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I would like a very easy crochet pattern for a small dog sweater. Remember, I need a very easy one.
By Carol from Goose Creek, SC
I have these websites saved in my Bookmarks as Crafts and have a special folder named Crocheting & Knitting. The first website has lots of pet items to crochet, and the send website is an easy crochet pattern. If this pattern isn't to your liking pick another one from their long list.
Here's a lot of links to crochet dog sweaters with pictures and help you decide which one to make. Enjoy!
I am looking for a crochet pattern for the Confederate flag. I would like to see if anyone has one in the granny square pattern stitch.
Kim from Summersville, WV
Crochet hook G
Worsted weight yarn: Burgundy 1000 grams, Navy 500 grams, White 300 grams (Red Heart Comfort Yarn, sold in 454 gram balls, I used two plus a bit of the burgundy/wine/dark red, one 454 gram ball of dark blue/navy, and two 200 gram balls of white, with left over yarn. I also found that the use of "bobbins" or some other method of working with multiple colour changes useful)
Stitches used: Chain, Single Crochet, and Double Crochet
Chain 205 with burgundy
Row 1: single crochet burgundy in second ch from hook and in each chain after - 204sts. Chain 3, turn (Do not count chain 3 turn as a stitch in the row: each row must consist of 204 double crochet stitches, plus the chain 3) Remainder of afghan worked in double crochet, until very last row.
Row 2: starting in last sc of row, With Navy, dc in each sc for 24 sts, change to white, dc in next 3 sc, change to burgundy, dc in next 150, white 3, navy 24, chain 3,Turn (burgundy will be abbreviated "R" from here, Navy as "N", and White as "W". Therefore: R3, N4 would be use burgundy for 3 dc, and Navy for 4 dc, for example.)
Row 3: Starting in last dc of row 2, with N26, W3, R146, W3, N 26, ch 3, turn
Row 4: start in last dc of row 3, N28, W3, R142, W3, N28, ch 3, turn (start each row in last dc of row before, and end each with a ch 3-turn)
Row 5: N10, W4, N10, W4, N2, W3, R138, W3, N2, W4, N10, W4, N10
Row 6:N10, W6, N6, W6, N4, W3, R134, W3, N4, W6, N6, W6, N10
Row 7: N12, W6, N2, W6, N8, W3, R130, W3, N8, W6, N2, W6, N12
Row 8: N14, W10, N12, W3, R126, W3, N12, W10, N14
Row 9: N14, W10, N14, W3, R122, W3, N14, W10, N14, W to chain 3
Row 10: W3, N11, W10, N16, W3, R118, W3, N16, W10, N11, W3, R to chain 3
Row 11: R1, W3, N8, W14, N16, W3, R114, W3, N16, W14, N8, W3, R1 (Pattern should be evident by now, please remember and forgive me if the numbers don't seem to add up, I have recounted and recounted, somehow the afghan works though the numbers don't.)
Row 12: R3, W3, N4, W18, N16, W3, R110, W3, N16, W18, N4, W3, R3
Row 13: R5, W3, N8, W6, N24, W3, R106, W3, N24, W6, N8, W3, R5
Row 14: R7, W3, N8, W2, N28, W3, R102, W3, N28, W2, N8, W3, R7
Row 15: R9, W3, N6, W2, N30, W3, R98, W3, N30, W2, N6, W3, R9
Row 16: R11, W3, N38, W3, R94, W3, N38, W3, R11
Row 17: R13, W3, N38, W3, R90, W3, N38, W3, R13
Row 18: R15, W3, N38, W3, R86, W3, N38, W3, R15
Row 19: R17, W3, N18, W4, N10, W4, N2, W3, R82, W3, N2, W4, N10, W4, N18, W3, R17
Row 20: R19, W3, N16, W6, N6, W6, N4, W3, R78, W3, N4, W6, N6, W6, N16, W3, R19
Row 21: R21, W3, N16, W6, N2, W6, N8, W3, R74, W3, N8, W6, N2, W6, N16, W3, R21
Row 22: R23, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R70, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R23
Row 23: R25, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R66, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R25
Row 24: R27, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R62, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R27
Row 25: R29, W3, N8, W14, N16, W3, R58, W3, N16, W14, N8,W3, R29
Row 26: R31, W3, N4, W18, N16, W3, R54, W3, N16, W18, N4, W3, R31
Row 27: R33, W3, N8, W6, N24, W3, R50, W3, N24, W6, N8, W3, R33
Row 28: R35, W3, N8, W2, N28, W3, R46, W3, N28, W2, N8, W3, R35
Row 29: R37, W3, N6, W2, N30, W3, R42, W3, N30, W2, N6, W3, R37
Row 30: R39, W3, N38, W3, R38, W3, N38, W3, R39
Row 31: R41, W3, N38, W3, R34, W3, N38, W3, R41
Row 32: R43, W3, N38, W3, R30, W3, N38, W3, R43
Row 33: R45, W3, N18, W4, N10, W4, N2, W3, R26, W3, N2, W4, N10, W4, N18, W3, R45
Row 34: R47, W3, N16, W6, N6, W6, N4, W3, R22, W3, N4, W6, N6, W6, N16, W3, R47
Row 35: R49, W3, N16, W6, N2, W6, N8, W3, R18, W3,N8, W6, N2, W6, N16, W3, R49
Row 36: R51, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R14, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R51
Row 37: R53, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R10, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R53
Row 38: R55, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R6, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R55
Row 39: R57, W3, N8, W14, N16, W3, R2, W3, N16, W14, N8, W3, R57
Row 40: R59, W3, N4, W18, N16, W4, N16, W18, N4, W3, R59
Row 41: R61, W3, N8, W6, N23, W2, N23, W6, N8, W3, R61
Row 42: R63, W3, N8, W2, N52, W2, N8, W3, R63
Row 43: R65, W3, N6, W2, N52, W2, N6, W3, R65
Row 44: R67, W3, N64, W3, R67
Row 45: R69, W3, N60, W3, R69
Row 46: R71, W3, N56, W3, R71
Row 47: R73, W3, N17, W4, N10, W4, N17, W3, R73
Row 48: R75, W3, N15, W6, N6, W6, N15, W3, R75
Row 49: R77, W3, N15, W6, N2, W6, N15, W3, R77
Row 50: R79, W3, N15, W10, N15, W3, R79
Row 51: R81, W3, N13, W10, N13, W3, R81
Row 52: R83, W3, N11, W10, N11, W3, R83
Row 53: R81, W3, N11, W14, N11, W3, R81
Row 54: R79, W3, N11, W18, N11, W3, R79
Row 55: R77, W3, N19, W6, N19, W3, R77
Row 56: R75, W3, N23,W2, N23, W3, R75
Row 57: R73, W3, N25,W2, N25, W3, R73
Row 58: R71, W3, N56, W3, R71
Row 59: R69, W3, N60, W3, R69
Row 60: R67, W3, N64, W3, R67
Row 61: R65, W3, N2, W4, N10, W4, N28, W4, N10, W4, N2, W3, R65
Row 62: R63, W3, N4, W6, N6, W6, N28, W6, N6, W6, N4, W3, R63
Row 63: R61, W3, N8, W6, N2, W6, N15, W2, N15, W6, N2, W6, N8, W3, R61
Row 64: R59, W3, N12, W10, N16, W4, N16, W10, N12, W3, R59
Row 65: R57, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R2, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R57
Row 66: R55, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R6, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R55
Row 67: R53, W3, N16, W14, N8, W3, R10, W3, N8, W14, N16, W3, R53
Row 68: R51, W3, N16, W18, N4, W3, R14, W3, N4, W18, N16, W3, R51
Row 69: R49, W3, N24, W6, N8, W3, R18, W3, N8, W6, N24, W3, R49
Row 70: R47, W3, N28, W2, N8, W3, R22, W3, N8, W2, N28, W3, R47
Row 71: R45, W3, N30, W2, N6, W3, R26, W3, N6, W2, N30, W3, R45
Row 72: R43, W3, N38, W3, R30 W3, N38, W3, R43
Row 73: R41, W3, N38, W3, R34 W3, N38, W3, R41
Row 74: R39, W3, N38, W3, R38, W3, N38, W3, R39
Row 75: R37, W3, N2, W4, N10, W4, N18, W3, R42, W3, N18, W4, N10, W4, N2, W3, R37
Row 76: R35, W3, N4, W6, N6, W6, N16, W3, R46, W3, N16, W6, N6, W6, N4, W3, R35
Row 77: R33, W3, N8, W6, N2, W6, N16, W3, R50, W3, N16, W6, N2, W6, N8, W3, R33
Row 78: R31, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R54, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R31
Row 79: R29, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R58, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R29
Row 80: R27, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R62, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R27
Row 81: R25, W3, N16, W14, N8, W3, R66, W3, N8, W14, N16, W3, R25
Row 82: R23, W3, N16, W18, N4, W3, R70, W3, N4, W18, N16, W3, R23
Row 83: R21, W3, N24, W6, N8, W3, R74, W3, N8, W6, N24, W3, R21
Row 84: R19, W3, N28, W2, N8, W3, R78, W3, N8, W2, N28, W3, R19
Row 85: R17, W3, N30, W2, N6, W3, R82, W3, N6, W2, N30, W3, R17
Row 86: R15, W3, N38, W3, R86, W3, N38 W3, R15
Row 87: R13, W3, N38, W3, R90, W3, N38 W3, R13
Row 88: R11, W3, N38, W3, R94, W3, N38, W3, R11
Row 89: R9, W3, N2, W4, N10, W4, N18, W3, R98, W3, N18, W4, N10, W4, N2, W3, R9
Row 90: R7, W3, N4, W6, N6, W6, N16, W3, R102, W3, N16, W6, N6, W6, N4, W3, R7
Row 91: R5, W3, N8, W6, N2, W6, N16, W3, R106, W3, N16, W6, N2, W6, N8, W3, R5
Row 92: R3, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3, R110, W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R3
Row 93: R1, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3, R114, W3, N14, W10, N14, W3R1
Row 94: W3, N16, W10, N12, W3, R118, W3, N12, W10, N16, W3
Row 95: W1, N16, W14, N8, W3, R122, W3, N8, W14, N16, W1
Row 96: N14, W18, N4, W3, R126, W3, N4, W18, N14
Row 97: N20, W6, N8, W3, R130, W3, N8, W6, N20
Row 98: N22, W2, N8, W3, R134, W3, N8, W2, N22
Row 99: N22, W2, N6, W3, R138, W3, N6, W2, N22
Row 100: N28, W3, R142, W3, N28
Row 101: N26, W3, R146, W3, N26
Row 102: N24, W3, R150, W3, N24
Row 103: Using red, sc 204, finish off, weave in all loose ends.
Does anyone know where I can find a free crochet pattern for a simple lady's cardigan? I've tried looking online, but they all seem complicated or with fussy frills or lace. I plan to make it for an 80 year old lady with arthritis who just needs to keep warm.
Thank you so much in advance.
By cettina from Malta, Europe
Does anyone have a knitting or crocheting pattern for a man's peaked hat? I don't mean a baseball cap I mean what I might call a bargeman's hat with a peak. I have tried shops and the internet but patterns there tend to be for ladies and I need a man's pattern because my man has a large head!
Mary from UK
Try using the women's pattern with larger needles. Calculate for size.
Wth free registration, all of the yarn companies have websites with free patterns. I can't remember if it was lionbrand.com or bernat.com but one of them had the pattern for a peaked 'watchcap', bargemans hat, toboggan, whatever it might be called :-) if you can't find it, let me know and I'll look again until I find it, but search all the yarn mfg's pages and most have free patterns for registration. Just opt out of any mass mailings they offer.
I was able to find quite a few free patterns, both knitting and crochet, by "googling" watch cap patterns, or free crochet watch cap patterns... Good luck!
There are lots of links here:
This looks like it might be big enough.
Just realised both my posts (Di S) have been added as "Guest" - forgot to sign in !
I was looking for free crochet patterns for pineapple doilies. Does anyone have them?
I am requesting help finding a knit or crocheted bunny rabbit pattern. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Linda from Matamoras, PA
Check them out!!
I am looking for the Crochet World Magazine, December 2011. There is a Santa pillow pattern by Debra Arch. I can't afford to buy the magazine, but would like the pattern so much. Please help me. Thank you.
I am looking for a winter time crochet afghan one piece project to do in front of the TV.
Karen from Tri Cities Washington
Hi! I found an awesome throw on the Michaels.com website. It is made from Bernat Soft Boucle yarns and works up very quickly. Check out the website as there are many crochet projects to choose from.
Google free+crochet+afghan+patterns and I think you'll find just what you're looking for. I'm particularly fond of the ripple pattern. Have fun and God bless you.
I love grannies. They are easy, pretty mindless and you can make each row a different color if you want. I make mine with three Half Doubles in each one, then don't make a chain between them. I make a 1 chain stitch between the 6 on the corners, and it turns out nice a full.
Ripples are nice too. If you like a single crochet, you can chain an even number of stitches on your chain, then crochet one and chain one, skipping one, etc. Make sure you are doing the same number on each row or it will "grow" on you. I do them with scrap yarn and they come out really pretty.
Here's one I made for my grandson for this Christmas. Enjoy
You can do one big granny square if you want all one piece. I have done that and it turned out cute. You can also do zig zag or just just straight line and crochet up from there.
I'm a weird person... Has anyone seen the "Glade" commercial with the Crochet Lady. She's making little covers for her smelly cones... the old air fresheners. She's making a Christmas tree and at the end she tells them next time she'll be showing them how to make this cute little bunny cover! Its hilarious for me, a crocheter! So my question is as a joke, does anyone know were I could get a pattern for a cute little bunny or even the tree? I have a knitting and crocheting group in my home and thought it would give us all a good laugh!
Thanks for your time.
Brandy from East, SD
I guess I am weird too. I love that commercial. Especially her bunny face at the end. I always giggle when I see it.
dazyclover Tenino, WA
http://www.croc treeairfresh.htm That is the tree...or A tree, maybe not the one she does.
I wasn't too fond of the commercial, since I crochet and kinda took offense at the way they portrayed the lady. At any rate, lol.... I know of a lot patterns, and find them by using search engine and putting in free crochet pattern ________?_______ of whatever I am looking for. Also, joining an online group (yahoo or msn) that is just for crocheting (and or knitting) gives you access to others. I am a Happy Hooker in an MSN group that consist of the most wonderful group of "hookers" in the crocheting craft.
I was just reading through all the interesting comments about the crochet commericial. I actually work for Dial and if someone has an interesting crochet idea for the Renuzit Adjustables, I can ask to have the directions posted on renuzit.com to share with other crafters. I think they have quite a few craft ideas on their website but no crochet stuff. Happy to do it!
I would like to have a crochet table cloth pattern that I can crochet myself. Thank you.
Does anyone know where I can get a free crochet pattern for a chess board and men?
Kathy from Orlando, FL
There's this one, http://www.midn checkerboard.htm for a checkerboard, just use white intead of red. OR, of course, you could always crochet 32 white and 32 black granny squares... as for chessmen, yikes! I guess you'd have to adapt some amigurumi patterns. I'll look into it...
Boards are easy to find by googling...chess or checker crochet board.
there is someone who has made up her own pattern and is selling them on ebay. You could contact her and see if she will give you a deal on the whole set"
I am looking for crocheted bed doll patterns. I hope someone can help.
Laurie from Portland, OR
You can find just about anything on Google these days.
The second is my favorite, but don't open it till you have days to browse!!!
Post for crochetpatterncentral.com is good and you may also want to try these: karensvariety.com
I make the bed dolls. They're a lot of work but really worth it.
Does anyone have a pattern for a sleeveless cotton crochet top for summer that is not a halter neck nor too revealing? Not a jacket please, some sort of sleeveless t-shirty top would be fine. The easier to make, the better!
Cettina from Malta, Europe
Try Joann.com. They have some very nice free patterns to knit, crochet, etc.
THis is free patterns.com they have tons of free patterns for crochet including shells like you want. The link is for adult wearable crochet and knit patterns. You have to join to get the free pattern but its free. Good luck.
You might also try the websites of companies which manufacture and sell wool and crochet supplies. Many of them provide free patterns. Or go to www.google.com and enter "free crochet patterns" for quite a number of sites to visit.
I am crafting for people in hospice/nursing homes. I find a need for crocheted and knitted capelets (that have no sleeves and can be fastened with one button). They are for terminal patients whose shoulders are always cold and who cannot be put into a sweater. I have a couple of patterns (from Internet), but would like more.
CayC from Green Cove Springs, FL
Hi, I don't have any patterns. But---May God Bless You!! You're such a sweetie, to be doing this. After seeing my brother in law die with cancer, a few months ago. He was always cold, these items you're making are soooo needed. This world should could use more compassionate people like you!
I'm also crocheting for nursing home clients. I crochet mostly afgans. I would also like to crochet caplets. I need patterns. If you have any please e-mail them to me at orcacrafts @ mchsi.com please in the subject line caplet pattern as i do deleate any mails sent to me that I do not recognize to prevent spam and virus
Thank You and the eldrly thank you
I am searching for Aunt Lydia rug yarn patterns especially the bleach bottle craft which included a witch, bunny, leprechaun, and Mrs. Santa to name a few. I am also interested in small gifts, etc. Thank you for your search.
Where can I find the crochet or knit pattern for a pad on the Shark Steam Mop?
By Joyce from Cuba, MO
I am looking for a crocheted Oklahoma University afghan pattern?
By Evelyh from Sulphur, OK
I need a pattern for a crocheted casserole carrier.
By Jan from St. Charles, MO
I am looking for free crochet dress patterns for small lap dogs, like Shih tzus.
By Sandra from Eaton, OH
Does anyone have a pattern to make my own checkbook cover? Hopefully, in either crochet, knit, or plastic canvas. If not, then whatever. But I need a new one and I'm not willing to pay the exorbitant prices the bank and the other places ask.
By Cricketnc from Parkton, NC
I am about to be a first time grandma or I guess I should say step-grandma which makes this all the more important. I want to crochet a baby afghan for my coming grandson. They are doing a jungle theme room. I would like to make something not lacey but kind of like a net I guess to fit the theme.
I am a simple crocheter but need something that turns out looking spectacular. That is just what my daughter-in-law expects. Please give me ideas for what kind of yarn and hook to use. Please help me out here. No one on this site has ever let me down! Thanks!
By Karen from Port Clinton, OH
I am looking for crocheted turban patterns, as many as I can find. Senior citizens love these. I have been searching Google, but have only been able to find the knitted kinds and I cannot knit.
Regi from TX
Try this site - they have a lot of hat patterns:
Maggie in Bloomington, MN
I am looking for an afghan pattern for Oklahoma University that uses the afghan stitch with the OU helmet, or other OU things on it. Do you know where I can find one? I'm willing to pay for this pattern. Thank you.
I am looking for instructions for crochet sandals.
I am looking for a crochet pattern for a coffee can bank. I have a bank that covers a coffee can and has a hat, arms, and legs, but I would like a pattern to make one for my soon to be grandchild. Please help.
By Judineedshelp from CT
By Glynis from High Wycombe Bucks, England
I would like to find a free crochet pattern for a picture frame mat made with crochet thread. Thanks.
By Jean from NC
My grandson is getting married in June. I love the double wedding ring pattern. The instructions are hard, they don't tell you much.
The oval rnd 4 (sc, ch 3, sc) is this in same sts? I really want do this for a gift. Are there instructions that explained it better? I come up with way too many sts. Thank you for any help you can give me.
By BJ from Honey Grove, TX
I am looking for filet crochet patterns that are free to download. Any help is appreciated.
By gbeark77 from Uniontown, OH