Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Tag: stash busters

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 […]

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.   Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.2   Materials 2 oz. – #4 worsted weight cotton “H” hook […]

Grit Stitch Dishcloth v.1 Free Crochet Pattern

Finished Size – approx. 9″ square Materials 2 oz. worsted weight cotton “H” hook   ch31 Row 1:  sc in 3rd ch from hook, * skip next ch, 2sc in next ch, repeat from * to last 2 chs, skip next ch, sc in last ch, turn. […]

Wattle Stitch Afghan Square Free Crochet Pattern

Finished Size – approx. 12″ square Materials 2 oz. worsted weight yarn (I used Bernat Super value) “H” hook   ch42 Row 1:  (sc, ch1, dc) in 3rd ch from hook, skip next 2 chs, * (sc, ch1, dc) in next ch, skip next ch, repeat […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 12

This is going to be the last section of the CAL.  If you’d like the scarf to be longer you can just repeat any/all of the sections we’ve done.  I will do a separate post on how to end your tunisian project.  When you are […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 11

The tunisian honeycomb stitch is a combination of TSS & TPS stitches alternatively worked across the row.   Section 11 –  Honeycomb Stitch   TSS = insert hook behind next vertical bar, yo, pull up a loop (section 1 of scarf) TPS = move yarn […]

Little Sunshine Applique Free Crochet Pattern

I contemplated adding a little smiley face to this sun appliqué, but wasn’t sure. Would that have looked cute, or tacky? It works up super quick & takes only a few minutes to make.   Finished Size:   3 1/4″ across Materials Used:  Below are […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 10

The tunisian net stitch is worked between stitches, as opposed to most of the stitches which are worked with the vertical bar.   Section 10 –  Net Stitch (also known as the Tunisian full stitch)   TSS = insert hook between next 2 vertical bars, […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 9

The tunisian berry stitch is made very similar to the regular crocheted berry stitch. You use a regular TSS (section 1) and add some texture. It looks like a lot of rows, but once you get the pattern going it doesn’t take long.   Section […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 8

By changing the order in which you add the vertical bars to your hook you can create different looks and textures. Let’s try a slanted pattern. (I once saw this called the “Fabric Pattern” but not sure if that’s what it’s officially called.)   Section […]