Free Pattern – Chain of Flowers Headband

Chain of Flowers Headband - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Brighten up your wardrobe with this pretty headband! The flower section of the headband is made all in one piece, so there aren’t a lot of ends to sew in. It can also easily be adjusted to any size, and can work in a variety of yarn weights, so is great for adults and children too. Make a bunch for quick … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds Pillow - A free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Diagonal puff stitch gives this 14″ pillow a soft, plush texture, which works well with the heathered tones of the Lion Brand Heartland yarn. When completed, the 3 blocks of color form diagonal striping patterns that are distinctly different on the front and on the back. The construction also makes it easy to take the pillow form out for washing when needed.   … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Twilight Reverie

Twilight Reverie - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

With the Blueberry Hill shawl, we worked lover’s knots in a rectangle. This capelet uses the same basic stitch, but with added shaping. It’s just the right weight to warm bare shoulders on a breezy spring or summer evening, and can be worn with the opening in front, or over one shoulder. It works up quickly with the Red Heart Boutique … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Blueberry Hill

Blueberry Hill - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

You can’t possibly be blue wearing (or making) this pretty shawl! It’s light and airy when draped over bare shoulders and looks great with a shawl pin, or scrunch it up and use it as a scarf. The lacy, open, lover’s knots (Solomon’s knots) design works up quickly and uses very little yarn for such a big piece.   This pattern is protected by … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Pacific Sunset Mitts

Pacific Sunset Mitts - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

I got a skein of Lion Brand Landscapes yarn in a goodie bag at the Knit and Crochet Show last year. It’s a soft and silky, worsted weight, acrylic yarn. It’s just a little bit fuzzy, so it has a nice, soft “halo” to it when it’s worked up.The lovely yarn does all the work in this basic fingerless mitts … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Plaid Scarf

Plaid scarf - a free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Last year, at the Knit and Crochet Show, I took a class called “Mad About Plaid” taught by Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter. She showed us this brilliant way to create a plaid design with a combination of knitting and crochet techniques. Be sure to check out her site for some beautiful patterns, and an extensive library of tutorials. If you ever … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Daydreamer Cardigan

Daydreamer cardi - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

This is the final piece of a 4 piece set, designed to match my Puffy Pinwheel Hat, Striped Booties and  Dreaming of Pinwheels blanket. The Anne Geddes Baby yarn by Red Heart quickly became a favorite of mine through these projects, and I hope I have a chance to work with it again soon. It’s soft and squishy, but strong too, and comes … Continue reading →