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. I’m slowly moving my free patterns over to Ravelry as well because I know how handy it is to have them stored in your library.
Most of my patterns are geared toward the beginning to intermediate crafter.
Below is a showcase of my knit and crochet patterns.
Dress up your winter coat with this cheery red cowl that’s perfect for ❤ Valentine’s Day ❤. The design is inspired by a photo I saw of a zig-zag trail down the side of an alpine mountain. The cowl can be worn two ways: as a standard cowl extending down to the waist, or as … Continue reading Crochet Alpine Zig Zag Cowl
new pattern alert! It’s never too early to plan ahead for the 🍂autumn holidays 🍁 by making this pretty, double-sided crochet hot pad (or centerpiece) for your dining table. Autumn colors of green, gold, burgundy, and orange join together to form a textured top, and the double thickness construction creates a cushy surface for your … Continue reading Shades of Autumn Crochet Hot Pad
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
Keep out that winter chill with a stylish “fur” trimmed hat, with two styles of brim. Worked up in super bulky weight yarn, this hat is quick to make for yourself or friends. Hat #1 has a single layer of fur trim that rests closely against the head. Hat #2 has a double layer of … Continue reading Crochet Faux Fur Trimmed Hat Two Ways
This FREE 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 … Continue reading Knit Cable-accented Fingerless Gloves
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
A FREE pattern you can download right now from my website, just in time for the cold weather. The file is in PDF format. If you enjoy my free patterns, please consider supporting my designing efforts by visiting my knit/crochet pattern store at Ravelry.com.
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 Crochet Painted Daisy Hot Pad
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 Free Crochet Hot Pads
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! You can also add them to your Ravelry library following these links: Mighty Striped Cowl (crochet) and … Continue reading Free Knit and Crochet Cowl Patterns
This FREE 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. PLEASE NOTE: The bulky wt yarn used to create this pattern is no longer available. I’m working on updating the pattern with a new … Continue reading Ribbed Crochet Holiday 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 Knit 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