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Do you crochet?

I crochet and I love it! I make a lot of blankets hats and headbands. But.. I don't really use patterns and I really suck at making flowers for my hats and headbands. Does anyone have a flower pattern they would be willing to share? (I know there are some online but most you have to pay for and since I am not working I don't want to buy them.)
Thanks!!

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CarlieJS

Asked by CarlieJS at 11:43 AM on Mar. 3, 2011 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Look on youtube. I get a lot of vídeo patterns from there. You can also get a lot of free patterns from lionsbrand yarn website if you sign up.
    dragonqueen

    Answer by dragonqueen at 11:50 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • thanks dragonqueen
    CarlieJS

    Comment by CarlieJS (original poster) at 11:51 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I crochet, but I'm not any good at making the flowers either. lol So I'm watching this question in hopes of learning something new!
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 11:52 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • i use this website mail@FaveCrafts.com all the patterns are free.
    havenoname210

    Answer by havenoname210 at 12:05 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • There are tons of free patterns on-line: http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/flowers.php
    JSD24

    Answer by JSD24 at 12:34 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • thanks ladies. I actually used youtube and just made a fabulous flower only took about 10 min. Thanks Dragonqueen!
    I made this one
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnvtvW5nFSY
    CarlieJS

    Comment by CarlieJS (original poster) at 12:36 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • Your welcome. I'm glad you found something you like!
    dragonqueen

    Answer by dragonqueen at 12:50 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I've been into doing slippers the past couple weeks...and making flowers and other swirls for them. Found the inspiration here, but made my own pattern for each of our feet...different sizes.

    struezel

    Answer by struezel at 3:24 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • those are super cute struezel
    CarlieJS

    Comment by CarlieJS (original poster) at 4:23 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • In addition to YouTube videos, if you get PBS, they have 3 good shows for needlework: Knit and Crochet Today, Knit and Crochet Now, and Knitting Daily. They all have good instruction, info on different techniques, fibers, and needlework trends. They also are online, for free patterns and info.

    Have you tried checking out the pricey clothing shops for ideas? I've seen some beautiful crochet-embellished sweaters for a hundreds of dollars. Not too hard to recreate for a fraction of the price. :-)
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 3:52 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

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