Making crochet items for kids can be so gratifying. The projects are usually quick to make. They are always super cute. And they can be gifted to kids you know or to charity and either way it warms your heart. Here are more than 35 2015 crochet patterns for kids’ items including slippers, blankets, hats, cowls and more.
Summer varies from place to place. I’m originally from Arizona, where summers meant cars got so hot that you burned your hand on the steering wheel if you weren’t careful. I’m living in San Francisco where the wind whips in summer and it’s often the coldest time of year here. Wherever you live, you might find the need for a summer shawl, or you might want to start crafting one now for autumn. Here are fourteen crochet shawl patterns to consider:
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It’s always fun to crochet scarves and cowls. They’re usually quick to work up and don’t typically take up too much yarn but you can still get a lot of satisfaction from them with interesting stitch patterns and color choices. Here are 12 more crochet scarf and cowl patterns designed by various people in 2015.
This lovely crochet mandala is a thread crochet version of Wink’s standard 12-round free crochet mandala pattern. The maker used a 3.5 mm crochet hook and a combination of two different types of cotton crochet thread. She adapted the crochet pattern “with some surface crochet and a different edge” to give it a more floral design.
I recently tried to purchase a retro crochet book for a specific pattern and I accidentally purchased the wrong old book. It turned out to be okay, though, because I actually really like the book that I ended up with. It’s called Afghan Traditions and I’m loving seeing the way that so many of today’s crochet afghan patterns are based on a style that can be seen in this book.
Let’s take a look at this week in crochet on Instagram. Thank you to all of the people who use the #crochetconcupiscence and #crochetsavedmylife tags each week to share their beautiful crochet work with us.