Easy Crochet Patterns

Beginning and advanced crocheters alike appreciate easy crochet patterns. Here at Crochet Me, simplicity doesn’t mean lack of sophistication. We never sacrifice style or taste when bringing these easy crochet patterns to you.

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Explore Crochet Colorwork with Free Patterns

I have a yarn stash full of single skeins or collections of two or three balls of yarn. They aren’t large enough to create a garment or even a scarf on their own, but combined they create incredible color combination. These single skeins have led me into a wonderful world of crochet colorwork. I have…

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Back to School with Caron’s World’s Biggest Stocking Project

The prospect of going back to school fills some children with excitement, while others feel a sense of dread as their summer vacation comes to an end. But for many kids, education isn’t even an option. It’s a sad thing to think about, but an unfortunate reality that runs rampant throughout the country. Thousands of…

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Fun with Post Stitches

One of the best things about being a beginning crocheter is discovering new-to-me techniques. That feeling of finding a new stitch, learning it, and becoming proficient is so motivating! I've been keeping things pretty simple so far as I've been learning, but as I flipped through the Home issue recently I was inspired to tackle…

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Granny Squares Galore

If your office is anything like mine, things are pretty slow right now. People are off for the holidays, and almost every cube is deserted. With all my coworkers gone and many tasks put on hold, this seems like a great time to get into some crochet.     For inspiration, I turned to Tracy…

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Make it! Quick, Like a Bunny!

The Make it! Crochet issue is now available for purchase or download! It’s a great selection of carefully-chosen projects that are quick to work up and suitable for a new crocheter to tackle—in a hurry! It may not surprise you to hear that I just happen to be in a hurry. Only two days left…

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A Sweater in Four Days

  It can be difficult to remember—in the hustle of a handmade holiday—that crafting is meant to be fun and relaxing! We’re in crunch time now, and it’s clear that any remaining gifts will have to be ones that work up quickly. But don’t sacrifice the fun. And don’t stress! There are lot s of…

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Fast, Simple, and Elegant: The Molecule Cowl

Do you ever get addicted to a pattern? You make one, and think “gosh, that was fun” and you make another. And then maybe another. And you may look back on it fondly, and pull the pattern out again when you think of another person who may like the finished object. I do this a…

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Practice Makes Perfect . . . Eventually

I'm sure you're all familiar with the phrase "practice makes perfect." So not practicing makes imperfect, right? I learned that the hard way this week. After my first crochet lesson, I vowed to practice the stitches we'd learned, but unfortunately, life got in the way. I didn't practice at all (sorry, Sarah), and the result…

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Hope Blooms Tutorial

Hope Blooms Poppy by Jenny King, Interweave Crochet Summer 2014   Our latest issue, Summer 2014, features a moving article about Samantha Nerove, a soldier who crochets to keep positive in such a chaotic environment. Samantha loves to crochet flowers for others, and in her words "hand over a piece of sunshine". To find a…