Free Pattern – Beach Ball Square

Jump into summery fun with this Beach Ball Square! Vibrant colors and a raised edge make the beach ball really pop on a neutral, sandy background. Finished off with a fast and colorful border, this square is sure to add a little sunshine to your project. This pattern was designed for the Moogly 2017 afghan CAL.

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Free Pattern – Contours Square

Contours - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

There’s very little that’s square about this unique square! It’s made in 4 separate, half-circle pieces that are then joined with an edging and sewn together in the middle. It looks complicated, but the actual crochet is very easy. This square is shown here in 3 colors, but can be made all in 1 color, or in as many as 5 or … 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 →

Free Pattern – Sunshine Square

Sunshine square - a free 6" square pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Soak in the sunshine while you can with this fun, sunny square! The sun in the middle really pops out thanks to front post stitches. This pattern was designed for the 2015 Mystery Lapghan CAL (#MysteryLapghanCAL2015). If this is the first you’ve heard about it, don’t worry – we’ve only just started, so there’s plenty of time to catch up! You can read … Continue reading →

Coming Soon – Holiday Stashdown CAL

Holiday Stashdown CAL - starts 9-14

I’m excited to be participating in two great CALs that are starting soon! Earlier, I told you about the Mystery Lapghan CAL which started on Monday. Now here’s another one – the Holiday Stashdown CAL. 15 crochet designers (including me) will be sharing 15 free crochet patterns for holiday gifts and decorations. The CAL starts on September 14th and is designed … Continue reading →

Coming Soon – Mystery Lapghan CAL

Join us for the Mystery Lapghan CAL!

It’s just about time for a fun, new CAL, and I couldn’t be more excited! I’m actually going to be doing 2 CALs this fall, but the first one I want to tell you about is this Mystery Lapghan CAL, which starts in just 2 days. This post contains affiliate links (click here for more info) – if you click on … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Criss cross apple sauce

Criss Cross Applesauce collage

The back and forth, crossed post stitches (cables) at the center of this square form a lattice like texture. There is a Jacob’s ladder / braid stitch in each corner, tucked under smaller chain spaces for a more criss-crossed look. The back of the square has a completely different, but also interesting texture, which looks a bit like layered shell stitches. The pattern is written with … Continue reading →