Free Pattern – Round the Mulberry Bush

Round the Mulberry Bush - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Rainbow colors go round and round, punctuated by lightly textured, grey stripes. With a cotton/acrylic blend in vivid colors, this simple hat is just right for summer. It uses small amounts of several different colors, so is a great stashbuster project too. Here’s a fun fact: despite the popular nursery rhyme, mulberries actually grow on trees, not bushes! This pattern is … Continue reading →

Kristen

Kristen - on StitchesNScraps.com

As many of you know, I spend most Friday evenings with a knitting/crochet group at my local yarn store. This past Friday, I got to meet someone new, and I thought you might like to meet her too. This is Kristen: Kristen is 8, and already crocheting like a pro. When I met her, she was working on a cupcake carrier – … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Slanted Puffs Bracelet by CrochetN’Crafts

Slanted Puffs Bracelet - free crochet pattern

If you liked my Dew Drop Necklace, you’ll love this fabulous Slanted Puffs Bracelet designed by Rhelena of CrochetN’Crafts! The two patterns go beautifully together, and as soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to share it with you. Angled puff stitches create a fun zig zag design that make this elegant bracelet a must have accessory. Rhelena has lots … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Dew Drop Necklace

Dew Drop Necklace - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Tiny puff stitches form a chain of delicate “beads” with simple flower embellishments. Easily customizable, this necklace can be a special occasion showpiece, or an everyday wardrobe staple. It’s great for gifting and craft fairs too! I’m releasing this a day early, just in case anyone needs a last minute gift idea for Mother’s Day. The pattern was designed for the Holiday … Continue reading →

Scrappy Stitchers Link Party #18

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There were two projects shared in last week’s link party – Granite Stitch Dishcloth by Kat’s Crochet Creations, and Gracie Baby Hat by Jessie at Home.     Things tend to slow down in the fiber arts world during the summer months, so the next few link parties are going to be 4 weeks long instead of weekly. Be sure to … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Band-Kerchief

Band-Kercheif - a free crochet pattern on StitchesnScraps.com

  What goes on easy like a headband but looks like a kerchief? A Band-Kerchief of course! The pattern is quick and easy, and the lacy design, and lightweight, cotton yarn make this a great summer accessory. This pattern is protected by copyright. Please do not distribute or share this pattern in any way other than by sharing a link … Continue reading →

Book Review – Crocheted Abode A La Mode by Twinkie Chan

Cover - Crochet Abode A La Mode by Twinkie Chan. Book Review on StitchesNScraps.com

Twinkie Chan is well known for her scrumptious food designs – if you can eat it, she’s probably crocheted it. She has definitely outdone herself in her new book “Crocheted Abode A La Mode.” This is the first time I can honestly say that a crochet pattern book made me hungry! The book has separate sections with fun and imaginative patterns for different areas … Continue reading →