet pattern!

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Eternity Knot Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

Eternity Knot Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

The Eternity Knot Scarf is a perfect stash buster project for any extra skeins of worsted weight yarn you have in your stash!  This modern, lacy scarf is the style you will need in those first few weeks of cool spring weather.  Get the free crochet pattern here!

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Frosted Berry Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

Frosted Berry Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern is warm enough for winter, but airy and colorful enough for you to at least start thinking about spring!  It takes just one skein of Caron Tea Cakes or approx. 204 yards of your favorite Super Bulky Weight (Category 6) yarn.  I hope you enjoy the Frosted Berry Infinity Scarf :)

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Snowball Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Snowball Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Have I inspired you to try crocheting mittens yet?  I hope so!  I'll definitely be back with more mitten patterns again in the future, but for now I hope you enjoy the Snowball Mittens :)  They match one of my most popular patterns from my Seven Days of Scarfie 2017 pattern collection - the Snowball Slouch Hat.  Keep reading for the free crochet pattern!

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Snow Drops Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Snow Drops Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

I wrote the Snow Drops Mittens pattern to match my Snow Drops Mod Scarf and Snow Drops Slouch Hat, and you will only need two cakes of your favorite Caron Cakes yarn to make all three!  Keep reading for the free crochet pattern AND star stitch in-the-round video tutorial.

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Snow Drops Slouch Hat Free Crochet Pattern

Snow Drops Slouch Hat Free Crochet Pattern

The Snow Drops Slouch Hat works up with stunning texture and uses less than one cake of Caron Cakes yarn (or your preferred worsted weight yarn)!  This free crochet pattern was designed to match my popular Snow Drops Mod Scarf.  I even have a NEW right and left handed video tutorial to teach you how to crochet the star stitch in the round :)

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