If there’s a new baby on the horizon for you or someone you love, then how about crocheting this adorable car seat cover? Grab the free pattern and use your imagination to create color combinations that are perfect for the little girl, or boy, in your life. This cover is so cute, I think it would be the hit of any baby shower.
Add something special to your next bridal gift by including this bride and groom set. These adorable amigurumi crocheted dolls are a special keepsake for any bride to be. Or, crochet these dolls out of different colors if you don’t want a wedding themed couple. These are too cute to pass up.
Meet Emily the giraffe. You can add this cutie to your family, crochet one to give as a gift, or how about donating one to give to a children’s hospital. Kids and adults alike will love this amigurumi giraffe. Pattern available here.
This owl basket has to be one of my favorite crochet projects. I can think of so many ways to use this adorable basket. Place one in the bathroom to hold towels, or add one by the front door to hold winter hats, mittens and gloves. I really like it made with a natural colored yarn, but you certainly could make it in any color that complements your decor. Need a fun gift idea to crochet for Christmas? I think that this owl basket is something that anyone would enjoy!
This cute little guy is named Howie the Holiday penguin and I think he’s the perfect little project to crochet for Christmas. Whether it’s to go in a Christmas stocking, or put on display as a decoration in your home, this Christmas penguin is a fun project that is sure to put a smile on all who see him.
The leaves are falling and with every passing day I think more and more about Christmas and the holidays ahead. I love this time of year and in just a few weeks I’ll start decorating the house to make it warm and festive. That gives me plenty of time to make some new Christmas decorations to put on display around the house.
Free pattern for Christmas garland with crochet berries and blooms. I really like this pattern because you can vary the colors that you use, which makes it perfect for any holiday season. Crochet one for Christmas and then make another one to celebrate the bright colors of spring and Easter.
Thanksgiving is coming, the chill is in the air. Soon the turkey will be in the oven and the house will be filled with the smells of the day. Whether you’re having a big family gathering, or dinner with a few friends, enjoy all that the holiday has to offer and celebrate good food, good friends and a festive atmosphere.
To me, decorating the house for Thanksgiving is such a fun part of the holiday. From deciding what type of table setting to arrange, to making a pretty wreath for the door, there are so many ways to decorate for Thanksgiving. Here are a few of my favorite Thanksgiving themed crafts and decorations to make for the holiday.
Do you like to have a bag for every season? This crocheted bag gives you the ability to decorate it for the holiday you choose. Check out the pattern and crochet a Thanksgiving bag or Christmas bag. You could also use the pattern for the turkey to create a stuffed turkey decoration. Lots of versatility with this pattern.
This free crochet pattern is perfect for Thanksgiving and is ideal to put on display by hanging on your front door. The pattern was designed by Debi Yorston as a bib to make Thanksgiving fun for kids, but this is an example of where you can take a pattern and turn it into something that fits your needs. In addition to making it as a hanging wall decoration, you could also turn it into a throw pillow, or stuffed turkey decoration to display on a shelf.
Grab your free copy of this cute turkey pattern and crochet one for Thanksgiving. Your family will love having this little fella visiting your home for the holiday. Gobble! Gobble!
The leaves on the trees are bursting with color and now is the perfect time to make some Halloween crafts for your home and family. From round pumpkins to decorate your table, to adorable hats to keep the kids warm in the cooler weather, there are plenty of fun crochet projects to make with yarn that you already have on hand.
Here are some of my favorite crochet patterns for Halloween. All of these are free patterns, so grab a copy and get hooking. These all make great gifts too.
I saw this colorful tea cosy and knew that I had to share it. I love the crocheted peonies that were added to the top. To me, this is what really sets this design apart. Sure, there are lots of pretty patterns out there for teapot warmers, but I think that this one from MeMe Rose is one that should go in your crochet pattern library.
Drop by MeMe Rose to get her free crochet pattern for this adorable tea cosy. Even if you aren’t one to crochet, you should still go take a look at her site. Beautiful pictures and some inspiring DIY and craft projects.
Tea cosies are a fun gift to knit or crochet. Not only are they quick and easy to make, but they also let you use up yarn that you have available in your stash. Simply mix a few colors together and you can create a colorful design like the one above. Or, if you want to get really creative you can make a teapot cosy that is more like a work of art. There are a lot of cosy patterns available, but here are a few of my favorites.
Inspired by the post that I wrote the other day about a Crocheted Flower Wedding Bouquet, I have been on a mission to find the prettiest crocheted flowers. Here are a few of my favorite crochet patterns to help you make different types of flowers. These flowers are perfect for making jewelry, embellishments to a crocheted bag, or as part of a stunning flower arrangement for your home.
Crochet Flower Patterns
This pattern collection gives you all the details to crochet 10 different types of flowers. I love it because this pattern set has the variety you need for creating a bouquet of flowers. Or, maybe a pretty piece of wall art?
Here are some more crocheted flower patterns that I like.