Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Jellyfish Amigurumi

While vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii this winter, I have been feeling inspired to work on some ocean themed crochet projects. This little jellyfish amigurumi is the first one and I love how it turned out! It is the perfect size for small hands, measuring about 6 inches (from top of head to bottom of tentacles). For this …

Blog Post, Link Party

One More Row – Free Pattern Link Party #1

Welcome to the ‘One More Row’ Crochet Link Party! One More Row is a free crochet pattern link party hosted here on Loops & Love Crochet and on Grace and Yarn! Every other TUESDAY we will be sharing the top 5 free crochet patterns from the previous link party! What is a Link Party? It’s a fun place to share …

Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Criss Cross Fingerless Gloves

After receiving some requests for fingerless gloves that match the rest of the patterns in my criss cross stitch series, they’re finally here! My ever-growing to-do list is a little daunting some days, but these gloves were very fun to work up, not to mention pretty fast too! The Criss Cross Fingerless Gloves have the same beautiful texture and stitch …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post, Household and Home Decor, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Crochet Heart Pillow

These Crochet Heart Pillows are fun to make and are so soft and squishy when they are finished.  Perfect for a fun throw pillow for a chair or bed, or for a little one to rest their head on while reading! This pattern includes instructions for two sizes of heart pillows. The smaller pillow measures 8” wide x 7.5”tall. The …

Babies and Kids, Blog Post, Household and Home Decor, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Crochet Valentine’s Day Countdown Calendar

The start of February is just less than 3 weeks away, but there is still lots of time to crochet this Valentine’s Day Countdown Calendar!  The heart background only takes a few days and the 14 pockets work up quite quickly as well! There are a few great ways to use this calendar to count down to Valentine’s Day. I …

Easy Crochet Hearts
Appliques, Blog Post, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Easy Crochet Hearts

These crochet hearts work up quickly and are fun to make! They are perfect for your Valentine’s Day decorations or make great appliques to add onto your crochet projects. These hearts can easily be made different sizes, depending on the size of crochet hook you choose. With a 5mm crochet hook, I made hearts about 3 inches wide. When I …

Blog Post, Free Pattern Roundups

10 Crochet Patterns to Inspire You This Year

Happy New Year! As we ring in the new year and make goals for 2019, I’ve been thinking a lot about the crochet projects and designs I want to tackle this year. I love crocheting all types of things, and there are so many new projects I want to try this year that I haven’t before. For example, I’d really …

Babies and Kids, Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Crochet Baby Bear Hat and Mittens

I made this baby set as part of a baby shower gift for my cousin who is expecting a baby girl soon! She loved it and was very excited to put her new baby in it! I’m hoping she will sent me a photo so I can add it to this post! This set worked up quite quickly and the …

Blog Post

Elf Amigurumi CAL – Part 3

Here we are at the third and final part of this crochet along! We are going to finish off this elf by making the hat and assembling the pieces. I love this stage of amigurumi projects. It’s so fun to see it all come together!  Remember to share your photos and progress in the Loops and Love Crochet Group on Facebook! We’d …

Blog Post

Elf Amigurumi CAL – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Elf Amigurumi Crochet Along! Now it’s time to make the arms, head, and hair. I hope you are having fun making your elf (or elves) so far! Remember to share your photos and progress in the Loops and Love Crochet Group on Facebook! We’d love to see them!  In this section, we will be making the …