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

Crochet Bunny Basket

This crochet bunny basket is a great project to get you into the spring spirit! It would make an adorable piece of decor in a child’s room or for the Easter holiday. I bet using this basket would make egg hunting even more exciting! I made two of these baskets so each of my daughters can have their own and …

Blog Post, Link Party

One More Row – Free Pattern Link Party #3

Thank you to everyone that submitted and visited links in One More Row Link Party #2. It is so exciting seeing all of the patterns shared each week as well as the support shown by visiting the links shared! I hope everyone is enjoying the fun of these link parties as much as we are! Here are the Top 5 …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Octopus Amigurumi

This is Oliver the Octopus! He’s a cute little octopus amigurumi that is quite quick and fun to make! This little amigurumi is another one of my ocean themed amigurumi projects. The collection includes a sea turtle, jellyfish, whale, and now an octopus! Oliver measures about 4-5 inches tall when finished, depending on how he is sitting (legs curved or …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Whale Amigurumi

Meet Bailey the Blue Whale! This little amigurumi whale is another one of my ocean themed crochet projects inspired by my vacation in Hawaii this winter! Bailey is the perfect cuddling size for small hands, measuring about 6 inches in length from head to tail, and 4 inches tall from bottom of body to top of spout!   For this …

Blog Post, Link Party

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 …

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 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). …

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! 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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Blog Post, Household and Home Decor, Seasonal Themed Patterns

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 …

Blog Post

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 …

Blog Post, Scarves, Shawls and Cowls

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 …