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Claire Goodale

How to Crochet the Felicity Velvet Blanket Wrap: Free Crochet Pattern

Want an excuse to wear a blanket anytime in public? Then the Felicity Velvet Blanket Wrap is the perfect free crochet pattern for you! Made from a rectangle that is sewn together, this piece is a perfect beginner garment pattern! Stylish and cozy, you won’t want to take this beautiful wrap off once you put it on! This crochet blanket wrap pattern was originally designed for the Joy of Motion blog, but now I get to share it on mine as well! I wanted to create a soft and cozy crochet wrap pattern that feels like a blanket, but has the style of a boho crochet wrap. I couldn’t help adding some crochet bobbles as well, which make the cutest accents! Inspiration When I first designed this pattern, I was just starting to venture into the world of designing wearables, so I wanted to make something…

How to Crochet the Plaid Stitch: Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

One of my favorite ways to do crochet color work is to create the affect of plaid! By using two colors of red, with some black thrown in, you can crochet your own buffalo plaid crochet fabric. Isn’t it so cool that we can make the look of that fabric with yarn?! Today, in this free crochet tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to crochet the plaid stitch. A lot of my readers have told me how they feel nervous about doing tapestry crochet or other color work. I’ve been wanting to create some tapestry crochet stitch patterns that you would be able to use in your designs or practice with, but I was nervous for awhile to try doing it. When I figured out an easy way to do plaid color work, I knew I’d found the perfect first tapestry crochet…

Fall Fashion September Blog Hop – Over 14 Free Crochet Patterns!

The weather is starting to get chilly, the leaves are turning color, and it’s that time of the month again when I get to introduce the start of another crochet blog hop featuring some amazing crochet designers! This month’s theme is Fall Fashion! Together, me and 13 other designers, have put together a collection of our favorite fall crochet garment and accessory patterns that we’re so excited to share with you. This month we will not only be sharing free crochet patterns, but will also be sharing one crochet pattern PDF per day that you can download for FREE! Each day a new designer is featured, who will share their pattern on their blog or Ravelry page that will not only introduce you to the designer, but also take you to where you get to download the pattern for free. I love getting to…

12 Cozy Free Crochet Hat and Beanie Patterns

When the air gets crisp and there’s a chill in the morning, you know it’s almost time to break out your favorite cozy crochet beanie patterns! Not only are crochet hats fun to make, but they are also a cute crochet accessory to keep your ears nice and cozy. There are so many crochet hat patterns out there that it can be hard to keep track of which ones you want to make. I’ve put together some of the best free crochet beanie patterns from my designer friends in this pattern roundup. I bet you’ll find your new favorite crochet fall hat and crochet winter hat in these patterns! I put together a wide variety of free patterns that range from beginner friendly crochet hats to unique crochet hats. From chunky beanies to crochet cables and tapestry crochet, there’s a…

30 Days of Cozy: Crochet Pattern Event

(The rest of the post may be sponsored or contain affiliate links. See my full affiliate disclosure here.) Ok, friends, I’ve been keeping a secret but today is the day to share some good news with you!  Some designer friends and I have gotten together for the Second Annual 30 Days of Cozy where we’ll release 30 new free and premium designs over the course of the next 30 days on the Made With a Twist blog. That’s right, a new designer will be featured each day and they’ll be sharing a BRAND NEW, NEVER RELEASED design just for you. I can’t wait…it’s going to be epic! CHECK OUT THE DESIGN THAT WAS RELEASED TODAY, RIGHT HERE!  Today’s design is incredible, but I know what you’re thinking, 30 days is a long time to wait for all these amazing designs…