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#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 2: Softies

#FlashbackFriday crochet link blast by @ucrafter: softies

On Fridays, I share a link blast on Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! Keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns were first released at least 12 months ago.

Here’s an archive of this week’s crochet softies picks! All patterns and tutorials are free unless otherwise noted. All photos are copyright the respective designers and used with permission.

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Gift Pocket Bear, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

Gift Pocket Bear, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

Tessie Bear, free crochet pattern by Deborah Ziegler.

Tessie Bear, free crochet pattern by Deborah Ziegler.

Owlet Lovey, free crochet pattern by Jessie Rayot.

Owlet Lovey, free crochet pattern by Jessie Rayot.

Logan Baby Pig AmiPal, free crochet pattern by Mary Walker.

Logan Baby Pig AmiPal, free crochet pattern by Mary Walker.

Kaguya Hime Kokeshi Doll, free crochet pattern by The Sun and the Turtle.

Kaguya Hime Kokeshi Doll, free crochet pattern by The Sun and the Turtle.

Gema my kokeshi doll, free crochet pattern by Teresa Alvarez.

Gema my kokeshi doll, free crochet pattern by Teresa Alvarez.

Baby Duck, free crochet pattern by Corina Gray.

Baby Duck, free crochet pattern by Corina Gray.

Puppy Lovie, free crochet pattern by Sara Sach.

Puppy Lovie, free crochet pattern by Sara Sach.

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More Cute Little Animals Amy Gaines

Rainbow Rachael Doll, free crochet pattern by Beatrice Ryan Designs.

Rainbow Rachael Doll, free crochet pattern by Beatrice Ryan Designs.

Napolion Lion, free crochet pattern by Dedri Uys.

Napolion Lion, free crochet pattern by Dedri Uys.

Mike the Monster, free crochet pattern by Stacey Trock.

Mike the Monster, free crochet pattern by Stacey Trock.

Kelly's Teddy and Ball, free crochet pattern by Rebeckah Ferger.

Kelly’s Teddy and Ball, free crochet pattern by Rebeckah Ferger.

Easy Amigurumi Bunny, free crochet pattern by Sara Freisberg.

Easy Amigurumi Bunny, free crochet pattern by Sara Freisberg.

Dog Woobie, free crochet pattern by Posh Pooch Designs.

Dog Woobie, free crochet pattern by Posh Pooch Designs.

Baby Bunny, free crochet pattern by Celina Lane.

Baby Bunny, free crochet pattern by Celina Lane.

Design Your Own Monster Class, online crochet class on Craftsy!

Chenille Stuffed Easter Bunny, free crochet pattern by Kim Guzman.

Chenille Stuffed Easter Bunny, free crochet pattern by Kim Guzman.

Leonard & Lucy, free crochet pattern by Deborah Ziegler.

Leonard & Lucy, free crochet pattern by Deborah Ziegler.

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of free crochet softies patterns! If you like crochet lace, check out my Amigurumi – Crochet Pinterest board!

Follow Underground Crafter’s board Amigurumi – Crochet on Pinterest.

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL Clue 8 on Crochet Memories

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL April 2015 Design Improv Workshop 2

Welcome to the Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL/Design Improv Workshop! You can find out more about this CAL here. Don’t forget to use hashtag #DIW2 when sharing online and link up your projects to the pattern here on Ravelry!

If you’re lagging behind (or just joining in) to the blog hop, don’t worry! We’ll have some time to catch up after today’s clue.

Today’s section is courtesy of Cylinda Mathews from Crochet Memories. You can connect with Cylinda on Twitter as @crochetmemories  or on G+ +CylindaMathews.

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You can find the eighth section on Cylinda’s blog today. If you’re following along on Ravelry, you can link up your projects to the pattern here.

I’m sharing mini crochet pattern roundups highlighting each of the participating designers. Cylinda has a diverse collection of free and for sale crochet patterns, but she is a master of lace and thread crochet. Today I’m sharing my favorite 5 free crochet patterns from her collection. All pattern images are copyright Cylinda Mathews and are used with permission.

Free Cylinda Mathews crochet pattern roundup on Underground Crafter

1) Diamond Points Crochet-a-Long Doily: This stunning doily would make a great centerpiece.

Diamond Points CrochetALong Doily, free crochet pattern by Cylinda Mathews.

Diamond Points CrochetALong Doily, free crochet pattern by Cylinda Mathews.

2) Soft Pineapple Soap Holder: If you love crochet pineapples, you will adore this classy soap holder.

3) Autumn Reflections Doily: This pattern has a beautiful floral center.

4) Victorian Pineapples Soap Dish: This stunning soap dish has a show stopping pineapple motif pattern.

Victorian Pineapple Soap Dish, free crochet pattern by Cylinda Mathews.

Victorian Pineapple Soap Dish, free crochet pattern by Cylinda Mathews.

5) Crochet-a-Long Hearts Doily: Share the love with the doily with heart details.

Crochet-a-Long Hearts Doily, free crochet pattern by Cylinda Mathews.

Crochet-a-Long Hearts Doily, free crochet pattern by Cylinda Mathews.

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You can find more of Cylinda’s free crochet patterns here on Crochet Memories Blog.

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL April 2015 Design Improv Workshop 2

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL Clue 7 on Crochet Chiq

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL April 2015 Design Improv Workshop 2

Welcome to the Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL/Design Improv Workshop! You can find out more about this CAL here. Don’t forget to use hashtag #DIW2 when sharing online and link up your projects to the pattern here on Ravelry!

This crochet-a-long is turning out to be so much fun! Today’s clue is courtesy of Mary Kathryn from Crochet Chiq. You can connect with her on Twitter as @CrochetChiq or G+ as +CrochetChiq.

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You can find the seventh section here on Mary Kathryn’s blog today. If you’re following along on Ravelry, you can link up your projects to the pattern here.

I’m sharing mini crochet pattern roundups highlighting each of the participating designers. Mary Kathryn specializes in women’s accessories and fashion, and I’m sharing my favorite 5 free crochet patterns from her collection. All pattern images are copyright Mary Kathryn and are used with permission.

Mary Kathryn/Crochet Chiq, free crochet pattern roundup on Underground Crafter

1) Chiq Shell Shorts: These short shorts are perfect for a hot summer day.

Chiq Shell Shorts, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

Chiq Shell Shorts, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

2) Chiq Twilight (Yes It Sparkles But Not That Twilight) Shawl: This cozy shawl starts with a row of foundation crochet.

Chiq Twilight Scarf, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

Chiq Twilight (Yes It Sparkles But Not That Twilight) Shawl, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

3) Shades of Gray Scarf: This lovely scarf has a beautiful drape. This scarf is featured on the Red Heart website and includes a tutorial video.

4) A Maleficent Cowl: I love the rainbow colorway on this!

A Maleficent Cowl, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

5) Chic Flapper Inspired Hat: The flower adds a great decorative element to this hat!

Chic Flapper Inspired Hat, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

Chic Flapper Inspired Hat, free crochet pattern by Mary Kathryn.

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You can find more of Kathryn’s free crochet patterns on Crochet Chiq.

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL April 2015 Design Improv Workshop 2

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL Clue 6 on Knot Your Nana’s Crochet

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL April 2015 Design Improv Workshop 2

Welcome to the Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL/Design Improv Workshop! You can find out more about this CAL here. Don’t forget to use hashtag #DIW2 when sharing online and link up your projects to the pattern here on Ravelry!

I hope you’re caught up with the 5 sections that have already been released!

Here’s my CAL progress so far. I’m really enjoying the mystery of it all!

Design Improve Workshop Mystery Scarf Blog Hop Crochet-a-Long progress picture on Underground Crafter

Today’s clue is courtesy of Teri Heathcote of Knot your Nana’s Crochet. You can connect with Teri on Twitter as @KYNC2010 or on G+ as +KnotYourNana’sCrochet.

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You can find the sixth section here on Teri’s blog today. If you’re following along on Ravelry, you can link up your projects to the pattern here.

I’m sharing mini crochet pattern roundups highlighting each of the participating designers. Teri has several really inventive crochet applique blanket patterns for sale in her Ravelry shop, but today I’m sharing my favorite 5 free crochet patterns from her collection. All pattern images are copyright Teri Heathcote and are used with permission.

Roundup of free crochet patterns by Teri Heathcote on Underground Crafter

1) Royal Cape (also known as Anna Cape): This looks like the perfect dress up cape for your favorite little girl!

Royal Cape (also known as Anna Cape), free corchet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

Royal Cape (also known as Anna Cape), free corchet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

2) Hexagon Flower Square: This lovely square pattern is part of a 32-week CAL Teri hosted in 2013.

Hexagon Flower Square, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

Hexagon Flower Square, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

3) Newborn High Tops: These booties are sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next baby shower!

Newborn High Tops, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

Newborn High Tops, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

4) Camel Stitch Ear Warmer: This “knit look” pattern is a perfect transitional weather (or “bad hair day”) accessory.

Camel Stitch Ear Warmer, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

Camel Stitch Ear Warmer, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

5) Slouch Boots: These make a delightful gift for a fashionable toddler.

Slouch Boots, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

Slouch Boots, free crochet pattern by Teri Heathcote.

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You can find more of Teri’s free crochet patterns on here Knot Your Nana’s Crochet.

Mystery Scarf Blog Hop CAL April 2015 Design Improv Workshop 2

#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 1: Lace

#FlashbackFriday crochet link blast by @ucrafter: lace

On Fridays, I share a link blast on Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! Keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns were first released at least 12 months ago.

Here’s an archive of this week’s crochet lace picks (along with a time-sensitive coupon code for a free Ravelry download)! All patterns and tutorials are free unless otherwise noted. All photos are copyright the respective designers and used with permission.

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  • Visit to the Kantcentrum, a beginner Bruges lace pattern with a photo tutorial by @UCrafter (me)! This crochet pattern is usually for sale but for the next 24 hours, this pattern will be free on Ravelry with coupon code #FFLace (through 3 p.m. Eastern on Saturday, April 11, 2015)!
Visit to the Kantcentrum, crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

Visit to the Kantcentrum, crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

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Vintage Ruffled Coaster, free crochet pattern on the Crochet Memories Blog.

Vintage Ruffled Coaster, free crochet pattern on the Crochet Memories Blog.

Butterflies Shawl, free crochet pattern by Cheri McEwen.

Butterflies Shawl, free crochet pattern by Cheri McEwen.

Waves Scarf, free crochet pattern by Kim Guzman.

Waves Scarf, free crochet pattern by Kim Guzman.

Shell Baby Slippers, free crochet pattern by Rebeckahs Treasures.

Shell Baby Slippers, free crochet pattern by Rebeckah’s Treasures.

Mayan Sunset Shawl, free crochet pattern by Jaime George.

Mayan Sunset Shawl, free crochet pattern by Jaime George.

Extended Ripple, free crochet pattern by Jessie at Home.

Extended Ripple, free crochet pattern by Jessie at Home.

Broomstick Lace Baby Blanket, free crochet pattern and photo tutorial by Simply Collectible.

Broomstick Lace Baby Blanket, free crochet pattern and photo tutorial by Simply Collectible.

Spider Lace Throw, free crochet pattern by Heather Tucker.

Spider Lace Throw, free crochet pattern by Heather Tucker.

Penelope Shawl, free crochet pattern by Carolyn Christmas.

Penelope Shawl, free crochet pattern by Carolyn Christmas.

Easy Star Stitch Baby Blanket, free crochet pattern by AG Handmades.

Easy Star Stitch Baby Blanket, free crochet pattern by AG Handmades.

Bohemian Rhapsody Dress, free crochet pattern by High Strung Designs.

Bohemian Rhapsody Dress, free crochet pattern by High Strung Designs.

 I hope you enjoyed this roundup of free crochet lace patterns! If you like crochet lace, check out my Crochet Lace Pinterest board!

Follow Underground Crafter’s board Crochet Lace on Pinterest.