T-Shirt Yarn Crochet Basket With Handles and Coaster: Free Crochet Patterns

Do you ever feel like you need more storage, but don’t have anything to put your items in? I know I do! My favorite solution for that is to crochet a basket! It’s a basket made of yarn to hold more yarn or other knick knacks. I’m so in for that! I love using t-shirt yarn to make a nice chunky crochet basket. The featured pattern of the week is even a crochet basket with handles, and includes a chunky crochet coaster pattern as well. Today’s guest blogger of the week is Irina from KnitzNPurlz. She creates her very own t-shirt yarn, and simple quick projects to make using her fabulous yarn. I’ve got a pattern in the works with it, and absolutely love it! Be sure to check out her Etsy store where she sells all of…

Apple A Day Crochet Basket: Free Crochet Pattern

Whether it’s time for fall, or back to school, apples are a fun accent to your home decor! The Apple a Day basket is a free tapestry crochet basket pattern that you’ll love making. Its simple apple motifs would be perfect to add to a teacher’s classroom, or as a set of cute fall crochet baskets! It’s an easy tapestry crochet pattern for beginners that you’ll want to make again and again. Inspiration As a big lover of fall, apples are one of my favorite things to put on something. I love how they add splashes of color, and apple flavored anything tastes amazing! So because of that, making an apple basket for fall seemed like the perfect crochet basket pattern to make! I also wanted to create a pattern that would make a wonderful teacher gift during back to…

Pinewood Pillow: Free Crochet Pattern

The crisp fresh smell of pine trees is one of my favorite things about the holidays. There’s something about it that makes me want to curl up by a fire with a hot mug of tea, and watch snow fall outside. Growing up by the beach, I always had to travel to be in the forest surrounded by pine trees. So that means that I have to bring the pine trees a little closer to me by crocheting my latest free crochet pattern, the Pinewood Pillow! This tapestry crochet pillow pattern is made using Faux Fur yarn and chunky yarn to give all sorts of amazing texture to this pillow case. I’m pretty much obsessed! My Inspiration I’ve always had a drawn to the outdoors and the mountains, and have been finding myself inspired by nature in most of my designs lately. Also being…

May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along Week 9 – Sunflower Square

Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers, and have quickly become one of my favorite things to crochet! Look at most of my recent designs and there will most likely be some sort of crochet sunflower. Because of that, the very last tapestry crochet blanket square in the May Flowers Blanket is my favorite one, the Sunflower square! This free crochet pattern brings all of the sunshine cheeriness of sunflowers to this blanket, and rounds up all of the squares of the crochet flower blanket in just the right way. I’m so excited to share it with you! My Inspiration There’s something about blue skies and sunflowers that I love so much, and I tried to capture that as much as I could in this blanket square. Even though sunflower petals are only one color, they can still have texture! I wanted to use tapestry crochet…

May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along: Tulip Block

It’s time for another May Flowers Blanket square to be released on the blog! I can’t believe that all of the blanket squares are almost all released, and the complete free crochet pattern version of this crochet flower blanket is made available. It’s been so much fun to see all of the beautiful tapestry crochet flowers being created from this pattern. The tapestry crochet pattern being released today is the Tulip crochet square! My Inspiration There’s something about tulips that I just love. Maybe it’s the simplicity or the wide range of colors, but every time I see a tulip field in a photo or on tv I just want to surround myself with them. The vibrant colors of tulips always bring a smile to my face, and they’re such a fun spring flower! I wanted to capture…