Tag «stitch and unwind»

Free pattern: Marciana Lace Prayer Shawl

Have you ever made a prayer shawl? I’m not sure what the origin of prayer shawls is, but these comfort shawls are made for people going through difficult times, including medical treatment, mourning, and other crises. Earlier this year, I was asked to design a special prayer shawl pattern for AllFreeCrochet’s blog, Stitch and Unwind. …

Free pattern: Marigold Granny Square

Unless this is your first visit to the blog, you know that I love granny squares. I find them very soothing to make when I’m stressed out, and over the years, I’ve donated my fair share to charity as well as transformed hundreds into blankets. This post contains affiliate links. The yarn for the sample …

Free pattern: Mayapple Flower Square

I’ve always loved the look of Irish crochet. Here’s an Irish rose choker I crocheted back in 2012. For this granny square, I wanted to combine elements of the classic Irish rose, but I took my inspiration from the mayapple flower, which has six petals. This square has a delicate beauty that makes it perfect …