Roseanna Beck

I design in crochet and plastic canvas but I also knit, do needlepoint and latch hook. I have been crocheting and knitting since I was 7 years old.


 

Granny's Square Dishcloth

Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced crocheter, you can’t go wrong with a dishcloth pattern. The Granny’s Square Dishcloth is the best dishcloth pattern to pick up (and finish) tonight. This sturdy design is great for cleaning up all of your messes. Just make sure you use the best yarn for dishcloths for your masterpiece. You don’t want it falling apart on you. This easy dishcloth pattern is also the perfect excuse to buy more yarn. Make a few to keep in your kitchen or set them aside as cute homemade gifts, especially for new homeowners. There’s no such thing as too many dishcloths.


 

23 Free Crochet Doily Patterns for Beginners

With these 23 Free Crochet Doily Patterns for Beginners, you'll be able to add a lovely lace accent to any room in your home. Doilies are great for beginners because they work up quickly and don't require much yarn. Great for gift giving and doing your own home decorating, these free easy crochet doily patterns for beginners are just the thing if you're looking for simple and fun crochet projects to get you through a rainy day or a lazy weekend.

Crochet doilies are also wonderful for adding a vintage touch to your home decor. You can place them under a potted plant or a vase for a lovely table accent that will give your room a whole new look. You could even turn crocheted doiles into bowls, table runners, or wall art. The possibilities are endless with these quick and easy crochet patterns.


A collection of crocheted doilies also makes a wonderful gift for anyone on your list. If you want to give your doilies a more modern look, use brightly colored yarn or multi-colored yarn to create a look that's fun and funky! Great for beginners and advanced crocheters alike, these free crochet doily patterns for beginners are sure to add a lovely look and feel to your home.


 

Autumn Crochet Tunic

When the weather turns crisp and cool, you'll love cuddling up in this warm Autumn Crochet Tunic from Caron Yarns. Great for walks outside or curling up by the fire, this easy crochet sweater pattern is great for women of all ages.


 

Crochet Diamond Belt

This free crochet pattern is a lovely design.The crochet cotton is a soft yarn that you will love. You know you want to flaunt this fashion belt and say you designed it as well as crocheted it.


 

Mosaic Sunflower

This pretty mosaic sunflower design will bring the colors of summer into your home. It works great as a trivet or as a decoration on any of your home decor like a flower pot or decorative wall art.


 

Justine Crochet Prayer Shawl Pattern

If you know someone who is living through an unpleasant experience, consider gifting them a prayer shawl. This Justine Crochet Prayer Shawl Pattern is a beautiful prayer crochet prayer shawl will bring comfort. This pattern is so simple and easy to crochet that it will not take you very long to make, and it is perfect if a loved one needs immediate comfort. After you've gifted your friend or family member the prayer shawl, they will have a physical reminder of your love, affection, and God's comfort. 


 

Summer Scarf: Version 1

Make a light-weight summer scarf in cotton, sear sucker or linen fabric for the warm, summer months. Make a scarf bursting with ruffles with this scarf sewing tutorial.


 

25 Crafts to Thank Essential Workers

As we all deal with the challenges and stresses of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are looking for ways to give back to our communities. Supporting essential workers, who risk their safety so that the services we all depend on continue, is one way to contribute something positive during this challenging time.

Essential workers include people in many different fields, from healthcare workers and first responders to mail carriers and grocery store employees. Many other jobs are also classified as essential and worthy of gratitude. Newsweek has a complete list here.

One of the most important ways to support essential workers during this time is to stay home. And while you're at home, crafting something special to say "thank you" is a great way to do even more to support your community. We have a list here of crafts to thank essential workers that you and your family can create.

We've included easy crafts like friendly front yard signs and more advanced crafts like a pattern for sewing scrubs. No matter your crafting ability, you'll find something on this list that will help you show essential workers that you think they are amazing.


 

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Family Love Quilt

This quilt pattern uses a central panel featuring a touching family scene. A criss-cross quilt pattern makes for a beautiful border around the central image.


 

Mosaic Sunflower

This pretty mosaic sunflower design will bring the colors of summer into your home. It works great as a trivet or as a decoration on any of your home decor like a flower pot or decorative wall art.


 

Cupcake Afghan

This Cupcake Afghan is great for beginners. Use a simple stitch to create a delightful afghan that everyone will love. This free crochet afghan pattern features light, pastel colors, making it ideal for a baby shower or new mommy gift. When you learn how to crochet an afghan that you can make over and over again and you'll always have a go-to gift for special occasions.

This afghan is both soothing and warm, so it will help a baby quickly drift off to sleep. While little babies will love their blanket, new mommies may appreciate it even more.

This free crochet afghan pattern for babies looks especially lovely and comforting in pastel colors. Use the light greens and pretty pinks found in cupcake icing and delicate cakes to create a tranquil sleeping and snuggle situation for a baby in your life. The scalloped design and pretty little crochet stitches show you how to crochet a blanket that has a classic look.


 

Granny Squares Crochet Jacket

This free crochet pattern uses bright yarn to make a beautiful, summery granny squares crochet jacket. This jacket will keep you warm while also keeping you "cool!"


 

Union Jack Yarn Heart Garland

We're celebrating The Royal Wedding! Help us commemorate the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by making the sweetest Union Jack Yarn Heart Garland to decorate. If you're having a party or simply want to add a bit of pizzazz to your home or work area, you are going to love these yarn crafts.

It's a simple project that uses scrap or recycled materials. It's easy enough for kids but a fun craft for adults as well. You can even turn each yarn heart into an ornament instead of garland if you prefer. There are actually several different uses for this easy-peasy craft project.

The Union flag pattern lends itself well to the shape of a heart, however, you could easily choose other colors or one color of yarn for occasions other than royal weddings, especially as an even easier yarn craft for kids.


 

Convertible Cowl / Poncho

"Crochet versatile neck and shoulder warmer for cool weather. Check out this convertible cowl / poncho crochet pattern. This advanced written crochet pattern is designed by simple double crochet stitches for the upper part and sophisticated lacy pineapple crochet stitches for the lower part. Made by sport weight, natural cake cotton yarn which gave it a light feminine touch and chic ombre effect. This delicate project would be a lovely and trendy accessory to keep you warm in cool days."


 

Make this beautiful crochet Christmas stocking pattern to hang above your fireplace this year. The Holly Stocking is a wonderful addition to your holiday decorations. Made with sparkly Red Heart yarn, this stocking will glimmer in the light.


 

Cape Cod Afghan

Whether you're curled up by the beach or just dreaming of seaside serenity, this Cape Cod Afghan is a great way to keep your legs warm as you dive into a great beach read. Worked up using a simple creamy white yarn, this crocheted afghan makes a wonderful home accent to almost any decor scheme. Great for beginners, this afghan has a light and lacy look, so you can snuggle up with it even during those cool summer evenings. Indulge in beachy daydreams with this lovely Cape Cod Afghan.


 

22 Crochet Pumpkin Patterns

Crochet pumpkin patterns are the perfect way to get ready for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and fall in general. You can crochet all kinds of pumpkin patterns for the fun fall holidays, from wearable crafts like hats and earrings to decorative pumpkins and more!

Pumpkins are what symbolize fall the best. You see pumpkins as decorations all over the place. You can paint them, carve them and even crochet them.

I love the spook-tacular Halloween holiday. Pumpkin picking is the greatest too, you can really get inspired for all your pumpkin patterns. Here you can find a collection of free easy crochet patterns for pumpkins.


 

No Sew Fabric Flower Bouquet

Sometimes learning how to make fabric flowers involves stitching, but that is not the case with this No-Sew Fabric Flower Bouquet. This flower craft proves that you don't need to spend a ton of time or money on a piece of DIY home decor.


 

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Feather & Fan Shawl

Add a rainbow shawl to your cover-up collection when you check out this free crochet shawl pattern. Worked up in eye-catching colors, you will love how easy peasy and pretty the Feather & Fan Shawl is to complete.

In the Blogger's Words: "The Feather & Fan shawl is modern twist on the traditional fan pattern. The lacy stitch repeat gives the shawl a great drape, while still keeping you warm during cooler summer evenings. The pattern is easy to modify in height and width: instructions are included in the pattern. It's suitable for confident beginners that are not afraid to use a fine yarn. Once you get the hang of the pattern, it's amazing to see your shawl grow!"


 

Crochet Snowman Christmas Ornament

Learn how to crochet a flat snowman that can be used as a Christmas ornament, garland, or applique! This adorable crochet snowman is a must make.

From the Designer: "I got an e-mail from a reader asking if I could make a Crochet Snowman the same size as my Crochet Gingerbread so they could alternate them on some holiday garland. I thought this was a fabulous idea! So I updated my Crochet Snowman Applique into more of an ornament size!! And the two Christmas Buddies look so adorable together. Get the Gingerbread Man pattern HERE. The Snowman Pattern is written below!"


 

How to Crochet the Crocodile Stitch

Need help learning to crochet? Videos like this one from Patty Biehler will help! Learn how to crochet the crocodile stitch with this two part video series.


 

Coraline in the Wine Country Crochet Shawl Pattern

This Coraline in the Wine Country Crochet Shawl Pattern is both simple and versatile. The lightweight feel of the shawl makes it idea for a breezy summer evening. If you think you can't rock a free crochet shawl pattern, you obviously haven't seen this project. Believe it or not, this crochet shawl pattern is perfect for anyone, no matter the age or size. Wraps are a great item to throw on your back when you're headed out the door and you can also wrap it around your neck. Since it's so lightweight, you can string it through your purse strap and not have to think about it all. The colors or this wrap make it ideal to wear with a lovely black dress, but you can also throw it on over a tee shirt and jeans. Now you can celebrate summer and enjoy the warm weather without fearing an evening breeze.


 

How To Crochet A Coin Purse – A Free Pdf Pattern

"Keep the kids occupied or yourself by crocheting an adorable coin purse. It may look complicated but it really isn't. Crocheting in the rounds is very simple and the only additional supply you need to get hold of is a little purse frame. This is such an adorable little craft to make and practice crochet skills at the same time. Download the PDF version of the post for free to keep on your devices so you don't always need to rely on the internet to access "


 

Skinny Scarf or Belt

Use this quick and easy knitting pattern to create a skinny scarf or tie belt. The unique yarn color and fringe make it fantastic to wear either way.


 

Crochet Textured Baby Blanket in Pastel, crochet throw Crochet Pattern

This was a joy to crochet this textured baby blanket in pastel. This crochet pattern is a repeat of one row using single crochet and double crochet stitches. These pastel yarn colors just pop with this pattern. I used single crochet and two double crochet to create the puffy look. So easy to work this pattern. Here is a video clip explaining this easy crochet pattern. There are photo tutorials for the ribbed crochet edge, as well as, a video tutorial explaining how to work the border. Along with the full pattern, there is a video tutorial for the pattern itself. Four colors are used to create this beautifully textured and modern baby blanket. Perfect for baby or lap afghan too. Blanket Size This blanket is just the right size for both a baby blanket and a lap afghan. Not too big that it drags on the floor, but large enough to take the chill off. Additionally, some folks like to feel the texture in a blanket and this is full of lots of nice squishy texture. Without the crochet edge, the blanket is 42 inches wide X 36 inches long. With the crochet edge, the blanket measures 44 inches wide X 39 inches long. Changing the Size of the Blanket This pattern is worked in multiples of 3. Therefore to make this blanket wider or narrower, increase or decrease stitches by 3. The length can be adjusted by the rows completed.


 

Blooming Flower Dish Cloths

Decorate your home for spring and summer with these beautiful Blooming Flower Dishcloths. These easy to make crochet dishcloth patterns make great gifts and are great projects for beginning crocheters.


 

Crochet Circles Throw

This crochet pattern has the effect of tie-dyed circles when crocheted with Bernat Handicrafter Cotton. Snuggle up and keep warm on those cold nights with your handmade blanket.