Crochet Sitemap - Page 5 2016-09-26

Choosing the Right Size Hat to Make Your Baby
This page provides a chart of standard head circumference measurements for preemies to toddlers. How to apply these measurements to making crochet and knit baby hats is also discussed. Wondering how long the hat should be or how snug it should fit? You’ll find the answer here.

88 Inspiring Crochet Blogs
Find links to 88 different inspiring crochet blogs. The blogosphere is buzzing about crochet; get the latest crochet news.

88 Inspiring Crochet Blogs
Find links to 88 different inspiring crochet blogs. The blogosphere is buzzing about crochet; get the latest crochet news.

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Items
Crocheting for a new arrival? If so, this list of free baby patterns will come in handy.

Crochet Christmas Scarf Pattern
Want to crochet a festive Christmas scarf? If so, click here to get an easy crochet Christmas scarf pattern with lots of style!

Close-Up Picture of the Christmas Scarf
Crochet a Christmas holiday scarf; take a close look at this large photo of the scarf, and find the free crochet scarf pattern here.

Valentine Scarf Pattern
Click here to get the free crochet pattern for a gorgeous red, pink and white Valentine scarf. This romantic design is perfect to wear on Valentine's Day.

Fourth of July Scarf Pattern
Accessorize for the 4th of July or any time! Crochet this fancy red, white and blue scarf in gorgeous organic cotton. Click here for the free crochet pattern.

Photo of Sprout Organic Cotton Yarn by Classic Elite
Click here for some yarn-lover's eye-candy! This gorgeous yarn is called Sprout by Classic Elite; it's a chunky cotton yarn available in an outstanding color palette.

Holiday Scarf Patterns to Crochet
Festive scarves put you in the mood for the holidays. Click here to get free crochet patterns for several holiday scarves for Christmas, Valentine's Day, and July 4th.

Shell Border Patterns
Crochet beautiful edgings to finish of all your knitting and crochet projects. These free shell border patterns give you the perfect finishing touch!

Tunisian Crochet in the Round - Videos
Did you know Tunisian crochet can be worked in the round, seamlessly? Click here to find free videos and tutorials demonstrating this fascinating technique.

How to Crochet Three-Dimensional Flower Motifs
Learn how to crochet gorgeous three-dimensional flowers using our free step-by-step instructions, tutorials, and crochet flower patterns.

Free Crochet Pattern for a Lacy Vs and Picots Edging
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for an edging that features lacy v stitches crowned with lovely picots. This edging was originally designed to finish off a baby blanket, but you can use it on any project that needs an edging.

Dollar Store Crochet Projects
Check out all these amazing crochet projects you can make using dollar store craft supplies.

4 Secrets for Success With Variegated Yarn
Variegated yarns always look delightful on the store shelves, but they're hit or miss for crocheting with. Learn how to get better results with variegated yarns.

Tapestry Crochet Tutorial
Want to learn how to do tapestry crochet? This free photo tutorial will show you how.

Tapestry Crochet Tutorial
Want to learn how to do tapestry crochet? This free photo tutorial will show you how.

Tapestry Crochet
All about tapestry crochet -- Find free tapestry crochet patterns, free tutorials, and other interesting tapestry crochet resources including books, websites and blogs.

Crochet Heart Applique -- Free Pattern
Grab the free pattern for this cute little heart applique, and use it on all kinds of projects. Then find bunches more free heart patterns on our website.

Crochet Fingerless Gloves Made With V Stitch in Brick Repeat
Grab this free crochet pattern for gorgeous lacy fingerless gloves!

Free Plarn Crochet Patterns and Craft Ideas
Want some ideas and inspiration for what to do with plarn? Find free crochet plarn patterns and craft ideas here!

Free Crochet Cozy Patterns
What do a brand new gadget and a vintage tea pot have in common? Well, both need crocheted cozies, of course! Want some free patterns? Be sure to grab 'em here.

How to Use or Re-Use Your Gauge Swatches When You Are Finished With Them
Get money-saving tips for how to re-use your gauge swatches when they have finished serving their original purpose.

3 Different Ways to Make Plarn
Learn 3 easy ways to recycle plastic bags so that you can use them for crocheting, knitting or braiding.

All About Filet Crochet
If you're interested in thread or vintage crochet, this technique is useful to know. We also included free patterns and charts.

Scrap Afghan Square -- Free Crochet Pattern
Clean out your scrap yarn stash and create a useful, beautiful afghan (or smaller project) in the process. This little afghan square is easy and versatile!

Scrap Afghan Patterns
This is the place to load up on free patterns for scrap afghans.

Father's Day Gifts to Crochet
You can use any of these free patterns to make a really cool Father's Day gift for Dad.

Organic Cotton Yarn
Learn more about organic cotton yarn, and find free patterns for crocheting with it.

Holiday Crochet Edgings in Shell Stitch
These easy edgings are perfect for trimming your holiday projects. Get the free patterns, plus holiday color ideas, here.

Easy Crochet Sunflower Applique
I was amazed at how easy it is to crochet a small sunflower to use as an applique. You'll be amazed too! Grab this free crochet pattern and give it a try.

Outer Space Patterns – Amigurumi Crochet Aliens, Spaceships, and Astronauts
Find a variety of free crochet patterns with an outer space theme; you’ll find free amigurumi patterns for aliens, spaceships, and astronauts.

Double Crochet
This is the place to learn everything you could possibly want to know about the double crochet!

Homemade Baby Costumes to Crochet and Craft
Make your own baby costumes for Halloween, Christmas, Purim or any fun dress-up occasion!

Silk Crochet Thread
Find out where to buy silk crochet thread, and learn more about the manufacturers of this luxurious fiber.

How to Make Plarn Using Small Plastic Produce Bags -- Free Tutorial
Most of the plarn tutorials I've seen have utilized plastic grocery store bags. This one's a little different; it allows you to make use of produce bags.

Free Crochet Rug Patterns
Get free patterns for crocheting rugs!

Bedroom Patterns
Decorate your bedroom with crochet! You can load up on free patterns here; make afghans, bedspreads, pillows and more.

How to Slip Stitch in Crochet
Find free instructions for crocheting a slip stitch, and learn about a variety of possible uses for crochet slip stitches.

How to Treble Crochet
Learn how to work the treble crochet stitch with this free photo tutorial.

How to Treble Crochet
Learn how to work the treble crochet stitch with this free photo tutorial.

How to Treble Crochet
Learn how to work the treble crochet stitch with this free photo tutorial.

How to Crochet a Shell Stitch - Illustrated Tutorial
Want to learn how to crochet a shell stitch, and how to work shell stitch in rows? If so, check out this tutorial, which includes step-by-step instructions and photos.

How to Crochet a Shell Stitch - Illustrated Tutorial
Want to learn how to crochet a shell stitch, and how to work shell stitch in rows? If so, check out this tutorial, which includes step-by-step instructions and photos.

How to Crochet a Shell Stitch - Illustrated Tutorial
Want to learn how to crochet a shell stitch, and how to work shell stitch in rows? If so, check out this tutorial, which includes step-by-step instructions and photos.

8 Goals, Benefits and Advantages of Crochet
Want to enhance your mood, entertain the kids, overcome boredom, or express your creativity? Crochet can help you to accomplish these goals, or others.

8 Resources Every Crochet Enthusiast Should Know About
We invite you to access some of the best free crochet resources on the Internet.

How to Divide Yarn for Symmetrical Crochet Projects
I use this technique in several of my free crochet patterns at About.com, and the technique deserves a closer look than I can easily give you in the patterns themselves.

Crocheting With Wire
Learn all about the technique of crocheting with wire, plus find free patterns, projects and ideas you can try.

Crocheting With Wire
Learn all about the technique of crocheting with wire, plus find free patterns, projects and ideas you can try.

Free Pincushion Patterns
These free patterns all feature crochet; some of the pincushions are totally crocheted and some of them have crocheted details.

Turkish Crochet
Learn about Turkish crochet. Find free Turkish crochet patterns and more.

Crochet Housewarming Gift Ideas
This isn't just an idea list; you'll also find bunches of free patterns you can use for creating the projects listed.

Back to School Patterns -- Free Crochet Patterns With a Back to School Theme
When the kids (or grandkids) are ready to go back to school, you might want to crochet a little something special for them. Here you’ll find a variety of fun free patterns with a back to school theme – apples for the teacher, bookmarks, and more.

Gift Ideas
If you're in need of gift ideas, this list has you covered for just about any occasion.

7 Reasons Your Crochet Project Is Taking So Long
Does it take you way too long to finish a crochet project? There may be a faster way. Check in here to see if we can help you speed things up.

Free Crochet Thread Patterns & Project Ideas
This is the ultimate collection of free patterns for thread crochet. Find thread crochet patterns for bedspreads, doilies, bookmarks, scarves, edgings and more.

Crocheting Baby Hats - Overview
Links to essential aspects of crocheting baby hats, from choosing the right yarn and style to exploring various patterns.

Learn How to Crochet Socks With These Free Patterns
Sock knitting has been a hot trend lately, but knitters aren't the only ones making socks. Join in the fun! This list of free crochet sock patterns features crocheted sock styles for the whole family.

Granny Square Crochet Tote Bag Pattern
This crocheted tote bag is decorated with a gorgeous aster flower. Get the free crochet pattern here!

Trim on the Granny Square Tote Bag
See a close-up photo of the trim on the granny square tote bag -- and get the free crochet bag pattern.

French Knots -- Embroidered Details on the Granny Square Tote Bag
The granny square tote bag features interesting embroidered details. See close-up photos of the French knots on this page.

Free Crochet Angel Patterns
Looking for a Christmas angel, or a Valentine's Day cherub to crochet? If so, check out this list of free angel patterns.

How to Read a Crochet Chart
Ellen doesn't know how to read a crochet chart; She wants to know what each square on a crochet chart represents. Wondering the same thing? Here's the answer!

Holiday Colors for Crocheted Potholders
Learn how to re-color a Christmas potholder in other colors for other holidays. See a side-by-side comparison of a Christmas potholder recolored in blue, white and red for Fourth of July.

Blue, White and Red Striped Potholder -- Free Crochet Pattern for a Blue, White and Red Striped Potholder
This blue, white and red striped potholder is great for using on patriotic occasions such as the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Veteran's Day-- but it would be appropriate to use all year around.

Red White and Blue Crocheted Potholder With Cross Stitched Details
This red white and blue crocheted potholder has cross-stitched details. It is ideal for use on patriotic occasions such as the Fourth of July, or any time.

Needlework
All about needlework - Find free needlework instructions, free patterns, and all kinds of project ideas on our website. Come on in and take a look around!

Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches With Step-By-Step Photos
This book shows you how to crochet the basic stitches plus bunches more: shell stitches, fans, bobbles, clusters, relief stitches, mesh, filet crochet and more.

Embroidery on the Crocheted Aster Granny Square
Detail photo showing the embroidery on our aster flower granny square -- This free crochet pattern was designed by Lori Jean Karluk. Get the free granny square pattern right here on our web site!

Photo of the Granny Square With Aster Flower Center
This picture accompanies our free crochet pattern for a granny square with aster flower center. It will help you to see large photos of the granny square before you begin crocheting.

Learn Crochet -- Beginner Basics and Instructions
If you're interested in learning crochet stitches and techniques, we provide many free resources that can help.

Learn How to Knit Using a Crochet Hook
learn how to knit using a crochet hook rather than knitting needles.

Turning Chain - Definition of Crochet Terms
What is a turning chain in crochet? Find out the glossary definition of a turning chain, and learn how many stitches to make your turning chain for each of the basic crochet stitches.

Lion Brand Fancy Fur Yarn for Crochet, Knitting and Crafts | Product Review


New Year's Resolutions for Crochet Enthusiasts
Are you planning to make any New Year's resolutions for your crocheting? Need some inspiration for goal-setting? This list of goals and New Year's resolutions for crochet enthusiasts will help!

Inelastic Definition – What Does Inelastic Mean?
Learn the glossary definition for inelastic yarn.

Definition of Bl - a Crochet Abbreviation


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Free Crochet Apple Patterns
This is the place to find free crochet patterns with an apple design.

Biography of Liz Masoner, Crochet Guest Author
Liz Masoner is an avid crocheter. She enjoys charity crochet, teaching crochet, and pattern design. Learn more and check out her free pattern here at About.com!

How Do I Prevent Blisters When Crocheting?
I have been crocheting for many years. Lately I noticed I am forming a blister on my finger. How can I prevent this?

Trim a Sweatshirt in Crochet - How Do I Trim a Sweatshirt to Make It a Jacket
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BP – What Does the Crochet Abbreviation BP Stand for?


FP – What Does the Crochet Abbreviation FP Stand for?


A Pattern Book of Beaded Trims and Edgings in Crochet: The Beaded Edge
Get the scoop on The Beaded Edge by Midori Nishida and CRK Design. This crochet pattern book features beaded Turkish Oya designs for accenting clothing, accessories and home decor items.

How Your Choice of Crochet Hooks Might Influence Your Gauge
I have here two different crocheted squares. They were crocheted from the same pattern, but they turned out to be different sizes. Let's explore the reasons why that might happen.

Is Crochet the Right Craft for You?
Want to try a creative hobby, but you're not sure where to start? This checklist could help you decide whether crochet should be on your list of possible choices.

Free Rainbow Patterns to Crochet
Crochet a rainbow of brilliant colors with these free rainbow patterns. We've featured free crochet patterns for brightening up your kitchen, your home and more.

Epic Fails in Crochet -- My Worst Crochet Projects
Warning! This page might make your eyes bleed.

Free Crochet Stuff
There's so much free crochet stuff available on the Internet! Find out where to get your hands on free crochet patterns and more.

Free Crochet Fish Patterns
We hope you'll enjoy crocheting any of these delightful fish patterns.

Free Crochet Instructions for Beginners
Find free crochet instructions for beginners; learn how to crochet a wide variety of different crochet stitches and projects using our free crochet instructions.

A Second Layer of Surface Crochet Slip Stitches -- How to Add a Second Layer of Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
This tutorial explains how to work slip stitches in surface crochet. Here's an interesting idea: work two layers of surface crochet slip stitches. See photos and free crochet instructions.

Valentine Heart Pouch | Free Crochet Pattern
This heart pouch makes an affordable Valentine's Day gift for friends; fill it with candy, or use it in other ways. Get the free crochet pattern and more ideas!

Learn How to Crochet an Abstract Flower With This Free Tutorial
This free tutorial includes photos and step-by-step instruction; it breaks down each step in crocheting an abstract flower.

Single Crochet in the Fourth Chain Stitch From the Crochet Hook
This page is part of a tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower. This page in the tutorial demonstrates the instructions for working the Sc in 4th ch from hook.

Round Two of the Abstract Flower
This page is part of a free tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower. Learn how to crochet round two of the abstract flower using this free tutorial.

Completed Flower Without Embellishments
This page is part of a tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower motif. This page shows how the flower looks when the crochet work is complete but embellishments have not yet been added.

Finishing Round Two - Join With a Slip Stitch to Complete Round Two
This page is part of a tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower motif. This page of the tutorial shows how to finish round two of the abstract flower.

Finish Crocheting Round Two of the Abstract Flower
This page is part of a free tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower. This page includes photos and instructions for learning how to finish crocheting the second round of the abstract flower.

How to Use Slip Stitches to Secure the Flower Petals
This page is part of a tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower motif. This page features photos and instructions for using slip stitches to crochet the flower petals.

First Flower Petal Secured - See a Photo
This page is part of a tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower motif. This page of the tutorial features instructions for how to secure the first flower petal to its base.

Embellishing the Crocheted Flower - Creating Mixed Media Crocheted Flowers
This page features free ideas for embellishing mixed media crochet flowers.

Mixed Media Flowers - Embellishing the Flower Using Scrapbooking Supplies
This page is part of a tutorial explaining how to crochet an abstract flower motif. This page of the tutorial features ideas for creating mixed media flowers using crochet combined with scrapbooking embellishments. The finished flowers can be used in a variety of craft projects.

Abstract Crochet Flower After Round Three Is Complete
This page is part of a tutorial for learning how to crochet an abstract flower motif. This page of the tutorial features a photo of the flower after round three has been completed.

Crochet Flower Applique -- Free Pattern
Need a free pattern for a crocheted flower applique? Try this one! I've included a photo tutorial to show you the important details.

Unfinished Flower Applique
Here’s a work-in-progress photo of a flower appliqué that you can crochet using our free tutorial and pattern.

Free Project Instructions for the Crocheted Flower Applique
This page features detailed work in progress photos of the colorwork pattern in the center of a flower applique, available as a free pattern on our website.

Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
Once you know how to do surface crochet, you can use this versatile technique to enhance plain crochet, tapestry crochet, freeform crochet, and unlimited other types of crochet projects. If you knit, you can even use surface crochet as a means to embellish your knitting projects too.

Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
Once you know how to do surface crochet, you can use this versatile technique to enhance plain crochet, tapestry crochet, freeform crochet, and unlimited other types of crochet projects. If you knit, you can even use surface crochet as a means to embellish your knitting projects too.

Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
Once you know how to do surface crochet, you can use this versatile technique to enhance plain crochet, tapestry crochet, freeform crochet, and unlimited other types of crochet projects. If you knit, you can even use surface crochet as a means to embellish your knitting projects too.

Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
Once you know how to do surface crochet, you can use this versatile technique to enhance plain crochet, tapestry crochet, freeform crochet, and unlimited other types of crochet projects. If you knit, you can even use surface crochet as a means to embellish your knitting projects too.

Abstract Flower Motif With Ten Petals - Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet an abstract flower motif using this free pattern and step-by-step tutorial with complete instructions. Use the finished flower in a wide variety of craft projects.

Frost Flower Embellishment – Free Crochet Pattern and Step-By-Step Tutorial
Here is a free crochet pattern for a 3-dimensional flower made using worsted weight Wool-Ease yarn by Lion Brand. The instructions include step-by-step instructions with color photos.

Cloche Hat With Crocheted Flower Embellishment
Looking for ways to use this crocheted flower? Here's a lacy crocheted cloche that makes the perfect backdrop for the flower.

Foundation Chain of Frost Flower Crocheted Embellishment
Learn how to crochet a three-dimensional flower. This illustrated tutorial teaches you step step by step, using photos and written instructions. On this page, you will learn how to make the foundation chain for crocheting the flower.

Round 1 of Frost Flower Crocheted Embellishment
Learn how to crochet a 3-d flower. This illustrated tutorial teaches you step step by step, using photos and written instructions. On this page, you will learn how to make the first round of the crocheted flower.

Forming the First Petal for the Crocheted Flower
Learn how to crochet a 3-d flower. This illustrated tutorial teaches you step by step, using photos and written instructions. In this step, you will learn how to crochet the first petal to make the flower.

Forming the Back Row of Petals for the Crocheted Flower
Learn how to crochet a 3-d flower. This illustrated tutorial teaches you step step by step, using photos and written instructions. In this step, you will learn how to crochet the first row of petals to make the flower.

Finishing Round 2 of the Crocheted Flower
Learn how to crochet a 3-d flower. This illustrated tutorial teaches you step step by step, using photos and written instructions. In this step, you will learn how to finish crocheting the first row of petals to make the flower.

Round 3 of the Crocheted Flower
Learn how to crochet a 3-d flower. This illustrated tutorial teaches you step step by step, using photos and written instructions. In this step, you will learn how to crochet round 3 of the flower.

How to Make Another Layer of Crocheted Flower Petals
This page of the tutorial demonstrates how to make a second layer of crocheted flower petals.

Round 5 of Free Crocheted Flower Pattern
This page of the tutorial explains how to finish your crocheted flower.

Edging for Openwork Crochet Dishcloth
This tutorial features instructions for crocheting the edging for the openwork dishcloth.

Dishcloth Edging Round Two
This page features instructions for round 2 of the dishcloth edging pattern.

Dishcloth Edging Round Three
This page features instructions for round 3 of the dishcloth edging pattern.

Dishcloth Edging Round Four
This page features instructions for round 4 of the dishcloth edging pattern.

Dishcloth Edging Round Five
This page features instructions for round 5 of the dishcloth edging pattern.

Dishcloth Edging Round Six
This page features instructions for round 6 of the dishcloth edging pattern.

Resources for Teaching Left-Handed People How to Crochet
You CAN learn how to crochet, even if you are left-handed and you don't have a teacher. Check out free videos and other resources for learning how to crochet left-handed.

How to Whip Stitch - Free Instructions
Learn how to whip stitch. This quick and easy sewing technique is a fantastic way to join crocheted squares or other pieces together.

Crocheting in the Round - A Free Tutorial
Here's a step-by-step guide to crocheting in the round.

Crocheting in the Round - Creating a Crocheted Round
This page is part of a step by step tutorial teaching you how to crochet a circle.

Crocheting in the Round - Creating a Crocheted Circle
Learn how to crochet in the round. This page is part of a step by step tutorial; you'll learn how to crochet the first round of stitches in a circle.

Crocheting in the Round - Creating a Crocheted Circle
A Step by Step guide to crocheting in the round. Learn how to join rounds when crocheting circles.

Crocheting in the Round - Creating a Crocheted Circle
A Step by Step guide to crocheting in the round. Learn how to make your circles grow larger, and find free project ideas for crocheting in the round.

How to Change Colors in Crochet
Tired of crocheting solid colored projects? If you haven't yet learned how to change colors in crochet, here's your chance. Check out our free tutorial.

How to Crochet a Blanket
Learn how to crochet a blanket or afghan; you can choose from many free blanket patterns, or design your own blanket.

Product Reviews and Information About Eyelash Yarns
Find product reviews and information about eyelash yarns for crocheting, knitting and other crafts.

Photos of the Striped Crochet Scarf in Eyelash Yarn
View large photos of the striped eyelash yarn scarf. These photos accompany the free crochet pattern for the scarf.

Striped Eyelash Scarf Photos
View large photos of the striped eyelash yarn scarf. These photos accompany the free crochet pattern for the scarf. Page 2.

Striped Eyelash Scarf Photos -- Photos of the Striped Crochet Scarf in Eyelash Yarn
View large photos of the striped eyelash yarn scarf. These photos accompany the free crochet pattern for the scarf.

Photos of the Striped Crochet Scarf in Eyelash Yarn
View large photos of the striped eyelash yarn scarf. These photos accompany the free crochet pattern for the scarf. Page 3.

Striped Eyelash Scarf -- Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a fabulously furry scarf that sort of resembles a sleeker version of a boa. This design is delightfully feminine.

Instructions for How to Crochet a Tube in Striped Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch
Learn how to crochet a tube in striped back loop single crochet stitch

Sources - Find Sources for Additional Reading on the Topic of Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch
Find sources for additional reading on the topic of back loop single crochet stitch.

Crochet Tips and Lessons - Back Loop Single Stitch
Learn about back loop single crochet stitch; what is it? How do you crochet it? Find the answers here!

Striped Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch
Learn how to work a two-color striped version of back loop single crochet stitch.

Men's Fall or Winter Headband -– Free Crochet Pattern
This headband is great for keeping a guy's ears warm when biking, running, skiing, sledding, or snowboarding. It's an easy crochet project that's quick to make.

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Fabric Crochet Tote Bag -- Free Pattern
This rag bag is not only beautiful, it's amazingly sturdy and versatile. Grab the free pattern here, and get started making your own gorgeous tote!

Free Crochet Bell Patterns
Bells are fun to crochet! Get free patterns for stitching wedding bells, Christmas bells, and even liberty bells.

Simply Crochet Book by Robyn Chachula
Get the scoop about this fantastic collection of 22 different crochet patterns for clothing, accessories and home decor.

Does About.com Offer Crocheting Classes?
Adele wants to know if About.com offers any crocheting classes. Get the latest class / course info here!

Seamless Crochet Book -- Learn How to Do Join-As-You-Go Motifs
Want to learn how to avoid weaving in zillions of ends when you make a crochet project using small motifs? This book will help!

Crochet Red Book Review
Crochet Red is a book filled with fabulous projects for clothing, accessories and home decor. Get the full scoop here!

Mollie Makes Woodland Friends (Book Review)
You may already be familiar with the popular Mollie Makes brand. Did you know about this fun Mollie Makes book filled with cute craft projects?

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Crochet abbreviations – find the meaning of the crochet abbreviation

What Is an Intermediate-Level Crochet Pattern?
How hard, exactly, is an intermediate level crochet pattern? This is the place to find out what to expect from an intermediate-level crochet pattern.

Photo of a Metallic Beadwork Crochet Necklace With Dichroic Glass Pendant
See project photos of a beautiful beadwork necklace; get a link to the free crochet pattern with instructions for how to make the necklace.

Supplies for Crocheting the Bead Necklace -- Photo of the Supplies for Crocheting the Bead Necklace
Supplies for crocheting the beaded necklace -- blue glass seed beads by Blue Moon Beads, DMC Light Effects metallic embroidery floss

Christmas Potholder Embellishments and Details
This page describes how to embellish your crocheted Christmas potholder using cross stitch and decorative slip stitches. You can also view a close-up photo of the Christmas potholder.

Tips for the Crochet Christmas Potholders Pattern
This page features tips for working the crochet Christmas potholders pattern.

Christmas Potholders Pattern
Get a free pattern for festive Christmas potholders. They make great gifts for all the cooks on your gift list.

Back of Christmas Potholder Plus Instructions for How to Finish the Christmas Potholders
This page features instructions for making the back of the Christmas potholders, and also how to finish them. The finishing instructions include a crocheted edging. This page also includes links to some potholder variations.

Crochet So Fine by Kristin Omdahl -- Book Review of Crochet So Fine by Kristin Omdahl
Book Review of Crochet So Fine by Kristin Omdahl. Page 2.

Crochet So Fine by Kristin Omdahl -- A Book Review
If you thought crocheted clothes were frumpy and old-fashioned, this pattern collection will challenge those notions and show you how wrong you were. Must see!

Unexpected Afghans: Innovative Crochet Designs With Traditional Techniques -- Book Review
If you want to crochet afghans and pillows using a variety of techniques including cables, Tunisian crochet, lace and colorwork, this book is worth considering.

Book Review of The Best of Interweave Crochet, Edited by Marcy Smith
The Best of Interweave Crochet Book -- Worth buying, or not? Find out here -- my detailed book review gives you the lowdown!

Book Review of Baby Blueprint Crochet by Robyn Chachula
Baby Blueprint Crochet is a crochet pattern book by Robyn Chachula. Learn more about this book right here in my detailed book review.

Ana Paula Rimoli's Amigurumi Crochet Patterns Blog
This is a profile of Ana Paula Rimoli's crochet blog. Her blog features free patterns for cute stuffed toys and dolls that are worked in single crochet.

Itty Bitty Crocheted Critters Book
Want to crochet some tiny little miniature amigurumi critters? If so, this is the book for you. The animal patterns in this book are fun and kid-friendly.

Supplies Needed for Tunisian Crochet
Jann wants to know which special supplies you need for Tunisian crochet. Are you wondering this as well? You'll find the answer here.

How to Find a Discontinued Yarn
Cammie needs more of a yarn that has been discontinued. Here's how she can find more.

Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets
Check out this amazing collection of Tunisian crochet baby blanket patterns.

Variegated Yarn
What is variegated yarn? Learn the glossary definition for variegated yarn.

Crochet a Circle With a Tapestry Crochet Heart Design
You can use this free pattern to crochet a flat circle shape with a heart design. Feel free to use the chart for other crafts or projects as well. Page 2.

Circle With a Tapestry Crochet Heart Design
Circle With a Tapestry Crochet Heart Design

Crochet Triangle Patterns
These triangle patterns will help you crochet a number of different triangle-shaped projects, including triangle motifs, triangle scarves and triangle shawls. You'll find links to the free crochet patterns for triangle shapes, links to tutorials for crocheting triangles, plus information about interesting crochet books featuring triangle patterns.

Crochet Patterns by Erica Jackofsky
Crochet patterns from designer Erica Jackofsky. This page hosts a complete list of crochet patterns by Erica. Crochet patterns are listed alphabetically under their main category.

Drink Cozies - A List of Free Crochet Patterns
Free patterns for crochet cozies. Make crochet cozies for your favorite beverage holders. Wine bottle cozies, French press cozies, mug cozies and more. All patterns on the crochet cozies list are free.

Crochet Patterns by Erica Jackofsky
Crochet patterns from designer Erica Jackofsky. This page hosts a complete list of crochet patterns by Erica. Crochet patterns are listed alphabetically under their main category.

Tunisian Crochet Videos
Learn how to do Tunisian crochet by watching free Tunisian crochet videos!

Candy Cane Pattern List -- Free Crochet Patterns and Craft Patterns Featuring a Candy Cane Theme
This candy cane pattern list features free crochet patterns and craft patterns with a candy cane theme.

Freeform Crochet Resources
Find resources and information on the topic of freeform crochet.

Loops in Crochet -- Learn All About Them
Loops are an integral part of crocheting. The following resources will help you understand loops and how to work with them while crocheting.

Bottle Cap Crochet Patterns and Craft Projects
You could toss your bottle caps in the trash, but that wouldn't be the most environmentally responsible option. There are plenty of crafts you can make with bottle caps -- including these fab projects.

Thanksgiving Crochet Patterns
Want to crochet stunning linens, or perhaps a silly turkey to make your loved ones giggle this Thanksgiving? Find free patterns for pumpkins, pilgrims and more.

Free Crochet Star Patterns
These free crochet patterns have a star motif incorporated into the design.

Crocheting With Eyelash Yarn
Learn how to crochet with eyelash yarn; here's a roundup of free patterns, tips, articles, and reviews, all on the topic of crocheting with eyelash yarn.

Striped Afghan Stitch Crochet Pattern
Here is a free striped pattern for using with the afghan stitch in Tunisian crochet.

Striped Afghan Stitch Crochet Pattern
Here is a free striped pattern for using with the afghan stitch in Tunisian crochet.

Free Crochet Pumpkin Patterns
Get free crochet patterns featuring pumpkin designs. The patterns are truly free with no strings attached and no registration necessary!

Crochet Patterns for Relaxation
Want to just kick back and relax with your crochet? If so, grab one of these free crochet patterns and get to it.

Colorways of a Crocheted Heart Baby Afghan Square -- Photos of Different Colorways for a Crocheted Baby Afghan Square With Heart Shape
Photo of a blue yellow and green crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- this colorway is suitable for baby boys, or for mixing and matching in a gender-neutral multicolored baby afghan. Page 2.

Pink and Purple Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Photo of a Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Girl Colorway
Photo of a pink and purple crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- this colorway is suitable for baby girls, or for mixing and matching in a gender-neutral multicolored baby afghan. This photo is part of an image gallery featuring various possible colorways of a crocheted heart baby afghan square. See multiple color choices using Bernat Softee baby yarn, and find links to the free crochet pattern and charted design used for crocheting this project.

Blue Purple and Peach Crocheted Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Boy or Unisex Colorway
Photo of a blue, purple and peach crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- This colorway is suitable for baby boys, or for mixing and matching in a gender-neutral multicolored baby afghan. Page 5.

Peach Pink and Yellow Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Girl Colorway
Photo of a peach, pink and yellow crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- This is a feminine colorway for baby girls. Page 4.

Pink and Green Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif-- Baby Girl Colorway
The focal point of the afghan square is a striped heart motif which is crocheted using the tapestry crochet technique. Page 7.

Pink and Yellow Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Girl Colorway
Photo of a pink and yellow crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- This is a feminine colorway for baby girls. Page 3.

Blue Purple and Green Crocheted Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Boy or Unisex Colorway
Photo of a blue, purple and green crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- This colorway is suitable for baby boys, or for mixing and matching in a gender-neutral multicolored baby afghan. This photo is part of an image gallery featuring various possible colorways of a crocheted heart baby afghan square. See multiple color choices using Bernat Softee baby yarn, and find links to the free crochet pattern and charted design used for crocheting this project. Page 11.

Pale Blue and White Striped Heart Baby Afghan Square
Photo of a pale blue and white crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- this colorway is suitable for baby boys, or for mixing and matching in a gender-neutral multicolored baby afghan. This photo is part of an image gallery featuring various possible colorways of a crocheted heart baby afghan square. See multiple color choices using Bernat Softee baby yarn, and find links to the free crochet pattern and charted design used for crocheting this project. Page 9.

Pink and White Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Girl Colorway
Photo of a pink and white crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- This is a feminine colorway for baby girls. Page 10.

Colorways of a Crocheted Heart Baby Afghan Square
Want to check out some possible colorways you could use for crocheting baby afghan squares? If so, you're invited to take a look at this picture gallery.

Peach, Pink and Yellow Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif -- Baby Girl Colorway
Photo of a peach, pink and yellow crocheted baby afghan square with heart motif -- this colorway is suitable for baby girls, or for mixing and matching in a gender-neutral multicolored baby afghan. This photo is part of an image gallery featuring various possible colorways of a crocheted heart baby afghan square. See multiple color choices using Bernat Softee baby yarn, and find links to the free crochet pattern and charted design used for crocheting this project. Page 6.

Pink, Blue and Green Baby Afghan Square With Heart Motif-- Unisex Baby Colorway
Photo of a pink, blue and green baby afghan square -- This design is perfect for crocheting an afghan for babies of either gender; the blue and pink balance each other out. Page 8.

Striped Checkerboard Baby Afghan Square -- Free Crochet Pattern
Get the free pattern and find links to a couple of exquisite baby blankets you can make using this baby afghan square.

Crocheted Flower for Necklace or Other Projects – Free Pattern
Grab this free pattern for a crocheted flower -- then use it to embellish a fashion necklace, or other craft projects.

What Is an Easy Crochet Pattern?
What does it mean when a crochet pattern is listed as having a skill level or rating of

What Is Self-Striping Yarn? - Glossary Definition
Learn the glossary definition for self-striping yarn.

Candy Cane Christmas Potholder - Free Crochet Pattern
When you crochet this potholder with red and white yarn, the striped pattern resembles a Christmas candy cane design. We’ve provided the free pattern for crocheting these potholders, along with a chart you can use for easily working the color changes.

Faux Knit and Crochet Dishcloth Pattern
Practice your Tunisian knit stitch -- a crochet stitch that resembles the stockinette stitch in knitting -- using this free faux knit and crochet dishcloth pattern.

Christmas Checkerboard Chart -- Gold, Green, and Red
Use this free chart to crochet a checkerboard pattern for using in a Christmas afghan, or the project of your choice. Page 5.

Christmas Checkerboard Afghan Square -- Gold, Green and Red
Here we have a versatile crocheted afghan square which I've used to crochet several assorted projects including a Christmas afghan and a Christmas pillow. Page 6.

Christmas Checkerboard Chart -- Gold, Red and Green
This chart features a checkerboard in gold, red and green. I'm using mine to crochet a Christmas afghan; you can too, if you stop by for the free crochet pattern. Page 7.

Christmas Checkerboard Afghan Square -- Gold, Red and Green
This crocheted afghan square features a checkerboard design in three different colors. The free crochet pattern includes both written instructions and a charted design. Page 8.

Metallic Beaded Crochet Bracelets – Free Crochet Pattern With Instructions for How to Make Metallic Beaded Crochet Bracelets
Learn how to make metallic beaded crochet bracelets with this free crochet pattern. This is a quick and easy project, but the results are lovely. The best part—you can create a variety of looks from this one pattern. I’ve created several different sample bracelets from this pattern, and all of them look different.

Dressing Up Baby: A Crochet Book Featuring 5 Different Baby Layette Sets
Get beautiful crochet patterns for five different baby layette sets ranging from easy to intermediate.

Review of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way -- A Book of Patterns and Techniques
Want to crochet a shawl or wrap? If so, get the lowdown on this lovely pattern and technique book by Tammy Hildebrand.

Knitpicks Simply Cotton Worsted Yarn
This yarn is dreamy to crochet with! I love it! Find out more here -- plus get links to free patterns for crocheting with Knitpicks Simply Cotton Worsted.

Scalloped Crochet Lace Edging Pattern for Placemat
Get a free edging pattern for finishing our half double crochet placemat. You could also use this edging on other projects. Page 3.

Half Double Crochet Placemat -- Free Crochet Pattern
This placemat is simple but chic. It's a basic design that's really easy to crochet; in fact, it's easy enough for total beginners. Page 2.

How to Embellish Your Crochet Lace Edging With Ribbon or Yarn
You can add a fresh new look to your crochet lace edgings with ribbon. We demonstrate using several placemats, but you can apply this technique to any crochet project. Page 4.

Half Double Crochet Placemat -- Free Pattern
This placemat is easy enough for total beginners, and the design can be customized to look fantastic with any decor. Get the free pattern here!

Clip Off the Excess Triangles of Fabric
This page is part of a step by step tutorial for how to sew a lining for a crocheted pouch or bag. Page 9.

Here's How the Lining Looks With the Seams Pressed
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining with the seams being pressed. Page 8.

Pressing the Seams, Continued
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining with the seams being pressed. Page 7.

Pressing the Seams, Continued
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining with the seams being pressed. Page 5.

Pressing the Seams, Continued
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining with the seams being pressed. Page 6.

Press the Seams Up
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining with the seams being pressed. Page 4.

Clip the Corners
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining with the corners clipped. Page 3.

Sew Around the Sides and Bottom of the Lining
This page is part of a tutorial for how to sew a lining for a pouch or bag. On this page, see a photo of the lining after it has been stitched around the sides and bottom. Page 2.

Here's How the Pouch Looks After the Zipper Has Been Added
This page is part of a tutorial for how to line a crocheted pouch or bag. See how the pouch looks after the zipper has been added. Page 11.

Insert the Lining Into the Pouch
This page is part of my instructions for how to make a lining for a crocheted pouch or bag. Page 10.

How to Sew a Lining for a Pouch or Bag
Crocheted pouches and bags are most useful when they are lined. This tutorial will show you one easy method for how to sew a lining for your pouch or bag.

Crochet Christmas Pillow -- Free Pattern
This Christmas-friendly pillow could be used all winter long. The pine tree motifs are suggestive of winter, and would be perfect for decorating a home, mountain cabin or ski lodge.

Christmas Pillow Without Fringe
This pillow is designed to have fringe, but you might want to take a look at the version without fringe to see the difference. Page 2.

Fringe Close-Up Photo
This photo accompanies our free crochet pattern for a Christmas pillow. Here you can see a close-up picture of the fringe used for finishing the pillow. Page 3.

Finishing the Back of the Pillow
See a photo of the finishing process for the crocheted Christmas pillow. Page 4.

Close-Up Picture of Pillow Back With Zipper
This Christmas-friendly pillow could be used all winter long. The pine tree motifs are suggestive of winter, and would be perfect for decorating a home, mountain cabin or ski lodge. Page 5.

Beaded Lace Crochet Choker Pattern
Want to crochet a drop-dead gorgeous lace choker with beads? Get the pattern here! This design could look romantic, goth or classic depending on supplies used.

Pine Tree and Christmas Tree Afghan Squares -- Free Crochet Patterns
Crochet an afghan square featuring a Christmas tree or pine tree design; if you wish, you can make an entire afghan using our matching free crochet patterns.

Pine Tree or Christmas Tree Afghan Square -- Free Crochet Pattern
This crocheted afghan square features a pine tree motif; get the free crochet pattern and work-in-progress pictures here. Page 2.

Christmas Tree Colorwork Chart for Afghan Square
Free Christmas tree chart for crochet or needlecrafts -- accompanies our free crochet pattern for a Christmas tree afghan square. Page 6.

Christmas Tree Cross Stitch Chart for Crocheted Afghan Square
Crochet an afghan square with cross stitched accents; this design features a cheerful Christmas tree motif. Page 7.

Pine Tree Cross Stitch Chart for Adding Details to the Crocheted Afghan Square
Crochet a pine tree afghan square with cross-stitched details; help yourself to this free chart and our free crochet instructions. Page 5.

Christmas Tree Afghan Square -- Free Crochet Pattern
Here's a festive afghan square with a Christmas tree design; use it to crochet afghans, pillows or other fun Christmas-themed crochet projects. Page 3.

Pine Tree Colorwork Chart for Afghan Square
Here's a free chart featuring a pine tree motif, perfect for crochet or other needlecrafts. Page 4.

Free Snowflake Crochet Trivet Pattern -- Easy Beginner's Craft Project With Tutorial and Instructions
This bottle cap trivet is shaped like a snowflake. It's an easy craft project that anyone could make.

How to End Off | Free Crochet Pattern for a Snowflake Bottle Cap Trivet
This page is part of a free crochet pattern for crocheting a snowflake-shaped trivet. Here we take a close look at how to end off when crocheting a circle shape. Page 5.

Begin Crocheting a Circle Shape for a Bottle Cap Cover
Beginner's tutorial for crocheting a circle shape. This tutorial is part of a free crochet pattern for making a snowflake-shaped bottle cap trivet. Page 2.

Finished Crochet Circles
This page shows the pieces necessary for making a bottle cap cover in the shape of a crocheted circle. These bottle cap covers can be joined to make a snowflake trivet or other craft project. Page 7.

Covering the Bottle Cap
Learn how to cover a bottle cap; this free tutorial includes instructions for covering a bottle cap, plus a free crochet pattern for crocheting a snowflake-shaped bottle cap trivet. Page 8.

Free Instructions for Crocheting a Snowflake Bottle Cap Trivet -- Double Crochet Stitch in Progress
This page is part of a tutorial for crocheting a snowflake-shaped trivet. The photos on this page show a double crochet stitch in progress. Page 3.

Ending Off Continued
Photos of how to end off when crocheting a bottle cap trivet. Page 6.

Finish Crocheting the Circle Shape for the Bottle Cap Cover
This is part of a multi-page tutorial for crocheting a bottle cap trivet shaped like a snowflake. Page 4.

Photo of the Covered Bottle Cap
This page is included in a free crochet tutorial that shows you how to crochet a bottle cap cover, and how to use the covered bottle caps to create a snowflake trivet. Page 9.

Patchwork Crochet Christmas Afghan
Crochet a red, green and gold patchwork-style Christmas afghan with Christmas tree motifs. Get the free instructions / free crochet pattern here!

Surface Crochet Embellishments on the Christmas Tree Afghan Square
See a work-in-progress photo of the Christmas tree afghan square, which is available on our website as a free crochet pattern. Page 10.

Cross Stitching the Background on the Christmas Tree Square
See a work-in-progress photo of cross stitch on crochet. This picture was taken while I was working on the Christmas tree afghan square, which is available on our website as a free crochet pattern. Page 8.

Surface Crochet Embellishments on the Christmas Tree Afghan Square
See a work-in-progress photo of the Christmas tree afghan square, which is available on our website as a free crochet pattern. Page 9.

Free Crochet Cupcake Pattern
Check out this free crochet cupcake pattern! My project sample is a cherry cupcake, but you can change the colors to make different cupcake flavors.

Free Crochet Cupcake Chart
Get a free chart for crocheting a cupcake motif using the tapestry crochet technique. You could adapt this chart for other crafts too. Page 2.

Free Crochet Cupcake Chart -- Version for Left-Handed Crocheters
This cupcake crochet chart is intended for left-handed crocheters. There is also a right-handed version of the pattern as well. Page 3.

Custom Crochet Afghan -- Free Pattern and Instructions
It's easy to customize your own one-of-a-kind crocheted afghan! Check out this free pattern and instructions to learn how.

How to Hold a Crochet Hook
Don't let your crochet hook remain a confusing and mysterious object. If you haven't already figured out a comfortable way of holding it, this advice will help.

Granny Square Crochet Pillow Pattern
This vibrant pillow is made out of crocheted granny squares and a pretty crocheted flower. Get the free pillow pattern here on our website!

Finishing the Granny Square Pillow
This page is part of a free crochet pattern for an embroidered granny square pillow. See a close-up photo of the embroidery. Page 2.

Embroidered Crochet Granny Square Pillow
Close-up photo of the embroidered crochet granny square pillow; the free crochet pattern for this pillow is available on our website. Page 3.

How to Hold a Crochet Hook: The Pencil Grip
The pencil grip is my preferred way to hold a crochet hook. Find out why, see pictures, and get free instructions here! Page 2.

How to Hold a Crochet Hook: The Knife Grip
Many crocheters prefer to hold a crochet hook using the knife grip. Find out why, see pictures, and get free instructions here! Page 3.

How to Hold a Tunisian Crochet Hook
Holding a Tunisian crochet hook is a little different than holding a traditional crochet hook. Get free instructions and learn all about it here! Page 4.

The Pencil Grip for Left-Handed Crocheters
Are you a left-handed crocheter? Wondering how to hold your crochet hook? If so, the pencil grip is one possibility. Check out free instructions here! Page 5.

The Knife Grip for Left-Handed Crocheters
Are you a left-handed crocheter? Wondering how to hold your crochet hook? If so, the knife grip is one possibility. Get free instructions here! Page 6.

How to Hold a Tunisian Crochet Hook (Left-Handed)
If you're left-handed, here's how to hold a Tunisian crochet hook. Page 7.

Granny Square Scrap Afghan
If you want to see a fantastic example of a granny square scrap afghan, check out this page -- plus find plenty of free crochet granny square patterns to use.

Rag Quilt Style Join for Crochet Granny Squares, AKA Fringe Join
The scrappy fringed look of rag quilts inspired this method of joining crocheted granny squares together. See a picture and learn how to do this method here!

Alternate Two Variegated Yarns When Working in the Tunisian Knit Stitch
Do you know about all the best ways to use variegated yarns in your crochet projects? If not, you'll definitely want to check out this Tunisian knit stitch example. Page 3.

Alternate Two Variegated Yarns in Stripes of Single Crochet Stitch
Liven up your single crochet with this amazing combination of variegated yarns. Page 4.

Combine Two Variegated Yarns in Checkerboard Patterns
Feeling creative and colorful today? If so, you can feed those impulses with these inspiring crochet examples. If not, these ideas are sure to boost your creative energy. Page 5.

Color Gradient Patterns
Discover an inspiring way to combine bunches of colorful yarns into a color gradient pattern. This example includes a free crochet potholder pattern. Page 6.

More About Variegated Yarns
This is the place to feed your thirst for information about variegated yarn. Page 7.

5 Ways to Combine Variegated Yarn
Feeling creative and colorful today? If so, you can feed those impulses with these inspiring crochet examples. If not, these ideas are sure to boost your creative energy.

Alternate Two Variegated Yarns When Working in the Afghan Stitch
Did you know that afghan stitch is one of the best crochet stitches for using variegated yarn? Get free patterns and see examples here. Page 2.

Single Crochet Triangle Pattern
This solid triangle is worked in single crochet stitch. It makes a great applique, or a fantastic building block for making other projects.

Crochet Christmas Tree Applique -- Free Pattern
Get a free pattern for crocheting a cute Christmas tree-shaped applique, which you can use for decorating craft projects or store-bought items.

Faux Knit Headband -- Free Crochet Pattern
This quick, easy headband looks like it's a knitting project, but it isn't -- it's a crochet project! Grab the free crochet pattern and get free instructions for the Tunisian knit stitch.

Vintage Daffodil Table Runner Pattern in Filet Crochet -- Comments and Questions
Several readers got in touch with me regarding a vintage filet crochet pattern posted on our website. Here's what they had to say.

Reader Question About Making a Hat for a 3 Year Old Child
Laurie wants to know how to adapt one of our men's hat patterns for a three year old child.

Design Your Own Crochet Project Using Small Granny Squares
Learn a method for how to design simple, flat project such as scarves, placemats, pillows, throws, blankets and table runners made of granny squares.

Yarn for Crocheting Spring and Summer Fashions
A reader wants to know which yarns are the best for crocheting spring and summer fashions. Here's your chance to find the answer too.

Is There A Fix for Jagged Edges When Crocheting From a Graph?
Find the answer here! Crochet.

Do You Know How to Crochet an Armrest?
Amanda is wondering how to crochet an armrest, and she asked me for some advice. Here's the info I gave her.

A Reader Question RE Animal Crochet Appliques
One of our readers wants to know if we have any animal applique patterns available.

What Yarn Should I Use for Crocheting Potholders?
A reader asks,

What Size Crochet Hook for a Rag Rug?
Elizabeth wants to know what size crochet hook to use for crocheting a rag rug. If you're wondering the same thing, come on in and find the answer.

Where Can I Find Free Beginner's Crochet Patterns for Making a Hat and Mittens
A reader's question about where to find free beginner patterns for hats and mittens

How Many Chains Should a Granny Square Have?
Are you wondering how many chain stitches a granny square should have in the corners and between clusters of stitches? This page will help.

Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament -- Free Pattern
This cute ornament is shaped like a Christmas tree. It's quick to crochet, and fun to decorate with buttons or beads or other pretty baubles.

Pull Tab Napkin Rings -- Free Crochet Pattern
Check out this fab idea for upcycling pull tabs and transforming them into lovely napkin rings to enhance your place settings and table dcor.

Spiderweb Cowl - A Free Crochet Accessory Pattern
Love Halloween, but not fond of costumes? Use this free crochet pattern to whip up a cowl in classic Halloween colors. When worked in wool yarn this crochet spiderweb cowl is a perfect accessory for Fall and Winter. Change your fiber choice to silk or cotton and crochet this cowl for year round wear.

Crochet Ladder Headband Pattern
This easy, beginner-friendly crocheted headband somewhat resembles a ladder, although it's a much prettier version. You can grab the free crochet pattern here!

Free Pattern for a Change Purse Worked in Shallow Single Crochet Stitch
You can make a useful change purse and learn the shallow single crochet stitch at the same time. Get the free crochet pattern here!

Holiday Sparkle Bracelet – Free Crochet Pattern
Want to make a lovely beaded crochet bracelet for the holidays? If so, grab this free crochet pattern and give it a try.

Colorful Crochet Dishcloth -- Free Pattern
Brighten up your kitchen with this beautiful, colorful dishcloth. You can make a matching kitchen set, including potholders, with our free patterns.

Lion Brand Baby's First Yarn - A Review
A review of Baby's First yarn from Lion Brand. Baby's First is a cotton/acrylic blend yarn marketed specifically for crochet and knit baby garments and accessories.

Free Crochet Soap Holder Pattern
Lather and scrub at the same time with this free crochet soap holder pattern.

Classic Snowflake Motif - A Free Crochet Pattern
The classic snowflake motif is a free and easy crocheted embellishment pattern. Use the classic snowflake motif to adorn all your winter projects.

Crocheted Rosette – A Free Pattern
Use this free crocheted rosette pattern to embellish pins, barrettes, or other crochet and knitting designs.

French Press Cozy - A Free Crochet Pattern
This free French press cozy pattern is a great way to use leftover yarn. A French press cozy makes a great last minute gift for a coffee lover.

Crochet Water Bottle Cozy - A Free Pattern
Keep the chill in the bottle and not on your hands with this crochet water bottle cozy. Free water bottle cozy pattern uses worsted weight cotton. Raised ridges are formed with front and back post double crochet stitches.

Diagonal Stripes Afghan Square – Free Crochet Pattern
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for an afghan square with diagonal stripes. Use it for making afghans, blankets, bedspreads, or other projects This square has a wide variety of possible uses.

Bamboo Crochet Hooks
Bamboo crochet hooks - Want to know what makes a bamboo crochet hook different than other types of crochet hooks? Learn all about bamboo crochet hooks here.

Beaded Crochet Heart Shape - Free Crochet Pattern
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for a beaded heart shape; this little heart makes a great applique, and is a fantastic Valentine's Day craft project.

Yarn Cakes - What Is a Yarn Cake
What is a yarn cake? Learn the glossary definition for the phrase

Easy Beaded Crochet Technique - Free Tutorial
Use this innovative beadwork technique to make rigid, yet flexible, beaded crochet shapes that don't need starching. Make beaded ornaments, motifs, jewelry, more!

Choosing Beads and Yarns to Use for This Beaded Crochet Technique
This page is part of a tutorial for an easy beaded crochet technique; check out these suggestions for choosing beads, yarns, threads, fibers, and crochet hooks. Page 10.

Positioning the Thread and Wire
Here is a tutorial for an easy beaded crochet technique; this page features instructions for how to position the thread and wire and begin crocheting. Page 2.

Beaded Crochet Technique - Crocheting the First Few Stitches
This page is part of a tutorial for learning an easy beaded crochet technique; find instructions for how to crochet the first few stitches. Page 3.

Beaded Crochet Technique - Crocheting the Top Row of Beaded Crochet Stitches
This page is part of a tutorial for learning an easy beaded crochet technique; on this page of the tutorial, you'll find instructions for how to crochet the top row of stitches. Page 4.

Beaded Crochet Technique - Finishing the Top of the Row
This page is part of a tutorial for learning an easy beaded crochet technique; this page features instructions for how to finish crocheting the top of the row and flip the work over. Page 5.

Beaded Crochet Technique - Free Tutorial for an Easy Beaded Crochet Technique
This page is part of a tutorial for an easy beaded crochet technique; this page features instructions for how to crochet the reverse side of the beadwork row. Page 6.

Beaded Crochet Technique - Finishing
This page is part of a tutorial for an easy beaded crochet technique; see instructions for how to finish the beaded crochet piece. Page 7.

Beaded Crochet Examples to Make With This Technique
This page is part of a tutorial for an easy beaded crochet technique; this page features beaded crochet examples. Page 8.

Ideas for Beaded Crochet Projects
This page is part of a tutorial for an easy beaded crochet technique; this page features free beaded crochet project ideas. Page 9.

Op Art Checkerboard Chart -- Free Printable Op Art Checkerboard Chart for Tapestry Crochet
Use this free striped checkerboard chart for creating crochet projects; the chart is also useful for other needlecrafts. This chart is unique because the striped pattern creates an optical illusion. The op art effect is noticeable with certain color combinations, and not so prominent with others. Overall, this is a fun crochet pattern, and its likely to hold your interest the whole time you are crocheting it.

Square Crochet Wine Bottle Cover Pattern
This crocheted bottle cover fits a square wine bottle or other types of square bottles. Get the free crochet pattern here!

Assembling the Sweet Potato Crochet Baby Sweater - A Free Tutorial
This page is a step by step tutorial for assembling the sweet potato crochet baby sweater. Refer to pattern page for full instructions.

Assembling the Sweet Potato Baby Sweater: Part 2 - A Free Guide for Finishing a Baby Sweater
Page 2 of the assembly instructions for the Sweet Potato Crochet Baby Sweater. Refer to pattern page for full instructions. See Index.

Assembling the Sweet Potato Baby Sweater: Part 3 - A Free Guide for Finishing a Baby Sweater
Step 3 of finishing the Sweet Potato Crochet Baby Sweater. The Sweet Potato Crochet Baby Sweater is a free pattern. Refer to crochet baby sweater pattern page for full instructions. See Index. Page 3.

Assembling the Sweet Potato Baby Sweater: Part 4 - A Free Guide for Finishing a Baby Sweater
Step 4 of finishing the Sweet Potato Crochet Baby Sweater. The Sweet Potato Crochet Baby Sweater is a free pattern. Follow

Assembling the Tootsie Wrap Baby Booties -- A Tutorial
This is a step by step tutorial for finishing the Tootsie Wrap Crochet Baby Booties. Complete finishing instructions are accompanied by pictures.