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DIY Spotted crochet reindeer hat - free crochet pattern
Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. Today, Crochet For You gives you this super adorable, simple spotted ( rein ) deer crochet hat pattern for free ! This crochet hat pattern is great for beginners , and simple enough that a more experience d crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this cozy spotted deer hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the holiday gift giving !
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Little button snowman ( button snowman lapel pin )
Building a snowman is always fun! This time The Joy Of Sharing will show you how to make this lovely little snowman lapel pin with the kids. This little button snowman is just a perfect Christmas gift or you can use them as a lovely holiday gift tag ( or gift card ) embellishments. This little button snowman is also a perfect craft project for using up those one-of-a-kind old buttons creatively. So grab a few white buttons and let's get crafting:
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DIY Knitted hat door hanging - winter decoration
The most beautiful DIY decor ideas can be put together with materials you have around your home! That's the case with this creative and beautiful winter hat door hanging by Crafts By Amanda. With Christmas over, much of the lovely decor comes down, but that doesn't have to be the case with this gorgeous wintery DIY door hanging! rrrrrFollow the step-by-step tutorial at craftsbyamanda.com and swap your standard winter wreath out for a one-of-a-kind DIY winter door hanging ! It's the perfect alternative for your seasonal entryway! rrrrr
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Quick & easy DIY fabric flowers ( video tutorial )
Even if you think you can't sew , these fabric flowers are super-duper easy! You just have to try one! In this step-by-step video tutorial Treasurie will teach you how to make one in no time. If you don't have any fabric lying around you could use an old sheet, clothes that the kids have outgrown, little baby things that you love ( imagine giving grandma a flower brooch made from pieces of fabric from all her grandkids favorite clothes! ) , dishcloths that have outlived their usefulness and anything else made from fabric.
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Gorgeous DIY pistachio shell necklace (jewelry making tutorial)
Use pistachio shells to make this gorgeous necklace ! Not only is this idea perfect for upcycling empty shells , but it also looks natural and unique ( especially when don’t put any color on the shells ). By adding some paint, pistachio shells turn into such beautiful ornaments for creating jewelry. CraftyFingers decided to go with the ombrè gradient look, but you can get creative and explore different colors! And if you love your pistachio shell necklace , take it a step further and make a matching bracelet, earrings or anklet!
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Easy DIY Fabric flower keychain (bag charm) - upcycling craft
Looking for a fabulous fabric flower to add to your fashion accessories ? Create this beautiful little fabric flower keychain ( or bag charm ) from an old flannel shirt ( or any other unused clothes or fabric scraps ) in minutes! Fabric flowers are fun to make and can be used in many different ways. This lovely puffy fabric flower keychain is budget friendly and only takes 5-10 minutes to make. Leave the sewing machine behind, DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will show you how to hand sew this gorgeous flower , so it's a perfect beginner sewing project for anyone – even if you’ve never tried sewing before!
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DIY Galaxy shoes - fun Sharpie craft
Are you looking for a fun Sharpie craft for you and the kids ? Then you’ll be over the moon with this DIY galaxy shoe craft by Kids Craft Room! These colorful homemade galaxy shoes are super easy to make using Sharpie pens and rubbing alcohol. This is a great Sharpie craft for kids of all ages and adults as well! How about galaxy shoes for the whole family? Get the tutorial at kidscraftroom.com and let's get painting :
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Easy DIY Seashell necklace - fun summer craft for kids
Not sure what to do with all those shells you collected from vacation ? Pick one of your favorites and turn it into a DIY seashell necklace by following along Moms & Crafters step-by-step tutorial ! Seashell necklace s make beautiful pieces of jewelry, and they can serve as lovely reminders of a great time you spent at the beach. You can also give the finished seashell necklaces away as gifts, or even sell them at a local craft fair. Because there are so many different kinds of shells , each necklace will be unique, and will have a personal touch. Whichever seashell necklace you plan to make, this open-ended craft is perfect for teen summer camp, for a beach party, or any day just for fun!
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Super adorable mermaid baby booties ( free crochet pattern )
Aren't DIY baby shoes the cutest projects you ever take in your hands? Tiny baby shoes are quick, easy to make, and hardly take any yarn ! Make your very own pair of DIY mermaid baby booties with a free pattern from Hopeful Honey! Baby feet are so adorable that it's almost a shame to cover them up – though we have to admit that baby shoes are almost as precious. Follow Hopeful Honey's crochet tutorial and create a lovely pair of super adorable mermaid baby booties:
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DIY painted watermelon summer hat
It's hard to find the perfect hat for the summer , so take the matter into your own hands and make your own! Sometimes it can be impossible to find a sun hat in the color or style you want. At times like these, painting is a great solution! This DIY Painted watermelon sun hat by Studio DIY is just perfect for those hot summer days! It’s a classic floppy, wide-brim hat but turn it over aand... it's a watermelon ! Surprise! It’s super simple, and we can assure you you’ll get plenty of compliments. Get the tutorial and create your very own watermelon summer hat :
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DIY Cactus summer hat
It's hard to find the perfect hat for the summer , so take the matter into your own hands and make your own! This DIY Painted cactus sun hat by Studio DIY is just perfect for those hot summer days! It’s super simple, and we can assure you you’ll get plenty of compliments. And this DIY Cactus summer hat doesn’t involve any paint: just yarn, and yarn poms! You can whip this DIY Cactus summer hat right up and be on your way out the door in under an hour! Get the tutorial and create your very own DIY Cactus summer hat :
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Amigurumi pineapple drawstring bag (free crochet bag pattern)
We love how versatile crochet is as one day you can be making a sweater, and the next day you can be making a fun pineapple bag ! All About Ami designed and crocheted this lovely little pineapple purse. Isn't it super adorable? And it’s practical too! ( Your little ones will love storing their treasure in such a cute purse , and grown-ups can use them to store essentials like sunglasses, sunscreen, cell phone and some cash at the beach! ) Get the free pineapple drawstring bag ( pineapple purse ) pattern at allaboutami.com and let's get crocheting :
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DIY Quick and easy bow bracelets
Bows are so pretty and bows as bracelets look even prettier! Pysselbolaget created these lovely bow bracelets and we simply LOVE THEM! It is a beautiful bow , but as a bracelet... how unexpected, beautiful and fun! You'll make a statement with this bow bracelet and because this is such an easy and fun DIY you can make one for a friend too. It's the perfect bracelet to wear during special occasions such as weddings, christmas or new years eve. DIY it today!
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DIY Breathable cotton summer sandals with flip-flop soles (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful, lacy, breathable cotton crochet sandals with little scallop edging by Sewrella is one of our favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals with flip flop soles ! Cheap flip flops and one ball of yarn is all you need for this free pattern. So grab some yarn, follow Sewrella's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory!
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DIY Boho crochet sandals from flip flops (free crochet pattern)
Learn how to turn cheap foam flip-flops into fabulous boho crochet sandals! Follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make yourself a cute new crochet flip flops in just a few minutes. We bet that this beautiful, boho, breathable cotton crochet sandals will be your favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals using simple, cheap flip flops ! So grab some yarn, follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory!
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DIY Infinity scarf (free pattern and sewing tutorial) - sewing for beginners
Infinity scarves are a great way to add a splash of color and style to your outfit. Whether you’re new to sewing or more experienced, sewing an infinity scarf is a simple and quick DIY project. This time Sustain My Craft Habit will show you how to sew an infinity scarf in no time. You will be surprised how easy is to sew one: you will be able to start and finish this infinity scarf in under 30 minutes! ( Which makes this comfy scarf an ideal gift for every special occasion ) . Get the tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and let the sewing fun begin:
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Adorable crochet fox hat (free crochet pattern)
This time Crochet For You Blog will teach you how to crochet this super adorable, stripey woodland fox hat. This crochet pattern is super easy to make: after adding some facial features to this orange and cream striped hat, you will see a cute looking fox hat. This crochet fox hat has an adorable modern woodland look with stripes and available in toddler size. ( But of course - with adding a few extra stitches - you can create other sizes as well! ). So grab some yarn and let the fun begin:
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Adorable crochet owl bag (free crochet pattern)
Whoo loves owls ? We sure do! Crochet your very own adorable owl bag with OlyaT's easy-to-follow free crochet pattern ! We love making crochet bags ( especially if they are super cute ) because they are fun, quick to make and you can never have too many. Plus crochet owls always look adorable ( maybe that’s why anyone loves them ) , so why not crochet your owl bag ? This crochet owl purse is just perfect for little and grown-up ladies alike.
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DIY Scrunchies ( how to sew scrunchies ) - sewing for beginners
For some of you, scrunchies may be a new trend, but for us, it’s a pretty big blast from the past! Scrunchies do double duty: you can either wear it in your hair or wear it on your arm as a bracelet, just waiting for that big moment when you might actually need it for your hair! These stylish scrunchies by Craftaholics Anonymous can be made with just about any fabric, from silk to velvet. In just a few steps ( and with some scrap fabric ) you can make an armful of these retro hair accessories.
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Felt forest friends keychains (fox, mushroom, bird and owl) - free template
Take a look at Repeat Crafter Me's tutorial and turn felt into adorable DIY woodland decors or accessories that will last for years to come! Felt can be blended together with incredible ease to form just about any shape or form you can think of! This super fuzzy craft material works wonders when it comes to bringing some of the cutest crafts to life. What’s great is that even the kids can indulge in felt projects , giving much more productivity to the holidays. Whether it’s those adorable keychains or a lovely fall garland, or simply a lovely toy , each of these DIY felt projects come up with breathtakingly pretty end results that are not just engaging to craft , but also are wonderful choices to present to your friends and family.
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Crochet Christmas fingerless gloves (snowman and gingerbread man) - free pattern
Learn how to crochet a cozy pair of super adorable fingerless crochet snowman and gingerbread man gloves with this free crochet pattern and tutorial from Repeat Crafter Me! Crochet fingerless gloves provide warmth, simplicity and the convenience of being able to use your fingers when you need to like searching through your pockets or purse. They also add a little bit of festiveness to your wardrobe, and let’s not forget that crochet fingerless gloves also make great Christmas gifts! ( Not only are they useful, but they’re also an easy crochet project when you’re looking to come up with a gift quickly! ) Get the free pattern at repeatcrafterme.com and let's get crocheting :
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Colorful shell wrist warmers - free crochet pattern
Learn how to crochet a cozy pair of beautiful, bohemian fingerless gloves with this free crochet pattern and tutorial from Lulu Loves! Crochet fingerless gloves provide warmth, simplicity and the convenience of being able to use your fingers when you need to like searching through your pockets or purse. They also add a little bit of color and style to your wardrobe, and let’s not forget that crochet fingerless gloves also make great gifts! ( Not only are they useful, but they’re also an easy crochet project when you’re looking to come up with a gift quickly! ) Get the free pattern at www.lululoves.co.uk and let's get crocheting :
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DIY Giant bow necklace - polimer clay jewelry making for beginners
If you want something fun and festiv e to wear for your special day, this lovely giant bow necklace by The Crafted Sparrow will be your next favorite craft project! Because what can better than a giant girly bow? These DIY polymer clay blow necklaces are simply stunning. Polymer is a type of modeling clay that is inexpensive, easy to work with, and widely available. With a vivid selection of colors to choose from, it’s an ideal substance for making jewelry and other everyday crafting projects. With just a few basic materials and a set of easy-to-follow steps, the results will leave you feeling both stylish and stress free! Get the tutorial and create your lovely bow necklaces now:
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DIY Bow scrunchies - sewing for beginners
Everyone’s favorite hair accessory from the ’80s is making a major comeback! But you don’t have to spend a lot to indulge in the craze. Follow A Beautiful Mess' tutorial to start your own collection, or to make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. Scrunchies do double duty: you can either wear it in your hair or wear it on your arm as a bracelet, just waiting for that big moment when you might actually need it for your hair! These stylish bow scrunchies by A Beautiful Mess can be made with just about any fabric, from silk to velvet. In just a few steps ( and with some scrap fabric ) you can make an armful of these beautiful hair accessories.
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Instagram camera coin purse (free crochet pattern)
Nothing's better than a handmade accessory and this little crochet ( Instagram ) camera coin purse is no exception. This lovely camera coin purse pattern by Paint It Colorful works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely Instagram camera coin purse for all of the Instagram addicts in your life. ( Kids really love handmade accessories , especially when they are cool and colorful, which makes this amigurumi Instagram camera coin purse a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Amigurumi cupcake octopus (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and creatures: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi octopus cupcake by Paint It Colorful ! But be aware: amigurumi is very addictive ( once you start crocheting these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi octopus cupcake is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for a special occasion. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Paint It Colorful now, and start crocheting :
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Little amigurumi elephant (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for super adorable and quick free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love elephants ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi elephant ! Paint It Colorful designed this lovely amigurumi elephant. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi elephant now!
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Pastel amigurumi Pusheen (amigurumi cat) - free crochet pattern
There's nothing like crocheting gifts for your best friends that they'll love forever! Stitch this lovely crocheted pusheen for your BFF to enjoy! Simply follow Paint It Colorful's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi pusheen / amigurumi cat in no time! This amigurumi pusheen makes a sweet little gift for every special occasion, or you can stich one for yourself just for fun
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Little amigurumi panda (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this small crochet panda pattern by Paint It Colorful is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Crochet a little panda as a toy, a keychain or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Tiny pink amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi bunny is no exception. This lovely bunny pattern by Paint It Colorful works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely little bunny for all of the bunny -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are adorable and colorful, which makes this amigurumi bunny a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Amigurumi rainbow keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love quick & fun crochet patterns? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade gift: an amigurumi rainbow keychain ! This crochet rainbow keychain is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi rainbow keychain can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free rainbow keychain crochet pattern by Paint It Colorful will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi rainbow keychain. The difficulty of this free rainbow keychain amigurumi pattern is easy so if you're a beginner crocheter this is a great pattern for you.
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