How to Crochet a Convertible Wrap

It’s time for another guest blog post here on the E’Claire Makery blog, and this week I’m featuring a beautiful convertible crochet wrap sweater from Susanna of Crochet Fosbas. I love crochet garments that can be worn all sorts of different ways, and one of my favorites is how many ways you can wear a crochet wrap. This free easy crochet wrap pattern has so many different ways that you can wear it! Wear it as a crochet wrap scarf, a wrap sweater, a wrap with a hood, and so many more. It’s an awesome versatile pattern that can be worn in an endless combination of ways! What makes this design even better is that you can do it in any weight of yarn. Isn’t that awesome?! For this pattern, Susanna designed it using Hobbii Cotton Kings yarn, which is…

Butterfly Cardigan: Free Crochet Cardigan Pattern

This crochet cardigan will make you look like you have butterfly wings! It’s simple construction is gathered in the back, which gives it the affect of butterfly wings. This free crochet pattern is made using the crystal stitch, which is similar to the granny square stitch. It’s a super easy crochet sweater pattern for beginners, that is a great pattern if it’s your first crochet garment. Inspiration: My main inspiration for this design was to create something simple and oversized that would be easy for any level of crocheter to make. I’ve been wanting a flowing cardigan with big sleeves for a long time, but could never find one that was in the colors I wanted or that looked good on me. When you can’t find it in the store, it’s time to make it yourself! As I…

Cross Back Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Looking for a unique crochet cardigan to wear this summer? This beginner friendly crochet cardigan made with weight 5 yarn, is the perfect blend of fun and functional! Using a combination of shell stitches and horizontal puff stitches, the back panels create a whimsical stitch pattern that makes anyone look fabulous. Inspiration for Design After I saw the cross back sweater designed by Chantal of Knitatude, I knew I wanted to create a crochet version with my own spin on it! I loved how the cross back of the sweater shows off the back while still providing a functional piece to wear. To add my own spin to the sweater, I decided to turn it into a cardigan! When I came up with this cross back cardigan design it was already getting into spring, and I wanted to have something that I could wear any time of year. This sweater…

Free Crochet Top Pattern: She Sells Sea Shells Top

Get ready for spring with my newest pattern the She Sells Sea Shells top! This fun crochet top pattern is the perfect piece to add to your spring wardrobe, and it goes with just about everything. It’s both fun an functional while being super easy to make. This design was my first raglan design, and I’m so excited to be share it now! Pattern Inspiration Growing up I never felt comfortable with my fashion sense. Jeans and sweatshirts were my go to, and I was to afraid to venture out into taking time to do anything else. Have you ever been like that? I also never thought that I would actually be able to make my own clothes. How could someone who wasn’t confident in fashion make something of her own? I thought that crochet garments were extremely difficult and my skill would never…

Crochet Velvet Skirt: Free Crochet Pattern from Shabby Sheep Apparel

Hi! My name is Suzanne, the designer behind Shabby Sheep Apparel. I’m so excited to be here sharing this pattern on the E’Claire Makery Blog! Claire’s patterns are all so fun and whimsical, and I love everything she comes up with! I didn’t grow up wanting to be a crochet designer, I never thought I’d ever have anything to do with fashion or yarn at all! I always wanted to be a teacher or an opera singer (I studied classical voice in University so it’s not an impossible dream, but a bit of a longshot!) Truth be told, I didn’t even know how to crochet until just over year ago! Love this pattern? Pin it to your favorite board! My mom taught me how to knit when I was younger, and I’d occasionally pick up my needles and knit a scarf or…