I offer a variety of commercial knit and crochet patterns through my store at Ravelry.com as well as some free knit, crochet, and jewelry patterns here at my website.
Most of my patterns are geared toward the beginning to intermediate crafter.
Below is a showcase of my knit and crochet patterns.
One of the more popular patterns in my Ravelry Store is this lace necklace. Advanced beginners and above should have no problem making it. View details at Ravelry.com or from Ravelry.com It uses only a handful of basic crochet stitches and a couple simple wireworking techniques to attach the beads. Chain stitch Slip Stitch Double … Continue reading Crochet Lace Necklace
This quick & easy project is inspired by my mother who taught me how to crochet when I was nine years old, sparking a life-long passion I’ve enjoyed for over 40 years. She made the best cookies and brownies that all the kids at school clamored to trade their snacks for. This pattern offers two … Continue reading Nana’s Cookies Hot Pads
This hat was inspired by my son. He needed a new winter hat since he’d outgrown his old one. After going through several different styles (beanie, roll brim etc), my son settled on an earflap hat. I made several prototypes, adjusting the pattern as I worked to come up with this final version that looks … Continue reading Easy Knitted Earflap Hat
Two patterns for the price of one! This pattern contains instructions for two styles of cotton placemats that you can use separately or pair together for fun mix-and-match table décor. The yarn amount specified in the pattern is enough to make two of each style placemat. The Textured Placemat design is embellished with a crocheted … Continue reading Textured & Tri-Color Crochet Placemat Set
This crochet hot pad features a double-thickness design (the back is plain white), with colorful crochet daisies in two sizes on top. A ruffle trim joins the two sides to form a sturdy mat ready to protect your surfaces from heat, or to add a nice floral accent to your table. I designed this hot … Continue reading Painted Daisy Hot Pad
Two FREE patterns you can download right now from my website, just in time for holiday gift making. The files are in PDF format. Choose between a striped crochet cowl or a striped knitted one. Or make both! Each cowl is worked seamlessly in the round and works up in only a few hours. If … Continue reading Free Knit and Crochet Cowl Patterns
This design uses a half-double crochet stitch in a ribbed pattern to give the scarf a striped texture and soft drape that makes it both comfortable and attractive to wear. Download the free pattern from my website. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY half-double crochet front and back loop only stitching hooking fringe GAUGE 8 hdc & 6 … Continue reading Ribbed Holiday Scarf
This pattern is free to download from my website. (PDF file). It’s a wool door mat that uses the following basic stitches: Single crochet Double crochet Back loop crochet Plus a special stitch Linked double crochet (explained in pattern) You can view how to make a linked double crochet stitch here in a video by … Continue reading Crochet Wool Door Mat
This is a pattern for a playful scarf in fun, bright colors, perfect for a child. Also a good project for the beginning knitter because Garter Stitch is used predominately. The Drop Stitch rows, combined with color changes in the yarn, add a little “something extra,” to take the scarf beyond a typical Garter Stitch … Continue reading Easy Drop-stitch Striped Scarf
This pattern creates a pair of cozy fingerless gloves accented with a cable across the backs of the hands. And look, Ma, no seams! The gloves are knit in the round on double-pointed needles, so there’s no sewing to do when you’re finished. These gloves work up quickly. You can finish them in an afternoon. … Continue reading Cable-accented Fingerless Gloves