Hint of Spring Using Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton by ELK Studio #chemohat #cottonyarn #freepattern

2015 National Crochet Month Designer Blog Tour

Welcome! It’s my first time doing the blog tour, so I would like to thank you for coming to visit me from Crochetville’s National Crochet Month Designer Blog Tour!  What an amazing blog tour this year, and Crochetville deserves a big round of applause from all crocheters for their hard work in organizing this annual event! […]

Wrapped in Warmth by ELK Studio Best Shawl Design First Quarter 2015

I won a Flamie!

How exciting to win a Flamie from The Crochet Awards!  It’s incredibly humbling and exciting at the same time.  When I began my journey a couple of years ago, I knew where I wanted to be but wasn’t sure how long it would take me.  While I still am working towards a few goals, being […]

Ocean Splash Wrap by ELK Studio #Wrap #Crochet #Shawl Featured Image

Ocean Splash Wrap!

Hello everyone!  I hope you’ll love my latest pattern called Ocean Splash!  The wonderful yarn is Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton!  You’ll love the softness and it really has a great shimmer too.  The yarn allows for great stitch definition and there are certainly enough different stitches in this pattern to keep you on your toes […]

It’s Time for Summer!

Hint of Spring Crochet Beanie by ELK Studio #beanie #freepattern

Hint of Spring!

The Hint of Spring beanie pattern is all about trying out a new stitch!  Have you ever used the Herringbone double crochet stitch?  It’s basically just a different way of double crocheting but the added hint of texture and definition of the stitch is amazing!  Plus…the Red Heart soft yarn is wonderful to use for […]

ELK Studio Summer Shawl

Dixie Charm – A Free Summer Crochet Shawl Pattern

     Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry! You know that I have to really love this Dixie Charm shawl for me to take a picture of myself and stick it on the blog!  I attended my granddaughter’s dedication yesterday and went to the closest to choose something to wear.  I bought the dress in […]

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It’s Time for Summer!

Just to be Cute Free Crochet Scarf by ELK Studio

“Just to be Cute” Free Crochet Scarf!

Please Queue or Favorite in Ravelry! When I made the “Just to be Cute” slouchy beanie, I already had in mind a matching scarf.  I loved using the Cascade ultra pima cotton and had a little of the skein left over from the hat with another full skein.  Yep, I used it ALL!  There isn’t […]


Making it thru Monday Crochet Review #84 by ELK Studio #crochet

“Making it thru Monday” Crochet Review #84

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 1 week to add your project to the latest “Making it thru Monday”. After the week deadline, voting (for 6 days) will […]

Free Patterns!

Mystic Free Beanie Pattern by ELK Studio

Mystic – A Free Crochet Beanie Pattern!

Have you ever made the same hat and created 4 different looks?  With the Mystic Beanie pattern, that’s just what you can do!  It’s all in how you change your color sequence.  Someone will think you needed several different crochet patterns to make these hats but nope…….just one. Once again this beanie hat is made […]

Simple Sweetness by ELK Studio #crochet #beanie #freepattern

Simple Sweetness Crochet Beanie!

It’s getting crunch time and we are all looking for the quick hat project! Simple sweetness is just the pattern to get you through some last minute “emergency” gifts! It’s simple enough for a beginner but the advanced crocheter can whip through quickly too!  The self-striping of the yarn also gives that added touch to […]

The Patterns Keep Coming!

So after many hours of “wrestling” with my yarn, I think I finally created the boot cuff pattern I was attempting to make.  Joining the cuff without a break in the fpdc ((front post double crochet) was the hardest part.  I am sure I understand how I did it, but have you ever tried to […]

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 […]

ELK Studio Boot Cuff

Free Basketweave Boot Cuff Pattern!

Last year I had made a pair of basketweave boot cuffs and posted them on the blog.  I never got around to writing out the pattern but had someone ask me if I planned on releasing the pattern.  Well, I finally got around to it and here it is! Supplies: Yarn – Red Heart Soft […]