Free Pattern! Mr & Mrs Robot

We absolutely love this free pattern from Crochet Today! by Christen Haden. Talk about love at first sight! YARN RED HEART Super Saver, 7oz/198g skeins, each approx 364yd/333m (acrylic) 1 skein each: • #400 Grey Heather (A) • #313 Aran (B) • #319 Cherry Red (C) • #312 Black (D) • #722 Pretty ’n Pink… Continue reading

Free pattern! Gnome keyring from Annemarie

Annemarie’s Haakblog is a wonderful place to spend time and pick up inspiration for new projects. So we were thrilled when Annemarie agreed to stop by and share this adorable pattern for a pocket gnome with us. Enjoy! Materials needed: Red, white, off-white and blue yarn Black embroidery thread A crochet hook size 2.5mm Fyberfill… Continue reading

Free afghan pattern from Winkie Flash

Today we have something extra-special for you lovely readers as Wink from A Creative Being has stopped by to share her pattern for a groovy afghan inspired by a psychedelic blanket from Etsy. So over to Wink… This pattern uses US crochet terms – check out The Making Spot’s full list and conversions here You… Continue reading

Free Pattern! Trained toy seal

Our friends at Crochet Today! have a fantastic range of patterns on their website. Today we thought we’d share with you one of our favourite seaside friends, this adorable seal! Here is what you need to make your very own… Yarn RED HEART Soft Yarn, 5oz/140g balls, each approx 256yd/234m (acrylic) 1 ball #9440 Light… Continue reading

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree

Just some of the gorgeous crocheted decorations we’ve been coveting. column one: angels (free pattern) by Roswotha Mueller, knitted mittens by meganEsass (Etsy), Christmas trees by Jules at Little Woolie, granny circles by Lesley Ann Gifford at peaqo (Etsy), chain loop snowflake (free pattern) by Better Homes and Gardens column two: hot chocolate mugs by SheepishKnitCrochet (Etsy), neon Chritmas trees (free pattern) by Anne Marie, snowball baubles by BabanCat… Continue reading

Free pattern! Crochet a Christmas angel

Read on to find out how to crochet a Christmas angel for your tree. What you need Materials Hayfield Bonus Toytime DK (100% acrylic, 25g/70m) 1 ball of each: Flesh Tone (963) Sunflower (978) White (961) DMC Lumina (L3821) gold lurex thread DMC Colour Infusions gold memory wire Polyester toy stuffing Plastic granules for toy… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern alert! Fancy potholders

Our friends at Crochet Today! have a great range of online patterns available for you to download, but we’re especially fond of these cute and colourful potholders designed by Maryse Roudier. They’re perfect for livening up a bare wall or adding colour and a bit of kitsch to your kitchen table. We just can’t wait to… Continue reading

Granny Square patterns

Your First Granny Materials Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Rosa (00113) Yarn B Purple (00134) Yarn C Light Green (00245) Yarn D Claret Red (00129) Click here for more about Red Heart Yarns Hook size A 4mm or US G/6 hook UK terms   With Yarn A, ch4,… Continue reading

Granny Square patterns: October 2014 onwards

Here are our most recent patterns added to our Granny Square app. For the older patterns, click here. Granny Betty   Materials Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Red (00115) Yarn B Royal (00201) Yarn C Fuchsia (00028) Yarn D Yellow (00111) Yarn E Orange (00189) Hook size A… Continue reading