Free Patterns RSS

Hewlett Bucket Hat: Free Crochet Pattern

These faux fur bucket hats seem to be everywhere these days, so I thought why not? Let's just on this bucket hat band wagon! This simple crochet bucket hat is worked using single crochet stitches. The faux sherpa yarn can make finding your stitches challenging, but also covers mistakes and accidental “design elements.” 1 More Row Designs are named for towns or landmarks around Long Island, New York. Featured Yarn: 1 ball Lion Brand Go For Fleece Sherpa in Honey; 89 yards, 184 grams, CYC #7 100% Polyester Hook: P/11.5mm, or size to obtain gauge Gauge: 6 sts = 4” in single crochet (1.5 sts per inch) Notions: Locking stitch marker Tapestry needle • Finished Size Adult - 20” circumference The Pattern...

Continue reading

80 Blankets: Pineapples In Stripes

This blanket was born as a variation of the original 80 Blankets: Pineapples I did previously. I loved the allover look of the pineapple stitches, but like any other bobble or puff stitch it eats through yarn pretty rapidly. So for this version I’ve paired rows of half double crochet in Color Made Easy Alabaster with smaller sections of pineapples in Color Made Easy Mineral Yellow. The Pattern 5 skeins Color Made Easy Alabaster 2 skeins Color Made Easy Mineral Yellow 9mm crochet hook 2 hdc = 1″ Finished size: 45″ x 55″ The 2 chains at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch. Instead, you will work these turning chains and then work the first...

Continue reading

Wedding Blankets: My Go-To Stitch

One stitch pattern in particular has become my go-to, my buddy, my best friend and it's the wavy chevron. It's classic ripple stitch goodness that works with just about all yarns no matter what the weight or texture. So far I've worked this pattern using Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®, Totally Tubular, Feels Like Butta with Mandala Roving, Feels Like Butta with Winter Nights (on one I also added stripes of Go For Faux to this combination), Touch of Alpaca with Winter Nights, Turnstyles, and We Are Knitters The Petite Wool. Some I striped and some I worked straight through. And all of them I love. The exact size of each blanket varies a bit depending on the yarn, but for...

Continue reading