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May Holiday Crochet Ideas
What should you crochet in the month of May?! Let the many holidays of this month guide your crafting decisions. In addition to Mother's Day and Memorial Day there are a lot of smaller off-the-beaten-path holidays that are fun to crochet for. Here are your May craft ideas.

12 Articles on the Health Benefits of Crochet
It's no secret that I believe that crochet saved my life; I've written about it widely. I've also heard from many other people who have healed from so many different issues with help from hook and yarn. Here you'll find links to one dozen articles about the health benefits of crochet.

New World Record Crochet Blanket 3x Larger Than The Last One!
It wasn't that long ago that I shared that Nededuitcsh Hervormde Church, Welgelegen-Pietersburg in South Africa had broken the Guinness World Record for the World's Largest Crochet Blanket, and yet, the record has been broken again - and not just by a little bit but by a new blanket that is 3x larger than the previous record holder.

Crochet Penguin Patterns for World Penguin Day
April 25th is World Penguin Day. You could celebrate by making a crochet penguin? Of course, these penguin patterns can be used all throughout the year for children's gifts, nurseries and just for fun. Here are 7 crochet penguin patterns.

Flo Shares Her Sophie's Universe Crochet Experience
Looking back at the original post about the Sophie's Universe CAL from Dedri Uys of Look At What I Made, it's hard to imagine that she ever felt nervous about the crochet-along. It has quickly become one of the most popular crochet projects on the web, filling my Instagram feed and Pinterest pages with everyone's different, unique versions of this beautiful, colorful crochet pattern. One of our favorite readers, Flo, has agreed to share her experience with this CAL.

7 Summer Fashion Trends Perfect for Crochet
Fashion experts say that crochet is trending for summer 2015 so anything you make to wear will be right on target. Here are 7 of the top fashion trends that will work great in crochet!

10 Items You Can Recycle With Crochet
There are many terrific earth-friendly crochet ideas. One of the best is to recycle old items using crochet, whether that means tearing the items into strips to crochet with or adding crochet to give new life to an object. Here are 10 items that you can recycle with crochet.

10 Items That You Can Crochet With Plarn
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5 Crochet Patterns for Pecan
Pecans are a terrific snacking choice. Celebrate that this month by making some crochet pecan treats. Crochet is actually a great snack replacement to help keep you on track with diets by keeping your hands busy!

2-Sizes Crochet Scarf Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern is written with the option to make it 6.5

3-Color Eyelash Scarf Crochet Pattern
Eyelash yarn turns a beginner's crochet scarf pattern into something special - especially when you add stripes! Page 71.

5-Skein Ribbed Double Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf is easy to make although it takes awhile because it's so huge! Page 82.

Asymmetrical Wool Scarf Pattern
Jessie Rayot created this free crochet scarf pattern that shows off the beauty of an

Bobble Crochet Scarf Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern from Pigtails relies on the bobble stitch for its beautiful design. Page 24.

Braided Crochet Cowl Pattern
This crochet cowl / scarf pattern is worked by braiding pieces together to make the final design. Page 55.

Brick Stitch Scarf Pattern
Practice the simple brick stitch with this free crochet scarf pattern by Nyela d’Endel. Page 64.

Buttoned Crochet Cowl Pattern
Warmer weather calls for lacier designs and lighter patterns like this one. Page 22.

Candy Colored Crochet Scarf Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern incorporates all of the colors of the rainbow as well as some bright pink that makes me think of yummy candy. Page 51.

Candy Ribbons Crochet Infinity Scarf
This free crochet cowl / scarf pattern from Jessie Rayot is a great choice if you want to work with a colorful design. Page 25.

Chain Stitch Crochet Scarf
This free Ravelry crochet pattern celebrates the simple chain stitch. Page 92.

Checkered Furry Scarf Pattern
2 very different yarns are combined in this crochet scarf pattern for an original checkered design. Page 81.

Christmas Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern is worked in Christmas colors for a perfect holiday flair. Page 100.

Cotton Crochet Scarf Pattern
The bold color makes this free crochet scarf pattern from CrochetKim all the rage. Page 56.

Crochet Fan Stitch Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern is worked using a lovely, lacy fan stitch. Page 26.

Crochet Necklace Chain Scarf
This free crochet pattern from Jessie Rayot can be called a necklace or a scarf - either way it's cute! Page 46.

Crochet Pom Pom Scarf
Pom pom novelty yarn is used to make this simple but super fun crochet scarf pattern. Page 54.

Crochet Triangle Scarf
Crochet scarves don't have to be rectangular in shape as this triangle pattern proves. Page 52.

Double Crochet Prayer Scarf Pattern
The easy double crochet repeat on this crochet scarf pattern makes it a good choice for a prayer scarf. Page 39.

Double-Strand Mobius Scarf
The mobius scarf is a twisted variation on the infinity crochet scarf. Page 77.

Dragon Scale Crochet Scarf
Cats Rockin' created this free crochet pattern using the

Extra Long Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf has appeal because of it's extra-long design. Page 40.

Eyelash Fur Crochet Scarf Pattern
The use of eyelash fun fur gives a sophisticated look to this free crochet scarf pattern. Page 61.

Flirty Crochet Scarf Free Pattern
This is a free crochet pattern from SCCelinaLane of Simply Collectible Crochet. Page 44.

Floral Crochet Scarflette Pattern
This free crochet scarflette pattern is from BellaCrochet. Page 41.

Free Crochet Scoodie Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern double as a hood to keep you warm on windy days. Page 43.

Fringed Crochet Scarf
Adding fringe to a crochet scarf pattern can make it look different from the original design. Page 62.

Front Loop Crochet Scarf Pattern
Cream of the Crop Crochet shows us how working in the front loop of dc stitches can create a pretty pattern. Page 67.

Green Ripple Crochet Scarf Pattern
Katie Cooks and Crafts brings us a simple crochet wave pattern using green hues. Page 89.

Hexi Crochet Scarf Pattern
It's fun to work up a bunch of hexagons and then stitch them together into a crochet scarf. Page 91.

Hooded Crochet Scarf Pattern
Lara N Castle offers this free crochet scarf pattern as a Ravelry download. Page 83.

Irish Flag Crochet Scarf
This crochet scarf is designed to look like the Irish Flag. Page 66.

Jeweled Crochet Scarflette Pattern
This neck warmer (also known as a cowl or scarflette) is an easy crochet pattern that looks fancy because of the jewel closure. Page 38.

Lacy Infinity Scarf Pattern
Sooz Jewels brings us a beautiful crochet scarf pattern for people who like a lacy look. Page 57.

Lacy Summer Scarf Crochet Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern from Elk Studio incorporates several fun stitches. Page 29.

Long Crochet Infinity Scarf
This is an extra-long crochet infinity scarf pattern that incorporates a variety of stitches. So fun to work! Page 35.

Long Fringe Crochet Scarf Pattern
Posh Patterns created this free crochet scarf pattern that celebrates the beauty of long crochet. Page 78.

Long Ripple Crochet Pattern
This is a crochet ripple scarf pattern with an original extended design. Page 85.

Looks Like Knitting Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern combines Tunisian crochet with post stitches and other crochet stitches for a constantly-changing pattern that has a knit-like design. Page 94.

Mindless Scarf Crochet Pattern
Meditative crochet is made easy with this breathe-easy crochet scarf pattern offered as a free download on Ravelry from Knotted by Nicole. Page 48.

Mobius Crochet Scarf in 6 Sizes
Jessie Rayot offers us a free crochet mobius scarf pattern that is super chunky since it's worked with two strands of bulky weight yarn. Page 98.

Moogly Free Crochet Scarf Pattern
Moogly created this crochet stitch pattern and called it Neptune's Arrow. Page 45.

Moss Stitch Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet pattern uses the easy moss stitch and a variegated yarn for a colorful autumnal design. Page 32.

One Skein Crochet Scarf Pattern
Use just one beautiful ball of yarn to create this asymmetrical crochet scarf pattern designed by Jessie Rayot. Page 59.

Oversized Purple Crochet Scarf
This is a free crochet shawl pattern that could also be worn as an oversized triangle scarf. Page 75.

Patriotic Crochet Scarf Pattern
This red, white and blue crochet scarf pattern is great for any occasion where you want to show off your patriotic pride. Page 80.

Picot and Corkscrew Crochet Scarf Pattern
Tanis Galik of Interlocking Crochet has created a terrific free crochet scarf pattern for people who like picots. Page 69.

Popcorn Crochet Scarf Pattern
Hopeful Honey shows us how to do the popcorn stitch in this free crochet scarf pattern. Page 37.

Pretty Pink Crochet Scarf
Girlie's Crochet honors feminine flair with a beautiful pink crochet scarf pattern. Page 95.

Puff Stitch Crochet Necklace Scarf
Jessie Rayot created this free crochet necklace scarf pattern using the terrific texture of the popular puff stitch. Page 28.

Rainbow Crochet Scarf Pattern
If you're in love with all of the colors of the rainbow then give this crochet scarf pattern a try. Page 68.

Rainbow Granny Crochet Scarf Pattern
Work long rows in rainbow colors to create a pretty crochet scarf pattern designed by Rosalind Evans. Page 97.

Raised Stripes Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf combines hdc and dc with post stitches for a beautiful, textured striped design. Page 53.

SC Checkerboard Fur Scarf
The stitches in this checkerboard crochet scarf are simple but the design looks complex because of the unique combination of two different yarn types worked in three different colors. Page 99.

Shell Stitch Free Crochet Pattern
The shell stitch is easy to learn but looks fancy even on a simple scarf. Page 60.

Side-Fringe Infinity Crochet Scarf
This is a free infinity scarf crochet pattern from Mama in a Stitch. Page 47.

Simple Cable Crochet Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern from By Hook creates cables without post stitches. Page 33.

Simple Double Tunisian Scarf
Practice the niche of Tunisian crochet with this simple free crochet scarf pattern. Page 76.

Simple SC Scarf Pattern
Sometimes you just need a simple meditative crochet project. This scarf is it. Page 90.

Skinny Scarf Crochet Pattern
An extra-skinny crochet scarf can also be worn around the waist. Page 72.

Skinny Vine Scarf Pattern
Kristy Medina suggests that her free Ravelry crochet scarf pattern be worked in any yarn type! Page 87.

Skull Scarf Crochet Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern by Stitch Noir is great for Halloween but works for other occasions as well. Page 84.

Skylark Scarf Crochet Pattern
The yarn does all of the work in this beautiful free crochet scarf pattern. Page 34.

Slanted Little Fans
Jessie Rayot, the crochet designer behind this pattern, calls it Slanted Little Fans. Page 79.

Spiral Net Ruffle Scarf
Have you ever used net yarn to create a crochet scarf? This free ruffle scarf pattern shows you how to do it! Page 63.

Spots and Stripes Scarf
Helen Watson shares this beautiful bold crochet pattern as a free Ravelry download. Page 58.

St. Patrick's Day Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet pattern from Jessie Rayot can work as a shawl or an oversized scarf. Page 65.

Stitch Sampler Crochet Scarf Pattern
Tracy of The Red Spotty Mushroom calls this the Pixie Elements Scarf Pattern. Page 96.

Striped Openwork Crochet Scarf Pattern
Switching from color A to B and back again through the pattern gives this crochet scarf a striped design. Page 31.

Sunkissed Fishbone Pattern Wrap
This free crochet wrap scarf pattern by Jellina Creations is available in both Dutch and English. Page 86.

Super Fast Crochet Scarf Pattern
This is a thick-and-thin style crochet scarf pattern that is worked up with a large P size hook so that you're done with the pattern almost as soon as you've begun. Page 70.

Sweetheart Crochet Scarf Pattern
The red, white and pink coloring and the ruffled edges on this free crochet scarf pattern make it a perfect choice for a date night accessory. Page 50.

Thread Crochet Scarf Pattern
Try your hand at thread crochet with this simple free crochet scarf pattern. Page 30.

Tunisian Crochet Cowl Pattern
This free Tunisian crochet pattern by A Crochet Journey was inspired by Cobbled Streets. Page 88.

Tunisian Crochet Scarf Pattern
This free crochet pattern from Wink of A Creative Being teaches us something about Tunisian crochet. Page 36.

Two-Strand Crochet Scarf Pattern
This easy crochet scarf pattern is intended to keep you really warm. Page 73.

Unforgettable V-Stitch Crochet Scarf
Undeniable Glitter brought out the best of Boutique Unforgettable yarn with this v-stitch crochet scarf pattern. Page 74.

Versatile DC Scarf Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern from Jessie Rayot is flexible in its instructions. Page 23.

Warm, Lacy Crochet Scarf Pattern
This is a lacy but warm free crochet pattern by Meladora's Creations. Page 93.

3-Color Openwork Crochet Scarf Pattern
Vary the colors to get a variety of scarves from this single free crochet pattern. Page 2.

4-Row Repeat Crochet Grid Scarf
This crochet grid scarf pattern is designed with an easy-breezy repeat. Page 21.

6-Row Skinny Crochet Scarf
Six simple rows and you've completed this easy free crochet scarf pattern. Page 8.

BLO SC Scarf Pattern
Make single crochet more interesting by working in the back loop only. Page 5.

Cabled Crochet Scarf
Learn how to work easy crochet cables with this free crochet scarf pattern. Page 9.

Crochet V-Stitch Scarf Pattern
Use this free V-stitch crochet tutorial to create a scarf in whatever length you desire. Page 4.

Crocodile Stitch Infinity Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern shows off the crocodile stitch. Page 19.

Cupcake Crochet Scarf Pattern
Twinkie Chan designs food-inspired crochet accessories like this cupcake scarf. Page 16.

Easy Crochet Scarf Set
This is a basic crochet scarf pattern that you can adapt into a full set with headband or hat and fingerless gloves. Page 20.

Easy Unisex Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern is worked with just single crochet and slip stitches, so it's a great free unisex crochet pattern for beginners.

Infinity Chain Crochet Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern from Jessie Rayot of Jessie At Home uses the basic chain in a creative fashion. Page 18.

Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern
This lacy crochet scarf design is made using DK weight yarn and an I crochet hook. Page 10.

Little Triangles Crochet Scarf
Challenge yourself with this textured crochet scarf pattern designed for more advanced crocheters. Page 6.

Mesh Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Even a true beginner in crochet can create this openwork scarf pattern. Page 11.

Mirror Image Crochet Scarf
This crochet scarf pattern is worked in two pieces so that they mirror each other when they are joined together. Page 17.

Openwork Crochet Shells Scarf Pattern
Crochet shells are made more visible in this free scarf pattern because there are chains that allow a more breathable design. Page 15.

SC, DC Crochet Grid Scarf Pattern
Have fun making a pretty crochet scarf out of the basic stitches of chain, single crochet and double crochet. Page 12.

SC Fun Fur Scarf Pattern
Practice using novelty yarn with this easy crochet scarf pattern. Page 3.

Side-to-Side V-Stitch Scarf
AnastaciaKnits shares this crochet pattern free on Ravelry. Page 7.

Square Motif Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet infinity scarf or neck warmer is made by creating simple squares then joining them together. Page 13.

Textured Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern has terrific texture. Page 14.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

100 Free Crochet Scarf Patterns
Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.

10 Tips for More Mindful Crochet
One of the core reasons that crochet helps us to heal from depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions is because it provides us with a path to mindfulness. Want to learn how to practice more mindful crochet? Here are ten tips, inspired by Mark Lipinski's online guide to Slow Stitching.

10 Timeless Favorite Free Crochet Patterns
I was just updating a post over on my blog, Crochet Concupiscence, showing 20 Most Popular Free Crochet Patterns. Although I wrote that post in 2012, almost all of the patterns that were popular then remain popular to this day. They are timeless, classic, wonderful free crochet patterns

15 Crochet Pinterest Boards
I actively curate about 100 Pinterest boards related to different niches of crochet. You'll find them updated daily with new pins designed to inspire your love of crochet, often linking to crochet patterns to help you with your crafting. You can follow all of my boards here. Of these, here are the 15 I think will most inspire you!

Stitch Away Stress with Crochet
April is National Stress Awareness Month. The Craft Yarn Council is encouraging us all to celebrate crochet and other needle crafts because of the research out there showing that crochet reduces stress. They're offering a free Twinkie Chan stress ball crochet pattern and a variety of other daily goodies throughout the month of April.

7 Ways to Celebrate National Crochet Month
At the beginning of the month, we looked at 10 Things You Could Do To Celebrate NatCroMo. Now let's take a look back at the ways we chose to further encourage crochet celebration and exploration on the blog this month!

14 Cutest Crochet Potholder Patterns
35+ Potholders to Crochet is a terrifically fun niche crochet book from Trafalgar. It actually has more than forty crochet potholder patterns (and four crochet patterns for oven mitts, too). There are some classic designs and some really contemporary designs but the designs that I think are the best are the cute designs. These are the crochet patterns that are shaped like creatures and objects and things that make us smile.

19 Colorful Crochet Patterns for the Home
Kristel Salgarollo has joined together with Stackpole Books and released a brand new crochet pattern book. It's called Colorful Crochet Afghans and Pillows: 19 Projects to Brighten Your Home. As the title suggests, it is filled with beautiful photos of brightly colored crochet projects that are a joy to look at. If you're a fan of colorwork and you enjoy making cushions and blankets then this crochet book will appeal to you.

A New World's Largest Crochet Blanket
I recently published the story of a new Guinness world record for the world's largest granny square crochet blanket. I also just heard from Henk Joubert who shared a different world record attempt for the world's largest crochet blanket. Although the size of the blankets is amazing, it's really the stories behind them that inspire the most!

5 Unique Yarn Options from Red Heart
Red Heart Yarns is a popular, affordable yarn option known by many people who crochet. The brand has just been awarded the 2015 Women's Choice Award for America's Most Recommended Yarn Brand. There are many, many different yarn options available from this company. Today I thought I'd draw your attention to five of the most unique yarn options currently available through Red Heart.

5 Fun Crochet Things for Pi Day
Lots of crocheters are also science-loving, math-loving, geeky, nerdy folks (I say that proudly), so I thought that some of you might be interested in how crochet can be mixed with Pi in celebration of today. Here are five thoughts on that to inspire you.

Make a Crochet Fairytale Playset
Fairytale Crochet is a lovely amigurumi craft book by Louise Tyler that celebrates the classic fairy tales that all of us are familiar with. It's a unique book because it provides us with more than just the main characters of a story but also everything that you need to create an entire play set for each fairy tale.

5 Easy Ways to Build Your Crochet Skills
Get out of a crochet rut by expanding on your existing skills. Here are five suggestions to get you going!

10 Shops to Purchase Vintage 1930s Crochet Patterns
There are some great shops on Etsy that sell reproductions of vintage 1930s crochet patterns, often updated with new images and sometimes even modern instruction notes. Here are 10 of the top Etsy sellers for vintage crochet patterns.

10 Free Crochet Patterns for Easter Egg Cozies
Crochet egg cozies seem to have become all the rage over the past few Easter. There are adorable little crochet characters that sit a top crochet Easter eggs to the delight of kids and adults delight. There are also simpler, colorful, more contemporary and sophisticated crochet egg cozies that are also great for Easter decor and gifting

Mixed Media Upcycled Crochet
You can crochet with anything that can be converted into string - plastic, rag strips, VHS tape, even dried paint! These links all show you different ways to upcycle a variety of mixed media materials using crochet to create brand new, cool, interesting items. The items are a mixture of functional items and crochet art pieces.

10 Things You Can Do to Celebrate NatCroMo
Welcome to March! Today kicks off (Inter)National Crochet Month (and National Craft Month in general for that matter). Way back in 1998, the CGOA declared a week in March to be National Crochet Week. By 2000, it was decided that we needed a whole month to celebrate. This year marks the 15th anniversary of that celebration. Here are 10 things you can do to celebrate.

New World Record for Largest Crochet Blanket
World's Largest Crochet record has recently been broken by a group of crocheters working together to create a huge blanket honoring the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Top 5 Crochet Ideas for Spring
Yesterday on this site I shared a post of 100+ crochet flowers to get us thinking about springtime. Floral crochet projects are definitely a top choice for the upcoming season. Here are five more favorite crochet ideas for spring.

Usher in Spring with 100+ Crochet Flowers
The weather is chilly in many places but spring really is just around the corner. Welcome it into your own home with this roundup of floral crochet inspiration! There are more than one hundred crochet flowers shown in the links here.

Top 5 Crochet Fashion Trends for Spring 2015
Do you keep up with style trends? I like to know what people are wearing. I don't necessarily cleave to it but sometimes it's fun to find a way to put my own twist on the stuff that's really popular at any give time of year. Here are five Spring 2015 fashion trends that lend themselves well to reinvention in crochet.

12 Crochet Patterns from 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl
In 2014, the 18 shops participating in the annual Rose City Yarn Crawl created knit and crochet patterns to highlight Portland’s diverse and vibrant neighborhoods.You can purchase the patterns via Ravelry as a single knit and crochet collection or as individual collections of knit patterns and crochet patterns.

8 Top Ideas for St. Patrick's Crochet
The next little holiday on the calendar is St. Patrick's Day. This is a fun holiday to do a little bit of crafting for - and a good excuse to use up any of the green yarn in your stash (or buy up some new fiber in this great hue!) Here are 8 St. Patrick's crochet ideas.

Crochet Sheep, Ram and Goat Patterns for Chinese New Year
Is this Chinese New Year the year of the sheep or the ram or the goat? Whatever you call it, you can certainly crochet for it! This roundup of crochet sheep, goat and ram patterns will get you started.

40+ Crochet Books to Add To Your Library
There are so many great crochet books with unique and interesting crochet patterns, techniques and styles. I thought I'd do a roundup of the best crochet books today in case you missed any the first time around!

40+ Crochet Books to Add To Your Library
There are so many great crochet books with unique and interesting crochet patterns, techniques and styles. I thought I'd do a roundup of the best crochet books today in case you missed any the first time around!

Unique, Informative Children's Crochet Book
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia, is a beautifully illustrated children's book that tells the true story of five women who worked together to solve the trash problem in their village with an upcycled plastic bag crochet purse program.

Crochet Shawl Photo Inspiration
White crochet shawls are one of the most classic designs that exist in the craft. Here are 13 knit and crochet shawl designs to inspire you to craft your own.

Crochet Shawl Photo Inspiration
White crochet shawls are one of the most classic designs that exist in the craft. Here are 13 knit and crochet shawl designs to inspire you to craft your own.

5 Steps to Help Crochet World's Largest Stocking for Charity
I mentioned awhile back that there's a project happening right now to crochet the World's Largest Stocking. I've completed my contribution to that project and I'm hoping that you'll want to participate, too. It's even easier than I thought it would be, so I thought I would share the 5 step process for being a part of this big effort.

3 Vintage-Inspired Men's Crochet Hat Patterns
Kathryn Fulton's crochet book (Vintage Crochet Hats and Accessories) has nearly two dozen terrific crochet patterns inspired by fashion from the past. What's surprising is that three of these are patterns for crochet hats for men, and they are among some of the best crochet patterns in the book!

Modern Crochet by Molla Mills
Finnish designer Molla Mills launched her first book, Virkkuri 1, in 2013. An English version of the book, titled Modern Crochet, was released in the UK and US last year. She has followed up the book with Virkkuri 2, currently only available in Finnish, and she is working on book 3.

How to Practice Freeform Crochet, Create Art and Celebrate Hippies
Amazing freeform crochet artist Prudence Mapstone contributes work to textile events. Join her by contributing a psychedelic freeform crochet flower to a group piece in Australia.

7 Designers, 43 Patterns, Knit and Crochet Now!
Knit and Crochet Now is in its 6th season. You can see all 65 episodes and 225 patterns since the show began by getting an affordable all-access membership.

Apply to be a Crochet Doll-Maker Volunteer
Feel Better Friends is looking for new volunteers for their unique, special project. You need to apply but the application process is fun since it just requires crocheting a doll that looks similar to a child that you know!

7 Awesome Things About Crochet
Ruth Maddock's enthusiasm for crochet is obvious throughout her book Hooked on Crochet. Use the book to learn the craft or brush up on skills you may have forgotten.

8 New Tunisian Crochet Shawl Patterns
Sharon Silverman's 8 new crochet patterns in Tunisian Shawls are varied, versatile and very charming!

Guide to Animal Fibers For Crochet
The most popular animal fiber that people use for crochet is wool, but there are also many other animal fibers that you can use in your crochet work.

10 Crochet Heart Patterns for Valentine's Day
Crochet hearts are always a popular choice at Valentine's Day. You can make small motifs and hand them out to everyone you like. You can turn crochet hearts into pillows, gift bags and so much more. Here is a roundup of crochet heart patterns in case you're a little sappy like me and want an excuse to give handmade items to the people you like most in your life.

Viki's Crochet Drawstring Bags
Viki is a multi-talented crafter from Israel who operates three different Etsy shops including a shop called CrochetDrawstrings. There is something just a little bit magical about the colorful decorative bags that populate this unique online store.

Taking a Closer Look at that Corner
This looks at the stitches that go into the corners of a classic crochet granny square and some of the problems with the classic pattern.

Practice Crochet Granny Squares
Tip: crochet a chain one instead of chain two in closing corner of granny square.

Easy Tip: Chain One in that Crochet Corner
Tip: crochet a chain one instead of chain two in closing corner of granny square.

Taking a Closer Look at that Revised Corner
Tip: crochet a chain one instead of chain two in closing corner of granny square.

How to Crochet a Granny Square
This looks at the stitches that go into the corners of a classic crochet granny square.

Looking at Granny Square Crochet Corners
This looks at the stitches that go into the corners of a classic crochet granny square.

The Gap in One Corner of a Crochet Granny SquareThe Gap in One Corner of a Crochet Granny Square
This looks at the stitches that go into the corners of a classic crochet granny square and some of the problems with the classic pattern.

The Classic Crochet Granny Square
The classic granny square is a five-round crochet granny square that you can easily learn to crochet as a beginning crocheter. Here's a tip for doing it just a little bit better.

The Crocheter's Skill Building Workshop
The Crocheter's Skill-Building Workshop is a must-have for any crochet library. I've been spending so much time crocheting and learning from the book that I haven't put my hook down!

7 Crochet Titles from Trafalgar Square Books
I recently received my Trafalgar Square Books catalog in the mail. This small publisher, located in Vermont, launched in the 1970s and began publishing craft titles in 1990. They have a strong selection of crochet books covering different niche techniques in the craft.

Lion Brand Homespun Yarn
Lion Brand Homespun is a bulky Weight 5 textured yarn that's made of 98% acrylic and 2% polyester.

Finish Off at the End of The Skein
I opted to work each skein all the way until it naturally ended. This results in rows that are partially a striped yarn and partially a heather yarn.

Truly Oversized Crochet Scarf
This photo shows the oversized scarf and on top of it one of my average-sized crochet scarves, so you can see that it truly is a really large scarf.

Oversized Ribbed Double Crochet Scarf
This five-skein crochet scarf is easy to crochet and is super cozy.

Simple Ribbed Double Crochet
I opted to go with a double crochet stitch, worked in the back loop only to create a ribbed appearance.

Self-Striping Lion Brand Homespun Yarn
The Lion Brand website says,

How Crochet Can Help Caregivers
Crochet can be a way to take care of yourself so that you can provide the best possible love, attention and care for others in your life.

Cute Crochet Book: Bathtime Buddies
California crochet designer Megan Kreiner has succeeded in a terrific follow-up to her popular crochet book Crochet a Zoo with her new book Bathtime Buddies.

Crochet Book: Cozy Toes for Baby
Cozy Toes for Baby is more than just a cute crochet book with patterns that are fun to make. It's also a great product that helps to support a good cause.

Free Crochet Patterns for Beginners
These free crochet patterns are all easy enough for total beginners. Find a variety of beginner crochet patterns for afghans, accessories, home decor and more.

Simple Crochet Beanie Hat Pattern
Here's an easy pattern for crocheting a simple beanie hat for ladies. Get the free crochet pattern for the hat plus matching scarf, wrist warmers, and headband.

Free Crochet Baby Afghan Patterns
Welcome to our index of free crochet patterns for baby afghans.

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Sweet Potato Crocheted Baby Layette Set - Free Patterns
The Sweet Potato Crocheted Baby Layette Set includes free patterns for 2 hat styles, a baby blanket, and baby slippers. The Sweet Potato crocheted baby layette set can be tailored for baby girls or boys. Play with color combinations for a unique look.

Cotton Scarf Patterns
Free crochet patterns for cotton scarves! Whether you want to crochet a lacy scarf, a long cotton scarf or a cotton head scarf, you'll find a free pattern to use.

Free Crochet Scrunchie Patterns
Scrunchies are popular hair accessories; they are fun to crochet, and fun to wear too. We hope you'll enjoy these free crochet scrunchie patterns.

Free Baby Bib Patterns for Crochet and Other Crafts
Want to make a baby bib for a sweet new arrival? Check out these free baby bib patterns; there are crochet baby bibs, plus knit and hand-crafted bibs too.

How to Crochet a Shawl Using Scrap Yarn
Looking for a pretty way to use all those leftover odd skeins of yarn you just couldn’t throw away? If so, then try this free pattern recipe.

Easy Crochet Patterns For Free
If you're looking for free patterns that are easy to crochet, this list features many possibilities. Find easy scarf patterns, easy baby patterns, easy hat patterns, and more.

How to Crochet a Baby Beanie - An Easy Pattern Recipe
Crocheting a baby beanie is easier than you may think. To get started all you need is your favorite yarn, crochet hook, a single crochet stitch, and this easy pattern recipe for how to crochet a baby beanie.

Slouchy Crochet Hat Patterns
Slouchy hats are a hot trend right now! Come and grab some free crochet patterns for these fab, fashion-forward hats here on our website.

Free Crochet Afghan Patterns
Afghan patterns come in many shapes, sizes and styles. Our list of free crochet afghan patterns includes a wide variety of themes and design elements.

Men's Crochet Winter Hat Pattern
A winter hat is a great project to crochet for a special guy. The hat is a classic style, crocheted in a stitch resembling a rib knit.

Simple Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern
Here's a free pattern for crocheting a pair of easy, simple fingerless gloves using only chain stitches and single crochet.

How to Crochet Borders for Blankets
Have you crocheted or knitted a blanket that needs a border? This is the place to find free border instructions, patterns and ideas.

7 Different Methods for Joining Crocheted Elements
Learn seven different methods for joining granny squares, crocheted squares, crocheted motifs, or other crocheted pieces together.

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns
This is the place to find free crochet hat patterns. The page includes pictures of each hat so you can easily choose a project to work on.

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns
This is the place to find free crochet hat patterns. The page includes pictures of each hat so you can easily choose a project to work on.

Fingerless Gloves and Wrist Warmers
Looking for free crochet patterns for fingerless gloves or wrist warmers? Try these! Fingerless gloves enable you to keep your hands and wrists warm, while still being able to type or do whatever else you need to do during the day. These designs are perfect for wearing at the office; they're also great for wearing out or while lounging at home.

Kids' Hats -- Free Crochet Patterns
Use these free patterns to crochet kids' hats. There are hats sized for babies, toddlers and older kids.

Striped Lace Baby Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern
Lacy stripes are the focal point of this crochet baby blanket. A matching lacy edging finishes the look. Click to get the free pattern! No registration needed.

Simple Crochet Slippers – A Free Pattern
Keep your feet toasty warm with a pair of simple crochet slippers. This free pattern is for an adult slipper pattern crafted entirely of single crochet stitches.

Men's Winter Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
If you would like to crochet a winter scarf for a special guy, this free crochet pattern may be just what you need. The scarf is a classic style. The stitch used resembles a rib knit, but it's not knitted; it's crocheted.

Free Crochet Baby Cardigan Pattern - Baby's First Cardi
Baby's First Cardi is an easy crochet baby cardigan pattern constructed using only single crochet stitches. This free pattern is a good introduction to sweater making and within reach of beginning crochet abilities.

Simple Beginner Crochet Scarf Pattern
Looking for a simple scarf pattern to crochet? Consider this one. It's an interesting textured design featuring alternating single crochet and chain stitches.

Small Flat Flower Applique -- Easy Free Crochet Pattern
This is a pretty little crocheted flower that lies flat. This pattern is very easy to crochet, and it's a super quick project.

Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern
This infinity scarf loops around your neck, framing your face with gorgeous texture. The scarf is easy to crochet, and the pattern is free on our website.

Baby Blanket Crochet Edgings
Do you have a baby blanket that needs an edging? If so, these free patterns for baby blanket edgings will come in handy.

Simple Crochet Baby Blanket - A Free Pattern
The Simple Crochet Baby Blanket is a free pattern that would be perfect for beginner crocheters. Use this simple crocheted baby blanket for little boys or girls depending on your color choice.

Free Beginner's Crochet Flower Motif Pattern
Here's a free crochet pattern for an easy, beginner-friendly, one-color flower motif. No registration is required to access pattern.

11 Free Crochet Snowflake Patterns
Add a wintery touch to any craft project - make some snowflakes using any of these free crochet snowflake patterns.

Shell Stitch Afghan Patterns to Crochet
Find free patterns for crocheting shell stitch afghans.

Crochet Baby Clothes -- Free Patterns
Find free crochet patterns for baby clothes and baby accessories -- baby booties, baby sweaters, baby hats and more.

Crocheted Cloche - A Free Pattern
The Daisy Mae crocheted cloche is flirty and feminine. Free crocheted cloche pattern is sized for toddlers to adults.

Simple Crochet Baby Slippers - A Free Pattern
Simple crochet baby slippers are a perfect gift. Pair these baby slippers with a matching blanket and hat for a complete set.

Free Christmas Crochet Patterns
You can crochet bunches of festive holiday projects with these free Christmas patterns. Get free patterns for Christmas decorations, gifts, jewelry and more.

Free Christmas Crochet Patterns
You can crochet bunches of festive holiday projects with these free Christmas patterns. Get free patterns for Christmas decorations, gifts, jewelry and more.

Crochet Slippers (Free Patterns)
This is the place to stock up on free crochet slipper patterns for babies, children and adults. No chilly feet allowed!

Free Easy Crochet Snowflake Pattern
This easy crocheted snowflake uses only basic stitches, yet the results are gorgeous! Get the free snowflake pattern here on our website.

Easy Beginner's Crochet Headband Pattern
This simple, pretty crocheted headband is easy enough for total beginners. Come get the free crochet headband pattern here on our website.

Half Double Crochet Shell Edging -- Free Pattern
This lovely but simple edging is comprised of half double crochet stitches worked in shell patterns. Get free instructions here on our website!

Shawls, Wraps and Ponchos -- Free Crochet Patterns
Find a variety of free crochet patterns for making shawls, wraps and ponchos. This list also includes similar projects such as stoles, capes, capelets and ruanas. Whether you're looking for a dainty lace shawl or a wrap to keep you nice and warm, you'll find fantastic designs to choose from.

Shawls, Wraps and Ponchos -- Free Crochet Patterns
Find a variety of free crochet patterns for making shawls, wraps and ponchos. This list also includes similar projects such as stoles, capes, capelets and ruanas. Whether you're looking for a dainty lace shawl or a wrap to keep you nice and warm, you'll find fantastic designs to choose from.

Dishcloths and Washcloths - Free Crochet Patterns
It's easy to crochet a dishcloth or washcloth. Here are the basic instructions to follow, plus links to lots of free crochet patterns for dishcloths and washcloths.

Free Crochet Lace Cowl Pattern
Use that single skein of luxury fiber you’ve been saving for this pretty crochet lace cowl. Simple stitches are arranged for a dramatically striking effect. Dress it up or dress it down, this free cowl pattern fits any occasion!

Easy Baby Afghan Square – Free Crochet Pattern
Here's a free crochet pattern for an easy baby afghan square. This afghan square is easy enough for beginners. It's a great way to practice your single crochet stitch; you'll get to work on single crochet in rows and also in rounds.

Simple Crochet Headband Pattern
This easy headband features a simple design crocheted in alternating single crochet and chain stitches. Come get the free headband pattern here!

Simple Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern
Crochet a stylish ear warmer using this easy free crochet pattern! Page 2.

Simple Crochet Baby Beanie - A Free Pattern
Use this free pattern for a simple crochet baby beanie along with the matching slippers and blanket to create a perfect welcome home set for mom and baby.

Free Granny Square Afghan Patterns
Crochet a delightful granny square afghan with any of these free patterns.

Free Crochet Heart Pattern Designs
Grab some free crochet heart patterns to add to your pattern stash; they're nice for crocheting Valentine's Day gifts but there are lots of ways to use a heart.

Free Crochet Heart Pattern Designs
Grab some free crochet heart patterns to add to your pattern stash; they're nice for crocheting Valentine's Day gifts but there are lots of ways to use a heart.

Crochet a Warm Winter Hat
Want to crochet a warm winter hat for yourself, a friend, or anyone in your family? Check out our free winter hat patterns.

Free Crochet Accessory Patterns (Collection)
Find free crochet accessory patterns for fashion accessories including jewelry, scarves, hats, handbags, and headbands.

Back Loops, Back Loop Only, or BLO in Crochet
Does your crochet pattern include instructions to work in BLO / back loops only? Wondering what this means? Find out here & get free patterns for this technique!

Everyday Crocheted Slouch Hat – A Free Pattern
A free pattern for an easy everyday crocheted slouch hat. This simple slouch hat will fulfill your every day hat needs and makes for the perfect weekend project.

Second Page of the Crocheted Slouch Hat Pattern
This is the second page of instructions for the Everyday Crocheted Slouch Hat. Page 2.

Free Scrap Yarn Patterns for Crochet
If scrap yarn is accumulating in your yarn stash, you’ll appreciate these free scrap yarn patterns for crochet. Find a variety of different projects and patterns that can be crocheted using yarns left over from other projects.

Crochet Mesh Beanie Hat - A Free Pattern
The Crochet Mesh Beanie Hat is a free pattern that you can make for everyone. It’s an easy crochet pattern and will make a perfect crochet beanie for year-round wear.

Easy Beginner's Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for a jeweled neck warmer. This pattern is easy enough for total beginners who have never crocheted before; it would make a fantastic first project.

Crochet Home Decor -- Free Patterns
Want to decorate your home with crocheted lovelies? This is the best place to find all kinds of free patterns for home accents.

Crocheting Dish & Pot Scrubbies - Free Patterns
Dish scrubbies are useful and practical. If you would like to try crocheting a scrubbie using free or inexpensive materials, I hope you'll enjoy having this list of free scrubbie patterns.

Crochet Flowers - Free Patterns for 20+ Projects
Learn how to crochet a variety of beautiful flowers with our free flower patterns and tutorials! Crochet flowers can be used to beautify all your craft projects.

Crochet Flowers - Free Patterns for 20+ Projects
Learn how to crochet a variety of beautiful flowers with our free flower patterns and tutorials! Crochet flowers can be used to beautify all your craft projects.

Crochet Bedspreads -- Free Patterns
Find a dazzling array of free patterns for crochet bedspreads! Some of these patterns are super easy, and some of them require patience and expertise.

Crocheted Necklaces - Free Patterns and Instructions
We'll teach you how to crochet a necklace! Find patterns and tutorials for beaded necklaces, floral necklaces, Christmas necklaces, ribbon necklaces and more!

Crocheted Necklaces - Free Patterns and Instructions
We'll teach you how to crochet a necklace! Find patterns and tutorials for beaded necklaces, floral necklaces, Christmas necklaces, ribbon necklaces and more!

Easy Thick and Thin Crochet Scarf - Free Pattern
To crochet this easy scarf, you'll utilize thick and thin yarns and single crochet stitch to create a lacy, textured look. This is a free scarf pattern!

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Tutorial With Photos
Learn how to crochet a spike stitch. This free tutorial includes step-by-step pictures and written instructions, plus links to free patterns using this stitch.

Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Get free patterns for crocheting Christmas ornaments! No registration required. The patterns are free with no strings attached.

Free Crochet Curtain Patterns
Crocheted window treatments can be fabulous, fancy, lacy or laid-back. These free crochet curtain patterns will suit a variety of home decorating styles.

Double Crochet Stitch Variations
Learn about double crochet stitch. This page shows some different configurations for double crochet.

Free Crochet Basket Pattern List
Free handmade basket patterns -- crochet a beautiful gift basket, home decor basket, Easter basket or catch-all container type basket.

Free Pattern for a Crocheted Hood
The Crocheted Pixie Hood takes a simple shape and turns it into a practical and fashionable accessory. With five sizes available you can keep everyone warm.

Halloween Colors Slouch Hat - Free Crochet Pattern
Halloween is the perfect time to wear a crocheted hat. Try this hip slouch hat pattern to add a bit of holiday color to your wardrobe. You’ll need worsted weight yarn, a 5.5mm crochet hook, and single, half double, and double crochet stitches.

Free Tote Bag Patterns for Crochet and Other Crafts
Find free patterns for tote bags; the list focuses primarily on free crochet patterns but also includes links to free sewing patterns and other craft patterns.

Crochet Motifs -- Free Patterns and Instructions
This is your chance to load up on bunches of free crochet motif patterns!

Granny Square Crochet Project Ideas
Need some ideas (and free crochet patterns) for projects featuring granny squares? If so, this is the place to click!

Lacy Striped Scarf -- Free Crochet Pattern
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for a lacy striped scarf worked in Nature's Choice organic cotton yarn by Lion Brand.

Tootsie Wraps Crochet Baby Booties - a Free Pattern
The Tootsie Wraps Crochet Baby Booties have a unique construction, which makes them visually interesting and fun to make. Strategic folds and seams create a wearable piece from easy geometric shapes. Use this free unisex pattern to crochet a pair of booties as unique as the little one you are making them for.

Free Crochet Neck Warmer Patterns
Neck warmers offer a stylish way to keep warm, and they also make quick crochet projects. Get free crochet neck warmer patterns here! No need to register!

Free Crochet Patterns for Afghans With Floral Designs
These free afghan patterns all feature floral designs. Choices include afghans and throws featuring daisies, roses, sunflowers, abstract flowers, and other floral themes.

Mix and Match Afghan Squares -- Free Crochet Patterns
Crochet a fun mix-and-match afghan. Pick out squares you like, and then help yourself to the free crochet patterns and charts.

Summer Bedspread Granny Square -- Free Crochet Pattern
Use this free granny square pattern to crochet a summer bedspread, or another project. Our patterns are free; no registration required; no strings attached!

A Beginner's Guide to Tapestry Needles
Learn all about tapestry needles and why you need them for crocheting.

Fingerless Gloves - Free Beginners' Treble Crochet Pattern
You can accomplish two goals at the same time: learn the treble crochet stitch, and make a useful pair of fingerless gloves too.

Crochet Towel Edging Pattern
Cheap hand towels look so much prettier when you crochet pretty edgings on them. Here's how to do it! Find free pattern and instructions right here.

How to Join Squares Using Single Crochet
Here's a free tutorial showing you how to join crocheted squares or motifs using single crochet stitch.

Crochet Hair Accessories -- Free Patterns
Find free crochet patterns for bows, barrettes, headbands, hair bun covers, snoods and other hair accessories.

Free Market Bag Patterns to Crochet
Tired of feeling guilty about lugging your groceries home in disposable bags? A market bag is just what you need. Get free market bag patterns here!

Rainbow Outlines Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for a granny square with rainbow outlines. Use it for making afghans, blankets, bedspreads, dishcloths, kitchen accessories, bags, scarves, sweaters, garments, etc. This granny square has a wide variety of possible uses.

Free Crochet Pot Scrubber Pattern and Instructions
This pot scrubber is a practical project that's quick to make. It's made using upcycled materials, and it's cheaper than a store-bought scrubber would be.

Ideas for Creative Homemade Baby Shower Gifts
Need ideas for creative homemade baby shower gifts? Try these!

Free Placemat Patterns for Crochet and Other Crafts
Set a beautiful, stylish table to match any decor or mood! These free placemat patterns will get you started.

Finishing Techniques for Crochet and Knitting
Learn finishing techniques for crochet and knitting; simple things like weaving in ends and blocking your work make all the difference in how a finished project looks.

Snowman Earflap Baby Hat - A Free Crochet Pattern
Simple shapes turn a standard beanie into a baby hat with personality. Use the snowman earflap baby hat to keep your little one warm this winter. The snowman earflap baby hat is sized for preemie to toddler.

3D Crochet Flower - A Free Pattern
A 3d crochet flower makes a great accent for a hat, hairclip, or pin. Use this easy 3d crochet flower pattern to make it happen.

Easy Granny Square Baby Bonnet - A Free Crochet Pattern
The granny square baby bonnet is constructed from simple granny squares. Use this free crochet pattern to create the perfect bonnet for baby girls.

Easy Trellis Lace Crocheted Stole - A Free Pattern
A free pattern for an easy trellis lace crocheted stole. The East Trellis Lace Stole is a fun fashion accessory you can dress up or down. Beaded edges add a hint of sparkle to a simple stitch pattern.

Crochet Daisy Applique -- Free Pattern
We hope you'll enjoy this free pattern for a simple, pretty daisy applique. Our website is home to many other free flower patterns too!

Simple Shell Stitch Crochet Edging Pattern
This edging is only one row, so it's quick and simple to crochet -- yet really pretty and eye-catching. Get the free pattern here!

3D Flower Granny Square - Free Crochet Pattern
This granny square has a three-dimensional flower in the center. Use it to make blankets or accessories for babies, kids, teens - or anyone young-at-heart.

Free Crochet Cardigan Patterns
Cardigans are popular crochet projects, and we're thrilled to share these free crochet cardigan patterns with you. Enjoy!

Tulip Baby Cloche - A Free Crochet Pattern
The Tulip Baby Cloche is an easy beginner crochet pattern. Use this free baby hat crochet pattern for a simple year-round accessory for your little one.

Free Crochet Pillow Patterns
Pillows can transform a room; they're an easy way to add a touch of luxury and comfort to your home. They can be made to complement any style of home decor. If you'd like to crochet a pillow, or several, these free pillow patterns offer many stylish and fun options to choose from.

Instructions and Tutorials for Crocheting With Beads
Learn how to crochet with beads with these free bead crochet tutorials, links to free beaded crochet patterns, and step-by-step beadwork instructions.

Crocheted Snowflake Cloche - A Free Pattern
The Snowflake Cloche is a simple crocheted hat with added embellishments. Use the free Snowflake Cloche pattern for a hat that will take you from Fall to Spring in style.

Free Halloween Patterns for Crochet and Other Crafts
Want to make your family's Halloween costumes or decorations? Need some free Halloween patterns and ideas? You'll find crochet patterns, craft patterns, & more!

Crochet Tips for Beginners
New to crocheting? Want some tips and hints to help get you started? These are some of the things I've learned along the way, and I'm passing them on to you in hopes they will help.

Crochet Yarn Articles, Tips & Reviews
It's no secret that crocheters and knitters evaluate yarn differently, yet knitters' yarn reviews and yarn articles dominate the Internet. Here's your chance to learn about yarn from a crocheter's perspective. I offer yarn articles, yarn reviews, and a yarn glossary, all written with the crochet enthusiast in mind.

Free Crochet Visor Beanie Pattern
A crochet visor beanie makes a great unisex hat design. This crochet visor beanie pattern is free and beginner friendly. If the back loop single crochets throw you off you can simply work regular single crochet stitches.

Free Crochet Kitchen Patterns for Dishcloths and More
Accessorize your kitchen with stylish potholders, dishcloths, towel toppers, hot pads and trivets you can crochet using our free kitchen patterns.

15 Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
Want to wash up in style? If so, this is your chance to grab bunches of free crochet dishcloth patterns.

15 Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
Want to wash up in style? If so, this is your chance to grab bunches of free crochet dishcloth patterns.

Easy Crocheted Baby Hat - A Free Pattern
This easy crocheted baby hat coordinates perfectly with other baby items in the Sweet Potato Baby layette set. Free pattern is sized for preemies to toddlers.

Easy Small Crochet Flower With Five Petals
This little three-round flower is quick and easy to crochet. Get the free crochet pattern here! No registration required.

Crochet Baby Sweater - A Free Pattern
The Sweet Potato crochet baby sweater is made from an easy care cotton blend yarn. Accompany this free crochet baby sweater pattern with other free designs from the Sweet Potato Layette set, which include slippers, blanket, and beanie.

Crochet Baby Sweater: Page 2 - Part 2 of a Free Pattern for a Crochet Baby Sweater
Page 2 of a free crochet baby sweater pattern. This page contains sleeve and finishing instructions for the Sweet Potato Baby Sweater. Crochet baby sweater pattern begins on previous page.

Simple, Free Patterns With the Single Crochet Stitch
So you've learned the single crochet stitch. What can you do with it? The answer: LOTS of things! Come on in and grab some free single crochet patterns!

Simple, Free Patterns With the Single Crochet Stitch
So you've learned the single crochet stitch. What can you do with it? The answer: LOTS of things! Come on in and grab some free single crochet patterns!

Crochet Baby Booties -- Free Patterns
Check out bunches of free patterns for adorable baby booties, baby slippers, and soft crocheted baby shoes. See photos & descriptions plus pattern links.

Crochet Baby Booties -- Free Patterns
Check out bunches of free patterns for adorable baby booties, baby slippers, and soft crocheted baby shoes. See photos & descriptions plus pattern links.

Free Crocheting Hexagon Patterns
Want to learn how to crochet a hexagon? The following pages teach you everything you need to know about crocheting hexagons; you'll find free crochet hexagon patterns plus free tutorials that teach you how to make these intriguing six-sided shapes in crochet.

Flower Applique With Treble Crochet Petals -- Free Pattern
This crocheted flower makes a nice applique. The flower has six petals which are crocheted using treble crochet and other stitches.

A Question About Weaving in Ends
Looking for a better way to hide your loose ends once your crochet project is completed?

Coat Hanger Covers
Find free crochet patterns for coat hanger covers.

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Booties and Slippers
Refer to this page for a full list of free crochet baby bootie patterns offered by About.com. Find the perfect crocheted bootie or slipper design for your baby.

Crochet Resources - Dress and Shirt Collar Patterns
Dress up your sweaters, dresses, shirts and tops with beautiful crocheted collars. These free patterns will give you many ideas for how to approach it.

Crochet Techniques
Crochet is a versatile craft, with many different techniques to try. Here you will find free instructions, articles, patterns and tutorials enabling you to learn a variety of different crochet techniques.

Free Crochet Patterns for Beaded Bags
Beads can add sparkle and pizzazz, transforming an ordinary bag into something extraordinary. If you'd like to crochet a beaded bag, try these free patterns.

How to Join Crochet Squares Together With Slip Stitch
Wondering how to join crocheted squares, granny squares, or other motifs? This photo tutorial shows you how to join your squares with slip stitch. It's easy!

How to Join Crochet Squares Together With Slip Stitch
Wondering how to join crocheted squares, granny squares, or other motifs? This photo tutorial shows you how to join your squares with slip stitch. It's easy!

Free Crochet Pouch Patterns
Pouches are quick, inexpensive crochet projects with many options for personalization. They make great gifts! You'll find free crochet pouch patterns here.

Striped Heart Baby Afghan Square -- Free Tapestry Crochet Pattern
Check out this free crochet pattern for a striped heart baby afghan square; you can use the free chart for tapestry crochet or other needlework techniques.

Roll or Bullion Crochet Stitch Instructions and Photo
Directions and hints for crocheting the roll stitch, also called a bullion crochet stitch, along with a photo of the stitch in progress.

Free Crochet Pattern for a V-Stitch Granny Square
Use this free crochet pattern for a v-stitch granny square in many different ways -- for making afghans, baby blankets, or other types of projects.