Spring Colors Crochet Blog Hop

EDIT: The Spring Colors Crochet Blog hop is over. Head over here to find the latest blog hop! I’m so excited to join the rest of the Design Create Repeat Team to host the Spring Colors blog hop. This February the blog hop will include 29 free crochet patterns from different talented designers.  All patterns will be within the topic Spring Colors, so they are perfect for your spring makes. Each pattern will be offered for 24 hours as a free PDF. […]

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Apricity Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Apricity Cardigan Knitting Pattern FREE

You guys loved the Chunky hometown cardigan so much, I had to knit a similar pattern. The Apricity cardigan knitting pattern has the same oversized comfy fit with a contrasting color and texture at the bottom and sleeves. But it’s slightly different because, well just because I felt like it. This one has long sleeves and the front flaps overlap a little more which makes it perfect to hide away in the cold winter wind. No time right now? Pin […]

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How to Knit Cables for Beginners?

how to cable knit

One of the techniques that intimidated me the most when I started knitting was how to knit cables. Cables look very impressive, but they’re not as hard as they look! No time right now? Pin this tutorial for later. What is a Cable Knit Stitch? In knitting, a cable is formed by changing the order in which the stitches are knit. This is what gives the twisting effect. How (front or back), how often, and for how many stitches you […]

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Knitcrate Review – My Favorite Yarn Subscription Box Review

Checking my mailbox every day at the end of the month for my Knitcrate subscription box is one of those little pleasures that makes my day so much better. My parents gave me my subscription as a birthday present this year and I’m absolutely loving it. I already know what to ask for next year (i.e. the exact same thing 😉 ). I love it so much I wanted to share why with you in this KnitCrate yarn subscription box […]

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Braided Bridge Cable Scarf Knitting Pattern

Braided bridge cable scarf free knitting pattern

I wear a scarf every day, so does Mr Artichoke. When we lived in Australia our friends called us the Scarfed Couple. Even when it’s 30°C I’ll have my scarf with me, just in case. That’s how much I love a good scarf. They don’t always have to be big and chunky like the His Scarf pattern, or lacy and summery like the Aircon scarf. Sometimes you just need a simple, sober scarf that works in any season and with […]

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Mathilda’s Easy Crochet Cardigan Pattern

Mathilda's Easy Crochet Cardigan Pattern FREE

Mathilda’s easy crochet cardigan pattern is a fun beginner-friendly woman cardigan pattern. The oversized puffed sleeves and elegantly fitted waistline make it a great item to have in your wardrobe. Warm and comfy with an elegant touch. Use fun bright colors like me or more classic natural tones to match any outfit. Great to dress up a pair of jeans or a skirt, you’ll wear it non stop! No time right now? Pin this easy crochet cardigan pattern for later! […]

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Strawberry Seed Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

Strawberry Seed Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern FREE

The Strawberry Seed Baby Blanket knitting pattern is part 3 of the Strawberry Seed Baby Set which includes a matching hat, cardigan, and booties. The ultimate baby shower gift set! Find all the set details and matching patterns in this post. This blanket is very versatile and can be used as a baby blanket but also looks great as a throw for adults. A simple striped design, garter stitch texture and some eyelets looks great on your couch and is super cozy. No […]

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Strawberry Seed Baby Hat Knitting Pattern

Strawberry Seed Knit Baby Hat Pattern FREE

The Strawberry Seed Baby Hat knitting pattern is the last part of the Strawberry Seed Baby Set which includes a matching cardigan, booties and blanket. The ultimate baby shower gift set! Find all the set details and matching patterns in this post. No time right now? Pin this cute baby knit hat pattern for later! The Strawberry Seed Baby Hat knitting pattern is now available in my Etsy Shop and on Ravelry. Add it to your queue before you forget. Or grab the complete […]

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Hometown Chunky Crochet Cardigan Pattern

Hometown Chunky Cardigan Crochet Pattern FREE

The Hometown Chunky Cardigan is an easy, beginner crochet pattern. I wanted to make a simple super oversized cardigan to go home this year so I could wear it over my usual 3 sweaters. I get really cold when I go home! It has a simple rectangle construction with stitched on sleeves. It’s nearly seamless (yay!) with just a little twist to make it extra special. The bands of eyelets and puffs in a contrasting color lightens this long crochet […]

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Strawberry Seed Knit Baby Sweater Pattern

Knit Babay Sweater Pattern FREE

This adorable knit baby sweater pattern is part 2 of the Strawberry Seed Baby Set which includes a matching hat, booties, and blanket. The ultimate baby shower gift set! Find all the set details and matching patterns in this post. The Strawberry Seed baby cardigan has a very simple construction, knit in one piece from the back bottom to the front on straight needles (have a look at the work in progress pictures below). It’s the same construction I used for the Capucine […]

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Strawberry Seed Baby Set Knitting Pattern

Baby Knitting pattern set

Why is everything tiny so damned cute? Anytime I knit or crochet something for babies, I’m always amazed at how cute baby items are. The Strawberry Seed Baby Set knitting pattern is no different. It’s an adorable set of 4 baby knitting patterns: baby hat, baby cardigan, cute Baby booties and a baby blanket (which also looks great in adult sizes) No time right now? Pin this baby set knitting pattern for later. All 4 matching patterns are knitted on […]

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Strawberry Seed Baby Booties Knitting Pattern

Baby Booties Knitting Pattern FREE

Baby booties are one of the cutest things you can knit, but they can also get quite intricate. That’s not the case of this Strawberry Seed baby booties knitting pattern! Knit on straight needles, with worsted weight wool yarn they work up really quickly. This simple construction is one of my favorites because it allows you to work with straight needles while being 90% seamless. The booties are part 1 of the Strawberry Seed Baby Set which includes a matching […]

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Fireside Mittens: Easy Crochet Mittens – Large size

Fireside Mittens Easy Crochet Pattern FREE

Winter is around the corner in the northern hemisphere and I’m starting to prep my Christmas presents (if you’re wondering what I’d love to get this year, head over to my Yarn Lovers Gift Guide). Of course, I’m trying to get as many gifts handmade as I can. This easy crochet mittens pattern is one of these. This post is for the large size of the Fireside Mittens only. Head over here for the general post and other sizes. You […]

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Fireside Mittens: Easy Crochet Mittens – Medium size

Fireside Mittens Easy Crochet Pattern FREE

Winter is around the corner in the northern hemisphere and I’m starting to prep my Christmas presents (if you’re wondering what I’d love to get this year, head over to my Yarn Lovers Gift Guide). Of course, I’m trying to get as many gifts handmade as I can. This easy crochet mittens pattern is one of these. This post is for the medium size of the Fireside Mittens only. Head over here for the general post and other sizes. You […]

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Fireside Mittens: Easy Crochet Mittens – Small size

Fireside Mittens Easy Crochet Pattern FREE

Winter is around the corner in the northern hemisphere and I’m starting to prep my Christmas presents (if you’re wondering what I’d love to get this year, head over to my Yarn Lovers Gift Guide). Of course, I’m trying to get as many gifts handmade as I can. This easy crochet mittens pattern is one of these. This post is for the small size of the Fireside Mittens only. Head over here for the general post and other sizes. You […]

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Easy Mittens Crochet Pattern: Fireside Mittens

Fireside Mittens Easy Crochet Pattern FREE

Winter is around the corner in the northern hemisphere and I’m starting to prep my Christmas presents (if you’re wondering what I’d love to get this year, head over to my Yarn Lovers Gift Guide). Of course, I’m trying to get as many gifts handmade as I can. This easy crochet mittens pattern is one of these. The Fireside Mittens are super simple crochet mittens. You only need to know the single crochet, double crochet, and chain stitch. I’ve replaced […]

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10 Perfect Gifts for a Crafter: Crocheter & Knitter Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect gifts for a crafter in your life is not easy. If you’re not a knitter of crocheter yourself you might be at a loss. You know they love their hobby but what do they actually need, enjoy or always want more off? You might be thinking to knit / crochet, you just need yarn and needles/hooks, but she has all of that already. Let me show you what else we crafters love to receive! Whether she knits […]

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Poudreuse Crochet Wrap Pattern for Beginner

Poudreuse Wrap Crochet Pattern

Poudreuse means powder snow in French. That’s what this crochet wrap pattern for beginner reminds me of. The yarn is so light and fluffy and the very light blue color is nearly the blue of ice in the mountains. The Poudreuse Wrap is an easy biased chunky crochet scarf pattern in 2 colors. Only simple stitches are used as well as the bead stitch for some added texture and just a little twist (fully explained in the pattern don’t worry). […]

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Easy Crochet Blanket Pattern: The Herfst Blanket

Herfst Blanket free crochet pattern

The Herfst Blanket crochet pattern is an easy crochet blanket pattern. The irregular stripes and different texture enhances this simple wool blanket to a gorgeous piece of bedroom decor. Simple stitches and step by step pictures ensure anyone can make this blanket, no need to be an expert! No time right now? Pin this pattern for later! Sign up for my email list below and grab my FREE printable yarn jargon cheat sheets By signing up you accept to subscribe […]

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