The Ribbon Berry Stitch

Ribbon Berry Stitch crochet video tutorial and pattern - I really love the texture and stretch of this stitch. It's so much fun to make!

Continuing with my foray into the world of crochet ribbed stitches, I decided to try out this gorgeous ribbon berry stitch. I first spotted the stitch in this blogpost from 2012. Immediately I had to learn how to do it! I have to admit, I struggled a lot to get the 'berry' just right. Sometimes …

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Color Block Beanie

Color Block Beanie FREE crochet pattern and video tutorial - Creating a color block look with crochet was much easier than I expected. This technique is a great way to use up smaller amounts of yarn!

It's taken me quite some time to get this pattern just right but I've persevered! I love how well this beanie fits and stretches. Scroll down for the free pattern and video tutorial You can get the printable version of this pattern for $1.99 HERE. Color Block Beanie A Crochet Pattern by Picot Pals Finished …

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 …

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 …

Christmas Pudding Bear Ornament

FREE Christmas ornament crochet pattern | Christmas Pudding Bear Ornament | picotpals.com

I've received a lot of feedback on my original Christmas Pudding Bear so far (which makes me so happy!). I found that a lot of people wanted to make the bear as an ornament or a gift topper. My first Christmas Pudding Bear might be a bit too large to use as an ornament. As …