Because this is my Blogversary, I will be having a drawing for the book "Hooked: A Crocheter's Stash of Wit and Wisdom". It's an interesting read with essays by all sorts of crocheters - Jennifer Hansen, Noreen Crone-Findlay, Amy O'Neil Houck and many more. Just leave a comment and I will draw the name next Sunday and announce the winner next Monday. Unless nobody replies, than whoever posts first will get it....
Not a pattern but Vashti Braha has an excellent resource on tunisian / afghan stitch. I learned to do it when I was younger, but I really haven't done too much with the stitch. But this post made me rethink the tunisian stitch
Double stitch crochet along inspired by Double Stitch: Designs for the Crochet Fashionista, a new book by Erika and Monika Simmons
I would have never thought of this, but this lady makes crochet hats out of plastic bags
Here's a crochet dog sweater pattern for your pooch:
It's a bit warmer here in the US and this "brain freeze" pattern from the Crochet Dude might come in handy...
A lovely crochet flower for you
Interweave giving away knitting, beading and quilting patterns. No, I don't know they don't have free crochet patterns, but it's a good question
Check this out - Monica Kennedy has a great website and has free patterns for round ripple afghans - this one is gorgeous
and she even has a preemie ripple pattern
And she has video tutorials on how to crochet
This is really cute - it's Suzetta Williams Hat of the Month
And last, but certainly not least, Crochet Corner has their first bimonthly issue out - you can read it here:
And of course, I've received no economic incentive to post any of these sites....