In just a couple of weeks, I’ll be at the Knit and Crochet Show in Manchester, New Hampshire – helping to celebrate the Crochet Guild of America’s 20th Anniversary. I’m super excited to go, and all that excitement has inspired two new crochet patterns! And since I missed last week due to flooding, I thought I’d best share both this week… Introducing the Manchester Handbag and Sunglasses Case!
It’s nearly farmer’s market season here in the Midwest US… well, once it finally stops snowing for real… and I can’t wait! There’s just something so much yummier about the fruits and veggies there. But you’ve gotta bring a bag! So here are 12 free crochet tote bag patterns ready to take to the market, from some of my favorite designers!
I’ve always wanted to give Lion Brand’s Bonbons yarn packs a try. They’re just so cute, with all the tiny colorful skeins of yarn! And I finally merged that idea, with my idea for a colorful little pouch with one of a “kiss clasp” metal frame. And the Bonbon Kisses Crochet Pouch was born!
Purses and handbags – when did you start carrying one? Odds are, you don’t leave home without it – and feel a little naked if you do! But you don’t have to always carry the same one – you can crochet one for every occasion! Here are 10 free purse crochet patterns to get you started.
I’ve been wanting to try out wrapped stitches for a while now, and by the time I finished the Wrapped Ombre Tote Bag crochet pattern I was in love! A combination of wrapped stitches and V stitches, with some fun stripes, keeps this bag moving and fun to make.
Are you crocheting in Rainbows lately? Here is a quick roundup of free rainbow patterns from Moogly – to make you smile through the yucky February weather, or to give all the drought stricken a little more hope for rain!