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Stash It Up 3: Yarn Storage Mid-Project

A few weeks ago, we showed you some unique ideas on organizing your yarn stash. But how do you keep your yarn tangle free when you’re in the middle of a project? Here are

Seven Free Chain Necklace Patterns

This week, we are pleased to offer seven free chain necklace patterns. All of these patterns are an easy skill level. For all but one necklace, you only need to know how to do the

Dash Chain Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

  For a necklace that is sure to make a statement, try this Dash Necklace. It’s so thick, it could also double as a light scarf in colder months, especially if you drape it

City Life Loopy Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

  This City Life Loopy Necklace spices up a regular chain necklace by adding loopy clusters. These clusters are made similarly to the way the ruffles on a ruffled scarf are made – watch

Starry Night Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

  Every girl likes a little bit of sparkle, and this Starry Night Necklace delivers! Make it long enough to drape around two or even three times – probably 40″ to 60″.    

Starbella Lace Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

  Chain necklaces are so easy to make, you can make one to go with every outfit. This Starbella Lace Necklace is the perfect accessory for any occasion!     The project was designed

Ribbons Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

  The simplest stitch can create the most beautiful necklace if you just pick the right yarn.  This Ribbons Necklace is made with only chain stitches, but the choice of yarn creates a spectacular

Fabulous Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

  This Fabulous Necklace is made from Mary Maxim’s Fabulous Sequins yarn, but that’s not the only reason it’s fabulous! You can use a large crochet hook for this project, such as a 12

City Life Necklace Free Crochet Pattern

This City Life Necklace can be made as full or thin as you like. The necklace pictured above was made from a chain approximately 5 yards long then draped and tied into place. The fuller

Creative Wrapping and Gifts

It may be August, but it’s never too early to start thinking of Christmas! Especially if you love to give handmade gifts, it’s a good idea to start early. Many of these fun ideas

Seven Free Crochet Stitch Patterns

Enjoy the latest batch of free crochet patterns from Maggie’s Crochet!  This week, we are sharing seven stitch repeat tutorials. Each pattern will tell you what multiple of stitches are needed, so you can

Stitch Repeat Long Single Crochet – Free Crochet Pattern

  Long Single Crochets (often abbreviated “long sc”) are a great way to add variety to your crocheted pieces. When a contrasting color is worked over a solid color, it creates a spike effect

Stitch Repeat Polka Dots – Free Crochet Pattern

  This fun Polka Dot pattern is a variation of the Catherine Wheel Stitch (click here to watch the Right and Left handed Catherine Wheel videos). In this photo we used one color for

Stitch Repeat Granny Rows – Free Crochet Pattern

  The popular pattern of a granny square can also be mimicked in Granny Rows in stead of rounds. This stitch pattern looks great in a solid color or in stripes, as shown here.

Stitch Repeat Shell #1 – Free Crochet Pattern

  There are many, many variations on a shell stitch!  While they almost universally involve working multiple stitches in the same stitch, they could be double crochets, triple crochets, or another stitch, and may

Stitch Repeat Cross Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

  The Cross Stitch is named for the way the double crochets “cross” over each other. This is done by skipping a stitch and then coming back to it. It creates an interesting texture on

Stitch Repeat V-Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

  The V-Stitch is a classic crochet stitch that does have some variations. Some patterns will ask to to chain one in the middle of each “V” but this pattern is double crochets only,

Stitch Repeat Berry Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

  The Berry Stitch is one of many cluster, bobble, and popcorn stitches. All such stitches are designed to make some sort of “bump” in the fabric you are crocheting. Like a shell stitch,

Amazing Crochet – Granny Squares

Granny squares are some of the most versatile motifs you can crochet! Here are just a few examples of the many things you can make out of a couple simple granny squares.   This sampler

Doll Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

  Ruffled scarves are so easy to make! This Doll Ruffled Scarf is easy to make, and you’ll have plenty of yarn left over to make a matching child’s scarf.     We used

Seven Free Doll Tutorials

      Enjoy the latest batch of free crochet patterns from Maggie’s Crochet!  This week, we are sharing six crochet patterns for dolls, along with a tutorial on how to re-style doll’s hair. Follow

Doll Halter Top Free Crochet Pattern

  This Doll Halter Top was designed to match another free crochet pattern, the Doll Skirt. They look great together, or mix and match them with other doll outfits. Also be sure to check

Doll Skirt Free Crochet Pattern

  This Doll Skirt was designed to match another free pattern, the Doll Halter Top. They make a cute outfit together, or mix and match them with doll clothes you already have.    

Doll Purse Free Crochet Pattern

  Dolls are fun to make clothes for – their size makes them quick projects that are easy to make on the go! This Doll Purse is the perfect size for an 11.5 inch

Doll Hat Free Crochet Pattern

  18 inch dolls such as American Girl dolls are very popular, and making clothes for them is fun because the projects work up so quickly! This Doll Hat is a simple pattern and

Baby Doll Filet Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

  Filet crochet is an easy type of lace crochet because it primarily only uses two stitches – the chain stitch and double crochet. This Baby Doll Filet Afghan is a great project if

Ripples and Chevrons and Zig-Zags, Oh My!

A major trend in fashion and decor right now is Chevrons – a zig-zag stripe that’s being used in everything from fabric to painting techniques, but crocheters have been creating chevrons for years!  Here