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17 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Shamrock #17

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  Shamrock (with White Edge) FP411 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: About 5½” round. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Green – 18 yds White – 6 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Shamrock Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form […]

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15 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Medium Heart #15

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  Medium Baby Pink Heart FP409 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 3″ wide, 3″ tall. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Baby Pink – 12 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Heart Rnd 1: (Right Side) Ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to form […]

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12 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Tiny Heart #13

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  Tiny White Heart FP407 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 2″ wide, 1½” tall. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn White – 3 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern   Heart Rnd 1: (Right Side) Ch 2, [sc, ch 2] 4 times in 2nd ch from hook; […]

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12 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Large Lacy Heart #12

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Large Lacy Heart (Baby Pink & White) FP410 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 4½” wide, 4½” tall Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Baby Pink – 12 yds White – 5 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Heart Rnd 1: (Right Side) Ch 4, join with sl st […]

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12 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Small Heart #11

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  Small Bright Pink Heart FP408 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 2¼” wide, 2″ tall. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Bright Pink – 6 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Heart Rnd 1: (Right Side) Ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to form […]

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12 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Large Lacy Star #10

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  Large Lacy Star (Green & White) FP406 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 4½” round. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Green – 12 yds White – 3 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Star Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; […]

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11 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Medium Star #9

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  Medium Pink Star FP405 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 3½” round. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Blue – 12 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Star Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 1 […]

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10 Jan

Free Crochet Pattern – Small Star #8

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  Small Blue Star FP404 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon   Skill: Easy Size: About 2½” round. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Blue – 5 yds Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Pattern Star Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, ch 2, 10 hdc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl […]

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21 Dec

Solid Ripples Afghan – Free Crochet Pattern

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To celebrate the first day of winter we are featuring three free afghan patterns today. The first day of the winter season in the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest south (on December 21st or 22nd).  This day is known as the […]

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21 Dec

Granny Afghan – Free Crochet Pattern

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To celebrate the first day of winter we are featuring three free afghan patterns today. The first day of the winter season in the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest south (on December 21st or 22nd).  This day is known as the […]

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21 Dec

Loop Stitch Ripple Afghan – Free Crochet Pattern

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To celebrate the first day of winter we are featuring three free afghan patterns today. The first day of the winter season in the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest south (on December 21st or 22nd).  This day is known as […]

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20 Dec

Mile-a-Minute Baby Doll Afghan – Free Crochet Pattern

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Here is a fantastic way to practice crochet with a small baby doll project.  This super easy design is created by crocheting a strip of shells.  After the shell strip is complete, you crochet a round of double crochet stitches in a contrasting yarn color.  Then all that’s left for you to do is sew […]

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18 Dec

Gerber Daisy Doily – Free Crochet Pattern

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One of the best heirlooms you can create is a doily.  Your doilies will be cherished for generations to come.  This delightful Gerber Daisy Doily is crocheted with crochet cotton thread and a steel crochet hook.  This is a sit down, relax and enjoy project that will provide you with hours of enjoyment and a […]

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17 Dec

Round Rug – Free Crochet Pattern

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Now here is a great eco friendly way to use all that extra scrap yarn you have sitting around.  This easy to make round rug is made by crocheting with a double strand of rug yarn and a large J crochet hook. Lay out all your scrap yarn and plan your color combination.  If you like […]

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16 Dec

Five Sided Granny Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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Here’s another addition to our vintage potholder collection.  The colors are so nostalgic and the potholder is reminiscent of days gone by. These vintage potholders are more for collecting than actual use.  They can be used as hot mats, but they are not recommended for potholders. Create these potholders with any arrangement of crochet cotton colors […]

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15 Dec

Lace Star Snowflake – Free Crochet Pattern

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Create an indoor blizzard with all the crochet snowflakes in our collection. If you have never tried crocheting with crochet cotton thread before, a snowflake pattern like this is a good place to start.  You will get instant gratification when you create your first thread craft project. Use your snowflakes for ornaments, package decorations or as […]

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14 Dec

Star Snowflake – Free Crochet Pattern

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Just as there are an infinite number of real snowflakes, the possibilities for crochet snowflakes are also endless. If you have never tried crocheting with crochet cotton thread before, a snowflake pattern like this is a good place to start.  You will get instant gratification when you create your first thread craft project. Use your snowflakes […]

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12 Dec

Blue & Pink Block Rug – Free Crochet Pattern

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Area rugs are very desirable items to own for all rooms in your home. These handy throw rugs offer helpful protection to hardwood floors and wall-to-wall carpets in heavily used locations. Store bought rugs can often be expensive.  Creating your own rug is not only relaxing and gratifying, but it can also save you money. Blue […]

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11 Dec

Mini Granny Square Christmas Stocking – Free Crochet Pattern

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The classic granny square has been around for decades.  It is the foundation of crochet.  I have heard it said that if you can crochet a granny square you can crochet anything.  I tend to agree. There is a special little secret to this granny square!  Here is a clue: When you fold it, it becomes a […]

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10 Dec

Easy Granny Square Christmas Stocking – Free Crochet Pattern

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So far I have found three versions of the Granny Square Christmas Stocking.  I am sure I will find others.  This design seems to be the easiest of all to create with worsted weight yarn and the basic granny square design. The heal and toe squares have a change to the outer round but it […]

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08 Dec

Rosette Christmas Ornament – Free Crochet Pattern

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Holidays are more fun when we create cheerful decorations that magically transform our surroundings to reflect the spirit of the occasion. If you have never crocheted with thread before, this would be a great project to try.  It took me years of crocheting before I tried crocheting with thread.  I am very glad I finally […]

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07 Dec

Cluster Snowflake Christmas Ornament

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Just as there are and infinite number of real snowflakes, the possibilities for crochet snowflakes are also endless. If you have never tried crocheting with crochet cotton thread before, a snowflake pattern like this is a place to start.  You will get instant gratification when you create your first thread craft project. Use your snowflakes […]

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06 Dec

Baby Doll Green Shell Afghan

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Delight your little ones with a special afghan crocheted just for their baby dolls.  This miniature Shell Afghan is so quick and easy to crochet using sport weight yarn you will want to make several to give away as gifts.  Imagine these little heiloom treasures made in a rainbow of colors to match all of […]

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05 Dec

Great Big Bag – Free Crochet Pattern

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If you are anything like me you can never have enough bags! Bags are great to store craft projects.  They are also a great way to keep from using the plastic bags at the grocery store.  Bringing your own hand crafted bag to the grocery store or the local farmers market, is a very Eco […]

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04 Dec

Gold Flower Christmas Ornament – Free Crochet Pattern

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During the Christmas season, cheerful decorations magically transform our surroundings into a magical winter wonderland.  You can create a flurry of snowflakes to decorate your tree, Christmas gift packages or to spruce up your windows.   Your festive home décor will brighten up even the coldest dreary days of winter. The Gold Flower Christmas Ornament is […]

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03 Dec

Drawstring Blouse – Free Crochet Pattern

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Many of the vintage crochet patterns for fashions are still very stylish for today’s fashion standards.  There are several vintage crochet patterns for shawls, tops and dresses.  I have seen some vintage dress patterns that would make stunning additions to your wardrobe. The free classic Drawstring Blouse crochet pattern is crafted using natural crochet cotton thread.  The stripes […]

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02 Dec

Christmas Candy Cane Bib – Free Crochet Pattern

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Over the years I have designed hundreds of crochet patterns including afghans, doilies, apparel, and more.  I have enjoyed designing for the holidays the most, with my favorites holidays being Christmas and Halloween. This Candy Cane Bib is easy to create even for a beginner.  The crochet pattern is worked in worsted weight yarn and […]

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