All posts tagged: hexagons

Free Crochet Pattern: Carefree Blanket

  Welcome to my latest free crochet pattern, y’all! Carefree is finally here, and if fire comes out of your fingertips, you can make a lapghan for your ma, just in time for Mothers’ Day. Give mom some Carefree vibes! Advertisements


Dutch Rose: The hygge is strong with this one

Major update: I’ve decided to turn this piece into a full on CAL – read more here! ••• I do my best work in the early morning. It’s when I’m thinking clearly, there’s peace and quiet, a cup of coffee, and me and my graph paper. A few days ago, I finished a huge project and I wanted to have some “play time.” Scheepjes | Stone Washed was calling me, but what would I make? A granny square starting to form in front of me, but I frogged it… nope. Not a granny square, but something just as comforting to me, if not more so. A hexagon.

Free Pattern: Sunshine Blanket

Free pattern now available! Whoop-whoop! Pattern is in a lovely PDF for you on the websites below. Ravelry || Craftsy || LoveKnitting Links: Yarn – Scheepjes | Cotton 8 Shop yarn – WoolWarehouse, LoveCrochet, other Scheepjes Retailers Color picking – Pastel Pick-me-up WIP post FO Post My FO Gallery (everything I’ve ever crocheted!) Pattern info: Yarn – Scheepjes “Cotton 8” (100% Cotton; 50g/170m) Colors (1 ball each): 719 Pink 718 Light Pink 529 Violet 726 Moors 721 Heath 563 Bright Blue 723 Sea Green 665 Light Blue Green 664 Pastel Green 508 Soft Yellow 669 Olive The Sunshine Blanket is designed with your happiness in mind. The color palette exudes Spring, and flowers, and cotton candy, and all the playful, fun things. Plus, there is no border but there are pompoms. A ray of sunshine, indeed. #SunshineBlanket US Size 3.25mm hook, Tapestry needle for weaving ends (NOT! lol – see note in pattern) Gauge Motif measures about 4in at widest point Measurements Finished piece measures about 26x34in, and is easily resized by using larger gauge …

Whip St Join for Hexagons

Hi there! For this YouTube Video tutorial, click here.  (Ravelry link coming soon) Note: This tutorial is part of Hexagon Month – September’s Theme of the Month. Introduction If you absolutely cannot fathom the idea of sewing your motifs together, then this is the sewing join for you. I’m working on a huge blog post with all the joining methods I could find, and there are pros and cons to each one.  When to use: You don’t have a whole lot of yarn to join with You want a “barely there” join that’s easier than for example, mattress st You want to dip your toe in the waters of sewing your motifs together Try it! It’s very easy and doesn’t feel like sewing since you’re using your hook. Materials Normally you would use a tapestry needle for the whip st join, but if you’re anything like me, using something besides your hook makes you cringe. So I just use my hook! You’ll also need some yarn in a similar color as the motifs to blend …