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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.

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#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 14: Skill-Building Tutorials

#FlashbackFriday #Crochet #LinkBlast: roundup of 12 free crochet patterns with photo and/or video tutorials for special skills, stitches, and techniques 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 crochet patterns designed to take your crochet skills to the next level. Each of these free patterns includes a photo and/or video tutorial to teach you a new stitch, technique, or skill. All photos are used with permission of the respective designer.

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Try broomstick lace while crocheting Quadrilateral, a broomstick lace shawl (picture 6) by @UCrafter (me!).

Quadrilateral, a broomstick lace shawl, free #crochet pattern by @ucrafter with a photo tutorial, stitch diagram, and pattern in US terms.

Learn the magic circle while making the Brain Waves Beanie (picture 8) by @PlayinHookyHats.

Make and assemble your own crochet Amish Puzzle Ball (picture 5) with @dedristrydom.

Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches, a Craftsy online course with Marty Miller

Create your own t-shirt yarn and then crochet the T-Shirt Yarn Bag (picture 7) by @pinkmamboblog via @crochetmagazine.

Connect your motifs with a decorative single crochet join while making Turtle Love (picture 1) by @stitch11_corina.

Watch this video tutorial to learn the Jacob’s Ladders stitch while making the Jacob’s Ladder Hat with optional brim (picture 2) by @bobwilson123.

Quick & Easy Crochet Cables, a Craftsy online course with Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby

Learn to crochet the puff stitch with video and photo tutorials for the Puff Flower Heart Motif (picture 12) by @MeladoraCrochet.

Crochet mock cables with the Tunisian Mock Cable Scarf (picture 9) by @CrochetKim on @AnniesCatalog.

Learn a variation of the Tunisian Simples Stitch with the Tunisian Pebbles Dishcloth (picture 10) by @mooglyblog.

Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork, a Craftsy online course with Karen Whooley

Crochet an African Flower Hexagon (picture 3) with this photo tutorial by @PoshPoochDesign.

Photo and video tutorials by @fiberflux teach you the spike stitch while you make the Bahama Stripe Dishcloth (picture 11).

Explore surface crochet while making the Cloud Dance Tote (picture 4) by @KTandtheSquid.

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#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 10: Baby Blankets & Layettes

#FlashbackFriday #crochet #linkblast - roundup of 15 free patterns for baby blankets & layettes 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 more than 15 free crochet patterns for baby blankets and other items for a layette set. Baby projects are small and easy to carry around when the weather gets warmer. All photos are used with permission and are copyright the respective designers. Unless otherwise noted, all patterns are free.

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Roundup of 15 free #crochet patterns for baby blankets & layettes on @ucrafter

Rectangular Sampler Baby Blanket (picture #6) by me!: This variation on the “granny square stitch” is easy to customize.

Rectangular Sampler Blanket, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

Rectangular Sampler Blanket, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

Celtic Weave Blanket (picture #4) by @PatternParadise: This delightful blanket includes a photo tutorial and a link to a video tutorial.

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Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets (for sale) by Sharon Silverman: Explore Tunisian crochet with through these 8 patterns. You can read Sharon’s guest post about the booklet here.

White Baby Bolero by Marumin Crochet: This adorable pattern is available in both Spanish and English. You can read my interview with Maru Minetto here.

Call the Midwife Inspired Baby Blanket (picture #5) by @LittleMCrochet: This baby blanket has a classic vintage look. You can read my interview with Rebecca Langford here.

Honey Sweet Baby Blanket (picture #10) by @CrochetKim: This striking cabled Tunisian crochet blanket pattern includes links to video tutorials for both right- and left-handed crocheters. (If you like Tunisian cables, read my review of Kim Guzman’s Tunisian Cables to Crochet on the CGOA blog here.)

Car Seat Blankets

Car Seat Blankets (for sale) by Becky Stevens: This booklet includes 8 car seat blankets. You can read my complete review on the Crochet Guild of America’s blog here.

Sugar Candy Stripes Newborn Dress (picture #12) by @erangi_udeshika: This pattern is part of a coordinated layette set including patterns for a hat, booties, and blanket.

Woven Rainbow Baby Blanket (picture #8) by @MazKwok: This vibrant basketweave blanket is also a great stash buster!

 

Crochet Daisy Afghan (picture #1) by @RepeatCrafterMe: The adorable daisy appliques add texture to this simple blanket.

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A Year of Baby Afghans (for sale): This booklet includes 12 crochet patterns by various designers.

Calming Seas by @KatiesCrochet: This unisex striped blanket is a great beginner-friendly project.

Chevron Lace Romper (picture # 2) by @MelodysMakings: This downloadable tutorial pattern includes instructions for making this adorable romper in 5 sizes from newborn through 2 years old.

Joseph’s Puff Stitch Blanket (picture #3) by @Jessie_AtHome: This unisex textured blanket pattern includes both video and photo tutorials.

Baby Hats

Baby Hats (for sale) by Annastasia Cruz: This pattern booklet includes 10 crochet hats, each sized for 3, 6, and 12 months.

Shell Stitch Baby Blanket (picture #7) by @stitchin_mommy: This classic baby blanket style is updated with contemporary colors.

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Summer Shells Dress (picture #11) by @BustingStitches: This adorable pattern is available in four sizes from 3 months through 18 months.

Leaping Stripes and Blocks Blanket (picture #9) by @mooglyblog: This colorful pattern includes a photo tutorial and links to a video tutorial. You can read my interview with Tamara Kelly here.

Sweet Potato Baby Sweater by Erica Jackofsky via @aboutdotcom: This cute unisex sweater is part of a layette set including patterns for a beanie, blanket, and slippers.

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