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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Knitted Kitchen #3 – Garter Chevrons

Knitted Kitchen #3 - Garter Chevrons - StitchesNScraps.com

This Garter Chevron Washcloth is pattern #3 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. It’s a simple design with just knits and purls, and is available in 9 inch and 12 inch sizes. The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions. There is also a video tutorial that focuses on reading and following the charts.

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How a Pattern Happens – Publishing

Eleanora - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Have you ever wondered what goes into designing and writing a crochet pattern? It’s different for everyone, but I thought it would be fun to share my process with all of you. This is the 8th and final part of a series of behind-the-scenes posts, where you can join me as I work through a new design.

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Free Pattern – Eleanora

Eleanora - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Get cozy with Eleanora! This casual, comfy vest has big roomy pockets and a subtle, all-over texture. It’s lightweight and not too warm. Perfect for relaxing at home. The Red Heart Soft Touch yarn is super soft and has lovely drape with just a little shine.

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How a Pattern Happens – Photography

Before and After - How a pattern happens - Photography - StitchesNScraps.com

Have you ever wondered what goes into designing and writing a crochet pattern? It’s different for everyone, but I thought it would be fun to share my process with all of you. This is part 7 of a series of behind-the-scenes posts, where you can join me as I work through a new design.

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How a Pattern Happens – Testing

Have you ever wondered what goes into designing and writing a crochet pattern? It’s different for everyone, but I thought it would be fun to share my process with all of you. This is part 6 of a series of behind-the-scenes posts, where you can join me as I work through a new design.

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