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…

Pinewood Beanie: Free Crochet Hat Pattern

Crisp mountain air and the smell of pine trees are some of my favorite things. Ever since I moved closer to the mountains, I’ve wanted to go there as much as possible, and it’s been inspiring me in so many of my designs. One of those designs is my brand new free crochet pattern, the Pinewood Beanie, which is a beginner friendly tapestry crochet winter hat pattern. It features simple pine tree motifs, uses single crochets and double crochets, has an easy construction, and includes a video tutorial for how to crochet this women’s beanie. Inspiration My inspiration for this crochet hat design was taken from the mountains. I wanted to create a stylish women’s crochet winter hat that would go great with your favorite winter outfit. I love how tapestry crochet makes some of the cutest cozy crochet accessories, especially when…

How to Crochet Velvet Bobble Pumpkins: Free Crochet Pattern

Once the air turns crisp and the sweaters come out, that means it’s time for pumpkin everything! I love the time of year when everything is flavored pumpkin from drinks to baked goods to candles. Give me all of the pumpkin! That also means that it’s time to start making all of the crochet pumpkins too. This year I wanted to try something different and make some crochet velvet pumpkins with bobble accents. Who knew pumpkins could look even prettier?? Soon you’ll fall in love with this free crochet velvet pumpkin pattern and will be filling your house with all of the crochet pumpkin decor. Inspiration Three of my favorite things are: Bernat velvet yarn, pumpkins, and crochet bobbles. So of course the only logical thing to do is combine all three and make some crochet velvet pumpkins! This year these are all the…

Autumn Diamonds Hat: Free Crochet Beanie Pattern

Cozy crochet hats, chunky yarn, and pom poms means it’s that time of the year when everyone is busy making themselves a crochet beanie! If you’re looking for a bold and preppy free crochet hat pattern, then you’ve come to the right place because my latest free crochet beanie pattern the Autumn Diamonds Beanie fits that exactly! This beginner friendly tapestry crochet hat pattern is simple to make while giving the look that it’s complicated. The crochet diamond pattern contrasts so well with the crochet ribbing brim of this beanie, that it will soon be your go to crochet winter hat! Inspiration After making my Chevron Beanie pattern, I wanted to create a similar tapestry crochet pattern that offered the same beginner friendly and easy crochet pattern with a unique motif. As I searched Pinterest for fair isle crochet patterns to use…