Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern: Slouchy Cardigan

I am really loving this new jacket design by Gayle Bunn for Patons Yarn. It looks so warm and squishy and comfortable. I live in the southern part of the United States and, for the most part, I can get away with wearing a jacket like this through the winter. There are usually only a […] Read more…

Link Blast: 10 Free Crochet Patterns for Boleros

The clothing industry definition of a bolero is a cropped little jacket or cardigan. Remember I Dream of Jeannie? This is a bolero. The definition of a shrug is a piece of cloth, usually rectangular but can also be square or circular, sewn up at the arms, covering a lot of the back but only […] Read more…

Free Crochet Pattern: Sundara Jacket

For several years, I did freelance design work for Caron yarns. During that time, Margret Willson was also doing freelance work for them. I didn’t know her personally and I can’t recall whether we ever chatted through email, but I followed the work of the other designers who were working for Caron since I would […] Read more…

Link Blast: 10 Free Crochet Patterns for Mandala Circle Jackets

Shown (left to right, top to bottom) 1. Swirl Crochet Sweater by Kristin Omdahl 2. Summer Circle by DROPS design 3. Fall Festival by DROPS design 4. Gypsy Blue by DROPS design 5. Dalie Delight by DROPS design 6. Lotus Mandala Duster by Regina Weiss Not Shown in Collage 7. Moonlight Mist by DROPS design […] Read more…

Free Crochet Pattern: Chicago Swing Jacket

Are you looking for a cute little jacket to throw on during the cooling Autumn temperatures? Or, perhaps you need a little something in office buildings? I always like to take something with me to movie theaters. Why are theaters so chilly? This darling little jacket was designed by Tammy Hildebrand and written in four […] Read more…

Free Crochet Pattern Link Blast: Tops for Teen Girls

When looking for patterns for teen girls, try looking for designs in the womens which include XS and S size ranges. I have picked some items which I think teens will like. Given that it’s been more than 30 years since I was a teen, please feel free to question my ability to pick. ha! […] Read more…

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