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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!

Free Bag, Purse and Tote Crochet Patterns  |  Roundup by Little Monkeys Crochet

The summer heat can sometimes leave you wondering what to crochet. If you're in a summer slump, why not try a purse or bag? There are a lot of great patterns out there, whether you're looking for a small tagalong purse or a big tote (for your on-the-go yarn project, perhaps?). When choosing your yarn for a [...]

11 Free Pirate Crochet Patterns | compiled by Little Monkeys Crochet

My biggest little monkey turned 4 last week. 4!! As they say, the days are long, but the years are short. We celebrated his birthday together at home -- no guests, just our little family. We had a pirate-themed party, and I made this fun treasure chest cake that I am really proud of. The [...]

Roundup: 7 Wildly Fun Zoo Animal Crochet Patterns | Little Monkeys Crochet

My husband, our little monkeys and I just got back from a short vacation to our hometown. Between ministry, seminary and parenthood, we've been going at too fast of a pace for too long, and it was time for us to stop for a few days to rest and refocus. So, we packed our bags [...]

8 Free Crochet Patterns to Get You Thinking Out of the Box | Little Monkeys Crochet

Do you ever get in a yarn rut? I don't know about you, but I tend to make the same crochet items over and over again. For me, it's blankets and hats. (And with an Etsy shop to keep up, I find myself making a LOT of hats!) It's fun to get better and better [...]


Before we get to the roundup, I've got a little freebie for you! I don't know about you, but I have quite a few baby showers to attend this summer. Usually when I think of crocheting something for a shower, my mind always goes to blankets. While there's no hard-and-fast rule about what size each [...]