I have made some of the little hearts from the heart garland on last weeks post and shared some with friends. I have been thinking of making more and attaching little love notes for my friends or little people. Maybe even to leave around town randomly?
What are you working on? Let me know in the comments below! In the meantime, here your…
Curated List of New Free Crochet Patterns January Week 3
FLOWER FANDANGO FLAVOR
The Flower Fandango Flavor is the part of a versatile free crochet pattern crochet along designed to be used for multiple projects!
TIFFANY CIRCLE IN A SQUARE
Tiffany Circle in A Square is the 2nd in the Squaring The Circle CAL 2018! This square can also be used for other projects. Enjoy!
The Snowdrift Slouch
This hat is designed for a woman’s head and fits kind of oversized and slouchy. The designer includes instructions on how to customize the pattern to make it fit better. I feel like it would look really cool in a variegated yarn.
Winter Pom Hat
This little hat worked out to be so flexible-it fits everyone in the house (including the adults!) It is sized it for children & teens. The construction of the ribbed band and stitch/cotton yarn combo make it perfectly adjustable.
Loveland Fingerless Gloves
These gloves are worked up in any worsted weight yarn and are perfect for chilly days – allowing you to text, shoot photos, and let him slip that ring on without the fuss of pulling off bulky gloves or mittens
Victoria’s Winter Crochet Fingerless Gloves
This pattern is a great stash buster project. It’s easy, simple and quick gloves pattern with openwork texture.
OAKLEY SUPER SCARF
The oversized dimensions are relaxed with simple, open stitches to keep the scarf flexible and versatile. It is multi-functional and wearable in different ways. The scarf is extra wide so it could easily be worn as a wrap or shawl.
WAVES HAIRPIN LACE SCARF
Your finished scarf will measure approximately 7.5″ wide and 48″ long (not including tassels).
Turqua Spring Wreath
There are so many possibilities for this wreath – changing up the base color or flowers to match any occasion, holiday or color theme, adding a fun pennant banner diagonal from the flowers of instead of the monogram, how about a bird cut out or a “Welcome” sign?
This is a doily that is suitable for beginners. It’s a very simple design and there are only 14 rounds in the pattern.
Tilly the Tortoise
This pattern is made in separate pieces worked in flat rows and then joined together to give them that unique 2-D look. Tilly has 10 separate pieces and the pattern incorporates the tapestry crochet technique with some color-work involved. If you need to see how to do the color changes, there is a video provided.
Tears of Joy Crochet Emoji
This Tears of Joy Crochet Emoji is number two in the series of six. This Emoji is also known as the Laughing Emoji. This Emoji is laughing so much that it is crying tears of joy.
Just what the weather ordered here, some stripey crocheted leg warmers.
High Altitude Aviator
This aviator is quick to work up and will keep him super warm.
Happy New Year! We’re starting off the New Year with these free crochet patterns curated especially for you by Karla’s Making It.
A Curated List of New Free Crochet Patterns January Week 1
Hello Hello My Friend!
Happy New Year to you!
I hope the first days of this new year have been kind to you.
Have you found much time to crochet? Did you get all your Christmas projects done? Are you starting on next years projects already?
I always admire those who start on next years projects really early. I would forget what I made at the beginning of the year if I had to hold onto it all year long. But I do aspire…
Do you have a resolution to crochet more this year? Mine is to finish more of my Wips (Works in Progress) and there are many I am embarrassed to say. Some in very very lovely and expensive yarn that I splurged on. I know… Bad Karla
Oh hey, If you want to see what I am working on, even the unfinished projects, you should follow me on Instagram.
But anyway, there is no shortage of New Free Patterns posted from all our friends out there on the Googles, and I rounded up the best ones here for you.
Are you enjoying these free pattern posts? We did one for each week in December in case you missed them… Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4.
A Curated List of New Free Crochet Patterns January Week 1
Large Flower Wheel Coaster Square
The squares can be made with any yarn – the ones on the photos are made with Scheepjes Catona and a 3 mm hook (4-ply), Drops Belle and a 4 mm hook (DK) and Drops Nepal and a 5 mm hook (Aran), but any yarn and colour scheme would work.
This simple but striking chevron cushion is crocheted in cool cottons, and the pattern notes include two sizes. Backed with vintage fabric, they make a great addition to any sofa!
The Free Pattern for the Lime Verbena Shawl comes with full crochet instructions and a complete step-by-step video tutorial. Perfect accessory and easy enough for an advanced beginner crocheter, and interesting enough for experienced crocheters alike.
The Caramel shawl is symmetric and is crocheted from one side to the other. This shawl is called Caramel because it’s color. Final measurement without blocking is 55 x 230 cm (without tassels). Pattern is charted with some basic notes but she rates it as beginners friendly.
The Chelsea Beehive Messy Bun Hat
The textured hat is worked from the bottom up. A ribbed brim creates just the right amount of stretch to get the hat over even the thickest of hair and the horizontal beehive ribs create such a great, stylish texture that makes this a versatile and comfortable bun beanie.
Bobble Stitch Cowl
To make this cowl you need to know how to make a circle from a chain, how to crochet in the back bumps of the chain, how to single, double and triple crochet, how to do post stitches (crocheting around the post of a stitch instead of in the stitch), how to crochet in back loops only (blo) and how to crochet the bobble stitch.
Crochet Beret and Scarflette Set
This women’s beret and scarflette set has flexibility and can be adjusted to suit your liking. The Heartland yarn from Lion Brand worked up so nicely. This is a favorite yarn to work with-it’s so soft, worsted weight and machine washable.
This is a fun project for teens or adults and it works up quickly because you hold two strands of yarn together throughout. I even made a short video (at the end of the pattern) that shows you how to wrap the scarf so your mittens hang down in the front.
GIANT OCTOPUS AMIGURUMI
Make sure to read the reviews on this one. It is too cute not to include but some had issues with how many legs were able to be attached with the instructions as they are. The successful projects included one extra stitch in the set up round.
Rayman Raving Rabbids is a video game and a TV show featuring these goofy looking creatures. Here is a pattern for a crocheted version. This pattern is for a Rabbid big enough for cuddling. Have fun!
This cute Crochet Penguin Applique is the next creation in Lucy’s series of Heart Shaped Appliques free crochet patterns. This Crochet Penguin is made with hearts in different sizes and would be perfect for Valentine’s Day! She used a Large Heart with flippers for the body, Small Hearts for the feet and a Tiny Heart for the beak.
Requiring only single and double crochet and a very simple construction, this free crochet bag pattern is perfect for beginners. Neutral colors and a beautiful texture combine to form the perfect modern tote.
Faux Knit Ear Warmer
This crocheted headband gives you the knit look as well as the stretchy feel to keep your ears extra snug and cozy. It is a bit wider than other ear warmers so you don’t have to fiddle around much when wearing them.
This is a quick to crochet stash buster project for medium weight yarn. Worked with 2 strands of medium weight yarn held together this lovely textured container can be worked up in about one hour.
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU: LIGHTSABER
This light saber case can be used for anything, but it works well for crochet afghan hooks and knitting needles. She also provided the details needed to adapt the pattern into a plush toy that can be stuffed.
Face wash headband
What do you think my friends. Do any of those look interesting to you? I would love to see what you are working on!! Seriously! I love inspiration and you guys are so creative! Hit me up on the Karla’s Making It Facebook Page and post a photo.
Here’s another carefully and lovingly curated list of new and free crochet patterns that I come across in my surfing of all things yarn.
A Curated List of New Free Crochet Patterns December Week 3
Hello my yarn loving friends,
Are you all ready for Christmas? I sure hope so!
I got done early this year. I’m finding it so much easier with the kiddos being older.
I do miss leaving out cookies for Santa and carrots for Rudolph, and leaving foot prints and “snow” and all the other fun things you get to do when you aren’t an empty nester.
I guess I will just have to look forward for grandkids someday. Then Christmas will be much more fun again.
Anyway, that gives me more time to crochet!!
Did you check out the free crochet patterns from Week 1 or Week 2? How are you liking these weekly freebies? I would love to hear your thoughts,
Anyway, on to this week… What we have here, in no particular order or category, is a nice list of lovingly and kindly curated New and Free Crochet patterns for your collections!
Free Crochet Patterns
Sonia the sleeping doll amigurumi
Expand your amigurumi skills with this super cute sleeping Sonia doll. This would make any lil one very happy.
The Hedgehog Punk
Isn’t he the cutest! I can tell cutting all those hairs would take some time, but it would be worth it eh?? Let me know if you try this one! too cute!!!
Hooked on Sunshine
The 2017 Lilliana CAL is available for free in all 11 downloadable Parts or you can grab it in a handy pack in the Compendium. It contains the complete Lilliana including round for round instructions on unreleased colorways and the unreleased alternative start.
The poetry of pineapples is achieved with basic crochet stitches being combined in a beautiful way. This poncho is wearable any season of the year for a romantic look.
Elizabeth Stitch Boot Cuff
These boot cuffs are very quick to make, taking only an hour or two. They are the perfect accessory to go with a pair of jeans and your favorite boots.
THE MALIA CLASSIC COWL
This pattern is very easily adaptable to any yarn weight! So if you’re looking for a super quick project, choose a bulky and appropriately-sized hook or, if you’re looking for something a little more delicate, choose a DK yarn. There are notes within the pattern that will instruct you on how to adjust; just keep a ruler handy!
This hat is absolutely adorable, and there are so many different color schemes that to try. These bubblegum inspired shades are pretty awesome, but some in navy, lime, and white; black, white, and red; would be nice too. Decisions, decisions…
What You Love Shawl
I have been wearing this thing all week and it is so cozy, I just know you’re going to love it
Toddler Size Pizza Hat
Grab your hooks and get ready to make this for a pizza loving toddler!
Classic Black Beanie
This black beanie has a classic design, but is made a little differently than your typical crocheted hat. It’s worked as a rectangle and then sewn into a hat. There’s a little bit of ribbing to add some subtle texture and the double brim will help keep ears extra warm.
Swirl and Pineapples Doily
This is a very long pattern (over 30 rounds), so it is broken it into two posts.
Snowflake Cross Stitch Crochet Ornament
Love making handmade ornaments? Need a quick and beautiful gift topper? The Snowflake Cross Stitch Crochet Ornament is fun and fast to make, with a stripy crochet background, a simple embroidered snowflake, and cute pom pom trim to finish it all off. This ornament is lightweight and looks pretty as a gift accent too!
One last ornament for the Christmas tree, make these easy darling little angles with some scrap cotton.
Retro Christmas Tree Scarf
The Retro Christmas Tree Scarf is fun to make, fun to wear, festive for this time of year, and very warm!
not your granny’s dishcloth
This dishcloth pattern is modern, stylish, and can be made from any two colours to work with your home decor. The tapestry style crochet doubles up the thickness of the cloth, making it super durable and absorbent.
Well that was fun wasn’t it? Did you find any projects to add to your collection? I look forward to seeing you again next week!
Anyway, on to this week… What we have here, in no particular order or category, is a nice list of lovingly and Kindly curated New and Free Crochet patterns for your collections!
Free Crochet Patterns
Christmas Wreath Hat
This fun graphic hat is worked in front post double crochet following a simple graph. There is a tutorial to help you learn how to read charts too. The hat works up fast and has a nice thick texture for warmth. Leave the design plain for a rustic Americana look, or decorate it with beads, bows, and buttons for a more festive look. I’m really excited about trying this one!!
Crochet your own eye-catching lace shawl with this free pattern. Spill is a shawl worked in rows in a gradient yarn, with short rows used to create a gradual, off-center color change. Crochet it with a long color-shifting yarn, or use a few different colors to create asymmetrical stripes
Sweet Holiday Treats
These sweet free crochet patterns are sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Go on, pull out your hook, grab a steamy mug of your favorite hot beverage and curl up while creating your own adorable little gingerbread people!
Christmas Tree Hat Scarf
This darling Christmas Tree Scarf is so darling and can be easily adjusted to any head size. You can customize the decorations and have a truly unique gift or treat for yourself!
Cozy Cottage Christmas Stocking
This pattern is worked in a #5 bulky weight, but really you could use any weight yarn in combination with the appropriate hook. The finished sizing would be different of course, but the process is the same, and if you decided to change the sizing, that’s pretty easy too.
These coasters are a fun stocking stuffer idea and they would look lovely in anyone’s home over the Christmas season. They are quick and easy to make.
Weebee Doll Dress up snowman
The Weebee patterns are designed so that you can use any yarn or hook of your choice to achieve different sized dolls to your liking. Therefore the clothing patterns have no specific yarn or hook size specifications but information is contained within which will help you to create the perfect fit for your specific doll.
GIFT CARD CUP COZY AND FREE PRINTABLE
It’s that time of year!! That time of year when we makers realize that we can’t possibly make all the handmade gifts we dreamed of making before Christmas! But even if you can’t finish all the scarves, hats and blankets, there’s still time to make something handmade and unique for family & friends… as long as it’s small! This gift card cup cozy will fit the bill!
Gustav the Gnome
A cute little gnome that was supposed to be a Christmas tree! I’m so glad he turned out a gnome – just look at how cute he is and wait until you see his hair!!
THE SAMPLER POUF
Learn some new stitches while crocheting your own oversized pouf ottoman. This free crochet bean bag pattern is comprised of six simple squares and stuffed with inexpensive household items to create a high-end looking piece of DIY furniture.
The Dreamer Crocheted Triangle Wrap
The blend of neutrals will go with just about any outfit and the optional flowy fringe and tassels give it that kind of bohemian vibe, don’t you think? She even braided some of the fringe.
The 4 Wonders
Getting ready for the holidays? Here are four free crochet patterns that’ll bring the Holiday Spirit into your home! Say Hello to Charlie the Gingerbread Woman, Casper the Snowman, Eve the Christmas Tree, and Jeffrey the Eggnog! All stand roughly about 7 ½ inches tall!
Keep your living room or studio organized with this cute basket. It’s perfect for storing everything from magazines and remotes to yarn projects (or part of your yarn stash!).
Textured Slouchy Hat
I love how this textured slouchy hat worked up. Lion Brand’s Heartland in Joshua Tree compliments the front post double crochet stitches perfectly.
Christmas is behind the corner and I hope this crochet pattern will help you to decorate your home or to decorate gifts for your lovies.
How Creative!! Love these little plushy light holders! Get all 4 free crochet patterns.
Candle with Flameless Tealight
It is a very easy and fast crochet pattern. And of course it is perfect for any time of the year. Switch out the colors if you like and you can use this pattern not only for Christmas, but also Easter, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Valentine’s Day or any other Holiday.
Sweet Dreams Baby Blanket
The blanket is made from squares joined with a slip stitch join. The border echos the pattern of the squares.
These tiny llamas are small enough to use as Christmas ornaments, stocking stuffers or gift toppers. I can’t wait to make a few more as little gifts for my friends!
Robin Xmas Tree Baubles
a list of free crochet patterns wouldn’t be complete without these Christmas tree baubles, a cute and easy robin bauble. The perfect little last-minute decoration for your Christmas tree, gifts, or craft fairs!
Present Kawaii Cuddler
He can be personalized to your heart’s content with color combinations and embellishments.
That’s all we have for this week’s new free crochet patterns from my surfing adventures. If you found a free crochet pattern that you would like to share with our readers, please share it in the comments below. Please only free patterns and recently posted too!!
Here’s another carefully and lovingly curated list of new and free crochet patterns that I come across in my surfing of all things yarn.
A Curated List of New Free Crochet Patterns December Week 1
Hello my yarn loving friends!!
How are you this DECEMBER!?! December… OMG What??
Are you ready for Christmas already?
Or are you the type who is just getting started? Maybe you’re like my partner who shops on December 24!
Whoever you are around Christmas time, if you love yarn as much as I do, you are still crocheting everyday and ALWAYS collecting New and Free Crochet Patterns – am I right?
While I pin a ton of free patterns on Pinterest every single day (you should really follow me!), I have decided to share the best of what I find every week on the blog.
So what we have here, in no particular order or category, is a nice list of lovingly and kindly curated New and Free Crochet patterns for your collections!
Free Crochet Patterns
Free Crochet Blanket Pattern – Ruby Baby Blanket
Here is a new free pattern from Cherry Blossom Crochet for a beautiful cotton crochet ripple blanket with bobbles which would be perfect for your little one or as a gift!
WINTER WISHES WRAP
In the winter wishes wrap the stitch pattern used is called the side saddle stitch. The stitch pattern calls for double crocheting four together, but it isn’t difficult at all. Written instructions are included for the stitch if you aren’t familiar with it.
Everyday Crochet Cardigan
If you’ve been looking for your go-to simple, easy to crochet cardigan – the Everyday Crochet Cardigan is for you! It’s really beginner friendly, construction is a piece of cake, and you’ll be warm and cozy in no time at all.
Stocking Snowflake Hat
Check out this darling snowflake hat just in time for the holidays. I bet you can whip this one up in no time.
Star Gazer’s Slipper Socks
The Star Gazer’s Slipper Socks are perfect for snuggling up with a hot mug of tea on a cold winter day.
Slouchy Shell Beanie
Make yourself a stylish slouchy shell beanie to wear this winter! This cute crochet hat has a ribbed brim, shell stitch pattern, and a fun pom pom on top. This free crochet beanie pattern has both written instructions and photos to help you finish your own beanie with ease.
White Berry Cable Messy Bun Hat
If you haven’t seen it, A Messy Bun Hat is a hat with a hole in it for a bun or ponytail to go through, so you can have your hair up and still wear a hat when it is cold. Here’s a darling red and white cable Messy Bun Hat for you!
Simply Mad Throw
This pattern is super easy, customizable and works up quick with TWO STRANDS of yarn, making it very thick and extremely warm. Size and colors are within pattern are recommendations to make the blanket in the picture but there are instructions to adapt the pattern to your own color taste and preferred size.
CROCHET BABY HAT
Isn’t this crochet baby hat with a cute lamb appliqué darling?! There are sizes for 0-3 months, 3-6 months and 6-12 months.
Sampler Snowman Boot Cuffs
These super cute boot cuffs are based on a popular snowman sampler scarf pattern. There are patterns for both adult and children sizes.
CROCHET PLAID SLIPPERS
This is an awesome pattern because they are very easy to resize. She included Women, Kids and Toddler sizes and you can easily change the sizing by making the slippers longer or shorter. As a bonus, she included ways to make the slippers non slip!
Snowball Slouch Hat
The Snowball Slouch Hat uses the Grit Stitch to make a really fabulous texture while still being beginner-friendly. These hats work up so quickly
That concludes the patterns that I have curated for you this week. Stay tune for more NEW and FREE patterns from all around the world of crochet.
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The Super Scarf – Your Biggest Accessory this Season!
Hello my Crochet Friends,
Have you seen all the posts and pins about the Super Scarf?
We are still having wonderful warm weather here in Southern California. I haven’t seen anyone wearing the huge scarf, but give it time. Although it may never get cold enough to actually wear the hugest scarf on the planet, it won’t stop some of us participating in a trend. Especially if it keep us warm, AND looks good! 🙂
It’s crazy how viral some of these patterns go. I’ve seen mermaid tails for months. A ton of people jumped on the braided cowl pattern, and a few of us made the Jelly Fish (even though we didn’t have a kid to make it for).
EDIT: The blue scarf below is actually knitted. I know – I had a tear too… but I added another beautiful one at the bottom for you since I love you so much. Sorry about that.
Well it’s called a Super Scarf is the latest trend in crochet, and for good reason. It’s warm, cozy, and pretty much feels like getting a warm fuzzy hug all day long!
What qualifies as a Super Scarf? Well, technically it is anything that is larger than a traditional scarf. But I would describe it as scarf, meets shawl, meets blanket all in one!
Really! Look at these things! They are huge! What a bold fashion statement! You cannot get cold with this thing around you!!
Its a great way to get some family off the Christmas List and to get rid of some of my stash 🙂
The other thing great about the Super Scarf is you can wear it so many ways!! There’s a video from Yarnspirations called 9 Ways to Tie your Scarf! Check it out and change up how you wear your super scarf!
EDIT: Here’s the bonus Free Scarf Pattern!! Again, Sorry about that. I’m gonna leave it for any knitters – and because I’m trying to learn 🙂
Is this something you are making for gifts? I think I might! What are some other gifts you like to make?
How did the holidays treat you? Did you get all the presents you wanted this year? I was spoiled with lots of family time. It was wonderful!
I also picked up a new hobby over the holiday – knitting!! I have always wanted to learn and have tried so many times over the years. Every time I tried, my attempts would end in frustration and I’m sure I tried to stab something with those needles. But not this time!! I think I got the hang of this!
I have fawned over so many knitting projects that you all Pin in my addiction of hoarding crochet patterns. I would see awesome yarn patterns and be so jealous and sad that they turned out to be knitting patterns instead of crochet. Like this pattern for a Chunky Knit Throw.
or these fabulous scarves
Isn’t that color work amazing? You just can’t get this look from crochet. Even tapestry crochet. Trust me!! I have tried. You still end up with dots of color where it shouldn’t be. I will admit, it is easier to do crochet color work in the round, but it still looks choppy and…just off. But, seriously, if I can learn to create projects like this, why would I not want to learn?!? Right?
Not only have I found that knitting is way better for color work, but the fabric turns out so amazing There is much more fabulous drape and hang.
On top of that, every knitted stuff animal I see I want to hug! I just don’t feel that way about crochet amigurumi! They seem so stiff and un-cuddly. Check these out!
Aren’t they darling?! My lil girl would LOVE the elephant. They are her favorite!
What about you? Do you also knit? What are your favorite knitted projects?
Going forward, I plan to include Free Knitting Patterns as well as all the Free Crochet Patterns here on Karla’s Making It. Maybe I will inspire one of you crocheters to pick up those needles and give it a try!
I will post some links that I used to get started with knitting in a future post, as well as my works in progress so stay tuned!!