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…

May Flowers Crochet Along Week 6: Poppy Block

It’s week 6 of the May Flowers Blanket crochet along, and I can’t believe that there are only 3 weeks left after this till the blanket is officially done! This week’s free tapestry crochet flower is a California Poppy. Although it is a simple flower, it’s striking orange color adds beautiful color to this crochet flower blanket. Since it only uses 3 colors with minimal color changes, this block is an easy tapestry crochet pattern that works up in no time. My Inspiration As I was coming up with flowers to do for my flower blanket, I knew that I wanted to do my state flower, the California Poppy. It was actually the very first block that I did to see if I wanted to do all of the crochet flower charts that I thought of to make into this graphgan blanket…

May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along Week 5: Hibiscus Block

It’s week 5 of the May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along, and this flower is a special one: it’s a hibiscus! This flower is one of my favorite blocks I’ve made for this crochet flower blanket. It was so much fun creating a crochet hibiscus with tapestry crochet! The hibiscus was one of my favorite flowers when I was growing up, and I always loved the tropical vibe that it brought to whatever it was on. It makes a beautiful addition to the May Flowers Blanket, and one more fun free crochet pattern to make! Inspiration My inspiration for this design came from my friend Tonja of Pink Plumeria Maui. Tonja and I met on Instagram after we were paired up for a maker gift exchange, and we quickly hit it off as blogging/crocheter buddies. She lives on the beautiful island of Maui in…

How to Crochet a Llama Wall Hanging

I don’t know about you, but I love llamas! If something has a llama on it I probably want it! So that makes this crochet llama wall hanging pattern one of my new favorite free crochet patterns I have on my blog. I’ve even found a way to do tapestry crochet with different stitches than the traditional single crochet or double crochet. This is an easy crochet llama pattern that you can easily learn how to do, and make for your home. If you love llamas too then you’ll definitely want to make this fun tapestry crochet wall hanging! My Inspiration I don’t know about you, but there is just something about llamas that I just love. Maybe it’s their fluffy fur or long necks, but whatever it is I just want one. It could also be how their close cousin the alpaca is tied…