Dogwood Flowers

Free crochet dogwood flower pattern - #flower #crochet #free #pattern #dogwood

The dogwood flowers in my backyard prompted me to create this pretty pattern! I tested a few different versions before coming up with flowers that looked realistic and still worked up quickly. You can get the printable version of the pattern HERE. Here are my first prototypes: If you'd like these patterns feel free to …

Iceland Poppy Pattern

FREE crochet Iceland poppy pattern - make a bunch of realistic crochet poppies for a Mother's Day bouquet or a Spring flower crown #crochet #flower #poppy #free #pattern

Poppies are definitely my favorite flower. Last Spring I created my first crochet pattern, a red field poppy (you can get that free pattern HERE.) After almost a year of pattern making I decided to revamp my original poppy! I think this pattern looks even more realistic. This pattern uses a combination of worsted and dk …

Tiny Crochet Daisies

FREE crochet daisy pattern & a tutorial for making stems for your crochet flowers

Even though it doesn't feel like it yet, Spring is here! I'm working on a seasonal crocheted flower crown. The first (and smallest) flowers that I've created are these tiny daisies. They work up super quickly so you can make a bunch between larger crochet projects! I took my daisies a step further and made …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …