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Fashion Doll Easter Bonnet

Fashion Doll Easter Bonnet Crochet Pattern

Easter will be here soon, and everyone is busy with their holiday preparations. Your little girls love their new dresses and hats, but they also want their dolls to have new Easter outfits. With this quick and easy pattern, you can crochet an Easter bonnet for each of their fashion dolls using yarn from your scrap basket. They also make cute decorations if your family has an Easter tree.

Doll Easter Bonnet
Doll Easter Bonnet

Materials:

12 yards I Love This Cotton yarn

Crochet hook size G (4.0 mm)

Yarn needle

Flowers, ribbons, or other decorations, as desired

Finished hat measures 2.75” across at brim.

Directions:

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds unless otherwise specified.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 4: Working in BLO, sc in each st.

Rnds 5-6: Sc in each st (both loops).

Rnd 7: Working in FLO, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (27 sc).

Rnd 8: Working in both loops, sc in each st.

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 10: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off white. Block hat.

Glue on ribbon or flowers as desired for the hat band. For a hanging decoration, cut a piece of cord or ribbon about 10” long. Pull through a stitch at the top of the back of the hat and make a knot.

PDF download available at Fashion Doll Easter Bonnet Crochet Pattern and is included in my new ebook – Easter Enchantment Crochet Patterns Ebook – Over 20 Easter Patterns in PDF Format

More Easter Projects

Bunny Goody Bag Crochet Pattern

Easter Lamb Free Pattern

Duck in Easter Egg Cuddler Crochet Pattern

Flower Easter Basket Pattern

Easter Bunny Hot Rod Crafts

Bunny Bath Pouf Pattern

Duck Gift Basket on Addi Knitting Machines

Owl Eyeglass Holder

Last year I was overwhelmed at the response to my Owl Eyeglass Holder. Because some crocheters aren’t familiar with the crocodile stitch, this week I created a video tutorial. This is a simple project for learning the crocodile stitch, and the owl is just so darn cute! Originally it was designed as an eyeglass holder, but it also makes a cute little plush toy.

More Eyeglass Holders

Poodle Eyeglass Holder

Eyeglass Holder Crochet Patterns Ebook

Patreon Tiers March
Patreon Tiers March 2021

Immerse yourself into crochet throughout the year with a Patreon subscription.  Tier 2 for March is an especially good value – 7 crochet patterns for only $5.00. Join at the $25.00 level (Tier 4) and receive all patterns for the month plus a complete crochet kit. Designs are changed each month, so you always get something new to inspire you.

Spring Style Blog Hop

The Spring Style Blog Hop is a fabulous event that is co-hosted this March by Ned and Mimi and Itchin’ for some Stitchin’, and sponsored by the super-generous (and awesome!) folks at WeCrochet.

They have assembled a group of designers to bring you 31 of the very best spring crochet patterns, each one perfect for this time of year.

Every day between Mar 1 and Mar 31, there will be a different featured designer, and you can get their pattern for free for that day only.

The majority of the patterns are BRAND NEW DESIGNS, so this is an amazing chance to get your hands on a never-seen-before pattern! Each pattern has been specially designed for a to add a touch of spring style to your home or closet.

And we are extremely grateful to WeCrochet for providing the yarn for all of these fab new designs. Join the blog hop at https://nedandmimi.com/spring-style-crochet-patterns/

The Spring Style Pattern Bundle contains all 31 blog hop patterns PLUS 2 bonus patterns and coupon codes at a super-discounted price.

So, if you are not into daily downloads (or would like a sneak peek of the blog hop patterns!), you can check out the bundle here: https://myfingersfly–itchinforsomestitchin.thrivecart.com/spring-style-2021-pattern-bundle/

Crochet Summit 2021

Join the 2021 Crochet Summit to learn all about Archie the Donkey!
The 2021 Crochet Summit is quickly approaching! With over 40 classes from 40+ world-renowned teachers (including me!), this is the online crochet event of the year. Learn to make amigurumi, fun fashion, home decor, and more. Your friends and family will love your new skills as you show off your finished projects! Attend the Crochet Summit from April 5th – 9th FREE!
Can’t attend the live event? Check out our VIP All Access Pass for access all year long!

30 Free Stash Busting Crochet Patterns

https://www.throughtheloopyc.com/free-stash-busting-crochet-patterns-for-spring/

 

2021 is really shaping up to be an exciting year in crochet! Stay tuned for Mother’s Day designs in April and a special National Zoo & Aquarium blog hop in June.

Clearance Sale

https://etsy.me/2Za7p5W

Darn Good Yarn is offering $10 off your first order – https://prz.io/q0EX6VH8
Happy Easter and Happy Crocheting!

Lovecrafts Sale

https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/?utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=343ae146

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Sweater Crochet Pattern for the New Puppy

Pug Puppy Sweater

Pug Puppy Sweater Crochet Pattern

Did you get a new puppy for Christmas? Maybe you’re planning to adopt a pet in the new year. It can be difficult to find a sweater for toy breed puppies. This easy crochet pattern will fit your new puppy who is approximately 2 pounds. Finished measurements are approximately 6″ length by 13.5″ diameter to fit a pug, Boston terrier, French bulldog and other similar stocky-built dogs who are about 2 months old. Remove a few stitches to make the sweater for a thinner dog such as a poodle or chihuahua. Add a few rows for a longer dog such as a dachshund. Add your revisions to the blog to help other puppy owners make their own tiny sweater.

Pug Puppy Sweater
Pug Puppy Sweater Crochet Pattern

Materials:

Sport weight yarn –

50 yards MC

20 yards CC

Size F (3.75 mm) & G (4.0 mm) crochet hooks

Yarn needle

Finished sweater measures approximately 6” long (at widest point) by 13.5” diameter.

Directions:

BODY:

Rnd 1: With MC yarn and G hook, ch 57, hdc in 2nd ch and each remaining ch (56 hdc). Join with sl st in first hdc.

Rnds 2-3: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st. Join with sl st.

Rnd 4: (leg openings) Ch 1, turn, hdc in first 2 sts, ch 10, sk 10 sts, hdc in next 32 sts, ch 10, sk 10 sts, hdc in last 2 sts. Join with sl st.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, turn, hdc in first 2 sts, hdc in each ch, hdc in next 32 sts, hdc in each ch, hdc in last 2 sts (56 hdc). Join with sl st.

Rnds 6-14: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st. Join with sl st.

Rnd 15: Ch 1, turn, sl st in first 4 sts, hdc dec over next 2 sts, hdc in next 44 sts, hdc dec over next 2 sts, leave remining 4 sts unworked (46 hdc).

Rnd 16: Ch 1, turn, Hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in next 42 sts, hdc dec over last 2 sts (44 hdc).

Rnd 17: Ch 1, turn, Hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in next 40 sts, hdc dec over last 2 sts (42 hdc).

Rnd 18: Ch 1, turn, Hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in next 38 sts, hdc dec over last 2 sts (40 hdc). Fasten off MC.

Rnd 19: With right side facing, attach CC yarn at center bottom of Rnd 15. Sc in 4 sts, sc in the edges of Rnds 16-18, sc around Rnd 18, sc in edges of Rnds 16-18, sc in last 4 sts of Rnd 15. Join with sl st. Fasten off CC.

LEG OPENINGS:

With CC yarn, sc around openings in Rnd 5.

COLLAR:

Rnd 1: Using CC and F hook, hdc in unused lps of starting ch, join with sl st in first hdc (56 hdc).

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *hdc in 6 sts, dec,* repeat around (49 hdc). Join with sl st.

Rnds 3-5: Ch 1, *fpdc, bpdc,* repeat round. Join with sl st. Fasten off at end of Rnd 5.

Weave in all ends.

Update 1/13/2021:

Bruno is a growing puppy, so I added 3 rows to the collar section and 2 rows to the body. Next month I may have to make a bigger sweater.

PDF is available for 99 cents at https://www.etsy.com/MyFingersFly/listing/932403249/pug-puppy-sweater-crochet-pattern-french?utm_source=Copy&utm_medium=ListingManager&utm_campaign=Share&utm_term=so.lmsm&share_time=1609173542705

This pattern and 20 others will be available as a free download on Ravelry during the New Year’s Resolution Crochet Blog Hop sponsored by Fiona Campion of Cosie Rosie Crochet. Each day features a different pattern to get your 2021 crocheting off to a great start! Be sure to come back on January 14 for the pug puppy sweater pattern free download and use code NEWYEAR2021.

New Year Blog Hop
https://www.cosyrosieuk.co.uk/21-new-years-resolution-crochet-patterns

 

Next week I’ll post an easy dog bed pattern using double strand of worsted yarn.

Small Dog Bed Crochet Pattern

Pug Puppy Sweater Update – New Size

2020 Clearance Sale

Check out My Fingers Fly on Etsy for a super clearance sale. All patterns, all ebooks, in stock paperback books, in stock handmade gifts, yarn and supplies are 50% off through December 31, 2020. Check out my latest ebook – Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2020.

Big Rigs for Little Kids
Big Rigs for Little Kids Crochet Patterns
Big Book of Baby Rattles Crochet Patterns Ebook

Patreon

Patreon memberships are still open! The next 8 people who sign up at the $25 level will receive an acrylic Yarnicorn keychain with their first kit.

Yarnicorn Keychain
Yarnicorn Keychain

$2 Level 1 – Suffragette Hat Christmas Ornament Pattern, Puppy Sweater Pattern

$5 Level 2 – All of the above plus Crocheting Nutcracker Pattern, Christmas Totem Pole Kitchen Boa Pattern, Pink Fist Pillow Pattern

$10 Level 3 – All of the above plus Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2020 Ebook

$25 Level 4 – All of the above plus Battle Axe Baby Rattle Crochet Kit

History of Women’s Rights – 1920 to 2021

Women's Rights

Sadly, 2020 has been a rough year for most of us. Celebrate a new start in 2021 by celebrating the progress women have made since winning the right to vote in 1920. This beautiful graphic is available on framed posters, t-shirts, drinkware, and more.

History of Women’s Rights

Happy New Year! Happy Crocheting!

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Winter Celebration 2020 Giveaway – Free Ornament Pattern

winter celebration

Let’s start out December with another amazing blog hop! The Knotty Designer has assembled a group of Ravelry designers to offer great patterns free from December 1 through December 8 using code Celebration2020.

These awesome indie designers have been working hard cranking out designs for your Christmas gift lists. Happy Crocheting!

December 6 is Saint Nicholas Day, so all Santa 🎅 patterns are half price.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/886241739/santa-claus-eyeglass-holder-crochet

Bonus Pattern

Suffragette Hats
Suffragette Hats

Suffragette Hat Ornament Crochet Pattern

Materials:
12 yards white sport weight yarn
Crochet hook size F (3.75 mm)
Yarn needle
Ribbon or cord
Flowers or other decorations, as desired

Directions:
Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch
from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous
rnds unless otherwise specified.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc).
Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat
around (18 sc).
Rnd 4: Working in BLO, sc in each st.
Rnds 5-6: Sc in each st.
Rnd 7: Working in FLO, *sc in next st, 2 sc
in next st,* repeat around (27 sc).
Rnd 8: Working in both loops, sc in each st.
Rnd 9: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,*
repeat around (36 sc).
Rnd 10: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten
off white. Block hat.

Glue on ribbon or flowers as desired for the
hat band. Cut a piece of cord or ribbon about
10” long. Pull through a stitch at the top of
the back of the hat and make a knot.

PDF download on Etsy

Patreon Memberships

If you’re looking for a great gift idea for a fellow crocheter (or for yourself), a membership to my Patreon will give you access to new designs every month.

Patreon tiers

Pick your level – from $2.00 to $25.00 a month. November’s Pattern of the Month is Miles the Jazzy Elephant Plush Toy. Database will be updated on December 2 with Christmas-themed patterns.

Fasten off YAL

fasten off YAL

The Off-Ravelry sale is still going strong – 91 indie designers with over a thousand patterns from which to choose. Use code FO2020 to get 25% off knit and crochet patterns from participating designers.

See my available patterns at http://www.myfingersfly.com.

Browse the entire database at http://www.wipinsanity.com/fastenoffyal.

More Christmas Patterns

Deck the Halls with Yarn Blog Hop 2020

Christmas Pattern Giveaway

Roller Skate Pillow Crochet Pattern

Christmas in July Blog Hop

Ultimate Christmas Pattern Bundle

Cyber Monday Sale

20% off any $10.00 purchase in my Etsy shop through December 2, 2020. Lots of great fiber artists gifts including ornaments, t-shirts, tote bags, and more.

Crochet Swag
Fiber Artist Swag
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Gnome Election Results

Unfortunately, my Gnome Election did not have a clear winner. The Republican Gnome and the Democrat Gnome tied in the number of pattern downloads.

Gnome Election 2020

If you’re suffering from Election Day stress, here’s a patriotic pattern to occupy your mind, a Baby Eagle Plush Toy.

Baby Eagle Plushie Crochet Pattern

I just finished my daughter’s Christmas gift and would like to publish the pattern on the blog for Thanksgiving. If you’re interested in testing the pattern, please join my Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/875538646117910/. Lately I’ve been working with Bernat blanket yarn quite a bit, and this pattern is a pillow shaped like a ranch dressing bottle. The pillow is crocheted using Bernat Blanket Yarn, and the vegetables that embellish the label are crocheted with worsted weight yarn. This would make a fun gift for that family member who dips everything they eat in ranch dressing. Every family has one!

ranch dressing pillow
Ranch Dressing Pillow crocheted with Bernat Blanket Yarn
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National Taco Day – Free Taco Pillow Pattern

Tacos are part of the culture of San Antonio, so National Taco Day is one of the best days of the year. In our house, we eat tacos several times a week – crispy tacos, breakfast tacos, guisada tacos. The list goes on and on. (I’m making myself hungry!) To celebrate this delicious day, I created a giant taco pillow. It’s easy to crochet using super bulky yarn, and it measures a whopping 31″ wide by 15″ tall.

Materials:

Bernat Blanket or other super bulky (6) yarn

17 oz. tan

4 oz. green

1 oz. brown

½ oz. red

½ oz. yellow

Size M (13.00 mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle

Fiberfil

 

Finished pillow measures approximately 31” wide by 15” tall.

 

DIRECTIONS:

SHELL:

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (14 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (21 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (28 sc).

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (35 sc).

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 7: *Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (49 sc).

Rnd 8: *Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (56 sc).

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (63 sc).

Rnd 10: *Sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (70 sc).

Rnd 11: *Sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (77 sc).

Rnd 12: *Sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (84 sc).

Rnd 13: *Sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (91 sc).

Rnd 14: *Sc in next 12 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (98 sc).

Rnd 15: *Sc in next 13 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (105 sc).

Rnd 16: *Sc in next 14 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (112 sc).

Rnd 17: *Sc in next 15 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (119 sc).

Rnd 18: *Sc in next 16 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (126 sc).

Rnd 19: *Sc in next 17 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (133 sc).

Rnd 20: *Sc in next 18 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (140 sc).

Rnd 21: *Sc in next 19 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (147 sc).

Rnd 22: *Sc in next 20 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (154 sc).

Rnd 23: *Sc in next 21 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (161 sc).

Rnd 24: *Sc in next 22 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (168 sc).

Rnd 25: *Sc in next 23 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (175 sc).

Rnd 26: *Sc in next 24 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (182 sc).

Rnd 27: *Sc in next 25 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (189 sc).

Rnd 28: *Sc in next 26 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (196 sc).

Rnd 29: *Sc in next 27 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (203 sc).

Rnd 30: *Sc in next 28 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (210 sc). Join with sl st.

Rnd 31: Reverse sc in each st around. Join with sl st. Fasten off.

SALAD:

Row 1: With green, ch 61, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and next 9 ch, *with red hdc in next 3 ch, with green hdc in next 10 ch,* repeat across.

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, matching colors of sts to colors in previous row.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, with green hdc in next 4 sts, *with red hdc in next 3 sts, with green hdc in next 10 sts,* repeat across.

Row 4: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, matching colors of sts to colors in previous row.

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, *with green hdc in next 10 sts, with red hdc in next 3 sts,* repeat across.

Row 6: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, matching colors of sts to colors in previous row.

Row 7:P Ch 1, *hdc in next st, 3 dc in next st,* repeat across. Turn to work across edge of piece with same repeat. Turn to work on opposite side of beg ch with same repeat. Turn to work across other edge with same repeat. Join with sl st. Fasten off.

MEAT:

Row 1: With brown, working behind shell row on edge, 8 hdc across.

Rows 2-7: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st.

Row 8: Ch 1, turn, dec, hdc in next 4 sts, dec (6 hdc). Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:

Lay tortilla flat and mark center.

Mark 2” on both sides of this marker. Pin meat section to this 4” section.

Matching centers, pin the long edge of the salad section to the tortilla.

Sew in place. Then pin and sew opposite side of salad to tortilla, stuffing as you go.

CHEESE:

Cut 7” pieces of yellow yarn. Fold a piece in half, insert hook through st at desired spot, pull loop through st, pull ends through loop. Decorate your taco with as much cheese as you like.

PDF is available on Etsy.

More pillow patterns:

Benjamin Turtle Nap Buddy CAL

The Getty Museum Challenge

Free Polar Bear Pillow Crochet Pattern

Slot Machine Pillow Crochet Pattern

Roller Skate Pillow Crochet Pattern

Do Unicorns Live Forever?

This book is very special to me, because it is my first ever children’s book.

Lily’s favorite toy fell apart in the laundry, but she learns that change isn’t always a bad thing.This book includes instructions to crochet a Boonicorn doll for your little one.

Kindle and paperback versions are available on Amazon.

Patreon Memberships

I’m so proud to announce my new Patreon page. There are three enrollment levels, and each one allows the user access to some great crochet designs. Start your membership at the $2 level, and receive 3 great Halloween patterns. The $5 level includes 7 Halloween designs along with a Gnome Skinny Ornament pattern. (It’s never too early to start your Christmas crochet, right?) October’s $10 level is a super bargain, including access to the entire Spooktacular Crochet Patterns ebook with over 30 Halloween designs.

My Fingers Fly on Patreon

October Half Price Patterns

Half price patterns October 1-10:
* Lips Face Mask Crochet Pattern for World Smile Day
* F-bomb Bowling Ball Bag Crochet Pattern for National Boyfriend Day
* A to Z Animal Crochet Patterns Ebook for World Animal Day
* Astronaut Cuddler Pattern for World Space Week

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Pink Ribbon Hat Addi & Crochet Patterns are always free on my website or Ravelry.

Coming Attractions

For the rest of the year, I’ll be working on clearing up several WIPs that have been recently neglected. Then the focus will be on more Christmas designs and holiday gifts.

Stay safe and happy crocheting!