Patterns

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.

Jewelry patterns can be found here.

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Crochet Lace Necklace with bead dangles

Crochet Lace Necklace

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

Nana’s Cookies Hot Pads

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

Child wearing a knitted earflap hat

Easy Knitted Earflap Hat

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

Crocheted white hot pad with pink, purple, and mint green daisies appliqued on top. Design by Catherine Chant

Painted Daisy Hot Pad

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

Dark green ribbed scarf, designed by Catherine Chant

Ribbed Holiday Scarf

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

Crochet wool door mat in Variegated purples and reds

Crochet Wool Door Mat

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

Pink and Yellow striped scarf, designed by Catherine Chant

Easy Drop-stitch Striped Scarf

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