It's been a while since I've written or shared a free pattern. I'm feeling a little guilty about it as I know I've created lots of little gems to share over the past few months but I either didn't write notes as I was making them (rookie mistake) or haven't had the time to write… Continue reading Giraffe Security Blanket (free pattern)
I made this little lovey for my colleague at work. It was nice and simple to make and it is lovely and fluffy, even with basic DK yarn. This pattern perfect for those of you who may not have tried popcorn stitch or puff stitch before. You can download the pattern in my Etsy store.
This pattern is great for beginners who want to learn a new stitch or pattern such as loop stitch or virus crochet. I actually learnt loop stitch while designing this pattern as it worked so beautifully for the lion's mane. You can download the pattern in my Etsy store.
My friend asked for a gift for a new born baby and I thought I would do something a little different. The blanket is a bit more lacy than my previous makes. I think it looks a little like water at the edges as it becomes wavy. It measures about 50cm in diameter and is… Continue reading Turtle Security Blanket
I wanted to try something a little different with this one, so I used bobble stitch instead of the 9 or 12 point star. What you need Crochet hook: 3.5mm and 4.5mm Stitch marker 2x 7mm safety eyes Stuffing Tapestry needle King Cole Pricewise - Fondant (DK), Cygnet yarn Cottony - Oakmeal (DK), King Cole… Continue reading Flamingo Security Blanket (free pattern)
I love how delicate the little blankets come out when using 4 ply wool, like in the bunny security blanket. It is so soft and delicate. So, I've made another one. This time with a little dog in the centre. What you need Crochet hook: 3.5mm and 4.5mm Stitch marker 2x 8mm brown iris safety… Continue reading Little Dog Security Blanket (free pattern)
For this whale comforter, I wanted to give the effect of waves, so I used variegated blue yarn (Patons - Smoothie DK) and added textured sections to the blanket. It is difficult to show in photos but you can feel the bumps (or waves) when you touch the blanket. The free pattern is below. Don't… Continue reading Whale Security Blanket (free pattern)
This little frog on a lily pad is a quick and easy pattern. As I was putting together the lily pad, I ended up frogging it (ironically) a few times, so please let me know if it doesn't come out as you expect and I can update the pattern. I apologise that there are not… Continue reading Frog Security Blanket (free pattern)
This bunny lovey is ideal for spring time newborns. I love the brightly coloured patterns that the variegated yarn makes. The pattern is below, feel free to mix up the colours and make it your own. Don't forget to share your pictures! What you need Crochet hook: 3.5mm Stitch marker Stuffing Tapestry needle White, variegated… Continue reading Bunny Security Blanket (free pattern)
This pattern started of life as trying out a spiral pattern, which ended up being really cute. I love the shades of red with the contrast of light grey. The pattern is below. What you need Crochet hook: 4.5mm 3 Stitch markers Stuffing Tapestry needle 7mm safety eyes Dark red (A), red (B) and light… Continue reading Tentacleese the Octopus Security Blanket (free pattern)