Crochet Finds 1-26-15

Crochet Finds 1-26-15 by Pattern-Paradise.com

This week's Crochet Finds were a combination of several hats, a pretty scarf, sweet blanket, toasty slippers and super elegant top. I am constantly amazed by the talent and creativity we see expressed through the many projects being released daily! This post contains affiliate links See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams (w/ Charles Voth) This week Kim Guzman thrilled us with two new and exciting patterns. The Marily Top! I love this blue tank top, the neckline is so feminine Read more

FREE Knit Pattern – Simply Knit Gloves

Simply Knit Gloves by pattern-paradise.com IMG_5815

Crochet is my favorite yarn art,  however, I do enjoy knitting too and every so often I write a knit pattern. Sometimes I need to take a little break from crochet just to clear my head. The other night I took such a break and was looking for a little inspiration. Fortunately, my son's girlfriend provided the inspiration -- she needed a pair of warm fingerless gloves! This is a super simple pattern and took less than 2 hours to finish in a bulky yarn and 9.0 mm needles. I didn't have double Read more

FAN-tastic Hook-Up #17

Fantastic Hook Up #15. Share your projects in this fun link party! #crochet #handmade #FantasticHookup #patternparadise #crystalizeddesigns

We had some gorgeous projects shared last week! Thank you to everyone who hooked up this past week and we can't wait to see what everyone shares this week! This is a joint linky party hosted by Pattern Paradise and Crystalized Designs – your entry on one site shows up on both, and we both promote the featured projects on our social media sites! Please share this link party with your friends too. Each week we feature the most clicked projects and here are last week's... Click on the links Read more

FREE Crochet Pattern – Pixie Bonnet

Pixie Bonnet Free Pattern by Pattern-Paradise.com

I love the way a baby looks in a crochet bonnet. Bonnets are just so sweet and seem to perfectly frame their innocent faces. I had a little leftover yarn from the Winter Hug Cowl I made a few weeks ago and it was asking to be whipped up into something delicate Click here to add to your Ravelry favorites and queue.   This is a very basic and quick square bonnet with a border and braided ties. My pattern is designed for newborn to 3 months, but you can easily adjust it to your specific Read more

Crochet Finds 1/19/15

Crochet FInds 1-19-15 by pattern-paradise.com A collection of crochet projects from various designers, many of which are free. #crochet #freepatterns #patternparadise #crochetfinds

Each week I love to browse through new crochet pattern releases to see what other designers are creating.  I'm never disappointed. These are just a few of my favorite crochet finds from last week!  My absolute favorite find this week is the Heart and Sole Slippers by My Hobby is Crochet. They are such a clever design and I love the bold red offset with white hearts! I can't wait to make a pair! KT & The Squid does it again with this cleverly designed pullover. It's a cross between Read more

FREE Crochet Pattern – X Stitch Challenge Boot Cuffs

XSt Cuffs by pattern-paradise 2202

The second pattern in the crochet X Stitch Series Boot Cuffs! I know I said I would do one crochet X Stitch pattern each month, but when I released the Fingerless Gloves last week, they were just begging for a pair of matching Boot Cuffs, so here they are!  I used my version of the Modified X Stitch (you can find a tutorial here), offset with a row of single crochet and a ribbed wrist. You can add bows, buckles, buttons or whatever you like to "fancy" them up too! Click here to add this Read more

FAN-tastic Hook-Up #16

FAN-tastic Hook Up #16 by pattern-paradise.com and crystalized-designs.com

We have started 2015 with a bang and lots of great project shares! Thank you to everyone who hooked up this past week and we can't wait to see what everyone shares this week! This is a joint linky party hosted by Pattern Paradise and Crystalized Designs – your entry on one site shows up on both, and we both promote the featured projects on our social media sites! Please share this link party with your friends too.  Each week we feature the most clicked projects and here are last week's... Read more

FREE Crochet Pattern – X Stitch Challenge Fingerless Gloves

XST Fingerless Gloves by Pattern-Paradise

Here it is, the first pattern in the crochet X Stitch Series Fingerless Gloves! I will admit I was not a fan of fingerless gloves until recently, now I can't get enough. For the first pattern of this series, I used my version of the Modified X Stitch (you can find a tutorial here), offset with a row of single crochet and a ribbed wrist. You can add bows, buckles, buttons or whatever you like to "fancy" them up too! Click here to add this pattern to your Ravelry favorites and queue The Read more

X Stitch Challenge – The Basic Tutorial

1 Modified X Stitch

You may remember that last year I took on the challenge of taking one hat and modifying it for a different look each month -- it was known as the Chameleon Challenge. Many of you have written to ask if I will do it again in 2015, well the answer is YES, but with a twist! In 2015 I will pick one stitch and each month produce an item using that same stitch or a variation of that stitch. So what's the stitch I chose you ask? Why the X Stitch of course! This is one of my favorite stitches because Read more

Crochet Pattern – Valentine’s Love

Heart Sweater with Logo IMG_0293

Just in time for Valentine's Day I'm having a sale on the Hearts of Love Sweater and the Cherise Hat Crochet Patterns.  These make such a cute set and are perfect for a little darling!  Both patterns on sale in my Crafty shop only, now through Friday, January 16, 2015 EST  No coupon code necessary Click here for the sweater pattern Click here for the hat pattern The sweater pattern includes sizes 6 months to 6T ... ... and the hat from newborn to adult. This post contains affiliate Read more