I was introduced the crochet spike stitch several years ago, though it was called a long single crochet by the designer. This incredible stitch was so easy, but the resulting fabric was awesome. Worked in a contrasting color, you can create simple colowork, and even when worked in the same color, spike stitches create a […]

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Little thread, tinier hooks, delicate intricacies of the stitches and patterns, doesn’t it seem like nearly everything is better if it has just a bit of crocheted lace embellishing it? Lace adds a light sophisticated touch to crochet. Crochet lace patterns don’t have to be worked in thread or lace-weight yarn either. You can create […]

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I have always loved cables, but most of the cabled sweaters and accessories I saw were knitted. Surely, I thought, you can crochet cables. Then I was introduced to the beauty of crocheted cables, and I was hooked. You will be quickly hooked as well. Strands of crocheted post stitches step around and behind each […]

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I have a yarn stash full of single skeins or collections of two or three balls of yarn. They aren’t large enough to create a garment or even a scarf on their own, but combined they create incredible color combination. These single skeins have led me into a wonderful world of crochet colorwork. I have […]

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The building blocks of crochet, motifs perfectly combine structure and lace, and are the perfect components for sweaters, scarves, shawls, and more. Crochet motif patterns can also be the perfect technique for crocheting squares, hexagons, circles, and more. With this free collection of patterns, I wanted to highlight both projects that used crochet motifs in […]

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Crochet Patterns for Kids are small projects and can be quickly finished; they are an ideal stash-busting project, using only a few balls of yarn, and the diminutive recipients are just old enough to appreciate the thought that goes into a handmade gift. Toddler garments are also the perfect canvas on which to try a […]

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11 Free Crochet Amigurumi Patterns

Click on the Download Now button or link below and learn why this Japanese art form has caught on worldwide. Eleven different patterns make up this exciting free amigurumi tutorial, and your crochet creatures are just a click away from being born. Because these crochet amigurumi patterns can be whipped up quickly, they are easy […]

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Four Fabulous Free Crochet Tops

I am always on the lookout for perfect crochet top patterns for year-round wear. It needs to be something that can be worn with a tank top, short- or long-sleeve shirt-and I love a garment with an interesting stitch-pattern or construction. We don’t often think of crochet top patterns as being warm-weather friendly, but this […]

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Free Crochet Poncho Patterns

Crochet ponchos returned to the fashion scene a few years ago, and I am glad they have stuck around. Ponchos provide the same warmth and elegance as a shawl, but I particularly love the way they stay on my shoulders without slipping off. A vintage silhouette with a modern fashion twist, crochet ponchos are a […]

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