The Crochet Crowd

12 Hot Crochet and Knit Hat Patterns

Reading Time: < 1 minute 12 Hot Crochet and Knit Hats New from Yarnspirations are 12 Knit and Crochet Hats designed with Red Heart Heat Wave Yarn. This yarn heats up naturally on its own with the activation of UV light. Even on cloudy days, the yarn will warm up to 12 degrees.  The fibre has UV activation spun directly […]

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Make Your Own Weaving Loom – CHEAP!

Reading Time: 2 minutes How to Make Your Own Weaving Loom Let’s face it, some of those wall hangings in home finishing stores are obscene in prices. Some really gorgeous items with driftwood, assorted yarns that we try to identify and then you flip the sale tag and say “Umm, maybe it’s not so beautiful!” and keep on walking… […]

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Crochet Granny Stripes Hat Pattern

Reading Time: 3 minutes Granny Stripes Hat This is a really nice crochet granny stripes hats. This free pattern is for adult women. I decided to try this pattern from a different perspective using one of the latest yarns by Yarnspirations. This yarn is Bernat Super Value but there is a new version as of 2015. It’s called Bernat […]

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Crochet Big Granny Blanket + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Big Granny Blanket This beginner crochet project is called the Big Granny Square Blanket. It’s essentially 1 massive granny square that goes in a complete square. There is a small variation to this square that isn’t the way I technically have taught it before. The start and stop are slightly different but works. I […]

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Crochet Bobble Fringe Shawl Pattern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Bobble Fringe Shawl with Caron Latte Cakes The fun (and fast!) Crochet Bobble Fringe Shawl froths up Caron Latte Cakes, with stripes on the bias, trimmed with bobbles. This cozy project is an easy free pattern, perfect for beginners. We love how the delicate pastel loft of Caron Latte Cakes makes this shawl look […]

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Crochet Heart Coasters Pattern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Heart Coasters If you love crochet hearts, you will definitely like this each to follow crochet heart pattern. The heart is crocheted together like a square at first and then the two tops of the hearts are formed. It’s finished off with Crab Stitching which is also known as reverse single crochet. This is […]

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Twisting Braid Crochet Blanket

Reading Time: 3 minutes Twisting Braid Crochet Blanket The Twisting Braids Crochet Blanket brings a feminine touch to Bernat Blanket yarn. This free beginner pattern teaches you how to form chain links by twisting the previous foundation row of the double crochet stitches, to make a braid-like effect. The blanket is finished with an interesting fringe, made by twisting […]

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7 Dish Lovers Crochet Dishcloth Patterns

Reading Time: 11 minutes 7 Dish Lovers Crochet Dishcloths Crochet dishcloths are the gateway project for new crocheters. Small enough to try crochet. For experienced crocheters, portable projects and gift giving ideas. People generally ask me, what is the best project for someone new, I say it’s the simple dishcloth that is below. For those who are learning, they […]

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6 Crochet Baby Blankets Patterns for Beginners

Reading Time: 4 minutes 6 Crochet Baby Blankets Beginners Can Do Let’s face it when new crocheters want to learn they tend to go for something bigger than a dishcloth. A baby blanket can be a targetted idea for a new crochet project. As an educator of crochet, I believe that projects, where the finished line isn’t too far […]

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