Winter & Spring ~ 15 FREE Crochet Patterns

Winter and Spring Round Up - a guest post on StitchesNScraps.com

Here’s another fabulous round up compiled by Rhelena of Crochet Pattern Bonanza – a free crochet pattern directory. This time she has put together 15 free crochet patterns to take you from winter into spring. Rhelena was kind enough to write this up as a guest post for me to share with you. If you missed it earlier, check out the afghan square round up she had put together as well. Thanks Rhelena!

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New Year, New Skill CAL – Solomon’s Knots

New Year, New Skill CAL

Welcome to the New Year, New Technique CAL! This week’s technique is Bruges lace, and one of the patterns is my Bruges Lace Napkin Ring. If you’ve never done Bruges lace before, this pattern is a wonderful introduction.

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Tutorial – Introduction to Bruges Lace

Basic Bruges Lace tutorial on StitchesNScraps.com

Welcome to the New Year, New Technique CAL! This week’s technique is Bruges lace, and one of the patterns is my Bruges Lace Napkin Ring. If you’ve never done Bruges lace before, this pattern is a wonderful introduction.

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Free Pattern – Resistance

Resistance - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Here’s one for all you STEM folks out there. The bold, zig-zag design is eye catching, particularly with highly contrasting yarns. It also happens to be the symbol used on electric circuit diagrams to indicate a resistor. You can change up the colors as you go, so it’s a good scrap buster too!

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Scrappy Stitchers Link Party #27

Chaqueta rosa by Con hilos, lanas, y botones - most clicked link in Scrappy Stitchers #2

Congrats to Con hilos, lanas, y botones for the most clicked link in January’s Scrappy Stitchers Link Party! Her Chaqueta rosa is so pretty – and I just love the turtle pictured with it on her blog post! Now it’s your turn – share your pictures! Remember, any fiber related project you’ve made is fine – it does not have to be your own design and you don’t have to have a blog. You can link up your Ravelry project pages or Instagram photos too. While you’re here, help support each other by clicking on a few of the other entries.

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Free Pattern – Impetuous

Impetuous - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps

This lacy design is super easy and works up remarkably quickly too. Make it as a cowl or a scarf, or even a shawl! Any yarn at any gauge will do, and the pattern includes instructions to adjust width and length as desired. Have some scraps to use up? It’s great for that too. Make a warm, cushy, cloud like cowl or scarf for winter wear, or a light, breezy piece for the summer, just by changing up the yarns!

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Free Pattern – Straight Up Beanie

Straight Up Beanie - A free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Delicate columns of fans climb straight up to the top of this hat. The split/center dc stitches line up directly on top of each other, instead of being slightly offset like they normally would. This creates perfectly straight columns of stitches, for a unique texture. This pattern was designed for the “Make it for Me” CAL on Elk Studio. You’ve made it through another busy holiday season, and probably poured lots of love into handmade gifts for others. Now it’s time to make something extra special just for you. Be sure to check out the other great “Make it for Me” patterns too!

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