Knit

Free Knitting Pattern: Seed Stitch Messy Bun Ponytail Beanie Winter Hat

I still love seeing hats with great textures and this seed stitch is so simple as a beginner teaching myself to knit, it is such a treat from to get in the rhythm of knit, purl, knit, purl — so great for getting the hang of switching back and forth with ease. This simple beauty will be a go-to pattern for years to come for sure.

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Free Knitting Pattern: Cascade Winter Headband

Easy and classic cables for beginners! So pretty and so classy, this chunky yarn headband works up so quickly, it’s easy to do on repeat. As shown, I have two patterns in this post: Cascade Narrow in Raspberry and Cascade Wide in Blossom.

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Crochet

Free Crochet Pattern: Farmhouse Gingham Placemat

Who doesn’t love a great gingham for any home decor style? It is especially easy to use this pretty, neutral gingham all year long and simply add a splash of seasonal color with a cute orange pumpkin, a bright Easter egg, or simply add a deep red napkin for the Christmas holiday season. My version works up super quickly using a Size 5 Bulky yarn.

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Free Crochet Pattern: Baby 50/50 Blocks and Bobbles Blanket

This color block pattern with rows of bobbles makes a classy beautiful baby blanket. I’ve been dreaming of trying some bobbles and incorporating them into a pattern. I love the color block technique I learned from Daisy Farm Crafts so thought I’d try another and add the bobbles with it. I previously used the color block style in this gray/white blanket found in one of my other blog posts.

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Free Crochet Pattern: Graduated Stripes Baby Blanket

Easy baby blanket pattern in graduated stripes. Inspiration for this blanket pattern was inspired by a a vision I had about gradually smaller stripes like a wave makes in the sand. And the color is just a favorite yarn I’ve been dreaming about spinning into a blanket: Caron Super Soft in Persimmon, a rusty orange color.

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