I have really enjoyed the seasonal collections from Annie’s Signature Designs which launched with Summer Love, continued with Autumn Bliss and now includes the Spring Breeze collection. This series of patterns comes from lead designer Lena Skvagerson, who I’ve been lucky enough to interview for each collection, including this new one.
What a beautiful journey we’ve been on, looking at crochet in 2016. We have reviewed crochet art, books, designers, fashion and health. But now we are at the part most people really want to check out: CROCHET PATTERNS.
Giving some sponsor love to the awesome Jessie At Home who has kindly helped support this blog for the past year. She is a terrific crochet designer who offers many of her designs for free. Here are some of her newest crochet patterns.
Last year my sister traveled around the United States in a vintage 1970’s VW Bus named Scarlet. She’s settled into a job and home now but that bus will be a part of her identity for a long time to come. I’ve been looking at things that I can crochet for her to symbolize this time. Here are some of the best VW bus crochet patterns I’ve come across in my searching.
Craftsy is a great resource for all sorts of things – crochet classes, yarn, patterns … They also have a great selection of crochet kits in their online store. If you’re looking for a new pattern and you’ll need the yarn to make it, this is a great resource to consider. They often have discounts on their crochet kits.
I realized that all of my clothes hangers are different from one another and look messy as a result. One idea is to crochet vintage-inspired coat hanger covers for all of them; they would be unique from each other but still cohesive. So I’ve been looking at different coat hanger crochet patterns and photos for inspiration. Here are a few:
There are so many different occasions that would be perfect for crocheting star motifs. Christmas immediately comes to mind, of course, but stars work for nurseries, birthdays, Fourth of July and “just because”. Here are more than 20 star crochet patterns, including simple star motif appliqués and detailed star-rich projects.