How to Crochet an Easy Beginner Baby Blanket – Pattern

The time has come… to finally learn how to crochet a baby blanket. You know you want to! You can DO it.

This is an easy one. It looks much more complex than it actually is. It’s essentially a 2-row repeat.

Yep. Easy, I say! Easy!

how to crochet an easy beginner baby blanket - pattern

how to crochet an easy beginner baby blanket - pattern

how to crochet an easy beginner baby blanket - pattern

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Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

The idea for this pattern came to me a year ago.

I wondered what would happen if you created loops on the sides of crochet panels and then chained them together.

And voila.

Here ya go! This is the result.

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:47+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|1 Comment

Red Velvet Rose Wrap – Crochet Pattern

This wrap is sooooo gorg! I can’t get over it.

•First of all, the color. Whoa. This is my Red Velvet Rose Pearlescent Worsted yarn. Other colors here.

It’s shimmering and rich and fantabulously luscious. I want to eat it up and wrap it around my whole body. You can download it here.
Red Velvet Rose Crochet Wrap Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Red Velvet Rose Crochet Wrap Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

•Secondly, the pattern is delish because it’s elegant, […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:47+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|5 Comments

How to Finger Crochet a Scarf – for Beginners

This is sooo darn easy. You’ll be amazed.

Even if you don’t know how to crochet at all, you can make this scarf in one sitting.

This would be an ideal last-minute gift!

You’ll need: 

Dk or worsted weight yarn. About 4 oz or so but it really doesn’t matter. You’re just going to crochet until you run out of yarn or the scarf is as big/thick as you like.

I used my Dandelion Dewy Dk yarn. Colors come and go but you can see all the current shades here.

You’ll need to know how to wind center pull balls (not essential but really […]

Secret Meadow Crochet Shawl – Free Wrap Pattern!

A classy, simple shawl to wear while strolling through misty woods, along magical streams and across secret meadows.

Free Secret Meadow Crochet Wrap Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Free Secret Meadow Crochet Wrap Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

About This Pattern:

Available for download here. Just add it to your cart and “checkout” (no payment required of course) and you’ll be emailed the download link. Allow a few minutes for it to come through!

How to Crochet a Beanie – for Beginners

Hey, welcome!

How are ya today? Ready to learn how to crochet a hat? Well, let’s get started!

You’ll need 4 oz of Dk weight yarn ( I used 1 skein of my Dewy Dk in Sparkling Star)
A size US G hook
Tape measure

Or

Grab the kit for this at ExpressionFiberArts.com

Learn How to Crochet a Beanie Hat for Beginners

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You can make a hat for gals, guys, babies, toddlers, you name it. I show you how to adjust the […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:48+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects, Video Tutorials|4 Comments

Free Pattern! Bridgette Crochet Boot Toppers

Here is a great pattern for using up leftover tidbits of sock yarn.

You only need a wee bit of yarn, about 150 yards total.

Expression Fiber Arts Free Bridgette Boot Toppers Crochet Pattern - download now!

These are shown in my Neptune  – Resilient sock yarn. This yarn is always a favorite. Squishy, long-wearing, soft (100% superwash merino wool, baby) and this color… gasp!!

Seriously, though, these would look AWESOME in a variegated yarn. Go wild and nutsy with these. They are a tiny project and only a peep shows above […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:48+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects, Sock Yarn|7 Comments

How to Read Crochet Patterns

Learn how to finally read crochet patterns so you can whip out gorgeous scarves and sweaters and blankets and ‘you name it’ all day long!

I’ll show you how to read the pattern for this infinity scarf and I walk you through all the steps.

Have a watch:

 

Download this pattern here.

Get other patterns here.

Get this yarn here in various colors.
This is my squishy, plump and beloved Dewy Dk. A mix of superwash merino wool, nylon and silk. Ideal for beginners and great for everything from blankets and sweaters to guy or gal […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:48+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Scarves and Cowls, Video Tutorials|1 Comment

Persephone Poncho Crochet Pattern

My new Persephone Poncho is ready for you! Eep!

persephone poncho crochet pattern design by Chandi - Expression Fiber Arts

Can I tell you how much I love this thing? I cannot. Words don’t describe how delicious this beauty is.

persephone poncho crochet pattern design by Chandi - Expression Fiber Arts

If you love it and just want to skip all the pictures and head to download it, go HERE.

For more behind the scenes tidbits, keep reading.

Hubby Tim decided to do more artsy photos […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:49+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|12 Comments

Bubbly Cowl – Crochet Pattern

Oh how I love me a thick, cuddly, cushy cowl.

This giant of a cowl is freaking awesome, if I do say so myself.free bubbly crochet infinity scarf cowl pattern for beginners

•I like to wrap it around not once, not twice but THREE times… Well, twice will give you a drapey, lovely look.

•If you prefer less of a cowl, I do give instructions on making smaller versions that work well wrapped twice or just once. Hurray for options.

•Beginners, perk up. This pattern is for you. All you need to know are single crochets, […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:49+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects, Scarves and Cowls|5 Comments