Yarn Over Slip Stitch Ribbing

free crochet pattern and video tutorial for this faux knit crochet stitch. It looks super similar to a knitted Fisherman's rib stitch!

This has got to be my favorite crochet ribbing so far! It looks quite similar to a knitted fisherman's rib stitch (which I have always been a fan of). I tried out this stitch with an aran weight yarn and worsted weight yarn. I'm really happy with the way that the stitch looks and feels …

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The Wave Beanie

The Wave Beanie - Free crochet beanie pattern

Recently I've purchased my first beanie! I know that might sound a little crazy to anyone else who lives in the Northeastern U.S., but I've never really been a hat person until this winter. I made the wave beanie to mimic the style of my newly purchased hat. You can wear this beanie with the …

Half Double Crochet & Slip Stitch Ribbing

As part of my exploration of crochet ribbing, I decided to try out this half double crochet and slip stitch variation.  Scroll down to see the written pattern, diagram, and my very first crochet video tutorial for this stitch! Written Pattern Materials 5mm crochet hook Red Heart Super Savers yarn in Buff tapestry needle Pattern …

Pepper The Hedgehog

FREE hedgehog crochet pattern | written pattern & crochet diagram for this life-sized hedgehog

  Hedgehogs are such adorable creatures! I've never seen a hedgehog in person (they're illegal to own without a permit in my state). That being said, I follow a handful of hedgehogs on Instagram! I named this little hedgehog Pepper for the variegated white and brown specks that look like salt n' pepper. I worked …

Single Crochet Ribbed Stitch

How to crochet the single crochet ribbed stitch | crochet diagram, photo tutorial, and written pattern provided - part of a series of crochet ribbed stitches

  Since I started crocheting I've had a sort of fascination with ribbed stitches. I love the plush texture and elasticity they provide to crochet accessories and garments. This year I'd like to explore all the possibilities of crochet ribbing and create a resource for crochet pattern designing. Every week I'll be exploring a different …

Cozy Crochet Boot Cuffs

FREE crochet boot cuff pattern | These cozy ribbed crochet boot cuffs can be made so quickly!

Lately I've been experimenting with different types of crochet ribbing. I love the texture and elasticity a ribbed stitch gives to crochet fabrics. My trials & errors lead to these 'knit look' boot cuffs. They're so easy to make, use only a bit of yarn, and work up super quickly! If you'd like, you can …

16 Last Minute Christmas Gifts to Crochet

Last minute Christmas gifts to crochet - 16 FREE crochet patterns | a crochet pattern roundup at picotpals.com |

Where has all the season gone? It feels like just yesterday I was anxiously awaiting Christmas crafting. With only 8 days until Christmas left, I have just a few more little stocking stuffers to create. I've assembled this list of free ( & very cute!) crochet patterns that you can make really quickly if you're …

Christmas Pug

FREE crochet pug pattern & video tutorial by Mrs. Owl | This little pug is tiny enough to fit in your palm. The tutorial is in Russian but there are English subtitles that are clear and easy to follow! This would make such a cute stocking stuffer or Christmas ornament.

My mom adores pugs! We even have a pug of our own. Here he is looking incredibly sassy in his outerwear. I stumbled upon a tutorial for this cute little crochet pug on Youtube and I couldn't resist making one! The tutorial is all in Russian but you can turn on English subtitles. I found …

Crochet Wine Ideas

  This year my Secret Santa had a bottle of wine on her wishlist. Because the budget limit for our gift swap is pretty low, It's difficult to purchase a really special gift. I did some crochet 'research' to find low cost ways to make her gift last longer than just a bottle of wine. …