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Top 4 free crochet patterns!

Last week I shared my favorite knitting patterns. It is now time for crochet!!

Here are some of my favorite free crochet patterns. All of these patterns are free and are available on Ravelry and blogs. The links for which are included in the titles:

Crochet:

  1. Pixel square blanket

     

  2. Sunburst Hexagon blanket

     

     

  3. Crochet chevron blanket

     

  4. Bold stripes blanket

     

Many of these baby blankets are available on my etsy store!!

Have a great weekend!!

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Knitting projects

Basketweave Blanket

This is a huge throw that I’ve been knitting as my brothers’s housewarming gift.

This is a super easy knit and is a free pattern. I used bigger needles (US9 while I usually use US7) to get the flow for a throw. I was also requested backing for this (which was a first). Since my mother is visiting she helped me out with choosing a backing and sewing it in.

Materials:

5 skeins of Pumpkin (caron simply soft yarn)

knitting circular needles (US size9)

Finished dimensions: 36X60”

Backing from Jo Ann in soft and comfy fabric and hand-sewed onto the blanket. This is so soft I cant explain.


Hope you are having a great weekend. Dont forget to join my instagram giveaway which is only till 1159am tomorrow

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Knitting projects

Lace Knitted Scarf

I am in love with Lace knitting right now and this has been an ongoing project for quite a while.

This is a free pattern by PurlSoho and it is called the wedding shawl. It is super nice. I like that it was challenging as a beginner  to lace knitting initially but after a few repeats I could memorize it.

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Materials:

Alpaca with a Twist Socrates fingering weight yarn

Size 2 circular knitting needles.

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This needed a nice blocking session to show off all the lace.

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Enjoy and have a great weekend.

Crocheted items

Crochet Bold stripes blanket No. 3

I am absolutely in love with this pattern. This pattern is free. and is available by the super talented CypressTextiles. This blanket is a custom order where the customer chose specific colors for each stripe. I love the way it has turned out and love the color combination.

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For this blanket, I used a single crochet foundation chain for the first time ever and LOVED it!! Here is the YouTube video that helped me through the foundation chain.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft in the colors

Watermelon, Soft Pink, Lemonade, Off-white, Blue Mint, Grey Heather, and Charcoal Heather.

Finished Dimensions: 36 X 54”

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This blanket is now off to a new mother.

Have a great weekend everyone. Stay Nerdy! 😉

 

 

Crocheted items

Hexagon Crochet blanket No. 2

Last couple of weeks was spent working on this custom order for little baby ‘L’. The customer requested two shades of yellow with personalized crocheted letter.

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Pattern for this blanket: hexagon blanket pattern, for half hexagon.

Previous blankets: Fall colors.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft Lemonade and sunshine

Crochet hook US size G

Finished dimensions: 36X50”

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This blanket is off to its recipient. If you like this blanket and would like one in different colors or size visit my etsy store for more details.

Have a great weekend everyone!