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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My first Yarnbox!

For my birthday this year, my mom bought me a 3 month Yarnbox subscription. My first box came in April, and I was absolutely thrilled with it! Here’s what I got: Isn’t it wonderful? There are 2 generous skeins of a yarn I haven’t seen before. It’s called Vivacious DK by Fyberspates, and the color I got was Deep Aqua. It’s gorgeous, … Continue reading →