Cute as a Button: 10 Crochet Patterns

Cute as a Button: 10 Crochet Patterns

Some of the things I like best about a crochet pattern are the small details. Yes, a specific crochet stitch can really add character to the pattern, but the embellishments are really what speak to me. I think embellishments not only add character, but they add style, too. Take for example, buttons. Buttons on crochet patterns liven up the design and give it a bit of sparkle or flair. The patterns listed below are "cute as a button" and will make you want to add buttons to just about every … [Continue reading...]

Puppies Vs. Kittens: A Crochet Cuddle Buddies Showdown

It's time for yet another crochet animal showdown at AllFreeCrochet.com and AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns.com. Last month, when we asked you a very serious question -- Are crochet owls or foxes better? -- you overwhelmingly had the cute hooter's back. Here's our proof: You had some pretty strong arguments for the beaked beauty. My personal favorite: Now, we have another crochet animal battle. This rivalry may be older and fiercer than owls vs. foxes, because it involves animals … [Continue reading...]

How to Soften Yarn

How to Soften Yarn

Do you ever find yourself standing in a yarn isle thinking to yourself, “This yarn is absolutely beautiful, but it’s just too rough for me.” For me personally, it’s wool that gets to me. I just can’t do it and there are so many amazing crochet patterns out there that call for wool yarn; it’s […]

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Wrapped in Warmth: 10 Knit Infinity Scarves and Cowls

As the weather outside becomes oh so frightful, the only hope we have of standing against the sudden drop in temperature is to bundle up. As knitters, that’s definitely something that can easily be accomplished since almost anything we could ever want can be cast onto our needles. With patterns for everything from knit hats […]

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The Newest Collection of Crochet Baby Bibs

Baby Bibs

Baby’s seem to be trending year-round, whether it’s spring, summer, fall, or winter. Provided that chillier times are ahead, it only makes sense that you should crochet your own baby bib with warm, fuzzy yarn. Your baby deserves the best, right? They also deserve to be taken care of and nurtured properly, especially when they […]

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Different Knitting Stitches: 146 Patterns for Garter, Seed, Cable, and More

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Did you know that knitting had been around for almost 1200 years before anyone thought to throw in a purl stitch? That’s right, it took craftsmen twelve (twelve!) centuries to variate from stockinette. I don’t know about you, but that seems like an awfully long time to spend on a solitary stitch. One of my […]

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11 Free Spirit Crochet Patterns

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Sometimes it’s super nice to just let down your guard and be carefree. So much of our time is spent rushing from place to place (home, work, errands, cooking dinner), that it’s nice to just take a step back and be free of obligations. I know, that seems impossible, right? How would anything get done […]

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Hats, Headbands, and Ear Warmers, Oh My!

There’s nothing more breathtaking than the beauty of nature during the winter months. Of course, what’s even better is curling up beneath a knitted blanket with a steaming cup of hot chocolate. As I look around outside, I’m starting to realize one thing: winter is quickly approaching whether we like it or not. Now that […]

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How to Embellish your Crochet Hats

How to Embellish Crochet Hats

Guest post by Rhondda Mol from Oombawka Design Crochet hats make great projects! They are perfect as gifts and for charity projects. You can do a lot with a crochet hat pattern! You can take a basic crochet hat pattern and make it your own with one of these fantastic embellishments!   5 Petal Tropical […]

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What’s New for Winter? 16 Crochet Patterns

16 Winter Crochet Patterns

As my two year old keeps asking to wear short sleeve shirts or no socks around the house, I keep reminding her that it’s almost winter time and it’s cold out, so we have to dress warm. Luckily she doesn’t put up a fight, but sadly it makes me realize how quickly time is going. […]

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