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12 Free Mosaic Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Mosaic crochet (also called overlay mosaic crochet or just overlay crochet) is a technique that uses BLO (back loops only) single crochet stitches and FLO (front loops only) dropped double crochet stitches to create intricate designs. In fact, you would crochet textured stitches that lay over (hence the name overlay crochet) previous row stitches. As a result, it creates very intricate patterns reminiscent of tapestry or cross-stitching.

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10 free granny square crochet patterns

Free granny square crochet patterns are so popular for a variety of reasons. Initially, they are relatively simple to crochet. Firstly, even a newbie can discover exactly how to make a standard granny square after a few practice rounds. Second, they are effortless to customize. Also, you can make your own unique squares for coasters, as an example. You can change the colors, the size, the shape, really anything you want! Third, you can join granny squares with each other to produce all kinds of awesome accessories, like granny square baby blankets, square bags, and even hats.

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Double Crochet Blanket – Fall Leaves

Try this double crochet blanket if you want a fun crochet stitch. In addition to double crochet (dc), you will be also using chain (ch) stitches. Most importantly, even if you are a beginner, don’t be intimidated by this pattern. It looks more complicated than it really is. In fact, concentrate on the structure of the leaves made with double crochet stitches. After that, it is almost a mindless crochet project you can relax with.

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Easy Corner-to-Corner Crochet Shawl

A corner-to-corner crochet shawl uses a popular technique of C2C crochet that consists of diagonal rows to create a square. As we create a triangle, you would be only increasing rows, so there is no need to learn the decrease. As a result, each angled row has numerous “tiles,” additionally called “squares” or “blocks.” In short, each tile has 3 double crochet stitches, plus 3 chains that represent a fourth dc stitch. Note: to keep your edges straight, make the last double crochet of the row into the top of the turning chain instead of the chain space.

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How to Crochet a Triangle Shawl Using a Granny Stitch

Can you crochet a triangle shawl using a granny stitch? As a matter of fact, there is a plethora of free crochet patterns for a granny triangle shawl or wrap. We’d like to share our free pattern for a triangle wrap using a classic granny stitch. Most importantly, its simplicity makes it a popular stitch for beginners.

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Double Crochet Blanket Pattern “Baby Dragon”

Are you looking for a modern crochet pattern? A double crochet blanket pattern may be just what you need as a beginner who mastered only a few basic stitches. In fact, to crochet this free pattern, you’ll be using chain, single crochet, and double crochet stitches. On a scale of simple crochet blanket patterns, this free pattern is probably suitable for intermediate beginners. Indeed, there is a simple twist on the basic double crochet stitch. Correspondingly, some of them will be front-post double crochet stitches.

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100+ Crochet Gift Ideas

If you are looking for crochet gift ideas, you are not alone. Summer is a perfect time to start on handmade gifts for friends and family. As holidays arrive, there is no time left to crochet Christmas gifts as bigger projects may take several days to finish. In order to help you make your choices, we have organized all yarn gifts into several categories.

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Bernat Velvet Yarn Crochet Pattern: Modern Color Blocks

You would love this Bernat Velvet Blanket Pattern while crocheting a modern color block blanket. While velvet yarn is not the easiest to work with, it is soft and luxurious. You will be repeating the same stitch and the same row until you use the whole skein of yarn. No complicated instructions, no counting stitches or rows. Easy crochet blanket to make!

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Cluster Crochet Stitch Blanket

This quick crochet blanket is created using a simple cluster stitch. Even a beginner would not have any trouble crocheting this crochet cluster. As a result, you’ll have a chunky handmade creation to warm you up during colder months. What yarn should you use for this quick blanket pattern? We recommend Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Grey Heather in combination with Caron Latte Cake Yarn or any contrasting yarn (you can use a small ball of leftovers).

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