Free Adjustable Headband Pattern

Adjustable Headband & Flower

This band is perfect for last minute gifts. I wanted a new, slightly chunky, headband that could fit a variety of sizes. This whips up in about an hour and takes less then 1 skein of Lion Brand Tweed Stripes. Tweed Stripes is a soft and colorful yarn, available in many different colors. I LOVE [...]

National Library Week

BUGZ hat pattern includes all sizes from baby-adult with bee and ladybug variations too.

We love books and going to the library! I collect the classics and hope to some day read them all. I also have several copies of the book “Heidi”. People love finding unique copies for me. We have tons of wonderful children’s books too. One of our favorite authors is Eric Carle. To celebrate Library [...]

Bugz Hat Crochet Pattern

BUGZ hats

BUGZ           Materials: Worsted weight yarn in red, yellow, black, and 3 shades of green Lion Brand Homespun in black, red, purple Peaches and Cream cotton in black and purple (optional for stiffer antennas) Hooks: H hook (4.5mm), I hook (5.0mm) Yarn needle Directions for all sizes and styles: Follow increases [...]

Time to Crochet With Donna McGonigal

Over the past three years I have had the opportunity to meet many wonderful and talented people that inspire me in different ways. One such person is Donna McGonigal, owner of You Drive Me Crafty. She is a talented crocheter who seems to enjoy the cable stitch and has made many beautiful cable blankets. She [...]

Crochet Munching Caterpillar Hand Puppet Free Pattern

Munching Handpuppet

I LOVE the children’s storybook about a munching caterpillar, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. I wanted a hand puppet that could eat play food. The head opens so kids can put pretend food into its mouth as the story is read. This will be so cute for teachers of all ages, librarians, moms, grandmas, [...]

Crochet Chicken and Rooster Hats

In December, 2011, my dad said all he wanted for Christmas was a hat made by me. When asked what kind, he said, “any”. I told him I would make him a chicken hat if he didn’t care which kind…and so I did. I LOVE my dad! He has worn that chicken hat each winter every [...]

Tips on Choosing Color

Have you ever seen a blanket pattern you would love to make, only to wonder what colors you would use? I often find myself staring at shelves of yarn trying to pick just the right combo. Growing up my mom owned a fabric store so I always feel at home on the fabric aisles. Since [...]

Free Flower Pattern

Colorful Blossom

Colorful Blossom I designed this flower to show a fun way to choose colors when making things such as granny squares and afghans. It is worked in one continuous piece, not sewn together. The last round could be left off to create a smaller blossom. Flowers are beautiful clipped on bags, hats, headbands, anywhere. I [...]

Free Bunny Bag Crochet Pattern

Rebel Rabbit

Rebel Rabbit No pastels for this bunny bag! Keeping it bright and cheery. Materials Yarn: Worsted Weight. Red Heart Day Glow, Shocking Pink (dark pink), Pretty N Pink (medium pink), Petal Pink (light pink), Neon Orange Crochet Hook: H Miscellaneous: yarn needle, 2 small buttons for eyes, sewing needle, black thread Directions: 1. With H [...]

Red Heart Yarns FAN-tabulous Giveaway


I am super excited to host this giveaway, sponsored by Red Heart Yarns, in celebration of reaching 18K fans on our facebook page. When the box came with all of these wonderful things inside I squealed. This tote bag is amazing! So much better in person then you could imagine. Please enter below for a chance to [...]