Baby and Kids

One of the many wonderful things about crocheting is that you can find amazing patterns in all sorts of shapes and sizes! Crocheting for babies and kids is fun for you, and appreciated by those who enjoy the finished product—smiles are guaranteed!

Seedling Hat

Seedling Hat

Go There Now This bright and cheerful yarn combined with a wavy brim makes for a supersweet baby hat. The simple half double crochet hat works up quickly, and the decorative wavy edge gives it a bit of flair. Designer Dana Bincer Yarn HiKoo Simplicity Yarn (distributed by Skacel) (55% merino superwash, 28% acrylic, 17% nylon; 117 yd [107 m]/ 1¾ oz…

Seedling Blanket

Seedling Blanket

Go There Now There’s just something sweet about creating a handmade gift for baby. This blanket combines a light and airy shell with a solid wavy edge. Designer Dana Bincer Yarn HiKoo Simplicity Yarn (distributed by Skacel) (55% merino superwash, 28% acrylic, 17% nylon; 117 yd [107 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #040 green apple, 7 skeins. Hooks U.S. size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet…


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…


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…


Terrace Throw for Baby

This pattern was created using Red Heart Super Saver in pale Yellow, and measures approx. 20" x 30". The pattern is available on ETSY. MY shop name is "creativecreationsby" (Vicki)


SUN and STARS Baby Blanket

What better way to celebrate the arrival of a baby than with a splash of suns and stars.  This is the perfect pram or cot blanket for a boy or girl. A simple octagon and a small square create this warm and comfy blanket made from organic wool cotton yarn. Skill Level: Intermediate  Yarn: Rowan…

JAZZY Baby Blanket

A crochet afghan blanket with an embossed motif making it the perfect gift for a newborn.  Made with a lovely soft, pure merino yarn, this makes a cozy blanket for winter. Choose subdued or vibrant contrasting colours. This is the perfect pram or cot blanket for a boy or girl. SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate  YARN: James…


BLISS Baby Blanket

Best gift to celebrate the birth of a child is a crochet afghan blanket. A simple square with an embossed design and beautiful vibrant colours.  This is the perfect pram or cot blanket for a boy or girl. A cozy blanket made using a lovely cotton, silk and cashmere yarn. SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate YARN: Debbie…


Making the Blossom Hair Clips: Interweave Crochet Spring 2013

  In the Spring 2013 issue of Interweave Crochet, you'll find some desperately cute little flowers designed by Karen Hooton. These fancy thread blooms can be used to adorn tresses or dresses—we show them both ways in the issue. These blooms are worked using a broomstick technique to create a large enough space to crochet…