Mermaid tail patterns

Mermaid tail patterns are getting their five minutes of fame at the moment so I thought I’d curate some of the most magical free patterns.

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Pokémon GO: top 3 amigurumi patterns

What’s the go-to pal for Pokemon GO trainers in need of a real life buddy to take on their Pokejaunts? A cute and cuddly amigurumi plushie, of course. In my quest to catch ’em all, I rounded up three of the best free Pokemon crochet patterns – an Espeon, an Umbreon, a Charmander, and a rotund Jigglypuff.

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Labyrinth Crochet Patterns

Labyrinth is one of my favourite films, and you will often hear my sister and I quoting random lines or acting out a scene in the middle of a shop. I’ve been meaning to curate some Labyrinth crochet critters for a while now, so this is a sort of ‘make queue’ for me, and a selection of Labyrinth crochet patterns for you.

Enjoy these curated Labyrinth patterns, and do let me know how they turned out.

The Labyrinth Worm by FoxyBlue

labyrinth crochet patterns - the worm
“Come inside and meet the Mrs!”. Fancy crocheting up this little Labyrinth cutie? You’re in luck as FoxyBlue from Craftster has posted a free crochet pattern on the Craftster forums. Complete with step-by-step photos on how to crochet the worm from Labyrinth, FoxyBlue’s pattern is so easy to follow.
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Game of Thrones Handmade Selection

Game of Thrones season 5 starts in the UK in less than two weeks and to celebrate (and to fill some of that that God-awful time in between now and then), I’ve curated a handmade GoT gallery of must-haves.

Some you can make yourself, some you can buy ready-made so there’s no excuse for not adorning your décolletage with a Daenerys dragon egg, or sending a Jon Snow birthday card to your Granny for Easter.

Original art print - Tyrion Game of Thrones
£20.70 Tyron picture in frame by thedesignersnursery on Etsy

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Crochet Basket Pattern with Hoooked Zpagetti

I picked up some more Hoooked Zpagetti yarn whilst on my lunch break from work, can you believe I only paid £4.99 each for two balls of 850g (233 yards)?
hooked zpagetti yarn basket pattern

So, I thought I’d get to work on making some crocheted tubs (or baskets, I you prefer), and here’s the VERY easy crochet pattern:

Hook: 12mm
Yarn: DMC Hoooked Zpagetti in PINKRED
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Hoooked Zpagetti Rimini Handbag

I bought a couple of Hoooked Zpagetti bag kits a while ago and was determined to work at least one of them up by summer! My determination has paid off as I’ve nearly finished the Rimini crochet handbag:

zpagetti hoookd yarn pattern
This handbag is crocheted using a 12mm hook (supplied) and uses 1.5 to 2 balls of the included grey Zpagetti yarn depending on how much you stick to the pattern.
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Toddler Crochet Slippers

Our cottage has been rather freezing of late, and the girls feet getting colder so I went on the hunt for a crochet slippers pattern. I was delighted to find this free crochet slippers pattern from Megan at Tampa Bay Crochet (adapted from a pattern by Nikki Kirkwood) and promptly worked some up for my girls.

Crochet Mary Jane slippers by @twit_brit at Aeris Loves Amigurumi.
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Childs Crochet Scarf Free Pattern – Christmas Crochet

Merry Christmas! We’ve had a relaxing festive season thus far, and I’m really enjoying having some extended time off work to spend with the children. I thought I would share some of the crochet projects I worked up for Christmas, so today I am sharing the pattern for a child’s scarf. It’s made of trebles and can be crocheted for any size by adjusting the initial chain length to suit.

Childs Crochet Scarf Pattern
boys crochet scarf free pattern
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