Crochet Pattern: Granny Ripple Blanket By Rachel Choi – Be the first to commentThere’s a new pattern in the Crochet Spot Store! If you love granny squares and ripple blankets, you’ll love this combination granny ripple blanket! Ripple patterns are so much fun because they create a neat zigzag chevron pattern with very little effort. This stitch pattern is inspired by the open work of a granny square, which makes it quick to crochet.
On Trend: 6 Fun Knit & Crochet Animal Accessories for Kids March 29th, 2013 by Brandyce Pin It There are a few fashion trends happening in knitwear apparel and accessories as of late, and “animal-like” knitwear is one of them. It seems that everywhere I look, whether it be online, in stores, or at street vendor stations – there are accessories with animal faces or ears on them. The animal scoodies (scarf and hoody combined) and animal hats appear to be the most popular; it’s hard to resist getting these items because they’re so cute.Lucky for you, since you know how to knit or crochet, you can make your own! Below, I’ve rounded up a few of our patterns for children that incorporate animal elements for “aww” worthy projects. If you’re ambitious, maybe you could knit the Bunny Hat and Booties set just in time for Easter!Crochet Fox ScoodieVanna’s Choice: Brick, BlackVanna’s Choice Baby: Lamb Knit Bunny Hat and BootiesVanna’s Choice: White, PinkVanna’s Choice Baby: Pink Poodle Knit Toddler Monkey HatVanna’s Choice: Chocolate, Beige Crochet Toddler Owl HatVanna’s Choice: Barley, Chocolate, White, Terracotta Knit Baby Animal ‘Froggy’ Hat*Substitute “Lion Suede” yarn for Chenille in: Emerald, Terracotta, Porcelain Knit Baby Bear Hooded Jacket*Substitute “Sasha” yarn for Homespun Thick & Quickin Pearls or Dove (1 skein for 3-6 mos size) What do you think about this trend? Have you been incorporating more owl faces or ears into your projects?
Enter Our Loom Knitting Book & Yarn Giveaway March 28th, 2013 by Zontee Pin It We’re wrapping up National Craft Month (and Crochet Month) with one more giveaway!Today, we’ve teamed up with our friends at St. Martin’s to bring you a great giveaway! Enter for a chance to win a copy of Loom Knitting for Babies & Toddlers by Isela Phelps PLUS 3 balls of our lovely Martha Stewart Crafts™ Extra Soft Wool Blend yarn! It’s a great way to start thinking ahead to baby projects.Loom Knitting for Babies & Toddlers Giveaway« Click here to enter. »FIVE LUCKY WINNERS will each get the prize
A new twist on eggs and bunnies for Easter, the Egg-Bunny. Complete with stylish top hat.My little sister watched as I made it, asking me questions like “Is it alive yet?” And I’d say “Not yet, I just have to finish its eyes”, and so on until finally I said “It’s done. NOW it’s alive.” She was thrilled and now she has another bunny to add to her collection! Happy Easter! Skill Level: Finished Size: 7″ (18 cm) tallMaterials:Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 90 yards of white, 1 yard of light pink, 12 yards of blue)Crochet Hook I (5.50 mm)Felt – Black, Cream, and light PinkFabric GlueScissorsYarn NeedlePolyester Fiberfill Gauge: Rounds 1-4 of body measure 1 3/4″ (4.5 cm) diameterNeed help understanding the abbreviations and symbols
What could be better than a pair of bright-looking spring earrings to go with that new spring dress? In my opinion, jewelry needs to look delicate and I wondered if it was possible to make yarn earrings look delicate. Even though since then I have found yarn to be an excellent choice, switching to crochet thread will guarantee that delicacy.
Celebrating National Crochet Month: Enter Our Colorful Granny Square Giveaway! March 15th, 2013 by Zontee Pin It As you know, it’s National Crochet Month, so we’re celebrating with great patterns and inspiration all month long!Today, we’ve teamed up with our friends at St. Martin’s to bring you a great giveaway! Enter for a chance to win a copy of 100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet PLUS 3 balls of our colorful Kitchen Cotton yarn!
Crochet Pattern: Shamrock Headband By Emilee Gettle – Be the first to commentSt. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. If you’d like to add a touch of emerald green to your wardrobe then crochet this quick and easy headband.
Crochet Photo Roundup #10 By Rachel Choi – Be the first to commentHere’s the tenth photo roundup in the series! It’s always a joy to see what everyone’s been crocheting. Take a look at all the awesome projects in this roundup. I always love it when folks make their own version of a pattern, whether it’s simply using different colors or adding their own touch. Feel free to click on the photos or the links to see the original patterns
Crochet Pattern: Panda Bear Backpack By Rachel Choi – Be the first to commentThere’s a new pattern in the Crochet Spot Store! Crochet this cute panda bear backpack for kids, or for adults. Age doesn’t matter, as long as you love something cute to tote around, this backpack is for you! The bag is crocheted in one piece, then the head and limbs are sewn on. The back is closed with buttons and a flap, but you’re welcome to add a zipper or Velcro if desired