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Comfy Squares Color Block Cowl | Free Crochet Pattern from Little Monkeys Crochet

Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for supplying the yarn for this sample! I know, I know. This one looks familiar. I already used this stitch on a cowl, so what am I doing releasing the same pattern again? But it's not the same pattern! I've said it many times -- when I find a stitch [...]

How to figure out how many yards you have in a partial skein of yarn | by Little Monkeys Crochet

If you're anything like me, you have a lot of partially-used skeins (or balls or cakes) of yarn lying around. So you've probably found yourself in a situation where you think you have enough yarn to make a particular pattern, but even though you can weigh the partial skein to find out how many ounces are left, [...]

2 Year Blogiversary Giveaway  |  Little Monkeys Crochet

It's hard for me to believe it, but my 2 year blogiversary is coming up next week. 2 years of blogging! When I started this gig, I had no idea where it would lead me. I certainly never envisioned it growing and thriving, and most days it's all I can do to keep up. But [...]

Comfy Squares Textured Boot Cuffs Crochet Pattern  |  Free Boot Cuffs Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

One thing I've learned about my fans is that you love patterns that come in sets. I released the Comfy Squares Textured Cowl last month and several of you asked for the boot cuff pattern that I'd mentioned in the blog post that I was planning to make. I finally got around to writing it [...]

Comfy Squares Textured Blanket Crochet Pattern  |  Free Lap Blanket Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

When I find a stitch I love, I get really fixated on it. I make a bunch of different patterns with it until I finally get bored and move on to another stitch. My fixation right now? The SC+HDC combo! The first pattern I made with this stitch was the Comfy Squares Textured Cowl. It [...]

Top 10 Patterns of 2015

Top 10 Patterns of 2015  |  Free crochet patterns by Little Monkeys Crochet

What a year it's been! I've had the time of my life learning and growing as a blogger and designer throughout 2015. My 2 year blogging anniversary is coming up in a couple of weeks, and it's hard to believe I only started this adventure two winters ago. You guys have been such an encouragement to me [...]

5 Free Slouch Hat Crochet Patterns | Free Crochet Slouchy Hat Patterns by Little Monkeys Crochet

I've been having so much fun designing all these new slouch patterns! Here are the latest 5, so you always know where to find them. Just click the images to view the patterns!

Macchiato Cowl Crochet Pattern  |  Free Scarfie Yarn Cowl Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

© Photography by Kindred Photo & Design I have received so many requests for a scarf or cowl pattern to match the Macchiato Slouch Hat. I didn't bother with it because the reality of that hat is that it's actually incredibly simple (just rounds of HDCs), and it was the Scarfie yarn that made it so unique-looking. So a [...]

Rustic Slouch Crochet Pattern

Rustic Slouch Crochet Hat Pattern  |  Free Slouchy Hat Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

© Photography by Kindred Photo & Design Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the yarn for this sample! I recently had a chance to sample some Lion's Pride Woolspun (by Lion Brand Yarn), and boy, was I impressed! This #5 bulky weight yarn is awesome. Sold exclusively at Michael's stores, it's a sturdy yarn that doesn't split and [...]

Rustic Fringe Infinity Scarf

Rustic Fringe Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern  |  Free Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

© Photography by Kindred Photo & Design Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the yarn for this sample! I recently had a chance to sample some Lion's Pride Woolspun (by Lion Brand Yarn), and boy, was I impressed! This #5 bulky weight yarn is pretty awesome. Sold exclusively at Michael's stores, it's a sturdy yarn that doesn't split and [...]

Honest Gift Tags for Crocheters | free crochet gift tag printable from Little Monkeys Crochet

I had a lot of fun creating these labels for Christmas last year. So I've decided to make it a tradition every Christmas to come up with a fun, FREE printable label set. I hope these make you smile! Just click the image to download and print. (There's a set of large labels and a [...]

Yenni Fringe Scarf

Yenni Fringe Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern  |  Free Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

© Photography by Kindred Photo & Design When I released the patterns for the Yenni Slouch and Boot Cuffs, they were a huge hit. I knew I wasn't done with this stitch pattern yet, and that was reaffirmed to me when I was asked by several of you for a matching scarf pattern! I've been really into fringe [...]

Super Plush Faux-Knit Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern  |  Free Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

© Model Photography by Kindred Photo & Design Thank you to Cascade Yarns for providing the yarn for this sample! So there is this gorgeous classic knit scarf style that I've been seeing everywhere (like here), and I haven't been able to get it out of my mind. Mostly because when I first saw it and fell in love with [...]

Comfy Squares Textured Cowl

Comfy Squares Textured Cowl Crochet Pattern  |  Free Cowl Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

I came up with this pattern totally out of curiosity. I've done so much with the "SC+DC in next, SK next" combo (like here, here and here), and one night I was sitting on the couch with a partial skein of Hobby Lobby's "I Love This Yarn - Sport" and a G hook, trying to make [...]

A Crocheter's Holiday Wish List Guide | Little Monkeys Crochet

I don't know about you, but when I look at the calendar at this time of year, I have a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Christmas is almost here! There's so much to enjoy... but there's also so much to do. If you're like me, you're scrambling to get presents made and ready for Christmas Day. Well, chances [...]