2 Free Crochet Bookmark Patterns in time for Gift Giving

2 Free crochet Bookmarks

With Christmas just around the corner, there’s still time to make some lovely gifts for your family & friends. These colourful, crochet bookmarks work up quickly, are lightweight & ideal for sending in the post. Pop them into a card for your reader family or friends: they’ll be delighted. 

  • Each patterns includes:
  • written pattern in UK & US terminology
  • Stitch drawings
  • pattern diagram (graph)
  • photos

Be adventurous & have fun with your colour choices, the brighter the better. I hope you, your family & friends enjoy these 2 free crochet bookmark patterns

Download the Square Flower Bookmark here

Download the Hexagon Flower Book mark here

Corner to Corner Free crochet Pattern

Hi everyone, how fast has this year galloped ahead? It’s already October, with the holiday season just around the corner.With that in mind, I’m offering a classic ‘Corner 2 Corner’ crochet rug (afghan) pattern as a free download in time for gift giving.

  • The pattern includes:
  • both written & diagram (chart) form
  • both UK & US terminology

This is an easy pattern so even beginners can have a go. Gauge isn’t important, neither is your choice of yarn; just use an appropriate hook for your chosen ply.

Use up your scrap yarn stash, change colours as you like, work with variegated yarns. The choice is endless

This is a free pattern, it begins in a corner & worked diagonally, increasing on each row until your desired size, then decreased down to the opposite corner; therefore you are able to make your rug (afghan) any size you want: from a small cot blanket to a bedspread. 

Just be aware that you’ll need to divide your yarn in half; one half for the increase & the other half for decrease. And, if you plan a border, you will require additional yarn for that; I personally don’t think this rug (afghan) needs a border but of course, it’s up to you, this is your project have fun with it.

Download the Corner 2 Corner Free Crochet Pattern here

5 Stash Busting Crochet Purse Patterns

… due to some health issues of late, large projects have been put on the back-burner for the time being. However, one can’t be completely idle.  I’ve been working on a few small, quick crochet projects like the Booties Pattern  posted a short while ago.  Patterns that are fun to make & will delight your friends & fundraising groups.

Today I have a collection of 5 stash busting crochet purse patterns for you just in time for the holiday season. The Patterns are worked in multiples of 2 chs, therefore, can be made larger, smaller, even tiny, to suit any purpose.

All you need to make these vibrant, useful little purses is: your yarn of choice & appropriate hook, Buttons/beads, large eye darning needle & scissors.

Each of the 5 patterns includes: both UK & US terminology, written & chart formats with stitch drawings & instruction for lesser known stitches, photos & assembly instruction.

Have a rummage through your yarn stash & buttons/beads box, you’ll be surprised what you’ll find. Experiment with different yarns & colour combinations. And don’t forget embellishments; sew on some beads, a crochet flower, straps & handles. Make this project your own.

Enjoy these 5 versatile patterns & have hours of creative fun…

The Medallion Scarf Crochet Pattern…

The Medallion Scarf Crochet pattern.

What a challenge this little number has been to put down on paper… but Yay!.. my perseverance has paid off & I’ve finally finished creating this easy to follow pattern for you to enjoy.

The Medallion Scarf is a fun, funky & distinctive crochet pattern for anyone who would like to try something different & new. I wouldn’t recommend it to an absolute beginner but anyone with average & above crochet skills will find this an interesting exercise & end up with a novel scarf that definitely has the Wow Effect!

  • The pattern includes:
  • scarf & tassel pattern instructions
  • both UK & US terminology
  • clear stitch drawings & pattern diagrams (charts)
  • clear, step by step, instruction stitch drawings tutorial for working the Medallion

For best results, use a large hook (6.00mm (J)) & any 8 ply yarn… plain or variegated… your choice… they all work well with this pattern… but feel free to experiment with your own choice of yarn. I hope you have lots of fun with this one…

  • For the pink scarf I used: 160 grms Bendigo Woollen Mills, Rustic 8 ply (Wineberry928)
  • For the variegated scarf I used: 150 grms Cleckheaten California 8 ply

The Medallion Scarf Crochet Pattern is available from here or if you prefer you can go to Ravelry ~ Etsy ~ Zibbet

Ear Warmers… not quite hats…

How do you avoid that bad hat hair or, even worse,  the static that makes your hair go every-which-way & crackles & pops whenever the hat is removed? How do you keep your ears warm & cosy & keep your hair in place when the wind is howling…. &, most importantly, still look stylish?

Ear Warmers, of course.

These are a couple of freeform crochet headbands, ear warmers, or whatever you like to call them, that I created recently.

I think they’ll do the trick, don’t you?

Both pieces are available for sale in my Etsy Shop