Perfectly Simple Elegance Shawl by ELK Studio #pattern #freepattern  #crochet

Perfectly Elegant Shawl!

Sometimes less is more……The Perfectly Simple Elegance Shawl is just that for you.  I’m like most of you and ready for some warmer weather, so I picked up my spring and summer yarn last week and starting crochet.  My intent when I sat down to start on the shawl was to work up something using […]

ELK Studio’s Saturday Crochet Show!

ELK Studio's Saturday Crochet Show #20 #crochet #freecrochet #crochetscarves

ELK Studio’s Saturday Crochet Show #20

I love this time of year because you can add so many layers of beautiful accessories! Through my searching on the web, I’ve come up with a few of my favorites for you! Scarves and shawls seem to be the hot ticket items this season and you won’t go wrong with these! Don’t forget to […]

Just Groovin Beanie by ELK Studio #freepattern #crochetpattern

Just Groovin’ Crochet Beanie

Remember when I made the video tutorial of the fpdc/bpdc stitches?  Well…’s a hat pattern using those stitches.  If you haven’t watched the video, I can assure you these hats ARE made using the fpdc/bpdc stitches.  You may wonder how the “Just Groovin” hat has the wavy effect.  Well it’s from doing the bpdc stitches […]

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“Making it thru Monday”

Making it thru Monday Crochet Review #82 by ELK Studio #crochet

“Making it thru Monday” Crochet Review #82

Hello all!  I’ve done some thinking on how I could jazz up “Making it thru Monday”, and I wanted to make some changes.  You can see the “new rules” below. You will have 2 weeks to add your project to the latest “Making it thru Monday”. After the 2 week deadline, voting (for 10 days) […]

Yarn Discovery

Yarn Discovery #4 by ELK Studio and Sponsored by Craftsy #freecrochet #pattern #shawl

Yarn Discovery #4 ELK Studio Style!

OH….The Yarn Discovery this time is a gem, and you’ll love it!  I’m also so proud to say that Craftsy sponsored this edition. Craftsy is a wonderful online learning community with classes and FREE resources like patterns, as well as supplies for kits and crafting projects. If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, […]

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Summer Checkers – Free Crochet Tote Pattern

DISCLOSURE:  I am a left-handed person, so I’ve tried to write these directions with the right-handed person in mind but since I am not right-handed, I could have missed something. Supplies: I used Sinfonia 100% mercerized cotton.  The color I used was White and Coral. Crochet Hook Size – F Tapestry needle for weaving in […]

Fresh Air Summer Scarf

Fresh Air – A Free Crochet Summer Scarf

Another fun summer scarf but this time I used Cascade ultra pima cotton and oh….. it’s so soft and the sheen  to the yarn is incredible.  I’ve made a couple of things using this yarn with one being this jacket.  It turned out fabulous too.  You simply can’t go wrong using this yarn. Queue or Favorite […]

My Opinion of a Seeminly Hot Topic in Crochet

I read an article the other day from Sedruola Maruska of Yarn Obsession.  She wrote the article earlier this year and evidently someone recently had issue with it.  She posted on her Facebook page that she again researched her findings and stood by her article.  Sedie was talking about a hot topic in the crochet […]

Mountain Mist is a FREE Crochet Scarf Pattern by ELK Studio #Crochet #Scarf

Mountain Mist Crochet Scarf by ELK Studio

Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry! On Monday I released the Mountain Mist Beanie and thought it would be fun to have a matching scarf, and I’ll admit that I’m very happy with how it turn out too.  What do you think about it?  I’d love to hear your opinion. Let me give a big ole’ […]