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#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast 26: Best of the Best

Best of the Best Crochet Link Blast Free Crochet Pattern Roundup by Underground CrafterOn Fridays, I share a link blast on G+, Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns that were first released at least 12 months ago.

For the second week in a row, this link blast is a bit different than usual. I’m sharing a roundup of roundups! This post includes 14 retrospective posts highlighting the most popular posts of 2015 with links to literally hundreds of free crochet patterns, along with my favorite 12 free crochet patterns from these posts. I’ve also added in two knitting roundups for all of you multi-craftual people out there!

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Best of the Best (Roundup of Roundups) with links to over 300 free #crochet patterns via Underground CrafterTop 15 Free Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @ucrafter (that’s me!): My favorite is the Picnic Basket Shawl (photo 1) in Malabrigo Yarn Sock.

Top 20 Free Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @Myhobbyiscroche: My favorite is the Paris Cowl (photo 2) in Red Heart Boutique Infinity.

21 Free Crochet Patterns from 2015 by @erangi_udeshika: My favorite is the Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (EHC) Cowl (photo 3).

15 Most Popular Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @PoshPoochDesign: My favorite is the Blessings Ombre Shawl (photo 4), a free crochet pattern in Caron Simply Soft.

ILC February 2016 BannersTop 10 Free Cre8tion Crochet Original Designs in 2015 by @Cre8tionCrochet: My favorite is the Unique Lace Wrap (photo 5) in Lion Brand Unique.

Top 10 Free Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @CrochetKim: My favorite is the Emerald Lace Fling Wrap (photo 6) in Deborah Norville’s Cotton Soft Silk.

Top 10 Most Visited Free Crochet Patterns of 2015 by  @stitchin_mommy: My favorite is the Granny Ripple Blanket (photo 7) in Lion Brand Cotton Ease.

Top 10 Free Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @LittleMCrochet: My favorite is the Super Plush Faux Knit Infinity Scarf (photo 8).

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Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2015 and Top 10 Video Tutorials of 2015 by @fiberflux: My favorite is the French Vanilla Button Cowl (photo 9).

Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @petalstopicots: My favorite is the Crochet Rose Heart Wreath (photo 10).

10 Hottest Free Crochet Patterns of 2015 by @mooglyblog: My favorite is the Hello Gnome Mittens (photo 11).

Complete 2015 Roundup of Crochet Patterns and Complete 2015 Roundup of Crochet Tips and Tutorials by @CrochetBlogger: These roundups of roundups include hundreds of patterns and tutorials. My favorite roundup is 84 Beautiful Free Crochet Patterns, including the Quick and Easy Chunky Crochet V-Stitch Afghan (photo 12) by @RepeatCrafterMe.

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If you also knit, you’ll love these knitting retrospective posts

15 Most Popular Free Knitting Patterns of 2015 Roundup by Underground CrafterTop 5 Free Knitting Patterns of 2015 by @ucrafter (that’s me!): My favorite is the Easy Cranberry Shawl.

11 Knitting Patterns from 2015 by @KnitEcoChic: My favorite is the stunning Tidal Breeze Skirt, available for sale on Ravelry.

#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 21: Lacy Scarves

#FlashbackFriday: Roundup of 15 free #crochet patterns for lacy scarves on Underground Crafter
On Fridays, I share a link blast on G+, Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns were first released last year.

Today, I’m sharing a roundup of 15 free crochet patterns for lacy scarves. These projects are great for the early fall when it isn’t too cold out, or as accent scarves year round. All photos are used with permission of the respective designer.

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Roundup of 15 free #crochet patterns for lacy scarves on Underground Crafter

Tweedy Pineapples Scarf (photo 5), free crochet pattern by @UCrafter (that’s me!): This bulky yet lacy scarf is perfect for not-too-cold weather. For a tweedy effect, use one strand in each of two contrasting colors of a light weight yarn. Or, highlight the stitch pattern with two strands of the same color or by substituting one strand of a bulky weight yarn.

Tweedy Pineapples Scarf, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

Ladies Scarf (photo 2), free crochet pattern by Patterns for Crochet: This scarf is crocheted in one piece and includes a lacy center panel.

Lace-y Trellis Infinity Scarf (photo 12), free crochet pattern by Jennifer Uribe: This scarf is made with a beautiful trellis stitch. Since it is crocheted in rows and then seamed together, you can choose to wear it as a standard scarf or a circle/infinity scarf.

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Last Minute Open Weave Scarf, free crochet pattern by @CrochetAmerican: This pattern is part of the Last Minute Open Weave series of patterns designed by Mistie Bush.

Waves Scarf (photo 10), free crochet pattern by @CrochetKim: This scarf uses a broomstick lace drop stitch crochet hybrid to create the beautiful stitch pattern, and includes a video tutorial. Read my interview with Kim here!

Puff Stitch Summer Lace Scarf (photo 8), free crochet pattern by @crochetncrafts: This lovely scarf uses a simple one row repeat that is easy to memorize. Read my interview with Rhelena here!

Passion for Purple Scarf, free crochet pattern by @KristinOmdahl via @RedHeartYarns: This scarf features triangle motifs that are joined as you go. Please note this pattern uses UK crochet terms.

Airy Breath of Spring Scarf (photo 3), free crochet pattern by @SwirlsSprinkles: This pattern includes matching toddler and adult hat patterns.

Sunday Mornings Scarf (photo 6), free crochet pattern by @SnappyTots: This lacy scarf makes a great year round accessory.

Broomstick Lace Accent Scarf (photo 11), free crochet pattern by @petalstopicots: This lacy accent scarf is the crochet version of Kara’s free pattern for the Silk Knit Scarf pattern.

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Popcorn Stitch Scarf (photo 1), free crochet pattern by @Sherrys2boyz: This scarf combines eyelets and texture with popcorn stitches.

Coral Glam Wrap (photo 4), free crochet pattern by @OombawkaDesign: This lacy, rectangular wrap can also be worn as a scarf, and is finished with a delightful corkscrew edging.

Lacy Summer Scarf (photo 7), free crochet pattern by @ELKStudio_: This pattern uses a larger hook with a light weight yarn to create a fine drape and lacy look. It’s crocheted flat so you can wear it as a regular scarf or join it as an infinity scarf. The pattern links to the Dahlia Flower, a free crochet pattern with a photo and video tutorial by @Myhobbyiscroche.

Mulberry Scarf (photo 9),  free crochet pattern by @fiberflux: This pattern is a one-skein project in Lion Brand Homespun. It’s a variation on the free Mulberry Shawl pattern, and both patterns include video tutorials. Read my interview with Jennifer here!

Starstuff Cowl, free crochet pattern by @mooglyblog: This is a one-skein project using the Glittery Crochet Star pattern to form a dramatic lacy cowl. You can also choose not to seam the project at the end and make a regular scarf. Read my interview with Tamara here!

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#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 15: Tunisian Crochet

#FlashbackFriday #Crochet #LinkBlast: roundup of 12 free Tunisian crochet patterns on @ucrafter
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.

Today, I’m sharing a roundup of 12 free Tunisian crochet patterns. I love Tunisian crochet and it’s easier to get started than most crocheters think. All images are used with permission of the respective designer.

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Roundup of 12 free Tunisian #crochet patterns, curated by @ucrafter

All Weather Cowl (photo 6) by @UCrafter (me!): This pattern uses natural “curl” of Tunisian crochet to make a scrumptious accessory.

All Weather Cowl, free Tunisian #crochet pattern by @ucrafter

3 of Hearts Tunisian Kitchen Rag (photo 1) by @MNECrafts: This two-color dishcloth will put a smile on your face.

Tunisian Crochet Ten Stitch Blanket (photo 7) by @dedristrydom: Dedri converted Frankie Brown‘s popular knitting pattern into a Tunisian crochet version. Want to know more? Read my interviews with Dedri and Frankie.

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Maura Roll Brimmed Hat (photo 2) by @CrochetKim: This pattern includes links to both right- and left-handed videos for the Tunisian crochet stitches used. Learn more about Kim’s love of Tunisian crochet in this interview.

Sweetie Pie Bow Headband (photo 4) by Olivia Kent: This flapper-inspired headband pattern includes a video tutorial.

Bandwagon Blanket (photo 3) by @zagraham: This is a Tunisian crochet version of Shelly Kang’s (knit) Sock Yarn Blanket. You can read more about Beth in this interview.

Chevron Cowl by Sheryl Thies: This cozy neckwarmer is one of seven free Tunisian crochet patterns available in this CrochetMe ebook.

Tunisian Crochet Cowl by Karen Clements: This chunky cowl pattern includes a photo tutorial.

Allegra (photo 5) by Stefanie Bold: This half-circle shawl pattern is available in both English and German. I interviewed Stefanie here.

Birchback Slippers Pattern & Tutorial by Sue Perez: This is a customizable “recipe” style pattern to make your own pair of cozy slippers.

Tunisian Ripple Scarf by Elisa Purnell: This scarf has a one-row repeat that allows you to practice your Tunisian increases and decreases.

Tunisian Wrap by Marty Miller via @Yarnspirations1: This long and lacy wrap makes a great accessory for your next special event.

If you enjoyed this roundup, follow my Tunisian Crochet board on Pinterest!

Follow Underground Crafter’s board Tunisian Crochet on Pinterest.