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  • Lighthouse Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday my friend! I hope you've had a good jump into the new week! Am I the only one looking forward to Summer? I'm already dreaming of sunset beach walks, road trips, ice cream and evening by the fire pit. ...and since we started talking about Summer, let's get ready for the next season with a series of nautical crochet projects! Today I'll be sharing the first of three cute designs that will immediately make you dream about summertime! Let's make a soft and squishy Lighthouse amigurumi that can work as play toy for your kids or as a cute baby nursery decor! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find many explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN medium yarn (4) in gray, yellow, white, red MATERIALS 4.25 mm crochet hook Poly Filling Yarn Needle DIMENSIONS 10” x 4” (25.5 x 10 cm) ABBREVIATIONS magic ring (mr) stitch (st) slip stitch (sl st) single crochet (sc) back loop only (BLO) front loop only (FLO) fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Lighthouse (gray, yellow, white and red yarn) Work in round: close each round with a sl st and ch 1. Rnd 1: starting off with gray yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnds 5 - 7: sc even (32) Rnd 8: working in FLO, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 9: working in BLO of rnd #7, switch to yellow yarn and sc even (32) Rnds 10 - 14: sc even (32) Rnd 15: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 16: working in FLO, switch to gray yarn sc inc around (48) Rnd 17: working in BLO of rnd #15, switch to white yarn and sc even (24) Rnd 18: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnds 19 - 21: sc even (28) Rnd 22: switch to red yarn, (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnds 23 - 25: sc even (32) Rnd 26: switch to white yarn, (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnds 27 - 29: sc even (36); start stuffing the lighthouse Rnd 30: switch to red yarn, (8 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnds 31 - 33: sc even (40) Rnd 34: switch to white yarn, (9 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (44) Rnds 35 - 37: sc even (44) Rnd 38: switch to red yarn, (21 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (46) Rnds 39 - 41: sc even (46) Rnd 42: switch to white yarn, sc even (46) Rnds 43 - 45: sc even (46) Rnd 46: switch to gray yarn, (22 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (48) Rnd 47: working in BLO, (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 48: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 49: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 50: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 51: sc dec around (8) F/O, close the hole and wave in end. Embroider the grid on the yellow section with gray yarn. I can't wait to see your version of my LIGHTHOUSE. Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Sun & Cloud Teething Ring Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday my fellow crafter! I'm finally back with my weekly appointment in which I share with you all a new crochet project for free. My latest blog post was about a cute bunny teething ring, and since I had such a great feedback from you about that project, I decided to work on a new fun design! This time I went beyond the typical little animal attachment - I love recreating natural elements with yarn, and this sun behind the cloud make such a cute idea for a teething ring or a crib toy! If you want to make this cute wooden toy even more fun for your baby, add a rattle into the cloud or sun! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with more than 30 step-by-step pictures, along with diagrams and charts on Etsy HERE. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - White, Yellow, Pink; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Wooden Ring (2.85 inches - 10 mm thick) DIMENSION: 6” x 4” (16 x 10.5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). CLOUD (white yarn; make two) Work in rows: chain 1 and turn at the end of each row. Row 1: 26 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, then work 24 more sc (25); ch 1 and turn Row 2: 1 sc inc, 23 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st (27); ch 1 and turn Row 3 - 4: sc even (27); ch 1 and turn Row 5: 1 sc dec, 25 sc (26); ch 1 and turn Row 6: 24 sc (24); ch 1 and turn Row 7: 23 sc (23); ch 1 and turn Row 8: 1 sc dec, 21 sc (22); turn, DO NOT ch1 Row 9: 1 sl st into the 2nd st, 1 sl st into the next st, ch 1 and sc into the same st, 17 sc (18); ch 1 and turn Row 10: 17 sc (17); ch 1 and turn Row 11: 6 sc, 1 sl st, 10 sc (17); ch 1 and turn Row 12: 9 sc (9); ch 1 and turn Row 13: 7 sc (7); ch 1 and turn Row 14: 1 sc dec, 4 sc (5); DO NOT F/O, sc around the entire perimeter of the cloud. Place the two crocheted panels together matching the sides. Use the extra length of white yarn to sew them together. Stuff the cloud before closing up the opening. Embroider the EYES on the Cloud with black cotton thread between rows # 5-8. Sun (yellow yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (48) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds #1-5 Place the two crocheted circles together matching the sides and use the extra length of yarn to sew them together. stuff the sun before closing the opening up. Place the sun behind the cloud and sew it to it. Sun rays (yellow yarn) Work in rows. Row 1: 41ch, 1 sc and 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 chs, 1 sl st into the hdc, 1 hdc and 1 sc into the next st, 2 sl st, (1 sc and 1 hdc into the next st, 2 chs, 1 sl st into the hdc, 1 hdc and 1 sc into the next st, 2 sl st) rep 9 times F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Secure the SUN RAYS with pins between rnds #5-6 of the back panel of the sun. Use the strand of yarn to sew them together. Ring Attachment (white yarn) Work in rows: chain 1 and turn at the end of each row. Row 1: 11 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, then work 9 more sc (10); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (10); ch 1 and turn Row 3 - 6: sc even (10) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Use the strand of yarn to sew the crocheted panel around the ring. Do not cut the yarn once done, use it instead to sew the bottom side of the cloud to the ring attachment. Embroider the CHEEKS on the Cloud with pink yarn between rows #3-4. I can't wait to see your version of my CLOUD & SUN TEETHING RING! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Bunny Teething Ring Free Crochet Pattern

    It's Tuesday again, and here comes a new special and super cute free crochet project! I love working with different materials - and this wooden ring make such a great addition for so many craft projects, from macramé works to toys for babies. Today I'll be using the ring to create an adorable teething ring! If you have worked the Bunny Safety Blanket that I shared the pattern of few weeks ago, you might recognized the sweet bunny's head! Yes, I loved it so much that I decided to use the same design to incorporate to today's project. I simply opted for a smallest hook size and a cute pink color for the yarn. If you want to make this cute wooden toy even more fun for your baby, add a rattle into the bunny's head! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on Etsy HERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Pink, White; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.5 mm; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Wooden Ring (2.85 inches - 10 mm thick) DIMENSION: 7” x 4” (19 x 10 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (pink yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6 - 10: sc even (40) Rnd 11: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 12 - 13: sc even (48) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 15 - 17: sc even (56) Rnd 18: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 19: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 20: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 21: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the head Rnd 22: sc dec even (8); F/O, close the hole and leave a long strand of yarn. EARS (pink yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14) Rnd 4: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (16) Rnd 5: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (18) Rnd 6: (8 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (20) Rnds 7 - 10: sc inc around (20) Rnd 11: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnd 12: sc even (16) Rnd 13: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnds 14 - 15: sc even (12) Rnd 16: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) Rnd 17: sc even (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds #1-5 Ring Attachment (pink yarn) Row 1: 10 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 8 sc (9); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (9); ch 1 and turn Rows 3 - 28: rep row # 2 (9); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Use the strand of yarn from the head to sew it to the ring attachment between rows # 6-7. Wrap the attachment to the ring and sew the two long sides together with the extra strand of yarn. Sew the ears on the top of the head between rnds # 1-5. Collar (white yarn) Rnd 1: 17 ch, 3 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 3 sc in each stitch across (48) Rnd 2 - 3: sc even (48); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Wrap the collar around the bunny’s neck and secure the two ends with the extra strand of yarn. Embroider the EYES with black cotton thread between rnds # 8-10, 7 sts apart. Embroider the NOSE with black cotton thread between rnds # 10-11 and the MOUTH line between rnds # 11-15. pom-pom (white yarn) Wrap white yarn around your index and middle fingers. Wrap until you get the desired amount of yarn. Gently pull the yarn off the yarn of your fingers, wrap another piece around the center of the yarn ball. Tie it tight to secure. Trim to form. Use the yarn ends to sew the pom-pom to the ring attachment. I can't wait to see your version of my BUNNY TEETHING RING! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • BEAR Finger Puppet Free Crochet Pattern

    Hello my dear crafters! How's your week going so far? As promised, today I'm back to share the second free pattern from the Woodland Finger Puppet Collection - a cute Bear! Just a quick reminder...you can purchase the instructions to create the entire collection HERE on my ETSY page. Five easy patterns with step by step pictures and diagrams to help you working these fun little creatures! ...and if you liked the Woodland collection, don't forget to also check out the Safari one! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Brown, Beige, Black and White MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 3” x 1 2/8” (7 x 3.5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Body (brown and beige yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with brown yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 4 - 12: sc even (24) Rnd 13: 9 sc, switch to beige yarn, 6 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 9 sc (24) Rnd 14: keep working with brown yarn, 8 sc, switch to beige yarn, 8 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 8 sc (24) Rnds 15 - 16: rep rnd #14 (24) Rnd 17: keep working with brown yarn,9 sc, switch to beige yarn, 6 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 9 sc (24) Rnd 18 - 19: working with brown only, sc even (24) Rnd 20: sl st even (24); F/O and wave in ends Muzzle (beige yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc into a mr (8) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 3: sc even (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the muzzle to the puppet between rnds # 5-10. Stuff the muzzle while attaching it to the puppet. Embroider the NOSE with black yarn. Ears (brown yarn) Rnd 1: 1 sc, 3 hdc, 1 sc in a mr (6); pull the yarn tail to close up the loop nice at tight, but DO NOT join the last and the first stitches. F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ears to the top of the puppet between rnds # 2-4. Embroider the EYES with black yarn (3 vertical lines) and white yarn (1 diagonal line) between rnds #4-7, 5 sts apart. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn, between rnds # 3-5, 5 sts apart. Embroider the BELLY BUTTON (X) with black yarn between rnds # 14-16. I can't wait to see your version of my BEAR FINGER PUPPET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Bald Eagle Finger Puppet Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday and welcome back to my blog! I have a special surprise for you today! A new Finger Puppet Collection is here...and today I'll be sharing the instructions to crochet this super cute Bald Eagle. Together with a Wolf, a Deer, a Fox and a Bear, this bald eagle is part of the new Woodland Collection that you'll be able to find soon on my Etsy shop! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - White, Brown and Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 2.5” x 1.5" (6.5 x 4.5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Body (white and brown yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with white yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 4 - 9: sc even (24); DO NOT F/O the white yarn Rnd 10: insert the hook into the back loop of the 1st stitch of the previous rnd, join brown yarn and work 1 sc in each st around (24) Rnds 11 - 12: sc even (24); DO NOT F/O the brown yarn NECK FEATHERS Rnd 9b: holding the work upside-down (facing the inside of the puppet), insert the hook into the front loop of the 1st stitch of rnd #9, work (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 sc into one st, 1 sl st into the next st) rep around (36); F/O and wave in ends. Rnds 13 - 19: keep working with brown yarn, sc even (24) Rnd 20: sl st even (24); F/O and wave in ends Embroider the EYES with black yarn (3 vertical lines) and white yarn (1 diagonal line) between rnds #4-7, 4 sts apart. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn between rnds # 2-4, 4 sts apart. BEAK (Yellow yarn) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (6) Rnd 3: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the beak between rnds # 5-7. Do not stuff the beak. I can't wait to see your version of my BALD EAGLE FINGER PUPPET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Elephant Finger Puppet Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday and welcome back to my blog! Are you ready to crochet the second character of my Safari Finger Pattern Collection?!?! This cute elephant is super quick and easy to make! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it step-by-step pictures, along with charts and schematics to guide you through the making process! If you cannot wait to create the whole gang, here's the link to purchase the patterns for the Safari Collection - Etsy ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Gray, Black and White MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Crochet HookYarn Needle DIMENSION: 2.5” x 2” (7 x 5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Body (gray yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 4 - 7: sc even (24) Rnd 8: 10 sc, 4 chs, skip 4 sts, 10 sc (20 sc, 4 ch) Rnd 9: 10 sc, 1 sc in each chain, 10 sc (24) Rnds 10 - 19: sc even (24) Rnd 20: sl st even (24); F/O and wave in ends Trunk (gray yarn) Rnd 1: insert the hook in the FLO of any one stitch of the hole left on the body part. Work 1 sc into each of the 8 total sts (8) Rnd 2: sc even (8) Rnd 3: 6 sc, 1 sc dec (7) Rnd 4: sc even (7) Rnd 5: 1 sc dec, 5 sc (6) Rnd 6: sc even (6) Rnd 7: 2 sc, 1 sc dec, 2 sc (5) Rnd 8: sc even (5) Rnd 9: sl st even (5); do not F/O, leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tip of the trunk to the body. Embroider the EYES with black yarn (3 vertical lines) and white yarn (1 diagonal line) between rnds # 4-7, 6 sts apart. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn between rnds # 3-4, 4 sts apart. Right Ear (gray yarn) Row 1: 2 dc, 2 sc, 2 hdc in a mr (6); ch 1 and turn; pull the yarn tail to close up the loop nice at tight, but DO NOT join the last and the first stitches. Row 2: 2 hdc inc, 2 sc inc, 2 dc inc (12); ch 2 and turn Row 3: 4 dc, 2 sc, 2 sl st, 4 hdc (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear between rnds # 2-11. Left Ear (gray yarn) Row 1: 2 hdc, 2 sc, 2 dc in a mr (6); ch2; pull the yarn tail to close up the loop nice at tight, but DO NOT join the last and the first stitches. Row 2: 2 dc inc, 2 sc inc, 2 hdc inc (12); ch1 and turn Row 3: 4 hdc, 2 sl st, 2 sc, 4 dc (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear between rnds # 2-11. I can't wait to see your version of my ELEPHANT FINGER PUPPET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Lion Finger Puppet Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday and welcome back to my blog! Today's the first of several appointments in which I'll be sharing super easy and yet adorable crochet projects - Finger Puppets! There are some many benefits kids can get for playing with finger puppets, from developing empathy, to hand-eye coordination, from learning how to deal with conflict to language development. Today I'll be sharing the first character I designed as part of the Safari Finger Puppets Collection - a fun little Lion! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Mustard, Orange, Brown, Black and White MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Crochet HookYarn Needle DIMENSION: 3” x 2" (7 x 5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Body (mustard and brown yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with mustard yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: 3 sc inc, switch to brown yarn and work 1 sc inc, switch back to mustard yarn and crochet 4 sc inc (16) Rnd 3: keep working with mustard yarn, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep 3 times, switch to brown yarn, 1 sc, (1 sc in brown and 1 sc in mustard into the next st), keep working with mustard yarn (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep 4 times (24) Rnd 4: 9 sc in mustard, 2 sc with brown, 13 sc in mustard (24) Rnds 5 - 6: rep rnd #4 (24) Rnds 7 - 19: working with mustard yarn only, sc even (24) Rnd 20: sl st even (24); F/O and wave in ends Embroider the EYES with black yarn (3 vertical line) and white yarn (1 diagonal line) between rnds # 4-7, 6 sts apart. Embroider the NOSE (3 horizontal line and 1 vertical line) with black yarn between rnds # 6-9. Ears (mustard yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6); do not close the ring with a sl st F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ears to the top of the puppet between rnds # 2-5. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn between rnds # 3-4, 4 sts apart. mane (orange yarn) Row 1: 16 ch, work (3 dc into the third ch from the hook, 1 sl st into the next ch), rep 6 more times (24) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the mane around the top of the puppet (behind the ears) as shown in the pictures. Create the HAIR on the body with orange yarn by embroidering a V pattern between rnds # 9-15. I can't wait to see your version of my LION FINGER PUPPET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Bunny Security Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday and welcome back to my blog! Today I'm gonna share with you all a new mini safety blanket design! My Sheep and Sloth versions are still going strong, so I decided to work a new version that I hope you'll love as much as you liked the first ones. A cute little bunny is the new addition to the series...just in time for the Spring season, right? _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with 40 step-by-step pictures and charts on Etsy HERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - White and Turquoise; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 3.25 mm Crochet Hook; Poly Filling; 9 mm Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 12” x 9” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), bobble stitch (bo), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BLANKET PANEL A (turquoise yarn; work in rows) Row 1: 38 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 36 sc (37); ch 2 and turn Row 2: dc even (37); ch 1 and turn Row 3: sc even (37); ch 2 and turn Rows 4 - 23: rep rows 2-3; F/O and cut the yarn BLANKET PANEL B (turquoise yarn; work in rows) Row 1: 38 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 36 sc (37); ch 2 and turn Row 2: 1 dc into the 1st st, 1 ch, (skip one st, 1 bo, ch 1, skip 1 st, work 1 dc into the next st) rep 9 times (19 sts, 9 chs); ch 1 and turn Row 3: 1 sc into the dc st, (1 sc into the space between the dc and the bobble st, 1 sc into the bobble st, 1 sc into the ch space, 1 sc into the dc st) rep 9 times (37); ch 2 and turn Rows 4 - 23: rep rows 2-3; DO NOT F/O Do not F/O or cut the yarn. Place the two panels together, matching up all sides and making sure the right side of the bubble panel is facing outwards. Start joining the panels by crocheting the edges together with single crochet stitches. Work 4 sc stitches in each corner. F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. HEAD (white yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6 - 10: sc even (40) Rnd 11: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 12 - 13: sc even (48) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 15 - 17: sc even (56) Insert plastic safety eyes between rnds # 10-11, 11 sts apart. Rnd 18: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 19: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 20: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 21: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the head Rnd 22: sc dec even (8); F/O, close the hole and wave in end. Embroider the NOSE with turquoise yarn. Embroider the EYELASHES and the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread EARS (white yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14) Rnd 4: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (16) Rnd 5: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (18) Rnd 6: (8 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (20) Rnds 7 - 10: sc inc around (20) Rnd 11: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnd 12: sc even (16) Rnd 13: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnds 14 - 15: sc even (12) Rnd 16: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) Rnd 17: sc even (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds #1-5 LEGS (white yarn; make 4) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: sc even (12) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) Rnd 5: sc inc around (16) Row 7: flatten the limb and work through both layers, 8 sc (48); ch 1 and turn Row 8: 2 sc, 2 sc dec, 2 sc (6); ch 2 and turn Row 9: (1 bo, 1 sl st into the next st) rep 3 times (6); F/O and wave in end. Use a strand of turquoise yarn to attach the limbs to the blanket’s corners. pom-pom (white yarn) Wrap white yarn around your index and middle fingers. Wrap until you get the desired amount of yarn. Gently pull the yarn off the yarn of your fingers, wrap another piece around the center of the yarn ball. Tie it tight to secure. Trim to form. Use the yarn ends to attach the pom-pom to the center of the lower side of the blanket. I can't wait to see your version of my BUNNY SAFETY BLANKET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Derek the Monkey Free Crochet Pattern

    Hi my friends! Who's ready to have some fun with hook and yarn? Today's project is just too cute not to give it a try! I've been thinking about designing a cute little monkey for a while, but then other projects popped up so I had to put the project on hold. The other day, looking for some inspiration for a new design, I decided to finally go with this project. I grabbed my drawing tablet and I sketched a super adorable monkey. ...few days and some yarn later I finally have my sweet Derek the Monkey! You can create this adorable creature with the free pattern below! The instructions to crochet the little banana are available on the downloadable version. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 50 explanatory step-by-step pictures, along with charts and schematics to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Brown, Beige, White and Yellow; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Stitch Markers; Aluminum Wire DIMENSION: 6” x 4.5” (15 x 12 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (hdc), half double crochet (hdc), front loop only (FLO), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (beige and brown yarn) Working in rows: Row 1: starting off with beige yarn, 15 chs, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 13 sc (14); ch1 and turn Row 2: sc even (14); ch1 and turn Row 3 - 6: rep rnd #2 (14); ch1 and turn Row 7: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc inc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 2 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc inc, 1 hdc, 1 ch, 1 sl st into the final st (18) Start working in round (left side, lower side, right side, and then upper side of the crocheted panel): Rnd 8: 5 sc, 4 sc into the corner st, 5 sc, 2 hdc inc, 5 sc, 4 sc into the next corner st, 23 sc (50) Rnd 9: switch to brown yarn, 32 sc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 6 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 2 hdc (54) Rnds 10 - 16: sc even (54); start stuffing the head Insert the safety eyes between rows #5-6, 9 sts apart. Rnd 17: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (45) Rnds 18: sc even (45) Rnd 19: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 20: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (27) Rnd 21: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18); finish stuffing the head firmly Rnd 22: sc dec around (9); F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end Embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread. Embroider the NOSE with brown yarn between rows #5-6, 5 sts wide. Mouth (Beige yarn) Rnd 1: 12 sc into a mr; close the ring, but leave the hole in the center (12) Rnd 2: 12 sl st (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Sew the mouth with the wrong side visible, between rows #1-5. Color the CHEEKS and the inside of the MOUTH with some pink blush. EARS (Brown yarn) FRONT PART: Row 1: working with beige yarn, 6 sc in a mr, DO NOT CLOSE the mr (6); ch1 and turn Row 2: 2 sc in each st (12); ch1 and turn Row 3: sc even (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn BACK PART: Row 1: working with brown yarn, 6 sc in a mr, DO NOT CLOSE the mr (6); ch1 and turn Row 2: 2 sc in each st (12); ch1 and turn Row 3: sc even (12); DO NOT F/O Place the beige part in front of the brown one. Row 4: insert the hook into the 1st st of the last row of the beige part, grab the brown yarn and pull it through; work through both layers, 1 sc inc, 10 sc, 1 sc inc (14); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the side of the head. Use the brown tail of yarn to secure in place the back side of the ear and the beige yarn to secure the front one. Arms (Brown yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnds 3 - 12: sc even (9); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Stuff the arm lightly. Tail (Brown yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2 - 22: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Do not stuff the tail. LEGS & BODY (Brown yarn) MAKE TWO: Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3 - 11: sc even (10); F/O, cut the yarn and stuff the leg. DO NOT F/O once you complete the 2nd leg, CH 5 instead MERGE THE TWO LEGS TOGETHER: Rnd 12: start working on the 1st leg by inserting the hook into any one st and working 1 sc into the same stitch, then work 1 sc in each sts across. Continue working in the chains in between the two legs, working 1 hdc in each ch across. Continue working on the 2nd leg: insert the hook into the last st of the rnd, work 1 sc into the same st, then work 1 sc into each of the remaining 9 sts. Continue working in the chains in between the two legs, working 1 hdc in each ch across (30) Rnds 13 - 14: sc even (30); keep stuffing as you go Let’s merge the tail: Rnd 15: 27 sc, continue working on the tail by inserting the hook into the first stitch of the last round and working 1 sc into the same st; then work 1 sc into the next 2 sts (30) Insert the metal wire into the tail. Use the yarn strand to sew the gap between tail and body close. Rnd 16: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 17: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnds 18 - 22: sc even (42) Rnd 23: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 24: sc even (36) - insert one stitch marker into st #12 and one into st #29 Let’s merge the arms: Rnd 25: 7 sc, continue working on one arm, by inserting the hook into any one st of the last rnd and working 1 sc into the same st, work 4 more sc on the arm. Go back working on the body part, skip 4 st and insert the hook into st #12; work 1 sc into the same st and then work 1 sc in each of the next 12 sts; continue working on the 2nd arm by inserting the hook into any one st of the last rnd and working 1 sc into the same st, work 4 more sc on the arm. Go back working on the body part, skip 4 st and insert the hook into st #29; work 1 sc into the same st and then work 1 sc in each of the next 7 sts (38) Rnd 26: 8 sc, 1 sc dec, 7 sc, 1 sc dec, 8 sc, 1 sc dec, 7 sc, 1 sc dec (34) Insert the metal wire into the arms. Rnd 27: 6 sc, 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec, 7 sc, 1 sc dec, 9 sc, 1 sc dec (30) Rnd 28: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the body and the head together. Finish stuffing the body firmly while sewing it to the head. I can't wait to see your version of my DEREK THE MONKEY! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Easter Placeholders Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday and welcome back to my blog! Being creative and working with my hands have always helped me ease stress and anxiety. The positive distraction, the release of serotonin, the color therapy are just few of the benefits of crochet. Crochet projects don't have to be big to boost your spirit and self esteem and to bring a smile to your face. Take for example these cute little bunnies I made as placeholders for the Easter table. Their colors, and the warm touch of the wooden base are just the perfect ingredients to create something special for your holiday. I'm so happy to share this easy and super quick project with you all! So, grab your favorite yarn and hook and crochet along with me! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ If you'd like to support my small business you can buy the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page for a small price. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Blue, Pink, Yellow and White MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Poly Filling; 7/8” (2 cm) Wooden Disks; Hot Glue Gun DIMENSION: 3.5” x 1.5” (9 x 4 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), front loop only (FLO), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Bunny (blue, pink and yellow yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 4 - 7: sc even (24) Rnd 8: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 9: working in FLO, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (27) Rnd 10: (8 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30) Rnd 11: sc even (30) Rnd 12: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (35) Rnds 13 - 15: sc even (35); start stuffing Rnd 16: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 17: sc even (30) Rnd 18: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 19: working in BLO, (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 20: sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn close the hole and wave in end. Ears (blue, pink and yellow yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3 - 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 6 - 7: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ears onto the top of the bunny. Do not stuff the ears. Tail (white yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3: sc even (10) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the body between rnds # 15-18. Stuff the tail lightly. Glue the wooden disk to the bottom part of the bunny using a hot glue gun. I can't wait to see your version of my EASTER PLACEHOLDERS! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Fernando the Llama Free Crochet Pattern

    Welcome back to my blog my crafty friends! It's not easy to talk about crochet during this hard time. My thoughts and my heart are with the poor people in Ukraine that have been facing such a cruel war. A special thought goes to the many Ukrainian crochet designers - I hope this non-sense war will end soon! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Fernando the Llama is an old design of mine that I worked few years ago. I like from time to time to refresh the look of some of my first projects, using different yarns and colors. I'm really pleased with they way this little fella looks now. I really love his cute expression and pointy ears...not to mention the gorgeous poncho! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 40 explanatory step-by-step pictures, along with charts and tips to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Brown, Beige, Yellow, Blue and Pink. Classic Cotton thread in Black and White MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 8” x 4” (20 x 10 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (Brown yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnds 6 - 10: sc even (40) Rnd 11: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 12: sc even (48) Rnd 13: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnds 14 -16: sc even (56) Insert safety eyes between rnds #9/10, 10 sts apart. Rnd 17: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 18: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40); start stuffing the head Rnd 19: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 20: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 21: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 22: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15); F/O, cut the yarn and finish stuffing the head firmly. MUZZLE (Beige yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 5 - 7: sc even (24); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. EARS (Brown yarn) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 5: 4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnds 6 - 8: sc even (12) Row 9: flatten the ear and crochet through both layers now, 6 sc (6) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. LEGS & BODY (Brown and Beige yarn) MAKE TWO: Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: sc even (8) Rnd 4: switch to brown yarn and work in FLO, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 6 - 11: sc even (18); F/O, cut the yarn and stuff the leg. Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 2 INSTEAD. MERGE THE TWO LEGS TOGETHER: Rnd 12: join the yarn to the 1st st of the last rnd of the leg #1, work 1 sc into the same st, then work 1 sc into any st around. Keep crocheting in the chains between the two legs by working 1 sc into each chain. Move to the 2nd leg and work 18 sc around. Keep crocheting in the chains between the two legs by working 1 sc into each chain (40) Rnds 13 - 22: sc even (40); keep stuffing as you go Rnd 23: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnds 24 - 25: sc even (32) Rnd 26: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 27: sc even (24) Rnd 28: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnds 29 - 30: sc even (18) Rnd 31: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15) Rnds 32 - 35: sc even (15); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. ARMS (Brown and Beige yarn; make two) Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: sc even (8) Rnd 4: switch to brown yarn and work in FLO, (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 5 - 12: sc even (10) Rnd 13: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8); do not stuff the arm Row 14: flatten the last rounds of the arm and work through both layers, 4 sc (4); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. TAIL (Brown yarn) Row 1: work 6 ch, 1 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 hdc, 2 sc (5); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn PONCHO (Yellow, Beige and Blue yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with yellow yarn, crochet 24 ch, join the last ch to the 1st one with a sl st and ch2 (24) Rnd 2: (3 dc, 1 ch and skip 1 st) rep around (18 dc, 6 ch); join with sl st, do not ch Rnd 3: 1 sl st in the next 2 stitches, 1 sl st in the space of the ch, switch to beige yarn, in the same space work 2 ch, 3 dc, 1 ch, 3dc, 1 ch , [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep twice], 3 dc, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next chain, 1 ch, [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep twice] (27 dc, 8 ch); join with sl st, do not ch Rnd 4: 1 sl st in the next 2 stitches, 1 sl st in the space of the ch, switch to light blue yarn, in the same space work 2 ch, 3 dc, 1 ch, 3dc, 1 ch , [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep 3 times], 3 dc, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next chain, 1 ch, [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep 3 times] (33 dc, 10 ch); join with sl st, do not ch Rnd 5: 1 sl st in the next 2 stitches, 1 sl st in the space of the ch, switch to beige yarn, in the same space work 2 ch, 3 dc, 1 ch, 3dc, 1 ch , [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep 4 times], 3 dc, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next chain, 1 ch, [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep 4 times] (39 dc, 12 ch); join with sl st, do not ch Rnd 6: 1 sl st in the next 2 stitches, 1 sl st in the space of the ch, switch to beige yarn, in the same space work 2 ch, 3 dc, 1 ch, 3dc, 1 ch , [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep 5 times], 3 dc, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next chain, 1 ch, [(skip 3 st, 3 dc in the ch, 1 ch) rep 5 times] (45 dc, 14 ch); join with sl st; F/O and hide the tails of yarn. ASSEMBLING INSTRUCTIONS: · Sew the muzzle onto the head between rnds 8-17. Stuff the muzzle firmly as you attach it to the llama’s head. · Embroider the nose onto the muzzle with black cotton thread. · Embroider the eyebrows above the eye between rnds # 6-8 with black cotton thread. · Sew the ear on top of the head between rnds # 2-4. · Sew the arms between rnds 27-28 · Put the poncho in place · Attach the body to the head. · Sew the tail to the back of the body between rnds #18-19 · Embroider the cheek lines below the eyes (between rnds #11-12) with pink yarn. · Embroider the lines of the eyes with black and white cotton thread. I can't wait to see your version of my FERNANDO THE LLAMA! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Spring Wall Hanging Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday and welcome back to my page! Who's ready to start working on a fresh and colorful project? Let's get ready to welcome the Spring season with a fun wall/door hanging. Everything about this crocheted panel screams spring, from the pastel colors to the cute bunny face. The panel is worked with the tapestry technique that allows you to work with 2 or more colors at the time, carrying the non-worked color inside the stitches. If you are new to the tapestry technique, here's a helpful tutorial for you to check: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHHNpXiMhj8 Well, then grab your favorite yarn and hook and crochet along with me! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it many explanatory step-by-step pictures, charts and schematics to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Blue, White, Pink, Yellow and Black MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Yarn Needle; Wooden Dowel (width 3/8”) DIMENSION: 7” x 10.5” (17 x 27 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), treble crochet (tr), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). ___________________________________________________________________________________________ TECHNIQUES REQUIRED SEAMLESS COLOR CHANGE Work in the previous color until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the new color to complete the stitch, then continue working with the new color as before. TAPESTRY CROCHET Color-changing technique that allows you to work a single row of stitches in more than one color; it is worked very tightly with the non-working color carried inside the stitch. Here below a link where you can find a helpful tutorial for working both techniques: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHHNpXiMhj8 Start your crocheted panel by working 47 chains, work 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, then keep working 1 sc in each ch across. Once you have completed the 1st row, chain 1 and turn. Remember to always ch1 and turn at the end of each row. At row #6 you will start creating the bunny pattern by incorporating the second color. Work with blue yarn until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the white yarn to complete the stitch, then continue working with the new color as before. Always remember to carry the additional yarn along with you and work over it as you crochet the row. Do the same when working the nose and the pink section of the ears. In this case you would carry two additional yarn strands (blue and white) while working the new colors. Now it’s time to work on the additional parts that will be then sewn or embroidered on the crocheted panel. Cheeks (pink yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) (18) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) (24); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the cheeks to the crocheted panel between rows #10-16. Embroider the eyes with a long strand of black yarn between rows #19-25 (2 sts wide). Use a scrap piece of black yarn to embroider a horizontal line on the eye, to create the eye glare. Use a scrap piece of black yarn to embroider a vertical line below the nose between rows #13-17. Flower (white and yellow yarn) Rnd 1: starting with white yarn, 10 sc in a mr (10) Rnd 2: switch to yellow yarn, 2 ch, [(1 dc, 2 tr into the 1st st, 2 ch, work a sl st into the tip of the last worked tr stitch), (2 tr, 2 ch, 1 sl st into the next st)] rep 5 times; F/O and leave a long strand of yellow yarn to sew the flower to the crocheted panel between rows #31-32. Let’s create now two blue crocheted STRIPES to insert the wooden dowel into. Right stripe: Row 1: insert your hook into the 1st st of the last row, work 1 sc into the same st and 1 sc into the next one (2); ch 1 and turn Row 2: 2 sc (2); ch 1 and turn Row 3 -10: rep row 2 (2); F/O and leave a strand of yarn to sew the last row to the opposite side of the panel to create the space for the dowel. Left stripe: Row 1: insert your hook into the second-last st of the last row, work 1 sc into the same st and 1 sc into the next one (2); ch 1 and turn Row 2: 2 sc (2); ch 1 and turn Row 3 -10: rep row 2 (2); F/O and leave a strand of yarn to sew the last row to the opposite side of the panel to create the space for the dowel. I can't wait to see your version of my SPRING WALL HANGING! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Claire the Gazelle Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday my friend! I hope you've had a good jump into the new week! I surely had, since my Monday was all about working at my new free pattern ☺️ Soft and squishy amigurumis are definitely my favorite kind crochet projects! I just love picturing cute small hands playing with these adorable yarn friends. If you've followed my blog in the past months, you'll surely remember two adorable amigurumis made with an extremely soft and super fun to work merino yarn - Jorg the Moose and the Blue Hippo (free patterns). Today's post feature a super cute gazelle, named Claire - worked with a soft, warm, and fluffy yarn made of 100% merino wool - DHG PIUMA yarn. The result is extremely soft and cuddly - a perfect toy for the little ones! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find over 20 explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) DHG Piuma - Cinnamon, Sand and Dark MATERIALS: 4.5 mm Hook and 3.5 mm Hook; Poly Stuffing DIMENSION: 11” x 5” (28 x 14 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). LEGS & BODY (cinnamon and sand yarn; 4.5 mm hook) Make two: Rnd 1: starting off with cinnamon yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnds 3 - 11: sc even (8); F/O and stuff the legs. Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, ch 4 instead Merge the two legs together Rnd 12: join the yarn to the FLO of the 1st stitch of the 1st leg, crochet 1 sc into the same st, then crochet 7 more sc; continue working on the chs between the two legs, crochet 1 hdc in each ch; keep working on the 2nd leg, insert the hook into the 1st ch of the last rnd, work 1 sc, then work 1 sc in each of the remaining 7 sts; continue working on the chs between the two legs, 4 hdc (24) Rnd 13: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 14: 10 sc, switch to sand yarn, 6 sc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 16 sc (32) Rnds 15 - 23: repeat rnd #10 (32); keep stuffing Rnd 24: keep working with cinnamon yarn, 4 sc, 1 sc dec, 4 sc, switch to sand yarn, 6 sc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 5 sc, 1 sc dec, 9 sc (30) Rnd 25: working with cinnamon yarn only, sc even (30) Rnd 26: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 27: sc even (24) Rnd 28: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 29: sc even (18) Rnd 30: working in FLO, sc inc around (36) Rnd 31: sc even (36) Rnd 32: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 33: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnds 34 - 41: sc even (48) Rnd 42: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 43: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 44: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 45: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 46: sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end MUZZLE (sand yarn; 4.5 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 5 - 6: sc even (21); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the muzzle to the front part of the head between rnds # 30-36. Stuff it while sewing. Embroider the NOSE with black yarn. To create the EYES, embroider 3 vertical lines (3 sts long) with black yarn between rnds # 34-38, 10 stitches apart. Embroider a short horizontal line on the eye (as shown in the picture), to create the EYE GLARE. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn, between rnds #37-41, approximately 13 stitches apart. HORNS (dark yarn; 3.5 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2 - 7: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the horns to the top of the head between rnds # 45-47. Stuff the horn lightly before sewing them to the head. EARS (cinnamon and sand yarn; make two; 4.5 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with cinnamon yarn, 5 sc in a mr (5) Rnd 2: 4 sc, 1 sc inc (6) Rnd 3: 3 sc, switch to sand yarn, 1 sc inc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 2 sc (7) Rnd 4: 3 sc, switch to sand yarn, 1 sc, 1 sc inc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 2 sc (8) Rnd 5: 3 sc, switch to sand yarn, 1 sc, 1 sc inc, 1 sc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (10) Rnd 6: 2 sc, 1 sc inc, switch to sand yarn, 4 sc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 1 sc inc, 2 sc (12) Rnd 7: 4 sc, switch to sand yarn, 4 sc, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 4 sc (12) Rnd 8: 1 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc, switch to sand yarn, 2 sc dec, switch back to cinnamon yarn, 1 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (8) Rnd 9: working with cinnamon yarn only, 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds # 40-44. Do not stuff the ear. Embroider 3 lines on the inner part of the ear with black thread, as shown in the pictures. ARMS (cinnamon yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnds 3 - 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 6 - 12: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body, between rnds # 24-27. Stuff the arms lightly. I can't wait to see your version of my CLAIRE THE GAZELLE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Valentine treat bag Free Crochet Pattern

    Hello my fellow crafters! Are you ready for another Valentine project? In the past two weeks we have learned how to create a romantic crocheted envelope and a fun cupcake! Today we will be creating a lovely Valentine bag to hold treats and candies! The little bag is made of 2 panels crocheted in rows - back and front panels - sewn together. The front panel is worked with the tapestry technique that allows you to work with 2 or more colors at the time, carrying the non-worked color inside the stitches. In this way both sides of the work are nice and neat with no yarn tails hanging from the crocheted work. If you are new to the tapestry technique, here's a helpful tutorial for you to check: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHHNpXiMhj8 Are you ready to make this adorable sachet bag? Well, then grab your favorite yarn and hook and crochet along with me! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it many explanatory step-by-step pictures and charts to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Beige and White MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 5.5” x 5.5” (14 x 14 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Back Panel (beige yarn; work in rows unless otherwise instructed) Row 1: 31 chs, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 29 sc (30); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (30); ch 1 and turn Rows 3 - 36: repeat row #2 (30) Row 37: 10 sc, work 2 chs and skip the next 2 sts, 6 sc, work 2 ch and skip 2 sts, 10 sc (26 sc, 4 chs); ch 1 and turn Rows 38 - 39: repeat row #2 (30) Do not fasten off, sc around the entire panel, working 3 sc in each corner. Fasten off and cut the yarn. Front Panel (beige and white yarn; work in rows unless otherwise instructed) Row 1: 31 chs, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 29 sc (30); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (30); ch 1 and turn Rows 3 - 5: repeat row #2 (30) Row 6: 14 sc, switch to white yarn, 2 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 14 (30); ch 1 and turn Always work over the unworked color. Now you’ll crochet on the wrong side of the panel. It’s important that you always keep the yarn on the wrong side and work over the unworked color as shown in the pictures below. Row 7: 13 sc, switch to white yarn, 4 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 13 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 8: 12 sc, switch to white yarn, 6 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 12 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 9: 11 sc, switch to white yarn, 8 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 11 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 10: 10 sc, switch to white yarn, 10 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 10 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 11: repeat row #10 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 12: 9 sc, switch to white yarn, 12 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 9 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 13: repeat row #12 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 14: 8 sc, switch to white yarn, 14 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 8 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 15: 7 sc, switch to white yarn, 16 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 7 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 16: repeat row #15 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 17: repeat row #15 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 18: repeat row #15 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 19: repeat row #15 (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 20: 8 sc, switch to white yarn, 14 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 8 (30); ch 1 and turn Row 21: 9 sc, switch to white yarn, 5 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 2 sc, switch to white yarn, 5 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 9 sc (30); ch 1 and turn [wrong side] Row 22: 10 sc, switch to white yarn, 3 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 4 sc, switch to white yarn, 3 sc, switch back to beige yarn, 10 sc (30); ch 1 and turn Row 23: working with beige yarn only, 30 sc (30); ch 1 and turn Rows 24 - 27: 30 sc (30); ch 1 and turn Row 28: 10 sc, work 2 chs and skip the next 2 sts, 6 sc, work 2 ch and skip 2 sts, 10 sc (26 sc, 4 chs); ch 1 and turn Rows 29 - 31: 30 sc (30); ch 1 and turn Row 32: 30 sc (30) Do not fasten off, sc around the entire panel, working 3 sc in each corner. Fasten off and leave a long strand of beige yarn to sew the two panel together. Place the front panel on top of the back one so that the 1st rows of both panels are in line. Sew across the left, bottom, and right sides, leaving the top side open. Ribbon (white yarn) Crochet multiple chains tightly (approximately 200); F/O and cut the yarn. Insert the ribbon through the 4 chains spaces and use it to close the bag. I can't wait to see your version of my VALENTINE TREAT BAG! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Valentine Cupcake Free Crochet Pattern

    Let's make the sweetest day of the year even sweeter! A Valentine Cupcake is the "delicious" and super cute crochet project that I'll be sharing with you all today! Do you remember my Birthday, Fall and Halloween Cupcakes? With Valentine's Day approaching fast, I couldn't help but thinking about creating a Valentine version of this popular dessert. I've had a lot of fun revisiting the past designs, adapting the patterns and adding new fun elements to the new project! Do you want to find out what's new? Check out the free pattern below and don't forget to click on the pictures above to learn more about all my other free Cupcake projects! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in White and Pink MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 3.5” x 5.5” (8 x 12 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). CUPCAKE (pink yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 8: sc even (56) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnd 10 - 11: sc even (64) Rnd 12: working in BLO, (6 hdc, 1 hdc dec) rep around (56) Rnd 13: working in both loops now, sc even (56) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 15 - 23: sc even (48); start stuffing the cupcake Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 25: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 26: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 27: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 28: sc dec around (8) F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. CUPCAKE LINER (red yarn) Working in rows (ch1 and turn at the end of each row) Row 1: 15 ch, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 13 sc (14); ch 1 and turn Row 2 - 50: working in BLO, sc even (14); ch 1 and turn Row 51: working in BLO, sc even (14) We’ll work now on the long side of the crocheted panel… Row 52: ch1, starting from the very 1st st, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 10 times, 1 sc (41) Join with a sl st the last sc of row #52 with the 1st one of the same row, and ch 1 Now it’s time to work in round to create the bottom part of the cupcake liner. Rnd 1: working in BLO, 39 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 2: working in both loops now, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnd 5: sc dec around (8) F/O, close the hole and cut the yarn. Cut a long strand of red yarn to sew the open sides of the cupcake liner. WHIPPED CREAM (white yarn; work in continuous rounds) Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: hdc inc around (14) Rnd 3: working in BLO, (1 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: working in BLO, (2 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 5: working in BLO, (3 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (35) Rnd 6: working in BLO, (4 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 7: working in BLO, (5 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (49); F/O Insert the hook into the 1st front loop of rnd #2 and start crocheting 3 dc into the front loop of each st around with white yarn; F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. SMALL HEART (red yarn) Make two: Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: sc even (14); F/O Do not F/O when you finish the second part. Merge the two parts together: Rnd 4: with the loop still on your hook, insert the hook into the 1st stitch of the last rnd of part #1; work (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice, then go back at working on part #2, inserting the hook into the 1st stitch of the last rnd, then work (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (24) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (20) Rnd 6: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (18) Rnd 7: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (16) Rnd 8: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (12); stuff the heart Rnd 9: sc dec around (6); F/O and leave a log strand of yarn to attach the heart to the whipped cream. BIG HEART (red yarn) Make two: Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16) Rnd 4: sc even (16); F/O Do not F/O when you finish the second part. Merge the two parts together: Rnd 5: with the loop still on your hook, insert the hook into the 1st stitch of the last rnd of part # 1; work (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice, then go back at working on part #2 inserting the hook into the 1st stitch of the last rnd, then work (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (28) Rnd 6: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (24) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (20) Rnd 8: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (16) Rnd 9: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (12); stuff the heart Rnd 10: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (8) Rnd 11: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6); F/O and leave a log strand of yarn to attach the heart to the whipped cream. Use the extra strands of yarn to secure the hearts on top of the whipped cream. Pin the whipped cream down to the top of the cupcake to secure it in place Then use the extra strand of white yarn to sew the sts of rnd #6 to the cupcake. I can't wait to see your version of my VALENTINE CUPCAKE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Valentine Envelope Free Crochet Pattern

    Whenever we want to say "I love you" to our soulmate or let our friends know that we care about them, writing a letter is alway the nicest way to express our feelings! ...but let's crochet something that would make the letter even more special! Today I will be showing you all how to create a lovely envelope for Valentine's Day. This is such an easy and quick project. You can choose your favorite colors and create your special envelope! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it explanatory step-by-step pictures and chart to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in White and Pink MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). ENVELOPE (white yarn; work in rows unless otherwise instructed) Row 1: 37 chs, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 35 sc (36); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (36); ch 1 and turn Row 3 - 38: repeat row #2 (36) Once you have completed row 38, ch 1, turn and crochet around the entire panel. Work 1 sc in each st, work 3 sc in each corner. Fasten off and leave a long tail on yarn. Now, it’s time to sew the corners together. Pull the bottom corner and one side piece together and sew the edges together. Pull the other side corner and sew it together to the bottom one. HEART (pink yarn; work in rows) Row 1: work 2 chs, then work 2 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook (2); ch 1 and turn Row 2: 2 sc inc (4); ch 1 and turn Row 3: 1 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc inc (6); ch 1 and turn Row 4: 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc (8); ch 1 and turn Row 5: 4 sc, 1 sc inc, 3 sc (9); ch 1 and turn Row 6: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc into the next st, 1 hdc and 1 sc into the next one, 1 sl st, 1 sc and 1 hdc into the next st, 4 dc into the next one, 1 hdc, 1 sc (17); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Place the heart at the junction of the three corners of the envelope. Use the extra strand of pink yarn to sew the lower section of the heart to the envelope. Use the open section to insert the top corner of the envelope into to keep the envelope close. I can't wait to see your version of my VALENTINE ENVELOPE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Blue Hippo Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy New Year my crafty friends! I'm finally back after a much needed vacation! It's always good to find some time to slow down, unplug for a while, dedicate time to whom and what matters the most! ...anyway, today I'm back with my usual Tuesday Free Pattern - and I'm happy to present you all an adorable creature I designed some months ago in collaboration with DHG Shop (Italian fiber and textile company that offers all you need for your felt, hand spinning, knitting and handcrafting projects). My cute Blue Hippo is worked with a soft, warm, and fluffy yarn made of 100% merino wool - DHG PIUMA yarn. The result is extremely soft and cuddly - a perfect toy for the little ones! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find over 30 explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) DHG Piuma - Paradise, Ireland MATERIALS: 4.5 mm Hook, Two 10 mm Black Plastic safety Eyes; Poly Stuffing DIMENSION: 10” x 7” (24 x 16 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (paradise yarn) Rnd 1: 7 ch, 1 sc inc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 4 sc, 1 sc inc in to the last ch (16) Rnd 2: 2 sc inc, 4 sc, 4 sc inc, 4 sc, 2 sc inc (24) Rnd 3: 1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc, 6 sc, (1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice, 6 sc, 1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (32) Rnd 4: 2 sc inc, 12 sc, 4 sc inc, 12 sc, 2 sc inc (40) Rnd 5 - 9: sc even (40) Rnd 10: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 11: sc even (36) Rnd 12: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 13: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 15: 16 sc, 6 sc inc, 2 sc (30) Rnd 16: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 17: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 18 - 23: sc even (42) Insert the safety eyes between rnds # 15-16, 5 sts apart Rnd 24: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 25: sc even (36) Rnd 26: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 27: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 28: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 29: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 30: sc dec around (6) Embroider the MOUTH in line with the foundation chain. Embroider the NOSTRILS between rnds # 6-8, 8 sts apart. Embroider the EYEBROWS between rnds # 18-20, 7 sts apart. EARS (paradise yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: sc even (8) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (4); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds # 23-25, 4 stitches apart. Do not stuff the ears. BODY (ireland and paradise yarn) Make two: Rnd 1: starting off with ireland yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: working in BLO, sc even (18) Rnd 5: switch to paradise yarn, and work in both loops now, sc even (18) Rnd 6 - 7: sc even (18); F/O Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, ch2 instead. Merge the two legs together Rnd 8: join the yarn to the FLO of the 1st stitch of the 1st leg, crochet 18 sc around, continue working on the chs between the two legs, crochet 2 hdc, keep working on the 2nd leg, crochet 18 sc, continue working on the chs between the two parts, 2 hdc (40); start stuffing Rnd 9: 15 sc, 3 sc inc, 2 sc, 3 sc inc, 15 sc, 2 sc inc (48) Rnd 10 - 18: sc even (48) Rnd 19: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (42) Rnd 20 - 21: sc even (42) Rnd 22: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 23: sc even (36) Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 25 - 26: sc even (30) Rnd 27: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 28: sc even (24) Rnd 29: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); finish stuffing the body firmly F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the body to the head (between rnds #23-24). ARMS (ireland and paradise yarn; make two) Rnd 1: starting off with ireland yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: working in BLO, 12 sc (12) Rnd 4: switch to paradise yarn and work in both loops now, 12 sc (12) Rnd 5: sc even (12) Rnd 6: 4 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc (10) Rnd 7 - 8: sc even (10) Rnd 9: 3 sc, 2 sc dec, 3 sc (8) Rnd 10: sc even (8); stuff the arm lightly Rnd 11: flatten the arm and work through both layers now, 4 sc (4); F/O and leave along strand of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body between rnds # 25-26. TAIL (beaver yarn) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: sc even (6) Pull the initial strand of yarn on out, trim it and open up the yarn fibers. Rnd 4: flatten the tail and crochet through both layers 3 sc (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back of the body between rnds # 14-15. I can't wait to see your version of my BLUE HIPPO! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Champagne Bottle Free Crochet Pattern

    Hi my fellow crafters!!! Can you believe another year has passed by? Christmas is around the corner and it's almost time to say goodbye to 2021. I know, for many it has been a tough year - but I'm sure that these difficult times have given us new perspectives, and taught us to give more for the people we care about, to appreciate more what we have, and to find time for what we love. From my side, I hope that my projects have brought you a smile and some light-hearted time over the year. Today's project is my way to wish you all a wonderful 2022! I'll be back with my free patterns in January! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Green, Yellow, White, Black, and Red; Black Cotton Thread MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 5.5” x 2” ¼ (14 x 5.5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), front loop only (FLO), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Bottle (green, yellow, white, black yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with green yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: working in BLO, sc even (48) Rnd 8: working in both loops now, sc even (48) Rnd 9: switch to yellow yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 10: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnds 11 - 15: sc even (48) Rnd 16: switch to yellow yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 17: switch back to green yarn, (10 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (44) Rnd 18: (9 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Insert plastic safety eyes between rnds # 14-15, 9 sts apart. Embroider the MOUTH between rnds # 11-13 (5 sts long) with black cotton thread. Embroider the EYEBROWS between rnds # 16-18, 9 sts apart with black cotton thread. Rnds 19 - 21: sc even (40) Rnd 22: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 23: sc even (36) Rnd 24: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 25: sc even (32); start stuffing Rnd 26: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 27: sc even (28) Rnd 28: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 29: sc even (24) Rnd 30: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20) Rnd 31: sc even (20) Rnd 32: switch to black yarn, sc even (20) Rnds 33 - 34: sc even (20) Rnd 35: switch to yellow yarn, sc even (20) Rnds 36 - 37: sc even (20) Rnd 38: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnds 39 - 41: sc even (16) Rnd 42: working in FLO, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnds 43 - 45: working in both loops now, sc even (24) Rnd 46: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); finish stuffing Rnd 42: working in BLO, (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15) Rnd 43: working in both loops now, (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (10); F/O, close the hole, cut the yarn and wave in end. Color the CHEEKS with some pink blush. Round Stamp (red yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the stamp onto the black section of the bottle. I can't wait to see your version of my CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Gift Box Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday my fellow crafters! I'm back with a new and super easy project - a mini crocheted GIFT BOX! You can either use it to store a little gift, or hang it to the Christmas Tree as an ornament! Are you ready for this quick and fun crochet work? If the answer is yes, let's grab our hook and yarn and make this cutie together! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it a chart and many explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light in Pink and White MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 1.5” x 1.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Box (pink yarn) Rnd 1: in a mr work 1 sc, 2 ch, (2 sc, 2 ch) rep 3 times (8 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 2: 1 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [2 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 1 sc (16 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 3: 2 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [4 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 2 sc (24 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 4: 3 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [6 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 3 sc (32 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 5: 4 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [8 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 4 sc (40 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 6: working in BLO, 6 sc, (1 sc dec, 10 sc) rep 3 times, 1 sc dec, 4 sc (44) Rnds 7 - 15: working in both loops now, sc even (44); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Lid (pink yarn) Rnd 1: in a mr work 1 sc, 2 ch, (2 sc, 2 ch) rep 3 times (8 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 2: 1 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [2 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 1 sc (16 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 3: 2 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [4 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 2 sc (24 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 4: 3 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [6 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 3 sc (32 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 5: 4 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [8 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 4 sc (40 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 6: 5 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space), [10 sc, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, in the chains space)] rep 3 times, 5 sc (48 sts, 8 chs) Rnd 7: working in BLO, 7 sc, (1 sc dec, 12 sc) rep 3 times, 1 sc dec, 5 sc (52) Rnds 8: working in both loops now, sc even (52) F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Ribbon (white yarn) Row 1: crochet 200 chs, or until your foundation chain is approximately 23” (60 cm) long (200); F/O and cut the yarn. Wrap the ribbon around the box. I can't wait to see your version of my little GIFT BOX! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Hot Chocolate Mug and Cookies Free Crochet Pattern

    If you are a fan of all warm and cozy things, you can't miss out today's post! What's better than waiting for the Holidays while sipping a delicious hot chocolate with marshmallow, and indulging in freshly baked cookies? I know, it sounds so inviting right? Well, let's make the wait even more fun by crocheting this lovely combo for the kids to play with! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 30 explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! _________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Red, White, Brown and Beige MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: Mug 4” x 3” x 3”; Cookie 2” in diameter ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), front loop only (FLO), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Mug (red and white yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with red yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 8: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnds 9 - 28: sc even (64); F/O red yarn leaving a long strand of yarn Turn (face the inside of the mug while crocheting) Rnd 29: switching to white yarn, sc even (64) Rnd 30: working in BLO, sc even (64); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Mug Handle (red yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnds 2 - 23: sc even (8); stuff the handle lightly while crocheting Row 24: flatten the handle and crochet through both layers, 4 sc (4); turn and ch 1 Row 25: 1 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (3); turn and ch 1 Rows 26 - 27: sc even (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the handle to the side of the mug. Secure the round side of the handle between rnds # 24-27. Bend up the flat part of the handle and sew it to the mug between rnds # 13-19. Marshmallows (white yarn) Make one: Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: working in BLO, sc even (16) Rnd 4: working in both loops now, sc even (16); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Make one: Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: working in BLO, sc even (16); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Make one: Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: working in BLO, 9 hdc, 7 sl st (16); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Chocolate (brown yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: sc even (40) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 8: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnd 10: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (72) Rnd 11: working in BLO, sc even (72) Rnd 12: working in both loops now, sc even (72) Rnd 13: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (64) Sew the Marshmallow on the top of the chocolate, stuffing them lightly while sewing them on. Rnd 14 - 25: sc even (64) Rnd 26: working in BLO, (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (56); start stuffing Rnd 27: working in both loops now, (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 28: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 29: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 30: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 31: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 32: sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Embroider the STAR on the side of the mug with white yarn between rnds # 13-26. Cookies (beige and brown yarn; make two) #1 Rnd 1: working with beige yarn, sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48); F/O and cut the yarn #2 Rnd 1: working with beige yarn, sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Place the two pieces together with the wrong side visible. Use the extra strand of yarn to sew the two parts together. Cut a very long strand of brown yarn and thread it into a yarn needle. Embroider little lines on both sides of the cookie to create the chocolate chips. I can't wait to see your version of my HOT CHOCOLATE MUG AND COOKIES! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • "Little Xmas Tree" Free Crochet Pattern

    How many Christmas Trees can you have in your home? I would say as many as you want ... especially when they are this small and cute. My little Xmas Tree is an easy and fun project - a series of crocheted disks, made in different sizes and colors and embellished with a nice border worked with reverse single crochet stitches. You can display this little ornament by hanging it around the house, adding it to a festive garland or wreath, or, if you wanna make something even more special, work it with a chunk yarn to create a nice and soft Tree. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 20 explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! _________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light Green (color A), Dark Green (color B), Yellow and Brown MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 5” x 2” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), reverse single crochet (reverse sc), front loop only (FLO), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). TREE DISKS (light and dark green yarn) Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: reverse sc around (48); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (35) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 7: reverse sc around (42); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: reverse sc around (40); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (35) Rnd 6: reverse sc around (35); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: reverse sc around (32); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 5: reverse sc around (28); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: reverse sc around (24); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A and 1 in color B Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: reverse sc around (21); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color A Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: reverse sc around (16); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Make 1 in color B Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 4: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14) Rnd 5: working in FLO, (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (16) Rnd 6: reverse sc around (16); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Cut a very long strand of dark green yarn, make a knot on one side. Thread the yarn into a yarn needle and, starting from the bigger circle in color A, insert the needle into the center loop of each disk. Alternate colors as shown in the pictures. Insert some poly stuffing into the top of the tree before sewing it to the rest of the tree. Pull the yarn thigh, so that the tree is not too loose. Make another knot. Do not cut the yarn. Trunk (brown yarn) Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: working in BLO, sc even (14) Rnds 4 - 5: working in both loops now, sc even (14) Rnd 6: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (12); F/O, cut the yarn and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the trunk to the bottom part of the bigger disk. Crochet a thigh series of chains with the dark green yarn left and use it to create a loop to hang the tree with. Star (yellow yarn) Rnd 1: 10 sc in a mr (10) Rnd 2: (1 sc,1 hdc, 1 dc, 3 ch into the 1st st), (1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 ch, 1 sl st into the next st), [(1 slst,1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 3 ch into the next st), (1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 ch, 1 sl st into the next st)] rep 4 (50 sts, 20 chs); F/O, and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the star to the tip of the tree. I can't wait to see your version of my LITTLE XMAS TREE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Finley the Shark Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday my fellow crafters! Have you already started thinking about Christmas gifts for the little ones? If you have an ocean lover in your house or you happen to know one, today's post is just perfect for you! I have reworked an old pattern of mine - Finley the Shark - using a light yarn for getting more defined stitches and a nice and neat look. I also redesigned the caudal fins to better resemble the shark ones...and I think the final result is quite good, don't you agree? ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 38 explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! _________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Gray, White; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 6.5” x 3.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Body (gray yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 5: sc even (24) Rnd 6: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 8: sc even (36) Rnd 9: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 10: sc even (42) Rnd 11: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnds 12 - 14: sc even (48) Insert the plastic safety eyes between rnds # 10-11, 23 stitches apart (upper side). Rnd 15: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (54) Rnds 16 - 21: sc even (54); start stuffing the body Rnd 22: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnds 23 - 25: sc even (48) Rnd 26: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (42) Rnd 27: sc even (42) Rnd 28: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnds 29 - 30: sc even (36) Rnd 31: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnds 32 - 33: sc even (30) Rnd 34: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 35: sc even (24) Rnd 36: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 37: sc even (18) Rnd 38: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (16) Rnd 39: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (14); F/O and finish stuffing the body firmly. CAUDAL FIN (gray yarn) Upper fin: Rnd 1: in a mr work 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 sc (6) Rnd 2: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 1 hdc, 1 sc (7) Rnd 3: 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 1 sc (8) Rnd 4: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 3 hdc, 1 sc inc (10) Rnd 5: 3 sc, 5 hdc, 2 sc (10) Rnds 6 - 7: 3 sc, 5 hdc, 2 sc (10); F/O and cut the yarn Do not stuff the fin. Lower fin: Rnd 1: in a mr work 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 sc (6) Rnd 2: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 1 hdc, 1 sc (7) Rnd 3: 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 1 sc (8) Rnd 4: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 3 hdc, 1 sc inc (10) Rnd 5: 3 sc, 5 hdc, 2 sc (10) Rnd 6: 3 sc, 5 hdc, 2 sc (10) Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the lower fin… Do not stuff the fin. Merge the two fins together: Rnd 7: join the yarn with a sl st to the upper fin, ch 1 and sc in the same st, 1 sc, 3 sc dec, 2 sc, keep working on the lower fin (insert the hook into the 1st st of the last rnd), 1 sc into the same st, 1 sc, 3 sc dec, 2 sc (14) Rnd 8: 1 sc dec, 3 sc, 2 sc dec, 3 sc, 1 sc dec (10) Rnd 9: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 10: sc even (12) Rnd 11: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Stuff the last 3 rounds of the tail and use the strand of yarn to sew the tail to the body. BELLY (white yarn; work in rows: ch1 and turn at the end of each row) Row 1: 3 chs, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc (2) Row 2: 2 sc inc (4) Row 3: 1 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc inc (6) Row 4: sc even (6) Row 5: 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc (8) Row 6: 1 sc inc, 6 sc, 1 sc inc (10) Row 7: 1 sc inc, 8 sc, 1 sc inc (12) Row 8: 1 sc inc, 10 sc, 1 sc inc (14) Row 9: sc even (14) Row 10: 7 sc, 1 sc inc, 6 sc (15) Row 11: 7 sc, 1 sc inc, 7 sc (16) Rows 12 - 17: sc even (16) Row 18: 7 sc, 1 sc dec, 7 sc (15) Row 19: sc even (15) Row 20: 6 sc, 1 sc dec, 7 sc (14) Row 21: sc even (14) Row 22: 1 sc dec, 10 sc, 1 sc dec (12) Row 23: sc even (12) Row 24: 1 sc dec, 8 sc, 1 sc dec (10) Row 25: 4 sc, 1 sc dec, 4 sc (9) Row 26: 4 sc, 1 sc dec, 3 sc (8) Rows 27-28: sc even (8) Row 29: 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec (6) Row 30: 1 sc dec, 2 sc, 1 sc dec (4) Row 31: sc even (4) Row 32: 1 sc dec, 1 sc, 1 sc dec (3) Rows 33-35: sc even (3); sc all around the belly panel; F/O and leave a long strand of white yarn. Place the panel on the belly of the shark placing the 1st row between rnds # 5-6 of the shark’s body. DORSAL FIN (gray yarn) Rnd 1: in a mr work 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 sc (6) Rnd 2: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 1 hdc, 1 sc (7) Rnd 3: 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 1 sc (8) Rnd 4: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 3 hdc, 1 sc inc (10) Rnd 5: 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 3 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (12) Rnd 6: 3 sc, 6 hdc, 3 sc (12) Rnd 7: sc even (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the dorsal fin between rnds # 18-23. Do not stuff the fin. PECTORAL FINS (gray yarn; make two) Rnd 1: in a mr work 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 sc (6) Rnd 2: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 1 hdc, 1 sc (7) Rnd 3: 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 1 sc (8) Rnd 4: 3 sc, 1 hdc inc, 3 hdc, 1 sc inc (10) Rnd 5: 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 hdc inc, 3 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (12) Rnd 6: 3 sc, 6 hdc, 3 sc (12) Rnd 7: sc even (12); do not stuff the fin Rnd 8: flatten the fin and crochet 6 sc through both layers (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the pectoral fin between rnds # 18-23 on the belly border. Embroider the MOUTH line on the edge of the white belly with some scrap black thread. Embroider the NOSTRILS with some scrap black thread between rnds # 3-4. Embroider the GILLS (3 for each side) with some scrap black thread (between rnds # 15-16, 16-17, 17-18). I can't wait to see your version of my FINLEY THE SHARK! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Jorg the Moose Free Crochet Pattern

    Hi my crafty friends! I hope you've had a great start of the week! We had our first snowfall here in Michigan this past weekend and so today's crochet project is a tribute to the winter season to come. The moose is a creature easily associated with winter and cold lands. It has a long head with a large nose and upper lip and it is easily recognizable for its flat antlers that can stretch 4 to 5 feet across. I decided to work my crocheted version of a moose with a very soft, warm, and fluffy yarn made of baby alpaca and merino wool - DHG SIERRA yarn. The result is extremely soft and cuddly - a perfect toy for the little ones! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find over 40 explanatory step-by-step pictures and tips to guide you through the making process. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) in Beaver, Rust, Black, Milk, and Nougat MATERIALS: 3.25 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 9 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 13” x 7” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc),half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). LEGS AND BODY (beaver yarn) Leg #1 Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnds 2 - 16: sc even (8); F/O and cut the yarn Stuff the leg lightly. Leg #2 Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnds 2 - 16: sc even (8) Do not cut the yarn once you have crocheted the second leg, CH 6 INSTEAD. Stuff the leg lightly. Let’s merge the two legs together… Rnd 17: join the yarn to leg #1 by inserting the hook into any one st of the last round, work 1 sc into the same st, then work the remaining 7 sc; keep working on the chains, 1 hdc in each one of the next 6 chs, keep working on the leg #2 (starting from the 1st st of the last round), 1 sc into the same st, then work the remaining 7 sc; keep working on the chains, 1 hdc in each one of the next 6 chs (28) Rnd 18: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnds 19 - 28: sc even (32); keep stuffing the body Rnd 29: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 30: sc even (28) Rnd 31: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 32: sc even (24) Rnd 33: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to attach the body to the head. Finish stuffing the body firmly. HEAD (beaver yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnds 5 - 21: sc even (32); start stuffing the head Insert the safety eyes between rnds #10-11, 10 sts apart. Embroider a horizontal line above the eye with black yarn and a vertical one to the outer side of the eye with milk yarn. Rnd 22: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 23: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the head Rnd 24: sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. MUZZLE (nougat yarn) Rnd 1: 9 sc in a mr (9) Rnd 2: sc inc around (18) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (27) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnds 5 - 11: sc even (36); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Insert the front side of the head into the muzzle and use the strand of peach yarn to secure the muzzle in place. ARMS (beaver yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnds 2 - 15: sc even (7); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Stuff the arms lightly. Sew the arms to the side of the body between rnds # 32-33. ANTLERS (rust yarn; make two) Point #1 (small) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnds 3 - 5: sc even (8); F/O and cut the yarn. Do not stuff the point. Point #2 (medium) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnds 3 - 6: sc even (9); F/O and cut the yarn. Do not stuff the point. Point #3 (large) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnds 3 - 7: sc even (10) Do not cut the yarn once you have crocheted Point #3. Let’s merge the 3 points together… Rnd 8: keep working on point #3, 5 sc, move to point #2 and crochet 4 sc, keep working on point #1, crocheting 8 sc, move back to point #2 and crochet 5 sc (1 sc in each one of the unworked sts), move to point #3 and crochet 5 sc (1 sc in each one of the unworked sts) (27) Rnd 9: sc even (27) Rnd 10: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Flatten the antlers (do not stuff) and using a yarn needle and the strand of orange yarn, sew the two sides of rnd #10 close. Do not cut the yarn once finished, use it instead to sew the antlers to the side of the head between rnds # 4-5, 8 sts apart. EARS (beaver yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnd 3 - 4: sc even (9) Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (6): F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Sew the ears to the side of the head between rnds #5-6. TAIL (beaver yarn) Row 1: 4 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc, 1 sl st (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back of the body between rnds #20-21. I can't wait to see your version of my JORG THE MOOSE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Red Robin Free Crochet Pattern

    ...let's find beauty in the little things! Hi my fellow crafter! I'm back today with a lovely new version of the Little Birdie. I was so glad to see how you all loved the original design, and I've been enjoining spotting your cute makes on Instagram and Facebook! For this reason I decided to give the design a little twist and add a more realistic look - putting together a bit of brown, orange and white yarn, here it comes a super cute Red Robin! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 40 explanatory step-by-step pictures, tips and tricks to guide you through the making process! _________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Brown, Orange and White; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook; 1.75 mm hook; Poly Filling; Two 6mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 3” x 2.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (brown and orange yarn; 2.75mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: 12 sc, switch to orange yarn, 8 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 12 sc (32) Rnd 6: keep working with brown yarn, 11 sc, switch to orange yarn, 10 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 11 sc (32) Rnd 7: keep working with brown yarn, 10 sc, switch to orange yarn, 12 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 10 sc (32) Rnd 8: keep working with brown yarn, 9 sc, switch to orange yarn, 14 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 9 sc (32); F/O and cut the yarn. TAIL (brown yarn; 2.75mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (20) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 8: sc even (28) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 10: sc even (32) Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the tail. BODY (brown, orange and white yarn; 2.75mm hook) Merge the head and the tail together: Rnd 11: join the brown yarn with a sl st to stitch #30 of the last rnd of the head, ch 1 and sc in the same st, then crochet 5 sc, switch to orange yarn, work 16 sc, switch back to brown yarn, work 6 sc; now go back working on the tail part - insert the hook into st #28 of the last round of the tail, work 1 sc, then work 27 sc, until you reach the end of the round (56) Rnd 12: keep working with brown yarn, 4 sc, 1 sc dec, switch to orange yarn, 6 sc, 1 sc dec, 5 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 4 sc, 1 sc dec, [(5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times] (48) Rnd 13: keep working with brown yarn, 1 sc dec, 3 sc, switch to orange yarn, 14 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 3 sc, 2 sc dec, 20 sc, 1 sc dec (44) Rnd 14: keep working with brown yarn, 1 sc dec, 2 sc, switch to orange yarn, 14 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 2 sc, 2 sc dec, 18 sc, 1 sc dec (40); F/O orange yarn Rnd 15: keep working with brown yarn, 3 sc, switch to white yarn, 14 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 23 sc (40) Rnd 16: keep working with brown yarn, 3 sc, switch to white yarn, 14 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 23 sc (40) Rnd 17: keep working with brown yarn, 3 sc, switch to white yarn, 1 sc dec, 3 sc, 1 sc dec, 3 sc, 1 sc dec, 2 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 1 sc, [(3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times] (32) Rnd 18: keep working with brown yarn, 3 sc, switch to white yarn, 11 sc, switch back to brown yarn,18 sc (32) Rnd 19: keep working with brown yarn, 1 sc dec, switch to white yarn, [(2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 3 times], switch back to brown yarn, 2 sc, [(1 sc dec, 2 sc) rep 4 times] (24); start stuffing the body Rnd 20: keep working with brown yarn, 1 sc, switch to white yarn, 9 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 14 sc (24) Rnd 21: keep working with brown yarn, 1 sc, switch to white yarn, [(1 sc dec, 1 sc) rep 3 times], switch back to brown yarn, 1 sc dec, [(1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times] (16); finish stuffing the body Rnd 22: working with brown yarn only, sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. BEAK ( black thread; 1.75mm hook) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (8) Rnd 3: sc even (8); F/O and leave a long strand of thread to sew the beak onto the head between rnds # 6-9. WINGS ( brown yarn; make two; 2.75mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: 2 sc inc, 2 hdc inc, 2 sc inc (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice, 1 hdc, 2 hdc inc, 1 hdc, (1 sc inc, 1 sc) rep twice (18) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice, 2 hdc, 3 hdc in the next st, 1 ch, 3 hdc in the next st, 2 hdc, (1 sc inc, 2 sc) rep twice (26); F/O and leave a long strand of brown yarn. Sew only the first and last 2 sts of the wing to the side of the bird’s body. I can't wait to see your version of my RED ROBIN! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Gingerbread Man Free Crochet Pattern

    Hello Folks! Well, Halloween is officially over, and I think we all can start turning our attentions to the holidays! When I think about Christmas I immediately think of the aroma of freshly baked gingerbread cookies - a mix of spicy, sweet and gingery scents that fill the house and bring back so many good memories. My crocheted version of this staple holiday treat can become a fun decoration for your Christmas tree, or can make a super adorable toy for your little one! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find in it many explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process, along with tips and tricks to crochet this lovely Gingerbread Man! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Beige, White and Red; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; 1.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: : 5” x 4.5” ABBREVIATIONS:stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). LEGS & BODY (beige and white yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Leg #1 Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (18) Rnd 4: sc even (18) Rnd 5: (1 sc with beige yarn, 1 sc with white yarn), repeat around (18) Rnd 6: working with white only, sc even (18) Rnd 7: switch back to beige yarn, sc even (18) Rnds 8 - 11: sc even (18); F/O and cut the yarn Stuff the leg. Leg #2 Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (18) Rnd 4: sc even (18) Rnd 5: (1 sc with beige yarn, 1 sc with white yarn), repeat around (18) Rnd 6: working with white only, sc even (18) Rnd 7: switch back to beige yarn, sc even (18) Rnds 8 - 11: sc even (18) Do not cut the yarn once you have crocheted the second leg. Stuff the leg. Let’s merge the legs together… Rnd 12: join the yarn to leg #1 by inserting the hook into any one st of last round, work 1 sc into the same st, then work the remaining 17 sts; keep working on the leg #2 (starting from the 1st st of the last round), 1 sc into the same st, then work the remaining 17 sc (36) Rnd 13: sc even (36) Rnd 14: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnds 15 - 21: sc even (30) Rnd 22: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 23: sc even (24); F/O and cut the yarn. Finish stuffing the body firmly. HEAD (beige yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: sc even (40) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 8: sc even (48) Rnd 9: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (54) Rnds 10 - 16: sc even (54) Insert the plastic safety eyes between rnds # 13-14, 8 stitches apart. Rnd 17: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 18: sc even (48); start stuffing the head Rnd 19: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 20: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 21: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Sew the head and the body together and finish stuffing them while sewing. Embroider the EYEBROWS between rnds #10-12. Embroider the MOUTH between rnds #15-18, 6 sts wide. ARMS (beige and white yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (16) Rnd 4: sc even (16) Rnd 5: (1 sc with beige yarn, 1 sc with white yarn), repeat around (16) Rnd 6: working with white only, sc even (16) Rnd 7: switch back to beige yarn, (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (14) Rnds 8 - 11: sc even (14); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Stuff the arm firmly. Attach the arms between rnds # 17-23 of the body. ICING (white yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: sc even (40) Rnd 7: [1 sc, 1 hdc, (1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc, 1 ch, 1dc), 1 hdc, 1 sc] rep 8 times (56 sts, 16 ch); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to secure the icing on top of the head. BOW TIE (red yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Work in rows - ch 1 and turn at the end of each row Row 1: 5 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 3 sc (4) Row 2: sc even (4) Row 3: 1 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (3) Row 4: 1 sc, 1 sc dec (2) Row 5: 1 sc, 1 sc inc (3) Row 6: 1 sc, 1 sc inc, 1 sc (4) Row 7: sc even (4); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Cut a long strand of yarn, wrap it around the center of the bow tie and then use the extra length to secure the bow tie to the body. BUTTONS (black thread; make two; 1.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6); F/O and leave a long strand of thread. Sew the buttons between rnds #15-16 and rnds #18-19. Color the CHEEKS by applying pink blush with a little brush. I can't wait to see your version of my GINGERBREAD MAN! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Archie the Hedgehog Free Crochet Pattern

    A new forest critter has just joined my amigurumi collection - Archie the Hedgehog. He's a curious little guy that loves roaming around the woods. Anything can catch his attention - a colorful mushroom, a beautiful plant or a little pumpkin! Despite the fact hedgehogs are known for being shy creatures, Archie is always happy to make new friends... ...so don't wait to long, grab your yarn and hook and come to meet him! That sweet little face, combined with the softest body, makes this amigurumi just the perfect play companion for your little one! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find many explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process. ____________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Beige and white; Bulky (5) in Brown; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 4.5” x 4.5” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). MUZZLE (beige yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc (8) Rnd 3: 1 sc inc, 6 sc, 1 sc inc (10) Rnd 4: 1 sc inc, 8 sc, 1 sc inc (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the muzzle to the body. Embroider the NOSE with black cotton thread. BODY (beige yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 5 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd from the hook, 2 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 2 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st that already contains 2 sc (12) Rnd 2: 2 sc inc, 2 sc, 4 sc inc, 2 sc, 2 sc inc (20) Rnd 3: 2 sc inc, 6 sc, 4 sc inc, 6 sc, 2 sc inc (28) Rnd 4: 3 sc inc, 8 sc, 6 sc inc, 8 sc, 3 sc inc (40) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 6: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 7: sc even (56) Rnd 8: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnds 9 - 11: sc even (64) Place the plastic safety EYES between rnds # 5-6, 9 sts apart. Attach the MUZZLE to the body below the eyes. Stuff lightly while attaching it. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread between rnds # 7-8. Rnd 12: switch to brown yarn, working in BLO, (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (72) Rnds 13 - 23: working in both loops now, sc even (72) Rnd 24: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (64) Rnd 25: sc even (64) Rnd 26: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (56) Rnd 27: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 28: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 29: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32); start stuffing the body Rnd 30: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 31: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the body Rnd 32: sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. BELLY (white yarn) Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (35); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the belly onto the body. FEET (beige yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnds 2 - 5: sc even (8) Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6); do not stuff the foot Row 7: flatten the foot and work through both layers now, 3 sc (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the foot to the body, between rnds # 10-11. ARMS (beige yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnds 2 - 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6); do not stuff the arm Row 6: flatten the arm and work through both layers now, 3 sc (3) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the arms to the body, between rnds # 10-11. EARS (beige yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnd 3: sc even (9) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Do not stuff the ear. Sew the ears to the body, between rnds # 11-12, 10 sts apart. Color the CHEEKS and the inner part of the EARS with pink blush. I can't wait to see your version of my ARCHIE THE HEDGEHOG! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • George the Elephant Free Crochet Pattern

    If cute and sweet projects are what you have been looking for, really look no further. I think you really cannot create anything cuter than this way too adorable baby elephant! ...but I tell you more...this pattern require a very little sewing, since all the major parts, as legs, arms, ears and trunk are all crocheted together with the body! Only one suggestion before leaving to my pattern - make sure to have all this parts ready once you start working on the body! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You can purchase the PDF pattern here on my Etsy page - you will find in it 70 explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process, along with tips and tricks to crochet this lovely elephant! In particular, the instructions on how work the eye indentation, the hair, the belly button and the nails are available on my downloadable pattern! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Gray and Beige; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 3.5 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle; Two 9 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 7” x 5” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). LEGS (Gray yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: working in BLO, sc even (24) Rnds 5 - 6: working in both loops, sc even (24) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20) Rnd 8: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnd 9: sc even (16) Rnd 10: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnds 11 - 12: sc even (12); stuff the leg Row 13: flatten the leg and work through both layers, 6 sc (6); F/O and cut the yarn arms (gray yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: working in BLO, sc even (18) Rnd 5: working in both loops now, (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15) Rnd 6: sc even (15) Rnd 7: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 8: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnds 9 - 11: sc even (10); stuff the arm Row 12: flatten the arm and work through both layers, 5 sc (5); F/O and cut the yarn TRUNK (gray yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnds 3 - 5: sc even (9) Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnds 7 - 8: sc even (12) Rnd 9: 5 sc, 3 sc inc, 4 sc (15) Rnd 10: 7 sc, 2 sc inc, 6 sc (17); F/O and cut the yarn. Stuff the trunk lightly. Place a marker in st #5 and #14. ears (gray yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: 2 sc inc, 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 2 sc (12) Rnd 3: 4 sc inc, 2 sc, 4 sc inc, 2 sc (20) Rnd 4: 2 sc, 4 sc inc, 6 sc, 4 sc inc, 4 sc (28) Rnd 5: 4 sc, 4 sc inc, 10 sc, 4 sc inc, 6 sc (36) Rnd 6: 6 sc, 4 sc inc, 14 sc, 4 sc inc, 8 sc (44) Rnd 7: sc even (44); F/O and cut the yarn Place a marker in st #10 and #14 of both ears. BODY (gray yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: sc even (48) Rnd 8: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 9: sc even (56) Let’s join the legs while crocheting the body… Rnd 10: 11 sc, position the last row of one of the legs in line with the round of the body you are working on and crochet through both layer, 6 sc; keep working on the body only, 22 sc; do the same with the other leg, 6 sc, then work the remaining 11 sc on the body (56) Rnd 11 - 14: sc even (56) Rnd 15: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 16 - 17: sc even (48) Rnd 18: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (42) Rnds 19 - 20: sc even (42) Rnd 21: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36); start stuffing the body Let’s now join the arms … Rnd 22: sc even (36) Rnd 23: 9 sc, position the last row of one of the arms in line with the round of the body you are working on, and crochet through both layers, 5 sc; keep working on the body only, 13 sc; do the same with the other arm, 5 sc, then work the remaining 4 sc on the body (36) Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 25: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 26: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20) Rnd 27: working in FLO, sc inc around (40) Rnd 29: working in both loops now, (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (50) Rnd 29: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (60) Rnd 30: sc even (60); keep stuffing the body Rnd 31: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (54) It’s time to join the trunk to the head. Place a marker in st #31 and #37 on the last worked round of the head. Rnd 31: crochet 30 sc, then start crocheting on the trunk part working 1 sc into the marked st (#5), keep working on the trunk 9 sc (the last sc should be worked in the marked st #14), go back working on the head part, placing the hook into the st #38 (the one next to the marked one), work 1 sc into the same st, then 13 sc, 1 sc dec (56) Rnd 32: 30 sc, 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 1 sc dec, 16 sc (54) Rnd 33: sc even (54) Rnd 34: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 35: sc even (48) Rnd 36: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (42) Use some extra strand of gray yarn to close the gap between the trunk and the head. It’s time now to join the ears to the head. Rnd 37: 12 sc, holding the ear so that you face the wrong side, position the last row of one of ears in line with the round of the head you are working on, and crochet through both layer, 4 sc, go back working on the head only, 22 sc, do the same with the other ear, 4 sc (42) Rnd 38: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Insert the safety eyes between rnds #35-36, 9 sts apart. Rnd 39 - 40: sc even (36) Rnd 41: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 43: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); finish stuffing the head Rnd 42: sc dec around (10) Rnd 43: sc dec around (5); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. I can't wait to see your version of my GEORGE THE ELEPHANT! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Little Birdie Free Crochet Pattern

    There is great beauty in the little thing... ...sometimes it takes very little to create something beautiful - like this sweet bird. How lovely would it look hanging from a crib mobile, or in front of a little window in your baby's room? ...and with the right colors, it would also make the perfect Christmas decor! So let your imagination fly and create your unique little birdie! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ The instructions on how to crochet around the steel ring and how to embroider the wing decor are included in the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 50 explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Pink, Gray, Yellow; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 3” x 2.5” (bird) / 4” diameter (ring) ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (pink yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnds 5 - 8: sc even (32); F/O and cut the yarn TAIL (pink yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (20) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 8: sc even (28) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 10: sc even (32) Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the tail. BODY (pink and gray yarn) Merge the head and the tail together: Rnd 10: join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st stitch of the last rnd of the head, ch 1 and sc in the same st, then crochet 27 sc around, leaving 4 stitches unworked. You should now go back working on the tail part - insert the hook into st # 28 of the last round of the tail, work 1 sc, then work 27 sc, until you reach the end of the round (56) Rnd 11: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Use a long strand of pink yarn to close the gap between the head and the tail, by sewing together the two sections of unworked stitches. Rnd 12: 1 sc dec, 20 sc, 2 sc dec, 20 sc, 1 sc dec (44) Rnd 13: 1 sc dec, 18 sc, 2 sc dec, 18 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 14 - 15: sc even (40); start stuffing the body Rnd 16: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 17: switch to gray yarn, sc even (32) Rnd 18: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 19: sc even (24) Rnd 20: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the body. Rnd 21: sc dec around (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Sew the WING DECOR to the side of the body (on both sides) with gray yarn. BEAK (yellow yarn) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (8) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the beak onto the head between rnds # 6-9. Stuff the beak lightly. I can't wait to see your version of my LITTLE BIRDIE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Halloween Cupcake Free Crochet Pattern

    When I think of October, I can’t help but thinking of Halloween! October is such a fun month...not only my favorite season is at its best with the colorful trees, the pumpkins and the cinnamon aroma everywhere, but also it looks like everyone is busy prepping porches and front yards for the spookiest night of the year! I love walking around the neighborhood to spot all the scary decorations - gigantic spiders, carved pumpkins, skeletons and spiderwebs! What about you? Will you be decorating your house for Halloween? Today, I'll be sharing a little Halloween project - super easy to make, this cupcake is just the perfect spooky addition to your Halloween table! Check out my other Cupcake designs: Birthday Cupcake Fall Cupcake ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with more than 40 step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Brown, Rust, White, Black, Gray; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: H. 4.5” x W.3” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only, (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). CUPCAKE LINER (brown yarn) Working in rows (ch1 and turn at the end of each row) Row 1: 13 ch, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 11 sc (12); ch 1 and turn Row 2 - 50: working in BLO, sc even (12); ch 1 and turn Row 51: working in BLO, sc even (12) We’ll work now on the long side of the crocheted panel… Row 52: ch1, starting from the very 1st st, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 10 times, 1 sc (41) Join with a sl st the last sc of row #52 with the 1st one of the same row, and ch 1 Now it’s time to work in round to create the bottom part of the cupcake liner. Rnd 1: working in BLO, 39 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 2: working in both loops now, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnd 5: sc dec around (8) F/O, close the hole and cut the yarn. Cut a long strand of brown yarn to sew the open sides of the cupcake liner. CUPCAKE (rust yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 8: sc even (56) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnd 10 - 11: sc even (64) Rnd 12: working in BLO, (6 hdc, 1 hdc dec) rep around (56) Rnd 13: working in both loops now, sc even (56) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 15 - 23: sc even (48); start stuffing the cupcake Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 25: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 26: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 27: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 28: sc dec around (8) F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. GHOST (white yarn) Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: sc even (21) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 6 - 8: sc even (28) Rnd 9: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 10: sc even (24) Rnd 11: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 12 - 13: sc even (18) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 15: work 3 sc in each stitch around (63); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Stuff the ghost before sewing it on top of the cupcake. Embroider the EYES (between rnds #3-6) and the MOUTH (between rnds #6-8) with black yarn. Embroider the EYE REFLECTIONS with white yarn. TOMBSTONE (gray yarn) Rnd 1: 10 ch, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 7 sc, 4 sc into the last st, keep working on the opposite side of the foundation ch, 7 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st (22) Rnd 2: working in BLO, sc even (22) Rnd 3 - 5: sc even (22) Rnd 6: (9 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (20) Rnd 7 - 8: sc even (20) Rnd 9: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (18); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Stuff the tombstone lightly before sewing it onto the top of the cupcake. Embroider R.I.P. with black cotton thread. SPIDER (black yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the spider onto the top of the cupcake. Embroider the spider’s LEGS with black cotton thread. I can't wait to see your version of my HALLOWEEN CUPCAKE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Fall Cupcake Free Crochet Pattern

    There is always a good reason for treating ourselves with a delicious cupcake! So today let's celebrate together the beginning of one of our favorite times of the year...welcome Fall! For this super sweet project I adjusted my Birthday Cupcake pattern, by creating a fluffier whipped cream and a cute little pumpkin to add to the top of the cupcake. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with more than 40 step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Beige, Mustard, White, Rust and Brown MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: H. 3.5” x W. 2.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only, (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). CUPCAKE LINER (beige yarn) Working in rows (ch1 and turn at the end of each row) Row 1: 13 ch, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 11 sc (12); ch 1 and turn Row 2 - 50: working in BLO, sc even (12); ch 1 and turn Row 51: working in BLO, sc even (12) We’ll work now on the long side of the crocheted panel… Row 52: ch1, starting from the very 1st st, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 10 times, 1 sc (41) Join with a sl st the last sc of row #52 with the 1st one of the same row, and ch 1 Now it’s time to work in round to create the bottom part of the cupcake liner. Rnd 1: working in BLO, 39 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 2: working in both loops now, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16) Rnd 5: sc dec around (8) F/O, close the hole and cut the yarn. Cut a long strand of beige yarn to sew the open sides of the cupcake liner. CUPCAKE (mustard yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 8: sc even (56) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnd 10 - 11: sc even (64) Rnd 12: working in BLO, (6 hdc, 1 hdc dec) rep around (56) Rnd 13: working in both loops now, sc even (56) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 15 - 23: sc even (48); start stuffing the cupcake Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 25: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 26: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 27: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 28: sc dec around (8) F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. WHIPPED CREAM (white yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30) Rnd 5: working in BLO, (4 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 6: working in BLO, (5 hdc, 1 hdc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 7: working in BLO, 3 hdc in each stitch around (126); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Insert the hook into the front loop of the 1st st of rnd #5, ch1 and work 3 hdc into the same st; keep crocheting in the FLO and work 3 hdc in each st around (108); F/O, cut and hide the yarn. Insert the hook into the front loop of the 1st st of rnd #4, ch1 and work 3 hdc into the same st; keep crocheting in the FLO and work 3 hdc in each st around (90); F/O, cut and hide the yarn. PUMPKIN (rust yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4 - 9: sc even (24) Rnd 10: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); stuff the pumpkin firmly Rnd 11: sc dec around (8); F/O, close the hole and leave a very long strand of yarn to create the bumps and attach the pumpkin to the whipped cream. How to create the pumpkin bumps: Insert the needle up through the center and pull it out on the other side, wrap it around the pumpkin back to the bottom, stick the needle back up through the center and pull it tight so that it squeezes the pumpkin. Continue wrapping it around so that you end up with 6 bumps. Create the STEM with some brown yarn by working 4 chs, 1 sl st into the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 sl st (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to attach the stem to the pumpkin. Sew the pumpkin to the center part of the whipped cream. Pin the whipped cream to the top of the cupcake to secure it in place and then use the long strand of yarn to sew it on. I can't wait to see your version of my FALL CUPCAKE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Miki the Polar Bear Free Crochet Pattern

    Polar bears are such beautiful creatures. I have been always fascinated by their solitary lifestyle and their strength to survive the extreme weather...but most of all the fluffiness and fuzziness of the cute little cubs! What about you? Do you love polar bears? If your answer is yes, you cannot miss today's free project! Meet Miki the Polar Bear! He's warm and cozy in his nordic style sweater, yellow boots and gloves! You can find here below the free instructions to crochet the Bear. The pattern to create the crocheted skis and the poles are included in the downloadable PDF pattern of "Miki the Polar Bear" listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it more than 60 explanatory step-by-step pictures to guide you through the making process! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in White, Mustard, Sea Green, Gray; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook; B1 - 2.25 mm; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: H. 5” x W. 4” x L. 4” (with skis on) ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). SNOUT (gray yarn; 2.75 mm hook; work in rows) Row 1: 5 ch, 1 sc inc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 3 sc (4); ch1 and turn Row 2 - 12: sc even (4); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Embroider the NOSE and the MOUTH LINE with black cotton thread. HEAD (white yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: sc even (40) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnds 8 - 17: sc even (48) Rnd 18: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 19: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24); DO NOT F/O Sew the SNOUT to the head between rnds # 2-15. Insert the plastic safety eyes between rounds # 10-11, approximately 8 stitches apart. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread between rnds # 7-9. Stuff the head. EARS (white yarn; 2.75 mm hook; make two; work in rows) Row 1: 8 sc in a mr; DO NOT close the ring (8); ch1 and turn Row 2: 1 sc inc, 6 sc, 1 sc inc (10); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Sew the ears on the top of the bear’s head between rnds # 5-11. BODY (white, mustard and sea green yarn; 2.75 mm hook) …keep working with the white strand of yarn of the head… Rnd 20: working in FLO, (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnds 21: switch to mustard yarn, working in both loops now, (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 22: switch back to white yarn, sc even (40) Rnd 23: (3 sc with white yarn, 1 sc with sea green yarn) rep around (40) Rnd 24: 1 sc with sea green yarn, (3 sc with sea green yarn, 1 sc with white yarn) rep 9 times, 1 sc with white yarn, 2 sc with sea green yarn (40); keep stuffing the body Rnd 25: working with white yarn only, (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep 5 times (45) Rnd 26: switching to sea green yarn, sc even (45) Rnd 27 - 31: switching to white yarn, sc even (45) Rnd 32: working in BLO, sc even (45) Rnd 33: working in both loops now, sc even (45) Attach mustard yarn to the FLO of the 1st st of rnd #31, sc even (45); F/O mustard yarn, cut and wave in ends. Rnd 34 - 36: sc even (45) Rnd 37: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36) Rnd 38: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (27) Rnd 39: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 40: sc dec around (9); F/O, close the hole and wave in ends. BOOTS AND LEGS (mustard and white yarn; make two; 2.25 mm hook) Join with a sl st and ch 1, unless otherwise instructed. Rnd 1: starting off with mustard yarn, 7 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc, 7 hdc into the last ch, keep working on the opposite side of the foundation ch, 4 sc, 1 sc inc into the last ch (19); do not ch 1 Rnd 2: sl st even (19); ch1 and turn Rnd 3: 6 sc, 2 hdc, 3 hdc inc, 2 hdc, 6 sc (22) Rnd 4: 6 sc, 5 hdc dec, 6 sc (17) Rnd 5: 4 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc, 1 hdc dec, 1 sc dec, 4 sc (13) Rnd 6: 5 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc (11); do not fasten off the mustard yarn Rnd 7: working into the BLO of rnd # 6, join to white yarn, sc even (11) Rnd 8: working in both loops now, 1 sc dec, 9 sc (10) Rnd 9 - 10: sc even (10); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the legs to the bottom part of the body. Working into the FLO of rnd # 6, crochet 11 hdc with mustard yarn (11); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Stuff the boots and the legs before sewing them on. ARMS (mustard and white yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with mustard yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 3 - 4: sc even (12) Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8); do not F/O mustard yarn Rnd 6: working into the BLO of round # 5, join white yarn, sc even (8) Rnd 7 - 8: sc even (8) Rnd 9: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 10: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Working into the FLO of rnd # 5, crochet 8 hdc with mustard yarn (8); F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. Stuff only the mitten part; sew the arms to the side of the body, between rounds # 23-25. I can't wait to see your version of my MIKI THE POLAR BEAR! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Kyle the Crocodile Free Crochet Pattern

    It looks like another cute yarn friend has joined the "Scarf Gang"...his name is Kyle and he's a super friendly and adorable crocodile! I've been having a lot of fun at designing these characters - I love their chubby look, their sweet and sometimes surprised expression and of course their distinctive scarf! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ I made the infinity scarf with the Tunisian technique that allows you to obtain a wonderful knit-like look! Have you ever tried the Tunisian Simple Stitch? Here on the blog you'll find the written instructions on how to work the scarf, but if you are new to this technique you can find many explanatory step-by-step pictures on the PDF version listed on my Etsy page. If you are looking for a video tutorial on how to work with the Tunisian technique, make sure to check this helpful video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th2i-rTGs-k&ab_channel=OneDogWoof ___________________________________________________________________________________________ So are you ready to make your own Kyle the Crocodile?! Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Sage, Orange; Classic Cotton Thread in Yellow and Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook; (Tunisian) Crochet Hook 4 mm; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: H. 5” x W. 4” x L. 6” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), Tunisian simple stitch (TSS), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BODY (sage yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnds 7 - 13: sc even (48) Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Insert the plastic safety eyes between rounds # 9-10, 9 stitches apart. Rnds 15 - 35: sc even (56) Rnd 36: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 37: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 38: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 39: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 40: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 41: sc dec around (8); F/O, close the hole and wave in ends. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread between rnds # 5-8. snout (sage yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 5 ch, 1 sc inc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the opposite side of the foundation chain, 2 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st that already contains 2 scs (12) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 2 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc (16) Rnd 3: 1 sc inc, 6 sc, 2 sc inc, 6 sc, 1 sc inc (20) Rnd 4 - 13: sc even (20); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Stuff the snout firmly. Embroider the NOSTRILS with sage yarn and black cotton thread. Sew the snout to the body between rnds # 10-26. Embroider the zig-zag MOUTH with black and yellow cotton thread. TAIL (sage yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3 - 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: 3 sc, 2 sc inc, 3 sc (10) Rnd 6: 1 sc dec, 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc dec (10) Rnd 7: 1 sc dec, 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc dec (10); start stuffing the tail Rnd 8: 4 sc, 2 sc inc, 4 sc (12) Rnd 9: 1 sc dec, 3 sc, 2 sc inc, 3 sc, 1 sc dec (12) Rnd 10: 5 sc, 2 sc inc, 5 sc (14) Rnd 11: 6 sc, 2 sc inc, 6 sc (16) Rnd 12: 7 sc, 2 sc inc, 7 sc (18) Rnd 13: 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 2 sc inc, 6 sc, 1 sc dec (18) Rnd 14: 8 sc, 2 sc inc, 8 sc (20) Rnd 15 - 16: 1 sc dec, 7 sc, 2 sc inc, 7 sc, 1 sc dec (20) Rnd 17: 9 sc, 2 sc inc, 9 sc (22); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back part of the body, between rnds # 28-36. Stuff the tail firmly. Embroider the horizontal lines on the crocodile’s belly with yellow and black cotton thread. LEGS (orange and sage yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with orange yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3 - 6: sc even (10) Rnd 7: switch to sage yarn, sc even (10) Rnd 8: sc even (10); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the legs to the bottom part of the body. Stuff the legs before sewing them on. ARMS (sage yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 10 sc in a mr (10) Rnd 2 - 3: sc even (10) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8) Rnd 5: sc even (8) Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 7 - 9: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long tail. Do not stuff the arms, sew them to the side of the body, between rounds # 21-23. SCARF (orange yarn; 4 mm Tunisian hook) 1. Chain 5 2. Insert your hook into the 2nd ch from your hook, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) 3. Insert your hook into the next chain, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) Repeat steps 3 for each chain across. When you are done you should have 5 loops on your hook. Now let’s finish this row of Tunisian simple stitches by working in the other direction. 4. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (There should still be 5 loops on your hook) 5. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the next 2 loops on your hook. (There should now be 1 less loop on your hook) Repeat steps 5 until there is only 1 loop left on your hook. 6. Insert your hook between the 2 vertical bars of the 2nd st. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook) Pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook (This adds one loop onto your hook). Do the same for each stitch across. When you are done you should have 5 loops on your hook. Rep 3-6 until you reach a total of 90 rows. Once you have completed the last row, ch1, turn and then work one extra row of sc stitches, F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the first and the last rows together. Wrap the infinity scarf around the body. I can't wait to see your version of my KYLE THE CROCODILE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Theo the Reindeer Free Crochet Pattern

    Hi my fellow crafters! How's your week going? I know, I know...last Tuesday I didn’t share any new projects, but I happened to spend a wonderful week in the upper part of Michigan with my hubby! We finally had a little time off and we couldn’t ask for a better place and weather to spend some days in the nature. Now that my batteries are recharged, I'm ready for new crochet adventures! With the end of summer approaching fast, it's nice to start planning for the next holidays to come! ...and if you are looking for a Fall/Christmas project to work on, today's post may be just right for you! A cute and chubby Reindeer on the same design as Coco the Rabbit and Rudy the Fox! What do you all think? I'm in love with those little antlers! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ I made the infinity scarf with the Tunisian technique that allows you to obtain a wonderful knit-like look! Have you ever tried the Tunisian Simple Stitch? Here on the blog you'll find the written instructions on how to work the scarf, but if you are new to this technique you can find many explanatory step-by-step pictures on the PDF version listed on my Etsy page. If you are looking for a video tutorial on how to work with the Tunisian technique, make sure to check this helpful video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th2i-rTGs-k&ab_channel=OneDogWoof ___________________________________________________________________________________________ So are you ready to make your own Theo the Reindeer?! Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Rust, White, Sea Green; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook (Tunisian) Crochet Hook 4 mm; Two 6 mm Black, Plastic Safety Eyes; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: H. 6” x W. 4” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), Tunisian simple stitch (TSS), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BODY (beige yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnds 7 - 11: sc even (48) Rnd 12: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnds 13 - 18: sc even (56) Insert the plastic safety eyes between rounds # 9-10, 9 stitches apart. Rnd 19: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnds 20 - 31: sc even (64); start stuffing the body Rnd 32: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (56) Rnd 33: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 34: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 35: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 36: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 37: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 38: sc dec around (8); F/O, close the hole and wave in ends. MUZZLE (beige yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: sc even (18); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Embroider the NOSE and the vertical line with black cotton thread. Sew the muzzle to the body between rnds # 7-12. Stuff it while you sew it to the body. Embroider the EYEBROWS between rounds # 4-7, 7 stitches apart, with black cotton thread . ANTLERS (brown yarn; make two; 2.25 mm hook) Tine #1 Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2 - 4: sc even (6); F/O and cut the yarn. Do not stuff the tine. Tine #2 Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2 - 3: sc even (6); F/O and cut the yarn. Do not stuff the tine. Tine #3 Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2 - 5: sc even (6); F/O and cut the yarn. Do not stuff the tine. Main Horn Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2 - 5: sc even (6) Rnd 6: 3 sc, keep working on tine #1, (1 sc, 2 sc dec, 1 sc), go back working on the main part, 3 sc (10) Rnd 7: 2 sc, 3 sc dec, 2 sc (7) Rnd 8: keep working on tine #2, (1 sc, 2 sc dec, 1 sc), go back working on the main part, 2 sc, 1 dec, 3 sc (10) Rnd 9: 3 sc dec, 4 sc (7) Rnd 10: 4 sc, keep working on tine #3, (1 sc, 2 sc dec, 1 sc), go back working on the main part, 3 sc (11) Rnd 11: 3 sc, 4 sc dec (7) Rnd 12: 1 sc dec, 5 sc (6) Rnd 13: 6 sc (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Do not stuff the antlers. Sew them on the top of the head, between rounds # 2-5. EARS (beige yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 3 - 4: sc even (12) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnd 6: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8) Rnd 7: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Embroider the 3 lines on the inner part of the ear with brown yarn. Do not stuff the ears, flatten them instead before sewing them on the top of the head, between rounds # 6-9. LEGS (red and beige yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with red yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3 - 6: sc even (10) Rnd 7: switch to beige yarn, sc even (10) Rnd 8: sc even (10); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the legs to the bottom part of the body, between rnds #35-38. Stuff the legs before sewing them on. ARMS (beige yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 10 sc in a mr (10) Rnd 2 - 3: sc even (10) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8) Rnd 5: sc even (8) Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 7 - 9: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long tail. Do not stuff the arms, sew them to the side of the body, between rounds # 19-21. TAIL (beige yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 5 ch, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 3 sc (4); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back part of the body, between rnds # 27-28. SCARF (sea green yarn; 4 mm Tunisian hook) 1. Chain 5 2. Insert your hook into the 2nd ch from your hook, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) 3. Insert your hook into the next chain, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) Repeat steps 3 for each chain across. When you are done you should have 5 loops on your hook. Now let’s finish this row of Tunisian simple stitches by working in the other direction. 4. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (There should still be 5 loops on your hook) 5. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the next 2 loops on your hook. (There should now be 1 less loop on your hook) Repeat steps 5 until there is only 1 loop left on your hook. 6. Insert your hook between the 2 vertical bars of the 2nd st. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook) Pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook (This adds one loop onto your hook). Do the same for each stitch across. When you are done you should have 5 loops on your hook. Rep 3-6 until you reach a total of 90 rows. Once you have completed the last row, ch1, turn and then work one extra row of sc stitches, F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the first and the last rows together. Wrap the infinity scarf around the body. I can't wait to see your version of my THEO THE REINDEER! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Incorporate Textile Into Your Home

    Recently, Redfin, a full-service real estate brokerage, reached out to me, asking if had any advice for homeowners on designing homes with textiles. If you have followed me for a while, you know that I love incorporating crocheted works into my home as decor pieces - as my latest design the "Pumpkin Wreath". Here's my quote in the article: "Add a crocheted piece to your home such as a beautiful and cozy granny square blanket that adds a pop of color to your living room or delicate decorations such as wall hangings, baskets, mobiles, or stuffed toys. You can also try the indoor plant trend by styling your vases with crocheted cotton covers. Lastly, consider personalizing your own outdoor space with hand-stitched projects like cushion covers and rugs made with durable outdoor yarn." – Elisa’s Crochet Here is a little sneak peek into the article...but I strongly suggest you to read all the great tips and advices from all the textile experts!! Original Blog Post: Redfin.com/blog "Incorporating textiles into your home is an easy way to add a touch of elegance to your interior design. More so, unique pieces can introduce color in a way that your home has never seen before and serve as a focal point that guests are sure to ask about. There are many methods of creating textiles from knitting to weaving. However, one thing remains true: textiles are sure to bring beauty to any space. If you are looking to add textiles to your home, we’re here to help. Redfin reached out to experts across North America, from West Chester, PA to Fernie, BC, including us, to give you our best tips. From decorating your walls with a nordic rya rug to having a custom piece created, keep reading to see what we had to say. Check out From Crochet to Macrame: Experts Share the Best Ways to Incorporate Textile Into Your Home."

  • Pumpkin Wreath Free Crochet Pattern

    Despite the Summer sun is still shining above and the sound of cicadas is loud and clear in my backyard, I couldn't resist but working on a new fun Fall project! Pumpkins are one of my favorite subjects and are the perfect addition for any fall inspired home decorations. I wanted to combine the cute crocheted pumpkins with burlap ribbon and flowers, and a twine wreath to get a nice rustic look! ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures onEtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light Yarn (3) in Antique White, Rust, Sage and Brown MATERIALS: 3.5 mm Crochet Hook; 10” x 10” Twine Wreath; 2” wide Burlap; Metal Wire; Hot Glue Gun; Polyester Fiber Filling DIMENSION: 10” x 10” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O), magic ring (mr) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). PUMPKIN (antique white / rust / sage yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7 - 18: sc even (48); start stuffing the pumpkin Rnd 19: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 20: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 21: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 22: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing Rnd 23: sc dec around (8); F/O, close the hole and leave a very long tail of yarn to create the pumpkin bumps. How to create the pumpkin bumps: Insert the needle up through the center and pull it out on the other side, wrap it around the pumpkin back to the bottom, stick the needle back up through the center and pull it tight so that it squeezes the pumpkin. Continue wrapping it around so that you end up with 6 bumps. STEM (brown yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: working in BLO, sc even (8) Rnd 3 - 4: working in both loops now, sc even (8); F/O and leave a long tail to attach the stem on top of the pumpkin. BURLAP FLOWERS Cut a piece of burlap ribbon about 8” in length. Fold in half lengthwise. Angle down the upper corner and glue it to keep it in place. Start rolling the burlap around the center. Keep folding it while rolling and use the hot glue to make it solid. Make 3 or 4 flowers. ASSEMBLING THE WREATH Cut a piece of burlap ribbon about 18” in length. Wrap it loosely around one side of the wreath. Secure the ends to the back part with hot glue. Cut 3 pieces of metal wire about 4” in length. Stick the wire through the bottom of the pumpkin. Then push the wire through the wreath and twist to secure. Hot glue the burlap flowers to the wreath in the preferred position. I can't wait to see your version of my PUMPKIN WREATH! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Rudy the Fox Free Crochet Pattern

    If you have enjoyed crocheting my cute Coco the Rabbit and Zelda the Zebra, you should not miss the fun project I'll be sharing today. A lovely Fox, named Rudy, is the new character based on the same design...a chubby figure and a nice and soft scarf. I made the infinity scarf with the Tunisian technique that allows you to obtain a wonderful knit-like look! Have you ever tried the Tunisian Simple Stitch? Here on the blog you'll find the written instructions on how to work the scarf, but if you are new to this technique you can find many explanatory step-by-step pictures on the PDF version listed on my Etsy page. If you are looking for a video tutorial on how to work with the Tunisian technique, make sure to check this helpful video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th2i-rTGs-k&ab_channel=OneDogWoof So are you ready to make your own Rudy the Fox?! Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) in Rust, White, Sea Green; Classic Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook (Tunisian) Crochet Hook 4 mm; Two 6 mm Black, Plastic Safety Eyes; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: H. 6” x W. 4” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), Tunisian simple stitch (TSS), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BODY (rust and white yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnds 7 - 12: sc even (48) Rnd 13: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnds 14 - 17: sc even (56) Rnd 18: 25 sc, switch to white yarn, 7 sc, switch back to rust yarn, 24 sc (56) Insert the plastic safety eyes between rounds # 9-10, 9 stitches apart. Rnds 19 - 31: rep rnd # 18 (56); start stuffing the body Rnd 32: working with rust yarn only, 56 sc (56) Rnd 33: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 34: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 35: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 36: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 37: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 38: sc dec around (8); F/O, close the hole and wave in ends. MUZZLE (white yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: 6 sc, 1 sc inc (8) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 4: sc even (12) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16) Rnd 6: sc even (16); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Embroider the NOSE and the mouth vertical line with black cotton thread. Sew the muzzle to the body between rnds # 9-15. Stuff it while you sew it to the body. EARS (rust yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 4: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 5 - 6: sc even (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Embroider the lines on the inner part of the ear with white yarn and black cotton thread. Do not stuff the ears, flatten them instead before sewing them on the top of the head, between rounds # 3-8. LEGS (sea green and rust yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with sea green yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3 - 6: sc even (10) Rnd 7: switch to rust yarn, sc even (10) Rnd 8: sc even (10); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the legs to the bottom part of the body, between rnds #35-38. Stuff the legs before sewing them on. ARMS (rust yarn; make two; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: 10 sc in a mr (10) Rnd 2 - 3: sc even (10) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8) Rnd 5: sc even (8) Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 7 - 9: sc even (6); F/O and leave a long tail. Do not stuff the arms, sew them to the side of the body, between rounds # 19-21. TAIL (white and rust yarn; 2.75 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with white yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 3: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 4: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 5: switch to rust yarn, (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14) Rnd 6 - 8: sc even (14); start stuffing the tail Rnd 9: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (12) Rnd 10 - 11: sc even (12) Rnd 12: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnd 13: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8); finish stuffing the tail Rnd 14: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 15: sc even (16); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back part of the body, between rnds # 27-29. SCARF (sea green yarn; 4 mm Tunisian hook) 1. Chain 5 2. Insert your hook into the 2nd ch from your hook, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) 3. Insert your hook into the next chain, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) Repeat steps 3 for each chain across. When you are done you should have 5 loops on your hook. Now let’s finish this row of Tunisian simple stitches by working in the other direction. 4. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (There should still be 5 loops on your hook) 5. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the next 2 loops on your hook. (There should now be 1 less loop on your hook) Repeat steps 5 until there is only 1 loop left on your hook. 6. Insert your hook between the 2 vertical bars of the 2nd st. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook) Pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook (This adds one loop onto your hook). Do the same for each stitch across. When you are done you should have 5 loops on your hook. Rep 3-6 until you reach a total of 90 rows. Once you have completed the last row, ch1, turn and then work one extra row of sc stitches, F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the first and the last rows together. Wrap the infinity scarf around the body. I can't wait to see your version of my RUDY THE FOX! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Bee Stacking Toy Free Crochet Pattern

    If you are looking for something more than just a cute amigurumi, look no further! Today I'll be sharing such a fun and adorable stacking toy...so easy to create that you'll want to make more than one, I'll promise! For this design I chose to work with bulky yarn - this yarn is not only fun to use but makes the project really quick to work! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) - Gold, Black, Antique White, Rust; Black Cotton Thread (0) MATERIALS: 5 mm / 3.5 mm Crochet Hooks; Poly Filling; DIMENSION: 8” x 4” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (yellow yarn; 5 mm hook) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: sc even (24) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 6 - 8: sc even (32) Rnd 9: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40); start stuffing the head Insert the plastic safety eyes between rnds # 7-8, 6 sts apart Rnd 10: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30) Rnd 11: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20) Rnd 12: sc dec around (10); finish stuffing the head Rnd 13: sc dec around (5); F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. Embroider the EYELASHES and the MOUTH (between rnds # 8-10) with black cotton thread. ANTENNAS (black yarn; 3.5 mm hook; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr, close the rnd with a sl st and then crochet 5 chs very tightly (6/5 chs) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the antenna to the top of the head, between rnds # 2-3. Embroider the CHEEKS (between rnds # 8-9) with rust yarn. BLACK RING #1 (black yarn; 5 mm hook) Rnd 1: work 16 ch, join the last ch to the 1st one and crochet 1 sc into the same st, then crochet 15 sc (16) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 3 - 9: sc even (24) Rnd 10: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Sew the last round to the foundation chain - stuff as you go. YELLOW RING #1 (yellow yarn; 5 mm hook) Rnd 1: work 20 ch, join the last ch to the 1st one and crochet 1 sc into the same st, then crochet 19 sc (20) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30) Rnd 3 - 9: sc even (30) Rnd 10: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Sew the last round to the foundation chain - stuff as you go. BLACK RING #2 (black yarn; 5 mm hook) Rnd 1: work 24 ch, join the last ch to the 1st one and crochet 1 sc into the same st, then crochet 23 sc (24) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 3 - 10: sc even (36) Rnd 11: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Sew the last round to the foundation chain - stuff as you go. YELLOW RING #2 (yellow yarn; 5 mm hook) Rnd 1: work 28 ch, join the last ch to the 1st one and crochet 1 sc into the same st, then crochet 27 sc (28) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 3 - 10: sc even (42) Rnd 11: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Sew the last round to the foundation chain - stuff as you go. Position the bee’s head on the small black ring #1, secure it in place with pins. Use a long string of black yarn to sew rnd #12 of head to the ring. WINGS (antique yarn; 5 mm hook; make two) Rnd 1: 6 chs, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 sc, (1 sc and 1 hdc) into the next ch, (1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc) into the next one, keep working on the opposite side of the foundation ch, (1 hdc and 1 sc) into the next ch, 3 sc (16); F/O leave a long strand of yarn. Sew the wings to the back part of the small black ring. POLE (yellow and black yarn; 5 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with black yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc even (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 4 - 5: sc even (8) Rnd 6: switch to yellow yarn, (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 7 - 9: sc even (10); start stuffing Rnd 10: switch to black yarn, (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 11 - 13: sc even (12) Rnd 14: switch to yellow yarn, (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14) Rnd 15 - 18: sc even (14); finish stuffing Rnd 19: working in BLO, sc dec around (7); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Close the hole and wave in end. …let’s crochet the pole base… Rnd 20: join yellow yarn to any one st of rnd #18 of the pole, sc inc around (28) Rnd 21: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 22: sc even (42) Rnd 23: switch to black yarn, sc even (42); F/O and wave in ends. I can't wait to see your version of my BEE STACKING TOY! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Pumpkin Decor Free Crochet Pattern

    It may be the cool days we have been having here in Michigan lately, but I've been thinking often about the coming Fall season, and all the nice crochet projects I have in mind for this awesome time of the year. ...and then I thought, why not start sharing one today? It's a very simple and quick project that can work perfectly as a pot holder, large coaster or simple fall decor for the table or the wall. As I always like to say, you can definitely arrange and work around the size just switching hook and size yarn! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - White (W), Brown (B), Mustard (M), Green (G) MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 6” x 6” ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate WORK IN ROWS: chain 1 and turn at the end of each row SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: work in the previous color until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the new color to complete the stitch, then continue working with the new color as before Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). PANEL A (white, brown, mustard and green yarn) Row 1: start off the panel with white yarn, crochet 43 chs, then 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 41 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Rows 2 - 3: 42 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 4 - Right Side: 7 sc in W, 7 sc in B, 1 sc in W, 12 sc in B, 1 sc in W, 7 sc in B, 7 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Let’s work now with the Tapestry Crochet Technique Row 5 - Wrong Side: now you will start changing colors on the wrong side of the panel, 6 sc in W, bring the strand of white yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, join M, making sure the beginning of the strand is on the front side of the panel too, crochet 7 sc, keep the yarn in the front, work 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to mustard and work 12 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to mustard and work 7 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, work now 6 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 6 - Right Side: 5 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 8 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 12 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 8 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 5 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 7 - Wrong Side: 4 sc in W, bring the strand of white yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M, crochet 8 sc, keep the yarn in the front, work 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to mustard and work 14 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to mustard and work 8 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, work now 4 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 8 - Right Side: 3 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 9 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 14 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 9 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 3 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 9 - Wrong Side: 2 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M, crochet 10 sc, keep the yarn in the front, work 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to mustard and work 14 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to mustard and work 10 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, work now 2 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 10 - Right Side: 2 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 10 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 14 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 10 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 2 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Rows 11 - 18: repeat rows # 9-10 (42); ch1 and turn Row 19 - Wrong Side: 3 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M, crochet 9 sc, keep the yarn in the front, work 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M and work 14 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M and work 9 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, work now 3 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 20 - Right Side: 4 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 9 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 12 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 9 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 4 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 21 - Wrong Side: 5 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M, crochet 8 sc, keep the yarn in the front, work 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M and work 12 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M and work 8 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, work now 5 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 22 - Right Side: 6 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 7 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 12 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 7 sc in M, 1 sc in B, 6 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 23 - Wrong Side: 7 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M, crochet 5 sc, keep the yarn in the front, work 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M and work 10 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W yarn, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to M and work 5 sc, bring the yarn in the front, 1 sc in B, keep the yarn in the front, work now 7 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn; fasten off M color Row 24 - Right Side: 8 sc in W, 5 sc in B, 3 sc in W, 10 sc in B, 3 sc in W, 5 sc in B, 8 sc in W, (42); ch 1 and turn; fasten off B color Row 25 - Wrong Side: 20 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, join G, making sure the beginning of the strand is on the front side of the panel too, crochet 2 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 20 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 26 - Right Side: 16 sc in W, 2 sc in G, 1 sc in W, 3 sc in G, 20 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 27 - Wrong Side: 19 sc in W, bring the strand of white yarn in the front, switch to G, crochet 3 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to G, crochet 2 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to G, crochet 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 15 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 28 - Right Side: 16 sc in W, 2 sc in G, 2 sc in W, 5 sc in G, 17 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 29 - Wrong Side: 24 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to G, crochet 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 17 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 30 - Right Side: 16 sc in W, 1 sc in G, 25 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 31 - Wrong Side: 26 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to G, crochet 2 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 14 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Rows 32 - 33: working with W only, 42 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 34 - Right Side: 12 sc in W, 3 sc in B, 2 sc in W, 3 sc in B, 2 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 1 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 4 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 12 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 35 - Wrong Side: 12 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to B, crochet 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 4 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 2 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 4 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 14 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 36 - Right Side: 14 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 4 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 2 sc in W, 3 sc in B, 2 sc in W, 3 sc in B, 12 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn Row 37 - Wrong Side: 12 sc in W, bring the strand of W yarn in the front, switch to B, crochet 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, crochet 4 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 2 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 4 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to B, 1 sc, keep the yarn in the front, switch to W, 14 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Row 38 - Right Side: 14 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 4 sc in W, 1 sc in B, 2 sc in W, 3 sc in B, 2 sc in W, 3 sc in B, 12 sc in W (42); ch 1 and turn; fasten off B color Rows 39 - 41: working with W only, 42 sc (42); ch 1 and turn. Fasten off and cut the yarn PANEL B (white, brown, mustard and green yarn) Row 1: crochet 43 chs, then 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 41 sc (42); ch 1 and turn Rows 2 - 41: 42 sc (42); fasten off and cut the yarn Place the panel A on top of the panel B, making sure all sides are matching. Insert the hook in any one stitch of Row #42 of panel A and through the corresponding st of the below panel B; yarn over Mustard yarn and pull through, ch 1 and sc into the same stitch. Sc even around all 4 sides of the panels, working 3 sc together in each corner stitch. Fasten off, cut the yarn, and wave in end. I can't wait to see your version of my PUMPKIN FALL DECOR! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Sloth Security Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

    Hi my crafty friends! How's your week going? I hope you've been enjoying your summertime. I have still few weeks left before my summer vacation, and in the meantime I'll be keeping working on fun free projects to share with you all! I've been very impressed on how well my design "Sheep Safety Blanket" has been welcome here and on my social pages, that I decided to work on a new mini blanket. I got some suggestion on which animal would suit this project the best, and I loved the idea of adding a little sloth head! We all know sloths are famous for being such slow and sleepy creatures ...so what better choice when it comes to create a sweet sleep companion for a baby! As for my previous safety blanket project, I worked one side of the blanket with a series of bobble stitches. The final texture of the panel is awesome and looks so fun! So, are you in for this project? I do hope so! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with 64 step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Yellow, Beige, Brown; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 3.25 mm / 2.5 mm Crochet Hooks; Poly Filling; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 9.5” x 8” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), bobble stitch (dc6tog), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate BOBBLE STITCH: Work each st to the last loop but leave the last loop on the hook while you are working the rest of the stitches in the bobble. Then, yarn over and draw a loop through all the loops on the hook to complete the stitch. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BLANKET PANEL A (yellow yarn; work in rows; 3.25 mm hook) Row 1: 38 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 36 sc (37); ch 2 and turn Row 2: 1 dc into the 1st st, 1 ch, skip one st, (1 dc6tog, ch 1, skip 1 st, work 1 dc into the next st) rep 9 times (19 sts, 9 chs); ch 1 and turn Row 3: 1 sc into the dc st, (1 sc into the space between the dc and the bobble st, 1 sc into the bobble st, 1 sc into the ch space, 1 sc into the dc st) rep 9 times (37); ch 2 and turn Rows 4 - 23: rep rows 2-3; F/O and cut the yarn BLANKET PANEL B (yellow yarn; work in rows; 3.25 mm hook) Row 1: 38 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 36 sc (37); ch 2 and turn Row 2: dc even (37); ch 1 and turn Row 3: sc even (37); ch 2 and turn Rows 4 - 23: rep rows 2-3 DO NOT F/O or cut the yarn. Place the two panels together, matching up all sides and making sure the right side of the bobble panel is facing outwards. Start joining the panels by crocheting the edges together with single crochet stitches. Work 3 sc stitches in each corner. F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. HEAD (beige and yellow yarn; 3.25 mm hook) Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (35) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 7 - 15: sc even (42); start stuffing the head Rnd 16: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (35) Rnd 17: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 18: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (21) Rnd 19: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (14); finish stuffing the head Rnd 20: sc dec even (7) F/O, close the hole and wave in end. Rnd 1: starting off with yellow yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7 - 11: sc even (48) Rnd 12: 21 sc, 6 hdc, 21 sc (48) Rnd 13: 22 sc, 4 hdc, 22 sc (48) Rnd 14: 23 sc, 1 hdc and 1 dc into the next st, 1 dc and 1 hdc into the next one, 23 sc (50) F/O and leave a long string of yarn. Insert the round beige part into the yellow one and secure them in place with the yellow strand. EYE MARKS (brown yarn; make two; 2.5 mm hook) Rnd 1: 7 ch, 2 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation ch, 4 sc, 1 sc inc into the last ch that already contains 2 sc (16) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 6 sc, 2 sc inc, 6 sc, 1 sc inc (20) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the eye marks to the head. Embroider the EYES with black cotton thread as shown in the picture. Embroider the NOSE in between the eyes with black cotton thread. Apply some pink make-up blush to give color to the CHEEKS. Attach the sloth's head to one side of the blanket using some yellow yarn. LIMBS (yellow yarn; make 4; 3.25 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3 - 5: sc even (12) Rnd 6: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8); stuff the limb lightly Rnd 7: flatten the limb and work through both layers, 4 sc (4) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to attach the limb to one corner of the blanket. NAILS (beige yarn; make 12; 3.25 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc (5); ch1 and turn Rnd 2: 5 sc (5); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn Fold the crocheted piece in half and sew the 1st and 2nd rows close together. Use the extra length of yarn to attach the nail to the tip of the limb. Attach 3 nails for each limb. I can't wait to see your version of my SLOTH SAFETY BLANKET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Caroline the Octopus Free Crochet Pattern

    Hello my fellow crafters! Another week has passed by and I'm so ready to share another fun crochet project with you all! Let's go back to the summer mood with this adorable sea creature! Her name is Caroline and she is a very friendly Octopus! Among all the sea animal I've designed over the past years, she has quickly become one of my favorite! I find her smile and expression so cute. ...not to mention the many little suckers made with the French-Knot embroidery technique..they are so easy and quick to work and give a great texture to the tentacles! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Blue, White, Gray and Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook DIMENSION: 4” x 3” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: work in the color A until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the color B to complete the stitch. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD (gray yarn) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (48) Rnd 7: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (56) Rnd 8: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (64) Rnd 9: sc even (64) Rnd 10: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (72) Rnd 11 - 21: sc even (72) Rnd 22: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (64) Rnd 23 - 25: sc even (64) Rnd 26: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (56) Rnd 27 - 29: sc even (56) Rnd 30: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (48) Rnd 31 - 33: sc even (48); start stuffing the head Rnd 34: working in BLO, (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (40) Rnd 35: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 36: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 37: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16); finish stuffing the head Rnd 38: sc dec around (8) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. EYES (white and scarlet yarn; make two) Rnd 1: starting off with white yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: 1 sc, 4 sc into the next st, 2 sc, 4 sc into the next st, 1 sc (12) Rnd 3: 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 4 sc, 2 sc inc, 2 sc (16) Rnd 4: switch to scarlet yarn, 3 sc, 2 sc inc, 6 sc, 2 sc inc, 3 sc (20) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the eyes to the head, between rnds # 24-32. Embroider the EYES with black cotton thread. Embroider the V shaped MOUTH with black cotton thread, between rnds # 24-32. TENTACLES (gray yarn) Small - make 5 Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc even (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 4 - 8: sc even (8) Rnd 9: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 10 - 15: sc even (10) Rnd 16: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 17: sc even (12); stuff the tentacle lightly Rnd 18: flatten the tentacle and crochet through both layers, 6 sc (6) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tentacle to the FLO of rnd # 33 Medium - make 2 Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc even (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 4 - 10: sc even (8) Rnd 11: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 12 - 18: sc even (10) Rnd 19: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 20: sc even (12); stuff the tentacle lightly Rnd 21: flatten the tentacle and crochet through both layers, 6 sc (6) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tentacle to the FLO of rnd # 33 Big - make 1 Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc even (6) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8) Rnd 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 6: sc even (10) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 8: sc even (12) Rnd 9: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (14) Rnd 10 - 21: sc even (14); stuff the tentacle lightly Rnd 22: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (12) Rnd 23: flatten the tentacle and crochet through both layers, 6 sc (6) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tentacle to the FLO of rnd # 33 Use the French Knot embroider technique to create the suckers with white yarn - insert the needle with the white yarn connected, wrap the thread around the needle two or three times. Gently pull the thread so that the wrapped thread is tightening against the needle. Insert the needle near the point where needle came out. Hold on to the thread wraps with your left hand and pull the needle to the back. Sew the big tentacle on the front center part, then sew in this order 1 small, 1 medium, 3 small, 1 medium, 1 small. MARKS (scarlet yarn) Big Mark - make 1 Rnd 1: 6 sc (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12); F/O leave a long strand of yarn. Small Marks - make 2 Rnd 1: 6 sc (6); F/O leave a long strand of yarn. Sew the marks to the top of the head. I can't wait to see your version of my CAROLINE the OCTOPUS! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Rainbow Decor Free Crochet Pattern

    Create Your Rainbow Everyday Using yarn and hook to create beautiful things to display in our house is one of the things I love the most about crochet. We can give life to adorable little toys for the kids, yes, but at the same time we can make their space in the house even more special, for example adding cute crocheted decor pieces, as plants, banners, flowers...or this gorgeous Rainbow!! Worked with bulky yarn, it's a super easy project that you can stitch up in less than an hour! If you don't believe me, just give it a try! 😉 _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) - Lapis, Antique White, Gold, Rust MATERIALS: 5 mm Crochet Hook; Poly Filling DIMENSION: 8” x 4” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). Rnd 1: starting off with turquoise yarn, work 18 ch, join the yarn in the 1st ch, ch1 and sc into the same st, work around 1 sc in each of the next 17 sts (18) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (27) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36) Rnd 4: switch to antique white yarn, (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (45) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (54) Rnd 6: switch to gold yarn, (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (63) Rnd 7: sc even (63) Rnd 8: switch to antique white yarn, sc even (63) Rnd 9: (6 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (72) Rnd 10: switch to rust yarn, sc even (72) Rnd 11: (7 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (81) Fold the crocheted panel in half and work through both layers now, 40 sc (40) Stuff the rainbow firmly. Cut a long strand of turquoise yarn to sew the bottom part close. I can't wait to see your version of my RAINBOW DECOR! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Amigurumi Leek Free Crochet Pattern

    Welcome back to my blog my fellow crocheters! Are you ready to work on the last character of my fun Vegetable Amigurumi Collection? This smiling Leek is super easy to make and will make such a cute toy to play with! Don't forget to check the free instructions of the other three characters - the Red Bell Pepper, the Turnip and the Carrot! So, what are you waiting for? Grab your crochet hook, some yarn and have fun! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! SKILL LEVEL: Beginner YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in White, Yellow, Green and Black OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling; Two 9mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes HOOK SIZES: E/3,50 mm STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), fasten off (F/O). INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). LEGS AND BODY (white, yellow and green yarn) Make two: 1) start working with white yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) 2) inc around (16) 3) sc even (16) 4) *7 sc, inc*, repeat ** twice (18) 5) sc even (18); F/O and hide the yarn and stuff the leg Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 2 INSTEAD. Merge the two legs together: 6) join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st leg, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet around 17 sc, 1 hdc in each of the 2 stitches between the two legs, keep working on the other leg, 18 sc, 1 hdc in each of the 2 stitches between the two legs (40) 7) *4 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** around (48) 8-19) sc even (48); keep stuffing the body 20) *4 sc, dec*, repeat ** around (40) 21-22) sc even (40); insert the safety eyes between rounds 16/17, 8 stitches apart 23) *3 sc, dec*, repeat ** around (32) 24) sc even (32) 25) *2 sc, dec*, repeat ** around (24) 26) sc even (24) 27) switch to yellow yarn, *2 sc, dec*, repeat ** around (18) 28-31) sc even (18) 32) switch to green yarn (18) 33-44) sc even (18) 45) *7 sc, dec*, repeat ** twice (16) 46) *6 sc, dec*, repeat ** twice (14) 47) *5 sc, dec*, repeat ** twice (12); finish stuffing 48) flatten it and crochet through both layers, 6 sc (6); F/O and hide the yarn. Embroider the MOUTH with some scrap black yarn. LEAF (green yarn; ch1 and turn at the end of each row) 1) crochet 6 ch, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc (5); ch1 and turn 2-9) sc even (5); F/O and leave a long tail to sew the leaf to the green part of the leek as shown in the picture CHEEKS (pink yarn; make two) 1) 8 sc in a mr (8) 2) inc around (16); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the piece to the head, between rounds # 9-15. ARMS (white yarn; make two) 1) 8 sc in a mr (8) 2) inc around (16) 3-5) sc even (16); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body. Stuff the arm firmly. I can't wait to see your version of my AMIGURUMI LEEK! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Amigurumi Carrot Free Crochet Pattern

    Carrots have never been so adorable!! Hi my fellow crafters and happy Tuesday! Get ready for a super "healthy" 😁 crochet project! This cute amigurumi Carrot is part of one of my favorite project - the Vegetable Amigurumi Collection! A very fun way to encourage kids to get familiar with veggies! I previously shared with you all the instructions to create the Turnip and the Bell Pepper. Today you will learn how to stitch up the Carrot and next week we're gonna have some fun at crocheting a sweet Leek! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! SKILL LEVEL: Beginner YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in Orange, Green, Black and Pink OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling; Two 9mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes HOOK SIZES: E/3,50 mm STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), fasten off (F/O). INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). LEGS AND BODY (orange and black yarn) Make two: 1) 8 sc in a mr (8) 2) 1 sc inc around (16) 3) sc even (16) 4) *7 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (18) 5) sc even (18); F/O Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 5 INSTEAD. Merge the two legs together: 6) join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st leg, ch1 and work 1 sc in the same st, crochet around 17 sc, 1 hdc in each of the 5 stitches between the two legs, keep working on the other leg, 18 sc, 1 hdc in each of the 5 stitches between the two legs (46) 7) 20 sc, 1 sc inc, 24 sc, 1 sc inc (48) 8-9) sc even (48); keep stuffing the body 10) 25 sc, switch to black yarn, 13 sc, switch back to orange yarn, 10 sc (48) 11-16) sc even (48) 17) 4 sc, switch to black yarn, 15 sc, switch back to orange yarn, 29 sc (48) 18-24) sc even (48) 25) 30 sc, switch to black yarn, 10 sc, switch back to orange yarn, 8 sc (48) 26) *6 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (42) 27-34) sc even (42) 35) *19 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** twice (40) 36) sc even (40) 37) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (32) 38) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24); insert the plastic safety eyes between rounds 34/35, 10 stitches apart 39) *1 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (16); finish stuffing the carrot firmly 40) sc dec around (8); F/O and close the hole Embroider the MOUTH with some black yarn, between rounds # 34-36. CHEEKS (pink yarn; make two) 1) 8 sc in a mr (8) 2) sc inc around (16) F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the 2 cheeks onto the body, between rounds # 27-32. ARMS (orange yarn; make two) 1) 8 sc in a mr (8) 2) sc inc around (16) 3-5) sc even (16) F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body, between rounds # 17-24. Stuff the arm firmly. STEM (green yarn) Part # 1: 1) 6 sc in a mr (6) 2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (8) 3) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (10) 4) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (12) 5) sc even (12); F/O and cut the yarn Part # 2: 1) 6 sc in a mr (6) 2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (8) 3) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (10); F/O and cut the yarn Part # 3: 1) 6 sc in a mr (6) 2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (8) 3) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (10) Do no cut the yarn once you have completed this 3rd part Merge the three parts together: 1) join the yarn with a sl st to the part #1, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet 5 sc, keep working on part #2, crochet 10 sc, keep working on part #1, crochet 6 sc, keep working on part #3, crochet 10 sc (32) 2) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24) 4-5) sc even (24) 6) *1 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (18) F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the stem to the top of the head. Stuff the stem firmly. I can't wait to see your version of my AMIGURUMI CARROT! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Beach Cabins Free Crochet Pattern

    Hello my friends and happy Summer! It's finally time to bring some fresh and summery vibes to our home! How? Well, I happen to have here a quick and fun project just right for you! How cute are these three beach cabins?! I had a lot of fun playing with colors and creating different striped patterns! My favorite? The White and Blue one with the red roof! Perfect to decorate a shelf or a nautical themed baby nursery, these beach cabins are very easy and fast to work! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - White, Blu, Light Blue, Red, Light and Dark Pink MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Poly Filling DIMENSION: 3” x 4.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), back loop (BLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). ROOF (red / blue / dark pink yarn) Rnd 1: work 31 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 28 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 28 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st that already contains 2 sc (64) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 30 sc, 2 sc inc, 30 sc, 1 sc inc (68) Rnd 3: 1 sc inc, 32 sc, 2 sc inc, 32 sc, 1 sc inc (72) Rnd 4: working in BLO, 17 sc, skip 2 sts, 34 sc, skip 2 sts, 17 sc (68) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. CABIN # 1 (white and blue yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with blue yarn, work 21 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 18 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 18 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st that already contains 2 sc (44) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 20 sc, 2 sc inc, 20 sc, 1 sc inc (48) Rnd 3: working in BLO, sc even (48) Rnd 4 - 6: working in both loops now, sc even (48) Rnd 7: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 8 - 10: sc even (48) Rnd 11: switch to blue yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 12 - 14: sc even (48) Rnd 15: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 16 - 18: sc even (48) Rnd 19: switch to blue yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 20 - 22: sc even (48) Rnd 23: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 24 - 26: sc even (48); start stuffing the cabin Rnd 27: switch to blue yarn, 2 sc dec, 20 sc, 2 sc dec, 20 sc (44) Rnd 28: 1 sc dec, 18 sc, 2 sc, 18 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 29: 1 sc dec, 16 sc, 2 sc, 16 sc, 1 sc dec (36) Rnd 30: 2 sc dec, 14 sc, 2 sc, 14 sc (32) Rnd 31: switch to white yarn, 1 sc dec, 12 sc, 2 sc dec, 12 sc, 1 sc dec (28) Rnd 32: 1 sc dec, 10 sc, 2 sc, 10 sc, 1 sc dec (24) Rnd 33: 1 sc dec, 8 sc, 2 sc, 8 sc, 1 sc dec (20) Rnd 34: 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 2 sc, 6 sc, 1 sc dec (16) Rnd 35: switch to blue yarn, 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec (12); finish stuffing Rnd 36: working in BLO,(1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) F/O, close the hole, cut the yarn and wave in end. CABIN WINDOW # 1 (white and red yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with white yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: switch to red yarn, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: sl st even (24) F/O and a leave a long strand of yarn to sew the window between rnds # 18-27. Put the roof in place and, with the extra tail of red yarn, sew the foundation chain onto the top of the cabin. CABIN # 2 (white and light blue yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with light blue yarn, work 21 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 18 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 18 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st that already contains 2 sc (44) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 20 sc, 2 sc inc, 20 sc, 1 sc inc (48) Rnd 3: working in BLO, sc even (48) Rnd 4: working in both loops now, sc even (48) Rnd 5 - 6: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 7 - 8: switch to light blue yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 9 - 10: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 11 - 26: rep rnds # 7-10 (48); start stuffing Rnd 27: switch to light blue yarn, 2 sc dec, 20 sc, 2 sc dec, 20 sc (44) Rnd 28: 1 sc dec, 18 sc, 2 sc, 18 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 29: switch to white yarn, 1 sc dec, 16 sc, 2 sc, 16 sc, 1 sc dec (36) Rnd 30: 2 sc dec, 14 sc, 2 sc, 14 sc (32) Rnd 31: switch to light blue yarn, 1 sc dec, 12 sc, 2 sc dec, 12 sc, 1 sc dec (28) Rnd 32: 1 sc dec, 10 sc, 2 sc, 10 sc, 1 sc dec (24) Rnd 33: switch to white yarn,1 sc dec, 8 sc, 2 sc, 8 sc, 1 sc dec (20) Rnd 34: 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 2 sc, 6 sc, 1 sc dec (16) Rnd 35: switch to light blue yarn, 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec (12); finish stuffing Rnd 36: working in BLO,(1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) F/O, close the hole, cut the yarn and wave in end. CABIN WINDOW # 2 (blue and white yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with blue yarn, 7 sc in a mr (7) Rnd 2: sc inc around (14) Rnd 3: switch to white yarn, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 4: sl st even (21) F/O and a leave a long strand of yarn. Embroider the cross on the blue section and then sew the window onto one side of the cabin, between rnds # (18-27) Put the roof in place and, with the extra tail of blue yarn, sew the foundation chain onto the top of the cabin. CABIN # 3 (white, dark and light pink yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with dark pink yarn, work 21 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 18 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 18 sc, 1 sc inc into the last st that already contains 2 sc (44) Rnd 2: 1 sc inc, 20 sc, 2 sc inc, 20 sc, 1 sc inc (48) Rnd 3: working in BLO,sc even (48) Rnd 4 - 12: working in both loops now, sc even (48) Rnd 13 - 14: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 15 - 16: switch to light pink yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 17 - 18: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 19 - 20: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 21 - 22: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 23 - 24: switch to white yarn, sc even (48) Rnd 25 - 26: switch to white yarn, sc even (48); start stuffing the cabin Rnd 27: switch to light pink yarn, 2 sc dec, 20 sc, 2 sc dec, 20 sc (44) Rnd 28: 1 sc dec, 18 sc, 2 sc, 18 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 29: 1 sc dec, 16 sc, 2 sc, 16 sc, 1 sc dec (36) Rnd 30: 2 sc dec, 14 sc, 2 sc, 14 sc (32) Rnd 31: 1 sc dec, 12 sc, 2 sc dec, 12 sc, 1 sc dec (28) Rnd 32: 1 sc dec, 10 sc, 2 sc, 10 sc, 1 sc dec (24) Rnd 33: 1 sc dec, 8 sc, 2 sc, 8 sc, 1 sc dec (20) Rnd 34: 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 2 sc, 6 sc, 1 sc dec (16) Rnd 35: 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec (12); finish stuffing Rnd 36: working in BLO,(1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) CABIN WINDOW # 3 (white and dark pink yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with white yarn, work in a mr, 1 sc, 1 ch, (2 sc, 1 ch) rep 3 times, 1 sc (8 sc and 4 chs) Rnd 2: 1 sc, [(1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc into the ch space), 2 sc] rep 3 times, (1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc into the ch space), 1 sc (16 sc and 4 chs) Rnd 3: switch to dark pink yarn, 2 sc, [(1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc into the ch space), 4 sc] rep 3 times, (1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc into the ch space), 2 sc (24 sc and 4 chs) F/O and a leave a long strand of yarn to sew the window onto one side of the cabin, between rnds # (17-25) Put the roof in place and, with the extra tail of dark pink yarn, sew the foundation chain onto the top of the cabin. I can't wait to see your version of my BEACH CABINS! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Violet the Alpaca Free Crochet Pattern

    If you have been following my work for the past few years, you have probably noticed that I love redoing and improving old patterns of mine. I like to go through my first designs and look for ways to give my amigurumis a nicer and more appealing look. That's what I've done with one of my old favorite...Violet the Alpaca! Since I wasn't fully happy with how the legs were attached to the body, I decided to give this section of the amigurumi a completely twist and make the Alpaca standing on just two legs. Also, since I absolutely love the knitted look, I revisited the blanket and made with the Tunisian crochet technique. The wrong side of the "knitted" blanket has such a great texture! If you are not familiar with this technique, make sure to check this very helpful tutorial from One Dog Woof!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th2i-rTGs-k&ab_channel=OneDogWoof _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Bulky (5) in Beige; Light (3) in Yellow; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 4.5 mm & 4 mm Hooks; 5 mm Tunisian Crochet Hook; Poly Filling DIMENSION: 10” x 6” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), front loop only (FLO), Tunisian simple stitch (TSS), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD and BODY (beige yarn; 4.5 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 5 - 8: sc even (24) Rnd 9: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 10: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 11: working in FLO, sc even (12) Rnd 20 - 21: sc even (12); stuff the head and the neck Rnd 22: ch 10, 2 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, 8 sc, crochet around the neck 12 sc, keep working in the chains, 8 sc, 2 sc in the last st (32) Rnd 23: 3 sc in the 1st st, 13 sc, 1 sc inc, 3 sc, 1 sc inc, 12 sc, 3 sc in the last st (38) Rnd 24: 2 sc inc, 16 sc, 2 sc inc, 16 sc, 2 sc inc (44) Rnd 25: 1 sc dec, 40 sc, 1 sc dec (42) Rnd 26 - 27: sc even (42) Rnd 28: 1 sc dec, 38 sc, 1 sc dec (40) Rnd 29 - 30: sc even (40) First leg: Rnd 1: work 7 sc; flatten the body, turn the work, so now you are facing the wrong side of the last worked stitches, then find the 7th st from the end of the previous round, insert the hook into the st and work 1 sc, then work 1 sc in each one of the next 6 sts (14) Rnd 2: sc even (14) Rnd 3: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 4: sc even (12) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (10) Rnd 6: sc even (10) Rnd 7: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) Rnd 8: sc even (8) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. Second leg: Rnd 1: count 7 sts from the 7th one of the 1st round of the 1st leg, insert the hook into the st and work 1 sc, then work 1 sc in each one of the next 13 sts (14); close the rnd by joining the yarn with a sl st to the 1st st of the round Rnd 2: sc even (14) Rnd 3: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 4: sc even (12) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (10) Rnd 6: sc even (10) Rnd 7: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8) Rnd 8: sc even (8) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. Stuff the body and the legs firmly. Row 1: still holding the alpaca upside down, work on one side of the opening, inserting the hook into the 1st of the 6 remaining stitches, work 1 sc into the same st, and then 1 sc in each of the next 5 st (6); ch 1 and turn Row 2: sc even (6); ch 1 and turn Row 3: sc even (6) F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the flap to the other side of the opening. Use the extra length to also close the gaps between the flap and the legs. MUZZLE (beige yarn; 4.5 mm hook) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: inc around (12) Rnd 3 - 4: sc even (12) F/O and leave a long tail for sewing the muzzle to the head between rnds # 5-10. Stuff it while sewing it. Embroider 4 sts long EYES with black cotton thread, between rnds # 5-6. Embroider the NOSE on the muzzle with black cotton thread. EARS (beige yarn; make two; 4 mm hook) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 2 sc (8) Rnd 4: 1 sc dec, 1 sc, 2 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc dec (8) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn. Do not stuff the ear, flatten it instead before sewing it onto the head between rnds # 1-5. Use some scrap yellow yarn to add two little tassels to the tip of the ears. Open up the yarn fibers. TAIL (beige yarn; 4.00 mm hook) Rnd 1: 5 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 3 sc (4) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn for sewing the tail to the back of the body between rnds # 24-25. BLANKET (yellow yarn; tapestry 5.00 mm hook) Step 1: chain 8 Step 2: insert your hook into the 2nd ch from your hook, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook) Step 3: insert your hook into the next chain, yarn over (wrap the yarn over your hook) and pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (This adds one loop onto your hook). Repeat steps 3 for each chain across. When you are done you should have 8 loops on your hook. Now let’s finish this row of Tunisian simple stitches by working in the other direction. Step 4: yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook. (There should still be 8 loops on your hook) Step 5: Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook), pull the strand of yarn through the next 2 loops on your hook. (There should now be 1 less loop on your hook). Repeat steps 5 until there is only 1 loop left on your hook Step 6: Insert your hook between the 2 vertical bars of the 2nd st. Yarn over (wrap yarn over your hook). Pull the strand of yarn through the first loop on your hook (This adds one loop onto your hook). Do the same for each stitch across. When you are done you should have 8 loops on your hook. Make a total of 25 rows. Add 8 tassels to each short side of the blanket. Put the blanket onto the alpaca’s back. The wrong side should be facing up. I can't wait to see your version of my VIOLET THE ALPACA! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Gilbert the Otter Free Crochet Pattern

    Back in 2019 my husband and I had the chance to spot this cute animals into the wild while on short cruise in Alaska. I remember all this adorable otters floating on the water, laying on their back, and either massaging their faces or holding some fish! Everyone on the cruise was amazed by their cuteness! I tried to capture the moment taking as much closer pictures as I could...and that day I promised myself I would sometime crochet my very own otter... ...and here it comes Gilbert! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Beige, Brown, Gray, Light Blue; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 3.5 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 6.5” x 2.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch 1 at the end of each round) unless otherwise instructed. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). HEAD, BODY and TAIL (beige and brown yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with beige yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40) Rnd 6 - 13: sc even (40) Place the safety eyes between rnds # 9-10, 9 stitches apart. Rnd 14: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 15: switch to brown yarn, sc even (32) Rnd 16: keep working with brown yarn, 12 sc, switch to beige yarn, 8 sc, switch to brown yarn, 12 sc (32) Rnd 17: rep rnd #16 (32) Rnd 18: keep working with brown yarn, (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep 4 times, switch to beige yarn, 8 sc, switch to brown yarn (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep 4 times (40) Rnd 19: keep working with brown yarn, 16 sc, switch to beige yarn, 8 sc, switch to brown yarn, 16 sc (40); start stuffing the body Rnd 20 - 28: rep rnd #19 (40) Rnd 29: keep working with brown yarn, 17 sc, switch to beige yarn, 6 sc, switch to brown yarn, 17 sc (40) Rnd 30: working with brown yarn only, sc even (40) Rnd 31: sc even (40) Rnd 32: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 33: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 34: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 35: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 36: working in FLO, sc even (12) Rnd 37: working in both loops now, 2 sc, 2 sc dec, 6 sc (10) Rnd 38: 1 sc, 2 sc dec, 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 1 sc (10) Rnd 39: 2 sc dec, 3 sc, 2 sc inc, 1 sc (10) Rnd 40: 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 1 sc dec (8); keep stuffing as you go Rnd 41: 1 sc dec, 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 1 sc dec (8) Rnd 42: 1 sc dec, 2 sc, 2 sc inc, 1 sc dec (8) Rnd 43: 1 sc dec, 4 sc, 1 sc dec (6) Rnd 44: 1 sc dec, 2 sc inc, 1 sc dec (6); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 45: 1 sc dec, 2 sc, 1 sc dec (4) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. Embroider the NOSE with black cotton thread, between rnds # 9-11. Embroider the VERTICAL LINE with black cotton thread, between rnds # 11-14. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread, between rnds # 6-8, 7 sts apart. Embroider the WHISKERS with black cotton thread, between rnds # 11-15. Add some color to the CHEEKS applying pink blush with a make-up brush. EARS (beige yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc even (8); do not stuff the ear, flatten it instead F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ears onto the head, between rnds # 5-9. ARMS (brown yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2 - 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 6 - 8: sc even (6) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the arms to the side of the body, between rnds # 17-21. Stuff the arms lightly. FEET (brown yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 5 ch, 2 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the opposite side of the foundation ch, 2 sc, 1 sc inc into the last ch that already contains 2 sc (12) Rnd 2: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnd 3: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8) Rnd 4: sc even (8) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6); do not stuff the foot F/O, close the hole and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the heel of the foot to the body, between rnds # 30-31. FISH (gray and light blue yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with gray yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10) Rnd 3: sc even (10) Rnd 4: switch to light blue yarn, (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12) Rnd 5 - 7: sc even (12) Rnd 8: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnd 9: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8) Rnd 10: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6) Rnd 11: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (4) Rnd 12: switch back to gray yarn, working through both layers now, crochet 3 hdc in each one of the two sts (6) F/O, cut the yarn and wave in ends. Embroider the EYES with black cotton thread, between rnds # 2-4. Using a long strand of brown yarn, secure the fish in between the otter’s arms. I can't wait to see your version of my GILBERT THE OTTER! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Mister Walrus Free Crochet Pattern

    Summer is around the corner and it's time to bring some summer vibes into our crochet projects! I designed this cute Walrus crib toy some years ago...but I thought it was about time to take it out of the drawer and give it a new fresh look. ...and if you wanna make it even more fun for your little one, just insert a little rattle into it and it's going to become his/her favorite crib companion! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Blue, White, Gray and Black MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook DIMENSION: 4” x 3” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: work in the color A until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the color B to complete the stitch. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BODY (blue and white yarn) Make two: Rnd 1: starting off with blue yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4 - 8: sc even (18) Rnd 9: switch to white yarn, sc even (18) Rnd 10: switch back to blue yarn, sc even (18) Rnd 11: switch to white yarn, sc even (18); F/O Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd part, ch4 instead Merge the two parts together Rnd 12: switch to blue yarn, join the yarn to the 1st part, crochet 18 sc around, continue working on the chs between the two parts, crochet 4 hdc, keep working on the 2nd part, crochet 18 sc, continue working on the chs between the two parts, 4 hdc (44); start stuffing Rnd 13: switch to white yarn, sc even (44) Rnd 14: switch back to blue yarn, sc even (44) Rnd 15 - 21: sc even (44) Rnd 22: (9 sc, 1 sc dec) rep 4 times (40) Rnd 23 - 24: sc even (40) Rnd 25: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32) Rnd 26: sc even (32) Rnd 27: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 28: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 29: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 30: sc dec around (6) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. MUZZLE (gray yarn) Make two: Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Merge the two parts together Rnd 4: join the yarn to the 1st part, crochet 18 sc around, continue working on the 2nd part, crochet 18 sc (36) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the muzzle onto the body between rnds # 15-22. Stuff while sewing. NOSE (black yarn) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc even (6) F/O, close the hole and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the nose above the center part of the muzzle. Embroider the EYES with black yarn between rnds # 22-25. HAT (blue and white yarn) Rnd 1: starting with white yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 4 - 5: sc even (18); turn Rnd 6: working in FLO,(2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 7: switch to blue yarn, working in both loops now, sc even (24) F/O and cut the yarn Fold the last two rnds as shown in the picture. Using a long strand of white yarn sew the back loops of rnds #5 to the top of the walrus. Stuff the inside of the hat while sewing it to the body. TEETH (white yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6) Rnd 3: sc even (6); do not stuff the tooth Rnd 4: flatten the tooth and crochet through both layers now, 3 sc (3) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the teeth to rnd # 4 of the muzzle. I can't wait to see your version of my MR. WALRUS! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Cactus Keychain Free Crochet Pattern

    Happy Tuesday fellow crafters! If you are a plant lover you’re gonna love today's new free project! I'm gonna share the super easy and quick crochet instruction to create the loveliest Cactus Pot Keychain! This pattern is absolutely perfect for beginners ...since the flower on top of the cactus are created with the french knot technique, it only requires a bit of sewing skills. If you are not familiar with how to embroider a french knot, make sure to check this helpful tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjI5yo656U4&ab_channel=CutesyCrafts ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Green, Beige, White, Dark and Light Pink MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Metal Split Key Ring DIMENSION: 2.5” x 1.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: work in the color A until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the color B to complete the stitch. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). CACTUS (green yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with green yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: sc even (12) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 5 - 9: sc even (18) Rnd 10: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15) Rnd 11: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 12: sc even (12); stuff the cactus firmly Rnd 13: working in BLO, dec around (6) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. SOIL AND POT (beige, dark pink and white yarn) Rnd 1: join beige yarn to the FLO of the 1st st of rnd #12 of the cactus, sc inc around (24) Rnd 2: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30) Rnd 3: switch to pink yarn, sc even (30) Rnd 4: working in BLO, sc even (30) Rnd 5: working in both loops now, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 6: switch to white yarn, sc even (24) Rnd 7: sc even (24) Rnd 8: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 9: working in BLO, sc dec around (9); stuff the pot firmly Rnd 10: working in both loops now, 4 sc dec, 1 sc (5) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. Holding the pot in the upright position, insert the hook into the FLO of the 1st st of rnd # 3, join white yarn with a sl st and then work 30 sc. Crochet one more rnd of 30 sc. FLOWERS (dark and light pink yarn) The flower is created with French Knot embroidery technique. Insert the needle with the red or yellow yarn connected, wrap the thread around the needle two or three times. Gently pull the thread so that the wrapped thread is tightening against the needle. Insert the needle near the point where needle came out. Hold on to the thread wraps with your left hand and pull the needle to the back. A knot is left behind which looks like a flower blossom. CHAIN (green yarn) Leaving a long strand of yarn at the beginning, work 12 very tight sl sts, F/O and leave a long tail of yarn. Fold the string of chains in half and use both yarn strands to secure it to the top of the cactus. F/O and wave in ends. Insert the chain into a split key metal ring. I can't wait to see your version of my CACTUS KEYCHAIN! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Miles the Mallard Free Crochet Pattern

    Hello my crafty friends! How is your week going so far? I hope you are in the mood for a new fun crochet project! Many animals live around my house...and I'm so lucky to get to see them almost every day. Squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, deer, coyotes and geese are pretty easy to spot from my backyard! There is also a cute mallard couple that likes to stop by from time to time and often flies above our home! Here's my crocheted version of this adorable duck! Have fun with me and crochet along! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with many step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - Green, Beige, Brown, Gray, Yellow, Orange; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Two 6 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes DIMENSION: 6” x 4” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: Work in the color A until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the color B to complete the stitch. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BODY (green, beige, brown and gray yarn) Rnd 1: starting off with green yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc inc around (16) Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24) Rnd 4: sc even (24) Rnd 5: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32) Rnd 6 - 11: sc even (32) Place the safety eyes between rnds # 5-6, 9 stitches apart. Rnd 12: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24) Rnd 13: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18) Rnd 14: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (16) Rnd 15: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (14) Rnd 16: sc even (14); start stuffing the body Rnd 17: switch to beige yarn, sc even (14) Rnd 18: sc even (14) Rnd 19: switch to brown yarn, (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (21) Rnd 20 - 21: sc even (21) Rnd 22: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (28) Rnd 23 - 24: sc even (28) Rnd 25: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (35) Rnd 26: switch to gray yarn, sc even (35) Rnd 27: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42) Rnd 28 - 32: sc even (42) Rnd 33: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (35) Rnd 34 - 35: sc even (35) Rnd 36: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28) Rnd 37: sc even (28) Rnd 38: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (21) Rnd 39: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (14) Rnd 40: sc even (14) Rnd 41: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (12) Rnd 42: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (8); finish stuffing the body firmly Rnd 43: sc dec around (4) F/O, cut the yarn, close the hole and wave in end. BEAK (yellow yarn) Rnd 1: 5 ch, 1 sc inc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 2 sc, 1 sc inc into the last ch that already contains 2 sc (12) Rnd 2 - 5: sc even (12); do not stuff the beak F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the beak to the head of the mallard. Embroider the NOSE marks with black cotton thread. Embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread, between rnds # 7-9, 7 sts apart. WINGS (brown yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12) Rnd 4: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (15) Rnd 5: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18) Rnd 6 - 9: sc even (18) Rnd 10: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (15) Rnd 11: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 12: sc even (12) Rnd 13: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnd 14: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8); do not stuff the wing Rnd 15: flatten the wing and crochet through bot layers now, 3 sc, 1 sl st (4) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the wings to the side of the body, between rnds # 25-26. FEET (orange yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8) Rnd 2: sc even (8) Rnd 3: flatten the foot and work through both layers, 4 sc (4) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the first rnd of the feet to the body, between rnds # 36-37. I can't wait to see your version of my MILES THE MALLARD! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • Sheep Security Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

    Welcome back to my blog! Are you all ready for some cuteness overload? Today's free crochet project is all about a sweet sheep and a lot of cute crochet bobbles! This adorable crocheted safety blanket is made of two crocheted panels joined together. As you can see from the picture, I worked the upper one with a series of beautiful bobble stitches to give the blanket a nice texture. The same stitches have been also used to create the head of the sheep, so to make the transition between blanket and head very smooth. So are you ready to crochet along? Grab your favorite yarn and crochet hook and have some fun! _________________________________________________________________________________ ***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with 55 step-by-step pictures on EtsyHERE. Here's the FREE pattern! YARN: Light (3) - White and Gray; Cotton Thread in Black MATERIALS: 3.25 mm Crochet Hook; Poly Filling DIMENSION: 9.5” x 7.5” ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), bobble stitch (dc6tog), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: Work in the color A until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the color B to complete the stitch. BOBBLE STITCH: Work each st to the last loop but leave the last loop on the hook while you are working the rest of the stitches in the bobble. Then, yarn over and draw a loop through all the loops on the hook to complete the stitch. Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you). BLANKET PANEL A (white yarn; work in rows) Row 1: 38 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 36 sc (37); ch 2 and turn Row 2: 1 dc into the 1st st, (skip one st, 1 dc6tog, ch 1, skip 1 st, work 1 dc into the next st) rep 9 times (19 sts, 9 chs); ch 1 and turn Row 3: 1 sc into the dc st, (1 sc into the space between the dc and the bobble st, 1 sc into the bobble st, 1 sc into the ch space, 1 sc into the dc st) rep 9 times (37); ch 2 and turn Rows 4 - 23: rep rows 2-3; F/O and cut the yarn BLANKET PANEL B (white yarn; work in rows) Row 1: 38 ch, 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, 36 sc (37); ch 2 and turn Row 2: dc even (37); ch 1 and turn Row 3: sc even (37); ch 2 and turn Rows 4 - 23: rep rows 2-3 Do not F/O or cut the yarn. Place the two panels together, matching up all sides and making sure the right side of the bubble panel is facing outwards. Start joining the panels by crocheting the edges together with single crochet stitches. Work 3 sc stitches in each corner. F/O, cut the yarn and wave in end. HEAD (gray and white yarn; join with a sl st at the end of each rnd) Rnd 1: starting off with gray yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8); ch 1 Rnd 2: sc inc around (16); ch 1 Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24); ch 1 Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32); ch 1 Rnd 5: sc even (32); ch 1 Rnd 6: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (40); ch 1 Rnd 7 - 12: sc even (40); ch 1 Rnd 13: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32); ch 1 Rnd 14: sc even (32); ch 1 Rnd 15: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24); ch 1 Rnd 16: sc even (24); ch 1 Rnd 17: sc even (24) Rnd 18: switch to white yarn, ch 2 and turn (work facing the inside of the head), dc6tog even (24); ch 2 Rnd 19: (2 dc6tog, skip one st, 1 dc6tog in the next st) rep 6 times (18); ch 2 Rnd 20: (1 dc6tog, skip one st, 1 dc6tog in the next st) rep 6 times (12); ch 2; finish stuffing the head Rnd 21: dc6tog dec around (6) F/O and close the hole. EARS (gray yarn; make two) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (9) Rnd 3: sc even (9) Rnd 4: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (6) Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (4) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to attach the ears to the side of the head, between rnds # 18-19. Do not stuff the ears. Embroider the NOSE between rnd # 1-8 with black cotton thread. Embroider the EYES between rnd # 14-16 (4 sts apart) with black cotton thread. LEGS (gray yarn; make 4) Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6) Rnd 2: sc inc around (12) Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16) Rnd 4 - 5: sc even (16) Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12) Rnd 7: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (10) Rnd 8: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (8); stuff the leg Rnd 9: flatten the leg and work through both layers, 4 sc (4) F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to attach the legs to the corners of the blanket. Attach the sheep’s head to one of the sides of the blanket using some white yarn. I can't wait to see your version of my SHEEP SAFETY BLANKET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like! Elisa This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it. You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!