Monday, February 23, 2015

Infinity Scarf - Free Crochet Pattern

After crocheting my first infinity scarf a couple weeks ago I wanted to make another one with a slightly different pattern.  I searched high and low and could never find the pattern I was looking for so I made one up.

H hook
Red Heart "With Love" Yarn

To begin: Loosely chain 25 (use an I hook if you want)

Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, ch1 dc twice in same space.  *Skip two chains, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next chain.  Repeat from * 4 more times . skip 2 chains, 2 dc, ch1 1dc in next chain ss to first space of beginning chain. = 7 double clusters made.

Row 2: Turn.  Ss over to first ch 1 space. Ch3 dc, ch1, 2dc all in same space.*2dc ch1 2dc in next chain 1 space.  Repeat from * to end.

Repeat row 2 to desired length (I used the whole skein of yarn)

Ss both ends of scarves together and weave in loose ends.

Wear and enjoy!

Disclaimer: Even though I made this pattern up I’m sure there’s someone else who has figured this out and there’s probably another pattern just like this out there somewhere.

This is my first time publishing a pattern so if you find any mistakes please let me know.  I have a lot more patterns in the works that I will share as I find the time.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sock Monkey Hat

A childhood friend of mine sent me a message on facebook and asked me to crochet a sock monkey hat for her grandson who is expected to make his appearance in June.  I found this pattern and went to work.  The pattern was pretty easy to follow.  It took me all day to crochet (in between taking care of my little ones).  Not difficult but just time consuming to make all the different parts and sew them together.  I don't think I'd made a pom pom since grade school but she had a link to a tutorial for that as well.  It turned out so cute that it was hard for me to mail it away this morning.  My little guy was quite enamored with it and was disappointed it didn't fit him so I might have to make one for him.  The pattern has sizes from newborn - adult.  I made the 6-12 month size so it will fit the new baby his first winter.