One More Row – Free Pattern Link Party #2

Thank you to everyone that submitted and visited links in One More Row Link Party #1! You helped make the launch of our brand new link party a huge success! It was so exciting to see all of the amazing patterns being shared! Here are the Top 5 Most Clicked Patterns from the last party! Be sure to check them …

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 was so much fun to make 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). …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Easy Crochet Hearts

These crochet hearts work up quickly and are fun to make! You can make them in any colors depending on the theme you’re going for or the time of year. I love adding heart appliques to my crochet patterns year round, but if you make them in red and pink, they are also perfect for Valentine’s Day! These hearts can …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Elf Amigurumi CAL – Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of the Elf Amigurumi Crochet Along! I’m so glad that you are here joining in on this fun and festive CAL! You can choose to make Trixie or Twinkle, or both! This pattern includes instructions for both of the elves. Most of the instructions are the same, except for the skirt/tunic and hair will have two separate …

Elf Amigurumi Crochet Along (CAL)

Trixie and Twinkle are bound to get you in the holiday spirit! Choose your elf (or two!) and join in on this fun and festive crochet along! Read on for all of the details.  Each elf measures 12 inches tall when legs are extended, including the hat. The legs are sewn on separately so they can sit independently, but they …

Easy Christmas Baubles

These little Christmas baubles are a fun crochet addition to your Christmas tree or holiday décor. The best part is that they are so fast and easy, which is exactly what you need for this time of year! You can make them in classic red, green, and white or in a color combination that fits with the rest of your …

Criss Cross Stitch Crochet Patterns

I have been working on crochet patterns featuring the criss cross stitch for the last couple of months and have shared them all here on my blog. I thought it might be handy to have all of the patterns in one place to make them easier to find. So here they all are! My series of criss cross crochet patterns …

Criss Cross Scarf

You may know this already, but I have been addicted to the criss cross stitch lately! This week, I used my Criss Cross Stitch Infinity Scarf pattern and made a few changes to make a child-sized scarf to match the beanie and ear warmer I made for my 4 year old daughter recently. Below are the changes I made to …

Criss Cross Ear Warmer

This Criss Cross Ear Warmer is another addition to my criss cross stitch obsession I’ve had lately, which has turned into an entire series! It works up SUPER fast and has awesome texture. I have been loving the effect of Red Heart Super Saver Stripes lately, but I know this ear warmer looks great in any color combination, or a …

How to Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

Now that the weather is getting cooler, I’ve been working on a lot more blankets, scarves, and ear warmers lately.  Many of these patterns start with foundation double crochet (FDC) stitches as an alternative to a starting chain and then double crocheting across the chain. You can start a project either way, but for some of these projects (especially those …

Criss Cross Messy Bun Beanie

I have received so much positive feedback about my Criss Cross Beanie pattern and tutorial that I thought I would also create a matching messy bun version. I love wearing this messy bun beanie! It is just so convenient when you want to wear a hat, but also want to wear your hear up. Plus, I also think they look …

Crochet Jack O Lantern Trick or Treat Bag

  My girls are so excited for Halloween! I had the last minute idea to make them some quick trick or treating bags so they can so they each can have one for trick or treating on Halloween night! To make this bag, I held two strands of yarn together. This made it extra sturdy and should help it keep …