Beautiful Free Crochet Patterns @ my Pinterest Board

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You know, once you start sharing and opening up to others, particularly with these Pinterest boards, something miraculous happens: like babies, they start a life of their own. This is particularly the case with my Free Crochet Patterns Board, the first board I turned into a group board, and have been marketing since as such. […]

St Patrick s Day Crafts: Shamrock Crochet Pattern

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Celebrate your St Patrick’s Day with some crafts using this free Shamrock Crochet Pattern. It’s Saint Patrick’s Day. I’m excited. It’s already a fun day. I’m planning to have friends over and we’ll have a little Irish shamrock party! I thought to make something fun & frivolous for everyone, like my personal St. Patrick’s Day […]

Chevron Baby Blanket for Car Seat :: Free Crochet Pattern

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:: free crochet pattern for baby blanket to use in car seat or stroller. Just the right size for both of these. :: The textured chevron ribs of this easy-to-make crochet baby blanket are created by working in the back loops of each row.  That’s the trick! And it’s a significant trick as babies like […]

Free Easy Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern for Beginners

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What an easy crochet infinity scarf pattern! I can not think of a simpler one, in fact. And doesn’t she look great in it!? photo credit | pattern :  Deliacreates.com   Yarn for Your Easy Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern Depending on your actual yarn choice and hook size, you could make this easy infinity scarf […]

Coolest Crochet Slippers Patterns for Boys: Sneakers

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  Here’s a photo tutorial for just the coolest crochet slippers that look like low baseball sneakers. Love these slippers for boys and men. Finally something to crochet for them that they will love. Perfect last minute gift idea if you are a fast crocheter and the rest for Christmas is already done… OK. None […]

22 Beautiful Scarf Patterns

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Make yourself some scarves with these beautiful Scarf Patterns! Today I thought to bring you some of the fabulous crochet patterns that have been posted on my Pinterest community board for the most beautiful crochet patterns. infinity scarf crochet pattern w herringbone weave stitch design. Infinity Scarf Pattern – silk with cotton crochet flower detail. […]

Butterfly Crafts for Kids :: Free Crochet Pattern

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This delightfully happy crochet butterfly crafts just caught my eye and I thought to share the free crochet pattern for it with you. I think I want ten of these and hang them up as Butterfly Wall Decor. Striking and whimsical. Can you see it? Or maybe attach these on a handbag? This crochet butterfly […]

Which Yarn, what Hook or which Needle?

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A yarn weight table to figure out which crochet hooks and knitting needles you’ll need and so to work out how much yarn you’ll need…? Who of my readers would not want such yarn table??!! Well, dear readers, here it is: CRAFT YARN COUNCIL STANDARD CHARTS How to use this crochet – knitting – yarn […]

Picture Frames :: Free Crochet Patterns

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Ahh… too cool. I should have made these ages ago. In fact I did, but then I lost interest, went on vacation, and could not be bothered anymore. But when I find that half finished project, I shall finish it and share the crochet pattern with you.

Gorgeous Feminine Doily-inspired Shrug

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I still can’t figure out the difference between a shrug, bolero or a shawl, and I get them all mixed up, I guess. To me this is a shrug because it covers the arms and it has a closure in the front so it is a garment, whereas a shawl is a rectangle that you […]

Crochet Mason Jar Cozy

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Made tons of crochet coffee cup cozies /crochet coffee cup sleeves and sewn coffee cup cozies…. and are looking for another small project to take to the beach? Perhaps you’d like this idea: a glass jar cozy, which makes the prettiest votive holder…. or vase. Recycle the glass and use up left over yarn, and […]

50 Beautiful Crochet Flower Patterns

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:: Free Crochet Flower Patterns :: Is the sun giving you some happy color in your garden yet? If not, add Spring to your life with our beautiful crochet flowers. Here is the first lot of 50 free crochet flower patterns and tutorials that I’m planning to show you this week. Learn how to crochet […]

Mothers Day Gift Winner Is ..?!!

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  Last week we had a lovely mothers day gift giveaway. The raffle for it closed today and we just picked a winner… And the winner of our Mothers Day Gifts Raffle is ….. a lady by the name of Terry!!!! Lucky Terry did not give us her last name, but she did give us […]

Cupcake Bag : Free Crochet Pattern

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This ever-so-sweet crochet cupcake bag is made in two sections: the cupcake body and the frosting on top. Excluding handles, this crochet bag measures 12 x 11”, i.e. it is just the perfect size to contain a coloring book and a set of color pencils. Or, …. your wallet, cell phone and a make-up bag, […]

Mothers Day Gifts: Necklace GIVEAWAY

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:: Handmade Mothers Day Gifts :: WIN: one-of-a-kind DESIGNER NECKLACE (this post) + MAKE: Free Jewelry-Making Tutorial (see link) + ADMIRE: an new ‘A Stitch Above’-awarded. (see below) MOTHERS DAY GIFTS from Ineseda Today is a special day at Fine Craft Guild. Lots of gifts, sharing and recognition. Let me begin with saying that both […]

Craft for Humanity: Crochet a Plastic Sleeping Mat for the Homeless

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Creativity with a mission. While the creative process may feel good to us, it can also be useful to others. Crochet Plastic Sleeping Bag Design These plastic crochet sleeping mats for the homeless are a project by humanitarian and environmentally concerned Dawn Warmbold from Arkansas that has warmed many hearts and bodies already. Dawn has […]

Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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Elegant, darling and warm. That sums up this cream white crochet blanket. Adorned with a chocolate brown ribbon, it makes for a delightful baby shower gift. Or, make a couple of cozy crochet blankets for your own newborn.   Baby Blanket :: Free Crochet Pattern photo credit | free crochet pattern : Rosy little things […]

Crochet Skeleton ~ Cool Crafts for Kids, Biology University Students & Doctors

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Fancy this being featured in your high school anatomy class! I came across it and just had to share it on the blog! I know, bummer, no pattern for this project (yet), but leave me a comment if you think I should do at least an interview with the crochet artist, Shanell Papp, who gets […]

DIY Eco-friendly Bath Rug … now a Design for Kitchen Rugs?

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Featuring a reader’s work today. Miranda here took the original featured eco-friendly bath rug project into another direction by changing colors row by row, working in around the edges inwards, rather than taking the project row by row, and so created a perfect kitchen rug design.       This is the result. I think […]

Broomstick Infinity Scarf :: Free Crochet Patterns

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free crochet infinity scarf pattern. One of the more romantic infinity scarf patterns I have seen. Perhaps it’s that lacy crochet broomstick crochet stitch that does the trick, or the scalloped scarf edging. Or is it the pink yarn or that sweet sixteen look of the model?! Well, all of the above I guess. I […]

Pompom Rugs to DIY

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Can’t really knit nor crochet? Then this DIY pompom rug is YOUR kind of ‘crochet’ rug. In pastels, this pompom rug could be a baby room rug or a bathroom rug. But in bold bright reds, this certainly is the kind of rug to get cozy on in front of the fireplace. And in tiny […]

These Crochet Flower Bags are Must-haves :: Free Patterns for 3 sizes

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Oh, I just LOVE this bag. It’s like carrying a happy bouquet of flower. And it’s roomy too…  Oh, so much to do, so little a time. I think I’d like to make a couple of them even, although that might be a bit too much work…. But seriously, besides in the absolutely beautiful color […]

Baby Bedroom Furniture: Crochet Rainbow Mobile

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free crochet pattern clouds rainbow mobile baby room decor free crochet patterns. Friend’s baby due in Winter? Let the sun shine in the baby bedroom anyway with this darling & sunny rainbow mobile. Easy to stitch up as it is made of simple shapes only. Beyond babies, this mobile is fun for young kids. This […]

Cozy Cat Bed Dome

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Well, this cat bed is adorable, isn’t it? Tiny kittens love to be cozy and warm, and this cat bed sleeping dome will fit the bill. Mommy cat and daughter kitten can play in and on the dome. When they get tired, they get to snuggle up together and sleep in the bed. Ahhh!! Want […]

Fur is in! (scarves patterns)

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Fur is in. I prefer recycled or faux fur. But real, recycled and faux fur: All of it is fashionable this minute. In Italy, real fur never went out of fashion. I have never seen as many fur coats, collars, scarves, cuffs and mittens in my life as since I moved here. Some coats might […]

Free Crochet Patterns :: Box of Chocolates

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Amigurumi food crochet patterns. Adorable little crochet amigurumi chocolates, each with different design details in a red heart shaped box. Which mom would not love to get this for Mothers’ Day (Valentines day, birthday…)? This kind of chocolate is really the best kind of chocolate as it contains no calories. Can you see mom smile?! […]

Octagon Jewel Afghan Crochet Pattern

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Octagons is the motif of the year for me. Quite possibly. I see this design everywhere. Do you?  Here’s a jewel-like afghan crochet pattern for you featuring large octagons and smaller squares to connect them. There’s something about it that is really me. It’s fun, contemporary and elegant at the same time. I think that […]

Free Crochet Patterns: Shell Cowl

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Fancy a free crochet pattern for a thick, warm cowl that buttons up the front? Here’s one that features a beautiful crochet shell pattern. photo credit | tutorial : Alexis from Persia Lou Alexis shows the cowl scarf over a cowboy shirt. I can equally see it over a thick pale yellow t-shirt, cardigan or […]

Cool Sushi Coasters :: Free Crochet Pattern

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  I am a sushi nut. I love the freshness and the flavor. Lots of protein. So healthy too. Although, sushi will soon be a thing of the past for me. IF  a recently  PASSED LAW in the US is not stopped by YOU, my American readers, right now: the law that allows GMO salmon […]

Best Crafts 2012

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I asked a friend what she thought were the best craft & DIY projects we posted at FineCraftGuild.com in 2012. This is what she came up with. Valentine Pop-up Greeting Cards.   How to Make Succulent Wreaths.   Cupcakes with Hydrangea Flower Frosting.   5 Last Minute Easter Ideas (incl. this delicious angel food cake […]