Top Ten Crochet Makes For Halloween This Year...

Hi everyone, how is it this time of year already?  Where has the time gone? I don't think any of us will be celebrating halloween in quite the usual way this year, but here are a selection of free crochet patterns that you can make for your kids or to decorate your home... Decorate your home with this super cute bunting by Jen Hayes.. Candy Corn Bunting I just love this black cat applique by Golden Lucy Crafts... Black Cat You cannot have halloween without pumpkins or treats.  Pumpkin treat dish pattern by Hooked on Patterns... Pumpkin Treat Bowl Keep those ears cosy with this pumpkin earwarmer.  Pattern by Loops & Love Crochet. Pumpkin Earwarmer Make this cute amigurumi pumpkin kitty.  Pattern by Crafty Kitty Crochet. Pumpkin Kitty More candy corn, this time in the form of a crochet treat bag.  Your kids will love this.  Pattern by Itchinforsomestitchin. Candy Corn Treat Bag Another treat bag and another kitty.  Pattern by Oombawka Design Crochet

Simple Scarf - Part of the Charity Stash Bash crochet along...

Hello everyone, it is time for our next pattern in the Charity Stash Bash CAL.  This month we have a crochet scarf designed for absolute beginners.  It's a quick and easy pattern and matches the Basic Beanies that we made at the start of the year. This pattern is also being featured as part of the Crochet for a Cause CAL and as such, the pdf version will be available to download for free for one week, starting Monday 17th July.   Each Monday during the event, two designers will make their pattern available to download free. Their pattern will be free for one week only so be sure to check back every Monday.  You can find more information about the cause and links to the  free patterns here... All designers will be sharing hat and scarf patterns with the aim of donating them to your local homeless shelter, school, cancer centre or pregnancy resource centre.  This coming Monday it is my turn to share a pattern and you will be able to download the pdf for my  Simple Scarf

How To Make A Textured Colour Block Crochet Blanket

Hello friends.  I recently noticed that the yarn I used for this crochet baby blanket , had been discontinued.  It's a real shame, as the mix of cotton and acrylic made such a beautiful squishy yarn.  So, I thought it was time that this pattern had an update.   I made the blanket again with new yarn and also added more sizes and other helpful information too.  I hope you like the new version... This pattern is crocheted entirely in Wattle Stitch .  I love the texture and it is so quick and easy to make.  A beginner crocheter can easily follow this pattern and if these colours aren't your cup of tea, it would look great in so many other colour combinations.  Just pick 3 colours you love for a colour block effect or you could even use a self striping or cake yarn.   This blanket here is also another quick and easy make. Now this pattern was originally designed as a baby blanket and the previous one was gifted to my brothers son when he was a baby, but what if you don't

Summer Stripes Friendship Bracelet - Part of the Charity Stash Bash CAL

Hi everyone, it's time for our next addition to the Charity Stash Bash CAL.  If you have not been following along you can check out the links below for more info.  This month our patterns follows on from the theme of last months, with another Summer Stripes pattern.  This time this snazzy friendship bracelet.  Kids love these especially when made in colourful yarns The pattern will use up those last scraps of cotton you have lying around and can be made with any gauge yarn, making it a great stash buster. If you would like to know more about the Chaity Stash Bash CAL you can check out the links below. Helpful Links... 2020 Charity Stash Bash Operation Christmas Child US Operation Christmas Child UK Ravelry pattern page An ad free pdf version of this pattern is available in my online stores, thank you for supporting my work... If you would like to take part and prefer knit over crochet, I have linked some other pa