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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Round up – Messy Bun and Ponytail Hats

Messy Bun Hats - Crochet Pattern roundup on StitchesNScraps.com

If you’ve been on facebook at all this past week, you’ve probably seen some of these messy bun hats. The trend is everywhere, all of a sudden! In case it has you itching to make one, here are some great patterns to choose from. This post contains affiliate links (click for more info). If you click one of these links and … Continue reading →

Beautiful Afghan Squares ~ 12 FREE Crochet Patterns

Beautiful Afghan Squares Round up on StitchesNScraps.com

This round-up of crochet afghan patterns is compiled by Rhelena of Crochet Pattern Bonanza – a free crochet pattern directory. Rhelena was kind enough to write this up as a guest post for me to share with you. Thanks Rhelena! Afghan squares are a fun way to relax at the end of the day. They are often mindless to crochet, … Continue reading →

Round Up – What to Make with Caron Cakes

What to make with Caron Cakes - StitchesNScraps.com

This post contains affiliate links (click here for more info). By now you’ve probably seen the new Cakes yarn from Caron. You can’t turn on facebook without seeing pictures of projects made with it, and you may have noticed some have worked out better than others. Caron Cakes is a self striping yarn with extremely long color sections, but the … Continue reading →

Round Up – Graphed Designs

Graphed designs round up on StitchesNScraps.com

We’ve talked about diagonal box stitch, diagonal puff stitch, and combining the two in charted / graphed colorwork patterns. Now I’d like to end this segment with some graphed patterns that would work beautifully with these techniques.   I’ve already shown you the Santa Pixel Square by Repeat Crafter Me, now here’s the whole Christmas Character Blanket! I might put a puffy bow … Continue reading →

Only 13 days left!

Gift card holder (Window version)

12 and a half days really…are you ready? Do you need some quick last minute gift ideas? Check out my Round-ups board on Pinterest. There are lots of great round ups listed there, by all different designers and bloggers, many with last minute Christmas gift ideas. There are some ideas there for embellishing your gift wrap too.  It’s like a … Continue reading →

Stars & Stripes pattern round up

Stars and stripes round up

This one’s for all my friends in the USA. Are you ready for the Fourth of July? There’s still time for one or two finishing touches! Here are some quick, last minute patterns to put a little more red white and blue into your holiday. American Flag Wreath by Kara Gunza of Petals to Picots: Dress up your door with this lovely wreath. … Continue reading →