Crochet Patterns · Crochet Projects

Spring Fields Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

This has been a long time coming! But I'm finally ready to release the Spring Fields Baby Blanket pattern. Just in time for... err... Autumn. BUT, I'm originally from New Zealand and that's in the southern hemisphere, so really it's perfect timing Either way, this blanket isn't just for Spring. Caron Cakes is quite a… Continue reading Spring Fields Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Patterns · Patterns from other makers

Flamingo Swim Ring by @ella_makes – Free Crochet Pattern

I have something special for you all today! One of my wonderful Instagram friends @ella_makes wrote a lovely and quick pattern for a Flamingo Swim Ring as a little instructional on Instagram. But because it was in German, I asked Ella if I could translate it into US English crochet terms so other people could… Continue reading Flamingo Swim Ring by @ella_makes – Free Crochet Pattern

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Sunflower Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Drum roll please! The Sunflower Baby Blanket is, at long last, here! It's meant a lot of work writing, and then rewriting the pattern, and then for my lovely testers to give it a whirl and let me know what they think. They have improved the pattern immeasurably, so Zahra, Tamika and Maggie: thank you!… Continue reading Sunflower Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

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Thistle Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

This is actually the cowl that resulted from my first attempt at creating the Thistle Wrap. I initially made the wrap a little too long to achieve the neck line I wanted, so I decided to create a cowl out of it instead. This pattern is for a basic cowl crocheted in linen stitch (one… Continue reading Thistle Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

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Thistle Wrap – Free Crochet Pattern

This post may be a little out of season as we're currently in summer and this is an autumn/winter wrap. But for those of you who want to get a jump-start on the seasons, this is perfect timing 🙂 I've called this the Thistle Wrap because the colours take me back to my visit in… Continue reading Thistle Wrap – Free Crochet Pattern

DIY · DIY Crafts

You CAN felt not-100%-animal fibres

Right, I had to write this post because this is one of those things I've been wondering about for a while. Can you felt non-animal fibres? It was one of those things that my head told me must be possible... but Google told me it wasn't. Well, I thought it was about time this conventional… Continue reading You CAN felt not-100%-animal fibres

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Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 4: Summer Dresses

For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing collections of free summer crochet patterns to help you prepare for the beginning of summer. This week the collection is for crochet summer dresses. I've been including tips in each post in this series to help you find the right yarn for your project. This one, however, is pretty… Continue reading Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 4: Summer Dresses

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Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 3: Beach Cover-Ups

For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing collections of free summer crochet patterns to help you prepare for the beginning of summer. This week the collection is for crochet beach cover-ups. I've been including tips in each post in this series to help you find the right yarn for your project. This one, however, is… Continue reading Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 3: Beach Cover-Ups

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Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 2: Beach Bags

For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing collections of free summer crochet patterns to help you prepare for the beginning of summer. This week the collection is for crochet beach bags. Crochet lends itself really well to beach bags because it creates a light, durable and flexible bag (it's amazing how much stuff you can… Continue reading Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 2: Beach Bags

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Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 1: Bikini Tops

For the next few weeks, I'll be sharing collections of free summer crochet patterns to help you prepare for the beginning of summer. I LOVE summer. It's my favourite season, and I'm always so excited to go for my first swim in the lake or sea. For me THAT's the beginning of summer. This week… Continue reading Free Summer Crochet Patterns to get the Season Started Right! Part 1: Bikini Tops