12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns – Day 12

For the 12th day of the 12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns I’m adding a free ebook. I was totally blessed that AllFreeCrochetPatterns asked to use one of my patterns in their ebook “Winter Wonderland“.  Click on the photo, or link, below to download your copy.

winter-mini-leftWinter Wonderland ebook

Hope you all have a blessed, Merry Christmas! Make sure you come back at the end of the week for an awesome giveaway package!

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 11

For day 11 I thought I’d give you a variety.  For those that like to add something extra to your gifts, these would make great gift toppers. Or, you can use them as tree ornaments. Either way, they should work up quick.

70709adaGingerbread Person from Lion Brand

027_mediumPenguin Tots by Trisch Young

3049534198_e9f20b3f27_zCandy Cane by June Gilbank

IMG_1809_mediumMitten Topper by Better Homes & Gardens

P1010673_medium2Quick & Easy Angel Ornament by Roswitha Mueller

4062039506_535acd3df2_zCandy Cane by Doni Spiegle

Enjoy! I’d love to know which ones you make.

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12 Days of Free Cochet Patterns – Day 9

Another designer who was one I admired when I was just starting out is Ellen Gormley, and her blog is Go Crochet.  She has some great designs, and quite a few free ones to choose from.  I chose 2 patterns, one whimsical and one elegant, because I wasn’t sure what kind of patterns everyone is looking for.

Gnome_costume_mediumKidding Around Gnome

 ILY_GormleyLW3432_cowl350Icy Day Cowl

Happy Crocheting! 

 

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12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns – Day 8

For day 8 I’m featuring Bev, whom I consider to be one of my online, crocheter friends.  I met Bev through her blog, One Yarn After Another.  She’s super friendly, kind, and funny. So I figured I had to feature one of her designs in my 12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns. It’s a hard choice (I love her designs) but because I’ve been searching for quick, last minute gifts, I decided on a sweater/shrug for an 18″ doll.  I still need to make one for my daughter – yes, I’m running out of time fast – so this will be perfect!

4595857354_604f1f7967Angelic Shrug for 18″ Doll

Click on the picture to head over to Bev’s blog.

Happy Crocheting! 

 

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12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns – Day 7

As we continue our 12 Days of Crochet Patterns, there is one designer in particular I think of when I think ‘fashion’…..Cindy Kamps.  Her patterns are super easy to read!  She breaks them down by step, not by row or round to prevent any confusion, etc. I have many of her patterns and have never been disappointed. Most of them look more complicated than they are. Try this one out as a quick stocking stuffer.

Day 7 is Cindy’s pattern “Cinched Up.”  Make a lariat, belt, and more from this free download.

Decorative_Drawstring_mediumCinched Up by Cindy Kamps

 

Happy Crocheting! 

 

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12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns – Day 6

As I was considering which patterns to share over the 12 days, I decided that I would feature designers that I have looked up to for their style/design, etc.  For Day 6 I’m featuring Vashti Braha. She was one of the first designers that I purchased a pattern from outside of a publishing company (book form). Her designers are stylish, fresh, and fun. I’m going to leave you with 2 options for today. A quick project in case you’re still looking for Christmas ideas, and a more elaborate project in case you’re ready to sit and make something for yourself.  Enjoy!

Glee Worms by Vashti BrahaGlee Worms

2436713357_1b2fe38391_zBarcelona Jacket

Happy Crocheting! 

 

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Quick & Easy Chain Scarf – Free Crochet Pattern Day 5

It’s day 5 of my 12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns.  Today’s pattern is my version of a Chain Scarf.  I sold so many of these scarves at a craft fair I did recently, and I’ve had a lot of requests for the pattern, so here it is.

This is the quickest and easiest scarf you will ever make~!  If you still have gifts to make give this one a try. They only take about 1/2 hour each.  Let me know what you think.

 Chain Scarf Logo

Finished Size:  One size fits most adults

Materials: For a thicker winter scarf use Lion Brand Hometown USA; for a thinner/different look use 2 or 3 strands of #4 ww yarn held together.

  • Size N-13/9.00mm crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge:  not important for this project

 

chain 1000…. yes, you read that correctly!

Wrap chain into approx. 43″ hoops; you should have approx. 10 loops (for a girls size you can wrap it into approx. 41″ hoops)

There should be a small amount of chains left over.  Wrap those chains around the entire loop. Tie in the ends.

scarf tieI used 2 seperate colors for this scarf. It’s easier to see the wrap because of the contrast.

Copyright © Kristine Mullen. 11-07-12

       Reproducing or transmitting this pattern by any means for any purpose other than for personal use constitutes a violation of copyright law.

 

 

Happy Crocheting! 

 

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12 Days of Free Crochet Patterns – Day 3

I’ve decided to pick some of my favorite designers, those who I have looked up to since I began crocheting, and feature some of their patterns too.

Today I’m featuring Cute Crochet Chat.  Her patterns are always easy to read and understand, and she’s a great person too!

She has a pattern for a christmas bulb on her blog.  These would be perfect as ornaments on the tree, or you could even string them together and make garland. Click on the picture to get the free pattern on her blog.

red light bulb ornamentCute Crochet Chat 

Happy Crocheting!

 

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Crocheted Snowflake Pattern

Heidi from Snappy Tots is putting together a CAL Advent Calendar and asked if I would be interested in designing something for it.  Here is the snowflake pattern I made.  If you’re interested in joining the CAL visit Snappy Tots blog here.

Snappy Snowflake 

 Finished Size:  approx. 3” across

Materials: H any #3 sport weight yarn

  • Small amount of white
  • Size “E” crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge:  not important for this project

Special Stitches:  picot stem = ch6, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, (ch3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook) twice, sl st in 1st 3 chs of stem

 

Begin with magic ring, ch1

Round 1: 12sc in magic ring, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not turn. (12 sc)

Round 2: ch1, sc in same sc as ch, ch3, sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, ch3, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, slip stitch in 1st sc, do not turn. (6 – ch3 sps)

Round 3:  (sc, ch1, sc, picot stem, sc, ch1, sc) in each ch3 space around, sl st to 1st sc.  Fasten off.

Copyright © Kristine Mullen. 11-07-12

       Reproducing or transmitting this pattern by any means for any purpose other than for personal use constitutes a violation of copyright law.

 

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Free Preemie Blanket Crochet Pattern

I hold a special place in my have for parents who have lost a child. Having lost 5 babies to miscarriage, and having one sister who was stillborn, I have been try to help other mothers’ deal with those feelings.  I started a ministry last year that donates preemie blankets to hospitals.  They can give those blankets to mothers who will leave the hospital with nothing but empty arms.

Wrapped in Love MinistriesYou can click here to read the full story.

Here is a preemie afghan pattern I designed.  Feel free to use it for any donation that will bring someone comfort. If you’re looking to donate to Wrapped In Love, you can use the contact button to contact me, or click the picture.  The site will give you all the info there.

Preemie Blanket

Preemie Blanket

Finished Size:  14” X 16 ½”

Materials: Red Heart Sweet Baby (or any #4 ww)

  • Sweet Dreams – 2.5 oz.
  • Size “J” (6.00 mm) crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle

Afghan

ch 80,

Row 1:  working in back ridges of beg ch2sc in 2nd ch from hook, (ch1, skip next ch, sc in next ch) 2 times, skip next 2 chs, (sc in next ch, ch1, skip next ch) 2 times, * 3sc in next ch, (ch1, skip next ch, sc in next ch) 2 times, skip next 2 chs, (sc in next ch, ch1, skip next ch) 2 times, repeat from * across to last ch, 2sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2 – 50:  ch1, sc in 1st sc, (ch1, sc in next ch1 sp) 2 times, skip next 2 sc, (sc in next ch1 sp, ch1) 2 times, * skip next sc, 3sc in next sc, (ch1, sc in next ch1 sp) 2 times, skip next 2 sc, (sc in next ch1 sp, ch1) 2 times, rep from * across, sc in last sc, turn.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Ripple Preemie Afghan

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Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.2 Free Crochet Pattern

Dishcloths are a great way to practice a new stitch. This particular dishcloth is the Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.2 – you can find the Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.1 here.

Crocheted Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.2 - free dishcloth pattern by Ambassador Crochet

 

Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.2

 

Materials

  • 2 oz. – #4 worsted weight cotton
  • “H” hook

 

ch31

Row 1:  dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next ch, * skip next ch, (sc, dc) in next ch, repeat from * to last 2 chs, skip next ch, sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2:  ch1, dc in 1st sc, * skip next dc, (sc, dc) in next sc, repeat from * across to last 2 sc, skip next sc, sc in turning ch.

Row 3 – 31 (or until square):  Repeat Row 2.

Grit Stitch Dishcloth Pattern - Crocheted Grit Stitch Dishcloth Version 2 - free dishcloth pattern by Ambassador Crochet

Grit Stitch Crochet Pattern - Crocheted Grit Stitch Dishcloth Version 2 - free dishcloth pattern by Ambassador Crochet

 

For instructions and stitch tutorial, on the Grit Stitch (version 2) see this post.

Happy Crocheting!

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