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Claire Goodale

Everyday Boho Bag: Free Crochet Pattern

One of my favorite things to crochet are purses or bags! They are always quick and easy crochet patterns that give you a super cute accessory to wear wherever you go. This week, my guest blogger Corey of Alex and Co Handmade, is sharing her latest free crochet bag pattern the Everyday Boho Bag. This adorable crochet fringe bag is a great crochet bag pattern for beginners, and looks great with any outfit. You can make it in a wide range of colors, and still get the fun crochet boho purse that is so popular. I’m so excited to share this modern free crochet shoulder bag pattern, and see what fun combinations you make! So, with that, I’ll hand it off to Corey with her Everyday Boho Bag pattern! Love this pattern? Save it to your favorite Pinterest Board! Hey there! I’m Corey of Alex…

Summer Wrap Top: Free Crochet Pattern

One of my favorite summer top styles is a wrap top! Maybe because it’s like a light breezy top that gives you a hug, or how it goes with almost any summer occasion. If you’ve been looking for a fun summer crochet top pattern, then this latest free crochet pattern is just for you! Using a raglan construction, this is an easy beginner crochet top pattern that can be made by any skill level. It’s all made in one piece, so there is no seaming! It’s also super comfortable to wear. My Inspiration For awhile I had been wanting to create a crochet wrap top pattern that could be worn by anyone no matter what body type they have. I loved the look of wrap tops whenever I would see them in the store, but they always had too plunging of a…

The Beginner’s Guide for How to Start a Crochet Blog

If you’ve been running your crochet business for awhile, or even are just starting, you might have thought about starting a crochet blog. I mean, most of your favorite designers have crochet blogs, so it seems like the logical thing to do. You start to look into how to start a blog, get drowned in all of the information flooding the internet, and feel like you’re back at the beginning with not knowing what to do so you don’t get started at all. I was in this exact spot for such a long time. I wanted to start a crochet blog, but not being a tech person I never thought that I could actually do it. After almost a year of having my blog, I am happy to say that I absolutely love blogging and today I am going to share with you my…

Summer Pillow Cover: Free Crochet Pattern by Desamour Designs

Do you love decorating for the seasons? Well, you’re in luck, because today I have a fun crochet summer home decor free crochet pattern for you to make: the Summer Pillow Cover designed by Desamour Designs for my blog. With bright summer colors, easy intarsia crochet design, and simple construction, this crochet pillow cover is a must have for your home. If you’re new to intarsia or tapestry crochet, then this crochet pillow pattern is a great beginner project for crochet color work. The pillow is worked flat, which makes it a great crochet cushion cover for beginners. Another reason to love this pattern by Elizabeth from Desamour Designs is that you can use any worsted weight yarn lying around the house. You can also customize the colors, and even make it bigger by using larger yarn. Some of my favorite worsted weight yarns for home…

May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along Week 7: Daffodil

Daffodils are such a cheery flower that are little rays of sunshine, which is exactly the type of flower I wanted for my May Flowers Blanket! They’re our free crochet flower blanket square of the week for Week 7 of the May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along. With yellow and orange yarn, you create the different dimensions of the daffodil using tapestry crochet. It’s sunshine yellow colors make it a wonderful addition to our crochet flower blanket. My Inspiration As I was designing the May Flowers Blanket, I wanted to add a flower that had a lot of sunshine yellow to go with the sunflower block I had made. When I searched for flowers, I came upon a daffodil, and knew it was exactly the type of flower this tapestry crochet blanket needed! The unique shape of the daffodil looks so cool when done in tapestry crochet…