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14 Free Crochet Patterns for Crocheted Coasters

Learn how to crochet with 14 free crochet patterns for crocheted coasters! Coasters are a practical gift that you can crochet in no time! This blog post originally appeared October 25, 2018. Some links have changed and some patterns that I originally shared are no longer available. I’ve updated the list of 14 Free Crochet …

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How to Crochet Textured Stitch Dishcloth

Learn how to crochet textured stitch dishcloth! This pattern creates lots of texture – perfect for dishcloths, washcloths or hand towels! This blog post originally appeared April 14, 2017 and has been updated February 22, 2021 to include new photos and updated instructions. I have been crocheting for as long as I can remember. It’s …

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Learn How to Crochet Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth

Learn how to crochet the Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth using the crunchy stitch. Crocheted dishcloths are easy to make and make for thoughtful handmade gifts! This blog post originally appeared May 1, 2017 and was updated February 22, 2021 to include updated photos and instructions. Learn how to crochet Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth! Like I shared before, …

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Learn to Crochet a Pumpkin with 5 Free Patterns

Learn to crochet a pumpkin with 5 free patterns. These crocheted pumpkins add the perfect handmade touch of autumn to your home decor!  This post originally appeared on The Birch Cottage blog on October 11, 2018. The copy has been updated for clarification. I love to crochet. In fact, I just finished crocheting a large …

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Learn to Crochet: Front Post Double Crochet Stitch (fpdc)

Learn how to crochet the Front Post Double Crochet Stitch (abbreviated fpdc) to add beautiful texture to your crochet projects. The “front post double crochet stitch” sounds a little intimidating, but it’s really just a variation to the double crochet stitch. Except, as the name implies, you’re crocheting around the post of the stitch in …

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Single Crochet Thermal Stitch Potholder

This single crochet thermal stitch potholder uses the single crochet thermal stitch. This stitch is the perfect stitch for crocheted potholders! Last week I shared with you how to crochet the single crochet thermal stitch. This week, I’m sharing with you how to crochet a pot holder using the single crochet thermal stitch. I had …

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Single Crochet Thermal Stitch

The single crochet thermal stitch creates a solid, dense and very warm textured pattern that is ideal for pot holders, hot pads, warm blankets and mittens. Single Crochet Thermal Stitch I discovered the single crochet thermal stitch after crocheting potholders using the lemon peel stitch. When I made my potholders, I essentially crocheted two dishcloths …

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Learn to Crochet the Modified Lemon Peel Stitch

The Modified Lemon Peel stitch is a combination of single crochet and double crochet stitches. Modifying this stitch gives you nice straight edges. Last week I shared with you how to crochet the Lemon Peel Stitch. If you tried crocheting the lemon peel stitch you may have noticed that the edges are a little jagged. …

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7 Easy to Crochet Hats, Scarves & Mittens for the Family

These 7 easy to crochet hats, scarves and mittens for the whole family are free crochet patterns and just in time for holiday gift making! It’s no secret by now that I love making handmade gifts for my family and friends. I don’t always get to share with you the crochet patterns I’m working on …

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