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 …

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 …

Scrap Yarn Pom Pom Tutorial

Lately I've been plagued with a massive amount of scrap yarn thats been creating a mess on my desk. I hate wasting yarn, even if it's just small scraps. I did a little Pinterest digging for different ways to use my scrap yarn and soon became captivated with the multicolored pom poms I found in …

Pumpkin Patch Bear Pin

Free Crochet Pattern - Pumpkin Patch Bear Pin | picotpals.com

    After making my Pumpkin Patch Bear I had just enough orange yarn to crochet something small. I came up with a mini pumpkin bear! I'm going to use mine as a festive little pin for my backpack. I think these would be so cute as a hair clip. Unfortunately, I'm not that adventurous with …

Crochet Invisible Decrease Tutorial

Crochet Invisible Decrease Tutorial by Picot Pals

What is an invisible decrease? An invisible decrease is such an easy way to improve the overall craftsmanship of your crochet amigurumi. You might come across it abbreviated as invdec in a written pattern. The technique is worked in the front loop of your stitches resulting in a tinier stitch that is uniform with the …

How To Use A Stitch Marker

For some reason, the correct way to use stitch markers totally eluded me. My frazzled beginner crochet brain just couldn’t understand it! Using a stitch marker is actually a super simple concept.  Stitch markers are ESSENTIAL to crocheting in a continuous round. Only very experienced crocheters can spot the beginning and end of a crochet …

Pumpkin Patch Bear

free crochet pattern - Pumpkin Patch Bear by Picot Pals

  I was inspired by a pattern I saw on TokyoBunnie's Instagram to create this cute pumpkin bear!     I made the bear big enough to be a little accent pillow or a huggable plush. This pattern works up pretty quickly. You can make your own pumpkin bear in an afternoon. You can purchase the …